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High-speed police chases (Sept. 14, 2023)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: We discuss an uptick in high-speed car chases involving HPD officers that have left bystanders injured, according to an investigation by the Houston Chronicle. And we learn the latest on the Houston housing market.

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HPD’s report on the Astroworld tragedy (July 31, 2023)

Posted on · On Monday's show: The Houston Police Department has released its report on the Astroworld concert tragedy in 2021 that left ten people dead. News 88.7's Lucio Vasquez walks us through what's in the 1,266-page report.

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Houston police officer fatally shoots man accused of wielding knife, complaining about loud music at graduation party

Posted on · The weekend shooting in the Northside area marked the second time this month that a Houston Police Department officer used deadly force while responding to a disturbance call.

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How Houston police are trained (Jan. 31, 2023)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: In the aftermath of the death of Tyre Nichols in Memphis, we take a closer look at how police officers are trained in Houston and how that has changed in recent years.