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Texas Mom Allegedly Tried To Kill Hospitalized Son

A Houston-area woman charged with attempting to kill her hospitalized 5-month-old son has come under scrutiny in the 2013 death of her toddler daughter in Mississippi.

10/23/2014

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7 Wounded At Suburban Houston Club Shooting

Seven people are being treated for gunshot wounds after two groups of men exchanged dozens of shots outside a crowded suburban Houston club.

08/03/2014

Ronald Lee Haskell was standing before a judge when he fell to the ground. Deputies helped him back up. He stood for about another minute before collapsing again. (Harris County Sheriff's Dept.)

Shooting Suspect Collapses Twice In Court

Ronald Lee Haskell accused of killing two adults and four children, and injuring a teen girl, execution style in their home.

07/11/2014

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Police: Father Killed His 4 Kids, 2 Other Adults In Shooting Rampage

Police say a domestic dispute turned deadly when a man opened fire at a home in Spring.

07/09/2014

A Houston police lab technician resigned after being accused of  lying, following improper procedure tampering with official records, says D.A. (JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)

Problems Found In Houston Police Lab Testing

185 criminal cases, including 53 murders cases, are being called into question after officials discovered a Houston police crime lab technician mishandled evidence.

06/19/2014

Defense attorneys say Narjes Modarresi was depressed and suicidal when she buried and smothered her 2-month-old son in 2010. (Getty Images)

Woman Accused Of Burying And Killing Her Infant Son

Narjes Modarresi is accused of capital murder in the April 2010 death of her 2-month-old son.

05/15/2014

The Astrodome was used as a shelter during hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005. (Getty Images)

Preservation Groups Still Hope To Save Astrodome From Wrecking Ball

A pending application to designate the famed Houston Astrodome as a “state antiquities landmark” could revitalize efforts to revamp the stadium and save it from potential demolition.

05/14/2014

Jay Z performs on stage, during his Magna Carter Tour, at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdan, on Oct. 29, 2013. (credit: Ferdy Damman/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: 2 Women Arrested At Jay Z Concert After Stealing Man’s Tickets, Nearly Dragging Him To Death

Two women were arrested at a Jay Z concert after police say they stole a man’s tickets and nearly dragged him to death when he was trying to sell them.

01/03/2014

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Texas County Adopts Policy To Protect LGBT Inmates

The sheriff of Houston’s Harris County has adopted a sweeping policy designed to protect and guarantee equal treatment of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender inmates, including allowing transgender individuals to be housed based on the gender they identify with instead of their biological sex.

11/14/2013

Sheriff Adrian Garcia
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Sheriff Garcia: ‘No Tax Increase Needed For Project Making County Safer’

Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia announced Tuesday that there would be no additional tax increases for a project geared at making Harris County safer.

08/13/2013

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