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Shots fired in direction of HPD substation for second time in 2 weeks

Shots fired in direction of HPD substation for second time in 2 weeks

An investigation is underway, after HPD Chief Art Acevedo said an "AK-47 style assault rifle" was found after shots were fired.

Read full article: Shots fired in direction of HPD substati...→
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Houston chief says investigators should look 'very closely' at history between George Floyd, Derek Chauvin

Houston chief says investigators should look 'very closely' at history between George Floyd, Derek Chauvin

Houston police chief Art Acevedo suggested on "Your World" Wednesday that former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin may have had a personal motivation wh [...]

Read full article: Houston chief says investigators should ...→

Espresso 77 owner creates vibrant artwork after boarding up Jackson Heights storefront - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO If you pass by Espresso 77, a cafe and wine bar that doubles as a gallery for local artists, you can’t help but stop and admire their

Read full article: Espresso 77 owner creates vibrant artwor...→
Watch protesters in Houston chant for police chief to resign

Watch protesters in Houston chant for police chief to resign

Protesters at a George Floyd march in Houston, Texas, shout at Police Chief Art Acevedo for not releasing videos of recent police shootings.

Read full article: Watch protesters in Houston chant for po...→
HPD Chief Acevedo responds to Pres. Trump's threats to send soldiers to cities

HPD Chief Acevedo responds to Pres. Trump's threats to send soldiers to cities

"We don't need any support in terms of federal troops," HPD Chief Art Acevedo said after 60,000 supporters gathered to rally for George Floyd.

Read full article: HPD Chief Acevedo responds to Pres. Trum...→

Courts | Houston Press | The Leading Independent News Source in Houston, Texas

As he attributed most of Friday night's vandalism problems to about 10-20 percent of the participants at the Justice For George Flynn march in Houston, Police [...]

Read full article: Courts | Houston Press | The Leading Ind...→

Seamstress in Queens finds new work creating face masks for community - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO Middle Village resident Beatriz Vargas is keeping busy by creating quality face masks in her at-home tailoring shop. The seamstress

Read full article: Seamstress in Queens finds new work crea...→
Chief Acevedo Holds Press Conference After Elderly Woman Stabbed to Death

Chief Acevedo Holds Press Conference After Elderly Woman Stabbed to Death

Chief Art Acevedo held a press conference Saturday morning in a Walgreen's parking lot off South Braeswood where earlier an 80-year-old woman was stabbed to de [...]

Read full article: Chief Acevedo Holds Press Conference Aft...→
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Adrian Medearis’ family asks police to keep video of fatal shooting private

Adrian Medearis’ family asks police to keep video of fatal shooting private

The family of a Houston gospel singer killed in a police-involved shooting has asked that footage of the deadly encounter not be released, police said. Houston [...]

Read full article: Adrian Medearis’ family asks police to k...→
Chief Acevedo Addresses May 8 HPD Shooting of Adrian Medearis

Chief Acevedo Addresses May 8 HPD Shooting of Adrian Medearis

At his Monday press conference, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said DWI Task Force Officer J. Ramos acted in a professional manner and tried to de-escalate a [...]

Read full article: Chief Acevedo Addresses May 8 HPD Shooti...→
The grief of a 'forgotten' plane crash, in Elizabeth Acevedo's 'Clap When You Land'

The grief of a 'forgotten' plane crash, in Elizabeth Acevedo's 'Clap When You Land'

The nation's second deadliest plane crash happened two months after 9/11. Many have forgotten—but not the Dominican community, who suffered profound losses.

Read full article: The grief of a 'forgotten' plane crash, ...→
Helicopter crash leaves HPD officer dead, pilot injured

Helicopter crash leaves HPD officer dead, pilot injured

Chief Acevedo made comment in regards to gunfire speculations, stating it is not uncommon for law enforcement aviation to come under fire.

Read full article: Helicopter crash leaves HPD officer dead...→
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Houston helicopter crash leaves 2 police officers critically injured: report

Houston helicopter crash leaves 2 police officers critically injured: report

Two Texas police officers were critically injured when their helicopter crashed as they were responding to a call early Saturday morning, according to Houston [...]

Read full article: Houston helicopter crash leaves 2 police...→
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Hungry Monk raising funds to continue feeding Queens’ most vulnerable communities - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO Hungry Monk, a Ridgewood-based homeless outreach and community response vehicle, launched an emergency fundraiser in order to maintain

Read full article: Hungry Monk raising funds to continue fe...→
COD alumnus' passion for scientific research lands him job at COVID-19 testing lab

COD alumnus' passion for scientific research lands him job at COVID-19 testing lab

College of DuPage Biological Sciences alumnus Anthony Acevedo is using his expertise as a clinical laboratory scientist to assist with the state of Illinois' r [...]

Read full article: COD alumnus' passion for scientific rese...→

Six grassroots organizations are working to fight food insecurity in Queens - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO Before the COVID-19 pandemic took a hold of New York City, millions of New Yorkers lived with food insecurity — and now that the

Read full article: Six grassroots organizations are working...→
Child care providers anticipate higher rates, closures as reopening nears

Child care providers anticipate higher rates, closures as reopening nears

"How are we going to pay for rent with half of the income?" Jessica De Jesus Acevedo, owner of Little Star of Ours daycare, said.

Read full article: Child care providers anticipate higher r...→
Houston police chief cautions against defunding police departments at House hearing

Houston police chief cautions against defunding police departments at House hearing

Defunding or dismantling America's police departments without addressing the root causes behind emergency calls or the part law enforcement plays to ensure pub [...]

Read full article: Houston police chief cautions against de...→
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Acevedo Brings Forward Family Members in Officer-Involved Shootings to Explain Why No Video Released

Acevedo Brings Forward Family Members in Officer-Involved Shootings to Explain Why No Video Released

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo has undergone fire from the public as well as media for not releasing body cam footage of the seven officer-involved shootings [...]

Read full article: Acevedo Brings Forward Family Members in...→
Houston’s police chief wins national praise — but faces local anger over shootings and transparency

Houston’s police chief wins national praise — but faces local anger over shootings and transparency

Chief Art Acevedo has been lauded for marching with protesters. But on Tuesday, some of them confronted him over his record on police violence.

Read full article: Houston’s police chief wins national pra...→
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Protests Heat Up After the Peaceful March On City Hall For George Floyd

Protests Heat Up After the Peaceful March On City Hall For George Floyd

On Tuesday, after a powerful and peaceful march that attracted what organizers estimated to be 60,000 people in honor of George Floyd, yet another splinter fac [...]

Read full article: Protests Heat Up After the Peaceful Marc...→
Houston Mayor apologizes to protester trampled by police officer on horse

Houston Mayor apologizes to protester trampled by police officer on horse

Police Chief Art Acevedo also commented on the video, saying, "It appears that might have been unintentional."

Read full article: Houston Mayor apologizes to protester tr...→
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'Something has to change': Queens residents take to streets over Floyd death - amNewYork

BY ANGELICA ACEVEDO, JEFFREY HARRELL, GRANT LANCASTER AND ROBERT POZARYCKI Nearly a thousand protesters took to the streets of Jackson Heights and

Read full article: 'Something has to change': Queens reside...→
Off-Duty Texas Officer Killed In Wrong-Way Crash Was Intoxicated, Investigators Find

Off-Duty Texas Officer Killed In Wrong-Way Crash Was Intoxicated, Investigators Find

"While no single decision defines a person, all of our decisions do have consequences," Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said.

Read full article: Off-Duty Texas Officer Killed In Wrong-W...→
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Chief Acevedo Responds to Another Officer-Involved Deadly Shooting

Chief Acevedo Responds to Another Officer-Involved Deadly Shooting

Houston Police Officer J. Goff, an officer with less than two years on the force, shot and killed a 30-year-old man only after the man advanced on him and reac [...]

Read full article: Chief Acevedo Responds to Another Office...→

Queens fifth-grader teams up with local pantry to distribute food and flowers - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO Jacob Altamirano, a fifth-grader at P.S. 290Q, partnered with Hungry Monk, a Ridgewood-based food pantry and homeless outreach truck,

Read full article: Queens fifth-grader teams up with local ...→

Queens councilman calls for city to use borough’s public golf courses as pedestrian social distancing space - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO Councilman Costa Constantinides is calling on the city to open Queens’ public golf courses to the public, saying it would provide more

Read full article: Queens councilman calls for city to use ...→

Protests as Indianapolis Police Kill 3 in Separate Incidents

Law enforcement sources say an officer was shot Sunday morning, just 12 hours after two officers were ambushed by a gunman in the same precinct. Gaby Acevedo a [...]

Read full article: Protests as Indianapolis Police Kill 3 i...→
Houston Police Officer Killed, Another Injured In Helicopter Crash

Houston Police Officer Killed, Another Injured In Helicopter Crash

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said the helicopter was called to help with a search for bodies in a nearby bayou, prompted by a tip that may have been “bogus [...]

Read full article: Houston Police Officer Killed, Another I...→
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More than a rent strike: Tenants across Queens plea for economic relief amid tough times - amNewYork

BY ANGELICA ACEVEDO Guadalupe Paleta created a petition in April with her neighbors, who reside in a six-floor building in Woodside, Queens, asking their

Read full article: More than a rent strike: Tenants across ...→
U.S. coronavirus cases surpass 900,000

U.S. coronavirus cases surpass 900,000

Michelle Acevedo... The number of coronavirus cases in the United States surpassed 900,000 Friday, reaching 901,490, according to NBC News' count.

Read full article: U.S. coronavirus cases surpass 900,000...→

Queens Trader Joe's employee claims management lacks transparency with coronavirus info - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO An employee at the only Trader Joe's in Queens said there are five other employees who tested positive for COVID-19 — but management

Read full article: Queens Trader Joe's employee claims mana...→

Western Queens officials say they regret ‘loot-out’ emergency statement - amNewYork

BY ANGELICA ACEVEDO A week ago, State Senator Jessica Ramos, Assemblywoman Catalina Cruz, and Councilman Francisco Moya released an emergency statement in

Read full article: Western Queens officials say they regret...→
Art Acevedo, Houston police chief, does not support defund the police efforts

Art Acevedo, Houston police chief, does not support defund the police efforts

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo on Tuesday said he does not support “defund the police” efforts, saying vulnerable communities can be the ones who need proper [...]

Read full article: Art Acevedo, Houston police chief, does ...→
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Federal subpoena draws ex-Rep. Edward Acevedo into fed’s political corruption probe

Federal subpoena draws ex-Rep. Edward Acevedo into fed’s political corruption probe

Prosecutors subpoenaed the Illinois Secretary of State’s office for records related to Acevedo, as well as Michael and Alexander Acevedo and Apex Strategy LLC.

Read full article: Federal subpoena draws ex-Rep. Edward Ac...→

Queens nurse on a mission to offer aid to Black Lives Matter protesters in need - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO Esther Lauren, a registered nurse and Queens resident, went from caring for COVID-19 patients to offering care for individuals who may

Read full article: Queens nurse on a mission to offer aid t...→
City of Houston Prepares For Saturday Night After Friday's Protests Took a Bad Turn

City of Houston Prepares For Saturday Night After Friday's Protests Took a Bad Turn

As he attributed most of Friday night's vandalism problems to about 10-20 percent of the participants at the Justice For George Flynn march in Houston, Police [...]

Read full article: City of Houston Prepares For Saturday Ni...→
Chief Acevedo Addresses George Floyd Killing At Hands Of Minneapolis Police

Chief Acevedo Addresses George Floyd Killing At Hands Of Minneapolis Police

Wednesday afternoon, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo, who is also president of the Major Cities Chiefs Association, a professional organization of police exec [...]

Read full article: Chief Acevedo Addresses George Floyd Kil...→

Queens education council parents blast new DOE grade policy, claim agency ignored them - amNewYork

BY ANGELICA ACEVEDO The Community Education Council 24 passed a resolution expressing their frustration with the new grading policy during their virtual

Read full article: Queens education council parents blast n...→

Dominican author Elizabeth Acevedo details complex sistership, grief in ‘Clap When You Land’ novel

Separated by distance and bound by their father’s secret, Dominican author and New York Times Bestseller Elizabeth Acevedo details the complex discovery of sis [...]

Read full article: Dominican author Elizabeth Acevedo detai...→

Small landlords say they need relief, too, as Queens Congress members call for rent and mortgage forgiveness - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO As hundreds of tenants across New York City go on rent strike to push elected officials to provide economic relief for those in need,

Read full article: Small landlords say they need relief, to...→

Two candidates in canceled Queens borough president election sue Cuomo for - amNewYork

BY ANGELICA ACEVEDO Two Queens borough president candidates have filed lawsuits against Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state's Board of Elections over his

Read full article: Two candidates in canceled Queens boroug...→

Local food organizations create Long Island City pantry, supply 2,000 western Queens families with fresh produce - amNewYork

BY Angélica Acevedo Two local food organizations, Queens Together and The Connected Chef, have partnered with Brighter Bites NYC to launch a new western

Read full article: Local food organizations create Long Isl...→
1 Houston Officer Killed, 1 Injured in Copter Crash

1 Houston Officer Killed, 1 Injured in Copter Crash

A Houston police helicopter crashed early Saturday, killing one of the two officers on board and critically injuring the other, officials said. A pilot and tac [...]

Read full article: 1 Houston Officer Killed, 1 Injured in C...→
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Chief Art Acevedo Addresses Video Of Man Shot by HPD Officers

Chief Art Acevedo Addresses Video Of Man Shot by HPD Officers

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo held a press conference Wednesday afternoon addressing a cell phone video that began circulating on social media the day after [...]

Read full article: Chief Art Acevedo Addresses Video Of Man...→

City's EMS rescinds resuscitation ban for cardiac patients as NYC coronavirus cases drop - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO A previous instruction for FDNY Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to not transport cardiac arrest patients to hospitals overflowing

Read full article: City's EMS rescinds resuscitation ban fo...→

Coronavirus Immigrant Families Protection Act will address community’s urgent needs: Gillibrand - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO Senator Kirsten Gillibrand said legislators are working to include at-risk immigrant families and vulnerable communities in the next

Read full article: Coronavirus Immigrant Families Protectio...→
Shots fired in direction of HPD substation for second time in 2 weeks

Shots fired in direction of HPD substation for second time in 2 weeks

An investigation is underway, after HPD Chief Art Acevedo said an "AK-47 style assault rifle" was found after shots were fired.

Read full article: Shots fired in direction of HPD substati...→
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Western Queens officials say they regret ‘loot-out’ emergency statement - amNewYork

BY ANGELICA ACEVEDO A week ago, State Senator Jessica Ramos, Assemblywoman Catalina Cruz, and Councilman Francisco Moya released an emergency statement in

Read full article: Western Queens officials say they regret...→
Houston police chief cautions against defunding police departments at House hearing

Houston police chief cautions against defunding police departments at House hearing

Defunding or dismantling America's police departments without addressing the root causes behind emergency calls or the part law enforcement plays to ensure pub [...]

Read full article: Houston police chief cautions against de...→
  • #Acevedo

Espresso 77 owner creates vibrant artwork after boarding up Jackson Heights storefront - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO If you pass by Espresso 77, a cafe and wine bar that doubles as a gallery for local artists, you can’t help but stop and admire their

Read full article: Espresso 77 owner creates vibrant artwor...→
Federal subpoena draws ex-Rep. Edward Acevedo into fed’s political corruption probe

Federal subpoena draws ex-Rep. Edward Acevedo into fed’s political corruption probe

Prosecutors subpoenaed the Illinois Secretary of State’s office for records related to Acevedo, as well as Michael and Alexander Acevedo and Apex Strategy LLC.

Read full article: Federal subpoena draws ex-Rep. Edward Ac...→
Houston’s police chief wins national praise — but faces local anger over shootings and transparency

Houston’s police chief wins national praise — but faces local anger over shootings and transparency

Chief Art Acevedo has been lauded for marching with protesters. But on Tuesday, some of them confronted him over his record on police violence.

Read full article: Houston’s police chief wins national pra...→
  • #Acevedo
HPD Chief Acevedo responds to Pres. Trump's threats to send soldiers to cities

HPD Chief Acevedo responds to Pres. Trump's threats to send soldiers to cities

"We don't need any support in terms of federal troops," HPD Chief Art Acevedo said after 60,000 supporters gathered to rally for George Floyd.

Read full article: HPD Chief Acevedo responds to Pres. Trum...→
Houston Mayor apologizes to protester trampled by police officer on horse

Houston Mayor apologizes to protester trampled by police officer on horse

Police Chief Art Acevedo also commented on the video, saying, "It appears that might have been unintentional."

Read full article: Houston Mayor apologizes to protester tr...→
  • #Acevedo

Courts | Houston Press | The Leading Independent News Source in Houston, Texas

As he attributed most of Friday night's vandalism problems to about 10-20 percent of the participants at the Justice For George Flynn march in Houston, Police [...]

Read full article: Courts | Houston Press | The Leading Ind...→
Chief Acevedo Addresses George Floyd Killing At Hands Of Minneapolis Police

Chief Acevedo Addresses George Floyd Killing At Hands Of Minneapolis Police

Wednesday afternoon, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo, who is also president of the Major Cities Chiefs Association, a professional organization of police exec [...]

Read full article: Chief Acevedo Addresses George Floyd Kil...→
Off-Duty Texas Officer Killed In Wrong-Way Crash Was Intoxicated, Investigators Find

Off-Duty Texas Officer Killed In Wrong-Way Crash Was Intoxicated, Investigators Find

"While no single decision defines a person, all of our decisions do have consequences," Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said.

Read full article: Off-Duty Texas Officer Killed In Wrong-W...→
  • #Acevedo
Chief Acevedo Holds Press Conference After Elderly Woman Stabbed to Death

Chief Acevedo Holds Press Conference After Elderly Woman Stabbed to Death

Chief Art Acevedo held a press conference Saturday morning in a Walgreen's parking lot off South Braeswood where earlier an 80-year-old woman was stabbed to de [...]

Read full article: Chief Acevedo Holds Press Conference Aft...→
  • #Acevedo

Dominican author Elizabeth Acevedo details complex sistership, grief in ‘Clap When You Land’ novel

Separated by distance and bound by their father’s secret, Dominican author and New York Times Bestseller Elizabeth Acevedo details the complex discovery of sis [...]

Read full article: Dominican author Elizabeth Acevedo detai...→

Queens fifth-grader teams up with local pantry to distribute food and flowers - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO Jacob Altamirano, a fifth-grader at P.S. 290Q, partnered with Hungry Monk, a Ridgewood-based food pantry and homeless outreach truck,

Read full article: Queens fifth-grader teams up with local ...→
Chief Acevedo Addresses May 8 HPD Shooting of Adrian Medearis

Chief Acevedo Addresses May 8 HPD Shooting of Adrian Medearis

At his Monday press conference, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said DWI Task Force Officer J. Ramos acted in a professional manner and tried to de-escalate a [...]

Read full article: Chief Acevedo Addresses May 8 HPD Shooti...→

Two candidates in canceled Queens borough president election sue Cuomo for - amNewYork

BY ANGELICA ACEVEDO Two Queens borough president candidates have filed lawsuits against Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state's Board of Elections over his

Read full article: Two candidates in canceled Queens boroug...→

Protests as Indianapolis Police Kill 3 in Separate Incidents

Law enforcement sources say an officer was shot Sunday morning, just 12 hours after two officers were ambushed by a gunman in the same precinct. Gaby Acevedo a [...]

Read full article: Protests as Indianapolis Police Kill 3 i...→
Helicopter crash leaves HPD officer dead, pilot injured

Helicopter crash leaves HPD officer dead, pilot injured

Chief Acevedo made comment in regards to gunfire speculations, stating it is not uncommon for law enforcement aviation to come under fire.

Read full article: Helicopter crash leaves HPD officer dead...→
  • #Acevedo
1 Houston Officer Killed, 1 Injured in Copter Crash

1 Houston Officer Killed, 1 Injured in Copter Crash

A Houston police helicopter crashed early Saturday, killing one of the two officers on board and critically injuring the other, officials said. A pilot and tac [...]

Read full article: 1 Houston Officer Killed, 1 Injured in C...→
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More than a rent strike: Tenants across Queens plea for economic relief amid tough times - amNewYork

BY ANGELICA ACEVEDO Guadalupe Paleta created a petition in April with her neighbors, who reside in a six-floor building in Woodside, Queens, asking their

Read full article: More than a rent strike: Tenants across ...→

Hungry Monk raising funds to continue feeding Queens’ most vulnerable communities - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO Hungry Monk, a Ridgewood-based homeless outreach and community response vehicle, launched an emergency fundraiser in order to maintain

Read full article: Hungry Monk raising funds to continue fe...→

City's EMS rescinds resuscitation ban for cardiac patients as NYC coronavirus cases drop - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO A previous instruction for FDNY Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to not transport cardiac arrest patients to hospitals overflowing

Read full article: City's EMS rescinds resuscitation ban fo...→

Queens Trader Joe's employee claims management lacks transparency with coronavirus info - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO An employee at the only Trader Joe's in Queens said there are five other employees who tested positive for COVID-19 — but management

Read full article: Queens Trader Joe's employee claims mana...→

Six grassroots organizations are working to fight food insecurity in Queens - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO Before the COVID-19 pandemic took a hold of New York City, millions of New Yorkers lived with food insecurity — and now that the

Read full article: Six grassroots organizations are working...→
Child care providers anticipate higher rates, closures as reopening nears

Child care providers anticipate higher rates, closures as reopening nears

"How are we going to pay for rent with half of the income?" Jessica De Jesus Acevedo, owner of Little Star of Ours daycare, said.

Read full article: Child care providers anticipate higher r...→
Houston chief says investigators should look 'very closely' at history between George Floyd, Derek Chauvin

Houston chief says investigators should look 'very closely' at history between George Floyd, Derek Chauvin

Houston police chief Art Acevedo suggested on "Your World" Wednesday that former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin may have had a personal motivation wh [...]

Read full article: Houston chief says investigators should ...→
Art Acevedo, Houston police chief, does not support defund the police efforts

Art Acevedo, Houston police chief, does not support defund the police efforts

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo on Tuesday said he does not support “defund the police” efforts, saying vulnerable communities can be the ones who need proper [...]

Read full article: Art Acevedo, Houston police chief, does ...→
  • #Acevedo
Acevedo Brings Forward Family Members in Officer-Involved Shootings to Explain Why No Video Released

Acevedo Brings Forward Family Members in Officer-Involved Shootings to Explain Why No Video Released

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo has undergone fire from the public as well as media for not releasing body cam footage of the seven officer-involved shootings [...]

Read full article: Acevedo Brings Forward Family Members in...→
Watch protesters in Houston chant for police chief to resign

Watch protesters in Houston chant for police chief to resign

Protesters at a George Floyd march in Houston, Texas, shout at Police Chief Art Acevedo for not releasing videos of recent police shootings.

Read full article: Watch protesters in Houston chant for po...→

Queens nurse on a mission to offer aid to Black Lives Matter protesters in need - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO Esther Lauren, a registered nurse and Queens resident, went from caring for COVID-19 patients to offering care for individuals who may

Read full article: Queens nurse on a mission to offer aid t...→
Protests Heat Up After the Peaceful March On City Hall For George Floyd

Protests Heat Up After the Peaceful March On City Hall For George Floyd

On Tuesday, after a powerful and peaceful march that attracted what organizers estimated to be 60,000 people in honor of George Floyd, yet another splinter fac [...]

Read full article: Protests Heat Up After the Peaceful Marc...→
City of Houston Prepares For Saturday Night After Friday's Protests Took a Bad Turn

City of Houston Prepares For Saturday Night After Friday's Protests Took a Bad Turn

As he attributed most of Friday night's vandalism problems to about 10-20 percent of the participants at the Justice For George Flynn march in Houston, Police [...]

Read full article: City of Houston Prepares For Saturday Ni...→

'Something has to change': Queens residents take to streets over Floyd death - amNewYork

BY ANGELICA ACEVEDO, JEFFREY HARRELL, GRANT LANCASTER AND ROBERT POZARYCKI Nearly a thousand protesters took to the streets of Jackson Heights and

Read full article: 'Something has to change': Queens reside...→

Seamstress in Queens finds new work creating face masks for community - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO Middle Village resident Beatriz Vargas is keeping busy by creating quality face masks in her at-home tailoring shop. The seamstress

Read full article: Seamstress in Queens finds new work crea...→

Queens education council parents blast new DOE grade policy, claim agency ignored them - amNewYork

BY ANGELICA ACEVEDO The Community Education Council 24 passed a resolution expressing their frustration with the new grading policy during their virtual

Read full article: Queens education council parents blast n...→
Chief Acevedo Responds to Another Officer-Involved Deadly Shooting

Chief Acevedo Responds to Another Officer-Involved Deadly Shooting

Houston Police Officer J. Goff, an officer with less than two years on the force, shot and killed a 30-year-old man only after the man advanced on him and reac [...]

Read full article: Chief Acevedo Responds to Another Office...→
Adrian Medearis’ family asks police to keep video of fatal shooting private

Adrian Medearis’ family asks police to keep video of fatal shooting private

The family of a Houston gospel singer killed in a police-involved shooting has asked that footage of the deadly encounter not be released, police said. Houston [...]

Read full article: Adrian Medearis’ family asks police to k...→

Small landlords say they need relief, too, as Queens Congress members call for rent and mortgage forgiveness - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO As hundreds of tenants across New York City go on rent strike to push elected officials to provide economic relief for those in need,

Read full article: Small landlords say they need relief, to...→

Queens councilman calls for city to use borough’s public golf courses as pedestrian social distancing space - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO Councilman Costa Constantinides is calling on the city to open Queens’ public golf courses to the public, saying it would provide more

Read full article: Queens councilman calls for city to use ...→
The grief of a 'forgotten' plane crash, in Elizabeth Acevedo's 'Clap When You Land'

The grief of a 'forgotten' plane crash, in Elizabeth Acevedo's 'Clap When You Land'

The nation's second deadliest plane crash happened two months after 9/11. Many have forgotten—but not the Dominican community, who suffered profound losses.

Read full article: The grief of a 'forgotten' plane crash, ...→

Local food organizations create Long Island City pantry, supply 2,000 western Queens families with fresh produce - amNewYork

BY Angélica Acevedo Two local food organizations, Queens Together and The Connected Chef, have partnered with Brighter Bites NYC to launch a new western

Read full article: Local food organizations create Long Isl...→
Houston Police Officer Killed, Another Injured In Helicopter Crash

Houston Police Officer Killed, Another Injured In Helicopter Crash

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said the helicopter was called to help with a search for bodies in a nearby bayou, prompted by a tip that may have been “bogus [...]

Read full article: Houston Police Officer Killed, Another I...→
  • #Acevedo
Houston helicopter crash leaves 2 police officers critically injured: report

Houston helicopter crash leaves 2 police officers critically injured: report

Two Texas police officers were critically injured when their helicopter crashed as they were responding to a call early Saturday morning, according to Houston [...]

Read full article: Houston helicopter crash leaves 2 police...→
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Chief Art Acevedo Addresses Video Of Man Shot by HPD Officers

Chief Art Acevedo Addresses Video Of Man Shot by HPD Officers

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo held a press conference Wednesday afternoon addressing a cell phone video that began circulating on social media the day after [...]

Read full article: Chief Art Acevedo Addresses Video Of Man...→
U.S. coronavirus cases surpass 900,000

U.S. coronavirus cases surpass 900,000

Michelle Acevedo... The number of coronavirus cases in the United States surpassed 900,000 Friday, reaching 901,490, according to NBC News' count.

Read full article: U.S. coronavirus cases surpass 900,000...→
COD alumnus' passion for scientific research lands him job at COVID-19 testing lab

COD alumnus' passion for scientific research lands him job at COVID-19 testing lab

College of DuPage Biological Sciences alumnus Anthony Acevedo is using his expertise as a clinical laboratory scientist to assist with the state of Illinois' r [...]

Read full article: COD alumnus' passion for scientific rese...→

Coronavirus Immigrant Families Protection Act will address community’s urgent needs: Gillibrand - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO Senator Kirsten Gillibrand said legislators are working to include at-risk immigrant families and vulnerable communities in the next

Read full article: Coronavirus Immigrant Families Protectio...→
Shots fired in direction of HPD substation for second time in 2 weeks

Shots fired in direction of HPD substation for second time in 2 weeks

An investigation is underway, after HPD Chief Art Acevedo said an "AK-47 style assault rifle" was found after shots were fired.

Read full article: Shots fired in direction of HPD substati...→
  • #Acevedo
Child care providers anticipate higher rates, closures as reopening nears

Child care providers anticipate higher rates, closures as reopening nears

"How are we going to pay for rent with half of the income?" Jessica De Jesus Acevedo, owner of Little Star of Ours daycare, said.

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Western Queens officials say they regret ‘loot-out’ emergency statement - amNewYork

BY ANGELICA ACEVEDO A week ago, State Senator Jessica Ramos, Assemblywoman Catalina Cruz, and Councilman Francisco Moya released an emergency statement in

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Houston chief says investigators should look 'very closely' at history between George Floyd, Derek Chauvin

Houston chief says investigators should look 'very closely' at history between George Floyd, Derek Chauvin

Houston police chief Art Acevedo suggested on "Your World" Wednesday that former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin may have had a personal motivation wh [...]

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Houston police chief cautions against defunding police departments at House hearing

Houston police chief cautions against defunding police departments at House hearing

Defunding or dismantling America's police departments without addressing the root causes behind emergency calls or the part law enforcement plays to ensure pub [...]

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Art Acevedo, Houston police chief, does not support defund the police efforts

Art Acevedo, Houston police chief, does not support defund the police efforts

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo on Tuesday said he does not support “defund the police” efforts, saying vulnerable communities can be the ones who need proper [...]

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Espresso 77 owner creates vibrant artwork after boarding up Jackson Heights storefront - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO If you pass by Espresso 77, a cafe and wine bar that doubles as a gallery for local artists, you can’t help but stop and admire their

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Acevedo Brings Forward Family Members in Officer-Involved Shootings to Explain Why No Video Released

Acevedo Brings Forward Family Members in Officer-Involved Shootings to Explain Why No Video Released

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo has undergone fire from the public as well as media for not releasing body cam footage of the seven officer-involved shootings [...]

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Federal subpoena draws ex-Rep. Edward Acevedo into fed’s political corruption probe

Federal subpoena draws ex-Rep. Edward Acevedo into fed’s political corruption probe

Prosecutors subpoenaed the Illinois Secretary of State’s office for records related to Acevedo, as well as Michael and Alexander Acevedo and Apex Strategy LLC.

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Watch protesters in Houston chant for police chief to resign

Watch protesters in Houston chant for police chief to resign

Protesters at a George Floyd march in Houston, Texas, shout at Police Chief Art Acevedo for not releasing videos of recent police shootings.

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Houston’s police chief wins national praise — but faces local anger over shootings and transparency

Houston’s police chief wins national praise — but faces local anger over shootings and transparency

Chief Art Acevedo has been lauded for marching with protesters. But on Tuesday, some of them confronted him over his record on police violence.

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Queens nurse on a mission to offer aid to Black Lives Matter protesters in need - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO Esther Lauren, a registered nurse and Queens resident, went from caring for COVID-19 patients to offering care for individuals who may

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HPD Chief Acevedo responds to Pres. Trump's threats to send soldiers to cities

HPD Chief Acevedo responds to Pres. Trump's threats to send soldiers to cities

"We don't need any support in terms of federal troops," HPD Chief Art Acevedo said after 60,000 supporters gathered to rally for George Floyd.

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Protests Heat Up After the Peaceful March On City Hall For George Floyd

Protests Heat Up After the Peaceful March On City Hall For George Floyd

On Tuesday, after a powerful and peaceful march that attracted what organizers estimated to be 60,000 people in honor of George Floyd, yet another splinter fac [...]

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Houston Mayor apologizes to protester trampled by police officer on horse

Houston Mayor apologizes to protester trampled by police officer on horse

Police Chief Art Acevedo also commented on the video, saying, "It appears that might have been unintentional."

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City of Houston Prepares For Saturday Night After Friday's Protests Took a Bad Turn

City of Houston Prepares For Saturday Night After Friday's Protests Took a Bad Turn

As he attributed most of Friday night's vandalism problems to about 10-20 percent of the participants at the Justice For George Flynn march in Houston, Police [...]

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As he attributed most of Friday night's vandalism problems to about 10-20 percent of the participants at the Justice For George Flynn march in Houston, Police [...]

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'Something has to change': Queens residents take to streets over Floyd death - amNewYork

BY ANGELICA ACEVEDO, JEFFREY HARRELL, GRANT LANCASTER AND ROBERT POZARYCKI Nearly a thousand protesters took to the streets of Jackson Heights and

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Chief Acevedo Addresses George Floyd Killing At Hands Of Minneapolis Police

Chief Acevedo Addresses George Floyd Killing At Hands Of Minneapolis Police

Wednesday afternoon, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo, who is also president of the Major Cities Chiefs Association, a professional organization of police exec [...]

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Seamstress in Queens finds new work creating face masks for community - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO Middle Village resident Beatriz Vargas is keeping busy by creating quality face masks in her at-home tailoring shop. The seamstress

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Off-Duty Texas Officer Killed In Wrong-Way Crash Was Intoxicated, Investigators Find

Off-Duty Texas Officer Killed In Wrong-Way Crash Was Intoxicated, Investigators Find

"While no single decision defines a person, all of our decisions do have consequences," Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said.

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Queens education council parents blast new DOE grade policy, claim agency ignored them - amNewYork

BY ANGELICA ACEVEDO The Community Education Council 24 passed a resolution expressing their frustration with the new grading policy during their virtual

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Chief Acevedo Holds Press Conference After Elderly Woman Stabbed to Death

Chief Acevedo Holds Press Conference After Elderly Woman Stabbed to Death

Chief Art Acevedo held a press conference Saturday morning in a Walgreen's parking lot off South Braeswood where earlier an 80-year-old woman was stabbed to de [...]

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Chief Acevedo Responds to Another Officer-Involved Deadly Shooting

Chief Acevedo Responds to Another Officer-Involved Deadly Shooting

Houston Police Officer J. Goff, an officer with less than two years on the force, shot and killed a 30-year-old man only after the man advanced on him and reac [...]

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Dominican author Elizabeth Acevedo details complex sistership, grief in ‘Clap When You Land’ novel

Separated by distance and bound by their father’s secret, Dominican author and New York Times Bestseller Elizabeth Acevedo details the complex discovery of sis [...]

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Adrian Medearis’ family asks police to keep video of fatal shooting private

Adrian Medearis’ family asks police to keep video of fatal shooting private

The family of a Houston gospel singer killed in a police-involved shooting has asked that footage of the deadly encounter not be released, police said. Houston [...]

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Queens fifth-grader teams up with local pantry to distribute food and flowers - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO Jacob Altamirano, a fifth-grader at P.S. 290Q, partnered with Hungry Monk, a Ridgewood-based food pantry and homeless outreach truck,

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Small landlords say they need relief, too, as Queens Congress members call for rent and mortgage forgiveness - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO As hundreds of tenants across New York City go on rent strike to push elected officials to provide economic relief for those in need,

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Chief Acevedo Addresses May 8 HPD Shooting of Adrian Medearis

Chief Acevedo Addresses May 8 HPD Shooting of Adrian Medearis

At his Monday press conference, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said DWI Task Force Officer J. Ramos acted in a professional manner and tried to de-escalate a [...]

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Queens councilman calls for city to use borough’s public golf courses as pedestrian social distancing space - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO Councilman Costa Constantinides is calling on the city to open Queens’ public golf courses to the public, saying it would provide more

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Two candidates in canceled Queens borough president election sue Cuomo for - amNewYork

BY ANGELICA ACEVEDO Two Queens borough president candidates have filed lawsuits against Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state's Board of Elections over his

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The grief of a 'forgotten' plane crash, in Elizabeth Acevedo's 'Clap When You Land'

The grief of a 'forgotten' plane crash, in Elizabeth Acevedo's 'Clap When You Land'

The nation's second deadliest plane crash happened two months after 9/11. Many have forgotten—but not the Dominican community, who suffered profound losses.

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Protests as Indianapolis Police Kill 3 in Separate Incidents

Law enforcement sources say an officer was shot Sunday morning, just 12 hours after two officers were ambushed by a gunman in the same precinct. Gaby Acevedo a [...]

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Local food organizations create Long Island City pantry, supply 2,000 western Queens families with fresh produce - amNewYork

BY Angélica Acevedo Two local food organizations, Queens Together and The Connected Chef, have partnered with Brighter Bites NYC to launch a new western

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Helicopter crash leaves HPD officer dead, pilot injured

Helicopter crash leaves HPD officer dead, pilot injured

Chief Acevedo made comment in regards to gunfire speculations, stating it is not uncommon for law enforcement aviation to come under fire.

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Houston Police Officer Killed, Another Injured In Helicopter Crash

Houston Police Officer Killed, Another Injured In Helicopter Crash

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said the helicopter was called to help with a search for bodies in a nearby bayou, prompted by a tip that may have been “bogus [...]

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1 Houston Officer Killed, 1 Injured in Copter Crash

1 Houston Officer Killed, 1 Injured in Copter Crash

A Houston police helicopter crashed early Saturday, killing one of the two officers on board and critically injuring the other, officials said. A pilot and tac [...]

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Houston helicopter crash leaves 2 police officers critically injured: report

Houston helicopter crash leaves 2 police officers critically injured: report

Two Texas police officers were critically injured when their helicopter crashed as they were responding to a call early Saturday morning, according to Houston [...]

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More than a rent strike: Tenants across Queens plea for economic relief amid tough times - amNewYork

BY ANGELICA ACEVEDO Guadalupe Paleta created a petition in April with her neighbors, who reside in a six-floor building in Woodside, Queens, asking their

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Chief Art Acevedo Addresses Video Of Man Shot by HPD Officers

Chief Art Acevedo Addresses Video Of Man Shot by HPD Officers

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo held a press conference Wednesday afternoon addressing a cell phone video that began circulating on social media the day after [...]

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Hungry Monk raising funds to continue feeding Queens’ most vulnerable communities - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO Hungry Monk, a Ridgewood-based homeless outreach and community response vehicle, launched an emergency fundraiser in order to maintain

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U.S. coronavirus cases surpass 900,000

U.S. coronavirus cases surpass 900,000

Michelle Acevedo... The number of coronavirus cases in the United States surpassed 900,000 Friday, reaching 901,490, according to NBC News' count.

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City's EMS rescinds resuscitation ban for cardiac patients as NYC coronavirus cases drop - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO A previous instruction for FDNY Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to not transport cardiac arrest patients to hospitals overflowing

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COD alumnus' passion for scientific research lands him job at COVID-19 testing lab

COD alumnus' passion for scientific research lands him job at COVID-19 testing lab

College of DuPage Biological Sciences alumnus Anthony Acevedo is using his expertise as a clinical laboratory scientist to assist with the state of Illinois' r [...]

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Queens Trader Joe's employee claims management lacks transparency with coronavirus info - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO An employee at the only Trader Joe's in Queens said there are five other employees who tested positive for COVID-19 — but management

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Coronavirus Immigrant Families Protection Act will address community’s urgent needs: Gillibrand - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO Senator Kirsten Gillibrand said legislators are working to include at-risk immigrant families and vulnerable communities in the next

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Six grassroots organizations are working to fight food insecurity in Queens - amNewYork

BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO Before the COVID-19 pandemic took a hold of New York City, millions of New Yorkers lived with food insecurity — and now that the

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