Sean’s Legacy: A Bond of Hope and Inclusivity

On her first day at Middletown Middle School, Hope Dehnert met Sean, a fun- loving, bright, and bisexual young man whose suicide would eventually lead to the creation of her non-profit, Sean’s Legacy. Hope began Sean’s Legacy in 2019 after culminating her master’s in public health with a focus in female mutilation, LGBTQ health and social justice.  Sean’s Legacy’s mission is to support LGBTQ+ youths, … Continue reading Sean’s Legacy: A Bond of Hope and Inclusivity

Female driver dies in fatal car crash

HOUSTON, Texas – A female driver has died in a fatal crash after attempting to flee an officer. At approximately 1 a.m. an HPD sergeant began pursuit of a vehicle that ran a red light at Parker and interstate 45. The officer got behind the vehicle and the driver began to accelerate to evade the officer. The chase ended on the 600 block of Sunnyside … Continue reading Female driver dies in fatal car crash

Man arrested for ambushing HPD Sergeant

HOUSTON, Texas – A man has been arrested and charged by police for aggravated assault of an officer. According to officials, a HPD Sergeant responded to a domestic disturbance call on Friday at 9:30 p.m. at the 1400 block of Hatchmere place. The sergeant said that he saw a man, later identified as Matthew Beltz, hiding behind a car parked in the drive way. When … Continue reading Man arrested for ambushing HPD Sergeant

Two men arrested for evading police in SE Houston

HOUSTON, Texas –  Two men have been arrested for allegedly robbing a business in SE Houston and evading police. Texas DPS officers responded to a call at 8:30 a.m. from an eyewitness that saw two men robbing a business located on Tanner Road. Officers said that the suspects fled the scene driving a vehicle with a flatbed trailer. The witness tailed the suspects until the … Continue reading Two men arrested for evading police in SE Houston

Accomplice run over and killed by driver in Police Chase

HOUSTON, Texas – A woman has been arrested and charged with felony murder for running over one of her accomplices. According to police, they received a distress call of an attempted robbery of a convenience store located around Main street and Interstate 45 at 7:47 a.m. An off-duty office responding to the call identified three individuals, two males and one female, leaving the scene in … Continue reading Accomplice run over and killed by driver in Police Chase

Man in critical condition after being shot in domestic dispute

HOUSTON, Texas – A Houston man has been transported to a hospital after being shot by his partner. Authorities received a domestic disturbance call to the block of 14100 Barons Bridge drive this morning. According to HPD Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, the man and woman began arguing when he had arrived at the residence. “The Female retrieved the pistol, words were exchanged and the pistol went … Continue reading Man in critical condition after being shot in domestic dispute

Sheriff: Man charged and arrested for assaulting his girlfriend

HOUSTON, Texas – Hernan Lagunas-Ochoa has been charged and arrested for assaulting his girlfriend. HPD sheriff Ed Gonzalez said police responded to a domestic violence call on the 17000 block of Amidon Dr. on Saturday morning. The woman was transported to the hospital in critical condition after sustaining a head wound. “Domestic Violence thrives when we are silent”, said Sheriff Gonzalez, “We must stand in … Continue reading Sheriff: Man charged and arrested for assaulting his girlfriend

Houston man threatening to jump off Valero roof is apprehended

HOUSTON, Texas – Man threatening to jump off a Valero awning was apprehended by the Houston Police Department on Thursday morning. HPD received a call at 7:30 a.m. of a man who climbed the awning of a Valero gas station located in the intersection of Beechnut and Cook road. The man, whose name has not been released by authorities, had stripped himself down to his … Continue reading Houston man threatening to jump off Valero roof is apprehended

Iran protest hits Houston

HOUSTON, Texas – Wearing a brown beret and a patched corduroy jacket Johnny carried his “no war with Iran” picket sign across the Discovery green park. On Sunday, The Houston’s Democratic Socialists of America organization held a “No protest at the Discovery Green park to refute the killing of Iran’s General Soleimani. General Soleimani was killed in Iraq by a drone strike that was approved … Continue reading Iran protest hits Houston

Skabz: Subculture of clowns wounds traditional performers

On a Saturday night, in the dim-lit Dirt Bar, you can find Chris Amerson clowning around a large group of adults. Amerson, or Skabz the clown, won’t wear a big red nose, but he will slip into a pair of scuffed stripped clown shoes before every act. “I like to get wasted before a show – not too wasted though, ‘cause then juggling gets sort … Continue reading Skabz: Subculture of clowns wounds traditional performers