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List of events canceled and postponed in Houston-area


March 16, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Several events have been canceled or postponed amid the growth of concerns regarding coronavirus. FULL LIST: HERE’S THE COMPLETE LIST OF SCHOOL CLOSINGS ANNOUNCED List of affected events City of Houston trials and jury duty Officials released a statement Sunday, saying: In an effort to continue to encourage the health and safety of the public and court …

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Houston responds to rumors of bar and restaurant closures


March 16, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — As the spread of COVID-19 warrants precautionary measures, many states have decided to close bars and restaurants in order to maintain social distancing. With the number of confirmed cases in Texas exceeding 50, many residents are becoming fearful of being contaminated while in the public. List of events canceled and postponed in Houston-area Here’s a list …

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89-year-old missing woman in NE Houston found safe


March 16, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas — An 89-year-old woman was found safe in northeast Houston Saturday evening, deputies confirmed. According to officials, Julia Scroggins was last seen around 12 p.m. leaving Wesley Methodist Church before going missing.

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Mayor Turner confirms coronavirus drive-thru testing will be in Houston soon


March 16, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Houston is anticipating its first drive-thru COVID-19 testing site to be up and running by the middle of the week, according to Mayor Sylvester Turner. “We could have several sites,” he said. “Between the city and the county, perhaps two to four locations.” Although those locations have not been determined, Turner says first responders and health …

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Woman in her 30s shot in critical condition, 3-year-old ran to get help


March 16, 2020

Deputies responded to a reported shooting in the 14000 block of Wilo Drive in north Harris County. According to Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, the woman, said to be in her 30s, was shot in the stomach while she stood in her front yard by a man driving a white 4-door car.   Ed Gonzalez ✔@SheriffEd_HCSO @HCSOTexas units are at a shooting …

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What we know about the 30 Houston-area coronavirus cases


March 16, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Within the Houston area, 30 cases of coronavirus have been reported. A presumptive positive means a case that has been tested and determined positive, but has not yet been confirmed by the CDC. CASE DETAILS: Harris County (2 confirmed, 6 presumptive): On March 15, Harris County Public Health reported two new presumptive positive coronavirus cases. The …

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How you can team up with Mattress Mack to help seniors during the coronavirus outbreak


March 16, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Coronavirus is impacting southeast Texas in many ways. Mayor Turner and Mattress Mack teamed up at Gallery Furniture to discuss how you can help local seniors during the coronavirus crisis. Here are other ways you can help:   FOOD DONATIONS Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale asks community members to rally together and donate non-perishable food items such …

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A stormy cold front could wash the oak pollen away


March 16, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Warm, sticky weather will continue for the work week ahead, but a cold front arriving later in the week could help cool us off and wash most of our oak pollen woes away. Temperatures will start in the mid 60s Monday with a touch of fog, especially near the coast. A thunderstorm complex moving in from …

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