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Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Tony Buzbee headed to runoff election


November 6, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — After a long night, election results show Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and challenger Tony Buzbee will head to a runoff in December. A last-minute change by the Texas Secretary of State’s Office delayed the results of the election until early Wednesday morning, when it became clear Buzbee had managed to keep the mayor from winning re-election outright. Turner …

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Mom, son from Houston allegedly disguised $200K as tamales to smuggle into Mexico


November 6, 2019

A mother and son from Houston are charged with money laundering after police say they tried to smuggle thousands of dollars across the border in an unusual fashion. According to authorities, 54-year-old Lori Salazar and her 34-year-old son, Daniel, left Houston late Monday and were two and a half hours away from the border when they were stopped south of …

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County clerk blames secretary of state for delayed election results


November 6, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Nearly 12 hours after the polls closed Tuesday night, election results finally came in shortly before 7 a.m. A key race, the contest for Houston mayor, is headed to a runoff. It came down to incumbent Sylvester Turner, who had 47% of the vote, and challenger Tony Buzbee, who had 28 percent. In some of the races, …

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Election results reported nearly 12 hours after polls closed


November 6, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — On Election Day 2019, voters in Houston went to the polls to decide if Mayor Sylvester Turner will get four more years to lead the city, or if a change is needed at the top of city hall. With Turner receiving less than 50 percent of the vote, it appears we’ll have to wait about a …

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Temperature expected to drop 40 degrees later this week


November 6, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A strong cold front will blow into Houston late Thursday, but we first have to get through another afternoon in the 80s. Slightly drier air blowing in will lead to less fog Wednesday morning than observed Tuesday morning. Most of the fog will end up west of Houston from the Brazos River toward central Texas. That …

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Union Pacific’s ‘Big Boy’ locomotive making pit stop in Houston


November 6, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — All aboard! Houston, get ready, the Union Pacific Big Boy train tour is making a stop in our city. Big Boy No. 4014 locomotive is expected to arrive Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Houston Amtrak Station on 902 Washington Avenue. The locomotive will be on display and fans will have the opportunity to …

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Democrat leading in race to replace influential Texas House Republican


November 6, 2019

A Democrat and a Republican were leading in unofficial returns Tuesday night in a nationally targeted special election for a historically Republican Texas House seat. Democrat Eliz Markowitz — the only Democrat in the race — was in first place, while Republican Gary Gates was in second, according to unofficial returns. The race will head to a runoff if no …

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Man shot multiple times at southeast Oak Cliff apartment complex


November 6, 2019

Dallas police are investigating a shooting that left a man hospitalized with multiple gunshot wounds Tuesday morning. The victim was found around 3:15 a.m. at an apartment complex in the 5800 block of Bonnie View Road in southeast Oak Cliff, police said. Officers followed a blood trail that lead to an apartment unit, but no other victims or suspects were …

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Man dies days after Halloween shooting in Arlington, police say


November 6, 2019

A 24-year-old man who was shot last week in Arlington died Monday night, authorities said. Police found the victim, Forrest Davis, wounded in the 2200 block of San Ramon Drive just before 12:30 p.m. Thursday. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition and died about 11 p.m. Monday, police said. Michael Callihan(Tarrant County Jail) Officials arrested 20-year-old Michael …

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1 critically wounded in North Dallas shooting


November 6, 2019

One person was in critical condition after a shooting Tuesday afternoon in North Dallas, police said. Officers were called about 1:10 p.m. to the 12800 block of Noel Road, south of Interstate 635 and east of the Dallas North Tollway, where one person shot another and fled the scene, a Dallas police spokesman said. The victim was taken to Texas …

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