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Suspects on the run after shooting clerk in robbery


December 1, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Police are looking for the men who robbed a convenience store and shot the clerk around 3 a.m. Saturday. Three men attempted to rob a convenience store at the intersection of Ley and East Houston. At some point during the exchange, they fired several shots. The clerk was hit multiple times in the torso. Police say …

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Woman dies after being struck by vehicle on Katy Freeway


December 1, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The westbound lanes of the Katy Freeway are back open after a woman was hit and killed while walking along the freeway. Police say the woman was struck on the highway around 2 a.m. The driver who hit the woman stayed and called officials. Police say he is cooperating and alcohol does not appear to be …

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Marijuana and guns discovered after assault of pizza delivery driver at hotel


December 1, 2019

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) — District 5 Harris County deputies responded to an assault call late Friday night, discovering a large amount of drugs at a hotel. Captain J. Shannon said on Twitter that a pizza delivery driver was assaulted at the hotel. Shannon said upon arrival they found four males with weapons, cash, illegal THC oil and nearly two …

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Deputies discover 50 stolen cars stripped in southeast Houston field


December 1, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Deputies made a shocking discovery in southeast Houston on Saturday morning. Deputies found up to 50 stolen vehicles stripped and abandoned in a field on East Orem Drive. Deputies tweeted out these pictures of those vehicles. The deputies checked several vehicle identification numbers and received stolen hit returns. All, but one vehicle was reported stolen. The …

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Boyfriend accused of forcing boy into burning hot shower


December 1, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — An Humble woman and a Houston man face felony charges for injury to a child stemming from a CPS complaint made in March. Authorities said they received a report that a boy had been placed into a hot shower after receiving a bad grade at school. The water caused a scar on his chest and approximately …

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Cold front headed to Houston this week


December 1, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A cold front moved through Southeast Texas Saturday night bringing in a few showers and storms. Today will be very pleasant with highs in the mid 60s and lots of sunshine. Pleasant weather will continue into the first half of this next work week. Our next front is forecasted to move through late Thursday into Friday …

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McKinney City Council member La’Shadion Shemwell faces recall petition effort


December 1, 2019

McKinney residents are leading an effort to recall City Council member La’Shadion Shemwell, saying he has not upheld his oath of office and has made inflammatory comments. The city received a group’s recall petition in November, and its members have until early January to get 2,127 registered McKinney voters’ signatures to potentially decide on a recall in May, according to KXAS-TV …

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Man shot while trying to use ATM in Pleasant Grove, Dallas police say


December 1, 2019

A man was shot at an ATM in Pleasant Grove during what Dallas police suspect was an attempted robbery Saturday morning. The man was wounded about 6:50 a.m. at a Bank of America in the 1500 block of South Buckner Boulevard, police said. His injuries were not believed to be life-threatening. Police think the victim was trying to use the …

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UT students want faculty with sexual misconduct histories fired. What’s the university’s response?


December 1, 2019

AUSTIN — In October, University of Texas senior Candace Kosted came across a tweet that unnerved her. . It said her environmental ethics professor, Sahotra Sarkar, was suspended for a semester in 2017 for a sexual misconduct violation after students complained that he had invited them to go swimming or pose nude. “I did have a lot of positive feelings and thoughts …

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2 men wounded in shootout at grocery store parking lot in east Oak Cliff


December 1, 2019

Two men were wounded in a shootout outside a grocery store in east Oak Cliff early Sunday. Dallas police were called to the parking lot of the Fiesta Mart in the 3000 block of South Lancaster Road, near East Kiest Boulevard, just before 2 a.m. According to police, two men had opened fire at each other, possibly over a woman. …

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