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Houston-area officers face assault counts over traffic stop

Jul. 01, 2021 18:37 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Two suburban Houston officers and a jailer were indicted Thursday in an alleged assault of a man during a traffic stop. Baytown police Officers Teddy Sims and Samuel Serrett and detention officer Shan Dunlap were each indicted on a felony charge of...

Torrence, Hight and Hartford win at NHRA's SpringNationals

May. 24, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — Texas-based Steve Torrence beat Doug Kalitta in the Top Fuel final on Monday at the rain-delayed Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals at Houston Raceway Park. Torrence needed just a 4.00 to earn career win No. 43 after Kalitta’s Mobil 1/TRD...

Rain postpones NHRA SpringNationals until Monday

May. 23, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — Rain washed out most of the final eliminations Sunday in the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals at Houston Raceway Park, forcing officials to postpone the event until Monday. The Top Fuel finished all but one pair in the opening round, with...

Tasca beats rain to take top NHRA Funny Car spot at Baytown

May. 22, 2021 20:32 PM EDT

BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — Funny Car points leader Bob Tasca III powered to the top spot right before the rain came, taking the No. 1 qualifying position Saturday in the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals at Houston Raceway Park. Tasca had a 3.908-second run at 331.53...

Pamela Turner's family rallies for justice on anniversary

May. 13, 2021 21:16 PM EDT

BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — Family members and supporters of Pamela Turner, a Black woman who was fatally shot by a police officer in a Houston suburb, rallied for justice in her name Thursday, the second anniversary of her death. Demonstrators joined prominent civil rights...