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Recent articles by Randy:

Mission Bend burglary: Brazen burglar caught on camera taking 14-year-old dog, other valuables

The burglar apparently lives in the neighborhood and did nothing to hide his face.In fact, anyone who knows him will recognize him. → Read More

29-year-old executed while setting up garage sale at her Tomball home, case remains unsolved 4 years later

It's an unsolved murder that's gained national attention. On January 25, 2019, 29-year-old Elizabeth Barraza was setting up a garage sale at her home at 8623 Cedarwalk Drive in Tomball. → Read More

Houston tornado: Things storm damage victims should know before hiring a contractor

Catastrophic weather events bring out the best in Houstonians, because we want to help each other. But tornadoes and hurricanes also blow unscrupulous contractors into town looking to benefit from other people's misery. → Read More

Judge sets $1 bond for 43-year-old repeat offender accused of kidnapping, beating woman

One judge set an unheard of dollar amount for a habitual offender, $1. That's right, a $1 bond. → Read More

Griff’s Irish Pub fire in Montrose: Founder looks back on Houston institution

Michael "Griff" Griffin opened Griff's Irish Pub in September 1965. He talks about the iconic Montrose spot after it was destroyed in a fire on Friday. → Read More

41-year-old man says he was attacked, seriously injured by other inmates in the Harris Co. Jail

In 2021, there were 20 inmate deaths at the Harris County Jail. Last year, that number rose to 27. → Read More

CenterPoint abruptly cancels meeting with Seabrook residents over proposed substation because FOX 26 was there

For two years, residents who live in the Red Oaks Acres subdivision in Seabrook have tried to stop an unwanted new neighbor from moving in. A proposed electrical substation for CenterPoint. → Read More

12-year-old autistic girl discovers her emotional support dog has cancer, needs chemo to survive

The dog's name is Max. Max is a special dog with a serious problem as he was recently diagnosed with cancer. → Read More

24-year-old ex-con free from jail on total of 31 felony bonds, exceeding more than $1 million

You can't blame 24-year-old Joshua Gabriel Ortiz-Lopez for choosing freedom over a jail cell. → Read More

Houston's airports gear up for final rush before Christmas as bitterly cold weather approaches

Saturday and Christmas Day aren't expected to be busy fly days. However, on Thursday and Friday, more than 300,000 people are expected to fly out of Hobby and Bush Airports. → Read More

56-year-old ex-con on parole allegedly commits murder while free from jail on personal recognizance bond

People on parole are serving the remainder of their sentences in the free world. We've noticed several instances in which the state's prison system and the courts take little or no action when parolees commit new crimes. → Read More

Local non-profit providing dog houses, blankets for homeless and abandoned dogs as Artic Blast approaches

One area of northeast Houston area is known as the ‘Corridor of Cruelty.’ Sadly, homeless dogs that are dumped there will likely die in the upcoming Arctic Blast. → Read More

Family can't believe son's accused killer was transferred to Louisiana 48 hours before sentencing

"People say I should get over it," said Michelle Johnson. "But you can't tell me I can get over it. If you've never lost a child, that pain never goes away." → Read More

Dickinson Animal Shelter on a mission to find 100 dogs, cats homes for the holidays by Christmas Eve

You've got to love Bayou Animal Services in Dickinson. It's one of the few shelters in the Gulf Coast area with a no-kill ethic. → Read More

Inflatable Christmas decoration stolen from 75-year-old Conroe grandmother, says it has sentimental value

Donna Foster loves decorating her yard for Christmas. She's done it 20 years with nothing going wrong, until now. → Read More

Father of 5-year-old Houston boy who will die without bone marrow transplant in search of lifesaving hero

"We can't save our own kids' life. We need help from somebody else to save our own children's life," said Marco Gonzalez. → Read More

Who is Viktor Bout and why do so many feel the U.S. was the loser in the exchange for Brittney Griner

There's been prisoner swaps in the past that were more advantageous for the U.S. than Russia. But in this instance, the U.S. is freeing an arms dealer who wanted to shoot down U.S. helicopters. → Read More

Ex-con serving probated sentence for assault gets bond set at $15,000 after he allegedly kills someone

39-year-old Oscar Mario Soto has a criminal history that dates to 2004. After being released from jail on such a low bond, Soto doesn't bother to show back up to court. → Read More

Houston Boil Water Notice: HISD, several other districts to remain closed on Tuesday

For the second day in a row, parents are facing another last-minute school day off and how to work around it. → Read More

Drainage issues keep some southeast Houston residents trapped in their own homes

Drainage issues keep some southeast-side residents trapped in their own homes. → Read More