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News 2 Know for Oct. 26, 2018

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Congrats! You made it to Friday. It's also National Pumpkin Day. If you haven't picked your carving pumpkin yet, seize the day! 

Today's Weather

Wow! What a change from the gray, rainy weather we've had. Plenty of sunshine to start your day, and you'll also notice the crisp, fall air this morning. Here's a quick update on your weekend weather 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

Texans take home fifth win, but not without cost

Texans took home their fifth straight win but at a cost. Wide receiver WIll Fuller, was injured in the fourth quarter with a possible torn ACL.
Texans took home their fifth straight win but at a cost. Wide receiver WIll Fuller, was injured in the fourth quarter with a possible torn ACL.

The Houston Texans took home their fifth win with a score of 42-23 in Thursday night’s game against the Miami Dolphins, and fans are more than proud of the team. Read more >

Police hit deer, cross 4 counties during 130 mph chase

A man led police on a chase that crossed four Houston-area counties and reached speeds of up to 130 miles per hour, police said.
A man led police on a chase that crossed four Houston-area counties and reached speeds of up to 130 miles per hour, police said.

A car led police on a 130-mph chase through four counties in the Houston area after what was supposed to be a routine traffic stop. Read more >

Making its way downtown: Drivers capture video of giant spool

Drivers on I-10 East near Wayside Drive and McCarty Street caught a glimpse of a slow-moving spool run amok Thursday. Read more >

Texas News

Pentagon expected to send hundreds of troops to US-Mexico border

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is expected to sign an order as early as Thursday sending 800 or more troops to the southern border to support the Border Patrol, a U.S. official said. Read more >

National News

FBI says 11th suspicious package found in Florida

A photo of one of the suspicious devices.
A photo of one of the suspicious devices.

The FBI says a suspicious package addressed to New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker has been recovered in Florida and is similar in appearance to the other ones received in the last few days. Read more >

Just for fun

Need a new profile pic? Check out Houston's latest Instagram hot spot, The Flower Vault

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If you love taking unique photographs, a new place in Montrose has created rooms with interesting backgrounds to shoot creative pics. Read more >


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