Laura Wilkinson receives standing ovation as Olympic comeback bid ends
Laura Wilkinson may not have made the Olympic team headed to Tokyo, but it was evident she won over the hearts of everyone following her journey.
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Houston police are looking for a suspect who they say shot a man seven times outside of a fast-food restaurant on Fountain View.
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County-owned fuel tanks too old? County Commissioner calling for costly change, saying ‘it’s an environmental hazard’
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After 24 years, 4 murders and one kidnapping, William Reece is sentenced to death
An Oklahoma jury sentenced accused serial killer, William Lewis Reece, to death for the 1997 murder of Tiffany Johnston.
While domestic violence cases increase in Harris County, convictions decrease
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Accused serial killer found guilty of murder
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Mormons and NAACP seek to advance work with new initiatives
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Justices consider Harvard case on race in college admissions
With abortion and guns already on the agenda, the conservative-dominated Supreme Court is considering adding a third blockbuster issue.
Justices defer Harvard case on race in college admissions
With abortion and guns already on the agenda, the conservative-dominated Supreme Court is considering adding a third blockbuster issue: whether to ban consideration of race in college admissions.
Schools across US brace for surge of kindergartners in fall
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Schembechler son, players say Michigan coach knew of abuse
One of late University of Michigan football coach Bo Schembechler’s sons and two of his former players have described in detail how they were molested by the team’s longtime doctor and how Schembechler turned a blind eye when they told him about it.
Penn State ex-president reports to jail in Sandusky scandal
Former Penn State president Graham Spanier has reported to jail early to begin serving his sentence for child endangerment in a case stemming from the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.
Analysis: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott heads for the border
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Gov. Greg Abbott announces plan to build a border wall in Texas
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COVID-19 ravaged the state’s border counties. Now they’re leading Texas in vaccinations
From El Paso to Brownsville, every county along the border is outpacing the state average for the percentage of residents fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Celebrating Flag Day with local spots that will have you seeing stars and stripes
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Youth baseball umpire was arrested Sunday after being tackled by a parent at a sports complex in Conroe, officials said.
Houston family searching for missing dog after car crash
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Mother, daughter shot to death found in SE Houston apartment, family says
A mother and daughter were found shot to death Saturday inside their Southeast side apartment complex, according to their family.
Judge rules in favor of Houston Methodist in lawsuit over COVID-19 vaccines
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit Saturday from a group of Houston Methodist employees opposing the hospital’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
Discussions of tougher safety efforts following drive-by shooting on Washington Avenue
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2 cruise ship passengers test positive for COVID-19 as crews prepare to set sail from Galveston
Two passengers aboard the first cruise ship to set sail from North America since the start of the pandemic tested positive for COVID-19, officials confirmed.
GALLERY: 17 suspects arrested in prostitution sting in Fort Bend County, officials say
Several law enforcement agencies conducted a prostitution operation in Fort Bend County targeting “johns” soliciting sex for money online, according to a press release.