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Man shot in Deer Park Jack in the Box drive-thru

Police are searching for a man who shot another man in the Deer Park Jack in the Box drive-thru and then stole his vehicle. Around 10:30 p.m. last Wednesday, officers found a man who had been shot, and his vehicle was missing. The incident occurred at the Jack in the Box on Center near Highway [...]

By |2020-07-29T13:43:23+00:00July 29th, 2020|Deer Park News|Comments Off on Man shot in Deer Park Jack in the Box drive-thru

Man steals more than $41,000 worth of iPads from Deer Park ISD school

A Deer Park man was arrested after police stated that he stole more than $41,000 worth of iPads from a school within the Deer Park Independent School District. Alexander Garcia was arrested after officials determined that he stole thousands of dollars worth of iPads from Deepwater Junior High School. He listed them for sale on [...]

By |2020-07-21T12:38:54+00:00July 21st, 2020|Deer Park News, Pasadena Texas News|Comments Off on Man steals more than $41,000 worth of iPads from Deer Park ISD school

Deer Park plants provide products for COVID-19 fight

Deer Park plants are making ingredients and materials for products such as hand sanitizers, shields, personal protective equipment, soap, disinfectants, and ethylene for detergents. Companies such as OxyVinyls, Dow, Shell, Hexion and Lubrizol all explained to the Deer Park Community Advisory Council the essential work they're doing to produce materials to help in the global [...]

By |2020-06-16T13:47:51+00:00June 16th, 2020|Deer Park News|Comments Off on Deer Park plants provide products for COVID-19 fight

Pasadena and Deer Park urge higher census participation

The cities of Deer Park and Pasadena are reaching out to residents to urge more to participate in the census. In late May, Pasadena ranked below the national and state average with 52.2% participation. Deer Park had 65.2% participation at the time. The response rate nationwide is 60.3%, and Texas comes in behind the national [...]

By |2020-06-02T18:33:35+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Deer Park News, Pasadena Texas News|Comments Off on Pasadena and Deer Park urge higher census participation

Deer Park refinery at 87% capacity

According to sources, Royal Dutch Shell Plc's joint-venture refinery in Deer Park is operating at 87% capacity. Sources say they're operating at 87% because of low demand for oil during the COVID-19 pandemic. Shell has not determined when they will increase production at the facility. The refinery is a 50-50 joint venture between Shell and [...]

By |2020-05-12T13:06:42+00:00May 12th, 2020|Deer Park News|Comments Off on Deer Park refinery at 87% capacity

Deer Park ISD nurses meet kids’ needs at home

While students are at home during the coronavirus pandemic, Deer Park Independent School District nurses are adapting to meet students' needs. The nursing team members have been reaching out to talk with teachers and students about their health and what they're worried about while at home. The district's school lunch pickup service has also provided [...]

By |2020-05-05T14:13:08+00:00May 5th, 2020|Deer Park News|Comments Off on Deer Park ISD nurses meet kids’ needs at home

Houston-area chemical makers battle tough times and COVID-19

Gulf Coast chemical companies are responding to humanitarian needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Plants are continuing to run while they boost production of chemicals that are used to manufacture personal protective equipment as well as the chemicals that are used to make hand sanitizer. Companies are are not only increasing the production of chemicals [...]

By |2020-04-28T13:01:44+00:00April 28th, 2020|Deer Park News|Comments Off on Houston-area chemical makers battle tough times and COVID-19

Mayors of Pasadena and Deer Park issue emergency declarations

The mayors of both Pasadena and Deer Park have issued emergency declarations as the coronavirus pandemic threat continues to escalate. The emergency declarations give the cities flexibility in overseeing large gatherings. All Deer Park's indoor parks and recreation department programs as well as facility rentals will be canceled through March 31. Deer Park and Pasadena [...]

By |2020-03-24T13:00:11+00:00March 24th, 2020|Deer Park News, Pasadena Texas News|Comments Off on Mayors of Pasadena and Deer Park issue emergency declarations

Nearly a dozen tankers bring cancer-causing chemical to Deer Park monthly

A chemical company in North Carolina called Chemours was caught discharging GenX, an industrial byproduct, and it showed up in the drinking water. The chemical is now being brought to Deer Park each month by the company. GenX is used to make Teflon and other products such as fast food wrappers. Its trade name is [...]

By |2020-02-18T15:56:46+00:00February 18th, 2020|Deer Park News|Comments Off on Nearly a dozen tankers bring cancer-causing chemical to Deer Park monthly

Mother and three children dead of gunshot wounds in Deer Park

A 39-year-old mother and her three young children were found dead of gunshot wounds at their Deer Park home. The victims were Ashley Auzenne and her children, Parrish, 11, Eleanor, 9, and Lincoln, 7. Police discovered the four deaths when they responded to a morning welfare check at the house in 1400 block of New [...]

By |2019-11-05T21:22:07+00:00November 5th, 2019|Deer Park News|Comments Off on Mother and three children dead of gunshot wounds in Deer Park