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Houston judge dismisses civil rights lawsuit against City of Baytown, police officer over 2019 shooting death of Pamela Turner

Posted on · In rejecting claims of excessive force and violations of Turner's Fourth Amendment rights, Judge George C. Hanks Jr. wrote that Baytown police officer Juan De La Cruz “could have reasonably believed that Turner posed a threat of serious harm to his life” when he shot and killed her while trying to arrest her at the apartment complex where they both resided.

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Full Show: The New American Economy, And Stories from the Storm (July 16, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: A Texas firefighters union is urging the City of Baytown to drop its lawsuit, we learn a group called New American Economy released data showing how much Houston's economy is affected by immigrants, and homeowners impacted by Harvey are dropping out of a buyout program, and Houston Public Media’s 'Stories from the Storm', featuring community leaders and everyday Houstonians reflecting on the value of a community in times of need. Then, writer Jeff Balke join Houston Matters for the latest on the developments in Houston Sports.

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