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5 people found dead inside Rice home

5 people found dead inside Rice home

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Investigators say no suspects are being sought after two adults and three children were found dead in a North Texas home.
Quanell X takes on case of man slain by Houston Subway robbers

Quanell X takes on case of man slain by Houston Subway robbers

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Quanell X and the family of a man fatally shot during a robbery at a sandwich shop in southeast Houston pleaded with the public to help police find his killers.
San Marcos woman gets life in prison for 6th DWI

San Marcos woman gets life in prison for 6th DWI

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a 44-year-old Central Texas woman has been sentenced to life in prison for her sixth driving while intoxicated conviction.

Church Of Wells responds to so-called 'lies, criticism' with 13 minute video

The elders of the "Church Of Wells" have responded to what they believe to be "lies and criticism" of their church with a 13 minute YouTube video.
Poverty rate declines for first time since recession

Poverty rate declines for first time since recession

Texas is one of two states in which the poverty rate declined between 2011 and 2012, according to data released late Wednesday from the U.S.
Longview a bright spot in ETX economic growth

Longview a bright spot in ETX economic growth

The U.S. Department of Commerce recently released new data on the economic growth in metropolitan areas for 2012. The numbers shine a positive light for most Texas cities.
Customer killed in Houston sandwich shop robbery

Customer killed in Houston sandwich shop robbery

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a customer at a sandwich shop in southeast Houston was fatally shot during a robbery Tuesday night.
Reported cases of 'whooping cough' increases in East Texas

Reported cases of 'whooping cough' increases in East Texas

Additional cases of 'whooping cough'-- or pertussis --have been reported in East Texas this week. The total count for the state as of September 10 is 2,160, according to the Texas Department of Health.
Keystone XL protesters arrested in downtown Houston

Keystone XL protesters arrested in downtown Houston

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Thirteen Keystone XL opponents were arrested Monday during a protest in downtown Houston after they refused to move from the front of pipeline owner TransCanada’s offices.
Texas again has highest uninsured rate in nation

Texas again has highest uninsured rate in nation

Texas continued to have the highest rate of people without health insurance in 2012 at 24.6 percent, according to the Current Population Survey
Six Tyler ISD Campuses Join Facebook

Six Tyler ISD Campuses Join Facebook

Six Tyler ISD campuses have joined the social network Facebook as part of a pilot program initiated by the District.

British museum buys working gun made on 3-D printer

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Britain's Victoria & Albert Museum says it has bought a working gun made on a 3-D printer, which sparked alarm among anti-firearms campaigners when it was unveiled in the United States.

Red Cross of Smith County sending workers to assist Colorado flood victims

According to the Smith County Red Cross they are sending two people to Colorado to assists victims of the flooding. The Red Cross was caring for 1000 people in 24 shelters across Colorado, Sunday night.
Beaumont cheerleaders lawyer up to save Bible-themed banner messages

Beaumont cheerleaders lawyer up to save Bible-themed banner messages

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; some Kountze cheerleaders who want to continue to display Bible banners at high school football games have hired their own attorney because they do not want to be pitted against their school district in what
HPD: Suspected carjacker shot to death

HPD: Suspected carjacker shot to death

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a man fatally shot a suspected carjacker late Tuesday in the parking lot of a McDonald's restaurant in north Houston.