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New details released in brutal sexual assault of 19-year-old in Med Center area


January 9, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Authorities have released new information as they continue to search for the man accused in the brutal sexual assault of a 19-year-old woman. During a press conference, authorities say the 19-year-old victim was walking on Dec. 29 after leaving a restaurant near Buffalo Speedway. The woman told police she remembers that, while walking home, she felt …

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80-year-old fell, hit her face when suspect snatched her purse: Video


January 9, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A robber followed and attacked an 80-year-old woman as she walked to a METRORail stop in a brutal crime that was caught on surveillance video. The surveillance video is hard to watch, but it clearly shows how the robber crept behind Christine Henry in a vehicle as she walked in the 300 block of Erin Street …

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Popular Montrose Greek restaurant closed after 10 years


January 9, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A popular Montrose restaurant is closing its doors. After nearly 10 years in business, the Greek restaurant, “Theo’s” on Westheimer is no more. “It’s kind of like another thing that’s leaving so it is upsetting I did go there to make sure I got some food,” says Jessie Bowlin, who lives in Montrose. The restaurant was …

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Man shot in checkout line at Walmart in southwest Houston


January 9, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Shoppers were sent into a panic when gunshots were fired inside a Walmart store in southwest Houston. Houston police say they received a call around 10 p.m. Wednesday about a shooter inside the store. Upon arrival, officers found a man had been shot in the torso. According to police, the shooting was a result of an …

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Officer shoots suspected robber at Walmart in NE Harris County


January 9, 2020

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) — Deputies say an off-duty Houston police officer shot a robbery suspect at a Walmart in northeast Harris County. It happened around 2:40 p.m. on Wednesday at the Walmart in the 9200 block of N. Sam Houston Parkway E near Humble. Deputies say the suspect went inside the Walmart with a gun and tried to rob …

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Judge temporarily blocks state takeover of HISD school board


January 9, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A Travis County judge has granted a temporary injunction preventing the Texas Education Agency takeover of the HISD school board. In November, the state informed district leaders it would appoint a board of managers and a superintendent. It also downgraded the district’s accreditation. The move came after years of what the state considers dysfunction and a …

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Dad surprises son with Texans playoff ticket in heartwarming video


January 9, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A father-son moment before the Houston Texans comeback win over the Buffalo Bills will always stick with the dad who pulled off an epic surprise. Ben Rushing won tickets to last Saturday’s playoff game at NRG Stadium and decided to bring his 8-year-old son, Braden. “We had a great, great time at the game,” Braden recalled. …

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Severe storms possible for Houston late Friday


January 9, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A powerful weather system approaching Texas will bring back mild temps and a humid breeze Thursday ahead of strong thunderstorms late Friday. Instead of sunrise temps in the 30s, we’ll wake up to temps in the 60s with widespread clouds. A few showers are possible during the day, but no serious thunderstorms are expected Thursday. That …

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Masked men rob father at gunpoint in his garage


January 9, 2020

Houston police are investigating a terrifying robbery in the Museum District. Police say gunmen followed a father of young children into his garage, pushed him to the ground, held him at gunpoint, and robbed him in the early hours of the morning Monday. The crooks told the victim there was another gunman with his wife and kids inside the house. …

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1 dead, 2 injured in west Houston apartment complex shooting


January 9, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — One person died and two others were injured in a shooting at an apartment complex early Thursday. It happened around 12:30 a.m. at an apartment complex in the 10900 block of Meadowglen in the Westchase area. The victims were in the complex’s parking lot when a pair of men in a vehicle pulled up and opened …

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