Most read stories on in January

1. Man accused of fathering child with 11-year-old
Shocking details are unfolding in a case where an 11-year-old child is now a mother. It's a disturbing sexual assault investigation that has police using DNA tests to find the man responsible.

2. Houston police officer shot in northwest Houston
A Houston police officer was rushed to a hospital after he was shot while working a second job. Two men are in custody as authorities try to piece together what happened.

3. Man arrested, accused of stolen valor
He looks like a soldier. He says he's a soldier. But he's not a soldier. And now he is facing charges for lying about his resume. When we started asking questions, so did the FBI.

4. Teen dies after being found unresponsive in jail cell
Authorities are investigating the death of an 18-year-old inmate found unresponsive in a Richmond jail cell.

5. Girl, 4, dies after being trampled by horse
Authorities are investigating the death of an 18-year-old inmate found unresponsive in a Richmond jail cell.

6. Mother gets wish for murdered son to be exhumed
A Pasadena mother is hoping that police will finally get the evidence they need to find her son's killer.

7. Autopsy: Mom buried her infant son alive
A mother accused in the death of her two-month-old baby did not appear in court Friday morning, instead she underwent a mental evaluation. But prosecutors did read the charge against Narjes Modarresi in a probable cause hearing.

8. Real-life family feud in Houston courts
A real-life family feud is playing itself out in Houston's courts. There are accusations of missing cash and gold, and at the center of it all is one sister accused of stealing from her mother, who has dementia.

9. Girls slept through double murder in home
There are only about 4,000 people in the town of Brookshire, so news of the murders of a man and his girlfriend has the community on edge, especially because the murders happened while two young sisters, the mayor's daughters, were sleeping in the next room.

10. Murder victim found dumped in Cypress Creek
Police say a man convinced his brother to confess to deputies that he killed his girlfriend. Her body was found this morning in Cypress Creek.

Copyright © 2023 KTRK-TV. All Rights Reserved.