Courtney Fischer, Houston News

Courtney Fischer

Houston News

Moncks Corner, SC, United States

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Recent articles by Courtney:

A.J. Armstrong's lawyers bid to keep text messages out of retrial

The attorney for the 20-year-old accused of killing his parents has asked a judge to stop future jurors from seeing text messages extracted from his iPhone. A motion was filed to suppress all of A.J. Armstrong's cell phone records. → Read More

8-year-old beaten unconscious by 3 students in school bathroom: Parents

His parents said a gang of Tomball school bullies followed their son to the bathroom, where they beat him so badly he was left with brain bleeding. → Read More

8-year-old beaten unconscious by 3 students in school bathroom: Parents

His parents said a gang of Tomball school bullies followed their son to the bathroom, where they beat him so badly he was left with brain bleeding. → Read More

Running car may have led to family's carbon monoxide poisoning

Five people, including two children, were rushed to the hospital for carbon monoxide poisoning in west Houston. → Read More

High water from Imelda threatens buildings in Galveston's Strand district

Heavy rains from what was once Tropical Storm Imelda have deluged Galveston Island, causing street flooding and potentially threatening historic Strand buildings. → Read More

Man with cast on his leg jumps from bridge during police chase: HPD

The man, who allegedly had a cast on one of his legs, jumped from a bridge and injured his other leg during a police chase. → Read More

Police officers return fire on gunman, killing him along S. Gessner

Police say the man ignored commands to drop his weapon, lunged toward the officers and fired the gun. → Read More

4 men arrested for illegal street racing in southwest Houston: Police

Police say the four men may be a part of a flash mob that takes over streets by racing and doing dangerous stunts. → Read More

Suspected burglar plunges U-Haul truck into pond in Cypress, deputies say

Deputies say he ran away after landing in the water, but was later found hiding in a nearby pool house in someone's backyard. → Read More

Bonnie and Clyde's connection to Conroe involves famed Ford they drove 2 weeks before death

Famous crime duo Bonnie and Clyde had close ties to Conroe, visiting Clyde's cousin there and getting the car that they would eventually die in worked on by a mechanic in the city. → Read More

27 people displaced after fire tore through apartments in NE Harris County

"I cried a thousand times so at this point, I can't even cry anymore." Many families lost everything, including one who ran out with their 8-month-old. → Read More

Man says he shot deputy constable because 'voices in his head told him to': Prosecutors

Romando Powell, the man accused of shooting deputy constable Quinton Goodwill, said he did it because the 'voices in his head told him to,' prosecutors say. → Read More

Officer shoots at man at same time man turns gun on himself, police say

They say the officer may have felt threatened so he shot at the man or may have unintentionally fired his gun at the same time the man shot himself. → Read More

Reward increased for information on 84-year-old Korean war veteran's killer in Baytown

Baytown police are looking for the person who opened fire on an 84-year-old man as he was out on a morning walk last year. → Read More

'I didn't care if I drowned or not' Woman who saved 12-year-old boy says he was priority

Veronika Alvarez is the 23-year-old woman who saved 12-year-old boy as a strong current pulled him under at Sylvan Beach in La Porte. → Read More

Maleah Davis' family says they're angry suspect hasn't been charged with murder

"(You) threw her on the side of the highway like she was trash. You knew what you were doing. That was murder. Period. Murder," Maleah's cousin said. → Read More

Deputy accused of murdering wife not allowed to attend her funeral

Harris County deputy Renard Spivey has been given a no-contact order meaning he won't be able to attend the funeral of his wife, Patricia Spivey. → Read More

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

According to authorities, the deputy called police and said there was an accidental shooting. → Read More

Driver racing at 100 mph crashes during police chase in northwest Houston

Deputies say the car hit the curb, then clipped the back end of a garbage truck and hit a tree. → Read More

Man wanted for assault died after crashing during high-speed chase in W. Houston

A witness said it looked like the man was driving faster than 100 miles per hour past her house. → Read More