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Top Houston news: Floyd family, friends hope for real change; mayor to ban chokeholds; more

Top Houston news: Floyd family, friends hope for real change; mayor to ban chokeholds; more
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By Hoodline - Published on June 10, 2020.

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Houston.

Road rage shooting incident ends outside Houston Police Department headquarters: Officers

According to officers, the cars were ramming into each other and police believe shots were fired between the vehicles. At some point, the vehicles ended up outside HPD headquarters on Travis Street, where officers came out of the building and arrested four to five people. Police said a pistol was also recovered.

Read the full story on KPRC2 / Click2Houston.


Family, friends hope this is just the start of change following Floyd funeral

Family and close friends gathered in Houston Tuesday for the funeral of George Floyd, two weeks after he was killed while in Minneapolis police custody.

Read the full story on WCVB Channel 5 Boston.

Houston teen’s viral post of unwritten rules his mom makes him follow as a young black man

Cameron Welch used social media to share the harsh reality of what it's like growing up as a young, black male.

Read the full story on KPRC2 / Click2Houston.

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner will sign order to ban chokeholds

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced during the funeral for George Floyd that he would sign an executive order banning the use of chokeholds and strangleholds by law enforcement.

Read the full story on Fox 11 Los Angeles.


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