5 things for Houstonians to know for Friday, Oct. 15

Here are things to know for Friday, Oct. 15:

1. 1-year-old hit by automobile in Fort Bend County, deputies affirm

A 1-year-old has been transported to the hospital after being hit by a automobile Thursday afternoon, authorities mentioned.

Deputies from the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office responded to stories of an auto-ped close to Majestic Point Drive and LJ Parkway round 7 p.m.

Deputies mentioned the toddler was outdoors alone when he walked on the street and was hit by an SUV. The little one was flown to the hospital by LifeFlight.

Deputies mentioned the motive force stopped and rendered help.

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2. Fort Bend County man issued pretend CPR certification playing cards to a whole bunch of individuals from his county dwelling, authorities say

Fort Bend County authorities say since 2014, Ubadire Sampson Anosike ran an operation out of his Fort Bend County residence to challenge pretend CPR certification playing cards to Texas residents.

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Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Rodney Glendening mentioned a couple of month in the past, a resident, Erica Washington, got here ahead to say that her CPR instruction allow info had been utilized in a fraudulent method.

For seven years, authorities mentioned Anosike offered the pretend playing cards to hospital and little one care workers who require CPR certification or lifesaving methods. Anosike didn’t have any coaching or any directions, however by merely (*15*) Glendening mentioned.

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3. Banned books again on cabinets in Katy ISD after dad and mom claimed writer was instructing ‘critical race theory’

Katy Independent School District mentioned they reinstated an award-winning kids’s writer books greater than per week after dad and mom claimed the subject material promoted “critical race theory.”

“Earlier this week, the review committee met and determined the appropriateness of the book, “New Kid.” The studying materials is already again on District library cabinets and the digital writer go to is scheduled to happen on October 25 as a part of the educational day,” Katy ISD mentioned in an announcement to KPRC 2.

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4. Some clients experiencing points after PNC-BBVA Bank merger

Several Houston space clients mentioned since BBVA USA merged with PNC Bank, they’ve skilled points.

Cordella Daniels has been a buyer because the starting. The 75-year-old has been with the banking establishment greater than 50 years in the past when it first opened in Galveston as Guaranty Federal Savings and Loan Association, which collapsed and altered arms over the many years.

BBVA is not any extra. The financial institution is now PNC Bank. More than 2.6 million BBVA client, business and company clients had been converted.

Daniels mentioned she was notified six to eight weeks in the past and was informed she’d have to contact all her billers along with her new account information to make computerized debits a clean transition beginning Oct. 8.

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5. Astros’ McCullers’ standing nonetheless unsure for ALCS

One day earlier than the Houston Astros start their American League Championship Series with the Boston Red Sox, the standing of star pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. remains to be unsure.

McCullers had exited after pitching 4 innings of the Astros’ series-clinching Game 4 win over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday after 73 pitches with forearm tightness.

On Thursday, Astros GM James Click mentioned McCullers has undergone an MRI and that the crew’s nonetheless awaiting the outcomes earlier than making any choices.

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