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Watching Out For You: Missing mail — HOUSTON - Our next "Watching Out For You" took us to the Broadway Square Apartment near Hobby Airport. The complaint came from Lisa Horace, a frustrated tenant who just wants to get her mail. "They playing with our mail," she told us.
Nov 21, 2014

Our story last night... We helped tenants get their mail service back. #telltiffany @khou #khou #houston #hounews…

Amber Alert issued for 6-month-old infant out of Galveston — GALVESTON, Texas -- An Amber Alert has been issued out of Galveston for a 6-month-old infant named Jerome. The child is a black male last seen wearing a dark blue onesie with light blue trim and a Snoopy character on it, and white socks. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Air traffic controller saves pilot's life — Mark Nelson was stuck above thousands of feet of clouds, and he wasn't licensed to fly on instruments alone It was no leisure flight Sunday for Mark Nelson when he found himself trapped above the clouds over a heavily populated area. His only way down?
Nov 20, 2014

Nice job by the controller. Great job by the pilot being willing to declare an emergency.…

Alleged FSU gunman has ties to Texas Tech, Houston — TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- A Florida State University alumnus and attorney shot three people at the school's library early Thursday before being killed by police, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press. The official said the shooter was Myron May, who also graduated from Texas Tech University's law school.
Nov 20, 2014

MT @KHOU: Alleged FSU gunman has ties to Texas Tech, Houston: A source says the gunman involved in the... #HouNews

At-home breathalyzers: do they work? — Police warn that the pocket-size breathalyzers could lead you down the wrong road. Our Tiffany Craig is watching out for you.

Family rescued from sinking sailboat has vanished — The Galveston County Sheriff's Office believes the family gave fake names GALVESTON - It's a mystery that started with a sinking sailboat and the amazing rescue of a couple and seven children. Three weeks later, the family is missing and investigators have discovered they may have lied.
Nov 20, 2014

That's strange. RT @KHOU: Family rescued from sinking sailboat has vanished

Deputies bust over $1.5M worth of marijuana in Houston home — Neighbors complained of a foul smell coming from the home HOUSTON - Harris County Sheriff's deputies found more than $1.5 million worth of marijuana plants growing in a house in west Harris County on Wednesday. Neighbors living on Cabin Creek Drive in the Winchester Country subdivision say they have been smelling something funny lately.
Nov 20, 2014

Our story from last night: Deputies bust over $1.5M worth of marijuana in Houston home… via @KHOU

Rosenberg residents being evacuated following strange odor​ — The evacuation includes a five-six block area The Rosenberg Police Department is evacuating residents in five-six block area near Avenue F and the Ward Street intersection because of a suspicious smell. The Rosenberg Fire Department and CenterPoint are trying to find the source of the odor.

Rocket teammates standing by Dwight Howard amid child abuse accusation — HOUSTON - Houston Rockets star Dwight Howard faced the media for the first time since being accused of abusing his son. Howard had no comment when he was asked about the accusation Wednesday morning at the Toyota Center. Howard is accused of beating his son with a belt.
Nov 19, 2014

My story today: Rockets teammates standing by Dwight Howard amid child abuse accusation… via @KHOU

Miss Honduras, sister, found shot to death — TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) - Two bodies authorities believe to belong Miss Honduras 2014 and her sister have been found buried near the spa where they disappeared six days ago, the Honduras National Police director said Wednesday. Authorities are awaiting confirmation from forensic officials that the bodies are Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, and her sister, Sofia, 23, said Gen.

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Sugar Land police looking for thieves that stole gun collection — HOUSTON - Sugar Land police are looking for three suspects involved in a home invasion. They stormed into a house on South Gabriel River Circle in the Riverbend subdivision around 2 p.m. Tuesday. "There were four marked units, one unmarked, there was a motorcycle cop here at one point," said Charles McGuire, a neighbor.
Nov 19, 2014

Our story from last night: #Sugar Land police looking for thieves that stole gun collection… via @KHOU

Janice Dickinson accuses Bill Cosby of assault — NEW YORK (AP) - Model and TV host Janice Dickinson is adding her name to the women who have accused comic Bill Cosby of sexual assault. In an Entertainment Tonight interview that aired Tuesday, Dickinson said that the 1982 incident occurred in Lake Tahoe, California, where he was performing.
Nov 19, 2014

Breaking: NBC scraps #BillCosby project in wake of mounting sexual assault allegations, network confirms. #khou