News 2 Know: Serial robber struck by police officer's vehicle bail changes for Harris County & more

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Local News

Woman accused of posing as non-existent twin autistic sister to sexually assault caregiver

Pearland Police Department

Rachel Childs is accused of posing as her non-existent autistic twin sister in an effort to sexually assault a caregiver.

A 29-year-old woman is accused of luring a caregiver to her house for sexual gratification by pretending to be autistic, according to Pearland authorities. Read more >

Bail reform coming for Harris County's misdemeanor offenders


A new bail system will be implemented in Harris County after the old system was found to be unconstitutional. Read more >

Caught on camera: Accused serial robber struck by police officer's vehicle

Pearland PD

The mugshot of Jakouri Jones.

When police officers talk about the use of deadly force, that usually doesn’t include using their patrol car to stop a suspect -- but that’s exactly what a Pasadena police officer did to take down a robbery suspect who is accused of pointing a pistol at him. Read more >

Texas News

STAAR tests no more? State rep files bill to eliminate exams

A Texas state representative has filed a bill to eliminate the STAAR test. Read more >

National News

President Trump denies Pelosi military aircraft for war zone trip

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U.S. President Donald Trump waves before leaving the Department of Health and Human Services where he announced a plan to overhaul how Medicare pays for certain drugs Oct. 25, 2018 in Washington, D.C.

President Donald Trump said Thursday he was denying House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a military plane for a trip to Afghanistan that was set to begin in the afternoon, a tit-for-tat retaliation that deepened the divide between the leaders and brought the government no closer to reopening. Read more >

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