A FLOOD WATCH has been issued for the following counties: Austin, Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Houston, Madison, Montgomery, San Jacinto, Trinity, Waller, Walker & Washington counties through Thursday night. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH has been issued for Lee, Milam, Robertson & Leon Counties through Thursday night. Widespread rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible through Thursday night. Some areas may even see totals of 5 to 7 inches of localized rainfall.
HOUSTON- Harris County authorities say a man has been shot and killed after he tried to run down an off-duty police officer working a security job at a drug store.
Sheriff's office spokesman Thomas Gilliland says the officer, identified only as an off-duty Prairie View police officer, was forced to shoot the man Saturday night after a Taser failed to stop the man.
Gilliland says the victim, who name was not immediately released, was known to have written bad checks at the store and had struggled with the officer before jumping into his car and trying to run over the officer.
The shooting northwest of Houston remains under investigation.
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