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Man parks Sherman tank in swank neighborhood, and HOA declares war

Sternly worded letter incoming.

Sternly worded letter incoming.

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2,000 rescued from cars, homes in Houston; 6 drown in van swept away by flood

Latest developments in the flooding from Hurricane Harvey

Latest developments in the flooding from Hurricane Harvey.

Houston repair shop disappears and takes man's Lexus with it

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.

Texan arrested for driving his lawnmower down busy Houston freeway

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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Houston cop bails out of chopper to dispense justice

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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Panicked horse gallops down Houston highway

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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Houston road rage incident devolves into all-out brawl

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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Driver saved from sinking car in Houston by live news reporter

Watch the disaster unfold in slow motion.

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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School Bus Has Close Call With Train | Autoblog Minute

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

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Marriage proposal shuts down busy highway [UPDATE]

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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Lawsuit reveals gruesome details of Takata airbag victim's death

Legislation Introduced This Week Could Stop Future Oversights

The accident was minor. The aftermath was horrific.

Study Finds Houston Drivers Rudest In The Nation

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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Universite Laval wins Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2014 with 2,824 mpg

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 Sebastian Blanco

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Thanks to a year of free charges, Nissan Leaf sees sales increase in Texas

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 N

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Data shows cities can save big money by switching to EVs

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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Audi RS5 test drive ends with potential buyer stealing car

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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Nissan says don't mess with money to recharge Leaf EV in Texas

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 lu

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Shell Eco-marathon

An Oil Company Spends Big To Teach Students To Use Less

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