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DPS trooper's vehicle hits Cy-Fair ISD student near school


A middle school student was rushed to the hospital after he was hit by a DPS cruiser that was trying to make a traffic stop.

USDA says Target among new stores affected by nationwide deadly ground beef recall


BEEF RECALL ALERT: If you bought ground beef at Safeway, Target or Sam's Club - you'll want to read this ASAP.

Houston man accused of fondling sleeping Southwest Airlines passenger


Police say the 30-year-old is accused of touching a female passenger while she was sleeping on a flight from Hobby Airport.

ONE MINUTE WEATHER: Rain returns to Houston this week


Slightly drier air will make for pleasant weather Monday. Tropical moisture surges back in by Wednesday with more showers and storms.

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Elderly woman mistakes gas pedal for brakes and crashes into Walgreens store, police say


Police are investigating after an elderly woman accidentally drove into a Walgreens Monday.

Houston singer secures golden ticket to American Idol auditions in Hollywood


This singer is putting down her engineering textbooks for now, and picking up the microphone!

Columbus ISD student detained after reportedly posting threat on Snapchat


Columbus ISD said it became aware of the threat just before midnight and it is cooperating with local authorities.


16-year-old boy arrested after threat found on bathroom wall at Texas City High School


There were extra police officers at the campus last Friday after the threat was found the day before.


Driver stops traffic to rescue baby crawling across busy road


The child was unharmed after a neighbor and a passing motorist came to the rescue.

Cajun Navy opens grocery store to help Hurricane Florence victims


They rescued thousands during Hurricane Florence and now the Cajun Navy is even delivering food by boat to those still stranded.


Krispy Kreme celebrates National Coffee Day with Coffee Glazed Doughnut


Krispy Kreme is celebrating National Coffee Day with two coffee creations.


Houston police arrest 54 for prostitution in month of August


Houston police have released dozens of new booking photos of people arrested for prostitution.

Stafford to be home to the Houston area's first In-N-Out Burger


The wait is almost over! The Houston area is officially getting an In-N-Out Burger.

Dallas officer who fatally shot neighbor in his own apartment has been fired


Amber Guyger, the Dallas police officer accused of fatally shooting her neighbor in his own apartment, has been fired, the department says.

Wrong way driver killed in crash with big rig on Highway 290


State troopers believe a driver had been drinking when he got on Highway 290 going the wrong way and hit an 18-wheeler head-on.


Suspect charged in 2016 murder of 4-year-old Ava Castillo sentenced to 60 years in prison


One of the suspects accused of murdering 4-year-old Ava Castillo while attempting to rob her mother nearly two years ago has pleaded guilty.


Missing 11-year-old Texas girl found after Amber Alert issued


Police have located an 11-year-old Texas girl after an Amber Alert was issued for her and the 16-year-old they believe played a role in her abduction.

Judge to decide if Bill Cosby goes to prison for 2004 sex assault


A judge will decide how to punish the 81-year-old trailblazing comedian who preyed on at least one young woman and perhaps many more.


FBI, Gastonia police searching for 6-year-old boy with autism who went missing after park trip with father


Maddox Ritch was with his father and another adult when he started running near a lake, authorities say.


Bizarre jail departure for 3D printed-gun creator accused of teen sex assault case


Cody Wilson walked out of Harris County jail with an odd shielding to keep him from the media Sunday.

Monday, Sep 24

Report: 2nd woman claims sexual misconduct by Kavanaugh


The New Yorker magazine reporting that Senate Democrats are investigating a second woman's accusation of sexual misconduct.

Texans fan who suffered heart attack thanks paramedics who saved his life


A Texans fan who suffered a heart attack during the preseason returned to NRG Stadium to thank the medics who saved his life.

Sunday, Sep 23

Texans have worst start since 2008 after home loss vs. New York Giants


Despite three sacks from J.J. Watt, the Texans were not able to put big scoring chances together early.

Police believe 'alcohol and stupid' played major role in SWAT standoff near humble


Negotiators near Humble were able to convince the suspects to surrender after they barricaded themselves inside a home.

West Nile virus sends Houston man to ICU for nearly a month


"He can't believe that such a small bug or insect could do so much harm to a person," his wife says.

Church group rescued after charter bus falls in flooded ditch in NW Harris Co.


First responders performed a high water rescue when a charter bus ran off the the road into a flooded ditch.

Saturday, Sep 22

Onalaska school superintendent resigns after making racist comment about Deshaun Watson


Lynn Redden is leaving his post after some controversial comments about black NFL quarterbacks.

Deshaun Watson wishes for peace after superintendent makes racist comments about black quarterbacks


The Texans quarterback says "I'm not worried about what he had to say."

Onalaska school superintendent's future in jeopardy after racist comment about black quarterbacks


Lynn Redden is in the middle of a controversy after questioning the Texans QB's abilities because he's black.

ONE MINUTE WEATHER: Scattered thunderstorms likely, some heavy.


We're in for another wet and stormy weekend in Houston. Street flooding will be possible in the heaviest storms.

Friday, Sep 21

Abilene father and son charged with killing neighbor allegedly over fight about garbage


FIGHT TURNS FATAL: Video shows deadly shooting after fight over mattress

Suspect crashes into 2 innocent during police chase near Clear Lake


A suspect is in custody after crashing into two innocent drivers at an intersection near Clear Lake.

Sex robot brothel planned for Houston gets pushback from religious group


It seems the days of the blow-up dolls are a thing of the past. Now, more realistic robots are stepping in.

2 people killed when big rig slams head on with van in Fort Bend County


The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office says the big rig ignited in flames after the crash.

Thursday, Sep 20

Woman throws glass inside restaurant before sparking police chase and standoff in west Houston


The woman was arrested after a bizarre fight at a restaurant ended in a standoff with police.

Conroe car wash canopy collapses on top of cars during storm


Workers at the Simoniz Car Wash say the strong winds tossed their machines around like toys.

Robbers tie up parents and 4 kids during home invasion in north Harris County


Authorities say that the mother was able to untie herself and call 911 after the suspects left.

'I'M ALIVE': Mother and son survive encounter with falling plane


Three people are lucky to be alive after their vehicles were struck by a small plane as it fell from the sky.