Top stories this morning 10/16

- Houston police are trying to figure out the motive after a man was shot dead inside a motel along the gulf freeway. Investigators say the shooting happened late last night inside the victim's third-floor room of a travel lodge. There were other people inside the room at the time of the shooting, but police don't have anyone in custody.

A man was shot dead inside a motel along the gulf freeway. Investigators say the shooting happened late last night inside the victim's third-floor room of a travel lodge.

 

One person is dead and another hospitalized after a wrong-way driver collided with another vehicle on highway 288 near airport in southwest Houston. The driver of the car at fault died at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle was taken to the hospital.

 

Crews continue to fight a wildfire that has consumed about three dozen homes will soon have new help from the air. The Texas A&M forest service has called in a DC-10 jet tanker that can drop close to 12,000 gallons of retardant at a time on the Bastrop county blaze.

 

Draft kings and fan duel have exited Nevada after regulators ordered the daily fantasy sports sites to get a gambling license or shut down. Nevada’s decision comes amid growing backlash by regulators and investigators after it was revealed employees often played on competing sites, raising questions about possible insider information being used to win.

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