Medically retired HPD officer launches foundation for children

Working up a good sweat while pumping iron is not something Jason Roy takes for granted. Three years ago, a crash during a high-speed chase changed his life forever.

Firefighters successfully rescue dog stuck in tire

Seasoned Houston firefighters at Station 51 thought they'd seen it all until a frantic good Samaritan dropped off a sweet, defenseless puppy with it's head stuck in a tire.

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Security top priority in designing new Houston-area campuses

Recent nationwide events have made security a top priority for Houston-area school districts. With the region's explosive growth, new schools are under construction.

Tired of that cold pizza? Don't waste it, trade it

Tired of that cold pizza? Don't waste it, trade it

Download the app, take a picture of your food, and post it.  Hungry people nearby can look at that picture and offer to swing by and pick it up.

Criticism over border response as Obama leaves Austin

Fundraising and the economy remained the focus of President Barack Obama's trip to Austin, Texas, but those issues were overshadowed by mounting tensions over the growing border crisis.

Obama lands in Austin

President Obama lands in Austin

Air Force One touched down at Austin Bergstrom International Airport around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. President Barack Obama will remain in Austin through Thursday afternoon.

Couple steals credit, spends big

Duo steals identity of woman's son, goes on shopping spree

"I received a phone call from Target." That phone call from Target's Fraud Department was Jo's first clue that her son's identity had been stolen.


Department of Veteran Affairs lists Marine veteran as deceased

Every month for the past seven years, Joe Morris, a U.S. Marine who served two tours of duty in Iraq, has been receiving a service-connected disability check from the Department of Veteran Affairs. Two months ago came the bizarre phone call that changed everything.

Graduate surprises grandmother in hospital

A grandma recovering from surgery gets to see her granddaughter graduate after all.

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'The Voice' finale watch party held in La Porte

Jake Worthington's family and friends were joined by an army of fans at a La Porte restaurant for "The Voice" finale watch party.

Deputies: Child killed after dad loses control of vehicle

A child was killed and two others injured when their father's vehicle left the road and rolled several times, according to officials.

Air traffic controller helps save pilot lost in clouds above

Being an air traffic controller is considered one of the most stressful jobs in the world.

Police investigate death of Pearland teen girl

While Pearland police continued to investigate the mysterious death of a teenager, students at Dawson High School continued to mourn the loss of a friend.

Men approach women, aggressively try to sell merchandise

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office tells Local 2 it has received several reports of young, clean-cut men approaching women in parking lots, aggressively trying to sell them merchandise.

'Diaper Bandit' wanted for using counterfeit checks

Harris County financial crimes investigators are searching for a woman they call 'The Diaper Bandit.'

Man dies after shot in stomach, carjacked in shopping center parking lot

Police are reviewing surveillance video to see if they can catch the thief who carjacked and fatally shot a man in southwest Harris County.

Search is on for three suspects accused of writing counterfeit checks

Investigators with the Harris County Sheriff's Office are asking for the public's help in identifying three people accused of writing close to $7,000 in counterfeit checks.

'Hot sheet motels' leading to crime spike in nearby neighborhood

Some southwest Houston residents say what happened to their elderly neighbor is the symptom of a much larger problem.

LAX shooting brings airport security debate back to forefront

The shooting at LAX has once again re-ignited the debate here at home over airport security.

Rare, valuable gold coins found in safe

What may be a million dollars worth or more of uncirculated South African gold coins were discovered in an old safe that was meant for scrap metal, and now the question is, legally, to whom do these valuable coins belong?

Two wanted for multiple forgery and mail theft charges

Financial crimes investigators with the Harris County Sheriff's Office say two men have made a career out of ripping people off.

Rash of raccoons outside convenience store prompts warning from city

The city of Richwood in Brazoria County may be small, but it's become one giant tourist trap. Packs of furry, seemingly sweet raccoons are the stars of the show.

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9 minors arrested in rash of bike trail robberies

After a two month investigation, Houston police have arrested nine minors for their alleged roles in a rash of robberies on or near a southeast Houston bike trail.

Spring ISD superintendent speaks with Local 2 about school stabbing

Less than 10 days after student Joshua Broussard was fatally stabbed in a gang fight at Spring High School, a sixth grade Twin Creeks Middle School student was caught with a knife on a school bus.

Spring ISD superintendent to release official statement on fatal stabbing

Spring ISD's superintendent plans to release an official statement regarding the fatal stabbing at Spring High School at a 10 a.m. press conference. Watch it live on

Elderly woman tied up, robbed in her own home

An elderly woman was ambushed while unloading groceries. Police say the two men forced her into her home at gunpoint, and what happened inside will likely give her nightmares for years to come.

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Police arrest thieves who may have posed as movers

Houston police arrested a pair of thieves who may have been posing as movers.

Drug rep robbed at gun point outside pharmacy

Frightening moments for a female pharmacy representative after two men robbed her at gunpoint in a southwest Houston parking lot.

Wedding blues after coordinator fails to show up on special day

When the bride said "I do" it was the happiest moment of her life. But the joyous occasion did not go off without a hitch.

Two vicious dogs terrorizing families in neighborhood

Two vicious dogs terrorizing families in neighborhood

Local 2 has learned the City has ticketed the owners of two dogs three times since June because they have gotten loose.

'Curbstoning' becoming a problem in Houston area

'Curbstoning' becoming a problem in Houston area

The Sharpstown Civic Association has fielded at least a dozen complaints from neighbors about cars parked outside their homes and having strangers come by to look, test drive and even purchase them.

Crooks find new way to steal personal information

"Skimming" is a new technique that crooks use to take information away from your credit or debit card.

UPDATE: 4 arrested in Montrose church theft

Four people were arrested after authorities recovered $20,000 worth of stolen equipment from a Montrose area church.

HPD officer suspended from police force

A rookie HPD officer accused of failing to properly report and turn in a piece of stolen property has been indefinitely suspended from the police force.

Local reaction to Supreme Court decisions on DOMA, Prop 8

Local reaction to Supreme Court decisions on DOMA, Prop 8

Local advocates for same sex marriage call Wednesday's dual Supreme Court rulings a home run but not a grand slam for the gay rights movement.

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Flasher reportedly spotted in northwest Houston park

Police are warning visitors of a neighborhood park to be vigilant after a flasher was spotted.

Teen girls robbed at gunpoint while jogging at night

Houston police are investigating after two teenage girls were robbed of their cellphones at gunpoint while jogging in their neighborhood.

Sex offender found in woman's garage

Houston police found a 48-year-old man hiding in a Northwest Harris County woman's garage.

Inappropriate massage allegations at Spring spa

A woman said a massage therapist crossed the line by touching her inappropriately at a massage spa in Montgomery County.

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Bogus secret shopper checks arriving in mail

Consumers be warned: Secret shopper checks too good to be true.

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Friendswood couple advised missing girl's family

A Friendswood family whose daughter disappeared 16 years ago helped the DeJesus family look for their daughter Gina when she went missing in 2004.

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Girl wanted for using stolen credit card

The Harris County Sheriff's Office is looking for a girl who stole a woman's wallet and used her credit card to buy hair and lash extensions.


Police: Woman kidnapped at Walmart, then robbed, raped

A local woman was abducted from a southeast Houston Walmart and driven to another location where she was raped and robbed, according to police.

Local 2 investigates terrorists living among us

The bomb attacks in Boston taught us that America's enemies are poised to strike at any time. Experts say it's not so simple to spot a possible terrorist.

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Man contacts high school girls through Facebook

A man contacts a high school senior through Facebook, offering money and gifts for dates.


Are flares causing patrol car fires?

Houston police use emergency road flares to alert drivers to hazards on the road. Now, there is mounting evidence these pyrotechnics may pose a hidden danger to officers, possibly because of how they're being stored in the trunks of police cruisers.

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Security to increase for BP MS 150

This weekend, thousands of cyclists will pedal 182 miles from Houston to Austin in the largest fundraising event of it's kind for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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Houston event security changes

Events like the Astros, Dynamo and Skeeters games will draw large crowds in the coming days, while thousands of people will pack downtown this weekend for the International Festival. Tonight, we've learned security changes will be in place for these events.

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Vigil held for victims of marathon attack

Houstonians gathered at City Hall in Downtown Houston Monday night for a vigil to  pray for the victims of the Boston Marathon tragedy.

Hazmat Office Spill

Ammonia cause of evacuation at office building

An office building was evacuated after people were overcome by an odor.

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Houston men busted in dog fighting ring

Authorities in rural North Mississippi arrested close to a dozen Houston area men in connection with one of the largest illegal dog fighting operations in U.S. history.

Car break-ins caught on camera

Home surveillance cameras catch images of a crook breaking into cars and attempting to burglarize a Fort Bend County home.

TGI Fridays

Family sues after teen raped at restaurant

A local teen and her family are suing a national restaurant chain after she was raped inside a restroom stall.

Waltrip High School

HS teacher resigns after alleged inappropriate behavior

A male teacher at Waltrip High School is under investigation for alleged inappropriate behavior.


Kabooyow! Locals adjust to celebrity

Brookshire resident Michelle Clark and 'The Voice' contestant Danielle Bradbery tell Local 2 about experiencing instant fame.

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Astros try to win back fans

The Houston Astros know recent disappointing seasons have driven fans away, but they're putting faith in the science of numbers to win fans back.

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Teacher accused of having sex with student

Tales of sex, blackmail and wild parties fueled by drugs and alcohol. This real-life drama centered on an ex-teacher and the former student who allegedly became her lover has it all.

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Friends, family mourn loss of beloved teacher

Friends and family are mourning the loss of a beloved teacher shot and killed in northeast Harris County.


Community questions break-ins, potential pet poisoning

Residents in a southeast Houston neighborhood are voicing concern over a rash of burglaries and a potential pet poisoning.


Thieves caught stealing rent money on camera

Surveillance video shows two men going to great lengths to get their hands on rent money inside a leasing office.

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Grass fire burns close to homes

40 firefighters work to put out a grass fire in southwest Houston.


Police: Pregnant mom chases burglars

A pregnant woman helps police take down two teens accused of breaking into her house, investigators say.

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Police: Gold grill designer's jewelry store targeted in heist

Crooks carried out an armed heist at a jewelry store inside The Galleria mall, police say.


2 highways connected by expanded road

Drivers in Fort Bend County can expect an easier route travel between two major highways.

Pauline Rideaux

Missing woman found safe

A woman who disappeared on Wednesday was found safe on Thursday.


Parking scam costs woman $130

A woman says she found out two men were pretending to be parking attendants when she gave them $30 and later found a boot on her vehicle.

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Police: Girl, 15, attacked while in shower

Police are searching for a man who broke into a home and assaulted a 15-year-old girl who was taking a shower.

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Thief wakes man, steals money bag from car

Police are looking for a thief who woke up a man while stealing a money bag from his car.

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Houston named finalist to host 2017 Super Bowl

The city of Houston has been named as a finalist to host the 2017 NFL Super Bowl in Reliant Stadium, officials say.

Mail carrier

USPS contract driver robbed at gunpoint

U.S. Postal Service officials said two armed crooks robbed one of their contract drivers, and they're offering a reward for their capture.

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Grad student gives neighbors guns to fight crime

A University of Houston grad student who says he is fed up with crime in his neighborhood is giving his neighbors guns in an effort to fight crime.

Comcast cuts gun ads, sparks controversy

As the gun control debate continues across the country, a decision by Comcast to no longer run ads for guns is cutting ties with many local businesses.

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University warns students about online confessions

Confessions may be good for the soul, but these days more and more young people are anonymously unveiling their deepest, darkest secrets online.

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Student nearly abducted walking home

A southwest Houston high school student says she was nearly abducted on her way home from school.

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Former teacher accused of sexual relationships with students

A former Pasadena school teacher has been accused of having sexual relationships with several students.


Late-night knocks on doors worry residents

Residents say that they're worried that someone knocking on their doors late at night could be up to no good.

NBA All-Star Houston 2013

Security increased for NBA All-Star weekend

From downtown to all of the venues hosting celebrity-heavy bashes, Houston could very well be one of the safest places in the world this weekend.

Watch out for counterfeit All-Star Weekend merchandise

Fans looking for the all-star jersey of their favorite NBA player need to have their guard up.

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Teens accused of burglarizing police chief's home

Two teenagers are arrested in connection with a break-in at a police chief's home.

Rice campus

Universities, colleges increase security after recent crimes

Institutions of higher learning across the Houston area are adding new measures to keep students and faculty safe.

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HISD: Elementary student threatens classmates with knife

Letters are sent home to parents after an elementary school student allegedly threatened classmates with a pocketknife.

Bush spotted at restaurant after release from hospital

It's the picture everyone is talking about -- Former President George H.W. Bush recently dined at Gigi's Asian Bistro in the Galleria.

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Lone Star College releases shooting timeline

The president of Lone Star College's North Harris campus says the school has room for improvement in notifying staff and students about active incidents.

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Thieves break into home in broad daylight

Police are trying to figure out who kicked in the door of a Bellaire home and stole electronics and cash.

Boy Scouts of America

Boy Scouts of America

Boy Scouts considers allowing gay members

Lifting the ban that excludes gays from serving as Boy Scout Masters or members is a decision that continues to draw both praise and criticism.

New Norovirus strain cases rise

A nasty strain of Norovirus, a highly-contagious stomach bug, has circled the globe and landed in the United States.

Carlton Berry, Trey Foster

Second suspect charged in college shooting

A second man is charged as the gunman in a shooting at Lone Star College that left three people wounded. He has not been arrested.

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Four Seasons Hotel sues NAACP

The Four Seasons hotel has filed a lawsuit against the NAACP, claiming it didn't pay nearly $100,000 of its bill from when it held a convention in Houston.

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HCSO: Man, 22, charged in college shooting

A man is charged after he opened fire during a dispute at a north Harris County college, shooting a 25-year-old man, a maintenance man, and accidentally shooting himself, deputies say.

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HCSO: Man charged in shooting at college

A man is charged after he, a person of interest and a maintenance man are shot during a dispute at a north Harris County college, deputies say.

Study highlights dangerous traffic spots

A new study shows the conditions of some of Houston's roadways can be dangerous for drivers.

Council Member: Add armed officers to schools

President Barack Obama has proposed new gun laws after the shooting at a Connecticut elementary school, and leaders in Houston are weighing in as to how to best protect schools.

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Bush may be out of hospital soon

A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush said he may be out of the hospital soon.

Cash America

Police: Thieves swipe jewelry at pawn shop

Three suspects are in custody, accused in a smash-and-grab robbery at a pawn shop.

Cigarette bandits caught on camera

Two thieves are on the loose after they break into a southwest Houston convenience store to steal cigarettes, police say.

Reef Break-In

Thieves target Midtown restaurant

A Midtown restaurant owned by a chef who competed on a Food Network show is targeted by thieves for the fourth time, investigators say.

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Armed officers to patrol HISD elementary schools

Security changes are being made as Houston Independent School District students head back to classes.

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Voters go to polls Saturday in District 6 election

Voters will head to the polls to fill the seat left open when a deceased state senator won re-election.

2010 Census paperwork

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Census may change 'Hispanic' to race

The U.S. census is considering classifying Hispanics as a race and eliminating the Hispanic origin question.

Man asks about job, breaks into pickup truck

A suspected thief is caught on camera stealing a man's wallet from a pickup truck right after he pretends to apply for a job at the business where his unsuspecting victim works.

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Former President George H.W. Bush spends Christmas in hospital

Former President George H.W. Bush is fighting a fever and remains in the hospital.

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What are hottest jobs for 2013?

There is good news if you're looking for a job or a career change in Houston.

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Deputies: Teen sexually assaults girl during parade

A teenager is accused of sexually assaulting a girl at a Christmas celebration.

Thieves ransack house, steal 6 puppies

You often hear about thieves stealing electronics when they break into people's homes, but one local family says the crooks who broke into their home stole something far more precious.

Charlie Kato

Who killed Charlie Kato 10 years ago?

A family is asking for help finding the person who killed a man almost 10 years ago.

Dead pig found outside mosque

A shocking discovery is made outside a house of worship near Cypress in northwest Harris County.

Jesse Buchine

Houstonian fights in Israel's defense

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is taking place more than 6,000 miles away from Houston, but for one woman, the rising tensions overseas hits very close to home.

Daniel Riekstins

Man accused of soliciting sex with teen on Facebook

A man is accused of soliciting sex on from a woman posing as an underage girl on Facebook.

Why are Shepherd residents becoming ill?

Concern is growing for neighbors in a small Texas town north of Houston. They claim they're suffering from the same mysterious symptoms and they believe some nearby chemical equipment is to blame.

Man comes home to find it ransacked

A Baytown resident returned home to find himself the victim of a burglary.

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Caught on camera: School bus uses unsafe bridge

A decaying bridge in The Heights has been deemed unsafe, but school buses full of kids have been spotted using it.

Rebecca Keller

3rd person charged in mom's death

A third person is arrested in a woman's murder, and investigators say the suspect had a sexual relationship with the victim's daughter.


Mother: Bullies choke, spit at son

A Spring mother is protesting her son's school because of the bullying he has received.

Machete attack

Man in hockey mask attacks 2 with machete

It was something straight out of a horror movie. A man in costume with a machete went on a rampage right behind a north Houston strip center.

Sex Assault Suspect

Man sexually assaults woman at bus stop

Deputies are searching for a man who robbed and sexually assaulted a woman who was waiting at a bus stop.

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HPD: Homeowner shoots intruder

An east Houston homeowner shoots a person who tried to break into his home, investigators say.

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Utility worker robbed at gunpoint

Residents in one neighborhood are on alert after an AT&T worker is robbed.

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Wing bar accused of prostitution

Harris County officials are suing a local restaurant, accusing the business of serving up more than just food.

Baytown man records ordeal plane crash

The story of two men from Baytown is making national headlines.

Elderly woman fights to break lease

An elderly woman says the apartment complex she thought she could trust is now a risk to her safety.

Bank robberies up since last year

Bank robberies are on the rise in Houston and Harris County, and robbers are going to extreme measures to hide their identities and scare their victims.

Police: Former firefighter shoots, kills home invader

A former Houston firefighter pulls a gun on two robbery suspects, killing one of them, police say.


Activists want outside investigation of officer-involved shooting

Community leaders say they want the U.S. Attorney General's Office to investigate the death of a mentally-ill double amputee who was fatally shot by a Houston police officer.


Jason Roy

Injured officer says he's being denied benefits

A retired Houston police officer who almost died after a crash during a high-speed chase says he's being denied benefits that he needs and was promised.

Forever Donnato

Mom of slain baby wants answers

The mother of an 11-month-old girl who was killed in a drive-by shooting is pleading for justice.

HPD: Man tries to fondle boy at fast-food restaurant

A Houston mother says a man tried to fondle her little boy as he sat in the family's SUV outside a fast-food restaurant.

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Woman says she was burned during hot stone massage

A Spring woman says the time she set aside to relax ended up being one of the most painful experiences of her life.

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Officials: Hantavirus diagnosis was wrong

A woman who was suspected of contracting the potentially deadly hantavirus while inside a home being featured on a reality TV show does not have it, health officials say.

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Woman claims she found metal in sausage

A woman is upset after she said she found a piece of metal in her sausage patty.

Home Invasion

Couple tied up during home invasion

Four men force their way into a home, tie up an elderly couple and steal weapons, investigators say.

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Movie claims Obama will bankrupt US if re-elected

A movie that is a producer's opinion of what the United States will become is President Barack Obama is re-elected is making waves in and out of the theater.

Police nab suspected horse thief

A suspected modern-day horse thief has been caught, and investigators said he stole more than horses.

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Gunmen shoot at family's home

A family in northwest Houston had to dodge bullets when gunmen opened fire on their home.

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CenterPoint ready to help restore power in La.

CenterPoint Energy and other organizations are ready to help in the area hit by Hurricane Isaac.

Liquid meth

Drug traffickers find new way to smuggle meth

Methamphetamines aren't usually the kinds of drugs you think of being smuggled across the border, but Mexican drug traffickers are finding a new way to smuggle crystal meth into the U.S. and into your neighborhood.


Man killed in College Station shooting laid to rest

A community came together Saturday to mourn a friend, neighbor, husband and father

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Customers complain after skydiving business closes

The Houston Better Business Bureau says it has been flooded with complaints after a popular skydiving business that suddenly shut down.

Some students use prescription drugs to boost academics

Prescription stimulants are so dangerous that the Drug Enforcement Administration considers them just as addictive as cocaine and morphine. Local 2 found that some students are using them to improve their academic performance.

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School districts step up security

This year, school districts, big and small, across the area are adding new measures to keep your kids safe.

Police: Mom uses daughter to shoplift

A mother is suspected of using her 10-year-old daughter to help her steal movies from a discount store.

Baytown trailer theft

Thief steals trailer, lawnmowers

Residents in one neighborhood are being overly cautious after a thief stole a neighbor's trailer with two very expensive riding lawnmowers on it.

Voting problems prompt county to look for solution

As controversy continues to build over July's Texas primary runoff, Harris County officials are working to prevent problems in the future.

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Video teaches people how to react during workplace shooting

This city of Houston releases video to teach people how to react during a workplace shooting.

Man thrown through glass window at funeral

A man shows up at a funeral for a murder victim and is thrown through a glass window when someone attending the service thinks he's the killer, police say.

Coupon Dispute

Woman says online coupon company offered fake deal

Many people have e-mail offers from online coupon companies, but a Houston woman says she bought a coupon and when she went to redeem it, the day spa didn't even offer those services.

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More bones found at construction site

Investigators are searching a construction site in the Rice Military after human bones are found.

Bart Whitaker

Bart Whitaker talks about killing family, death row complaints

A man sentenced to death for having his mother and brother killed is suing the state for what he says are cruel and unusual conditions on death row.

2 HPD officers face drug charges

Two Houston police patrol officers are arrested on drug charges.

Bart Whitaker

Bart Whitaker talks about eventual execution

His unbelievable crime shocked Sugar Land and the country nine years ago. Bart Whitaker, 23, orchestrated the brutal ambush murder of his entire family. Now, in his first Houston interview from death row, he talked about his eventual execution day.

What children should do in emergency

Many children are left home alone or with siblings or friends during the summer. There's a chance that something could go wrong when the parents aren't home.

Credit Cards, Money, Finance

Family warns about credit counseling gone bad

Thousands of Americans turn to credit counseling services for help to get out of debt. One family said the company they thought would help them disappeared after they paid a big fee up front.

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Prehistoric human remains found during construction project

A rare find is unearthed along a section of the Grand Parkway that's now under construction.

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Who killed Manuel Gonzalez in 1994?

A Houston family has spent 18 years without justice. Police are hanging onto a clue that could help them catch a killer.

Home burglary caught on camera

Investigators are searching for two men who burglarized a Cypress home. Images of one of the men were caught on camera.


BBB warns against magazine subscription scam

A Kingwood woman who says she was duped into buying a magazine subscription is sharing her story so that it doesn’t happen to anyone else.

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Movie theater purse snatching caught on camera

Police need help identifying and finding a man who attacked and robbed a woman outside a Kingwood movie theater.

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House collapses on construction worker

A worker is rushed to a hospital after he was trapped underneath an old home for almost an hour.

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Neighbors want vacant lot cleaned up

Residents of a northwest Houston neighborhood say that they're glad a vacant apartment complex was torn down, but they need help because the lot has become a dumping ground.

2 bodies found in Kingwood home

A man and his niece are found dead in a Montgomery County home, and investigators suspect they may have both overdosed.

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Dozens of car windows shot out

Dozens of car windows in a Fort Bend County subdivision are shot out by what appears to be a BB gun.

Galleria Car Break-Ins

Crooks follow woman, steal cash out of car

A Houston family is out almost $1,500 after crooks follow a woman and break into her car inside a secure Galleria-area parking garage.

Neighbors help nab burglary suspects

Neighbors who spotted suspicious activity in their neighborhood helped deputies catch two burglary suspects.

New Study: 1/3 of teens engage in 'sexting'

An eye-opening new study shows just how many teens have sent nude pictures of themselves by text or email.

Rental scam targets homeowners with houses for sale

A warning from a local couple trying to sell their home: Someone pretending to be the homeowner is posting ads online claiming their home is for rent.

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Local 2 viewer donates air conditioner to man in need

A 73-year-old man who had never had an air conditioner in his home gets relief from the heat, thanks to a generous KPRC Local 2 viewer.


Houstonians deal with scorching heat

Triple-digit temperatures leave Houstonians searching to find ways to stay cool.

Galveston residents recovering from Ike glad Debby isn't coming

The path of Tropical Storm Debby has many residents in Galveston feeling like they dodged a bullet, especially since some are still feeling the impact of Hurricane Ike.

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