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Firefighter hospitalized while fighting 2-alarm house fire in River Oaks


July 21, 2019

A firefighter was rushed to the hospital for smoke inhalation while fighting a massive two-alarm house fire in River Oaks late Thursday night. The firefighter was part of the first fire engine crew to arrive at a house fire in the 4000 block of Meadow Lake Lane, near San Felipe and Weslayan. Witnesses initially reported that an apartment was on …

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‘Tomb Raider’ star Simon Yam in hospital after stabbing


July 21, 2019

Hugely popular Hong Kong actor, Simon Yam was stabbed while on stage Saturday at a presentation in Zhongshan, Guangdong province in southern China. He is in hospital recovering. The incident happened at the opening of a branch of the Beijing Easyhome building materials company, where Yam was a guest. A man was seen rushing on to the stage and lunging at the 64 year-old actor. …

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Harris County Sheriff’s deputy shoots man who reached for handgun, officials say


July 21, 2019

A Harris County Sheriff’s deputy shot a man early Saturday morning in northwest Houston after the man reached for a handgun, officials said. The incident at an apartment complex parking lot in the Greater Inwood area came after a sheriff’s sergeant and two deputies spotted a car they believed was involved in a robbery earlier that evening. Several people standing …

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Apollo 11 astronauts reunite on 50th anniversary of moonshot


July 21, 2019

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins reunited Friday on the eve of the 50th anniversary of humanity’s first moon landing. They gathered in the Oval Office with President Donald Trump, who got a rundown on his administration’s plans to get astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and then on to Mars in …

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Man fatally shot after standoff with police in League City


July 21, 2019

A man was fatally shot Friday evening after threatening to shoot his mother and later firing four rounds out the front door of a residence in League City, police said. League City police responded shortly before 9:30 p.m. to a call from a woman who said her 39-year-old son had threatened her with a gun before threatening to kill himself, …

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5 dead in crash near Victoria


July 21, 2019

Five people were killed late Saturday morning near Victoria in a three-vehicle crash that also sent at least seven people to the hospital, according to multiple reports. The crash on U.S. 59 South involved an 18-wheeler, passenger van and pickup truck, the Victoria Advocate reported. Ten people were riding in the van, while the truck was carrying two people, the paper reported. Only …

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Texas City boy with autism drowns in apartment complex pool


July 21, 2019

A 5-year-old boy with autism drowned in a pool at an apartment complex in Texas City Saturday. A Texas City Police spokesman said officers found the boy face down in the pool at the Veranda Apartments soon after responding to the mother’s call. She said the boy had been missing a few minutes. Officers removed the boy and performed CPR …

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These pharmacies distributed the most opioids in Houston-area counties, according to DEA report


July 21, 2019

The United States is facing an opioid crisis. Now, there are numbers that prove it. Recently, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) created a data set and maps that track every pain pill sold in the United States. The study includes information about manufacturers. distributors and pharmacies in every town and city, including Houston. Thanks to analysis by The Washington Post, which …

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Higher Iron Levels May Protect Arteries But Raise Clot Risk


July 21, 2019

Having higher natural levels of iron could be both good and bad for cardiovascular health, according to new research Islamabad (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / Online – ) Having higher natural levels of iron could be both good and bad for cardiovascular health, according to new research. On one hand, it may lower the risk of clogged arteries, but on …

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