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 firefighters are monitoring the air along Lake Olympia Parkway and the Fort Bend Toll Road after a gas well blow-out.
A missing 13-year-old from Katy has been found safe in Mexico, Harris County Sheriff's Office confirmed.
Deputy constables say a flasher is on the run after he exposed himself to a 12-year-old girl in northwest Harris County.
Two judges increase the bond to more than a million dollars for a man accused of threatening a deacon and pointing a gun at worshipers outside a Houston church.
It's wedding bells for Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle.