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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

- The toddler's mother and her boyfriend were jailed over the weekend. Houston, Texas — A 2-year-old Houston boy who died Saturday was burned, hit and beaten with a belt before his death, according to court documents. The toddler's mother, Lynette Gasper-Washington, and her boyfriend, Rajfik Keating, were jailed over the weekend on aggravated assault of a child charges. First responders rushed to the scene Saturday night in southwest Houston after a 911 call reporting a toddler who'd stopped breathing

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

- The toddler's mother and her boyfriend were jailed over the weekend. Houston, Texas — A 2-year-old Houston boy who died Saturday was burned, hit and beaten with a belt before his death, according to court documents. The toddler's mother, Lynette Gasper-Washington, and her boyfriend, Rajfik Keating, were jailed over the weekend on aggravated assault of a child charges. First responders rushed to the scene Saturday night in southwest Houston after a 911 call reporting a toddler who'd stopped breathing

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

- The toddler's mother and her boyfriend were jailed over the weekend. Houston, Texas — A 2-year-old Houston boy who died Saturday was burned, hit and beaten with a belt before his death, according to court documents. The toddler's mother, Lynette Gasper-Washington, and her boyfriend, Rajfik Keating, were jailed over the weekend on aggravated assault of a child charges. First responders rushed to the scene Saturday night in southwest Houston after a 911 call reporting a toddler who'd stopped breathing

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

- The toddler's mother and her boyfriend were jailed over the weekend. Houston, Texas — A 2-year-old Houston boy who died Saturday was burned, hit and beaten with a belt before his death, according to court documents. The toddler's mother, Lynette Gasper-Washington, and her boyfriend, Rajfik Keating, were jailed over the weekend on aggravated assault of a child charges. First responders rushed to the scene Saturday night in southwest Houston after a 911 call reporting a toddler who'd stopped breathing

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

- The toddler's mother and her boyfriend were jailed over the weekend. Houston, Texas — A 2-year-old Houston boy who died Saturday was burned, hit and beaten with a belt before his death, according to court documents. The toddler's mother, Lynette Gasper-Washington, and her boyfriend, Rajfik Keating, were jailed over the weekend on aggravated assault of a child charges. First responders rushed to the scene Saturday night in southwest Houston after a 911 call reporting a toddler who'd stopped breathing

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

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Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

- The toddler's mother and her boyfriend were jailed over the weekend. Houston, Texas — A 2-year-old Houston boy who died Saturday was burned, hit and beaten with a belt before his death, according to court documents. The toddler's mother, Lynette Gasper-Washington, and her boyfriend, Rajfik Keating, were jailed over the weekend on aggravated assault of a child charges. First responders rushed to the scene Saturday night in southwest Houston after a 911 call reporting a toddler who'd stopped breathing

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Flight diverted to remove 'potential threat' from plane

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Flight diverted to remove 'potential threat' from plane

- An allegedly disruptive passenger complained the government had forced her to walk backwards, another passenger said. A flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Houston stopped in Corpus Christi, Texas, Sunday to remove a “disruptive passenger,” according to an airline. Southwest Airlines said Flight 4519 stopped at Corpus Christi International Airport after flight attendants notified the captain and first officer of a “potential threat” in the cabin

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Flight diverted to remove 'potential threat' from plane

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Flight diverted to remove 'potential threat' from plane

- An allegedly disruptive passenger complained the government had forced her to walk backwards, another passenger said. A flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Houston stopped in Corpus Christi, Texas, Sunday to remove a “disruptive passenger,” according to an airline. Southwest Airlines said Flight 4519 stopped at Corpus Christi International Airport after flight attendants notified the captain and first officer of a “potential threat” in the cabin

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Flight diverted to remove 'potential threat' from plane

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Flight diverted to remove 'potential threat' from plane

- An allegedly disruptive passenger complained the government had forced her to walk backwards, another passenger said. A flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Houston stopped in Corpus Christi, Texas, Sunday to remove a “disruptive passenger,” according to an airline. Southwest Airlines said Flight 4519 stopped at Corpus Christi International Airport after flight attendants notified the captain and first officer of a “potential threat” in the cabin

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Flight diverted to remove 'potential threat' from plane

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Flight diverted to remove 'potential threat' from plane

- An allegedly disruptive passenger complained the government had forced her to walk backwards, another passenger said. A flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Houston stopped in Corpus Christi, Texas, Sunday to remove a “disruptive passenger,” according to an airline. Southwest Airlines said Flight 4519 stopped at Corpus Christi International Airport after flight attendants notified the captain and first officer of a “potential threat” in the cabin

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Flight diverted to remove 'potential threat' from plane

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Flight diverted to remove 'potential threat' from plane

- An allegedly disruptive passenger complained the government had forced her to walk backwards, another passenger said. A flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Houston stopped in Corpus Christi, Texas, Sunday to remove a “disruptive passenger,” according to an airline. Southwest Airlines said Flight 4519 stopped at Corpus Christi International Airport after flight attendants notified the captain and first officer of a “potential threat” in the cabin

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Flight diverted to remove 'potential threat' from plane

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Flight diverted to remove 'potential threat' from plane

- An allegedly disruptive passenger complained the government had forced her to walk backwards, another passenger said. A flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Houston stopped in Corpus Christi, Texas, Sunday to remove a “disruptive passenger,” according to an airline. Southwest Airlines said Flight 4519 stopped at Corpus Christi International Airport after flight attendants notified the captain and first officer of a “potential threat” in the cabin

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Flash flood warning issued for parts of Houston as storms hit the area Sunday morning

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Flash flood warning issued for parts of Houston as storms hit the area Sunday morning

- Updated 6:08 am, Sunday, June 25, 2017 A flash flood warning has been issued for the Houston area until 6:45 a.m. after storms hit the area Sunday morning. The National Weather Service issued the warning for Central Harris County as gauges at some locations showed 2 inches of rain per hour. As of 5:30 a.m. Houston's downtown area has received about 1

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Photographer captures 6 families' fights with childhood cancer in heartbreaking project

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Photographer captures 6 families' fights with childhood cancer in heartbreaking project

- HOUSTON The “More Than 4” photo project by Sherina Welch of Houston, Texas-based FreeSpiritFoto aims to educate the public on what cancer really looks like by documenting six families’ fights with childhood cancer, as well as spread awareness about the fact that only 4 percent of funds for cancer research go to children. On Saturday, Welch posted an emotional photo series of Colt Wilson, a child cancer patient who underwent 43 weeks of chemotherapy and 28 days, with his mom and dad after his last chemo treatment

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Pride parade will march on 'rain or shine'

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Pride parade will march on 'rain or shine'

- The 39th annual Pride Houston celebration happens Saturday "rain or shine," according to organizers of the festival that most years draws hundreds of thousands to downtown Houston. As the party began at noon, it was all rain and no shine. Storms blew across the city, a few highway exits flooded and the National Weather Service warned of street flooding, high winds and lightning

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TxDOT lists U.S. 290 closures for this weekend

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TxDOT lists U.S. 290 closures for this weekend

- U.S. 290 continues to give drivers headaches, so make sure you plan accordingly for construction closures this weekend. TOTAL CLOSURES: The U.S. 290 westbound main lanes from Bingle to Tidwell will be closed continuously from 9 p.m., Saturday, June 24, to 5 a.m., Monday, June 26. The alternate route will be to detour to the Bingle/Pinemont exit and re-enter the main lanes past Tidwell

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Texas A&M grad, former special forces soldier, goes viral in humanitarian aid photo

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Texas A&M grad, former special forces soldier, goes viral in humanitarian aid photo

- "I love the Iraqi people," he says, "They keep growing on me." Updated 4:21 pm, Friday, June 23, 2017 A Texas A&M graduate and former special forces soldier has been seen by millions after a photo of his humanitarian efforts went viral. David Eubank works with the Free Burma Rangers, an organization that provides humanitarian aid to people in conflict zones

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  • Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death
    Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

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    The toddler's mother and her boyfriend were jailed over the weekend. Houston, Texas — A 2-year-old Houston boy who died Saturday was burned, hit and beaten with a belt before his death, according to court documents. The toddler's mother, Lynette Gasper-Washington, and her boyfriend, Rajfik Keating, were jailed over the weekend on aggravated assault of a child charges. First responders rushed to the scene Saturday night in southwest Houston after a 911 call reporting a toddler who'd stopped breathing

     

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  • In Texas, Some Rare Good News About Cities With Pension Woes
    In Texas, Some Rare Good News About Cities With Pension Woes

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    Photo Detroit. Stockton. Puerto Rico. The list of places bankrupted by ballooning pension obligations and other debts is growing. But now comes some good news about two cities, Dallas and Houston, that have pulled back from the brink. Just six months ago, the mayor of Dallas, Michael S. Rawlings, was warning that his city might need to declare bankruptcy after a panic led stampeding retirees to pull half a billion dollars out of its pension fund for police officers and firefighters

     

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  • First look: Cane Rosso’s new local flavors
    First look: Cane Rosso’s new local flavors

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    Houston's chef-owned independent restaurants do their part to promote the flavors of the city by sourcing produce from area farms and using local beef and pork as well as Gulf seafood. But you don't expect that practice from chain restaurants or even boutique, multi-unit brands. And that's where Cane Rosso is different. The Dallas-based pizza restaurant, with two stores in Houston (five in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and one in Austin), has taken the unusual step of hiring Houston chefs to make the pizzeria reflect local flavor and dining preferences

     

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  • Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death
    Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

    , wvtm13.com

    The toddler's mother and her boyfriend were jailed over the weekend. Houston, Texas — A 2-year-old Houston boy who died Saturday was burned, hit and beaten with a belt before his death, according to court documents. The toddler's mother, Lynette Gasper-Washington, and her boyfriend, Rajfik Keating, were jailed over the weekend on aggravated assault of a child charges. First responders rushed to the scene Saturday night in southwest Houston after a 911 call reporting a toddler who'd stopped breathing

     

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