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Runaway boat on Clear Lake ends up in family’s front yard


May 5, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Police are investigating a boat crash after it landed on a family’s front yard in Clear Lake. It happened on Sunday at around 6 p.m. at 102 Twin Oaks Way. The homeowner told ABC13 the boat was seen “running loose” for about 20 minutes before ultimately crashing into her pier and flying into her yard. She …

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More than 600 breweries unite to create special craft beer for good cause


May 5, 2020

world are struggling during this pandemic, but they’re coming together to help their own. More than 600 breweries in 48 states and 51 countries have created their own “All Together” beer. Each brewery was given the same base recipe and added their own twist. A portion of the proceeds from every sale helps hospitality workers who have lost their jobs. …

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Blue Angels to fly over Houston for COVID-19 frontline workers


May 5, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Houston, it’s finally our turn to see the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels. In an announcement on their Twitter page, the Blue Angels say they’ll finally be heading our way this Wednesday, May 6. Routes and overhead times will be announced soon. Blue Angels ✔@BlueAngels #Dallas, #FortWorth, #Houston, #NewOrleans – your Blue Angels are heading your way this …

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Houston flight attendant sings to help passengers stay calm on plane


May 5, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas — Charise Miles has worked for Southwest Airlines for more than 20 years, but the flight attendant from Houston, Texas, has never faced a situation like the COVID-19 pandemic. As more flights get canceled and fewer people fly, Miles is spreading joy by singing. She went viral in 2017 when she sang a Christmas carol at the airport. …

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


May 5, 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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1 dead after multiple vehicles involved in crash near 288


May 5, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — At least one person is dead after multiple vehicles were involved in a crash in southwest Houston Monday afternoon. Police said the crash happened in the area of Almeda and Reed around 3:45 p.m., not too far from Highway 288. SkyEye overhead captured at least five vehicles left in wreckage. One of the vehicles appeared to …

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All but $300k of Harris Co.’s $10M small business loans paid out


May 5, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A local video production company is going to be able to keep its employees on the payroll thanks to a Harris County small business loan program. During a briefing led by Harris County Commissioner Adrian Garcia on Monday, co-owner of The Storyhive near downtown said it received $25,000 by applying to Garcia’s Small Business Economic Assistance …

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Restaurants face difficult decisions as Texas begins to reopen


May 5, 2020

MONTROSE (KTRK) — While restaurants in Texas are now permitted to partially re-open, owners are facing difficult decisions. La Mexicana in Montrose opened at 25% capacity on May 1st. “We wanted to give the waiters some hours,” explained General Manager Zulema Gonzales. “The wait staff is the one that has been hardest hit, as far as our restaurant goes.” Owners have …

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Scattered storms Tuesday afternoon


May 5, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Temperatures in Houston hit 90 degrees again Monday, and we should see similar temperatures Tuesday before a cool front pushes through. Scattered storms are possible during the afternoon and evening hours Tuesday. A couple of the storms could become severe with wind and hail the main threats. The rain should be gone by Wednesday morning Don’t …

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Read the full transcript from our Q&A with Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins


May 5, 2020

Friday marked a critical moment in Texas’ response to the coronavirus and the disease that causes COVID-19. Restaurants and retail stores began opening under a plan created by Governor Greg Abbott, effectively ending Dallas County’s stay at home order. We wanted to know what questions you had about this shift. We heard from a lot of you. Nearly 100 people …

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