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‘Operation Adam and Eve’ arrests Houston father of 2 accused of trying to meet teen girl for sex


July 31, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A married father of two is in custody after being accused of trying to solicit a teenage girl for sex online. The Harris County Pct. 1 Constable’s Office released new video of Adam Hollyfield’s arrest. Deputy constables said Hollyfield was actually talking with an undercover deputy, who he believed was a teenage girl. Hollyfield allegedly sent …

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Thunderstorms, potential hail expected for the Houston area


July 31, 2018

After weeks of unrelenting heat, showers and thunderstorms are expected to hit the Houston area Tuesday afternoon, bringing gusty winds and the possibility of small hail. A weak cold front is bringing a 40 percent chance of rain to Houston and a 50 percent chance to surrounding communities. The National Weather Service said some storms could be strong to severe …

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Police: Doctor molested over 2 dozen children over the years


July 31, 2018

JOHNSTOWN, Pennsylvania — A pediatrician arrested in January on charges he molested a 12-year-old girl in his office was accused Monday of sexually abusing more than 25 other patients over the past several decades, in some instances as their unaware parents were in the same room. Dr. Johnnie Wilson “Jack” Barto, 70, used his position at a pediatric practice in …

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Authorities arrest sex offender who failed to report to Houston halfway house


July 30, 2018

The high-risk Houston sex offender who failed to report to his northeast Houston halfway house has been booked into Harris County Jail on a motion to revoke his parole. Jerry Don Seib, a 53-year-old man considered a high-risk sex offender, violated his parole on July 20 when he failed to report to a northeast Houston halfway house in 10900 block of …

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Texas’ top colleges, according to both experts and students


July 30, 2018

There’s no shortage of debate when it comes to settling whose Texas alma mater is better. Aside from sports rivalries, one interesting way to approximate the state’s top school is the work being done by College Consensus. The higher education data site recently combined student college reviews with the reviews of major publications— like the Wall Street Journal’s annual ranking— into one, …

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Dead person found in bag on SW Houston road


July 30, 2018

Houston police found a dead person inside of a bag on the side of the road Saturday morning. Police officers were called out to the scene at 9870 Ruffino Road, near the west Sam Houston Parkway and Southwest Freeway, around 7:40 a.m. A witness met with police and pointed them to a suspicious bag. Officers found a person inside, according …

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Bodycam video released in fatal police shooting of black man


July 30, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota — Authorities in Minneapolis released body camera video from two police officers in the fatal shooting of a 31-year-old black man, with the footage showing the man shot from behind after a foot chase and what appeared to be a gun in his hand. Officers Justin Schmidt and Ryan Kelly were responding to a 911 call of a …

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Dead man found at University of Houston downtown campus


July 29, 2018

A male was found dead on University of Houston’s downtown campus Saturday morning, the Houston Police Department said. Officers were sent to the school around 7:30 a.m. It was not immediately clear if the male was a student or how he died. This story will be updated.  source: AP

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