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Two shot dead, eight injured after shooting in downtown Minneapolis

Two men were shot dead and eight others were wounded in downtown Minneapolis, police said early on Saturday (May 22). "Of the 10 victims, all are adults, five male and five female. Two deceased...

BREAKING NEWS: Rapper DMX dead at 50

DMX, the New York rapper behind such iconic songs as "Party Up (Up in Here)" and "X Gon' Give It to Ya" and the star of action movies including Exit Wounds, Cradle 2 the Grave and Romeo Must Die, died Friday. He...

Houston’s mayor faces possible referendum over 35,000 signatures collected so far

HOUSTON - Recent reports indicate Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner could be facing a reduction in his authority after a group collectively gains 35,000 signatures requesting his power be limited. The Houston Chronicle reported the...

Family charged in sex trafficking ring at Houston bar

HOUSTON – Four Houston-area residents have been charged with sex trafficking and conspiracy to do so, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery. Maria Botello, 54, her son - Edgar Botello, 28, her nephew...

Man wanted after threatening four teens with a gun near Morton Ranch

KATY- Katy ISD Police are warning parents of a stranger danger alert near the Morton Ranch complex. Authorities were alerted around 4:15 p.m. Tuesday that a man on foot carrying a gun, confronted four...

Houston Health Department opening 3,000 new COVID-19 vaccination appointment slots for new partner site

HOUSTON - The Houston Health Department is opening 3,000 additional COVID-19 vaccination appointment slots for April 1-3, 2021. The appointments are for first doses of Moderna vaccine at Reed Road Parking Lot (2098 Reed Rd.), the...

Texas man arrested for beating 70-year-old neighbor to death

PASADENA - A Texas man has been charged after he is suspected of beating his elder neighbor to death as she lay asleep in bed. The incident was reported last week in the Willow...

Teen girls charged with murder, carjacking of Uber Eats driver in Washington, DC

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Two teenage girls have been charged in the carjacking death of an Uber Eats driver this week in Washington, DC, police say. Mohammad Anwar, 66, of Springfield, Virginia, was killed Tuesday afternoon...

Amber Alert issued for Rains County teen abducted by registered sex offender

DALLAS - There is now an active Amber Alert for a 14-year-old girl from Rains County who was abducted and possibly taken to the Dallas or Mesquite area. The Rains County Sheriff’s Office believes Lexus Gray...

Couple charged in death of 8-year-old found unresponsive in a hotel

HOUSTON - The mother of an 8-year-old boy found dead Tuesday night at a local hotel is currently being held on a $150,000 bond on two criminal charges connected to his death. Kayla Holzendorf,...

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Biden tells NATO allies: I want Europe to know the U.S. is there

U.S. President Joe Biden said on Monday (June 14) he wanted Europe to know the United States...

Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott donates $2.7 bln in latest round of charitable giving

Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott announced on Tuesday (June 15) that she has donated $2.7 billion to nearly 300 organizations focused on what...

New York state skylines glow with fireworks as COVID-19 restrictions lifted

Fireworks in major cities across New York state on Tuesday night (June 15) celebrated a major milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic: the...

Suspect stopped with spike strip after lengthy chase on Beltway 8

HOUSTON - A driver running red lights has been caught after a lengthy chase overnight, according to Houston police.

Woman being questioned after man stabbed to death in west Houston hotel room

HOUSTON – Authorities have launched investigation after a man who was found stabbed in the chest in a west Houston hotel Monday...