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  1. The Latest: Teachers return to work at school shooting siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    A church group will host a gathering at a football stadium to honor those killed and injured during a Texas high school shooting. The Santa Fe Highway 6 Ministerial Alliance says it will host "A Night of Hope and Healing" at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Santa Fe Junior High School football stadium.

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  2. The Latest: Officials: Some injured in Texas school shootingRead the original story

    Friday May 18 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    A student inside the Houston-area high school where several people were fatally shot says he was near the art classroom where the shooting took place. Eighteen-year-old Logan Roberds says he heard a fire alarm at Santa Fe High School and went outside.

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  3. Bus carrying high school band students crashes in Alabama: OfficialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    A bus carrying high school band students from the Houston area crashed on an Alabama interstate Tuesday morning, according to school officials. Dewayne Benson, 15, was on one of two buses traveling home from Walt Disney World, according to his sister, Sydney Benson.

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  4. Thieves smash display cases at Houston store, make off with $2M in jewelryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    Police in suburban Houston are looking for two bandits who got away with more than $2 million worth of jewelry. The brazen smash-and-grab robbery on Jan. 10 was all captured on the store's surveillance video.

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  5. Houston newborn may have been abducted by woman, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    Houston police are asking for the public's help in locating a 6-week-old baby who went missing after her mother was found stabbed to death Tuesday morning. A family member discovered Carolina Flores, 33, dead with multiple stab wounds in a northeast Houston apartment Tuesday morning, and her daughter, Chamali Flores, was nowhere to be found, authorities said.

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  6. Drivers open fire on each other in Houston street after road rage incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    Two Texas residents took road rage to a new level when a minor fender bender turned into a pistol-wielding showdown that left an innocent bystander and one of the shooters injured. On Wednesday around 2:45 p.m. gunfire erupted after two men were involved in a car crash on Houston's busy Westheimer and South Kirkwood roads.

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  7. Houston Police Chief Breaks Down Describing Officer Who Died In HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    A 60-year-old veteran Houston police officer died after he drove into floodwaters on his way to work Sunday morning, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said in an emotional press conference on Tuesday. On Sunday at around 4 a.m., Sgt.

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  8. Man Rescued From Houston Floods After Clinging To Street Sign For HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    Volunteer rescuers in northwest Houston saved a man who had been clinging to a road sign since Monday afternoon to avoid being swept away in swift-moving floodwaters. Multiple attempts had been made to rescue the man, KTRK-TV reported.

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  9. Houston police chief breaks down describing officer who died in HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    A 60-year-old veteran Houston police officer died after he drove into floodwaters on his way to work Sunday morning, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said in an emotional press conference on Tuesday. On Sunday at around 4 a.m., Sgt.

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  10. Houston Police Officer Drowns In Harvey FloodwatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    Steve Perez, a 34-year Houston police officer, drowned in his patrol car in Harvey floodwaters, a tearful Chief Art Acevedo said Tuesday afternoon. Perez, days shy of his 61st birthday, was in his patrol car driving to work downtown Sunday morning when he got trapped in high water.

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  11. Rescuers battle through 'wave after wave of rain' after Hurricane HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    Rescuers are battling through relentless "waves of rain" to try and help survivors of Hurricane Harvey in southeastern Texas, as the death toll from the storm has climbed to seven. Samuel Pea, Houston's fire chief, told Good Morning America Tuesday that his city is being inundated by "wave after wave after wave of rain" in the aftermath of the Category 4 hurricane and continued tropical storm, complicating rescue efforts.

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  12. More Rain, More Dead: Harvey Floods Keeps Houston ParalyzedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    Floodwaters reached the rooflines of single-story homes Monday and people could be heard pleading for help from inside as Harvey poured rain on the Houston area for a fourth consecutive day after a chaotic weekend of rising water and rescues. The nation's fourth-largest city was still mostly paralyzed by one of the largest downpours in U.S. history.

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  13. Army Corps releases water from 2 Houston dams; thousands of homes to be impactedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    Emergency workers begin releasing water into the Buffalo Bayou from two flood-control dams in Houston on Monday, a move that could impact thousands of residents, officials said. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it began to release water from the Addicks and Barker dams early Monday morning to prevent uncontrollable flooding of the Houston-metropolitan area as water levels continued to rise rapidly beneath torrential rains being released by Tropical Storm Harvey.

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  14. In Harvey's Wake: Smashed Homes, Businesses And Heavy RainSaturday,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    Harvey spun deeper into Texas on Saturday and unloaded ponderous amounts of rain after the once-fearsome hurricane crashed into vulnerable homes and businesses along the coastline in a blow that killed at least one person and injured up to 14. Long after the storm came ashore, the full scope of damage had yet to emerge, largely because weather conditions kept emergency crews out of many of the hardest-hit places between Corpus Christi and Houston. And the system's most destructive powers were just beginning.

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  15. Baltimore Not Among 12 Cities Getting DOJ Anti-Violence AidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    The department said Tuesday it will help local authorities study crime patterns and come up with plans to reduce violence. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says officials will come up with "data-driven, evidence-based strategies" that can be measured over time.

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