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  By Emily Slater and Gabrielle Moore  The sun set behind John Hernandez’s family on Friday as they addressed a small crowd of press set up across the street from the San Jacinto Memorial Funeral Home. Family members spoke, in both Spanish and English, thanking media for their involvement. That’s …

By Michelle Lecumberry  John Hernandez was choked to death by Terry Thompson just outside a Denny’s. Thompson’s wife, Chauna, Harris County Sheriff deputy, held Hernandez’s arms under her knees while her husband choked him, according to witnesses. When Cesar Espinosa was asked if he considered this a hate crime, he …

Despite the unfavorable weather, Houstonians enjoyed the weekend festivities of Free Press Summer Festival 2017 at Eleanor Tinsley Park.  Photos by Andre Brooks

Yep Leading up to Free Press Summer Festival, I was so excited to cover my first music fest in Houston. I’ve covered similar events before in Houston, but never an all-exclusive music one. There were various activities to keep the fans busy throughout the whole event with back-to-back shows for the 12 …

Day two of Comicpalooza 2017 was met with more excitement with more cosplayers showing up in costume, displaying their creativity. Photos by André Brooks, Francisco Casillas

Comicpalooza 2017 welcomes all Houstonians at the George R Brown Center, dessing up as their favorite comic/anime characters. Photos by André Brooks, Francisco Casillas  

After losing twice to the Houston Baptist Huskies in regular season, a third meeting was the charm for the Sam Houston Bearkats, trumping the Huskies, 63-59. The Bearkats advance to the quarterfinals in the Southland Conference Men’s Basketball Tourney. Photos by Matt Flora

The Cowgirls of McNeese State University outdrew the Colonels of Nicholls State University on their showdown of the Southland Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament. McNeese State, 79-58, win entails them to advance to the next round where they’ll face the Ladyjacks of Stephen F. Austin University.  Photos by Matt Flora

Northwestern St Lady Demons fall, 57-46, to the Islanders of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at the opening of the Women’s Basketball Southland Conference Tournament. The Islanders face the New Orleans Privateers in the next rounds of the tournament. Photos by Matt Flora