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Jurors resume deliberations Tuesday in Hunter Biden’s gun case – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

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www.nbcdfw.com – Randall Chase, Claudia Lauer, Michael Kunzelman and Alanna Durkin Richer | Associated Press – 2024-06-10 22:38:06

SUMMARY: Jurors are deliberating in Hunter Biden's gun trial, where he's accused of purchasing a firearm in 2018 while addicted to crack cocaine. Prosecutors presented evidence through testimonies and photos to assert he lied on the gun purchase form. Defense argued Hunter was trying to reform and didn't see himself as an addict at the time. The trial, occurring in Delaware, has been closely watched, with first lady Jill Biden frequently attending. Closing arguments focused on evidence and witness credibility. Hunter Biden believes charges resulted from political pressure. If convicted, he faces up to 25 years in prison.

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NE Harris County fire on East Mount Houston Road leaves 2 firefighters hospitalized with injuries

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abc13.com – KTRK – 2024-06-22 15:22:11

SUMMARY: Fire crews are addressing a blaze at the Prestige Auto & Metal Recycling plant in northeast Harris County, Texas. The fire, located at the 7600 block of Mount Houston Road, led to the hospitalization of two firefighters for smoke inhalation, both in stable condition. Adequate water supply is a challenge due to a lack of hydrants, necessitating shuttling water by fire trucks. Officials from various agencies, including the Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office, are involved. The cause and specific location of the fire remain unclear, with no evacuation orders or air quality updates issued.

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Houston’s New Faces of Pride parade’s new grand marshal Ian Haddock is empowering LGBTQ community

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abc13.com – Rosie Nguyen – 2024-06-22 14:18:28

SUMMARY: Ian Haddock, who became homeless at 16 after being kicked out for being gay, now leads an organization supporting Black LGBTQ+ members in Houston. Growing up in a religious family in Texas, Haddock faced struggles due to his interests in fashion, dance, and art. Upon realizing his sexuality, his mother expelled him, leading to years of hardship. Moving to Houston, he found acceptance and began advocating for HIV prevention. In 2016, he founded Normal Anomaly, a nonprofit aiding Black queer-plus individuals. Haddock aims to offer visibility and support, recently serving as grand marshal for Houston’s Pride parade.

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Man receives 30 years for murder in 2021 Manor ISD graduate's death

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www.kxan.com – Julianna Russ – 2024-06-22 14:00:27

SUMMARY: Michael Torres, 27, was sentenced in Hays County for the 2021 death of 19-year-old Lavonte Benford at a San Marcos apartment complex. Torres pleaded guilty to murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He received 30 years for murder and 20 years for aggravated assault, with both sentences running concurrently. Torres has a jail credit of 917 days.

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