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Roughnecks player gears-up to greet fans at league opener


February 9, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — It won’t be the XFL Houston Roughnecks star quarterback, or defensive player, but the kicker who will greet fans for the first time at Saturday’s league opener. With only hours before the big debut, fans might think the Houston Roughnecks players are experiencing some nerves. However, if you spot No. 7, Sergio Castillo, you’ll see he’s …

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Roughnecks win big in their XFL debut in Houston


February 9, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A festive atmosphere on Saturday at the XFL opener for the Houston Roughnecks. With a nice crowd, the Roughnecks blew the LA Wildcats out. The Roughnecks quarterback PJ Walker threw for 274 yards and four touchdowns.. His first a perfect throw to a wide open Cam Phillips who then throws the football in the stands. Roughnecks …

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Local rapper killed, 3 injured after shooting in northwest Houston


February 9, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — On Saturday afternoon, officials responded to the 1000 block of Glen avenue near Mount street in northwest Houston after reports of a shooting. Houston police said they arrived to the scene around 12:45 p.m. Chief Art Acevedo says the 29-year-old man who was killed is a local rapper, and that the shooting may be gang-related and …

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Video: 2 arrested after high-speed chase in north Harris County


February 9, 2020

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) — Two suspects led deputies on a high-speed chase Friday night in north Harris County. The chase started near the Hardy Toll Road and Louetta. Harris County Precinct 4 deputies attempted to pull the driver over for a traffic violation when the driver took off. The suspects went southbound on Hardy Road with speeds reaching up …

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Grandfather killed, firefighter critically injured in Fort Bend Co. crash


February 9, 2020

RICHMOND, Texas (KTRK) — The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office confirmed a grandfather has died following a crash that involved a Fairchild firefighter at FM 361 and FM 1994 near Richmond. Major Crash: FM 361 / FM 1994. One fatality and AirMed also en route. Roadways will be closed for an extended period. Use an alternate route. 1550 pic.twitter.com/lnOWOiX5le — FBCSO …

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University of Houston opens food pantry to give students free, healthy food


February 9, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — University of Houston students in need of some food assistance can now get help from the Cougar Cupboard. Through a partnership between the university and the Houston Food Bank’s Food for Change market network, all enrolled undergraduate and graduate students can receive up to 30 pounds of free groceries every week or from one of the other 14 …

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ABC13 in LA during the Oscars following #DeAndresJourney


February 9, 2020

LOS ANGELES, California (KTRK) — When the name DeAndre Arnold began circulating after he was suspended from a Barbers Hill High School in Mont Belvieu, he would have never imagined becoming a modern-day social activist. DeAndre was the center of controversy after he claims his high school prohibited him from wearing dreadlocks past a certain length. The school allegedly threatened …

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Houston mother waits to reunite with toddler evacuated from Wuhan


February 9, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A Houston area family is hoping to be reunited soon with their toddler who was just evacuated from Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak. Every minute of the day, Fen Xin is glued to her phone. Whether it’s waiting for a phone call, communicating via WeChat to family in Wuhan, or checking the latest …

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Breezy and warm Sunday with scattered rain


February 9, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — It ended up being a beautiful Saturday with partly cloudy skies but changes are coming. Collin says rain chances will return Sunday as Gulf moisture increases. Showers are possible starting Sunday afternoon, but the better rain chance will come in the evening. A few thunderstorms can also not be ruled out but severe weather is mainly …

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