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Teen dead after shooting near Lamar High School


November 13, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The Houston Police Department is investigating after a teen was found shot to death in River Oaks. Police responded to reports of a shooting in the 3200 block of Westheimer at Bammel Lane around 12:00 p.m According to investigators, the teen was found shot near Lamar High School. School officials say the high school is currently …

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2 teens killed in apparent murder-suicide died from gunshot wounds to the head


November 13, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The teenage boys who were killed in an apparent murder-suicide last Thursday died from gunshot wounds to the head, according to the medical examiner. Samuel Yeargain’s manner of death was listed as a suicide. The manner of death for the second teenager, Pierce Schwartz, was listed as homicide. The teens, both 15, were found shot to …

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Police: Violent robber targeted women with high-end purses and jewelry


November 13, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Houston police say they have arrested a violent serial robber who targeted mostly Asian women with high-end purses and expensive jewelry. The robberies and burglaries occurred in southwest Houston and Harris County. Police say Derrick Mondell Rogers, 41, stalked and conducted surveillance on his victims before breaking into their homes. In one case, investigators say he …

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Teen dead after shooting near Lamar High School


November 13, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The Houston Police Department is investigating after a teen was found shot to death in River Oaks. Police responded to reports of a shooting in the 3200 block of Westheimer at Bammel Lane around 12:00 p.m. According to investigators, the teen was found shot near Lamar High School. School officials say the high school is currently …

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Watch Houston Congressman Dan Crenshaw accept Pete Davidson’s apology on SNL


November 12, 2018

NEW YORK — Houston Congressman-elect Dan Crenshaw accepted an apology from actor Pete Davidson on Saturday night’s episode of Saturday Night Live. Davidson had glibly mocked Crenshaw’s eyepatch during a “Weekend Update” segment that drew criticism from across the political spectrum. After accepting the apology, Crenshaw got in a few good-natured shots in response (“This is Pete Davidson. He looks like if …

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Gov. Greg Abbott deploys 200 Texas firefighters to battle California wildfires


November 12, 2018

NEW WAVERLY, Texas (KTRK) — About 200 firefighters from across Texas are headed to California to help battle the wildfires consuming that state. The call for help came in over the weekend, when Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced the firefighters with 55 fire engines from local fire departments would be deployed to California Monday morning. “When disaster strikes, it is …

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Woman driving Mustang crashes into Darkhorse Tavern after losing control of car


November 12, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A Washington Avenue bar is closed Monday after a driver in a Mustang slammed into the business two hours before it closed overnight. Authorities say the woman was heading east on Washington Avenue and lost control, crashing into the side of Darkhorse Tavern. Several people were inside the business at the time, including three to four …

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North Carolina mother charged after 5-month-old found dead under plastic bag


November 12, 2018

CARY, North Carolina — Police have charged a Cary mother in the death of her 5-month-old son. On Sept. 18, Cary officers were called to Cheswick Place in response to a medical emergency. When officers arrived, they found an infant boy unresponsive and being attended to by EMS personnel. Myechia Avery, 30, was said to have set her young child in …

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One Minute Weather: First freeze of the season this week


November 12, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Prepare for an early freeze this week in Houston. November’s version of an arctic front is blowing through Texas today, with freezing temperatures reaching parts of southeast Texas as early as tonight. Temperatures in Houston will fall from the mid 50s to the upper 40s by sunset as a strong north wind gusts up over 30 …

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