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- Infant abandoned at Houston post office 13h
- Arrest following fatal hit-and-run in Sunnyside 1h
- Watch crooks steal safe from BBQ restaurant 58m
- 1 arrested after N. Freeway chase 1h
- Judge Case to stay on Peterson abuse trial 2h
- 2 seriously injured in Spring motorcycle crash 1h
- Partial solar eclipse to occur this afternoon 2h
- Family: Dallas nurse Amber Vinson free of Ebola… 46m
- Man stopped after scaling White House fence 8h
Updated 7:37 a.m. CDT
Election Resource Guide: Early voting locations, polling places and sample ballotsElection Resource Guide: Early voting locations, polling places and sample ballotsEarly voting locations, polling places and sample ballots
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Houston-area family makes education a family affairHouston-area family makes education a family affairAn area family has made education a real family affair. They're making the grade together, but who's really at the head of the class.
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Florida kids miss school, police arrest 18 parentsFlorida kids miss school, police arrest 18 parentsThe warrants each carry a $1,500 bond.
- 11 hours, 2 minutes ago
Canadians laud sergeant-at-arms for taking down attackerCanadians laud sergeant-at-arms for taking down attackerRoyal Canadian Mountie credited with bringing down attacker
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Alcoholism was a cause in Elizabeth Pena's deathAlcoholism was a cause in Elizabeth Pena's deathThe death certificate issued for actress Elizabeth Peña shows "cirrhosis of the liver due to alcohol" as one of the four listed causes
- 8 hours, 35 minutes ago
12-year-old girl hauled in a 616 lb. bluefin tuna12-year-old girl hauled in a 616 lb. bluefin tunaIt took her two hours to haul in the massive fish, and her parents had to leave her alone for the record to stand.
- 8 hours, 40 minutes ago
Just the sax: Kenny G not behind Hong Kong protestsJust the sax: Kenny G not behind Hong Kong protestsBeijing had expressed displeasure over the jazz musician's visit to a protest site.
- 7 hours, 28 minutes ago
Two dead in shooting at Ben Taub HospitalTwo dead in shooting at Ben Taub HospitalThe shooting happened about 2:15 p.m. in the hospital's outpatient pharmacy.
- 15 hours, 26 minutes ago
Poll: Harris County voters favor decriminalizing dopePoll: Harris County voters favor decriminalizing dopeThe latest poll indicates a majority of voters in Texas' largest county want to decriminalize weed.
- 8 hours, 51 minutes ago
Rockets' late free throw downs Magic 90-89Rockets' late free throw downs Magic 90-89The Rockets have worked hard this preseason to build a gritty identity.
- Houston Rockets
- 1 hour, 14 minutes ago
U.S. misinformed Congress, public on immigrant releaseU.S. misinformed Congress, public on immigrant releaseThe U.S. released immigrants with more serious convictions than were disclosed.
- 12 hours, 56 minutes ago
HSPVA graduate creates controversial "Dear White People"HSPVA graduate creates controversial "Dear White People"He says white critics have not been shy about voicing their complaints about his movie.
- 8 hours, 46 minutes ago
"Operation Finally Home" picks latest recipient"Operation Finally Home" picks latest recipient"Operation Finally Home" will donate a total of eight homes across Texas this year.
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Watch: Baby bear cub strolls through drug storeWatch: Baby bear cub strolls through drug storeNothing at a nearby hotel held the bear's interest, so he wandered into the drug store.
- 16 hours, 12 minutes ago
Crocodile Encounter and Gator Chris work together to house big lizardsCrocodile Encounter and Gator Chris work together to house big lizardsGo to www.gatorchris.com to make donations for more habitat and food for local alligators.
- 8 hours, 55 minutes ago
Man faked coma for 2 years to avoid courtMan faked coma for 2 years to avoid courtHe might have got away with it if it hadn't been for his supermarket loyalty card.
- 15 hours ago
Police searching for 2 suspects after robbery at Popeyes in N. Harris CountyPolice searching for 2 suspects after robbery at Popeyes in N. Harris CountyPolice are searching for two suspects after an armed robbery at a Popeye's restaurant in north Harris County around lunchtime Wednesday.
- 13 hours, 47 minutes ago
8-year-old with Down Syndrome scores touchdown in high school game8-year-old with Down Syndrome scores touchdown in high school gameGabe White, an 8-year-old boy with Down Syndrome, often cheers for his big brother and the Rhinelander High School football team. His dream is to one day play on the team.
- 21 hours, 15 minutes ago
Ways to Save: Free app rewards you for store loyaltyWays to Save: Free app rewards you for store loyaltyAre you tired of keeping track of all those loyalty cards from your grocery store, the pharmacy, retailers, gift cards, library cards, gyms and more?
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UH student assaulted during late-night robberyUH student assaulted during late-night robberyUH police said the crime happened just before 9 p.m. in the 3800 block of Elgin Street near parking lot 15H
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Man shot, killed during drug-related home invasion in NW Harris CountyMan shot, killed during drug-related home invasion in NW Harris CountyA man died during a drug-related home invasion in northwest Harris County early Wednesday.
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Chaos in Canada: Gunfire erupts at ParliamentChaos in Canada: Gunfire erupts at ParliamentPolice identify the dead shooter as a Canadian man born in 1982.
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More than 100 snakes found in couple's homeMore than 100 snakes found in couple's homeIt's a rescue that not even Indiana Jones would attempt.
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Deputies: Man in critical condition after being shot 3 timesDeputies: Man in critical condition after being shot 3 timesA 60-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot three times Tuesday night in north Harris County, deputies said.
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Family: Amber Vinson free of Ebola virusFamily: Amber Vinson free of Ebola virusMother says Dallas nurse, who contracted virus from Liberian who later died, is regaining strength.
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Surveillance photos shows ID theft suspectSurveillance photos shows ID theft suspectInvestigators are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the person(s) involved in a string of car burglaries and identity thefts.
- 15 hours, 26 minutes ago
Coffee break leads to $7.5M lottery win for truck driverCoffee break leads to $7.5M lottery win for truck driverCoffee break leads to $7.5M lottery win for truck driver.
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- 15 hours ago
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WWII veteran, found in France, buried in Arlington National CemeteryWWII veteran, found in France, buried in Arlington National CemeteryHarris, who died in France during WWII and whose remains were discovered last year, was taken by caisson to his grave in Section 55 of Arlington National Cemetery.
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Photos: Rockets' late free throw downs MagicPhotos: Rockets' late free throw downs MagicOct 22, 2014; Orlando, FL, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives the ball in front of Orlando Magic forward Maurice Harkless (21) as the Rockets beat the Magic 90-89 at Amway Center. Mandatory Credit: David Manning-USA TODAY Sports
- Houston Rockets
- 1 hour, 19 minutes ago
Ottawa shootingOttawa shootingA makeshift memorial sits on a downtown street one block away from Canada's National War Memorial in Ottawa. A Canadian soldier Nathan Cirillo was shot and killed while on guard duty at the National War Memorial. The gunman was later shot and killed inside the...
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A Canadian soldier was shot and killed Wednesday in the nation's capital in Ottawa, and a gunman was killed by the sergeant-at-arms after racing inside Parliament. Prime minister Stephen Harper called it the second terrorist attack in three days.
A juror was removed after a bizarre encounter with a journalist outside the courthouse in only the second day of the Jodi Arias sentencing retrial.
Another man jumped over the White House fence Wednesday night. He barely made it onto the lawn before two police dogs and Secret Service took him down.
A Canadian soldier guarding the National War Memorial in Ottawa was shot and killed Wednesday, and a burst of gunfire happened minutes later at the Parliament Building.
As a preview for a Halloween make-up workshop WTSP's Executive Producer turns from average Joe to the undead in 60 seconds!
The death of a baby orca off the Seattle coast is part of a trend that doesn't bode well for the endangered pods' survival. Some scientists say the orca bodies are so contaminated that the mothers are feeding toxic milk to their babies.
A Dallas woman claims she was left to suffer for hours after showing up at an Ohio hospital with a severe case of colitis. The symptoms can be very similar to advanced-stage Ebola.
If you spot teal pumpkins this Halloween, they're not just for decoration. They're signals for children with food allergies, so they know where they can find safe treats.
We're sure Renee Zellweger never thought one innocent walk down the red carpet would spark headlines, but USA TODAY's Arienne Thompson explains why it did.