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Former NFL pro from Houston accused of hitting daughter’s head


June 9, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Former Mayde Creek High School and TCU football star Aaron Brown is accused of hitting his daughter twice in the head while they were at the home of the girl’s grandmother in west Houston. Eyewitness News was at the courthouse Monday when Brown appeared before a judge to answer to a charge of injury to a …

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


June 9, 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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Texas Medical Center sees 40 percent increase in coronavirus hospitalizations


June 9, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — As Texas continues its reopening, and people are gathering in large numbers for protests, Texas Medical Center leaders are seeing a concerning amount of new patients. In the coming days, if you attend a protest or find yourself around a large group of people, don’t get a coronavirus test the following day. Experts say you should …

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Somerville considers hiring ex-deputy involved in murder outside of Denny’s


June 9, 2020

SOMERVILLE, Texas (KTRK) — The Mayor of Somerville is holding a rally to stop the hiring of Chauna Sheffield, the former Harris County deputy who was at the center of a controversial death. Chauna Thompson, who now goes by the last name of Sheffield, was indicted for murder in the death of John Hernandez, who was choked to death outside …

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Thousands pay respects to George Floyd in Houston viewing


June 9, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The last chance for the public to say goodbye to George Floyd drew thousands of mourners Monday to a church in Houston where he grew up, as his death two weeks ago continues to stoke protests in America and beyond over racial injustice, and spurred France to abruptly halt the use of police choke holds. Reflecting …

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HEAT ADVISORY: Houston’s heat index could top 111° today


June 9, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Prepare for a dangerously hot day in Houston Tuesday. Not only could we set a new record high of 98-degrees, but the heat index could also blast up to 111-degrees. Houston’s first Heat Advisory of 2020 goes into effect from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Scattered storms loosely associated with Cristobal popped up Monday afternoon, …

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13 Investigates: As city plans to act, activists want action


June 9, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — In the days since 60,000 marchers descended on Houston’s City Hall, the mayor has announced a task force designed “to review internal (Houston Police Department) policies and procedures.” The task force is not due to report back to Mayor Sylvester Turner until September. Turner’s office told 13 Investigates in a statement, “Mayor Turner has not indicated …

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