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14-year-old killed in head-on collision

A 14-year-old boy was killed in a head-on collision early Sunday.

Portion of Kyle Field imploded as part of renovation project

Part of Kyle Field was imploded early Sunday morning as part of the stadium’s redevelopment.

Austin, San Antonio drivers prepare for phone bans

Two of the biggest cities in Texas are reminding drivers of bans on handheld devices behind the wheel that take effect in Austin and San Antonio come January.

Armed robbers on the run after killing victim

Houston police are searching for the group of armed robbers who killed a man in Southwest Houston Saturday night.

Texans beat Ravens 25-13, improve to 8-7

Houston improves to 8-7 and spoils Gary Kubiak's homecoming.

Former Houston Mayor Bob Lanier dies at 89

Former Houston Mayor Bob Lanier died at his home in Houston on Saturday afternoon. He was 89.

HPD: Driver killed in crash while fleeing accident scene

Houston police said a driver was killed early Sunday while trying to flee the scene of another accident.

SWAT units respond after woman claims brother threatened her

Houston police are questioning the claims of a woman, who told officers her brother was threatening her Saturday evening.

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North Korea warns U.S.: Worse is coming

North Korea is accusing the U.S. government of being behind the making of the movie "The Interview."

And, in a dispatch on state media, the totalitarian regime warns the United States that its "citadels" will be attacked, dwarfing the hacking attack o...

AP sources: Cops' killer angry over Garner death

A gunman who announced online that he was planning to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two police officers in a patrol car and shot them to death in broad daylight Saturday before running to a subway station and killing himself, authorities said.

HFD Station No. 2 hit by thieves

The men and women who put their lives on the line for our city have been targeted by thieves.

Five motorcyclists taken to hospital after crash on EB I-10 at Bingle

Five people were transported to the hospital after several motorcycles were involved in a crash Saturday. 

Colleagues share fond memories of Lanier's legacy to Houston

A day after his death, those who knew former Mayor Bob Lanier best are sharing their memories.

Prized Christmas decoration stolen from family's home

A couple of thieves were caught on camera running off with a homeowner's Christmas lawn decorations Saturday.

List of worst Texas schools increases

The number of campuses on the annual list of the worst public schools in Texas is up more than a third from last year.

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Police officer shot and killed in Florida

A police officer in Tarpon Springs, Florida, was shot and killed early Sunday, a sheriff's spokeswoman said.

A suspect is in custody.

The fatal shooting occurred in a residential area in the predawn hours, said Cecilia Barreda from the Pinellas County...

Reaction to Bob Lanier's passing

Read what family, friends and colleagues are saying after former Houston Mayor Bob Lanier died at age 89 of natural causes at his home Saturday. And leave your own condolences here.

NYC cop killer had criminal record, police say

The man who shot and killed two New York City police officers as they sat in their patrol car had posted angry messages on social media, ranting against the government and police, New York Police Department's Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said Sun...

Driver extracted from pickup after crashing into Keegans Bayou

First responders rushed a driver to the hospital after he crashed his pickup truck into Keegans Bayou Saturday night.

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Finger-pointing after officers' killings

Not too long after a man ambushed and killed two police officers sitting in a patrol car in New York City, the finger-pointing started.

Ismaaiyl Brinsley walked up to Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos on Saturday in Brooklyn as they sat in their ...

Dallas police officer arrested for sexual assault

DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas police officer has been arrested for sexual assault, accused of using his position as a peace officer to force prostitutes to perform sexual acts while he worked an extra job.

Bob Lanier's son: Former mayor 'died happy'

One day after the passing of his famous father, Houston's iconic Mayor Bob Lanier, Robert Clayton Lanier Jr. said "Mayor Bob" died happy.

MeetMe app blamed for crimes

A relatively new cellphone application that allows users to see and chat with strangers nearby is blamed for at least two robberies in the Houston area, and police tell Local 2 Investigates that they think there are more victims.

Cedar Hill tops Katy 23-20 in 6A D-II state title

The Katy Tigers will not bring home their eighth state title this year.

PD: Two dead in apparent murder-suicide in Pearland

Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide after two people were found dead in a Pearland residence.

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Cypress Ranch loses to Allen 47-16 in 6A Div. I state championship

Cypress Ranch fell to Allen 47-16 in the Class 6A Division I state championship game in Arlington Saturday night.

Gunman shot ex-girlfriend before killing NYPD cops

The day ended with two slain New York police officers. But it started, investigators say, when Ismaaiyl Brinsley slipped into his ex-girlfriend's apartment using a key he wasn't supposed to have.

A fight quickly erupted around 5:30 a.m. Saturday after...

Police: Amber Alert cancelled for League City toddler, child safely located

The Texas Center for the Missing cancelled a Houston Regional Amber Alert for a missing toddler Saturday morning. 

Last-minute shoppers take part in "Super Saturday"

As the holiday shopping season comes down to the wire, retailers are making a final push to entice shoppers into spending money on last-minute deals.

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