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Officials: Crude oil tank explodes after lightning strike in Baytown

Lightning struck a crude oil tank, causing an explosion in Baytown Wednesday afternoon, according to the U. S. Coast Guard.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:31:45 GMT

Man at Abilene Chick-fil-A pays $1K to treat drive-thru diners

A generous customer has paid $1,000 to pick up the tab for diners in dozens of vehicles at the drive-thru lanes of a West Texas fast-food restaurant.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:31:42 GMT

Texas woman set to die for starvation and torture death of 9-year-old

Attorneys asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block the scheduled Wednesday evening execution of a Texas woman convicted of the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:54:40 GMT

PD: Cleveland ISD students hospitalized, suspected of ingesting Kush & pills

Several Cleveland ISD students believed to be under the influence of drugs were taken to the hospital Wednesday morning, school officials said.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:53:32 GMT

Two lanes open on 610 North Loop at Shepherd after animal parts spill

Two lanes of 610 North Loop at Shepherd Drive reopened Wednesday afternoon after a slaughter house truck skid on water and spilled animals parts onto the freeway.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:29:43 GMT

?I?ve been doing this 52 years and I?ve heard all kinds of things,? singer says.

Patti LaBelle took the stand Wednesday in a civil suit filed against her by a former West Point cadet. Day two of the trial began at 8 a.m. at Houston’s Bob Casey Federal Courthouse.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:25:28 GMT

Flash Flood Warning issued for Harris, Galveston & Brazoria counties

A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for Harris, Galveston and Brazoria counties until 4:15 p.m. Wednesday. And a Flood Watch is in effect for southeast Texas through 7 p.m. Thursday.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:22:38 GMT

Texas EquuSearch looking for 27-year-old Iraq war veteran

A Texas search and rescue organization is looking for a U.S. Army veteran in north Houston. 

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:21:30 GMT

Opening arguments start in civil suit against LaBelle

Opening statements started Tuesday afternoon in a civil suit involving legendary singer Patti LaBelle.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:20:40 GMT

FBCSO: Officer shoots suspect while serving search warrant

A suspect was airlifted to the hospital after being shot by a police officer in the Sugar Land area, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:28:28 GMT

Woman accused of beating boy with shoes, belt, hands

A woman is accused of beating a little boy.  Rachelle Danielle Reyna, 28, is charged with injury to a child.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:21:51 GMT

Harris County grand jury indicts man for murder in 2008 shooting

A Harris County grand jury charges a 25-year-old man with murder in a 2008 shooting case Wednesday.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:50:50 GMT

HPD: Woman found passed out in car with baby in backseat

A woman was arrested after allegedly passing out in a car in a store parking lot with a baby in the back seat.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:00:05 GMT

9-year-old boy hit by vehicle after it crossed against school bus lights

A 9-year-old boy is taken to a medical center with minor injuries after he was hit by a vehicle Wednesday morning, according to police.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:40:35 GMT

After making 'mistake,' Vikings bench Adrian Peterson

Hours after reversing course and benching Adrian Peterson indefinitely, Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf said Wednesday that the team "made a mistake" in bringing back their superstar running back following his indictment on a felony child-abuse charge in Texas.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:01:28 GMT

CenterPoint Energy to conduct planned flares in southeast Houston

CenterPoint Energy will be performing planned flaring work Wednesday, beginning around 11 a.m., west of Telephone Road and north of Bellfort as part of an overall City improvement project.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:33:48 GMT

Man lying on side of Gulf Freeway feeder road run over by vehicle

A man lying on the Gulf Freeway feeder road was critically injured after being run over by a passing vehicle early Wednesday.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:11:39 GMT

Sugar Land to install dozens of new crime prevention cameras

The city of Sugar Land is set to install dozens of new cameras to help prevent crime.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:09:26 GMT

Technology points to Houston traffic getting better

Houston’s traffic should be in better shape, not worse, in 20 years, according to an engineer who has made a career out of studying traffic.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:00:46 GMT

6 students taken to hospital after school bus accident on Highway 288

Six students were taken to the hospital Wednesday morning after a school bus and a car collided in southeast Houston, according to the Houston Fire Department.

Published: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:35:09 GMT