Today is also National Answer the Phone like Buddy the Elf Day. So, don't be shy to get a little festive with your greetings.
Chief Meteorologist Frank Billingsley has a look at what we can expect for the rest of the week.
A Beaumont resident can say what many can't -- he was bitten by a venomous cobra and lived. This man said if it wasn't for one doctor's help, he'd probably be dead. Read more >
Dramatic body cam footage shows the moments quick-thinking deputies sprung into action to rescue an unconscious man who was on fire in Chambers County last week. Read more >
A judge has lifted a court order blocking the implementation of a new charter amendment that would give Houston's firefighters pay parity with city police officers, but which Houston's mayor says would cost the city up to $100 million and result in hundreds of layoffs. Read more >
Local law enforcement officials are beginning efforts focusing on enforcing the state's Move Over/Slow Down law. Read more >
Penny Marshall, who starred in "Laverne & Shirley" before becoming one of the top-grossing female directors in Hollywood, has died. She was 75. Read more >
Best As Seen on TV gifts
From spouses and parents to co-workers, your gift list may be long this holiday season. However, many of us are short on ideas. Consumer expert Amy Davis is reminding you of some of the best products she tested this year that would make great gifts. Read more >