Top Houston news: 'Massive' virus outbreak sweeps state; 3 firefighters injured in house collapse

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By Hoodline - Published on June 25, 2020.

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

Governor says ‘massive’ virus outbreak sweeping Texas

Texas is experiencing a “massive outbreak” as COVID-19 cases multiply, Gov. Greg Abbott said on Wednesday as hospital systems in the state’s biggest cities strained to handle the influx of patients.

Read the full story on Bloomberg.

3 firefighters injured after part of burning southeast home collapses

Three firefighters were injured Wednesday when part of a burning southeast Houston home collapsed. The fire was reported about 2 a.m. on Wynmeadow Drive at Wynela Street, near Hobby Airport.

Read the full story on KPRC2 / Click2Houston.

Teen shot while riding with friends in golf cart in northwest

Five juveniles were driving around in a golf cart in northwest Houston Tuesday night when one of them was shot, police said.

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Astros owner says he plans to allow fans at Minute Maid Park 

Houston Astros owner Jim Crane said the only way his team could combat the inevitable 2020 revenue losses would be by allowing fans to attend games.

Read the full story on USA TODAY.

Mayor considers 'board of shame' for businesses that violate occupancy, mask orders

Mayor Sylvester Turner said he thinks "it's important for people to know who's being a good citizen and who's not."

Read the full story on KHOU.

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