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Chris Shepherd cooks like a local on Jimmy Kimmel Live!


December 3, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Chris Shepherd is heading to Hollywood. The James Beard Award winner will prepare his signature Korean braised goat and dumplings on Tuesday, December 3’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! in between appearances by actor Henry Cavill and a performance by Beck. The chef tells CultureMap that his relationship with Kimmel goes back several years. Connected by …

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Hundreds line up to try a slice of these perfect pies


December 3, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas — The Flying Saucer Pie Company is one of the city’s most popular places to get dessert. “Pie is happiness in a metal tin,” co-owner Heather Walker said. Every year, we see hundreds of people line up around the building. “It is worth the wait because they have the best pies,” one customer said. From strawberry to banana …

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Torchy’s Tacos wants to give you free tacos and queso


December 3, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The holiday season just got a lot jollier! Torchy’s Tacos announced Monday it’s opening its 16th Houston location in the Galleria area next week. To celebrate, the popular Austin-based taco chain is hosting a grand opening party on Monday, Dec. 9 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Houstonians will be able to enjoy free tacos, queso, …

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McDonald’s debuts 2 new chicken sandwiches in Houston


December 3, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Are we about to see the launch of Chicken Wars 2.0? On Monday, McDonald’s rolled out two new chicken sandwiches in participating Houston restaurants. It’s apparently testing the sandwiches for a limited time in Houston and Knoxville, Tennessee. One Mickey D’s fan tweeted he hopes the sandwich rolls out in Massachusetts soon to which the company …

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Man posed as doctor and raped student during fake exam: Prosecutors


December 3, 2019

BURLINGTON, Vermont (KTRK) — A Houston man faces years in prison after documents show he traveled to Vermont, pretended to be a doctor, and assaulted a female college student. Nam Vu Bui, 35, was convicted in federal court last month on child pornography charges. Court documents state in 2016, he followed an acquaintance, who is also from Houston, to her …

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4 stabbing attacks in less than 5 hours during crime spree in SE Houston


December 3, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Police believe a fourth stabbing attack may be connected to three other incidents in southeast Houston. Authorities began their investigation Monday night, when two men were stabbed during an attempted robbery on Redwood. About 30 minutes later, the second incident happened near the Gulf Freeway close to Brays Bayou, where the victim was stabbed several times …

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Texans star played game with heavy heart after grandpa’s funeral


December 3, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The Houston Texans’ victory over the New England Patriots Sunday night was just the second time in franchise history that Houston has defeated them. But the win was significant for one Texans player for another reason. GAME RECAP: Houston Texans upset New England Patriots for first time since 2010 Cornerback Bradley Roby dedicated the win to …

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Drive-by shooting victim found wounded after crash, Dallas police say


December 3, 2019

A drive-by shooting victim was found wounded late Monday in a car full of bullet holes, Dallas police said. The crash was reported around 10:50 p.m. on Interstate 635 at the Royal Lane/Miller Road exit, near the border of Lake Highlands and far northeast Dallas. A crew from Dallas Fire-Rescue found the vehicle crashed on an embankment next to the …

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Woman charged with killing 2 Plano residents admitted she stabbed them, fled grisly scene, affidavit says


December 3, 2019

One of the two women charged in the slayings of two Plano residents in their 70s confessed to police that she stabbed both of them, leaving a grisly scene for Plano police to discover after a traffic stop outside Waco led to her arrest, according to an arrest-warrant affidavit. Carmen Moreno, 23, faces capital murder charges in connection with the November …

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