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BREAKING: Fort Worth Police Chief Jeff Halstead to resign

Fort Worth Police Chief Jeffrey Halstead is expected to step down tomorrow, Tuesday, Nov. 11, after eight years heading the department, according to NBC 5. His resignation is not effective immediately. He has not yet named an interim replacement. Check back … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Robbery and officer involved shooting at 4807 Maple

The DPD Beat Blog provided an update to the story I posted yesterday on the robbery and officer-involved shooting at 4807 Maple. The suspect has been identified as Jimmy Cupples Jr. The officer involved is Ryan Walls, currently assigned to the Northwest … Continue reading

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Remembering John Lawrence, the man behind Lawrence v. Texas

Metro Weekly reports that one-time Houstonian John Geddes Lawrence, the “Lawrence” in Lawrence v. Texas, passed away last month at the age of 68: “In the facts underlying the Supreme Court case, Lawrence v. Texas, Lawrence and Tyron Garner were … Continue reading

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Update on Ray Hill’s arrest

As previously reported by Houstini, longtime Houston LGBT activist Ray Hill was arrested last night after a confrontation with police outside Treasures, a gentlemen’s club on Westhiemer Rd. Hill has been released from jail and posted the following message to … Continue reading

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Banks Appointed to Citizen Police Oversight Board

On Wednesday the Houston City Council confirmed Mayor Annise Parker’s appointment of Former Houston GLBT Political Caucus President Kris Banks to the Independent Police Oversight Board.  The Oversight Board provides a way for Houstonians to have input into allegations against … Continue reading

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WATCH: Occupy Dallas in 90 seconds

So Rich Lopez and I literally took a swing past the Occupy Dallas demonstration in front of the Federal Reserve Bank on Pearl Street during the lunch hour, and below is what we saw. It starts off kinda slow, with … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Suspect arrested in D.C. shooting

Police in Washington, D.C., have charged Darryl Willard with “assault with intent to kill while armed,” in connection with the shooting early Monday of a transgender woman in southeast D.C. Washington, D.C. police are investigating the death of this unidentified … Continue reading

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3rd trans person shot in D.C. since July

Police in Washington, D.C. are investigating the shooting of a transgender person that occurred just after 2 a.m. this morning in the Southeast area of the city, according to The Washington Post. The Post report indicates that the victim survived … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Mike Rawlings and David Kunkle appear headed to runoff for Dallas mayor

With 426 of 555 precincts reporting at 9:25 p.m., it sure looks like former Pizza Hut CEO Mike Rawlings and former Police Chief David Kunkle are headed to a June runoff. Rawlings leads with 42 percent of the vote, and … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Rawlings continues to lead Dallas mayor’s race; Kunkle pulling away from Natinsky

With 202 of 555 precincts reporting, former Pizza Hut CEO Mike Rawlings continues to lead in the race for Dallas mayor. And it’s looking more and more like Rawlings will face former Police Chief David Kunkle in a runoff. Rawlings … Continue reading

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