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Sheriff's deputies search for missing at-risk man
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 04:31:58 +0200
A man with medical problems and developmental challenges is missing, Harris County sheriff's deputies said late Wednesday.
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Tragedy shows importance of safe boating
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 04:28:44 +0200
Texans own close to a million recreational boats — about 600,000 registered power vessels and an estimated 300,000 canoes, kayaks and other human-powered watercraft exempt from state registration.
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Winning numbers for June 28, 2017
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 03:41:55 +0200
Winning numbers for June 28, 2017 Estimated jackpot $5.5 million Winning tickets NA Estimated jackpot $90 million Winning tickets NA Estimated jackpot $145 million Winning tickets None
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George Springer sparks Astros' win in slugfest with Athletics
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 03:35:00 +0200
George Springer has slugged at a rate rarely seen by a leadoff hitter.And the season's not even halfway over.
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Isabell Gerhart: Returning home
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 03:33:51 +0200
TWO WEEKS BEFORE the opening of her new store in River Oaks Plaza, Isabell Gerhart steps gingerly across a sidewalk plank like a tightrope walker. A workman offers a balancing hand until Gerhart deposits her bright red Ferragamo flats safely on the white...
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Dash attack lacks bite in scoreless draw with Boston Breakers
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 03:10:00 +0200
Armed with a great opportunity to build momentum as they try to climb out of the bottom-of-the-table hole, the Dash's attack fell flat when one goal would have been enough.
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Elias Hernandez's goal leads Mexico over Ghana at NRG
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 03:03:00 +0200
With its top squad gearing up for a FIFA Confederations Cup semifinal against the reigning world champions in Sochi, Mexico's "B" team held its own against Ghana at NRG Stadium Wednesday night.
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Report: Umpire helps save woman's life before baseball game
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 02:16:00 +0200
John Tumpane's life consists of keeping his eyes open and making quick decisions. On Wednesday, the MLB umpire made the call of his life on the Roberto Clemente Bridge, hours before he was to work the Pirates-Rays game at PNC Park.
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HPD arrested 43 on felony DWI charges in May
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:05:14 +0200
During the month of May, Houston police arrested 43 drivers on felony alcohol charges.
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Dynamo fall to Sporting Kansas City in U.S. Open Cup
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:32:00 +0200
The Dynamo's run in the U.S. Open Cup ended abruptly Wednesday night, but thanks to some controversy they were left to wonder what could have been.
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Tragedy shows importance of safe boating
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:19:32 +0200
Texans own close to a million recreational boats - about 600,000 registered power vessels and an estimated 300,000 canoes, kayaks and other human-powered watercraft exempt from state registration. More of them are likely to be on Texas public waters...
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Houston Police Department: Third person linked to fatal shooting of 10 month old in custody
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:01:22 +0200
A third person believed to be a suspect in the June 14 shooting death of 10-month-old infant is in custody, according to HPD
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Texas paramedics spot 98-year-old women mowing lawn, stop to finish the job
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:46:09 +0200
A Waco paramedic crew stopped to help a 98-year-old woman mow the lawn after spotting her working in 90-degree weather.
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Texas paramedics spot 98-year-old woman mowing lawn, stop to finish the job
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:46:09 +0200
A Waco paramedic crew stopped to help a 98-year-old woman mow the lawn after spotting her working in 90-degree weather.
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Astros weighing next step for starter Charlie Morton
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:12:00 +0200
Charlie Morton returned to Minute Maid Park on Wednesday and played catch with the rest of the Astros' pitchers a few hours before first pitch of their game against the Athletics.
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Recap: Unforgettable storylines from 2016-17 school year
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:08:00 +0200
The 2016-17 school year gave the Houston area champions, memorable performances and moments, and unforgettable storylines.
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TV-radio listings: June 29
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:41:00 +0200
TV-radio listings: Golf Women's PGA Championship Golf 11:30 a.m. Golf U.S. Senior Open FS1 1 p.m. Pro baseball Chicago Cubs at Washington MLB 3 p.m.
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Woman accused of trafficking in counterfeit medications
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:38:27 +0200
A woman was in federal court Wednesday, accused of selling a counterfeit steroid hormone to an undercover agent at her weight loss and nutrition store in a west Houston strip mall.
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Woman found dead in Oklahoma Walmart bathroom three days after entering store
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:06:32 +0200
Oklahoma police are investigating the death of a 29-year-old woman whose body was found inside a Sand Springs Walmart bathroom three days after she entered the store.
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Amber Alert issued for Shavon Le'Faye Randle, Lancaster teen
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:00:40 +0200
The Lancaster Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding a missing 13-year-old girl who is said to be in grave or immediate danger.
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Colorado announces largest pot bust since drug was legalized
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 21:56:26 +0200
Colorado officials announced Wednesday that they have busted a mammoth marijuana trafficking ring that pretended to be growing weed for sick people but was instead illegally shipping the drug to a half-dozen other states and bilking investors, including...
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Dynamo vs. Sporting Kansas City lineups/notes
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 21:48:22 +0200
The Dynamo return to U.S. Open Cup competition Wednesday night with a home game against Sporting Kansas City.
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Turner makes early community pitch on bonds: 'More police'
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 21:44:50 +0200
Mayor Sylvester Turner is not wasting any time urging residents to approve bonds for city parks, libraries, community centers, fire stations and health clinics - and to lift the revenue cap so he can hire more police officers.
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Texans' Jadeveon Clowney grateful for 'big brother' Johnathan Joseph
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 21:08:53 +0200
When the Texans drafted Jadeveon Clowney with the top overall pick, his arrival brought him back onto the same path as an accomplished NFL veteran from his hometown.
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With CP3 in the fold, what's next for the Rockets?
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 20:59:29 +0200
Even with Chris Paul and James Harden on the roster, the Rockets still are looking to add one more star. Here are some of their options.
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Astros' Josh Reddick shows versatility as left fielder
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 06:43:00 +0200
SEATTLE --- Whenever manager A.J. Hinch plays Josh Reddick in left field, it makes for good banter in the Astros' dugout.
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Lance McCullers picks up where he left off in Astros' win over Mariners
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 05:09:00 +0200
SEATTLE --- Lance McCullers Jr. didn't show any signs of rust in his first start in 16 days.
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Winning numbers for June 24, 2017
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 03:43:25 +0200
Winning numbers for June 24, 2017 Estimated jackpot $5.5 million Winning tickets NA Estimated jackpot $79 million Winning tickets NA Estimated jackpot $134 million Winning tickets None
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1 killed when truck struck by freight train in SW Houston
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 02:43:05 +0200
One person was killed Saturday night when a freight train struck a truck in southwest Houston, police said.
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2-year-old burned, hit with belt before death, police say
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:56:01 +0200
The 2-year-old Houston boy who died Saturday was burned, hit and beaten with a belt before his death, according to court documents.
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Winning numbers for June 25, 2017
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 20:13:57 +0200
Winning numbers for June 25, 2017 Estimated jackpot $5.25 million Winning tickets None Estimated jackpot $79 million Winning tickets None Estimated jackpot $134 million Winning tickets None
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NBA Draft night ends in disappointment for Baylor's Johnathan Motley
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:52:00 +0200
An emotional Johnathan Motley stood outside his family's Northeast Houston home late Thursday night surrounded by family and friends.
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Collin McHugh to make first rehab assignment on Friday
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:48:59 +0200
The outing will be his biggest step toward making his way back into the rotation after the All-Star break.
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Texas State police looking for man who ranted about 9/11, causing students to 'flee the room'
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:19:07 +0200
Texas State University police are searching for a man who they said entered a classroom last Friday and ranted about 9/11, eventually scaring off students.
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All lanes shut on I-10 eastbound
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:08:59 +0200
Two major accidents have shut down all lanes of traffic on I-10 east near the East Loop.
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Astros' Dallas Keuchel trending toward a post All-Star break return
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 19:13:48 +0200
Keuchel, mired in his second 10-day disabled list stint because of a pinched nerve in his neck, has thrown up to a distance of 120 feet in his rehab but still has yet to progress to pitching off a mound. After Monday's off day, the Astros play only 12...
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Previewing the NBA 2016-17 season awards
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 17:24:34 +0200
The NBA will endeavor to celebrate achievements that had always been recognized soon after and where they had been accomplished in the hopes that putting them together in an awards show spotlight will create another event to hype the league, or at least...
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1 suspect in custody, 2 at large after police chase in northern Harris County
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 16:12:54 +0200
One suspect is custody and at least two still on the loose after a Saturday night police chase.
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2-year-old's sudden death in SW Houston sparks police investigation
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 13:09:29 +0200
A 2-year-old's mysterious death Saturday night drew police to the scene in southwest Houston and sparked an investigation.
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UH's Mario Burke wins 100 meters at Barbados National Championships
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 00:27:00 +0200
University of Houston sophomore Mario Burke won the 100 meters at the Barbados National Championships on Saturday.
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Astros starter Joe Musgrove lit up in loss to Mariners
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 05:23:00 +0200
SEATTLE --- The state of the Astros' rotation could buy Joe Musgrove another turn or two to work through his struggles.
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Winning numbers for June 23, 2017
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 03:31:01 +0200
Winning numbers for June 23, 2017 Estimated jackpot $5 million Winning tickets None Estimated jackpot $64 million Winning tickets None Estimated jackpot $134 million Winning tickets NA
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Dynamo play to another draw with FC Dallas
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 03:11:00 +0200
Different city. Same result. So far, the Texas Derby is fit to be tied in 2017.
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Dynamo supporters show up in record fashion for Texas Derby
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 02:31:00 +0200
Erick Torres ran across the field with his arms outstretched as he celebrated his first-half goal for the Dynamo. Orange and black streamers – thrown from the supporter section directly above – flew all around him.
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Draft pick Isaiah Hartenstein brings future versatility to Rockets
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 06:13:42 +0200
If there is anything Isaiah Hartenstein believes he can bring to the Rockets, he said it is many things.In a three-minute conversation, Hartenstein – the Rockets' second-round pick on Thursday – said the word "versatile" five times.
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Astros' comeback falls short in loss to Athletics
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 04:03:40 +0200
Last weekend in Seattle, they put in extra efforts to cover for a depleted starting rotation. Manager A.J. Hinch looked to another arm on Tuesday night to keep the Athletics from busting the game open wide enough that the Astros could not recover.
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Houston will host three soccer matches Wednesday night
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 01:34:04 +0200
Houston will play host to three soccer matches on Wednesday night. Here is a closer look at each one:
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Rockets come up big during NBA award show
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 02:54:05 +0200
"It's a special honor, but at the same time, I look at it as the organization wins this honor," D'Antoni said. "There's so many people involved. There were so many things that had to go down. I'm the recipient, but at the same time, I know the Houston...
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Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni brings home Coach of the Year award
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 02:32:52 +0200
D'Antoni's win, his second Coach of the Year selection (2004-05 with the Suns) was just the third in Rockets history, with D'Antoni joining Tom Nissalke (1976-77) and Don Chaney (1990-91).
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Dynamo’s Alberth Elis, Romell Quioto depart for Gold Cup
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:47:48 +0200
Forwards Alberth Elis and Romell Quioto have left Houston to join the Honduras national team ahead of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, which begins in the United States on July 7.
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