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News 2 Know: House explosion caused by drug manufacturing, video shows truck crash into house & more

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Monday' almost over and another wonderful work week has started.

Today is National Zipper Day. Elias Howe first patented the "Automatic, Continuous Clothing Closure," in 1851, but he never marketed it. The modern zipper, which we all use today, wasn't invented until 1913 by an engineer at the Universal Fastener Company.

Today's Weather

Chief Meteorologist Frank Billingsley has a look at the forecast.

VIDEO: Frank Billingsley 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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House explosion caused by synthetic marijuana manufacturing, deputies say

Fort Bend County sheriff’s deputies are investigating an explosion in the upscale Riverstone neighborhood. Read more >

Local News

The mug shot of Neilo Jhaman Johnson, who is charged with murder in connection with a shooting on April 26, 2019.
The mug shot of Neilo Jhaman Johnson, who is charged with murder in connection with a shooting on April 26, 2019.

Man charged with murder after shooting Uber passenger to death, officials say

A 25-year-old man is charged with murder after authorities said he shot an Uber passenger last week. Read more >

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Text message prompts scrutiny of Precinct 3 Constable's Office

Officials with the Waller County District Attorney’s Office tell KPRC they have opened an investigation into a text message that appears to come from a chief deputy with the Precinct 3 Constable’s Office. Read more >

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Video shows truck losing control, crashing into house

It was a quiet Saturday morning until a truck crashed into James McCann’s garage on 4734 Hidden Springs Drive. Read more >

National News

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Hawaii helicopter crash kills 3

A helicopter crash killed three people in suburban Honolulu on Monday, The Associated Press reported. Read more >

Spoiler Alert

'Game of Thrones' Episode 3 recap: Say hello to the god of death

SPOILER WARNING: If you have not watched Season 8, Episode 3 of Game of Thrones, retreat into your castle and seal yourself in the very safe crypts because this post is one big spoiler. Read more >

On This Day

In 1967, Aretha Franklin released her single "Respect." It would go on to become the Billboard Song of the Year.


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