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News 2 Know: Severe weather sweeps southeast Texas, ringleader in man's death executed and more

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We're almost finished with Wednesday. 

Today is also National Administrative Professionals' Day. It is a day to recognize the work of secretaries, administrative assistants, receptionists and other administrative support professionals.

Today's Weather

A funnel cloud was spotted in the Bryan/College Station area as severe weather moves through Southeast Texas.

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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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John William King, convicted ringleader in James Byrd Jr. dragging death, is executed

A man who orchestrated one of the most gruesome hate crimes in U.S. history was executed Wednesday for the dragging death of James Byrd Jr. nearly 21 years ago. Read more >

Local News

Jasper residents remember James Byrd Jr. on day John William King executed

As some of James Byrd Jr.’s family members witnessed the execution of his killer Bill King in Huntsville, others gathered in Jasper, with friends and clergy to pray for both men. Read more >

The Houston Police Department along with other agencies held a news conference to announce multiple arrests made in a human trafficking investigation.
The Houston Police Department along with other agencies held a news conference to announce multiple arrests made in a human trafficking investigation.

47 arrested, 2 juveniles recovered in human trafficking sting

The Houston Police Department, along with other agencies, held a news conference to announce multiple arrests made in a human trafficking investigation. Read more >

   

Texas News

Flooding covered some cars up to their roofs in a Dallas Love Field Airport parking garage.
Flooding covered some cars up to their roofs in a Dallas Love Field Airport parking garage.

Dozens of cars submerged in Dallas airport parking garage

Heavy rains flooded a parking garage at Dallas Love Field Airport, submerging dozens cars and trucks -- some up to the rooftops. Read more >

National News

Still image from bodycam video of Charlotte, North Carolina police-involved shooting.
Still image from bodycam video of Charlotte, North Carolina police-involved shooting.

Police release full bodycam video of Charlotte police shooting

After Danquirs Franklin was shot, he lay on the ground as police officers appeared to struggle trying to request medical assistance and call for backup over the radio, new bodycam footage shows. Read more >

The more you know

Do's and don't's for microwaving food

A study published in the Journal of Food Science cooked 20 different vegetables, finding that microwaving and baking preserved nutrients better than boiling. Read more >

On This Day

In 1962, Massachusetts Institute of Technology sent a TV signal by satellite for the first time from California to Massachusetts.


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