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1 hr ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Woodlands man tests positive for West Nile virus

THE WOODLANDS, Texas A Woodlands man in his 60s is said to be the first person in the Houston area to contract the West Nile virus, according to Montgomery County health officials.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus, The Woodlands, TX

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Liberty County deputies depending on food stamps

The Liberty County Sheriff's Office says nearly a quarter of its deputies have either applied for or are on food stamps.

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KWTX

Early-Morning House Explosion Leaves 3 With Severe Burns

Two men and a woman suffered severe burns early Tuesday in an explosion that leveled a house near Willis about 40 miles north of Houston.

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Click2Houston

3 family members, 5 dogs injured in Montgomery County house explosion

REPORTER COURTNEY GILMORE HAS THE LATEST NOW FROM WILLIS. Reporter: AN EXPLOSION AROUND 5:00 IN THE MORNING -- IT SHOOK ME OUT OF BED.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Mystery explosion destroys Montgomery Co. house

Three people were seriously injured when a house exploded early Tuesday morning in north Montgomery County.

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Click2Houston

House leveled in explosion in Montgomery County

Lifeflight dispatchers said as many as three injured patients were transported by medical helicopter to Memorial Hermann Hospital for treatment when a house exploded in Willis, Texas Tuesday morning.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Life Flight called to explosion reported at Willis home

An explosion and fire was reported at a home north of Conroe early Tuesday, the sheriff's office said.

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Related Topix: Willis, TX, Conroe, TX

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Click2Houston

Man flees scene after car crash ejects baby

THE CAUSE OF THIS FIRE IS UNDER INVESTIGATION. THE INVESTIGATORS ARE STILL LOOKING FOR THE DRIVER WHO CRASHED A CAR AND LEFT A BLEEDING BABY AT THE SCENE.

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Related Topix: Conroe, TX

KHOU-TV Houston

Infant abandoned in middle of the road after rollover accident in Conroe

CONROE, Texas Authorities are searching for a father who is accused of abandoning his injured infant son at the scene of a rollover accident Sunday night in Montgomery County, DPS said.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Click2Houston

8-year-old boy dies after nearly drowning in Lake Conroe

July 20, 2014: An 8-year old boy died after being transported by LifeFlight to the Texas Medical Center after nearly drowning in Lake Conroe on Sunday.

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Chron

Montgomery County drowning toll rises to 7 with boy's death

An 8-year-old boy died after slipping off the Piney Shores Resort dock into six feet of water in Lake Conroe during a Sunday afternoon outing with his father and brother.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Montgomery County protestors don't want undocumented children in their area

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas Protests continue across the country over the recent wave of undocumented people illegally entering the United States.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform

Off the Kuff

The wheels on the bus go round and round, even in The Woodlands

With help from regional officials, The Woodlands is entering the bus business, a decision that might give south Montgomery County commuters more options down the road.

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Related Topix: The Woodlands, TX, Conroe, TX

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Woodlands Township

Drain After Rain to prevent mosquitoes

To reduce mosquitoes after recent rains, The Woodlands Township urges residents to check their yards for standing water and to empty containers to reduce mosquito breeding sites.

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Related Topix: The Woodlands, TX, West Nile Virus, Health, Home Gardening, Home

Click2Houston

MCSO: 4 captured, jailed after robbing jewelry store in The Woodlands

Four suspects who led authorities on a chase after robbing a jewelry store in The Woodlands were arrested Thursday, according to the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: The Woodlands, TX, Harris County, TX, Houston, TX

Woodlands Township

The Woodlands Township holds Board meeting

The Woodlands Township Board of Directors held a regular Board of Directors meeting on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at The Woodlands Township Town Hall, 2801 Technology Forest Boulevard, at 9 a.m. The entire meeting can be watched on video at The Woodlands Township website .

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Related Topix: The Woodlands, TX, Conroe, TX

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Click2Houston

Five houses struck by lightning in Montgomery County

Five houses were struck by lightning Thursday afternoon and one of them caught fire, according to the Montgomery County Fire Marshal's Office.

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KBTX-TV Bryan

Burglars Steal Air Conditioner Units Worth Thousands of Dollars

Police in Montgomery County are searching for a group of suspects who took eight air conditioning unites with a total estimated value of $35,000 from a Conroe church.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Survivor of Joaquin Country Inn shooting: 'I forgive them both. I call that the devil's work'

It seems like the scene out of a horror movie, but for one Joaquin man, the memory of that dreadful day is still fresh in his mind.

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Examiner.com

Spindletop dog Hitler Leah Purcell arrested today

Montgomery County, Texas: Nearly two years to the day after almost 300 dogs were impounded by the Humane Society and Montgomery County, Leah Purcell was taken into custody.

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Related Topix: Humane Society of the United States, Activism, Charitable Organizations

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