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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