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News 2 Know for Aug. 21, 2018

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It's Tuesday, and it's also the anniversary of when Hawaii became the 50th state to joine the Union. Aloha!

Today's Weather

There's a better chance for showers and thunderstorms today as a cold front slinks through the area. Here's a quick weather update from meteorologist Britta Merwin.

Don't forget! You can keep track of the radar and forecast throughout the day at click2houston.com/weather or by downloading the Frank's Free Forecast app.

Local News

Violent robbery attempt was likely an inside job, investigators say

A violent attempted robbery that was caught on surveillance video last week is believed to be an inside job, according to investigators. More>

Post Oak Little League sees season end in dramatic extra-inning loss

Peachtree City, Georgia's Willis Maginnis (6) celebrates after sliding in home on Ben Traxler's game-winning hit past Houston catcher Andy Guy in the bottom of the ninth inning of an elimination baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Monday, Aug. 20, 2018.
Peachtree City, Georgia's Willis Maginnis (6) celebrates after sliding in home on Ben Traxler's game-winning hit past Houston catcher Andy Guy in the bottom of the ninth inning of an elimination baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Monday, Aug. 20, 2018.

The drama for Post Oak Little League continued deep into the night in Williamsport before they finally saw their season end in heartbreaking fashion, 7-6 to Peachtree City. More>

Suspect posted Facebook video before deadly warehouse shooting

A woman died at the hospital Monday after she killed one person and injured another during a shooting at a Missouri City warehouse, police said. More>

Texas News

Texas A&M announces program to help sex assault victims report crimes against students, athletes

The Texas A&M president and several faculty members gathered to announce what they call a more streamlined process of helping sexual assault victims report crimes. More>

National & World News

Protesters topple Silent Sam Confederate statue on UNC campus

A crowd of about 250 protesters on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's campus knocked over the controversial Silent Sam Confederate statue, according to the university. More>

Effort to block internet release of 3D-printed gun plans heads to court Tuesday

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 A federal judge in Seattle is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on whether to block a settlement the U.S. State Department reached with a company that would allow it to post blueprints for printing 3D weapons on the internet. More>

Just for fun

6 Things You Didn’t See at the 2018 MTV VMAs

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The 2018 MTV VMAs lit up Radio City Music Hall on Monday night, ushering in performances from Ariana Grande, Jennifer Lopez, Shawn Mendes and more. More>


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