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A Spanish speaking Walmart employee told a Spanish speaking customer to speak English because she "lives in Texas"
Joel Aparicio told theHouston Chroniclethat he was shopping on Sunday shopping at a Walmart in Pasadena, Texas, when the self-checkout machine malfunctioned and a staffer came up to him to help him.
Boy left on Spring doorstep dropped off at wrong house, father says
Investigators said surveillance video shows a woman arrive at the home in a white car, run to the front door of the home, lift the child by one arm to place him on the porch, ring the doorbell several times, knock on the door, run back to the car and leave. The entire incident took 23 seconds.
Lake Jackson dentist continues marathon running
LAKE JACKSONPeter Norris is taking his late-in-life love of marathons to the Corps.The Lake Jackson dentist, who has competed in 15 marathons since turning 50, will make his sweet 16th when he runs in the Marine Corps Marathon on Oct. 28.
'I'm going to kill everyone:' Dickinson ISD middle school student arrested for threat
CRIME'I'm going to kill everyone:' Dickinson ISD middle school student arrested for threat"Students must understand that their words and writing, whether they are serious or joking, have the power to incite fear in others. This will not be tolerated.," campus officials said.
Santa Fe victims to receive as much as $71K each
For the past four months, a steering committee of community members has worked to determine how to divide up the money among victims and their families. The committee was assisted by the National Compassion Fund, a non-profit group that helps communities coping with disasters handle large influxes o
What you need to know about early voting for 2018 midterm election
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11-year-old who drowned in Galveston identified
GALVESTONThe Galveston County Medical Examiner's Office on Thursday identified the 11-year-old boy who drowned Sunday in Galveston.Noah Authement, 11, died after he was pulled into the Gulf of Mexico by a rip current on Sunday evening.
BBQ restaurant offers Astros fan free food as aftermath grows
EMBEDMore News VideosSince the fan interference call, Scott Crawford, the brother-in-law of Troy Caldwell, says people are now going after Caldwell's family and his job.
Port Freeport announces new global carrier service
“We are proud to partner with the CMA CGM Group, a world leader in ocean transportation. Their extensive network of services allows Port Freeport access to major trade lanes worldwide, creating additional economic opportunities for the entire region,” stated Phyllis Saathoff, Executive Director/CEO
Father of 11-year-old boy who drowned in Galveston speaks out
GALVESTON, Texas- Coast Guard officials announced on Wednesday that they had found the body of 11-year-old Noah Authement, who drowned near Galveston.Galveston police said the body was found about 4:40 p.m. 2 miles away from the shore, near Nine Mile Road and State Highway 3005.Related StoriesEXCLUS
County officials to monitor Brazos River
BRAZORIA— County officials will be monitoring the Brazos River closely over the next week or two because of the rainfall pouring into the Brazos River Watershed from North and Central Texas.There will be a significant rise in the Brazos River level at Rosharon over the next week, according to the Na
Parents of young girls involved in molestation claims against Pasadena ISD substitute teacher speak
The parents of two of the girls participated in a news conference Wednesday because, according to their attorney, the parents feel Pasadena ISD has not been open and honest about what led up to the incident.
Body of missing 11-year-old Galveston swimmer found
KPRCCrews assemble on a beach in Galveston, Texas, on Oct. 14, 2018, as they search for two missing boys.
Freeport Elementary combines students, community and STEM
FREEPORT— Freeport Elementary students and families gathered after school Monday to explore hands-on projects and lessons and learn about mechanical energy.Family Tech Night is a once-a-month event sponsored by Olin Corp., Freeport Elementary Counselor Barbara Pruessing said, and the event is a part
What to Learn from a School Shooting that Almost Happened | Houston Public Media
It happened six years ago at Sandy Hook Elementary. Then this February in Parkland, Florida. And then just outside of Houston in May, when 10 people were killed and 13 others injured when a gunman opened fire at Santa Fe High School.
Houston media high school football poll: Week 8
Class 6A1. North Shore - 6-0 (160 points; eight first-place votes; seven weeks at No. 1)2. Klein Collins - 7-0 (149)3. Cypress Ranch - 7-0 (140)4. Katy - 5-1 (137)5. Pearland - 6-0 (119; tiebreaker vs. Dickinson)6. Dickinson - 7-0 (119)7. Westfield - 5-1 (116)8. Cypress Falls - 6-0 (98)9. Atascocita
Houston mom goes to bed with suspected hangover, diagnosed with brain tumor
HOUSTON, TX- A 23-year-old Houston mom and nursing student, Christina Smith went to bed one night with what she thought was a bad hangover. “Next day I had the biggest headache all day," said Christina.When she woke up, she was being admitted into a hospital. Doctors say she had a seizure and being
First lady Melania Trump's plane makes emergency landing
"Minor mechanical issue. Everything is fine and everyone is safe," Stephanie Grisham, the first lady's Communications Director, said in a statement.
Text to 9-1-1 service unveiled in Alvin and Brazoria County
For decades, the message has been the same — in an emergency call 9-1-1.While that is certainly still the case, there is officially another option beginning this month — in an emergency, when you can’t make a call, text 9-1-1.The Gulf Coast Regional 9-1-1 Emergency Com-munications District announced
Ross Dress For Less shoplifter caught with over $2,000 worth of merchandise, police say
According to the Houston Police Department, the woman, 57, entered the discount store around 9 p.m. Monday and began shopping.