Most read local stories on in April 2011

1. Dad finds son's body 13 hours after crash
Investigators are re-examining evidence from an Humble-area crash scene because of a horrific discovery a father stumbled across.

2. April Fool's Day prank goes too far
It appeared to be a terrifying situation happening inside a Tomball business. Officers arrived and surrounded the place, ready for the worst. But this story has one shocking twist -- this was all an apparent April fool's joke that got out of hand.

3. Teen accused of killing his classmate faces judge
he teenager accused in the shooting death of local high school student faced a judge and the father of the girl he's accused of killing.

4. Kids recovering after gun at school discharges
Three kindergarteners are recovering from being hit by bullets at school. It happened at Ross Elementary School during lunch when a gun a student brought to school fell and went off.

5. Students walk off campus to protest teacher layoffs
Out of the classroom and crying out against district budget cuts -- students at three local high schools walked out of school in protest of the cuts that will cost hundreds of teachers their jobs. Facing huge budget shortfalls, school districts across southeast Texas are slashing spending and jobs.

6. Police: Teacher's estranged husband killed her, coach and himself
We have new information in the murders of the head football coach and a teacher at George Ranch High School. For the first time, investigators are naming the gunman.

7. Father charged after boy's body found in box
The father of a boy found dead in a box in the back of a vehicle Sunday was charged for his alleged role in the death.

8. Exclusive: Day care owner Jessica Tata breaks her silence
For the first time since the deadly fire at her day care, Jessica Tata is speaking from behind bars, and she's talking only to Eyewitness News.

9. Hotel shooting victims IDed as local coach, teacher
Rosenberg police Saturday continued investigating the deaths of three people whose bodies were found inside a hotel room Friday evening.

10. Shelter-in-place order lifted in Texas City after power loss
Residents were told they could go outside again Tuesday, after officials determined that overnight power outages did not cause three Houston-area refineries and a chemical plant to release unhealthy amounts of harmful gases

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