20 min ago

Houston police arrested a man who led officer...

Houston police arrested a man who led officers on a chase through northwest Houston and rammed into a police car. For the full story: https://chrn.cl/2sbFjp3

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Houston police arrested a man who led officers on a chase through northwest Houston and rammed into a police car. For the full story: https://chrn.cl/2sbFjp3
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1 hour ago

Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta provided more t...

Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta provided more than 400 tickets to Santa Fe High School seniors as well as school administration and Santa Fe first responders.

    Rockets honor Santa Fe High School seniors at Game 5
    Before Thursday night's Game 5 of the Western Conference finals, a corner of the Toyota Center upper deck was filled teenagers. Some of them were wearing what is now the familiar green of their school, while others came decked out in Rockets gear.
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1 hour ago

If the methane didn't seep through, it would ...

If the methane didn't seep through, it would cause underground explosions.

    Hawaii volcano generates blue flames from burning methane
    HONOLULU (AP) - Blue flames from burning methane are the latest natural phenomena being seen at the eruption of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii. Nighttime photos released Wednesday by the U.S. Geological Survey show the flames spouting from cracks in the pavement in the Leilani Estates neighborhood where the volcano has been gushing lava on the big island of Hawaii for the past three weeks.
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1 hour ago

"Our job is to bring the world to Houstonians...

"Our job is to bring the world to Houstonians"

    Peek inside the Houston Museum of Natural Science archives
    It's almost like hidden treasure that's not really hidden. Residents often walk by the nondescript gated building on the northern end of Montrose without knowing that it's filled with millions of ancient artifacts, expensive butterfly collections and creatures from all over the world.
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2 hours ago

PLEASE SHARE: Investigators are hoping a wris...

PLEASE SHARE: Investigators are hoping a wristband a man was wearing when he was found shot to death near Sheldon Lake State Park will help them find his killers. For more on the story: https://chrn.cl/2s3oJsi

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    PLEASE SHARE: Investigators are hoping a wristband a man was wearing when he was found shot to death near Sheldon Lake State Park will help them find his killers. For more on the story:...
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2 hours ago

Yikes...you do not want to make Lil B mad...

Yikes...you do not want to make Lil B mad...

    Lil B to Rockets' Chris Paul: Leave Draymond alone
    Bay Area rapper Lil B is known to Houston sports fans as the guy who supposedly put a curse on James Harden, and now he's sending out a warning shot to Chris Paul: Watch how you treat Draymond Green.
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3 hours ago

The manager of the Popeyes, said electrical w...

The manager of the Popeyes, said electrical workers were working in the attic shortly before the fire started.

    Customers, employees rush out of burning Popeyes in east Houston
    An attic fire at a Popeyes in east Houston forced customers and employees to rush out of the restaurant Thursday. Firefighters with the Houston Fire Department were called to the restaurant in the 7100 block of Lawndale Street around 4:15 p.m. When they arrived, smoke and fire were coming out of the roof of the building.
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3 hours ago

As if there was ever any doubt.

As if there was ever any doubt.

    Rockets' James Harden, Cavs' LeBron James unanimous picks for All-NBA first team
    Rockets guard James Harden, one of three finalists for Most Valuable Player, was named on Thursday a unanimous first-team All-NBA selection for the second-consecutive season. Cavaliers forward LeBron James was also a unanimous selection, giving him an NBA record 12 first-team selections.
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3 hours ago

All of Daryl Morey's moves as GM have the Roc...

All of Daryl Morey's moves as GM have the Rockets within two wins of a trip to the Finals.

    How this Rockets team was built piece-by-piece
    Only three players on the current Rockets roster came from the draft, and only one of those - Clint Capela - get meaningful playing time. The rest of the team is all comprised of Morey's trades and free agent signings.
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4 hours ago

The current owner is simply ready for a break...

The current owner is simply ready for a break and wants to move on.

    San Leon bar, grill and money-making fishing pier for sale
    In a town of about 5,000 residents, San Leon's 18th Street Pier Bar & Grill has 25,000 Facebook followers, and now all of that community love could be yours for the right price. The entire property is listed for sale at $1.9 million.
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4 hours ago

The suspect has allegedly walked around nude ...

The suspect has allegedly walked around nude inside a Club Monaco store in The Woodlands, a TJ Maxx store in Shenandoah and a Kirkland’s in Oak Ridge North--all within a 72-hour time period.

    Montgomery sheriff's officials seek help finding man exposing himself in stores
    Authorities are still searching for a man they say has been undressing and walking around nude inside numerous stores across Montgomery County. Montgomery sheriff's Lt.
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5 hours ago

Cruz said students suggested more metal detec...

Cruz said students suggested more metal detectors, more police officers, and arming teachers.

    Ted Cruz says injured Santa Fe students told him 'don't take our guns'
    Both Santa Fe and Parkland have roused the nation to seek answers in a decades-long crisis of mass shootings. But to the dismay of the media, Ted Cruz says, the victims of each school shooting don't agree on a solution.
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5 hours ago

Golden State's Steve Kerr met with the media ...

Golden State's Steve Kerr met with the media today. "You’ve got four or five of the best perimeter players on earth in one series." https://chrn.cl/2KTHWnd

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Golden State's Steve Kerr met with the media today. "You've got four or five of the best perimeter players on earth in one series." https://chrn.cl/2KTHWnd
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6 hours ago

Bookmark this for the next time you're headed...

Bookmark this for the next time you're headed out of town.

    Best places to board your pet in Houston according to Yelp
    Updated 5:52 pm, Tuesday, December 5, 2017 For any animal owner the ideal scenario is being able to travel with your pets, but often that is not the case, which means people have to go through the hassle of finding a good place to board them.
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6 hours ago

Temperatures will be on the cusp of 100 degre...

Temperatures will be on the cusp of 100 degrees on Sunday and Monday.

    Plan for a 'great,' hot weekend of Memorial Day tubing with these spots, outfitters
    No storms in the forecast means all the conditions are right for the perfect storm that is the slow-moving hoards of inner tubes, coolers, music and fun on area rivers as Memorial Day kicks off the beloved Texas tubing tradition.
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7 hours ago

BREAKING: She has campaigned to close loophol...

BREAKING: She has campaigned to close loopholes in the state's broken property-tax system.

    Democrat gubernatorial candidate Valdez owes $12K in overdue property taxes
    Updated 2:59 pm, Thursday, May 24, 2018 AUSTIN - Democratic gubernatorial nominee Lupe Valdez, who has campaigned to close loopholes in the state's broken property-tax system, owes more than $12,000 in overdue taxes on seven properties in two counties, official records showed Thursday.
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7 hours ago

These are a few of the delicious hole-in-the-...

These are a few of the delicious hole-in-the-wall spots you're missing out on.

    Try these restaurants near Hobby, Ellington airports
    Near Hobby Airport, an aging strip center with a damaged sign, is a restaurant marked with only four red letters: "DELI." Residents who have ventured in know that inside you will find amazing muffalettas, daily Italian pasta specials and a friendly owner who will remember your name and what you like to order.
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7 hours ago

University of Houston baseball’s Joe Davis co...

University of Houston baseball’s Joe Davis commented earlier this week about the possibility of breaking the school’s career home run record. He broke it today: https://chrn.cl/2sadYDr

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    University of Houston baseball's Joe Davis commented earlier this week about the possibility of breaking the school's career home run record. He broke it today: https://chrn.cl/2sadYDr
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8 hours ago

A total of five waterparks were acquired by t...

A total of five waterparks were acquired by the theme park giant.

    Spring's Wet'n'Wild SplashTown acquired by Six Flags along with a handful of other attractions
    This week in statement Six Flags Entertainment Corporation announced that it acquired five waterparks from around the United States, including Spring's own Wet'n'Wild SplashTown. The deal involves parks owned by EPR Properties and expands Six Flags' group of theme parks around the country to 25 in all.
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8 hours ago

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle added 4 ...

From a neonatal nurse giving birth to her son while working during Harvey, to locals bringing out the heavy machinery to save others, these are the most recent stories of locals being #HeroesOfHarvey: https://chrn.cl/2IIwSZp

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle added a new photo.
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8 hours ago

The future of the ship is uncertain since som...

The future of the ship is uncertain since some of the steel at the bottom is now almost paper thin.

    Spending a night aboard the Battleship Texas, the last of her kind
    The first time I stepped foot on Battleship Texas it was 1993 and my grandfather was clutching my hand, excited and nervous to show his fourth-grade grandson everything he knew about a sailor's life. Now, over 25 years later, I'm back on the battleship to spend the night with a handful of kids who are part of a Scout troop from Hurst, near Dallas.
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8 hours ago

He was narrowly edged out by his competition....

He was narrowly edged out by his competition.

    Texas candidate who said he'd reward children for marrying white people loses election
    Published 12:56 pm, Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Former judge and Texas GOP candidate for Dallas County commissioner, Vickers Cunningham, was narrowly edged out of a win for the Republican nomination by Dallas attorney J.J Koch.
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9 hours ago

After a nine-month-long sting, the officials ...

After a nine-month-long sting, the officials collected 13 for alleged prostitution.

    13 arrested in Texas prostitution ring
    Updated 1:01 pm, Thursday, May 24, 2018 After a nine-month-long sting, the Georgetown Police Department in Georgetown, Texas have arrested 13 people for alleged prostitution. According to a press conference given by Georgetown Police Captain Roland Waits, the investigation began in August 2016 when the police received reports of potential illegal activity at a massage parlor in the area.
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9 hours ago

Ew.

Ew.

    Some Texas beaches reporting high levels of fecal bacteria ahead of Memorial Day
    Updated 11:47 am, Thursday, May 24, 2018 If heading to the beach is in your plans for Memorial Day weekend, you can check to make sure it's not one reporting high levels of fecal bacteria. The Texas General Land Office constantly tests water samples from Texas beaches and updates the results on Texasbeachwatch.com weekly.
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9 hours ago

BREAKING: Jack Johnson was convicted in 1913 ...

BREAKING: Jack Johnson was convicted in 1913 by an all-white jury for transporting women across state lines for "immoral" purposes.

    'It's about time': Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump on Thursday granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson's name more than 100 years after what many see as his racially-charged conviction. "It's my honor to do it.
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10 hours ago

The friendship between a Cleveland girl and a...

The friendship between a Cleveland girl and a Texas highway patrolman began during Hurricane Harvey and has since continued.

    Cleveland girl's act of kindness reciprocated by police officers
    A friendship between a Cleveland girl and a Texas highway patrolman that began during Hurricane Harvey has led to a week of acts of kindness between the girl and Liberty County local law enforcement officers. Kimberly "Bea" Day, 10, said she wanted to do something nice for her favorite law enforcement officer, Trooper Chris Richmond, for Police Appreciation Week, held this year on May 13-19.
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10 hours ago

The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investiga...

The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board this morning said that the officials at Crosby's Arkema chemical plant were warned that the facility was at risk for flooding a year before Hurricane Harvey. https://chrn.cl/2J0cWEN

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board this morning said that the officials at Crosby's Arkema chemical plant were warned that the facility was at risk for flooding a year before...
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10 hours ago

From a C-Section to a brain scan, these are t...

From a C-Section to a brain scan, these are the lofty prices of Texas healthcare.

    New website shows cost of common medical procedures in Houston
    How much does a brain scan cost in Houston? Texans can now find out with ease thanks to a recently launched website by the Texas Department of Insurance. The new site, Texashealthcarecosts.org , shows users the average cost of most common medical procedures.
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11 hours ago

Multiple women say he would comment on their ...

Multiple women say he would comment on their bodies and clothing choices.

    Morgan Freeman Accused of Unwanted Touching, Harassment by Multiple Women (Report)
    Morgan Freeman has been accused of sexual misconduct by eight women, including allegations of "unwanted touching" and harassment. CNN spoke to these eight women, as well as eight other people who say they witnessed Freeman's alleged inappropriate behavior on set, while promoting his movies and also at his production company Revelations Entertainment.
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11 hours ago

The Houston Rockets plan to honor those affec...

The Houston Rockets plan to honor those affected by last weeks school shooting in Santa Fe during tonight's Game 5 of the Western Conference finals against the Warriors. https://chrn.cl/2GOgCUK

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    The Houston Rockets plan to honor those affected by last weeks school shooting in Santa Fe during tonight's Game 5 of the Western Conference finals against the Warriors. https://chrn.cl/2GOgCUK
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11 hours ago

We wonder if this was in the job description....

We wonder if this was in the job description.

    'Crime' in Texas: Spring deputy wrangles Samson the longhorn
    When you're a deputy in Texas, "the usual suspects" includes not just people, but also gators, snakes and even longhorn cattle. On a recent patrol in Spring, a Montgomery County Sheriff's Office deputy showed off his cattle rustling skills, leading a well-known longhorn named Samson back to his pasture.
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12 hours ago

Officials at Crosby's Arkema chemical plant w...

Officials at Crosby's Arkema chemical plant were warned that the facility was at risk for flooding a year before Hurricane Harvey's deluge resulted in a chemical fire at the plant.

    Arkema officials were warned of flood risks a year before Hurricane Harvey
    Officials at Crosby's Arkema chemical plant were warned that the facility was at risk for flooding a year before Hurricane Harvey's deluge resulted in a chemical fire at the plant. Its insurer, Factory Mutual Insurance Co. (FM Global), also warned the company that parts of the facility sit in both the 100-year flood plain and the 500-year flood plain.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

He gave a shout out to the "angels" lost in t...

He gave a shout out to the "angels" lost in the shooting.

    Justin Timberlake honors Santa Fe shooting victims during Houston concert
    Justin Timberlake took a few moments during his Wednesday night concert to acknowledge the victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting. Roughly midway through his two-hour show at Toyota Center, Timberlake asked the crowd to raise their cell phones into the air.
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12 hours ago

Trump says it is "inappropriate, at this time...

Trump says it is "inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting."

    Trump cancels summit, citing 'open hostility' by North Korea
    WASHINGTON (AP) - In a dramatic diplomatic turn, President Donald Trump canceled next month's summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un Thursday, citing the "tremendous anger and open hostility" in a recent statement by the North.
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13 hours ago

Needless to say, the reactions weren't always...

Needless to say, the reactions weren't always positive.

    'I'm done with the NFL': Twitter reacts to the new national anthem policy
    NFL owners threw some fuel on the fire that is the culture war surrounding protests during the National Anthem when they approved a new policy fining teams whose players do not stand for the anthem. Although NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said the policy was approved unanimously, 49ers owner Jed York said he abstained from the vote pending more feedback from players.
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13 hours ago

"Please, tell me when I didn't have an uphill...

"Please, tell me when I didn't have an uphill battle ... I am getting darned good at uphill battles."

    She could be Texas' first Latina lesbian governor - but can she win?
    Lupe Valdez made history on Tuesday after winning her party nomination for governor as the first openly gay and first Latina candidate. Yet, even as Valdez celebrated her win, she acknowledged what many frequently told her on the campaign trail. Unseating Gov. Greg Abbott in November is going to be tough.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

The group - made up of students, civil rights...

The group - made up of students, civil rights activists, parents, law enforcement officials and advocates on both sides of gun control.

    Houston mayor names task force to help prevent gun violence
    The group - made up of students, civil rights activists, parents, law enforcement officials and advocates on both sides of gun control - has one task: to come up with ways to make schools and parks, neighborhoods and communities safer.
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14 hours ago

Five workers at the facilities were fired pri...

Five workers at the facilities were fired prior to the raid, including one who is suspected of having sexually assaulted a young girl.

    CPS director appears before judge; raided facilities remain open
    Child Protective Services Region 6 Director Leshia Fisher appeared in a Montgomery County courtroom Tuesday morning in response to a subpoena from 418th state District Court Judge Tracy Gilbert regarding the agency's handling of physical and sexual abuse reports of children at a residential treatment center for girls in Willis.
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14 hours ago

Officials say it may develop into a cyclone t...

Officials say it may develop into a cyclone this weekend.

    National Weather Service eyes tropical disturbance in Caribbean ocean
    The National Weather Service is keeping tabs on a tropical disturbance near the coast of Belize. The weather agency predicts the disturbance will move slowly north this week with a 60 percent chance to develop into a tropical cyclone during the weekend. Effects from the developing cyclone will be felt east of southeast Texas.
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14 hours ago

A Texas woman says a trooper sexually assault...

A Texas woman says a trooper sexually assaulted her. See a clip of the encounter and why her attorney apologized. READ: https://bit.ly/2GL3KyL

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A Texas woman says a trooper sexually assaulted her. See a clip of the encounter and why her attorney apologized. READ: https://bit.ly/2GL3KyL
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15 hours ago

No, she didn't name her son Harvey, as her hu...

No, she didn't name her son Harvey, as her husband half-jokingly suggested.

    Expectant neonatal nurse works through Harvey - until her baby comes
    Someday, when Reid Thomas Dolan is old enough, he'll hear the story of his birth and why he was almost named Harvey. It will have hurricanes and flooding, evacuations and emergencies. There will be emotions held in check and tears shed in private. There will be a monster - and, of course, a hero.
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15 hours ago

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    Houston jogger runs a Texas-shaped running trail around Rice University campus
    A Rice University graduate student recently found a way to run around Texas in about two and a half miles. Sort of. LONE STAR MAPS: 25 awesome maps that help explain Texas After finishing a recent run near Rice campus, accounting student Rustam Zufarov viewed his workout in that his GPS tracking app and saw his route roughly resembled the shape of Texas.
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16 hours ago

Last year's assessment located 3,605 homeless...

Last year's assessment located 3,605 homeless people in the area. That number is now up to 4,143.

    Homelessness rose after Harvey, Houston-area census shows
    Homelessness in the Houston area increased after Hurricane Harvey, according to this year's annual Homeless Count and Survey released by the Coalition for the Homeless. The 2018 tally, released Wednesday, showed a significant uptick from last year in the number of homeless people in Harris, Fort Bend and Montgomery counties.
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16 hours ago

"This case is disturbing and disgusting," She...

"This case is disturbing and disgusting," Sheriff Troy Nehls said.

    Mentor accused of indecency with a child at Fort Bend County juvenile detention facility
    A woman who volunteered as a mentor at the Fort Bend County Juvenile Detention Center is accused indecency with a child at the facility, the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office reports. Deborah Helen Sutter, 64, of Rosenberg, was arrested Tuesday, May 22 and charged with indecency with a child, a second degree felony, the sheriff's office said in a Wednesday press release.
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17 hours ago

Go ahead and push back that brunch start time...

Go ahead and push back that brunch start time this weekend.

    People who sleep in on weekends avoid dying young, study suggests
    Sleeping in on a day off feels marvelous, especially for those of us who don't get nearly enough rest during the workweek. But are the extra weekend winks worth it? It's a question that psychologist Torbjorn Akerstedt, director of the Stress Research Institute at Stockholm University, and his colleagues tried to answer in a study published Wednesday in the Journal of Sleep Research.
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17 hours ago

It only took the jury 45 minutes to decide.

It only took the jury 45 minutes to decide.

    Houston man gets 7 life sentences for 7 rapes
    A Houston man convicted of seven rapes was sentenced to seven life sentences on Wednesday, the Harris County District Attorney's Office said. Marquis Tate, 35, was found guilty days earlier of a 2015 assault during which he walked up behind a woman on Lyons Road, threatened her with a knife, drove her to a secluded area and then raped her, DA Kim Ogg said in a statement.
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18 hours ago

The bank is suing the restaurant empire after...

The bank is suing the restaurant empire after a security breach.

    Chase Bank sues Landry's for $20M over data breach
    JP Morgan Chase Bank is suing Landry's for $20 million in costs related to a 2015 credit card data breach affecting several of the Houston-based hospitality company's restaurants and entertainment venues.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

According to the initial report, the agent wa...

According to the initial report, the agent was attacked.

    Undocumented immigrant fatally shot by Border Patrol agent in Rio Bravo
    A U.S. Border Patrol agent fatally shot an immigrant who crossed the border illegally in Rio Bravo, about 13 miles south of Laredo, authorities said.
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