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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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Woman Rebuffs, Kills Armed Man At Houston Gas Stop

Houston police say a woman who fatally shot a man at a gas station had rebuffed his sexual advances and opened fire when he flashed a knife.

07/22/2013

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Woman Gets 25-Year Term For Husband’s 1987 Death

A Tennessee woman has been sentenced to 25 years in prison after a Harris County jury found her guilty of murdering her husband in 1987.

04/27/2013

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Census Numbers Reveal Population Boom In Houston, Harris County

If you are feeling a bit more company in Houston and Harris County, there’s a reason for that; the latest findings from the Census indicate that the city of Houston as well as Harris County are currently seeing a population explosion!

03/15/2013

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Sheriff Adrian Garcia Calls Sylvia Garcia ‘Champion’ After Win

Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia is sending congratulatory sentiments to Sylvia Garcia after her March 2 victory in the runoff election for the state Senate District 6 seat.

03/05/2013

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Girl Wins Lawsuit Against Parents Who Were Trying To Force Her To Get Abortion

A teenage girl will be allowed to keep her baby after winning a lawsuit against her parents who were trying to force her to get an abortion.

02/19/2013

Sheriff Adrian Garcia
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Sheriff Garcia To Hold First Town Hall Meeting Of Year On School Safety

Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia and the Harris County Sheriff’s Office will hold the first Town Hall meeting of the year later this month with the primary focus being school safety.

01/09/2013

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8 Deputies Out After A Sex Misconduct Probe

The sheriff of the most populous county in Texas says eight of his employees have been fired, quit or retired after an internal investigation of sexual misconduct at the county jails.

10/05/2012

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