Suspect Arrested in Fatal Shooting at 7201 Rittenhouse Village Court

Oct 20, 2019
A suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 7201 Rittenhouse Village Court about 1:10 a.m. on Saturday (October 19) is in police custody.

The suspect, Harold Lawrence Walton (b/m, 35), is charged with murder in the 174th State District Court.  A current booking photo of Walton is attached to this news release.

The victim, Marc Alvin Thomas, 43, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C. Duncan and Officer B. Rothberg reported:

According to witnesses, Mr. Thomas and the suspect, Walton, were involved in a confrontation inside a residence at the above address that continued into the street.  Once outside, Walton shot Thomas, who was unarmed.  Walton then fled the scene on foot.

About 3 a.m. today (October 20), Walton was arrested without incident in a northeast Houston motel parking lot. 
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OSCAR DUARTE DEFENDS REGIONAL TITLE AGAINST HUMBERTO DE SANTIAGO IN MAIN EVENT OF GOLDEN BOY FIGHT NIGHT

Oct 20, 2019

(ABOVE: Oscar Duarte celebrates his technical knockout victory against Humberto de Santiago on Oct. 19 at the Gimnasio Rodrigo M. Quevedo in Chihuahua, Mexico)

Click HERE for PhotosPhoto Credit: Tom Hogan-Hoganphotos/Golden BoyCHIHUAHUA, MEXICO (Oct. 19, 2019): Lightweight contender Oscar Duarte (18-1-1, 13 KOs) of Parral, Mexico successfully defended his WBC Latino Lightweight Title via third-round technical knockout against Humberto De Santiago (18-7-1, 13 KOs) of Santa Catarina, Mexico in the scheduled 10-round main event of Golden Boy Fight Night on Facebook Watch. The fight, which took place at The Gimnasio Rodrigo M. Quevedo in Chihuahua, Mexico, was stopped at 2:28 of the aforementioned round. The fights were streamed live globally on Facebook Watch via the Golden Boy Fight Night Page. “It’s a great honor to have fought here tonight,” said Oscar Duarte. “It was even more special because of all the people from Chihuahua who came to see me. I want to say that they are the ones who motivate me. Fighting at home is a big commitment. You don’t just want to win; you have to win convincingly. There was some pressure, but that’s why I trained even harder.”  In the co-main event, Francisco “El Bandido” Vargas (26-2-2, 18 KOs) of Mexico City, Mexico defeated Ezequiel Aviles (16-5-3, 6 KOs) of Ensenada, Mexico via ninth-round technical split decision in a scheduled 10-round lightweight fight. Vargas won with scores of 96-97, 98-94, and 98-94 after the fight was stopped in the ninth round due to a cut on Vargas’ right eyelid that was caused by a headbutt.  “It was difficult because my opponent would come in headfirst,” said Francisco Vargas.”He never hurt me, and I believe that I hurt him, and that’s why he would clinch me and come in headfirst. I’m going to take some time off to go to the doctor and get surgery in order to prevent anyone from taking advantage of this cut in the future.”  Luis Hernandez (20-0, 18 KOs) of Chihuahua, Mexico defeated Victor Zuniga (20-4, 9 KOs) of Ciudad Acuna, Mexico via technical knockout in the seventh round of a 10-round fight for the WBC Youth Super Lightweight Title. Hernandez won with a time of 2:22 of the just-mentioned round. Jose Martin Estrada (10-2-1, 5 KOs) of Monclova, Mexico defeated Angel Pillado (12-2, 7 KOs) of Mexico City, Mexico via technical knockout at 1:31 of the fifth round of a bantamweight fight originally scheduled for eight rounds.  Duarte vs. De Santiago was a 10-round fight for the WBC Latino Lightweight Title presented by Golden Boy in association with Miguel Cotto Promotions. The event was sponsored by Tecate “THE OFFICIAL BEER OF BOXING” and the City of Chihuahua. The event took place Saturday, Oct. 19 at The Gimnasio Rodrigo M. Quevedo in Chihuahua, Mexico. The fights were streamed live globally on Facebook Watch via the Golden Boy Fight Night Page.

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Suspect Charged, Wanted in Fatal Shooting at 7201 Rittenhouse Village Court

Oct 20, 2019
Charges have been filed against a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 7201 Rittenhouse Village Court about 1:10 a.m. today (October 19).

The suspect, Harold Lawrence Walton (b/m, 35), is charged with murder in the 174th State District Court.  A previous photo of Walton is attached to this news release.

The victim, Marc Alvin Thomas, 43, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C. Duncan and Officer B. Rothberg reported:

According to witnesses, Mr. Thomas and the suspect, Walton, were involved in a confrontation inside a residence at the above address that continued into the street.  Once outside, Walton shot Thomas, who was unarmed.  Walton then fled the scene on foot and remains at large.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of suspect Walton, or on this case, is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
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LA Galaxy Anuncia los Premios 2019 del Club

Oct 20, 2019

LA Galaxy Anuncia los Premios 2019 del Club

Zlatan Ibrahimović gana el reconocimiento al Jugador del Año 2019 del LA Galaxy, presentado por Herbalife Nutrition, por segundo año consecutivo;

Se anuncian todos los ganadores del LA Galaxy, LA Galaxy II y la Academia del Galaxy

LOS ANGELES (Viernes, 18 de octubre, 2019) – LA Galaxy anunció hoy a los ganadores de los Premios 2019 del club para la temporada 2019 previo a los Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs. El delantero Zlatan Ibrahimović fue nombrado Jugador del Año 2019 del LA Galaxy, presentado por Herbalife Nutrition, además de también ganar el Botín de Oro. Diego Polenta fue nombrado Defensor del Año del LA Galaxy, mientras que el portero Matt Lampson fue nombrado Humanitario del Año del LA Galaxy.

Para LA Galaxy II, el mediocampista Kai Koreniuk fue nombrado Jugador del Año, Nick DePuy fue nombrado Defensor del Año y el portero Eric Lopez fue nombrado Humanitario del Año del LA Galaxy II.  El Premio al Botín de Oro se determinará al finalizar la temporada 2019 de la USL.

Por parte de la Academia del LA Galaxy, el mediocampista Adam Saldaña fue nombrado Jugador del Año de la Academia del LA Galaxy, y la delantera Valerie Vargas Arceo fue nombrada Jugadora del Año de la Academia del LA Galaxy.

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Jugador del Año del LA Galaxy, presentado por Herbalife Nutrition: Zlatan Ibrahimović – Delantero

Ibrahimović gana el premio al Jugador del Año de LA Galaxy por segunda temporada consecutiva. En 29 partidos jugados durante la temporada regular de la MLS, el delantero anotó 30 goles, estableciendo un nuevo récord de temporada con el LA Galaxy. Además, sumó siete asistencias. En total, Ibrahimović anotó nueve goles de victoria, tres asistencias de victoria y marcó seis de siete tiros de penal cobrados, llevando al Galaxy a su decimonovena participación en los Playoffs de la MLS.

Defensor del Año del LA Galaxy: Diego Polenta – Defensor

Polenta es nombrado Defensor del Año del LA Galaxy en su primera temporada con el club después de jugar 28 partidos como titular durante la Temporada Regular de la MLS en diferentes posiciones en la linea defensiva. Además de sus destacadas actuaciones en la defensa, Polenta sumó un gol y seis asistencias, empatando la cifra de la cuarta mejor suma de asistencias por un defensor de la MLS. El único gol de Polenta esta temporada llegó el 19 de abril en el minuto 88 del partido ante Houston Dynamo, dándole la victoria al club por 2-1 en casa.

Humanitario del Año del LA Galaxy: Matt Lampson – Portero

El portero veterano del LA Galaxy ha sido un activista en crear conciencia sobre la Linfoma de Hodgkin desde el 2013 cuando comenzó la Fundación LampStrong después de ser diagnosticado con la enfermedad a los 17 años. Lampson venció el cáncer y firmó su primer contrato profesional hace siete años con Columbus Crew SC.

Este año con el LA Galaxy, Matt Lampson ha recibido a 34 niños que luchan contra el cáncer en todos los partidos del equipo, en casa y en condición de visitante, así como a muchos otros niños durante las sesiones de entrenamiento del Galaxy en el Dignity Health Sports Park.

Además, Lampson visita regularmente el Children’s Hospital de Los Ángeles para ver y hablar con pacientes con cáncer en CHLA. Dedica su tiempo y realiza visitas mensuales a CHLA como parte de su compromiso de influir positivamente en la vida de las personas que luchan contra el cáncer y alentar e inspirar a los sobrevivientes a aprovechar al máximo su segunda oportunidad de vida. Este año, Lampson y su fundación están haciendo una donación de $20,000 a la oncología de CHLA para pacientes adolescentes y adultos jóvenes que luchan contra la enfermedad.

Botín de Oro: Zlatan Ibrahimović – Delantero

Ibrahimović registró un nuevo récord en la historia del club con 30 goles en su segunda temporada en la MLS. Uriel Antuna terminó la temporada regular con seis goles, mientras que cuatro otros jugadores del club terminaron con cuatro goles este año.

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Jugador del Año del LA Galaxy II: Kai Koreniuk – Mediocampista

Defensor del Año de LA Galaxy II: Nick DePuy – Defensor

Humanitario del Año del LA Galaxy II: Eric Lopez – Portero

Botín de OroKai Koreniuk (9), Ethan Zubak (8) or Augustine Williams (7)

ACADEMIA DEL LA GALAXY

Jugador del Año de la Academia del LA Galaxy: Adam Saldaña – Mediocampista

Jugadora del Año de la Academia del LA Galaxy: Valerie Vargas Arceo – Delantera

LA GALAXY SEASON TICKET MEMBER

Abonado del Año del LA Galaxy: Joe Baric

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Squad lists confirmed for FIFA U-17 World Cup™

Oct 20, 2019
With just eight days to go until the start of the FIFA U-17 World Cup Brazil 2019™, the official squad lists of the 24 participating teams have been revealed.In total, 504 players will be participating in the tournament’s 18th edition.Throughout its history, the FIFA U-17 World Cup has given football’s most promising young players their first exposure on the world stage. Among the many stars of the beautiful game to have graced this tournament are Neymar, Ronaldinho, Toni Kroos, Xavi, Andres Iniesta and Carlos Tevez.”When you’ve been fortunate enough to play at a U-17 World Cup, people in the football world start to look at you differently,” Julio Cesar told FIFA.com. “It’s almost as if you’re a player who stands out from the crowd.”The former Brazil goalkeeper took part in the 1995 edition in Ecuador before going on to enjoy a long professional career that included appearances at three FIFA World Cups™.The full article and the 24 squad lists are available on FIFA.com, direct links below.
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FIFA U-17 World Cup squads
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FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019™ watched by more than 1 billion

Oct 20, 2019
• 1.12 billion viewers watched coverage of France 2019 on TV at home, on digital platforms or out-of-home
• 993.5 million watched on TV alone
• 481.5 million accessed coverage on digital platforms
• Final seen live by over 260 million viewers
• Average live match audience more than doubled from the 2015 edition
FIFA has published the key findings of a comprehensive audit of the final audience data for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™.A combined 1.12 billion viewers tuned into official broadcast coverage of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 across all platforms – a record audience for the competition. Linear TV accounted for the majority of the global audience, with 993.5 million viewers watching at least one minute of coverage on a TV set at home, an increase of 30% on the audience for the 2015 edition held in Canada, which reached 764.0 million.An estimated 481.5 million people accessed coverage of France 2019 on digital platforms, equivalent to 43% of the total audience reach. The digital audience, which overlaps with the linear TV audience, was up considerably on the estimated 86.0 million in 2015.The final between USA and the Netherlands was the most watched FIFA Women’s World Cup match ever, with an average live audience of 82.18 million (up by 56% on the 2015 final audience: 52.56 million) and reaching a total of 263.62 million unique viewers (one-minute reach), which accounted for 22.9% of the overall tournament reach.Over the 52 matches played in nine host cities across France and broadcast in 205 territories around the world, the average live match audience was 17.27 million viewers – more than double the 8.39 million average of Canada 2015. This can be attributed to the greater distribution of matches on higher profile broadcasters in many countries, where many participating teams’ matches drew record audiences in their home territories, such as Brazil, France, Italy and the UK.“More than a sporting event, the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 was a cultural phenomenon attracting more media attention than ever before and providing a platform for women’s football to flourish in the spotlight. The fact that we broke the 1 billion target just shows the pulling power of the women’s game and the fact that, if we promote and broadcast world-class football widely, whether it’s played by men or women, the fans will always want to watch,” said FIFA President Gianni Infantino.Publicis Sport & Entertainment (PSE) compiled the consolidated audience figures for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 based on audience data and scheduling gathered from official television auditing agencies in markets around the world, from FIFA’s Media Rights Licensees (MRLs), and from non-captured (out-of-home and digital) audience data provided by Nielsen
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