5 Things to Know: Judge explains low bond for trooper murder suspect

Here are the trending stories Tuesday morning.

Judge explains low bond for trooper murder suspect

How was the suspect in DPS trooper Damon Allen's death out of jail after two run-ins with authorities?  Dabrett Black, the suspect police say killed Trooper Allen on Thanksgiving Day, was charged with assaulting a Smith County deputy in July 2017 after ramming the deputy's car during a chase. Yet, when it came down to his bond hearing, it was only set for $15,500. To read more, click here.

Burglary suspect found in closet under blanket

A family celebrates Thanksgiving and little do they know, a burglar is hid in their closet for 10 hours. Now, he's in jail and the family is packing heat for protection. "Finished cooking Thanksgiving dinner, my daughter came over, we were playing cards, my daughter came over, we were just enjoying ourselves," said Tara Trevino, who lives in Liberty County. To read more, click here.

JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars lead 2018 Grammy nominations

A year after Beyoncé topped the 2017 Grammy Awards nominations, her hubby is following suit.  JAY-Z leads this year's pack with eight nods, including album of the year for 4:44, his critically acclaimed meditation on success, marriage and being black in America. He is joined in the Recording Academy's top category by Childish Gambino (Awaken! My Love), Kendrick Lamar (DAMN.), Lorde (Melodrama) and Bruno Mars (24K Magic). To read more, click here.

WATCH: Suspect robs S. Houston liquor store

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect responsible for aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon. According to the Houston Police Department, it happened just after 8 p.m. on Oct. 31 at the Ralston Liquor Store, located at 3149 Southmore. At that time, a male entered the store, approached the employee at the counter, pulled out a handgun, and then demanded the money from the cash register. To read more, click here.

How to get involved on #GivingTuesday

While Black Friday and Cyber Monday kick off holiday shopping, #GivingTuesday helps welcome in the charitable side of the season. Celebrated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday is meant to be a day of giving fueled by social media and worldwide collaboration. To read more, click here.

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