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Pasadena House Fire Kills Two Siblings, Third Victim Hospitalized

PASADENA, TX (KTRK) -- Arson investigators are working to determine the cause of a house fire that killed two young victims in Pasadena.

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Powell Makes History On Day Of Firsts

As the old saying goes, “there is a first time for everything.” This is certainly true for Dr. DeeAnn Powell, who made history on Monday -- her first day on the job as superintendent of the Pasadena ISD.

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Pasadena City Council Divided Over Contract’s Conflict Of Interest Issues

Awarding a contract extension to a local company where a council member works proved to be a complicated issue for the Pasadena City Council recently.

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Students, Parents On Alert After Alleged Threat Of Violence At Pasadena School

PASADENA, TX (KTRK) -- Parents say they were alarmed after someone allegedly text several students, threatening violence at Pasadena Memorial High School.

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High-speed Accident Kills 1, Injures Another In Wild Wreck In Pasadena

PASADENA, TX (KTRK) -- Police are investigating after a deadly accident in Pasadena.

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Powell Introduced To Pasadena Rotary

Dr. Deeann Powell, the incoming Pasadena ISD Superintendent, assured the Pasadena Rotary Club at the recent meeting that she will continue many of the great programs currently in place.

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Schlitterbahn: World's Tallest Water Coaster Coming To Galveston

As Schlitterbahn Waterpark gets ready to celebrate 10 years in Galveston, the company has announced the construction of the world's tallest water coaster on the island.

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Mardi Gras Revelers Take Over Galveston

GALVESTON, TX (KTRK) -- Mardi Gras may fall on Fat Tuesday this year, but the celebration is already in full swing in Galveston.

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Iconic Galveston Restaurant Loses Chef; Will Close Until Jan. 31

Galveston's dining scene is seeing some major chef shuffles. Two Gaido's-owned establishments will soon welcome new chefs.

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Capital Murder Charges Filed In La Porte Shooting

Capital murder charges have been filed against three persons connected to a shooting at a La Porte apartment complex.

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Customer Shot In La Porte Store Robbery

LA PORTE, TX (KTRK) -- La Porte police hope surveillance video will help them catch two men who shot a person during an overnight store robbery.

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Pasadena ISD: Stillborn Baby Found In Bathroom At South Houston HS

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Officials at Pasadena Independent School District says the body of a stillborn baby was found in the bathroom of Southeast Houston High School. District officials say the mother has been identified at the school.

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Suspect Charged After Leaving Prints At Scene

Fingerprints and video surveillance helped La Porte Police to solve an aggravated robbery at a Subway restaurant.

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