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Houston man accused of stalking and tying up rape victims in custody


February 13, 2020

SPRING, Texas (KTRK) — The man accused of being a serial rapist who is responsible for multiple attacks over the past year was arrested by authorities Wednesday morning. Brandon Jay Carter, 28, was arrested at a Spring apartment around 10:30 a.m. by the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force, according to Houston police. Houston Police ✔@houstonpolice ARRESTED: Following an anonymous …

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Top Heart Health Tips for National Heart Awareness Month


February 13, 2020

February is Heart Awareness Month and ABC13 partnered with HCA Houston Heart to bring you tips on heart health, well being and the American Heart Association. These tips and more were provided by The American Heart Association. Through this partnership, ACB13 and HCA Houston Heart encourages the Houston community to be aware of heart health and urge those around you to prevent heart disease. …

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New $3.2 million stadium is where the Houston SaberCats will play in 2020


February 13, 2020

Houston, TX (KTRK) — The Houston SaberCats 2020 season is here! The Houston SaberCats are an American professional rugby team, founded in 2017. The SaberCats are one of seven original teams of Major League Rugby (MLR). The MLR has expanded to nine teams in 2019 and will expand again in 2020 to 12 teams – or more. Since playing their first game …

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ABC13 VAULT: Man grooms poodle’s hair and wife’s hair too


February 13, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Fifty-eight years ago on this day, KTRK’s own Betty Rogers spoke with a man that not only colored and groomed poodles’ hair, he also did his wife’s hair too! The man said he went to veterinary school in Germany and received his license to groom pets, but he doesn’t only style pets. The man said he …

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Former Spring ISD teacher charged with fondling girls at party arrested again


February 13, 2020

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) — A former third grade teacher now faces more charges after he was accused of inappropriately touching four female students, all of whom are in his third grade class. Danilo Martinez, 47, was out on bond for two charges of indecency with a child. Now, he’s back in custody and is facing two new charges. Prosecutors …

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After 2 fires, Cleburne Cafeteria tops Food & Wine list of best cafeterias


February 13, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — When it comes down to home cooking at its finest, it’s hard to beat Cleburne Cafeteria. The treasured Houston restaurant has been a part of the city’s history for almost 80 years, serving generations of customers. “My father was a Greek immigrant,” said owner George Mickelis. “America was the land of opportunity. There was really nothing …

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Rain moving out, colder air blowing into Houston


February 13, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Are you ready for some sunshine? After several gloomy days, the sun will come out Thursday. Drier air will flow into Houston, kicking out the cloud cover and dropping temps into the mid 40s Thursday morning. Sunshine returns Thursday and Valentine’s Day, but the chilly temperatures will stick around. High temperatures will barely clear 60 degrees …

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Here’s how you can find 5-star hotel furniture for cheap


February 13, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — If you’re looking for some new furniture, you might want to stop by Southwest Surplus on the North Freeway before they shut their doors. Starting Thursday, everything left in their warehouse will sell for $10. That includes mirrors, couches, lamps, pictures, ottomans, chairs and more. Southwest Surplus handles furnishings for hotels all over the country. They …

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Accused flasher fleeing from police hit and killed on highway, officers say


February 13, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A man suspected of flashing people at a Whataburger in east Houston was hit-and-killed while running across the East Freeway, police say. Houston police tell Eyewitness News they responded to an exposure call around 10 p.m. Wednesday at the Whataburger on I-10 and Wayside. Officers made contact with the suspect at the scene but the man …

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Inside the A.J. Armstrong Interview


February 13, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — In one month, A.J. Armstrong is set to be retried for the murder of his parents. It’s been 11 months since his capital murder mistrial and four years since Dawn and Antonio Senior were shot to death in their southwest Houston home. A.J. was 16 years old at the time and was about to enter his …

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