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"mayor sylvester turner" Discussed on WLS-AM 890
"Will fall back to the mid teens to around 20 northwest west magazine 30 mph increasing clouds Friday low to mid 30s chance for afternoon shower Saturday high near 40° From the weather channel on jaffin OLS they make 90 with another update in 30 minutes 8 90 wls a.m. Chicago 94 7 wls FM HD two Chicago The Thanksgiving holiday is the first since last year's lockdowns millions of Americans though still struggling to make ends meet in this pandemic In Houston rainy weather forced officials to cancel the cities Thanksgiving Day parade but not its annual food drive Houston mayor Sylvester Turner said for many this is their only option this holiday For those who are walking and want to pick it up they can do that But for those who need that hot meal don't have the ability to go and cook it and want to eat here They have tables set up for about in the hot meals The super feast expected to feed about 25,000 people today Millions are already shopping online or heading to stores tomorrow looking for those bargains but due to supply chain issues stores may have already started their Black Friday deals early And a day after a jury found three men guilty in the murder of ahmaud Arbery and Georgia the mother of the 25 year old black jogger who was shot and killed says even though her son is not with him this Thanksgiving has special meaning for her Michelle Franz and ABC News Your guide to everything automotive drive Chicago It's rob marked here and this week we test drive the Volkswagen south take a look at the Jeep grand Cherokee and.
Tropical Storm Nicholas slows, dumps rain along Gulf Coast
"Tropical storm Nicholas brought a lot of rain to the coast in southeastern Texas and southwestern Louisiana in Galveston and Houston in Texas they got a lot of rain mayor Sylvester Turner in Houston says it could have been worse the largest amount on the city of Houston so can I needed a break it was a different story in Louisiana we expect certain amount of activity weather wise this was just a little over the top hurricane ida had destroyed one of Stephen voices buildings and damaged the main plant of his seafood business Nicholas is adding to the damage many people all the way from New Orleans to here have this for more damage they're not gonna recover quickly or easily the mayor of Lake Charles Louisiana says anytime there's even a hint of a weather event approaching people get scared I'm a Donahue
Arkansas' GOP governor wants to undo ban on mask mandates
"Reiterating he will not impose lockdowns or face mask mandates in response to rising covid cases. Speaking to a business association in Dallas, he said the key to ending the pandemic is getting people vaccinated. The governor has not responded directly to Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner Mask mandate for city employees that took effect Wednesday. Dallas and
Houston Mask Mandate Might Violate Texas Governor's Order
"In the mask mandate imposed by Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner. It goes into effect today. The governor's office has not spoken of whether Turner is violating abbots executive order that bans mask mandates by local officials. But the governor is pushing
Houston leaders denounce proposed voting legislation in Texas
"Voters in poll after poll but Texas Democrats not so much Now Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner. He's doing the National Party line. Several people speaking out a diverse group, he said against a Georgia like election bill that passed the Texas Senate. These bills and the name of election integrity are largely built on concerns over widespread voter fraud for which there is little or no evidence. State Senator Paul
Texas Republicans target Houston with raft of bills seeking voting restrictions
"Houston area. Democrats are blasting voting bills. That are now making their way through. The republican led state senate government reporter. Andrew stoddart says those legislative measures or being condemned by houston's mayor who says bills or discriminatory against people of color senate. Bill seven and house bill. Six would ban twenty four hour voting and drive thru voting as well as remove restrictions on partisan poll-watchers mayor sylvester turner said. Those changes and others amounted to what he called. Jim crow two point. Oh the texas rights project. And i want to thank the representatives for being here today. Stacey extended voting hours at harris county but mostly used by people of color fifty six percent of voters who cast ballots late night. Hours were black hispanic or asian. In addition black voters and other voters of color were more likely to be victims of poll-watcher intimidation harris county. Commissioner rodney ellis echoed. Turner calling the bills a modern day poll tax. He called on business leaders to pressure republican lawmakers to block the bills. Lieutenant governor dan. Patrick previously blasted such pressure from companies including american airlines and dell.
City of Houston hammered with freeze related energy costs
"The city of Houston is dealing with a bill of more than $3 million as a result of February's winter storms, Mayor Sylvester Turner told City Council today a massive bill was to make sure streetlights operated. The city paid almost $105,000 to power streetlights in 2020, the city finance director, says the huge bill Because the city pays a variable rate instead of fixed cost for street light energy.
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner Names Troy Finner New Police Chief
"Police have a new leader. Houston mayor sylvester turner says hp executive assistant. Chief troy thinner will replace police. Chief art vado to head. The state's largest police force chief is a thirty one year veteran of the houston police department and highly regarded law enforcement officer and the houston police department. He has earned and i underscore that he has earned the trust and respect of people in every corner of our diverse community. Some critics though say turner picked a new chief too quickly and should have gotten more public input
Houston leaders reflect on rodeo cancellation one year later
"County Judge Leader Hadda Go admits that she had some regrets. One year after the covert pandemic, my regret and I've mentioned this before, is not having stopped the rodeo sooner. That was the day I said Okay, I don't care if we you haven't found transmission. I am sure transmission's going on. We're just not catching it. We gotta shut down the road you and that was the day coincidentally, that they found community transition at the rodeo. It was one year ago when Judge Hidalgo and used to Mayor Sylvester Turner shut down the rodeo is more cases turned up from one of the barbecue tins.
Patricia Jefferson Daniel named Houston's first Black city secretary
"Houston mayor sylvester turner has named the first african american city secretary in houston's history our government reporter. Andrew schneider has details patricia jefferson. Daniel has been the interim city secretary since two thousand eighteen. She's worked for the city of houston for over thirty six years. Starting in the city secretaries offices a typist among other things. She's played a major role in setting up new computer systems for city hall. Daniel succeeds anna. Russell held the post for nearly seven. Decades died early last year. That's andrew schneider with that report.
Mayor Turner says many Houston-area residents remain without water, despite water pressure being normalized
"Mara Liasson NPR News. Most of Texas has its water back after deadly winter stores barreled through the South last week. About a million people are still out. But Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner says even though water treatment plants are back online, it doesn't mean people have water. Even though the power has been restored. And even though the water pressure has normalized for many people across our region, they have busted pipes. They had to turn off the water, and they're still in need of water and food. The water problems are not limited to Texas. The Associated Press reports more than 40,000 water customers in Louisiana lack water, so the
Houston awaits water test results as boil water notice continues
"Mayor Sylvester Turner says they sent water samples for testing yesterday. They expect results later today. The city of Galveston's awaiting test results. Katie is hoping to be able to lift the water boil noticed tomorrow. Baytown is still several days from lifting their notice. Pasadena still a few days away. Thousands showed up yesterday at water distribution sites across the region. And there's going to be more today, including Butler Stadium. That stadium that's going to be starting a two this afternoon. H I s D. Is holding a food giveaway today at Energy Arena That's going to be starting in half an hour that runs from 9 to 1. News on the band at ktrh
Houston mayor blames historic Winter weather on global warming
"Packer President Biden officially signed a federal disaster declaration for Texas Today. A week long record low temperatures that overwhelm the state run power grid created a wave of other problems in the Lone Star State. Visiting a water distribution center today, Mayor Sylvester Turner blame the historic winter weather on global warming. I know the sun is shining. But with climate change climate change, these type of weather anomalies can take place
Houston Mayor Turner speaks at water distribution event
"With the financial impact of weather related emergencies. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner at a water distribution event today, even after people's homes of repaired lights on water pressure up We'll be dead. There will be many people will be dealing with this crisis for weeks and months to come. Whether is warming up to millions of still being told to boil tap water before they drink it. The vaccination effort being hampered by the severe weather is shipping through delayed as far as
Tens of thousands of buildings have burst pipes in Houston area
"Kind. Water issues are plaguing Texas as a result of power outages from freezing temperatures. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality told CNN. Nearly 15 million people have been affected by water system disruptions, The systems and nearly 160 Lone Star. State counties have also been impacted. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner noted the city's fire department received thousands of reports of broken pipes. On Thursday, Austin's water director said their water supply deteriorated. Over 300 million gallons because of
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner gives update on power outages and weather impact
"With me now is houston mayor sylvester turner previously served nearly thirty years as a texas state representative. He is in a command center right now. Monitoring situation in his city mayor. Thank you for taking a little time with us. And i don't want to start first with things aren't houston. Are they getting better. Chris in the last twenty four hours. Things have improved yesterday. At this time we had about one point. Three million customers without power Today as i talked to you that number is under thirty thousand in houston region yesterday The the water pressure was extremely low In fact hospitals were having a hard time getting but they needed Just to run a bear chillers to stay warm and other necessities today. The water pressure in the city of houston has increased And hospitals in much better shape at the same time people many of the people able to flush their kamoze improvement with still not wear. We want it to be but yesterday the pressure was below what we call twenty. Ps today as we speak that what a precious right around thirty so being things improving but again we still have some tremendous needs at. They're just zero in on the water aspect of this has been one of the more harrowing parts of it and a kind of a kind of cascade effect. We're going out water treatment facilities. Just explain to me what that means that it does. It mean pressure. Now you can you can. People can run water in their homes. That firefighters have water that hospitals have it is. That is that where things are correct. Hospitals now have watered. That can run the chillers. Keep the patients that doctors and medical staff Warm in in in in cool weather so to speak People able to take showers. Peabody plus two komo but because the water pressure dropped below the regulatory requirement twenty. Psi you automatically have to give ball water. Notices so you have over seven hundred jurisdictions around the state of texas a chieftain san antonio austin example in many others where there are bald notice requirements and that will continue to be the case probably through the weekend at the earliest that ball. What notice could probably be lifted on sunday. But i think for houston probably be monday. Which means if people don't have power because just also ball your water about two minutes but what happens if you don't have power then people are going to rely a great deal on bought a water and that's why starting today We started distributing water to those persons for example. Who don't have the means to go into a grocery store and purchase tomorrow for example will be masked water distribution site in the city of houston where we will probably give out tomorrow anywhere between seven to nine hundred thousand bottles of water primarily for people for families who already on the modulus. Chris and they just can't afford to go in and purchase two and three and four cases of water. And we'll do that Tomorrow saturday sunday until this ball. Water notice has been listed. That's really that's very helpful in understanding where things are. Let me let me also ask what your interfaces have been. With spill state and federal government i know females on the on on the ground. Have you been talking with aircraft that run the the grid with folks from fina. The federal government and with governor abbot. What are those interactions been like. Well i've talked several times with the ceo. Behead of eric hot And n n what he will say to you. Is that the system that we have in the state of texas. Our texas korea is designed for the summer heat. It is not necessarily designed for winter storms and then as relates to this. What happened in this. In the last four or five days that was simply not enough adequate generation supply available to meet the demand and the supply that they had reserved so to speak when with shop when some of the facilities came all flying of been made things even worse and let me quickly speak to those who are trying to say. oh the wind turbine frozen. You shouldn't be looking at renewables as a false false aligned. Being put four because the plants that came off line while natural gas plants coal fired. Plant Nuclear plants came offline. You wind turbine strobes. So it was a combination but when it comes to win and sola that's still only counts for a fraction of the energy that's produced in the state of texas. The rally at reality is that the state was. Ill prepared The other thing that i would add when i was in the legislature but twenty three of my twenty seven years i said on the on the committee that oversees our electric utility industry back in twenty eleven fouled a bill saying to the public utility commission that we need to exert greater oversight over urquhot to prevent blackouts of every kind that we have are experiencing in texas for four for these last four days batmobile. Chris was never given a hearing. And so for anybody. Who's just trying to place the blame on irc That's not enough as part of the story but it's not the total story. Archive is an agency of the state of texas is the leadership of that overseas or cat and what happened in this week with the failure. Not just urquhot but of the statewide leadership state representative state senators. Who didn't do enough to make the necessary. Structural changes prevent what took place this week but mccurry and as a result of that hundreds of thousands of texans paid a horrible price and they are number of stony that we live in the city of my city that anada that not allowed to date to go into next week. Some of them died from carbon monoxide. Trying to keep themselves
Deadly winter storm knocks out power to millions
"Still have no lights and no heat with a deadly house fire and carbon monoxide poisonings blamed on improvised ways to warm homes in single digit temperatures. There's a federal investigation into the failure of the power grid by Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner says for people who are without power They don't care whose into control 16 deaths across the country are blamed on this massive storm. President Biden has arrived in Milwaukee for a town hall tonight aimed at generating more support for his covert 19 relief
White House approves Texas' emergency declaration as historic winter weather intensifies
"In a number of states hard hit by snow and ice and a lack of electricity pledging aid to the governors of Alabama, Louisiana, Kansas, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas, where millions of people are still without heat, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and this even more difficult When you can't tell people specifically how much longer will they be without power? A deadly house fire was reported in the Houston area. Carbon monoxide poisonings as well as people scrambled for ways to keep warm. A tornado ripped through coastal North Carolina officials say
Houston Mayor urges Texans to stay off the roads as winter storm is far from over
"At least sixteen people have died in the storms in cold that has swept through the southern plains and houston mayor sylvester turner is urging people to stay off the road going to be. There's going to be some freezing precipitation. Starting tonight going into tomorrow morning so the roads are going to be dangerous. Treacherous in the morning adding insult to injury or the rolling blackouts that have left over. Four million people in texas alone. without electricity. federal energy officials say they will investigate the
"mayor sylvester turner" Discussed on KTRH
"Used to Mayor Sylvester Turner thrilled about the plan Corona virus vaccine cited in our G stadium. Turner says he's thankful for the White House's decision to open up the side because it will help inoculate plenty of people. The uh also says it'll be good for to iron out the details with FEMA, Texas Division of Emergency Management and Harris County. The energy site expected to be opened by February, 24th. A second straight day of confusion, as dozens were again turned away from a covert vaccine sight on the campus of Texas Southern University. ST Lukes said. This clinic officially opens on Monday. This week. They were doing what they called a quote, soft opening. Spokesperson says they received more than 1900 doses of the vaccine for this week. But again they're urging people to register online and make an appointment for their vaccination instead of just coming here to t s U And that was Channel two's Canty Hernandez reporting one of the Houston doctors silenced by the social media giants for supporting He's now pushing vitamin D to help prevent getting Cove it along with other supplements like vitamin K to in the best epidemiology. We have 50% decrease in stroke. 50% decrease in heart attack A 3% improvement of bone fracture risk, So that's a very foundational thing that all people should probably do. It's hard to get its indeed butter and cheese and grass fed animals. It's not a normal dead animals. Both Twitter and YouTube last year removed videos of doctors promoting Retailer says in love for the employees of the four hours of pay for getting two shots on the also cover the cost of a lift right up to $15 each way. Ana Ktrh news Time is 12 03 and ally of former President Trump is questioning why Capitol Police didn't use deadly force during the violent protests last month, and Trump's accused of inciting Ryan shook has more South Carolina Republican Lindsey Graham said officers had every right to use deadly force on the violent mob. Speaking to reporters during Trump's second impeachment trial, he added the people in charge of securing the capital let the country down. He also believes there's more support for Trump's acquittal in the trial as House impeachment managers lay out their case. Claiming Trump incited the violence on January 6th. I'm Brian shook more changes atop the Texans and longtime president Jamie Roots resigning it to be a professor at the University of Houston Sports Talk seventies met Thomas and Rossville reality speculate VP of operations Jack Easterby one and routes to report to him instead of comic there directly. That's the way sells it. Make how you You just such a great job, but you just got too much to do. Hannah is like absolutely We've got trips to go. Portugal. We've got around the world Cruise. We want to get on Jack. What a wonderful idea. Thank you for being so selfless Jack and how? Yeah, exactly. That's the way he sells it. Meanwhile, quarterback to shot Watson wants to be traded weeks after the Texans hired a new general manager and head coach. Our.
"mayor sylvester turner" Discussed on KTRH
"Weather Channel in Conroe with 73 degrees in Houston. 74. The KTRH Top tax Defenders 24 Hour Weather Center. Times Now. 401 our top story. Some of the first front line workers for the city of Houston are getting their vaccines today. After 6000 doses arrived, Mayor Sylvester Turner says those doses air being administered to city health workers and emergency responders. Yes, but I hope that starting next week that we'll start fascinating, even more people even beyond the health Department itself and PMS workers Houston fire Chief Zampagna says paramedic crews will be the first people in his department to get the vaccine. This comes after Houston received initial shipment of fivers vaccine earlier this month. United Kingdom is expected to approve the AstraZeneca vaccine this week. Fox's Brian Eunice reports. AstraZeneca expected at any moment this week to be approved in the United Kingdom by their regulators there by next week, it could actually be distributed administered to people. The company says its vaccine is actually effective against the new strain of covert 19 that is in the UK and that is spreading quicker than the original. Now back in the U. S. So far, 10.8 million vaccines have been distributed nationwide, and more than two million doses have been administered. According to officials, the new covert variant in the UK is spreading rapidly, but there's no evidence it makes people more ill than the original strength. 80 yards. News time for O to A man is dead following a collision with a Harris County Constable. Precinct four. Deputy Houston police say the man was ejected from his vehicle on westbound to 19 year, Ted well early this morning and thrown into the eastbound lanes. He was then struck by the deputy as he hit the pavement. There is dash cam footage of the collision. At least two other vehicles were involved in that collision. A woman is under arrest in north central Texas in connection with the disappearance and death of a Houston man, police say Kelly Slaten was captured last week following a chase involving state troopers in Comanche County. The 24 year old was apparently driving the vehicle of the missing man whose body was later found inside his apartment near Cypress Creek Parkway and Fallbrook. She's charged with murder. But is also accused of road rage. President Trump Sides the $2.3 trillion covert relief and government spending package but request that Congress make changes. Fox's Mike Emanuel reports. President. Trump says he wants lawmakers to cut some of the spending that was in the bill he just signed, such as foreign aid to Cambodia, Burma, Egypt and Central American countries. For example, $1.3 billion was in the legislation for Egypt Foreign Aid, which critics note his administration requested. The president would also like to cut $40 million for the Kennedy Center here in Washington. $1 billion for the Smithsonian Institution $154 million for the National Gallery of Art. $7 million for re fish Management and $25 million to combat invasive Asian car. Besides wanting the wasteful items to be removed from the bill, the president also demands that the $600 stimulus checks be increased to $2000 per person right now. Congress is debating that could vote on that we will cover that keep you up to date. Houstonians seemed to have mixed reactions to the $600 stimulus pan playing those passed by Congress. Something is better than nothing right? So I'm sure they'll help those who are in a desperate situation, so it's something I really don't think it's enough. I mean, there's a lot of people that are hurting. Still, that's still don't have jobs that are still waiting. That didn't get Mr Minnis package from for those folks spoke.
"mayor sylvester turner" Discussed on KTRH
"People can utilize that on whatever means utilities rent you name it. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner says the city will give out about 25,000 of these $1200. Stimulus checks. Restaurant owners in Texas. They could use some stimulus and they are hoping Congress finally passes. Another package and lonely night UST Texas Restaurant Association says they're out of options that Congress returns home at the end of next week or the following without passing 1/5 stimulus bill. It was just almost be uncomfortable. At this point. The need is desperate for a restaurant, he says. Restaurant owners can't wait months for a new administration to take over. Restaurants are the second largest private employer here in Texas, covert impact on our schools and more proof that school closings and virtual learning have been disastrous for your kid's elementary and middle school students are falling behind specifically when it comes to math, the nonprofit research group in W E A finds average scores for math were lower this fall by 5 to 10% education expert Dr Bob Sanborn says that includes Texas students, many of whom don't have the money or the help to educate themselves from home. Our state is gonna have to figure out how can they get engaged to fund this and to make this work for us in the long one is gonna have this detrimental effect on our economy of this whole generation of kids is not educated at a level that they should be. He urges reopening schools, at least for younger students, as he believes it's a critical time for their development. Why a goal? Speed? NewsRadio 7 40 ktrh, which may also be why the Texas Home School Coalition as a new report out revealing that Over the past 20 years withdraws from public school to home schooling jumped 2200 and 28%. News time is 708. If you blink, you miss the Russell Westbrook error with rockets. He was traded last night by the Rockets to Washington in exchange for five time All Star John Wall and a future first round pick. And, as expected, the Astros offering contracts to three arbitration eligible players. They include Carlos Korea and pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. Korea, of course,.
"mayor sylvester turner" Discussed on KTRH
"12 01. Texas Senator Ted Cruz wants to know why Twitter is banning certain news stories from the New York Post that are detrimental to Joe Biden, while allowing such stories to be published on Twitter. That are negative against President Trump. In fact, Congress plans to hold hearings and possibly extend subpoenas to CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey and the CEO of Facebook. Mark Sucker, Berg to find out why Big tech is censoring some news content. As many Houston churches continue to reopen Mayor Sylvester Turner. Has shared guidelines for churches in place of worship created by the Health Equity Response Task Force, beginning with suggested capacity indoors for churches to be limited to 25%. We advise placing signs starting in the parking lot directing people where to go, what interests is to use. And what direction is to go to avoid gatherings. All surfaces like doors and hymn books should be cleaned and disinfected before, during and after the service, according to the mayor, and the task force suggest temperature checks and making hand sanitizer available to parishioners. President Trump is trying to shore up support from senior citizens. With the visit Florida. He noted that seniors have suffered the most serious consequences from the Corona virus again defended his administration's response to the pandemic and insisted that the United States is rounding the turn of the outbreak. A second Republican governor says he won't vote for President Trump Maryland's Larry Hogan says he wrote in Ronald Reagan's name on the ballot. And a former Los Angeles Angels employees facing indictment over the drug overdose Death of pitcher Tyler's gags. Eric K. Is charged with two counts in connection with the 2019 death of Skaggs in a Texas hotel room. The Texas federal Grand jury indictment accuses the former Angels media relations worker of delivering drugs to Skaggs is not yet entered. The police gags had alcohol, fentanyl and oxycodone in his system. When he died. The Houston Fire Department is mourning the death of an arson investigator gunned down in a shootout with the suspect, 44 year old Lemuel Bruce was casing a suspect vehicle in northwest Houston when he was shot multiple times. HPD investigators are now handling this case. Arson investigators are.
"mayor sylvester turner" Discussed on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM
"On the hour your home for original reporting on Tom Foodie in Washington. As Democrats organized to fight President Trump plans to announce his choice to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court this week. He has said it will be a woman. The GOP Senate leadership plans to move quickly, but Alaska's Lisa Murkowski became the second Republican senator to formally opposed Taking up a nomination this close to the election. The president responded by tweeting. No thanks Tow an announcement about a Murkowski appearance later this month in Alaska correspondent Nancy Quarters from Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren and a Sunday night vigil outside the court, Mitch McConnell and his henchman Believe that they can ram through. A Supreme Court justice. Only 45 days. From the election. Now to Southern California, northeast of Los Angeles. 100,000 Acres. The numbers are stunning. As firefighters continue to battle one of the largest wildfires in L. A county history. We are here in Palyama, one of the Antelope Valley communities where the fire ran through here, burning everything it could leaving behind a still steaming landscape of ash that goes really forest faras. We can see KCBS TV is Laurie Perez. Other wildfires are burning throughout the West and Pacific Northwest. Texas and Louisiana coast are facing yet another tropical storm, This one named Beta Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner 6 to 10 inches in Woodley in the city of Houston along the coast. They're saying it could be as much as 20 inches. A new body cam. Video policy for New York State Office of Attorney general will now be proactively releasing video footage.
"mayor sylvester turner" Discussed on KTRH
"Parents having the option of keeping their kids and online learning or sending them back to campus. The district says more than 40,000 students will be coming back at about 43,000 have opted to remain in virtual learning. Houston Harris County is extending a rental assistance program to help families struggling to pay their bills during the pandemic program was set to expire this week. But Mayor Sylvester Turner says they don't want to leave the millions of dollars sitting on the table. There is no longer a deadline toe apply. We have decided that we will keep the enrollment open. It will remain open until all funds have been expended about. 8000 landlords have registered their properties for the program, but city officials that only about half of eligible tenants Applied for the funds. Also, here's County constables in Precinct One has started a go fund me account for people who have already been evicted, and they're concentrating on families with small Children and the elderly. Hey T r h news time. 403, Texas crime is on the rise. Korea. Wilson has the story. The latest report from GPS shows statewide. Violent crime rose by 1.6% in 2019 from the previous year, while property crime rose by 1%. Year over year. The violent crime increase was driven by a 6% rise in murders while the property crime numbers included a 10% jump in vehicle thefts. On the positive side. Rapes were down 1.6% and burglaries down more than 4%. But it's less safe for the men and women in blue assaults on police officers rose nearly 5% between 2018 and 2019. Orioles symphonies radio 7 40 H police in Rochester, New York, or dealing with angry protests over the death of a black man in police custody demonstrators took to the streets Friday over Daniel Prudes death proved died back in March. After police covered his face and shoved him to the ground during an arrest. Video of the incident was just released, triggering angry protests there. The last two nights, US border and protection Commissioner Mark Morgan says covert infective illegals are putting a strain on agents. So far killing 11 of them and forcing another 1000 into quarantine. He says. Things are only gonna get worse in the coming months. As the U. S economy.
"mayor sylvester turner" Discussed on KTRH
"Mayor Sylvester Turner still mad and Texas governor would not let him impose Corona virus restrictions on the city. Over the summer, the state took total control and took the local government's out of the equation. We were not able to utilize any the tools that were you last before, and then what we saw 30 days later in June. Is that the numbers started to go up. Turner seemingly blaming the governor for the summer spike in Houston cases despite the fact that the mayor let a massive rally with thousands of people downtown in early June to honor George Floyd, the family of a Fort Hood soldier from Houston, who was murdered is glad the post commander has been re aside, especially Vanessa. GM family says the decision to give Major General Scott eh Flynn the reduced role at Fort Hood is a step in the right direction, but they still want Mohr done. He noted. Sexual harassment, assault and retaliation are issues The military needs to address is a whole GM was killed in April after being abducted from a Fort Hood parking lot, her body found in early July, Texas and and President Michael K. Yang planning to step down by next May. Young, telling Maggie's yesterday that he's been looking at retirement for over a year because he's ready to look at non senior academic leadership roles. He plans to stay in Aggie land and take over the Institute for religious Liberties and international Affairs at the Bush school each news time is coming up on 103 federal agents looking into where violent protest in major cities air coming from and if they're receiving financial backing, Fox's David spun as details. Fox.
"mayor sylvester turner" Discussed on KTRH
"Own recommendations for police reform. Mayor Sylvester Turner Mayor says he welcomes any and all recommendations to improve any department within his city. No system is perfect. You always look at ways on how you can improve operations the system and so there will be reforms at the same time. I want to say public safety is a top priority. We have 5300 police officers, and by and large, they do an outstanding job simply because you put in reforms. It is not intended to disparage your police department as a whole mayor appointed his own task force after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Those recommendations are due out next month. Good news on the covert front in Houston City Doctor David Purse. Says the positivity rate and hospitalization numbers continue to trend downward. So 7.8% is a quite a bit better from 9.8% that we had last week. But we still need to get down to under 5%. And even once we get under 5%. That's still not a magic threshold. We need to continue to do everything we can because the school season is about to start and then shortly after that will be what I call the viral season. That's window for cold and flu, calm. The number of covert tests is also going down to city officials urge everyone to take advantage of free testing sites around town. Texas Attorney General Kim Paxton is follow lawsuit against Harris County Court Chris Holland's for the county, sending over two million unsolicited mail in ballot applications to voters. Max and says the mass mailings will sow confusion by sitting applications toe all registered voters whether or not they qualified a vote by mail or whether they even want to vote by mail. Troh news time. 503 time to check your money. Here's Katie R. H money, man. Pat Shan. Brought to you by d. Amato leasing dot com. Good evening. Cory stock closed today. Mick, now industrial, finishing the day down by 123 points. Rosen a 28,000 for 30,500, down seven points, one quarter of 1% the NASDAQ in the Green Again today Up 79 points. Recorders of 1%. The Dow was down today but up nicely for the month of August. The best performance in 36 years oil up 36 $42.61 a barrel gold. Also hire a $3.70 sent it out at $1979. Thanks. Pat Rockets will take on the Oklahoma City Thunder Game six of their playoff series tonight with Houston. A chance to close out the series in advance..
"mayor sylvester turner" Discussed on KTRH
"Better put together in the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico expected to achieve Cat three status before it makes landfall Wednesday night, Thursday morning near the Texas Louisiana border early Thursday morning, and we could see some hurricane force gusts here in Houston. It's a large storm physically and looks like it continues to move quickly to the northwest. Very tropical Tonight at 80 degrees, increasing rain chances tomorrow 90 degrees with tropical storm warnings for Houston all the way north of Trinity. Urologists. Scott Lawrimore, the weather Channel 90. Now partly cloudy of the H top tax defenders. 24 hour Weather Center six. So to our top story parts of Southeast Houston and Harris County or round or a voluntary evacuation order, with Hurricane Laura still tracking tour that's being passed. Mayor Sylvester Turner says Residents need to take it seriously. This storm is scheduled to hit land somewhere around midnight on Wednesday. And so you haven't between now and then to really fine tune your preparations. High winds pose the biggest threat to the greater Heaston area, with powder out power outages possible on Thursday even into Friday, meantime, Galveston Mayor Pro TEM Craig Brown urging residents there toe leave the island while they can We have two residents that are not evacuating. That they understand that we may not be able to get emergency services to the next 48 hours. Now we're just gonna watch him way and see what happens with this hurricane. He says the city of Galveston will keep the water and electricity on as long as it can, but high winds and storms which could change those plans Thursday into Friday, there are many local school and college closures due to the storm, as well as Emergency orders and evacuations. We've got a full list of h dot com six. So three now time to check your money. Here's Max Gains at S T A wealth management. Yesterday was a great day for the Dow. Not so much today, the Dow dropping 60 points. Closing a 28,000 to 48. The SNP finished 4 3043 again of 12. The NASDAQ composite close 4 11,066 advancing 86 points to more fresh highs for both indices. Right at the closing bell goal was that 9 1034 50 down $4.70 West Texas area crewed up 72 cents to 43 34 barrel to download a copy of our free weekly report. Please visit our website at S t a wealth dot com Astros took Game one of their double header with the Angels by final of 6 to 3. Game two. Coming up in a few minutes on sports talk, 7 90 will join the action at seven. Here on Katie are H. Now more of Michael Barry Show I'm Cory Olsen on NewsRadio, 7 48 e R H lock and load. Michael very show is on the air. Coming up this hour. We're going to talk to former Lieutenant Colonel. Allen West, who's now the State Party chairman in Texas. We're going to talk to Todd Starnes, formerly of Fox News, the Todd Storm's show, and one of my favorite people is a great storyteller. I've never asked him if he's a Paul Hari fan, but he has to be because he tells like micro, he tells stories. I guess we all do. We've all been influence were all derivative of Paul Harvey. We'll talk to those two on DH. That'll be fun. First. We're going to take some more phone calls. Get your perspective on what you saw last night 713 to 125874. And here's your homework. Do your part..
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"Media group. Pays this hour from townhall dot com. Patrick Boss Rotavirus continues to hold a grip. Across the U. S. The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported Friday. An increase of 1077 Corona virus cases and six deaths over 24 hours, Arkansas reported 22 more deaths from Cove in 19, its largest single day increase at the University of Wyoming, where the fall semester begins Monday, Officials reported 46 active cases of Corona virus, including two students living in dorms. Syracuse University suspended 23 students identified that a large on campus gathering Wednesday night. I'm Mike Rossia, also at townhall dot com, while President Trump promised to partially restore $400 a week to 300 federal unemployment aid after a bigger bet that expired Department said states must make the other 25% share So far. Only three states Montana, West Virginia, Kentucky vindicated they'll chip in the additional $100 for jobless aid. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner says there will be stormy weather next week. And people should be prepared each While the system is different, you never quite know until it happens, and so tracks remain uncertain. I want to remind everyone to be weather alert and to be prepared tropical storms. Lauren Marco could make landfall early next week. California wildfires were devastating to stay. Governor Gavin Newsom says a helicopter pilot on the water dropping mission was the fifth fatality of the recent burst of wildfires in the state. Talk about heroic commission out there, even in smoking conditions, which are very dangerous in terms of fire suppression. Air support was out there, nonetheless, near Fresno on Dhe suffer the consequence of an accident in that helicopter and lost his life. Over 12,000 firefighters are battling blazes in California. This is townhall dot com..
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"Houston mayor Sylvester Turner also says there are four new covered ninety related deaths in the city bring the city's total out of forty six but governor county reports its tenth covert nineteen death was a man in his eighties who lived in the woodlands overall Montgomery County has twenty four new cases since Saturday for a total of five hundred thirty but also now has one hundred forty one reported recoveries
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"Their semester Turner says he's anxious to see Houston businesses reopen when conditions allow on Monday I will name a local leader to help lead the city's recovery and I'll say more about the city's plan to re open the city as we can now move forward and that announcement will be made on Monday March were open over the weekend but the gated parking lots were locked to encourage people to ride bikes or walk for exercise police will limit access to open open parking lots to prevent people from congregating
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"Mayor Sylvester Turner says we can expect dramatic jumps in the number of reported cases from time to time because the way the lab report results used to medical chief Dr David purses numbers may seem kind of wonky the federal government for example with the testing sites is engaged in the national large commercial labs and they're taking priority which means some of the other labs in the community are looking at very long delays in getting their answers back up to as much as two weeks in some cases he says lab labs report to the city or county every week or ten days causing dramatic spikes city of Houston reports eighty one new cases of covered nineteen bringing its total to four hundred fifty eight with four deaths Harris County health reporting eighty six to cover nineteen cases as of Wednesday in the unincorporated part of the county for a total of three hundred eighty nine cases the county also reporting seventy four recovered cases up from thirteen a day ago Galveston county reports twelve new code nineteen cases for a total of a hundred eighteen but also five new recoveries for a total of twenty six recoveries reported and cover categorizing its first death related to covert nineteen two men passed away who were residents of the conservatory at Alden bridge as the senior living community under a shelter in place order due to at least a dozen code nineteen cases one of the men was in his nineties the other in his eighties but every county meanwhile confirming seventy new cases of covert nineteen for a total of one hundred ten cases in that Callie but there is some good news the county's first Casey Patton village police officer reported a month ago who had been in critical condition for weeks has now been upgraded to fair condition the number of covered nineteen cases in Houston is is is expected to peak in several weeks that's according to mayor Sylvester Turner I was on a conference call on yesterday with Dr Peter Hotez who is a leading academic knowledge is at Baylor and what he indicated he's is that he felt that the peak for this for the state of Texas the peak in his view would come somewhere around may the second Turner said the city is leasing two hotels according to city workers and first responders and working with the county on the third the city also opened a second testing said yesterday that'll double its daily testing capacity KTRE since time is now one oh three president trump at the White House daily coronavirus briefing yesterday saying that everyone needs to hang tough for a little while and we'll get through it all difficult days are ahead for our nation we're going to have a couple of weeks of starting pretty much now but especially a few days from now that are going to be horrific but even in the most challenging of times Americans do not despair we do not give in to fear we pull together we persevere and we overcome and we win the president adding the greatest weapon we have against the virus is the spirit and the will of the American people many are being extra careful when it comes to food safety during the corona virus outbreak according to Dr donda Shafter a food safety microbiologist at Rutgers University wiping down your groceries that you bring home from the market is not necessary I'm not recommending that people white things down before they bring them into the house the chance that was coronavirus on them to begin with is very very low Dr Schaffner says you don't have to go crazy disinfecting food and food packages just follow good safety practices and some people like to watch their food with so but cold water is really all you need our next updates of one thirty breaking information as it happens now it's time for another hour.
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"Council to the White House president touted progress of the southern border and continued construction of the border wall so while we work together to protect our country and save countless lives unfortunately the far left in our country wants to do things that are so bad for our country and so bad for security so bad for households for women the president later stressed that four hundred miles of border barriers could be done by the end of the year no serious injuries reported after a cell phone started over heating it Katie middle school ten made creek junior high school students were hospitalized for smoke inhalation after the battery overheated late Friday morning Katy ISD said no serious damage reported in the school Harris County fire marshal has the phone it was originally reported the phone exploded but that was not the case several democratic presidential hopefuls are concentrating on Houston this coming week in anticipation of the Texas primary on March third senator Bernie Sanders Elizabeth Warren and more will tour Texas along with stops in the bayou city Tom Stiers opening a Houston offices his Texas home base and Michael Bloomberg was in Houston Thursday to receive the endorsement of mayor Sylvester Turner governor Greg Abbott will campaign across the state next week on behalf of Republicans running for the Texas house the governor will campaign on behalf of four house members facing primary challenges including Briscoe came the Baytown Abbott's endorsing candidates include against democratic incumbents include Angelica Garcia of Katie Katie are it's news time for three the Chinese government continues to deal with the outbreak of the corona virus while also responding to accusations that they covered up the real number of cases the streets.
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"A missing four year old girl, mayor Sylvester Turner noted that it's too early to say if the remains of the child found in Arkansas, those of malaria Davis, do know that the remains are someone's child, we know forensic examinations have to make that final determination. The remains of child were found in Arkansas on Friday after police, acted on information from the stepfather of missing. Malaysia Davis HPD's executive assistant chief Troy Fenner says in -ticipant, it's murder charges will be filed in the case, but that decision will have to wait until the right time in the investigation. You're listening to the latest from NBC News Radio. The Los Angeles police union is calling for more professional sanitation, as an officer recovers from typhoid fever, Robert Harris on the Los Angeles police protective league met with the police chief and established. Feeling that I got when I left that meeting was they do wanna put into place, some ongoing systemic protocols so that we don't have to go through this again. He says the chief is agreeing to more aggressive cleaning procedures the Los Angeles Police Department central division station is being cited by state. Inspectors for unsanitary conditions. There isn't a definitive link between the officers, typhoid fever, and the homeless population, but officers have recently come down with various infectious. Diseases, several officers who work with this cop are also fighting on this is but there's no determination, if they also have typhoid fever, Connecticut. Police are reclassifying a search for a missing woman into a homicide investigation after finding blood inside her home. Fifty year old Jennifer Farber Delos vanished last Friday after dropping her children off at school. The mother of five Chevy suburban was found abandoned at an air by park firefighters battling twenty five hundred acre white wing fire. Now have. About ten percent, contained the blaze broke out yesterday, about seven miles east of Whitman and grew rapidly. Tiffany, Davila of the Zona department of forestry and fire. Management says crews were helped by cooler weather overnight, but things could get more complicated as temperatures heat up hamburgers, obviously, decrease the moisture in the fuels and kind of destroy them on the active kindling. So that's why we saw this by your take off so quickly yesterday and grow as much as it did within those few hours, the scripts national spelling bee has eight co champions for the first time the judges say they through the dictionary, the champions, but they ran out of words that could possibly challenge. Such great spellers each will take home, a check a fifty thousand dollars deem you to NBC News Radio. Have you ever wondered how the smartest marketers cut through the noise? I'm Bob hitmen chairman and CEO of iheartmedia and on my new show. Math and magic. I'm sitting down with the day's most gifted disruptors.
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"Ten oh one our top story Houston. Mayor Sylvester Turner, hoping people won't shoot off fireworks or guns to celebrate the new year tonight. He says fireworks need to be left to the professionals and can cause serious injuries and start fires Mambi happy new year someone's house or pumping unit is burn down. So please bear that in my many of these fires are preventable. And so we won't people exercise proper caution says firefighters responded to nine fireworks related fires last year on New Year's even it's illegal to fire weapons as well to bring in two thousand nineteen we've got about two hours until the new year here in New York City, the massive crowds are just an hour. Three..