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File photo of a prison cell block. (Photo by ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Officials Propose Texas Immigration Lockup

Federal authorities want to build a South Texas immigration lockup for families amid the surge of youngsters pouring across the U.S.-Mexico border.

09/11/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in the wrong place at the wrong time. (Photo by Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Perry, Cruz Visit Wounded Military Personnel After Fort Hood Shooting

Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sen Ted Cruz say they’ve visited with military personnel wounded in Wednesday’s shooting at Fort Hood that left four dead and 16 wounded.

04/04/2014

New research suggests assumptions about the death penalty may be wrong. (Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

Study: Executions Do Not Bring Closure To Victims’ Families

According to a new study, executions do not heal the victims’ families.

01/27/2014

Photo Credit: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Best Summer Reading Events For Kids In Houston

Just because it’s summer vacation in Houston does not mean that your kids should not pick up another book until school starts again in August — take them to these great reading events to get them turning pages.

05/31/2013

Piles of debris and mangled trees remain after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Okla. (credit: Brett Deering/Getty Images)

In Tornado’s Wake, Worried Parents Seek Out Kids

The parents and guardians stood in the muddy grass outside a suburban Oklahoma City church, listening as someone with a bullhorn called out the names of children who were being dropped off — survivors of a deadly tornado that barreled through their community.

05/21/2013

File photo of a student celebrating after a graduation ceremony. (credit: JAAFAR ASHTIYEH/AFP/Getty Images)

Best Places For Graduation Parties In Houston

Houston boasts a wide variety of venues, all with exceptional location, themes and amenities available for that special graduation celebration.

05/03/2013

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Best May Celebrations In Houston

There are many exciting events this May to celebrate the spring and the beautiful weather for people of all interests. Make sure to explore your city and learn about all the great ways you can take advantage of spring in Houston!

04/15/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Passover 2013 With Kids In Houston

With Passover coming up, it is important to teach children about the event this holy day commemorates. Passover marks the climax of the events surrounding the 10 plagues of Egypt, that ultimately resulted in the freedom of the enslaved Israelites. There are many events in Houston for children to celebrate Passover and educate them of the importance of the holiday.

03/15/2013

(credit: Cicely C. Mitchell/CBS Radio Houston)

HCSO’s Citizen Police Alumni, Explorers Take Time To Help Families In Need

Deputies from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office storefronts, members of the HCSO’s Citizen Police Alumni (CPA)and members of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Program took time to help families in need this Thanksgiving.

11/19/2012

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Best Places To Make Friends With New Parents In Houston

The transition from child-free to new parent is a challenging one, and it can be especially hard if you try to do it all on your own. Even if you’ve got a spouse or partner on board to help, at some point you’re going to need some reinforcements.

CBS Houston–11/08/2011

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