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News 2 Know: Woman slaps volunteer over parking ticket, licence plate flipper case update and more

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A bumpy Thursday comes to a close. Storms moved through on Thursday, so be sure to check out the forecast and stories below for more information.

Today was also National Animal Crackers Day. So, enjoy some of those tasty cookies to celebrate before the day ends.

Today's Weather

Chief Meteorologist Frank Billingsley has a quick look at the forecast. 

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From left to right: The handicapped parking spot where Jade Williams parked and received a citation and the parking enforcement officer who she is accused of slapping.
From left to right: The handicapped parking spot where Jade Williams parked and received a citation and the parking enforcement officer who she is accused of slapping.

Woman slaps 70-year-old volunteer after receiving parking ticket, deputies say

A woman was arrested and is accused of assaulting a parking enforcement volunteer after she received a citation for parking in a handicapped spot in west Houston, according to Constable Ted Heap's office. Read more >

Local News

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DA, defense differ on status of 'license plate flipper' case

Harris County prosecutors and an attorney representing a driver accused of using a license plate flipper have differing opinions about the status of the case after a hearing Thursday. Read more >

The city and the Houston Professional Firefighters Union are waiting on a judge to rule if Prop B is contradictory to state law.
The city and the Houston Professional Firefighters Union are waiting on a judge to rule if Prop B is contradictory to state law.

City, firefighters ordered to Prop B mediation by judge

A judge has ordered the city of Houston and firefighters to mediation in order to solve the puzzle of implementing the Proposition B pay parity. Read more >

Texas News

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Dallas-Fort Worth metro area saw biggest population growth in Texas in 2018

In a state where the population continues to rapidly swell, the sprawling Dallas-Fort Worth region remains a fundamental source for those gains. Read more >

National News 

Local reaction after release of Mueller report

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report revealed to a waiting nation Thursday that President Donald Trump had tried to seize control of the Russia probe and force Mueller's removal. Read more >

Spring cleaning

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Tackling Paper Clutter

Consumer expert Amy Davis gives tips on how to keep paper clutter at a minimum. Read more >

On This Day

In 1506, the cornerstone of the current St. Peter's Basilica was laid at the Vatican.


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