Houston-area first responders training together for active shooter situations
Houston's first responders are learning the latest training techniques when it comes to a mass shooting situation.
2 Harris County deputies awarded by Justice Dept. among dozens of officers across US
Dozens of law enforcement officers were recognized for their outstanding work in the community and among them, were deputies Esteban Hernandez, and Tanya Garcia with the Harris County Sheriff's Office.
Gun violence in Texas: How bad will it have to get?
It took a Harris County deputy getting gunned down to address catalytic converter thefts. How many more people or children will need to die to prevent another mass shooting?
Deputy Darren Almendarez Act becomes law, increasing penalties for catalytic converter thefts
More than a year since Harris County Deputy Darren Almendarez was gunned down by criminals trying to steal his catalytic converter, a new law has been signed to increase the penalty for thieves.
Waller County Precinct 3 deputy constable found dead in his vehicle in Harris County
Authorities are investigating after a Waller County Precinct 3 Deputy Constable was found dead in his vehicle on Thursday.
Harris County jail inmate talks about current facility conditions, lack of medical care
An inmate tells FOX 26 he is in the same pod that Robert Terry, the sixth inmate to die in Harris County jail custody this year, was in.
Harris County authorities searching for missing 26-year-old woman
Authorities need your help locating 26-year-old Kiara Perdue, who was last seen on Monday.
Harris County jail inmate dies after suffering apparent medical emergency
A 32-year-old Harris County Jail inmate died Tuesday morning. Now, the Texas Rangers are investigating his death.
Harris County Sheriff's Office arrests capital murder suspect in connection with February shooting
The Harris County Sheriff's Office has made a significant breakthrough in the investigation of a February shooting that resulted in the death of 20-year-old Angel Hernandez.
3-month-old infant in Katy dies after apparent severe trauma, authorities investigating
The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating after an infant was discovered with what appeared to be severe trauma in a home on Penmark Lane.
4 Katy ISD campuses placed on 'Secure the Building' mode, officials say
“A lockdown is when there is an imminent threat inside the building," Katy ISD officials explained. “In a ‘secure the building’ mode, all doors are locked at the campus and no one can come in or out until the mode is lifted."
68-year-old Harris County man killed in tragic accident, authorities investigating
A man lost his life while working on a large sign in Harris County when it toppled over on top of him.
FBI Houston hostage rescue: Additional arrest made in connection with deadly operation
A juvenile has been charged in connection with the deadly March hostage rescue operation that ended with one suspect killed and the hostages rescued.
Harris County Sheriff's Office searching for missing woman last seen in Baytown
The Harris County Sheriff's Office needs your help locating a missing woman last seen in Baytown last month. Officials are looking for 38-year-old Amy Sonier.
Broad Haven Drive shooting: Robbery suspect critically injured in Houston officer-involved shooting
We're told a joint operation between the Houston Police Department and Harris County Sheriff's Office was looking for robbery suspects due to multiple robberies in the area.
Deputy Almendarez’s widow speaks with FOX 26 after Texas senate pass law to combat catalytic converter thefts
It’s been a year since Harris County Deputy Darren Almendarez was gunned down by criminals in the act of stealing his truck’s catalytic converter.
Houston Area Women's Center creates hub for Spanish-speaking abuse victims
Houston Area Women's Center is also kicking off its campaign to encourage abuse victims to have a Safety Plan before leaving, especially for east Houston's Hispanic population, who are reportedly three times less likely to reach out for help.
Child sexual assault suspect dies of apparent suicide at Harris County jail
Investigators said Fabian Cortez, 41, was arrested on felony charges of continuous sexual assault of a child and child pornography. Hours later, he was found unconscious at the Joint Processing Center restroom at the Harris Co. Jail.
HCSO Sheriff: Father charged with murder in death of his own 2-year-old daughter following chase, standoff
A father is facing murder charges in connection to the death of his 2-year-old own daughter following a brief standoff in northwest Harris County.
Authorities investigating man's death after his friend found him inside Harris Co. garage, vehicle missing
Harris County authorities are investigating after a man was found dead inside his garage and his vehicle was missing.