News 2 Know: Family escapes burning SUV, Houston-area businesses help government workers and more

By Aaron Barker - Senior Digital Editor

Tuesday is National Hat Day, so hopefully you donned your favorite jaunty cap and celebrated!

Today also marks 18 years since the launch of Wikipedia. The online, crowd-sourced encyclopedia was created by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger in 2001.

Today's Weather

Chief Meteorologist Frank Billingsley has a quick weather update.

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

Gunman sought after shots fired at Katy-area mosque

KPRC2

Law enforcement officials released this grainy surveillance image of the vehicle.

Harris County deputies said they need the public’s help after someone fired a gun at an area mosque. Read more >

These Houston-area businesses are giving government workers a break during the shutdown

Chick-fil-A

As the partial government shutdown continues, Houston-area businesses are stepping up to help out families with loved ones affected by the situation.  Read more >

Family escapes burning SUV in driveway

KPRC2

David Cox and his family saw their 2017 Acura MDX burst into flames on Jan. 13, 2019.

A Friendswood family is dealing with the aftermath of a freak incident that destroyed their SUV. Read more >
 

Texas News

Does Texas need a state soft drink? Dr Pepper thinks so

Dr Pepper

Dr Pepper is making a play to become the official soft drink of Texas. Read more >

National News

'Emotional connection': H-E-B ranks 4th among top US grocery retailers US, survey says

H-E-B is among the top grocery store retailers in the United States. Read more >

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