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News 2 Know for Nov. 15, 2018

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Happy Thursday! We're just one week away from Thanksgiving. Have you already got your turkey?

Today is also the Great American Smokeout, when smokers are encouraged to quit. According to the American Cancer Society, smoking still remains the leading cause of preventable death and illness in the world. If you want to quit, there are lots of resources available to help at Cancer.org.

Today's Weather

It was another cold start to the day, but Chief Meteorologist Frank Billingsley says warmer temperatures are headed our way. Here's a look at the forecast.

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

Lamar HS parents demand better security: 'Worried about them surviving high school'

Parents of Lamar High School students organized a stand-in Nov.. 15, 2018 after a student was gunned down.
Parents of Lamar High School students organized a stand-in Nov.. 15, 2018 after a student was gunned down.

Several parents of Lamar High School students organized a stand-in Thursday morning after a student, 18-year-old Delindsey Mack, was gunned down Tuesday while walking near the campus. Read more >

Site chosen for UH's College of Medicine

The site chosen for the Univeristy of Houston's College of Medicine on Nov. 15, 2018.
The site chosen for the Univeristy of Houston's College of Medicine on Nov. 15, 2018.

On Thursday, the University of Houston got one step closer to opening the first medical school in Houston in nearly a half century. Read more >

Food trailer involved in deadly Montgomery County crash

At left, a food trailer involved in a crash in rural Montgomery County, Texas, is seen on Nov. 15, 2018. At right, two other vehicles that were also involved in the crash are seen.
At left, a food trailer involved in a crash in rural Montgomery County, Texas, is seen on Nov. 15, 2018. At right, two other vehicles that were also involved in the crash are seen.

At least one person was killed in a crash Thursday in Montgomery County involving a food trailer. Read more >

Texas News

Reef restoration projects aim to bolster Texas' record-low oyster population

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With oyster populations in Texas at historic lows, The Nature Conservancy is launching two new reef restoration projects that look to appease commercial fishermen and environmentalists alike. Read more >

National News

'Predicated on a lie': NJ couple, homeless man charged in GoFundMe scheme

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A feel-good tale of a homeless man using his last $20 to help a stranded New Jersey woman buy gas was actually a complete lie, manufactured to get strangers to donate more than $400,000 dollars to help the down-and-out good Samaritan, a prosecutor said Thursday. Read more >

Sports News

Carmelo Anthony's time with Rockets comes to end 13 games into season

Carmelo Anthony reacts to his offensive foul during a 124-115 win over the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on October 20, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.
Carmelo Anthony reacts to his offensive foul during a 124-115 win over the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on October 20, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.

Carmelo Anthony's short stop in Houston is coming to an end 13 games into the 2018-19 season. Read more >


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