News 2 Know: Buzbee calls to seek Acevedo's resignation, couple flies to Houston with pot and more

By Aaron Barker - Senior Digital Editor

Happy Presidents Day! It's a federal holiday, which means many government offices were closed.

It's also National Drink Wine Day. Not that you really need an excuse to drink some wine, but that's a pretty good one. So, cheers!

On this day in 1885, Mark Twain publishes the "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" in the U.S.

Today's Weather

Chief Meteorologist Frank Billingsley has a look at the forecast.

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

EXCLUSIVE: Buzbee calls on Mayor to seek Chief Acevedo's resignation


From left to right: Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo and Tony Buzbee.

Tony Buzbee called Monday for the resignation of Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo in a statement sent exclusively to KPRC2. Read more >

Couple accused of flying from California to Houston with 66+ pounds of pot


Photos of Nooralla Gheewalla-Fayyaz and Fayyaz Osama and the bags they are accused of flying with from California to Houston.

A woman and man are accused of flying from California to Houston with more than 66 pounds of pot. Read more >

Couple identified in apparent murder-suicide at Sugar Land home, police say


Investigators look over the scene of a murder-suicide at a home in Sugar Land, Texas, on Feb. 18, 2019.

A husband and wife are dead after an apparent murder-suicide at their home in Sugar Land, police said Monday. Read more > 

Texas News

These Selena cups from Stripes make our hearts go 'Bidi Bidi Bom Bom'


The latest Selena cup from Stripes.

Selena, the “Queen of Tejano,” will never be forgotten – primarily because we’re celebrating her with cups, bags, a festival, a children’s book, a TV show, a Google Doodle, and now, cups again. But bidi bidi bom bom, she’s still in our hearts -- and we’ll take it all!  Read more >

World News

Sailor in iconic V-J Day Times Square kiss photo dies at 95

National Archives

The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II died Sunday. George Mendonsa was 95. Read more >


Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo names top young artists

The Reserve Grand Champion Work of Art.

Eighty-two artists from across the state were recognized at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Sunday. Read more >

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