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February 19, 2019 - 3:30 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A long legal fight over whether a Texas death row inmate could be executed ended Tuesday after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the 59-year-old man is intellectually disabled and thus cannot be put to death. The Supreme Court's ruling came after prosecutors with the Harris County...
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The concerned citizen claimed to have entered an abandoned Houston, Texas home to smoke pot and found a tiger.
BARC Houston/Instagram via CNN
February 12, 2019 - 10:40 am
By Christina Maxouris, CNN (CNN) -- It took a little convincing before police believed the person who reported the strange discovery. The concerned citizen claimed to have entered an abandoned Houston, Texas home to smoke pot and found a tiger. So, naturally, authorities were suspicious. "We...
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President Donald Trump walks down the steps of Air Force One at El Paso International Airport in El Paso, Texas, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
February 11, 2019 - 9:04 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump headed to the Texas border on Monday to argue his case that walls work as Democrats and Republicans back home in Washington announced a deal had been reached to avoid another government shutdown. Trump was bound for El Paso, aiming to reshape the debate...
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In this Feb. 7, 2019 photo, President Donald Trump speaks during the National Prayer Breakfast, in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
February 11, 2019 - 8:18 am
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to turn the debate over a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border back to his political advantage as his signature pledge to American voters threatens to become a model of unfulfilled promises. Trump will hold his first...
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In this Nov. 13, 2017, file photo, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, speaks at a news conference during the USCCB's annual fall meeting in Baltimore.
AP Photo/Patrick Semansky
January 31, 2019 - 9:44 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Catholic leaders in Texas on Thursday identified 286 priests and others accused of sexually abusing children, a number that represents one of the largest collections of names to be released since an explosive grand jury report last year in Pennsylvania. Fourteen dioceses in Texas...
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Police investigate the scene where several Houston Police officers were shot in Houston on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019.
Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP
January 28, 2019 - 8:46 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Five Houston officers were injured in a shooting Monday in an incident involving a suspect and taken to a hospital, police said. Houston police tweeted the officers were "struck with gunfire following an encounter with a suspect" Monday afternoon in a neighborhood in southeast...
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In this Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, photo, mechanic Terry Rose talks about the government shutdown at his business in Fort Hancock, Texas.
Eric Gay/AP Photo
January 26, 2019 - 2:36 pm
By Will Weissert, Associated Press FORT HANCOCK, Texas (AP) — Donald Trump didn't carry many parts of Texas' heavily Democratic areas along the border with Mexico, but he won remote Hudspeth County thanks to people like Terry Rose. And the 71-year-old mechanic saw the longest shutdown in U.S...
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President Donald Trump gestures after arriving at McAllen International Airport for a visit to the southern border, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, in McAllen, Texas.
AP Photo/ Evan Vucci
January 10, 2019 - 11:49 am
UPDATED: 4:11 p.m. ___ MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to declare a national emergency to circumvent Congress if he can't reach a deal with Democrats to fund his promised border wall. He spent most of the day in Texas near the U.S.-Mexico border to draw further...
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Migrants mainly from Mexico and Central America look on as U.S. President Donald Trump gives a prime-time address about border security on television, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, watching from a border migrant shelter in Tijuana, Mexico.
Gregory Bull/AP Photo
January 10, 2019 - 7:21 am
By Catherine Lucey, Lisa Mascaro and Laurie Kellman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking the shutdown battle to the U.S.-Mexico border, seeking to bolster his case for the border wall after negotiations with Democrats blew up over his funding demands. Trump stalked...
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This undated image provided the Harris County Sheriff's Office shows Eric Black Jr. Prosecutors said Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, that the shooting death of a 7-year-old black girl as she rode in her family's vehicle stemmed from a case of mistaken identity.
Harris County Sheriff's Office via AP
January 06, 2019 - 9:41 am
HOUSTON (AP) — A black man was arrested and charged with murder in the killing of a 7-year-old black girl in a drive-by shooting that authorities said Sunday appeared to be a case of mistaken identity, not a racially motivated attack, as her family feared. Jazmine Barnes' family had described the...
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