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‘No Layups’ podcast hangs out with Rudy T and Miss Houston 2021


May 7, 2021

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A former Rockets legend is gracing the “No Layups” podcast today. Rudy Tomjanovich, who led the Rockets to two championships in 1994 and 1995, will be heading into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame on May 15. But before he does, he’ll swing by the show to chat with hosts ABC13’s David Nuno and Raheel Ramzanali. …

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Woman shot along Highway 6 in west Houston


May 7, 2021

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A shooting that left bullet holes in the windshield of a car Thursday afternoon resulted in a woman being wounded in west Houston. Houston police said they received a call of the incident at about 2:40 p.m. in the 1800 block of S. Highway 6, just south of Briar Forest Drive. According to police, a female …

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Family of missing mom Erica Hernandez asks Houston to pray with them


May 7, 2021

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The family of Erica Hernandez said they hope everyone will join them in prayer this weekend. They’re pleading for any break in the case. Hernandez is the missing mother from Houston. Her children Luciano, 3; Dennis, 16; and Briza, 19, haven’t seen her since April 17. Loved ones say Hernandez was last seen leaving a family …

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Houston woman gets phone scam so threatening, she reported it to police


May 7, 2021

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A Houston woman received a threatening phone scam so alarming, she reported it to police. The Better Business Bureau is reportedly seeing more people falling victim to the five most common scams. Cynthia Freeland on Thursday. She’s a retired professor and said she received a phone call on Tuesday from an unknown number. She said normally, …

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Houston nurse gets sense of relief after looking back at pandemic vlogs


May 7, 2021

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — It’s been a long 14 months for health care workers as they’ve been on the frontlines battling COVID-19. is recognizing some of those heroes this week for National Nurses Week – it runs until May 12. Thursday marked National Nurses Day. One of the nurses that has been on the frontlines since the beginning is Stephanice …

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Texas protesters who obstruct emergency vehicles could face felony charges


May 7, 2021

In response to nationwide protests against police brutality last year, the Texas House on Thursday passed a bill to raise criminal penalties and require jail time for people who obstruct a roadway if it prevents the passage of an emergency vehicle or blocks a hospital entrance. After tentative approval Wednesday, the House finally passed House Bill 9 on a 90-55 vote. It …

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Texas Court of Appeals tell Houston Mayor ‘NO’ in legal dispute with firefighters


May 7, 2021

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Judges with the Texas Court of Appeals sided with Houston firefighters in a decision that could cost city taxpayers millions. In a long running battle over Houston firefighters’ salaries, the city of Houston tried to have their collective bargaining rights declared unconstitutional. It would have been a blow to both the firefighters and all unionized employees …

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Sunny Friday, rain chance returns for Mother’s Day


May 7, 2021

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — We’ll get to enjoy one more day of sunshine and low humidity before the Gulf breeze brings back clouds and rain chances for Mother’s Day weekend. Friday morning temperatures will start out in the low 60s under a clear sky. You’ll notice dew on the ground around sunrise, but it will quickly evaporate once the sun …

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All lanes of Southwest Freeway northbound at West Loop will be closed for Mother’s Day weekend


May 7, 2021

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Avoid the Southwest Freeway inbound this weekend if you can. The area is transforming again as part of the massive, $259 million project to rebuild one of the busiest interchanges in Texas. This is such a big closure this weekend that Houston Transtar has been warning drivers all week Weekend closure: I-69 Southwest Freeway northbound at I-610 West …

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