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Remembering Orlando: Multiple Houston Vigils For Pulse 1 Year Anniversary

Remembering Orlando: Multiple Houston Vigils For Pulse 1 Year Anniversary

Multiple Pulse Nightclub One-Year Anniversary Vigils Planned Around Houston And Montrose!

Remembering Orlando: Multiple Houston Vigils For Pulse 1 Year Anniversary

(HOUSTON) — As Houston’s annual Pride month kicks into full gear the LGBT community is gearing up to remember the victims lost nearly a year ago. The mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando shocked the nation and world when 49 people were murdered in a LGBT nightclub.

As the one-year anniversary approaches, the Houston LGBT community and allies plan to honor the anniversary and those lost with multiple vigils to be held in Montrose.

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Turn Texas Blue and Black Lives Matter have teamed up to honor Orlando with a vigil planned on the eve of the one-year anniversary. “Stand with Orlando Vigil—One Year Later” will be held on June 11 at Hermann Park.

The second vigil to honor those of Pulse Nightclub in Orlando will be held at the Montrose Center on June 12. The event, held one year to the day, has been organized by the Mayor’s LGBT Advisory Committee.

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LGBT Journalist, Video Producer Named Victim Of Terrorist Attack In Manchester

LGBT Journalist, Video Producer Named Victim Of Terrorist Attack In Manchester

A Self-Proclaimed Journalist, Video Producer Identified As One Of The Victims Of The Manchester Terrorist Attack That Killed 22 Concert Goers!

(LONDON) — A boyfriend, a self-proclaimed journalist, and producer of social media videos has been identified as a victim of the Manchester Terrorist attack that claimed the lives of 22 concertgoers and injuring 59.

Martyn Hett, 29, has been identified by Manchester police as the one of the victim in one of England’s most deadly terrorists attacks in history. His partner has taken to social media paying tribute.

LGBT-Journalist-Video-Producer-Named-Victim-Of-Terrorist-Attack-In-Manchester1-300x300 LGBT Journalist, Video Producer Named Victim Of Terrorist Attack In Manchester“We got the news last night that our wonderful, iconic and beautiful Martyn didn’t survive,” Hett’s partner, Russell Hayward, said. “I’m in a really bad way so please forgive if I don’t reply.

Hett, who had appeared on TV shows ‘Come Dine With Me’ and ‘Tattoo Fixers,’ was a digital public relations manager Rumpus PR. Hett was headed to the United States after the concert for a two-month vacation.

Russell called his partner his “best friend in the whole world.”

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Montrose Gas Station Victim Of ATM Smash-And-Grab!

Montrose Gas Station Victim Of ATM Smash-And-Grab!
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Houston Police Department Are Searching For Three Men After A Friday Smash-And-Grab At A Montrose Gas Station!

(HOUSTON) — Police are on the hunt for three men after an early morning smash-and-grab at a Montrose gas station in the early morning hours Friday.

The three men are accused of using a stolen white truck to crash into the Shell station at West Alabama and Montrose Bulverde at 1:30 a.m. on Friday.

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The impact made by the stolen truck knocked over an ATM, which police said the men then climbed out of the vehicle and stole.

HPD Investigators said there was one employee inside the store at the time. He was stocking the freezer and was not injured.

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Houston Police later found the abandoned truck a few blocks away, but the ATM was not there. No word on how much money was stolen.

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Vehicle Recovered In Case Of Gay University Of Houston Student!

A Houston news outlet is reporting the 2016 Orange Jeep Renegade of missing University of Houston student An Vinh Nguyen as been recovered and in the custody of law enforcement.

Harris County Sheriffs Department Was Holding The Vehicle Of An Vinh Nguyen At Their North Side Impound Lot Since Last Week.

HOUSTON — A Houston news outlet is reporting the 2016 Orange Jeep Renegade of missing University of Houston student An Vinh Nguyen has been recovered and in the custody of law enforcement authorities.

According to KTRK-13Detectives would not reveal where they discovered the Jeep or what condition it was in at the time.’ But admitted it has been in their possession for about a week, Nguyen’s family gave consent to search it.

KTRK-13 reporters spotted the vehicle on Wednesday in the sheriff’s impound lot on the north side of Houston.

It has been over two weeks since the University of Houston student disappeared.

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