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Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP
March 22, 2019 - 12:10 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Kristin Crump and her two kids put damp cloths over their mouths on Thursday for the short walk from their suburban Houston front door to their car, defying an order to remain inside because of dangerous fumes coming from burned-out petrochemical tanks a couple of miles away.
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December 30, 2018 - 10:42 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A man in a pickup truck pulled up next to a car that was leaving a Houston-area Walmart parking lot and started shooting, killing a 7-year-old girl inside the car and wounding the girl's mother, authorities said Sunday. Three other girls were in the car, but it wasn't immediately...
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October 30, 2018 - 1:14 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Firefighters, police officers and 911 operators in Texas got a surprise lunch from a famous son as Oscar-winner Matthew McConaughey showed up with roasted turkey to give thanks on National First Responders Day.
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October 03, 2018 - 5:27 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A Canadian company's plan to open a so-called robot brothel in Houston has been short circuited by city leaders.
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AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File
August 26, 2018 - 6:54 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Voters in Houston and its surrounding county marked the anniversary of Hurricane Harvey coming ashore by approving the issuance of $2.5 billion in bonds to fund flood-control projects that might mitigate the damage caused by future storms.
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August 18, 2018 - 2:24 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A sign at a Houston elementary and middle school that sparked criticism on social media has been removed. The Houston Independent School District says the sign that read, "The more you act like a lady, the more he'll act like a gentleman," was removed Friday night. The wall was...
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Texas Department of Public Safety/Houston Police Department via AP
August 01, 2018 - 4:47 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A man suspected of killing one of former President George H.W. Bush's doctors may have been seeking revenge for his mother, who died on the doctor's operating table more than 20 years ago, authorities said Wednesday.
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AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File
May 01, 2018 - 9:56 pm
By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Officials in Harris County - the Texas county hardest hit by Hurricane Harvey - voted on Tuesday to request that an August special election be set for a bond referendum in which residents could be asked to approve as much as $2.5 billion to finance...
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Dreamstime
April 28, 2018 - 12:53 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston-area deputy constable proved he's fleet of foot while facing down an agile cow that had a beef with motorists along a rural road. Harris County deputy Andrew Ries was patrolling an unincorporated area northeast of Houston late Thursday when he stopped to assist motorists...
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AP Photo/Evan Vucci
April 19, 2018 - 8:40 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The memorials to former first lady Barbara Bush have begun with a celebration of her life in front of Houston's City Hall.
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