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News 2 Know: House approves budget for border wall, battle over Needville water tower & more

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There are only four days left until Christmas!

Today is National Re-gifting Day. Now's your chance to get rid of that crazy sweater-battery-powered-lights combo that your aunt gave you because she thought it was hilarious!

Today's Weather

Chief Meteorologist Frank Billingsley has 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

UPS driver arrested, accused of stealing packages in Harris County

Gilbert Good was arrested and charged with theft. He is accused of stealing packages while he worked for UPS.
Gilbert Good was arrested and charged with theft. He is accused of stealing packages while he worked for UPS.

A UPS driver was arrested and charged with theft after authorities said he was stealing packages while he was working. Read more >

'You did the crime. Do the time': Mother of slain woman pleads to find accused killer

Susan Young, mother of Charine Wilson, speaks with KPRC2 on Dec. 20, 2018
Susan Young, mother of Charine Wilson, speaks with KPRC2 on Dec. 20, 2018

Houston police are looking for a man accused in the murder of his wife. Read more >

Harris County Judge-elect Lina Hidalgo prepares to take office

Harris County Judge-elect Lina Hidalgo speaks at Houston TranStar on Dec. 20, 2018.
Harris County Judge-elect Lina Hidalgo speaks at Houston TranStar on Dec. 20, 2018.

When Harris County Judge-elect Lina Hidalgo takes office Jan. 1, she will not only become the county executive, she will also become the director of the county Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Read more >

Texas News

Battle over Needville water tower reaches breaking point

An aerial view of the water tower in Needville on Dec. 20, 2018.
An aerial view of the water tower in Needville on Dec. 20, 2018.

Many people in the Fort Bend County town of Needville believe the downtown water tower is a diamond in the rough that, with a little polish, can become a focal point for small businesses and tourists. Read more >

National News

House approves $5.7 billion for President Donald Trump's border wall

President Donald Trump's demand for border wall funds hurled the federal government closer to a shutdown as the Republican-led House approved a package Thursday with his $5.7 billion request that is almost certain to be rejected by the Senate. Read more >
 

Get in the holiday spirit

        The strange and fascinating stories behind your favorite Christmas songs

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Grab your Mariah Carey vocals. 'Tis the season for Christmas caroling. Read more >


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