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Texas megachurch pastor sent to prison for fraud scheme

Texas megachurch pastor sent to prison for fraud scheme

By Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas megachurch pastor and former spiritual adviser to two U.S. presidents has been sentenced t ...
Sheriff: 4 dead in Houston domestic violence shooting

Sheriff: 4 dead in Houston domestic violence shooting

By Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Four people were killed at a Houston home Wednesday in what authorities said was likely a domestic violence shooti ...
Man charged with capital murder in shooting of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes

Man charged with capital murder in shooting of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes

By Jessica Willey, Deborah Wrigley, and Miya Shay | ABC News HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A man is charged with capital murder in the deadly shooting of ...
Troubled lawyer shoots nine in Houston before being killed by police

Troubled lawyer shoots nine in Houston before being killed by police

By Terry Wade | Reuters A troubled lawyer opened fire on morning commuters in Houston on Monday, injuring at least nine people before being fatally ...
Houston Police Arrest Two Of The Country’s Dumbest iPad Thieves

Houston Police Arrest Two Of The Country’s Dumbest iPad Thieves

Police have arrested the dopey Texas thieves who stole an iPad and then used the device to take celebratory “selfie” photos that were automaticall ...
Couple Accused of Involving Kids in Drug-Filled, Swinger Lifestyle

Couple Accused of Involving Kids in Drug-Filled, Swinger Lifestyle

ABC 13 Eyewitness News, Houston HOUSTON (KTRK) -- A Houston couple is charged with endangering their two young children after investigators say they ...
Jose E. Reyes Gouged Out Girl’s Eye Before Killing Her: Prosecutors

Jose E. Reyes Gouged Out Girl’s Eye Before Killing Her: Prosecutors

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston-area teenager accused of killing a girl in a satanic ritual had gouged out her eye as she begged for her life, prosecutor ...
Texas lawmaker files ‘Pop Tart gun’ bill

Texas lawmaker files ‘Pop Tart gun’ bill

By Lauren McGaughy | Houston Chronicle AUSTIN - If you think it's a half-baked idea to legally protect kids' rights to play with their food, think ...
Houston Store Employee Shoots Robber Dead

Houston Store Employee Shoots Robber Dead

The Huffington Post  | By Andres Jauregui A would-be robber was fatally shot by a Houston convenience store employee Sept. 12. Usman Seth, 20, w ...
‘Karate Clerk’ Who Stopped Alleged Mugging: ‘I Just Kicked Him In The Face’

‘Karate Clerk’ Who Stopped Alleged Mugging: ‘I Just Kicked Him In The Face’

By Cate Matthews | The Huffington Post With great power comes great responsibility. Semi-pro mixed martial arts fighter Mayura Dissanayaka has b ...
16-Year-Old’s Alleged Rape Goes Viral And Now She’s Speaking Out

16-Year-Old’s Alleged Rape Goes Viral And Now She’s Speaking Out

The Huffington Post  | By Inae Oh A 16-year-old teenager living in Houston is speaking out against her alleged rapists after images of her sexual a ...
Cops Find ‘Sea of People’ Held Hostage in Texas Home

Cops Find ‘Sea of People’ Held Hostage in Texas Home

By Arden Dier | Newser Staff (NEWSER) – Police staking out a squalid Houston home have uncovered the city's largest stash house in recent years, an ...
Teen Who Injected Krokodil In Genitals Was From U.S., Mexican Officials Say

Teen Who Injected Krokodil In Genitals Was From U.S., Mexican Officials Say

AP  |  Posted: 01/02/2014 5:01 pm EST MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Health authorities in western Mexico said Thursday they have detected a probable case of ...
HPD: Busy robber pulls 17 heists since August

HPD: Busy robber pulls 17 heists since August

By Dale Lezon | December 23, 2013 | Updated: December 23, 2013 10:17am   Police are searching for a man who is suspected of robbing 12 busine ...
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