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Brown, smelly drinking water troubles residents

Residents are refusing to drink their tap water because it has a very strong smell of chlorine and sand or sediment in it.

Published: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 04:23:26 GMT

Back 2 School: Freebies and good deals

Clothes, supplies, computers -- the list of back to school needs is a long one. And when you've got more than one child, the cost can really add up. That's why Local 2 Consumer Expert Amy Davis is helping you save some money by finding good deals and free stuff to get your family ready to head back to class.

Published: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 04:09:12 GMT

Perry turns himself in on abuse of power charges, then gets ice cream

Perry, who is mulling a second presidential run in 2016, was booked on two felony counts of abuse of power Tuesday at the Travis County courthouse. He vowed he'd fight the charges 'with every fiber of my being.'

Published: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 04:01:47 GMT

5 steps students can take to do homework effectively

With hundreds of thousands of Houston-area kids heading back to school next week, the Harris County Department of Education is launching a new campaign to teach students how to make homework work better for them.

Published: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 03:57:54 GMT

Residents: Houston apartments infested with bed bugs

What experts say has been a growing problem in the Houston area is getting even bigger.

Published: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 03:05:00 GMT

Donation given to fallen firefighter's family

The family of fallen Houston firefighter Daniel Groover is getting some much-needed help.

Published: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:31:17 GMT

Pearland eliminated from Little League World Series

The Pearland All-Stars suffer a 6-1 loss to Chicago, ending their Little League World Series hopes.

Published: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:38:00 GMT

J.J. Watt focused on football despite ongoing contract issue

The Texans' superstar hopes to be compensated for his high level of play.

Published: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:30:35 GMT

Trial begins for dad accused of killing drunken driver who killed sons

A southeast Texas father faces trial on allegations he killed a drunken driver in a fit of rage after his two sons were fatally struck on a rural road.

Published: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:02:12 GMT

HPD: Officer fatally shot in parking garage

A Houston police officer has been found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in a downtown Houston parking garage.

Published: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:53 GMT

Ninth and 10th West Nile cases confirmed in Montgomery County

A ninth and 10th case of West Nile virus has been confirmed in Montgomery County.

Published: Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:26:25 GMT

HPD: Armed men storm IHOP, demand cash

Houston police are searching for three men who stormed an IHOP in north Houston Tuesday morning and investigators say it's possible the robbery is connected with four others in the Houston area.

Published: Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:04:04 GMT

Marijuana grow field discovered in Fort Bend County

Two men fled Tuesday when agents found a marijuana growing operation in Fort Bend County, authorities said.

Published: Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:33:52 GMT

Blog: Early models forecast possible tropical system in Gulf of Mexico

Some computer forecast models generate a tropical system in the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico as we head into next week.

Published: Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:24:57 GMT

HISD plans changes in bus routes

Expect transportation changes for students in the Houston Independent School District.

Published: Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:58:06 GMT

HCSO sued over social media policy

The Harris County Sheriff's Office is responding to a lawsuit filed by an employee.

Published: Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:20:57 GMT

Body found near search for man missing from capsized boat in Cedar Bayou

A body was found Tuesday in the area where the Coast Guard had been searching for a man missing when a fishing vessel overturned Monday in Cedar Bayou near Baytown.

Published: Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:11:20 GMT

La Marque city councilwoman will not face recall election

A city councilwoman accused of making racist comments won’t face a recall election.

Published: Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:07:32 GMT

Mother given four years probation for child endangerment

A mother whose baby was left at a fire station has struck a deal with a judge.

Published: Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:04:03 GMT

HPD: Armed robbers on the loose after striking bank near Memorial City Mall

Houston police are searching for two armed men who allegedly robbed a bank near Memorial City Mall Tuesday morning.

Published: Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:36:47 GMT