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Female's burned body found on dirt road

The burned body of a female is found by a rancher in Fulshear and police hope a pendant will help identify her.

HCSO: Man dies in deputy-involved shooting

A man died Sunday following a deputy-involved shooting in which a deputy was injured, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

Military device creates scare in Kemah

It looked like a bomb, but officials said the device that caused the Kemah Marina to be evacuated was nothing more than a military training device.

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Military device causes evacuations

The Kemah marina was evacuated Wednesday evening after police said some sort of suspicious device was found.

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Man shot, car crashes when robbers target Air Jordans

A robbery victim is shot and loses control of a car, crashing into a northwest Harris County home. The crooks were after his new Air Jordan shoes.

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Man accused of fake iPad scam

A man was selling iPad boxes without an iPad inside, police said Thursday.

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Body found in pickup truck

A body has been found inside a northwest Houston pickup truck.

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Young women target Upper Kirby

A group of young women that targeted businesses in the Upper Kirby area stole cellphones and wallets from employees at three stores.

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Crooks steal $15,000 motorcycle from garage

Two men stole a high-performance motorcycle from a west Houston parking garage.

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Why does someone open fire in school?

Why would someone do that? That is one of the first questions that many people ask after a mass shooting.

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How can parents talk to kids about school shooting?

Children around the world are frightened after finding out about the school shooting in Connecticut. A psychologist offers tips about how parents can let their children know they are safe.

Jessica Gutierrez

Mom accused of DWI with baby in car

A mom is caught driving while intoxicated with a baby in the car, Montgomery County deputy constables say.

New hotel to be built in downtown Houston

A hotel that will be built in downtown Houston will have a lazy river on the roof.

Marrissa Pena

Woman beaten, robbed

A woman is repeatedly slammed to the ground by a man before, police say, he took off with her purse and her car.

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Pregnant woman robbed at gunpoint

Houston police say they've nabbed a group of thieves who robbed a pregnant woman at gunpoint.

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Purse snatched at gas station

A woman's purse is stolen out of her car as she pumps gas, police say.

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Man faces multiple child porn charges

A former city official is arrested on child pornography charges.

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Sam's Club employees robbed in parking lot

Two Sam's Club employees are robbed at gunpoint outside a store in Pearland, police say.

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Gunmen violently rob stores on Black Friday

A group of thieves steal a million dollars worth of jewelry and cash from a flea market on Black Friday, investigators say.

Jeffrey Layton

Landscaper accused of scamming elderly customer

A landscaper is accused of borrowing money from a 91-year-old customer and then repaying her with counterfeit cash.

Shanetia Allen

Woman accused of robbing, hitting UH student

A woman is accused of tricking a university student to hand over her cellphone and then running over her.

Jack Pierce

Help needed to solve 1994 slaying

Deputies need help to find the person who killed a man 18 years ago.

Andras Timothy Szanto

Store manager faces child porn charges

A grocery store manager has been accused of having a massive collection of child pornography.

Lazy Valley Home Invasion

4 arrested, 1 wanted in home invasion

A family says they were terrified when a group of four stormed into their west Harris County home and robbed them.

Robber shoots pawn shop manager; carjacks couple to escape

A manager is rushed to a hospital after being shot during a pawn shop robbery that turned into a carjacking.

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Man accused of defacing Picasso defends his actions

The man who spray-painted over a Picasso at the Menil Collection says he is not apologetic and claims that he did it to shed light on corruption.

Police: Man exposes self to child twice

Police are searching for a man who is accused of exposing himself to a 12-year-old girl.

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Police: Man kills girlfriend at hotel

A man has been accused of fatally beating and strangling his girlfriend at a north Houston hotel.

Woman accused of sexually assaulting teen

A woman has been accused of inappropriately touching a teenage relative.

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Man wanted in gas station kidnapping

Deputies need help finding a man who kidnapped a driver at a southwest Houston gas station and fired shots during a struggle.

Robber fires shot toward gas station employee

Deputies need help finding a man who fired a shot during a robbery at a west Harris County gas station.

Golf Club Drive Attack

Couple attacked, nearly robbed in driveway

A man and his wife fight back after two men tried to rob them.

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HCSO: Soap stolen in home invasion

A mother and daughter are tied up during a home invasion in Channelview, investigators say.

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Masked men burglarize jewelry store

Police are searching for two men who broke into a jewelry store and stole an entire case of expensive jewelry.

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Man accused of breaking into home, groping woman

A man is accused of breaking into a northwest Houston townhome and trying to sexually assault a woman.

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Sketch released in kidnapping at library

Investigators hope a sketch will help them find a man who kidnapped a 5-year-old girl from a library.

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5 injured in METRO bus crash

Five people are injured after a METRO bus accident in southeast Houston. Pictures from scene.

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Suspect named in killing of Iraqi war vet

Deputies say they know who killed a young Iraq war veteran but need help to find the man who pulled the trigger.

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Fake cop accused of sex assault may have more victims

Houston police say a man who pretended to be a police officer to sexually assault a woman has been raping women for nearly 20 years.

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Purse deflects bullet when woman shot

A west Houston woman credits her purse with saving her life when she was attacked and shot several times by two masked men as she walked outside her home.

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Halloween-masked men rob Whataburger

Police are searching for two men who wore Halloween masks when they robbed a fast-food restaurant, and officers are trying to figure out if the same men were involved in a similar robbery earlier this week.

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Drivers worry about rash of car break-ins, thefts

A rash of stolen cars and break-ins in Baytown have residents on edge.

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2 men wanted in 2 Baytown robberies

Police are searching for two men who are suspected of robbing a pawn shop and a fast-food restaurant.

Michael Lloyd Taylor

Driver wanted in fatal hit-and-run

A woman is devastated after her husband was fatally hit by a vehicle and the driver didn't bother to stop.

Pharmacy robbery

Hydrocodone, Soma stolen from pharmacy

Two men stole medications from a pharmacy next door to urgent care center, police said.

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Karate teacher accused of sexually assaulting teen

A karate teacher is accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old employee and former student.

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MCSO: Armed man pepper-sprays jewelry store employees

A man pepper-sprays employees at the Tiffany & Co. in The Woodlands, but he leaves without taking merchandise, investigators say.

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Police: Jewelry store robbers threaten to kill woman, 77

A jewelry store owner fires shots at three people who pistol-whipped him and put a gun to his mother's head during an attempted robbery, police say.

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Police: Robbers push mom, kids in purse snatching

Baytown Police are searching for two robbers who targeted two women in the parking lot at the San Jacinto Mall, including one who was with her three young children.

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Convenience store clerk terrorized during robbery

Two masked men robbed a convenience store at gunpoint, and it was all caught on camera.

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Suspect wanted in 77-year-old woman's rape

Police are searching for a man who raped a 77-year-old woman in her home about nine years ago.

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Police investigate rash of burglaries

Residents in Baytown are worried after 22 burglaries are reported in the city in just the first five days of the month.

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Police: Man tries to sexually assault woman in her home

A man is accused of forcing his way into a home to with the intention to rape a woman.

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HCSO: Woman drives to Houston to have sex with teen

A mother has been accused of driving nearly 200 miles to have sex with a 14-year-old girl she met online.

7 accused of sending microelectronics to Russian military go to court

Seven of 11 members of a Russian military procurement network who have been accused of illegally exporting microelectronics from the United States to Russian military and intelligence agencies appear in federal court in Houston.

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11 accused of sending microelectronics to Russian military

Eleven members of a Russian military procurement network have been accused of illegally exporting microelectronics from the United States to Russian military and intelligence agencies.

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Student falls off roof of school

Two students get on the roof of a high school and one of them is rushed to a hospital after he falls.

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HPD sergeant in hot water over naked pictures

A Houston Police Department sergeant's risqué photos on a modeling website are stirring up controversy.

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Dog stolen with pickup truck found safe

A man whose dog was in his pickup truck when it was stolen has been reunited with his best friend.

Michelle Warner

Volunteers search for missing mother

Volunteers are searching for a mother of two who disappeared almost a week ago without a trace.

Susan Odell

Day care owner investigated after abuse claim

A day care owner is under investigation after parents of an 8-week-old baby claims their son was injured while in her care.

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Fire rips through apartment building

More than a dozen apartments are destroyed in a fire that lasted for hours.

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2 suspects arrested in 3 bank robberies

Police arrest two men they believe are responsible for three bank robberies in two days.

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Police: Man fools couple to get in house, steals car

A stranger talks his way into a couple's home, fooling them, before stealing their car, according to police.

Masked men rob Baytown dollar store

Police say two armed, masked men terrorized customers and employees of a Baytown dollar before leaving with cash.

Kingsbridge Home Invasion

4 tied up during home invasion

Investigators are searching for four men who broke into a Fort Bend County home and tied up four people.

Car burglar caught on camera

A woman thought her car would be safe while she worked out, but she soon had her car window, along with her sense of security, smashed to pieces.

Eyeglasses Store Burglary

Crook steals thousands worth of designer eyeglasses

A crook set his sights on an eyeglasses store, stealing thousands of dollars worth of designer frames.

Baby Shot Video

Police release new video of drive-by that killed a baby

New video showing a drive-by shooting that killed a baby is released, and police hope it will lead them to the shooters.

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2 Texans fans injured at game file lawsuits

Two Houston Texans fans who were hurt during the team's season opener at Reliant Stadium are suing.

Police: Woman loses money in car repair scam

A woman says she paid two men for auto work, but all they did was steal from her.

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Caught on camera: Man steals rings from jewelry store

Police are searching for a man who pretended to want to buy jewelry but really just wanted to steal it.

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Caregiver accused of stealing cancer patient's life savings

Police are searching for a caregiver who is accused of stealing $42,000 from an elderly patient.

Police: Families of thieves wanted in Houston robbery

Surveillance video from a jewelry store in west Houston shows an entire family, children included, working to to commit a crime, according to police.

Salvation Army Burglary

Thieves break into Salvation Army community center 4 times

Burglars have repeatedly targeted an organization created to help those in need.

Caught on camera: Teens break into drive-through twice

Police are searching for two teenagers who broke into a restaurant through its drive-through window two times in two weeks.

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Sick, dead dogs dumped at park

While many were celebrating this holiday weekend with their families, Melissa McMillan spent the weekend picking up dead and sick dogs from a public park.

Police: Man fires shot when trying to rob mom with baby

A woman on a walk with her 8-month-old baby ends up running for safety after investigators said a man pointed a gun at her head.

Smoke Shop Robbery

Video captures suspects robbing smoke shop

Cameras were rolling when two masked men stormed into a southwest Harris county smoke shop, helping themselves to the merchandise behind the counters.

Lucila Jimenez

Woman accused of stalking woman

A woman has been accused of stalking and trying to kill another woman because she thought the woman was having an affair with her husband.

Police: Meyerland patrols upped after break-ins

Investigators said a criminal on the run has been targeting homes.

HCSO: Man steals car, robs store

Deputies are looking for a man they say stole a car then robbed a dollar store.

Credit Card Theft

Credit card thieves caught on camera

A couple breaks into a man's car, steals his wallet and goes on a shopping spree, all with a child in tow, investigators say.

Martin Maule

Appliance store employee accused of touching juvenile customer

A major appliances store's employee is accused of inappropriately touching an autistic boy inside the store.

Jose Hernandez

Family wants answers in man's murder

The family of Jose Hernandez, whose body was found outside a Pasadena apartment complex on Friday, is hoping police find his killers.

Body found next to Dumpster

A body wrapped in a tarp is found next to a Dumpster in Pasadena, police say.

Soraiya Ali

Fort Bend Co. deputy arrested, charged with DWI

A Fort Bend County Sheriff's deputy sworn in last month is arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Sketches released in Kingwood attacks

Police release two sketches of a man suspected of trying to assault a boy and trying to rape a woman in Kingwood.

4 arrested in 6 carjackings overnight

Three men and a juvenile are arrested in connection with a series of carjackings in northwest Harris County.

College Station Shooting

Slain constable's funeral scheduled

A Central Texas police officer wounded in a deadly gun battle is out of the hospital as mourners prepare to remember a slain constable.

Greenbelt Attack

Police: Man attacks boy, woman in separate incidents

The same man suspected of attempting to rape of a woman along a Kingwood running trail is also suspected of trying to assault a young boy at a pool nearby, according to investigators.

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Fake roofer steals cash from Pasadena business

Pasadena police are searching for a man accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a small business.

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Father of baby found in filth taken into custody

The father of a baby found living in filthy conditions has been taken into custody.

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Deputies: Mom kept baby in animal cage

A mother confesses to forcing a 1-year-old girl to live in an animal cage, investigators say.

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Deputies: Baby possibly kept in cage

Liberty County deputies responding to an animal cruelty call at a home find a 16-month-old girl living in "filthy" conditions and possibly in an animal cage. See pictures from scene.

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Police: Man steals guns from sporting goods store

A man posing as a customer walks into an Academy store, smashes a display case and steals two guns, officials say.

Radio Shack Robbery

Neighborhood locked down during search for robbery suspects

A neighborhood lockdown that lasted for several hours while police searched for robbery suspects is lifted.

Romi McCord

Harris County K9 attacks child

Family says their 5 year-old daughter was attacked by a police dog.

Gerardo Hernandez

Deputy constable faces child sexual assault charge

A Harris County Precinct 4 deputy constable is fired after being accused of sexually assaulting a child.

Toddler drowns in pond

An 18-month-old girl drowns in a pond after she wanders away from where her family was gathered.

Caught on camera: Man burglarizes dollar store

Investigators are searching for the man who was caught on camera breaking into a dollar store in Katy.

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Thieves steal metal vases at cemetery

Thieves are breaking the hearts of families who visit their loved ones' final resting place in northeast Houston.

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Officials: West Nile Virus cases on the rise in Texas

Hot, wet weather is typical during the summer months in Texas, but it is also perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes.

Questions surround 1-year-old's death

There are more questions than answers about how a 1-year-old girl died.

Jordan Abel Boijseauneau

Brother charged in sister's slaying

A man is officially charged in connection with his sister's death.

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4 wanted in smash-and-grab jewelry store robberies

Police need help finding four men suspected in several smash-and-grab robberies at jewelry stores and pawn shops in Texas, including some in Houston.

'TSA Pre Check' begins at Intercontinental Airport

Flying out of Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport will be faster for some passengers.

Pedro Estrada-Magana

Police: Fake lawyer scams business owners

A man who pretended to be a lawyer is accused of scamming thousands of dollars out of unsuspecting clients, investigators say.

Thieves steal wallet, go on $11,000 shopping spree

A woman's wallet is stolen and the thieves run out and buy a home entertainment system and 25 designer handbags, police say.

Deputies: Baby dies after being left in hot car

A 2-month-old dies after his mother forgets to take him out of the car after going grocery shopping, investigators say.

Mark Hebert

Police: Ex-fire chief sets house on fire

A man who spent years fighting fires is accused of starting one.

Angel Delgado, Jose Romero

2 killed by lightning strike identified

The names of two men who died after lightning struck during a soccer game are released. A third man who was struck is fighting for his life.

Mystery surrounds Kingwood deaths

The autopsies for a teenage girl and a man found dead inside a Kingwood home are in, but, so far, the medical examiner isn't talking.

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Investigators: Day care worker who crashed van doesn't have valid license

The day care driver accused of running a red light and causing an accident that injured 16 kids does not have a valid license and may be in the country illegally, according to investigators.

Parent has concerns about sex offender living near bus route

A Katy mom claims changes to her daughter's school bus route in the fall place her child in danger by placing her near the home of a registered sex offender.

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Mother, 2 sons die in crash on bridge

A mother and two of her eight children die after her car stalls on the Fred Hartman bridge in Baytown.

Freda Arthur

Police: Caregiver steals jewelry from elderly woman

A woman is accused of stealing from a 96-year-old she was supposed to be caring for.

John Timler, Joyce Timler

Death of mom buried in back yard ruled homicide

A man has admitted to burying his mom's body in their back yard, police say, and investigators determine her death was a homicide.

Family battles moving company over money

A woman is devastated because, she says, the moving company she hired is scamming her family out of their stuff and their money.

HCSO: Fake officers carjack driver

Four men posing as police officers carjack a man in northwest Harris county, investigators say.

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Heat causes car troubles

Along with feeling the scorching temperatures this summer, Houstonians are feeling the heat in their pocket book. Many are paying big bucks for car repairs.

Michael Snowden

Man gets life for sex assault at Houston library

A man will spend the rest of his life in prison for sexually assaulting a young boy at a Houston library.

Burglars caught on camera

Police are looking for a group of burglars caught on camera breaking into a Shepherd Forest home.

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Man attacked when leaving apartment

A man is assaulted leaving his apartment by a man with a gun, Richmond police said.

FBI: Houston-area bank robberies on the rise

The Houston area is on track to have a record number of bank robberies, FBI officials say.

Vandal defaces Houston Picasso painting

A vandal is caught on camera spray-painting a Picasso painting inside a Houston museum.  Photos

Clerk bitten during robbery

A Freeport convenience store clerk says he thought he was going to die during a robbery in which his attacker started to bite him. Photos

Ryan Jon Loofboro

Softball coach accused of sexually assaulting teen

A softball coach is accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl two times.

Game room robbery caught on camera

Surveillance video obtained exclusively by Local 2 shows two men storming into a crowded game room with guns drawn.

William Wameling

Child porn suspect's bond set at $1 million

A man accused of having and trading pornographic images of children is jailed with a high bond.

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Convenience store burglarized twice in 10 days

Employees at a convenience store are worried after two recent break-ins.

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Police: Masked men rob pizza delivery driver

Sketches of two men who robbed a pizza deliveryman at knifepoint are released

Jesse Brown, Leamon Hamilton

Mom calls police on her own sons

A Humble mother calls the police and turns her own children in after finding items she knows do not belong to them.

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Girl, 12, runs over mother in driveway

A 12-year-old girl accidentally hits the accelerator instead of the brake, causing the SUV she was driving to run over her mother, according to Jacinto City police. Images from scene

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Man, 71, faces multiple child porn charges

A Pearland man is accused of downloading child pornography online.

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Jewelry store robbed

A masked gunman robs a west Houston jewelry store at lunchtime.

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Father charged after baby scalded by hot water

A Houston father has been accused of leaving his baby daughter in a tub of scalding hot water.

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HPD: Fake cellphone covers land couple in jail

A married couple is arrested after officials say they had thousands of fake Apple cellphone covers.

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Gardener accused of molesting girl, 9

A family's gardener is accused of molesting a 9-year-old girl.

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Small plane crashes

A small plane crashes in a northwest Harris County field. IMAGES

Osvaldo Rubio

Child rape suspect on the run

Investigators are looking for a man they say raped a 13-year-old girl he met on a phone chat line earlier this month.

Manuel  Recendez

Amber Alert canceled after 1-year-old found safe

An Amber Alert for a 1-year-old boy was canceled after he was found safe.

Waiter gets $5,000 tip

A couple leaves a waiter who recently lost his car a $5,000 tip for their lunch.

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