Marla Carter
Marla Carter joined abc13 in December of 2015.

A lover of great restaurants, culture and a nice, tropical climate, she loves Houston!

Marla worked as an investigate reporter in Tulsa, Oklahoma, for eight years. She received an Emmy for her investigate work into the systemic failures at the V.A., ultimately forcing top officials out of office.

She also exposed corruption in the sheriff's office that lead to a grand jury investigation into the sheriff and top officials in his office.

She loves visiting new places and taking her dogs on walks around town.

If you have a restaurant recommendation, a story idea or just want to say "Hi", email her at

The driver was taken to the hospital and has been charged with his third DWUI.
A man in southwest Houston has been accused of performing illegal Botox injections.
All lanes have reopened after crews worked through the night for an emergency repair of a gaping hole on Highway 225.
Police said the tire sheared off at the axle of the truck, then crossed over the barrier wall between lanes and slammed into an SUV going northbound.
Houston police are investigating a double homicide in Greenspoint, and some say it's just the latest in a string of crimes.