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#Houston

# houston - Friday 17 December, 2021

10 victims of Astroworld music festival crush were asphyxiated, officials say
# Houston
# Houston

10 victims of Astroworld music festival crush were asphyxiated, officials say

Dec 17th 2021, 7:20 AM 12,470 Views 1 Comment

Around 300 people were injured and treated at the festival site and 25 were taken to hospitals.

# houston - Monday 15 November, 2021

Nine-year-old boy is latest victim of deadly Travis Scott concert in Texas
# Astroworld
# Astroworld

Nine-year-old boy is latest victim of deadly Travis Scott concert in Texas

Nov 15th 2021, 6:50 AM 27,196 Views 11 Comments

Ezra Blount was placed in a medically induced coma after suffering serious injuries in the crush of fans.

# houston - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Man arrested after tiger found wandering around Texas neighbourhood
# Houston
# Houston

Man arrested after tiger found wandering around Texas neighbourhood

May 11th 2021, 1:45 PM 16,669 Views 16 Comments

Video shows the tiger coming face-to-face with an armed off-duty sheriff’s deputy, police in Houston said.

# houston - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

'Unprecedented' snowstorms in Texas as wintry weather sweeps across the US
# Cold Snap
# Cold Snap

'Unprecedented' snowstorms in Texas as wintry weather sweeps across the US

Feb 16th 2021, 8:14 AM 51,983 Views 14 Comments

“Things will likely get worse before they get better,” officials near Houston said.

# houston - Sunday 27 December, 2020

McCollum lifts Trail Blazers to OT win over Rockets, Cavs edge Pistons
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

McCollum lifts Trail Blazers to OT win over Rockets, Cavs edge Pistons

Dec 27th 2020, 9:27 AM 1,372 Views 0 Comments

Center Christian Wood added 31 points for his side, who had just nine players in uniform — one above the NBA minimum of eight.

# houston - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

China says US has ordered it to close consulate, condemning 'outrageous move'
# Houston
# Houston

China says US has ordered it to close consulate, condemning 'outrageous move'

Jul 22nd 2020, 10:18 AM 32,625 Views 30 Comments

The US has reportedly ordered China to close its consulate in Houston.

# houston - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Funeral of George Floyd takes place in Texas
# Houston
# Houston

Funeral of George Floyd takes place in Texas

Updated Jun 9th 2020, 8:53 PM 33,351 Views 0 Comments

The private service will end six days of mourning for the 46-year-old.

'He has not died in vain': Thousands gather in Houston to mourn George Floyd before private funeral
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

'He has not died in vain': Thousands gather in Houston to mourn George Floyd before private funeral

Jun 9th 2020, 7:13 AM 14,375 Views 77 Comments

The death of George Floyd has triggered protests and anger in the US and beyond.

# houston - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Man (26) who reported Texas girl missing arrested in her disappearance
# Maleah Davis
# Maleah Davis

Man (26) who reported Texas girl missing arrested in her disappearance

May 12th 2019, 5:30 PM 39,260 Views 9 Comments

Derion Vence, who is the former fiancé of the girl’s mother, was arrested near Houston yesterday.

# houston - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Ex-Ireland prop Fitzpatrick embedded in US rugby's exciting rise
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Ex-Ireland prop Fitzpatrick embedded in US rugby's exciting rise

Jan 13th 2019, 7:30 AM 9,559 Views 0 Comments

The former Ulster man is head coach of the Houston SaberCats in Major League Rugby.

# houston - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Girl (7) shot dead after gunman fires into car parked outside supermarket
# Texas
# Texas

Girl (7) shot dead after gunman fires into car parked outside supermarket

Jan 2nd 2019, 5:20 PM 22,871 Views 16 Comments

It wasn’t immediately clear what prompted the the morning shooting.

# houston - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

The 8 cities chosen and more details on the upcoming XFL season
# Future Plans
From The42
# Future Plans

The 8 cities chosen and more details on the upcoming XFL season

Dec 5th 2018, 8:20 PM 10,684 Views 8 Comments

The rebooted league is set to commence in February 2020.

# houston - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Manhunt underway for suspect in murder of President George HW Bush's former doctor
# Joseph James Pappas
# Joseph James Pappas

Manhunt underway for suspect in murder of President George HW Bush's former doctor

Aug 1st 2018, 11:00 PM 21,785 Views 7 Comments

Police say that the suspect may have targeted the surgeon because his mother died on his operating table over 20 years ago.

# houston - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Police in Texas say they've caught a serial killer who killed three people in seven days
# Houston
# Houston

Police in Texas say they've caught a serial killer who killed three people in seven days

Jul 18th 2018, 7:11 AM 21,330 Views 0 Comments

Jose Gilberto Rodriguez was arrested after a car chase.

# houston - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

George Bush Sr hospitalised the day after his wife's funeral
# Broken Heart
# Broken Heart

George Bush Sr hospitalised the day after his wife's funeral

Apr 24th 2018, 7:22 AM 22,396 Views 18 Comments

Barbara Bush, wife of the former president, died last Tuesday after 73 years of marriage.

# houston - Thursday 2 November, 2017

An Astros player proposed to his girlfriend during a live TV interview after winning the World Series
# Home Run
From The42
# Home Run

An Astros player proposed to his girlfriend during a live TV interview after winning the World Series

Nov 2nd 2017, 9:45 AM 6,483 Views 2 Comments

Better than the Eiffel Tower.

# houston - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Jacksonville defence nails 10 sacks in comfortable win over Houston
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Jacksonville defence nails 10 sacks in comfortable win over Houston

Sep 10th 2017, 11:47 PM 3,904 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, Derek Carr returned from injury to lead the Raiders to victory.

# houston - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Trump arrives in Houston to see devastation left by Hurricane Harvey
# Flooding
# Flooding

Trump arrives in Houston to see devastation left by Hurricane Harvey

Sep 2nd 2017, 7:45 PM 19,651 Views 66 Comments

At least 42 people have been killed and up to 50,000 homes damaged.

# houston - Friday 1 September, 2017

'A bigger heart than anyone I know': Families pay tribute to Hurricane Harvey victims
# Texas
# Texas

'A bigger heart than anyone I know': Families pay tribute to Hurricane Harvey victims

Sep 1st 2017, 8:22 AM 7,168 Views 7 Comments

The category 4 hurricane has left a trail of destruction in its wake since making landfall last Friday.

# houston - Thursday 31 August, 2017

US pastor criticised for delay in opening doors of megachurch to hurricane evacuees
# HURRICANE HARVEY
# HURRICANE HARVEY

US pastor criticised for delay in opening doors of megachurch to hurricane evacuees

Aug 31st 2017, 10:31 AM 21,196 Views 119 Comments

Joel Osteen of Lakewood Church in Houston said “the narrative we didn’t open in time is totally untrue”.

Two explosions have happened at a flooded chemical plant in Texas
# HURRICANE HARVEY
# HURRICANE HARVEY

Two explosions have happened at a flooded chemical plant in Texas

Aug 31st 2017, 10:25 AM 21,012 Views 14 Comments

The Arkema plant in Crosby, Texas, has been left without power as a result of Hurricane Harvey.

# houston - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

'I was just really concerned for my kids': Irishman in Texas evacuated from house in boat
# HURRICANE HARVEY
# HURRICANE HARVEY

'I was just really concerned for my kids': Irishman in Texas evacuated from house in boat

Aug 30th 2017, 10:37 PM 12,147 Views 12 Comments

The full horrors of the monster storm Hurricane Harvey began emerging today.

Mattress Mick discovered there is a 'Mattress Mack' furniture store helping out flood victims in Houston
# Good Man Mack
From The Daily Edge
# Good Man Mack

Mattress Mick discovered there is a 'Mattress Mack' furniture store helping out flood victims in Houston

Aug 30th 2017, 4:52 PM 8,601 Views 0 Comments

His American cousin is doing amazing work.

# houston - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Trump visits disaster zone battered by Hurricane Harvey
# Texas
# Texas

Trump visits disaster zone battered by Hurricane Harvey

Aug 29th 2017, 9:36 PM 26,078 Views 72 Comments

“It’s historic, it’s epic, but I tell you, it happened in Texas — and Texas can handle anything.”

# houston - Monday 28 August, 2017

Texas ravaged by Hurricane Harvey - with huge amounts of further rainfall still expected
# Unprecedented
# Unprecedented

Texas ravaged by Hurricane Harvey - with huge amounts of further rainfall still expected

Aug 28th 2017, 7:36 AM 17,800 Views 36 Comments

The Category 4 hurricane has wreaked havoc across the gulf coast since making its landfall last Friday.

# houston - Friday 26 May, 2017

Teachers punished after child given 'most likely to become a terrorist' award
# Bad Joke
# Bad Joke

Teachers punished after child given 'most likely to become a terrorist' award

May 26th 2017, 5:59 PM 35,428 Views 28 Comments

The school says the certificates were a “poor attempt to poke fun.”

# houston - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

US to host first ever Manchester derby on foreign soil
# Take Two
From The42
# Take Two

US to host first ever Manchester derby on foreign soil

May 16th 2017, 3:20 PM 19,197 Views 27 Comments

The bitter rivals will face off in a pre-season friendly in Houston, Texas.

# houston - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Highly-detailed security footage shows route taken by suspected Tom Brady jersey thief
# Patriot Gains
From The42
# Patriot Gains

Highly-detailed security footage shows route taken by suspected Tom Brady jersey thief

Mar 22nd 2017, 9:22 AM 7,185 Views 3 Comments

The shirt has been recovered.

# houston - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Shauntelle Tynan starts chemotherapy in US after raising €600k for treatment
# Fighting
# Fighting

Shauntelle Tynan starts chemotherapy in US after raising €600k for treatment

Mar 11th 2017, 12:55 PM 19,041 Views 14 Comments

The teenager is currently undergoing treatment in Texas.

# houston - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Eight-year-old Texas girl shot dead minutes after surviving traffic accident
# Houston
# Houston

Eight-year-old Texas girl shot dead minutes after surviving traffic accident

Feb 28th 2017, 4:11 PM 44,426 Views 89 Comments

“She was a good girl, honour roll student, full of life. They took my baby away from me, why?”

# houston - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Carlow teen thanks public after raising €600,000 for cancer treatment following emotional video
# Viral
# Viral

Carlow teen thanks public after raising €600,000 for cancer treatment following emotional video

Feb 14th 2017, 10:37 PM 28,453 Views 35 Comments

“On this Valentine’s Day, I didn’t just receive a teddy or a card, but the chance of life.”

# houston - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Former US president George Bush Sr in intensive care due to respiratory illness
# Houston
# Houston

Former US president George Bush Sr in intensive care due to respiratory illness

Jan 18th 2017, 7:00 PM 29,692 Views 54 Comments

The former US president’s wife Barbara has also been hospitalised as a precaution.

# houston - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Man in military gear who shot people at random in Texas was "a disgruntled lawyer"
# Houston
# Houston

Man in military gear who shot people at random in Texas was "a disgruntled lawyer"

Sep 27th 2016, 11:40 AM 9,307 Views 14 Comments

Nine people were injured during the shootings yesterday.

# houston - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

US teen has leg amputated after lighting 180 sparklers that were taped together
# Texas
# Texas

US teen has leg amputated after lighting 180 sparklers that were taped together

Jul 5th 2016, 10:47 PM 30,899 Views 34 Comments

The family of Rowdy Radford said he may also lose his vision after the accident.

# houston - Monday 18 April, 2016

Reporter helps save man from drowning during live TV broadcast
# Houston
# Houston

Reporter helps save man from drowning during live TV broadcast

Apr 18th 2016, 9:11 PM 50,206 Views 34 Comments

The man escaped from his car unharmed.

# houston - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Girl (2) in ICU after swallowing fridge magnets
# Texas
# Texas

Girl (2) in ICU after swallowing fridge magnets

Jan 6th 2016, 3:01 PM 24,544 Views 25 Comments

The magnets stuck together and created holes in her intestines.

# houston - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Photo shows officer comforting dying police horse after she was hit by a truck
# Houston
# Houston

Photo shows officer comforting dying police horse after she was hit by a truck

Dec 9th 2015, 2:45 PM 32,160 Views 56 Comments

Officer D. Herrejon rushed to her side and stayed with Charlotte until she died.

# houston - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Toddler killed after siblings put her in the oven and switched it on
# Houston
# Houston

Toddler killed after siblings put her in the oven and switched it on

Nov 25th 2015, 10:26 PM 32,291 Views 34 Comments

Her mother has been charged with child endangerment.

# houston - Monday 5 October, 2015

'Unbelievable!' - Here's why everyone's going nuts for the UFC's new 19-year-old wonderkid
# Wow
From The42
# Wow

'Unbelievable!' - Here's why everyone's going nuts for the UFC's new 19-year-old wonderkid

Oct 5th 2015, 6:20 PM 16,207 Views 13 Comments

Sage Northcutt looks like the real deal.

# houston - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Man accidentally shoots himself dead while posing for a selfie with a gun
# Houston
# Houston

Man accidentally shoots himself dead while posing for a selfie with a gun

Sep 2nd 2015, 8:40 PM 34,534 Views 79 Comments

Police say he was “handling a gun he believed to be unloaded.”

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