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

A staff member at KIPP Explore Academy was fired amid an investigation into whether he was indecent with a child.
Elijah and Joey were not able to play football this year, but their teammates have been there for them.
A prostitution sting yielded dozens of arrests in the FM 1960 and IH-45 area of north Houston.
Two former high school football players from the Houston area were killed in a fiery crash on their way back to college.
Just three years ago, the Astros held the worst record in Major League Baseball.