News 2 Know for Nov. 9, 2018

By Aaron Barker - Senior Digital Editor

Friday has arrived! 

On this day in 1799, Napoleon Bonaparte pulled off a coup and became the dictator of France, taking on the title of First Counsul.

Today's Weather

Chief Meteorologist Frank Billingsley has an update.

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

Road rage shooting leaves 1 teen dead, 1 injured, sheriff says

An 18-year-old man is dead and a 17-year-old is in the hospital after what police are calling a road-rage incident in southwest Houston. Read more >

Woman at bus stop shot by men involved in police chase near Greenspoint, officials say


The scene near the end of a chase near Greenpoint on Nov. 9, 2018.

Authorities said two men fired shots at law enforcement officials during a chase in north Harris County on Friday. Read more >

Prepare yourself: Part of 610 West Loop to be closed all weekend

Get ready, drivers. It’s one of the most well-traveled highways in the heart of Houston's Galleria neighborhood, and it will be closed all weekend. Read more >

Texas News

Principal accused of taking $900 from disabled 9-year-old

Associated Press

This photo provided by Pasco County Sheriff's Office shows Edward John Abernathy. Abernathy, a Florida elementary school principal is accused of stealing $900 from a mentally disabled 9-year-old. Abernathy was arrested Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018…

A Florida elementary school principal is accused of stealing $900 from a mentally disabled 9-year-old. Read more >

National News

Northern California wildfire claims 5 lives and quadruples in size

ImageĀ of the Hill Fire burning in Ventura County.

A mass shooting claimed the lives of 12 people in Thousand Oaks, California on Wednesday night. Now a brush fire is threatening the surrounding area. Read more >

Freebie Friday

Veterans can score some great deals this weekend

With Veterans Day upon us, there are lots of business around the state offering discounts for veterans and their families throughout the weekend. Read more >

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