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Pakistani Store Clerk Shot Dead at S. Dairy Ashford, Houston TX


November 5, 2018

Pakistani Store Clerk Shot Dead at S. Dairy Ashford, Houston TX By: Raja Zahid Akhtar khanzada Houston: A Pakistani store clerk, Hafeez Qureshi, was shot dead by unknown robbers at S. Dairy Ashford, in Houston. According to the details, Hafeez was a clerk at Sunny’s food store. On Saturday night, three men entered in the store and demanded money, but …

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Synagogue Attack a Reminder of How Common Hate Crimes Are


November 5, 2018

Kevyn Perkins stopped cold when he saw the letters scrawled on the door to his dorm: “N—– go back” it said, inked in messy red marker. First he was blinded by confusion. Then rage. And then all he could think about was dropping out, finding a new school, escaping for good. “I thought maybe I don’t belong here. So I …

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Deliberations continue in Terry Thompson’s re-trial for deadly Denny’s fight


November 5, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A jury is back in the courtroom as deliberations continue in the re-trial of Terry Thompson, the man accused of murder after a deadly Denny’s fight. The jury began deliberating on Friday, after listening to both sides’ closing arguments. In the closing arguments, prosecutors replayed the video as a final ask of jurors to exact justice …

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Your voice. Your vote: Your guide to Election Day


November 5, 2018

If you want some guidance before casting your ballot, the Houston League of Women Voters guide provides non-partisan information. Get your guide here: League of Women Voters Guide WHERE TO VOTE BY COUNTY: Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Brazoria County Galveston County SAMPLE BALLOTS BY COUNTY: Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Brazoria County Galveston County Polls are …

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Man charged with capital murder after girlfriend’s body found in his car


November 5, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Houston police say a man is facing charges after his girlfriend’s body was found in his car in a parking lot at a southeast Houston apartment complex. Police say the mother of two was kidnapped Saturday morning by her boyfriend, Aldo Rene Rodriguez, in Pearland and killed. Rodriguez is the father of the two children. Rodriguez …

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David Hogg, Jaclyn Corin and more Parkland shooting survivors vote for the first time


November 5, 2018

Nine months after 17 classmates and teachers were gunned down at their Florida school, Parkland students are finally facing the moment they’ve been leading up to with marches, school walkouts and voter-registration events throughout the country: their first Election Day. The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student activists set their sights on the 4 million U.S. citizens turning 18 this …

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Mac Miller died of accidental overdose of fentanyl, cocaine and ethanol, Los Angeles County coroner says


November 5, 2018

LOS ANGELES, California — A coroner has ruled rapper Mac Miller’s death an accidental overdose due to a combination of drugs and alcohol. A Los Angeles County coroner’s report released Monday named the 26-year-old Miller’s cause of death as “mixed toxicity,” saying cocaine, alcohol and the powerful opioid fentanyl were found in his system. Paramedics found Miller unresponsive in his Los …

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Stepfather allegedly shot teen stepdaughters before turning gun on himself, authorities say


November 5, 2018

KATY, Texas (KTRK) — Candles, flowers and balloons are all a part of a growing memorial built for the two teens who were shot to death in Katy. Sheriff Ed Gonzalez says they are treating this incident as a double murder-suicide. “Family issues will be part of our background investigation. It’s standard procedure to investigate everyone. If there’s some information …

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Amber Alert: 13-year-old North Carolina girl snatched from her front yard


November 5, 2018

LUMBERTON, North Carolina — The FBI and Lumberton Police Department are looking for 13-year-old Hania Noleia Aguilar after authorities said an unidentified man snatched her from her front yard Monday morning. It happened just before 7 a.m. at Rosewood Mobile Home Park while she was waiting to go to school. An Amber Alert was then issued for the girl around …

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Texas newlyweds and pilot killed in helicopter crash hour after wedding


November 5, 2018

UVALDE, Texas (KTRK) — A couple who were just married for an hour and a half were killed Saturday night when their helicopter went down in Uvalde, Texas. The groom’s grandfather William Byler confirmed to Eyewitness News that the aircraft went down Saturday at their family ranch. His grandson Will Byler, Will’s new wife Bailee Ackerman and the aircraft’s pilot, …

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