Governor Abbott Declares State of Disaster Following Violent Protests

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has declared the Lone Star State as disaster following the violent protest of murdered, unarmed black man, George Floyd. A Minneapolis police officer has now been charged with murder after a video tape was released of Floyd’s arrest, showing him pinning Floyd down with his knee to his throat, allegedly leading to his death.

Protests have erupted all over the state and the country following the release of the tape. Civil rights activist are calling for structural change within police departments all over the country.

This is a developing story. Stay tuned to CW39 for details.


Rain levels through Friday - Star Harvey

Weather Headlines - Adam Krueger

ERCOT Weather Power Request - Meteorologist Adam Krueger Responds


Severe Weather Sweeps Across NOLA

Apollo 13 Exhibit - Part 1 - Sharron Melton

Get Your Bike Ready

Kids & Bike Safety

Spouts store robbery shooting

Caps off to these seniors! Bellaire HS makes HISD history with 9 valedictorians


More Featured

Local Headlines

More Local

Don't Miss