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Funeral Thursday Morning for Grand Prairie Police Officer Killed in Crash


June 13, 2019

Live video from Texas Sky Ranger will appear in the player above. From time to time the signal may go black — this is normal and the video should return soon. Thursday, Grand Prairie police officer A.J. Castaneda will be laid to rest. Castaneda’s funeral begins at 11 a.m. at the Potter’s House in Dallas. It will be streamed live …

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Man faces manslaughter charge in death of longtime friend


June 13, 2019

A 22-year-old Harris County man accused of fatally shooting a longtime friend told authorities he didn’t know the gun was loaded when he picked it up while rapping, a prosecutor said during a weekend court hearing. Eluid Rodriguez is charged with manslaughter in the shooting around 12:35 p.m. Friday at a home in the 10900 block of Tanwood Drive in …

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Massive $937M Entergy plant in Willis taking shape


June 13, 2019

The new Montgomery County power plant construction is off to a rapid start in Willis. Entergy and McDermott are already through about 80 percent of the first phase for the $937 million power plant. That’s two months ahead of schedule, said Entergy’s Project Director Russ Cochran. The plant will span across roughly a quarter of the 75-acre site near the …

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Burger-Chan to open second location in Galleria area


June 13, 2019

A popular Houston burger joint is opening a second location in the Galleria area. Burger-Chan, featured on Alison Cook’s 2018 “Top 100 Houston restaurant” list, will open its doors at 5353 West Alabama in early 2020, owners/operators Diane and Willet Feng told Chron.com The menu at the 2,200 square-foot locale will remain mostly the same, according to Willet, a former sous …

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Man arrested in deaths of Dallas transgender woman, 2 others


June 13, 2019

DALLAS (AP) — A 33-year-old man has been arrested in the slayings of three women in Dallas, including a transgender woman whose death brought nationwide attention, police said Wednesday. Kendrell Lavar Lyles has been charged with three counts of murder in the deaths, including last month’s slaying of 23-year-old transgender woman Muhlaysia Booker , Dallas police Maj. Max Geron said. …

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Six suspects, including gunman, arrested in David Ortiz shooting


June 13, 2019

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Six suspects, including the alleged gunman, have been detained in the shooting of former Red Sox star David Ortiz, the Dominican Republic’s chief prosecutor said Wednesday. A seventh suspect was also being pursued in the shooting, which witnesses said was carried out by two men on a motorcycle and two other groups of people …

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Can you recognize these Houston TV personalities as kids?


June 13, 2019

You see them on the small screen as they deliver the news to your living room. But can you recognize your favorite Houston TV news personalities based on childhood photos? While some haven’t changed much, others are nearly unidentifiable from their early years To see if you can name some of Houston’s beloved TV personalities based on throwback childhood photos, head to …

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HCSO deputies treated for possible fentanyl exposure after finding drugs, money inside hotel room


June 13, 2019

Two Harris County Sheriff’s Office deputies were hospitalized for possible fentanyl exposure Wednesday night after finding drugs and money inside a hotel room near George Bush Intercontinental Airport, according to authorities. Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid that carries an increased risk of overdose or death. The deputies were believed to be in stable condition late Wednesday, but their current …

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