News 2 Know: Thief uses tow truck in theft, free Apollo-themed events, celebration at Space Center

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It’s finally Friday. It’s also the day 50 years ago that the Apollo 11 mission entered the orbit of the moon. Within 24 hours, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin would descend to the surface and become the first people to walk on the moon.

If you missed our Apollo 11 anniversary special that aired Wednesday, you can watch it on-demand and get other great content about the mission at

Let’s get your evening started.


Today’s weather

The evening ahead promises dry, but humid, weather for Date Night ??with temperatures in the 80s falling to 78F overnight. Tomorrow is a rinse 'n repeat of today with just a 10% shower chance. Check Frank’s full forecast for all the details.

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Thief uses tow truck to steal vehicle outside doctor's office in southeast Houston

Thief uses a tow truck to steal vehicle outside a doctor's office in southeast Houston.

A bold thief stole an SUV out of the parking lot of a doctor's office and the theft was caught on camera. What makes this robbery so strange is that the thief didn't break into the vehicle -- he towed it away.

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5 traffic headaches in the Houston area this weekend you'll want to avoid

Traffic moves along a freeway in Hosuton on Sept. 6, 2017. (KPRC)

Construction projects this weekend are sure to cause some Houston-area drivers to stress this weekend.

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4 free Apollo-themed things you can do in Houston this weekend

The 50th anniversary of the moon landing is Saturday, and there are plenty of events around Space City aimed at marking the historic Apollo 11 mission.

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Everything you need to know about Space Center Houston's Apollo celebration

(Photo: Space Center Houston)

Space Center Houston is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with a special event Saturday night.

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On this day

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