Man who exposed himself to female joggers sought

A neighborhood in Spring is warning residents to be on the lookout for a man exposing himself to female joggers.

UTMB prepares to treat patients with Ebola virus, destroy Ebola waste

The University of Texas Medical Branch is preparing to treat Ebola patients and destroy medical waste linked to patients.

2 men suspected of breaking into 5 homes in one day

A neighborhood in Spring has been warned to keep a lookout for two men suspected breaking into five homes in one afternoon.

Residents call upscale sushi restaurant crowd a nuisance

People living near a new upscale sushi restaurant in west Houston say they are fed up with its patrons parking in their neighborhood.

Crime makes significant decline in Sharpstown

For years now the Sharpstown area in southwest Houston has been known as a hot spot for crime. In fact, earlier this year Local 2 revealed that Sharpstown saw more crimes last year than any other neighborhood in town.

Generous strangers save couple's wedding

A couple down on their luck turns to Craigslist looking to sell what they could to raise money for their wedding day. A stranger who saw their ad met the couple with a gift and that's not where the story ends.

Customers camp out at Houston Apple Store to get new iPhone 6

The line around the Apple Store in Highland Village on Wednesday grew just as fast as the anticipation for the release of the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

Adrian Peterson's mother defends son

Since the moment Adrian Peterson was publicly accused of beating his 4-year-old son with a switch, the star running back has insisted he was merely doling out discipline.

Montgomery County library employee arrested on child porn charges

A Montgomery County Library employee has been arrested for allegedly soliciting and possessing nude photographs of children from around the U.S. and the world.

Gov. Perry indicted for coercion for veto threat

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been indicted for abuse of power after carrying out a threat to veto funding for state public corruption prosecutors.

Residents: Bicycle thefts becoming problem in Midtown

Residents living in Midtown say bicycle thefts are becoming a big problem. Recently, more than 20 bikes were stolen from just one complex in a day.

Woman accused of lying about cancer

Michelle Wasicek said she spent nearly six months of her life caring for and raising money for Misty Mink, a woman she'd met through a mutual friend who claimed to have cancer in her knees.

Mosquito tests positive for West Nile virus in The Woodlands

Health officials are warning about an aggressive type of mosquito which had tested for positive for West Nile virus in The Woodlands.

HFD completes high-angle rescue of crane operator

A crane operator was injured and stuck about 200 feet in the air before being lowered to the ground.

Houstonians profess love to city on social media with #ImSoHouston

All around the country, people are taking to social media to show pride in their home city. Houston is no different.

Thousands line up for Beyonce, Jay-Z concert at Minute Maid Park

Thousands lined up outside Minute Maid Park ahead of Friday evening's concert featuring Beyonce and her husband, Jay-Z.

Residents in League City neighborhood fed up driving miles to get mail

People living in one League City neighborhood are fed up with having to drive several miles every day just to get their mail.

Spring community vigil held for Stay family

Hours after loved ones mourned the Stay family at their funeral, many of the family's neighbors in Spring said goodbye in their own way.

Lone survivor speaks at community event honoring Stay family

A community gathered Saturday morning to honor and remember the six members of the Stay family allegedly slain by a former family member. Lone survivor Cassidy Stay spoke at the event, the theme of which was Stay Strong.

Thousands of Houstonians celebrate holiday at Freedom Over Texas

Tens of thousands of Houstonians celebrated the Fourth of July at Freedom Over Texas, where the food was dripping with butter and the people were dripping with patriotism.

Vigil held for boy killed in boat accident

As the investigation moves forward into a boating accident where three members of one family were killed, the youngest victim was honored Thursday night.

Thieves steal plants from porches in Woodland Heights

Woodland Heights is the kind of neighborhood where front porches are warm and welcoming, but they may be too welcoming -- thieves have become comfortable stealing from people just feet from their front door.

Crooks break into home while kids home alone

Two masked men barged into a Missouri City home Friday morning while two boys were home alone, police say.

South Houston man says teens attacked his apartment

A father in South Houston said a group of teens attacked his family's apartment Tuesday night.

Man hospitalized after being shot in grocery store parking lot

A man was taken to the hospital Wednesday evening after being shot in a grocery store parking lot in Fort Bend County, deputies say.

At least 1 hurt in drive-by shooting at apartment complex

The Houston Police Department is investigating drive-by shooting at a north Houston apartment complex.

Mom killed in crash after leaving son's kindergarten graduation

A mother of three was killed in a crash shortly after leaving her son's kindergarten graduation, police say.

FBCSO has son of slain Katy couple in custody

Fort Bend County Sheriff's deputies located Ryan Walton in the Rosenberg area.

FBCSO arrests son of slain Katy parents

Fort Bend County Sheriff's deputies located Ryan Walton in the Rosenberg area.

Sources: Mayor Annise Parker reportedly receiving death threats

Officers from the Houston Police Department have been assigned to keep watch outside Mayor Annise Parker's Montrose home after she reportedly received death threats, sources say.

Swing bridge damaged on Sargent Island

Many people are hitting the road to head out of town for the holiday weekend. But if you're heading to Sargent Island, you're going to run into a problem.

Investigation opened after wrong suspect allegedly beaten

An investigation is underway in a case of mistaken identity that left one man bloody and injured after a run-in with police. Phillip Mena reports.

More than 200 parents called to court for truancy

Hundreds of parents are headed to court in Galveston County after La Marque ISD filed a record number of truancy cases against its students.

Alvin ISD: Freshman stabs senior at Manvel High School

Alvin Independent School District officials said 250 high school students were pulled out of school early Friday after two disturbing incidents.

Mother travels to Texas to search for missing son

Authorities in Texas and Louisiana are searching for a teenager who went missing in Channelview.

Student gears up for prom date with Texans cheerleader

Thanks to Twitter, one lucky senior from Crosby High School is gearing up for his prom date with a Houston Texans cheerleader.

Girlfriend of man charged with sexual assault speaks out

A man accused of raping and robbing women in Cypress has faced a judge, but while investigators build their case against Rickey Zepeda, his girlfriend doesn't believe all of the charges against him.

Injured Santa Fe missionaries tell survival story

Against incredible odds, two Santa Fe missionaries critically injured in a fatal car wreck in Africa are spending the holidays back home with their families.

Four Montgomery County men dead, four hospitalized with mysterious illness

Health officials are trying to figure out what killed four Montgomery County men and hospitalized four others.

Drive-thru robberies on the rise

Authorities are investigating a string of drive-thru robberies at Houston-area McDonald's restaurants.

Alleged purse snatcher caught on camera

Deputies are searching for a suspect who was caught on camera stealing a woman's purse from a parking lot.

KPRC's Phillip Mena

Mother, 2 sons terrorized during home invasion

A mother and her two young sons were terrorized and then robbed by masked gunmen in their southwest Houston home.

Police: Man used League City fire truck as getaway car

League City police arrested a man after he drove off in one of the fire department's support trucks.

Extreme heat triggers Houston's first heat advisory of the year

According to the Department of Health and Human services, there have been 103 heat related illnesses in Texas since the start of the year.

Students remember Richmond teen killed in crash

Family and friends are mourning the loss of a Richmond teen that was killed in a crash in Kerr County

Suspected burglar arrested in underpants after brief chase

Police say he told them he stripped down to his underwear because he thought he'd be able to run faster without his clothes.

Pope Francis speaks out on homosexuality

The new pontiff also said that he has never met anyone that has "gay" on their business card, adding that homosexuals shouldn't be marginalized.

Baytown appliance repairman finds family heirloom in dryer filter

A Baytown appliance repairman found a customer's late mother's wedding rings while fixing a broken dryer.

Family new to area, targeted by thieves

A family, who recently relocated to Houston, had their most precious belongings stolen from their motel room.

Blown transformer may be to blame for 3 house fires

A blown transformer is likely the reason three homes caught fire in Pasadena, according to the Pasadena Fire Marshal.

Homeowner shot, killed in northwest Houston

Police are investigating a shooting that left a homeowner dead in his driveway in northwest Houston.

Local 2's Phillip Mena

FBI: Armored truck robbed outside Chase Bank

The FBI is searching for the suspects who robbed an armored truck in front of a busy bank in north Houston.

Local 2's Phillip Mena

HPD: Burned body found in the woods

Homicide detectives are investigating after a burned body was found in a wooded area in southeast Houston.

Couple accused of injuring Kemah Walmart employee while fleeing with stolen TV

A married couple is accused of injuring a Walmart employee while trying to flee the store parking lot with a stolen television, Kemah police said.

Houston mom accused of leaving her young children home alone

A neighbor contacts police after an 8-year-old boy repeatedly asked the neighbor for food for his little brother.

Private funerals held for last of four fallen firefighters

The last of four firefighters killed in a motel fire one week ago were laid to rest Friday.

Thieves target fire station in Liberty County

A fire station in Liberty County was burglarized, leaving its fire trucks stripped and a community at-risk, Liberty County officials said.

HPD: Houston mom put toddler on top of car, drove off

A 10-month-old girl is recovering at Texas Children's Hospital after falling from the top of a moving car, authorities said.

UPDATE: 11 accused of gang-raping teen, 9 arrested

Police have arrested two more people in connection to the brutal gang rape of a 16-year-old girl in Madisonville.

Homeowner shoots intruder in Rosenberg

Rosenberg police said a suspected burglar faces several charges after being shot by a homeowner.

Embattled Galveston Co. judge now in custody fight

Legal troubles have already cost suspended Galveston County Judge Christopher Dupuy his seat on the bench. Now they may cost him custody of his children.

New concerns over homemade plastic guns

Fearing mass production of a plastic gun undetectable to metal detectors and uncontrolled by current gun laws, the U.S. Department of Defense ordered its blueprints removed from the Internet.

New survey shows best BBQ joints in Texas

There are plenty of great barbecue joints in Houston, but according to a new list, a few of them stand out above the rest.

Teacher accused of inappropriate relationship with student

Police arrest a Coldspring-Oakhurst ISD teacher accused of having an inappropriate relationship with an 18-year-old high school student.

HISD: Extra security issued at school

The Houston ISD adds security at Carnegie Vanguard High School after an anonymous threat was made online Monday morning.

West residents look for normalcy after returning home

More residents were able to return home Sunday after a fertilizer plant explosion occurred in West, Texas.

HCC student accused of threatening classmates

A Houston Community College student is in jail after being accused of threatening to shoot his classmates, court records show.

Derek Davis/CNN

American Airlines flights grounded after computer glitch

American Airlines planes throughout the country were grounded for several hours Tuesday after a nationwide network outage completely shut down the
company's reservations system.

Deputies: 1 dies, several injured in head-on collision

One person died and several others were wounded after a head-on collision accident in Atascocita.

Accused killer represents himself in court

After firing his court-appointed attorneys, a man accused of killing the mother of his children represents himself in his trial.

Houstonians plan N. Korea trip regardless of reactor restart

As word comes of North Korea's intention to restart a nuclear facility, some Houstonians are planning to visit the country anyway.

HCSO: Children find mother dead inside home

Three teenage girls returned to their northwest Harris County home Tuesday to find their mother dead, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.

'Don't Mess With Texas' revamped

"Don't Mess with Texas" is getting messed with. The Texas Department of Transportation is trying to appeal to those born after the famous anti-litter ad campaign was launched 27 years ago.

Police investigate threat against school

An online threat has prompted a junior high school to beef up security, officials say.

Supreme Court hears first of 2 same-sex marriage cases

A two-day showdown over same-sex marriage began Tuesday in Washington, D.C.

Customer handcuffed in loaner car mix-up

A man says he was handcuffed and put in a police car after driving a vehicle he loaned from a car dealership.

Police search for person who shot at SUV

A car chase in southwest Houston ended with several people in the hospital and a gunman on the run, said police.

3 kids, mom hit by driver at mobile home park

A 6-year-old boy is recovering in a hospital after he, his two sisters and his mom were hit by a driver who was avoiding hitting a parked car, police say.

Homeowner to thieves: 'Heavily armed'; 'Do not come near house'

A homeowner puts a warning sign to thieves outside his northeast Houston house after a group of men broke inside.

Man accused of threatening ex-wife in classroom

A man is accused of storming into a classroom full of high school students and screaming obscenities at his ex-wife.

Investigators: Woman robbed at gunpoint near front door

A woman is too scared to sleep in her own home after a disturbing robbery.

Deputies: A&M cadets die in wrong-way crash

The lone survivor of a fiery wreck that killed three people, including two Texas A&M freshmen cadets, spoke on Monday about the head-on collision.

School district steps up security amid shooting rumor

A school district is increasing its security presence and making a change to a class after a threat of a mass shooting at a gas station is posted online.

Police: Thief steals cancer patient's luggage

A surveillance camera was rolling while a person stole luggage that belonged to a cancer victim in the hospital, according to authorities.

Officials: Student collapses during gym class

A third-grader is in the hospital after, officials say, he collapsed during gym class.

Dad arrested after boy, 4, fatally shoots self

A father is facing charges after a 4-year-old boy shoots and kills himself with a stolen gun, investigators say.

New attractions debut at Rodeo Houston

From bucking broncos to a bug exhibit, Rodeo Houston promises to offer both classic and new activities when it kicks off Monday.

Sketch released in 2 sex assaults

Police need help identifying and finding a man suspected to be involved in two sexual assaults near Hobby Airport.

Suspicious man seen in Little League restroom

A Little League organization is making big changes after a suspicious man approached a child inside a ballpark restroom.

Teens suspected in string of arson fires

Investigators say two teens are linked to several dangerous fires in the Memorial area.

Nightclub fight caught on camera

Two women are going public with video they say shows police officers roughing up a man in a nightclub.

Intruders force their way into woman's home

Three suspects, including one female, force their way into a woman's Lake Jackson home, stealing cash and threatening to kill her, according to police.

3 injured in school bus crash

Two students and a driver are injured after an accident with an HISD school bus in southwest Houston.

Former coach accused of crimes against 2 students

A former Brazoria County high school coach has been accused of sexually assaulting a student and trying to have an improper relationship with another student.

Investigators seek men who killed manager

A man was shot to death at a game room/restaurant in northwest Harris County on Friday, investigators said.

Smoothie mix-up sends kids to hospital

A trip to a local Jamba Juice leads to a trip to the hospital for two young brothers after they drank a peanut butter smoothie, their mother says.

Burglars target elementary school

Thieves kick and pry their way into an elementary school to steal pricey electronics.

Woman found dead in back yard

A man confesses to killing a woman whose body was found in south Houston, police say.

Community reacts to police shake-up

In less than 48 hours, the city of Freeport's police chief was suspended and the assistant police chief resigned after internal complaints sparked an investigation.

Burglars caught on camera in west Harris County

Two young men were caught on camera trying to break into a home in West Harris County.

Man cleared in college shooting wants apology

A man who was charged and later cleared in a shooting at Lone Star College says he wants the sheriff to apologize for his name being smeared.

Baby donor's heart saves boy's life

Parents who lost their 11-month-old baby girl heard her heart beating Saturday inside a boy whose life she saved.

Residents evacuate after reported chlorine leak

Residents in Cy-Fair evacuate their homes Monday evening after a chlorine leak at a water treatment plant, according to authorities.

Police: Teens vandalize World War II veteran's home

Two teenagers are accused of spray-painting walls and furniture inside a 93-year-old World War II veteran's home, and police say that paint helped them identify their suspects.

Expert: 'Impossible' to guarantee safety

The hostage situation in Algeria is bringing attention to the safety and protection of people who work in potentially hostile environments, such as northern Africa and many parts of the Middle East.

Business is booming in Pearland

For a third consecutive year, the city of Pearland has the fast-growing retail market in the state, according to the Texas Retail Survey.

Woman shoots boyfriend, kills self

A woman shoots her boyfriend, chases him through a neighborhood and kills herself, police say. Officers say they were very familiar with the couple.

High school teacher under investigation

A female high school teacher is put on paid administrative leave after allegations of criminal behavior.

NASA, Europe team up for trip to Mars

Mars is one of the first steps in the next giant leap for mankind, and Houston is playing a major role in laying the groundwork for the missions.

Picasso vandalism suspect goes before judge

A man accused of vandalizing a Picasso at the Menil Collection makes his first appearance before a Harris County judge.

Woman's dog taken during burglary

Burglars break into an apartment and steal a woman's electronics and 8-year-old dog.

Caught on camera: Officer punches man in custody

A man claims that a Houston police officer punched him in the face while he was handcuffed, and it was all caught on camera.

Boy, 4, left at wrong bus stop

School district officials apologize to the mother of a preschooler after his school bus driver drops him off at the wrong stop.

Picasso vandalism suspect extradited to Houston

A man accused of vandalizing a Picasso at the Menil Collection is back in Houston to face criminal charges.

Hundreds line up for 'America's Got Talent' auditions

Hundreds lined the outside of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in downtown San Antonio on Saturday waiting for a chance at stardom. Auditions for Season 8 of America's Got Talent brought out people of all ages.

Storage unit theft caught on video

Police are hoping surveillance video will help them identify two men seen stealing tens of thousands of dollars worth of valuables from Crenshaw Storage in Pasadena.

HPD: Witnesses shoot robbery suspect

Two witnesses open fire on a man after a robbery in southeast Houston, investigators say.

Tree falls on man cutting it down

A man is flown to a hospital after a tree comes crashing down on him.

Deputies: Man approaches girls after school

Deputies are urging parents in a northwest Harris County neighborhood to be made aware of a man that has reportedly approached young girls after school.

Picasso vandalism suspect to return to Houston

A man accused of vandalizing a Picasso at the Menil Collection is expected to be back in Houston soon to face criminal charges.

Truck stolen with dog inside

A man says his truck was stolen from the parking lot of the Walmart on I-10 and Silber in northwest Houston.

Acid bomb attack caught on camera

Investigators are looking for a pair of criminals who they say exploded acid bombs on a woman's front door.

Mother, daughter shot, killed in condo

A woman and her daughter are found dead in a southwest Houston condo.

Friendswood Grinch steals decorations

A Grinch in Friendswood steals holiday decorations and dumps them on another resident's lawn.

Gun sales soar over restriction fears

In response to the horrific elementary school shooting in Connecticut last week, President Obama announced Wednesday the formation of a new gun control task force aimed at re-instituting a sales ban on assault rifles and high-capacity magazines.

Mother welcomes baby born on 12/12/12 at 12:12 p.m.

On a day this unique, December 12th, 2012, some expectant mothers might try to induce labor to give their child a memorable birth date but not Delina Gonzales.

NASA to test flights to go deeper into space

Five decades since NASA last put a man on the moon, the embattled space program is set to usher in a new era of lunar exploration.

Study: Fish often misrepresented

A study finds that fish sold in restaurants and grocery stores is often not what it is advertised as being.

Manziel wears bracelet to help boy with cancer

Moments before Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel won the Heisman Trophy, he was asked about a little yellow band around his wrist.

Kansas City win comes with sadness, praise

Despite their victory Sunday, there wasn't much celebrating in the Kansas City Chiefs locker room. However, there was praise.

Man sentenced to life for raping 11-year-old

A man is sentenced to life in prison for participating in an 11-year-old girl's gang rape.

What is lupus?

A somewhat mysterious disease has affected thousands in the Houston area alone.

Texans fans relieved after victory

Texans fans are celebrating and breathing a huge sigh of relief after an overtime game with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Couple terrorized during home invasion

A doorbell ring leads to a violent home invasion in west Harris County.

Hero Marine gets special gift

A Houston Marine who spent years of his life serving his country is handed the keys to a new home.

Hundreds line up for video game release

Hundreds line up for the midnight release of Call of Duty: Black Ops II, the newest edition of the popular video game series.

Fans cheer on Texans from The Woodlands

It may have been raining at Soldier Field in Chicago Sunday evening, but up in The Woodlands it was pouring Texans fans.

Soldier surprises kids at school

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 both.

Woman accused of stealing from blood bank

A former payroll manager at the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center admits to stealing tens of thousands of dollars from the nonprofit organization, according to the Harris County court records.

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AT&T workers targeted by robbers

AT&T has told its workers to be on the lookout after another employee is attacked and robbed while on the job.

Woman begs thieves to not steal TV

A woman wakes up and finds two men trying to steal her TV. She begs them not to take it and later realizes she should have just run away.

Jewelry stolen from Tanglewood home

Police are searching for the thieves that broke into a Tanglewood home and stole jewelry.

HPD: Girl lied about being raped after school

A high school student told police that she was sexually assaulted after school, but a week later she admitted to making the attack up, investigators say.

Man accused of recording video up woman's skirt

A man is accused of recording video up a co-worker's dress in an elevator at a Houston hospital.

HISD: Student shot classmate with BB gun

A fifth-grade student shot a classmate with a BB gun at an elementary school, school district officials say.

City leaders fight to clean up neighborhood after alleged rape

A local mother is calling for justice after police say her daughter was sexually assaulted in a southeast Houston neighborhood.

Houston judge accused in hit-and-run

A Houston judge is facing charges of failure to stop and render aid and tampering with evidence after officials say she was involved in a hit-and-run.

Robbers target customers in bakery parking lot

Investigators are searching for two suspects they said are responsible for an aggravated robbery in a bakery parking lot.

Thief breaks into store through hole in roof

A crook is caught on camera breaking into a southwest Houston cellphone store through the roof. Photos

Military dad surprises daughter at school

A 4-year-old girl is surprised at school when her father, who has been deployed overseas for months, walks into her classroom.

App lets people sent crime tips to HCSO

Cracking down on crime – there's an app for that!

Detained pilots return home to Houston

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.

Jeremy Lin appears on cover of GQ

New Houston Rocket Jeremy Lin is featured on the cover of next month's GQ Magazine. He admits he doesn't know much about Houston, so KPRC Local 2 found lots of people to fill him in.

Woman accused of killing high school student

A woman accused of shooting and killing a Livingston High School student over the weekend is now out on bond, according to her mother.

Mom accused of killing 2 infant sons

A Brazoria County mother has been accused of beating her 6-month-old son to death, and police said she told them this is not the first time she has killed a child.

Supreme Court to hear UT affirmative action case

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case of a woman who has filed a lawsuit against the University of Texas, challenging its decision to deny her admittance because she was not a minority, according to the lawsuit.

Silk Road Festival celebrates Central Asia

Houstonians enjoy food, crafts, dances and music of Central Asia celebrating the "Silk Road Festival."

Grandmother killed in wreck, driver arrested

A driver admits to speeding when he caused deadly crash in Galena Park, detectives say.

Cub Scout catches creepy fish

A nine-year-old Cub Scout found a fish with teeth in Figure Four Lake on Wednesday.

Police: Man stabbed over BBQ pit

A woman's birthday party in southwest Houston turns violent after her next-door neighbor stabs her nephew with a sword-like blade, police say.

Girl, 11, dies after being hit by 18-wheeler cab

A sixth-grade girl waiting for her school bus just feet from her home is hit and killed by a big rig, according to police. 

Deputies: Illegal immigrants detained in traffic stop

About a dozen illegal immigrants are in custody after they are found in a pickup truck during a traffic stop, investigators say.

Man wants stolen dog back

It's one thing to steal a man's belongings, but it takes a truly heartless criminal to steal a man's dog.  

10-month-old nearly drowns in tub

A young boy is rushed to a hospital after he almost drowns in a tub.

Parents charged after child injured

A Houston couple loses custody of their two young children after their 4-year-old son shows up at school with a broken neck and several broken ribs, according to Child Protective Services.

Man accused of running illegal dentist office

A Houston man is accused of running an unlicensed, illegal dentist office out of his apartment.

HCSO: Road rage ends with fatal shooting outside gas station

A case of road rage results in a man being shot to death outside a northwest Harris County gas station.

Man accused of leading deputies on chase with kids in car

Deputies say a man who led them on a high-speed chase had two small children in the back seat.

Passenger removed from plane after taking photos

A man on a United Airlines flight is removed from the plane after other passengers complain about him taking photos inside the aircraft.

Parents concerned about sex ed video

Middle school students in the Cy-Fair Independent School District will soon be learning about sex in school from cartoons. 

America Remembers: Fallen Houston firefighter to be honored

The names of several Houston-area firefighters are being added to the Fallen Firefighters Memorial, in honor of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.

Houston man to be added to fallen firefighter memorial

A man who died after helping in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks is among the nine Houston-area names set to be added to the fallen firefighter memorial this weekend.

Man indicted for sexually abusing 6 year-old girl in 2008

A man accused of sexually abusing his six-year old relative more than four years ago is indicted by a grand jury last week, Galveston County officials said.

Jacinto City pawn shop robbed twice

A Jacinto City pawn shop is robbed twice in less than two months, possibly by the same masked men, police say.

Police: Fake utility workers steal safe

Two people posing as utility workers stole a safe from a man's home, investigators say.

Police: Man threatens to blow up train over lost lemonade

A man is accused of threatening to blow up a METRORail train after he couldn't get back on board to get a drink he left behind, police say.

Sketch released in killing at apartment complex

Police release a sketch of a man wanted in connection with a fatal shooting at a Pasadena apartment complex.

Typo found on Texan T-shirt

The Houston Texans franchise won its first ever playoff game last season, but according to a new T-shirt being sold at Old Navy stores, the team also won the 1961 AFC Championship.

Man shot protecting neighborhood

Two men were arrested this week in connection with a drive-by shooting in north Houston that left four people injured, Houston police said.

HPD: Pair leads cops on chase, throw guns out window

Two men are arrested after leading police on a chase through southwest Houston, police say.

78 pct. of Gulf oil production stopped by storm

The U.S. government says 78 percent of the oil production in the Gulf of Mexico has been halted in preparation for Tropical Storm Isaac.

Neighbors shaken up after baby shot, killed

Residents in one neighborhood are on edge after a baby girl is fatally wounded in a drive-by shooting.

Burglars steal guns, credit cards from homes

Thieves steal guns and credit cards during a string of burglaries in the Richmond area, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office.

Officers pay tribute to fallen constable

Thousands of people are in attendance at a memorial service on the Texas A&M Saturday for Brazos County Constable Brian Bachmann.

Gun shops see spike in women buying weapons

Gun shops are seeing a growing number of women arming themselves.

Curiosity lands on Mars

Much like Punxsutawney Phil, NASA's newest rover, Curiosity, stuck its head out Monday morning and saw its shadow on the surface of Mars. 

3 wanted in Radio Shack robbery

Police are searching for three men who locked customers inside an electronics store during a robbery.

Deputies: Boy, 12, accidentally shoots, kills brother, 11

Deputies say a 12-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his 11-year-old brother with a shotgun they were playing with while they were home alone.

Ghawi remembered as 'intelligent,' 'sarcastic'

Family and friends gathered Saturday morning to celebrate the life of Jessica Redfield Ghawi, a former San Antonio resident and one of 12 victims of the Aurora, Colo., shooting massacre.

Stolen goods found in storage locker

Hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of stolen property are confiscated from a storage facility in northwest Harris County, according to Harris County Precinct 4 Constables. 

Gun sales increase after Colo. movie theater shooting

Gun stores throughout the country, including in Houston, are reporting a spike in sales since the mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater.

Police: Drunk driver crashes into carriage, kills 1

A man faces an intoxication manslaughter charge after police say he crashed into a horse-drawn carriage, killing one person and injuring several others.

Family promise may have kept Texas men alive

They had already checked in on Facebook at the now infamous Colorado movie theater when two men from Sugar Land decided to skip the movie and in turn, avoid tragedy.

Shots fired at Fort Bend home

Fort Bend County Sheriff's investigators are trying to figure who fired several shots into a home in the New Territory neighborhood early Thursday morning. 

HPD: Man shoots, kills brother-in-law

A man fatally shoots his 71-year-old brother, and claims it was self-defense, police say.

Arrest near in beachgoer's 2007 slaying

Detectives say they are close to arresting at least one person in connection with a beachgoer's 2007 rape and death.

Thief steals secret restaurant recipe

The secret recipe for one of Houston's best burgers is no longer a secret. Surveillance pictures.

Several vehicles stolen at north Houston business

Car thieves seem to hitting the same north Houston business in broad daylight.

Police: Man attacked women with wooden stake

A man was arrested Saturday afternoon, accused of attacking three women with a wooden stake near the World War II Memorial Plaza in the Houston Heights.

Parents outraged over allegations surrounding teacher

Parents say they are outraged that allegations that a piano teacher inappropriately touched children were not made public sooner.

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