1 hour ago

Multiple suspects wanted after two men robbed at gunpoint in Greenspoint apartment parking lot, police say

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Investigators responded to the parking lot of the Cranbrook Forest apartments on Ella Boulevard near Clear Valley Drive about 2 a.m.

    Multiple suspects wanted after two men robbed at gunpoint in Greenspoint apartment parking lot, police say
    HOUSTON - Houston police are searching for several robbery suspects accused of shooting two people Friday night in the Greenspoint area. Investigators responded to the parking lot of the Cranbrook Forest apartments on Ella Boulevard near Clear Valley Drive about 2 a.m.
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1 hour ago

Harris County judge shuts down smoke shop after HPD reports illegal drugs, gambling, other criminal activity at store

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The shop, which sits at 5853 W. Gulf Bank Rd., is accused of selling synthetic cannabinoids, illegal gambling, and selling alcohol without a permit.

    Harris County judge shuts down smoke shop after HPD reports illegal drugs, gambling, other criminal activity at store
    HARRIS COUNTY, Texas - Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan's Office obtained a temporary restraining order to close down the Time Zone Smoke Shop in northwest Houston, according to county prosecutors on Friday. The shop, which sits at 5853 W. Gulf Bank Rd., is accused of selling synthetic cannabinoids, illegal gambling, and selling alcohol without a permit.
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1 hour ago

WATCH LIVE: Rockets introduce new players chosen in NBA Draft

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    WATCH LIVE: Rockets introduce new players chosen in NBA Draft
    HOUSTON -- The Houston Rockets are officially introducing the new players added to the team chosen in Thursday's NBA Draft. ...
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2 hours ago

Residents in Houston’s Manchester neighborhood say nearby Valero plant is causing toxic air

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    Residents in Houston's Manchester neighborhood say nearby Valero plant is causing toxic air
    HOUSTON -- A Valero refinery plant in Houston's Manchester neighborhood has residents fuming over what they are calling toxic air. According to the Texas Commission on Environmental Equality, Valero filed an amendment to an air quality permit to authorize existing emissions of hydrogen cyanide from the fluid catalytic cracking unit.
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2 hours ago

HPD: Gunman shoots homeless man, steals victim’s necklace in northeast Houston

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Officers responded to the abandoned facility on Hirsch Road near E. Toliver Street around 10:30 p.m. Thursday.

    HPD: Gunman shoots homeless man, steals victim's necklace in northeast Houston
    HOUSTON - Houston police are investigating an overnight shooting involving two men, a necklace and a group of homeless people at a car wash in the Trinity Gardens area. Officers responded to the abandoned facility on Hirsch Road near E. Toliver Street around 10:30 p.m. Thursday.
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2 hours ago

Flix Fix: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Breath and Damsel

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    Flix Fix: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Breath and Damsel
    HOUSTON - The fifth film in the Jurassic Park franchise, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom brings back the two main characters from the previous blockbuster. Can mixing a natural disaster film with dinosaurs inject new life into the series that's desperate to keep us coming back?
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3 hours ago

Elderly man wearing teal-colored lace panties arrested while flashing women at local park, deputies say

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    Elderly man wearing teal-colored lace panties arrested while flashing women at local park, deputies say
    HOUSTON - An elderly man's disturbing morning ritual has landed him in jail for a second time after he was caught exposing himself to several women at a public park in Denver Harbor, according to the Harris County Pct. 6 Constable's Office.
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3 hours ago

Young environmentalists speak out after Texas Supreme Court rules against city-level bans on single-use bags

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    Young environmentalists speak out after Texas Supreme Court rules against city-level bans on single-use bags
    HOUSTON - Local environmental advocates are voicing their concerns Friday after a Texas Supreme Court ruling deemed city ordinances banning single-use bags were against state law. The decision was in response to a policy being enforced by the city of Laredo but extends to all local governments in Texas.
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4 hours ago

Houston Happenings: Summertime celebrations this weekend

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    Houston Happenings: Summertime celebrations this weekend
    HOUSTON -- The weekend is almost upon us! That means it's time to check out Houston Happenings. Houston Pride Festival® & Houston Pride Parade® Pride Houston will celebrate its 40th anniversary and embrace the love of the LGBTQ+ community this weekend. Pride Houston's annual Houston Pride Festival® will be on Saturday, June 23 at noon near City Hall.
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5 hours ago

Colorful Celebration: Pride Houston celebrates 40th anniversary with downtown festival

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    Colorful Celebration: Pride Houston celebrates 40th anniversary with downtown festival
    HOUSTON --- Pride Houston will celebrate its 40th anniversary and embrace the love of the LGBTQ+ community this weekend. Pride Houston's annual Houston Pride Festival® will be on Saturday, June 23 at noon near City Hall. Pride Houston's President Lo Roberts, CFO Dustin Sheffield and Secretary Jeremy Fain chatted with CW39's Morning Dose.
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7 hours ago

7 hours ago

Meera’s Morning Mini Dose

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    Meera's Morning Mini Dose
    HOUSTON - Good morning, Houston! It's June 22, 2018 and Morning Dose's Meera Nandlal has a jolt of your latest headlines and a look at your hot weekend forecast. Click now to watch!
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19 hours ago

20 hours ago

Home Depot loses $30,000 in merchandise to lone thief targeting stores across Houston, deputies say

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Officers were able to find some of the stolen merchandise at a Cash America Pawn shop in the 9400 block of Jensen, according to the constable’s office.

    Home Depot loses $30,000 in merchandise to lone thief targeting stores across Houston, deputies say
    HARRIS COUNTY, Texas - The Harris County Pct. 1 Constable's Office is searching for a possible suspect after nearly $30,000 in merchandise was stolen from more than a dozen Home Depot stores throughout the Greater Houston area. Investigators said at least 15 locations have reported missing items including generators, welding equipment, chainsaws and paint sprayers.
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21 hours ago

Closing Comments: Still not happy? This week has been a cluster…of goodness…right?

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    Closing Comments: Still not happy? This week has been a cluster...of goodness...right?
    HOUSTON -- This week, Grego's commentaries seem to have a running theme. Some the audiences agree with, others...not so much! At any rate, there is still much more to say. Still not happy? Well, check this out!
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21 hours ago

Is it back-to-school yet? Most parents fed up with summer break after only 2 weeks

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    Is it back-to-school yet? Most parents fed up with summer break after only 2 weeks
    HOUSTON - It's summertime, baby! And last we checked, schools has been out for at least two weeks now. So, parents...who's hangin' in there? Researcher found it takes only 13 days of children hanging around the house to drive most parent to their breaking point, according to a Groupon study.
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21 hours ago

Burrus Elementary students read their way to new bikes

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    Burrus Elementary students read their way to new bikes
    HOUSTON - It's felt like it for weeks, but Thursday is actually the first official day of summer and the longest day of the year. All the more daylight to enjoy these brand new bikes for the kids here at Burrus Elementary.
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21 hours ago

Big Bambú exhibit brings massive, climbable sculpture to Museum of Fine Arts Houston

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    Big Bambú exhibit brings massive, climbable sculpture to Museum of Fine Arts Houston
    HOUSTON - There is one basic rule when it comes to fine art: no touching! However, a new exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston is making an exception, or at least with its most recent feature. Artists Mike and Doug Starn have created an installation named "This Thing Called Life."
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21 hours ago

Simon Says: Why it’s so damn hard to admit being wrong!

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    Simon Says: Why it's so damn hard to admit being wrong!
    HOUSTON -- So many of you have been emotional lately over the situation at the border. Kids separated from their parents will do that to you. It's a big story that proves there are things in life that shouldn't get political, and keeping a family together should be on that list.
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21 hours ago

Thursday forecast: Do we really want rain to go away? Triple digit temps to soar in Houston area!

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    Thursday forecast: Do we really want rain to go away? Triple digit temps to soar in Houston area!
    HOUSTON -- Good news, the rain is moving out, but not sure we want what will be in its place. HEAT! Triple digit temperatures will be back in full effect! Adam Bowles gives us the latest weather forecast.
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22 hours ago

Jury begins deliberating in trial of Terry Thompson, man accused of choking man to death outside Denny’s

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    Jury begins deliberating in trial of Terry Thompson, man accused of choking man to death outside Denny's
    HOUSTON -- Jury deliberations have started in the trial of Terry Thompson, the man charged in the choking death of a 24-year-old man outside a Denny's restaurant. The defendant and his wife, former Harris County Deputy Chauna Thompson, were charged with murder in the death of John Hernandez.
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28 hours ago

Houstonians slam Ayesha Curry’s new restaurant on Yelp weeks before CityCentre grand opening

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    Houstonians slam Ayesha Curry's new restaurant on Yelp weeks before CityCentre grand opening
    HOUSTON - Ayesha Curry, the wife of Golden State Warriors champion Stephen Curry, is feeling the heat as Houstonians take the team's beef with the Houston Rockets off the court and onto the dinner table. The wife's International Smoke Restaurant in Houston has pushed fans over the edge on the popular review website Yelp.
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28 hours ago

Johnathan Hernandez murder trial continues as Denny’s managers takes the stand on day 6

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    Johnathan Hernandez murder trial continues as Denny's managers takes the stand on day 6
    HOUSTON - Wednesday marked the sixth day Terry Thompson was on trial following the death of Johnathan Hernandez, the young man killed with a during a fight outside a Denny's in Crosby last year. Prosecutors continued their case, hoping to prove Thompson murdered Hernandez using a chokehold.
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28 hours ago

Houston officers hailed as heroes for going above and beyond doing good deeds for community

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    Houston officers hailed as heroes for going above and beyond doing good deeds for community
    HOUSTON - Some local men in blue are really showing their true colors, and why we have real heroes on the streets of H-Town! The Harris County Pct. Constable's Office shared a post on Facebook with #NotAllHeroesWearCapes.
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28 hours ago

VIDEO: Slithering burglar steals $1,000 in merchandise, causes $700 in damage at Houston smoke shop

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    VIDEO: Slithering burglar steals $1,000 in merchandise, causes $700 in damage at Houston smoke shop
    HOUSTON - Owners of the Smoking Glass Smoke Shop are hoping surveillance video will help Houston police catch a slithering burglar suspect. It all went down Saturday around 3.a.m. Video shows a man sliding around on the floor on his stomach, making his way toward the cash register.
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28 hours ago

Exclusive Furniture, Rebuilding Together Houston team up to donate furniture to those in need

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    Exclusive Furniture, Rebuilding Together Houston team up to donate furniture to those in need
    HOUSTON - Exclusive Furniture is celebrating its 20th year anniversary by giving back! The furniture store teamed up with Rebuilding Together Houston to donate 20 rooms of furniture to 20 families over the course of 20 days. "One thing my father always told me is stay humble and remember where you came from," Exclusive Furniture President Sam Zavary said.
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29 hours ago

National Smoothie Day: Blending it up with Main Squeeze Juice Co.

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    National Smoothie Day: Blending it up with Main Squeeze Juice Co.
    HOUSTON --- Today is National Smoothie Day! In honor of this smooth day, let's blend up some delicious fruits and vegetables that our taste buds will enjoy. Main Squeeze Juice Co.'s Marketing Executive, Jeff Drost along with Corporate Trainer, James Dominigue blended healthy, guilt-free smoothies with CW39's Morning Dose.
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29 hours ago

Man breaks into ex-wife’s apartment in Gulfgate area, shoots new boyfriend during fight

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Police responded to a shooting call around 11:45 p.m. in the 3000 block of Golfcrest.

    Man breaks into ex-wife's apartment in Gulfgate area, shoots new boyfriend during fight
    HOUSTON- The Houston Police Department is searching for a man accused of breaking into his ex-wife's apartment and shooting her new boyfriend Wednesday night. Police responded to a shooting call around 11:45 p.m. in the 3000 block of Golfcrest.
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30 hours ago

Maggie’s Morning Mini Dose

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    Maggie's Morning Mini Dose
    HOUSTON - Good morning, Houston! It's Thursday, June 21st, 2018 and Morning Dose's Maggie Flecknoe is getting you in the know on this first official day of Summer. She has the latest on when the rain will go away.
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30 hours ago

U.S. Postal Service debuts first of its kind scratch-and-sniff popsicle stamps

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    U.S. Postal Service debuts first of its kind scratch-and-sniff popsicle stamps
    HOUSTON- The U.S. Postal Service announced the release of its first scratch-and-sniff stamps Wednesday. The stamps feature illustrations of colorful, icy pops on a stick. The booklet of 20 stamps showcases the work of Margaret Berg of Santa Monica, CA, depicting whimsical watercolor illustrations of frozen treats.
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44 hours ago

Arson 101: Prosecutors feel the heat

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    Arson 101: Prosecutors feel the heat
    HOUSTON - It's not your typical classroom setting. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Houston Field Division and the Harris County Fire Marshal's Office are teaching prosecutors from all over the country what arson is all about. The best way to do that, of course, is to light stuff on fire.
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45 hours ago

Closing Comments: Social media reacts to child immigrants being separated from parents

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    Closing Comments: Social media reacts to child immigrants being separated from parents
    HOUSTON -- On Tuesday, Grego sounded off on his thoughts about children being separated from their parents at the border, and many people had some strong opinions about what he said. Today, he is responding to those comments. Check it out!
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45 hours ago

New development in The Heights could cause flooding issues for reidents

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    New development in The Heights could cause flooding issues for reidents
    HOUSTON - Rain, rain, go away! We don't need yo flood today! In the post-Harvey world, it seems like any rain puts everyone in a panic and for good reason. But families in Timbergrove Manor Subdivision in the Heights are worried about more than just the rain.
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45 hours ago

Worthing High School student earns perfect score on standardized test, he’s quite a STARR

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    Worthing High School student earns perfect score on standardized test, he's quite a STARR
    HOUSTON, Texas - Ever wonder, what's in a name? Just ask this Worthing High School student. "If I just set my mind to it, I can get it done," Success Diginee said. The kid got a perfect score on the math STARR exam this past school year.
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45 hours ago

Morpheus robotic lander touches down at Space Center Houston for summer exhibit

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    Morpheus robotic lander touches down at Space Center Houston for summer exhibit
    HOUSTON - Need an escape from the rain? Space Center Houston has you covered! This week, the center added Morpheus to its Mission Mars exhibit. Morpheus is an autonomous robotic lander that was used in NASA's Morpheus Project which started in 2010.
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45 hours ago

Houston ranks 2nd worst city for Texas families

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    Houston ranks 2nd worst city for Texas families
    HOUSTON -- We know the traffic is bad in Houston, but apparently we're bad at what you would never expect - raising your family! According to new WalletHub data, the Bayou City is the second worst city in Texas to raise a family!
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45 hours ago

Faith groups gather supplies headed for Texas-Mexico border

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    Faith groups gather supplies headed for Texas-Mexico border
    HOUSTON - Faith groups in Houston are joining in an effort to ease the suffering they see at the border. "We saw what was happening on the border with the separation of parents and families and felt like we really wanted to get involved with that," said Lisa Robinson, a deacon at Willow Meadows Baptist Church.
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45 hours ago

Houston Holocaust Museum celebrates World Refugee Day

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    Houston Holocaust Museum celebrates World Refugee Day
    HOUSTON - Wednesday is World Refugee Day and at the Holocaust Museum of Houston a new exhibition is about to make its debut, The Faces of Syrian Refugees. Since the Civil War began in 2011, millions of Syrians have been displaced from their homes.
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46 hours ago

Houston forecast: More heavy rain possible Wednesday night, high temps expected Thursday

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    Houston forecast: More heavy rain possible Wednesday night, high temps expected Thursday
    HOUSTON -- As we take a look at the Gulf, we see lots of tropical showers in movement, bringing the potential for heavy rainfall to the area. There is some good news, however, those showers are expected to be over by the weekend.
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47 hours ago

Rapper Ice Cube visits Houston to deliver ‘love and joy,’ and the Big 3 League!

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    Rapper Ice Cube visits Houston to deliver 'love and joy,' and the Big 3 League!
    HOUSTON - Rapper Ice Cube came to H-Town for a marathon of events, including the tip-off of the second season of the Big 3 basketball league! "Houston has always showed love to me," Ice Cube told NewsFix. "Ever since I started doing music, I've been coming here since '88, '89.
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2 days ago

Houston Press names Pitroom best BBQ joint in H-Town!

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    Houston Press names Pitroom best BBQ joint in H-Town!
    HOUSTON- We all know our state is known worldwide for its barbeque so when it comes down to the best, the competition is steep. Known for their mouth-watering beef ribs its no Wonder the Houston Press named Pitroom in Montrose the best barbecue joint in Houston!
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2 days ago

3 teen burglary suspects arrested after Harris County deputies respond to house in less than 5 minutes

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Constable deputies responded to the 4000 block of Brookhead Trail in northwest Houston where a homeowner reported several suspects kicked in the back door his residence and went inside. When the suspects realized the residents were home, the teens rushed to the backyard.

    3 teen burglary suspects arrested after Harris County deputies respond to house in less than 5 minutes
    HOUSTON - The Harris County Pct. 4 Constable's Office was able to nab three teen suspects Monday after responding to a home burglary within less than five minutes of the call, according to officials. Constable deputies responded to the 4000 block of Brookhead Trail in northwest Houston where a homeowner reported several suspects kicked in the back door his residence and went inside.
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2 days ago

Houstonians celebrate Juneteenth in Third Ward

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    Houstonians celebrate Juneteenth in Third Ward
    HOUSTON -- Houstonians at El Dorado Ballroom came out in the rain to celebrate the end of slavery in Texas, also known as the Juneteenth A-holiday. During the celebration, photographic artist Koby Deal unveiled a mural of his mother as a symbol of independence and freedom.
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2 days ago

Mayor Turner, Ice Cube, Clyde Drexler announce BIG3 tournament kick-off in Houston this weekend

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    Mayor Turner, Ice Cube, Clyde Drexler announce BIG3 tournament kick-off in Houston this weekend
    https://www.facebook.com/cw39houston/videos/1875626079126180/ HOUSTON - The BIG3 all-star basketball tournament is kicking off in Houston for its second season! Mayor Sylvester Turner welcomes tournament Co-founder Ice Cube and Commissioner Clyde Drexler, a Houston Rockets legend.
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2 days ago

Inside Story: Astroworld turns 50 years old

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    Inside Story: Astroworld turns 50 years old
    HOUSTON - Who remembers Astroworld? The Bayou City's one of a kind theme park turns 50 this month. It may be closed, but it's never forgotten! Let's reflect together on days of Astroworld past, and wonder if H-Town will ever have another amusement park like it again.
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2 days ago

Flash floods strike coastal south Texas, residents urged to seek higher ground

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    Flash floods strike coastal south Texas, residents urged to seek higher ground
    (CNN) -- Residents of coastal southeast Texas were urged to seek higher ground Wednesday morning as forecasters warned of dangerous flash flooding. Heavy rain was falling in Victoria, Corpus Christi and McAllen, where hundreds of migrants seeking entry into the United States await processing at a detention center.
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2 days ago

ATM robbers strike again at Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in CityCentre, police say

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    ATM robbers strike again at Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in CityCentre, police say
    HOUSTON - It was an action-packed Wednesday morning for a local security guard who was reportedly assaulted, held down and shot at by armed robbers inside the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel at CityCentre. Investigators said at least four men wearing ski masks and jackets stormed the hotel lobby about 2:15 a.m.
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