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Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 13501 South Post Oak Road

Jun 17, 2019
Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 13501 South Post Oak Road
Charged have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a man at 13501 South Post Oak Road about 11:55 p.m. on Thursday (June 6).  

The suspect, Anthony Dewayne Conway, Jr. (b/m, 21), is charged with capital murder in the 230th State District Court.  He is accused in the shooting of Enrique Ramirez-Ayala, 49, who died at the scene.  

A booking photo of Conway, Jr. is attached to this news release.  

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants M. Miller, T. Simmons and Detective S. Jimenez reported:  

Mr. Ramirez-Ayala was walking to his vehicle, parked at a convenience store at the above address, when he was robbed.  During the robbery, Ramirez-Ayala was shot at least once and died at the scene.  

The suspect fled the scene eastbound on Willomine Way in a vehicle described as a white Hyundai Sonata.  

Further investigation identified Conway, Jr. as the suspect in this case and on Thursday (June 13), he was taken into custody without incident.    
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Clasificación Mundial FIFA/Coca-Cola: Suben las grandes y Bélgica amplía su ventaja

Jun 17, 2019
Varios gigantes del fútbol internacional han conseguido importantes avances en la última edición de la Clasificación Mundial FIFA/Coca-Cola.
Continúa el reinado de la selección belga (1.ª, sin cambios) que aumenta su ventaja sobre Francia (2.ª, sin cambios) gracias a sus victorias frente a Kazajistán y Escocia en los clasificatorios para la Eurocopa. No obstante, ha habido mucho movimiento en las 20 primeras posiciones. Por ejemplo, Portugal (5.ª, +2) ha escalado hasta el quinto puesto tras coronarse campeona de la Liga de Naciones de la UEFA frente a Holanda (14.ª, +2), cuyo segundo puesto le permite seguir avanzando en la clasificación.
Por otro lado, hemos contemplado el ascenso de tres ex campeonas del mundo. Tanto el combinado español (7.º, +2) como el germano (11.º, +2) y la selección italiana (14.ª, +3) siguen al alza tras sus buenos resultados en los clasificatorios para la Eurocopa.
Además de los anteriores, ha habido muchos más éxitos, como el caso de Austria (26.ª, +8), Irlanda del Norte (28.ª, +5), República Checa (41.ª, +7), Hungría (42.ª, +9), Armenia (97.ª, +9) y Malasia (159.ª, +9) que avanzan a paso veloz en el ranking. Finalmente, felicitamos a Senegal (22.ª, +1) y Kosovo (121.ª, +6), que han alcanzado su mejor puesto hasta la fecha.

Haga clic aquí para acceder a la clasificación completa.

La próxima Clasificación Mundial FIFA/Coca-Cola se publicará el próximo 25 de julio.
Líder Bélgica (sin cambios)
Entran en el grupo de las diez mejores Ninguna
Salen del grupo de las diez mejores Ninguna
Total de partidos disputados 139
Selecciones que disputaron más partidos Malaui (6 partidos)
Selección que ganó más puntos Kosovo (+25)
Selección que escaló más puestos Armenia, Hungría, Malasia (+9 cada una)
Selección que perdió más puntos Bulgaria (–31)
Selección que perdió más puestos Grecia (–9)
Nuevas selecciones en la tabla Ninguna
Selecciones que ya no figuran en la tabla Ninguna
Selecciones inactivas/no clasificadas Ninguna
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UFC® ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF UFC ACADEMY COMBINE

Jun 17, 2019

UFC’s First-Ever Talent Evaluation Event to Debut with Opening of New UFC Performance Institute® in Shanghai

LAS VEGAS – UFC®, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, today announced it will launch UFC Academy Combine, the company’s first-ever talent evaluation event that will offer athletes a platform to showcase their skills and abilities for a potential career in MMA.

The inaugural UFC Academy Combine will take place in Shanghai, China on Monday, June 17 and Tuesday, June 18, in conjunction with the opening of the new 93,000 square foot UFC Performance Institute in the city’s Jing’An district. The event will be invite only and host approximately 50 athletes.

Athletes from the UFC Academy Combine will also have the opportunity to receive a scholarship into UFC Academy, an MMA talent development program created and managed by the UFC Performance Institute®.   

“The UFC Academy Combine has been developed to support the assessment of MMA talent using a series of skill-based evaluations, profiling exams, and physical performance tests,” said Dr. Duncan French, UFC Vice President of Performance – UFC Performance Institute. “The first iteration of the UFC Academy Combine will be structured so we can conduct it ‘in-house’ at one of our facilities. The larger vision is to then develop a ‘field-based’ version of the combine, which can be implemented anywhere around the world and generate scores for comparison between MMA fighters from different countries.”

The inaugural UFC Academy Combine will be a two-day showcase in which a total of 72 individual metrics will be collected from the participating athletes. Each test will sit within one of 12 categories, including anthropometry; clinical evaluation; cognitive evaluation; grappling; striking; wrestling; alatic energy production; mechanical power; strength; lactic energy production; combat agility; and reaction/cognitive processing. 

Athletes will move between different ‘stations’ in order to complete the combine evaluation. Multiple tests will be running in parallel at any given time across both floors of the facility in order to allow for the completion of all tests. On each day of the event, athletes will be grouped together and move through a pre-designed schedule of testing.

The scoring system to be utilized at the combine will be designed so that clear comparisons can be made between individual fighters at the level of each test in each category, ultimately leading to an overall UFC Academy combine ranking for each athlete. Combine results will influence and shape the trajectory of an athlete’s development within UFC Academy.

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Boniek: Tears after a final only a good thing

Jun 13, 2019
Zbigniew Boniek, President of the Polish Football Association, is extremely happy with how the FIFA U-20 World Cup has gone and has enjoyed what he has seen both in the stands and on the pitch. In terms of the final, the Polish football great considers Ukraine to be slight favourites, but also points out the qualities that have enabled Korea Republic to get so far. Zibi also predicts tears after the final but says “sporting tears are never all bad”.​”Football can only grow in importance if the national teams play. After every scored goal and every good result here at Poland 2019, you can see how much it means to the players and how much they identify with their national flag.”The full interview with Zbigniew Boniek is available on FIFA.com, direct links below.
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Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 7402 Calhoun Road

Jun 13, 2019
Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 7402 Calhoun Road
A suspect wanted and charged in the shooting of a juvenile male at 7402 Calhoun Road about 12:40 p.m. on June 5 has been arrested.

The suspect, Ketrell Beasley (b/m, 18), is charged with deadly conduct – discharging a firearm in the 351st State District Court.  He is accused for his role in the shooting of an 11-year-old boy, taken to an area hospital in stable condition.

A booking photo of Beasley is attached to this news release.

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Officer M. Huffman reported:

Officers responded to a shooting call at an apartment complex at the above address and learned the victim was in his apartment when a bullet went through the wall and grazed him in the upper back.  The victim’s older brother, 15, also in the apartment, was not injured.

Further investigation identified the suspect as Beasley.  He was arrested on Wednesday (June 12) without incident.
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Top Ten Stolen Vehicles for May 2019

Jun 13, 2019
The following is a rundown of the “Top Ten” makes of vehicles reported as stolen to the Houston Police Department during the month of May 2019.
 Chevrolet Trucks……235Ford Trucks…………..152GMC Trucks………….  64Toyota Cars…………….42Dodge Trucks………….41Chevrolet Cars………..39Nissan Cars…………… 37Honda Cars…………….36Ford Cars……………….28Toyota Trucks………… 26
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Mayor Turner thanks Gov. Abbott, releases statement on newly signed legislation related to disaster relief and preparedness

Jun 13, 2019
HOUSTON –  At Gov. Greg Abbott’s invitation, Mayor Sylvester Turner today attended the governor’s bill signing ceremony for legislation related to disaster relief and preparedness. 
Please attribute the following statement to Mayor Turner.

Mayor Turner greets Gov. Abbott this morning and thanks him for supporting disaster relief legislation)“Today is another important step in Houston’s long term recovery. Houston experienced one of the worst rain events in North American history. We knew if we were going to recover, we needed to have more resources, in this case the state’s Rainy Day Fund. I sincerely thank our local delegation, who from the beginning insisted on pushing for the Local Match.  
“Senator Creighton was key to this effort and I thank him for Senate Bill 7. My team worked with Rep. Huberty, Murphy, and Walle to provide a key amendment that made this bill work better for everyone in the City of Houston.  
“This is the first time the State of Texas has stepped up to provide the Local Match for federal disaster matching funds. Getting a $9 to $1 return on Public Assistance and $3 to $1 for Hazard Mitigation Grants is a very good return on investment for the state. 
“For Houston, this means over $200 million in investment in our recovery programs, maximizing our federal draw down. Making sure that every community affected by Harvey takes advantage of the federal matching funds is good policy for the State of Texas, and I thank all members of the Legislature, the Lt. Governor, and the Governor for their support.”
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Fury vs. Schwarz Headlines ESPN+ Top Rank Boxing Triple-Header

Jun 12, 2019
Sweet Science Saturday: Fury vs. Schwarz Headlines ESPN+ Top Rank Boxing Triple-Header

 IBF Featherweight Champion Josh Warrington defends his belt against unbeaten challenger Kid Galahad – 3pm ET from England

·     Twin Rising Stars Jason and Andrew Moloney Both Take the Ring at home in Australia – 6am ET

·     10 bouts scheduled on ESPN+ as part of 11 hours of live boxing across ESPN platforms 


This Saturday, June 15, ESPN+ will bring boxing fans an exclusive Top Rank Boxing triple-header, culminating with unbeaten lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury against top contender Tom Schwarz in Las Vegas.
 
The action starts on ESPN+ bright and early, at 6am ET when Australian twin brothers Andrew Moloney (19-0, 12 KOs) and Jason Moloney (18-1, 15 KOs) are both in action from Seagulls Stadium, Tweeds Head, Australia. The 28-year-old twin rising stars, will both take the ring, as Jason (no. 6 in ESPN.com’s Bantamweight rankings) will defend his WBA Oceania Bantamweight title against Tanzania’s challenger Goodluck Mrema (23-4, 13 KO), while brother Andrew (ESPN.com’s no. 10 ranked Junior Bantamweight) faces off against former Tanzanian Champion Selemani Bangaiza (15-5, 5 KO). Andrew is coming off a significant victory in March, having demolished the highly rated Chilean Miguel Gonzalez on Gonzalez’ home turf in San Francisco de Mostazal.
 
At 3pm ET the action moves to England for a battle of unbeatens squaring off for the IBF Featherweight Championship, as defending champion Josh Warrington (28-0, 6 KOs) and unbeaten challenger Kid Galahad(26-0, 15 KOs) meet in Leeds.  Warrington (ranked no. 2 in ESPN.com’s Featherweight rankings) will be fighting in front of his hometown crowd and defending his title for the second time, having taken the title from Lee Selby in May 2018 and defended it in December in an intense clash with Carl Frampton. He faces Galahad (ranked no. 8 by ESPN.com), the mandatory challenger following an October defeat of Toka Kahn Clary in Boston. Born in Qatar, Galahad has lived most of his life in Sheffield, England, making this a Yorkshire Derby.
 
The big day of boxing culminates with Fury (27-0-1, 19 KOs), the self-proclaimed “Gypsy King” and one of boxing’s most compelling fighters, meeting Schwarz at the MGM in Grand Las Vegas.  The fight marks the first in a multi-fight agreement announced in February, in which Fury’s fights are co-promoted by Top Rank and Frank Warren’s Queensberry Promotions. Fury captured the lineal heavyweight title on Nov. 28, 2015, with a unanimous decision over longtime champion Wladimir Klitschko. That win catapulted him to worldwide fame, but a host of personal demons threatened to end his career before he could defend his title. He blew up to 400-plus pounds, only to author a 2018 comeback that ranks among the great redemption stories in sporting history. In the third fight of his comeback, Fury fought WBC champion Deontay Wilder to a disputed draw in a sensational fight of the year candidate.
 
The co-feature for the evening’s fight card will see a light heavyweight clash between former world title challengers Jesse Hart (25-2, 21 KOs) and Sullivan Barrera (22-2, 14 KOs). A full seven-bout undercard for the Fury-Schwarz fight will be carried live on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes, beginning at 7p.m. ET.
 
In just over a year since its launch, ESPN+ has already become a must-have destination for boxing fans, having already carried 21 exclusive world title fights, across 12 different weight classes and the four major sanctioning bodies (IBF, WBA, WBC and WBO).  ESPN+ also has thousands of hours of the greatest boxing matches of all time, on-demand, from the ESPN Big Fights Library and Top Rank Boxing Library.
 
TOP RANK ON ESPN+:  JUNE 15 BOXING SCHEDULE (all times ET)
  6 a.m.
Jason Moloney vs. Goodluck Mrema
Seagulls Rugby League Club
Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia
Reagan Dessaix vs. Mitchell Whitlaw
Andrew Moloney vs. Selemani Bangaiza
Kerry Foley vs. Mose Auimatagi Jr.
 
3 p.m.
Josh Warrington (C) vs. Kid Galahad – IBF  World Featherweight Championship
First Direct Arena
Leeds, England, UK
 Zelfa Barrett vs. Lyon Woodstock
 J.J. Metcalf vs. Jason Welborn
Shakiel Thompson vs. Alistair Warren
 
10 p.m.
Tyson Fury vs. Tom Schwarz*
MGM Grand Garden Arena
Las Vegas, NV
Jesse Hart vs. Sullivan Barrera
 

 
* Undercard bouts carried live on ESPN2 & ESPN Deportes from 7-10 p.m. 
Fury vs. Schwarz Headlines ESPN+ Top Rank Boxing Triple-Header
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Blockbuster heavyweight championship rematch headlines UFC 241

Jun 12, 2019

HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP REMATCH BETWEEN (C) DANIEL CORMIER AND (#1) STIPE MIOCIC HEADLINES UFC® 241 IN ANAHEIM

FEATURED BOUTS EXCLUSIVELY ON ESPN+:

(#8) ANTHONY PETTIS vs. NATE DIAZ

(#2) YOEL ROMERO vs. (#8) PAULO COSTA

TICKETS FOR UFC® 241: CORMIER vs. MIOCIC 2

AT HONDA CENTER GO ON SALE FRIDAY, JUNE 14

PRELIMINARY FIGHTS LIVE ON ESPN AND ESPN DEPORTES

Las Vegas – UFC® returns to Anaheim with a blockbuster heavyweight championship rematch that will see No.1 ranked pound-for-pound fighter Daniel Cormier defend against former titleholder and No. 1 contender Stipe Miocic. In a can’t miss welterweight thriller, No. 8 ranked Anthony Pettis welcomes back Nate Diaz.

UFC® 241: CORMIER vs. MIOCIC 2 takes place Saturday, August 17 at Honda Center and will stream live nationally on Pay-Per-View exclusively through ESPN+ in the U.S. at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT in both English and Spanish.

ESPN+ is the exclusive provider of all UFC Pay-Per-View events to fans in the U.S. as part of an agreement announced in March and continuing through 2025.

As UFC® 241: CORMIER vs. MIOCIC 2 approaches, fans will be able to purchase itonline at ESPNPlus.com/PPV or on the ESPN App on mobile and connected-TV devices.  ESPN+ is available as an integrated part of the ESPN App on all major mobile and connected TV devices and platforms, including Amazon Fire, Apple, Android, Chromecast, PS4, Roku, Samsung Smart TVs, X Box One and more.

Preliminary fights will air nationally in English and Spanish on ESPN and ESPN Deportes linear networks starting at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT with the early prelims simulcast on UFC Fight Pass and ESPN+ at 6:15 p.m. ET/3:15 p.m. PT.

A two-time member of the United States Olympic freestyle wrestling team and one of only four fighters to simultaneously hold championships in two UFC divisions, Cormier (22-1 1NC, fighting out of San Jose, Calif.) dethroned Miocic via KO during their initial encounter at UFC 226 last year. Throughout his legendary career, he has netted spectacular victories over Derrick Lewis, Alexander Gustafsson, Dan Henderson and Anthony Johnson (twice). Cormier now aims to secure his second title defense against the division’s most dominant champion.

Holder of the record for most successful consecutive heavyweight title defenses in UFC history at three, former champion Miocic (18-3, fighting out of Independence, Ohio) looks to even the score with Cormier. After capturing the championship in 2016 via first-round KO against Fabricio Werdum, Miocic went on to earn thrilling wins against Francis Ngannou, Junior Dos Santos and Alistair Overeem. With revenge on his mind, Miocic is now gunning to become only the fourth fighter to reclaim the UFC heavyweight championship.

Former UFC lightweight champion Pettis (22-8, fighting out of Milwaukee, Wisc.) made a huge splash at welterweight when he became the first fighter to knock out Stephen Thompson this past March. Known for his flashy striking and slick ground game, he has also finished Charles Oliveira, Gilbert Melendez, Benson Henderson and Donald Cerrone. Pettis now hopes to keep his momentum rolling with another show-stealing performance against one of the most dangerous fighters on the UFC roster.

Winner of The Ultimate Fighter season five, Diaz (20-11, fighting out of Stockton, Calif.) makes his highly anticipated first appearance since his epic double-bill against Conor McGregor. A Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt with a relentless striking attack, Diaz has beaten some of the biggest names in the sport. On top of submitting McGregor, he has bested Michael Johnson, Gray Maynard, Jim Miller and Donald Cerrone. Diaz now looks for another big finish and to remind fans why he is one of the most exciting fighters in MMA.

Additional bouts on the card include:

  • In a highly anticipated middleweight contenders’ bout, No. 2 ranked Yoel Romero (13-3, fighting out of Coconut Creek, Fla. by way of Pinar Del Rio, Cuba) battles undefeated No. 8 Paulo Costa(12-0, fighting out of Contagem, Brazil)
  • No.3 ranked bantamweight contender Raphael Assuncao (27-6, fighting out of Alpharetta, Ga. by way of Recife, Brazil) looks to re-assert himself in the title picture against surging No. 9 Cory Sandhagen (11-1, fighting out of Aurora, Colo.)
  • No.9 ranked middleweight contender Derek Brunson (19-7, fighting out of Wilmington, N.C.) hopes to build on his momentum against rising No. 11 Ian Heinisch (13-1, fighting out of Englewood, Colo.)

·         Streaking featherweights collide when Gabriel Benitez (21-7, fighting out of Tijuana, Mexico) meets Sodiq Yusuff (9-1, fighting out of Bladensburg, Md. by way of Lagos, Nigeria)

  • Sabina Mazo (6-1, fighting out of Medellín, Colombia) takes on Shana Dobson (3-3, fighting out of Fort Worth, Tex.) in a clash of flyweight prospects

For the latest information on additional bouts for this event, please visit www.ufc.com. All bouts live and subject to change.

Visit UFC.com for information and content to support your UFC coverage. Please click here to apply for the event.

Tickets for UFC® 241: CORMIER vs. MIOCIC 2 go on sale Friday, June 14 at 10 a.m. PT. Tickets are available for purchase online at www.ticketmaster.com. Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person.

UFC Fight Club® members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets Wednesday, June 12 at 10 a.m. PT via the website www.ufcfightclub.com. A special Internet ticket pre-sale will be available to UFC newsletter subscribers Thursday, June 13 starting at 10 a.m. PT. To access this presale, users must register for the UFC newsletter through UFC.com.

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Mayor Turner invites residents to commemorate Juneteenth, annual Acres Homes parade will take place Saturday, June 15

Jun 12, 2019
Mayor Turner invites residents to commemorate Juneteenth,
annual Acres Homes parade will take place Saturday, June 15
Houston — Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner invites everyone to join him at the 8th Annual Juneteenth Parade in Acres Homes on Saturday, June 15. The parade will feature over 100 entries, including local marching bands, dancing groups, horses, floats, vintage cars and more.  Several special guests will also participate.

The excitement begins at 10 a.m. at the Acres Homes Multi-Service Center, 6719 West Montgomery, and travels north up West Montgomery to turn left on Dolly Wright and disband at Greater Zion Baptist Church and Drew Academy.



“Every year, this event gets bigger and better because Juneteenth is an important day throughout Texas and in Houston,” Mayor Turner said.  “I invite everyone to watch along the parade route. Bring your family, friends, and neighbors. We’ll have a great time together as a community.”

Among the special guests joining the Mayor for this year’s event are:

Christina Wells – 2018 Semi-Finalist on America’s Got Talent, powerhouse vocalist, registered nurse, and motivational speaker

Trae the Truth – This Houston rapper is described as a musician, father, activist, and humanitarian. He assisted flood victims during Hurricane Harvey and has contributed to several community events and causes

Tobe Nwigwe –  a first-generation Nigerian American, is a visionary from Alief making waves in the hip hop world. An independent artist and lyricist; Nwigwe is known for his art, consistency, and singular goal in life—to make purpose popular.

Seun Adigun  — Seun is a Nigerian-American bobsledder who represented Nigeria at the 2018 Winter Olympics.  Seun ran track for the University of Houston and is the niece of former Houston Rockets and UH star Hakeem Olajuwon.


“Houston is the most diverse city in the nation and we are also inclusive. So, I invite residents from every neighborhood to attend the annual Juneteenth Parade in Acres Homes,” Mayor Turner said. “Juneteenth is about commemorating freedom, honoring our ancestors and building new relationships. I hope everyone will show up for this exciting event.”

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