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Body found in search of missing boater on San Jacinto River


July 2, 2019

Authorities have located the body of a man Tuesday morning believed to be that of a missing boater who was thrown overboard in a crash Sunday on the San Jacinto River in east Harris County. A Texas Parks & Wildlife game warden discovered the body about 6 a.m., said Eric Minter, a captain with the agency. The body fit the …

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Officer injured while chasing burglary suspect in southeast Houston


July 2, 2019

A Houston police officer is expected to be OK after injuring himself while running after a burglary suspect Tuesday morning in southeast Houston. The officer was investigating a burglary at an apartment complex in the 8500 block of Broadway around 6:30 a.m. when he spotted a door had been kicked in, according to the Houston Police Department. The resident told …

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Graphic, sexually explicit Facebook posts roil Border Patrol


July 2, 2019

CLINT, Texas (AP) — The head of the U.S. Border Patrol slammed as “completely inappropriate” sexually explicit posts about U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and comments questioning the authenticity of a photo of a drowned man and his young daughter in a secret Facebook group for agents. The existence of the group was reported by ProPublica as roughly a dozen members …

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Suspect out on bond for capital murder charge arrested in carjacking at Houston apartment


July 2, 2019

Two men were arrested early Tuesday after leading police on a pursuit following a carjacking in northwest Houston, according to police. One of the suspects, Horace Marquese Harris, 20, was reportedly out on bond for a capital murder charge in Harris County, police said. The other suspect, later identified as Marqui Lamon Davis, had two previous robbery convictions, police said. …

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Police: Missouri City teen reported missing may be victim of human trafficking


July 2, 2019

Officials with the Missouri City Police Department are asking for the public’s help locating a missing 17-year-old girl they fear could be a victim of human trafficking. Skylar Wrench has been missing since June 12, 2019, according to a release from the Missouri City Police Department. She was possibly last seen July 1 in the Sunnyside/Southpark area of Houston at …

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Dozens arrested on felony drunken driving charges in Galveston County in May


July 2, 2019

Police arrested 31 people on felony driving while intoxicated charges in Galveston County throughout May 2019, according to records from a public information request filed by the Chronicle. Of the 31 felony cases in April, eight people were charged with DWI with a child passenger. Drivers that are charged with DWI with a child passenger can face fines up to …

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Mashrafe unfazed by short Edgbaston boundary as Bangladesh face India


July 2, 2019

BIRMINGHAM: Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza does not share his India counterpart Virat Kohli’s concerns about the short boundary on one side at Edgbaston where the neighbours will clash in the vital World Cup match on Tuesday. Kohli was critical of the ground dimensions after England ended India’s unbeaten campaign on a pitch which had a 59-metre boundary on one side. …

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