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Amber Alert: Four Missing Children left alone in daycare vehicle

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Texas Center for the Missing has issued a Houston Regional Amber Alert for the Houston Police Department. They are looking for 4 missing children, 1 girl and 3 boys, between the ages of 3 and 6 years old who were left alone in their day care vehicle at a Jack in the Box in the 8600 block of West Bellfort when the car was stolen with the children inside.The names and description of all of the children will be provided as soon as the information is available.Anyone with information on the vehic... More>>

NOT GUILTY from Angleton Jury Video included

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The jury has acquitted David Barajas of murder in the fatal shooting of a drunken driver who had just caused an accident that killed the man's two sons. David Barajas cried when the verdict was read this afternoon. He faced up to life in prison, if convicted. Prosecutors had alleged that Barajas killed 20-year-old Jose Banda in a fit of rage after Banda plowed into Barajas and his sons while they were pushing a vehicle on a road near their home in Alvin. Twelve-year-old David Jr. and 11-year-... More>>

Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns

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The accidental shooting death of a firing-range instructor by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has set off a powerful debate over youngsters and guns, with many people wondering what sort of parents would let a child handle a... More>>

Elementary student walks home alone Video included

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Mona Anderson tells us her 7 year old son, Matthew Thomas, walked almost half a mile home, through six lanes of heavy traffic and several dangerous intersections. He was on bus route 2050a which drops him off at Fondren Middle School, but after the bus driver continued on with her route and left the little boy alone, he tells us he became scared and just started walking home. The family member who was supposed to pick him up was here but at a different drop off point, and due to the release o... More>>

Fox 26 finds pet sellers blatantly breaking the law at Flea Market Video included

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It's a crime committed every weekend at flea markets all over town.People selling puppies and other pets even though state law prohibits it.Randy Wallace has this only on Fox report. More>>

Keeping up with Teen Lingo

Communicating with a teenager is hard enough. But throw in the newest slang, and it can be downright impossible to understand them. Chris Stipes is “keeping up” with teen talk and helping you crack the code. More>>

Marijuana Grow Fields Found In North Houston

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An anonymous tip to the Harris County Sheriff's Office led deputies on Tuesday to several marijuana growth fields in north Harris County.The HCSO's helicopter spotted the fields in a wooded area south of a cemetery off of I-45 N and Rankin Rd.There, deputies discovered four fields with approximately 1,000 marijuana plants ranging from 2' to 4' in height. Their estimated street value is approximately half a million dollars.The tip came in to the HCSO's Narcotics Tip Line, 713-877-5200.The publ... More>>

Former heroic Houston police officer charged with indecency with a child Video included

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A former Houston police officer shot in the line of duty and hailed a hero is now charged with indecency with a child. Brazoria County Sheriff Charles Wagner says Daniel Vaughan turned himself in Tuesday morning."Daniel Vaughan was indicted by the grand jury for count 1, Attempt to Commit Indecency with a Child, and Count 2, Indecency by Exposure, Criminal Episode."For 21 years in Houston, Vaughan has been a symbol of bravery and miraculous recovery. He was shot in the face at least three tim... More>>

Be a mentor challenge Video included

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The ALS ice bucket challenge has morphed into a bit of a different dare here in Houston and kids are benefiting. Have you heard of it? Let me take you inside Barbers On The Lake in Pearland to explain. When you walk inside, friendly conversations can be heard over the buzz of the cutting clippers but what do you get when a barber creates a different kind of buzz, a stir on social media that Houstonians can't ignore? You get men all over Houston accepting a new challenge to help give kids hope... More>>

Toland trial date set Video included

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"A long journey," he said, as he tried to hurry away from a group of reporters. " We're just looking for our day in court."Robbie Tolan didn't say much as he left the federal courthouse in downtown Houston with his attorneys and mother at his side, a bullet lodged in his body and a court date."September 14, 2015," said attorney Benjamin Crump.Tolan has been waiting to have a court date set for nearly six years now.If you're not familiar with Tolan's story, perhaps you recognize his name.His f... More>>

VIDEO: Dad secretly films daughter taking selfies

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In this hilarious video approaching 2 million views, a Dad records the process of his daughter trying to take the perfect selfie. Rod Beckham said that while driving, he checked the rear view mirror and noticed a lot of commotion in the backseat of the car.When he looked back and saw his daughter making weird faces, he realized she was taking a selfie and started filming her! More>>

Father confesses to killing his newborn Video included

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A father is behind bars tonight accused of causing the death of his own son.The father was initially telling police one thing but days later, investigators discovered something else.Everton Oneal Bryan confessed to police he killed his own child, Baby Daniel Bryan.The home where it all happened was very quiet when we went looking for the family and no one came to the door when we knocked. Investigators tell us Baby Daniel was transported to the hospital after his father reportedly threw him o... More>>

County Judge proposes turning dome into world’s largest park. Video included

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Harris county residents have heard it for years.What to do with the 8th wonder of the world.Harris County Judge Ed Emmett wants to turn the dome into the world's largest indoor park but has few specifics on how muchthat will cost and who will pay. Randy Wallace reports More>>

National Women's Equality Video included

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On National Women's Equality Day we are learning how far we have come from the early 1900's when women couldn't vote or didn't have many rights at all.Yet, in our state, a new study shows we still have a long way to go.As we researched women's history we came across a copy of the original Joint Restitution to create the 19th Amendment.Looking back, this was signed in to law in 1920, and as we know, gave women the right to vote alongside men.So if you think back on this and look at how far we ... More>>

South Houston Warehouse Fire Video included

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A Massive fire wipes out South Houston businesses. It took firefighters from five departments four hours to put out the blaze. It roared to life just before noon. Nobody who worked here expected it, certainly not tax preparer James Casco. "This is just a big shock to me. I showed up expecting a normal day at work. Everything happened in minutes."Among the eight businesses in this warehouse was a building supply place. There was plenty to burn and burn it did. Firefighters from five different ... More>>

Social media solution to police and community relations Video included

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The shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri has certainly put a strain on relations between cops and the community. We've heard a lot lately about the problem but there is a "solution" on social media that's getting quite a bit of attention. Many posts circulating on social media that tackle a certain topic make you ask what makes him an expert but this particular post? “There's a better way of policing,” the Facebook page declares but you ca... More>>

Parents of toddler allegedly duct taped sue day care Video included

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A Parker County day care is being sued for allegedly using duct tape to restrain a child during nap time. More>>

Astrodome proposed to become worlds largest indoor park Video included

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JUDGE EMMETT PROPOSES TURNING ASTRODOME INTO WORLD'S LARGEST INDOOR PARK Innovative Plan Would Offer Year-Round Venue For Exercise, Education, Family Gatherings and Community EventsHarris County Judge Ed Emmett announced a proposal this afternoon to convert the Harris County Domed Stadium - known worldwide as The Astrodome - into the world's largest indoor park and recreation center. Emmett unveiled his proposal from the floor of the Dome, which he described as the realization of Judge Roy Ho... More>>

Warehouse Fire in South Houston

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A warehouse fire in the city of South Houston brought Houston Fire Department units as well as firefighters from the city of Pasadena to 106 North Perez Street this afternoon.
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Ice Bucket Challenge: Where are you funds going? Video included

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It's a challenge that's gone viralActors, singers, athletes and even former presidents of the United States are among numerous people being soaked with gallons of ice cold water, and it's all to raise awareness and money for the ALS Association."For so many years i have been fighting this disease and calling and banging on doors," says Catherine Jeffrey from the ALS Houston chapter.After 7 years of practically begging people to donate to this cause, Katherine Jeffrey's job just got easier and... More>>

US, UK eye rapper as British-born militant who beheaded journalist

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American and British intelligence officials are eyeing a British-born rapper as the militant who beheaded journalist James Foley.A senior Western intelligence official told Fox News that 23-year-old London rapper Abdel Majed Abdel Bary is the suspect believed to be Foley's executioner.U.S. intelligence officials are not commenting publicly on the reports, but a well-placed source told Fox News that Bary's Egyptian-born father was extradited from London to the United States in 2012 for his all... More>>

Pizza delivery man reports fake murder to avoid getting fired

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A New York pizza delivery man is facing charges after he's been accused of reporting a fake murder.Mason Requa, 19, called 911 Wednesday night at 9pm claiming he witnessed three Hispanic men cutting off the head of a 7-year-old girl with a machete.According to CNYCentral, deputies, U.S. Border patrol, and New York State Police searched for hours until Requa finally admitted that he had lied.Investigators stated that Requa made up the story because he was afraid that he would be fired from the... More>>

Four simple ways to improve your financial saving habits Video included

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Results of a survey conducted by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling found that 31 percent of people say that their primary concern is not having enough savings, and another 34 percent say they have zero non-retirement savings at all. More>>

Mayor Parker proposes less rewarding pension for incoming Houston firefighters

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While never a path to big time prosperity, the career of firefighting in Houston is about to get a lot less lucrative over the long run. More>>

NRG Astrodome survey results released

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The results of a survey commissioned by the Houston Texans and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo could decide the ultimate fate of the NRG Astrodome. More>>

Manziel fined $12,000 by for middle finger flip

A person familiar with the penalty says Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel has been fined $12,000 by the NFL for flipping his middle finger at Washington's sideline. More>>

Two deaths in Jacinto City in high-speed car accident Video included

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A driver and passenger have died following a fatal car crash in Jacinto City. More>>

Witness Says Never Saw Barajas With Gun Video included

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Several witnesses took the stand for the trial of a father suspected of shooting and killing a driver who killed his children. Fox 26's Ashley Johnson listened to those testimonies in Angleton.This morning two teenage boys who drove up to the car crash testified. They were the ones who called 911 that night The high school witnesses were questioned by prosecutors and the defense for several hours. Both the Barajas and Banda families were there. The boys described driving up to the tragic car ... More>>

UN: death toll from Syrian civil war tops 191,000

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The death toll from three years of Syria's civil war has risen to more than 191,000 people, the United Nations reported Friday. More>>

US special ops tried but failed to find hostages Video included

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President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them,... More>>

UPS says 51 retail stores breached by malware

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By DAVID KOENIG AP Business Writer Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores in 24 states. More>>

Kobin's Birthday Wish: Sticker books for children in Texas hospitals

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An Austin boy has a unique and selfless request this year for his 7th birthday.
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Ebola has 'upper hand' says US health official

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Ebola still has the "upper hand" in the outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa, but experts have the means to stop it, a top American health official said during a visit to the hardest-hit countries. More>>

Park Proposal For Dome Latest In Long List Video included

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Once upon a time it was a very big deal, but 49 years after it burst onto an international stage the Astrodome can fairly be described as dilapidated and largely uninhabitable."We can't allow the once proud Astrodome to sit like a rusting ship in the middle of a parking lot," said Ed Emmett, Harris County Judge.Of course, money could change that. A lot of money.Last November Harris County taxpayers were offered a $213 million dollar choice - restore the historic domed stadium or proceed to a ... More>>

Obama vows justice in murder of American

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His standing with veterans damaged by scandal, President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended his administration's response to Veterans Affairs lapses that delayed health care for thousands of former service members, but... More>>

Correction: Ebola story

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In a story Aug. 22 about Ebola, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Nigeria's total of confirmed infections was 16. In fact, the number of Ebola cases confirmed by the WHO was 12. More>>

Soldier dies after shooting herself in Virginia

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An enraged soldier barricaded herself in a building at a Virginia Army base, threw objects around the office and then fatally shot herself in the head Monday as law enforcement officials tried to negotiate with her,... More>>

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  • Elementary student walks home alone

    Elementary student walks home alone

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:03:31 GMT
    Mona Anderson tells us her 7 year old son, Matthew Thomas, walked almost half a mile home, through six lanes of heavy traffic and several dangerous intersections. He was on bus route 2050a which drops him off at Fondren Middle School, but after the bus driver continued on with her route and left the little boy alone, he tells us he became scared and just started walking home. The family member who was supposed to pick him up was here but at a different drop off point, and due to the release o...
    Mona Anderson tells us her 7 year old son, Matthew Thomas, walked almost half a mile home, through six lanes of heavy traffic and several dangerous intersections. He was on bus route 2050a which drops him off at Fondren Middle School, but after the bus driver continued on with her route and left the little boy alone, he tells us he became scared and just started walking home. The family member who was supposed to pick him up was here but at a different drop off point, and due to the release o...
  • Fox 26 finds pet sellers blatantly breaking the law at Flea Market

    Fox 26 finds pet sellers blatantly breaking the law at Flea Market

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:00:45 GMT
    It's a crime committed every weekend at flea markets all over town.People selling puppies and other pets even though state law prohibits it.Randy Wallace has this only on Fox report.
    It's a crime committed every weekend at flea markets all over town.People selling puppies and other pets even though state law prohibits it.Randy Wallace has this only on Fox report.
  • 9 Year old shoots, kills instructor

    9 Year old shoots, kills instructor

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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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