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CBS
April 25, 2019 - 11:41 am
A nationally acclaimed high school principal is standing by a new dress code she created not for students, but for their parents. The code says attire that is "totally unacceptable for the school setting" will get parents kicked off campus. Carlotta Outley Brown, the principal of James Madison High...
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AP
April 23, 2019 - 11:51 am
(KNX 1070) -- United Airlines is in legal hot water after one of its employees was charged with disorderly conduct as a result of using racial slurs to actress and philanthropist Cacilie Hughes. A United Airlines employee has been charged with disorderly conduct after verbally abusing actress and...
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AP
February 23, 2019 - 6:45 pm
A Boeing 767 cargo jetliner heading to Houston with three people aboard disintegrated after crashing Saturday into a bay east of the city, according to a Texas sheriff. Witnesses told emergency personnel that the twin-engine plane "went in nose first," leaving a debris field three-quarters of a...
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CBS News
February 12, 2019 - 8:38 am
(CBS News) - Police are investigating after a tiger was found in a home in Houston Monday, reports the CBS affiliate there, KHOU-TV. Officials said two people who went into the abandoned home to smoke marijuana called 311 when they found the large cat. 311 officials transferred the call the BARC...
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AP
January 28, 2019 - 5:51 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Five Houston officers were injured in a shooting Monday in an incident involving a suspect and taken to a hospital, police said. Houston police tweeted the officers were "struck with gunfire following an encounter with a suspect" Monday afternoon in a neighborhood in southeast...
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AP
January 08, 2019 - 1:44 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities announced Tuesday that a second black man has been charged in the fatal drive-by shooting of a 7-year-old Houston black girl, whose death her family had initially believed was racially motivated. The Harris County Sherriff's Office said 24-year-old Larry D. Woodruffe has...
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AP
January 04, 2019 - 2:03 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — It was still dark outside when LaPorsha Washington drove her four daughters, including 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes, in the family's silver car at 6:30 a.m. Sunday to a grocery store on the eastern outskirts of Houston. Each daughter was in her assigned seat in the family car, with...
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Courtesy CBS affiliate KHOU-TV
January 03, 2019 - 8:37 am
Houston (CBS News) -- A 14-year-old boy who authorities say was driving an SUV that caused a fatal car accident has been arrested on a murder charge. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says the SUV was filled with teens who were throwing eggs at other cars Tuesday afternoon when another driver...
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Galveston County Sheriff's Office
May 18, 2018 - 7:44 am
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — There are 10 deaths reported in a shooting Friday at Santa Fe High School. Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trouchesset said authorities have arrested one person and another is in custody, as a possible accomplice. A law enforcement official has identified 17-year-old Dimitrios...
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