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2-year-old killed and dad shot 9-10 times at apartment in Spring


July 3, 2019

SPRING, Texas (KTRK) — A 2-year-old boy was killed and his father was wounded when two suspects opened fire at their garage. According to authorities, the father, his friend and the toddler were in an open garage outside when two suspects started shooting around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies say the father was shot multiple times and was taken to the …

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Trapped driver dies after crashing off Ship Channel Bridge


July 3, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A truck driver has died after his big rig crashed off the Ship Channel Bridge, falling 150 feet to the ground below. The crash happened just before 8:30 a.m. Authorities say a smaller vehicle may have cut off the 18-wheeler, prompting the driver to crash through the guardrail. The driver was alive and trapped in the …

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How illicit massage businesses are shut down in Houston


July 3, 2019

There are over 300 suspected massage businesses in Houston that facilitate prostitution and human trafficking, according to Children at Risk. The non-partisan research and advocacy organization is at work to make that number go down by hosting human trafficking bus tours and presenting their findings in court. To find these illicit massage businesses (IMBs), Children at Risk searches the Texas Dept. …

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Teen shot at hotel in north Harris County


July 3, 2019

A 15-year-old is in critical condition after being shot at a hotel in north Harris County, according to Precinct 4 constable’s deputies. The teen was shot in the neck, the Harris County Constable’s Office Precinct 4 tweeted at 12:40 p.m A suspect is unknown. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting, which took place at an Express Inn …

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Traffic-stopping highway standoff leads to arrest in southwest Houston


July 3, 2019

A man threatening to take his life Tuesday night from a towering ramp that connects the Southwest Freeway and Sam Houston Parkway brought rush hour traffic to a halt for several hours as police tried coaxing him from the edge. The unidentified man was initially suspected of damaging a car at an apartment complex around 4:15 p.m. but ended up …

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Men get life sentences in deadly armored truck heist


July 3, 2019

Four men received life sentences on Tuesday for their roles in a “shoot-first-rob-later” scheme, including an armored-truck heist that resulted in the death of a security courier. John Edward Scott and Bennie Charles Phillips, Jr. were sentenced consecutively to life and 20 years in a federal penitentiary, for using a firearm and aiding and abetting in a Dec. 7, 2016, …

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Officer injured while chasing burglary suspect in southeast Houston


July 3, 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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Police: Missouri City teen found after being reported missing


July 3, 2019

A 17-year-old girl who went missing last month was found Tuesday evening in Houston, a police official said. Authorities with the Missouri City Police Department asked for the public’s help in finding the missing girl, Skylar Wrench, who they feared could have been a victim of human trafficking. Hours after that plea, Lt. Russell Terry said Houston police found her …

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Conroe woman facing felony charges after allegedly flushing landlord’s mother’s remains down toilet


July 3, 2019

A Conroe woman is facing state jail felony charges after she was arrested for allegedly flushing the remains of her landlord’s late mother down the toilet. Clarissa Bahamonde was arrested June 25 and charged with abuse of a corpse without legal authority. Court records show Bahamonde was reportedly renting out a bedroom in the victim’s home, Joe Castleschouldt, at the …

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FJMDC Building To Be Completed Soon: Minister


July 3, 2019

Provincial Minister for Health Dr. Yasmin Rashid on Tuesday said that building of Fatima Jinnah Medical and Dental College (FJMDC) in Jublee Town would soon be completed LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – APP –  ) :Provincial Minister for Health Dr. Yasmin Rashid on Tuesday said that building of Fatima Jinnah Medical and Dental College (FJMDC) in Jublee Town …

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