Governor Abbott Declares State of Disaster Following Violent Protests

News

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.

TOP VIDEO

The Rose Family Legacy Winners

Thumbnail for the video titled "The Rose Family Legacy Winners"

July 4th Inspired Workouts

Thumbnail for the video titled "July 4th Inspired Workouts"

BBQ'ing With Legendary Houston Oilers QB Dan Pastorini

Thumbnail for the video titled "BBQ'ing With Legendary Houston Oilers QB Dan Pastorini"

Thomas Jefferson through the eyes of his black descendant

Thumbnail for the video titled "Thomas Jefferson through the eyes of his black descendant"

Does Smoking Cause COVID Spread?

Thumbnail for the video titled "Does Smoking Cause COVID Spread?"

Destination Texas: Big Spring

Thumbnail for the video titled "Destination Texas: Big Spring"

LOCAL COVID-19 PUBLIC THREAT LEVEL

TEXAS COVID-19 CASES

Hot Hazy Humid

Hot Humid and Hazy

Thumbnail for the video titled "Hot Humid and Hazy"

Days

Hours

Minutes

Seconds

Don't Miss

Latest

More Morning Dose

Popular