Marla Carter, Houston News

Marla Carter

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Recent articles by Marla:

Suspect named in Houston car theft that left man pinned between vehicles

In a separate case recently, court records say Louis Caples injured his pregnant girlfriend so badly, she may have a miscarriage. → Read More

Armed woman stops burglary suspect long enough for deputies to catch up

The woman, who answers her door armed, says he told her he was being chased by his girlfriend's dad and wanted to call his grandma. → Read More

2 inmates in custody after breaking out of Liberty Co. jail

Two inmates, Clay Sterling Harvey and Chance Marshall Hunt, escaped from Liberty County Jail through a hole in the fence, according to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office. → Read More

278 underage drivers have been charged with DWI in Harris County so far this year

Authorities have been cracking down on places and people that serve minors and are working to educate teens. → Read More

Armed robbers target 4 people in less than 2 hours: police

Police need your help finding two dangerous suspects on the run after a crime spree in northwest Houston. → Read More

New lead in murder of woman at Tomball garage sale

Six months after Elizabeth Barraza was shot to death in her driveway, detectives say they may have a break in the case. → Read More

Lake Jackson parents drown, teen survives accident while on vacation

The Lake Jackson community is mourning the loss of a couple who drowned while on vacation in Turks and Caicos. → Read More

Man accused of murdering his pregnant wife days after domestic abuse allegation

Just days after being released from jail without having to pay a penny for bail, Alex Guajardo is now accused of murdering his pregnant wife. → Read More

Six bouncers charged in death of patron at SW Houston strip club

A man that had a physical confrontation with managers at a strip club has died. → Read More

Sheriff's deputy turned TV actor charged in wife's murder

Deputy Renard Spivey was wounded in a weekend shooting in southeast Houston that killed his wife Patricia Spivey. → Read More

Young teens blamed for ransacking Cinco Ranch home while owner was out of town

A Cinco Ranch home was ransacked, allegedly by a group of teens, some possibly as young as 13 years old, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office. The furnishings were trashed and designer handbags and shoes were stolen. → Read More

Houston firefighters hit by car burglars possibly while out on calls

Firefighters say something has to be done after thieves targeted their cars while they were out saving people's lives and homes. → Read More

Owner of auto shops accused of taking $90k for shoddy work

Investigators say his dad was convicted for similar crimes three years ago. He'd ask for payment up front, but wouldn't do the job. → Read More

Owner of auto shops accused of taking thousands for shoddy work

The owner was paid for repairs and upgrades, but the work was never done and, in some cases, fraudulent parts were put in vehicles, deputies say. → Read More

'I thought I was dying': Man shot 4 times while protecting brother during robbery

"I told my sister to take care of my daughter because I thought I was dying," said Eleuterio. → Read More

$4,000 worth of property stolen from Splashtown visitors in Spring

Deputy constables say five suspects snatched backpacks and other belongings before dashing away from the Six Flags waterpark in Spring. → Read More

Delivery man shoots armed teen who tried to rob him: police

The teen told police he was injured in a drive-by shooting, but officers say he actually held up a food delivery driver. → Read More

'You're the reason': Sister of man found dead before Father's Day helps crack open his case

Charlene Hardin-Argo, whose brother's body was found in a truck with blood inside, said she made it her mission to find his killer. → Read More

Woman may have eaten pet medication before freeing shelter cats in bizarre break-in

Pet meds and white-out found with passed out woman who freed cats in bizarre SPCA shelter break-in → Read More

Woman may have eaten pet medication before freeing shelter cats in bizarre break-in

In a bizarre case out of Polk County, a woman was found passed out in the SPCA shelter, empty bottles of white-out and animal medication found nearby. → Read More