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Dusty Hill: Bassist of US blues rock band ZZ Top dies aged 72

Dusty Hill, the bassist of US blues rock band ZZ Top, has died at the age of 72. Bandmates Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard said that Hill died in his sleep at his home in Houston, Texas. They did not give further details. Earlier in July, ZZ Top had announced that Hill would not play […]

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Mother charged for accidentally shooting her 5-year-old son while trying to target loose dog

A mother was charged after she accidentally shot her 5-year-old son while trying to shoot a dog that was running across the street in north Houston, according to Houston police. Angelia Mia Vargas, 24, has been charged with deadly conduct with a firearm. According to neighbours, Vargas, her son, and another family member were riding […]

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Bengal tiger ‘India’ that was missing in Houston has been located

A Bengal tiger named ‘India’ that has been missing in the Houston area has been located, officials said. India is secure at BARC, the city’s animal shelter and adoption agency, said Mary Benton, communications director for the city. “We are happy to report that the missing tiger seen in a Houston neighbourhood last week has […]

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Royal Bengal tiger with collar prowling in front of Houston house baffles neighbourhood

A viral video of the Royal Bengal Tiger prowling around the front yard of a house in Texas’s west Houston on Monday has baffled users of the internet. A resident of 1100 block of Ivy Wall Drive near the intersection of Highway 6 and Memorial Drive reported to the police about the wild animal at […]

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Houston police following kidnapping case stumble upon two-storey house with more than 90 residents

Houston police officers following up on a kidnapping report found more than 90 people jammed in a two-story home in what authorities said turned out to be a possible human smuggling operation. Officers were granted a search warrant to enter a home after following up on a kidnapping tip from Thursday night, Houston Police Assistant […]

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One-year-old ‘sadly’ shot in the head by Houston police is fighting to survive

A one-year-old is fighting for his life and struggling to breathe after being shot in the head by Houston police. The shooting took place on March 3 when Daisha Smalls was pumping gas and saw police cars and heard sirens. Her son, Legend, was in the back seat of the vehicle. A man then got […]

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Texas: Three children and their grandmother die in house fire after trying to stay warm during blackout

Three children and their grandmother died in a house fire last week near Houston during the a power outage amidst the historic cold weather that swept Texas. Firefighters arrived at Jackie Pham Nguyen’s home shortly after receiving an emergency call at 2:00pm on February 16, according to Doug Adolph, spokesperson for the city of Sugar […]

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Catalyst for change: Funeral for George Floyd held

George Floyd was fondly remembered Tuesday as “Big Floyd” — a father and brother, athlete and neighbourhood mentor, and now a catalyst for change — at a funeral for the black man whose death has sparked a global reckoning over police brutality and racial prejudice. More than 500 mourners wearing masks against the coronavirus packed […]

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Austrian Princess dies after suffering ‘sudden cardiac aneurysm’ at the age of 31

Austria Princess Maria Galitzine of Austria, who was married to Indian-origin chef Rishi Roop Singh, passed away in Houston after suffering a “sudden cardiac aneurysm” at the age of 31, Fox News reported. Maria Singh, nee Princess Maria Galitzine who lived in Houston, with husband Singh whom she had married in April 2017, leaves behind […]

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Woman living in her car brings sandwiches to the homeless of Houston

Dominick SeJohn Walton spots a man with a shopping cart piled high with belongings and a sign that says “Homeless. Please Help” under a Texas highway overpass. With the coronavirus keeping many at home, the road is quieter than usual. She hands him a plastic bag filled with a baloney and cheese sandwich, cookies, and […]

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Man taken off American Airlines flight for wearing gas mask

A man has been removed from a flight in the US for refusing to take off a gas mask after passengers began to panic, Texas media report. The man was wearing the mask on an American Airlines flight bound for Houston from Dallas on Thursday. Attendants asked him to remove the mask after passengers started […]

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Haunted Disney doll returns home after being disposed twice, family left petrified

A woman from Houston was left freaked out by a doll, a replica of the character Elsa from Disney’s Frozen that her daughter Aurelia had received on Christmas. The doll would recite phrases and sing the Frozen theme song ‘Let it Go’ when a button on her necklace was pressed. The woman, identified as Emily […]