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2014-08-14 16:20:54

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug.

2014-08-13 12:22:56

Sheriff's Office Reminds Public That Reporting Crime is at Their Finger Tips HOUSTON, Aug.

2014-05-21 12:20:47

Students at Alief, Houston and Spring Branch Independent School Districts to Receive Kindle Fire Tablets HOUSTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2005-11-04 15:21:30

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Police searched in downtown Houston and surrounding areas on Friday for a prisoner who escaped from Harris County Jail a week after he was sentenced to die for two 1998 murders.

2005-11-04 13:21:47

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Police searched in downtown Houston and surrounding areas on Friday for a prisoner who escaped from Harris County Jail a week after he was sentenced to die for two 1998 murders.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.