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Two killed in La Porte plane crash

Two people died after an aircraft crashed near the La Porte airport. The small experimental aircraft came down in a field near the 11000 block of North H Street. The FAA says the aircraft was built by a private citizen and not by a certified manufacturer. The National Transportation Safety Board is sending investigators to [...]

By | 2018-07-17T15:31:02+00:00 July 17th, 2018|La Porte News|0 Comments

Facebook post leads police to alleged flasher

According to police, a post on Facebook led them to an alleged flasher in Pasadena. A man was accused of exposing himself in the 2500 block of Dupont Street. The male victim was called over to the alleged flasher's car, and then the victim said the man exposed himself to him. The victim took photos [...]

By | 2018-07-03T14:44:31+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Pasadena Texas News|Comments Off on Facebook post leads police to alleged flasher

Vandalism forces Strawberry Water Park to close

Early in the morning of Sunday, June 17, four young men broke into Strawberry Water Park and attempted to access the water slides and other features. Video shows the young men playing on water slides, turning on random valves and trying to turn on the system. Their vandalism caused thousands of dollars of damage to [...]

By | 2018-06-26T17:21:28+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Pasadena Texas News|Comments Off on Vandalism forces Strawberry Water Park to close

Cars erupt in flames at Pasadena auto parts business

Fifteen cars erupted in flames at a Pasadena auto parts business over the weekend. More than a dozen cars were damaged in the fire. Video from the Pasadena Volunteer Fire Department shows the intensity of the smoke and flames from this weekend's fire. While 15 vehicles caught fire, no injuries were reported in the incident. [...]

By | 2018-06-19T13:01:20+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Fire, Pasadena Texas News|Comments Off on Cars erupt in flames at Pasadena auto parts business

Chemical emergency causes temporary shelter-in-place in La Porte area

A truck fire in the La Porte area caused a temporary shelter-in-place to be issued. The chemical emergency occurred near the intersection of 16th Street and A Street. Officials worked quickly to control the truck fire and are determining what hazardous materials burned in the fire. Those north of Spencer Highway in the area and [...]

By | 2018-06-12T16:25:07+00:00 June 12th, 2018|Fire, La Porte News|Comments Off on Chemical emergency causes temporary shelter-in-place in La Porte area

Eleven Pasadena students injured in bus crash

Eleven Pasadena ISD students were injured in a bus crash on their way to graduation. According to district officials, four to five buses were involved in the accident, which occurred on Beltway 8 South near Blackhawk. Officials said that 11students were treated for injuries as well as a teacher and a bus driver. The buses [...]

By | 2018-06-05T14:53:07+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Car Accidents|Comments Off on Eleven Pasadena students injured in bus crash

Workers file lawsuit after Pasadena chemical plant explosion

Some of the workers who were injured in a recent chemical plant explosion in Pasadena are suing Kuraray America. Eleven of the victims were sub-contractors with Turner Industries, and they were on scaffolds when the chemical plant explosion and fire occurred. Some of those injured fell off scaffolding, some were burnt and some fell as [...]

By | 2018-05-29T17:56:56+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Chemical Plant Accidents|Comments Off on Workers file lawsuit after Pasadena chemical plant explosion

17 injured at Pasadena chemical plant

At least 17 people were hurt in a fire and explosion over the weekend at a Pasadena chemical plant. The victims of the fire and explosion suffered burns and topical injuries. Kuraray America Eval confirmed the fire and explosion at the Pasadena plant. Officials say that they believe a valve malfunctioned, which triggered the explosion [...]

By | 2018-05-22T13:31:41+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Chemical Plant Accidents|Comments Off on 17 injured at Pasadena chemical plant

Four accused of fatal shooting in Pasadena

Three men are in jail and a fourth is wanted related to a March robbery and fatal shooting in Pasadena. The man was selling drugs in Pasadena, according to Harris County records. Adrian Payan has been charged with murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the killing of Federico Lirio Esmeralda, who was [...]

By | 2018-05-15T13:09:41+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Armed Robbery|Comments Off on Four accused of fatal shooting in Pasadena