#Houston

  • Hurricane Harvey looter sentenced to 20 years in prison

    A 38-year-old Houston man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for looting a Walmart store closed during Hurricane Harvey last year. Thomas Gamelin already was on parole last August for a drug conviction when police driving by the store saw a van that appeared to have been...
  • Houston pastor, Louisiana financial planner accused of defrauding investors

    HOUSTON – A prominent Houston pastor and a Louisiana financial planner are accused of defrauding investors of more than $1 million. A federal grand jury indicted Gregory Alan Smith, 55, of Shreveport, La., and Kirbyjon H. Caldwell, 64, of Houston, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of...
  • Irishea Hilliard makes history after inheriting Houston megachurch

    HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) –When Dr. Irishea Hilliard speaks, people listen. She’s been preaching and teaching for nearly 20 years, but now she’s doing it on the biggest platform of her career. “It has been a journey that has been amazing. I’ve been preparing for it for years, but to...
  • Houston newborn missing after mother’s murder found safe

    An infant missing since her mother was discovered stabbed to death earlier this week was found safe in a Houston apartment. Authorities in Texas said 6-week-old Shamali Flores appeared “to be unharmed” when they found her Thursday, but that she was taken to “an area hospital as a precaution.”...
  • Man allegedly decapitated his own mother!

    The 27-year-old Houston man accused of decapitating his mother Friday was already out on bail for allegedly punching the 76-year-old in the face earlier this year, court records show. Kyriakos Savvas Georghiou was charged with murder and aggravated assault following the west Houston knife attack that left his mother...
  • Houston Humane Society receives $25,000 from President Trump

    HOUSTON – The Houston Humane Society says President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have followed up on their promise to donate $25,000 to the organization. Not long after Harvey flooded Houston, the White House reached out to several organizations to notify them a donation would be coming....
  • Houston Megachurch Hosts All-Star Hurricane Harvey Gospel Relief Concert for Hands-on Relief

      We’re LIVE this Friday in Houston, Texas @8pm w/ @bishophilliard for the Hurricane Harvey Relief Gospel Concert! @charlesjenkins @cecewinans @mrjamesfortune @preashea @tashacobbsleonard @realjohngray @timbowmanjr And more! 🙌🏽🙌🏽 A post shared by The Word Network (@thewordnetwork) on Sep 14, 2017 at 8:29am PDT            ...
  • ‘Hand in Hand’ telethon raises more than $44 million for hurricane survivors, See Video!

    A-list celebrities came out in droves on Monday night to take part in the “Hand in Hand” hurricane relief benefit, which raised more than $44 million for the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. During the telethon, Stephen Colbert announced that Apple was donating $5 million and Jimmy Fallon...
  • Beyonce and pastor alter how church helps Hurricane victims!

    Global superstar Beyoncé returned home to Houston on Friday and joined the survivors of Hurricane Harvey at her home church, St. John’s United Methodist Church, with Senior Pastor, Rudy Rasmus – affectionately known to the global community as Pastor Rudy. Joining Pastor Rudy and Beyoncé were her mother Tina...