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  1. Man, 22, dead, father injured in East Texas lightning strikeRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 7 | KRGV

    Authorities say an East Texas man has died and his father was injured during an apparent lightning strike as the two were fixing a cattle fence. The Hardin County Sheriff's Office says the deadly incident happened Tuesday afternoon in the community of Honey Island, about 80 miles northeast of Houston. 2 comments

  2. Texas man gets prison for role in police chase that killed 2Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 30 | KRGV

    A Houston-area man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after his convictions resulting from a 2016 police chase that ended in a crash that killed an officer and an 11-year-old boy. The Courier of Montgomery County reports 30-year-old Garrett William Nee of Kingwood was sentenced Tuesday for evading arrest causing serious bodily injury and other counts. 2 comments

  3. Texas man convicted for role in police chase that killed 2Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 27 | KRGV

    A Houston-area man has been convicted of several charges resulting from a 2016 police chase in which an officer and an 11-year-old boy were killed when their vehicles collided. The Courier of Montgomery County reports 30-year-old Garrett William Nee of Kingwood was convicted Friday of evading arrest causing serious bodily injury and other counts. 2 comments

  4. Malaysia to pay US firm up to $70M if it finds missing planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | KRGV

    Malaysian Minister of Transport, Liow Tiong Lai, center, speaks during the signing ceremony of the MH370 missing plane search operations between Malaysian government and Ocean Infinity Limited in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Wednesday,... . Malaysian Minister of Transport Liow Tiong Lai, center, speaks at a press conference during MH370 missing plane search operations signing ceremony between the government of Malaysia and the Ocean Infinity Limited in Putrajaya, ... .


  5. Texas moves forward with final phase of bayou projectRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2017 | KRGV

    A county in southeast Texas is moving forward with designing the final $14 million stretch of a decades-long project to widen and deepen Brays Bayou. The Houston Chronicle reports that Harris County commissioners voted Tuesday in favor of paying CivilTech Engineering nearly $600,000 to design the final phase of the project.


  6. Houston proposes site for new homeless shelterRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2017 | KRGV

    The Houston Chronicle reports that city officials considered a plan Monday that would move some of Houston's homeless population to a plot at the Metropolitan Transit Authority's Buffalo Bayou bus depot. If finalized, the plan would create a "low-barrier" shelter along railroad tracks and the bayou, where homeless people can find security and shelter from harsh weather.


  7. Wisconsin man sentenced to 11 years in Texas child sex stingRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2017 | KRGV

    Prosecutors say a Wisconsin man must serve 11 years in federal prison for traveling to Texas with the intention of having sex with a 4-year-old girl. Benjamin David Sherwood was sentenced Thursday in Houston as part of an online sting.


  8. Arrest in Houston in 2008 Fort Worth-area slayingRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2017 | KRGV

    Authorities in North Texas say a 24-year-old man has been arrested in Houston for a slaying near Fort Worth nearly a decade ago. Police in Mansfield, about 20 miles southeast of Fort Worth, say the man in custody was 15 when Danny Lee Ramsey III was found unresponsive in a shopping center parking lot in June 2008.


  9. Sanitary sewer line spills after bayou embankment collapsesRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2017 | KRGV

    Houston water and sewer officials are urging residents with private water wells in part of the city's western outskirts to boil their drinking and bathing water for at least one minute. A Houston Public Works statement says the south bank of Buffalo Bayou just east of Gessner Road collapsed Thursday morning as an aftereffect of Harvey-related flooding.


  10. Houston to use $47M loan to replace bridges for flood reliefRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2017 | KRGV

    The state will provide a $47 million no-interest loan to Houston in order to replace eight bridges west of downtown that block the flow of stormwater during heavy downpours. The city will forward the money to the Harris County Flood Control District so that bridge replacements along Brays Bayou can begin in March.


  11. Alabama man on Texas death row loses appealRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2017 | KRGV

    The state's top criminal court has rejected a trial court judge's findings and is refusing an appeal from an Alabama man on Texas death row for the slayings of four people in Houston 25 years ago. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals rejected Wednesday arguments that a ballistics examiner provided false testimony at the 1993 trial of Arthur Brown Jr. when he said bullets from the murder scene matched guns connected to Brown.


  12. Texas cities also woo Amazon with diversity, arts, sunshineRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2017 | KRGV

    Economic incentives are expected to be major selling points for a number of Texas cities making pitches to Amazon for the Seattle-based company's second headquarters and the estimated 50,000 jobs that would come with it. The Associated Press recently spoke with business leaders around Texas to find out why they believe their respective cities would provide the best fit for Amazon.


  13. Major Houston highway damaged by Harvey reopenedRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2017 | KRGV

    Crews late last week pumped out water that had risen to nearly the top of the underpasses on the Sam Houston Tollway and opened the highway's northbound lanes. Four lanes on the southbound side now have reopened.


  14. Working poor on Minden Street exhausted after HarveyRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2017 | KRGV

    The storm that dumped an epic 52 inches of rain in Texas affected residents of all income levels. But it's becoming apparent that the working poor who struggled before the storm will have an especially difficult time bouncing back.


  15. The Latest: Body of 3-month-old baby foundRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2017 | KRGV

    The number of families asking for FEMA money after Harvey inmuch of Houston and Southeast Texas has increased to more than 573,000. A spokeswoman for the Federal Emergency Management Agency said Tuesday that 180,000 of those Texas families have been approved to receive grants that can be used to make home repairs or replace property damaged in a natural disaster.


  16. The Latest: Body of 6-month-old baby foundRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2017 | KRGV

    Authorities say that the body of a 6-month-old baby swept away from her parents in Harvey floodwaters more than a week ago has been recovered. The New Waverly Fire Department said in a release that the San Jacinto Sheriff's Office, which oversaw the search, announced Tuesday the recovery of the child, whose name has not been released.


  17. 'I survived': How 1 woman lived Harvey on social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2017 | KRGV

    Katlyn Perkins' first announcement that something was very wrong at her home in northeast Houston came at 8:19 p.m. on Aug. 24, when she updated her Facebook status. Like many 20-year-olds, Perkins lives out her life on social media.


  18. The Latest: Trump meets with first responders in LouisianaRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2017 | KRGV

    Trump came to Lake Charles after first visiting Houston, which was severely flooded after Harvey made landfall more than a week ago. It was the president's second visit to the battered region this week. 33 comments

  19. Alabama Power sends team to Texas after Hurricane HarveyRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2017 | KRGV

    A team of trained Alabama Power personnel left for Texas to help Houston-based CenterPoint Energy restore power after Hurricane Harvey damaged the city. The Gadsden Times reports 20 employees Wednesday took with them two airboats that include two Marsh Master track vehicles and jon boats.


  20. CBP Announces Contractors Hired for Border Wall PrototypesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | KRGV

    WESLACO Construction on four different prototypes for a border wall could start within a few weeks, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.


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