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"sylvester turner" Discussed on KTRH
"To Mayor Sylvester Turner acknowledge the next administration may have the power to reverse it all again in terms of codifying it, we certainly will do it, then we can to make it. Things could be difficult for any next may have to I have to change it anyway, but we certainly will take the necessary steps to make sure that we move forward. Next mayor should build on top, not take of my takeaway among the list of police reforms being proposed a ban on no knock warrants for nonviolent offenses and releasing Bodycam video of Officer involved shootings. Within 30 days of the incident, the mayor said. That does not include the 2019 deadly Harding street drug raid and, of course, not everyone on board with the mayor's plan for police reform. A lawyer for the family of one of those two people killed in that deadly Harding Street drug raid, said yesterday's announcement. Just window dressing. Harding Street is the most glowing. Clear evidence that neither the city nor HPD can never be trusted to investigate itself because they still refuse to answer any questions about what happened. Then Attorney Mike Doyle says if the city won't release body Cam Video and other details in his case in HPD claim transparency. Another hearing on the Harding Street case is scheduled for this morning. The Texas said it is given unanimous approval to a bill that would bar police officers from using chokeholds during an arrest Senate bill 69 prohibits officers from applying pressure to a suspect's neck, throat or torso. In such a way that blocks breathing or blood flow. The action still would be allowed, if necessary to protect officers or bystanders from death or serious injury. Houston Congressman Dan Crenshaw, hoping his vision will be back to normal in the next few months. Crenshaw posting a video on social media yesterday, saying that the retina in his left eye is staying in place. Got something and information you can you can see that pretty red eye But doctors are optimistic. Great. Joe says he's been participating in House committee hearings and listening to plenty of audio books. He had to undergo emergency surgery earlier this month to repair a detached retina and his left eye. Damages from the 2012 I e d explosion in Afghanistan in which control lost his right eye checks his gas prices, mostly holding steady this week, Triple A has the statewide average it to 58 a gallon for regular unleaded That's down a penny from last week, but of dollars, seven more than a year ago. At this time, Houston's average also trapped one cent $2.57 per gallon. Ktrh News Time down four Oh, three. Former vice President Mike Pence made his first public speech since leaving office Thursday in Columbia, South Carolina, The former vice president addressed the Palmetto Family Council criticized President Biden's 1st 100 days in office after 100 days. Open borders. Runaway spending. Plans for higher taxes, a bigger welfare state, more government de funding the police abandoning the rights of life, canceling.
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
Winter storm leaves millions without food, water and power
"Have now led to shortages of food and fresh drinking water cities, including Austin, Houston and San Antonio, are under boiled water notices until Monday. Or the 13 Million Texans are seeing interruptions in their water services in Harris County, home to Houston, officials had to rescue more than 8000 covert vaccines when power went out at the county Public Health Department. Sylvester Turner is the mayor of Houston. The hospital's lot of pressure is much better today. Then on yesterday depression. The jails, for example, is much better as of last night. Then it was Earlier part of the day and that should continue to improve. Meanwhile, supermarket chains have closed due to power outages and impassable roads, and those that managed to open often have empty shelves since delivery trucks haven't navigated the icy roads. Our plans are back online. But an estimated 325,000 homes still don't have electricity because of things like downed lines. Food banks in
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
'A Complete Bungle': Texas' Power Grid Fails in Record Cold
"The power is still out in Houston. People are asking how much more cannot bear there. Sylvester Turner says a year of disasters is wearing on his city hurricane the coronavirus. And now is this winter storm and it's back to back to back progress was made overnight in restoring power outages around Texas went from three million yesterday to under a million this morning. But the death toll is still rising. More than 30. People have died across the region as a result of the cold. Jim Ryan. ABC NEWS Dallas first time filings for unemployment insurance jumped
Millions Without Water, Power as Death Toll Rises in Houston Winter Storms
"Deep freeze in Texas continues and another winter storm is moving in in Houston. People are asking how much more cannot bear there. Sylvester Turner says a year of disasters is wearing on his city. Hurricane the Corona virus, and now is this winter storm and it's back to back to back. Progress was made overnight in restoring power outages around Texas went from three million yesterday to under a million this morning, but the death toll is still rising. More than three Three people have died across the region as a result of the cold,
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
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
Houston mayor optimistic about power restorations as conditions remain dire
"Conference this afternoon, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner says he's been on the phone with her cot today. The hope is that some power will be restored. You know, sometime today I do know that some households their power have been restored, and I specifically asked. Can you quantify how many people Households. Power will be restored at that time. I didn't get a specific response. But I do here to this point that about 400,000 households. Power will be restored sometime today. George Munich with the Office of Public Safety, Ask any businesses who have power to allow people to charge their cell phones and devices. And as that neighbors help neighbors thinking those like mattress Mac for opening both gallery furniture locations as shelters and warming centers, the grebes fall, So we're thankful for others that are opening up the warming centers. So if you don't have electricity or in the cold again, both gallery furniture locations are open. Lakewood Church is also open in Montgomery County warming centers are open at over under church in Conroe and Lone Star Convention Center in Conroe. Church Project and Pruitt and Woodlands and Madly Ranch Elementary School in Galveston. You'd go to the Maguire Debt Recreation Center.
"sylvester turner" Discussed on AP News
"Sylvester Turner City as well as other parts of Texas. Temperatures fell into the teens near Dallas and around 20 and Houston. Significant icing up to 12 inches of snow are expected across parts of the southern Plains. The Republican Party in North Carolina is expected vote today whether to censure Senator Richard Burr. Over his vote to convict former President Donald Trump during the impeachment trial. Delaware Democrat Chris Coons doesn't think this is the end of the story. I think there's grounds for further proceedings, both civil and criminal against Former president Trump Koons was on ABC s this week, and so was Dr Anthony Fauci. He is worried about variants of the Corona virus, but adds it can be defended the masking that distancing the avoiding congregate settings. If you put that, together with the vaccine, we could be able to confront this variant as it were. President. Biden is calling for tougher gun laws. On the three year anniversary of the deadly Florida school shooting nearby Fort Lauderdale, The city held a ceremony where the names of the 17 students and Half killed by a former student were red President Biden is calling on Congress to require background checks on all gun sales and ban assault weapons. In a statement, he said, We owe it to all those we've lost. And to all those left behind to grieve to make a change. The time to act is now the governor ordered flags to be lowered to half staff. I'm Julie Walker. The odds were 100 to 1 that Michael McDowell would win the Daytona 500 McDowell beat the odds. It's not been an easy road, and there's been lots of years where I was wondering what the heck am I doing, and why am I doing it? There was a crash on the final lap and Michael McDowell ended up with the victory at Daytona. This is AP News. Nikola Yokich recorded his sixth triple double of the season. The Denver Nuggets beat the Los Angeles Lakers at home 1 20 to 105 the Lakers Anthony Davis injured his ankle. Doctors don't want to rule or anything and in the something or say something that is not Provide. Um they said, everything looks good, but you know, you still want them around just to make sure Once Davis exited late in the first half, the Nuggets turned a close game into a runaway Bradley. Beal scored 35 points in his return from a rare night off, leading the Washington Wizards over the Boston Celtics. One of 4 91. Russell Westbrook says it was Bill's night was initially do it every night. Because that's what the great to do and he hasn't been. He would be able to do it at a high level one. My job as a leader is to make sure that he's every night, Mr Make shots. Just make sure that he's in attack mode and being aggressive. Westbrook scored 13 points. The Celtics have lost 10 out of their last 16 games. Ed Donahue. AP News Damian Lillard nail the tie breaking three pointer in the final minute and finished with 34 points and 11 assists. Sending the Trail Blazers to their fourth win in a row. 1 21 1 18 against the Mavericks. Portland outscored Dallas 45 30 in the third quarter to wipe out a seven point deficit early in the period. Palace guard Luca Dotage finished with 44 points, nine assists and seven rebounds. One game after scoring a career high 46 points Dodge it, said a pair of franchise records with his 14th consecutive game of at least 25 points and the highest to game total with 90 points. I'm Dave Ferrie, Damian Lillard nailed a tiebreaking three pointer in the final minute and finished with 34 points and 11 assists. Sending the Trail Blazers to their fourth win in a row. 1 21 1 18 against the Mavericks. I noticed that they weren't going to go and I was like, you know, it's gonna be a one on one and Got the shot that I wanted. You know, I gotta clean looking. You know my mind. I was like, all right, This is what it's gonna be. I'm I'm fine with his possession. Portland outscored Dallas 45 30 in the third quarter to wipe out a seven point deficit early in the period. Palace guard Luca Dotage finished with 44 points, nine assists and seven rebounds. Dodge, which said a pair of franchise records with his 14th consecutive game of at least 25 points, and the highest to game total, with 90 points. I'm Dave Ferrie. It takes thousands of hours to become an astronaut. Right, Nina. I'm not an astronaut. I'm a design consultant at the container store. But you explore space..
"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.
"sylvester turner" Discussed on KTRH
"The Woodlands, 44 in spring and 49 at the Ktrh Top tax Defenders. 24 hour Weather Center. Ktrh news time is 12 01. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner continues to take questions from the media about a possible curfew. Even when the situations were as bad as they were in June, July and August. I didn't go to the curfew. We didn't do that, so I reserve the right to do it. Based on all of the numbers that we're looking at. That is a nuclear option. You will hurt not only your bad actors, but you're gonna hurt your good actors as well. The mayor reported another 403 positive cases of covert along with two deaths. The Food and Drug Administration could authorize a Corona virus vaccine as early as the end of this week. They'll meet Thursday and could give the thumbs up as soon as Friday to begin production and distribution. President Trump has announced he'll talk more about his distribution strategy during a White House event later today. Texas health officials expect nearly 225,000 doses of covert vaccine could arrive in the state. As soon as December. The 14th and we would be distributed to 109 hospitals in 34, Texas counties. More than 59,000 doses will go to 21 hospitals in Harris County for in Montgomery County, one in Fort Bend County. And one in Galveston County. The first doses will go to healthcare and frontline workers and then some of the most vulnerable populations. Stud says the elderly uncertainty about the Longhorns football game this coming weekend is several members of the team test positive for covert 19. Here's Tanner Carlson. The Texas Longhorns football team is on pause or the time being after several players and staffers tested positive for covert 19 University athletic officials announced that three student at Leads and two teams staffers who tested positive yesterday had tested negative prior to the game on Saturday. So for now, all football activities are on pause. More test will happen today and tomorrow and for the moment, the Longhorns game versus Kansas in Lawrence, this coming Saturday is still a go. I'm Tanner Carlson. Houston Cougars were hoping to get one more football game in this month, head coach Dana Holgersson told reporters. The team is willing to play almost anyone on December the 19 including Baylor, or SM you previous games against Baylor and assume you were canceled due to the coronavirus you've H hasn't played since November. The 14th Jimbo Fisher and the Texas A and M Maggie's will have to wait to take on old miss if they even get the chance to school issued a statement announcing the game was postponed due to covert 19 issues. Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell says Congress can't stay on the sidelines is million suffer amid the band Emmick lawmakers air negotiating a roughly $900 billion stimulus bill they hope to pass before Christmas. Mitch McConnell says it's smaller and more targeted than previously. Rooftop Cinema club is now operating a new drive in theater east of downtown Houston. The drive in at East Down opened on Saturday and will be open through this month ahead of its grand opening in January. The new drive in is on Ronald Street at South Jensen in the East Downtown management district. Commonly known as Edo. The location replaces.
"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.
"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.
"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.
"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..
"sylvester turner" Discussed on 860AM The Answer
"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..
"sylvester turner" Discussed on Houston Matters
"As we now begin all Friday show with Dr Vivian, how who you may have recently heard. Heard as early as this morning on Houston, matters on the morning edition. She's a health economist at Rice University, Baker Institute and at Baylor College of Medicine and she's here to share information on the latest updates on the corona virus. You can read more about all of this at Baker Institute. Dot Org. Slash, Vivian Ho covid nineteen. Hello, Dr Ho Higher. It's good to be here I. I like the fact you're spending an awful lot of time with us today. We had in the morning and now we have you on the afternoon show. It would be nice if it were different issues, but We'll have to deal with that, but you know what you are. The person to to turn to four these issues especially for taking a look at what's going on in the world around us especially when it comes to covid nineteen and we're usually like to start off of your blog. Each week is taking a look back at the numbers and how we're doing as a nation I guess the number of infections which we probably have seen and heard over, and over again is on the rise, and it went up considerably this week. Yes unfortunately if we're looking from yesterday, compared to a week ago on July, first the the smooth number of cases looking over the seven day average Scott up twenty one percent, so we've gone from forty three thousand cases to fifty two thousand house, the positivity right Ben, though within those numbers well, unfortunately, the percent testing positive is also increased..
"sylvester turner" Discussed on KTRH
"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.
"sylvester turner" Discussed on KOMO
"Student Sylvester Turner who is a telling minor reporters the I sergeant know a in lot his of final the girls moment are of life a little used upset his police radio to broadcast not information a little but their about allies the shooter and they're that angry lead to an arrest within is hours like every that's just single something that day it wouldn't happen our either police officers show sheriff's up office as a they school come to work resource officer requested they go to work the investigation leave their homes detectives and I know then what found they're going probable to face cause on any on any given statement day the district the woman who said said in her part boyfriend quote had been protecting assaulting our her and student was armed safety called is nine of one the one utmost and that's importance when sergeant to Christopher us Brewster we treat responded allegations of inappropriate a vigil at contact the Naval Air with Station students Pensacola Saturday a afternoon sleek at and a chapel will investigate doesn't stood arm in arm the school during a is prayer services shouldn't they remember be the compared three lives to anything that taken by a shooter who opened does fire at the base between Friday and Roger White House attended I the don't service think spoke I to don't ABC think people news should about like how to deal with this tragedy so can the we third get a shower is being held together at the United kids out county and we're gonna jail be and the district is asking more talks anyone who focused might know on anything getting more this about done this and pushing forward to get in and touch being with strong deputies is your community in Bremerton Cole Miller the como three men use killed were identified there is a deadly Saturday crash ensign Joshua on Whidbey Caleb Island Watson overnight twenty three the from man coffee was Alabama killed but airman two small Muhammad girls some item survived nineteen from it Saint happened Petersburg at fifty Florida seventh and Bob Ehrman Galbraith apprentice road cameras in got Clinton Walter from Richmond the car hill Georgia ended up tumbling down two hundred Wall feet Street closed of an embankment up for the weekend with the Dow gaining the driver was three not hundred wearing a seat thirty belt seven points but the the S. two and four P. at year a twenty old girls eight while the were nasdaq able to rose get out of eighty the car six points and climbed up this to the is side ABC of the road news a passing driver saw the man was able to call for help a Seattle police is investigation into a standing in the east green lake area it happened just before two o'clock Saturday morning and Seattle fire says the man who was stabbed was about thirty years old he was taken to Harborview in serious condition there was a shooting last night in what like terrorists officers raced to an area near terraced creek park after shots were fired police searched the area they found a car that was headed to the hospital with an injured person inside there were three people in the car but only one of them was hurt in a gunshot wound to the lower back that person is now Harborview no word on their condition the Washington state patrol says it's moving away from managing ferry managing traffic around ferry terminals the agency says it wants to focus on ferry safety and security instead traffic management is no longer in their operating budget and the final rate terminal in west Seattle was the only one to re hire them to traffic services are being discontinued and all the other terminals we can still call the state patrol to report problems on the fairies.
"sylvester turner" Discussed on News Radio 690 KTSM
"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.
"sylvester turner" Discussed on KTRH
"One. Our top story. The ball is now a mayor Sylvester Turner's after a Harris County judge today rejected the city's request to block the firefighter unions prop be from taking effect. The mayor's office argued initiative will cost upwards of one hundred million dollars and resultant hundreds of layoffs fire union president mardi linked in calls that a scare tactic. Put for data analysis research efficiency studies in order to address from our perspective what the priorities should be. Or what we believe as taxpayers as people that nine one one and expect a service should know that they're getting Houston's police. Union responded to the ruling with a statement saying it could result in hundreds of officers being laid off fort bend county. Judge has ordered ninety five sets of remains discovered during a school construction project earlier this year to stay in place, while both sides workout an agreement. Archaeologists believe the remains or possibly slaves and advocates Raskin for DNA testing to help identify them. It's very likely that there are descendancy simply takes time to do the DNA testing the genealogical record examination and for members of the community to become more aware that these remains have been discovered for been dynasty wants the remains taken to a secure cemetery in the city saying the construction delay is costing the district one hundred seventy thousand dollars a month. President Trump today launched the Pentagon's new space. Command an effort to better organize an advanced the military's vast operations in space that could cost as much as eight hundred million dollars over the next five years speaking at the Kennedy Space Center, vice President Mike Pence said a new era of American national security and space is beginning. The US space command will integrate space capabilities across. All branches of the military. It will develop the space doctrine tactics. Techniques and procedures that will enable our warfighters to defend our nation in this new era disorder separate from the president's much-touted goal of creating a space force as an independent armed services branch. But is considered a first step in that direction? On Capitol Hill still no deal on a potential plan to avoid a government shutdown at the end of the week after democratic leaders rejected the latest border funding proposal. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell says he'll consult with the White House sent a path forward. I think that Senator Shelby not made. What was a reasonable offer net? Offer included a billion dollar discretionary fund for the president's immigration policy. Something democratic leader Chuck Schumer says is unacceptable. We Democrats have made to reasonable offers that could earn overwhelming bipartisan support in both the house and Senate. Both leaders, however, suggest a short-term spending Bill does remain an option without any other deal on Capitol Hill, Jared Halpern, Fox News KTAR h news time four oh. Four time to check your money. Here's KTAR h money, man. Patch brought to you.
"sylvester turner" Discussed on KDWN 720AM
"A federal appeals court upheld a bulk of senate bill four the law essentially prohibits any supervisor from preventing officers or deputies for questioning the immigration status of people they have detained or placed under arrest if an immigration lawyer at the texas civil rights project says police should have a reason to pull someone over like a traffic violation they cannot be stopped only to ask them for their immigration status you're listening to the laura ingraham show eight five five forty laura so you can't stop people from you know if they're just driving down the road and ask about their immigration status we are not the arm of ice where not ice that's what the houston mayor is saying that we're not ice no no no we're not going to do their job we don't care what the federal court of appeals ruled fifth circuit ruled that texas is within its right to ban sanctuary city policies in its throughout the state which is vast but that houston police department overseen by sylvester turner he went to this big rally against the anti sanctuary city law and he said my position isn't changing wow joining us now lieutenant governor dan patrick who also address horrible situation with these bombings in in austin texas which is happening dan it's it's great to talk to you boy this was wild with the fifth circuit ruling that you guys were oil within your constitutional and statewide right to ban sanctuary cities and their policies and yet you still have some sheriffs in mayors who seem that there's not going to even pay attention to the ruling i wanna keep high lar always great to be with you i believe it's only one sheriff one sheriff who happens to be running for governor doesn't want to follow the fifth circuit court doesn't want to follow the law in my view that should disqualify her with the voters for running for governor let me give you some stats law but i always important to put out there so people know why banning sanctuary cities or important is courting to our public safety department of public safety our state police.
"sylvester turner" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"Check to houston mayor sylvester turner cash it today turner wanted the state to take money from its rainy day funded to help pay for damage but abbott says that would have wiped out the ten billion dollar fund is not just sit of houston that has nays congress has approved billions for recovery along the texas coast an avid says he'll call a special session of the state legislature if houston needs more i'm alan scaia at least two people including a police officer are killed by roadside bombs in afghanistan's western herat province an afghan government spokesman says another officer wanted one a police vehicle triggered the explosion in a separate incident of civilian motorcycle hit a roadside bomb killing one civilian and wounding another emission donned district iraq's military preparing to take control of the international borders of the northern kurdish region preparations part of the central government stepped up efforts to isolate the kurds following their vote on independence earlier this week iraqi troops now in turkey and iran are expected to start enforcing control over the border crossings out of the kurdish region starting today the mayor of dr seuss's hometown firing back at a massachusetts school librarian of called the authors books racist and cliche in rejecting a donation of them from allowing a trump springfield mayor dom sanoh saying the comments of cambridge public schools liberian liz phipps sirrel where political correctness at its worst dr sousse born and raised in springfield israel neighbors the guys will never lose going to get with me but i promise you one thing we at.
"sylvester turner" Discussed on KTRH
"The gallery furniture studio ktrh and mattress mack is at added again gallery furniture is open to location and they did this last night they've taken two of their locations and turn those into shelters i 45 north location between tidwell and parker and also the location off grand parkway in the richmond area they are available they got some food for you they have water for you and of course you know they have natural causes and match your smack gave us a quote he says he's stony ends had a safe dry place to take shelter at gallery furniture so if they can come here they are welcome we hope to give them some comfort in this incredibly difficult time naked oster smack you can also go to the georgia or brown but don't take pets however many other places will the denver harbor multiservice centre on market the fifth warned multiservice centre on market sunnyside multiservice centre on cullen the third weren't multiservice centre on ennis and the west end multiservice center on heights boulevard tell us about ten o'clock this morning we had a press conference mayor sylvester turner had quite a bit of information that was essential to pass along we're going to run a little clip of that right now let me talk about the addicts barker situation because they have started has started to release water from barca addicts and vowed to near releasing as of may an hour ago about twenty six hundred cubic feet per second from addicts and about twenty hundred cubic feet per second from barca flow briefly about five thousand cubic feet that was at about an hour we are going to gradually increase that up to about eight thousand in cubic feet which will go up till about noon.