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UPDATE: SWAT standoff ends in surrender after shootout with officers, no one hurt

A robbery suspect who has barricaded himself inside a house has prompted the Houston Police Department to call its SWAT team.

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:36:50 GMT

Topshop pulls ultra-skinny mannequin from stores

Topshop has pulled an extremely thin mannequin from its stores after receiving a complaint from an outraged customer.

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 05:30:00 GMT

Altuve's career-best 5 RBIs lead Astros over Angels 10-5

Jose Altuve had a career-high five RBIs to lead the Houston Astros to a 10-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night in a game between the top teams in the American League West.

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 03:48:13 GMT

Three firefighters hurt after massive apartment fire

Firefighters responded to a four-alarm fire Tuesday in northwest Houston.

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 03:47:30 GMT

Houston considers surcharge for trash collection, recycling expenses

The city of Houston’s garbage czar wants to hit homeowners with a monthly surcharge of $15-$20 to cover a variety of expenses related to trash collection and recycling.

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 03:46:56 GMT

Attempted home invasion under investigation

Three men are under arrest and a fourth is on the run after an attempted home invasion in northwest Harris County on Tuesday.

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 03:14:53 GMT

Sentence upheld for woman convicted of killing boyfriend with stiletto heel

Ana Trujillo, the woman who killed her boyfriend with a stiletto-heeled shoe, has lost an appeal.

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 02:25:23 GMT

Officers rescue 7, including 4 children, in Galveston apartment fire

Emergency crews saved seven people Monday morning after battling flames that engulfed an apartment complex in Galveston.

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 02:02:15 GMT

Cobra on the loose at Houston luxury lofts

A cobra was found slithering through the halls of The Rice luxury lofts in downtown Houston.

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 01:35:46 GMT

Oklahoma boys flown to Galveston hospital after severe sunburn at day care

Two young boys were flown to the Shriner's Hospital for Children in Galveston after being severely sunburned while playing at their day care center in Oklahoma. 

Published: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:28:15 GMT

History makers Misty Copeland, Lauren Anderson inspire little brown ballerinas in Houston

Wearing tutus and tiaras, girls' eyes were locked on center stage Tuesday as Misty Copeland and Lauren Anderson spoke about life, love of the arts and the experience of being a brown ballerina.

Published: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:59:40 GMT

Mom accused of leaving children alone to go smoke cigarette

A mother faces charges for leaving her four children alone late at night to get a cigarette from a neighbor. 

Published: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:59:24 GMT

Boys stop to help competitor cross finish line

Two young boys stood atop the winners' podium at the Cypress Youth Triathlon Saturday in Northwest Harris County. They were on the podium not because they finished first, but because they set the standard for sportsmanship.

Published: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:53:29 GMT

Coast Guard searching for missing father and son in Brazos River

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a father and son who were reported missing Tuesday morning.

Published: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:52:26 GMT

Pastor shoots burglar at Baytown church

A pastor came to the rescue Tuesday morning, shooting a man who broke into the Church of New Beginnings in Baytown.

Published: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:51:14 GMT

Man accused of sexually assaulting teen with special needs

A woman is claiming her 17-year-old daughter, who has the mental capacity of a fourth-grader, was sexually assaulted by a man.

Published: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:09:06 GMT

Supporters, opponents sound off on equal rights ordinance

Houston's controversial equal rights ordinance once again took center stage Tuesday afternoon at City Hall. Supporters and opponents had their chance to sound off inside council chambers.

Published: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 22:36:13 GMT

Mother: Baby left alone, locked in day care

A mother is outraged after she said her baby was left alone at a day care facility.

Published: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 22:33:09 GMT

First human case of West Nile virus reported in Montgomery County

The first human case of West Nile virus has been reported in Montgomery County.

Published: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:59:49 GMT

La Porte man accused of assaulting 7-year-old stepson

A La Porte man is facing charges for allegedly assaulting his stepson.

Published: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:20:38 GMT