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New Texas state laws go into effect today

New laws go on the books and into effect in Texas Tuesday. Here's a look at the changes taking place in the state.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:37:17 GMT

2 killed in crash in west Harris County

Harris County Sheriff's deputies are investigating after two people were killed in an accident late Monday.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:07:11 GMT

1 dead after robbery leads to shooting

One person was found dead after a robbery led to a shooting, according to Houston police.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:01:48 GMT

As Seen on TV Tuesday: Squishy Sand

From Play-Dough to the playground, parents of toddlers are always on the search for activities to keep their little ones busy and active.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 12:58:17 GMT

Wiener dog runs wild during baseball game

A wiener dog race at a Chihuahuas baseball game didn't go as planned, but it did leave a lot of people smiling.  

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 12:18:07 GMT

Houston Dynamo ranked no. 3 most valuable MLS team

The Houston Dynamo are one of the most explosive teams on the field and also one of the most valuable.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 12:16:10 GMT

Overturned cement truck shuts down EB lanes of 610 South Loop at FM-521 Almeda

An overturned cement truck has shut down all of the eastbound lanes of 610 South Loop at Farm to Market 521 at Almeda Road.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:45:03 GMT

Accused killer of deputy gets court-appointed attorneys

Shannon Miles two court appointed attorneys met with their client for the first time Monday.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:20:23 GMT

Racing commission's funding unclear amid lawmaker squabbles

Texas Senate leaders have announced a deal to keep the Texas Racing Commission open for at least three months despite its authorization of a new form of betting.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:07:45 GMT

SWAT team arrests suspect after threat to deputy

A person who made a threat against a deputy, is in custody after a SWAT standoff in Waller County.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:34:57 GMT

Parents pay to opt out of middle school PTA

A middle school PTA in Rockwall, TX is looking to earn support, and also give parents a break.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 06:32:24 GMT

HPD: Man bruises daughter in paddle beating

A man was charged with injuring his 9-year-old daughter after police said they discovered bruises on her thighs.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 05:03:33 GMT

Mayoral candidates speak on deputy's murder

Nealy 300 people packed an auditorium on the campus of the University of St. Thomas to discuss the issue of behavioral health, a forum attended by the seven major candidates running for mayor of Houston.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 03:51:31 GMT

KPRC 2 tracks down pool builder who fled to North Carolina

A pool contractor who left Houston with many jobs incomplete moved to North Carolina and has filed for personal bankruptcy, a Channel 2 Investigation found.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 03:44:43 GMT

Gas station clerk knew Goforth, Miles

The Chevron station at the intersection of West and Telge roads is a popular spot for police officers to fill their patrol cars while on duty. Workers said it’s not uncommon to see three or four police vehicles in the parking lot at one time.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 03:38:26 GMT

Keuchel's solid start helps Astros over Mariners 8-3

Dallas Keuchel allowed one run and struck out eight in seven innings to become the American League's first 16-game winner and lead the Houston Astros to 8-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 03:26:06 GMT

Atlanta-area police officer shot responded to wrong home

Authorities say an Atlanta-area police officer was shot and critically wounded when officers responded to a call of a suspicious person and showed up at the wrong house.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 03:14:52 GMT

DA: Man shot Harris County sheriff's deputy 15 times during ambush

Shannon Miles, the man accused of fatally shooting Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth, appeared in court Monday to face a charge of capital murder, and the district attorney revealed new details in the case.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 03:07:09 GMT

Men accused of burglarizing woman's vehicle arrested after chase

Two men are in custody after allegedly following a woman from a bank, burglarizing her vehicle and leading Houston police officers on a chase.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 02:55:04 GMT

Two accused of smoking synthetic pot in car with child

Two people are facing charges after allegedly smoking synthetic marijuana in a car with a child inside Saturday.

Published: Tue, 01 Sep 2015 01:55:39 GMT