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Houston firefighter treated for minor burns after duplex fire

A Houston firefighter was transported to the hospital with minor burns on his hands after a fire at a duplex Friday morning.

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:30:00 GMT

Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $284M for Halloween

Lucky Mega Millions players might get a big treat Halloween night.

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:10:53 GMT

Local 2 Investigates: Potentially deadly guardrails on Houston roads

A Local 2 investigation found the same guardrails that several states have stopped installing due to safety concerns line many Houston roadways.

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:51:02 GMT

Creative ways to control how much Halloween candy your kids eat

Halloween wouldn't be Halloween without the candy, but once collected some parents have come up with creative ways to control their kids' consumption.

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:43:03 GMT

Firefighters battle early-morning blaze at warehouse in Deer Park

Firefighters are trying to figure out what sparked a warehouse fire on Railroad Avenue in Deer Park.

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:37:07 GMT

Pedestrian struck by hit-and-run driver in Greenspoint

Houston police are looking for the hit-and-run driver who struck a man crossing a street in Greenspoint early Friday.

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:29:10 GMT

Police: Man pushed, punched 8-year-old boy

A man is charged with endangering a child after he punched an 8-year-old on Wednesday, according to police

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:33:34 GMT

Woman sentenced for putting gun in student's backpack

A woman was sentenced to three years in state prison Thursday for putting a gun into a middle school student's backpack. 

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:17:27 GMT

Man charged with assaulting four, 1 of them elderly

A man is being held in the Harris County Jail with no bond after he assaulted four family members, according to police. 

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:42:13 GMT

Vigil held for deputy killed in head-on crash

About 100 friends and colleagues of Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Jesse Valdez III lit candles and tearfully shared stories where he took his last breath.

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:18:47 GMT

Students forced to make quick decisions about firing weapons in simulation

In a professional simulation students in the Citizens' Police Academy are forced to make split-second decisions about when to fire a weapon. 

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:16:35 GMT

Man drives Jaguar over Top Golf course, patrons pelt car with golf balls

Houston police said they went out to Top Golf along the Katy Freeway and State Highway 6 after a man reportedly started driving his car over the course. 

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:04:51 GMT

Man arrested, charged with murder in 2012 stabbing case

A man has been arrested in a deadly stabbing that happened in south Houston in 2012. 

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:53:22 GMT

Getting the best deals at outlet stores around Texas

Consumer Reports surveyed thousands of shoppers to find out which outlet stores give you the best deal for your dollar. 

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:28:02 GMT

Katy ISD $748 million bond proposal a hot-button issue

The $748 million bond proposal includes building six new schools across the district, many in new Katy developments, as well as a new football stadium next to the old one.

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:24:42 GMT

Jury seated in trial of Harris County constable accused of misusing taxpayer money

A jury has been seated in the trial of Constable Victor Trevino, Harris  County, Precinct 6. The 12 jurors and one alternate will begin hearing testimony in the case Friday at 9:30 a.m. 

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:17:33 GMT

Restaurant Report Card: Off-temperature food and meat in a mop sink

Headed to the movies? How about a bite to eat at Studio Movie Grill in City Centre? When health inspectors stopped by, they said there was black and yellow mildew in the ice machines, and a broken grill drawer that left raw chicken, burgers and cheese too warm.

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:17:23 GMT

City to pursue legal action against business that cut down several trees

The City of Houston says it is pursuing legal action against those responsible for cutting down more than half a dozen oak trees along the street outside a Wendy's restaurant near West University Place. 

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:13:54 GMT

Charges re-filed against Santa Fe woman accused in death of 4-year-old

An arrest warrant has been issued for Laura Kolb after a grand jury re-indicted her in the death of her boyfriend's 4-year-old daughter.  Charges were dropped earlier because of a mistake made by a medical examiner.

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:12:16 GMT

Death of girl found wrapped in blankets in refrigerator ruled a homicide

The death of a girl whose body was found wrapped in blankets inside a refrigerator at a southwest Houston apartment has been ruled a homicide.  According to records, the primary cause of death for 9-year-old Ayahna Comb is malnutrition and dehydration.

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:09:59 GMT