Brett Buffington, KHOU

Brett Buffington


Houston, TX, United States

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Recent articles by Brett:

5-Alarm fire damages historic newspaper in Wharton

The Wharton Journal-Spectator and a nearby law office were both badly damaged by the flames. → Read More

Austin High School football player taken to hospital after suffering neck injury

The 911 caller told dispatchers that the teenage student athlete couldn't feel his legs. → Read More

Austin High School football player taken to hospital after suffering neck injury

The 911 caller told dispatchers the teenage student athlete couldn't feel his legs. → Read More

Man fatally shot in chest at southeast Houston home

HPD says the man was shot in the chest and died at the scene. Officers have detained the suspected shooter → Read More

Tomball High School student passes out after puffing vape pen

The school district said it happened during an after-school activity at Tomball High School. → Read More

HPD: Chief pulls over street racing driver while driving home

Chief Acevedo said the two cars were going more than 100 miles per hour on the Katy Freeway → Read More

4 hurt in head-on crash on TC Jester Blvd

Police believe alcohol may been a factor in the violent wreck. → Read More

Man with 3 prior DWI convictions charged with murder in fatal drunken driving crash, police say

The victim was outside of his car changing a tire on the South Loop when 60-year-old John Vasquez slammed into the stopped car, police say. → Read More

Suspected drunk driver charged in deadly crash on 610 had three prior DWI arrests

Police say an innocent driver was killed on the 610 South Loop late Tuesday. → Read More

Woman crushed, killed by sliding wrought iron gate near Arcola

Deputies say the 12 to 15 foot gate jumped off its track and fell on the woman as she was closing it. → Read More

Infant in critical condition after nearly drowning in bathtub

A 4-month-old boy was flown to a hospital after nearly drowning in a bathtub, police say. → Read More

Deputy Constable shot during traffic stop in SW Houston

The bullet hit the officer in the bulletproof vest, he's been taken to a hospital. → Read More

Man ejected from car, found 100 feet off rural Harris County road

The victim was flown by Life Flight to Memorial Hermann in the Texas Medical Center → Read More

Man shot in the face during fight over puppies, police say

A litter of puppies at the center of a fight between neighbors is what investigators believe led to a shooting Tuesday in the city's Frenchtown in northeast Houston. → Read More

Woman lights up stranger's Amazon delivery, charged with arson

Video from a doorbell camera clearly shows the smoke filling up the home's front porch. → Read More

Remains of missing woman Brittany Burfield found in Third Ward manhole, Quanell X says

The remains of Brittany Burfield, a Houston woman missing since June 2018, are believed to have been found, Houston activist Quanell X said Friday afternoon. → Read More

HPD: Driver sniffing "spray cans" hits police cars, then tree, during slow-speed chase

Police say the driver took off after officers knocked on his window in the parking lot of an Afton Oaks business. → Read More

Cow on Lake Creek High School campus just 'mooooving' along in Montgomery County

The weather was so nice Wednesday, a neighbor's cow decided to walk to school. Guess no one told said cow it's still summer... → Read More

Tow truck driver shoots man in the face in northwest Harris County, deputies say

The victim was flown by Life Flight to the Texas Medical Center after being shot in the face, → Read More

Deputies: 3 hurt, 2 dead in shooting at a house party near Katy

Sheriff Troy Nehls says the shooter is among the dead. It's believed the gunman also shot and killed his sister. → Read More