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This teen celebrated her graduation in the most H-town way


May 25, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — There’s no better way to celebrate a graduation in Houston than with a slab parade! Bianca Huerta graduated from Heights High School this weekend, and in true H-Town fashion, her father organized a parade featuring one-of-a-kind slabs.   Houston’s culture wouldn’t be the same without the iconic slabs, low riders and swangas. In the video above, …

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Houston National Cemetery sets new guidelines ahead of Memorial Day Commemorations


May 25, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas — As Americans gather together to memorialize the nation’s fallen soldiers, many loved ones will be faced with new limitations due to the increasing pandemic. According to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, novel coronavirus has forced officials to cancel annual Memorial Day gatherings and services, typically held for fellow Americans to honor veterans. The mass placement, and …

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Reddick, Springer heat up Memorial weekend with some of the best crawfish in town


May 25, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — These Astros players showed they were more than just teammates when they were seen spending time together this Memorial Day weekend. Friends Josh Reddick and George Springer apparently love crawfish. Reddick posted a big thank you message to the Crawfish Shack for catering his Memorial Day weekend gathering, and they all seemed pretty excited about it. …

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Woman questioned after shooting husband to death in Houston apartment


May 25, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The wife of a man who died from a gunshot wound Sunday morning was questioned by investigators. The shooting happened inside an apartment in the 6300 block of Richmond Avenue just feet away from a 2-year-old, Houston police said. The couple was arguing inside the apartment when one shot was fired, according to investigators. The 37-year-old …

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Armed man killed in officer-involved shooting in Houston’s south side


May 25, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A man was killed in an officer-involved shooting after he allegedly pointed a gun to them on Houston’s south side. According to Houston police, at around 1:27 a.m. officers responded to an urgent call of an emotional man who had been drinking and had a gun When they arrived at the scene in the 6500 block …

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Strong line of storms moving through our area now


May 25, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Heavy thunderstorms continue across parts of southeast Texas Monday morning. Rain chances will continue and even increase in the coming days, with Memorial Day and Tuesday looking like the most likely days to pick up some rain. The wet weather will also knock back down high temperatures into the mid 80s, a welcome relief after a …

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2 killed when car crashes into northwest Houston motel


May 25, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Authorities are investigating after a car crashed into a motel on Richey Road, causing a fire and killing two people. Harris County Precinct 4 deputies and the Houston Fire Department responded to the Super 8 Motel where a massive hole and extensive damage were left in the front office.   The medical examiner’s office was on …

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Houston firefighters union calls Mayor Turner’s 25% occupancy enforcement plan ‘impossible situation’


May 25, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association is calling Mayor Sylvester Turner’s plan to enforce the state’s 25 percent capacity rules at bars, clubs and restaurants an “impossible situation.” In a letter posted by the union, the group believes Turner’s decision came “without public health guidance.” The group also believes the move should’ve also came with an …

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Texas families filing for SNAP food assistance almost doubled in April


May 25, 2020

The number of Texas families applying for federal aid to afford groceries almost doubled in April compared with an already high number the month before as record numbers of Texans continue to also request unemployment benefits because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In April, Texas received a staggering 417,468 applications for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. That was more than triple the 114,937 applications filed …

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