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News 2 Know: Houstonians accused in college cheating scandal, parole roundup gets results and more

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A woman takes a standardized test in this stock image from the Associated Press.
A woman takes a standardized test in this stock image from the Associated Press.

This is why 2 Houstonians are accused in college exam cheating scandal

Two Houston residents are connected to what prosecutors describe as a scheme to cheat on college entrance exams or offer bribes for admission. Read more >

Local News

A model shows the flight of a deadly plane crash in Trinity Bay on Feb. 23, 2019.
A model shows the flight of a deadly plane crash in Trinity Bay on Feb. 23, 2019.

New Report: Plane crashed into Trinity Bay at 500 mph, NTSB says

New details were released Tuesday, shedding light on last month's deadly cargo plane crash in Trinity Bay. Read more >

An alligator is seen in a pond in a Cinco Ranch park on March 11, 2019.
An alligator is seen in a pond in a Cinco Ranch park on March 11, 2019.

Gator at Cinco Ranch park lives dangerously close to children

Some parents are worried that there's an alligator too close to where families walk and children play. Read more >

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'We're going to come get you': Parole violator initiative getting results

Houston police teamed up with several agencies across the region for a two-week crackdown of parole violators. Read more >

Texas News 

Keila Ruby Flores, a mother of three, was sitting in a vehicle's passenger seat when a large rock smashed through the windshield and hit her.
Keila Ruby Flores, a mother of three, was sitting in a vehicle's passenger seat when a large rock smashed through the windshield and hit her.

Rock hurled from overpass smashes windshield, kills mother of 3

With his girlfriend Keila seated next to him and her three children in the back, Christopher Rodriguez was driving on a cool, clear Saturday night. Read more >

National News

Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin among 40 charged in college cheating scheme

Hollywood actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin were charged along with nearly 50 other people Tuesday in a scheme in which wealthy parents bribed college coaches and insiders at testing centers to get their children into some of the most elite schools in the country, federal prosecutors said. Read more >

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Houston Rodeo cow wants to be spectator in stands, not part of event

A cow at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo appeared to want to take in the show from the audience and not participate. Read more >


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