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Friday, Jan 19, 2018

Galveston Gets Water Restrictions After Freeze Bursts Pipes

Galveston Gets Water Restrictions After Freeze Bursts Pipes

Galveston is expected to remain under a water conservation mandate through the weekend after freezing weather caused pipes to burst and leak.

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018

Ice, Brutal Cold Grips The Lone Star State

Ice, Brutal Cold Grips The Lone Star State

In Houston, hundreds of crashes were reported Tuesday as the region dealt with icy roads and drivers not used to negotiating slick spots.

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018

Authorities Say Houston-Area Couple Ambushed, Slain, Robbed

Authorities Say Houston-Area Couple Ambushed, Slain, Robbed

Investigators say a Houston-area husband and wife were ambushed and killed during a home robbery and the suspects later returned several times to the shooting scene.

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018

US Supreme Court Refuses Appeal for Houston Police Killer

US Supreme Court Refuses Appeal for Houston Police Killer

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused an appeal from a Texas death row inmate convicted of killing a Houston police officer 27 years ago. The high court, without comment, declined Tuesday to review arguments...

Monday, Jan 8, 2018

Texas Death Row Inmates Lose Appeals

Texas Death Row Inmates Lose Appeals

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review appeals from two Texas death row inmates.

Monday, Jan 8, 2018

Medication Blamed in Houston Journalist's Disappearance

Medication Blamed in Houston Journalist's Disappearance

Authorities in Southeast Texas have located a sports reporter who disappeared Saturday after covering an elite college football camp. She appeared to be unharmed, Houston police tweeted.

Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018

2 Homeless Men Found Dead Amid Freezing Weather

2 Homeless Men Found Dead Amid Freezing Weather

Houston police say two homeless men have been found dead amid freezing weather and officials are trying to determine if the cold snap caused the deaths.

Sunday, Dec 31, 2017

Unruly Man With Guns Arrested at Houston Hotel

Unruly Man With Guns Arrested at Houston Hotel

An intoxicated man was arrested at a hotel that hosts one of Houston's largest New Year's Eve parties after police found several guns and ammunition in his room, police said Sunday.

Friday, Dec 29, 2017

Houston Can Clear Out Homeless Tent Cities: Federal Judge

Houston Can Clear Out Homeless Tent Cities: Federal Judge

A federal judge has cleared the way for Houston city officials to enforce an ordinance that prohibits homeless people from setting up tents and temporary living quarters in public places.

Friday, Dec 29, 2017

Brink's Armored Truck Driver Robbed Outside Houston Bank

Brink's Armored Truck Driver Robbed Outside Houston Bank

Harris County sheriff's deputies and the FBI are looking for at least three men involved in the holdup of a Brink's armored truck employee.

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