Courtney Carpenter, Houston News

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Past articles by Courtney:

Shelter in place for residents near chemical leak at Katy warehouse, officials say

Investigators said the feeder roads north, and southbound of Highway 99 at I-10 are closed due to the ongoing chemical leak. → Read More

1 dead after disturbance led to gunfire exchange in Chimney Rock parking lot, police say

Officers are trying to figure out who opened fire in a busy parking lot in southwest Houston. → Read More

Man and woman handcuffed after wild police chase in northwest Houston

SkyEye followed the wild pursuit from the air as an erratic driver drove into residential yards and nearly hit multiple people on the road. → Read More

Takeoff murder: Alleged killer had plans to leave the country before his arrest, court documents say

Who is Patrick Xavier Clark? Alleged Takeoff killer's court appearance in downtown Houston revealed new details in the death of Migos rapper's murder. → Read More

2 teenage relatives shot and killed while getting Thanksgiving groceries from car in west Houston

Unfortunately, investigators said they don't have a lot to go on. They know there was some kind of fight in the courtyard of an apartment complex, and then relatives heard gunshots. → Read More

Raccoons wreaking havoc at Sunnyside apartment complex: 'I want the raccoons gone'

Brittany Miller has called these apartments home for more than a year. Unfortunately, so have the raccoons. → Read More

METRO approves installation of permanent safety barriers between bus drivers and passengers

The Houston METRO board just approved a purchase that will help their bus operators feel a little safer on the job. → Read More

2 students wounded, 2 others in custody after Wharton High School lunchtime stabbing, police say

The district placed the high school, as well as the junior high campus, on lockdown Wednesday in wake of the emergency. → Read More

Pasadena woman's ex now charged with murder in deadly kidnapping case

Earlier Friday, Daniel Chacon's bond was set at $1 million for a kidnapping charge, but that amount may change with the added count. → Read More

1 woman killed during triple shooting in west Houston, police say

Based on the location of the bullets in the SUV, HPD said they believe there might have been more than one shooter. → Read More

2 people killed, man arrested after 'aggressively' waving gun near gas station in NW Houston: HPD

Upon arrival, Houston police officers said the man "blurted out that he killed a few people," including his cousin. → Read More

Texas ban that limits 18- to 20-year-olds from carrying handguns is pending appeal

The new handgun ruling order is not going into effect right away. The state of Texas has 30 days to appeal. → Read More

4 suspects arrested in connection to 2020 deadly shooting of Massey brothers, FBCSO says

Four men are in custody nearly two years after two brothers - 15 and 17 years old - were shot in killed in Fresno. → Read More

Houston's Back 2 School Fest brings students free school supplies for the upcoming school year

I would say if we didn't have this help, we would probably be paying $300-$400 altogether," one parent said. → Read More

The Royalton at River Oaks high-rise condo building evacuated amid structural concerns

According to an email sent to residents, first-floor concrete buckled and some water lines ruptured. Structural engineers are evaluating the building. → Read More

1 man dead at scene of grass fire near Grand Parkway in NW Harris County, officials say

In a recent update, authorities said the fire is 95% contained and are working to put out the rest. → Read More

Newly-uncovered mold causes Fort Bend ISD elementary school to close for upcoming school year

A routine facility assessment has led to one campus closing. So, where will students go to class instead? → Read More

Family of 4 and their pets safely escape massive house fire in Memorial area

Fire officials said the main takeaway is that smoke detectors save lives. The two adults, two children, their two dogs and two turtles all made it out safely. → Read More

Woman found with fatal gunshot wound in SE Houston with car still in gear

Police believe the car was put in reverse when the woman was shot. → Read More

Longtime pastor laid to rest as family and friends pray for justice to be served

Reverend Dr. Ronald Mouton Jr.'s life was celebrated on Saturday after he was killed in a road rage shooting. → Read More