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Another round of storms brings rain, flooding to Houston area

Several inches of rain fell over the Houston area Friday, flooding low-lying roads and roads with poor drainage. The rain also caused extensive ponding on highways and streets areawide.

Abbott, Davis face off in Texas gubernatorial debate

For the first time since 1998, the Republican and Democratic nominees for Texas governor will debate their positions in a South Texas setting.

Couple rescued from bathroom, postal worker stranded in Cullen Park flood

Heavy rainfall caused Mayde Creek to overflow Friday, keeping emergency crews busy helping stranded motorists and trapped people.

Generous strangers save couple's wedding

A couple down on their luck turns to Craigslist looking to sell what they could to raise money for their wedding day. A stranger who saw their ad met the couple with a gift and that's not where the story ends.

Mystery surrounds death of Aldine ISD student

Investigators are trying to piece together the events that led to the murder of a middle school student in the Aldine Independent School District.

Candidates declare victory in first gubernatorial debate

Questions during the first gubernatorial debate ranged from border security, to capital punishment, to economic development and trade with Mexico. However, the biggest point of contention came when state Sen. Wendy Davis sparred with Attorney General Greg Abbott over funding education.

Fight on HISD campus caught on camera

A school fight caught on cellphone video and now broadcast across the internet via Facebook has prompted a response from the Houston Independent School District.

Houston police investigate death of Aldine ISD student

Houston police have launched an investigation into the death of an Aldine ISD student. The student, who attends Stovall Middle School, died off campus.

Undercover drug bust at Club Kryptonite

A five-month undercover operation leads to a major drug bust at Club Kryptonite in downtown Houston.

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First iPhone 6 buyer in Australia drops it on live TV

Homer Simpson would give this a double "Doh!"

Woman claims she found maggots in restaurant soup

A Houston-area woman says she made a disturbing and dangerous discovery in her takeout dinner from a local restaurant. Brooklyn Weathers said she found maggots in her soup, and she has the video for proof.

Fatal 18-wheeler accident stalls traffic on I-10 East at Sjolander

All main lanes of I-10 East at Sjolander were temporarily shut down Friday due to a fatal traffic accident.

What's in a Pumpkin Spice Latte?

It is not even officially fall, but for coffee shops pumpkin spice latte season is already in full swing.

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Missing Texas Yorkie found in Indianapolis 6 years later

A 10-year-old Yorkie has turned up in Indianapolis six years after he disappeared from his comfortable home in Austin, Texas, reports WTHR in Indianapolis.

A kind passerby saw the forlorn Yorkie on an Indianapolis sidewalk earlier this week and took pity on the poor pup.

Photos of teen girls' alleged rape posted on social media

We're hearing from the families of two teenagers who say their daughters were sexually assaulted at a party. The families say nude pictures of the girls were then posted on social media.

Poisoned doctor takes the stand at ex-lover's trial

In a trial that has gained national attention, the ex-lover of a Houston doctor, accused of poisoning him by spiking his coffee with antifreeze, testified against her at her trial.

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Man tries to rent girlfriend to buy an iPhone 6

A Shanghai man goes to extremes in his attempts to buy an iPhone 6.

Man shot twice while sitting in stolen pickup truck

A man was recovering in Ben Taub Hospital Friday morning after police said he was shot twice while sitting in a stolen pickup truck.

Customers camp out at Houston Apple Store to get new iPhone 6

The line around the Apple Store in Highland Village on Wednesday grew just as fast as the anticipation for the release of the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

HPD: man stabs roommate to death during argument

Police say a man stabbed his roommate to death during a heated argument inside a southwest Houston apartment.

Release of new iPhone puts HPD on alert

Shoppers are eager to buy more Apple products as the Houston Police Department increases security efforts.

NFL's Goodell: 'Same mistakes can never be repeated'

Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl.

More than 700 infants exposed to TB at El Paso hospital

More than 700 infants may have been exposed to tuberculosis at an El Paso hospital over the past year by an employee recently diagnosed with the illness, health officials said Friday.

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Mom: Marine jailed in Mexico 'despondent'

A U.S. Marine reservist who has been held in a Mexican prison for more than six months on a weapons charge is "highly despondent" and his mental health has dramatically deteriorated in recent days, his mother said.

Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi is currently...

Rescue crews search for survivors after car crashes into Sims Bayou

Rescue crews combed the Sims Bayou for survivors after witnesses said a car crashed into it Thursday night.

School counselor accused of sex with student

An Aldine ISD counselor is off the job after she was accused of having sex with a student.

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Man repeatedly calls 911 because he is 'lonely'

A man has been charged with making three 911 calls to report false emergencies simply because he was lonely.

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Police: Man who killed 7 had gun illegally

A man who killed his daughter, six grandchildren and then himself in a shooting in north-central Florida was a convicted felon and wasn't allowed to possess the gun he used, police said Friday.

Don Spirit, 51, killed his daughter, Sarah Spirit, 28, an...

Couple saves man, son found on side of freeway

A north Harris County couple says a regular day of running errands turned into a life-saving mission Tuesday when they spotted a small child on the feeder road near I-45 north and FM 1960.

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Russian planes intercepted near U.S. airspace

Two U.S. jets this week intercepted six Russian planes that neared U.S. airspace off Alaska and Canadian planes intercepted two Russian bombers that approached Canadian airspace, NORAD reported.

A U.S. official told CNN's Barbara Starr that officials ...

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