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Top 10 stolen for February: trucks, trucks, trucks

Top 10 stolen for February: trucks, trucks, trucks

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As always, trucks dominate the list of the Houston Police Department’s Top 10 stolen vehicles in February. Here’s the rundown: 1.  Chevrolet Trucks  160  2.  Ford Trucks  118 3.  Honda Cars  95 4.  Dodge Trucks  69 5.  Ford Cars  35 6.  Buick Cars  29      Toyota Cars  29 7.  GMC Trucks  27 8.  Chevrolet Cars [...]

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The following is a rundown of the “Top Ten” makes of vehicles reported stolen to the Houston Police Department during December.   1.   Ford Trucks 155 2.   Chevrolet Trucks 151 3.   Honda Cars 123 4.   Dodge Trucks   64 5.   Chevrolet Cars   45 6.   GMC Trucks   44 7.   Toyota Cars   27 8.   Dodge Cars   26 9.   Ford Cars   [...]

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The Houston Police Department Major Offenders Division reminds the public that while the holidays are generally a time of giving, it is also the time cyber criminals prey on those who do their Christmas shopping over the internet.

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NOV. 15 Theft 07:30 PM 1000-1099 18TH ST Theft 05:30 PM 7400-7499 SHEPHERD Theft 12:00 AM 1300-1399 43RD ST Theft 09:45 AM 1900-1999 ALTHEA DR NOV. 16 Theft 05:30 PM 1100-1199 19TH ST Theft 11:30 PM 4800-4899 WASHINGTON AVE Theft 10:00 PM 3700-3799 WASHINGTON AVE Theft 11:30 PM 5300-5399 WASHINGTON AVE Theft 10:00 PM 1600-1699 [...]

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Traffic alert: expect closings, changes in 290/610 roadwork this weekend
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If you’re traveling in the U.S. 290/610 Loop area starting Friday and throughout the weekend, expect some changes in construction patterns. The followin was issued by the Texas Department of Transportation, with the changes and with existing construction closings and detours: -The US 290 eastbound exit ramp to MANGUM/DACOMA has closed for the weekend and [...]

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Houston health officials declare syphillis outbreak, take emergency steps
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Alarming news Wednesday from Houston health officials: that new cases of syphillis have jumped 97 percent so far this year over last year in the city and Harris county, after three years of decline, and that they’re taking emergency measures to deal with what they’ve officially declared as an “outbreak.” Authorities also said more than [...]

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Burglar on bike may be to blame for Heights vehicle break-ins
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A bicyclist caught on video apparently checking out a car may be to blame for a series of burglaries of vehicles parked on streets and in alleys in the Heights, according to a report Friday from ABC-13. Police told reporter Demond Fernandez that many of the burglaries have occurred in the 900-1000 blocks of Waverly. [...]

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Drive a Harris County toll road? Fees are going up Saturday
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Starting Saturday, you’ll be paying more to drive Harris County Toll Roads. The Katy Managed Lanes toll rate will increase by $1 for a full trip during peak hours, and the tolls at main lane plazas system-wide will go up by a dime for EZ TAG customers, and a quarter for cash customers. The rates [...]

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Crime Stoppers offers $5K reward for N. Shepherd gun store robbery
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More than two months after a robbery at her firearms store, Carol Kleiber had a small measure of satisfaction Friday when Crime Stoppers put her case on the media’s radar and offered a $5,000 reward to help capture the culprit.

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Almost daily cases now: Four more contract West Nile in Houston, 20 total
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Houston health officials have announced two new cases of West Nile virus during the first two days of this week, bringing the toll within city limits to 20, with three deaths. The cases come from all four corners of the city, including one from northwest Houston. Three victims are in the 55-74 age group, that [...]

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