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The Factor has learned prosecutors from the Galveston County District Attorney’s office will try and get two murder indictments Thursday.

We’ve learned prosecutors will take William Reece’s case before a grand jury to get an indictments for the deaths of Laura Smither and Jessica Cain. 

The DA’s office has also planned a 3:30 press conference Thursday after they go before the.grand jury. 

Reece is being held in Oklahoma.

A Houston woman is on trial accused of pimping out a 17 year old girl.

25 year old Jazsmine Joseph is in federal court this week for conspiracy to commit sex trafficking and two counts of sex trafficking a minor. 

Federal investigation say Joseph essentially sold the teen on backpage for sex to men.

The teen was initially busted by state investigators after booking a date at a motel in Katy. 

The case was transferred from state to federal court where the 17 year old is considered a minor and victim of sex trafficking.

Jury selection began Monday and the trial is expected to wrap up this week.

Audrey Lawson

Fox 26 news has learned residents from the Hiram Clark community will be out in numbers for what would’ve been a proud moment for any family. 

Vivian Harris tells the Factor she and several people from the community will protest the groundbreaking for Audrey Lawson Middle School. 

Harris says while she has nothing against the late Mrs.Lawson she feels like old Dowling should’ve been named after the late principal Karen McAfee.

She says McAfee has played a significant role in Hiram Clark and she deserves to have a school named after her.

That protest is expected to take place this Friday during the groundbreaking of Lawson Middle School.

Crime Stoppers and the Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division need the public’s assistance identifying the suspects responsible for Robbery – Bodily Injury and Credit Card Abuse.

On Sunday, November 15, 2015, at approximately 2:00 a.m., the victim was standing outside a vehicle talking to a male and female who pulled up next to her in a sports bar parking lot located in the 3100 block of Fountain View Dr. in Houston, TX. While inside the vehicle, the male driver grabbed the victim’s purse and drove off as he dragged her and caused injuries. The victim’s purse contained her personal belongings including her credit cards. Over the next several days, the victim’s credit cards were used by several different suspects.

The robbery was not captured on video. However, surveillance cameras captured one suspect using the victim’s credit card at a gas station located in the 10400 block of Bissonnet Dr. minutes after the robbery.

Surveillance cameras also captured two suspects using the victim’s credit card at a business located in the 8600 block of Westheimer Rd. and another suspect using the victim’s credit card at a business located in the 5800 block of Fondren Rd. in Houston, TX.

Crime Stoppers will pay a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspect(s) in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org. Tips may also be sent via a text message by texting the following: TIP610 plus the information to CRIMES (274637) or via our mobile app (Crime Stoppers Houston). All tipsters remain anonymous.


It was all about a good time for Houston based tv personality and political consultant Angela Box.  

Saturday night the Conservative commentator celebrated her birthday with colleagues and friends. 

The event was held in Rice Village at Bar Bleu where Box’s guest partied the night away. 

Here are some of the photos I snapped and happy birthday Angela Box! 

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Dozens of family members, friends, and fans filled a bar in east downtown Houston for the premiere of a new video by a Houston rap legend.

Willie D’s Coon 2 was greeted with enthusiasm and applause during its big debut at King’s Court Thursday night.

It is part two in a series of videos created by the member of the Geto Boys.

He says the video’s release is time to coincide with the release of his latest single by the same name.

Willie D says the video highlights those in the African American community who sellout their own so that they may be accepted by mainstream media.

He’s expected to do at least 5 versions of the song and video.

The event was hosted by King’s Court owners J. Patel and Ankur Jariwala.

It was sponsored in part by 8th Wonder Brewery in downtown Houston.

Willie D also interviewed Houston rap legend Lil Troy for his podcast before the big party. 

Here are some of the pictures I snapped at the event that lasted til nearly midnight!

MIKESULLIVAN

Tax Assessor-Collector Mike Sullivan will begin carrying out a new government mandate from the Texas Attorney General’s Office, denying certain parent’s vehicle registration if they are behind on child support payments.

“I want to urge the public to be aware this law is taking effect, to be prepared and to get in touch with the Attorney General’s office to take care of their obligations,” said Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector Mike Sullivan.

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Beginning in September, parents who are 180 days behind on child support payments will be denied the ability to register their automobiles.

“This is an administrative office. We are now being directed to act as enforcement for the Texas Attorney General and the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles and that concerns me,” said Sullivan.

The Texas Attorney General will notify parents 90 days prior to their registration renewal date, warning them their registration will not be processed unless they contact the OAG to setup a payment plan. They must make a satisfactory payment toward the plan to qualify.

“Texas children deserve financial assistance. I understand and support the intent of the law. On the other hand, I am concerned this will extend our wait times, create longer lines and lead to more vehicles on the road without valid registrations,” said Sullivan.

The Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector’s Office Automobile Division performs more than 4.5 million automobile transactions each year. It serves as an agent for the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, assisting in motor vehicle registration, registration and title fee collections and distribution to proper entities. Learn more about the Automobile Services Division by visiting www.hctax.net.


​The next big project coming your way on TV even though it’s on that other network… Dennis Spurling’s show executive produced by Alexis Robbie coming your way in September in Houston!