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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.

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.

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.

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First iPhone 6 buyer in Australia drops it on live TV

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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.

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.

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.

Heavy rain pounds Houston area, causes street flooding

Most of the Houston area is under a Flash Flood Watch until 7 a.m. Friday, but officials said bayous and bank water levels have started falling.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Restaurant Report Card: Roaches, slime and dead mice

Inspectors found roach infestations, off-temperature food and slime at various restaurants around Houston.

Plane slides off runway at regional airport in Conroe

We're told the plane was coming from Nashville and was making a landing earlier Friday morning when it started to slide on touchdown.

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.

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Russian planes intercepted near U.S. airspace

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

New outlet mall coming to Rosenberg

The 400,000-square-foot shopping center will be built along I-69 and Spacek Road.

HPD: Boy beaten with cord until mom, boyfriend agreed he ‘had enough’

A man is accused of beating his girlfriend’s 11-year-old son and the boy’s mother is in trouble for failing to protect him, according to Houston police.

Chain-reaction crash sends drivers into rain-swollen ditch near George Bush Park

The Jaws of Life had to be used to free a person trapped inside a car after a chain-reaction crash near George Bush Park Thursday morning.

Release of new iPhone puts HPD on alert

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

Suspect arrested after leading police on chase in stolen U-Haul truck

A suspected thief faces felony charges after leading police on a chase in northwest Harris County.

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.

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