News Brief for Monday, August 26, 2019

Opening statements were made in the murder trial of Ronald Haskell. He has admitted to shooting his former sister-in-law, her husband, and their five children back in 2014, after his wife divorced him.

One of the Houston Police officers charged in January's deadly, no-knock raid appeared in court today for his initial bond hearing.

The Harris County Fire Marshal's Office announced that last week's fire at the Haverstock Hills Apartments was intentionally set. Investigators are searching for the suspected arsonist. 

Harris County deputies showed their support for a fallen deputy's daughter, by walking her to class today.