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Posted 11:59 AM 5/31/2020
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott declared a state-wide disaster Sunday following weekend protests that have turned violent and destructive.
In Texas, much of the demonstrating was peaceful, but the protests became violent Saturday with fires being lit, stores broken into and robbed and people (More)
Posted 1:35 PM 5/30/2020
HOUSTON (AP) — More than 1,500 Texas state troopers were sent Saturday to various cities by Gov. Greg Abbott to help control protests over the death of Houston native George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody.
“Texas and America mourn the senseless loss of George Floyd and the (More)
Posted 11:21 AM 6/6/2020
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A Nebraska inmate has been captured in Texas after a police pursuit, authorities say. The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services reports that Brandon Britton was arrested Friday after a 6-mile (9.66 kilometers) pursuit by officers in Franklin County, Texas. He is (More)
Posted 6:17 PM 6/5/2020
By BRIAN MELLEYAssociated Press
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) - Surfers around the world held large and small memorials on the water in honor of George Floyd. The so-called paddle-out events Friday were organized by a group called Black Girls Surf to draw attention to the police killing (More)
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