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Guilty verdict: Never before heard testimony in 'American Sniper' trial

Guilty verdict: Never before heard testimony in 'American Sniper' trialEddie Ray Routh, the former Marine and Iraq War vet struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder, was found guilty of capital murder Tuesday night in the shooting deaths of American Sniper Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
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Failed smash-and-grab ends when crooks crash pickup into midtown garage

Failed smash-and-grab ends when crooks crash pickup into midtown garagePolice said a trio of burglars was on the run early Wednesday after crashing a pickup twice during an attempted smash-and-grab.
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
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Robbers pistol-whip clerk, smash cases at NW Houston smoke shop

Robbers pistol-whip clerk, smash cases at NW Houston smoke shopAngry robbers pistol-whipped a worker and smashed display cases at a smoke accessory shop in northwest Houston
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
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Neighbors remember man shot at random, killed

Neighbors remember man shot at random, killed"He was a good friend," said Mateo Trevino, a neighbor who knew Pak Ho.
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  • 2 days ago
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Caught on camera: victim fights back at the pump

Caught on camera: victim fights back at the pump"When I go to a gas station it will never be the same," said the victim.
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  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
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Police: 6 Mont. Co. High students arrested on drug charges

Police: 6 Mont. Co. High students arrested on drug chargesInvestigators found stamps coated with synthetic LSD, tablets of MDMA known as "molly" and marijuana.
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  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
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Man arrested, accused of stealing phone from 13-year-old

Man arrested, accused of stealing phone from 13-year-oldSpring Branch ISD police have arrested a 19- year-old man who is accused of robbing a 13-year-old boy of his cellphone.
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  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
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Teen sentenced to 50 years in prison for gang initiation shooting

Teen sentenced to 50 years in prison for gang initiation shootingTwo other suspects in the crime will be sentenced Wednesday.
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  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
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HPD releases composite sketch of suspect in fatal shooting

HPD releases composite sketch of suspect in fatal shootingHomicide investigators have released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of a 34-year-old Houston man on Feb. 17.
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  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
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Suspect charged in January murder of Heights man

Suspect charged in January murder of Heights manA suspect has been arrested in the shooting death of a man outside his girlfriend's townhome in The Heights, Houston police said Monday.
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  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
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Photos released of suspect in UH armed robbery

Photos released of suspect in UH armed robberyPlease contact UHPD at 713-743-3333 with any information.
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  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Technology

People are 'digitally kidnapping' your children's photos

People are 'digitally kidnapping' your children's photosSocial media users take photos of other people's kids and repost them as their own.
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  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
Crime

$100k reward offered for suspects in fatal Brinks armored car robbery

$100k reward offered for suspects in fatal Brinks armored car robberyLaw enforcement officials are offering up to a $100,000 reward for information leading to the capture of the suspects in the death of a Brinks armored car guard.
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  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
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Rape kit project yields charges against 29 suspects

Rape kit project yields charges against 29 suspectsThere' has been a big breakthrough in the thousands of backlogged rape kits collected by Houston police.
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  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
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HPD: Suspect charged with capital murder in fatal assault

HPD: Suspect charged with capital murder in fatal assaultA 26-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the fatal assault of a 53-year-old man earlier this month in west Houston.
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  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Local

Man's body found on Galveston County beach

Man's body found on Galveston County beachThe Galveston County Sheriff's Office responded to reports of a body between Gilcrest and High Island around 9 a.m.
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  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
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UH students robbed outside campus dorm

UH students robbed outside campus dormThere were no injuries, according to police, but the suspect remains at large
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  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
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Stepmother faces upgraded charge in child abuse case

Stepmother faces upgraded charge in child abuse caseTammi Bleimeyer was charged with injury to a child by omission Friday
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  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
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Man arrested in drowning, burning death of pregnant woman

Man arrested in drowning, burning death of pregnant womanHe faces a capital murder charge - multiple persons
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  • 5 days, 1 hour ago
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Pasadena mother accused of driving drunk, abandoning child

Pasadena mother accused of driving drunk, abandoning childThe girl is with her grandmother. Child Protective Services is also investigating.
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  • 6 days, 1 hour ago
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4 suspects in custody after police chase across Houston

4 suspects in custody after police chase across HoustonParts of the chase were captured on video by Houston TranStar cameras.
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  • 6 days, 5 hours ago
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Islamic Mosque burned in an arson fire makes major motion to forgive

Islamic Mosque burned in an arson fire makes major motion to forgiveAn Islamic Mosque burned in an arson fire has made a major motion to forgive.
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  • 6 days, 5 hours ago
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Montgomery County daycare worker faces child porn charge

Montgomery County daycare worker faces child porn chargeA daycare worker north of Houston has been charged with possession of child pornography
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  • 6 days, 6 hours ago
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Sketch released of suspect in fatal shooting of construction worker

Sketch released of suspect in fatal shooting of construction workerPolice say the suspect is an approximately 20-year-old man. slightly under 6" tall and of medium build.
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  • 6 days, 7 hours ago
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HPD releases photos of pair suspected of check forgery

HPD releases photos of pair suspected of check forgeryAuthorities are seeking the public's help in identifying two suspects in connection with a forgery scheme.
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  • 6 days, 10 hours ago
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Spring homeowner detains burglary suspect at gun point

Spring homeowner detains burglary suspect at gun pointA burglary suspect is in custody after being detained by a homeowner who took precautions to protect his house in Montgomery County, deputies said.
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  • 6 days, 13 hours ago
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Driver caught after trying to run from HPD on foot

Driver caught after trying to run from HPD on footIt happened just after 1 a.m. in far southwest Houston, according to officers with the Houston Police Department.
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  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
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Man arrested in abandoned home after allegedly killing woman

Man arrested in abandoned home after allegedly killing womanPolice found 38-year-old Victor Lee Williams in an abandoned house
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  • 1 week ago
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Police: Teen takes selfie video in stolen car

Police: Teen takes selfie video in stolen carIn the video, the teen appears to be lip syncing to a rap song while it plays in the radio
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  • 1 week ago
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HPD: Ex-boyfriend called victim 140 times before fatal shooting

HPD: Ex-boyfriend called victim 140 times before fatal shootingThe ex-boyfriend of the victim in Wednesday's murder and attempted suicide called the victim 140 times before he showed up at her job, Houston police said.
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  • 1 week ago
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HCSO: Armed robbery trio arrested

HCSO: Armed robbery trio arrestedThree suspects believed to be part of an organized crew responsible for at least three armed robberies in the Houston-Harris County area are now in custody, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.
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  • 1 week ago
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Westfield High student accused of making terroristic threat

Westfield High student accused of making terroristic threatAxel Josue Huezolopez allegedly threatened another student and has been charged with making a terroristic threat.
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  • 1 week ago
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La Porte PD: Teen recorded a 'singing selfie' in stolen vehicle

La Porte PD: Teen recorded a 'singing selfie' in stolen vehicleA teen suspect took a selfie and sang to himself in a video recorded in a stolen car, police in La Porte said
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  • 1 week ago
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Montgomery County minister, 69, charged with indecency

Montgomery County minister, 69, charged with indecencyA 69-year-old Houston-area minister has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenage girl.
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  • 1 week ago
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Man shot during robbery outside W. Houston apartment complex

Man shot during robbery outside W. Houston apartment complexA man was hospitalized after being shot during a robbery outside of a west Houston apartment complex Wednesday night.
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  • 1 week ago
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HPD: Man shot multiple times, another pistol-whipped during altercation in NE Houston

HPD: Man shot multiple times, another pistol-whipped during altercation in NE HoustonTwo men are lucky to be alive after one of them was shot a multiple times and the other pistol whipped during an overnight incident in northeast Houston.
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  • 1 week ago