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22 pounds of animal parts seized at Dallas-Fort Worth airport
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:32:34 UT

Illegal meat products included raw chicken, cow meat, brains, hearts, tongues, heads and raw pig, were seized at the DFW Airport and destroyed by steam sterilization. 


Man shot, killed while walking home with brother in south Houston identified
houstonchronicle.com / Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:43:18 UT

Alex Brookins, 22, has been identified by Houston police as the person shot and killed Thursday night, while walking home with his brother in south Houston in South Union.


Dallas teacher threatened to kill coworkers unless he was given a raise, police say
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:54:20 UT

A Dallas ISD teacher was arrested after he allegedly threatened to kill his coworkers and school staff if he didn't receive a raise, police say.


TEAM TENNIS: The Woodlands sweeps Lufkin, earns District 12-6A crown
YourHoustonNews.com / Tue, 04 Oct 2016 20:40:00 -0500
The Woodlands team tennis team earned the District 12-6A championship with a sweep of Lufkin on Tuesday.

10 Texas departments belatedly file reports on officer-involved shootings
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:37:17 UT

In the last two weeks, 10 Texas police departments rushed to belatedly file reports on fatal officer-involved shootings as required by a ground-breaking 2015 state law.

Two weeks ago, the Houston Chronicle and the American Statesman published stories about how those reports – which law enforcement agencies must  submit to the Texas Attorney General's office when an officer is shot or shoots someone else – had not been filed by a dozen departments in accordance with state law. The stories are part of an on-going series on the shootings of unarmed Texans called Point of Impact.

Just two reports on fatal shootings remain missing as of Feb. 16. All shootings occurred since Sept. 1, 2015, when the reporting requirement took effect.


ALUMNI NOTEBOOK: TWHS grad McDaniel honored by Conference USA
YourHoustonNews.com / Wed, 05 Oct 2016 20:10:00 -0500
Madison McDaniel played excellent defense last week on the volleyball court and was recognized for it by her conference.

ICE detains woman seeking domestic abuse protection at Texas courthouse
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:27:26 UT

A hearing in the El Paso County went from ordinary to "unprecedented" last week when half a dozen Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents showed up at a courthouse where an undocumented woman was seeking a protective order against the boyfriend she accused of abusing her.


‘Hog apocalypse’: Texas Ag Commissioner approves killing feral hogs with poison
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:35:10 UT

The people of Texas are getting a bit more serious about the feral hogs problem plaguing the state, but some hunters would prefer their own lethal methods. 


Touring pop-punk band gets stage gear stolen behind Houston concert venue
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:05:09 UT

Pop-punk band Guttermouth ran afoul of Houston's infamous gear-stealing hordes this past weekend at an east side concert venue. 


What you need to know about Houston’s new marijuana policy
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:54:46 UT

Marijuana policy in Houston is quickly evolving under a newly-minted district attorney, with an eye towards keeping small-time offenders out of jails and free of a burdensome criminal record.


SPLC report finds hate groups rapidly rising in numbers in America
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:46:06 UT

The last two years have heightened the divisions of race, religion and belief around America. It's no surprise that the hate groups who take these ideas to the extreme have also grown, capitalizing on the fear and anger that has come with the election.


Harvest Days, Oktoberfest head to downtown Conroe Farmers Market
YourHoustonNews.com / Tue, 04 Oct 2016 21:01:00 -0500
Pumpkins, face painting and assorted scarecrows will be at the Isaac Conroe First Thursday Farmers Market at Founder’s Plaza.

Former Aldine ISD coach sentenced for sex with student
houstonchronicle.com / Tue, 14 Feb 2017 17:06:17 UT

A former soccer coach at Nimitz High School who admitted having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student will have to spend 60 days in jail after being sentenced Tuesday to eight years probation.


Two fatally shot at Westheimer nightclub
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 19 Feb 2017 15:01:31 UT

Two people were shot in an early morning burst of gunfire at a west Houston nightclub, according to local reports.


Man hospitalized after West Gulf Bank stabbing
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:14:12 UT

Around 8:30 p.m., a suspect - who police did not identify - flagged down officers to say he stabbed a man in self-defense.


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