News 2 Know: Student describes teacher's hidden tattoos, man ID'd after being found dead and more

By Aaron Barker - Senior Digital Editor

Wednesday is also National Cheddar Day. So, celebrate with a slice on your burger or grated on your salad.

It's also the day before Valentine's Day. Have you figured out what to get your sweetie? If not, we've got some ideas at

On this day in 1972, the film version of "Cabaret", starring Liza Minnelli and Michael York, was released.

Today's Weather

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Local News

'How do you even get a pet tiger?' Here's the 311 call that led to one being found


A tiger found Monday at an abandoned southeast Houston home is expected to be transported to her permanent home Tuesday.

It was a call to Houston’s non-emergency line that led to the discovery of a tiger in an abandoned house Monday, and officials have released a transcript of that call. Read more >

Student describes teacher's tattoos in improper relationship investigation, prosecutors say

Brazos County Sheriff

Gianna Benardski, a former teacher at Brazosport High School, is accused of having an improper relationship with a student, a police report revealed.

A Brazosport High School teacher is out of a job following allegations that she was involved in a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student, according to probable cause documents.  Read more >

Man identified after being found dead in Texas Medical Center

Stanley Spigel

The body of a man who went missing from a hospital was found Wednesday morning at a construction site in the Texas Medical Center. Read more >

Texas News

This Texas program lands poor people in jail. Getting rid of it has been too complicated

Texas lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are pushing to fix a program that critics say traps low-income drivers in a cycle of debt — with hopes that this time, they'll find a solution. Read more >

National News

Judge voids Paul Manafort plea deal, says he 'intentionally' lied

Mark Wilson/2018 Getty Images

Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort

Paul Manafort "intentionally" lied to special counsel Robert Mueller's office, breaking the plea agreement that made him the star cooperator in the Russia probe, a federal judge found on Wednesday. Read more >


How to get rodeo concert tickets for under $10, more rodeo deals

In less than two weeks, thousands of people will be sporting their best boots and belt buckles for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, but you don't have to break the bank to go out there. Read more >

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