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Tuesday Expected to be Cold and Wet A cold rain will start falling near sunrise Tuesday and continues through the day, winding down by the evening. Heaviest rain of 1-2" will be in East Texas. DFW can expect around a half inch. The rain chances will go up during the morning hours, then start to taper off as we move into the evening.

California and 15 Other States Sue Over Trump's National Emergency California and 15 other states filed a lawsuit Monday challenging Donald Trump's national emergency declaration. "The president admitted that there's not a basis for the declaration. He admitted there's no crisis at the border.

Texas Sen. Angela Paxton Files Bill That Would Impact Attorney General's Office A bill authored by state Sen. Angela Paxton could extend the power of Texas' Attorney General's office, according to a story first reported by the Texas Tribune.

Murray Waits to Measure Up After Picking NFL Over Baseball Now that Kyler Murray has decided to play in the NFL instead of reporting to spring training as a first-round draft pick by baseball's Oakland Athletics, the questions can shift to the Heisman Trophy winner's height. The former Oklahoma star says everyone will get their answer at the NFL combine next week.

Davey O'Brien Foundation Introduces Winners Kyler Murray, Jim Plunkett and Frisco's Hannah Mandell The Davey O'Brien Foundation hosted a short discussion with this year's winners Monday afternoon ahead of the award presentation and dinner. This year's award winners are: Oklahoma junior Kyler Murray, Jim Plunkett, Hannah Mandell and the O'Brien Family.

Dallas Life Graduates Get Diploma and Second Chance Dallas Life's 'Homeless No More' program graduates donned caps and gowns to get their diplomas Monday morning, signifying the completion of an intense 10-week course.

Changes on the Way to Stretch of East Lancaster Avenue in Fort Worth The city council approved a public improvement district last week to help a 5-mile stretch of East Lancaster Avenue between East Loop 820 and Riverside Drive.

McKinney Firefighter Arrested, Accused of Child Sex Abuse A McKinney firefighter accused of child sex abuse was arrested Sunday, police records show. Chad Watson, 38, was charged with continuous sex abuse of a child under 14-years-old, according to Collin County Jail records. The city of McKinney issued a statement Monday regarding Watson.

Bill introduced that would authorize coins honoring George and Barbara Bush Senator Susan Collins of Maine has introduced a bill that would honor 41st President George H.W Bush and former First Lady Barbara by making them the face of a new $1 coin to begin circulation in 2019. Sen.

UNT Set To Acquire Properties, Possibly By Eminent Domain The UNT Systems Board of Regents has approved the acquisition of four privately owned properties on Avenue C through the use of eminent domain, if necessary. The decision came last week with a focus on supporting the "continuing growth of the university," according to a university statement sent to NBC 5.

Sunset Photos - Feb. 18, 2019 Sunset photos from Doug and Stephen were featured on NBC 5 First at Four on Monday, February 18, 2019.

5 Ways Extra Arts Education Benefits Houston Students "Anecdotally, educators - and especially arts advocates and arts educators - they're not surprised at all. In fact, a common reaction from them to the study's results are, 'Duh! We know this, but it's nice to have some evidence,'" said Kisida.

Report Analyzes Automation And Impact On Local Jobs, City Crews Repaired 100 Percent Of Potholes Reported In 2018, And Activists Want HPD To End No-Kn Report Analyzes Automation And Impact On Local Jobs. About one in four jobs in Houston are at high risk of being displaced by automation in years to come, according to a recent report by the Brookings Institution. The study looked at how emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning will transform the American workforce.

As Piedras Negras facility prepares to close, fate of hundreds of migrants remains unclear Last week, President Donald Trump declared a state of emergency on the southern border to fund his long-promised border wall. During his State of the Union speech earlier this month, the president invoked the caravan as a reason the country needed the barrier.

NRH Police Looking for Man Accused of Credit Card Theft North Richland Hills Police are asking for help identifying a man who broke into a car, stole a credit card, then used the stolen card at a nearby store. Investigators said the man has several visible tattoos, including one on his right hand that is the outline of Texas.

Texas F Kamaka Hepa in concussion protocol after practice injury When the Texas Longhorns hosted the Oklahoma State Cowboys last Saturday at the Erwin Center, freshman forward Kamaka Hepa wasn't dressed after needing stitches for a wound near his eye suffered during practice.

Sketch Released in Deadly Armed Robbery, $10,000 Reward Offered for Arrest Lewisville police have released a sketch of a man they believe is responsible for the deadly shooting of a convenience store clerk. Investigators said they are currently looking for two people in connection to the murder. With the help of witnesses, detectives have been able to create a composite sketch of one of the suspects.

Report: Texas Electricity Consumers Face Too Many Hidden Fees It's meant to help consumers find the right electricity plan for them, but a report by Texas ROSE, an energy consumer advocacy group, found it doesn't do a good enough job of informing consumers about fees on top of the kilowatt-per-hour rate providers charge.

Houston Mayor Says Crews Repaired 100 Percent Of Potholes Reported In 2018 Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner says city crews repaired 100 percent of the potholes that were reported in 2018 by the next business day and he is encouraging Houstonians to keep reporting them. Next-day pothole repairs were one of the promises Turner campaigned on back in 2015.

Tell Me Something Good - Breast Friends Dinner A group of ladies celebrating Galentine's Day and being breast cancer survivors got an extra surprise when a man dining at the restaurant in Fort Worth picked up the tab for the entire table.

Everything You Need to Know for the Cowtown Races The 41st annual Cowtown Marathon is Saturday and Sunday and marks the largest multi-event race in North Texas. Saturday's races start with the 10K at 7 a.m., then the adults 5K at 8:30 a.m. and lastly the kids 5K at 9:30 a.m. Sunday's races all begin at 7 a.m.

Super Snow Moon to grace our skies Monday night, Tuesday morning According to NASA, during a supermoon, the moon appears 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than a micromoon, when our closest neighbor is farthest away in its orbit around Earth.

Charles Adams Studio Project Announces 2019 Residents The Charles Adams Studio Project in Lubbock has announced its picks for its 2019 CASP residency. The four individuals, who will inhabit the organization's live/work spaces, will use their time in the Panhandle to hone their craft and create new projects and bodies of work.

Houston selected for monumental new international art exhibition Monuments, those occasionally magnificent, seemingly innocuous statues in public spaces honoring people, events and ideas, have occasionally become points of controversy in recent years. The High Line Network, a coalition of North American industrial reuse projects, takes this new focus on monuments and asked artists to respond.

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