Tom Abrahams
Weekend Evening Anchor Tom Abrahams has traveled the world for Eyewitness News since arriving from Orlando in 1999.

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Tom Abrahams says if he wasn't a journalist, he'd probably be a writer!

From Chernobyl and the Panama Canal, to The Amazon Jungle and the Black Sea, he has shown Eyewitness News viewers how far-away places affect our lives here in Southeast Texas.

Tom also covers national politics and stories that relate to energy, the environment, and the economy. He's covered seven national political conventions and interviewed five US Presidents, cabinet members, and foreign heads of state.

He also has produced five half-hour special reports on subjects including the new space race, the 2008 presidential election, and the future of energy production.

His award-winning reports include three regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, a National Headliner, multiple Lone Star Press Club and Associated Press Awards, and an Emmy.

In his spare time, he is an author and has penned more than two dozen novels. He is married with two children and is a proud graduate of the University of Florida.

Tom's Stories
Family's 7 dogs killed in Fort Bend Co. fire that destroyed 'all memories'
This is heartbreaking. A fire, which was likely caused by an electrical issue, killed the dogs and left one person with severe burn injuries.
This Texas rep postponed her wedding and got COVID. Here's why she's staying in D.C.
The Austin-area lawmaker said she postponed her wedding to join Dems in Austin. She said it's her love for Texas that keeps her in the fight.
Harris County voter fraud indictment now front and center in Washington
A man was charged for allegedly voting illegally after waiting for more than six hours to cast his vote. It's now the center of a big debate.
Wesley Hunt says he's running for Congress again
He plans to run in west Houston and will announce the district he intends to campaign for as soon as Texas releases the newly-redrawn Congressional district.
2020 DHS memo revealed strain from pandemic would possibly 'increase some to turn to violence'
It feels like crime is a growing problem in Houston, but we're not alone. Federal officials reportedly warned of a possible spike in violence and extremism.
Gov. Abbott's gubernatorial challengers step to forefront ahead of race
Several opponents have stepped up to claim Gov. Abbott's seat in the primary election.
26-year-old charged in shooting of HPD officer in Kingwood
Police said officers did not fire their weapons on 26-year-old Michael Zachary Howard-Dale, who is accused of critically wounding a veteran officer.
HPD officer shot while investigating parking space dispute, police say
Officers were wanting to take a statement from a man accused of spitting at a woman during a dispute, when he opened fire, HPD says.
First lady Jill Biden, second gentleman Douglas Emhoff push vaccines at Astros COVID-19 event
Last week, Biden stopped in Nashville while Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff recently toured Memphis, Birmingham and Chicago.
Pearland librarian's legacy lives on as husband pleads guilty to her murder
More than two years after a former HPD sergeant shot and killed his wife, he's plead guilty to murder and was sentenced to 40 years in prison.