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Records: Mom forced child to put dead sister in freezer

Records: Mom forced child to put dead sister in freezerMitchelle Blair was arraigned on child abuse charges and ordered held on a $1 million cash bond.
  • Nation
  • 11 hours, 13 minutes ago
World

Mystery deepens over co-pilot who crashed jet

Mystery deepens over co-pilot who crashed jetAndreas Lubitz was a skilled pilot, who was happy with his job and had no terrorist ties.
  • World
  • 10 hours, 48 minutes ago
World

Prosecutor: Passengers shrieked as jet crashed into Alps

Prosecutor: Passengers shrieked as jet crashed into AlpsCo-pilot deliberately worked to "destroy" the plane, French prosecutor said.
  • World
  • 9 hours, 30 minutes ago
Texas

Body of student found in marshy area of South Padre Island

Body of student found in marshy area of South Padre IslandPolice have found the body of a college student who was reported missing following a spring break trip to South Texas.
  • Texas
  • 14 hours, 7 minutes ago
Investigations

Joplin files lawsuit against former local mayor, company

Joplin files lawsuit against former local mayor, companyThis week, the tornado-ravaged city of Joplin, Mo., filed a lawsuit against David Wallace, his company and former business partner Costa Bajjali
  • Investigations
  • 8 hours, 51 minutes ago
Nation

Blast, fire erupt in NYC's East Village; 19 hurt

Blast, fire erupt in NYC's East Village; 19 hurtFour hospitalized in critical condition after possible gas explosion, officials say
  • Nation
  • 4 hours, 53 minutes ago
Nation

Family thinks death of man was tied to edible pot

Family thinks death of man was tied to edible potHe was not depressed, suicidal before the drug, his mother says.
  • Nation
  • 10 hours, 33 minutes ago
Weird

Broken traffic signal flips off pedestrians

Broken traffic signal flips off pedestriansAn official suspects the explicit signal on South College uses outdated LED (light-emitting diode) technology, which likely caused the malfunction.
  • Weird
  • 6 hours, 28 minutes ago
Rockets

James Harden on MVP-level rise: 'All I needed was time'

James Harden on MVP-level rise: 'All I needed was time'James Harden has the MVP narrative to go along with his MVP play. And he admits to thinking about the award.
  • Rockets
  • 9 hours, 24 minutes ago
Crime

Composite sketch released in N. Freeway 'road rage' shooting

Composite sketch released in N. Freeway 'road rage' shootingInvestigators have released a composite sketch of the man who shot and wounded a driver during a 'road rage' incident in north Harris County last Friday.
  • Crime
  • 15 hours, 1 minute ago
Crime

Texas City PD releases composite sketch of murder suspect

Texas City PD releases composite sketch of murder suspectPolice have now released a sketch of a murder suspect who gunned down a barber over the weekend.
  • Crime
  • 13 hours, 48 minutes ago
Nation

Review: Cartel funded sex parties of DEA agents

Review: Cartel funded sex parties of DEA agentsMishandling of allegations of loud parties, prostitutes and harassment are cited in Justice report.
  • Nation
  • 12 hours, 3 minutes ago
Politics

Gov. Abbott calls for reform of child protection in Texas

Gov. Abbott calls for reform of child protection in TexasAbbott asked for $40 million more in new funding for the chronically underfunded and understaffed department, and increased oversight of child safety placement
  • Politics
  • 5 hours, 33 minutes ago
Texas

Bexar County woman finds her dog mutilated, left for dead

Bexar County woman finds her dog mutilated, left for deadA Bexar County woman is pleading for the community's help to find the person responsible for mutilating her dog.
  • Texas
  • 21 hours, 42 minutes ago
Animals

Cute alert! Second eaglet hatches on live stream

Cute alert! Second eaglet hatches on live streamThe eaglet baby watch is over for thousands that have tuned in to the live-streaming video of two eagles taking turns keeping their eggs warm in Pennsylvania since late January.
  • Animals
  • 18 hours, 22 minutes ago
People

'Duck Dynasty's Robertson under fire again

'Duck Dynasty's Robertson under fire againHe told a graphic story. And what point was he making?
  • People
  • 18 hours, 51 minutes ago
Traffic

Eastex ramp to 610 reopens after 5-hour big rig clean up

Eastex ramp to 610 reopens after 5-hour big rig clean upUPDATE: The ramp reopened shortly before 5:30 p.m.
  • Traffic
  • 10 hours, 7 minutes ago
Destinations

The most anticipated new roller coasters of 2015

The most anticipated new roller coasters of 2015Since the dawn of amusement parks, roller coasters have been the kings of the midway. But the coaster class of 2015 has evolved -- in some cases, dramatically -- from the rides' early days.
  • Destinations
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Video

Fast-moving gunmen rob people who just left Houston banks

Fast-moving gunmen rob people who just left Houston banksVideo released by the Houston Police Department on Thursday shows fast-moving gunmen robbing people who had just left area banks.
  • Video
  • 8 hours, 51 minutes ago
Texas

Judge in Texas blocks federal rules change for gay couples

Judge in Texas blocks federal rules change for gay couplesA federal judge in Texas has blocked temporarily federal rules that would have expanded medical leave benefits to some gay couples
  • Texas
  • 5 hours, 54 minutes ago
Health

Indiana declares emergency over HIV outbreak

Indiana declares emergency over HIV outbreakHealth officials say there have been 79 new HIV infections confirmed since January in a county with only about 24,000 residents
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  • 6 hours, 46 minutes ago
Houston Astros

Astros' unsigned No. 1 pick Aiken announces Tommy John surgery

Astros' unsigned No. 1 pick Aiken announces Tommy John surgeryThe 18-year-old Aiken was pitching for the IMG Academy to prepare for this year's draft
  • Houston Astros
  • 6 hours, 6 minutes ago
Texas

North Texas contractor calls tree root find a 'miracle'

North Texas contractor calls tree root find a 'miracle'A local contractor out on a job dug up what he believes is a miracle and message from God. Now he wants to share it with everyone.
  • Texas
  • 21 hours, 17 minutes ago
Texas

Suspect in deadly 'butt lift' injection surrenders

Suspect in deadly 'butt lift' injection surrendersA woman accused of performing an illegal cosmetic injection that resulted in the death of a Dallas woman surrendered to police on Wednesday.
  • Texas
  • 21 hours, 59 minutes ago
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