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HCC automotive program at NE campus paving way for students


February 19, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Houston Community College’s northeast campus now has an automotive training facility. Students receive training for repair work at auto dealerships, light maintenance franchises, or local mechanic shops. “They’re looking for technicians out there because, there are a bunch of mechanics out there, but not enough technicians who went to school for this,” said HCC student Erick …

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Family questions judge who gave suspected murderer bond


February 19, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The family of a man killed at a convenience store last week is speaking out. The family of 29-year-old Reginald Larry says his killer, who was out on bond for murder, should have never been issued a bond. RELATED: Suspected murderer on the run tampered with ankle monitor, police say Gerald Washington, 27, is now charged …

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Highs in the 50s Wednesday, the 40s Thursday


February 19, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Grab your jackets! Temperatures will fall into the mid-50s by sunrise, but you won’t see any sun because of the thick clouds behind the cold front. While a few showers are possible, this does not appear to be a big rainmaker for us. While the fog will be gone Wednesday, the sky will stay gloomy with …

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Survivor of accident that left woman brain-dead suing bar that allegedly over-served driver


February 19, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The survivor of a violent DWI crash that killed his girlfriend is suing the restaurant that allegedly over-served the suspected drunk driver. After spending three weeks in the hospital for multiple serious injuries, Luis Ramirez is now recovering at home. He is physically getting better, but not so much emotionally. “The survivor’s guilt is consuming me. …

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3rd HISD teachers charged with indecency with child in 1 week


February 19, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A third HISD employee has been arrested and charged with indecency with a child in just one week. BREAKING: Charges come for ANOTHER HISD Employee accused of touching a Elementary school student inappropriately. This time a 74 YO substitute teacher at Cunningham Elem accused of groping a 9 YO girl. How is the district handling all …

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Suspects with AK-47 and pistols shoot at undercover officers, police say


February 19, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — An undercover operation ended with officers being shot at by suspects who had an AK-47 and pistols Tuesday night in southeast Houston, police say. According to officials, around 11:15 p.m., police tried to pull over a black Ford Taurus and a red car at Spotts Park on S. Heights Boulevard. Undercover officers were there watching the …

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Escaped Harris County jail inmate found at Dairy Queen


February 19, 2020

Deputies say a jail inmate was found at a fast-food restaurant minutes after escaping Harris County jail. The sheriff’s office tweeted a photo of the arrest Tuesday night after they say the inmate was found at a Dairy Queen. Authorities say the inmate was found with a cell phone inside the northeast jail on Atascocita Road before escaping. The inmate …

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Store clerk shoots at driver after gas pumps rammed


February 19, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A store clerk opened fire on the driver of a pickup truck after they rammed a gas pump in north Houston early Wednesday. The chaos happened in front of a convenience store in the 8600 block of Fulton at Berry Road. Cell phone video shows a dark colored truck driving into the side of the store …

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Teens in stolen van lead police on chase and crash in north Houston


February 19, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Three teens are in custody and another is on the run after police say they led them on a chase and crashed a stolen vehicle in north Houston. Authorities say officers were in the area of Goodson Drive near Airline Drive Wednesday morning in regard to a carjacking reported on Tuesday. Officers saw a van that …

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