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One death reported in west Houston restaurant shooting Video included

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One man is dead and two others are injured following a shooting incident at a west Houston restaurant. More>>

Armed robberies reported at three Houston-area Denny's restaurants Video included

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Within a four-hour period early on Thursday morning, armed robbery incidents were reported at three Denny's restaurant locations.
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Assistant special needs softball coach charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child Video included

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It's a story that makes your mouth drop.. A once trusted coach turns in to an alleged pedophile.69 year old Warren Doyle is anassistant softball coach on a special needs softball team.He is charged with two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child. According to Baytown police, the victim's parents reported their daughter, who plays on the team Doyle coaches, had been sexually assaulted multiple times by Doyle.The child has been playing for the special needs team for about four years. Ac... More>>

Multi Million Dollar Marijuana Bust Video included

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Ft. Bend County deputies are preparing to destroy ten million dollars worth of plants seized when they raided a marijuana growing operation. Deputies say it was a sophisticated operation nestled in an isolated area south of Cullen Park. They say there was an irrigation system, a camp for the growers and even a makeshift shower. They say the armed men tending to and guarding the plants fled during the raid and managed to escape. They seized ten thousand nearly mature plants. They say because o... More>>

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Both American Ebola patients released from Emory University Hospital Video included

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"Today is a miraculous day. I'm reunited with my family" Dr. Kent Brantly stated to a room full of international media, doctors, and family. Brantly is one of two patients now released after recovery of the Ebola virus.
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United lures top fliers with promise of a hot meal

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To win the hearts of frequent business travelers, United Airlines is going through their stomachs. More>>

Applications for US unemployment aid fall to 298K

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Fewer people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, another sign the job market is improving. More>>

United flights between Williston and Houston begin

Flights between the North Dakota oil patch hub of Williston and Houston are now underway. More>>

Coast Guard: Injured man rescued near Texas coast

The U.S. Coast Guard has extracted an injured man from an Italian oil tanker in the Gulf of Mexico near Galveston. More>>

Police: Texas shopper captures purse snatcher

Friendswood Police have arrested two men who they say tried to steal a 72-year-old woman's purse and were stopped by a Good Samaritan and a couple of grocery store employees. More>>

UT System set to formally hire McRaven as leader

Navy Adm. William McRaven is set to be formally hired as chancellor of the University of Texas System. More>>

Community Leaders Fighting Excavation of Historic Paving in Freedmen's Town Video included

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Notorious killer who threatened to kill jury up for parole Video included

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One of Houston's most notorious killers could be freed if parole board members decide he's ready to be released.The former death row inmate's nickname is the animal and some believe he's a perfect example why a state law regarding parole needs to be changed.Randy Wallace has this only on Fox report. More>>

Report: Officer Who Threatened To Kill Ferguson Protesters Suspended Indefinitely

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A Youtube video from Tuesday night showed the officer pointing his weapon at protesters while yelling profanities at them.
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Ignore No More App Video included

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Do you need your kids to stop ignoring you? No worries. There's now an app for that. A Houston area mom is making news all around the world for a cell phone app she came up with called Ignore No More. Kids may not be too excited about this one.Sharon Standifird is a wife with quite a background. “I have some Army experience, full-time and reserve. All together about 11 years I was in the Army,” explains Standifird who was also an elementary school teacher for six years. Now she is the creator... More>>

More Businesses Headed to Western Cy-Fair Video included

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One local city in our area is turning into suburbia on steroids. Affordable homes and a good school district in the Western part of Cy-Fair are attracting more businesses to places that were once no man's land. This story comes to us from our partners with Community Impact Newspaper Cy-Fair edition.Monster Performance Cycles turns regular bikes into masterpieces. It's a big reason why business here is booming.“We're doing real well here. We do about 35-40 bikes a month. Pretty much everything... More>>

David Barajas: 2nd day of testimony Video included

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As jurors and family members of the Barajas and Banda family made their way into court this morning, they were well aware that today's trial was going to begin with a dramatic video and audio recording of what happened on December 7th, 2012.It was a matter of seconds after presenting such video, that some of those present in court just could not bare the pain.."Everybody here has an open wound. And it's like a scab has been over our hearts for 18 months and today watching video and hearing te... More>>

Forbes: NFL most valuable team rankings

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According to Forbes the Dallas Cowboys rank tops among the NFL's most valuable teams. The are now worth an estimated $3.2 billion dollars. With the recent sale of the L.A Clippers NBA basketball ball team going for 2 billion dollars, people are now curious to know where there teams rank. The Houston Texans currently sit in the number 5 spot, which is remarkable since the team has only been around less than 15 years. Here's the complete list.CowboysPatriotsRedskinsGiantsTexansJetsEaglesBears49... More>>

Texas Gov. Perry formally enters not guilty plea

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Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has formally pleaded not guilty to criminal charges of leveraging his power to try to oust a Democratic district attorney convicted of drunken driving, according to court documents obtained... More>>

Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge

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KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) - Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge then nominated former President Bill Clinton to do it next.The challenge has caught on with notable figures participating in the campaign to raise money for the fight against ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease.In a video posted Wednesday on Bush's Facebook page, he says: "To you all who challenged me, I do not think it's presidential for me to be splashed with ice water, so I'm simply going to write you a chec... More>>

Controversial bond proposal at KATY I.S.D Video included

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The Katy ISD school board decided to officially call for a November school bond election. The $750 million dollar bond package will include new schools, a second stadium and renovations to existing schools.The bond has divided the community as some don't see why $58 million dollars of the bond needs to go to a new stadium.But Katy leaders say the bond is important to creating a better community in the future.The bond will not be split into two separate referendums.KISD leaders say the bond wo... More>>

Aniston, Hamm, Hudson set to Stand Up to Cancer

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Jennifer Aniston, Jon Hamm, Halle Berry, Reese Witherspoon and Kiefer Sutherland want to connect with you about cancer. More>>

No-fly list rules get changes

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The Obama administration is promising to change the way travelers can ask to be removed from its no-fly list of suspected terrorists banned from air travel. More>>

US government to sell 21.6 million offshore acres

The federal government is selling 21.6 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas exploration. More>>

Houston reacts to Ferguson Video included

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Here in Houston it seems the shooting death of Michael Brown has sparked a number of parents to have a very specific conversation with their sons. The first word that may come to mind when you think of a city like Houston is diversity but even here a number of parents say part of raising a minority male is teaching him to stay safe when interacting with police officers.When you are stopped by a cop do you immediately shift into a tense and well rehearsed routine? "I'll keep my hands on the st... More>>

Open carry groups target Kroger Video included

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A gun control group is targeting the Kroger Grocery chain for not targeting gun owners who carry openly in their stores. Mom's Demand Action. "We're basically just asking Kroger to do the right thing and not allow the open carry of guns in their stores" saidThe group has already targeted Chipotle, Jack-in-the-Box and Target. All of them have agreed to ask customers to leave their guns at home. But Kroger said in a written statement that reads in part. "We don't want to put our associates in t... More>>

Chicago beats Pearland, Texas, 6-1 in LLWS

Joshua Houston struck out five in five innings, and Chicago's Jackie Robinson West beat Pearland, Texas, 6-1, in an elimination game in the Little League World Series on Tuesday night. More>>

Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella risk

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A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination. More>>

Trial begins for father accused of killing his children's murderer.

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It was a difficult day for two families who today had to relive, one of the hardest days of their life“Our prayers are with both family… nothing will ever bring any of them back,” says Cindy Barajas, wife of David BarajasDavid Barajas walked alongside his family has he entered the Brazoria County Courthouse, where today was the start of his trial. He's is accused of murdering Jose Banda Jr., who according to police struck and killed Barajas kids on December 7th, 2012. That night this father a... More>>

Longtime 'SNL' announcer Don Pardo dies at 96

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Few would recognize his face, but most knew his voice: the booming baritone that for nearly four decades heralded "Saturday Night Live." More>>

Conviction in Houston day care fatal fire upheld

A Texas appeals court has upheld the murder conviction of a woman serving 80 years in prison for a fire that killed four children at the Houston day care center she operated. More>>

Manziel's gesture taints Browns' loss to Redskins

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By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - If the Cleveland Browns pick a quarterback based solely on numbers, there's not much either Johnny Manziel or Brian Hoyer did to show he deserves the job. If the choice is based on maturity, the hot-shot rookie's obscene gesture lost him some ground to the nondescript sixth-year veteran. Manziel raised his middle finger toward the opponents' bench as he returned to the huddle late in the third quarter of Monday night's 24-23 loss to the ... More>>

Police: 2 South Pasadena Students Planned High School Shooting Video included

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Two teenage boys have been arrested after making specific plans to kill three staffers then gun down as many students as possible at their Southern California high school, police said. More>>

Coast Guard: 3 rescued, 1 missing from Texas boat

The U.S. Coast Guard says three crew members have been rescued from an overturned shrimp boat and it will resume a search for a missing man. More>>

Trial to begin in fatal shooting after Texas wreck

The trial of a Southeast Texas father accused of killing a drunk driver in a fit of rage after his two sons were fatally struck on a rural road is expected to begin. More>>

Risk assessor expert calls park dangerous for children. Video included

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The wooden structure is a piece of art called fifth ward jam. It's located at a fifth ward pocket park that caters to children and for their safety a risk assessor expert says it needs to be cleaned up immediately. Randy Wallace has this only on fox report. More>>

Teacher Cleared in Cheating Probe to Sue Houston ISD For Defamation Video included

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From the very first days of the ill-fated investigation at Jefferson Elementary Houston ISD was in possession of undeniable proof teacher Elsa Rodriguez could not have been involved in any alleged cheating.How do we know? HISD attendance documents obtained by Fox 26 through an open records request. They prove Rodriguez, after being injured by a drunk driver, was on extended medical leave before, during and after the 2013 STAAR testing."Even though it was physically impossible for this person ... More>>

AR-15 Smash & Grab Video included

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When Billie Davis arrived at the water softening company where she works the sight of broken glass and flashing police lights greeted her. "I thought oh my God too close for comfort and I'm moving into this area at the end of the month. It's normally a really quiet area. "But this morning was anything but quiet. The store owner didn't want to talk on camera, but he tells me they backed a pickup truck into the front of the Cypress Armory, smashed the glass and raced in. He also tells me that t... More>>

Sunken vessel is World War II-era USS Houston

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Navy divers from the U.S. and Indonesia confirmed that a sunken vessel in the Java Sea is the World War II wreck of the USS Houston, a cruiser sunk by the Japanese that serves as the final resting place for about 700... More>>

Officer shot violent veteran Video included

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It all started with a disturbance call that came in around 12:30 this afternoon.Precinct 4 deputies confirm there was a domestic disturbance between several family members that live in one of the homes located on Bremen Street. Officers with Precinct 4 tell us when they arrived a man identified as a young veteran was holding a weapon in his hand. Family members had previously told police he was in an upstairs bedroom with a pistol and was being violent toward other relatives.Officers repeated... More>>

Double Dutch to dreams Video included

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There's a new movement making its way across the country. It has videos of little girls going viral. Perhaps so many people are "jumping" onboard because this is something positive. Do you remember a time when little girls would jump rope outside for hours? Now that girl's game is back and it actually isn't just for females anymore. There's now a movement called Double Dutch to Dreams.Have you ever tried Double Dutch jump roping? “No,” answers 15 year old Gabrina. So as I twirl the ropes I en... More>>

USDA: Cost to raise child up slightly to $245,340

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WASHINGTON (AP) - A message for new parents: get ready for sticker shock.A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she reaches the age of 18, with families living in the Northeast taking on a greater burden, according to a report out Monday. And that doesn't include college - or expenses if a child lives at home after age 17.Those costs that are included - food, housing, childcare and education - rose 1.8 percent over the previous year, ... More>>

Capsized shrimp boat in Galveston Bay

A shrimp boat has capsized in Galveston Bay. It happened in Cedar Bayou across from Barbours cut three miles south of the Fred Hartman Bridge. The coast guard received the initial call from Harris County for assistance around 3:30pm. More>>

10 acts of love that work - romance is an act of love Video included

Mary Jo Rapini Mary Jo Rapini
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Love is a verb, and when love is put into action it becomes romance. Romance is fun and exciting, so why don't we do it more? Why is it one of the first things we quit doing after marriage? Why is it one of the things couples complain about the lack of most? Romance allows us to escape. More>>

Coroner identifies woman killed by stray bullet

Authorities in northeast Georgia have identified a Texas woman who was fatally struck by a stray bullet. More>>

Video: Tourist outswims massive crocodile

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Last week, a 10-foot crocodile in Mexico was filmed stalking a tourist who swam for his life trying to reach the shore.According to the NY Post this frightening video, taken by Manuel Carrera, was posted on Facebook revealing an American crocodile inching his way to closer to his human prey.The boy was saved when shaken onlookers tossed an object at the giant reptile, which sent him darting in the other direction.It has been reported that visitors have been feeding the crocodiles, which may h... More>>

Police identify man found fatally stabbed in wooded area

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Houston police have learned the identity of a man whose body was found by a City of Houston employee in a wooded area. More>>

Arraignment reset for man accused of killing 6

An arraignment has been rescheduled to next month for the man accused in the July slayings of six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, at their suburban Houston home. More>>

Support for mourning Manvel principal Video included

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Residents in a small town in Brazoria County comes together to support a local principal who lost her family in a plane crash. More>>

Pearland All Stars lose first Little League World Series game Video included

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It was a nail biting little league baseball game that had fans glued to television screens. More>>

Missouri governor sends National Guard to Ferguson Video included

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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered the National Guard to Ferguson early Monday, hours after police used tear gas to clear protesters off the streets following a week of demonstrations against the fatal police shooting of a... More>>

Trial to begin in fatal shooting after Texas wreck

A Southeast Texas father accused of killing a drunk driver in a fit of rage after his two sons were fatally struck on a rural road near their home is set to have his day in court. More>>

Police: Texas woman shot, killed at birthday party

Houston Police are investigating the death of a woman who was struck and killed by a stray bullet at a 15-year-old's birthday party. More>>

Governor won't seek removal of county prosecutor Video included

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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday that he would not seek the removal of the prosecutor overseeing the investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, which has sparked more than a week of nightly clashes... More>>

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  • One death reported in west Houston restaurant shooting

    One death reported in west Houston restaurant shooting

    Thursday, August 21 2014 1:18 PM EDT2014-08-21 17:18:32 GMT
    One man is dead and two others are injured following a shooting incident at a west Houston restaurant.
    One man is dead and two others are injured following a shooting incident at a west Houston restaurant.
  • Conservationists team up to purchase bayside ranch

    Conservationists team up to purchase bayside ranch

    The Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation and partners will announce Thursday the purchase of a sprawling ranch 75 miles northeast of Corpus Christi with funds put aside after the BP oil spill.
    The Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation and partners will announce Thursday the purchase of a sprawling ranch 75 miles northeast of Corpus Christi with funds put aside after the BP oil spill.
  • Armed robberies reported at three Houston-area Denny's restaurants

    Armed robberies reported at three Houston-area Denny's restaurants

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:27:27 GMT
    Within a four-hour period early on Thursday morning, armed robbery incidents were reported at three Denny's restaurant locations.
    Within a four-hour period early on Thursday morning, armed robbery incidents were reported at three Denny's restaurant locations.
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  • The Americans with Charlie LeDuff: Ferguson - What now, America?

    The Americans with Charlie LeDuff: Ferguson - What now, America?

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:31:27 GMT
    The streets in Ferguson are calming now. The Attorney General of the United States has arrived. The media will soon get distracted with the next catastrophe, and Ferguson will go on. There will be a trial probably. Will it be enough?
    The streets in Ferguson are calming now. The Attorney General of the United States has arrived. The media will soon get distracted with the next catastrophe, and Ferguson will go on. There will be a trial probably. Will it be enough?
  • The Americans with Charlie LeDuff: A righteous voice from the Ferguson chaos

    The Americans with Charlie LeDuff: A righteous voice from the Ferguson chaos

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:21 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:21:50 GMT
    Charlie heads to the frontlines of Ferguson and finds a voice of reason and bravery against impossible odds.
    Charlie heads to the frontlines of Ferguson and finds a voice of reason and bravery against impossible odds.
  • The Americans with Charlie LeDuff: NAFTA

    The Americans with Charlie LeDuff: NAFTA

    Thursday, August 14 2014 7:33 AM EDT2014-08-14 11:33:57 GMT
    NAFTA is 20 years old. Back then it promised us it would create jobs for all of us and stop the wave of illegal immigration from Mexico. So what happened to those jobs and why are the immigrants still coming?
    NAFTA is 20 years old. Back then it promised us it would create jobs for all of us and stop the wave of illegal immigration from Mexico. So what happened to those jobs and why are the immigrants still coming?
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