5 things for Houstonians to know for Wednesday, June 10

Mayor Turner says he will issue an executive order to ban chokeholds in Houston
Mayor Turner says he will issue an executive order to ban chokeholds in Houston

Here are things you need to know for Wednesday, June 10:

1. Mayor Turner says he will issue an executive order to ban chokeholds in Houston

As he spoke at George Floyd’s funeral Tuesday, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced that he will sign an executive order that would ban chokeholds and strangleholds as tactics used by law enforcement in the city.

He went on to say the executive order will require comprehensive reporting by police officers and officers will be required to exhaust all other non-fatal options before the use of lethal force.

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2. 15 powerful videos you need to see from George Floyd’s funeral in Houston

George Floyd’s death captured the attention of the world.

On Tuesday, all eyes were on Houston as Floyd was honored in a final service before he was laid to rest next to his mother.