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Man found shot to death on southwest Houston street

HOUSTON - A man's body was found on a southwest Houston street Monday morning. Westside patrol officers were called just after 2 a.m. to the 8100 block of Cook Road on reports of a man lying on the median. Officers initially thought the man had been hit by a car but found that he had been shot at

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-11-20 10:52:16

1 dead after 6-person shoot-out in Acres Homes

One man died Saturday night in a six-person Acres Homes shoot-out. A group of three men met up with another three men around 10:30 p.m. near Glenn and Mount for "some type of transaction," according to Houston police. "We don't know what they were meeting up for," Sgt. Joel Burton told reporters. "T

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-19 14:36:00

Houston Looking To Stay Ahead Of Drug Epidemic

According to Jeff Fortenberry, almost 25 pounds of fentanyl has been confiscated in just the last six months in Harris County. The Mexican Gulf cartel controls drug traffic in Houston. They bring crystal meth into the city by the gas tank. Yes the gas tank, and any other means possible. Converted in

HOUSTONPUBLICMEDIA.ORG - 2017-11-20 12:06:08

More DJs Are Spinning More Vinyl in Houston Bars and Clubs

Long gone are the days when we could turn on our radios and choose from a variety of stations with live DJs on the air. DJs that knew what they were spinning and took the time to craft their playlist and answer calls from the audience. Though Houston may only have a handful of flesh and blood DJs le

HOUSTON PRESS - 2017-11-20 10:00:00

Native Houstonian Xavier Gonzalez named Rhodes scholar

A Houstonian - and Harvard University senior - is one of 32 Rhodes Scholars who will study at Oxford University next year. Harold Xavier Gonzalez, a standout tennis player at St. John's School in River Oaks, matriculated at Harvard in 2014. His selection was announced over the weekend. Gonzalez, a m

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-20 13:00:00

Houston To Redesign Congested Interchange

Construction will begin in February on a $259 million project to redesign the congested interchange where I-69/US 59 meets the 610 Loop. Texas Department of Transportation currently ranks it as one of the state's biggest traffic choke points. Dignitaries were on hand today for a groundbreaking cerem

HOUSTONPUBLICMEDIA.ORG - 2017-11-20 12:43:18

A 'Comfort Food' Houston Haven Is Back In Business

Cleburne Cafeteria on Bissonnet near Edloe in southwest Houston reopened over the weekend after being shut down by a devastating fire in April of last year. Owner George Mickelis said he estimates close to 3-thousand patrons stopped by his eatery on Friday during the Grand Opening as well as on Satu

HOUSTONPUBLICMEDIA.ORG - 2017-11-20 11:11:14

This Week in Houston Food Events: Turkey Day Eats and Black Friday Brunch

Here's a look at this week's hottest culinary happenings: Thanksgiving Sweets Pies and Cakes at Three Brothers Bakery Three Brothers Bakery, 12393 Kingsride, 4036 South Braeswood, 4606 Washington, is offering its fan favorite pies this holiday season. Get pecan pie made with scratch-made pie crust a

HOUSTON PRESS - 2017-11-20 10:00:00

John Carpenter lives his truth in Syracuse (Review)

It is in the best interest of every filmmaker to take up an instrument, form a band with his family members and perform, in front of a live audience, selections from his film scores as clips from said films play on a giant projector behind him. That's what John Carpenter's set at the Palace Theatre

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-11-20 16:28:46

Jeep drives off Onondaga Lake Parkway into the water

A jeep drove off Onondaga Lake Parkway into the water early Monday morning, according to Onondaga County 911. Dispatchers said the crash occurred just after 2 a.m. Monday near the Park Street ramp in Liverpool. According to dispatchers, nobody was hurt. It's unclear if the snowy weather Monday morn

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2017-11-20 08:38:10

Dunkin Donuts employee sprayed in the face with capsaicin after argument

An argument at the Dunkin' Donuts on Teall Ave. in Syracuse between two employees Sunday afternoon led to one of them being sprayed in the face with capsaicin, according to the Onondaga County Sheriff's Office. Capsaicin is an aerosol spray that temporarily irritates the eyes and mucous membranes, S

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2017-11-19 17:05:21

Three Rome residents charged with manufacturing meth

Bruce A. Stempien, left, Kevin I. Melendez and Amber M. Bolster were all charged for manufacturing meth (Rome Police) Three people were arrested for manufacturing meth in Rome, according to Rome City Police. Bruce A. Stempien, 25, Kevin O. Melendez, 31, and Amber M. Bolster, 30, were all charged wit

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2017-11-20 13:27:13

Annual brass and bells holiday concert on Dec. 10

On Sunday, Dec. 10, at 3 p.m. the United Church of Fayetteville Handbell Choir and the Syracuse University Brass Ensemble will perform their annual holiday concert. A freewill offering will be taken for its Haiti Educational Partnership to purchase pre-school books and workbooks. Concertgoers are al

EAGLENEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-11-20 16:21:30

GET READY FOR THE BALL: Cotillion dress exchange now at Common Grounds

Eagle staff report The annual Christmas Cotillion Dance at Cazenovia High School on Dec. 2, and a CHS alum has created a cotillion dress exchange at Common Grounds to help girls dress for the party. "While I have fond memories of helping my (sometimes reluctant) friends dress shop for these semi-for

EAGLENEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-11-20 15:30:10

Lewis County man dies in agricultural accident at dairy farm

New York State Police are investigating a fatal agricultural/industrial accident that happened over the weekend in Lewis County. An investigation found that Ryan C. Ouellette, 32, of Lowville, was tending to a large integrity manure separator around 8 a.m. Sunday at the Marks Dairy Farm in Lowville

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2017-11-20 12:32:34

Two suspects connected to Albion child abuse case plead not guilty

Two suspects connected to the brutal child abuse case in the Town of Albion pleaded not guilty to a number of charges against them Monday morning in Oswego County Court. Gary Bubis Jr., 37, was indicted last Tuesday on charges of second-degree assault, first-degree unlawful imprisonment, tampering w

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2017-11-20 11:44:54

Haverhill MBTA Train Derails in Andover

Photo courtesy of the MBTA. Workers clear train 208 after a "slow speed derailment" Monday, Nov. 20. (Photograph courtesy of the MBTA.) Merrimack Valley straphangers experienced a longer than usual Monday morning commute this morning when MBTA train no. 208 derailed shortly after leaving the Haverhi

WHAV.NET - 2017-11-20 11:12:05

Sen. L'Italien running for Congress

ANDOVER -- The Democrats are going to need a bigger ballot. State Sen. Barbara L'Italien made it official Monday, announcing that she's running for the 3rd Congressional District seat. U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas announced this summer that she will not seek re-election in 2018 after more than a decade

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-11-20 14:22:35

Candidate count at 11 for Tsongas seat in US House

Democrats in the Merrimack Valley could either select a candidate for the Third Congressional District seat or field a football team. The Democratic field now stands at 11 candidates after state Sen. Barbara L'Italien made her candidacy official on Monday morning following a months-long exploration

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-20 18:00:57

Cheers and jeers for recent newsmakers

CHEERS to the thousands of chefs, sous chefs and assistants in our community who labor not just to prepare their own tables but to serve Thanksgiving meals elsewhere. Many nonprofits and community groups in the Merrimack Valley collect and distribute food for the holiday. Some of them serve meals di

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-11-20 01:00:00