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'Knockout game' victim punched near Discovery Green
A woman leaving work downtown was punched in the face in broad daylight near Discovery Green Park Thursday evening, according to a news report. The alleged assailant was arrested by constable's deputies passing by on a routine patrol who spotted the attack, KPRC reported and a constable's office tweeted. He ran away from police but was cornered and detained.
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Teen on joy ride leads police on chase in NE Houston
A teenager was taken into custody after he led police on a high-speed chase and plowed into a ditch in a brand new car early Thursday morning in northeast Houston.
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Suspect in custody after brief police chase in NE Houston
A man was taken into custody early Thursday morning after he led police on a brief chase in a stolen pickup in northeast Houston.
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HPD: Man shot, killed in accidental shooting in west Houston apartments
Late Wednesday night Houston police officers were called to a shooting at an apartment complex in west Houston where the body of a man in his early 20s was discovered with a single gunshot in the upper torso.
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Greenspoint-area shooting thought to be gang related
The victim's condition was not immediately known.
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Super Bowl shining spotlight on Houston park success story
HOUSTON (AP) — The go-to place for many of the Super Bowl related festivities in Houston this week hasn't been a swanky nightclub or a hard to get into restaurant but a popular 12-acre park that has helped revitalize the…
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Ex-husband stabs former wife six times in north Houston

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Youngest son of John Conyers found after disappearing in Texas
The youngest son of longtime Michigan Congressman John Conyers was found after he had been missing for days.
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Carl Conyers, son of U.S. Rep. John Conyers, is reported missing
The 21-year-old has been missing from his Houston home since Tuesday, reports say.        
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Son of U.S. Rep. John Conyers is reported missing
Carl Conyers, 21, has been missing from his Houston home since Tuesday, reports say        
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Report: Conyers' son missing in Texas
Carl Conyers was last seen by his roommate Tuesday afternoon on the 3700 block of Southmore in Houston        
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Second weekend major closing of I-45 planned
Freeway will close in both directions from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday
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Fire at recycling center near NRG burns hours later
Firefighters are reportedly battling a blaze at a recycling center near NRG on Wednesday evening.
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No danger found after bomb threat at downtown Houston courthouses
Authorities found nothing suspicious when they searched court buildings after a bomb threat was made Wednesday morning against the Harris County courthouses downtown.
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