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Mom Arrested After 4-Year-Old Found Wandering on Interstate 20


August 28, 2019

A Dallas woman is behind bars after her 4-year-old son was found wandering on Interstate 20 over the weekend. Sarah Marie Emrick, 32, was arrested Saturday on a charge of abandoning or endangering a child with the intent to return. Police were called to an apartment complex in the 8500 block of Willoughby Boulevard, near the interchange between interstates 20 …

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23 Killed in Fire Attack on Bar in Southern Mexico


August 28, 2019

An attack on a bar in Mexico’s Gulf coast city of Coatzacoalcos killed 23 people and injured 13 late Tuesday. The attackers started a fire that ripped through the bar, killing eight women and 15 men. There was no immediate information on the condition of the injured. Photos of the scene showed tables and chairs jumbled around, apparently as people …

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Man arrested in shooting death of Humble convenience store clerk


August 28, 2019

A 20-year-old man has been charged with capital murder in the shooting death of a clerk at an Humble convenience store earlier this month. Javerion Youngblood, who court documents identify as homeless, is in the Harris County Jail charged in the death of Chandrakant Patel. The 60-year-old man was shot in the face on Aug. 4 after two gunmen targeted …

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Houston Chronicle database tells the heartbreaking stories of homicide victims


August 28, 2019

Friday marked the official launch of the Houston Chronicle’s latest project: The Homicide Report. The database aims to tell the stories of homicide victims in Harris County, which all-too often get told in stories about how they died, rather than how they lived. Starting from the county’s first homicide on New Year’s Day, more than a half dozen journalists across the …

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Man killed in possible road rage shooting on Highway 6


August 28, 2019

A man was found gunned down early Tuesday morning in the middle of Texas Highway 6 in what detectives believe could be a road rage shooting. Deputies rushed to the intersection of Texas Highway 6 and Forest Trails in the Copperfield neighborhood shortly after midnight and found the victim, only identified as an adult male, lying motionless in the street …

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Young pregnant woman shot in southwest Houston


August 28, 2019

A young pregnant woman was shot three times Monday evening in southwest Houston. The woman, 19, and her boyfriend were walking in the 6500 block of Willowbend when someone inside a passing vehicle started shooting at the couple around 7 p.m. As the woman collapsed, her boyfriend pulled his own firearm and returned fire at least once, according to Houston …

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