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Accused smugglers linked to 12 people in hot truck under investigation by Homeland Security - Chron.com

Local News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 12:22

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Accused smugglers linked to 12 people in hot truck under investigation by Homeland Security
Chron.com
Three suspects accused of leaving 12 people in a sweltering hot truck in Houston were already under investigation by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and may be part of a much larger human smuggling conspiracy, a prosecutor told a Houston ...

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Caught on video: 'Tequila Bandits' on the loose in Texas - Chron.com

Local News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 12:00

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Caught on video: 'Tequila Bandits' on the loose in Texas
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Police are searching for two suspects caught on camera stealing tequila and cash earlier this month in Fort Worth. According to the surveillance video, two unknown suspects burglarized the Liquor Den on July 1. The video shows one suspect acting as a ...

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Houston's 14 Best Outdoor Dining Destinations - Eater Houston

Local News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 11:33

Eater Houston

Houston's 14 Best Outdoor Dining Destinations
Eater Houston
Our great city has no limit on sunshine and heat, but when the weather is just right, Houstonians will furiously scramble to occupy every breezy, umbrella covered patio and shady green garden in sight — even when it's ridiculously hot outside. To help ...

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Rice Village ramen shop foodies loved to hate suddenly shutters - CultureMap Houston

Local News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 10:46

CultureMap Houston

Rice Village ramen shop foodies loved to hate suddenly shutters
CultureMap Houston
An innovative beef short rib broth wasn't enough to draw diners to Nao Ramen. Courtesy Photo. Over the last year, Houston has seen an increase in the number of ramen restaurants around town. While many people have eagerly embraced the trend and ...

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Meet the Man Who's Trying to Put Houston on the Map…for Podcasting - Houstonia Magazine

Local News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 10:34

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Meet the Man Who's Trying to Put Houston on the Map…for Podcasting
Houstonia Magazine
It took an unlikely Houston transplant to launch a successful podcast about the quirks and charms of the Bayou City. By Laura Furr Mericas 7/11/2017 at 10:00am. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Google+ Share to ...

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Woman wanted for shooting into car and killing man in NW Houston - KTRK-TV

Local News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:55

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Woman wanted for shooting into car and killing man in NW Houston
KTRK-TV
Police said the driver and two female passengers were talking with another woman who was standing outside the vehicle in the street. She then fired several shots into the car. (KTRK). KTRK. Tuesday, July 11, 2017 12:04PM. HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) --.
HPD: Sketch released of woman sought after man killed in NW HoustonCW39
Sketch released of woman sought in northwest Houston shootingKPRC Houston

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Family believes loved one shot to death in SW Houston apartment complex - KTRK-TV

Local News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:15

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Family believes loved one shot to death in SW Houston apartment complex
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The family of a 43-year-old man believes he was the person found shot to death overnight in the parking lot of a southwest Houston apartment complex. KTRK. Tuesday, July 11, 2017 01:18PM. HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) --. The family of a 43-year-old man ...
Surveillance video released of robbery that left father of 4 children deadKPRC Houston
Man found dead outside southwest Houston apartment complexChron.com
HPD: Wrecker driver discovers man shot dead in SW Houston | khou ...KHOU

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Accused smugglers linked to 12 people in truck had worked together before, prosecutors say - Chron.com

Local News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:09

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Accused smugglers linked to 12 people in truck had worked together before, prosecutors say
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Three people accused of smuggling a dozen people into the United States, then locking them in a sweltering truck in a west Houston parking lot, appear to have worked together before, a prosecutor said. One of the suspected smugglers, Priscila Perez ...

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Houston Judge Hilary Green Suspended After Allegations of Pill ... - Houston Press

Local News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 08:04

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Houston Judge Hilary Green Suspended After Allegations of Pill ...
Houston Press
Popping pills, smoking marijuana, hiring prostitutes and sexting from the bench: The allegations against Houston Judge Hillary Green are juicy — but it just so ...

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Tow truck driver discovers victim of deadly shooting in SW Houston - KTRK-TV

Local News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 07:15

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Tow truck driver discovers victim of deadly shooting in SW Houston
KTRK-TV
A homicide investigation is underway this morning into a shooting that left one person dead in southwest Houston. The shooting happened just before 4:15 a.m. in the parking lot area of the Rainy Meadows Apartment on Bob White Drive near West Airport ...
Man found dead outside southwest Houston apartment complexChron.com
Man found shot to death outside southwest Houston apartmentsKPRC Houston

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Isolated rainfall to hit Harris County Tuesday - Chron.com

Local News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 07:01

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Isolated rainfall to hit Harris County Tuesday
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Isolated downpours may hit pockets of Harris County, following a wet week and weekend. There is a 40 percent chance of rainfall across the Houston area through late morning, said Scott Overpeck, meteorologist with the National Weather Service. The odds ...

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Driver hits SUV and pedestrian before slamming into Pappas BBQ patio - KTRK-TV

Local News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 06:40

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Driver hits SUV and pedestrian before slamming into Pappas BBQ patio
KTRK-TV
Police are looking into whether a driver was intoxicated when she hit a pedestrian and then slammed into a patio area of a Pappas BBQ restaurant in southwest Houston. The crash happened at around 9:45 p.m. Monday at the restaurant located on Bissonnet ...

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Upcoming: Bone Thugs N Harmony, Japanese Breakfast, Jay-Z, John Evans, Libby Koch, SZA, Willie Nelson, etc. - Houston Press

Local News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 05:01

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Upcoming: Bone Thugs N Harmony, Japanese Breakfast, Jay-Z, John Evans, Libby Koch, SZA, Willie Nelson, etc.
Houston Press
Acoustic Soul & Wine with Anitra Jay: Fri., July 14, 7-10 p.m., Free. WineStyles The Vintage, 10300 Louetta, #150, Houston, 281-257-9463. Amanda Miguel Y Diego Verdaguer: Sun., November 12, 6 p.m., $49.50-$113.50. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, ...

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With I-45 Reroute, What is to become of the Pierce Elevated? - Houston Press

Local News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 05:01

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With I-45 Reroute, What is to become of the Pierce Elevated?
Houston Press
Completed in 1967, the elevated stretch of Interstate 45 running along the southern and western perimeter of downtown, known as the Pierce Elevated, has been a particularly difficult nut to crack when it comes to traffic. Thanks to development ...

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21 Best Things to Do in Houston This Week: Space Vixens and Video Game Music - Houston Press

Local News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 04:00

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21 Best Things to Do in Houston This Week: Space Vixens and Video Game Music
Houston Press
If you can tell a story, The Moth wants you. Even after 20 years of prodding normal folks to rise up and share their tales, Houston producer Elizabeth Bailey never tires of the process. “Houston's had Moth StorySLAM since September 2013, and for those ...

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Tuesday's Houston Matters: Defining Religious Liberty, And The ... - Houston Public Media

Local News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 00:08

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Tuesday's Houston Matters: Defining Religious Liberty, And The ...
Houston Public Media
What exactly does religious liberty mean -- both in the eyes of the law and in practice? Houston Matters talks it over with a law professor and some religious ...

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Texas teen, set to attend school in Houston, dies after smart phone ... - Chron.com

Local News - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 21:13

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Texas teen, set to attend school in Houston, dies after smart phone ...
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Madison Coe's family told KCBD that the teenager was either plugging in her phone or it was already plugged in when it fell into the bathtub of her father's home ...

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Newly opened East End Hardware now serving booze-filled sno-balls &cocktails in Houston's East End - Chron.com

Local News - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 20:37

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Newly opened East End Hardware now serving booze-filled sno-balls &cocktails in Houston's East End
Chron.com
No, the newly opened business at 3005 Leeland, East End Hardware, doesn't have an inventory of nails and hammers. Instead, the latest bar open in the Houston's East End is serving up cocktails, a selection of 20 brews on tap and sno-balls.
East End Hardware Keeps the Name, Changes OfferingsEater Houston

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Lawmakers face a variety of bills as Abbott officially declares special session - Houston Chronicle

Local News - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 19:55

Lawmakers face a variety of bills as Abbott officially declares special session
Houston Chronicle
After weeks of speculation and political posturing, Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday issued a proclamation setting the agenda - and by the end of the day 83 bills had been filed on those issues and others. A variety of bills were quickly filed, including ...

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