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

Law enforcement officers are worried there could be a huge spike in illegal street racing this weekend.
Famed Tejano singer Joe Lopez walked out of prison in Huntsville on Thursday.
Harris County ranks number one in the country when it comes to DWI fatalities.
A passenger on the Houston to New York flight said a flight attendant "insisted" the dog be placed in the overhead compartment.
The Houston ISD school board gave the district the go-ahead to cut staff, equating to hundreds of jobs.