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Pasadena City Council Members Question Personnel Moves

Several Pasadena City Council members have questioned decisions to fire one city employee while allowing Gerard "Jordy" Tollett, the embattled director of the Pasadena Convention Center, to retire despite multiple DWI convictions in recent years.

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Curator's Determination Helped Preserve Pasadena History

Edna Pierce wasn't one to be sidelined from what she was determined to do, even through three bouts of cancer.

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Mom Charged After Allegedly Letting 11-year-old Girl Drive

PASADENA, Texas (KTRK) -- A mother is charged with two counts of child endangerment for allegedly allowing her 11-year-old daughter to drive her younger brother home.

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Pasadena Bar/Restaurant Among Those That Are Dog-friendly

For many dog lovers, the restaurant experience is much more fun when they can share it with their canine friends.

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Ex-Houston Councilman Tapped As Chief Of Staff To New Pasadena Mayor

Pasadena mayor-elect Jeff Wagner confirmed Wednesday that he has chosen former Houston City Councilman James Rodriguez as his chief of staff.

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Civic Events To Put Philharmonic In Spotlight

Pasadena residents will get two chances to see the city's philharmonic orchestra provide free performances, once at a July 4 concert at the Pasadena Fairgrounds and again two days later at the swearing-in ceremony for the incoming mayor, Jeff Wagner.

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Pasadena Memorial's Eaves One Away From 500th Hit In Minors

Kody Eaves, the former Pasadena Memorial High School baseball player, moved within one of his 500th basehit for his minor league career, following a game-tying homer last Wednesday night.

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Woman On Trial For Wreck That Killed Pearland Officer

PEARLAND, Texas (KTRK) -- Opening statements were heard today in the trial of Amber Willemsem, the woman accused of driving drunk, killing a Pearland police officer in June 2016.

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Ike-damaged Lone Star Flight Museum In Galveston Moving

GALVESTON, Texas -- The Lone Star Flight Museum in Galveston will closed this month to move to a bigger location in Houston and farther from Gulf of Mexico hurricanes.

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La Porte Volunteer Firefighter Suspended After Truck Crash Into Home

LA PORTE, Texas (KTRK) -- A volunteer firefighter has been suspended from La Porte Fire Department after his pickup slammed into a child's bedroom Tuesday night. He is accused of intoxicated driving in the case.

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Father Dies Trying To Save Son In Water Near San Luis Pass

GALVESTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A Houston father drowned Tuesday night while trying to reach his young son who got swept in the water at the San Luis Pass.

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La Porte Police Department Ask For Public's Help In Locating Runaway Houston-area Teen

The La Porte Police Department is searching for a 16-year-old girl believed to have runaway to the Austin area.

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One Dead, Two Injured After La Porte Crash

One man is dead and two others are injured after a crash early Thursday on Highway 225 in La Porte.

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Police Seek Man After Fatal Shooting In League City

LEAGUE CITY, Texas (KTRK) -- Police have issued a murder warrant for a man in the case of a deadly shooting in League City.

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