Month: August 2014

Constable Cleve Johnson with Titus County died in a single vehicle wreck Thursday evening on his way home.  Constable Johnson, a 57-year-old, was driving his police issued cruiser on FM 1434 near Mount Pleasant when his vehicle veered from the roadway flying into a ditch.  According to local authorities, Constable Johnson died on impact, yet […]

In recent years, salmonella in peanut and almond butter has captured many headlines. In 2008 and 2009, an outbreak of the bacteria swept across the U.S., sickening 714 people and killing nine, including several children. By the time the outbreak was contained it had spread to 46 states, and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) officials […]

A private school bus operating as Nancy’s Bus Service transporting students to Paul Revere Middle School crashed into a tree this morning. The driver reported a mechanical failure to police prior to striking the tree located on the 9500 block of Briar Forest in west Houston, yet students are declaring otherwise. Several students on the […]

A hit-and-run driver of a Dodge Challenger took the life of a motorcyclist on Sunday morning in east Houston. The Dodge Challenger was travelling westbound on I-10 at a fast rate of speed when it started to recklessly changing lanes. The driver finally made it the far right lane where it struck the motorcyclist. Local […]

An alleged drunk driver struck a Community Ambulance, a local private ambulance, Friday evening in West Houston.  The local private ambulance was traveling northbound on West Houston Center Boulevard when the drunk driver failed to yield the right of way striking the ambulance, which was carrying a patient.  Another private ambulance came out to transport […]

An explosion last night claims the life of an employee at Madden Bolt Galvanizing Corporation located on the 13400 block of Hempstead Highway in northwest Houston. According to the Houston Police Department, the explosion caused shrapnel and metal to fall on the employee resulting in fatal injuries. Besides the current local investigations, state and or […]

For the second time in the span of several days, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration uncovered salmonella-tainted produce during routine testing. This time the culprit is: peanut butter and almond butter. These items were sold under the organic food brands Arrowhead Mills and MaraNatha at the following grocery stores: Trader Joe’s Whole Foods, Kroger […]

A fiery car crash closed three main lanes of the North Sam Houston Tollway westbound near Gessner this morning involving five vehicles. The impact caused at least two of the vehicle to catch on fire resulting in a large black smoke trail. The clean-up crew took several hours to make the lanes operational. Seven families […]

A house fire started over the weekend with a unique story.  On Saturday afternoon, a pest control worker treating a house located in the 3600 block of Oak Lane Drive near Garden Spring Gardens for terminates happen to drill in the wrong spot setting off an explosive chain reaction.  The drilling caused ammunition and other […]

With thousands injured every year in accidents resulting from tire defects, cases filed under the product liability laws are becoming quite common. The National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration works hard to place product recalls when necessary and maximize safety standards, yet oftentimes faulty products go unnoticed. In this case the traction of the vehicle […]