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2 hrs ago | Chron
Harris County Judge Ed Emmett speaks during a press conference where the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation announced a literacy plan for the city at the Hobby Center, Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Houston. As a group of national experts convenes to figure out what is best to do with the Astrodome, Harris County Judge Ed Emmett on Tuesday briefed the chairman and staff of the Texas Historical Commission about his proposal to turn the vacant stadium into an indoor park and about the repair he says is needed no matter what happens to the 1965 structure.
10 hrs ago | Dallas Observer
Last night in Houston two masked men, armed with a revolver and a shotgun, stormed a Denny's and raided the cash register . The same scene has played out on security footage at dozens of Houston-area IHOPs and Denny's, albeit occasionally with bloodshed .
11 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com
Former NFL and University of Texas quarterback Vince Young and his former business manager, Ron Peoples, have been sued in Harris County by a company trying to collect payment on a $700,000 loan that Young obtained from a Dallas man in April 2011, according to court records. The lawsuit, filed in late August by Triton RMS, a Katy company that acquired the debt last year, alleges that the unpaid loan plus principal and an origination fee now totals $1.163 million.
15 hrs ago | The Family Badge
William Jace Cain appeared to have been scalded from the waist down and was in cardiac arrest in March 2013 when he was brought by his parents to Bayshore Medical Center He died shortly after arriving at the hospital. The child's death was ruled a homicide caused by "complications of thermal injuries," according to the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
Resident expresses frustration over repeated hoax calls to 911 Resident expresses frustration over repeated hoax calls to 911 Check out this story on KHOU.com: http://www.khou.com/story/news/crime/2014/09/15/resident-expresses-frustration-over-repeated-hoax-calls-to-911/15690243/ Twice in three days police swarmed a house in Tomball only to find the call that brought them there was a hoax. More than a half dozen officers rushed, with lights and sirens blaring, to the address of the call, which they called priority one.
Harris County sheriff's deputies arrested Christopher Anthony Campos Jr. in the June 14 fatal shooting of 19-year-old Michael Turner . Officers heard gunfire that night while breaking up a party outside a home in the 2000 block of Greenbriar Colony.
INCIDENT #1: The suspect casually walks past his victim, then snatches his target's belongings before dashing across the METRO tracks and disappearing. INCIDENT #1: The suspect casually walks past his victim, then snatches his target's belongings before dashing across the METRO tracks and disappearing.
Dr. Ana Maria Gonzalez-Angulo sits in court on the first day of her trial on a felony charge of aggravated assault,at the Harris County Criminal Justice Center Monday, Sept.
Rick Perry does it; Ted Cruz does it; Harris County treasurer nominee David Rosen doesn't see why he can't run on a family values platform too just because he has two moms. In a bid to redefine the tired jargon of political ads, Rosen released a video starring his mothers, retired HISD teachers who have been married for only two years out of a decades-long relationship.
In Fern Computer Consultancy Ltd v Intergraph Cadworx & Analysis Solutions Inc  EWHC 2908 , the English High Court analyzed the arguments for and against non-English forum selection and choice of law terms in commercial contracts involving English parties or performance in England, as well as permissive service of English court proceedings out of the jurisdiction. While the outcome was not final, it certainly sends a note of caution and a reminder to consult English qualified counsel before assuming that application of English law and English court proceedings can be avoided by contract.
Deputies with the Harris County Sheriff's Office said a suspected drunken driver was critically injured in a crash early Friday. Life Flight takes suspected drunk driver to hospital after Highway 6 crash Deputies with the Harris County Sheriff's Office said a suspected drunken driver was critically injured in a crash early Friday.
Fort Bend County Precinct 3 Constable Deputy David Rivera never thought last week Wednesday would end with rescuing five children wanted in connection with an amber alert. What started as a normal day, turned into a day testing Rivera's Deputy training.
Yes, Republican Susan Hawk, who's seeking the Dallas County district attorney's job, is most likely making the argument out of convenience and self-interest, but isn't she absolutely right that we shouldn't be electing our top prosecutors based upon party affiliation ? "Our District Attorney should be focused on law enforcement, not partisan politics," Hawk said in a prepared statement. "Today, party politics permeates our DA's office, from hiring and firing to who gets prosecuted and who goes free.
Baytown police searching for clues after man's body found in apartment Investigators are searching for clues after a man was found dead in his Baytown apartment Monday morning, police said. Check out this story on KHOU.com: http://www.khou.com/story/news/crime/2014/09/10/baytown-police-searching-for-clues-after-mans-body-found-in-apartment/15407013/ BAYTOWN, Texas - Investigators are searching for clues after a man was found dead in his Baytown apartment Monday morning, police said.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 09:06 pm
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