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 woman is praising a Galveston officer who found her engagement ring after she lost it at the beach Saturday afternoon.
Authorities say a man suspected of killing his wife reportedly shot himself, ending a standoff with SWAT in Fort Bend County.
What's trash to retailers is treasure to a dumpster diver. He's taking their waste to the bank, making big bucks on dumpster diving.
Veteran Roger Hepner was killed in his own driveway in Spring last month. His killer is still on the loose.
Jose Gomez was charged with resisting arrest. His attorney says the charge was dropped and now he's suing the city and three HPD officers for excessive force.