News 2 Know: City officials prepare for potential flood threat, 411 lb. wild boar caught in Texas

Good evening from It’s Monday, Sept. 16.

Today is National Cinnamon Raisin Bread Day, so toast up a slice (or two) and celebrate the day.

It is also National Child Passenger Safety Week, and the Texas Children's Hospital and Safe Kids of Greater Houston are teaming up for seat safety checks across the area.

Here is a list of places where you can go to get your child's car seat checked.

Let’s end the day with a look at the forecast and the top headlines.


KPRC 2 meteorologists are tracking an area of low pressure in the Gulf that is expected to bring heavy rain this week. The rain is expected to move through Tuesday through Thursday with the heaviest part being Wednesday. The downpours could cause isolated street flooding and quick rises for creeks and bayous. Check Frank's full forecast for more.


411 lb. wild boar caught near San Antonio golf course

Lone Star Trapping

A 411-pound feral boar was caught near Gateway Hills Golf Course last Thursday by members of the Lone Star Trapping.

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1997 murder conviction under review after corrupt DEA agent convicted of perjury

The conviction of a former Drug Enforcement Administration Agent has raised new questions about a decades-old homicide case in Houston.

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Victim of violent home invasion also connected to 'prime social' raid

A video shows two masked men sneaking through the yard of a Tanglewood home to pull a home invasion robbery next door. 

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Anthony Bourdain's possessions will be auctioned off

Anthony Bourdain poses in the press room during the 2014 Creative Arts Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on August 16, 2014, in Los Angeles.

For years before his death, Anthony Bourdain brought the world and its cultures into our homes.

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5 things we learned about Dennis Rodman on his visit to Houston Life

The United Auto Workers union went out on strike against General Motors Sunday night, the first work stoppage in the US auto industry in 12 years.

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5 new things to look out for at the Texas Renaissance Festival

While it may be the 45th Annual Texas Renaissance Festival, there are a few updates and new entertainment options that festival fans should look out for this year.

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On this day: In 1997, Steve Jobs was named interim CEO of Apple.