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Police: 2 killed, 3 injured following shooting in Houston

Apr. 19, 2021 13:12 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Two people were killed and three others were injured following an early Monday morning shooting in Houston, according to police. Officers initially responded to the parking lot of a Whataburger restaurant around 12:20 a.m. Monday where they found a man...

2 US agencies send teams to probe Tesla crash with no driver

Apr. 19, 2021 13:11 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Two federal agencies are sending teams to investigate the fatal crash of a Tesla near Houston in which local authorities say no one was behind the wheel. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board said...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Apr. 19, 2021 10:44 AM EDT

Houston Chronicle. April 14, 2021. Editorial: Texas lawmakers' response to flood of gun deaths? Make it easier to own guns “April is the cruelest month,” the poet has written. True enough in an existential sense, and yet this year we are inclined...

Authorities say no one was driving Tesla before deadly crash

Apr. 18, 2021 21:33 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Two people were killed in Texas in the fiery crash of a Tesla and authorities say there was no one in the driver's seat at the time of the crash, although it's not clear whether the car's driver-assist system was being used. A Harris County constable told...

Police: Texas man allegedly crashed Indiana State Police car

Apr. 18, 2021 13:06 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A man wanted on a warrant in Texas allegedly stole and crashed an Indiana State Police car after a high-speed interstate chase, authorities said late Saturday. A state trooper in Indianapolis investigating “suspicious activity” with a 1999 Ford...

Facility for teen immigrant girls in Houston being closed

Apr. 17, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A facility in Houston that housed girls who crossed U.S. border unaccompanied is being closed and the girls immediately moved, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Saturday. About 450 girls housed since April 1 in an Emergency Intake Site...

1 man is on a mission to capture stories of Cajun WWII vets

Apr. 17, 2021 00:36 AM EDT

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Listening intently behind the camera, Jason Theriot has recorded more than 200 World War II veterans as part of a two-decade passion project to document their oral histories before they are all gone. He’s hoping to find even more. ...

Jokic, Porter help Nuggets cruise by Rockets, 128-99

Apr. 16, 2021 23:30 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Nikola Jokic scored 29 points, Michael Porter Jr. added 21 and the Denver Nuggets cruised to a 128-99 victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday night. Jokic dominated in the paint, hitting 10 of 12 field goals and adding 16 rebounds. Jokic fell three...

Dynamo open MLS season with 2-1 victory over Earthquakes

Apr. 16, 2021 22:58 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Memo Rodríguez scored the opening goal of the Major League Soccer season and Maximiliano Urruti added a goal in the second half as the Houston Dynamo beat the San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 on a rainy Friday night. Rodríguez raced to Joe Corona's through ball...

Texas assault of Korean woman leads to hate crime indictment

Apr. 16, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston woman has been indicted on a hate crime charge after being accused of attacking a Korean woman inside her business, prosecutors announced Friday. Authorities allege Keaundra Young, 24, repeatedly punched Jung Kim while she shopped inside...