Courtney Fischer, Houston News

Courtney Fischer

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Moncks Corner, SC, United States

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Recent articles by Courtney:

Child rescued from home being used for prostitution now with foster parents, deputies say

The judge said Friday that supervised CPS visits might be a possibility in the near future. → Read More

No criminal investigation after premature baby died when teen gave birth unexpectedly, HPD says

Initially, police believed the infant was dumped outside. Further investigation revealed that a teenage mother unexpectedly gave birth at 20 weeks. An hour later, she knew something was wrong. → Read More

13 Unsolved: Body discovered on Galveston beach in May 2020 remains mystery

For two years, it's been a mystery - who is the man whose body washed ashore along Kahala Drive in Galveston? Where did he come from? → Read More

Jersey Village standoff ends after nearly 9 hours after robbery suspect takes 2 hostages

The nearly nine-hour ordeal happened Friday in Jersey Village, with a man and woman held. SWAT was able to secure a peaceful end. → Read More

Police looking for suspect's vehicle involved in shootout with HPD officer in southeast Houston

The body cam footage captured of the shootout will be available in 30 days per Houston Police Department policy. → Read More

Aggravated assault suspect shot and killed by Pasadena police in Seabrook

Pasadena police said when they attempted to make contact with an aggravated assault suspect, he pulled out a gun. That's when he was shot and killed by officers. → Read More

Murder-suicide appears involved after 4 killed, including child, Harris Co. Sheriff's Office says

Deputies have since found that three adults and one child were among those found dead at a northwest Harris County apartment complex. → Read More

No students on board Fort Bend ISD bus that flipped on its side

Only a Fort Bend ISD driver and bus aide were on board. They were sent to the hospital with minor injuries. → Read More

Woman in her 80s killed in house fire in N. Harris Co., 5 children inside home at time of fire

Officials say it appeared the woman was trying to escape. Relatives told ABC13 the children's father lowered his wife and one of the children from a window onto the SUV in the driveway. → Read More

Who killed Trellis Sykes?

Worthing basketball star Trellis Sykes was raped and murdered in Sunnyside in 1994. → Read More

Deputies investigating body of man found at north Harris County landfill

The sheriff said workers were using heavy equipment to move trash in the sorting warehouse when they discovered the body of a white man in his late 50s. → Read More

2 HPD officers injured in separate crashes in Galleria area overnight

Police said it was a busy night for crashes thanks to St. Patrick's Day, TX2K and RodeoHouston. Both of the scenes overnight involved suspected drunk drivers. → Read More

16-year-old driver shot and killed on the I-610 North Loop

HPD said the shooting could have been road rage, or possibly gang-related. The surviving teen passenger wasn't very cooperative with investigators, police said. → Read More

3 children found alone in street, 1 found abandoned in house in Spring, sheriff's office says

Deputies say the eldest child is just 4 years old, and one of the abandoned children was naked. → Read More

HPD officer hit by driver while blocking traffic for deadly crash on Highway 249

The officer was blocking an earlier crash where a woman was killed when he was hit by a driver who slammed into his SUV on Highway 249 at Cypress Creek Parkway. → Read More

5 people shot when bar fight in Third Ward spills into parking lot

One of the people shot was wounded in the pelvis and is said to be in the most critical condition. → Read More

Innocent driver and passenger killed when speeding driver ran red light along 290 feeder, HPD says

The driver killed was a 25-year-old chef, his mother told ABC13. The woman killed is a new mother, and her husband was the driver who ran the red light, officials said. → Read More

1 inmate captured, 1 on the run in Harris County after escaping Louisiana jail

The hunt is on for Rondrakus Taylor, a Louisiana jail escapee believed to be in Harris Co. A SWAT team responded to Skelton Road, but he wasn't there. → Read More

17-year-old boyfriend charged with murder of 15-year-old girl in SW Houston posts $250K bond

When prosecutors requested the 17-year-old's $250,000 bond, they said there were concerns that he would retaliate against Diamond Alvarez's family. → Read More

17-year-old dies after being shot while walking along Sims Bayou in SW Houston, police say

After the 17-year-old was shot while walking home, he called relatives to pick up. He later died. → Read More