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Police are searching for a man that took them on a chase through southeast Houston.
It all began when officers spotted a car, driving without head lights. The driver pulled into an apartment complex and took off on foot. Police found five teenage girls in the back of the car. They were released to their parents.


A man is facing charges after investigators say he punched and shattered a window at a northwest Harris county Starbucks. Witnesses say the man was begging for cigarettes and money at the store on FM 1960 and highway 290. After he was turned down, he punched the window and fell through. The broken glass fell on two women, cutting them both.

A Texas inmate has received his wish, as he was executed in Huntsville. Daniel Lopez was put to death for killing a police lieutenant during a chase six years ago. Lopez had requested to die. The U.S Supreme Court rejected appeals from his attorneys.

The Islamic state group is claiming responsibility for a truck bomb attack that ripped through a popular market in Baghdad today. At least 60 people were killed, with more than 125 others wounded. Terrorists threaten more attacks.

Good wishes are pouring in on social media following former president Jimmy carter's announcement that he has cancer. The 90-year-old says recent liver surgery revealed the cancer had spread to other parts of his body. President Obama is reacting, saying mister carter is as resilient as they come, and that America is rooting for him.

Researchers have handed out a report card on the health of Galveston bay, suggesting the water needs some improvement. The bay received a “c” rating. The Galveston bay foundation and the Houston advanced research center says pollution is a big problem.
Other areas evaluated included wildlife habitats and health risks to humans.    


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