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Petrobras to sell Pasadena refinery

The Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petrobras is looking to sell its Pasadena facility.

The sale price is reportedly less than $200 million. The purchase price was $1.2 billion, paid in two installments in 2006 and 2012. The high purchase price spurred an investigation by federal prosecutors under the suspicion that bribes were included as part […]

By |May 9th, 2017|Chemical Plant Accidents, Houston News, Pasadena Texas News|Comments Off on Petrobras to sell Pasadena refinery

Couple fatally shot in car parked outside of home

A couple was found shot to death outside of a home in southeast Houston Monday night.

According to police, neighbors say they heard gunshots around 10:30 p.m. outside of the home in the 6100 block of Edinburg. When police officers arrived, they found Yvette Rodriguez, 26, and David Chavez, 24, both fatally shot inside a […]

By |August 18th, 2015|Houston News, Shooting|Comments Off on Couple fatally shot in car parked outside of home

Driver shot and killed after wild police chase

A man smashed into dozens of cars while leading Houston police on a chase through southwest Houston Sunday morning. The officers involved in the chase fatally shot the man after he tried to run them over during the chase.

According to Houston police, the wild chase began after they received a call that a vehicle […]

By |August 4th, 2015|Car Accidents, Drugs, Houston News, Public Intoxication|Comments Off on Driver shot and killed after wild police chase

Thieves ram pickup into pharmacy

Thieves bashed a hole in a drug store wall just south of downtown Houston, and workers had some cleanup to take care of this morning after the smash and grab burglary.

The heist occurred at about 4 a.m. in the 5200 block of Dowling. Officers arrived to find that a gray Chevy pickup had smashed […]

By |July 21st, 2015|Car Accidents, Criminal Defense, Theft|Comments Off on Thieves ram pickup into pharmacy

Man in custody after standoff in South Houston

Houston Police surrounded a southside apartment Monday after a man refused to listen to their commands in a standoff.

SWAT was called to the 2600 block of Holly Hall. Police say the standoff started after the suspect threatened his neighbor.

The man allegedly had a knife, and he was taken into custody without incident early […]

By |July 14th, 2015|Criminal Defense, Houston News, Theft|Comments Off on Man in custody after standoff in South Houston

Gun shop owner shoot and kills man breaking into Houston business

Two suspects attempted to break into a north Houston gun store, and the store’s owner opened fire, which killed one of the two suspects. The incidence occurred at Class 3 Weapons, which is located in the 6200 block of North Shepherd.

Police say that the suspects breaking to the store did not realize that the […]

By |July 7th, 2015|Armed Robbery, Criminal Defense, Theft|Comments Off on Gun shop owner shoot and kills man breaking into Houston business

Deadly hit and run in Harris County

A man died early June 30 as a result of a deadly hit and run. An SUV hit the man while he was purposefully laying in a street in northwest Houston.

Police say that the man was with another person when they got off a bus in the area, and the man then laid down […]

By |June 30th, 2015|Car Accidents|Comments Off on Deadly hit and run in Harris County

Suspect in Darryl Hamilton’s murder-suicide had previous arson charge

The woman who is thought to have shot and killed ex-MLB star Darryl Hamilton pled guilty to arson in 2008. The case involved her husband at the time possibly cheating on her.

The bodies of Monica Jordan and Hamilton were found Sunday afternoon in her Pearland home. Hamilton’s body was found near the front entryway, […]

By |June 23rd, 2015|Fire, Houston News, Shooting|Comments Off on Suspect in Darryl Hamilton’s murder-suicide had previous arson charge

Pasadena homeowner shoots intruder five times

A Pasadena homeowner was involved in a home invasion around 3 a.m. on June 12 and shot the intruder five times. The crime happened around 3 a.m. on Turnberry near Cherry Hills.

The homeowner is adamant that the intruder got what he deserved, and he believes that two workers he had hired to do work […]

By |June 16th, 2015|Criminal Defense, Theft|Comments Off on Pasadena homeowner shoots intruder five times

Man killed in Southwest Houston home was father of two

Michael Guy was shot and killed around 4 a.m. Monday morning as someone stormed into his home and opened fire. Guy lived in the 5000 block of Markwood and had two children.

Neighbors claim that there was often suspicious activity surrounding the home as they said that people were frequently coming and going from the […]

By |June 9th, 2015|Houston News|Comments Off on Man killed in Southwest Houston home was father of two