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5 things for Houstonians to know for Monday, September 27


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Here are things to know for Monday, September 27:

1. Man killed in drive-by capturing in East Harris County, HCSO says

A person has died after Harris County Sheriff’s Deputies say he was shot inside his dwelling in what appeared to be a drive-by capturing Sunday morning.

The household recognized the sufferer as 21-year-old Anthony Lanza.

Deputies say the suspect drove by Lanza’s residence on the 14600 block of Waldine Street in East Harris County and fired a number of rounds in direction of the house, hanging him.

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2. 6 cyclists recovering after being hit by truck in Waller County

A half a dozen cyclists are recovering after investigators say a 16-year-old driving a pick-up truck, crashed into them.

It occurred Saturday morning after 10:30 on Business 290 in Waller County.

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Chase Ferrell was touring behind the bike owner when the crash occurred and says it might have been quite a bit worse. He says the driving force needs to be held accountable.

“When I pulled up on the scene, I thought I was going to be pulling up to people that were dead,” Ferrell stated.

Chase Ferrell says he and a number of other different cyclists have been coaching for the Ironman Marathon.

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3. Migrants arrested by Texas in border crackdown are being imprisoned for weeks with out authorized assist or formal costs

Hundreds of migrants arrested below Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s “catch and jail” border security push have been sitting in jail for weeks with no costs filed in opposition to them, and dozens have been imprisoned for greater than a month with out being appointed attorneys.

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Most of the lads are Latino and plenty of don’t converse English. Arrested on the border and dropped in prisons lots of of miles away, they’ve spent weeks or months with little to no authorized assist, few alternatives to speak to their households and sometimes fewer possibilities to discover out what is going on to them or how lengthy they are going to be imprisoned.

Citing the widespread violations of state legal guidelines and constitutional due course of rights which have mushroomed as native justice techniques stay overwhelmed by the amount of arrests, protection attorneys and immigrant advocacy teams are asking courts to launch the lads.

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4. KPRC 2 Investigates: Woman denied protection after paying premiums for 20+ years

You suppose you might be doing the correct factor planning for your future. But one Deer Park household is studying that long-term care insurance coverage isn’t the security web they thought it was. KPRC 2 Investigates helps one viewer wanting for solutions to why his mother can’t get the assistance she wants. Plus, we now have all the pieces you want to know about researching insurance coverage firms and what to know earlier than shopping for a brand new coverage.

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Viewer Jeff Yates contacted us for assist making an attempt to work out *why* his mom was denied dwelling well being care on a long-term care coverage she’s been paying for greater than 20 years. Mary Yates has all the time been unbiased however at 83 and recovering from a damaged pelvis, she now wants assist doing on a regular basis things.

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5. Walmart to provide ‘buy now, pay later’ possibility as a substitute of layaway this year

Walmart has scrapped its widespread layaway possibility for the 2021 vacation season, paving the way in which for a brand new financing technique for customers.

A spokesperson for Walmart informed KPRC 2 that prospects’ wants have modified all through the previous year they usually’re assured that their cost choices “provide the right solutions for our customers.”

Shoppers will now have a “buy now, pay later” possibility by means of Affirm, a third-party company partnered with Walmart providing inexpensive month-to-month funds relying on their eligibility. Instead of placing objects on layaway from August by means of mid-December, customers will now have the choice to take the merchandise dwelling instantly.

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