News 2 Know: Snake handler bitten by deadly cobra, dramatic fire rescue & more

By Daniela Sternitzky-Di Napoli - Digital News Editor

Commuters were met with a wall of fog Tuesday morning that caused a fatal accident and school and flight delays in the Houston area.

Today is also National Answer the Phone like Buddy the Elf Day. So, don't be shy to get a little festive with your greetings.

Today's Weather

Chief Meteorologist Frank Billingsley has a look at what we can expect for the rest of the week.

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

Snake handler bitten by pet Cobra says Ben Taub doctor saved his life


A Beaumont resident can say what many can't -- he was bitten by a venomous cobra and lived. This man said if it wasn't for one doctor's help, he'd probably be dead. Read more >

Dramatic body cam video shows deputies rescue man on fire

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Video shows deputies rescuing an unconscious man on fire on December 13, 2018.

Dramatic body cam footage shows the moments quick-thinking deputies sprung into action to rescue an unconscious man who was on fire in Chambers County last week. Read more >

Judge denies police union and city's injunction, dissolves restraining order against Prop B


A judge has lifted a court order blocking the implementation of a new charter amendment that would give Houston's firefighters pay parity with city police officers, but which Houston's mayor says would cost the city up to $100 million and result in hundreds of layoffs. Read more >

Texas News

Move over or slow down: Law will be enforced by authorities

Local law enforcement officials are beginning efforts focusing on enforcing the state's Move Over/Slow Down law. Read more >

National News

Penny Marshall, actress and director, dead at 75

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Penny Marshall, who starred in "Laverne & Shirley" before becoming one of the top-grossing female directors in Hollywood, has died. She was 75. Read more >

Best As Seen on TV gifts

        Products tested by consumer expert Amy Davis that make the best gifts

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From spouses and parents to co-workers, your gift list may be long this holiday season. However, many of us are short on ideas. Consumer expert Amy Davis is reminding you of some of the best products she tested this year that would make great gifts. Read more >

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