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Top Houston news: Chief reports 'unprecedented violence'; cop injured in rear-end collision; more

Top Houston news: Chief reports 'unprecedented violence'; cop injured in rear-end collision; more
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By Hoodline - Published on May 21, 2020.

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Houston.

What does the future of live music in Houston look like?

Gary P. Nunn said he doesn't want to see live music venues become a COVID-19 hotspot.

Read the full story on KHOU.

YMCA of Greater Houston will reopen centers and some fitness programs on June 1

Outdoor exercise classes, pools and day/teen camps will be part of the first phase of reopening.

Read the full story on KHOU.

Houston's police chief says city is experiencing 'unprecedented violence' during coronavirus pandemic

Chief Acevedo partly blamed the coronavirus pandemic for pushing violent suspects over the edge, during a press conference Wednesday following a day-long murderous shooting rampage in northeast Houston.

Read the full story on KHOU.

Houston ISD cop injured in rear-end crash near downtown

A Houston ISD police officer was injured in a crash near downtown Wednesday afternoon. The officer was northbound on Texas Highway 288 just south of the Interstate 45 interchange when he appeared to have been rear-ended around 1 p.m. Firefighters and paramedics placed a neck brace on the officer before pulling him out of the SUV and placing him in an ambulance, which left a few moments later.

Read the full story on Houston Chronicle.


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