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Man shot dead outside bar near Texas Southern University


August 5, 2019

A man is dead after he was shot outside a nightclub near Texas Southern University, police said. Houston Lt. Larry Crowson said police were called to the 3000 block of Blodgett Street outside of Spivey’s, a night club near TSU When they arrived, they found a man that had been shot, Crowson said. He was transported to the hospital where …

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Feds: Man planning mass shooting hit with weapons charge


August 5, 2019

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A West Texas man whom investigators said was planning a mass shooting has been charged with making false statements to a firearms dealer. Federal agents arrested 19-year-old William Patrick Williams on Thursday after his discharge from a hospital. According to a criminal complaint, the Lubbock man had told his grandmother that he’d bought an AK-47 rifle …

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Smash Mouth dunks on Neil deGrasse Tyson for his tweet about mass shootings


August 5, 2019

Check out the gallery above to see how people reacted to astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson’s tweet about the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton. On Sunday, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson tweeted about the number of lives lost to mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton over the past two days in relation to how many people die from other …

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Classmates: Ohio shooter kept a ‘hit list’ and a ‘rape list’


August 5, 2019

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — High school classmates of the gunman who killed nine people early Sunday in Dayton, Ohio, say he was suspended for compiling a “hit list” of those he wanted to kill and a “rape list” of girls he wanted to sexually assault. The accounts by two former classmates emerged after police said there was nothing in the …

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Woman found shot to death in northwest Houston motel room


August 5, 2019

Police are looking for a “person of interest” Monday after officers discovered a woman’s body inside a northwest Houston motel room. The woman, identified only as a black female in her 30s, had been “shot multiple times,” Sgt. Joshua Horn said Detectives made the gruesome discovery at the 5900 block of Guhn Road early Monday, following a tip from a …

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Houston police arrest 56 on felony DWI charges in June


August 5, 2019

A man charged in a fatal crash last month was among 56 people facing felony-level DWI charges in June, according Houston Police Department records. Bayron Cruz is accused of killing Guadalupe Garza Sauceda on June 30 after crashing into her car in 1300 block of W. 34th Street just after midnight Cruz was driving at a “speed greater than reasonable …

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‘Enough is enough’: Houston vigils honoring El Paso victims call for action


August 5, 2019

A Houston vigil honoring the victims of the mass shooting in El Paso opened with a gospel song emphasizing humanity’s interconnectedness. After the final refrain, “I need you to survive,” Congresswoman Sheila Jackson took the podium. “We should be attentive” to white supremacist propaganda, Jackson said. “We need each other to survive.” “Enough is enough,” said Mayor Sylvester Turner. “Inaction …

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