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Trapped Mosquito Could Carry Rare Virus

Health officials in Houston believe they’ve trapped a mosquito carrying a virus known as chikungunya, raising the possibility of people becoming infected locally.

08/08/2014

(credit: Kathy Keatley Garvey, UC Davis Dept. of Entomology)

Mosquito Carrying Rare Virus Trapped In Texas

When it comes to mosquitoes the main concern for North Texans lately has been West Nile Virus. Now health officials in Houston believe they’ve trapped a mosquito carrying a virus known as chikungunya.

08/07/2014

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15-Year-Old Sole Shooting Survivor: “Stay Strong!”

Mourners released balloons and heard from the sole survivor of the Houston area shooting that killed her 5 family members.

07/12/2014

Ronald Haskell

Texas Shooting Suspect Collapses In Court

A man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife’s family, including four children, collapsed in court Friday as a prosecutor recited the charges against him.

07/11/2014

Ronald Haskell

Suspect In Houston Family Slaying Dressed As Delivery Man

A man charged with killing four children and their parents was dressed as a delivery man when he forced his way into the family’s suburban Houston home and held the kids at gunpoint until their parents arrived, police said Thursday.

07/10/2014

Dr. Phil McGraw. (credit: CBS 11 News)

One-Time ‘Dr. Phil’ Guest Sentenced For Texas Murder

A Texas jury has returned a 27-year prison sentence for a 39-year-old man who at one time taped an interview with “Dr. Phil” claiming he didn’t kill his girlfriend.

06/06/2014

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Woman Gets Life Term For Burying, Killing Newborn

A 32-year-old woman was sentenced to life in prison after a Harris County jury found her guilty of capital murder for burying her infant son in mud near a bayou, smothering the 2-month-old.

05/22/2014

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Houston Authorities Searching For ‘Serial Defecator’

Deputies in the Woodland Heights area of Houston are searching for a man who has repeatedly used the bathroom in several yards at night.

05/08/2014

(credit: Allen Police Department)

Texan Arrested For Slashing $25,000 In Tires

Harris County authorities are trying to determine why a man walked through a suburban Houston neighborhood and punctured the tires of dozens of cars.

04/11/2014

A salt shaker. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Texas Woman Accused Of Poisoning Child With Salt

A Texas pediatric nurse has been arrested for feeding her own daughter such a dangerous amount of salt that the child had to be hospitalized.

04/10/2014

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Houston Movie Theater Confrontation Turns Deadly

Officials say a confrontation between two groups of people over the ending of a movie turned deadly in the parking lot of the Houston area theater.

03/17/2014

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Did Texas Dad Know He Was Shooting Daughter’s Guest?

A grand jury will have to determine whether a Texas man who killed a 17-year-old boy in his teenage daughter’s bedroom knew he was shooting the girl’s guest — or thought he was shooting an intruder.

03/14/2014

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