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News 2 Know: Bus driver accused of DWI, 8 spelling bee winners and more

Welcome to Friday!

Not only is it the last day of the work week, but it's also National Smile Day. So, spread a little cheer today with a friendly smile.

Let's get your day started with a forecast you're sure to smile about.

Today's Weather 🌩

Look for a decent mix of clouds and sun, with a 40% chance of some afternoon storms. The rain chances back off for the weekend, but the heat sure doesn't. Temperatures will stay in the 90s through Sunday, and high humidity levels will push the feels like temperatures into the 100s.

Happening Today

Artifacts from NASA's Apollo days will return to Houston today. Consoles from Misson Control that were used to help guide trips to the moon were sent to Kansas for restoration. Those 19 consoles are part of a $5 million restoration of the Houston Mission Control room.

School Bus Driver Charged With DWI

A bus driver was arrested Thursday, May 30, 2019 in Spring. She is accused of driving drunk with students on the bus. No students were injured.

School bus driver accused of driving intoxicated with kids aboard posts $100 bond

A school bus driver who authorities said was intoxicated while driving with kids on board Thursday could soon be released from jail after posting a $100 bond overnight. Officials said she failed her field sobriety test "miserably" after drivers reported the bus swerving on the road. Read more

H-I-S-T-O-R-Y

Co-champions (L-R) Shruthika Padhy (307), Erin Howard (93), Rishik Gandhasri (5), Christopher Serrao (427), Saketh Sundar (132), Sohum Sukhatankar (354), Rohan Raja (462), and Abhijay Kodali (407), hold the trophy for photographers after 20 rounds of competition and won the championship of the Scripps National Spelling Bee onMay 31, 2019, in National Harbor, Maryland.

The National Spelling Bee has not one -- but 8 champions

Can you spell history? The 92nd Scripps National Spelling Bee had an epic ending with eight co-champions. Read more

Tariff Threat

Donald Trump

Trump erupts over immigration, threatening Mexico with tariffs

President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to impose new tariffs on Mexico if the country does not step up its immigration enforcement actions, combining his boiling border-related frustrations with his preferred method of punishing foreign countries. Read more

Freebie Friday

4 free things to do in the Houston area this weekend

Who says you need to break the bank to have a good time? From the healthy to the hungry, here are four things that you can do in the Houston area this weekend that are absolutely free. Read more


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