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1. 40 to 50 people were inside Ra Sushi in Highland Village late Monday night, but were forced to duck for cover when a man pulled out a gun and fired one time into the air, police say. MMA fighters Kevin Holland and Patrick Robinson reportedly helped take down the active shooter along with a third customer. When officers arrived, the suspect was already in custody. Jesus Edrai Cardiel Samaniego is charged with felony deadly conduct and misdemeanor unlawful carrying of a weapon. (Patch Houston)

2. The driver of an Amazon big rig is dead after a crash in northwest Houston on Tuesday, Precinct 4 deputies said. The incident occurred in the 7500 block of N. Sam Houston Parkway around 1:15 a.m. Investigators believe wet road conditions were a factor in the incident. (Click2Houston)

3. Debra Ibarra Mayfield, who served as the first Latina judge in the Harris County civil courts, died Friday in Houston after a two-year battle with cancer. She was 47 years old. Mayfield was among the first in her family to attend college and often cited her working-class background. (Houston Chronicle)

4. Dutch Bros. Coffee celebrated the grand opening of its new location at 12240 W. Lake Houston Parkway, Houston, late last month on February 25th. The Oregon-based drive-thru coffee company serves specialty coffee, smoothies, freezes, teas, and more. (Community Impact Newspaper)

5. Author-humorist David Sedaris is coming to Brown Theater in Wortham Center on Thursday, April 28th at 7:30 p.m. His most recent book is Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls. Tickets are now available. (CultureMap Houston)

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Today in Houston:

  • 75 Cent Wing Wednesdays at Bar 2200. (5:00 PM)
  • Real Estate Mixer at McIntyre’s. (6:00 PM)
  • Comedy In The Garden at The Garden HTX. (7:30 PM)
  • Pro-Am Open Mic Comedy Night at Phil & Derek’s Restaurant. (8:00 PM)
  • The Regrettes With Kississippi at The Studio At Warehouse Live. (8:00 PM)

From my notebook:

  • Dig World is a new construction-themed adventure park opening this week in Katy on March 17th. (KHOU 11)
  • The Houston SPCA said its animal cruelty investigators rescued more than 80 animals Monday from two different homes in the Galveston County area. (KHOU 11)
  • Nutcracker Market Spring is returning April 8th to April 10th at NRG Center. (CultureMap Houston)
  • Houston has received $45 million in federal funds to tackle homelessness. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia Fudge announced the funds on Monday. (Houston Public Media)

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About me: Hello my name is Carlos Hernandez and I am a food writer with over 10 years of experience in the industry. I write the food blog Carlos Eats (http://www.carloseats.com) and also contribute to several newspapers and magazines with food-related blogs and articles.

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