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Asher Hong makes it to Team USA for Paris Games – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

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www.nbcdfw.com – Laura Harris – 2024-06-29 14:31:08

SUMMARY: Asher Hong is heading to his first Paris Olympics, expressing disbelief and excitement after the team announcement. The 20-year-old Stanford sophomore, who helped the U.S. win bronze at the 2023 world championships, trains in Houston and hails from Plano, Texas. Hong acknowledges Texas's robust sports culture and feels fortunate about its athlete support. He joins Fred Richard, Brody Malone, Paul Juda, and Stephen Nedoroscik on the confident five-man team aiming for a medal in Paris. Despite a slip-up at the U.S. Olympic trials, he focused on resilience and performed well. The electric atmosphere and family support at the Target Center were invaluable.

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Abraham Choukair’s brothers angered over 14-year-old brother’s murder on Hammerly Boulevard in Spring Branch

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abc13.com – Alex Bozarjian – 2024-07-23 22:28:08

SUMMARY: The Houston Police Department is searching for a suspect in the murder of 14-year-old Abraham Choukair at an apartment complex in Spring Branch. Surveillance photos of the suspect have been released. Abraham’s brothers expressed their frustration and grief, noting that while they had chosen careers that kept them out of trouble, Abraham fell victim to violence. The family is also angered by the rising trend of juvenile homicides in Harris County, which have increased by 76% from 2021 to 2023. They commented on the heartbreaking irony that another 14-year-old was shot there last year but survived.

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High jump legend Charles Austin on Olympics, the record he set in 1996

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www.kxan.com – Noah Gross – 2024-07-23 22:11:00

SUMMARY: Charles Austin, an Olympic gold medalist from the 1996 Atlanta Games, reminisces about the high jump bar that changed his life, which now sits in his gym. Austin set an Olympic and American high jump record of 7 feet, 10 inches, which remains unbroken. A Texas State graduate and a late bloomer in high jumping, Austin won the 1990 NCAA outdoor high jump title and holds an enduring American record. Excited about upcoming Olympics, he recalls coaching NBA legend John Starks and expresses fulfillment in mentoring younger athletes, aiding their collegiate and competitive aspirations.

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Pasadena father charged for abandoning infant daughter in dumpster behind restaurant, records state

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abc13.com – KTRK – 2024-07-23 21:24:11

SUMMARY: In Pasadena, Texas, Anferne Gray is accused of abandoning his daughter in a dumpster outside a restaurant due to mental anxiety, as revealed in court. Records indicate Gray initially intended to leave the child at a fire station but left her outside a motel pool instead. The child was later abandoned in a dumpster for three to four hours. The girl is expected to survive. Gray faces charges of child abandonment, family member assault, and impeding breathing. He will appear in court again on Wednesday. Separately, another baby was found abandoned in a dumpster in southwest Houston but is in good .

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