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Harris County Newswire

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  1. New policy for low-level pot use kicks in on Wednesday in HarrisRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    Houston and Harris County are poised to decriminalize low-level possession of marijuana in a sweeping move that puts the area at the forefront of efforts in Texas to halt minor drug arrests that clog jails and courts. Houston and Harris County are poised to decriminalize low-level possession of marijuana in a sweeping move that puts the area at the District Attorney Kim Ogg announced the new policy Thursday.

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  2. Two men died in early morning, single-vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Chron

    A screenshot of video footage shows a car wreck along Bissonnet Street near Keegans Wood in Houston, Texas on Feb. 27, 2017. Harris County Sheriff's deputies said both the driver and passenger died.

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  3. Deputies find man shot to death along roadway in north Harris CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Chron

    A screenshot of video footage shows a homicide scene at the corner of Aldine Westfield Road and Hartwick Road in Houston, Texas on Feb. 27, 2017. Harris County Sheriff's deputies said they found a man dead on the roadway after reports of a shooting.

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  4. Previously Published for March 7, 2017, Now Rescheduled to March 21,...Read the original story

    Friday | Bay Area Observer

    ... Being a 4.5156 acre tract of land out of Farm Lot 1 of the Ritson Morris League Survey, Abstract 52, Harris County, Texas. Being a 3.7817 acre tract of land out of Farm Lot 1 of the Ritson Morris League Survey, Abstract 52, Harris County, Texas. ...

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  5. Animal rights group will now pursue case against Landry'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Chron

    ... said Friday they will pursue a lawsuit against Landry's over the treatment of its white tigers now that a Harris County judge has dismissed a defamation suit filed against the group. The California-based animal rights group had announced its ...

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  6. Advice For the Resistance: Don't Just Mobilizea OrganizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | The Washington Monthly

    ... that the story Andrew Cockburn told (and I summarized here ) about how the group TOP went about organizing in Harris County Texas fills in a lot of those details. Many of the points that Ganz made were similar to the distinction Al Giordano laid out ...

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  7. Marijuana industry angered by White House reversalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Houston Chronicle

    Houston and Harris County are poised to decriminalize low-level possession of marijuana in a sweeping move that puts the area at the forefront of efforts in Texas to halt minor drug arrests that clog jails and courts. Houston and Harris County are poised to decriminalize low-level possession of marijuana in a sweeping move that puts the area at the forefront of efforts District Attorney Kim Ogg announced the new policy Thursday.

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  8. After Harris County Moves Away From Pot Enforcement, White House Hints At CrackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Houston Press

    ... recreational marijuana use, a crackdown from the federal government could upend a landmark joint decision by Harris County police and district attorney's office to stop enforcing low-level marijuana laws. "There is still a federal law that we need ...

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  9. Ed Emmett Can't Find What Is Wrong with NRG StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Houston Press

    ... Patrick and Sen. Paul Bettencourt, is trying to push a bill through the Legislature that would force another Harris County vote before further work could be done on the Astrodome. "What they're talking about doing, requiring another vote, would be ...

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  10. A Judge Backs Planned Parenthoodby Alexandra DeSanctisA federal judge ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | National Review Online

    ... the undercover nature of the videos does not negate their footage. While two journalists were indicted in Harris County, Texas, for second-degree felonies and a misdemeanor charge, all of the charges against them were subsequently dropped last July. ...

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  11. Quick Takes: Trump Calls Deportation Force a "Military Operation"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Washington Monthly

    ... resistance. Yesterday I wrote about how organizers were successful in electing a full slate of Democrats in Harris County Texas. Little did I know that my timing coincided with the day their newly elected Democratic Sheriff announced that his ...

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  12. Houston-area teen allegedly kills bald eagle with pellet rifleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Star-Telegram.com

    A Harris County teen is out on bond after he allegedly shot and killed a bald eagle in the Houston area Tuesday, KHOU-TV reported . Orlando David Delgado, 17, was charged with hunting without the landowner's consent after officials said he admitted to killing a bald eagle with a high-powered pellet rifle, according to the Houston Chronicle.

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  13. Kids find decomposing body while walking through woods outside HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Dallas Morning News

    Two kids found a decomposing body while walking through the woods in Crosby, outside Houston, Wednesday, the Harris County Sheriff's Office said. They initially came across a gray tent in the 400 block of North Diamondhead Boulevard in a residential subdivision, The Houston Chronicle reports .

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  14. Trump's immigration crackdown is paving the way for a 'deportation force'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... to participate in the program, and already some are offering resistance. On Tuesday, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez of Harris County, Texas, announced he would end his department's participation in 287(g). The program cost taxpayers $675,000 annually for the ...

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  15. Amy McCullough trades zoning issues for traffic citations as a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... The city generally has one or two judges on contract. She worked as an assistant district attorney in Harris County before becoming the acting city attorney for the city of Pearland in the 1990s. "Patience is a key factor is serving in both ...

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  16. Texas sheriff ends pact with feds over detention policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | KAUZ

    The sheriff of Harris County says he intends to end a partnership with federal immigration officials that had county jailers identify inmates who are in the country illegally and detain them for possible deportation. Sheriff's officials said in a statement Wednesday that Sheriff Ed Gonzalez notified U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement a day earlier of his plans.

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  17. Texas sheriff ends pact with feds over detention policy Read Story Associated PressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    The sheriff of Harris County says he intends to end a partnership with federal immigration officials that had county jailers identify inmates who are in the country illegally and detain them for possible deportation. Sheriff's officials said in a statement Wednesday that Sheriff Ed Gonzalez notified U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement a day earlier of his plans.

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  18. Supreme Court Gives Duane Buck A New Chance to Appeal His Death SentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Houston Press

    Duane Buck has long argued that a Harris County jury sentenced him to death by lethal injection partly due to racial prejudice after a psychologist called by his own attorney testified that Buck was more likely to commit more violent crimes because he is black.

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  19. An Alternative Strategy for Democratic Success: Growing a New ElectorateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Washington Monthly

    ... Obama's margin was less than a thousand in 2012? That is exactly the story Andrew Cockburn tells us about Harris County Texas (Houston and the surrounding suburbs). Cockburn credits the work of three women for those results: Michelle Tremolo, Ginny ...

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  20. Sheriff Gonzalez Cuts Controversial Immigration Program Helping With DeportationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Houston Press

    Following through on a campaign promise, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez has severed a controversial partnership with federal immigration officials that facilitated deportations, the sheriff's office announced Wednesday.

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