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    Jazz Pianist Joe Sample Dies at 75

    By Katie Lyons

    Pianist and composer Joe Sample, a founding member of the genre-crossing Jazz Crusaders who helped pioneer the electronic jazz-funk fusion style, has died. He was 75. Sample died of complications due to lung cancer Friday evening at the MD Anderson Full Article

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    VIDEO: Grandfather Dumps Freezing Water on Baby for Ice Bucket Challenge

    By Jen Scarpelli

    Houston, Tx (KRON)--It's been all over social media the last few weeks but some are saying one grandfather in Houston, Texas took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge too far. The grandfather posted a video on Facebook showing him dumping Full Article

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    Teen Arrested After Body Found in Motel Bathtub

    By Candice Naranjo

    HOUSTON (AP) — Police say the body of a man who was beaten, choked and stabbed was found in a Houston motel bathtub and a 17-year-old man has been arrested in his death. Houston police say in a news release that Full Article

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    Texas Shooting Suspect Collapses in Court

    By Candice Naranjo

    SPRING, Texas (AP) - A man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, has collapsed in court as a prosecutor recited the charges against him. A shackled Ronald Lee Haskell was standing before a state Full Article

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    Gunman’s Children Among the Dead in Houston Shooting

    By Candice Naranjo

    SPRING, Texas (AP) — A father who authorities say fatally shot two adults and four of his children and critically wounded his 15-year-old daughter, sank to his knees in surrender after a three-hour standoff in suburban Houston, police said. Investigators planned Full Article

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    Houston Barbershop Owner Fatally Shoots Client

    By Candice Naranjo

    HOUSTON (AP) — Police say a Houston barbershop owner shot and killed a customer during a heated argument when the man refused to leave. Houston police spokeswoman Jodi Silva says the incident happened around noon Saturday when the customer and the Full Article

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    Father, Daughter Embark on Car Chase After Seeing Thieves Flee Their Home

    By Candice Naranjo

    (CNN) -- A father and daughter weren't going to just sit there when they discovered their home was being burglarized. The plastic surgeon from Houston was just arriving home from a business trip on Friday when he and his daughter Full Article

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    “Cucuy Monster” Accused of Stabbing and Choking Pre-School Child

    By Brian Shields

    HOUSTON (KRON) -- A pre-schooler is expected to be okay after a 21-year old man with a happy face tattooed on his left cheek allegedly stabbed him at random while the child played in a park. Police say people who Full Article

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    Woman Accused of Fatally Stabbing Boyfriend with High Heel

    By Beth Sorensen

    HOUSTON — A Houston woman attacked her boyfriend in a fit of rage, sat on him after knocking him down and then stabbed him to death with the stiletto heel of her shoe, striking him at least 25 times in the Full Article

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    Worker Describes Escape From Burning Building

    By Aaron Pero

    HOUSTON (AP) — Trapped on a balcony by smoke and flames, construction supervisor Curtis Reissig knew he had to take action to stay ahead of the blaze that was quickly consuming the Houston apartment complex he had helped build. "The flames Full Article

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    Wild House Party Turns Deadly

    By Candice Naranjo

    CNN-- A shooting at a house party near Houston left two high school students dead and 19 other people injured, the Harris County sheriff said Sunday afternoon. The shooting occurred late Saturday night in the Cypress area, the sheriff's office Full Article

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    Four Captive Men Found in Houston Home

    By KRON 4 Staff

    HOUSTON - Houston police say they've rescued four homeless men who were being held captive in "deplorable conditions" at a local house. Police Sgt. Steven Murdock says a neighbor called authorities Friday morning expressing concern about men in the house Full Article

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    Four Firefighters Killed in Houston Motel Blaze

    By Brian Shields

    HOUSTON -- Authorities say four firefighters are dead after trying to battle a fire that engulfed a Houston motel along a busy expressway. The Houston mayor's office released a statement saying the four firefighters were killed Friday after a blaze Full Article