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Latest developments in the flooding from Hurricane Harvey

Latest developments in the flooding from Hurricane Harvey.

A man in Houston, Texas, is out his sweet new Lexus after the small-time repair shop he took it to just up and disappeared along with his car last month.

A Texas man is in some serious trouble today after lashing his son to himself with a dog leash then driving down a Houston freeway on a riding mower last Sunday.

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An alleged robbery suspect in Houston, Texas is behind bars today after he led Houston Police on a frantic chase before being brought down by an airborne HPD officer.

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Escaped horses are a relatively common thing in a state with as rich a ranching and rodeo heritage as Texas. A horse galloping down busy urban freeway in the dead of night, though? That's weird even for the Great State.

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Chaos erupted on a Houston freeway recently when an altercation spiraled out of control and ended up in a battle-royale style brawl in the middle of traffic.

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A reporter in Houston watches a car drive into a flooded overpass, but he's exasperated with the driver. The journalist isn't very excited the prospect of helping to save the guy.

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An ABC affiliate in Houston Texas shows dramatic footage of a school bus’ close encounter with a train.

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A Texas man's "romantic" gesture stopped traffic on I-45 in Houston over the weekend as he blocked the road to propose to his girlfriend.

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Legislation Introduced This Week Could Stop Future Oversights

The accident was minor. The aftermath was horrific.

Houston rose from eighth least courteous to the top spot over five years

Drivers in Houston, Texas, were found to be the least courteous drivers in America, according to a newly released Driver's Seat Road Rage Survey from AutoVantage, which ranks American cities based on road etiquette and aggressive behavior.

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At the 2014 Shell Eco-marathon Americas in Houston this past weekend, Canadian teams took the top two spots in the gasoline Prototype category. The winning team, from Université Laval, managed to hit 2,824 miles per gallon (mpg), just a few drops ahead of the second-place team, the University of Toronto, which finished with 2,712 mpg. Last year, the winning team got 3,587 mpg. The winning fuel economy figures have ranged in the past all the way up to and over 8,000 mpg.

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Nissan is pretty certain that free charging offers in the two largest metropolitan areas in Texas are substantially boosting sales of the Leaf electric vehicle. Heck, one Houston car dealer says Leaf sales have tripled because of the plan, which is run by NRG through its batch of eVgo Freedom Stations. Each of these stations has a fast-charging outlet and a standard Level 2 cord where EV drivers can plug-in without breaking out the wallet.

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Municipal fleets are saving money by using electric vehicles, and the Electrification Coalition has the numbers to prove it. Houston, TX, for example, expects to save $110,000 a year by bringing in 27 Nissan Leafs, according to the EC study.The organization also found that using Leafs in the city fleet in Loveland, CO, will save 41 percent compared to owning and operating gasoline-powered cars.

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Two men are wanted in the Houston area tonight after they stole an Audi RS5 from a local dealership. The brazen theft happened in the middle of the business day, when a salesperson stepped away after letting one of the men take the car for a test drive, while the other sat in the (getaway) car. He then swiped the keys and his license before running out to the lot and taking off in the 450-horsepower coupe.

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In the Lone Star State, the person who buys his or her Nissan Leaf battery-electric vehicle next April 1 really is indeed the Fool. That's because the Japanese automaker and utility company NRG are offering a year's worth of free electric charging for folks who buy Leaf EVs in the Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston areas between October 1 of this year and March 31, 2014. April 1 buyers? You're out of luck. Maybe try a Tesla Model S, as the Supercharging there will supposedly be free forever. If you c

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