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Childhood fears will become new 'The Curse of La Llorona' movie and people are already scared

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Childhood fears of La Llorona, the weeping apparition said to haunt waterways, will be magnified on the silver screen next year, but the hype — and fear — are already building.

Police arrest Texas mom who allegedly abandoned newborn in dumpster

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Hurst Police announced the arrest of a 28-year-old mother accused of abandoning her newborn infant in a dumpster last month.

Police hunt for serial killer in crime spree that has left three dead

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That suspect is Jose Gilberto Rodriguez, 46, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said at a news conference. He is a 5'7", 135 lb. man who should be considered "armed and dangerous," Acevedo said.

Texas mom found not guilty by reason of insanity in her two daughters' deaths

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She reportedly believed her soul, and her daughters' souls, had been stolen by the devil and that by killing them she was saving them.

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Body found under Gulf Freeway overpass near University of Houston

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The man was found face-down about 100 feet away from the roadway.

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'Very psychotic' Fort Worth killer who murdered bus rider gets November death date

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A Fort Worth killer once deemed too insane to execute now has a date with death.

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Texas police allegedly find $4.8 million worth of drugs hidden inside man's tires

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The Austin Police Department said they caught Armando Martinez, 43, smuggling 138 pounds of illegal narcotics inside the metal casings of his car tires. Authorities estimated the value of the drugs to be $4.8 million.

The Halal Guys opening in Med Center

Popular fast-casual restaurant serving abundant, affordable Middle Eastern gyro sandwiches and platters to open in September at 6609 Main

Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine posts bond in Harris County for alleged Galleria assault

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Rapper Tekashi69 posted his $5,000 bond with Harris County officials early Monday morning in connection with his alleged assault at Houston's Gelleria Mall. Harris County officials said he returned to New York after paying the bond.

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Comedian Gabriel Iglesias celebrates his birthday in Houston

The comedian known as "Fluffy" was in town to meet fans and give out pizza.

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Mattress Firm employee found shot dead in Willowbrook store

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A woman was found shot dead in the back office of a Willowbrook-area Mattress Firm on Saturday night, Houston police said today.

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Astros Justin Verlander, Alex Bregman join 'In My Feelings' challenge en route to All-Star Game

Two Astros All-Stars took rapper Drake's "In My Feelings" challenge to the skies over the weekend

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Houston Metro driver shot near Frenchtown

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A Metro Lift bus driver was reportedly shot near Frenchtown Monday morning, Houston police said.

Monday, Jul 16

Santa Fe High alumni come together to raise money, celebrate their school

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Months ago, Rachel Lyons assumed her 10-year high school reunion would be a low-key affair. Perhaps she and other members of Santa Fe High School’s class of 2008 would go to Top Golf in Webster, she thought, or rent out a restaurant near…

Sunday, Jul 15

HBO launches 'Mixtapes and Roller Skates' in Houston

Premium cable network HBO hosted the first stop of its "Mixtapes And Roller Skates" summer event series Saturday at Fun Plex, 13700 Beechnut Street, in Houston.

Fleeing suspect sparks hour-long manhunt after crashing into deputy's patrol car

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A speeding driver crashed into a deputy's patrol car the fled early Sunday, sparking an hour-long manhunt.

Deputy shot man who showed up to party with AK-47

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A deputy shot a male suspect while reportedly responding to a domestic disturbance Saturday evening in northeast Harris County, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.

French fans flock to Bastille Day at Houston’s Rienzi

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In the daylong program, the museum offered guided tours of the collection in French, craft activities for all ages, live 18th century French music from a flutist and revolution-themed performances from Main Street Theater.

Saturday, Jul 14

Kate Upton drops a bombshell on Instagram

Kate Upton's hashtag says it all: #PregnantinMiami.

Texas sheriff gets national attention for failed attempt to catch a turtle

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Later, Chody joked about the event on his facebook page with the hashtags: #AskYourselfWhyWouldHeRun and #InnocentTurtlesDontRun

Friday, Jul 13

"They saved him to see another day:" Police arrest knife-wielding man on apartment roof

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Officers are trying to entice a knife-wielding man accused of threatening people off the roof of a northeast Houston apartment complex Friday.

San Antonio killer claiming racism sues parole board after denied clemency

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Minutes after he was denied clemency, condemned death row inmate Christopher Young sued the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles on Friday afternoon, lobbing accusations of racism.

Katy father of two wins coveted prize for kolache creation

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A Katy father of two was crowned the Kolache King for creating the "Yes, Please!" pastry stuffed with mac and cheese, brisket and jalapenos.

The Suffers celebrate new album with first of two sold-out Houston shows

See who attended the show by the breakout Houston band at the Heights Theater.

Thursday, Jul 12

Houston man charged with assault after being shot during Homeland Security drug raid

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A Houston man was charged with aggravated assault on a public servant Thursday after he was shot by a federal agent during a raid a day earlier.

Man, 2 children found fatally shot in apparent murder-suicide

A man and two children were found dead in northeast Harris County, authorities said.

HPD: Man surrenders in wife's shooting death outside SW Houston assisted living facility

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A woman has died after she was found shot outside of an assisted living facility in southwest Houston, police said.

Cargo 'like a burning onion' in big rig fire on North Loop

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The driver of the 18-wheeler was going eastbound on the North Loop around 3:30 a.m. when he realized his rear axles were on fire, said HFD District Chief John Waldron.