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Houston children rescued in nationwide sex trafficking bust
houstonchronicle.com / Tue, 18 Oct 2016 00:59:01 UT

More than 80 children - including three from Houston - were rescued in a sweeping operation targeting child sex traffickers nationwide, the FBI said Monday.

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.

Fort Worth woman attacked in her home while asleep on her couch
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 26 Oct 2016 20:43:03 UT

A Fort Worth woman was attacked in her home living room by what police are calling a "would-be rapist" during a residential burglary on Oct. 22.

Photographer captures view of Texas-Mexico border from above
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:15:27 UT

The Texas-Mexico border is long, dangerous and, at night, very dark. The Customs and Border Patrol flies over the area searching for people crossing illegally and smugglers.

Good weather benefits crowd at East End Street Festival
houstonchronicle.com / Sat, 15 Oct 2016 22:18:33 UT

Sunshine and good weather worked to the advantage of Houston's East End Street Festival on Saturday.

Pharmacy robbed when drive-thru window smashed in Houston Heights
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:21:46 UT

About 2:30 a.m. Monday, possible thieves took a sledgehammer to the drive-thru window of a Heights-area pharmacy, according to Houston police.

The owner of a Walgreens on T.C. Jester at West 18th was on scene to find out what, if anything, was stolen.

Terrifying, heart-rending, defeating: Ten hours on the border with one Latina agent
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:09:59 UT

A dispatcher's voice crackled over the scanner, and Raquel Medina turned up the sound. Traffic north of the river. An agent had spotted footprints in the dirt.

Protesters demand more police protection in Chinatown neighborhood
houstonchronicle.com / Sat, 15 Oct 2016 21:56:46 UT

Dozens of Chinese residents protested on a busy Houston street corner Saturday afternoon, holding signs and chanting for more police protection and an end to violent crimes against the city's Asian residents.

Dr. Robin Armstrong talks election, inner city involvement to NSRW
YourHoustonNews.com / Wed, 05 Oct 2016 18:27:00 -0500
Dr. Robin Armstrong shared the message with members of the North Shore Republican Women that there is a lot to be hopeful about within the Republican Party.

Clergy group calls for progressive agenda as early voting begins
houstonchronicle.com / Tue, 25 Oct 2016 03:54:51 UT
Charging that the run-up to the 2016 presidential election resembles the darkest days of pre-civil rights America, leaders of a new progressive association of religious leaders Monday called on Houston voters to reject candidates whose campaigns have been marked by the "rhetoric of hate and violence." While they stopped short of naming candidates who should be opposed, members of the recently formed Faith Leaders Coalition of Greater Houston expressed disapproval of aspects of Republic presidential candidate Donald Trump's bid for office. The group's vice president, the Rev. Lisa Hunt, pastor of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, charged that the moral authority of faith leaders has been co-opted by political parties which seek to leverage our numbers and influence for their consolidation of power. Trump actively has courted white evangelical voters, and a recent Public Religion Research Institute poll reports that almost 70 percent of that group favors his candidacy. The city ordinance, which would have for the first time barred discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, was opposed by some evangelical clergy and rejected 2-to-1 by voters.

Waco’s ‘Fixer Upper’ barndominium designed by Joanna Gaines shut down following controversy
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:54:14 UT

Since fall of 2015, the barndominium featured on HGTV's "Fixer Upper" has caused quite the uproar in the Waco community.

The haunting of Houston’s Spaghetti Warehouse: Reality or just a great advertising tool?
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:22:39 UT

When the calendar flips to October Houstonians begin thinking about the places that are reported to be haunted in our city limits. 

Hurricane Matthew slams Haiti, takes aim at US East Coast
YourHoustonNews.com / Tue, 04 Oct 2016 21:57:00 -0500
PETIT-GOAVE, Haiti — Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti’s southwestern tip with howling 145 mph winds Tuesday, knocking down trees and tearing off roofs in the poor and largely rural area, while inu

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