Erica Simon, Houston News

Erica Simon

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Houston, TX, United States

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Recent articles by Erica:

Man found dead with gunshot wound after crashing into front of W. Houston furniture store

A driver was found dead after he was shot in the head and crashed into a furniture store along Westheimer near Wilcrest. → Read More

17-year-old girl falls to her death off Beltway flyover after major crash

The teen likely feared for her safety with cars speeding by when she ran from her car and unknowingly jumped over the wall to the ground below, police said. → Read More

3-year-old Texas boy found alive after going missing 4 days ago

Christopher Ramirez, the 3-year-old boy in Texas who was last seen following a family dog down a road, has been found alive. → Read More

3-year-old Texas boy found alive after going missing in woods 4 days ago

A 3-year-old boy who went missing in Texas four days ago has been found alive and safe, rescuers confirmed. → Read More

3-year-old found alive after going missing 4 days ago, Texas EquuSearch says

Christopher Ramirez, the 3-year-old boy in Grimes County who was last seen following a family dog down a road, has been found alive. → Read More

Former student charged with felonies after YES Prep Southwest shooting, principal wounded

Dexter Kelsey, 25, is accused of opening fire and wounding the school's principal Friday before surrendering to police. → Read More

Houston police respond to report of active shooting at YES Prep Southwest

Houston police are responding to reports of an active shooter on in the city's southwest side. The incident is reportedly at YES Prep Southwest. → Read More

Woman hit and killed, allegedly by fleeing robbery suspect, at McDonald's in east Harris County

A woman was run over and killed, allegedly by a robbery suspect at a McDonald's on Uvalde Thursday in east Harris County, the sheriff said. → Read More

Man arrested in Louisiana in connection with shooting death of Pasadena woman

A Pasadena man woke up to find his wife, Brooksie Worsham, shot to death in their home in the Village Grove neighborhood, police say. → Read More

Surveillance camera captures 2 dogs corner and then attack man in northwest Harris County

A home surveillance camera captured what neighbors described as a brutal attack by two loose dogs who cornered a man in northwest Harris County. → Read More

Lt. Gov. Patrick criticized for claims that unvaccinated Black Texans are to blame for COVID surge

In an interview with Fox News, Patrick called out Democrats and unvaccinated Black Texans, but census data doesn't quite back his controversial claims. → Read More

Gunman leaves rifle behind after 2 men shot outside Spring Bombshells restaurant

What led up to the shooting is still a mystery, but plenty of evidence was left behind. Video shows a rifle and car's bumper in the parking lot. → Read More

Evacuation and road closures continue for 2nd day after Dow's chemical plant leak in La Porte

An evacuation order and road closures are still in effect Thursday around the area of a chemical incident at Dow's Bayport facility in La Porte. → Read More

Woman drives off from armed man who impersonated a deputy, Waller Co. Sheriff's Office says

Waller County officials believe someone driving an unmarked sedan with red and blue emergency lights on top of its roof is not one of their own. → Read More

Freedmen's Town in Houston's Fourth Ward voted city's 1st Heritage District

It was a joyous day for those who know and love Houston's Fourth Ward. On Wednesday, the Houston City Council officially voted to make Freedmen's Town a Heritage District and it's the first designation of its kind. → Read More

Working moms face unique mental health stressors

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and today, we wanted to talk about mothers. → Read More

Houston police make 10 arrests in string of robberies targeting victims in affluent areas

Houston Police Chief Troy Finner said a strategic investigation was able to net 10 arrests of suspects tied to a string of so-called "aggressive" robberies of victims in high-end parts of the city. → Read More

Community pushing to preserve historic Black community in Sugar Land

Most of us know the rich history of Sugar Land, but here's something you may not know. Nestled within the New Territory subdivision is a community founded by freed enslaved Africans. Only two streets of homes and a church remain. → Read More

Man shot on feeder road during possible road rage shooting in Spring, authorities say

Deputies with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office are investigating whether a shooting on the North Freeway may have been sparked by road rage. → Read More

Family of Houston man shot and killed by officers seek more movement in case 1 year later

One day after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of multiple murder charges and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, a Houston family is remembering their loved one who was killed by police one year ago on Wednesday. → Read More