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New Station Ushers In New Era For Firefighters

At the old Fire Station 5 at the corner of Pansy and Oak in Pasadena, the rescue truck, when backing out of one of the three bays, would hit the door if it bounced slightly since there was only about an inch of clearance.

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South Houston High School Students Urge Pasadena ISD Trustees To Buy Abandoned Apartment Complex Where Student Was Murdered

An abandoned apartment complex near South Houston High School serves as a reminder of the May slaying of a 15-year-old student whose body was found inside one of the apartments.

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Texas Education Agency Recognizes 8 Pasadena ISD Campuses As Top Performing Schools

Eight Pasadena ISD schools were recently recognized as among the top performing campuses in the state, according to the Texas Education Agency’s 2016 accountability ratings.

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Off-Duty Texas Deputy Wounded In Shooting

PASADENA, Texas -- Pasadena police are investigating a shooting that left one man injured at the Fairway Plaza on Fairmont Parkway.

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Wildlife Authorities Remove Alligator From Pasadena Warehouse

PASADENA, TX (KTRK) -- A small alligator has been released back into the wild after giving workers at a local warehouse a big surprise.

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Pasadena City Council Approves Pay Raises For City Staffers

Pasadena City Council recently approved a 3 percent pay increase for all city employees.

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Harris County Approves $105M Astrodome Revitalization Plan

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- The Astrodome will have a future in Houston after a project was approved by the Harris County Commissioners Court to revitalize the aging landmark.

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League City Man With Down Syndrome Starts Volunteer Group To Help Fire Department

Christian Bennett always has his ears pressed to his scanner radio.

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‘Junction’ To Bring Jobs, Shopping Options

A planned 40-acre retail development in Deer Park is expected to created 250 jobs and generate nearly $40 million in property and sales tax revenue over 15 years, and city officials hope it will become a mecca for shoppers in the region including La Porte and Pasadena.

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Pearland Chase Ends In Manvel; 3 Taken To Hospital

MANVEL (KTRK) -- A police chase in Pearland ended in a violent crash in Manvel in the early morning hours Saturday, according to officers.

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Woman Claims Police Brutality: 'I Just Couldn't Stop Crying. I Was In Pain. I Couldn't Walk'

GALVESTON, TX (KTRK) -- A Houston woman alleges police brutality after an incident at a Galveston bar.

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Colin Kaepernick Jersey Now A Doormat In League City

LEAGUE CITY, TX (KTRK) -- A cigar shop in League City is showing just how they feel about Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest.

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Rescue Crews Searching For Scaffolding Worker At Galveston Bay Docks

Rescue crews are searching for a scaffolding contractor who fell into the water this morning while working at the Marathon Galveston Bay docks.

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