It's a big week here at KPRC 2 as it's time for us to put down microphones and cameras and pick up hammers and nails.
Over the past two weeks, Baytown's finest have gone above and beyond the call of duty.
A 3-year-old who has been diagnosed with a rare form of childhood cancer was given the opportunity to experience his dream job.
Some sad news to pass along as a man who inspired his entire neighborhood has passed away.
On Wednesday afternoon, members of the Wounded Warrior Project helped veterans like Chuck Layman pick out which bicycle he will be riding.
After one man's leukemia slowed him down on his daily walks, neighbors left chairs out for him in front of their homes so he can rest along the way.
Taylor Kirkwood, of Anahuac High School, recently found out she'll be attending the prom with Seattle Seahawks player and former Texas A&M player, Christine Michael.
'Lunch angel' Kenny Thompson of Feed the Future Forward made his second donation in a week to a Cy-Fairbanks ISD school when he contributed $673.94 to pay off all 128 past-due lunch balances at…
Kenny Thompson says after his story about paying off student's delinquent lunch accounts aired on Local 2, donations from around the world started pouring in. So he went back at it!
All day Wednesday viewers called in asking how they can help a local man who paid off students' negative lunch accounts.
Kenny Thompson says after his story about paying off students' delinquent lunch accounts aired on Local 2, donations from around the world started pouring in. So he went back at it!
"These are elementary school kids. They don't need to be worried about finances," said Kenny Thompson. "They need to be worried about what grade they got in spelling."
KPRC Local 2 is committed to covering stories that show how Houstonians are making a difference in their communities.
Several NBA legends visit two Houston elementary schools to make donations.
A waiter who stood up for a special needs child is honored by the boy's school.
Hundreds of veterans visit a Houston Hiring Our Heroes job fair to try to find employment.
A group of homes in Independence Heights just might be the most advanced, futuristic, affordable homes in the world.
A World War II veteran is overwhelmed by the amount of support he's received since his home was targeted by vandals.
A Houston waiter refuses to serve a customer who made a rude comment about a child in the restaurant.
A musician's prized possession that was stolen will be returned to her just in time for Christmas, thanks to a Good Samaritan in Missouri City.
Dec. 18, 2012: The Houston Texans rookies create some holiday magic for some very special kids. Jennifer Reyna reports.
The magical tale of "Peter Pan" is coming to life in downtown Houston with a renowned Tony Award nominee once again playing the leading role.
Dozens of companies and organizations hold a job fair specifically to hire military veterans.
December is a time for giving, so Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson took a group of needy kids on a shopping spree.
Nov. 30, 2012: A very special flight left George Bush Intercontinental Airport today. The Snowball Express flies families of fallen military heroes to Dallas for a weekend getaway. Khambrel Marshall…
Two specially trained dogs are on the job at the Audie Murphy Veterans Hospital's Polytrauma Center, helping wounded warriors recover from their painful physical and emotional injuries.
The Salvation Army Greater Houston Area Command receives its first gold coin of the holiday season.
Employees at a Goodwill store find thousands of dollars in a pair of donated shoes and hang on to it in case the owner came back for it -- and she did.
A Houston Marine who spent years of his life serving his country is handed the keys to a new home.
The sacrifice of life in the military often means missing important moments with family, like visiting their kids at school or even witnessing the birth of a child. One local soldier comes home to do…
A sailor returns home after being deployed on the USS Enterprise for nine months and meets his baby daughter for the first time.
Nov. 1, 2012: The Houston Texans honor the U.S. military during Salute to Service Week. Nick Giovanni reports.
The Houston Texans and Operation Finally Home donate a house to an Alvin widow of a staff sergeant.
Randy McIlvoy reports on Abby Mueller's journey back to the court after losing part of her leg in a July boating accident.
KPRC Local 2 joins the United Way and the Greater Houston Community Foundation to raise money for the Sandy Hook School Support Fund.
Two pilots who were wrongly detained for nearly a year and a half in a Panama jail return home to Houston to a heroes' welcome.
Legends come out to support and honor Milo Hamilton.
KPRC Local 2 anchor Dominique Sachse is proud to cover Houston.
KPRC Local 2 morning anchor Owen Conflenti is proud to cover Houston.
KPRC Local 2 anchor Dominique Sachse is proud to give time to help the American Heart Association.
KPRC Local 2 anchor Rachel McNeill is proud to help an organization like Big Brothers, Big Sisters.
KPRC Local 2 chief meteorologist Frank Billingsley is proud to cover Houston.
KPRC Local 2 anchor Rachel McNeill is proud to cover Houston.
KPRC Local 2 morning anchor Lauren Freeman is proud to cover Houston.
KPRC Local 2 sports director Randy McIlvoy is proud to cover Houston.
KPRC Local 2 anchor Bill Balleza is proud to cover Houston and help important organizations such as the USO.
KPRC Local 2 anchor Bill Balleza is proud to cover Houston.
KPRC Local 2 meteorologist Anthony Yanez tells why he is proud to cover Houston.
KPRC Local 2 is proud to be involved with the community.
A Houston father's YouTube video goes viral after making his son's dream come true -- a play-date with Spider-Man.
A 9-year-old boy is being called a hero for saving his mother's life with one call.
An early morning fire at the Sundance Apartments destroys an entire unit of apartment homes, but because of the fast action response of one of the residents, a major tragedy is avoided.
A teenager's dream to play baseball came true, but his journey to the field wasn't easy.
A Houston man is credited for stopping a person who attacked a flight attendant while in the air.
Thousands turn out for the city of Houston's welcome home parade for the men and women who served in Iraq.
A 9-year-old jumps into action when his mom has a heart attack, saving her life.
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