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- Crooks destroy storefront in attempt to grab ATM 2h
- Thieves break into cars outside HFD Station 2 3h
- Guardrail slices, crushes car in wreck on 59 ramp 2h
- Shutdown defense helps lead Texans past Ravens 16h
- Cars collide head on, 14-year-old boy killed 1d
- Rockets stars host charity events for kids 3h
- Pope Francis: Merry Christmas, you power-hungry… 50m
- Sony plans to eventually release 'The Interview' 2h
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Dikembe Mutombo gives J.J. Watt a lesson in finger waggingDikembe Mutombo gives J.J. Watt a lesson in finger waggingHe got schooled on the football field by another star athlete – Dikembe Mutombo.
- Houston Texans
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Watch: Packages fall out of FedEx truck along interstateWatch: Packages fall out of FedEx truck along interstateA Colorado driver chased down a FedEx truck that was dropping packages along an interstate.
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Reward offered to help catch suspect in shooting of Waco meteorologistReward offered to help catch suspect in shooting of Waco meteorologistThe Falls County Crime Stoppers is now offering a $10,000 reward, thanks to an anonymous donation of an additional $5,000.
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7 Big Tax Changes in 20157 Big Tax Changes in 2015Here's how you're going to need to adjust your budget in 2015
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Florida suspect shot police officer then ran him overFlorida suspect shot police officer then ran him overOfficer has been identified as Charles "Charlie K" Kondek, a 17-year veteran of Tarpon Springs Police Department.
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Watch: Morning news team gets into Christmas spiritWatch: Morning news team gets into Christmas spiritThe morning team hasn't had enough Christmas music -- here's a performance that'll make you smile (or cringe). Enjoy!
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Dog shot during Round Rock police investigationDog shot during Round Rock police investigationPolice have confirmed they shot and killed a dog following a police chase in Round Rock on Sunday.
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Kyle Field's west side comes crashing downKyle Field's west side comes crashing downThe implosion is part of Texas A&M's $450 million renovation project is expected to be complete in fall 2015
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China indicts Jackie Chan's son on drug chargeChina indicts Jackie Chan's son on drug chargeIf convicted, the 32-year-old could be jailed for up to three years.
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Multiple people struck by lightning outside Tampa Bay Buccaneers gameMultiple people struck by lightning outside Tampa Bay Buccaneers gameAt least six people were being treated by paramedics.
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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Christmas card campaign for toddler with brain cancerChristmas card campaign for toddler with brain cancerA Waconia family who will spend Christmas in a hospital room is in need of the holiday spirit
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Ambush cop killings not uncommonAmbush cop killings not uncommonAnalysts say ambushes are among the most persistent and hardest threats for cops..
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Massive holiday storm poised to disrupt travelMassive holiday storm poised to disrupt travelAs a record-number of people hit the road for the holidays, a large storm system is poised to disrupt travel.
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Ways to Save: Android tablet steal and freebies for ChristmasWays to Save: Android tablet steal and freebies for ChristmasThere is still time for an awesome deal delivered in time for Christmas! In my continued quest to save you time and money, there is a lot to celebrate today.
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Sheriff's Office looking for 3 murder suspectsSheriff's Office looking for 3 murder suspectsThese suspects are wanted for shooting and injuring others that night as well.
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Alert: Missouri City police looking for missing womanAlert: Missouri City police looking for missing womanByrd, 54, was last seen wearing black jeans, a gold shirt and carrying a black purse.
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Most uplifting stories of the weekMost uplifting stories of the weekA sweet use for new technology and a generous holiday helper among this week's stories.
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Houstonians rally to support local law enforcementHoustonians rally to support local law enforcementAfter weeks of watching protests against police actions, supporters rallied Saturday to show their support for law enforcement
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Popular, powerful Houston Mayor Bob Lanier dies at 89Popular, powerful Houston Mayor Bob Lanier dies at 89Lanier rode into office on the promise of putting more police on the streets, abandoning a Metro monorail plan and diverting transit funds into paving roads and sidewalks
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Beers Americans no longer drinkBeers Americans no longer drinkAll of these brands reported a 20% or more decline in shipments in the five years through 2013.
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Satanist group mounts holiday display with little fanfareSatanist group mounts holiday display with little fanfare"Snaketivity Scene" will be displayed daily at the Michigan Capitol until Tuesday.
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Detective: Shooter said, 'Watch what I'm going to do'Detective: Shooter said, 'Watch what I'm going to do'Two police officers were shot execution-style in their patrol car in Brooklyn.
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Treat yourself to these holiday splurgesTreat yourself to these holiday splurgesThe season can overwhelm, so here are some techy ideas for treating yourself to "me" time.
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103-year-old Florida golfer records hole in one103-year-old Florida golfer records hole in oneThe man pocketed $80 for the feat, and says he looks forward to doing it again
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Florida State's Jameis Winston cleared in code of conduct hearingFlorida State's Jameis Winston cleared in code of conduct hearingThe judge said the "evidence before me is insufficient to satisfy the burden of proof."
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Report: Elon Musk's 'hyperloop' idea could workReport: Elon Musk's 'hyperloop' idea could workA 76-page report discusses some of the big issues facing the high-speed transport project
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Horses perish in North Texas stable fireHorses perish in North Texas stable fireInvestigators are looking into the cause of a massive stable fire in Rowlett that killed as many as eight horses
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Photos: Guardrail slices through car on ramp to 59Photos: Guardrail slices through car on ramp to 59A crash early Sunday morning killed one person on the ramp from 288 to 59 North, police said. Two drivers collided, sending one of their vehicles into a guardrail that sliced through the vehicle.
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Photos: BOOM! Down goes Kyle Field's west sidePhotos: BOOM! Down goes Kyle Field's west sideThe west side of Kyle Field at Texas A&M University was imploded Sunday as part of the stadium’s $450 million in renovations, which will include 80 new suites and a premium area for fans. The upgrades are expected to be complete by the 2015 football season,...
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Photos: The life of Bob LanierPhotos: The life of Bob LanierBob Lanier served as Houston's mayor from 1992 to 1998, riding into office on a promise to put more police on the streets, abandon a Metro monorail plan and divert transit funds into paving roads and sidewalks. His broad popularity cut across ethnic and party...
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Everybody knows that ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ is one of USA TODAY’s Arienne Thompson’s favorite shows, so she’s super sad that Phaedra Parks and Apollo Nida are officially calling it quits.
Tarpon Springs, Florida, police officer Charles "Charlie K" Kondek was shot and killed while responding to a noise complaint. Police say Marco Parilla Jr. was trying to avoid arrest when he shot, then ran over, officer Kondek.
A Maine furniture store has been receiving some negative feedback after decorating one of its windows with a religious Christmas theme.
The man who wore a crash costume at the first Panthers game after Cam Newton's car accident responds to online backlash.
Two NYPD officers were shot and killed on Saturday afternoon, in what NYC Police Commissioner William Bratton called "execution-style." The suspect, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, was later found shot to death in a nearby subway station.
Every winter, Stone Mountain Park transforms into a wonderland fit for Santa. The Atlanta-area attraction features more than 2 million Christmas lights and several football fields worth of snow.
The State Department is warning Americans to remain vigilant as they travel abroad over the holidays. The worldwide alert comes days after a deadly hostage standoff gripped Sydney.
It's going to be a wet Christmas week for holiday travelers in the Northwest and East Coast.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning against eating prepackaged apples following a Listeria outbreak that killed four people and sickened dozens more cross the country.
President Obama said the U.S. will "respond proportionally...in a manner we choose" to North Korea's massive cyber attack on Sony over the film 'The Interview.' He made the comments before North Korea ordered a joint probe into the hacking.