Houston police find 8 people, possibly being held against their will

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Texas woman fatally stabs man with a stiletto heel, police say

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A Texas woman faces a charge of murder after allegedly fatally stabbing a man with a stiletto heel at a luxury condominium early Sunday, Houston police said.

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BREAKING: Four firefighters killed, five injured in 5-alarm hotel fire in Houston, police say

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Officials confirm that at least four firefighters were killed in the five-alarm fire at a southwest Houston hotel Friday afternoon, KPRC reported.

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Deadly giant snail found in Houston

Residents of a Houston neighborhood are being warned to stay away from giant African land snails after a woman found one in her garden and snapped a photo of it.

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Man shoots himself at Houston airport after firing into air, witnesses and sources say

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A man shot himself to death Thursday at the main Houston airport after firing into the air with an assault rifle, witnesses and law enforcement sources told NBC News.

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Storms sweep across Texas and the South, dumping up to 7 inches of rain

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A line of severe thunderstorms swept across Texas and parts of the South on Saturday, dumping more than 7 inches of rain in some places. Houston firefighters said they conducted at least 150 water rescues.

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At least 14 hurt in stabbing spree on Texas college campus, authorities say

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At least 14 people were hurt Tuesday in a stabbing spree at a Texas community college, authorities said. Sheriff’s officials said a suspect was in custody.

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Stabbings reported on Texas college campus; school says one suspect at large

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Multiple stabbings were reported Tuesday at a Texas community college. It was not immediately clear how many people were injured.

Sheriff’s officials said that one suspect was in custody, and the school warned on an online campus alert page that another was still at large.

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4-year-old kills himself with dad's stolen gun

A 4-year-old Houston boy fatally shot himself with his father’s stolen handgun Sunday morning, police say.

Marquiez Deshon Pratt, 21, was asleep on the couch when his son, Jaiden, picked up the gun and shot himself in the stomach, according to a report from the Houston Police Department.

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Texas woman has two sets of identical twins in one day

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Valentine’s day brought a very special delivery to Tressa and Manuel Montalvo of Houston: two sets of identical twins.

The quadruplets were conceived spontaneously, without the help of any fertility treatments or drugs – something that has a one in 70 million chance of happening, the hospital says.

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Three people shot at Houston-area community college, police say

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Authorities call shooting at Texas’ Lone Star Community College an “altercation” between two people and have identified persons of interest but made no arrests. One bystander was injured by “accidental fire” and a woman was hospitalized with an undisclosed medical condition. The campus is again open and considered safe, police said. 

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Shots fired at Houston-area community college, police say

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Multiple people were reported shot when gunfire erupted at a Houston-area community college, law enforcement sources said.

A law enforcement source told NBC News that three people were shot and one person possibly suffered a heart attack.

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BREAKING: Shots reportedly fired at Houston community college

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NAACP crowd boos Romney for vowing to repeal health reform

Mitt Romney found himself on the receiving end of a loud chorus of boos when he promised to repeal health care reform during a speech before the NAACP.

"If our goal is jobs, we have to stop spending over a trillion dollars more than we take in every year. So to do that, I’m going to eliminate every non-essential, expensive program I can find. That includes Obamacare, and I’m going to work to reform and save — " Romney said, being interrupted by boos.

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