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Known gang member wanted by Houston police after violent crime spree

Sean Hannity

0:14 listening | 1 hr ago

Known gang member wanted by Houston police after violent crime spree

"Police are asking for help finding a wanted gang member Allen public radios used in a crime spree from last year involving aggravated assault and deadly conduct twenty four year old is also accused of shooting a man five times in April

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Intoxicated Houston man with gun killed in officer-involved shooting

Coast to Coast AM with George Noory

0:39 listening | 13 hrs ago

Intoxicated Houston man with gun killed in officer-involved shooting

"Well a a gun toting a suspect dead after being shot by Houston police over the weekend and dab around one thirty Sunday morning when officers responded to reports of an intoxicated man with a gun at a southeast Houston neighborhood police say the man refused repeated commands to drop the gun then fired several shots in the ground for pointing it at officers H. B. assistant chief Troy Feder says they spoke with the family members on the scene his mother the wife some other relatives very painful they're they're shaken its the six officer involved shooting for H. P. D. in the last month

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Houston police shoot, kill 'emotional' man who fired gun into ground

Sean Hannity

1:02 listening | 1 d ago

Houston police shoot, kill 'emotional' man who fired gun into ground

"During a traffic stop around three this morning by league city police officers discovered that a woman in the vehicle was wanted on an outstanding drug warrants when the officer tried to take the woman into custody the man driving the vehicle pulled out a military style knife and reportedly lunged at the officer swinging the knife at the officers but when the man was shot by the officer he was then taken to an area hospital where he died another officer involved shooting overnight in southeast Houston neighborhood leaves a suspect is dead police say officers responded to reports of a thirty eight year old man with a gun who was drunk and emotional he reportedly refused to drop the weapon and fired it into the ground and pointed it at officers before they shot and killed him H. Rudy assistant chief Troy finner describes that we pray for this family rife with the suspect how they got to get through this but also our offices the man's wife and mother were at the scene and spoke with officers afterwards

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Houston mayor says fire marshal will enforce 25% capacity at bars, clubs

Coast to Coast AM with George Noory

0:42 listening | 1 d ago

Houston mayor says fire marshal will enforce 25% capacity at bars, clubs

"After over three hundred complaints about bars and clubs not following the twenty five percent capacity requirements this weekend Houston mayor Sylvester Turner says he cannot turn a blind turn a blind eye and we'll have the fire marshal's office enforces statewide order now it is clear that people across crowded in almost would like to maximum capacity on top of one another no social distancing no man has been you'll forcing us to step in for public health reasons to say no the mayor says no one will be jailed for violations but there could be citations issued starting today just last week the mayor said the city is being sued for trying to enforce coronavirus guidelines

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Georgia man charged in shooting at Houston's Post Oak Hotel

Texas Business Radio

0:27 listening | 2 d ago

Georgia man charged in shooting at Houston's Post Oak Hotel

"An argument between guests early this morning outside the lobby of the posh post oak hotel resulted in gunshots a lot of them landing a man visiting from Louisiana in critical condition at memorial Hermann greater heights and a guest from Georgia now behind bars at about five thirty this morning this is the hotel owned by Tilman for cheated that opened two years ago just north of the Galleria

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Houston tornado warning issued for Harris, Montgomery county until 5 p.m.

Fifty Plus

0:34 listening | 2 d ago

Houston tornado warning issued for Harris, Montgomery county until 5 p.m.

"All this station is activating the Houston area emergency alert system itself at the request of the National Weather Service because of a tornado warning in Montgomery Harris and Waller counties until five o'clock this evening now this station is activating the Houston area emergency alert system one more time from the National Weather Service because of a tornado warning in these counties Montgomery Harris and Waller till five oh clock this evening this concludes the activation of the Houston area emergency alert

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NASA leader presents former Houston Rep. John Culberson with medal

Coast to Coast AM with George Noory

0:24 listening | 2 d ago

NASA leader presents former Houston Rep. John Culberson with medal

"A long time local lawmakers getting a White House nomination former Houston congressman John Culberson nominated to serve on the national space council users advisory group the group provides advice and recommendations on America's space program to the council which then reports to the president and vice president Culberson received NASA's distinguished public service medal last year for his record of championing space issues during his nearly two decades in Congress

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With Moratorium Lifted, Houston Becomes Largest U.S. City Where Evictions Can Resume

Weekend Edition Saturday

3:41 listening | 3 d ago

With Moratorium Lifted, Houston Becomes Largest U.S. City Where Evictions Can Resume

"Tenants behind on their ranch can be kicked out of their homes in Texas the state has lifted its moratorium on evictions some Texas cities are taking additional steps to protect renters many of whom of lost jobs because of the pandemic Houston is not one of them it's now the largest city in the United States were evictions can resume Elizabeth drove all of Houston public media reports before cove in nineteen life was good for Houston resident ridiculous all of the heck grandma taking care of her great job just going about my everyday living doing what I do wake up in the morning and say my prayers for my coffee then coronavirus hit everything out wow yeah it is like my life do you know that he would talk to me over the phone from her apartment where she lives alone she used to make money babysitting her granddaughter and niece that ended with covert nineteen and her eight hundred dollar disability check doesn't cover her monthly rent of nine hundred dollars she said her apartment manager warned her eviction notices are on their way nobody needs to be stressed out whether they're going to have a place to live today in the homeless to March I can't think like that right now you know I can't I can't think like that I'm not only I don't want to think like that people like you it are vulnerable now that the Texas Supreme Court lifted a ban on objections this week attorneys who work with low income clients are preparing for the worst Donna Carney works for Lone Star legal aid which provides free legal representation to low income Texans Carney expects more families on the streets in the months ahead and we anticipate that there will be a tsunami of affections files I have no doubt about it we are going to see homelessness nationally there's been a patchwork of protections in place for renters other statewide moratorium's are expected to expire in the coming weeks and unemployment is through the roof James roller is with the national housing law project forty percent of households under forty thousand dollars your income loss of job in March and since it's staggering to sort of like to try to get your head around what that means in practice ruler says there's still a federal moratorium on evictions through late July but that only applies to rental properties with federally backed mortgages and that that's only a third of all properties for now moratoriums and government assistance like expanded unemployment benefits have kept invitations at bay in cities like Houston but as these protections expire experts say a wave of evictions is on its way and with corona virus spreading roller says these evictions create a public health risk displacing people from their housing and sending them out looking for additional housing or sending them into homelessness a danger for all of us in Houston so many people applied online for the city's rental assistance program that it ran out of funding in just ninety minutes rejects you it was one of the lucky few who were able to submit an application but she's still waiting for final approval if the rent money doesn't come through she expects to be forced out of her home waiting in hope that if I do that I'll be able to get into a shelter among doctors who opened the door to the thing will open to the mall she would like many Americans will be at the mercy of friends and family when looking for a place to live for NPR news I'm Elizabeth Troy fall in

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Houston - Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas is aiming to start college football on time, with fans in stands

Coast to Coast AM with George Noory

0:35 listening | 3 d ago

Houston - Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas is aiming to start college football on time, with fans in stands

"Top story governor governor Greg Greg Abbott Abbott says says his his office office is is already already in in communication communication with with the the university university of of Texas Texas and and other other schools schools about about having having college college football football games games return return this this fall fall they they need need an an answer answer by by the the early early part of August now we think we will be able to give it to them but if you want a prediction my prediction is yes we are going to have college football beginning as scheduled on scheduled with at least some level of fans in stands have a telling Austin's KXAN TV factors like testing treatment and the overall status of the covert nineteen outbreak will determine the number of fans that can be allowed to attend

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Houston - FBI says Gunman killed in ‘terrorism-related’ shooting at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi

This Morning with Gordon Deal

0:40 listening | 4 d ago

Houston - FBI says Gunman killed in ‘terrorism-related’ shooting at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi

"The the FBI FBI says says yesterday's yesterday's shooting shooting at at a a Texas Texas naval naval air air base base was was terrorism terrorism related related deaths deaths Thursday Thursday morning morning a a suspect suspect apparently apparently rushed rushed to to security security gate gate at at Naval Naval Air Air Station Corpus Christi when security tried to stop him he got out of the car and opened fire naval officials returned fire in the base was put on lockdown FBI supervisory senior resident agent Lee agreed said the suspect was killed without giving any details she said it was related to terrorism we may have a potential second related person of interest at large in the community but we would encourage the public to remain calm one navy security forces sailor who responded to the shooting was injured himself but it's since been released from the hospital

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