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Mom and sons shot in La Porte domestic dispute

A mother and her two sons were shot this weekend in a domestic dispute in La Porte, Texas.

Police responded to reports of gunfire in La Porte just off Spencer Highway Sunday night around 9:12 p.m.

When police arrived at the scene, they found a 50-year-old woman, a 26-year-old man and a 14-year-old with gunshot wounds. […]

Man found dead in parked car on Spencer Highway

Pasadena police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a parking lot of a grocery store on Spencer Highway.

Around 7:30 a.m. Monday morning, a passer-by saw the man’s body in a car outside the Spencer Highway Kroger.

The Pasadena Police Department says that the 34-year-old man was taken away […]

By |August 8th, 2017|Pasadena Texas News|0 Comments

Officials call for culture of chemical security globally

The 2017 Chemical Sector Security Summit took place in Houston last week. The event was co-sponsored by DHS and the Chemical Sector Coordinating Council, and the summit is all about sharing best practices related to chemical sites and their security.

Speakers discussed that terrorists are seeking out and using chemicals such as those created throughout […]

By |August 1st, 2017|Chemical Plant Accidents, Deer Park News|Comments Off on Officials call for culture of chemical security globally

Pasadena Mi Tienda grocery store goes up in flames

Shoppers on Friday night had to evacuate a grocery store on Spencer Highway after a fire started in the Mi Tienda bakery area. Both the Pasadena and South Houston fire departments responded to the fire at around 10:00 p.m. on Friday evening.

No one was seriously injured, and while flames were through the roof of […]

By |July 25th, 2017|Fire, Pasadena Texas News|Comments Off on Pasadena Mi Tienda grocery store goes up in flames

Upgrades on the way for Pasadena shopping center

Baker Katz based in Houston has acquired a 22,000-square-foot shopping center at Fairmont Parkway and Beltway in Pasadena, Texas. New signage, updated landscaping and more are on the way for the Pasadena shopping center.

A development partner said that the shopping center’s location near the Ship Channel in Pasadena makes it highly sought after.

The […]

By |July 18th, 2017|Pasadena Texas News|Comments Off on Upgrades on the way for Pasadena shopping center

Mom lets 11-year-old drive, gets arrested

A Pasadena mother has been arrested for letting her 11-year-old daughter drive her Dodge Durango.

A Pasadena police officer pulled a car over for speeding and was surprised to find an 11-year-old girl driving her 10-year-old brother to her aunt’s house. The young driver said her mother gave her permission to drive the vehicle.

The […]

By |July 11th, 2017|Car Accidents, Houston News, Pasadena Texas News|Comments Off on Mom lets 11-year-old drive, gets arrested

Driver crashes truck into La Porte home

A driver is facing charges after crashing his pickup truck into a neighbor’s home. The La Porte man is reportedly a local firefighter.

Andrew Stevens is being charges with unlawful carrying of a gun in addition to driving while intoxicated.

According to reports it was around 11 p.m. when Stevens’ truck went through a neighbors’ […]

By |July 5th, 2017|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, La Porte News, Public Intoxication, Texas DUI/DWI|Comments Off on Driver crashes truck into La Porte home

Braskem approves $675M La Porte plant

Braskem formally approved building a new $675 million polypropylene plant in La Porte, Texas, which will produce nearly 500,000 tons of polypropylene a year.

The Brazilian thermoplastics producer’s North American base is in Philadelphia, but they chose the 200-acre site next to Braskem’s current La Porte production facilities. Braskem chose the La Porte site […]

By |June 27th, 2017|La Porte News|Comments Off on Braskem approves $675M La Porte plant

Wrong-way driver causes crash

An overnight crash on the Fred Hartman Bridge was the result of a wrong-way driver; several lanes were shut down as a result of the accident.

Around 12:30 a.m. La Porte police said they received reports of a wrong-way driver on the bridge.

All lanes of the bridge were shut down for nearly an hour, […]

By |June 20th, 2017|Car Accidents, La Porte News|Comments Off on Wrong-way driver causes crash

Huge hole in ship’s hull forces closure of Battleship Texas

A serious leak in the Battleship Texas had workers scrambling to keep the ship from sinking yesterday.

The ship manager said that the ship had been taking in water through a 6 by 8 inch hole in the ship’s hull and was forced to close for repairs.

Workers said that the ship tilted six degrees […]

By |June 13th, 2017|La Porte News|Comments Off on Huge hole in ship’s hull forces closure of Battleship Texas