Courtney Carpenter, Houston News

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Recent articles by Courtney:

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

2 teenagers dead and 1 man injured after shooting in north Harris County, deputies say

A nearby gas station employee says more than 100 young people bombarded his store around the time of the shooting. → Read More

NRA convention in Houston day 1: Who is attending? Who canceled? Where are the protests?

National attention shifts from Uvalde to Houston, where attendees and protesters are converging after a shooting rampage killed 19 children and two teachers. → Read More

When is the best time to buy a new car amid chip shortage? Expert weighs in

The chip shortage has changed the car-buying process as prices increase and dealerships struggle to keep vehicles in stock. → Read More

Man taken off life support after Brookshire shooting that may have been from road rage, family says

The family of the 21-year-old arre grieving his loss and calling for the person responsible to be held accountable. → Read More

1 killed after shooter fires into car in northeast Harris County, sheriff says

Authorities arrived and found the person dead inside a parked vehicle. The person had been shot multiple times. → Read More

Judge recuses herself from case involving indicted Harris County senior staffers in Hidalgo's office

The three senior staffers are accused of steering a nearly $11 million COVID-19 vaccine outreach contract to a small Houston-based firm. → Read More

Woman caught in crossfire fatally shot as she drove down street

Police say the innocent woman was just driving past a shooting and ended up losing her life. → Read More

Vote on whether to decriminalize marijuana at federal level happens Friday

The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act, known as the MORE Act, could make it through House, but what happens after that is still up in the air. → Read More

Vote on whether to decriminalize marijuana at federal level happens Friday

The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act, known as the MORE Act, could make it through House, but what happens after that is still up in the air. → Read More