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Father of the crying immigrant child reveals she and her mother were never separated

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The crying immigrant girl in a photograph by John Moore has become the poster child for the immigration issue of children being separated from their parents and was even featured on the cover of TIME magazine.

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD to require clear backpacks in fall

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Students in Cypress-Fairbanks middle and high schools will be required to use clear backpacks in the fall as a response to recent school shootings and violence.

Another former Texans cheerleader joins lawsuit against team

Another former Houston Texans cheerleader who says cheer director Alto Gary applied duct tape to her stomach before a 2017 game has joined one of two lawsuits filed against the team over payment and workplace issues.

North Houston smoke shop temporarily closed after police find synthetic cannabinoids

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Harris County authorities won an order Thursday to shut down a north Houston smoke shop where owners allegedly ran a gambling operation, sold K2-laced vaping oil and stashed large amounts of drugs and cash in the store.

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Bikini-clad McKinney, Texas, teen who was tackled by police officer will finally get a pool party

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The incident happened June 5, 2015 when Dajerria Becton, then just 15 was at a pool party in McKinney, Texas. Police were called to a fight at the pool after a group of white people allegedly yelled racial slurs at some of the teens in…

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NBC cancels 'Timeless' for the second time

NBC canceled the time-traveling drama but is in negotiations for a two-hour finale.

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Klein ISD looking for ways to cut millions from budget after tax hike voted down

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Klein ISD's Board of Trustees will meet Friday for an emergency budget update after voters rejected a property tax hike that could have pumped an additional $28.8 million into the district's coffers.

Texas medical group tells national association to back off opposition to lawsuit ending Obamacare

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The Texas Medical Association last week “vehemently”objected to an American Medical Association’s challenge of a Texas lawsuit seeking to declare the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional and do away with protections for those with pre…

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Judge rejects Houston serial killer's claims he's too ill to be executed

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A federal judge this week rejected a Houston serial killer's argument that he should get a stay because he's in such bad health he can't be executed.

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Man on the run after police chase in SE Houston

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A man is on the run after an early morning police chase in southeast Houston.

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Man shot at NE Houston car wash

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A man was shot in a robbery Thursday night at an abandoned car wash in northeast Houston, authorities said.

Sealy man dead in vehicle fire on I-10 west in Katy

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A vehicle fire in Brookshire has closed all mainlanes of I-10 west after Pederson, according to Houston TranStar.

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What crossing the border looked like six to seven decades ago

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As the Trump administration deals with the fallout of separating migrant families, it's tough to imagine a time when the U.S.-Mexico border wasn't the militarized, heavily-watched line that it is today.

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Houston businesses caught selling alcohol to minors since April

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Apparently one Chipotle restaurant in Houston was caught selling more than just burritos to one underage patron.

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Jurors deliberate Houston man’s fate in fatal choking trial

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Terry Thompson, a 42-year-old railroad worker, took a second step after putting an intoxicated 24-year-old Houston man in a chokehold that showed his intent was to kill, prosecutors said Thursday.

What we know -- and don't know -- about the 'Little Jacob' case

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Authorities on Wednesday announced a big break in the "Little Jacob" case, identifying the boy whose body washed up on a Galveston beach last fall as 4-year old Jayden Lopez from Houston.

'Shame on you, Sid Miller:' Opponent rips Texas Ag Commissioner over controversial comments

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'Insulting from someone who chose to NOT serve:' Opponent rips Sid Miller family separation comments

Thursday, Jun 21

House rejects conservative GOP immigration proposal

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A second vote was expected later Thursday on a compromise plan.

Valdez: Abbott is a ‘Trump puppet’

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Texas Democrats seek to remind voters they have choices in the 2018 election

Hispanics in Texas slated to become majority population by 2022

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It's no secret that Texas has a large Hispanic population. Thanks to the integration of the culture we now have tacos, Tex-Mex and Selena, and as the population continues to grow the state will continue to adapt as we have in the past.

Houston advocates say Trump “reversal” on immigrant children doesn’t reverse families’ detention and criminalization

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“This executive order is only being used as a political stunt to seem more compassionate,” and advocate said, while others point to the concern of immigrants treated as criminals under Trump “zero tolerance” policy.

Wednesday, Jun 20

Rockets' P.J. Tucker estimates he spent $200,000 on sneakers last season

The Rockets' P.J. Tucker is probably the biggest sneakerhead in the NBA in a league full of sneakerheads.

Pope Francis criticizes Trump's family-separation policy, says 'populism is not the solution'

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VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis stepped into a growing controversy over President Donald Trump's immigration policies, criticizing the separation of migrant families at the U.S.-Mexican border and saying that "populism" and "creating psychosis…

Tuesday, Jun 19

Executive spurred to action after his house becomes a shelter for neighbors

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Southern Company Gas Pipeline president Dat Tran’s house, the highest on the block becomes a shelter, and launches the executive into action.

Flash flood watch in effect through Tuesday evening

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Much of southeast Texas is under a flash flood watch through this evening as remnants of tropical weather move through the area.

Meet the 'Big Brother' season 20 contestant from Texas

"Big Brother" has officially announced the cast for season 20 of the competition game show and of the 16 new house guests, one young lady is from Texas.

Monday, Jun 18

Tropical disturbance moving into Texas, bringing rain

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A tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico will finally reach Texas this week, bringing scattered showers and thunderstorms to the Houston area today through Thursday, meteorologists said.

Man run over, killed by several cars on North Freeway

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The man had been involved in a minor two-car accident on North Freeway near West Road around 2:30 a.m. and got out on the road to check out his vehicle, said Lt. Larry Crowson of the Houston Police Department.

Sunday, Jun 17

Man charged after charred bodies of missing Angleton family found

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A man already in jail in Fort Bend was charged Saturday in connection with the slaying of a missing Angleton family whose charred, skeletal remains turned up in rural Wharton County over the weekend.

Early morning fire wrecks Greater Third Ward hookah bar

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An early morning fire wreaked major damage on a Houston hookah bar.

Cruz edges out Kimmel in charity basketball game in Houston

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It was the Thunderdome from “Mad Max” or the coliseum from “Spartacus,” if either Max or Sparty were two, middle-aged American men playing a slow-motion car-crash of half-court basketball for charity and political one upsmanship.