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Judge’s family in turmoil after her Alzheimer’s diagnosis


November 5, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Should a Court of Appeals Justice remain on the job after an Alzheimer’s diagnosis? That is the question at the heart of a family saga involving the mayor of West University Place and his entire family. When you walk into the stately First Court of Appeals courthouse in downtown Houston, Justice Laura Higley’s smiling face is …

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Patchy fog and mist to start your Tuesday morning


November 5, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Patchy fog could greet you on your morning drive Tuesday. Warm, humid air from the Gulf is blowing in on the southeast wind, bringing a little bit of drizzle and thicker clouds. Because of the recent cold snap, the ground and shelf waters are cool. As the humid air glides over the top, fog can form, …

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Hour of violence leaves 2 dead, 6 injured in SE Houston


November 5, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Police in southeast Houston are investigating three separate shooting scenes that left two dead and six injured in just one hour. One of the shootings happened around 4 p.m. Monday inside a home in the 7100 block of Schley Street. Police say one person was found dead when officers arrived. Two others were injured, one of …

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Houston mayor hoping for home run at ballot box


November 5, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — “Let’s play ball,” said Mayor Sylvester Turner. ABC13 caught up with Turner at a little league opener. The mayor said he loves baseball and is an Astros player in his head. He spent a day on the diamond with ABC13 anchor Chauncy Glover, playing catch. Seeing the youngsters on the field took the mayor back to …

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Biden, Warren lead in new 2020 Texas poll, but what happens to Dem race now that O’Rourke has quit?


November 5, 2019

WASHINGTON – Former Vice President Joe Biden and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren lead among Democratic voters in Texas – a critical Super Tuesday primary state – according to a University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll released on Monday. But what will happen now that former El Paso Rep. Beto O’Rourke has dropped out of the 2020 White House race? The survey was conducted before …

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Ousted ambassador to Ukraine sees Pete Sessions as part of smear campaign


November 5, 2019

WASHINGTON – The ousted U.S. ambassador to Ukraine told lawmakers that she was shocked to learn the extent of the smear campaign against her, including efforts to oust her by Pete Sessions, a Dallas congressman and member of the House GOP leadership at the time. Marie Yovanovitch also testified that she suspected Ukraine’s former chief prosecutor, Yuri Lutsenko, was behind the …

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Texas Rep. Jodey Arrington’s fundraiser at Campisi’s restaurant postponed after owner named in bookmaking probe


November 5, 2019

WASHINGTON — A campaign fundraiser for Rep. Jodey Arrington, R-Lubbock, at Dallas’ iconic Italian restaurant Campisi’s is moving venues following illegal sports betting allegations against the restaurant’s owner, David Campisi, according to a spokesperson for Arrington’s campaign. The fundraiser was originally planned for Thursday night at the restaurant, but the event has been postponed “until further notice, said Sam Taylor, …

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29-year-old man fatally shot while driving in Red Bird


November 5, 2019

Dallas police are investigating after a motorist was shot to death in Red Bird last week. Officers were called to the 1100 block of West Ledbetter Drive, near South Polk Street, about 8:30 p.m. Friday and found that 29-year-old Cedric MacDonald had been shot multiple times while driving. MacDonald was taken to a hospital and died from his injuries the …

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