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A Pasadena woman barricaded herself in her home and threatened to set her house on fire Thursday before police were able to talk the woman into coming outside after a two-hour standoff.
Pasadena Second Century Corporation’s (PSCC) proposed FY 2017 budget drew a lively debate during a recent Pasadena City Council meeting.
Pasadena Police found a lost child Thursday evening. They then asked the public’s help through Facebook on locating a parent or any information on the boy.
PASADENA, TX (KTRK) -- They're not your usual religious icons.
Media representatives from more than 400 Texas newspapers, radio and television stations, and online publications were named to the 2015-16 Media Honor Roll by their local school districts. Sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB), the Media Honor Roll program recognizes reporters statewide for fair, accurate, and balanced reporting of news about public schools.
Pasadena’s old AT&T building is poised for a $4 million partial facelift amidst hopes it will spur the revitalization of the city’s historic south side.
Pasadena City Hall is moving.
Famed country musician and legendary Pasadena club owner Mickey Gilley was recently in La Porte to celebrate the start of construction on his new club. The Citizen caught up with him and to ask a few questions about his vision for the new live music venue.
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A 51-year-old man who sustained chemical burns to his face, chest, back and waist was airlifted to Memorial Herman Hospital via LifeFlight after he was sprayed by about gallon of a corrosive lubricant substance at a chemical plant in Deer Park.
HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Texas has confirmed that an infant who recently died in Harris County had microcephaly linked to the Zika virus. The baby passed away shortly after birth and is the first Zika-related death reported in Texas.
A La Porte man is in custody after investigators uncovered a methamphetamine stash at his home.
Representatives from a major university recently visited the San Jacinto College North Campus Children’s Center to take video footage that will be used for education courses and training in the university’s child development program.
La Porte police cleared five known cases of theft and burglary with one arrest last week.
GALVESTON COUNTY – The Galveston County Health District (GCHD) has confirmed a travel-related case of Zika virus in a county resident. The traveler was infected during a recent trip to Dominica. There is no evidence of local transmission. This is the first confirmed case of Zika virus in Galveston County, although neighboring counties have experienced confirmed cases.
A 21-year-old man has been charged in a violent robbery that left a customer shot earlier this year at a discount store in La Porte.
LA PORTE, TX (KTRK) -- A woman on vacation got a call no one wants to get: her home was burglarized while she was away. But who was accused in the case -- her own niece -- was another surprise.