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  • Stocks are in a freefall: DOW plunges nearly 1,600 points

    (CNN Money) — The markets plunged Monday, with the Dow falling nearly 1,600 points in the largest intraday point decline ever. At its worst levels, the Dow has fallen 2,200 points over the past two sessions. Stocks gyrated wildly throughout the day. The Dow was down about 800 points about a half hour before market close. Market volatility emerged last week as investors grew more worried about turmoil in the bond market caused by inflation concerns. The plunge sent the Dow below 24,000. […]

  • ‘All pieces of puzzle fell together’: Familial DNA helps crack case of woman murdered on Mother’s Day, police say

    BAYTOWN, Texas — A man has been charged in the death of Nataliya Shal, whose body was found  lying on the floor of her Baytown apartment on Mother’s Day 2016. The case went cold for nearly a year and a half until forensic evidence, much like that seen on a CSI television show, helped lead investigators to her alleged killer. Byron Lloyd Collins, 29,  has been charged with capital murder. On May 8, 2016, Baytown police were dispatched to Shal’s home  […]

  • A sick act of desperation? Woman accused of murdering woman, abducting newborn recently had miscarriage

    HOUSTON — The desire to have a child and the pain of losing one may have been the sole motivating factor that drove one woman to brutally murder another, then abduct her newborn and pretend the baby was her own, according to details released by Houston Police Department Chief Art Acevedo. Erika Jisela Miranda-Alvarez, 28, has been charged with capital murder in the death of Carolina Flores. The heinous crime kept the Houston community on edge and an immigrant community […]

  • House sends sweeping GOP tax bill to Trump’s desk

    (CNN) — The House of Representatives gave final approval Wednesday afternoon to its major rewrite of the US tax code, voting a second time on the package after the Senate stripped out a couple of items early on Wednesday morning and sent the legislation back to the lower chamber. The bill passed the House a second time 224-201, with no Democrats backing it and a dozen House GOP members voting no. The measure now heads to the President Donald Trump’s […]

  • Another Snapchat shooter strikes: Video released of man seen firing gun out window of moving vehicle

    HOUSTON — The Harris County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help in identifying and locating a man captured on a Snapchat video shooting a handgun from a moving automobile vehicle. Video shows a man loading a small black-colored handgun and firing it out a window several times. The time frame is unknown but they did say it occurred in northwest/west Harris County within the last few weeks. Investigators say the man is between 10 and 20 years old, and has […]

  • House passes GOP tax bill, goes to vote in Senate later Tuesday

    (CNN) — The House of Representatives approved the final version of the first overhaul of the US tax code in more than 30 years, handing President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans their most significant legislative victory of 2017. The bill passed along sharp partisan lines, 227 – 203, with 12 House GOP members opposing the legislation, and no Democrats voting for it. The Senate is expected to clear the bill later Tuesday, with Vice President Mike Pence presiding over the […]

  • Need a holiday paradise? What are you waiting for? The Christmas Capital of Texas awaits you!

    Celebrate with over 1400 Events in 40 Days in the Christmas Capital of Texas, Grapevine! GRAPEVINE, Texas — City sidewalks, busy sidewalks, dressed in holiday style…..Grapevine truly makes you want to break out and sing Christmas carols the minute you hit the city limits. And don’t tell the kiddos before you get there, but there are Santas everywhere. (Save that surprise for the moment they arrive, the looks on their faces are priceless!) To say Grapevine goes above and beyond […]

  • Hair-tastic! Dream about grandmother leads Houston woman to create innovative, healthy hair weave product

    HOUSTON — “It’s a game changer for the hair industry,” Michalyn Porter emphatically told comedian, talk show host and entertainer Steve Harvey, and she is right, especially for those extension-rocking women who love to change up their looks. Anyone who wears hair weaves and extensions knows how long it takes to fully dry their hair, especially at the roots, and sometimes there is still dampness that can linger on for days. That can lead to a dangerous situation. Not properly […]

  • The end of net neutrality: What it all means

    (CNN Money) — The fight for the future of the internet just came to a head. The Republican-led Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to repeal Obama-era net neutrality protections. The repeal passed along a party-line vote. Ajit Pai, the FCC chairman appointed by President Trump, has framed the repeal as getting the government to “stop micromanaging the internet.” The move is supported by the telecom industry, which claims existing regulations threaten to hamper broadband investments and innovation. Technology companies and […]