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Mayor, City Council Honor State Champion FBCA Warriors

Mayor Johnny Isbell and members of the City Council recognized the Pasadena-First Baptist Christian Academy Warriors baseball team for recently winning the TAPPS Class 2A state championship baseball game.

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Pasadena Native Serves With Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 71

SAN DIEGO – A 2013 Deer Park High School graduate and Pasadena, Texas native is serving with a U.S. Navy helicopter squadron that flies the Navy’s newest and most technologically-advanced helicopter, the MH-60R Sea Hawk.

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Pasadena City Council Signs Off On $3.7M For New Fire Station

Mayor Johnny Isbell and the Pasadena City Council recently approved funding of approximately $3.7 million for the construction of Fire Station #5 to be located at 4725 Spencer Highway.

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Shoeless Suspect Robs McDonald’s On Spencer

Pasadena police are looking for a barefooted suspect who allegedly robbed a McDonalds and then fled in a Ford Mustang.

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Man Wounded When Driver Opened Fire In Pasadena Apartment Parking Lot

PASADENA, TX (KTRK) -- At least 10 shots were fired during a drive-by shooting in Pasadena which sent one man to the hospital.

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Temporary Closure Of The Sam Houston Ship Channel Bridge Scheduled

The Harris County Toll Road Authority (HCTRA) has scheduled a total closure of the Houston Ship Channel Bridge beginning Friday, June 5 at 9 p.m. through Monday, June 8 at 5 a.m.

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Three Dead, Three Missing In Overnight Houston Area Flooding

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- At least three people are dead and three more are missing in overnight flooding across the Houston area, and now Mayor Annise Parker has requested a Declaration of Disaster from Texas Governor Greg Abbott.

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Two Children Dead After Early-morning House Fire In La Porte

LA PORTE, TX (KTRK) -- Two La Porte brothers, ages 12 and 14, Izaac and Izrael Chapa, perished in a Sunday morning house fire.

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Waco Shooting Puts Upcoming La Marque Biker Rally's Safety In Spotlight

LA MARQUE, TX (KTRK) -- The biker organization that held the May 17 meeting at Twin Peaks in Waco is scheduled to host another meet-up at a La Marque bar in a few weeks.

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La Porte Residents Check Out Website

The City of La Porte is inviting residents and its neighbors to go on a test drive to see how its new website handles.

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7 Kilos Of Cocaine Wash Up On Galveston Beach

GALVESTON, TX (KTRK) -- A beachgoer made a surprising discovery on a Galveston beach: seven kilos of cocaine.

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