Fort Bend County man issued fake CPR certification cards to hundreds of people from his county home, authorities say
Fort Bend County authorities are expected to hold a news conference Thursday to discuss an undercover sting operation in Cinco Ranch involving fraudulent CPR certifications in Fort Bend County.
Coronavirus impact changing how lifeguards train, perform CPR
The coronavirus pandemic is changing some parts of the job for local lifeguards. With city pools in Houston still closed, the YMCA of Greater Houston said its swimming facilities have seen quite a bit of traffic since reopening in June. The YMCA purchased blue filters for its guards to use during CPR. Lifeguards are disinfecting more and swimmers can only use the pool by reservation to control the number of people inside. Bradford said all of the YMCA’s pools now have the filters, though they haven’t had to use one so far.
GCSO: 17-year-old boy drowns while visiting Crystal Beach
A 17-year-old boy drowned at Crystal Beach while visiting with his grandmother, according to Galveston County Sheriff’s OfficeOfficials said the grandmother turned around to get something out of the car and when she turned back around the boy was missing. She said she looked for him for about 45 minutes before she called the sheriff’s office. The teen’s body was found 10 miles away, officials said. Officials said it is not clear how the boy drowned, but there wasn’t much beach area due to the storm. The waves were coming pretty far up on the beach and could be strong enough to knock you down, officials said.