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Police: Houston Security Guard Injured in Shooting

Police: Houston Security Guard Injured in Shooting

Houston police say two would-be robbers at a grocery store shot a security guard and took a woman hostage to escape.

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League City Denies Officials' Ammunition Requests

League City Denies Officials' Ammunition Requests

The city manager of League City has denied two council members' requests to get a discount on ammunition purchases by including them in the police department's bulk order.

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Constable: 37 Dogs Seized from East Texas Home

Constable: 37 Dogs Seized from East Texas Home

Two East Texas men have been arrested after authorities say they seized 37 dogs from a mobile home.

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Survey: Shrimp in US Rife with Murky Labeling

Survey: Shrimp in US Rife with Murky Labeling

Consumers around the nation can't be sure what kind of shrimp they're buying if they simply look at the label or menu at supermarkets, grocers and restaurants, an advocacy group says.

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 01:02 AM CDT

Austin Jury Acquits Activist Recording Police

Austin Jury Acquits Activist Recording Police

An Austin activist has been found not guilty of violating a police officer's order when he tried to take photos of police arresting someone two years ago.

Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014 at 05:19 PM CDT

Court Orders for Texas Pastors' Speeches Withdrawn

Court Orders for Texas Pastors' Speeches Withdrawn

Houston city attorneys have withdrawn subpoenas that sought speeches and other information from five pastors who publicly opposed an ordinance banning discrimination of gay and transgender residents, the...

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'Teletubby' Breaks Into Home, Steals Food: Police

'Teletubby' Breaks Into Home, Steals Food: Police

A Lehigh University student, dressed as the Laa-Laa character from the "Teletubbies" children's series, is facing charges after breaking into a friend's Pennsylvania home and stealing leftover food.

Man Claims to Be Denzel Washington During Arrest

Man Claims to Be Denzel Washington During Arrest

A Tennessee man being arrested on charges of illegal marijuana possession told police he was Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington, The Associated Press reported. Officers told 21-year-old Justin...

"Hello Kitty" Arrested on DUI Charge

"Hello Kitty" Arrested on DUI Charge

Police say a Maine woman who was pulled over while wearing a Hello Kitty costume was arrested on a drunken driving charge.

Man Discovers Stranger Sleeping Next to Him: Cops

Man Discovers Stranger Sleeping Next to Him: Cops

A Clinton man woke up in the middle of the night to find a stranger sleeping next to him overnight into Saturday. Police arrested Tyler Sullivan, 26, on charges including criminal trespass. Sullivan was still in

Woman With Last Name "Crook" Arrested for Burglary

Woman With Last Name "Crook" Arrested for Burglary

A woman with the last name of Crook was arrested for burglary at a Los Angeles area department store Friday night, police said. Josephine Crook, 49, was arrested at a Kohl’s department store and is suspected of...

America's First Cat Cafe Opens in Oakland

America's First Cat Cafe Opens in Oakland

America’s first cat café opened its doors Saturday in Oakland, California. At the Cat Town Café, people can buy a latte and an hour of playtime with adoptable felines. The owners hope this new business will help...

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