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22 hrs ago | Houston Press

Houston Rent May Be Skyrocketing, But These Five Areas are Still Affordable

Looking for an affordable apartment? Good luck -- and we mean that. Houston's rental prices are increasing at the fastest pace on record, and those sky-high apartment tags are no longer limited to the inner loop.

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Related Topix: South Houston, TX, Meyerland, TX

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Click2Houston

Are mosquito control chemicals killing bees in Montgomery County?

Aug. 26, 2014: Some Montgomery County residents are worried about the effect new aggressive mosquito control tactics are having on beneficial insects like bees.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Entomology, Conroe, TX

Click2Houston

Are mosquito control chemicals killing bees in Montgomery County?

NEITHER WAS WEARING A LIFE JACKET. CONCERNS IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY TONIGHT ABOUT THE IMPACT OF AGGRESSIVE EFFORTS TO KILL MOSQUITOES THAT CARRY THE DEADLY WEST NILE VIRUS.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Conroe, TX, Entomology

Off the Kuff

The overcrowded jails of Montgomery County

Montgomery County officials are facing a dilemma partly of their own making: What to do with an ever-growing jail population after selling off another lockup.

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Related Topix: Prison

KTRH-AM Houston

Area Schools Dealing With Growing Spanish Speaking Population

The Spanish speaking population in our schools has been growing and continues to grow.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Kids, Family

Sun Aug 24, 2014

SFGate

Houston gangs extend turf to suburbs

As gang members in Houston extend their turf to surrounding suburbs, officials in those areas are developing strategies for countering them.

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Related Topix: Texas, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Fort Bend County, TX, Harris County, TX

KHOU-TV Houston

Three of four armed suspects arrested for robbinga

Three of four armed suspects arrested for robbing a Denny's All three suspects are additionally being identified as suspects in numerous other similar aggravated robberies Check out this story on KHOU.com: http://www.khou.com/story/news/crime/2014/08/24/three-of-four-armed-suspects-arrested-for-robbing-a-dennys/14542035/ MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas - ... (more)

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Related Topix: The Woodlands, TX, Magnolia, TX

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Click2Houston

Montgomery County goes on offensive to fight mosquitoes

PRESIDENT OBAMA ORDERS A REVIEW OF HOW POLICE GET MILITARY EQUIPMENT. FIRST, MONTGOMERY COUNTY IS TAKING TO THE AIR TONIGHT TO COMBAT THE SPREADING WEST NILE VIRUS.

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Related Topix: The Woodlands, TX

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Woodlands Township

Special celebration scheduled to commemorate The Woodlands Watch

A special celebration to commemorate the 30th anniversary of The Woodlands Watch is scheduled to take place at the Concert in the Park on Sunday, September 7, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The celebration and concert will be held at Northshore Park at 2505 Lake Woodlands Drive.

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Related Topix: The Woodlands, TX

Houston Press

Deja Vu at the Montgomery County Jail

Those who don't learn from the past are doomed to repeat it. As Montgomery County officials consider spending $200 million on expanding their jail, let's hope they keep the old maxim in mind.

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Related Topix: Prison, Montgomery County Jail, State Prisons, Harris County, TX

KXAN-TV Austin

Sheriff: Houston officer arrested in drug bust

Texas authorities have jailed a Houston Police Department officer who they say transported a kilogram of cocaine while her 6-year-old son was in the car.

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Related Topix: Drugs, The Woodlands, TX

KTEN-TV Denison

Man gets 30 years for 1990 murder of Texas woman

A Texas man has pleaded guilty to a 1990 strangulation murder of a pregnant woman whose 14-month-old son was found wandering in the road.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Woodlands Township

The Woodlands Township adopts 2015 budget, lowers tax rate for fifth straight year

The Woodlands Township Board of Directors held its regular Board of Directors meeting on Thursday, August 21, 2014, at The Woodlands Township Town Hall, 2801 Technology Forest Boulevard, at 9 a.m. During the meeting, the Board approved the budget for fiscal year 2015 of $118.9 million.

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Related Topix: The Woodlands, TX

KHOU-TV Houston

Consultant to evaluate Galveston County animal shelterConsultant to...

A retired constable who oversees animal shelters in Montgomery County has been asked to give his assessment of operations at the Galveston County Animal Resource Center.

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Related Topix: Galveston County, TX

KCEN

Texas Police Officer Arrested in Possession of 400 Grams of Cocaine

A Houston police officer was arrested after deputies say she was found in possession of 400 grams of cocaine Tuesday in Montgomery County.

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Related Topix: Humble, TX

Woodlands Township

Information from Montgomery County about aerial mosquito spraying

Montgomery County has scheduled aerial spraying for mosquitos starting the evening of Saturday, August 23, 2014 and continuing through Saturday, August 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

West Nile victim unable to drive for 6 months

A 58-year-old woman battling the West Nile virus in Montgomery County is focused on getting her life back on track.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Jefferson County updates most wanted list

Deshawn Paul Davis, AKA Deshawn Hall, 40, charged with marijuana possession, possession of a controlled substance and fleeing from a police officer Melvin Lavon Walters III, 33, of Kountze.

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Related Topix: Jefferson County, TX, Kountze, TX, Silsbee, TX

FindLaw

What Is Jury Nullification?

Jury nullification is a legal phenomenon in which jurors choose to acquit a defendant despite the facts and law presented to them supporting conviction.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Woodlands Township

Real-Time Traffic

Montgomery County Northstar Advanced Transportation System The Northstar Advanced Transportation System provides real-time traffic conditions for The Woodlands and surrounding areas in Montgomery County.

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Related Topix: The Woodlands, TX

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