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Here are the best moments from the 2020 Chevron Houston Marathon


January 20, 2020

It was a picture-perfect day for the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Half Marathon, as runners took to the streets of Houston. Watch the video above to see our favorite moments from the day! WATCH: Kelkile Gezahegn speaks after winning Chevron Houston Marathon with an unofficial time of just over 2:08 Kelkile Gezahegn from Ethopia speaks after winning Chevron Houston …

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George Foreman set to lead MLK parade in downtown Houston


January 20, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The 42nd annual “Original” MLK Day Parade in downtown Houston got an added boost of star power from a former professional boxer and entrepreneur. Houston native and two-time heavyweight champion George Foreman will serve as Grand Marshal of the parade. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. on Lamar and Smith Street. Immediately following the parade, …

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Sheila Jackson Lee assists Kashmere Gardens church vandalized in break-in


January 20, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Saturday, a northeast Houston church targeted by a thief suspected to be looking for metal to steal, had reason to rejoice. The story of the Christian Faith Church of God in Christ was told Saturday night on ABC13, and Houston Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee took note. WATCH: ABC13 Deborah Wrigley’s original story on the Christian Faith …

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American Ninja Warrior with Parkinsons running Houston Marathon


January 20, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Allison Toepperwein is the epitome of an inspirational story. She is a single mom who has competed in the America Ninja Warrior competition and she is competing in her first Chevron Houston Marathon. She does all this while having Parkinson’s disease. What started off as a chairing opportunity for HAPS (Houston Area’s Parkinson’s Society) has turned …

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The International Space Station flew over Houston Sunday evening


January 20, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The International Space Station flew over Space City on Sunday evening! The weather provided the perfect sky conditions to see the ISS across the sky for six full minutes. In the video above, Travis walks you through exactly what you need to know to make sure you don’t miss the next rare sighting. The next time …

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Vigil held in honor of man shot while helping clerk during robbery


January 20, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Elwin Oubre will be remembered as a fixture on Fondren and Bissonnet in southwest Houston. He didn’t have a traditional job, but friends said he earned a small amount of money doing everything from stocking shelves at convenience stores, to washing windshields for tips. “He wasn’t homeless, he wasn’t just a face, and people liked him,” …

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Training faster may not make you race faster, experts say


January 20, 2020

  HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — This weekend, many will embark on their first ever Chevron Houston Marathon. Others will try to finish with a personal best, but you’d be surprised to learn that running faster in training doesn’t necessarily make you faster on race day. “The science to going faster isn’t going fast all the time,” insists Kimberly Gandler with …

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Patchy frost Monday morning, more rain midweek


January 20, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Get ready for a cold morning as the clear sky and lights winds will allow temperatures to dip into the mid and upper 30s, and patchy frost is expected before sunrise. We’re in for another beautiful, crisp afternoon on MLK Day as high pressure keeps the sky clear and sunny. High temperatures will peak around 60 …

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Houston business owner allegedly shot to death by wife


January 20, 2020

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) — New details have been released in the death of a Houston business owner authorities say was shot by his estranged wife in northwest Harris County. The incident happened Sunday afternoon when deputies responded to a home in the 14100 block of Barons Bridge Drive. According to court records, the victim, 66-year-old Ray Court arrived at …

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I-10 bridge over San Jacinto River back open in both directions after months of repair


January 20, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — After several months of bridge repair, the East Freeway is back open in both directions. All mainlanes of I-10 East Freeway EB at the San Jacinto River back to three lanes this morning. Thank you for your patience during the WB bridge repairs. pic.twitter.com/c4GwfbxPmG — TxDOT- HOU District (@TxDOTHouston) January 20, 2020     The East Fwy is …

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