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9 hrs ago | KBTX-TV Bryan

Jurors Deliberate in Killing of Police Officer

Jurors have begun deliberating between death by lethal injection and life imprisonment without parole in the slaying of a Houston-area police officer and an auto body shop owner.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Death Penalty

16 hrs ago | Business Journal

Good neighbors? BP exec calls Houston, Harris County lawsuits "meritless"

The spate of litigation related to the Deepwater Horizon accident has been making headlines for more than a year.

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17 hrs ago | Northeast News

Kroger’s sued by County over garbage smells

The Aldine District has repeatedly cited the Kroger store on Aldine Mail Route for nuisance abatement, regarding their smelly garbage.

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Related Topix: Aldine, TX, Katy, TX, Environmental Law, Law

Yesterday | Houston Chronicle

Jury to weigh cop killer's fate in death penalty trial

Lawyers for Harlem Lewis III asked jurors Monday to spare the life of a 23-year-old who killed a Bellaire police officer and a good samaritan in 2012.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Bellaire, TX

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Suspect arrested after high-speed chase on North Freeway

HOUSTON A suspect is in custody after a high-speed chase on the North Freeway early Sunday in north Houston, deputies said.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Palestinian supporters stage a demonstration at Westheimer and Post Oak near the Galleria on Friday.

A shooting suspect thought to have fled years ago into Mexico is now in the Harris County Jail after she was discovered in McAllen, Pasadena police said on Friday.

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Chron

Gunman's brother testifies in death penalty trial

Wearing U.S. Army fatigues on the witness stand, Pierre Cannon said Friday he could not imagine how his brother gunned down a Bellaire police officer and a good samaritan.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Bellaire, TX

Houston Press

Breweries and Distributors Say Beer Fest's Organizers Owe Them $100,000

Nearly two months after the fourth annual Houston Beer Fest, brewers and distributors say the event's organizers owe them more than $100,000, .

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

News Max

US Data Show States That Got Most Immigrant Kids

States with established Central American immigrant communities have received the most children released to sponsors this year after being arrested unaccompanied at the U.S.-Mexico border, according to federal data released Thursday.

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Related Topix: John Kitzhaber, US Governors

KRGV

Here is the latest Texas news from The Associated Press

Texas Governor Rick Perry has distributed $205 million in taxpayer money to scores of technology startups.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Austin, TX

KHOU-TV Houston

Man arrested in death of woman whose body was found burning in Pasadena

A suspect has been arrested in the death of a woman who was found burned in the woods, according to the Pasadena Fire Marshal.

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Related Topix: Pasadena, TX, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

KHOU-TV Houston

Texas officials delay homeless housing project

Harris County officials are delaying construction on a Houston housing project for homeless people living in a flood-prone area.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Information Technology

Fitch Affirms Harris County Hospital District (TX) Revs at 'A'; Outlook Stable

The bonds are secured by a lien on the pledged revenues of Harris County Hospital District and a debt service reserve fund.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Baylor College of Medicine

Digital Trends

This woman chose to get shot by a robber instead of give up her Android phone

What would you do if you were confronted with an armed thief that was asking for your phone? In the case of 29-year-old Courtney, as reported by KHOU-TV , the answer was to hold on to her phone, a decision that almost cost her life.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Best friend testifies against convicted cop killer

HOUSTON Jurors weighing the death penalty in the trial of Harlem Lewis heard witness describe Lewis' crimes inside and outside of the Harris County Jail.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Click2Houston

Multiple people injured when car crashes at gas station

Multiple people were injured Tuesday when an SUV crashed at a gas station in Spring, according to the Harris County Fire Marshal's Office.

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Related Topix: Spring, TX

MySanAntonio.com

Reports: Durst accused of urinating on candy

This fourplex in Galveston is where Durst lived when he allegedly dismembered Morris Black, whose remains began turning up Sept.

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Related Topix: Galveston, TX, Texas

The Family Badge

Armed Felon Captured in League City

On Thursday, July 17 at 6:45 p.m., League City Police Officer Trevino, along with Sergeants Lee and Ethington, responded to the Havanna Apartments located at 2800 East League City Parkway to assist Deputy Constable McCammon with serving a felony warrant for Sexual Assault of a Child.

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Related Topix: League City, TX

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

She relished the opportun... )--Chase Mortgage Banker and Orlando, Fla. resident, Cynthia Ballard was recently featured in an HGTV.com web video entitled "My New Hometown."

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Round Rock, TX

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Click2Houston

Guatemalan Man accused of murder sought help from Houston missionary jpg

Local 2 Investigates has learned a Guatemalan man accused of murdering his girlfriend in Louisiana sought help from a missionary he met in his native country.

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Related Topix: Katy, TX

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