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Fire investigators looking for arsonists

Fire investigators southeast of Houston are looking for arsonists who burned a Pasadena restaurant. They are searching for a suspect or several suspects related to the fire. The fire occurred December 30, 2019 in the 900 block of Pasadena Boulevard. The restaurant that was burned was la Playita Bar & Grill. Crime Stoppers may pay [...]

By |2020-01-16T00:13:30+00:00January 16th, 2020|Pasadena Texas News|0 Comments

Missing La Porte man found safe

A La Porte man missing in the Grand Canyon for 11 days was found safe on the canyon's South Rim. Martin Edward O'Connor was located last Thursday on the New Hance Trail, one of the Grand Canyon's most difficult trails on the South Rim. O'Connor was flown out of the canyon to undergo a medical [...]

By |2020-01-07T18:07:13+00:00January 7th, 2020|La Porte News|0 Comments

Workers dead after chemical plant incident

Two workers died while cleaning a chemical tank in Pasadena, Texas. Deputies responded to reports of an incident at a chemical transportation plant on Underwood Road. The incident took place near West Fairmont Parkway around 1:30 a.m. Investigators believe that the workers were overcome by fumes. An investigation into the incident is underway. Source: ABC13.com, [...]

By |2020-01-02T13:48:08+00:00January 2nd, 2020|Chemical Plant Accidents|Comments Off on Workers dead after chemical plant incident

Police officer hospitalized after crash at Pasadena intersection

A Pasadena police officer was hospitalized after a crash at a Pasadena intersection Monday evening. According to authorities, the officer was on the way to a call at Bayshore Hospital when the accident happened. The accident occurred at the intersection of Spencer Highway and Watters Road. Authorities think that another driver ran a red light [...]

By |2019-12-17T13:49:10+00:00December 17th, 2019|Pasadena Texas News|Comments Off on Police officer hospitalized after crash at Pasadena intersection

Former Pasadena police officer accused of choking child with leash

A former Pasadena police officer has been charged with assault. He's been accused of putting a dog leash around his stepson's neck when he was eight years old. McKay Christensen turned himself in Friday night after a warrant was issued for his arrest. The incident happened in 2017, when Christensen's stepson was walking a dog. [...]

By |2019-12-10T15:04:24+00:00December 10th, 2019|Pasadena Texas News|Comments Off on Former Pasadena police officer accused of choking child with leash

Southeast Texas plant explosions

The recent Port Neches TPC plant explosion is yet another chemical plant explosion in a series of explosions in southeast Texas in 2019. The ITC plant in Deer Park burned for several days in late March of 2019. No one was hurt in the fire, but tanks on the Deer Park property suffered extensive damage. [...]

By |2019-12-03T14:56:41+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Chemical Plant Accidents|Comments Off on Southeast Texas plant explosions

Massive explosion at Texas chemical plant

A massive explosion in southeast Texas sent fireballs into the air around 1:00 a.m. this morning. The shockwave of the blast damaged walls in nearby structures and shattered windows miles away. The explosion occurred in Port Neches, Texas, near the Louisiana border. People living within a half-mile of the plant have been advised to evacuate. [...]

By |2019-11-27T16:06:08+00:00November 27th, 2019|Chemical Plant Accidents|Comments Off on Massive explosion at Texas chemical plant

One dead in attempted robbery

Police responded to reports of a shooting Sunday evening around 8:40 p.m. in the 3000 block of Strawberry Road. One man was shot to death and another was injured in the attempted robbery. Authorities are searching for the man responsible for the shootings related to the attempted robbery. According to authorities, two men were found [...]

By |2019-11-19T15:37:10+00:00November 19th, 2019|Armed Robbery, Pasadena Texas News|Comments Off on One dead in attempted robbery

Men rush into home and shoot resident in southeast Houston

A home invasion in the 6700 block of Weston turned violent late Sunday night. The victim was outside the home when he ran inside the house. He was followed by at least four other men. Other residents inside the home scattered and then heard a gunshot. The man was shot in the stomach, and he [...]

By |2019-11-12T13:53:02+00:00November 12th, 2019|Armed Robbery|Comments Off on Men rush into home and shoot resident in southeast Houston

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