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Here’s how much cash you need to get Texans playoff tickets


December 31, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — With the NFL playoffs starting soon, the Houston Texans are the hottest ticket in town. The Texans will host a Wild Card game against the Buffalo Bills on Saturday, Jan. 4 at 3:35 p.m. for the first round of the playoffs. The game will air on ESPN and ABC. READ MORE: Houston Texans to host Buffalo …

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2 women found stabbed to death in northeast Houston: Police


December 31, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Two women were found stabbed to death inside a home in northeast Houston, according to police. The bodies were found around 9:30 a.m. Monday at 6922 Peyton Street near Homestead Road. Police say the fiancé of one of the victims came home from working an overnight shift and found the bodies near the door. Houston Police …

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Chilly New Year’s Eve Night… Rain returns on New Year’s Day


December 31, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Pleasant weather will continue into New Year’s Eve with cool temperatures and sunny skies in the forecast. WATCH: Have plans for the New Year? Check this forecast first   Making plans for the New Year? You’ll want to watch this forecast first. The next big weather system to impact Houston will arrive on New Year’s Day. …

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12-year-old wrestled knife away from brother during stabbing: Sheriff


December 31, 2019

KATY, Texas (KTRK) — A 12-year-old boy is being hailed a hero after saving his great-grandparents from being stabbed to death by his half-brother during an argument. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said the couple, the boy and 20-year-old Lucian Adrian Johnston were in a car, when Johnston got into a verbal argument with his great-grandparents. According to the sheriff’s …

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2 families heartbroken after sons killed in ambush at rap video shoot


December 31, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Two different parents each lost their child days after Christmas after a deadly drive-by shooting in north Harris County. A group of young men were filming a rap video when they were ambushed by gunfire, according to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez. Two men were killed and seven others were hurt. Deputies are still searching for …

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The best parties in Houston to ring in 2020


December 31, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas — On the night of December 31, Houston will be swarming with New Year’s Eve parties. Here’s a rundown of festive gatherings, which include a bubbly hotel party, David Bowie tributes, and tiki fun. Stay safe – and feel free to party hop and plan your night and your ride sharing. Belvedere Uptown Park Courvoisier will present this …

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Family honors 7-year-old shot and killed 1 year after death


December 31, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The family of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes, who was gunned down outside of a Walmart last year, gathered to place balloons and flowers at a purple cross honoring the little girl’s life. The girl’s father, her step-mother and family stood in a grassy area on Monday near the Beltway, close to the spot where she lost her …

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Dad creates powerful PSA after 9-year-old killed by drunk driver


December 31, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Not a day goes by that Eric Stephens doesn’t think about his daughter. “I miss her kisses, her hugs,” he said. Jade Stephens was killed by a drunk driver on the night of her birthday party in 2014, just days before she turned 10. “She would have been a 10th grader,” he said. “I would have …

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The 11 biggest Houston restaurants and bars to close this year


December 31, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas — By any measure, 2019 has been a banner year for Houston restaurants. New concepts from both homegrown talent and out-of-towners gave passionate diners plenty of places to try. Still, it’s been a turbulent year as both veteran establishments called it quits after long runs and newer establishments vanished as fast as they opened. That phenomenon holds particularly …

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Fugitive in ex’s killing asked about cremating his own body: Sources


December 31, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend on Christmas Eve had a loaded gun, cash and bullets in a bag when he was killed by a Harris County deputy on Saturday, according to law enforcement sources. Al Simon had been on the run since Christmas Eve, when he was identified as the suspect in the murder …

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