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A few showers tonight, hot and drier going forward


June 7, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — There’s a few scattered showers and storms dotting SE Texas early this evening, those will be fading away as the sun sets. The forecast looking ahead is more focused on the heat, even as Cristobal makes landfall in Louisiana tomorrow. Forecast models and the NHC official forecast continue to show Tropical Storm Cristobal making landfall in …

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New mural painted for George Floyd at The Breakfast Klub highlights need for change


June 7, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — As many communities honor George Floyd, a new mural has been painted right here in Houston. Public artist Reginald C. Adams and his team began creating the piece honoring Floyd at The Breakfast Klub in Midtown on Wednesday. The mural features Floyd, the American flag, protesters and the heart-wrenching last words he cried, “I can’t breathe.” Adams said …

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Meet the Houston pastor teaming up with Beyoncé & Megan Thee Stallion


June 7, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas — Beyoncé and her family were among the first members of St. John’s Church in Houston, Texas. But even after becoming a worldwide icon, she hasn’t forgotten the pastor and his important work. Beyoncé and fellow Houston-native Megan Thee Stallion are donating all proceeds from “Savage Remix” to the church’s nonprofit Bread of Life. The money will help the …

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George Floyd March: Who were those protesters on horseback?


June 7, 2020

HOUSTON, TX (KTRK) — Many of us won’t forget the image of protesters riding through downtown Houston on horseback during a march to honor George Floyd and his family. But who are these trail riders? And what do they have to say? “We’re not here for the cheering. We’re here to show Floyd that we’re really here for you and …

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How you can support black-owned businesses in Houston


June 7, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — “How can I help?” It’s a sentiment humans are sharing during a time of uncertainty. As Black Lives Matter protests continue in response to incidents of police brutality and the killing of George Floyd, black communities seek justice from those in power and asking authorities to listen.They are also asking for tangible action from the cities …

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Iconic Texas Southern University debate coach Dr. Thomas Freeman dies at age 100


June 7, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Legendary Texas Southern University debate coach Dr. Thomas Freeman passed away at 100 years old on Saturday. Texas Southern University@TexasSouthern It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Texas Southern University icon Dr. Thomas F. Freeman. The esteemed debate coach, orator and teacher began his career at TSU in 1949. 941 1:59 AM …

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13 Investigates: HPD adds family privacy to growing list keeping video private


June 7, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Appearing Saturday with families of those recently lost in HPD officer-involved shootings, Houston’s Mayor Sylvester Turner and Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo added to the list of reasons they are reluctant to release officers’ body camera video. Days after 60,000 marchers demanded police reform locally and across the country, Turner stood with families of those recently …

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