ABC13 sent out 20 reporters, photographers, engineers and assignment editors to document life on the streets of Houston.
Each night during the week of May 5th, ABC13 aired a report on "One Night in Houston."
Here are four of the stories from that week.
VIDEO: "One Night in Houston," May 6th, 1980, an ABC13 crew rides the overnight shift with HFD paramedics.
VIDEO: Dave Ward rides with Houston Police officers in this segment of "One Night in Houston," May 7th, 1980.
VIDEO: This segment takes a look at doctors at Ben Taub and firefighters working the overnight shift
VIDEO: Closing segment of "One Night in Houston," on May 9th, 1980.