News 2 Know: Facebook crashes, 2 Houstonians involved in scandal and more

It's Wednesday, and it's also National Good Samaritan Day. We've got a collection of some stories that focus on these people who help their fellow man here.

On this day in 1930, Clyde Tombaugh announced the discovery of Pluto at the Lowell Observatory.

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UH, UT baseball recruits accused of sexually assaulting, kicking underage girls

Two college baseball recruits are accused of a disturbing crime in Nacogdoches. Read more >

Local News

Niki Williams leaving the federal courthouse in Houston on March 12, 2019.

How prosecutors say Niki Williams is involved in college admissions scandal

It's a scandal that's making headlines across the nation. Dozens have been indicted in an elaborate scheme to secure admission for students to prestigious universities. Read more >

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Who is Martin Fox, the Houstonian accused in college bribery scandal?

A college admissions scandal has made international headlines and has direct ties to Houston. Read more >

Texas News 

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University of Texas coach accused in college bribery scheme dismissed

The University of Texas at Austin is one of eight universities involved in a national college admissions and testing bribery scheme, according to the U.S. attorney's office. Read more >

National News

Is Facebook down? Some FB/IG users experiencing major issues

Some Facebook and Instagram users experienced complications on Wednesday. Read more >