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Truck with raw sewage rolled over across outbound US 59


February 15, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — All mainlanes of the southwest freeway have re-opened after a heavy truck rolled over and dumped its load across U.S. 59 near Westpark just before 12:30 p.m. While there were no major injuries reported, Texas Department of Transportation said cleanup of the incident caused closures of up to four hours, which hindered the drive home in …

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9-year-old missing boy found safe


February 15, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Harris County Sheriff’s Office and District 5 units spent Friday evening searching for a 9-year-old who was reported missing. He was found safe around 8:40 p.m., shortly after deputies began the search. The child was last seen near FM 529 & Barker Cypress Road before the disappearance. Captain J. Shannon@HCSO_NightShift UPDATE: District 5 deputies have located …

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Search underway for former teacher accused of touching 9-year-old student


February 15, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A former HISD teacher has been charged with indecency with a child after being accused of sexually assaulting students during class. Raymon Williams, 46, was charged this week for allegations that surfaced in Jan. 2019. “It took too long, but I’m glad we got to this point,” said the victim’s mother. Williams was a 4th grade …

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Giant tower slide and new pirate museum coming to Texas Renaissance Festival


February 15, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Texas Renaissance Festival lovers, you’re in for a treat this year! The Texas Renaissance Festival announced on Thursday a series of new additions to the event as part of its expansion plans. The event is adding room for 25 new vendors for the area located across the entrance to the Magic Garden. There will also be …

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Grandmother’s death leaves family outraged at popular vacation company


February 15, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas — The family of a grandmother is suing Sandals Resorts International and Unique Vacations after she drowned on a snorkeling excursion booked through the company last July. As days and months go by, processing what happened to Diane Hendricks has not gotten easier for her family, who was with her when she died. Her son Jeffery Hendricks, his …

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Great weekend, cold rain returns next week


February 15, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Our weekend weather looks fantastic, but winter chill will return next week. After a chilly start this morning, temperatures will move into a pleasant range for the remainder of the weekend. You’ll notice more clouds in the sky, but the weekend should stay mostly dry. The next weather system will just graze us before sunrise Sunday, …

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Store clerk shot trying to stop robbery suspect in southeast Houston


February 15, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Houston police are searching for the man accused of shooting a store clerk multiple times Friday night. Police responded to reports of a shooting at a smoke shop located near the Gulf Freeway and Almeda Genoa around 11:45 p.m. Officers say a man entered the store wearing a black ski mask and holding a pistol. The …

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Man found shot to death in middle of street in north Houston


February 15, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Authorities are investigating after a man was found shot to death in the middle of the road Friday night. Houston police found the body on North Main near East 44th just before 10 p.m. Authorities found multiple shell casings next to the body, but they have little else information to go on. Anyone with information about …

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