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Texas ISD science teacher offering free video services to business owners in need


May 1, 2020

SEABROOK, TX (KTRK) — Garrett Blucher has never operated a production company. But, with school out for now, the eighth grade science teacher finally has time to try. “I’ve always been into hobbies and stuff,” he explained, “and now this hobby has become a passion and the passion has turned into a business.” Since the pandemic hit, Blucher has been …

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Houston Astros star Alex Bregman ready to talk


May 1, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Astros star Alex Bregman is ready to talk and he’s got a surprise guest to keep the conversation moving. In the latest Q’d Up segment from ABC13’s partnership with the Harris County Houston Sports Authority, Bregman shares the workout routine that keeps him ready for the start of the Major League season, whenever it comes. That workout …

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Coronavirus cases, deaths and recoveries county-by-county around Houston


May 1, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas — Each day, we learn of new cases of COVID-19 in Texas. We have the latest updates on the number of the cases, deaths and recoveries for each county in the Houston area. HARRIS COUNTY FORT BEND COUNTY MONTGOMERY COUNTY GALVESTON COUNTY BRAZORIA COUNTY MATAGORDA COUNTY BRAZOS COUNTY GRIMES COUNTY WHARTON COUNTY WALLER COUNTY CHAMBERS COUNTY LIBERTY COUNTY …

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Body of deputy’s daughter found in N. Houston apartment


May 1, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The body of a woman was found Thursday morning inside a north Houston apartment and authorities are calling the death a homicide. Sgt. Michael Casso with Houston Police Department’s homicide unit said a Harris County Sheriff’s deputy was checking on his daughter at her apartment in the 300 block of W. Little York. Casso said a …

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Unemployed mother of 2 facing eviction during COVID-19 pandemic


May 1, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — When an unemployed mother of two received an eviction notice on April 22, she told ABC13 tears rolled down her face. “My boyfriend left me with nothing,” said the mother, who did not want to be identified. “I don’t want to end up on the streets with my kids.” While there is nothing that would prevent …

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COVID-19 treatment trials happening in Houston


May 1, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Remdesivir is gaining a lot of attention as a promising treatment for the coronavirus. It does not get rid of the virus, but it can stop it from replicating. Remdesivir, which was looked at to treat Ebola, could be a breakthrough drug in slowing the severity of COVID-19, and Houston Methodist doctors have been at the …

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Meth, high-caliber weapons found during raid at luxury condo near downtown Houston


May 1, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Three people are in custody and five more are wanted after a mail theft ring bust that uncovered two dozen high-caliber weapons, hundreds of rounds of ammunition and meth inside a luxury condo Thursday morning near downtown Houston. Deputies with the Harris County Precinct 5 Constable’s Office raided the condo on St. Emanuel at Tuam, where …

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Some businesses face challenges meeting requirements for PPP loan forgiveness


May 1, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — As the state of Texas begins to reopen, some businesses that received the Paycheck Protection Program loan are now faced with new challenges. According to the Small Business Administration, the loan can be used for interest on mortgages, rent, utilities and payroll, but at least 75 percent of it has to be spent on payroll for …

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1 dead in major crash on FM 2920 in Spring


May 1, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — At least one person was hurt Friday morning in a major crash in Spring. It happened just before 6 a.m. in the 4300 block of FM 2920 and Bridgestone Lane. All lanes of FM 2920 were closed after the crash, according to Harris County Precinct 4 Constable Mark Herman. Mark Herman, Harris County Constable Precinct 4@Pct4Constable …

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