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Pasadena Woman Ends Two Hour Standoff With Police

A Pasadena woman barricaded herself in her home and threatened to set her house on fire Thursday before police were able to talk the woman into coming outside after a two-hour standoff.

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Pasadena City Council Debates Rodeo Arena Upgrades, Convention Center Hotel And Improvements

Pasadena Second Century Corporation’s (PSCC) proposed FY 2017 budget drew a lively debate during a recent Pasadena City Council meeting.

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Pasadena Police Reunite Lost Child To Parents

Pasadena Police found a lost child Thursday evening. They then asked the public’s help through Facebook on locating a parent or any information on the boy.

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Statues Of Narco Saint Found In Home During Pasadena Drug Bust

PASADENA, TX (KTRK) -- They're not your usual religious icons.

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Pasadena Citzen’s Orozco Receives TASB Recognition

Media representatives from more than 400 Texas newspapers, radio and television stations, and online publications were named to the 2015-16 Media Honor Roll by their local school districts. Sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB), the Media Honor Roll program recognizes reporters statewide for fair, accurate, and balanced reporting of news about public schools.

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Pasadena Second Century Corp. Approves $4.4M For Partial Renovation Of The Old AT&T Building

Pasadena’s old AT&T building is poised for a $4 million partial facelift amidst hopes it will spur the revitalization of the city’s historic south side.

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Pasadena City Hall Moving To Donated Ventech High-rise

Pasadena City Hall is moving.

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Gilley Sees Project As ‘Part Of My Legacy’

Famed country musician and legendary Pasadena club owner Mickey Gilley was recently in La Porte to celebrate the start of construction on his new club. The Citizen caught up with him and to ask a few questions about his vision for the new live music venue.

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Badly Burned Man Airlifted To Hospital After Accident At Deer Park Chemical Plant

A 51-year-old man who sustained chemical burns to his face, chest, back and waist was airlifted to Memorial Herman Hospital via LifeFlight after he was sprayed by about gallon of a corrosive lubricant substance at a chemical plant in Deer Park.

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Harris County Infant Dies In First Zika-related Death In Texas

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Texas has confirmed that an infant who recently died in Harris County had microcephaly linked to the Zika virus. The baby passed away shortly after birth and is the first Zika-related death reported in Texas.

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Police Find Meth At Suspect’s Home

A La Porte man is in custody after investigators uncovered a methamphetamine stash at his home.

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UT Takes Training Video At San Jacinto College Children’s Center

Representatives from a major university recently visited the San Jacinto College North Campus Children’s Center to take video footage that will be used for education courses and training in the university’s child development program.

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La Porte Police Clear Series Of Theft, Burglary Cases With Arrest

La Porte police cleared five known cases of theft and burglary with one arrest last week.

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Travel-related Zika Virus Identified In Galveston County

GALVESTON COUNTY – The Galveston County Health District (GCHD) has confirmed a travel-related case of Zika virus in a county resident. The traveler was infected during a recent trip to Dominica. There is no evidence of local transmission. This is the first confirmed case of Zika virus in Galveston County, although neighboring counties have experienced confirmed cases.

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Man Accused In Armed Robbery At La Porte Dollar Store

A 21-year-old man has been charged in a violent robbery that left a customer shot earlier this year at a discount store in La Porte.

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Niece Accused Of Burglarizing Aunt's Home While She Was On Vacation

LA PORTE, TX (KTRK) -- A woman on vacation got a call no one wants to get: her home was burglarized while she was away. But who was accused in the case -- her own niece -- was another surprise.

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