Houston has shown the world that we can do a protest and it don't have to be violent. Mike Hixenbaugh / NBC News June 3, 2020, 9:25 PM UTC / Updated June 4, 2020, 8:23 PM UTC “We take no political stance on anything. I hear they have pretty good burgers. “They wanted to dine in with no mask on,” said White. “I could not move out of the bed. Houston, Dallas, Austin and San Antonio have been the locations of large protests this week. We didn’t do anything. #khou11 pic.twitter.com/ztV29Q67Hm. A spokesperson from Texas Gov. “If you’ve been a part of large gatherings, just go and get tested,” said Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner. Watch live coverage of the aftermath of George Floyd's death, including protests around the country and developments into the investigation. Protests, Riots and Activism: A look back at 11 moments in Houston History WATCH: This is what the family of George Floyd said during today’s march in Houston Watch breaking news and live streaming video on abc13.com. Earlier, Abbott deployed 1,500 DPS officers and the National Guard to … They dont like the ordinance which requires face masks when entering businesses. They did and joined a group of about two dozen people who began to protest Miller’s Café and the restaurant’s effort to abide by local mask ordinances. A group of about 60 … He doesn’t want to be fined or face any trouble from the health department. Follow us for more great content! Greg Abbott has deployed 1,500 state troopers to various cities throughout Texas, including Houston, in an effort to maintain peace during George Floyd protests. st, “This foolishness has to stop. WATCH: Thousands gather in streets of Houston to protest police brutality Eventually the protesters ended up alongside U.S. Highway 59. Protesters who took over Houston streets nearly two weeks ago are now starting to test positive for COVID-19. Report: Multiple Houston Texans players tested positive for COVID-19, This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. But their call for others to boycott the business backfired in a big way. There have been no … I'm really overcome with emotion to see the love for George," he said. An estimated 60,000 people were in attendance, marching from Discovery Green to Houston’s City Hall. Man charged with damaging Houston police car window during George Floyd protests Dan Carson , Chron.com / Houston Chronicle June 2, 2020 Updated: June 2, 2020 10:07 a.m. More information can be found at https://abc13.com/6219448/. Trump claiming fraud in the election, but a legal expert believes his actions may not help him. We make burgers.”. The pair said they were with apart of 25 people who wanted to eat at the restaurant. Turner says they were all wearing masks. According to Turner, several of her friends with her at the march also tested positive for the Coronavirus. Elsewhere, protests were planned for Detroit, Houston, San Francisco and Chicago. Around 11 p.m., protests had died down and several handcuffed were lined up and were waiting to board a police bus. In a press conference Monday, a reporter asked Mayor Turner if he’d consider another stay-home order for the Houston area. Protesters approach Intersate 45 near Allen Parkway after leaving a rally at Houston City Hall over the death of George Floyd on May 29, 2020. June 8 George Floyd protest news. “I love their burgers.”, Pasquarelli, who’s been a customer of the café since 2000, was the first of more than 400 customers who ordered from the restaurant during it’s Monday lunch rush. HOUSTON — Two groups of protesters met on the downtown streets in Houston while they were walking in honor of George Floyd. The planned demonstrations in Houston serve as a snapshot of the dozens of scattered protests popping up around the country Wednesday. “I strongly do encourage people to put on their masks,” said Mayor Turner. WATCH LIVE Houston Southwest Southeast Northwest Northeast This is live video from downtown Houston of crows that have gathered to honor George Floyd and demand action in the wake of George Floyd's death. HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- During a protest and march in downtown over the death of George Floyd, things turned violent. News Coronavirus George Floyd Protests Houston An estimated 60,000 people marched for racial justice in honor of George Floyd in Houston, Texas on June 2, 2020. This includes 14,525 available beds, 1,626 ICU beds and 5,626 ventilators, with the ability to surge capacity in regions across the state if necessary.”, “A lot of people out there think this virus is gone,” said Shamone Turner. I was in the bed just sighing.”. And that we were taking away their constitutional rights. Plus watch NewsNOW, FOX SOUL, and more exclusive coverage from around the country. 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Protests were organized in the wake of Pres. “The second wave was supposed to start in the winter, but I feel like the second wave is here now.”. The three employees who were working at Miller’s Café asked the couple to leave. 32 of 53 Protesters are stopped by Houston Police officers, some on horseback on I-45 near Allen Parkway as Black Lives Matter Houston protesters marched for George Floyd, in Houston… I have nothing against them.”, On Saturday, 25 anti-maskers protested outside Miller’s Cafe. Notifications can be turned off anytime in the browser settings. And we can provide them one. In a text, White wrote, “normally during this pandemic it’s only been 150-200 for the entire day So to have more than 400 people, including Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, order a burger...it’s awesome. “That is squarely vested with the Governor and the State of Texas.”. A group of unidentified anti-mask protestors marched outside a small Houston café Saturday night. The owner of the 40-year old family-owned business says he’s already laid-off staff, temporarily closed one location, and working to maximize his budget at a time when he can only operate at 75% of the restaurant’s capacity. By Melissa Macaya, Mike Hayes, ... A public visitation and memorial was held for Floyd in Houston, where he grew up. Johnathon White, owner of Miller’s Café, says around 6 p.m. Saturday, a man and woman walked into his restaurant at 3830 N. Shepherd Drive. Mustang driver leads police on 120 mph chase from Houston into Conroe, Ford Mustang driver leads Houston police on 120 mph chase, Urban Meyer is the next head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Olympian Keller charged with taking part in US Capitol riot, H-E-B reportedly facing bullying over mask enforcement, Anti-mask group parades through Florida Target: 'Take off your mask'. Elizabeth Conley/Staff photographer Show … And that they can dine in any restaurant with no mask.”. Greg Abbott’s office responded with this written statement: “Since Texas opened on May 1, the state has seen fluctuations in the number of people hospitalized,” said a Governor Abbott spokesperson. Sergio Flores/Getty Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo responds to angry protesters at a march in downtown Houston on Tuesday. “Why? They proceeded to say that all 25 of them have medical conditions. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continues to climb across Texas. Stream local news and weather live from FOX 26 Houston. Anti-Mask Protestors: Boycott Miller's.Houston: Nope.Miller's Cafe owner Johnathon White says 400+ people ordered from the N. Shepherd restaurant so far today.He texts: "sooooo many calls of support, tips, donations and tons of love. The US protests beginning in May 2020 were sparked by the death in police custody of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota. MORE: Texas coronavirus COVID-19 hospitalizations have increased statewide. 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