Courtney Fischer
Courtney is both a morning reporter at KTRK and creator of our Unsolved series, featuring cold cases across Texas. Courtney's passion for covering true crime comes with one goal: we can't forget the missing and murdered whose families are still searching for answer. Though these cases disappeared from the headlines a long time ago, these families deserve closure and ultimately, justice.

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Unsolved is the only local in-depth cold case show available to watch wherever you stream.

Courtney lives in Houston Heights with her husband, their son, and Loretta Lynn, the Pomeranian. A native Chicagoan, Courtney is still searching for the best deep dish pizza in Houston. Tips are welcome!

Courtney joined ABC 13 Eyewitness News in August 2015.

Courtney's Stories
Montgomery County sheriff's deputy killed in crash during inmate transfer in Centerville, Texas
Deputy Charles Rivette was ejected from the patrol vehicle, DPS said. A second deputy and the inmate were seriously injured in the five-vehicle crash and taken to hospitals via Life Flight.
New warrant details how Houston rapper allegedly held pregnant woman hostage for years
According to the new warrant, police discovered a second woman died on the suspect's property around the same time he was holding the pregnant woman hostage.
Stolen truck prompts wild scene involving wrecker driver and second stolen vehicle
An employee had just arrived at work Friday morning when a suspect who had crashed a stolen truck proceeded to take off in his!
Conroe girl says she was forced to see 17-year-old brother open fire on their mom and dad
The 17-year-old suspect is accused of opening fire on his mother and father, killing the dad. His sister claims her brother "is not a bad person" and has "mental health issues."
Man accused of putting abortion-inducing drug in wife's water takes deal, to serve 180 days in jail
Mason Herring accepted a plea deal in a case that was a first for Texas. His wife said she kept silent as the case made its way through the system, but she spoke for the first time in court on Wednesday.
Man found shot to death just steps away from Aldine ISD elementary school
Deputies said a driver in the area saw the victim dead in the middle of the road and called 911. Video from overnight shows deputies peering into the school windows with flashlights, looking for any clues.
Firefighters ran 'like a normal person,' didn't jump from balcony when facing armed man, family says
The 23-year-old was given a bond totaling $100,000 after officials say firefighters jumped from a balcony in fear of their lives. But the suspect's family told only ABC13 that's not exactly what happened.
3 teens shot during altercation with another driver on Southwest Freeway near Gulfton, HPD says
The 19-year-old driver told police a middle-aged man in a Toyota Tundra was tailgating them before he rolled his window down and fired multiple shots into their SUV. One teen is in critical condition.
2 men killed, another injured when shots fired during apparent break-in, Alvin police say
Police are looking for four people believed to be involved after a person called 911 saying someone broke into their home and started shooting.
Crews respond to several house fires as people across Houston area try to stay warm
Firefighters believe two back-to-back fires in the Channelview area were sparked by people trying to stay warm. One started in a poorly-maintained fireplace and the other was caused by a space heater.