News 2 Know for Aug. 10, 2018

By Aaron Barker - Senior Digital Editor

It's Friday, y'all! Congratulations! You made it!

Aug. 10 is also National S'mores Day. The first recipe for the campfire favorite can be found in the 1927 publication of "Tramping and Trailing with the Girl Scouts," according to National Day Calendar.

Today's Weather

Scattered showers hit the area Friday afternoon, but moved out by the evening.

Don't forget! You can keep track of the radar and forecast throughout the day at or by downloading the Frank's Free Forecast app.

Local News

'Hit me hard, like a fully stocked grocery cart,' victim of shark bite says


Blaine Shelton and the wound he suffered when he was bit by a shark near Crystal Beach on Aug. 9, 2018.

Speaking to KPRC2 via phone, Blaine Shelton said he’ll remain in UTMB Hospital for another three or four days.

Long lines leave customers frustrated at local DPS centers


A look at the wait inside an area DPS center on Aug. 10, 2018.

This summer, customers at Houston area Texas Department of Public Safety Driver License Centers have found long lines.

Astroworld revival: Travis Scott announces music fest named after beloved Houston theme park

Giant Noise

Organizers released this artwork announcing the inaugural season of Astroworld Festival in November 2018.

Houston’s own Travis Scott on Friday announced the debut of a music festival that takes its name from one of the most nostalgic places in the city’s history -- Astroworld.

Man arrested after shootout, hourslong standoff in Bellaire

A man was arrested Friday after a shootout with Bellaire police and taking cover on the front porch of a nearby home for several hours, authorities said.

Texas News

Coming this weekend: The most spectacular meteor shower of the year

Ethan Miller/Getty Images

A Perseid meteor streaks across the sky above desert pine trees on August 13, 2015 in the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, Nevada.

The Perseid meteor shower will be visible around the world this weekend, and experts say stargazers can expect the show to be a spectacular one.

National & World News

Cell phone video captures teen pushed from towering bridge

KATU, Family Photos, Facebook via CNN

A cell phone video showing a teen being pushed off a high bridge above the Lewis River in Washington State is making a stir as the teen recovers from injuries in a Vancouver hospital.

Just for fun

Post Oak Little League team meets Astros ahead of World Series run

Jonathan Martinez/KPRC2

Carlos Correa and Alex Bregman pose for a photo with the Post Oak Little League team on Aug. 10, 2018.

The Post Oak Little League team will be heading to Williamsport, Pennsylvania, on Saturday morning and will play in its first game of the tournament on Thursday.

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