News 2 Know: Pastor responds to critics after purchase for wife, Prop B delayed and more

By Aaron Barker - Senior Digital Editor

The work week is over! There are only 11 days until Christmas and 17 days until the end of 2018.

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Local News

TEARFUL DEFENSE: Megachurch pastor stands up for $200K Lamborghini gift to wife

Facebook/John Gray Ministries

The Facebook Live video, seen in this screen still, was removed from the John Gray Ministries page on Dec. 14, 2018.

A South Carolina megachurch pastor with Houston ties defended his purchase of a $200,000 Lamborghini for his wife after online backlash. Read more >

Prop B delayed after judge extends restraining order

KPRC2

A judge in Houston extended a restraining order that halts the implementation of Proposition B. Read more >

Panties, hair among 'trophies' kept by man accused of raping girl, documents say

La Porte Police Department

Buford Crowell has been charged with aggravated assault of a child after his sister found a disturbing video on his phone, police said.

A La Porte man accused of raping a 13-year-old girl more than 20 years ago kept children’s panties and hair as "trophies" of other assaults, according to court documents released Friday. He is ultimately charged with three counts of aggravated sexual assault and one count of child pornography for cases involving two victims who have come forward to police. Read more >

Texas News

VIDEO: Santa traffic stop in Fulshear captured on body camera

Fulshear Police Department

A Fulshear Police Department officer pulled over Santa Claus.

Santa was driving a car and not a reindeer-powered sled when he was pulled over by Fulshear police.  Read more >

National News

More than 90 cats, dogs head to Minnesota, thanks to Astros player Lance McCullers

A bus full of four-pawed friends drove north on their quest for a forever home, thanks to Astros player Lance McCullers Jr. Read more >

Freebie Friday

        Carols, cocoa, lights and snow

Houston is getting into the holiday spirit. Here are some family-fun, free events going on this weekend full of holiday cheer. Read more >

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