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Trooper in Sandra Bland arrest had been disciplined

The Texas trooper who arrested a black Chicago-area area woman after a confrontation that began with a traffic stop had been cautioned about "unprofessional conduct" in a 2014 incident while he was still a probationary trooper.

Published: Sat, 01 Aug 2015 01:08:18 GMT

Human rights organization calls for answers in Sandra Bland's death

Members of an Atlanta-based human rights organization Friday echoed earlier calls for Waller County officials to answer questions regarding the death of Sandra Bland.

Published: Sat, 01 Aug 2015 01:05:33 GMT

Carjacking leads to chase in southwest Houston

Police arrested a group of thieves who carjacked a woman who was celebrating her birthday Thursday in southwest Houston.

Published: Sat, 01 Aug 2015 00:46:54 GMT

Audit finds Galveston County owed millions in uncollected fees

An audit by the Texas Office of Court Administration reported Galveston County is owed approximately $56 million in uncollected money.

Published: Sat, 01 Aug 2015 00:35:44 GMT

Deadly on Highway 59 northbound at Greenbriar cleared

A deadly wreck involving a motorcycle on the Southwest Freeway has two right inbound lanes blocked at Greenbriar Drive.

Published: Sat, 01 Aug 2015 00:20:57 GMT

Astros increase prices for 2016 season tickets

Astros fans will have to pay higher prices for season tickets next season.

Published: Sat, 01 Aug 2015 00:14:36 GMT

METRO driver hops off bus, drags homeowner from burning house in Heights

A METRO bus driver is credited with saving a person from a fire that broke out Friday morning in a Heights home.

Published: Sat, 01 Aug 2015 00:01:36 GMT

Boy hurt while playing baseball now helping others

A teenage boy who was hit in the chest by a line drive during a baseball game has a second lease on life and is committed to using his time to preventing a similar accident.

Published: Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:49:26 GMT

Residents on alert after vehicle break-ins

Residents in a Yorktown Colony subdivision said they are tired of crooks taking advantage of them.

Published: Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:39:42 GMT

Vet: HCC police dog dies from complications due to heat

Houston Community College's first ever police dog has died.

Published: Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:34:47 GMT

WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper dies at 61

Rowdy" Roddy Piper, who trash talked his way to the main event of the first WrestleMania and later found movie stardom, has died. He was 61.

Published: Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:27:54 GMT

Allen Parkway renovation project to begin Monday

Construction is set to begin Monday on a major renovation project to Allen Parkway.

Published: Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:04:07 GMT

HPD cadets take cultural diversity tour

Cadets with the Houston Police Department hopped on a METRO bus Friday for the department’s first ever Cultural Diversity Cadet Bus Tour.

Published: Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:50:50 GMT

Posts about White Linen Night in the Heights sparks outrage

Free Press Houston is causing controversy after an image made its way onto the newspaper's social media accounts.

Published: Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:32:39 GMT

Time capsule at historic post office reveals Houston history

The United States Postal Service unveiled a piece of Houston history Friday when it cracked open a time capsule from the grand opening of the city's main post office in 1962.

Published: Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:15:38 GMT

Staying safe in extreme summer heat

The Houston metropolitan area has been added to a Heat Advisory until 7 p.m. Friday.

Published: Fri, 31 Jul 2015 21:55:56 GMT

Web Chat & Phone Bank: New METRO bus network

KPRC 2 is teaming up with METRO and Telemundo to spread the word about the transit system's new bus network by hosting a phone bank and web chat on Aug. 3 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Published: Fri, 31 Jul 2015 21:42:43 GMT

Two men, juvenile charged after fatal house party shooting

Two men and a juvenile have been charged with murder after the shooting death of an 18-year-old at a house party in Fresno.

Published: Fri, 31 Jul 2015 21:21:43 GMT

Lynn Anderson, singer of 'Rose Garden,' dies in Nashville

Lynn Anderson, whose strong, husky voice carried her to the top of the charts with "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden," has died. She was 67.

Published: Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:49:24 GMT

Burglars steal from Rosenberg gun store

The Rosenberg Police Department is looking for two men who burglarized a gun store.

Published: Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:37:31 GMT