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Top Houston news: HHD investigates cancer-cluster area; man charged for killing fiancée; more

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Houston Health Department starts investigating cancer-struck area

The Texas State Department of Health Services found higher than normal rates of cancers in Fifth Ward neighborhoods near a former creosote facility; the facility was located in a railyard formerly owned by Southern Pacific Railroad.

Read the full story on FOX 26 Houston.

Baby dies after being rushed to Houston fire station by mother

Officials say the baby's mother pulled up to the fire station screaming and crying before firefighters transported the baby to the hospital.

Read the full story on ABC13 Houston.

Houston man charged for killing fiancée days after proposing on New Year’s Eve

A Houston man named Kendrick Atkins has been arrested and charged for the Saturday shooting death of his fiance, Dominic Jefferson, which came mere days after Atkins proposed on New Year’s Eve.

Read the full story on New York Daily News.

FBI Houston searches for first bank robber of 2020

An armed suspect robbed the Woodforest National Bank on Jan. 2 inside the Walmart in southwest Houston, according to FBI Houston.

Read the full story on KPRC2 / Click2Houston.

HPD: 1 person dead, another injured after shooting on Hayes Road

One person killed and another person injured in a shooting around 12:41 p.m. on Hayes Road, according to the Houston Police Department.

Read the full story on KPRC2 / Click2Houston.


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