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

Prosecutors say 20-year-old Dihlon Davis started a prostitution ring, a pyramid scheme of sorts. Investigators say his girlfriend worked underneath him and then she recruited other girls.
Surveillance video from a CVS on Fry Road in Katy shows him walking up to the pharmacy counter on March 6.
A local bakery is making light of negative Yelp reviews, some complaining about products they've never even served.
When a man in East Houston came across a trash fire he had no idea that he would discover a burning body lying underneath.
A lot of kids at Texas Children's Hospital got some very special birthday gifts. But it wasn't 'their' birthday. It was Makayla Buckingham's.