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Thousands gather to rally with Bernie Sanders in Houston


February 24, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Bernie Sanders visited the University of Houston Sunday afternoon after taking the lead in the Nevada primaries on Saturday. The democratic candidate spoke at UH’s Fertitta Center at 1 p.m. Thousands of supporters gathered to rally with him ahead of the Texas Primary on Super Tuesday, March 3. “We are going to defeat Donald Trump,” said …

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1st Latina sculpture in Houston coming to East End


February 24, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The first-ever sculpture of a Latina will soon be on display in Houston’s East End. The Zenteno Sculpture Project features Houston singer and songwriter Norma Zenteno. The statue shows a bronze, life-sized figure of Zenteno sitting with her guitar on a bench with a barrio dog at her feet. On Wednesday, the city of Houston presented a …

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Apartment building roof collapses after massive northwest Houston fire


February 24, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — More than a dozen people are without a home Sunday morning after a huge fire ripped through an apartment building. The Houston Fire Department was called to Antoine and Tidwell to the Oakwood Garden Apartments at 2:30 Sunday morning. Fire officials say the roof of the building caved in. At least one person was taken to …

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Travis Scott reopens pop-up store ‘Space Village’ for his new sneaker release


February 24, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Houston rapper Travis Scott’s pop-up shop has re-opened just in time for his new sneaker release. During Saturday’s opening, the store ‘Space Village’ had a familiar crowd, with lines out the door.   KEYMUSICHQ@keymusichq Fans lining up for Travis Scott’s pop up shop at #SpaceVillage in Houston 1 11:39 PM – Feb 22, 2020 Twitter Ads …

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New Nissan program in Houston to allow customers test drive models


February 24, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas — Volvo and Porsche are already doing it. Now, Nissan is getting in on the vehicle subscription service model with a new program called Nissan Switch. The service will debut in Houston. “Nissan Switch is another way that Nissan is testing alternatives to the notion of traditional mobility, without long-term financial commitments for our customers,” said Andrew Tavi, …

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Mom finds 5-year-old shot, 14-year-old boy flees with gun: HPD says


February 24, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The search is on for a 14-year-old boy who police say ran away after a mother found his 5-year-old sister shot. Houston police say it happened in the 4600 block of W. 34 Street near Mangum in northwest Houston. Officers told ABC13 a mother woke up after hearing a gunshot. The woman says she ran into …

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Child abandoned in third-world country gets treatment thanks to Texas hospital


February 24, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Houston is home to some of the highest ranking hospitals in the world. People from all around come in for the renowned expert care and treatment they find in the Texas Medical Center. There are countless stories of survival and hope from within those five square miles. This one shares the willpower and determination of a …

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Heavy rainfall impacting morning commutes


February 24, 2020

  HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A Pacific cold front will start to make its way into Southeast Texas this morning, bringing a chance for scattered showers and storms with it. This front should be near the coast by noon. By late Monday afternoon, drier air should start to filter in kicking out our rain chances. If you’re thinking about planting …

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Houston man exploring bayou ends up in sewer line


February 24, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A man had to be rescued after traveling about 100 yards down a sewer line and getting trapped in southwest Houston. Firefighters were called out to the area of Fondren and South Braeswood Sunday morning, where they saved Dylan Bryant. Bryant told ABC13 he was exploring at a nearby bayou and traveled about 100 yards down …

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