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# houston - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Funeral of George Floyd takes place in Texas

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

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

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

# houston - Sunday 13 January, 2019

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

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

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

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

# houston - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

# houston - Thursday 2 November, 2017

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

# houston - Sunday 10 September, 2017

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

Jacksonville defence nails 10 sacks in comfortable win over Houston

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# houston - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Trump visits disaster zone battered by Hurricane Harvey Texas This post contains videos

Trump visits disaster zone battered by Hurricane Harvey

“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

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

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

# houston - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

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

US to host first ever Manchester derby on foreign soil

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

# houston - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

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

# houston - Saturday 11 March, 2017

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

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

“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

“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

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"

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

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

The man escaped from his car unharmed.

# houston - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Girl (2) in ICU after swallowing fridge magnets

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

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

Her mother has been charged with child endangerment.

# houston - Monday 5 October, 2015

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

# houston - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

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

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

WATCH: Doctors save man's hand - by inserting it into his belly

“Kind of like a hoodie…”

# houston - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Sheriff's deputy shot multiple times at Texas petrol station

47-year-old Darren Goforth was pumping petrol into his vehicle when a man approached him from behind and opened fire.

# houston - Monday 10 August, 2015

Man charged after eight members of Texas family shot dead

Daniel Conley is due to appear in court later today.

# houston - Thursday 16 July, 2015

'She would never do that to herself': Questions raised after woman found dead in jail cell Texas This post contains videos

'She would never do that to herself': Questions raised after woman found dead in jail cell

Sandra Bland has pulled over for a traffic offence but was arrested and charged with assaulting a police officer.

# houston - Monday 13 April, 2015

It has been 45 years since Apollo 13 had a problem

The mission wasn’t exactly plain sailing.

# houston - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Unbelievable footage shows construction worker's lucky rescue from raging fire Rescue Me

Unbelievable footage shows construction worker's lucky rescue from raging fire

This is both amazing and nerve-racking.

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