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Aug 19, 2019

Black Student 'Shamed' When School Officials Colored Hair

Black Student 'Shamed' When School Officials Colored Hair

A student's parents are suing Texas school administrators for coloring in a hair design on the black student's head. The student, 13, went to Berry Miller Junior High in April with the letter "M" shaved on...

Aug 19, 2019

DNA Results Reunite Siblings Separated Most of Their Lives

DNA Results Reunite Siblings Separated Most of Their Lives

A brother from Texas and sister from Kentucky who were separated for most of their lives have been catching up on the past 53 years after matching DNA results online.

Aug 17, 2019

7 People Shot After Fight Breaks Out at Houston House Party

7 People Shot After Fight Breaks Out at Houston House Party

Police say seven people were shot after a fight broke out at a house party in east Houston early Saturday morning.

Aug 12, 2019

Masked Man Throwing Object Incites Panic at Houston Mall

Masked Man Throwing Object Incites Panic at Houston Mall

Hundreds of panicked people rushed out of a Houston mall after a masked man jumped on a food court table and said he would kill himself before throwing down an unknown object covered in toilet paper.

Aug 12, 2019

Tickets on Sale Friday for Texas VetsAid Music Festival

Tickets on Sale Friday for Texas VetsAid Music Festival

Joe Walsh will be joined by ZZ Top, Brad Paisley, Sheryl Crow, and Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit at his VetsAid music festival to benefit veterans.

Aug 12, 2019

Masked Man Throwing Object Incites Panic at Houston Mall

Masked Man Throwing Object Incites Panic at Houston Mall

Hundreds of panicked people rushed out of a Houston mall after a masked man jumped on a food court table and said he would kill himself before throwing down an unknown object covered in toilet paper.

Aug 11, 2019

Assault Charge Dropped Against Ex-Houston-Area Deputy

Assault Charge Dropped Against Ex-Houston-Area Deputy

An assault charge has been dismissed against a former Houston-area deputy whose trial ended with jurors deadlocked over a 2015 off-duty incident in which a driver was beaten.

Aug 8, 2019

Concerns Raised About Staff Changes at Some Houston Schools

Concerns Raised About Staff Changes at Some Houston Schools

When the Houston Independent School District's Gregory-Lincoln Education Center re-opens this month with yet another new principal, its fifth in eight years, the school's new leader will face a tough customer in...

Aug 9, 2019

2 Die in Houston Highway Gunfire After Crash, Shooter Sought

2 Die in Houston Highway Gunfire After Crash, Shooter Sought

Houston police say two men have died in gunfire following a rush hour traffic accident in which a suspect blamed for the Intestate 10 wreck opened fire and then fled

Aug 8, 2019

Astros to Extend Protective Netting Before Next Homestand

Astros to Extend Protective Netting Before Next Homestand

The Houston Astros will extend the protective netting at Minute Maid Park to cover more of the seating area, joining other teams that have taken safety measures after foul balls injured fans.

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