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The Astrodome in Houston. (credit: David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)

Astrodome Cleaning Begins In Houston

Work has begun to clean the exterior of Houston’s famed Astrodome. Crews are expected to finish their power-wash cleaning of the vacant venue by January.

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Boy, Dad Sought In Houston Mom’s Death Found Safe

Authorities say an 11-month-old boy whose mother was found dead in the refrigerator of her Houston apartment has been found safe in Mexico with his father, who has been taken into custody as a suspect in the killing.

12/12/2014

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DFW Home Invasion Suspect Caught In Houston

Authorities have caught the final suspect in a string of North Texas home invasion robberies. Octavius Scott was taken into custody early Thursday morning in Houston.

12/11/2014

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Ex-Girlfriend Testifies In Houston Occult Killing

Prosecutors say the two boys were hoping to make a deal with the devil when they disfigured the girl’s body, including carving an upside down crucifix on her stomach.

12/09/2014

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Trial Begins For Teen Charged In Occult Killing

A Houston-area teenager accused of killing a girl in a satanic ritual had gouged out her eye as she begged for her life, prosecutors said Monday.

12/08/2014

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Astrodome Exterior To Be Washed

Houston’s historic Astrodome is set to receive a scrubbing. The Harris County Sports and Convention Corporation voted Wednesday to wash the exterior of the vacant structure.

11/20/2014

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Jackson State Scores Late To Beat Texas Southern

Jackson State to a 15-10 win over Texas Southern on Saturday night.

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Team owner A.J. Foyt watches during practice for the IZOD IndyCar Series Firestone 550k at Texas Motor Speedway June 4, 2010 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

IndyCar Legend A.J. Foyt Stable Following Heart Surgery

Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner A.J. Foyt is in stable condition at a Houston hospital following triple bypass surgery on his heart Wednesday.

11/12/2014

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Texans Coach Says Thieves Took 3 Super Bowl Rings

Police are investigating a break in at the home of Texans linebackers coach Mike Vrabel.

11/08/2014

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Low Oil Prices Send Chills Through Oil Patch

Oil has averaged $96 a barrel over the past four years, fueling more drilling, more hiring, and bigger appetites in North Dakota, Texas, Oklahoma and elsewhere. Now oil has hit a rough patch, plunging to $80 from $107

11/03/2014

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School Cop Accused Of Demanding To Smell Woman’s Socks

A Texas school district police officer has been charged with misdemeanor official oppression after he was accused of demanding to smell the socks and underwear of a woman he had stopped.

10/27/2014

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Houston Conference Canceled After West African Travelers Denied Visas

The organizers of a global safety conference in Houston say they have been forced to postpone the event after delegates from West Africa were denied their visas.

10/15/2014

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