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Past articles by Michelle:

No more rock the baby: New MLB rule means Astros pitcher Luis Garcia can't use unique windup

This season, the Astros pitcher's "rock the baby" motion followed by cha cha steps will no longer fly under new rules designed to speed up baseball games. → Read More

Storm videos, photos show high water, wind damage across Greater Houston area

Thanks to the KHOU 11 viewers who sent video and photos of the destruction caused by tornadoes in Pasadena, Baytown and Deer Park. → Read More

Houston war hero laid to rest 76 years after he died during WWII at age 22

1st Lt. Ottaway Cornwell was a U.S. Army pilot whose plane was shot down in 1944. His remains weren't found until 2016 and he was finally brought home to Houston. → Read More

Second teen arrested in shooting of 14-year-old Lamar High School student who was killed for his shoes

Abdon Enriquez, 17, is charged with capital murder for the shooting death of Axel Turcios in May. Ramiro Hernandez, also 17, was already in custody. → Read More

Found: 84-year-old Houston woman reported missing found at Memorial Hermann SW Hospital

Pearl Radcliffe had been missing since Wednesday. She was found on unconscious on a sidewalk. Police said her dog never left her side. → Read More

Meet the Astros 'Rally Baby': 2-year-old cheers for the team from his crib

Jackson Silvas and his dad Steven are big Astros fans, and the adorable toddler even dressed as Jose Altuve for Halloween! → Read More

Mexican fishermen detained after illegally catching 40 sharks off coast of Texas

Border Protection officers alerted the Coast Guard that the four men were catching sharks in U.S. federal waters near Corpus. → Read More

Man out on bond after 6 years in prison based on what's believed to be false testimony by former HPD officer

Frederick Jeffery was serving a 25-year prison sentence for possession of a controlled substance based almost exclusively on Gerald Goines' testimony. → Read More

'Football has been my entire life': Texans Romeo Crennel retiring after 50 years of coaching

"Romeo retires as one of the most respected figures in NFL history. His incredible resume and contributions to the game of football will be difficult to duplicate." → Read More

Massive meth bust: Feds find $18M worth of methamphetamine hidden in buckets

The buckets loaded with nearly 913 pounds of meth were seized by CBP officers at the World Trade Bridge in Laredo. → Read More

71 injured, orphaned baby birds rescued, dozens found dead after nesting area destroyed near Houston

Many of the baby birds rescued by the Houston SPCA's Wildlife Center of Texas had broken wings, mangled legs and internal injuries. → Read More

Plane landing at Bush Airport skids off runway

The plane took off from Victoria, Texas and was landing in Houston when it went off the runway, according to the a representative from United Airlines. → Read More

Suspect in murder of 16-year-old Diamond Alvarez arrested again for bond violation; this time, judge denies bond

Frank DeLeon, 17, was charged with murder in January after his ex-girlfriend was shot nearly two dozen times. But he was released on bond two days later. → Read More

Comedian Chris Rock adds three Texas shows to tour

Rock got the last laugh after Will Smith slapped him at the Oscars because ticket prices for his shows have skyrocketed as demand has soared. → Read More

Brazoria County grand jury declines to indict Deshaun Watson after hearing evidence in Pearland case

The Brazoria County DA said grand jurors heard from witnesses and reviewed the facts in the case before no-billing Watson and the case is closed. → Read More

Houston police arrest employee in deadly workplace shooting at Greenway Plaza office building

A supervisor was shot and killed inside the 20 Greenway building in the Greenway Plaza area. Police initially believed it was an active shooter scene. → Read More

Extra special beginning: Houston baby born at 2:22 a.m. on 2-22-22

Baby Presley Vaclavik came into this world at a special time on a special date. → Read More

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott: ‘Texas electric grid is more reliant and more resilient than it’s ever been'

"Peak power demand was about 69,000 megawatts early this morning. We do not expect the demand to exceed that amount for the rest of the storm,” Abbott said. → Read More

Inmate accused of sexually assaulting Harris County sheriff’s sergeant appears in court

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez addressed how the sexual assault took place at the jail. → Read More

Small plane strikes SUV before crash landing near Highway 59 in Shepherd, DPS says

The pilot and two passengers and the driver of the SUV were not hurt, the Department of Public Safety said. → Read More