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 click2houston.com/weather or by downloading the Frank's Free Forecast app.

Local News

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

KPRC2

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

KPRC2

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

KPRC

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'

Stripes

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 >

Yee-haw!

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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