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Video shows cafeteria worker allegedly speeding before hitting student


November 12, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — An Alief ISD cafeteria worker has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for her role in a crash that injured a student Wednesday. Police say 56-year-old Chinyere Iheagwam was driving a red Chevy in the 4400 block of Cook Road near Hastings High School when she reportedly struck the student, who was identified …

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Fleet of food delivery robots launched at University of Houston


November 12, 2019

HOUSTON, TEXAS (KTRK) — The University of Houston welcomed an autonomous food delivery service to campus Monday. A fleet of 30 Starship autonomous delivery robots can now bring students food in just a matter of minutes. The recipient can even track the delivery, made to a building’s nearest outdoor entrance, in real time. “This revolutionary delivery method will make it …

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Travis Scott fans lined up 24 hours before his store opens


November 12, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Travis Scott is set to open Tuesday his new permanent store called Space Village, located in Rice Village, which was open for just two days over the last week. While about 80 fans were lined up by 2 p.m. on Monday hoping that they would be chosen to go in the store the next day, ABC13 …

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Astros’ Yordan Alvarez unanimously voted AL Rookie of the Year


November 12, 2019

NEW YORK — Yordan Alvarez of the Houston Astros has been unanimously chosen AL Rookie of the Year. Greg Bailey ✔@GregBailey13 Impressive company for #Astros Yordan Alvarez as a unanimous winner of the Rookie of the Year. #TakeItBack https://twitter.com/officialBBWAA/status/1194032212800237568 … BBWAA ✔@officialBBWAA 2019 AL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year: Yordan Alvarez. Full voting details: https://bbwaa.com/19-al-roy/  9 4:30 AM – Nov …

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Map shows where Houston experiences the most flooding


November 12, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — From a cluster of residents in northeast Houston, to homeowners on the edges of the Harris County, there’s been more than 1,600 flood complaints to the 311 hotline within the last year. The Kingwood-area, which was among the hardest hit during Hurricane Harvey in 2017, had among the highest numbers of complaints, according City of Houston …

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UH football player allegedly admits to assaulting 60-year-old


November 12, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A cornerback for the University of Houston football team has been suspended indefinitely following his arrest for allegedly beating a 60-year-old man unconscious. Police say 21-year-old Ka’Darian Smith admitted to assaulting Thaddeus Lewis last Wednesday. Lewis told ABC13 he spent three-and-a-half days in the hospital with a broken nose, cracked ribs and bleeding in his ear …

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Inside the treatment that is helping a boy who nearly drowned


November 12, 2019

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (KTRK) — Inside a small, indistinct building on the side of a busy street just south of New Orleans, small miracles are happening. “We had one child, 90 minutes after he was pulled out of the pool, we had him in a chamber, and he went home from the hospital four days later and went back to …

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‘Blue Norther’ could bring overnight rain/sleet mix to Houston


November 12, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A true “Blue Norther” is sending freezing temperatures toward Houston overnight. Chief Meteorologist Travis Herzog says this arctic front could bring a rain/sleet mix to Houston overnight. The freeze line will get very close to Houston overnight, but because of the warm ground, even if sleet falls, little to no accumulations are expected. A few bridges …

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‘We need answers’: HISD teachers still in dark over takeover


November 12, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Five days after the state announced it was taking over HISD, plenty of questions remain. At union headquarters Monday afternoon, the Houston Federation of Teachers offered its take on the Texas Education Agency’s decision to appoint a board of managers and superintendent to oversee the state’s largest school district. “We have a lot of concerns. We have …

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