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5 things for Houstonians to know for Monday, April 5

Here are things to know for Monday, April 5:

Troy Finner might be sworn in as Houston’s new police chief Monday.

Finner is taking up for outgoing Chief Art Acevedo, who’s leaving to grow to be the high cop in Miami.

Finner is a local of Houston and grew up within the Fifth Ward. He attended James Madison High School and earned a bachelor’s diploma from Sam Houston State University and a grasp’s diploma from the University of Houston. He has served with the Houston Police Department since 1990.

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An East Montgomery County firefighter died whereas off-duty after a automobile accident Saturday, the division introduced.

Alex Chapa was a full-time firefighter and was assigned to Firehouse 154, B shift.

(*5*) the division stated. “Firefighter Chapa made such a great impression on all of us in such a short time! His smile would light up the world! His eagerness and love for the job would encourage even the most senior of firefighters.”

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Houston police stated they’re investigating after a father was shot in entrance of his daughter Sunday by his automotive at a Dave and Buster’s on Katy Freeway.


Police stated officers and paramedics responded to the taking pictures at 7620 Katy Freeway about 10 p.m.

According to police, the person was transported to a close-by hospital, the place he died from his accidents.

The man was shot close to his automobile, a black Escalade, throughout a theft and ran again to the entrance of the Dave and Buster’s for assist, police stated. Police stated the person and his household had been at Dave and Buster’s for a number of hours earlier than the incident.

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The first bus carrying migrant youngsters arrived at a facility in north Houston Friday night, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee instructed KPRC 2.


Jackson Lee stated there have been dozens on board. The automobile pulled into the constructing through the 6 p.m. as officers watched. However, the bus was then out of view of our digital camera.

Shortly earlier than 8 p.m., the bus backed out and left the power.

On Saturday, Jackson Lee stated there are at present 300 unaccompanied minors on the girls-only facility.

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The Biden administration’s determination this week to permit journalists to see Customs and Border Protection’s most important holding heart for unaccompanied migrant youngsters answered some questions concerning the circumstances they’re being held in however raised others. Here are among the takeaways from Tuesday’s go to to the power in Donna, Texas, by The Associated Press and CBS.



It can be unimaginable to examine the circumstances of kids migrants being held now with earlier years with out unfettered entry to services, which hasn’t occurred beneath any administration.

What’s clear is that the Donna facility, which opened Feb. 9, is tremendously overcrowded. It was holding greater than 4,100 migrants on Tuesday in area designed for solely 250 beneath federal tips to include the unfold of COVID-19. More than 3,400 have been unaccompanied youngsters and the remainder have been dad and mom and their youngsters.

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