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Houston man rescued from captivity in squalid garage has died

(Reuters) - One of three men rescued from a filthy, converted garage in Houston where they were held captive and forced to hand over their veterans' benefit checks has died, police said on Tuesday. Full story

Ministry at center of Texas captives case

The former nonprofit operating out of the purple-trimmed, one-story brick home in north Houston apparently started with the best of intentions: to feed and shelter homeless individuals. Full story

Alderson Broaddus University Men's Hoops Adds D-I Transfer Alton Tanner

The Alderson Broaddus men's basketball team added junior forward Alton Tanner from Division I University of Missouri-Kansas City. Tanner is from Houston, Texas. Full story

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  Cops: Diabled woman left for 5 hours in hot van

Police in Houston say a 57-year-old disabled woman was left alone in van for five hours in the sweltering heat and was found unresponsive. KPRC’s Ryan Korsgard reports.

  Woman fatally shoots man at Houston gas station

A woman shoots and kills a man during an altercation at a gas station in Houston, and it was all captured on surveillance video. KPRC's Courtney Zavala reports.

  Up to 8 people appear to be held in Texas

Police say four men, who may have been homeless, were possibly held captive in a garage. "There were locks on the doors, it was a situation where they could not leave on their own free will,” said Jodi Silva, a public information officer. NBCs Charles Hadlock reports.

  Family: Trayvon supporters delayed child’s trip to ER

A family in Houston, Texas, says a group of demonstrators protesting the George Zimmerman verdict delayed a sick girl’s trip to a nearby hospital for emerency treatment. KPRC’s Jennifer Bauer reports.

  Skilling Back to Court

Former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling goes back to court in Houston today to ask that his sentence be reduced in return for dropping his remaining appeals. If things go according to plan, he could get out some time around 2017.

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