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Investigation Into Missing Gay Houston Student Sheds No New Details

Investigation Into Missing Gay Houston Student Sheds No New Details

The Investigation Into A Gay University of Houston Student Missing For More Than 11 Days Sheds No New Details.

(HOUSTON) — It’s been more than eleven days since An Vinh Nguyen, a 27-year old University of Houston student, and a member of the Houston LGBTQ+ community went missing. The mysterious disappearance has left family and community members in a state of shock.

Harris County Sherriff’s Department, the lead law enforcement agency investigating Nguyen’s disappearance, tells About News the case is a ‘priority,’ even though community and family members do not feel the same. Texas-based Equusearch, a missing person’s non-profit has joined the search.

Nguyen, a student at the Hilton School of Restaurant and Hotel Management at the University of Houston, was last seen on the evening of Friday March 31, 2017.Investigation-Into-Missing-Gay-Houston-Student-Sheds-No-New-Details Investigation Into Missing Gay Houston Student Sheds No New Details

“He made us fish tacos,” Bobby Johnson, a friend and co-worker stated. “He left my home about 10:30 to work on a paper.” That was the last time Nguyen was seen. According to Johnson, Nguyen did not show up for work on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Ella Eye’s in Tomball, Texas.

The last call placed from Nguyen’s cell phone was to a man in Houston on business from New York. Calls and text messages to the phone from About News have gone unanswered.

Volunteers last week canvased the Montrose and Midtown area with missing person flyers hoping to gather any new information. Until Nguyen’s car is found, “We don’t know whether to go east, west, north, south or what,” Equusearch search operations director Frank Black said.

Nguyen’s orange 2016 four-door Jeep Renegade has not been located, and family say there has been no activity on his banking account or Harris County EZ tag pass since March 30, 2017.

Nguyen’s cell phone has been off since his disappearance. Sheriff’s official would not reveal if investigators had ‘pinged’ Nguyen’s last known location of his phone. Black said Nguyen has been described as “dependable” and that his phone is off, which is unusual. The car didn’t have a tracking device. “We’ve got a big concern,” he said.

Officials ask anyone with information about Nguyen’s whereabouts to contact the Harris County Sheriff’s Office or Texas EquuSearch at 281-309-9500.

Lance Bass Husband Michael Turchin Accuses Man Of Assault After Night Out In Houston

Lance Bass Husband Michael Turchin Gets ‘Dramatic,’ Accuses Man Of Assault After Clubbing In Houston

(HOUSTON) — Hours after the grand success of the 20th annual Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Houston Gala, special guest and former Nsync member Lance Bass and model husband, Michael Turchin hit the Houston LGBT club scene.


Houston’s Crocker Bar Raises Thousands For Multiple Sclerosis

Houston’s Crocker Bar Raises Thousands For Multiple Sclerosis

Houston LGBT Club Raises Thousands In Support Of Multiple Sclerosis, Aids Services Of Houston.

(HOUSTON) — A Houston LGBT bar owner has delivered on a mighty large promise made to his customers in the community. Crocker Bar owner Grey Stephen’s vowed on social media last month to donate 50% of sales in March to benefit the two charities in the greater Houston area.

The ‘everybody-knows-your-name’ bar in the heart of Montrose was showered with support from patrons. The bar sold a total of 21,786 drinks. A statement of support from the community, as Stephens himself was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2014.

“I have Multiple Sclerosis and I cannot thank you enough for helping me in this battle,” Stephens said. “I don’t think you will ever know how much this means to me.”

Stephens and business partner Bruce Reeves’ donation of $10,893.00 will be divided among the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and Aids Services of Houston. That’s $5,446.50 for each of the two charities.

On top of the bar’s donation raised to fight MS, Reeves will be making an additional $12,000 donation that he has raised. Reeves an avid supporter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society participates each year in the MS150.

If you missed the opportunity and would like to donate you can drop off checks at Crocker Bar made out to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS).

Two Victims Run Down In Montrose May Have Been Targeted

Two Victims Ran Down In Montrose May Have Been Targeted

Two Victims Run Down In Montrose May Have Been Targeted

HOUSTON  — The Houston Police Department is on the hunt for suspects involved with running down an award-winning executive chef and another man in the Montrose area around 2:44 a.m. Monday, March 27, 2017.

Houston Police have identified the victims as Chad Travis, 31 of Delaware and William Cowsert, 44, of San Antonio.  Houston Police believe that Cowsert is not a real name.  Travis was in Houston as guest chef working backstage at the Houston Live Stock Show & Rodeo that ended on Sunday.

Houston Police confirm that at least one of the victims has refused to cooperate with investigators, making the investigation difficult. Both victims have been released from the hospital.

The incident occurred in the 100 block of Hyde Park Bulverde at Helena Street. Witnesses describe the double hit and run as possibly “targeted.”  Houston Police are looking at all options, including hate crime motives.

Conflicting early reports from several local media outlets indicated the hit and run involved one car.

Witnesses indicate there were two. “There were two cars, it looked like the red suv swerved on purpose to hit one guy,” one witness tells About News. “Then the car drives right at the next guy.” The witness explains the men were not in the street, but standing in an empty space between two cars.

“Right after the red car hit the men, a black BMW drove up. The occupants of both the cars seemed to cheer loudly,” the witness says.

This is the second hit and run at the same location in a week.