Top Houston news: Lightning strikes courthouse; woman found dead in parked vehicle; more

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By Hoodline - Published on June 23, 2020.

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

Watch: Huge lightning bolt strikes downtown Houston courthouse

Heavy downpours are expected most of the week.

Read the full story on KHOU 11 News.

HPD: Woman found dead in parked vehicle near Meyerland area

Officers responded to a business parking lot in the 5300 block of Braeswood Boulevard at 9 a.m. Monday.

Read the full story on KHOU 11 News.

Residents upset ex-deputy Chauna Thompson hired to patrol Houston neighborhood

Residents are upset that Chauna Thompson, a woman whose murder charges were dropped in the 2017 death of John Hernandez, was hired to patrol their neighborhood.

Read the full story on FOX 26.

Houston police, fire departments see tighter staffs as coronavirus cases among first responders rise, HFD chief says

As the Houston area grapples with growing coronavirus cases and more urgency from local officials pleading with residents to take it seriously, a public safety issue may also be arising.

Read the full story on KPRC2 / Click2Houston.

HPD officer suspended after accused of being drunk while on duty

Officer Chad Hogue was arrested Sunday after residents in southeast Houston reported smelling alcohol on his breath while he was responding to a call.

Read the full story on KHOU 11 News.

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