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Hundreds in Fort Worth gather to pray and support children at the border


June 22, 2018

An interfaith prayer service in support of the migrant children brought hundreds out in Fort Worth Thursday, many of whom say they’ve also called their lawmakers. As thousands of migrant children prepared to spend another night, separated from their families, hundreds in Fort Worth gathered to pray for them. “It’s just been terrible,” says vigil attendee Chavonn Mauricio. “I can’t …

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Burglar hits family-owned business three times


June 22, 2018

A long-time family business has been burglarized three times in the last year, and Williams and Davis Boilers wants the culprit caught. HUTCHINS, Texas — They’ve been burglarized three times in the last year, and Williams and Davis Boilers want the culprit caught. The nearly 100-year-old family-owned business in Hutchins was forced to essentially shut down after the latest burglary …

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Parkinson’s patients find joy, relief from symptoms through dance


June 22, 2018

Dozens of people living with Parkinson’s Disease have found that taking dance class twice a week has minimized their symptoms In a third floor studio on a Tuesday afternoon, dance is changing lives. “I have a new song I cant wait to play for you,” says Misty Owens, a dance professor at the University of Texas Dallas, as she looks …

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Two shot in attempted robbery at north Houston apartment complex


June 22, 2018

Two men were shot in north Houston after an attempted robbery on Friday morning, authorities said. A group of men tried robbing the pair around 2 a.m. at the Cranbrook Forest apartments, on Ella and Clear Valley. The two men targeted in the robbery either fought back or tried to run, authorities said. One was shot in the hand and …

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Jury deliberations begin in trial of man accused in deadly fight outside Denny’s


June 22, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The jury in the Terry Thompson murder trial has ended deliberations for the night. Jurors were dismissed late Thursday evening. They will resume the heavy task of deciding Thompson’s guilt or innocence in a deadly fight outside a Denny’s restaurant on Friday at 9 a.m. Thompson is charged in the murder of John Hernandez. Last May, …

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Man on the run after police chase in SE Houston


June 22, 2018

A man is on the run after an early morning police chase in southeast Houston. Harris County Constable’s Office Precinct 8 authorities starting following a Chevy SUV along I-45 south around 2 a.m. until the driver lost control near Fuqua and veered off the road, authorities said. The fleeing driver jumped out of his car at a grassy area and …

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‘IT’S NOT RIGHT’: Alleged serial exposer found in teal lace panties at Houston park defends himself


June 22, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — An east Houston man was allegedly caught with lace panties at his ankles and his genitals exposed in a Denver Harbor park and authorities say it’s not the first time he’s exposed himself. Alexander Garcia, 75, is charged with two misdemeanor counts of indecent exposure. According to the Harris County Precinct 6 Constable’s Office, women walking …

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Judge rejects Houston serial killer’s claims he’s too ill to be executed


June 22, 2018

A federal judge this week rejected a Houston serial killer’s argument that he should get a stay because he’s in such bad health he can’t be executed. Danny Bible is scheduled to die by lethal injection Wednesday, but in recent weeks his attorneys have said the aging quadruple murderer has such bad veins that any attempts to execute him could …

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TWEET SHARE EMAIL IMMIGRATION REFORM Protest targets proposed Houston immigration detention center


June 22, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — As immigration talks heat up along the border, people are making their voices heard here in Houston. A large crowd gathered east of downtown Thursday evening, calling for migrant children to reunite with their parents. The demonstration took place on Emancipation Avenue at the site of a proposed child detention facility. The images of children separated …

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US jobless claims fall, mid-Atlantic manufacturing slows


June 22, 2018

WASHINGTON: The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a further tightening in labor market conditions. Other data on Thursday showed a moderation in factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region in June amid a decline in new orders. Firms, however, continued to report overall increases in employment this month. Initial claims for state unemployment …

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