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J.C. Penney sends employee home for wearing shorts that are 'too revealing'

A former J.C. Penney employee said she was sent home for wearing shorts that were "too revealing" - shorts that were apparently purchased in J.C. Penney's career style section.

Baby receives 2nd-degree burns in hospital's care

Newborn Isabel was born just a few days ago, but her parents worry what a St. Joseph Medical Center nurse did while in the hospital may have a lasting impact.

Woman carjacked at gunpoint in her driveway

A 31-year-old woman was carjacked at gunpoint in her own driveway Wednesday morning.

Bodies of missing father and son found in Brazos River

The bodies of a father and son who went missing in the Brazos River have been found. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department search crews located Brandon Orr at 10 a.m. near the intersection with the Intracoastal Waterway. Coast Guard and Brazoria County Rescue crews found Phillip Orr at 11 a.m. in the…

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911 dispatcher hangs up on caller

The June 26 call to 911 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, was heartbreaking as the female caller tried to keep 17-year-old shooting victim Jaydon Chavez-Silver alive.

"I'm keeping him alive," said Chavez-Silver’s friend, 17-year-old Esperanza Quintero.

Cobra on the loose at Houston luxury lofts

A cobra was found slithering through the halls of The Rice luxury lofts in downtown Houston.

Ferre' Dollar/CNN

Shell to cut thousands of jobs to cope with long period of cheap oil

Shell expects to eliminate 6,500 staff and contractor positions this year as it seeks to reduce operating costs by 10 percent, the Netherlands-based company said Thursday. The company also plans to reduce capital investment by $7 billion, or 20 percent.

Charges filed in 4-alarm fire at northwest Houston apartments

Arson investigators have arrested a man for allegedly causing a massive fire that injured three firefighters and left dozens homeless Tuesday in northwest Houston. Danny Isidoro is charged with reckless arson.

Several people detained after chase, standoff in SW Houston

One by one 11 people filed out of a home in Alief Wednesday afternoon. Their detainment by Houston police officers -- who had their guns drawn and were assisted by a K-9 unit -- ended a standoff that began as a high-speed chase.

Pool for special needs boy left unfinished when contractor disappears

The family of a 5-year-old child who is blind and cannot walk is left with a concrete-lined hole in their backyard with no plumbing or equipment to the pool and several other components left unfinished.

HPD: Suspects open fire outside rap studio in northwest Houston; 1 shot in chest

Houston police are investigating a shooting that happened outside a home, which doubles as a rap studio, in northwest Houston.

Judge declares Texas' online solicitation statute unconstitutional

A district court judge in Montgomery County declared the state's online solicitation of a minor statute is unconstitutional.

Fleeing League City burglar says he "done something bad and needed help"

One burglary suspect is in custody and another remains on the loose after leading officers on a chase in League City Wednesday morning.

Chevron to cut close to 1,000 jobs in Houston

More job cuts hit the oil and gas industry as Chevron announced Tuesday that it is cutting 1,500 positions worldwide, including nearly 1,000 in Houston.

Reward offered in cold case of mother found dead in abandoned warehouse

Houston police homicide investigators are trying to track down the person who sexually assaulted and killed a woman, then left her body in an abandoned warehouse a year ago.

Body pulled from Buffalo Bayou in downtown Houston

Houston firefighters pulled a body out of Buffalo Bayou in downtown Houston Thursday morning.

Blood worms appearing in Chambers County town's water

Several families in Chambers County say there are blood worms in their water. The houses affected are in the town of Old River-Winfree near Mount Belvieu.

Houston Texans single-game tickets go on sale Thursday

Single-game tickets for the Houston Texans 2015-16 home games will go on sale Thursday, July 30, at 10 a.m.

Real-life Hulk picks up car, moves it from bike lane

A man moving a parked car out of a bike lane has gone viral, garnering nearly 5 million views as of Wednesday morning.

David Amyot via CNN

Internet seeks revenge for Cecil the lion

Celebrities are among an online mob baying for the blood of the American dentist who has admitted his role in killing Zimbabwe's most famous lion, Cecil.

Walter Palmer has said he "deeply regrets" killing the 13-year-old lion, who was found shot, skin...

New video, medical records released in Sandra Bland investigation

Waller County officials Tuesday released new video and medical records in the Sandra Bland death investigation.

Missing 11-year-old found safe; walked home after playing at friend's house

A Houston mother is relieved after her missing 11-year-old son made his way home Wednesday night.


Whataburger voted best burger in America

The votes are in. According to Fast Company, Whataburger is officially the best burger restaurant in the United States.

At least 18 vehicles stolen from north Houston auto auction business, police say

At least 18 vehicles were stolen from the Houston Auto Auction in north Houston early Wednesday morning.

SWAT standoff ends after suspect falls through ceiling after tear gas deployed

One man was taken into custody after a SWAT standoff in southwest Houston.

Store owner robbed, chases after thieves

A store owner said when she was robbed she called police and then went after the thieves herself.

Man accused of intentionally setting apartment fire appears before judge

The man accused of sparking a massive apartment fire that ripped through an apartment complex in Spring Branch appeared before a judge overnight.

Houston considers surcharge for trash collection, recycling expenses

The city of Houston’s garbage czar wants to hit homeowners with a monthly surcharge of $15-$20 to cover a variety of expenses related to trash collection and recycling.

Deputies search for carjacking suspects in west Harris County

Deputies are searching for several armed robbery suspects after a carjacking Wednesday in west Harris County.

Antenne Réunion/ via CNN

Source: Plane debris a match for a Boeing 777

Boeing investigators are confident that debris found on a remote island in the Indian Ocean comes from a 777 aircraft, according to a source close to the investigation.

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