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Pasadena officer in the hospital after being hit by another officer

A Pasadena police officer is recovering in the hospital as a result of being accidentally struck by another police officer. The incident happened Saturday afternoon in the parking lot of a fire station. The officers were on the way to help a La Porte police officer who got into an altercation with a man in [...]

By |2019-05-14T13:23:44+00:00May 14th, 2019|La Porte News, Pasadena Texas News|Comments Off on Pasadena officer in the hospital after being hit by another officer

La Porte business losing thousands daily due to fire cleanup

The owners of the popular Monument Inn say the ITC fire is costing them $22,000 a day. Their street is closed to customers while cleanup continues as a result of the fire. Bob and Ann Laws filed damage claims against ITC as the restaurant's insurance company has refused to cover losses. As of earlier this [...]

By |2019-04-16T13:24:22+00:00April 16th, 2019|La Porte News|Comments Off on La Porte business losing thousands daily due to fire cleanup

Formaldehyde truck overturns in La Porte

On Friday a formaldehyde truck overturned in La Porte, which blocked Fairmont Parkway for the morning commute. Officials said there was no danger to the public, but the accident caused traffic snarls on Friday morning. A hazmat crew was on the scene as a precaution. According to the CDC, formaldehyde is a colorless, flammable gas [...]

By |2019-03-05T14:18:48+00:00March 5th, 2019|La Porte News|Comments Off on Formaldehyde truck overturns in La Porte

La Porte students return to class after suspected case of measles

According to the school district, a pre-kindergarten student at La Porte Elementary School is suspected to have measles. Measles is highly infections, and it's commonly spread through coughing and sneezing. The CDC says that symptoms of measles begin with a high fever, cough, runny nose and red, watery eyes. A few days after initial symptoms, [...]

By |2019-02-13T15:31:24+00:00February 13th, 2019|La Porte News|Comments Off on La Porte students return to class after suspected case of measles

La Porte teacher accused of making porn visible in classroom

A La Porte High School teacher is on administrative leave after allegedly making pornographic material visible while teaching class. According to district officials, the incident happened on January 15. The circumstances surrounding the incident weren't immediately clear. Officials say there may be video of the incident on social media. The incident was handed over to [...]

By |2019-01-29T16:00:04+00:00January 29th, 2019|La Porte News|Comments Off on La Porte teacher accused of making porn visible in classroom

La Porte police need help identifying a witness

The La Porte Police Department is looking for a man who walked a victim of violence into the hospital. An aggravated assault investigation is underway, and the man's face was captured on video while bringing the victim into the hospital. The victim arrived at the hospital in a gray Dodge Ram truck with California license [...]

By |2019-01-15T15:57:07+00:00January 15th, 2019|La Porte News|Comments Off on La Porte police need help identifying a witness

Man accused of raping girl kept ‘trophies’

A La Porte man who is accused of raping a 13-year-old girl more than 20 years ago kept panties and hair as "trophies," according to documents. He has been charged with three counts of aggravated sexual assault and one count of child pornography. Two victims have come forward to the police. Buford Lloyd Crowell, 67, [...]

By |2018-12-18T15:55:52+00:00December 18th, 2018|La Porte News|Comments Off on Man accused of raping girl kept ‘trophies’

Praxair to build new plant in La Porte

Praxair, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linde plc, will be building a new liquid hydrogen plant in La Porte, Texas. Praxair's new plant, which is scheduled to start up in 2021, will produce more than 30 tonnes per day of high purity liquid H2. The new plant will complement the new air separation plant in [...]

By |2018-11-13T13:39:45+00:00November 13th, 2018|La Porte News|Comments Off on Praxair to build new plant in La Porte

Youth football coach charged with touching underage girl

A youth football coach in La Porte has been charged with touching an underage relative. According to documents, the underage girl told her pastor that Craig Michael Gibbs, 41, walked around naked with her and touched her inappropriately. When asked about whether he inappropriately touched the girl, Gibbs said he couldn't promise that it had [...]

By |2018-10-09T13:04:29+00:00October 9th, 2018|La Porte News|Comments Off on Youth football coach charged with touching underage girl

Father of stabbing suspect asks for forgiveness

The father of a stabbing suspect in La Porte is asking for forgiveness as he says his daughter has mental health issues. Rick Boulden's 29-year-old daughter Courtney Carter was arrested and charged with aggravated assault after an attack on a neighbor. The police say the neighbor was checking on Carter's well-being. When the 38-year-old female [...]

By |2018-10-02T14:03:53+00:00October 2nd, 2018|La Porte News|Comments Off on Father of stabbing suspect asks for forgiveness