Shelley Childers
Shelley joined Eyewitness News in February 2018.

She comes to ABC13 from Detroit where she spent two years covering the revitalization of Motown. From the detrimental impacts of the Flint Water Crisis and state take over of the Detroit public school system, to the ground breaking investment in driverless technology and new wave of enthusiasm for small business owners, she was there to document each step forward and the long journey ahead.

Before Detroit, Shelley spent several years along the Texas-Mexico border covering the explosive situation in the Rio Grande Valley. As a reporter/anchor/bureau chief for KRGV, she covered everything from civilian militias and human smuggling to kidnappings, drug trafficking and the 2014 humanitarian crisis.

Shelley began her career in Midland-Odessa covering the highs and lows of Texas' oil country. While in west Texas, she spent a week at MCRD San Diego experiencing the true grit of what it takes to join the U.S. Marine Corps.

Born in Houston and raised in Katy, she is a proud Taylor High School "Fighting Mustang" and Michigan State University grad.

Shelley brings with her accolades from the Texas AP Broadcasters, three rescue animals along with her husband and daughter. A lover of all things queso she is thrilled to be home in Space City. You can catch her at BBVA Compass Stadium cheering on the Dynamo most Saturday nights.

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Shelley's Stories
HPD investigating death of 4-year-old who was found with severe trauma on parts of his body
While it's still unknown what happened to the young boy or who took him to the hospital, neighbors said they're left in shock.
League City yacht dealer killed after being followed home from dinner
The League City man died of gunshot wounds after police believe he and his wife were followed home from dinner 40 miles away.
Taylor Pomaski: Ex-NFL player whose girlfriend is missing has been arrested in northwest Houston
Kevin Ware Jr.'s girlfriend was last seen at a party in northwest Harris County in April. Today, U.S. Marshals arrested him in a parking lot.
70-year-old getting PhD told eviction threat over housing rules was 'misunderstanding'
She was told because she was a full-time student, she no longer qualified for her HUD housing assistance. Now, she has nothing to worry about.
70-year-old getting PhD threatened with eviction after enrolling in online class
The grandmother said a worker at her complex told her because she was a full-time student, she no longer qualified for her HUD housing assistance.
Houston CEO at center of $134M fraud case victim of armed home invasion
Mohamed Mokbel is accused in a $134 million Medicare fraud case. Neighbors said this is the latest event bringing unwanted attention to their block.
Horrific new details in death of 5-year-old Houston boy
The boy may have died as long ago as May 10. The primary suspect's roommate gave police the details of where the child's body has been.
Woman missing after attending party in April may be victim of foul play, HCSO says
Since the 29-year-old was last seen at a party in northwest Harris County in April, Texas EquuSearch has gotten involved.
"He was somebody's child" mother of man killed in jail demands justice
"He was somebody's child. He was somebody's brother, he was somebody's uncle," said LaRhonda Biggles about her son Jaquaree Simmons.
Images capture Katy man breaching US Capitol during Jan. 6 riot
Adam Weibling became the seventh Houston-area resident to be arrested and charged in connection with the attack.