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Father Arrested in Beating Death of Infant Son: Sheriff


December 31, 2018

A 26-year-old Fort Worth man is charged with capital murder in the Dec. 21 beating death of his 2-month-old son, authorities say. Joseph Welborn is charged with capital murder in the Dec. 21 beating death of his 2-month-old son, authorities say. Photo credit: Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office Joseph Matthew Welborn was home alone with Christian Welborn when the infant suffered …

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Texan of the Year 2018: Laura W. Bush


December 31, 2018

If you think change is hard, what is truly difficult in this world is driving positive social change without revving the engines of controversy, filling the holes in individual lives without sowing collective division. Looking across the Lone Star State and surveying the world at large, there is one person who stands out for her quiet ability to unify people …

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1 Dead in Crash on Chisholm Trail Parkway in Fort Worth


December 31, 2018

One person died in single-vehicle crash late Sunday morning on Chisholm Trail Parkway, Texas Department of Public Safety officials say. The crash happened around 11:15 a.m. on the northbound side of the highway, near the Arborlawn Drive exit, Texas DPS said. An official said the preliminary investigation revealed a Chevrolet Cruze was headed north when it left the roadway and …

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METRO offering free rides on New Year’s Eve


December 31, 2018

HOUSTON (KTRK) — In an effort to help prevent drunk driving, METRO is once again offering free rides to revelers on New Year’s Eve. Free rides will begin at 6 p.m. New Year’s Eve until 6 a.m. New Year’s Day on local bus, METRORail and METROLift. METRO’s service for New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, 2018, will follow regular, published schedules. …

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Devyn Holmes thanks supporters 8 months after being shot in head on Facebook Live


December 31, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Eight months after being accidentally shot in the head on Facebook Live, Devyn Holmes took to his Facebook page to thank his supporters and update them on his recovery process. Holmes appeared in good spirits as he streamed himself with his mom on Facebook Live Sunday afternoon. “You just got to stay focused and keep pushing,” Holmes said …

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Cricket star Mashrafe Mortaza claims landslide victory in Bangladesh election: report


December 31, 2018

Bangladesh’s ODI captain Mashrafe Mortaza is set to become a member of the parliament after claiming a landslide victory in Bangladesh’s general election, The Dhaka Tribune reported on Monday. According to the Bangladeshi publication, Mortaza who was a candidate for Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Awami League Party, won from his Narail 2 constituency. The poll rookie, as per the unofficial count, received …

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Sri Lanka cricket rated most corrupt by ICC: minister


December 31, 2018

Sri Lanka has been rated as the most corrupt cricket nation by the world governing body, the country’s sports minister said on Monday. The International Cricket Council feels “Sri Lanka’s cricket administration is corrupt from top to bottom”, Harin Fernando said, adding that he had been shown a confidential report on the matter at a Dubai meeting. A host of …

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Encroachers block way of blood bank in Karachi


December 31, 2018

KARACHI: Even after Supreme Court-ordered mass anti-encroachment drive in Karachi’s Saddar area as well as other localities, there exist more than dozens of areas where encroachment still persists reportedly. One such area is the Qalandaria Chowk in Karachi’s Central District where a charitable Blood Bank named Hussaini Blood Bank, Green Shield Public School and a Madrassah are at the risk …

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