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How possible celebratory gunfire killing could be solved


January 3, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez tweeted Thursday afternoon that they are prioritizing reducing celebratory gunfire, saying it injures innocent people. The declaration was made as deputies continued to investigate the shooting death of a beloved nurse Philippa Ashford, who may have been hit by celebratory gunfire early New Year’s Day. On the heels of that case, …

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Here are the all-time top Houston Texans, according to Vonta Leach


January 3, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — With the Houston Texans preparing for the Buffalo Bills in one of the AFC wild-card games this weekend, ABC13 caught up with Vonta Leach, who was a big weapon in the team’s ground attack early in the franchise’s history. Leach was a fan favorite for his lunch-pail mentality. Leach played with the Texans from 2006 to …

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Voodoo Doughnuts set to open Houston location in January


January 3, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Houston’s food scene will gain a beloved treat-maker this month: Voodoo Doughnut, which is a doughnut chain known for its creative shapes and flavors. The Portland-based restaurant chain has expanded to Houston just in time for the New Year. “We are ecstatic to continue our expansion in Texas, adding to our existing location in Austin,” said Voodoo …

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Stepson accused of shooting stepdad multiple times on New Year’s Day


January 3, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Police said a 22-year-old shot his stepfather multiple times before leaving him for dead just a couple hours after the new year. According to Houston police, Jonte Grant was arrested and charged with murder after his stepfather, Bryant Croomes, was found dead. Investigators said the shooting happened around 1:50 a.m. Wednesday at an apartment complex in …

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Woman says Ulta Beauty employee told her she’s ‘too dark’


January 3, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A Houston woman is calling for diversity training after she says a popular makeup store told her she was “too dark” for its products. According to a post on her Instagram account, Ebony Kankam London went to an Ulta Beauty location in Holmdel, New Jersey, to get her makeup done for her upcoming baby shower. The …

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Buffalo reporter gives ABC13 reasons for Bills win over Texans


January 3, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Emotions run high in the NFL playoffs, especially when it comes to the history between Houston and Buffalo. The Texans aren’t the Oilers, but Houston sports history is still Houston sports history. David Nuño caught up with Matt Rich Warren of BuffaloRumblings.com, and the two debated each teams chances of winning. Warren said the Bills are going …

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Plan ahead for construction in Galleria area this weekend


January 3, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — There will be light construction this weekend, but expect minor delays overnight in the Galleria area Saturday night. 610 North Loop: 3 lanes closed: Eastbound lanes closed from Irvington to US-59 Eastex Freeway. Starting at 9:00 p.m. Friday – 5:00 a.m. Monday. US-59 Ramps to 610 West Loop: Total closure: Northbound and southbound connector ramp to …

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Parking and transportation hacks for the Texans playoff game


January 3, 2020

  HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — If you are headed to the Texans game Saturday, we’re helping you get there without the hassle and huge price tag for parking. Remember, there is no cash parking available at NRG Stadium, so you’ll have to put your car elsewhere. ABC13’s Katherine Whaley suggests parking offsite and riding METRORail in. There are several cheap …

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Cloudy morning, but see when sun returns to Houston


January 3, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Patchy areas of dense fog has developed for the Friday morning commute. The rain chance dwindles down to 20% and the threat of dense fog will come to an end as our next cool front moves through later Friday morning. The drier air behind this front will bust up the fog and bring back the sunshine. …

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