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Woman claims Texas Girl Scout troop members were sexually harassed during the Sun Bowl
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 8 Jan 2018 14:10:38 UT

Melissa Atkins Wardy's Facebook post about the alleged sexual harassment went viral.

Man stabbed outside SW Houston apartment complex
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 14 Jan 2018 18:30:10 UT

A man was wounded late Saturday in a stabbing outside a southwest Houston apartment complex.

Houston woman accused of stabbing husband
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:32:50 UT

A Houston woman was jailed this week after allegedly stabbing her husband, according to police.

Mayor Turner calls for one MLK Day parade in Houston
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:24:40 UT

Mayor Sylvester Turner is calling for the city to have one parade on MLK Day.

Houston’s most unique and crazy food trucks
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 11 Jan 2018 03:02:19 UT

It seems like a new food truck pops up in Houston every week, with each one more wild than the last.

Harris County leads Texas in life-without-parole sentences as death penalty recedes
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 15 Jan 2018 02:42:00 UT

Once known as the "capital of capital punishment," Harris County is now doling out more life without parole sentences than any other county in the state. In the 12 years since then-Gov. Rick Perry signed the life without parole or "LWOP" bill into law, Harris County has handed down 266 of those sentences - nearly 25 percent of the state's total, according to data through mid-December obtained from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. "It's concerning, but this is like economics or engine performance: There's no free lunch," said Houston defense attorney Patrick McCann. "We have far fewer death cases than we used to. That's a tremendous win. But now we have a lot of LWOP sentences.

‘Don’t touch me. I’m dying.’ Harrowing Harvey stories emerge
dailytribune.net / Fri, 01 Sep 2017 01:38:29 -0500
One man used his last words to save a friend's life, warning him away from a live electrical wire. Another died checking on his uncle. Several others were last seen helping people out of floodwaters.

One man dead after losing control of vehicle on Allen Parkway exit
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 8 Jan 2018 13:18:11 UT

One man died after losing control of his vehicle on an Allen Parkway exit late Sunday night, police said.

Pansy Ramey
thepasadenacitizen.com / Sun, 02 Oct 2016 02:00:54 -0500
Pansy Murline Henley Ramey, 82, of Pasadena, Texas, passed away September 22, 2016. She was born in Lufkin, Texas on May 31, 1934 to Cornelius and Ethel Henley. She was married to Billy R. Ramey for 1

Montgomery Co. officials unable to prosecute in 1998 pastor assault allegation
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 11 Jan 2018 22:50:38 UT

Montgomery County prosecutors announced Thursday that they are unable to pursue criminal charges against a former youth minister in The Woodlands in the alleged sexual assault of a teen 20 years ago that was reported last week.

Harris County DA Ogg issues deadline for marijuana suspects to take class
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:02:53 UT

Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg has issued a final deadline for those accused of misdemeanor possession of marijuana to attend a class to avoid being charged with a crime.

The call comes four months after Hurricane Harvey brought the criminal justice system to a standstill.

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