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Man escapes handcuffs, steals police vehicle

A man is back in custody after he stole a police SUV and led police on a chase that ended in a crash in Pasadena. The incident started near Highway 225 as a traffic stop and ended around 2:30 a.m. Friday on Highway 228. The Pasadena Police Department said they took a man into custody [...]

By |2020-02-04T14:16:31+00:00February 4th, 2020|Car Accidents, Pasadena Texas News|Comments Off on Man escapes handcuffs, steals police vehicle

Chemical incidents at La Porte plant

A series of "chemical incidents" were reported at the ALTIVA Chemical Complex in La Porte last Monday morning. Flaring and odors were noticed as a result of the chemical incidents. The La Porte Chemical Complex is the largest merchant producer of specialty and custom phosgene derivatives in North America. The complex is located at 1901 [...]

By |2020-01-28T15:53:08+00:00January 28th, 2020|Chemical Plant Accidents, La Porte News|Comments Off on Chemical incidents at La Porte plant

Pasadena man accused of continuously sexually assaulting child

Pasadena police are hoping that the public can help them find a man accused of continuously sexually assaulting a child. Eric Short, 36, is wanted for continuous sexual assault of a child, sexual assault of a child and possession with intent to deliver. Short is described as a white male, is 5'11" and weighing at [...]

By |2020-01-21T18:10:51+00:00January 21st, 2020|Pasadena Texas News|Comments Off on Pasadena man accused of continuously sexually assaulting child

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|Comments Off on Fire investigators looking for arsonists

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|Comments Off on Missing La Porte man found safe

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