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

Houston police are investigating a shooting that happened in a shopping center near Little York and Antoine Sunday morning.
A 20-year-old is dead and a 19-year-old seriously injured after a shooting in New Caney.
Carol Simon found a way to make art out of something that many people toss in the trash. That art will now be used in a community beautification project.
Investigators confirm one adult is dead. It's not clear what caused the crash, but there appear to be at least five vehicles involved.
Sources say authorities were chasing the SUV along the Beltway around 10pm Saturday. Shots were fired at the SUV near the Beltway and Spencer.