News 2 Know: Skilling released from federal custody, legal actions related to cemetery halted & more

By Daniela Sternitzky-Di Napoli - Digital News Editor

Thursday is winding down!

Today's Weather

Today started off wet and cold and it stayed that was. Chief Meteorologist Frank Billingsley has a quick 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.

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The scene of an officer-involved shooting in southwest Houston on Feb. 21, 2019.

Man points gun at officers, gets shot in SW Houston, Acevedo says

An off-duty Houston police officer shot a 17-year-old suspect in southwest Houston, according to HPD Chief Art Acevedo. Read more >

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Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling leaves the federal courthouse Friday, June 21, 2013, in Houston after being resentenced for his role in the energy giants' collapse.

Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling released from federal custody

After spending more than a decade in federal custody, former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling is a free man.  Read more >

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Meg Aryn was recued by Stevie and Scott Atkinson.

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A massive gravesite was found during construction for a Fort Bend ISD building.

Fort Bend ISD halts legal actions related to 95 graves found at construction site

Fort Bend Independent School District's board of trustees announced Thursday that it will halt further legal actions in connection with the historic cemetery discovered at the site of the James Reese Career and Technical Center, according to a news release from the school.  Read more >

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Texas family reunites with lost dog - in Pennsylvania

As yet another winter storm pounded Pennsylvania, Juan Mendez of Texas said flying north, he had only one thing on his mind. Read more >

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Bill's Blog: Balleza covers the Vatican summit on sex abuse of minors

KPRC2's Bill Balleza is in Rome, Italy, to cover the Vatican summit on the prevention of sex abuse of minors. Read more >

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Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Barbecue Cook-off

Annual rodeo cook-off features international flair

Final preparations are underway for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo's 49th annual World Championship Barbecue Cookoff Contest.​​​​​​ Read more >

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