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Semi Truck kills juvenile in 290 vehicle accident

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A fatal accident has blocked both the east and westbound lanes of the northwest freeway.
The accident happened shortly before 6pm on 290 at Mason road.
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Stolen vehicle involved in Double Murder case recovered

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The stolen 2006 Kia Sorento, Silver and dark Grey in color SUV involved in the Double Murder of Britney Cosby and Crystal Jackson has been recovered in Houston. More>>

Houston security guard only on job 2 weeks, gunned down and killed

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A security guard who was only on the job two weeks, is gunned down and killed at a Southwest Houston apartment complex.That security guard has been identified as Rene Almedia.  He worked for Texas State More>>

Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

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Rescuers were searching through piles of snow and ice on the slopes of Mount Everest on Saturday for four Sherpa guides who were buried by an avalanche that killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on the... More>>

Shepard High Pitcher Tyler Kolek Top MLB draft prospect Video included

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While no right-handed high school pitcher has ever been taken with the first pick in the major league baseball draft, shepherd high school's Tyler Kolek could potentially be the first. More>>

Ferry captain arrested in South Korea disaster

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A prosecutor says the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago has been arrested. More>>

Special delivery at Texas Children's Hospital Video included

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When you think of a special delivery at Texas Children's Hospital, you probably picture a bouncing baby boy or girl being born. The delivery we're talking about is one of bows. A local More>>

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

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A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties. More>>

Feel Good Friday: Prom for a purpose

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For thousands of students and parents it's prom season.  It comes with a steep price tag that only seems to get more expensive and more extravagant each year.But for Houston business woman Pamela Ellis, More>>

A senior citizen robs a bank because wanted to go to prison

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74 year old Walter Unbehaun is heading back to prison and he's happy about it.He plead guilty to robbing a suburban Chicago bank back in 2013.After the February 2013 heist, Unbehaun, went back to a nearby More>>

Heights park making a comeback after a portion was bulldozed by mistake Video included

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One of the oldest parks in the Heights is making a comeback after a bulldozer levels a section of it.It happened last summer during construction of some townhomes in Woodlands Park.The developer says a More>>

Judge explodes on defendant after she rolls her eyes and snickers Video included

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A Michigan Judge let loose an emotional rant on a defiant convicted killer in his courtroom.The rant came after 31, Camia Gamel smirked as the Judge handed down her life sentence for the brutal murder More>>

Houston couple gunned down while sitting in a driveway

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Houston homicide investigators are searching for two gunmen who gunned down a Houston couple as they sat in their car in a driveway. It happened just before nine last night on Colebrook Drive and Boone More>>

Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks

Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's... More>>

Transcript shows ferry captain delayed evacuation Video included

Fresh questions arose about whether quicker action by the captain of a doomed ferry could have saved lives, even as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of passengers still missing Friday and feared dead. More>>

Galveston church damaged by Ike to reopen

A historic Roman Catholic church in Galveston closed since Hurricane Ike damaged it in 2008 reopens this weekend. More>>

Suspect arrested in burglary where intruder was seen on video peering at sleeping toddler

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HCSO investigators are preparing burglary of a habitation charges against Christopher Gomez, 18, More>>

Houston gang threat assessment Video included

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There are an estimated 100,000 gang members in Texas according to a new report by the Department of Public Safety.

 
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Shields strikes out 12, Royals sweep Astros 5-1

James Shields struck out 12 in eight innings and the Kansas City Royals completed a three-game sweep of the Houston Astros with a 5-1 win on Thursday night. More>>

West Rebounding a Year After the Blast Video included

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A three hour drive from Houston, just off IH-35, you will find the city of West - a hard working, God fearing, close knit town where one year ago all hell broke loose More>>

Loaded weapon confiscated from Cullen Middle School student Video included

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A loaded handgun was found in a student's backpack at Cullen Middle School, a Houston Independent School District campus. After receiving a tip, the student was detained and the weapon was confiscated. More>>

Houston Interior decorator says she is the victim of racial profiling Video included

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A Houston interior decorator's trip home from visiting her family in Oklahoma turned into her worst nightmare. More>>

Deputy constable helping with shopper safety awareness Video included

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She's tiny, but feisty. "I didn't see y'all," she laughed. Meet Barbara Schultz. When Harris County Precinct 7 Sgt. Angelita Delarosa, along with a female colleague, hit a shopping center parking lot to More>>

Man charged, sought in Pasadena stabbing death

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Police are searching for a man who has been charged in a fatal stabbing incident at a Pasadena apartment complex. More>>

Greg Abbott campaign to accept Bitcoin contributions

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In a futuristic maneuver, the Texans for Greg Abbott campaign will accept Bitcoin contributions, according to a statement released on Thursday. Supporters can contribute to the campaign with Bitcoin by More>>

Undercover operation yields five prostitution-related arrests

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The Harris County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations and Special Investigations Vice Unit has arrested five men in an operation that targeted solicitation of sex from prostitutes and the act of prostitution. More>>

Texas officials say gang membership exceeds 100K

State public safety officials say they believe more than 100,000 people are members of gangs that are a threat to public safety in Texas. More>>

'Chilling out' can save your life - 5 ways to cut yourself some slack Video included

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Psychology researcher Dr. Nicolas Rohleder Ph.D, along with three of his research postdoctoral students, report that being unable to deal with psychological stress can cause major harm to our bodies. They More>>

Deputies searching for convenience store robbers

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Deputies with the Harris County Sheriff's Office are searching for at least two males following a robbery at a fuel station store in the northwest Houston area. More>>

Retail gasoline prices up 6 cents across Texas

Retail gasoline prices continue to creep upward as they've risen 6 cents this week across Texas. More>>

Multiple injures after a prison van overturns on Hwy 59 in El Campo

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Northbound lanes of Highway 59 at El Campo have been shut down after a Texas Department of Criminal Justice van overturned in the median.The van was hauling prisoners.Kristie on Facebook reached out to More>>

Applications for US jobless aid edge up to 304,000

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits last week rose 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 304,000. Jobless claims continue to be near pre-recession levels despite the slight increase. More>>

Kingwood robbery call uncovers a wad of cash, drugs and guns

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10 pounds of marijuana, tens of thousands of dollars in cash and guns are just part of what police responding to a robbery call found Thursday morning in Kingwood.Around 1 a.m. on Thursday, police received More>>

Parents: Revenge the motive in 14 yr old girl's kidnapping Video included

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The mother of a 14 year old girl who was kidnapped from her home on Monday have been reunited in South Texas.  Jennifer Black, left Magnolia on Thursday for the Texas border town of Magnolia when they got More>>

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