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Harris County

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  • Obese Inmate Hides Gun Under Flabs of Flesh

    Obese Inmate Hides Gun Under Flabs of Flesh
    HOUSTON -- An obese inmate in Texas has been charged after officials learned he had a gun hidden under flabs of his own flesh. Twenty-five-year-old George Vera was charged with possession of a firearm in a correctional facility after he told a guard at...
  • Free Immunizations at Harris County Hospital District's School Based Clinics

    The Harris County Hospital District's School Based Clinics are offering free immunizations on Tuesday, Aug. 18, Tuesday, Aug. 25 and Tuesday, Sept. 1 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. to help parents and children get ready to go back to school. To receive an...
  • When Love Hurts

    When Love Hurts
    Domestic violence cuts across all economic, educational, and ethnic lines. "You can't pigeon hole domestic violence, and as we've just seen over the weekend, you had a suburban house in Katy, Texas and you had the Beverly Hills of Houston in River Oaks...
  • HCSO Deputy shoots Suspected Bank Robber

    HCSO Deputy shoots Suspected Bank Robber
    A suspected bank robber took a trip to the hospital Friday night after being shot by an off-duty Harris County Sheriff's deputy. The whole ordeal happened at the Vista Bank Texas on the Northwest Freeway at Little York just before 1 p.m. Houston...
  • The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life

    empowers more than 3.5 million people nationwide to fight back against cancer in their community. Teams of people from all walks of life come together to support the American Cancer Society's mission of saving lives and creating more birthdays by...
  • Newest Beach on the Bay

    Newest Beach on the Bay
    Harris County's only beach on the bay is back. It has been nearly 50 years since hurricanes and shipping destroyed Sylvan Beach in La Porte. Thanks to a $3.5 million restoration project, La Porte, Harris County and the Texas General Land Office have...
  • Texas Winter Price Tag

    Texas Winter Price Tag
    Just about everyone in north Harris County saw at least a taste of the winter wonderland by late Tuesday. According to the Harris County of Emergency Management, rain and show shouldn't turn to ice until after midnight Wednesday morning, if at all....
  • Innocent Man Freed After Serving 11 Years

    Innocent Man Freed After Serving 11 Years
    42 year-old Richard Sturgeon has a lot to look forward to... "A good meal, but above all, giving praise to god," said Sturgeon. The single father is also looking forward to spending time with his three children after his recent release from prison....
  • Remembering Senator Ted Kennedy

    Remembering Senator Ted Kennedy
    UNDATED (AP) - A conservative Republican who didn't often see eye-to-eye with Ted Kennedy says that while his political battles with Kennedy were real, "you couldn't help but like him." Orrin Hatch of Utah says he and Kennedy were "like fighting...
  • Texas Justice's Wife Cleared of Fire Charges

    Texas Justice's Wife Cleared of Fire Charges
    HOUSTON (AP) - Arson charges have been dropped against the wife of a Texas Supreme Court justice in the fire that destroyed their Spring home. The Harris County District Attorney's Office dismissed felony arson and felony criminal mischief charges...
  • I-45, US 75 among most-congested roads in Texas

    I-45, US 75 among most-congested roads in Texas
    The I-45/US 75 corridor through Texas accounts for 6 of the 10 most-congested roads in Texas, according to a new report from the Texas Department of Transportation. Houston gets top honors in this report. TxDot says I-45 between Beltway 8 and I-610 is...
  • VIDEO: Wild Car Chase in Houston

    A frightening experience for drivers on the Northwest Freeway in Harris County, Texas this afternoon. A driver led police on a wild car chase, after he was allegedly seen breaking windows at a local car dealership. In the video, you can see the man...