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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+00:00 November 13th, 2018|La Porte News|0 Comments

Woman beaten, shot to death in SW Houston

A 47-year-old woman was beaten and then shot to death at a home yesterday in southwest Houston. According to authorities, the woman was shot multiple times at her residence in the 13600 block of Deanmont Drive. Police say that the woman was found around 1 p.m. They say they have responded to disturbances at the [...]

By | 2018-11-06T12:09:22+00:00 November 6th, 2018|Houston News|0 Comments

Wrong-way driver dies on I-45

A wrong-way driver died on I-45 after being hit by an 18-wheeler. The man was driving a Mustang south in the northbound lanes around 2:45 a.m. Monday. All lanes of the freeway were shut down briefly after the crash. According to police, the wrong-way driver died instantly after being hit. Authorities are unsure where the [...]

By | 2018-10-30T16:51:04+00:00 October 30th, 2018|Car Accidents|Comments Off on Wrong-way driver dies on I-45

Drunken driver kills two in Pasadena

A drunken driver was going the wrong way on a Pasadena highway last Thursday when he crashed into two other cars. The driver killed two people and injured two others. Julio Aron Rodriguez, 31, has been charged with intoxication manslaughter. According to police, the crash occurred around 10 p.m. on Highway 225 near Richey. Prosecutors [...]

By | 2018-10-23T12:26:23+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|Texas DUI/DWI|Comments Off on Drunken driver kills two in Pasadena

Man charged with murder after teen girl shot to death

An 18-year-old girl was shot to death around 1:30 p.m. in the 5800 block of Southtown Street Friday. The shooting occurred in the South Park neighborhood of southeast Houston. The girl, who has been identified as Tayla Auzenne, was pronounced dead at Ben Taub Hospital. Fredrick Turner has been charged with murder, and he is [...]

By | 2018-10-16T13:47:57+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Shooting|Comments Off on Man charged with murder after teen girl shot to death

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+00:00 October 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+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|La Porte News|Comments Off on Father of stabbing suspect asks for forgiveness

Pair used reprogrammed credit cards to steal fuel

Two men were arrested Monday after officials said they used reprogrammed credit cards and gift cards to steal 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel. The incident took place at a Southeast Houston gas station. According to Houston police, the two men pulled into an unmanned fuel station with a box truck. They pumped diesel fuel into [...]

By | 2018-09-25T16:50:19+00:00 September 25th, 2018|Theft|Comments Off on Pair used reprogrammed credit cards to steal fuel

Man arrested after dog stops Pasadena kidnapping

An 11-year-old girl was nearly abducted while walking her dog in Pasadena. Raul Perez was arrested and charged with attempted kidnapping, according to officials. The girl's dog, Ray, a 2-year-old Beagle mix, jumped into the struggle to protect the girl in the attempted kidnapping. According to the victim's sister, Ray bit the man's leg, and [...]

By | 2018-09-18T14:22:03+00:00 September 18th, 2018|Kidnapping|Comments Off on Man arrested after dog stops Pasadena kidnapping

Fire marshal investigating string of Pasadena car fires

Charred shells are all that remain from four vehicles after a fire destroyed them at a Pasadena apartment building. The cars were parked at the Ashwood Park apartments in the 3600 block of Burke Road in Pasadena. The fire marshal says it's too early to tell if someone intentionally set the fire. In addition to [...]

By | 2018-09-11T13:39:14+00:00 September 11th, 2018|Car Accidents, Fire|Comments Off on Fire marshal investigating string of Pasadena car fires