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Philadelphia Gunman in Custody After Hourslong Standoff


August 15, 2019

A man accused of shooting six Philadelphia police officers during a standoff that lasted more than seven hours has surrendered to police. Around midnight, a member of the SWAT team shot tear gas into the home on North 15th Street near Butler Street around midnight. The suspect, identified by police as 36-year-old Maurice Hill of Philadelphia, then walked out of …

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Women Attacked While Walking Dogs in McKinney


August 15, 2019

Police in McKinney are searching for the man who’s suspected of attacking two women while they walked with their dogs. The incidents were reported Saturday and Sunday nights in neighborhoods near the Eldorado Country Club, police warned in a Facebook post. In the first incident, a woman reported to police that she was walking her dog at about 9:45 p.m. when …

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Naked woman bites officer during arrest in Houston’s Near Northside, police say


August 15, 2019

A naked woman allegedly bit an officer during her arrest in Houston’s Near Northside neighborhood late Tuesday night. The woman, who was not immediately identified, was found naked around 11:30 p.m. near the intersection of McNeil and Chapman, which is inside a neighborhood close to Hardy and Quitman. As officers approached her, she allegedly started to fight with them. During …

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Friendswood babysitter indicted on child endangerment charges


August 15, 2019

A Friendswood babysitter has been indicted by a Galveston County grand jury on child endangerment charges after she allegedly covered a child’s face with a cloth or blanket and then failed to seek  emergency care, according to court records. Taylor Leigh Hrabovsky, 22, surrendered to Galveston County authorities on Aug. 5. Hrabovsky is charged with the state jail felony of …

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New surveillance released of people sought after Memorial City Mall panic


August 15, 2019

The Houston Police Department has released new surveillance videos showing a man who they believe to have caused a panic at Memorial City Mall Sunday. Police have said the man is a person of interest in the incident, where a masked man jumped on a food court table, threatened to kill himself and threw an unknown object on the ground. …

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Friendswood police: Fence too tall for man facing multiple charges


August 15, 2019

A recent early morning traffic stop in the 1700 block of Keystone Drive led to two narcotics arrests and the discovery of a firearm that Friendswood police believe one of the suspects left in a backyard while trying to jump over a fence. The driver, Edwin Gilbert Evans IV, 30, of Jamaica Beach had no identification and tried to run …

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Humble awaiting $6.3 in FEMA funds to relocate fire station, rebuild senior center


August 15, 2019

The City of Humble is hoping to make some improvements to two community staples: Fire Station No. 2 and the Humble Senior Activity Center. Humble City Councilmembers held a public hearing Aug. 8 to solicit resident input on how to use a $6.3 million 2017 Community Development Block Disaster Relief Grant. No resident at the public hearing had any objections on how …

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