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Mayor Bill de Blasio’s daughter, Chiara, arrested at Manhattan protest


June 1, 2020

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s daughter was arrested at a Manhattan protest on Saturday night, law enforcement sources told The Post on Sunday. Chiara de Blasio, 25, was taken into custody around 10:30 p.m. after cops declared an unlawful assembly at 12th Street and Broadway in Lower Manhattan, the sources said. She had allegedly been blocking traffic on …

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Man shot to death by step-daughter in apparent self-defense


June 1, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A shooting at a north Harris County apartment complex may be a case of self-defense, investigators said. It happened on the 2400 block of Spring Rain Drive around 6:15 a.m. When deputies arrived, they found a 40-year-old man dead from a gunshot wound. HCSOTexas ✔@HCSOTexas .@HCSO_D1Patrol deputies responded to the 2400 Spring Rain Dr, where a …

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Well-known Third Ward pastor dies from COVID-19, family says


June 1, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A well-known pastor in Houston’s Third Ward neighborhood died on Sunday from COVID-19, according to family a member. Pastor Manson Johnson has been with the Holman Street Baptist Church for more than 40 years. “We find strength in knowing that to be absent from the body is to be present with God,” read a statement posted …

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Police Chief Acevedo wants to give police escort for George Floyd’s funeral


June 1, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The Houston Police Department wants to give George Floyd’s funeral a police escort, said Chief Art Acevedo. “Give us that honor,” Acevedo said during a rally on Sunday for the Houston native who died in police custody. The department will use a high level of security to transport Floyd’s body, comparable to when an officer dies …

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Houston Mayor apologizes to protester trampled by officer on horse


June 1, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — After video surfaced showing a police officer on a horse trample a protester during a march for George Floyd, Mayor Sylvester Turner apologized to the woman involved. “Our job is to protect them and their rights to do that. And for them to do it safely,” Turner said. “It’s not our intent to try to injure …

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Stores and Houston-area malls close early after threats of looting


June 1, 2020

HOUSTON Texas (KTRK) — Customers who arrived at Deerbrook Mall on Sunday were met with barricades and police vehicles blocking all entrances. The mall closed early “due to possible looting,” according to the police department’s Facebook. A mall employee said, “We did talk to security today. That said, there were threats being made and they were heightening security.” Three Walmart …

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Memorial Hermann to allow hospital visitors starting Monday


June 1, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Guests will be allowed to visit their loved ones at Memorial Hermann hospital starting Monday. In a statement from the hospital, one visitor per patient per day will be allowed, as permitted by Texas law, beginning June 1. The new policy applies to all Memorial Hermann hospitals, as well as TIRR Memorial Hermann and Katy Rehab. …

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Class of 2020: UH grad shares journey of his recovery from shooting to earning degree


June 1, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas — The COVID-19 pandemic has changed graduation for millions of students, but one University of Houston senior is just thankful to be alive and earn his diploma. Desaviour Ikner started college at Southern Illinois University on academic and athletic scholarships. But during his sophomore year, he was robbed and shot. “I was just sitting there in a puddle …

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A few cooling downpours today, watching the Gulf of Mexico later this week


June 1, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A few cooling downpours could pop up Monday afternoon. A weak upper low hanging nearby most of next week, a downpour could pop up any afternoon as temperatures climb into the upper 80s to low 90s. Hurricane season begins Monday, and we’ll be watching a Gulf Disturbance in the coming days. The remnants of once Tropical …

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