News 2 Know: Toddler dies after being struck by vehicle, catcalls lead to shooting and more

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Showers and downpours hit the area in the early evening. We hit 100 degrees for the seventh straight day. It'll stay steamy for the rest of the evening and temps will fall into the low-80s. Check Justin's full forecast for more.


Toddler dies after being run over by car at southeast Houston apartment complex


Police block a parking lot at a southeast Houston apartment complex after a deadly crash Aug. 14, 2019.

A toddler has died after being run over by a car at an apartment complex in southeast Houston.

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12 new Texas laws going into effect Sept. 1

Many Texas laws are changing on Sept. 1 following 2019's legislative session.

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Woman accused of threatening classmate with razor during disagreement over cause of diabetes


Three mug shots of Rolonda Renee Lewis.

A warrant was issued for the arrest of 22-year-old Rolonda Renee Lewis, who is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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Catcalls lead to shooting at north Houston gas station, police say


Police block the parking lot of a gas station in north Houston after a shooting Aug. 14, 2019.

Catcalls led to a shooting Wednesday at a north Houston gas station, according to police.

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Gunman wounds at least 6 officers in Philadelphia, police said


The scene where several police officers were shot in Philadelphia on Aug. 14, 2019.

At least one gunman opened fire on police Wednesday as they were serving a warrant in a Philadelphia neighborhood, wounding six officers and triggering a standoff that extended into the evening, authorities said.

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In 1945, Japan surrendered unconditionally to end World War II.

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