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3 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Murder charge filed in northwest Harris County road rage shooting

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas -- A driver fatally shot another driver after he was followed home during an apparent road rage incident Tuesday evening, Murder charge filed in northwest Harris County road rage shooting HARRIS COUNTY, Texas -- A driver fatally shot another driver after he was followed home during an apparent road rage incident Tuesday ... (more)

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Click2Houston

Brown, smelly drinking water troubles residents

FORECAST AS WELL, ALL STRAIGHT AHEAD IN WEATHER. ONLY ON 2 TONIGHT, RESIDENTS REFUSING TO DRINK OR EVEN TAKE SHOWERS BECAUSE THEIR WATER IS BROWN SMELLY AND SANDY.

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Related Topix: Friendswood, TX

Click2Houston

Ways to help your kid with homework

Aug. 19, 2014: With hundreds of thousands of Houston-area kids heading back to school next week, the Harris County Department of Education is launching a new campaign to teach students how to make homework work better for them.

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Related Topix: Kids

Houston Chronicle

Search suspended for missing shrimper

The search has been suspended for a man who went missing Monday when a shrimp boat capsized near a bayou along the Houston Ship Channel.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Baytown, TX, Chambers County, TX

Fort Bend Star

Non-profit director writes book about baseball

But Fort Bend County native and author Mike Vance, a Dulles High alum who now lives in Houston, decided to dig way deeper into the city's baseball heritage.

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Related Topix: Fort Bend County, TX, Houston, TX, The Early Years, Alternative

Houston Chronicle

1 still missing after shrimp boat capsizes near Baytown

Four of the five people who were aboard a shrimp boat that capsized near Baytown on Monday have been rescued - the latest just before 6 p.m. on Monday - but divers continued to search for a male who remains missing, authorities confirmed.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Baytown, TX, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Chron

DA candidates outline stances on marijuana, cocaine residue

Devon Anderson, the widow of the late Harris County District Attorney Mike Anderson, speaks at media conference after being appointed by Gov. Rick Perry to fill her husband's unexpired term Thursday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Rick Perry, US Governors

KHOU-TV Houston

Deputies investigate hoax 911 callsDeputies investigate hoax 911...

Deputies investigate hoax 911 calls Deputies investigate hoax 911 calls Check out this story on KHOU.com: http://www.khou.com/story/news/local/2014/08/18/deputies-investigate-hoax-911-calls/14261429/ Fort Bend County Sheriff's Deputies swarmed a house on Nettle Brook Lane in Cinco Ranch around 11:30 a.m. Monday.

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Related Topix: Fort Bend County, TX, Cinco Ranch, TX

MyHighPlains.com

Cigarette Sparks Blast

A Texas man was injured Monday morning when the garage of his Harris County home exploded.

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Related Topix: Spring, TX, Explosion

Houston Press

Suspected Stay Family Killer Awaits Psychiatric Evaluation

Ronald Lee Haskell, who allegedly killed six former in-laws in Spring, Texas, stayed out of sight for Monday's status meeting between his attorney and the prosecutor, the Chron reports .

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Related Topix: Spring, TX

KXAN-TV Austin

Astrodome looks to sell off more stadium memorabilia

A A' A Texas-based sports corporation says it's considering selling more original stadium seats from the Houston Astrodome.

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Related Topix: Kemah, TX

Chron

Judge upholds jury ruling in Wilson residency case

A judge on Monday reluctantly upheld a jury ruling that Dave Wilson lived where he claimed when he ran for the Houston Community College seat he now holds.

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Related Topix: South Houston, TX

KHOU-TV Houston

Explosion reported at Harris Co. home

Firefighters responded to a fire and possible explosion at a home on Stonewick in far northwest Harris County early Monday.

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Related Topix: Explosion

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Click2Houston

Woman who went missing day of wedding anniversary sought

Aug. 15, 2014: Harris County sheriff's investigators are searching for a missing mother and wife from Spring.

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Related Topix: Spring, TX

Mobile Radio Technology

FirstNet board approves spectrum-lease agreement with state of Texas

FirstNet board members approve a three-year spectrum-management-lease agreement with the state of Texas, providing some spectral stability to the public-safety LTE network deployed in Harris County, Texas - the first such operational network to be established in the United States.

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Chron

West Nile virus kills Jersey Village woman, 81

An 81-year-old woman in Jersey Village has died of West Nile virus, likely the first Harris County death from the mosquito-borne illness.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus, Jersey Village, TX, Montgomery County, TX

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Family Badge

Harris County Sheriff's Office Enrolling Now for Citizen's Police Academy

The Citizen's Police Academy is a thirteen-week program designed to give the participants a working knowledge of the Harris County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Katy, TX

KHOU-TV Houston

Cypress tire thefts caught on camera

A gang of wheel thieves is working its way through neighborhoods in the middle of the night and surveillance video caught them in action.

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Related Topix: Cypress, TX

Chron

Gasmask-wearing armed robbers wanted more than pancakes from IHOP

Crime Stoppers of Houston are looking for three gunmen who entered an IHOP restaurant in the 5700 block of West FM 1960 on Aug. 5, 2014 wearing gun masks and robbed both the eatery and its patrons.

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Related Topix: Houston, TX

Chron

Defense attorney says no witness saw gunman who killed Pasadena couple

The man who killed Leo Gomez and his wife execution-style in their Pasadena bedroom was identified as a Hispanic male, about 5'10" and heavy.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Pasadena, TX

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