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News 2 Know: Passenger shot during Uber ride, Houston-area driver charged in Colorado crash and more

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Friday is almost over and the weekend is here!

Not only was it the final day of the work week, but it was also Arbor Day. There are lots of great places to get out and enjoy nature and gain an appreciation of the trees that help us survive. Here's a list of parks in Harris County.

Today's Weather

Chief Meteorologist Frank Billingsley with a look at the weather

VIDEO: Frank has your forecast

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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Windows of a vehicle being driven by an Uber driver are shattered in north Harris County, Texas, after a shooting that killed a passenger April 26, 2019.
Windows of a vehicle being driven by an Uber driver are shattered in north Harris County, Texas, after a shooting that killed a passenger April 26, 2019.

Passenger shot, killed during Uber ride in north Harris County

A man who had been picked up by an Uber driver Friday was shot and killed during the ride, authorities said. Read more >

Local News

A.J. Armstrong arrives at a Houston courtroom April 26, 2019, as jury deliberations continue.
A.J. Armstrong arrives at a Houston courtroom April 26, 2019, as jury deliberations continue.

Armstrong trial judge tells deadlocked jury to resolve their differences

After two days of apparent deadlock, the judge presiding over the trial of A.J. Armstrong instructed jurors to resolve their differences Friday. Read more >

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Local teacher placed on administrative leave after allegations of inappropriate behavior

Clear Creek Independent School District officials are investigating allegations that a Clear Brook High School teacher demonstrated inappropriate behavior. Read more >

   

Sports News

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Welcome to H-Town: Texans introduce first-round draft pick Tytus Howard

"Welcome to Houston, Tytus." Read more >

National News

At left, flames engulf vehicles involved in a deadly crash in Lakewood, Colorado, on April 25, 2019. At right, Rogel Aguilera is seen in a mug shot released by authorities April 26, 2019.
At left, flames engulf vehicles involved in a deadly crash in Lakewood, Colorado, on April 25, 2019. At right, Rogel Aguilera is seen in a mug shot released by authorities April 26, 2019.

Houston-area truck driver charged in deadly Colorado pileup

The driver of the semitrailer that police said caused the deadly 28-vehicle crash on I-70 in Denver on Thursday has been identified as Rogel Lazaro Aguilera. Read more >

The end is near

'It tops all the Marvel movies': Fans rave about Avengers: Endgame after midnight showing

Things have calmed down at theaters across Houston after the midnight showings let out, but it won’t stay that way for long as people head out for the early Friday showing of "Avengers: Endgame." Read more >

On This Day

In 1986, the 4th reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power station in the USSR explodes, killing 31 people. Radioactive contamination reaches much of Western Europe, marking the worst nuclear disaster in the world.


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