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HISD: Nearly 8% of bus drivers did not report to work on Good Friday

Houston ISD says nearly 8 percent of its school bus drivers did not report to work on Good Friday.

Friendswood college student dies after mono diagnoses

Texas A&M student dies after mono diagnosis

A 19-year-old Texas A&M student from Friendswood has died just days after doctors diagnosed her with mononucleosis.

Creepy baby watching burglary suspect charged

A man accused of lurking over a child's crib after breaking into a family's home has been charged with three counts of burglary.

Homeowner shot in NW Harris County home invasion

Authorities say a homeowner was shot after a man tried to break into his northwest Harris County home.

HPD: Security guard shot to death protecting condo complex

A killer is on the loose early Friday morning after a security guard was shot and killed outside a southwest Houston condominium complex.

Air traffic controller helps save pilot lost in clouds above

Being an air traffic controller is considered one of the most stressful jobs in the world.

Texting and driving

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Texting driver who hit cyclist: 'I just don't care'

A texting motorist who slammed into a bicyclist in Australia has some regrets -- about her car.

Meet J.J. Watt's friend Trey

J.J. Watt's friend Trey Brandt had no idea the star defensive end for the Texans was going to post a video on Facebook and Instagram of the two of them playing football.

Families wait during ferry search

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Captain in ferry sinking charged, in custody

A South Korean captain, standing in handcuffs before reporters, defended his order to delay the evacuation of his sinking ferry, CNN affiliate YTN reported early Saturday.

The news of Lee Joon Seok's arrest in connection with the sinking that left at ...


NFL player takes Houston teen to prom

For most, prom night is one of the most memorable moments of a young girls life. For 18-year-old Taylor Kirkwood, Saturday night was her special night.

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TDCJ van carrying prisoners rolls over near El Campo

All northbound lanes of Highway 59 near El Campo are closed after a Texas Department of Criminal Justice van carrying prisoners crashed around 7:15 a.m. Thursday.

Missing vehicle at center of Bolivar double-murder mystery found

Local 2 News has learned that a key piece of evidence at the center of a double-murder mystery in Bolivar has been recovered.

Driver fires shot to protect himself during road rage incident

A driver said he was forced to protect himself by shooting at another driver who punched him during a road rage incident.

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FBI investigating armed robbery at Chase Bank

Authorities are searching for the two armed men who they say robbed a Chase Bank in northwest Harris County.

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Magnitude-7.2 quake strikes southern Mexico

It met the definition of a major one, but the magnitude-7.2 earthquake that struck Friday in southern Mexico's Guerrero state didn't land the kind of punch that it might have.

"There was no way not to feel it," Gustavo Lozano told CNN about the temblo...

Group of kids take car for joy ride, crash into yard

Authorities say a group of kids took a car for a joy ride in a northwest Harris County neighborhood.

Shot fired during attempted robbery of armored van in NE Houston

Authorities are searching for a group of men who ambushed an armored van in northeast Houston during an attempted robbery.


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Trucker ‘dispatched by God’ to deliver baby at Denny’s

A man believes he was "dispatched by the Lord" to help deliver a baby in the lobby of a Denny's restaurant.

4 arrested in Lake Conroe-area crime spree

A group was arrested after authorities say they went on a crime spree in the Lake Conroe area.

5 men arrested in prostitution sting

Five men have been arrested after a prostitution sting in northwest Harris County.

UT won't remove maroon bluebonnets from campus after all

Maroon bluebonnets will be allowed to remain on the University of Texas campus in Austin after mysteriously appearing in the shadow of the UT Tower.

Woman dies, man wounded in west Houston shooting

Police say a woman is dead and a man was wounded after a shooting in west Houston.

Vacation rental warning

Renting someone's home for a vacation instead of staying in a pricey hotel is a huge travel trend right now. But vacation rentals can come with some risk.

UPDATE: Amber Alert cancelled, missing Magnolia girl found safe

The Amber Alert for the missing Magnolia girl has been cancelled after she was found safe in South Texas.

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8-year-old receives box of condoms in the mail

Parents are seeking answers after a package containing condoms was mailed to their 8-year-old daughter.

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Did pot cause a Denver man to kill wife?

What role, if any, did legally purchased and consumed marijuana play in a husband's alleged murder of his wife this week in Denver?

That's what police are investigating in the shooting death of Kristine Kirk, who called 911 Monday and, according to a...

Kingwood shooting leads to large drug bust

Kingwood shooting leads to drug bust

A shooting at a Kingwood apartment complex turned into a drug bust early Thursday morning.

One dead and several injured in 4-vehicle accident on Highway 290

A child is dead and several are injured in a four-vehicle accident, according to officials.

Man's body found in middle of north Houston street

Police are investigating a murder after a man's body was found in the middle of a north Houston street.

Chalk Jesus: Texas church goes for world record chalk portrait

Just days before Easter, a North Texas church is attempting a world record size chalk portrait of Jesus Christ.

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