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3 hrs ago | Click2Houston

Clues emerge in search for Livingston man

July 30, 2014: Search crews look for a Houston area man who has been missing for weeks.

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Related Topix: Texas, Montgomery County, TX

7 hrs ago | Click2Houston

Astrodome vote delayed by antiquity commission

WE HAVE CREWS ON THE WAY AND WE'LL BRICK YOU MORE INFORMATION AS WE GET IT. OUR OTHER BIG STORY, THE FIGHT TO SAVE A HOUSTON LANDMARK HAS HIT ANOTHER SPEED HUMP.

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Related Topix: Alpine, TX

Wed Jul 30, 2014

KBTX-TV Bryan

Harris County Sheriff Asks For Help In Probe Of Family's Slaying

Authorities are asking for the public's help in their investigation of the slayings six months ago of a family of four, including two children, at their suburban Houston home.

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CultureMap

Astrodome still isn't a landmark: Texas Historical Commission delays vote

The Texas Historical Commission's vote on whether to designate the Astrodome as a historical landmark was tabled at Wednesday's meeting.

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Related Topix: Texas

Click2Houston

Harris County deputy attacked

July 30, 2014: Men accused of trying to rob a car attack a Harris County sheriff's deputy.

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Related Topix: Aldine, TX

KHOU-TV Houston

Deputies seek tips in murder of Cypress-area familyDeputies seek tips ...

Deputies seek tips in murder of Cypress-area family Deputies seek tips in murder of Cypress-area family Check out this story on KHOU.com: http://www.khou.com/story/news/crime/2014/07/30/deputies-seek-tips-in-murder-of-sun-family/13383823/ HOUSTON -- It's been six months since an entire family -- a couple and their two children -- were found ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cypress, TX

Chron

Woman facing charges after video shows robbery during Mass

Cynthia Gonzales, also known as Cynthia Martinez, was brought back to Houston from Florida to face felony charges for crimes related to alleged thefts at a church in 2011.

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Related Topix: Houston, TX

Southwest Farm Press

Citrus greening identified near Houston

An adult Asian citrus psyllid on a citrus leaf. The insect is responsible for citrus greening disease.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, College Station, TX

The Times-Picayune

BP employees flood Houston officials with emails related to oil spill suit, newspaper reports

Local government officials in the Houston area are being flooded by emails from BP employees as a part of a "strange and unprecedented" campaign to get them to drop a lawsuit filed against companies involved in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill , the Houston Chronicle reports .

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Related Topix: Oil Spill, Transocean, Oil & Gas

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Suspect arrested after high-speed chase on North FreewaySuspect...

Suspect arrested after high-speed chase on North Freeway Suspect arrested after high-speed chase on North Freeway Check out this story on KHOU.com: http://www.khou.com/story/news/2014/07/29/12680772/ A suspect is in custody after a high-speed chase on the North Freeway early Sunday in north Houston, deputies said.

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Click2Houston

Man convicted of killing Bellaire police officer sentenced to death

A jury decided the punishment Tuesday for the man convicted of killing a Bellaire police officer and an innocent bystander in 2012.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Bellaire, TX

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KBTX-TV Bryan

Jurors Deliberate in Killing of Police Officer

Jurors have begun deliberating between death by lethal injection and life imprisonment without parole in the slaying of a Houston-area police officer and an auto body shop owner.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Death Penalty

Business Journal

Good neighbors? BP exec calls Houston, Harris County lawsuits "meritless"

The spate of litigation related to the Deepwater Horizon accident has been making headlines for more than a year.

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Northeast News

Kroger’s sued by County over garbage smells

The Aldine District has repeatedly cited the Kroger store on Aldine Mail Route for nuisance abatement, regarding their smelly garbage.

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Related Topix: Aldine, TX, Katy, TX, Environmental Law, Law

Houston Chronicle

Jury to weigh cop killer's fate in death penalty trial

Lawyers for Harlem Lewis III asked jurors Monday to spare the life of a 23-year-old who killed a Bellaire police officer and a good samaritan in 2012.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Bellaire, TX

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Suspect arrested after high-speed chase on North Freeway

HOUSTON A suspect is in custody after a high-speed chase on the North Freeway early Sunday in north Houston, deputies said.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Palestinian supporters stage a demonstration at Westheimer and Post Oak near the Galleria on Friday.

A shooting suspect thought to have fled years ago into Mexico is now in the Harris County Jail after she was discovered in McAllen, Pasadena police said on Friday.

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Chron

Gunman's brother testifies in death penalty trial

Wearing U.S. Army fatigues on the witness stand, Pierre Cannon said Friday he could not imagine how his brother gunned down a Bellaire police officer and a good samaritan.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Bellaire, TX

Houston Press

Breweries and Distributors Say Beer Fest's Organizers Owe Them $100,000

Nearly two months after the fourth annual Houston Beer Fest, brewers and distributors say the event's organizers owe them more than $100,000, .

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

News Max

US Data Show States That Got Most Immigrant Kids

States with established Central American immigrant communities have received the most children released to sponsors this year after being arrested unaccompanied at the U.S.-Mexico border, according to federal data released Thursday.

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Related Topix: John Kitzhaber, US Governors

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