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September 21, 2019 - 7:45 am
By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Emergency workers used boats Friday to rescue about 60 residents of a Houston-area community still trapped in their homes by floodwaters following one of the wettest tropical cyclones in U.S. history. At least four deaths have been linked to the...
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September 19, 2019 - 1:05 pm
By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — The remnants of Tropical Depression Imelda unleashed torrential rain Thursday in parts of Texas, prompting hundreds of water rescues, a hospital evacuation and road closures as the powerful storm system drew comparisons to Hurricane Harvey two years...
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September 18, 2019 - 11:50 am
MIAMI (AP) — Bermuda's government called up troops and urged people on the British Atlantic island to make final preparations for an expected close brush Wednesday with Hurricane Humberto, a powerful Category 3 storm. Authorities ordered early closings of schools, transportation and government...
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Jeff Katz
September 13, 2019 - 1:26 pm
During the Democratic Debate last night in Houston, candidate Robert Francis O'Rourke continued to push his agenda for taking guns away from law-abiding American citizens. When asked if he was for confiscating guns, he responded with a tirade in which he declared, "hell yes, we're going to take...
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September 05, 2019 - 6:15 pm
By MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has brought its first case for violating the federal ban on bump stocks, devices that allow a semi-automatic firearm to fire rapidly like a machine gun. Federal prosecutors say Ajay Dhingra of Houston has been charged with...
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January 08, 2019 - 4:17 pm
HOUSTON (AP) - Authorities say a second black man has been charged in the fatal drive-by shooting of a 7-year-old Houston black girl, whose death her family had initially believed was racially motivated. The Harris County Sherriff's Office say 24-year-old Larry D. Woodruffe was charged Tuesday with...
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December 06, 2018 - 8:20 am
by Will Weissert, Nomaan Merchant & Calvin Woodward, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — George H.W. Bush, who shaped history as 41st president and patriarch of a family that occupied the White House for a dozen years, is going to his final rest Thursday in Texas. More than 11,000 people paid their...
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December 03, 2018 - 8:51 am
HOUSTON (AP) — George H.W. Bush is set to embark on his final tour of Washington, the capital city that is remembering the 41st president's lifetime of public service that began in the Navy during World War II, ended with one term as president and was characterized throughout by what admirers say...
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