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Petrobras will sell Pasadena, Texas, refinery

Brazil's state-controlled oil company has started taking steps to sell its Pasadena, Texas, refinery. The refinery is in the middle of Brazil's largest corruption scandal. The company, known as Petrobras, said it would be opening a non-binding phase to start negotiations for the 110,000-barrels-per-day processing unit. The Pasadena refinery has been involved in several investigations [...]

By | 2018-02-13T16:18:04+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Pasadena Texas News|0 Comments

Fake Pasadena cop tries to pull over woman

Someone posing as a law enforcement officer tried to pull over Ashley Glover, and she's warning others to be on the lookout for the fake cop. Glover says that late Thursday night a dark SUV pulled up behind her and tried to pull her over. She says that the SUV followed her through neighborhoods and [...]

By | 2018-02-06T14:41:52+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Pasadena Texas News|Comments Off on Fake Pasadena cop tries to pull over woman

Witness detains alleged drunk driver

A witness detained a 20-year-old alleged drunk driver early Sunday morning. A hit-and-run crash at an intersection in Pasadena left another motorist fatally injured, so the witness detained the suspect. The collision involving two vehicles happened around 2 a.m. on Allen Genoa. The suspected drunk driver crashed into a 60-year-old man who was making a [...]

By | 2018-01-30T13:33:45+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Car Accidents, Texas DUI/DWI|Comments Off on Witness detains alleged drunk driver

Fire contained at La Porte chemical plant

A fire at a Solvay Chemical cooling tower in La Porte on January 22 was contained by La Porte firefighters. Officials say that a cooling tower at Solvay Chemical on Independence Parkway caught fire around 4 p.m. Monday afternoon. No chemicals were involved in the incident. La Porte firefighters helped contain the chemical plant fire. [...]

By | 2018-01-23T14:39:58+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Chemical Plant Accidents, La Porte News|Comments Off on Fire contained at La Porte chemical plant

Body found on La Porte golf course

La Porte police are investigating a body found wrapped in a blanket and tarp at the Bay Forest Golf Course. Additionally, they're investigating Spencer Mini Storage, located at 11220 Spencer Highway, where they believe the body may have been before the golf course. Investigators do not know the age of the victim or how he [...]

By | 2018-01-16T12:58:02+00:00 January 16th, 2018|La Porte News|Comments Off on Body found on La Porte golf course

Man with social security tattoo on forehead wanted by police

A Houston man with his social security number tattooed to his forehead is wanted by police in relation to numerous robberies. He's been nicknamed, not surprisingly, Social Security by police. Robert Wooten, 40, has been connected to at least a half-dozen recent armed robberies. Police identified Wooten in a security video holding a gun to [...]

By | 2018-01-09T15:55:36+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Armed Robbery|Comments Off on Man with social security tattoo on forehead wanted by police

Police searching for missing woman in Pasadena

Police are searching for a missing 27-year-old woman in Pasadena, Texas. Police believe the woman may be at risk. The large-scale search for the missing woman is focused on a heavily wooded area along Red Bluff Road. A spokesperson for the police department said the police received an email from the woman over the weekend in [...]

By | 2018-01-02T15:14:25+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Pasadena Texas News|Comments Off on Police searching for missing woman in Pasadena

Woman charged in two road rage incidents

A Baytown woman was arrested after she was charged in two separate road rage incidents. Amanda Downs, 25, is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. On August 2, police received reports of a woman pointing a gun at another car. The victims were able to capture an image of the driver. A previous [...]

By | 2017-12-26T14:12:37+00:00 December 26th, 2017|La Porte News|Comments Off on Woman charged in two road rage incidents

Harris County house collapse kills two

Two workers are dead from a house collapse in Harris County. Fire officials say that the workers were trying to jack up a wooden house when it collapsed. The Harris County Sheriff's Office said the incident took place in the 5400 block of Olana Drive. According to a relative of one of the victim's, two [...]

By | 2017-12-19T18:26:36+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Personal Injury|Comments Off on Harris County house collapse kills two