FOX 26 Digital News Brief for April 18

People from throughout the U.S. headed to College Station to honor and remember Barbara Bush. The rotunda of the George Bush Presidential Library is now set up especially to honor the former first lady.

Former President George W. Bush spoke about his mother during an interview on Wednesday. He said she kept her humor until the end and he got to speak with her and tell her he loved her the day before she died.

A friend of Barbara Bush is remembering the former first lady's charm, wit and unwavering faith. Karen Fast said Mrs. Bush was "so spirited and loving."

The City of Houston is holding a public memorial for Barbara Bush 6 p.m. Thursday in Hermann Square. On Friday, you can pay your respects at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, where Mrs. Bush will lie in repose. Her private funeral is on Saturday, but well wishers can head to Memorial Park where her motorcade will pass through the park on its way to take Mrs. Bush to her final resting place at the George Bush Presidential Library.

Three school buses were taking Navasota elementary students on a field trip on Wednesday morning, when a Centerpoint Energy truck rear ended one of the buses on U.S. Highway 290, pushing it into another bus. Almost 30 students and teachers were taken to the hospital for minor injuries.

The former Houston 911 dispatcher who hung up on hundreds of callers asking for help will avoid jail time. A judge sentenced Crenshanda Williams to 18 months probation and community service.

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