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Houston Police Arrest 'Drunk' Man With Stash Of Weapons In Hotel Room

Houston Police Arrest 'Drunk' Man With Stash Of Weapons In Hotel RoomHouston police arrested an intoxicated man with a cache of weapons in his hotel room early Sunday, according to local media reports.



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Police: Man kills 2, then himself at Houston auto shop

Police: Man kills 2, then himself at Houston auto shopHOUSTON (AP) — A man walked into a Houston auto shop where he used to work Friday and fatally shot two employees before going outside and killing himself, police said.



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Houston woman accused of killing friend, taking baby as her own

Houston woman accused of killing friend, taking baby as her ownA Houston woman who police said stabbed her friend to death, stole the mother’s six-week-old baby girl and tried to pass the infant off as her own was arrested on Thursday, the same day authorities said they had found the missing child alive. Erika Miranda-Alvarez, 28, apparently took the baby to hide from her boyfriend and family that she had a miscarriage, police said. Due to deliver in January, she came home on Tuesday with the stolen infant, telling family that she delivered early.



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Houston woman accused of killing friend, taking baby as her own

Houston woman accused of killing friend, taking baby as her ownA Houston woman who police said stabbed her friend to death, stole the mother’s six-week-old baby girl and tried to pass the infant off as her own was arrested on Thursday, the same day authorities said they had found the missing child alive. Erika Miranda-Alvarez, 28, apparently took the baby to hide from her boyfriend and family that she had a miscarriage, police said. Due to deliver in January, she came home on Tuesday with the stolen infant, telling family that she delivered early.



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Houston Suburb Conditions Hurricane Relief Money On Residents' Vow Not To Boycott Israel

Houston Suburb Conditions Hurricane Relief Money On Residents' Vow Not To Boycott IsraelA suburb outside of Houston is requiring residents who were affected by Hurricane Harvey to certify that they do not boycott Israel in order to apply for grant money to rebuild their home or business.



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How One Houston Synagogue Is Facing Yom Kippur After Hurricane Harvey

How One Houston Synagogue Is Facing Yom Kippur After Hurricane HarveyYom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement that falls on Friday this year, is one of the holiest days on the Jewish religious calendar.



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Family returns to home near Houston to assess damage after Harvey flooding

Family returns to home near Houston to assess damage after Harvey floodingA family affected by the heavy flooding from Hurricane Harvey returned to their home outside Houston to assess the damage as Larry Koser Sr. and his wife, Brenda, sorted through the remains. Larry Sr. recounted how they evacuated their home as floodwaters kept rising and how he and his son borrowed kayaks to return to the home to collect important documents and valuables.



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Houston residents confront officials over decision to flood neighborhoods

Houston residents confront officials over decision to flood neighborhoodsBy Emily Flitter HOUSTON (Reuters) – Angry Houston residents shouted at city officials on Saturday over decisions to intentionally flood certain neighborhoods during Hurricane Harvey, as they returned to homes that may have been contaminated by overflowing sewers. A town hall grew heated after City Council member Greg Travis, who represents parts of western Houston, told about 250 people that an Army Corps of Engineers official told him that certain gauges measuring water levels at the Buffalo Bayou – the city’s main waterway – failed due to a decision to release water from two municipal reservoirs to avoid an overflow.



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Houston Families Face Rent Demands On Flooded Properties

Houston Families Face Rent Demands On Flooded PropertiesSome families in the Houston area being asked to pay rent, with late fees, after Hurricane Harvey caused catastrophic flooding to hit southeast Texas and drove them from their homes, The Guardian reported.



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For Houston homeowners, tough decisions on whether to rebuild

For Houston homeowners, tough decisions on whether to rebuildBy Ernest Scheyder HOUSTON (Reuters) – It took just hours for Tropical Storm Harvey’s floodwaters to destroy hand-hewn cabinets and wood floors that Chad Wilson spent more than 18 months to build and install in his Houston home. Wilson’s first thought after the waters receded and he girded himself for a Herculean cleanup is one echoing across the storm-weary Texas coast: should he rebuild? With most of the home, which had never before flooded, now gutted, Wilson says he will only remain if he can raise its level above the ground by up to six feet (two meters).



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