Top Crime Alerts for July 17, 2023

Police Investigating Robbery at Houston Convenience Store

HOUSTON, TX – Authorities are currently investigating a robbery that occurred at a convenience store in Houston. According to witnesses, an armed suspect entered the premises and demanded cash from the register. The store clerk complied with the demands, and the suspect fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

Local law enforcement responded swiftly to the scene after receiving an emergency call from the store employee. Officers conducted a thorough search of the surrounding area, but the suspect managed to evade capture. No injuries were reported during the incident, and the investigation is ongoing to identify and apprehend the suspect.

Upon review of the store’s surveillance footage, authorities hope to gather additional evidence to aid in the identification of the suspect. The incident serves as a reminder for local businesses to remain vigilant and take necessary precautions to enhance security measures.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery is urged to contact the Houston Police Department’s anonymous Crime Stoppers hotline. Authorities are offering a reward to anyone providing information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the suspect.

FDA Approves First Nonprescription Daily Oral Contraceptive

FDA

For Immediate Release:July 13, 2023 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Opill (norgestrel) tablet for nonprescription use to prevent pregnancy— the first daily oral contraceptive approved for use in the U.S. without a prescription. Approval of this progestin-only oral contraceptive pill provides an option for consumers to purchase oral contraceptive medicine without a […]