News 2 Know: Custom casket made for Sierra, hit-and-run suspect questions bond amount and more

By Brittany Taylor - Digital News Editor

Good evening from Click2Houston.com. It’s Monday, Sept. 9.

Today is also National Teddy Bear Day. So, dust off the Pooh or Paddington and enjoy some nostalgic cuddles today.

Let’s end the evening with a check on the forecast.

Today’s weather

After a few strong storms west and north of Houston, daytime heating is starting to wane and the showers will die out by 8 p.m., if not sooner. Check Frank’s forecast for all the details.

Local company makes custom casket for slain 5-year-old Sierra Patino

A local company, Soulshine Industries designed a custom casket for 5-year-old Sierra Patino's burial after the girl's family reached out.

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'Yo, why is my bond so much?': Suspect appears in court after woman killed in hit-and-run crash

A suspect has been arrested and charges filed after a fatal hit-and-run crash near State Highway 288 and Holcombe Boulevard.

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Swastika symbol, word 'pig' spray-painted on Splendora ISD officer's front door

Splendora Independent School District Officer Sean Allison woke up to find the word "pig" and a swastika symbol spray-painted on his front door Sunday morning. 

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Defense lawyers for 'Killer Nurse' Genene Jones drop request for competency trial

 Attorneys for so-called Killer Nurse Genene Jones on Monday pulled a surprise in court when they withdrew their request for a competency trial.

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On this day: In 2015, Queen Elizabeth II became the longest-reigning British monarch.

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