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Federal judge halts key part of Texas abortion law

A federal judge has thrown out new abortion restrictions that would have banned the procedure at most Texas facilities where women can legally end a pregnancy.

Published: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:00:41 GMT

Boat catches fire near Kemah Bridge

Firefighters Friday afternoon battled a boat that caught fire near the Kemah Bridge.

Published: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:53:51 GMT

Cleveland Regional Medical Center closes until further notice

Cleveland residents are upset and worried after learning their local hospital has shut its doors.

Published: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:36:47 GMT

HPD: Man who drove away with kids in day care van charged with kidnapping

The suspect accused of stealing a day care van with five children inside appeared in court overnight.  Brenton Alex Simmons, 24, was charged with five counts of kidnapping.

Published: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:16:42 GMT

Abbott backs out of televised debate with Davis

Republican Greg Abbott has backed out of a statewide televised debate in the Texas governor's race with Democrat Wendy Davis.

Published: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:41:09 GMT

Juvenile riding bike struck by car in Cypress

A juvenile riding a bike was struck by a car in Cypress, Harris County sheriff's deputies confirm.

Published: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:27:47 GMT

Houston races dropped from IndyCar slate in 2015

The Grand Prix of Houston has been dropped from the IndyCar schedule for 2015.

Published: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:07:13 GMT

Police chase ends in fiery crash on Westheimer

A police chase near the Galleria ended in a fiery crash early Friday morning.

Published: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:28:08 GMT

PD: Man stabs ex-girlfriend's new lover at Pearland home

A man was arrested Friday morning after allegedly stabbing his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend, then causing a SWAT situation at her Pearland home.

Published: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:27:26 GMT

Bronze statue stolen from NW Harris County community

Authorities are asking for the public's help in recovering a large bronze statue stolen from the Coles Crossing community this week.

Published: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:21:50 GMT

Friday is start of rainy holiday weekend

Periodic showers and thunderstorms will continue to plague southeast Texas through the first half of the weekend.

Published: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:40:40 GMT

?Virtual kidnappers? targeting Houstonians in fraud scheme to wire money

The Houston FBI seeks to warn the public about a rise in “virtual kidnapping” fraud schemes and the recent targeting of Houstonians in these schemes.

Published: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:24:11 GMT

Houston Rodeo names Dan Cheney as new COO

The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo has found someone to fill the position that will be left open by Leroy Shafer when he retires.

Published: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:50:32 GMT

Alvin ISD staff member accused of inappropriate relationship with student

Alvin ISD has confirmed that a staff member is being investigated for allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a student.

Published: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:42:12 GMT

LCISD: Students taken to another school after power outage at Austin Elementary

Students at Austin Elementary School in Lamar Consolidated ISD were sent to another school Friday after a power outage in the building.

Published: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:00:35 GMT

Wanted Texas sex offender arrested in Mexico

A 49-year-old man wanted in Hill County for failing to register as a sex offender, burglary and a parole violation has been arrested in Mexico after eluding capture for almost 10 years.

Published: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:35:58 GMT

Houston police chief seeks body camera funding

The chief of the largest police force in Texas has moved to equip all of his officers with body cameras.

Published: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:33:12 GMT

Sheriff: Texas minister charged in teen sex assault

Texas authorities have charged a Bastrop youth minister who they say had sex with a 16-year-old girl.

Published: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:30:40 GMT

Katy man gets 20 years in synthetic drug deaths

A Katy man accused of selling synthetic drugs to customers in every state and distributing the chemicals that resulted in the overdose deaths of two teens in the Grand Forks, North Dakota, area was sentenced Thursday to more than 20 years in prison.

Published: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:29:33 GMT

Man charged with murder in case of woman's body found burned

A man is facing charges in the death of a woman whose burned body was found last year.

Published: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:11:45 GMT