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Texas Leads the Nation in Identity Theft

Posted on · The annual report by the Federal Trade Commission has Texas near the top when it comes to theft. But we're not talking about stealing cars or stereos. As Bill Stamps reports, this is much more personal and the problem is not as easy to resolve.

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Another Take on March Madness

Posted on · March madness takes on a whole new meaning in Harris County this weekend. Local law enforcement agencies are using the phrase to send the message to drivers that they're cracking down on drinking and driving. Laurie Johnson has more.

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Body Identified as de Jesus; Suspect in Custody

Posted on · A body found near Reliant Stadium has been officially identified as kidnap victim Susana de Jesus. Investigators believe the de Jesus murder and a host of other crimes in Pearland may be the work of one man. That suspect was found hiding in a neighborhood shed Monday after a failed carjacking attempt. Bill Stamps has more.

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Bellaire Shooting Victim Speaks Out

Posted on · Tuesday night he was on HBO's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel". Today...a Bellaire athlete, who was shot by police in his own yard, talked to Houston media for the first time. Bill Stamps has the story.

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A Serious Kind of Trafficking

Posted on · Human trafficking was relatively unknown just a few years ago. But it prompts a local non-profit to host a conference on this modern day form of slavery. Attendees listened to experts to find a better way to help victims and eliminate the problem. Pat Hernandez has the story.

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No Amnesty

Posted on · The city of Houston Municipal Courts and the Houston Police will join neighboring agencies and participate in this year's Great Texas Warrant Roundup. Scofflaws are encouraged to resolve the matter and avoid being arrested at home, school or at work. Pat Hernandez has more.

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Court Back in Session

Posted on · Court is back in session. A computer virus forced Houston Municipal Courts to shut down the past week but the problem seems to be fixed and business is back to normal. Bill Stamps has the story.

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Obey the Law for Safety’s Sake

Posted on · Motorists are being reminded about a law that protects peace officers during traffic stops on the freeway. Next week citations will be issued to violators. Pat Hernandez has more.

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Window Etching Stops Car Theft

Posted on · Houston Police and Triple-A Texas are joining forces in a program they hope will reduce car thefts. They'll etch your car's VIN number on your car windows, for free, as Jim Bell reports.

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Plight of Crime Victims No Longer Ignored

Posted on · Crime victims have a friend in the new Harris County District Attorney. Pat Lykos promised in her campaign last year that the office will be champions for the victims of crime. Pat Hernandez tells us that the victims witness division has been renamed the victims' rights division.

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Reward Offered for Help Finding Dogfighters

Posted on · Last November the Harris County Sheriff's Department teamed up with other law enforcement to make what they call the biggest dog fighting bust in the country. Authorities says some members of that ring are still at large. They believe other dog fighting rings are still operating in the Houston area but have yet to be caught. So, they're asking for the publics help. Bill Stamps explains.