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Robbery Suspect Fatally Strikes Officer Placing Spike Strips During Chase

AP | Posted 05.18.2015 | Crime

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston officer was struck and killed Monday by a stolen vehicle driven by a robbery suspect who shot at police before wounding him...

THIS Is How Cops Should Treat Homeless People

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.17.2014 | Impact

Steve Wick doesn't just patrol people on the streets of Houston -- he befriends them, too. The sergeant helps run the city's Homeless Outreach Team...

Amber Alert Issued For Missing 8-Month-Old Girl (UPDATED)

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 06.23.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Texas have issued an Amber Alert for an 8-month-old girl who was in a car stolen outside of a Texas gas station, authorities said. U...

Adrian Peterson on NFL Record, Arrest, Injury, Plans to Compete in Olympics, Expulsion From School, Tragic Deaths of Two Brothers

Graham Bensinger | Posted 02.26.2013 | Sports
Graham Bensinger

I recently sat down with the Vikings' Adrian Peterson at his Minnesota home. The interview is for a new episode of In Depth. The star running back discusses his difficult childhood, touching specifically on the tragic deaths of two of his brothers and the imprisonment of his father.

'I Hate To Say Mistakes Happen': Cop On How Handcuffed Teen Shot Himself

AP | JUAN A. LOZANO | Posted 12.07.2012 | Crime

HOUSTON -- Deputies did not conduct a complete search of a Houston-area high school student who had threatened to hurt himself and failed to find a hi...

Feds Probe Houston Cops For Shooting Unarmed Individuals

AP | JUAN A. LOZANO | Posted 12.05.2012 | Crime

HOUSTON -- The U.S. Justice Department is investigating six cases over the last two years in which Houston police officers fatally shot or allegedly u...

Feds Investigate Cop Who Killed Double-Amputee

AP | JUAN A. LOZANO and PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 11.24.2012 | Crime

HOUSTON — A caretaker at a group home for the mentally ill called police in the middle of the night because a one-armed, one-legged man in a whe...

Police Officer Kills Double Amputee

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.22.2012 | Crime

HOUSTON -- A Houston police officer shot and killed a one-armed, one-legged man in a wheelchair Saturday inside a group home after police say the doub...

Simon McCormack

Houston Cops Accused Of Eating Nicholas Hill's Pot Brownies | Simon McCormack | Posted 01.06.2012 | Weird News

Two Houston police officers could be asking "dude, where's my credibility?" after a suspect accused them of eating his pot brownies. Nicholas Hill,...