News 2 Know: Houstonians step up to help woman's water bill, skeletal remains discovered and more

By Cory McCord - Digital News Editor, Aaron Barker - Senior Digital Editor

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Patsy Henry after she got help with her water bill.

Houstonians step up to help woman struggling to deal with $5,400 water bill

Real answers and real help came Friday for a 74-year-old cancer patient battling the city of Houston over a $5,400 water bill. Read more >

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A gruesome discovery was made at an apartment complex in southwest Houston.

Skeletal remains found wrapped, hidden under mattress in apartment, police say

A gruesome discovery was made at some condominiums in southwest Houston. Read more >

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At left, damage to a northeast Houston home is seen April 19, 2019, after police said a woman they were trying to arrest set herself and the house on fire. At right, the woman is wheeled to an ambulance.

Woman who set self on fire had been charged in husband's death, police say

A woman set herself on fire Friday as officers were trying to arrest her in connection with her husband’s death, police said. Read more >

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Temporary immigration detention facilities to open in El Paso, Rio Grande Valley

El Paso and the Rio Grande Valley are less than two weeks away from the scheduled opening of temporary detention centers that will each house up to 500 migrants who have crossed the border to seek asylum. Read more >

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The Smoking Pot Coffee Shop on Longpoint Road (Photo: Facebook)

The Smoking Pot CBD coffee shop picks 4/20 date to open

A CBD coffee shop in the Houston area will open its doors on -- you guessed it -- April 20. Read more >

On This Day

Two very sad anniversaries are marked today.

In 1993, the FBI raided a compound in Waco that was occupied by David Koresh and his followers that had been under siege by authorities for 51 days. A fire happened and 76 people were killed.

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A still image taken from video footage of the Waco seige on April 19, 1993.

In 1995, a bomb was detonated outside the Murrah federal building in Oklahoma City in an act of domestic terrorism. A total of 168 people were killed, including 19 children. More than 680 people were injured.

With Sunday marking the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, look back at the other violence that has occurred in April in America.

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