fbpx
Connect with us

Texas News

Harris County officials, attorney look to create laws to hold apartment complexes accountable for being inattentive

Published

on

abc13.com – Courtney Carpenter – 2024-06-10 22:47:46

SUMMARY: Harris County, Texas has sued the owners of The Palms on Rolling Creek apartment complex due to persistent raw sewage issues. Residents complained about sewage on walkways, leading Harris County to seek judicial intervention for a permanent fix. Progress has been made, with recent improvements noted by residents, although other issues like water problems persist. This case highlights the difficulties tenants face due to Texas laws that favor landlords. Harris County Attorney Christian Menefee aims to advocate for legislative changes to better protect renters. The complex’s management did not comment. Menefee plans to pursue reforms in the next legislative session.

Read the full article

The post Harris County officials, attorney look to create laws to hold apartment complexes accountable for being inattentive appeared first on abc13.com

Texas News

Bond set at $1 million for two capital murder suspects accused of strangling 12-year-old Jocelyn Nungaray, records say

Published

on

abc13.com – KTRK – 2024-06-22 11:16:18

SUMMARY: Two men, Johan Jose Martinez Rangel, 22, and Franklin Jose Pena Ramos, 26, accused of murdering 12-year-old Jocelyn Nunagray in Houston, waived their court appearance on Friday. Their bonds were set at $1 million each, but immigration holds prevent their release even if bail is posted. Both men from Venezuela were previously detained by ICE but released with orders to appear. Court documents state they lured Jocelyn under a bridge, tied her up, removed her pants, and strangled her. Her body was discovered in a creek. The family expressed relief over the arrests.

Read the full article

The post Bond set at $1 million for two capital murder suspects accused of strangling 12-year-old Jocelyn Nungaray, records say appeared first on abc13.com

Continue Reading

Texas News

Texans are seeing less traffic in every major city except for one

Published

on

www.kxan.com – Alix Martichoux – 2024-06-22 09:00:00

SUMMARY: A study by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute reveals that traffic has significantly decreased in most major Texas cities since 2019. Houston experienced an 11% reduction in traffic delays, San Antonio 10%, and Dallas 1%, while Austin's traffic levels remained unchanged. Smaller cities, including El Paso, McAllen, Beaumont, Corpus Christi, and Brownsville, also saw reductions. However, Laredo experienced a 10% increase in traffic delays, attributed to increased trucking traffic. Nationwide, cities at key trucking intersections and shifts to suburbs have contributed to rising congestion in some areas as people return to offices post-pandemic.

Read the full article

The post Texans are seeing less traffic in every major city except for one appeared first on www.kxan.com

Continue Reading

Texas News

73-year-old opens fire on 80-year-old man in neighbor dispute after victim rummaged through shooter’s property, HPD says

Published

on

abc13.com – KTRK – 2024-06-22 08:45:50

SUMMARY: An 80-year-old man in Houston was hospitalized after being shot by his 73-year-old neighbor for allegedly tampering with belongings on the neighbor’s porch, as reported by the Houston Police Department. The incident occurred on the 1500 block of Damarlee Lane around 8:30 p.m. The two men had a prior dispute in early June over similar behavior. On Saturday, the victim was found rummaging under the neighbor’s carport, leading to a confrontation where he swung a cane, prompting the shooter to fire a small pistol. The shooter called 911 and is cooperating with police. The district attorney will determine if charges will be filed.

Read the full article

The post 73-year-old opens fire on 80-year-old man in neighbor dispute after victim rummaged through shooter’s property, HPD says appeared first on abc13.com

Continue Reading

News from the South

Trending