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Top Houston news: HPD urged to release body-cam videos; over 200 arrested after march; more

Top Houston news: HPD urged to release body-cam videos; over 200 arrested after march; more
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By Hoodline - Published on June 04, 2020.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Houston.

Report: Lizzo, John Legend and other celebrities sign open letter supporting defunding police

Big name celebrities such as Houston native Lizzo, John Legend, the Weeknd and others have signed an open letter to defund the police amid George Floyd protests that are taking place across the country.

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HPD urged to release body cam video from 6 deadly officer-involved shootings while families are divided

A woman questioned Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo on why he has not released video from officers' body cameras. The profanity-laced plea Tuesday marked one of many from Houstonians who say the department is not being transparent about investigations. Houston has had six deadly officer-involved shooting since late-April.

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Over 200 arrests made in downtown Houston after George Floyd march

Houston police made more than 200 arrests in downtown Houston Tuesday after thousands participated in a peaceful march for Houston native George Floyd.

Read the full story on KPRC2 / Click2Houston.


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