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News 2 Know: Light rain continues, teen rescued from sex trafficking, FEMA mutes KPRC2 and more

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The weekend is here! It also just happens to be National Margarita Day. We've got a list of some places where you can find some deals on them here, so you can celebrate without breaking the bank.

On this day in 1825, Russia and Britain established the Alaska-Canada boundary.

Today's Weather

Clouds, fog and a little light rain continue tonight through tomorrow around noon. 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.

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Chase ends on McCarty at 610 northbound in NE Houston; 3 suspects detained

Houston police were involved in a chase Friday afternoon. Read more >

Local News

Allen Auston is accused of "pimping out" a 14-year-old girl and using her for sex for himself, said Mark Herman, Harris County Precinct 4 constable.
Allen Auston is accused of "pimping out" a 14-year-old girl and using her for sex for himself, said Mark Herman, Harris County Precinct 4 constable.

14-year-old among sex trafficking victims rescued from motel, deputies say

A 14-year-old girl was among victims rescued from a motel in Harris County Precinct 4, deputies said at a press conference Friday. Read more >

A rooftop gunman who police say shot four people, killing two, is still on the loose after a Thursday evening shooting.
A rooftop gunman who police say shot four people, killing two, is still on the loose after a Thursday evening shooting.

2 killed by rooftop gunman in east Houston ambush identified

A rooftop gunman who police say shot four people, killing two, is still on the loose after a Thursday-evening shooting. Read more >

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FEMA mutes Channel 2 Investigates during conference call over manufactured homes auction

An on-the-record phone call Friday morning was scheduled to discuss the sale of manufactured housing units. Read more >

Texas News

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In Texas, property tax levies can be as individual as homeowners themselves

How much Texas property owners pay every year in property taxes is determined by a basic formula based on the appraised value of their land and buildings, the exemptions for which they qualify, and the tax rates set by local government entities like cities, counties and school districts. Read more >

National News

R. Kelly charged with multiple counts of sexual abuse, reports say

R. Kelly was charged Friday with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse, after decades of lurid rumors and allegations that the R&B star was sexually abusing women and underage girls. Read more >

Yee-haw!

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo parade marches through downtown Houston on Feb. 24, 2018.
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo parade marches through downtown Houston on Feb. 24, 2018.

It’s time to rodeo, Houston: Trail riders embark on 16-mile ride to Memorial Park

Hay, horses and covered wagons are on their way to Memorial Park, which can only mean one thing: the rodeo is just around the corner. Read more >


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