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News Alert!!: Houston, TX: Hurricane Harvey: Helping Houston.

News Alert!!: Houston, TX: Hurricane Harvey: Helping Houston.

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News Update!!: Houston, TX: Latest Information: Hurricane Harvey.

News Update!!: Houston, TX: Latest Information: Hurricane Harvey.

ZachNews has the latest information regarding Hurricane Harvey that hit communities across southeast Texas since slamming the coastline late Friday.

Hurricane Harvey has caused a path of destruction ripping apart homes, deluging highways, knocking out power for hundreds of thousands, and taking lives.

** Live News Coverage: **

  • NBC affiliate KPRC Channel 2:

https://www.click2houston.com/live/watch-live-kprc-2-news

  • NBC News:

https://www.nbcnews.com/video/watch-live-hurricane-harvey-coverage-1032284739640

 

** Latest Information: **

**** As of 11:00pm PT on Saturday, September 2nd, 2017: ****

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  • After having drenched Texas and Louisiana, Harvey is expected to speed over the Ohio Valley during the Labor Day weekend.
  • At this moment, at least 43 deaths have been attributed to the storm as of Friday night.
  • At this moment, Texas’ governor said Friday that more than 42,000 people across Texas were in shelters Thursday night.
  • At this moment, at least 20,100 people have been rescued from water across southeast Texas.
  • Mandatory evacuation ordered for west Houston residents along Buffalo Bayou, have water in homes by Sunday. Residents between Highway 6 and Gessner, and Interstate 10 and Briar Forest *with a flooded home* are required to evacuate at 7:00am CT Sunday.
  • Kingwood High School won’t reopen for school year; students to attend Summer Creek High School. Houston ISD officials estimate 10,000 to 12,000 students will need to be temporarily moved when classes start.

 

**** As of 12:00pm PT on Saturday, September 2nd, 2017: ****

** Videos from NBC News: **

  • United States of America President Donald Trump touches down in Texas, where he will survey damage from Hurricane Harvey. President Trump then helps passes out meals to Harvey victims at Houston shelter. President Trump loads a man’s pickup truck with supplies in Houston.
  • At this moment, at least 41 deaths have been attributed to the storm as of Friday night.
  • After having drenched Texas and Louisiana, Harvey is expected to speed over the Ohio Valley during the Labor Day weekend.
  • At this moment, more than 42,000 people across Texas were in shelters Thursday night, Texas’ governor said Friday.
  • At this moment, at least 20,100 people have been rescued from water across southeast Texas.

 

 

 

**** As of 10:00pm PT on Friday, September 1st, 2017: ****

** Pictures from NBC affiliate KPRC Channel 2 and NBC News: **

  • At this moment, at least 41 deaths have been attributed to the storm as of Friday night.
  • After having drenched Texas and Louisiana, Harvey is expected to speed over the Ohio Valley during the Labor Day weekend.
  • At this moment, Texas’ governor said Friday that more than 42,000 people across Texas were in shelters Thursday night.
  • At this moment, at least 20,100 people have been rescued from water across southeast Texas.

  • A chemical plant that was flooded after Harvey catches fire again late Friday. NBC News is reporting that the United States Environmental Protection Agency said Friday that “no high levels of toxic chemical have been detected” at a Texas chemical plant that exploded and again caught fire earlier that day following problems caused by flooding by Hurricane Harvey. The EPA said an emergency response surveillance aircraft flew through the smoke of the new fire at the Arkema Inc. plant that broke out Friday afternoon. The chemical plant in Crosby, Texas, located northeast of Houston, Texas, first exploded early Thursday, triggering an intense fire. Residents within a mile-and-a-half of the facility were evacuated on Tuesday over concerns that about an explosion or fire. “Imagery reviewed in the aircraft clearly shows a strong fire that is west of the building that burned yesterday,” the EPA said after Friday’s fire. “Preliminary analysis of data is showing that although the fire has extreme intensity generating smoke, no high levels of toxic chemical have been detected.”
  • NBC affiliate KPRC Channel 2 is reporting that West Houston residents who live along Buffalo Bayou and have water in their homes should leave. Mayor Sylvester Turner said Friday that engineers believe water releases from the Addicks and Barker reservoirs in west Harris County will continue for at least 10 days, but could last as long as 15 days. He said personal safety and the strain on first responders are the primary reasons for the evacuation request. The voluntary evacuation of homes and apartments is for the area west of Gessner, east of Highway 6, south of I-10 Katy Freeway and north of Briar Forest. Houston fire Chief Sam Pena said most people in the affected area west of Gessner Road have already evacuated, but there are pockets where people have remained. Houston police Chief Art Acevedo assured homeowners who have not left their home that officers will protect the neighborhoods that have been flooded. Turner said emergency crews will shuttle residents to a shelter if needed. The mayor said that even though his request is voluntary, he reserves the right to make it mandatory if the situation warrants.
  • F.E.M.A. are warning residents effected by Hurricane Harvey to watch out for people impersonating City of Houston and Federal Emergency Management Agency inspectors. NBC affiliate KPRC Channel 2 is reporting that the impostors are reportedly knocking on doors and attempting to enter homes, presumably intending to rob residents, city officials said. More News Headlines Renters find issues with flood-damaged units, property Navy helicopters rescue flood victims President Trump set to visit Houston area Saturday How to recover photos after a flood “Both FEMA and Houston employees wear clearly labeled FEMA or city of Houston photo identification badges,” the city said in a statement. City officials said members of the public who encounter such individuals should ask to see their properly labeled identification. Anyone who suspects someone of posing as a city of Houston employee or FEMA inspector is asked to call 911 if it is an emergency. Otherwise, city officials said to report possible FEMA impersonators by calling the toll-free Disaster Fraud Hotline at: 1 (866) 720-5721.

  • A video posted on the NBC affiliate KPRC Channel 2 Twitter Page shows a tattered and torn, tired and shaken, a Texas and American flags still stands waving after Hurricane Harvey.

 

**** As of 9:00pm PT on Thursday, August 31st, 2017: ****

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  • Harvey made landfall again as a tropical storm around 5:00am ET on Wednesday about 5 miles west of Cameron, Louisiana. Now as a tropical depression, Harvey is with maximum winds of about 20 mph, it was about 30 miles northwest of Greenwood, Mississippi, at 5:00pm ET late Thursday. After having drenched Texas and Louisiana, Harvey is expected to speed over the Ohio Valley during the Labor Day weekend.
  • At this moment, 280 tornado warnings issued as a result of Harvey including one for this twister in Pickens County, Alabama.
  • At this moment, at least 38 deaths have been attributed to the storm as of Thursday night.
  • The Arkema Chemical Plant in Crosby, Texas has suffered at least 2 explosions. NBC News is reporting that initial fears that a chemical plant fire burning outside of Houston on Thursday has sent a stream of hazardous black smoke into the sky were minimized as the company and local officials downplayed any widespread threat to public health. After an aircraft was sent to monitor the aftermath of 2 explosions at the Arkema Inc. plant in Crosby, the Environmental Protection Agency said the data collected showed there were “no concentrations of concern for toxic materials reported at this time.” Arkema officials warned Thursday morning of the possibility of further blasts, saying eight more containers storing a highly volatile chemical known as organic peroxide is expected to degrade. The organic peroxide produced at the plant is used in products such as kitchen countertops, industrial paints, polystyrene cups and plates, and PVC piping. “These things can burn very quickly and violently; it would not be unusual for them to explode,” Arkema executive Richard Rennard said at a news conference, adding that the explosions were more like popping noises caused when the containers built up with pressure. Authorities say a fire that was reported at around 2:00am CT on Thursday sent smoke billowing about 30 to 40 feet into the air.
  • At this moment, more than 32,000 people across Texas were in shelters Wednesday, Texas’ governor said.
  • At this moment, at least 20,100 people have been rescued from water across southeast Texas.
  • NBC News is reporting that the Trump administration expected to send initial request to Congress of at least $5.5 billion to aid Harvey.

 

 

**** As of 1:40pm PT on Thursday, August 31st, 2017: ****

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  • Tropical depression Harvey is with maximum winds of about 35 mph, Harvey was about 10 miles southwest of Alexandria, Louisiana, at 8:00pm ET. After having drenched Texas and Louisiana, Harvey is expected to speed over the Ohio Valley during the Labor Day weekend.
  • At this moment, at least 28 confirmed deaths have been attributed to the storm.
  • The Arkema Chemical Plant in Crosby has suffered two explosions, the company said. A deputy was taken to hospital after inhaling fumes and nine others drove themselves to hospital as a precaution.
  • At this moment, Texas’ Governor said that more than 32,000 people across Texas were in shelters Wednesday.
  • At this moment, at least 20,100 people have been rescued from water across southeast Texas.
  • According to the White House, United States of America President Donald Trump has pledged to donate $1 million of his own money to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

 

**** As of 9:20pm PT on Wednesday, August 30th, 2017: ****

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  • As a tropical storm, Harvey made landfall again Wednesday morning in Louisiana and as of late Wednesday, Harvey is now a Tropical Depression. Tropical Depression Harvey is with maximum winds of about 35 mph, it was about 10 miles southwest of Alexandria, Louisiana, at 8:00pm ET. at 6 mph and has now made landfall again in southeast Texas.
  • Bands of heavy rain are expected to persist over the next several days, with parts of Texas and Louisiana facing record rainfall through at least Labor Day weekend, forecasters say.
  • Flash Flood Warnings remain in effect for parts of the Houston region through Tuesday evening.
  • At this moment, at least 24 confirmed deaths have been attributed the storm.
  • At this moment, more than 286,000 customers are without power.
  • The American Red Cross reports 17,000 people sought refuge in shelters overnight.
  • At least 18,600 people have been rescued from water across southeast Texas.
  • The United States Army Corps of Engineers is releasing water from both major Houston-area dams — something that has never been done before.
  • Houston mayor imposed an indefinite from 10:00pm to 5:00am CT curfew.

**** As of 4:40pm PT on Wednesday, August 30th, 2017: ****

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  • Tropical Storm Harvey is with maximum winds of about 40 mph, made landfall again around 5:00am ET on Wednesday about 5 miles west of Cameron, Louisiana. It was about 50 miles north of Lake Charles, Louisiana, at 5:00pm ET. Bands of heavy rain are expected to persist over the next several days, with parts of Texas and Louisiana facing record rainfall through at least Labor Day weekend, forecasters say.
  • Flash Flood Warnings remain in effect for parts of the Houston region through Tuesday evening.
  • At this moment, at least 21 people have been confirmed dead attributed to the storm.
  • Harris County Sheriff Officials confirmed on Wednesday that at 6 bodies were found inside a van in Greens Bayou, Texas. The van carrying an elderly couple and four great-grandchildren was swept away by Hurricane Harvey floodwaters and was found submerged in a bayou.
  • At this moment, 18,600 rescued across Texas.
  • At this moment, 17,000 sought refuge in shelters.
  • The United States Army Corps of Engineers has begun releasing water from both major Houston-area dams — something that has never been done before.
  • At this moment, more than 286,000 customers are without power.
  • NBC News is reporting that one of the world’s largest chemical companies warned Wednesday that its flooded plant near Houston will likely catch fire and explode in the next few days — and there’s nothing the company can do about it. Arkema Group’s plant in Crosby, Texas, located about 20 miles northeast of Houston, was inundated by more than 40 inches of rain by Hurricane Harvey and has been without electricity since Sunday, the company, based in Colombes, France, said in a statement. The plant manufactures organic peroxides commonly used in everyday products like kitchen countertops, industrial paints, polystyrene cups and plates and PVC piping. The materials must be kept very cool, but refrigerators for the plant’s low-temperature containers are out of commission, and backup generators were also swamped, meaning “the potential for a chemical reaction leading to a fire and/or explosion within the site confines is real,” the company said. All residents within 1½ miles of the plant were evacuated on Tuesday. The National Guard was on the scene, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security set up a command post near the site. “We have an unprecedented 6 feet of water throughout the plant. We’ve lost primary power and two sources of emergency backup power. And as a result, critical refrigeration needed for our materials on site is lost,” Richard Rowe, chief executive of the company’s North America operatives, said Wednesday in a conference call with reporters. “Materials could now explode and cause a subsequent and intense fire,” Rowe said. “The high water that exists on site and the lack of power leave us with no way to prevent it.”

 

**** As of 7:00am PT on Wednesday, August 30th, 2017: ****

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  • Tropical Storm Harvey is with maximum winds of about 50 mph, made landfall again around 5:00am ET on Wednesday about 5 miles west of Cameron, Louisiana. Bands of heavy rain are expected to persist over the next several days, with parts of Texas and Louisiana facing record rainfall through at least Labor Day weekend, forecasters say.
  • Flash Flood Warnings remain in effect for parts of the Houston region through Tuesday evening.
  • At this moment, 9 people have been confirmed dead attributed to the storm, including 7 people who drown. Among the dead is a Houston Police Department Officer.
  • At this moment, more than 286,000 customers are without power.
  • The American Red Cross reported 17,000 people sought refuge in shelters overnight.
  • At this moment, at least 18,600 people rescued from water across southeast Texas.
  • The United States Army Corps of Engineers has begun releasing water from both major Houston-area dams — something that has never been done before.
  • The Woodforest Bridge over Greens Bayou in east Houston has collapsed.

 

**** As of 10:40pm PT on Tuesday, August 29th, 2017: ****

** Picture from the Houston Police Department: **

  • Houston police officer dies in Harvey’s floodwaters. The Houston Police Department wrote on their Facebook page, “It is with a heavy heart that we announce the tragic in the line of duty death of Sergeant Steve Perez. Sergeant Perez was bravely serving the City of Houston in the face of this unprecedented weather-related disaster when his vehicle entered high water. The death of Sergeant Perez reminds us of the dangers that police officers willingly face every day in order to serve this great City. We will go through this extremely difficult and trying time with heavy hearts sadly reminded of the ultimate sacrifice one of our own paid. Words cannot adequately express the sense of loss the Perez family and their extended Houston Police family are experiencing. Our hearts and prayers go out to Sergeant Perez’s family, his friends, neighbors and colleagues. He is survived by his wife Cheryl, a grown son and daughter, and extended family. We ask that everyone keep him and his family in their thoughts and prayers. We are proud of the courage of this 34-year veteran. Like Steve, we will not waiver and we will not stop until we meet the immediate safety and security needs of the community Steve and his HPD family love to serve.”

 

**** As of 10:00pm PT on Tuesday, August 29th, 2017: ****

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  • Tropical Storm Harvey is with maximum winds of about 50 mph, was about 60 miles south-southwest of Cameron, Louisiana, at 11:00pm ET on Tuesday and was moving northeast at about 6 mph. It is expected to remain offshore in the Gulf of Mexico before making landfall again in southeast Texas, on Wednesday. Bands of heavy rain are expected to persist over the next several days, with parts of Texas and Louisiana facing record rainfall through at least Labor Day weekend, forecasters say.
  • Flash Flood Warnings remain in effect for parts of the Houston region through Tuesday evening.
  • At this moment, at least 9 people have been confirmed died attributed directly the storm, including 7 people of them drownings.
  • At this moment, more than 240,000 customers are without power.
  • The American Red Cross reports 17,000 people sought refuge in shelters overnight.
  • Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has announced that the doors to Toyota Center will be open to evacuees due to help alleviate some of the crowding at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
  • The United States Army Corps of Engineers has begun releasing water from both major Houston-area dams — something that has never been done before.
  • The Woodforest Bridge over Greens Bayou in east Houston has collapsed.
  • Houston mayor has announced modified curfew to run from 12:00am to 5:00am CT.
  • According to NBC News, United States of America President Trump waves Texas flag, tells Corpus Christi crowd “we love you. You are special.” Though he praised the Texas governor and those on the ground for their work, Trump acknowledged it was not yet time to congratulate on a job well done. “We won’t say congratulations,” he told those seated with him at a fire station in Corpus Christi. “We don’t want to do that, we don’t want to congratulate. We’ll congratulate each other when it’s all finished.” Outside the fire house after the briefing, Trump stood between two fire trucks to greet a sizable gathering of people — “what a crowd, what a turn out,” he remarked — and he applauded the “total cooperative effort” on the ground in Texas. He drew cheers when he waved the Texas state flag. “We love you. You are special. We are here to take care of you,” the president said, calling the storm “historic” and “epic.” “It happened in Texas, and Texas can handle anything,” Trump said.

 

**** As of 7:00am PT on Tuesday, August 29th, 2017: ****

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  • United States of America President Donald Trump touched down in Texas on Tuesday to survey recovery efforts from Hurricane Harvey.  Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, Chief of Staff John Kelly and other administration officials, landed on Air Force One in Corpus Christi, where they will meet with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and receive a briefing on relief efforts. The president will then travel to Austin to tour the Texas Department of Public Safety Emergency Operations Center and receive an update from state leaders. Texas Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn will also join the group in Corpus Christi, the White House said.
  • United States of America President Donald Trump has declared a disaster in five parishes ahead of the storm’s arrival in Louisiana.
  • At this moment, more than 260,000 customers are without power.Heavy rain from what was Hurricane Harvey continues to pound flooded cities like Houston.
  • A major dam in Houston has spilled over for the first time in history after Harvey’s rains inundated its reservoir. About 90 minutes later, a levee in Brazoria County, just south of Houston, was also breached. In Houston, the water level surpassed the top of Addicks Dam just before 8 a.m. CT, when it rose to 108.1 feet, exceeding the reservoir’s capacity of 108 feet. Army Corps of Engineers Spokesman Jay Townsend tells NBC News that water will now flow into uncontrolled runoff areas around the dam. From there, it will spread into already rain-swollen streets and eventually into the Buffalo Bayou, a narrow body of water that runs through Downtown Houston.
  • Harris County Sheriff’s Office tell people still stuck in flooded areas, “If you see boats or trucks getting residents out near you, GET ON. They may not be able to get back”.
  • At least 11 people rescued after boat capsizes near Cypress. NBC affiliate KPRC Channel 2 reporting that 11 people were rescued Tuesday after a boat capsized near Cypress in northwest Harris County. A spokesman for the Cypress-Fairbanks Volunteer Fire Department said the boat, which was being operated by a good Samaritan, was carrying 11 people when it flipped near Highway 290 and Fry Road.
  • Tropical Storm Harvey is with maximum winds of about 45 mph, was around 100 miles east-southeast of Port O’Connor, Texas, at 5 a.m. ET on Tuesday and was slowly moving back toward coastal waters.
  • Tropical Storm Harvey is expected to remain offshore in the Gulf of Mexico before turning back north toward southeast Texas on Wednesday.
  • Bands of heavy rain are expected to persist over the next several days, with parts of Texas and Louisiana facing record rainfall through at least Labor Day weekend, forecasters say.
  • Flash Flood Warnings remain in effect for parts of the Houston region through Tuesday morning.
  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun releasing water from both major Houston-area dams — something that has never been done before.
  • At least 5 Texas prisons have evacuated nearly 6,000 inmates since Saturday due to catastrophic flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. Texas Department of Criminal Justice Spokesman Robert Hurst tells NBC News that at approximately 12:00am CT on Tuesday in Fort Bend County, 1,400 inmates at the Jester 3 and Carol S. Vance prison units began boarding buses to be moved out of affected areas. They will be relocated to other Texas Department of Criminal Justice facilities. Fort Bend County is located just southwest of Houston. Those inmates join an estimated 4,500 others who were evacuated on Saturday from Terrell, Stringfellow and Ramsey prison units in Brazoria County, which is located south of Houston along the Texas coast. Officials began the evacuations because the five prisons are at risk of flooding due to their proximity to the rising Brazos River,

 

**** As of 10:00pm PT on Monday, August 28th, 2017: ****

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  • At this moment, at least 7 people have died and that amount is expected to rise.
  • At this moment, 2,000 people have been rescued and more rescues are still going on.
  • At this moment, 250 roads, highways, and interstates are closed.
  • At this moment, 290,000 people are without power.
  • At this moment, 6.8 million people have been affected.
  • At this moment, 13 million people are under flood watches.
  • Tropical Storm Harvey, what was Hurricane Harvey, is with winds of 45 mph, is about 70 miles east of Port O’Connor, Texas, and is slowly moving back toward coastal waters.
  • Tropical Storm Harvey is expected to remain offshore through Tuesday before resurging in the Gulf of Mexico and turning back north toward southeast Texas for another landfall on Wednesday.
  • Bands of heavy rain are expected to persist over the next several days, with parts of Texas and Louisiana facing record rainfall through at least Labor Day weekend, forecasters say.
  • Flash flood warnings remain in effect for parts of the Houston region through Tuesday morning, and almost 300,000 customers are without power.
  • The United States Army Corps of Engineers has begun releasing water from both major Houston-area dams — something that has never been done before.
  • United States of America President Donald Trump is expected to visit two Texas cities for updates on the devastating flooding that has paralyzed the region in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. The White House announced late Monday that the president and First Lady Melania Trump will depart Tuesday morning for Corpus Christi, where they’ll receive a briefing on relief efforts by local leaders and relief organizations.

 

** Additional Important Information: **

**** List of Houston, Texas Area Shelters: ****
Here are a list of available shelters in and around the Houston, Texas area.
Alief Taylor High School

7555 Howell Sugar Land R

Houston, Texas 77083
Angleton Most Holy Trinity Church

1713 N Tinsley St
Bell County Expo Center

301 West Loop

Belton, Texas 76513
Beyond Walls Outreach Center

11214 Plainsfields Street

Houston
BF Terry High School

5500 Avenue N

Rosenberg, Texas 77471
Bull Salas Park – At capacity

21679 McCleskey Road

New Caney 77357
Calvary Houston Church (200 people)

3700 FM 528 Rd

Friendswood, TX 77546
Central Elementary School

1900 N Downing St

Angleton, TX 77515
Channelview High School

1100 Sheldon Rd

Channelview, Texas 77530

(281) 452-1450
Christ United Methodist Church

3300 Austin Parkway

Sugar Land
Church of Christ Champions (70 people)

13901 Cutten Rd

Houston, Texas
Church Project (Capacity 200)

295 Sawdust Rd

Spring, Texas
Cinco Ranch High School (At capacity)

23440 Cinco Ranch Blvd.

Katy, TX 77494
City of Arcola Community Center (City Hall)

13222 Highway 6

Rosharon
City on a Hill Church

3902 Cochran Street

Houston, TX 77009

713-775-1749 (in need of supplies)
Clear Brook High School

4607 FM 2351

Friendswood, Texas 77546
Clute Intermediate School (Pets welcome)

421 E. Main Street

Clute, Texas 77531
Coldspring-Oakhurst Consolidated ISD Jones Educational Complex

125 FM 1514

Coldspring, TX 77331
College Park High School

3701 College Park Drive

The Woodlands
Community of Faith Church

1024 Pinemont Drive

Houston, Texas 77091
Copeland Elementary

24405 E Lake Houston Pkwy.

Huffman 77336
Copperfield Church (Open as shelter)

8350 Hwy 6 N

Houston, Texas  77095

(281) 856-2273
Creekside Christian Fellowship

16628 TX-36

Needville
Crosby Middle School

14703 FM 2100

Crosby, Texas
Dar Ul Uloom School of Excellence

16300 Old Richmond Road

Sugar Land, Houston, TX 77498
Denver Harbor Multi-Service Center

6402 Market Street

Houston Texas 77020

832.395.0895
Dickinson High School

3800 Baker Drive

Dickinson, Texas
Eagle Heights Church

16718 W Bellfort St

Richmond, TX 77407
East Texas Dream Center

301 S. 1st St.

Conroe, TX 77301
Fallbrook Church

12512 Walters Road

Houston, Texas
Fallbrook Church

12512 Walters

Houston, Texas 77014
Fifth Ward Multi-Service Center

4014 Market Street

Houston, Texas 77020

832.393.3800
First Baptist Church Highlands

210 N. Magnolia

Highlands 77562
First Baptist Church Tomball

401 Oxford St.

Tomball 77375
Francis Scott Key Middle School

4000 Kelley St.

Houston, TX  77026
Friendswood Activity Building (80 people)

416 Morningside Dr

Friendswood, TX 77546
Friendswood High School (200 people)

702 Greenbriar Dr

Friendswood, TX 77546
Friendswood High School

702 Greenbriar Dr

Friendswood 77546
George Jr High School

4601 Airport Ave

Rosenberg, Texas 77471
George Junior High School

4601 Airport Avenue

Rosenberg
George R. Brown

1001 Avenida de Las Americas

Houston 77010
Golden Acres Baptist Church

2812 Pansy St.

Pasadena, TX  77503
Golden Acres Baptist Church

2812 Pansy

Pasadena, Texas

(281) 487-0582
Golden Acres Bapist Church

2812 Pansey St.

Pasadena 77503
High Ground Airsoft (Capacity 200)

100 Cypresswood Dr #1302

Spring, TX 77388

(281) 513-1243
Holy Family Catholic Church

2009 Briar Lane

Wharton, Texas
Iglesia Templo Restauración

16218 First Street

Channelview, TX 77530

832-316-8920
John Peavy Senior Center

3814 Market Street

Houston, Texas 77020
Kashmere Gardens Branch Library

5411 Pardee

Houston, Texas 77026
Kempner High School

14777 Voss Rd

Sugar Land,Texas 77498
Klein Multi-Purpose Center

7500 FM 2920

Klein, Texas 77379
Knights of Columbus High School

703 Columbus Rd

Wallis, Texas 77485
Lakewood Church

3700 Southwest Fwy

Houston, TX 77027
Living Christ Church

14035 Beechnut St.

Houston, TX 77083
Living Stones Church

1407 Victory Lane

Alvin, Texas 77511
Lone Star Convention Center – At capacity

9055 Airport Rd.

Conroe TX 77303
Lone Star Convention Center

9055 Airport Road

Conroe, Texas
Lyndale United Church

503 Reeid

Houston, Texas 77002
M.O. Campbell Educational Center

1865 Aldine Bender Rd.

Houston, TX 77032
Magnolia High School

14350 FM 1488

Magnolia 77354
Marshall High School (Full)

1220 Buffalo Run

Missouri City, Texas 77489

(281) 634-6630
Masjif Arafat

16300 Old Richmond Rd

Sugar Land, Texas 77498

(281)495-1916
MD Anderson YMCA

705 Cavalcade

Houston, Texas 77009
MET Church

13000 Jones Road

Houston TX 77070
MO Campbell Ed. Center

1865 Aldine Bender

Houston 77032
Morton Ranch High School (At capacity)

21000 Franz Rd

Katy, TX 77449
New Covenant Church

901 Wilson Rd

Humble, Texas
NRG Center (Opens at 10 p.m.)

1 NRG Park

Houston, TX 77054
Pasadena High School

206 South Shaver

(713) 740-0310
Paul Revere Middle School

10502 Briar Forest Dr.

Houston, TX  77042
Pearland High School

3775 South Main

Pearland, TX 77581
Sacred Heart Church

109 N. Frazier

Conroe, Texas
Salvation Army (Currently at capacity)

2732 Cherrybrook

Pasadena
Sheldon Elementary School

17203 Hall Shepperd

Houston,TX 77049
Shepherd Community Center

1025 FM 150 East

Shepherd 77371
South Houston Intermediate

900 College
St. Christopher Catholic School

8134 Park Pl Blvd

Houston, Texas
St. James Episcopal Church

1803 Highland Hollow Dr.

Conroe, Texas
St. Martha’s Faith Formation Campus

3702 Woodland Hills Drive

Kingwood, Texas
St. Simon and Jude – At capacity

26777 Glen Loch Road

The Woodlands, TX 77381
Stafford Middle School (Cafeteria)

1625 Staffordshire Road

Stafford, Texas 77477
Sugar Land First United Methodist Church

431 Eldridge Road

Sugar Land
Sunnyside Multi-Service Center

9314 Cullen

Houston, Texas 77051

832.395.0069
The American Legion Hall in Crosby

14890 FM 2100

Crosby, TX  77532
The Carl Parker Center

1800 Lakeshore Dr.

Port Arthur, TX 77640
The Church on MastersRoad

6911 Masters Rd

Manvel, Texas 77578
The Family Life Center

527 S. Houston Avenue

Humble, TX. 77338
The Red Cross is considering opening a shelter at Landolt Elementary School

2104 Pilgrims Point Dr

Friendswood, TX 77546
The Richard E. Berry Educational Support Center

8877 Barker Cypress Road

Cypress, Texas 77433
Third Ward Multi-Service Center

3611 Ennis Street

Houston, Texas 77004

832.393.4051
Toyota Center

1510 Polk St.

Houston, TX 77002
Trotter Family YMCA

1331 Augusta Drive

Houston, Texas 77057
Under and Over Fellowship – at capacity

600 S. Frasier St.

Conroe 77301
Wedgwood Elementary School (600 people)

4000 Friendswood Link Rd

Friendswood, TX 77546
West End Multi-Service Center

170 Heights Blvd

Houston, Texas 77007

832.393.5950
Woodlands Church

1 Fellowship Dr

The Woodlands, Texas 77384

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** Picture from the Houston OEM: **

** More Information on Hurricane Harvey: **

  • NBC affiliate KPRC Channel 2:

https://www.click2houston.com/

  • NBC affiliate KPRC Channel 2 (Watches and Warnings):

https://www.click2houston.com/weather#/alerts

  • NBC News:

https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/hurricane-harvey

  • National Hurricane Center (Tracking Hurricane Harvey):

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/#Harvey

 

**** Help Victims of Hurricane Harvey: ****

** Please help the people of Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey by donating to the following disaster relief and charity websites: **

  • American Red Cross:

When a hurricane or tropical storm strikes, your donation helps the Red Cross provide shelter, food and comfort to families. The American Red Cross is opening shelters, sending supplies and putting volunteers in place around Texas. Please help and donate.

Call: 1 (800) RED CROSS

Text: HARVEY to 90999

(To Make $10.00 Donation)

Online: http://www.redcross.org

If you want to volunteer:

http://www.redcross.org/volunteer/become-a-volunteer#step1

  • Salvation Army:

The Salvation Army is on the frontlines of Hurricane Harvey relief. Your support can help keep us there. Please donate.

Call: 1 (800) SAL-ARMY

Online: http://helpsalvationarmy.org

  • Airbnb:

The company Airbnb is allowing hosts to list homes in Austin, Dallas and San Antonio for free.

Airbnb has activated our host community to open their homes for $0 for those evacuating for Hurricane Harvey,” tweeted Airbnb.

https://www.airbnb.com/disaster/hurricaneharveyevacuees

  • Americares:

Donate to provide emergency medicine and supplies today. Right now, Americares is in Texas, distributing water, aid and mobilizing medical outreach with our local partners. Thousands of people are in desperate need of aid, medicine and basic supplies but we can’t keep up with demand. You can help them! Send your gift today!

http://www.americares.org/

https://secure.americares.org/site/Donation2?df_id=22188&mfc_pref=T&22188.donation=form1&_ga=2.157052411.1900591262.1503858899-1749938289.1503858899

  • Apple:

The tech giant Apple is making it easy for customers to donate to the American Red Cross directly through iTunes and the App Store.

Prayers for Texas and all those affected by #HurricaneHarvey. Join us in the relief effort by donating,” tweeted Tim Cook, Chief Executive Officer of Apple.

http://apple.co/2xmVm50

  • Austin Pets Alive!:

The organization Austin Pets Alive! says it has transported over 235 animals to its shelter since Saturday morning. How can you lend a hand? Make a donation, foster or adopt a pet, or volunteer.

https://www.austinpetsalive.org/hurricane-harvey-evacuations/

  • Catholic Charities U.S.A.:

Support our disaster relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey and related floods. Please donate.

Text: CCUSADISASTER to 71777.

  • Coastal Bend Disaster Recovery Group:

If you are looking for a way to assist the Coastal Bend region during our long term recovery process from Hurricane Harvey, please donate money to the Coastal Bend Disaster Recovery Group (C.B.D.R.G.).

The Coastal Bend Disaster Recovery Group is a state recognized long-term recovery non-profit group created to address the unmet needs of Coastal Bend area residents affected by disaster.

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, areas of the Coastal Bend are devastated and long-term recover needs of the under-served population will emerge.

Low-income, over 62 years, disabled or single-parent with small children in the household may apply for assistance after F.E.M.A. has completed assessments.

Please visit the website to donate. Volunteers will be called as needed at a later date.

http://www.coastalbendcan.org/CBDRG

  • Feeding Texas:

The state network of food banks is accepting donations. Global Giving The crowdfunding site is trying to reach a $2 million relief fund goal.

https://www.feedingtexas.org/

https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/feeding-texas

  • Global Giving:

The crowdfunding site Global Giving is trying to reach a $2 million relief fund goal. Please donate to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.

https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/hurricane-harvey-relief-fund/

  • Greater Houston Community Foundation:

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner established the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund through the Greater Houston Community Foundation.

https://ghcf.org/

  • Save the Children:

The organization’s emergency responders are on the ground and ready to help.

http://www.savethechildren.org/site/c.8rKLIXMGIpI4E/b.6115947/k.B143/Official_USA_Site.htm

https://secure.savethechildren.org/site/c.8rKLIXMGIpI4E/b.9534757/k.CB79/Hurricane_Harvey_Relief_Fund/apps/ka/sd/donor.asp

  • South Texas Blood and Tissue Center:

Blood donors are urgently needed as the state deals with severe injuries and strained resources. The South Texas Blood and Tissue Center website appeared to be down Monday afternoon — but you can find a blood drive at the following website.

https://www.donatingforlife.org/

  • Southeast Texas Food Bank:

The Southeast Texas Food Bank, which is based in Beaumont, is accepting online donations.

http://setxfoodbank.org/

  • Southern Baptist Disaster Relief:

The group has sent lots of supplies — rolled roofing, mold removal tools — and deployed volunteers.

https://missionaries.namb.net/projects/full/hurricane-harvey-response

  • The SPCA of Texas:

The SPCA is asking for volunteers for helping with sheltering or transporting animals displaced because of the storm. Visit the Houston SPCA for more information or contribute a monetary donation.

http://www.houstonspca.org/

http://www.houstonspca.org/give/

  • Texas Diaper Bank:

The organization is sending out relief kits for babies, young kids, the elderly and disabled.

https://texasdiaperbank.networkforgood.com/projects/33717-change-a-life

 

**** ZachNews sends our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to everybody affected by Hurricane Harvey. Stay Strong and United Texas. ****

** Stay tuned to ZachNews for more news updates with more information regarding this news story. **

San Bernardino County, CA: Honoring the victims and survivors of the San Bernardino, California Terrorist Attack a year ago.

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San Bernardino County, CA: Honoring the victims and survivors of the San Bernardino, California Terrorist Attack a year ago.

A year ago, terror hit the community of San Bernardino, California as 14 innocent lives were taken away by evil in a terrorist attack inside the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California at 10:58am PT on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015.

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** Pictures from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4: **

People came together on Friday, December 2nd, 2016 to honor the victims and survivors of the San Bernardino, California Terrorist Attack at several ceremonies and events across San Bernardino County, California.

** Here are a few of the ceremonies and events held honoring the victims and survivors of the San Bernardino, California Terrorist Attack: **

** Video from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department: **

** Video from the San Bernardino Police Department: **

At 7:30am PT, the San Bernardino Police Department hosted a memorial bicycle ride, Inland Regional Center Bike Ride, to honor the victims and survivors of the terrorist attack.

The memorial bicycle ride was 14 miles which is equal to 22 kilometers; one mile for each victim who died and one kilometer for each victim wounded.

** Video from LifeStream: **

At 8:00am PT, LifeStream, whose headquarters is less than a mile from where the mass shooting took place, held a Remembrance Ceremony on Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at LifeStream blood bank in San Bernardino, California where people came out and donated blood in to help people in need in the community.

At 10:58am PT, employees from the County of San Bernardino held a moment of silence to remember when the initial 911 call was placed.

San Bernardino School District Police Department Sergeant Roberto Arellano was among the first responders who arrived at the chaotic scene a year ago and spoke at the ceremony.

“Co-workers, as they’re running out in that area, seeing their co-workers, their friends, their family in that hurt. There was a lot of emotion,” San Bernardino School District Police Department Sergeant Roberto Arellano recalled.

** Video from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4: **

** Video from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4: **

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At 3:30pm PT, People gather at a peace garden dedication at Cal State San Bernardino to honor the 5 alumni from Cal State University San Bernardino (Robert Adams, Juan Espinoza, Shannon Johnson, Yvette Velasco and Michael Wetzel) who were among the 14 people killed in the terrorist attack.

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** Pictures from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department: **

At 5:30pm PT, the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians lighted up the Arrowhead with more than a dozen 120,000-lumen arc lights in memory and tribute to the 14 innocent lives lost in the terrorist attack.

Seen from around the community, the Arrowhead lighted up in the foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains just north of Wildwood Park, 40th Street and Waterman Avenue, in San Bernardino, California.

The Arrowhead will be lighted up from 5:30pm to 10:00pm PT starting on Friday, December 2nd, 2016 and lasting until Thursday, December 15th, 2016.

** Video from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4: **

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** Pictures from the San Bernardino County Fire Department: **

At 6:30pm PT, hundreds of people came to pay their respects the the victims and survivors of the terrorist attack at a ceremony tilted “Night of Remembrance” inside the Coussoulis Arena at Cal State San Bernardino in San Bernardino, California.

In attended were victims, family and friends of victims, and many people from the community who wanted to show their support.

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** Picture from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4: **

The ceremony began with a Cal State San Bernardino student preforming her rendition of “Imagine” by John Lennon.

Speakers at the ceremony expressed a profound sense of loss for the 14 innocent lives lost on that tragic day and thanked the community that united together after the terrorist attack to help.

First Presbyterian Church in San Bernardino Pastor Sandy Tice opened the ceremony with an invocation.

“In this moment we say thank you for those who came running to help – those who remembered us, who reached out in love, who prayed. Thank you,” said First Presbyterian Church in San Bernardino Pastor Sandy Tice.

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** Picture from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4: **

Julie Swann-Paez, a survivor of the terrorist attack, spoke at the ceremony and paid tribute to each of the victims, her co-workers at San Bernardino County’s Department of Public Health.

Julie Swann-Paez began speaking as tears roll down her face.

“Good evening. I’m, I’m humbled… sorry. I’m humbled to be able to speak today – I’ll try my best to get through that without too much tears. When I was asked to speak tonight. My first response was no – I didn’t think I could do it. But then I thought this might be my chance to tell all of you about these incredible people. My friends who had their lives taken from them,” said Julie Swann-Paez.

Julie Swann-Paez told stories of all 14 victims who perished and spoke about her memories of Shannon Johnson who was shot as he protected another coworker.

“His life ended as a hero though. He [was] protecting my friend Denise and told her ‘I got you.’” said Julie Swann-Paez.

“Kindness, compassion, love and gratitude. To me those are the basic threads of humanity. All of my friends – embodied these traits,” said Julie Swann-Paez.

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** Picture from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4: **

San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan then spoke and urged the many people gathered to not let the evil of that day define us.

“There’s two evil people that started the narrative of that day, a story about San Bernardino, a chapter in our lives. They do not get to finish that story. We do. This is our city. This is our story,” said San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan.

Speaking to victims and their families, United States Attorney Eileen M. Decker said, “Your strength, your courage and your heart has been inspiring.”

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** Picture from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4: **

The ceremony closed with a stirring tribute of candlelight and music, including the song, “God Bless America”.

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From Zachary A. Lopez of ZachNews:

** May we never forget the great people who as as a community lost that day; may will always be there for the families and friends of the victims and survivors; may we never stop thanking the many people who came to help people; may we never stop thanking the many first responders and law enforcement personal who rushed to save lives and go after the attackers; and may we never allow evil divide or destroy us. May we always be untied and strong together against all evil. May you always stay strong and united San Bernardino County, California. **

** Picture above from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4: **

San Bernardino, CA: Remembering a year ago the San Bernardino, California Terrorist Attack.

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San Bernardino, CA: Remembering a year ago the San Bernardino, California Terrorist Attack.

A year ago, at 10:58am PT on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015, a gathering of people for the Christmas holiday season irrupted into terror as an husband and wife, inspired by evil Islamic terrorist, stormed into a banquet room and began shooting innocent people inside the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California.

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Many first responders and law enforcement officers and deputies rushed to the incident and began helping people and began searching for the 2 evil attackers.

The 2 evil attackers drove away, but were located a mile away.

After a shootout with authorities, the husband and wife attackers were shot and killed by authorities.

The terrorist attack took the lives of 14 people and wounded 22 people.

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As we all come together remembering the Terrorist Attack on San Bernardino, California a year ago today, may we all take a moment to remember the lives we lost in this terrorist attack on innocent lives.

**** Victim’s Names and Information: ****

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Michael Raymond Wetzel

37 years old

Lake Arrowhead, California:

A father of 6 children.

Supervised a team of health inspectors in the San Bernardino County’s Environmental Health Services Division.

A member of the Church of the Woods in Lake Arrowhead, California.

He loved his work and his family so very much.

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Nicholas Thalasinos

52 years old

Colton, California:

A longtime inspector for the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health.

A devout Messianic Jew.

Renewed their marriage vows with his wife Jennifer Thalasinos.

A great husband and had a sweet soul.

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Damian Meins

58 years old

Riverside, California:

A health inspector for the San Bernardino County Department of Environmental Health after coming out of retirement in September 2015.

Married to Trenna Meins, principal of Sacred Heart School in Rancho Cucamonga, California, and was a father of 2 children.

Was a bright light with a warm smile and a hearty laugh.

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Sierra Clayborn

27 years old

Moreno Valley, California:

Was a recent addition to the team working as an inspector for the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health.

A graduated from the University of California, Riverside in Riverside, California.

Was a beautiful person and an absolute sweetheart to all people.

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Daniel Kaufman

(Larry Daniel Kaufman)

42 years old

Rialto, California:

A good person that we all loved.

A good and friendly person.

Trained developmentally disabled employees at a coffee shop inside the Inland Regional Center.

Frequented at Renaissance Faire and enjoyed being involved in Renaissance Faire events.

A fun and funny person who loved brightening up people’s spirits.

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Harry Bowman

46 years old

Upland, California:

A father of 2 daughters.

Worked as a statistical analyst for healthy communities for the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health.

A dedicated Catholic and often taught religious classes.

A lover of the outdoor.

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Benneta Betbadal

46 years old

Rialto, California:

A mother to 2 boys and a girl.

Worked as an inspector for the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health since 2006.

Fled Iran when she was just 18 years old to escape Islamic extremism and the persecution of Christians.

Loved her work and the people she worked with.

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Isaac Amanios

60 years old

Fontana, California:

Was married and had 3 children.

Worked as a supervising environmental health specialist for the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health.

Was the cousin of New York Giants Safety Player Nat Berhe.

Was a good person who was there to help people.

Helped young people on their educational endeavors.

Was originally from Eritrea, Africa.

Excelled in school and graduated with a degree in agriculture and nutrition from a university in Khartoum, Sudan.

Worked in Sudan as an interpreter at a refugee camp and was a manager for a state-owned food processing and packaging company.

Moved to the United States of America to escape violence in his home country and live the American dream.

Use to worked for the Los Angeles County Health Department as a weight and measure inspector before began work with the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health.

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Robert Adams

40 year old

Yucaipa, California:

A funny and good man.

Was married and was a devoted father to his 20 month old baby Savannah.

Worked as a environmental health specialist with the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health.

Was a man who his co-workers looked towards for professional advice and relied on him for his expertise.

Earn a degree in health science with and emphasis in public health from Cal State San Bernardino.

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Tin Nguyen

31 year old

Santa Ana, California:

Tin Nguyen was born in Vietnam.

Tin Nguyen worked as a food inspector with the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health.

Tin Nguyen planned to get married in 2017.

Was very good, intelligent, and caring  girl who took care of her mother and her family.

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Juan Espinoza

50 year old

Highland, California:

Was married and was a good husband.

Had a daughter and a son who he loved.

Worked as a health inspector for the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health.

Loved his job.

Was a hard worker and was fair and honest.

Was born in Mexico and was the youngest of 12 siblings.

He emigrated to the United States of America more than 20 years ago.

Encouraged education and wanted his daughter to reach her goal of earning her bachelor’s degree in science in dental hygiene from Loma Linda University.

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Aurora Godoy

26 year old

San Jacinto, California:

Was a wife and a mother of a 22 month old son.

Loved her son and her family.

Was always willing to help all of her loved ones.

Was really creative and always willing to help with birthday parties and functions.

Was a cheerful person who always smiling.

Was a giving person.

Loved to bake and cook.

Loved spending time at Disneyland with her family.

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Shannon Johnson

45 year old

Koreatown, California:

Was a person who had a fun loving soul.

Loved his family and friends.

Worked as a health inspector with the San Bernardino County Department of Health.

Lived with his girlfriend.

Was born in Jesup, Georgia.

Played baseball and football when he was in high school.

Was a longtime member of City of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s crisis response team.

Loved nature and music.

Was a generous, caring, and helpful person, including when wildfires raged in Southern California years ago, he rounded up stray pets in his pickup truck and took them to a church for shelter and helped first responders dig a trench to protect the church.

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Yvette Velasco

27 year old

Fontana, California:

Is survived by her parents and her 3 sisters.

Worked as an environmental health specialist for the San Bernardino County Department of Health since 2014.

Was an intelligent, motivated, and beautiful young woman.

Was born on Easter Sunday in April 1988.

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May we all continue to sends our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the family and friends of the victims, be supportive to their family and friends of the victims as they continue to grieve and heal, and never forget these wonderful people who loved and care about people and community.

May we all continue to also sends our thoughts, prayers, and support to the many people who survived the terrorist attack and be supportive to their family and friends as they continue to heal.

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When evil tried to rip us apart, so many people came together to help people during the terrorist attack at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California.

May we all continue to give thanks and never forget the many people who rushed to help people on that tragic day.

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May we all continue to give thanks and never forget the many first responders and law enforcement officers and deputies who rushed into Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California to save lives and to go after the evil people who attacked some many innocent people on that tragic day.

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As we all remember what happened at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California, may we all always stand up against evil who attack innocent people and may we all never allow evil divide or take down our lives, our communities, our country, and our freedoms.

** Stay Strong and United San Bernardino, California and United States of America. **

Stay with ZachNews for continuing news coverage as we all remember the terrorist attack on San Bernardino County, California.

** Pictures from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4. **

San Bernardino, CA: Night of Remembrance to honoring the victims and survivors of the Terrorist Attack on San Bernardino, California.

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San Bernardino, CA: Night of Remembrance to honoring the victims and survivors of the Terrorist Attack on San Bernardino, California.

The City of San Bernardino invites you to, Night of Remembrance, a ceremony dedicated to honoring the victims and survivors of the terrorist attack at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California that occurred a year ago on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015.

The ceremony will be held at 6:30pm PT on Friday, December 2nd, 2016 inside the Coussoulis Arena at Cal State San Bernardino, located on Coyote Drive, in San Bernardino, California.

San Bernardino Mayor R. Carey Davis and San Bernardino City Council Members welcomes you to the ceremony to come together as a community, in unity and strength, to honor, reflect and rebuild.

The ceremony will be presented by the San Bernardino Mayor’s Office, Cal State San Bernardino, the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, San Bernardino Community College District and others.

The ceremony will include a series of guest speakers and musical performances.

The ceremony’s program included, event master of ceremonies, Rev. Sally Burton of the First Congregational United Church of Christ in San Bernardino and president of the San Bernardino Clergy Association, who will guide us through the evening.

The ceremony will be televised live on San Bernardino Government Channel 3 in the San Bernardino, California viewing area.

** You can also watch the ceremony at the following website addresses: **

– Inland Empire Media Group on YouTube:

– NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4:

The ceremony was made possible by the City of San Bernardino, California State University San Bernardino, San Bernardino City Unified School District, San Manuel Mission Band of Indians, and San Bernardino Community College District.

For more information about Night of Remembrance, please call: 1 (909) 384-5133.

** More information about Night of Remembrance can also be found at the following City of San Bernardino website address: **

http://www.sbcity.org/cityhall/mayor/december_2nd_night_of_remembrance.asp

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**** ZachNews sends our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the family and friends of the victims in the deadly shooting attack in San Bernardino, California. May we stand united together with the people of San Bernardino, California and be there to help the victims and their families. May we all not allow evil to take down our communities and may we not allow evil to divide us. Stay Strong and United San Bernardino, California. ****

Stay with ZachNews for continuing news coverage as we all remember the terrorist attack on San Bernardino County, California.

** Picture above from the City of San Bernardino. **

 

 

San Bernardino County, CA: Ceremonies and events to remember the victims of the Terrorist Attack on San Bernardino, California.

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San Bernardino County, CA: Ceremonies and events to remember the victims of the Terrorist Attack on San Bernardino, California.

People will be coming together to remember the terrorist attack at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California that occurred a year ago on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015.

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The terrorist attack killed 14 people and wounded 22 people before the 2 terrorists attackers were shot and killed by authorities in a shootout.

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According to a San Bernardino County Spokeswoman Felisa Cardona, employees will hold a moment of silence at 10:58am PT to remember when the initial 911 call was placed.

NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 will have live news coverage of the moment of silence ceremony in remembrance of the victims of the Terrorist Attack on San Bernardino, California.

** Live News Coverage: NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4: **

http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/San-Bernardino-Recalls-Terror-Attack-With-Silence-Speakers–404215286.html

The City of San Bernardino plan to hold a public ceremony called “Night of Remembrance” at 6:30pm PT on Friday, December 2nd, 2016 inside the Coussoulis Arena at Cal State San Bernardino, located on Coyote Drive, in San Bernardino, California.

Several communities will also hold ceremonies and events in remembrance of the victims of the Terrorist Attack on San Bernardino, California.

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ZachNews has put together a list of ceremonies and events being held in remembrance the victims of the Terrorist Attack on San Bernardino, California.

**** List of Ceremonies and Events: ****

** San Bernardino, California:  **

– Night of Remembrance:

A community gathering event, Night of Remembrance, will be held at 6:30pm PT on Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at Cal State San Bernardino’s Coussoulis Arena, located on Coyote Drive, in San Bernardino, California.

The event will be presented by the San Bernardino Mayor’s Office, Cal State San Bernardino, the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, San Bernardino Community College District and others.

The event will feature speakers from religious organizations, law enforcement, federal agencies and others.

The ceremony will be televised live on San Bernardino Government Channel 3 in the San Bernardino, California viewing area.

** You can also watch the ceremony at the following website addresses: **

– Inland Empire Media Group on YouTube:

– NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4:

The ceremony was made possible by the City of San Bernardino, California State University San Bernardino, San Bernardino City Unified School District, San Manuel Mission Band of Indians, and San Bernardino Community College District.

For more information, please call Evelyn Estrada at: 1 (909) 384-5133.

– Interfaith Service:

An Interfaith Service will be held on Thursday, December 1st, 2016 at Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral, located at 2525 North Arrowhead Avenue, in San Bernardino, California.

There will be a musical interlude at 6:30 p.m. followed by a procession of interfaith clergy, diocesan priests and deacons at 7 p.m. A reception will follow.

For more information, please call: 1 (909) 475-5300.

– Remembrance Ceremony:

LifeStream, whose headquarters is less than a mile from where the mass shooting took place, is holding a Remembrance Ceremony at 8:00am PT on Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at LifeStream blood bank, located at 384 West Orange Show Road, in San Bernardino, California.

Invited guests include first responders from San Bernardino and surrounding communities, elected officials and executives and emergency room doctors from local hospitals.

– Inland Regional Center Bike Ride:

The San Bernardino Police Department is hosting a memorial bicycle ride, Inland Regional Center Bike Ride, to honor the victims, survivors and others affected by the tragedy on Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at San Bernardino Police Department, located at 710 North D Street, in San Bernardino, California.

The memorial bicycle ride will start at the front steps of San Bernardino Police Department.

Check in for the memorial bicycle ride is from 7:30am to 8:45am PT.

The memorial bicycle ride will be 14 miles which is equal to 22 kilometers; one mile for each victim who died and one kilometer for each victim wounded.

More information about the Inland Regional Center Bike Ride is at the following Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/events/156702071466613/

– Dedication of Peace Garden:

A dedication of a peace garden will be held from 3:30pm to 5:00pm PT on Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at Cal State San Bernardino, located at 5500 University Parkway, in San Bernardino, California.

The ceremony will be next to Chemical Sciences Building (CS) at Cal State San Bernardino.

A reception will follow the ceremony in Room CS 141.

The garden was planted in memory of the 5 alumni from Cal State San Bernardino (Robert Adams, Juan Espinoza, Shannon Johnson, Yvette Velasco and Michael Wetzel) who died in the tragedy:

For more information, please email: llewis@csusb.edu

– Arrowhead Lighting:

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians will be lighting up The Arrowhead with more than a dozen 120,000-lumen arc lights in memory and tribute to the 14 lives lost in the terrorist attack.

The Arrowhead Lighting will be held at the iconic Arrowhead in the foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains just north of Wildwood Park, 40th Street and Waterman Avenue, in San Bernardino, California.

Arrowhead Lighting will be lighted up from 5:30pm to 10:00pm PT starting on Friday, December 2nd, 2016 and lasting until Thursday, December 15th, 2016.

 

** Colton, California: **

– Memorial Mass for Victims:

A memorial mass will be celebrated in honor of the victims in the terrorist attack will be held at 10:00am PT on Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cemetery, located at 3520 East Washington Street, in Colton, California.

All are welcome to participate in prayer.

For more information, please call: 1 (909) 475-5300.

– Remembrance Ceremony:

A remembrance ceremony for staff, visitors and the community to remember the victims of the terrorist attack will be held from 11:30am to 12:00pm PT  on Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, located at 400 North Pepper Avenue, in Colton, California.

The remembrance ceremony will be at courtyard on the south side of the hospital.

Speakers will include hospital CEO William Gilbert, Chief Nursing Officer Michelle Sayre and Chaplain Miguel Urrea.

For more information, please call: 1 (909) 580-3167.

** Loma Linda, California: **

– San Bernardino Strong: A Community United in Healing and Hope:

A ceremony, “San Bernardino Strong: A Community United in Healing and Hope”, will be held at 6:30pm PT on Monday, December 5th, 2016 at Loma Linda University Church, located at 11215 Campus Street, in Loma Linda, California.

There will be short presentations and commemorations, followed by a screening of the 45-minute documentary, “San Bernardino Strong,” created by the Loma Linda University Health films team.

The documentary film may not be suitable for young children.

For more information, please call: 1 (877) LLUMC-4U

** Redlands, California: **

– Inland Empire Cycling Community Ride:

A 14 mile memorial bike ride will be held on Friday, December 2nd, 2016.

Participants will depart from Cyclery USA, located at 415 Tennessee Street, Suite A, in Redlands, California at 7:30am PT.

Participants will ride to the Inland Regional Center memorial site at Waterman Avenue and Orange Show Road in San Bernardino, California.

The memorial bike ride is free.

More information about the Inland Empire Cycling Community Ride is at the following Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/events/943929139073304/

– Walk for Peace:

A walk event, Walk for Peace, will be held at 12:00pm PT on Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at University of Redlands Chapel, located at 1200 East Colton Avenue, in Redlands, California.

Participants will walk across the campus of University of Redlands Chapel to remember those who were lost and demonstrate solidarity against stereotypes.

Sponsored by the Middle Eastern Student Association.

For more information, please call: 1 (909) 793-2121.

** Upland, California: **

The Incredible Community Garden (I.E.C.G.) will commemorate and plant a Healing Grove Memorial honoring Harry “Hal” Bowman whose life was lost with 13 other people in the Terrorist Attack on San Bernardino, California a year ago this week.

The planting ceremony will take place at San Antonio Park, located at North Mountain Avenue and West 24th Street in Upland, California at 10:00am PT on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016.

This planting is part of a series of memorial plantings in memory of the victims and survivors of the terrorist attack at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California that occurred on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 killing 13 people.

“This planting is about bringing the community together in memory of Hal and those we lost. We come together for peace and healing,” said Mary Petit, Co-Executive Director of Incredible Community Garden (I.E.C.G.).

This planting is made possible by Incredible Community Garden (I.E.C.G.) with funding from CAL FIRE, U.S. Forest Service, and the hearts and hopes of our community.

The public is invited to attend and help show Harry “Hal” Bowman’s family and survivors the love that our community endures.

Survivors and victims will be given an opportunity to speak during the program.

“For many, this memorial and others like it will help cope with the pain and shock that our community has gone through,” said Eleanor Torres, Co-Executive Director of Incredible Community Garden (I.E.C.G.).

Please join Incredible Community Garden (I.E.C.G.) and Harry “Hal” Bowman’s family for this special event as we plant trees as a living memorial to those who lost their lives a year ago this week.

Please bring your gloves, your shovel, and your heart.

The Incredible Edible Community Garden is a San Bernardino County, California based urban forestry and community garden nonprofit organization.

Incredible Community Garden (I.E.C.G.) is focused on strengthening neighborhoods with community gardens and agroforestry projects that engage stakeholders from the bottom-up.

For more information, please contact Eleanor Torres either by phone at: 1 (909) 499-9733 or by email at: email etorres@3i-s.com

** More information about Incredible Community Garden (I.E.C.G.) is at the following website address: **

http://www.iecgarden.org/

** Yucaipa, California: **

– Savannah Adams College Tuition Fund Golf Tournament and Banquet:

The Savannah Adams College Tuition Fund Golf Tournament and Banquet will be held at 8:00am PT on Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at Yucaipa Valley Golf Club, located at 33725 Chapman Heights Road, in Yucaipa, California.

Proceeds from the golf tournament will go to a college fund for Savannah Adams, the 2-year-old daughter of shooting victim Robert Adams.

For more information, please call: 1 (909) 709-4578.

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San Bernardino, CA: Committee works on creating a permanent memorial for victims of the Terrorist Attack on San Bernardino, California.

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San Bernardino, CA: Committee works on creating a permanent memorial for victims of the Terrorist Attack on San Bernardino, California.

A committee is working on creating a permanent memorial for victims of the Terrorist Attack at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California that occurred a year ago on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015.

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The terrorist attack killed 14 people and wounded 22 people before the 2 terrorists attackers were shot and killed by authorities in a shootout.

According to the County of San Bernardino, a committee charged with creating a permanent memorial to the victims of the terrorist attack continues to work toward its goal.

The December 2nd Memorial Committee recently completed a review of several memorials from across the country, noting how, in nearly every instance, the sponsoring agency used a structured process to allow artists, architects and designers to submit proposals.

The committee will discuss how to proceed when it reconvenes after the first of the year.

In February 2016, Board of Supervisors Chairman James Ramos appointed Fifth District Supervisor Josie Gonzales and Chief Executive Officer Greg Devereaux to assemble and lead a committee to conceive the memorial.

The committee consists of representatives from public safety, the departments of Behavioral Health, Public Health and Real Estate Services, the County Administrative Office and, most importantly, representatives from the Environmental Health Services division and family members of the county employees who were taken from us on that day.

The committee has held several meetings to identify key points of consideration and to establish an overall vision for the memorial based on shared values.

The committee has determined the memorial should recognize the broad diversity and lives of the victims as well as those who stepped up to preserve and protect life.

The memorial will also provide enduring recognition of the county employees who witnessed the attack, many of whom were physically injured and all of whom were emotionally impacted.

The committee believes the memorial should be a place for quiet reflection.

The committee is making it a point to put careful consideration into each aspect of the memorial process, understanding that memorials can take up to a decade to develop.

As the year anniversary of this tragic event approaches, the committee members want the public to know that work is progressing in a thoughtful and inclusive manner.

The process will take time, but the result will appropriately and eternally reflect the many important and unique people, stories, and lessons of Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015.

The December 2nd Memorial Committee will enter into talks at the beginning of 2017 on how to proceed with the December 2nd Memorial.

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Mohave County, AZ: Death investigation and asking for the public’s help in identifying unknown female.

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Mohave County, AZ: Death investigation and asking for the public’s help in identifying unknown female.

According to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a death investigation / possible homicide of an unknown female who was located on north Highway 93 between Kingman, Arizona and the Hoover Dam.

The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your assistance in identifying the subject described as an African/American or Biracial female, black/dark brown hair, between the ages of 13 to 17, approximately 5 ft 7 inches tall, between 105 and 130 lbs, pierced ears, no scars or tattoos were noted.

According to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, due to exposure and decomposition no photo was obtained.

The body was discovered on Thursday, September 28th, 2016 and estimation of exposure time was a week to 2 weeks.

Dental records were obtained and are being uploaded into the National database.

Deoxyribonucleic acid (D.N.A.) samples were obtained and are being processed for profile.

Attached are reconstruction images from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and a reconstructionist from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations.

These images are reconstructions and may only resemble the true image.

The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating leads with the assistance of National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and agencies from Nevada and California.

At this time, the Mohave County Medical Examiner has been unable to determine cause of death.

If you have any information please contact Det. John Goodwin or the Detective Division at the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office at: 1 (928) 753-0753 ext. 4288.

** Press Release: **

https://resources.mohavecounty.us/File/Sheriff/PressReleasesArchives/2016/11-23-2016_Press_Release.pdf

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News Update!!: Riverside, CA: United States Magistrate Judge orders Apple Inc. to help unlock terrorist attacker Syed Rizwan Farook’s iPhone, but Apple Inc. C.E.O. refuses.

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News Update!!: Riverside, CA: United States Magistrate Judge orders Apple Inc. to help unlock terrorist attacker Syed Rizwan Farook’s iPhone, but Apple Inc. C.E.O. refuses.

A United States Magistrate Judge in Riverside, California has ordered Apple Inc. to help the United States of America President Barack Obama Administration hack into an encrypted iPhone belonging to terrorist attacker Syed Rizwan Farook in a first-of-its-kind ruling that pits digital privacy against national security interests.

Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife Tashfeen Malik were involved in a terrorist attack that shot and killed 14 people at a holiday luncheon for Syed Rizwan Farook’s co-workers at the Inland Regional Center on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015.

The ruling on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 by United States Magistrate Judge Sheri Pym, a former federal prosecutor, requires Apple to supply highly specialized software the Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.) can load onto Syed Rizwan Farook’s work iPhone to bypass a self-destruct feature, which erases the phone’s data after too many unsuccessful attempts to unlock it.

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.) wants to be able to try different combinations in rapid sequence until it finds the right one.

The decision gives the United States Justice Department a significant victory in an entrenched technology policy battle, as more-powerful encryption services threaten the ability of federal agents to uncover important evidence in criminal or terrorism cases.

The United States of America President Barack Obama Administration, which has embraced stronger encryption as a way to keep consumers safe on the Internet, had struggled to find a compelling example to make its case.

The terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California was the deadliest terrorist attack on United States of America soil since the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon in 2001.

The couple, Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik, died in a gun battle with law enforcement just hours after the terrorist attack at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015.

Federal prosecutors told the judge in a court application Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 that they can’t access a work phone used by Syed Rizwan Farook because they don’t know his passcode and Apple has not cooperated.

Under United States’ law, a work phone is generally the property of a person’s employer.

United States Magistrate Judge Sheri Pym told Apple to provide an estimate of its cost to comply with her order, suggesting that the government will be expected to pay for the work.

The Apple company, based in Cupertino, California, has provided default encryption on its iPhones since 2014, allowing any device’s contents to be accessed only by the user who knows the phone’s passcode.

The order requires that the software Apple provides be programmed to work only on Syed Rizwan Farook’s work phone, but it was not clear how readily that safeguard could be circumvented.

The order said Apple has 5 days to notify the court if it believes the ruling is unreasonably burdensome.

It also was not immediately clear what investigators believe they might find on Syed Rizwan Farook’s work phone or why the information would not be available from third-party service providers, such as Google or Facebook, though investigators think the device may hold clues about whom the couple communicated with and where they may have traveled.

The couple took pains to physically destroy two personally owned cell phones, crushing them beyond the Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.)’s ability to recover information from them.

They also removed a hard drive from their computer; it has not been found despite investigators diving for days for potential electronic evidence in a nearby lake in San Bernardino, California.

Syed Rizwan Farook was not carrying his work iPhone during the terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California and was discovered after a subsequent search.

It was not known whether Syed Rizwan Farook forgot about the iPhone or did not care whether investigators found it.

Syed Rizwan Farook’s work phone was running the newest version of Apple’s iPhone operating system, which requires a passcode and cannot be accessed by Apple, unlike earlier operating systems or older phone models.

The County of San Bernardino provided Syed Rizwan Farook with an iPhone configured to erase data after 10 consecutive unsuccessful unlocking attempts.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.) have said that feature appeared to be active on Syed Rizwan Farook’s iPhone as of the last time he performed a backup.

Investigators are still working to piece together a missing 18 minutes in the couple’s timeline from the terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California.

Investigators have concluded they were at least partly inspired by the Islamic State group; Tashfeen Malik’s Facebook page included a note pledging allegiance to the group’s leader around the time of the terrorist attack on San Bernardino, California.

In a statement, United States Attorney Eileen M. Decker said, “Since the terrorist attack in San Bernardino on December 2, 2015, that took the lives of 14 innocent Americans and shattered the lives of numerous families, my office, and our law enforcement partners have worked tirelessly to exhaust every investigative lead in the case. We have made a solemn commitment to the victims and their families that we will leave no stone unturned as we gather as much information and evidence as possible. These victims and families deserve nothing less. The application filed today in federal court is another step — a potentially important step — in the process of learning everything we possibly can about the attack in San Bernardino.”

Last week, Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.)  Director James Comey told members of United States Congress that investigators in the case had been unable to access a phone in the California case but provided no details.

“It is a big problem for law enforcement armed with a search warrant when you find a device that can’t be opened even when a judge says there’s probable cause to open it. It affects our counterterrorism work. San Bernardino, a very important investigation to us, we still have one of those killers’ phones that we have not been able to open, and it’s been over two months and we’re still working on it,” said  Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.)  Director James Comey.

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But late on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016, Apple Inc. C.E.O. Tim Cook responded to the order saying that their company will resist the United States Magistrate Judge’s order to hack its users in connection with the investigation into the terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California.

“We have great respect for the professionals at the FBI, and we believe their intentions are good. Up to this point, we have done everything that is both within our power and within the law to help them. But now the U.S. government has asked us for something we simply do not have, and something we consider too dangerous to create. They have asked us to build a backdoor to the iPhone,” said Apple Inc. C.E.O. Tim Cook.

Apple Inc. C.E.O. Tim Cook released a full text open letter on the court ruling in the terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California case.

** Apple Inc. C.E.O. Tim Cook’s Letter: **

http://www.apple.com/customer-letter/

The United States Magistrate Judge’s order to Apple Inc. and Apple Inc. C.E.O. refusing the order will start at a fight and debate between protecting privacy of customers and the public, and security of the country and protecting the country against terrorists.

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News Update!!: Riverside, CA: Enrique Marquez was denied bail during federal court appearance in connection with the terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California.

 

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News Update!!: Riverside, CA: Enrique Marquez was denied bail during federal court appearance in connection with the terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California.

A judge denied bail for 24 year old Enrique Marquez, the man who authorities say bought the assault rifles used in the terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California, during his second appearance in a federal court in Riverside, California on Monday, December 21st, 2015.

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During the court hearing, the judge said Enrique Marquez did not pose a flight risk, but his conspiring to commit terrorists acts presented a danger to the community, even though they were never carried out.

Enrique Marquez is charged with conspiring to provide material support to terrorists for abandoned plots in 2011 and 2012.

Enrique Marquez is also charged with illegally buying the rifles the 2 shooters, Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik, used in the terrorist attack at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 and visa fraud stemming from his marriage to a Russian woman that prosecutors say was a sham.

Enrique Marquez is not expected to enter a plea until January 2016.

Enrique Marquez is faces up to 35 years in prison if convicted of all the charges.

Enrique Marquez’s court appointed attorney declined to comment to the news media.

On Friday, December 4th, 2014, the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.) Office in Los Angeles, California announced that they “are now officially investigating these horrific acts as an act of terrorism.”

The terrorist attack killed 14 people and the 2 attackers were later shot and killed by authorities during a shootout hours after the terrorist attack.

Enrique Marquez was criminal charged on Thursday, December 17th, 2015.

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https://zachnews.wordpress.com/2015/12/17/breaking-news-riverside-ca-enrique-marquez-has-been-criminally-charged-in-connection-with-the-terrorist-attack-in-san-bernardino-california/

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