News 2 Know: Father of girl found dead in closet wants justice, body found in dumpster and more

Good evening from Click2Houston.com. It's Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019.

Today was National Macadamia Nut Day, so hopefully, you celebrated by enjoying a macadamia cookie or dessert or just snacking on the nuts.

Let's wrap up the day with a look at the weather and the top headlines.


It was hot Wednesday with a high of 99 degrees. Look for 100 degrees tomorrow! Tonight, we fall slowly into the 80s with an overnight low of 76. The hot temperatures continue into the weekend, with no rain relief. We'll have better chances for that next week so plan for a hot, dry weekend ahead. Check Justin's full forecast for more.

Go to the Hurricane Headquarters section for all the updates and all the details on the tropics.

'I'm still her dad': Father of 5-year-old girl found dead in closet wants justice

Sierra Patino is seen in these undated family photos assembled on Sept. 4, 2019.

The father of a 5-year-old girl whose body was found in a closet on Labor Day said he just wants justice for his daughter.

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Body found in dumpster at northwest Houston apartment complex

Investigators look over the scene where a body was found in a dumpster in northwest Houston on Sept. 4, 2019.

A body was found in a dumpster Wednesday at an apartment complex in northwest Houston.

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Search to continue through night for employee who jumped in water to help kayaker

Rescuers will continue searching the waters near Galveston Bay through Wednesday night in search of a worker who jumped into the water from the Kemah Boardwalk.

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'I don't know why you're freaking out': 911 dispatcher scolds drowning woman

Donna Reneau

Debra Stevens was working her normal newspaper delivery route in Fort Smith, Arkansas, when rising flood waters began to overtake her SUV.

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Man charged with murder in connection with fatal DWI crash

Charges have been filed against a man who police said caused a fatal crash in south Houston.

Charges have been filed against a man who police said caused a fatal crash in south Houston.

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