News 2 Know: Calls for unity at Barnes' funeral, 86th Texas Legislature kicks off & more

Tuesday is National Bubble Bath Day! Doesn't that sound nice? We can dream.

Today's Weather

Chief Meteorologist Frank Billingsley has a quick 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

Jazmine Barnes remembered with calls for unity, change

 Family and friends gathered Tuesday for the funeral of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes, where faith and community leaders called for unity and change. Read more >

Body found in pond confirmed as missing Texas City child with autism, officials say

EquuSearch and dive teams resumed searching for a 7-year-old child with autism Monday.

A body found in a pond has been identified as a boy with autism who recently went missing in Texas City, officials said Tuesday. Read more >

Attorney for accused Santa Fe High School gunman wants trial moved

Dimitrios Pagourtzis is suspected of being the shooter at Sante Fe High School in Texas on May 18, 2018.

An attorney for the teen accused of killing several Santa Fe High School classmates wants his client’s trial moved to another county. Read more > 

Texas News

86th Texas Legislature kicks off in Austin

The 86th Texas Legislature kicks off in Austin on Jan. 8, 2019.

State lawmakers are back in Austin as the Texas Legislature kicked off its 86th session on Tuesday. Read more >

National News

President Trump plans prime-time address as shutdown continues

President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House on Jan. 4, 2019, in Washington, D.C. Trump hosted both Democratic and Republican lawmakers at the White House for the second meeting in three days as the government shutdown heads into its third week.

President Donald Trump will seize the power of the bully pulpit this week amid the ongoing government shutdown, making his case for border wall funding in a prime-time Oval Office address that he will quickly follow up with a visit to the southern border. Read more >

Look! Up in the sky!

Citizen scientists discover rare exoplanet

Although NASA's Kepler space telescope ran out of fuel and ended its mission in 2018, citizen scientists have used its data to discover an exoplanet 226 light-years away in the Taurus constellation. Read more >

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