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Houston car garage worth more than $20 million
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 13 Nov 2017 17:18:14 UT

Houston's ALARA Garage is home the some of Houston's rarest and most valuable luxury cars. 

EPA auditing Houston’s use of water infrastructure project fund
houstonchronicle.com / Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:40:09 UT

The city of Houston is being audited by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General for its use of Clean Water State Revolving Fund dollars, a program that allows all 50 states to provide low interest loans for water infrastructure projects with help from the EPA.

EquuSearch launching 2nd search for missing 84-year-old Houston man
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 8 Nov 2017 16:36:00 UT

EquuSearch is mounting a second search for 84-year-old Fransisco Flores.

Paxton: Men arrested after sending sexual messages to authorities posing as underage girls
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:40:57 UT

The men reportedly thought they were meeting up with underaged teenage girls.

How safe is seafood caught near the San Jacinto Waste Pits? County officials plan to find out
houstonchronicle.com / Tue, 14 Nov 2017 21:31:14 UT

Harris County Commissioners Court approved an agreement Tuesday for the testing of cancer-causing dioxin in fish and crab tissue in a 5-mile radius of the San Jacinto Waste Pits.

In September, the Environmental Protection Agency confirmed that a concrete cap used to cover the pits since 2011 had sprung a leak during Harvey's floods. Agency officials found dioxin in sediment near the pit at a level more than 2,000 times the EPA standard for clean-up.

Sutherland Springs shooting is added to the lengthy timeline of mass shootings in the United States
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 5 Nov 2017 21:54:17 UT

During this morning's Sunday church service, a man walked into the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs near San Antonio and opened fire, killing at least 28 and wounding several others.

Supporters fight execution of Mexican
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 8 Nov 2017 03:03:46 UT
A day before Ruben Cardenas Ramirez is scheduled to die by lethal injection in Huntsville, Mexican officials gathered Tuesday in Houston to voice their continuing opposition to the execution of their countryman. The condemned man was convicted of raping and slaughtering his 16-year-old cousin in Hidalgo County, but in the intervening two decades his case - and his innocence claims - have yet again renewed an international furor over Texas' alleged treaty violations and apparent disregard for international law. "For the Mexican government, capital punishment constitutes one of the most essential violations of human rights," said Ambassador Jacob Prado Gonzalez, general director for protection of Mexicans abroad.

State provides $4.4 million to crack down on sex trafficking and violent crime in Harris County
houstonchronicle.com / Tue, 14 Nov 2017 05:21:48 UT

Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg on Monday announced state grants totaling more than $4 million toward services for victims of sex trafficking and violent crime. The Texas Governor's Criminal Justice Division awarded four separate grants totaling $4.4 million to provide better victim services and criminal prosecution in cases of violent crimes and sex trafficking, Ogg said. "Violent criminals toss victims into the criminal justice system without regard to the harm they are inflicting," Ogg said. "It is traumatic, stressful and confusing." The grants were announced during a morning news conference at the Children's Assessment Center, which specializes in treating sexually abused children. No.

Video: Dramatic moment UNT apartment floor collapses during homecoming party captured on camera
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 12 Nov 2017 21:41:44 UT

Several dramatic videos of the floor of a Texas apartment collapsing under the weight of a homecoming party have gone viral.

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.

FBI: Hate crimes rose US in 2016
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 13 Nov 2017 15:27:39 UT

Americans carried out more hate crimes in 2016 than in 2015, according to new data from the FBI, which shows an uptick in acts directed at Jewish people, Muslims, and the LGBT community.

World Series semi-streaker appears in Houston court
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 6 Nov 2017 19:31:49 UT

A well-known YouTube personality decided just two days before Game 5 of the World Series to fly to Houston and run out on the field, he said after being arraigned in a Harris County Courtroom Monday.

Texas crimes that have been blamed on Satan and satanic rituals
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 9 Nov 2017 17:58:54 UT

So far in Texas history, there are no known cases where blaming crimes on the devil has worked as a legal defense. 

Houston-area police looking for missing Bay City teen
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 9 Nov 2017 22:42:55 UT

Harris County police are looking for a missing teen whom they believe may be around the Bay City, Texas area.

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