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Neighbors describe man killed in police shootout as quiet, nice

One person has been killed in an officer-involved shooting in southeast Houston, according to Houston police.

HCSO: Infant dies after crash in northwest Harris County

A 1-year-old girl died in the hospital Wednesday night after a truck ran into the car she was in.

Houston Texans' star J.J. Watt buys Mom car, wins internet

J.J. Watt admits he's always dreamed of buying his mom a brand new car. Today, he did!

Perry: 5 kids who had contact with Ebola patient monitored

Authorities say five students who had contact with a man diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas are being monitored but are showing no symptoms of the disease.

Granddaughter calls 911 during violent home invasion in northwest Houston

Police are searching for the group of violent robbers who beat up a couple in their northwest Houston home.

Texas orders family of Ebola patient to stay home

Health officials are monitoring not only the people the Dallas Ebola patient had contact with while he was contagious and not isolated, but also dozens of people that they subsequently contacted, Dallas County Health and Human Services spokeswoman Erikka Neroes said Thursday. Eighty people -- the…

Pregnant woman injured, husband killed in crash involving DWI suspect

A pregnant woman was injured and her husband was killed late Tuesday when a suspected drunk driver plowed into their vehicle, according to Houston police.

Houston airports, hospitals implement Ebola prevention steps

In a press conference Wednesday afternoon, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee discussed what Houston airports are doing to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus.

Doctor convicted of poisoning lover talks about life in jail

The once-respected cancer doctor convicted of poisoning her boyfriend told Local 2 that she is surviving in jail on her faith and that she often prays.

Ebola patient told hospital he was from Liberia

The airline passenger who brought Ebola into the U.S. initially went to a Dallas emergency room last week but was sent home, despite telling a nurse that he had been in disease-ravaged West Africa, the hospital said Wednesday in a disclosure that showed how easily an infection could be missed.

Texas appeals court upholds Tom DeLay reversal

The highest criminal court in Texas has refused to reinstate two money-laundering convictions of former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay.

Small child seen in back of SUV after chase suspect crashes in North Houston

A man was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon at the end of a police chase and crash in north Houston.

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CDC confirms first U.S. case of Ebola in Dallas

A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials announced Tuesday.

Ship collides with vessel in Intra-Coastal Waterway

Part of the Intra-Coastal Waterway (ICW) is closed due to a collision near the area where the Houston and Galveston ship channels meet.

HPD: Mom chokes boy, 6, for drinking chocolate milk without permission

A 23-year-old mother is accused of using excessive measures to discipline her 6-year-old son after the boy drank chocolate milk, according to Houston police.

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'Mistake' in how hospital handled Ebola case?

The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola on American soil went to the emergency room last week, but was released from the hospital even though he told staff he had traveled from Liberia.

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Hundreds of chickens killed with golf club

Suspects in a bizarre burglary beat to death 920 chickens at a farm in central California earlier this month, authorities say.

Elderly homeowner opens fire on attempted robbers in southwest Houston

An elderly homeowner opened fire on a group of suspects attempting to rob his southwest Houston home, according to Houston police.

How is Houston area preparing for Ebola?

With the Ebola virus just a couple hundred miles to north, health experts say this isn’t time to panic, but it is time to prepare.

Man charged in stabbing death during argument at apartments

A man is facing charges in the fatal stabbing of another man after an argument over the weekend in the Upper Kirby area.

HPD: Officer shoots, kills suspect near Baybrook Mall

A police officer shot and killed a suspect in a store parking lot near Baybrook Mall, police say.

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Real estate agent's killing hits home

The suspect in the killing of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter was asked this week by reporters: "Why Beverly?" Arron Lewis, 33, answered directly. "She was a rich broker," he said. "Because she was just a woman who worked alone -- a rich broker."

Police chase driver in stolen truck with 4-year-old child inside

Police took a man into custody Wednesday morning, after officers said he stole a truck with a young child inside and led police on a wild chase.

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LGBT Pride Celebration moves location after 36 years

Organizers of Houston's annual LGBT Pride Parade announced Wednesday they are moving the event from Montrose to downtown Houston next summer.

Abbott, Davis square off in final debate in Texas governor's race

Ebola, ethics and education are among the issues that dominated the final debate between Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis.

Reward increased for Texas most wanted sex offender

The Texas Department of Public Safety has increased the reward for one of the most wanted sex offenders in the state.

Airport managers plan Ebola screening as plane arrives from Nigeria

The 2014 Ebola outbreak is the largest in history, affecting multiple countries in West Africa, including Nigeria.

Pet owner promises $10K for information on cat mutilations

An anonymous pet owner is offering a hefty reward to catch the people responsible for mutilating and murdering cats in The Heights area.

4 in custody after leading police on chase from Katy to east Houston

Four people were arrested early Wednesday after leading police on a chase from Katy to east Houston, according to Houston police.

Man accused of hitting baby girl, who died from her injuries

A man has been charged after allegedly hitting an 8-month-old child with a blunt object.

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