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Big TEXRail test: Now that it’s not free, will people still ride?


February 2, 2019

  FORT WORTH, Texas — The new TEXRail line had a big test Friday, as it started charging passengers for tickets for the first time. The line connecting downtown Fort Worth with DFW Airport launched in early January after years of construction and anticipation, and ridership has exceeded expectations with more than 100,000 passengers so far “We’re really seeing the …

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Police looking for armed man who sexually assaulted woman in Uptown parking garage


February 2, 2019

DALLAS, Texas — The Dallas Police Department is looking for a man responsible for sexually assaulting a woman in her own parking garage in Dallas’ Uptown Quadrangle area. Police say a woman was walking in the parking garage of her apartment complex, the AMLI Quadrangle on Howell Street, around midnight Friday when she was approached by a man. After first …

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Girls enter group formerly named Boy Scouts of America


February 2, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — There’s a new wave of girls who can now join the program formerly known as the Boy Scouts of America under the new name Scouts BSA. There are 19 new troops for girls in the Houston area, with a total of 131 new members. “I felt official (today),” said Ann Harden. Harden wore the official uniform …

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Man dies after crashing into home in southeast Houston


February 2, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Authorities are investigating a crash in southwest home that left a man dead and his vehicle stuck in a southeast Houston home. Authorities say the driver of the SUV was driving at a high-rate of speed when he lost control of his vehicle and hit two vehicle and some rocks before smashing into a home Investigators …

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“I want to look like Ivanka Trump”: Houston woman undergoes nine surgical procedures


February 2, 2019

“I want to look like Ivanka Trump,” Houston resident Sarah Schmidt told Inside Edition before undergoing a total of nine surgical procedures, with a price tag of more than $20,000, on September 14. To perform the surgery, the 34-year-old technology analyst enlisted Houston cosmetic surgeon Dr. Franklin A. Rose, who is no stranger to the spotlight. RELATED: Ivanka Trump tours NASA’s …

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Houston Weather: Some showers Saturday, sea fog and sun Sunday


February 2, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Sea fog is already back to Galveston, and fog will continue to be with us the next few days, especially along the coast. Collin says rain will also return Saturday as a jet stream disturbance draws in warm Gulf air, bringing scattered showers in the afternoon and evening. Sunday looks drier and even warmer with highs …

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Vigil held for ‘Star Wars’ fan killed in front of her Tomball home


February 2, 2019

TOMBALL, Texas (KTRK) — Friends and family raised light sabers and released a sky lantern for a Star Wars fan who was gunned down last week in her driveway near Tomball. Elizabeth “Liz” Barraza, 29, was shot four times on Jan. 25 as she was setting up for a garage sale. A neighbor’s security camera captured the shooting and the …

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Video: Swat polio workers get standing ovation


February 2, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Three polio workers who won hearts of millions of people by vaccinating children in snow-hit Swat, were giving a standing ovation at the NPMT’s meeting in Islamabad. Babar Atta, Focal Person to PM Imran Khan on Polio Eradication, shared the video of polio workers on Twitter. “Standing ovation : Just received the brave polio workers from Swat to the …

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Here is why and when Google plans to shut down its Google Plus service


February 2, 2019

Google is reportedly shutting down its Google Plus Service in April 2019. Citing The Mercury News, The Hill reported that the service is being shut down on April 2 due to  security concerns. It said the closure of Google Plus comes six months after the Internet giant said it would expedite the shut down process. The Hill said it approached …

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