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Perryton, Texas, tornado kills 3, injures dozens amid storms

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www.washingtonpost.com – – 2023-06-16 02:31:00

SUMMARY: A tornado in Perryton, Texas, has killed at least three people and sent around 100 to the hospital, with footage showing flattened mobile homes and uprooted trees. Governor Greg Abbott has deployed state emergency response resources to aid life-safety needs in the aftermath. Over 200 reports of severe weather have been logged by the National Weather Service, with a majority being in Oklahoma and Texas.

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Formerly unhoused, Kaleef Starks shares her story of being her authentic self

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abc13.com – KTRK – 2024-06-14 18:51:47

SUMMARY: Kaleef Starks, a black trans woman and USC Annenberg Journalism M.S. student, shared her challenges growing up and finding acceptance. Facing bullying, family rejection at 14, and homelessness, education became her escape. She and her mother struggled with homelessness, but Starks found a supportive friend in Angela M. Sanchez, with whom she experienced shelter life. Influenced by trans model Isis King, Starks began her transition at 18. After earning a degree from UCLA, she worked at Covenant House and other agencies before joining USC Annenberg on a full scholarship. Committed to representing trans women in journalism, Starks hosts the “The Stark Effect.”

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Harris County Constable Pct. 4 deputy ambushed and shot by armed robbery suspect on Slashwood near Deep Brook Drive, officials say

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abc13.com – Miya Shay – 2024-06-14 17:03:00

SUMMARY: A deputy constable was shot and hospitalized after an armed robbery suspect wielding an AR-15 robbed two Academy Sports & Outdoors stores in northwest Harris County. According to Precinct 4 Constable Mark Hermann, a deputy attempted a traffic stop on the suspect's vehicle, leading to a chase that ended on Slashwood. The suspect fired at the deputy before hiding in a house, where law enforcement later apprehended him. Hermann requested prayers for the injured deputy via social media. Eyewitness is actively gathering details, providing live updates, and monitoring the deputy's condition.

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Texas Longhorns QB Colt McCoy on SEC move, Quinn Ewers and Arch Manning

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www.kxan.com – Noah Gross – 2024-06-14 16:08:56

SUMMARY: Quarterback Colt McCoy, reflecting on his time at Texas and the upcoming 2024 season, discussed the renewed rivalries and high expectations for Texas as they enter the Southeastern Conference (SEC). McCoy expressed excitement for key games against Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas A&M, highlighting the historic Red River Rivalry. He praised the current Texas QB room and shared insights on his potential future in the NFL, noting a significant elbow injury. McCoy believes Texas is strategically poised for the SEC transition. Additionally, his annual camp in Austin raises funds for Dell Children’s Medical Center, underscoring his community involvement.

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