Gerald Womack, 66, told officers he was assaulted by a man who had been harassing him for the past five or six months, a police spokesman said.
Survey respondents support many fixes for gun violence and the housing crisis Many also are open to repealing Houston’s revenue cap and a garbage fee.
The longtime council member has won praise for his work on parks and train crossings, but has struggled to draw notice in the 18-candidate field.
Tiffany Rachal, whose son was killed by a Houston police officer last year in a high-profile shooting, expressed disappointment that the officer will not face criminal charges.
Council voted to transfer the Velasco Street incinerator site to the Houston Land Bank to allow the nonprofit to seek federal clean-up funds.
Where some critics see a mess of compromises in the Democrat who keeps the trust of Republicans in Austin, Whitmire sees a history of pragmatism.
Already dominating the fundraising race, Whitmire’s campaign unloaded thousands of stock shares to boost his finances ahead of the Nov. 7 election.
With weeks left in Houston’s mayor race, state Sen. John Whitmire has gone on a spending spree to maintain his lead over Sheila Jackson Lee.
The attacks are classic campaign strategy for trailing candidates hoping to boost their standing by taking down the leader, political experts say.
Bun B joins civic groups such as the League of Women Voters and Air Alliance Houston to offer attendees ways to engage as the city’s mayoral race heats up.