News 2 Know: Underage driver crashes into home, Trump to visit Houston, UH watch party, more

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Happy Friday! Today is National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day so show your favorite local shops some love by stopping in aa giving them your business. 

Today is also National Lemon Chiffon Cake Day, so if you know a local baker you can celebrate both days at once by picking up a delicious pastry.

Today's Weather

Finally, it's here and what a mixed weather bag we have. This evening's Date Night looks fine--partly cloudy, breezy and warm. Meteorologist Frank Billingsley has a quick look at the forecast.

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Don't forget! You can keep track of the radar and forecast throughout the day at or by downloading the Frank's Free Forecast app.

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Tweet image from a now-private account on Twitter showing the house in Lexington, Kentucky, with the now-removed sign.

'Finish what Harvey started': Sign removed from Kentucky house ahead of UH Sweet 16 game

A sign saying “We’re going to finish what Harvey started…#CatsBy90” has been taken down after a photo of the sign went viral. Read more >

Local News

The house on Harding Street where two people were killed and four HPD officers were shot on Jan. 28, 2019.

More cases linked to HPD officer at center of deadly botched raid dismissed

Channel 2 Investigates has learned that two charges involving investigations by Houston police officer Gerald Goines have been dismissed. Read more >

15-year-old crashes truck into southwest Houston home, police say

A southwest Houston family says they are counting their blessings after no one was injured when an underage driver crashed a pickup truck into their home.  Read more >

Texas News 

President Trump expected to make April fundraising trip to Houston

President Donald Trump is planning to return to Texas next month to raise money for his re-election campaign, according to people familiar with his plans. Read more >

National News

Autopsy: 7-year-old Guatemalan girl is US custody died from sepsis

An autopsy report released Friday has revealed the cause of death of the 7-year-old Guatemalan girl who died after being taken into US Customs and Border Protection custody late last year. Read more >

Go Coogs!

Students, alums and fans prepare to watch UH Coogs take on Kentucky

Every Friday is "Cougar Red Friday" on the University of Houston campus, but this one was special as students, alums and fans prepared to watch the UH men's basketball team take on the University of Kentucky in the Sweet Sixteen. Read more >

About the Author:

Daniela Sternitzky-Di Napoli has been a digital news editor at KPRC 2 since 2018. She is a published poet and has background in creative writing and journalism. Daniela has covered events like Hurricane Harvey and the Astros World Series win. In her spare time, Daniela is an avid reader and loves to spend time with her two miniature dachshunds.