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Houston Police Chief Blames Republicans Mitch McConnell, Ted Cruz and John Cornyn for ‘Boyfriend Loophole’ Allowing for Officer Shooting Death

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo addressed the press outside of the medical examiner’s office Monday, suggesting Sgt. Christopher Brewster would not have been killed in the line of duty Saturday if not for the “boyfriend loophole” — a gap in gun legislation that allows domestic violence offenders whose victims are…

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Tracy Single is 16th Transgender Person Murdered In 2019

Tracy Single is the 16th transgender woman to be murdered in 2019 alone. Single, who was Black and only 22 years old, was found dead in a Memorial City parking lot on July 30, according to the Houston Police Department. “We are devastated by the loss of Tracy,” Houston Police…

Shaq and Houston Cop Help Pay for Jazmine Barnes' Funeral

Professional athletes, police officers and civil rights activists are stepping up to make sure 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes has the proper funeral and to ensure her killer is brought to justice. On Sunday, Jazmine was shot and killed by an unknown man in a red pick-up truck as she sat in…