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MDC spend iftar dinner money in charity for the welfare of the society


May 22, 2020

By: Raja Zahid A Khanzada Dallas: Muslim Democratic host annual iftar called “An iftar with Democrats”. The groups practice is on for last 19 years. This year dinner is hosted with a twist from Corona Virus pandemic. Small number of MDC leaders met and collected daily needs goods and money was collected for a charity Brighter Tomorrow, a charitable group …

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Does this video show an actual 5G equipment stamped with ‘COV-19’?


May 22, 2020

video being shared widely on social media shows a man who presents himself as a telecoms engineer allegedly revealing equipment labelled COV-19 that is due to be installed into a 5G tower. This video contains false information. The footage emerged earlier this week and has been shared on multiple social networks, garnering thousands of views. It shows a man wearing a hard …

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Gun owners being tracked by thieves in COVID-era spike


May 22, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — As the 13 Investigates crew rounded a corner recently, they came face-to-face with the end of an undercover Houston police chase. Officers had just caught two suspected gun thieves. It was the latest pair accused in a dangerous and rising trend of ‘gun juggings’ in the city. As he worked with his team, Houston Police Department …

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Murders in Houston spike 50% during pandemic, police chief says


May 22, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Murder is on the rise in Houston, according to Houston Police Department Chief Art Acevedo. The chief said there’s a 50 percent increase in homicides from this time last year. He also added that the city of Houston is seeing nearly one murder per day this year. Acevedo said it’s a combination of issues that are …

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Fugitive ex-deputy who guarded load of cocaine possibly back in Houston


May 22, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The FBI is looking for an ex-deputy who never showed up for sentencing after pleading guilty to guarding a drug haul while in uniform. Tomas Roque Espinoza, 43, has been a fugitive since 2013. Wednesday, the FBI renewed its call for the public’s help in finding him. “He’s considered a fugitive of the law since 2013, …

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More 90-degree heat is expected until downpours arrive late this weekend.


May 22, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — More 90-degree heat is expected until downpours arrive late this weekend. Friday and Saturday’s weather looks hot and humid again with highs in the lower 90s. Rain chances will stay fairly low through Saturday, then rise substantially starting Sunday. We are expecting scattered, possibly heavy downpours for Sunday and Memorial Day. The upper low responsible for …

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Queen Elizabeth treated to gospel music in rainy Houston on this day in 1991


May 22, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas — Queen Elizabeth II dodged a few raindrops 29 years ago as she wound up her three-day visit to Texas with toe-tapping gospel music in Houston’s oldest black Baptist church and a visit to Johnson Space Center. The following story was written by Ben Jaminson with the Associated Press on May 22, 1991 when the queen made her …

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Restaurant and bar owners eager to open after long closures


May 22, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Texas bars are getting ready to reopen and restaurants are adding tables as Friday marks another milestone for business reopenings in Texas. Bars, bowling alleys, and bingo halls are allowed to reopen Friday at 25 percent capacity, according to phase two of Gov. Greg Abbott’s plan. The Marquis II on Bissonnet plans to open its doors …

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