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Elderly couple terrorized during Meyerland home invasion

An elderly couple was terrorized by a lone gunman during an early morning home invasion in the Meyerland area.

Chemical plant that caught fire had past problems

A chemical plant fire that ignited Saturday night in rural Waller County happened at a facility that has been cited previously for violations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Channel 2 Investigates has learned.

PD: Man posed as doctor, had no license to practice medicine

A Houston man faced a judge Monday after being accused of treating patients at an East End medical clinic even though he is not a state licensed physician.

Man accused of killing activist sentenced in unrelated fraud

A Jordanian-born Houston-area man awaiting trial for the slaying of a female Iranian activist has been sentenced to almost four years in prison for conspiring with family members to defraud the U.S. government.

OBGYN barred from delivering babies

July 3, 2015: The Texas Medical Board has restricted the license of a Brazoria County OBGYN after several newborns died or were harmed during delivery. Joel Eisenbaum reports.

OBGYN restricted from delivering babies due to allegations of unsafe practices

The Texas Medical Board has restricted the license of a Brazoria County OBGYN after several newborns died or were harmed during delivery.

What passengers have to say about TSA at Houston airports

About 16 million travelers pass though security checkpoints at Houston's William P. Hobby and George Bush Intercontinental airports annually, according to the TSA, but those passengers sometimes report a little turbulence when it comes to the agency.

TSA complaints from travelers

July 2, 2015: About 16 million travelers pass though security checkpoints at Houston's William P. Hobby and George Bush Intercontinental airports annually, according to the TSA, but those passengers sometimes report a little turbulence when it comes to the agency. Jace Larson reports.

Man charged with murder in death of girlfriend's 4-year-old son

A man is facing murder charges after his girlfriend's child was found unresponsive and suffering from multiple chest and stomach injuries at his southeast Houston residence.

New details in murder-suicide involving ex-MLB player Darryl Hamilton

Channel 2 Investigates has learned more about the criminal history of Darryl Hamilton's girlfriend, the woman who police say killed him and then herself. Audio of the 911 call made by her ex-husband on the day of the shootings was also released.

Push made to fund car removals from bayous

Houston's submerged secrets are closer to being brought to the surface.

Ex-MLB player Darryl Hamilton killed by girlfriend in murder-suicide, police say

The Pearland Police Department is investigating a murder-suicide after former MLB player Darryl Hamilton and his girlfriend were found fatally shot inside their home.

Highway 225 at Allen Genoa reopens after fatal truck wreck

The westbound lanes of Highway 225 at Allen Genoa have reopened after a fatal truck accident involving a Hazmat spill.

Embattled convention chief arrested again

Harris County court records show the head of the Pasadena Convention Center is facing two felony DWI charges stemming from incidents occurring in two cities.

Deputies arrest man after standoff in N. Harris County

A standoff with deputies from the Harris County Sheriff's Office ended peacefully at a motorcycle shop Friday.

Second teen found guilty in satanic killing of 15-year-old girl

The teen who was on trial for the satanic ritual killing of a teen girl has been found guilty and has been given an automatic life sentence.

New technology curbs dangers of high-speed chases

They're dangerous, unpredictable, and too often, they turn deadly: high-speed chases.

Possible ending to power struggle in Galveston County

A 10-month dispute between several judges and the Galveston County commissioners appears to have ended Saturday.

Galveston County Commissioners locked in legal battle with judges

A power struggle between judges and Galveston County Commissioners prompted a special session Saturday.

Texas Supreme Court unanimously rules drainage fee proposition misleading

The Supreme Court of Texas has sided with a group of Houstonians who argue a 2010 proposition that led to a drainage fee levied on property owners was misrepresented by Mayor Annise Parker.

Power struggle in Galveston County

June 12, 2015: A fight between several judges and the county commissioners rages in Galveston County. Robert Arnold reports.

Court rules on drainage fee lawsuit

June 12, 2015: Courts make a decision on the fate of a controversial fee for Houston homeowners. Joel Eisenbaum reports.

Could your vehicle have 'hidden' warranty?

Warranty work is part of the daily routine for auto shop owner Dennis Raghunandan. But he recently came across a "hidden" warranty for a customer who was about to pay thousands for repairs.

'Dateline Houston: The Robert Durst Chronicles'

Watch the KPRC 2 special, 'Dateline Houston: The Robert Durst Chronicles.'

Animal remains found dumped in Friendswood

The Houston Humane Society is warning pet owners to keep close watch on their animals if they live in the Friendswood area.

Animal remains dumped in neighborhood

June 8, 2015: Families in Friendswood are on edge after finding dead pets dumped in their neighborhood. Bill Spencer reports.

Green tap water concerns Sienna Plantation residents

Some residents have been dealing with green-tinted water coming out of their taps since mid-April, and they are choosing not to drink the water.

Green tap water concerns Sienna Plantation residents

June 8, 2015: Some residents have been dealing with green-tinted water coming out of their taps since mid-April, and they are choosing not to drink the water. Jace Larson reports.

Man follows woman leaving store in Conroe

June 5, 2015: A woman was scared for her life when a man followed her for miles after leaving a department store. Robert Arnold reports.

Woman's warning goes viral

A Montgomery County woman posted a warning on Facebook that has been shared thousands of times. The warning involves an incident that happened in Conroe on Wednesday.

Texas storm surge plan mired in delays

In September 2008, Hurricane Ike roared ashore, bringing with it a wall of water that caused more than $50 billion in damage and claimed dozens of lives. Two months after Ike made landfall, Gov. Rick Perry announced the creation of the Commission for Disaster Recovery and Renewal.

Experts give tips on how to avoid buying flood-damaged vehicles

It was a historic storm that pounded Houston with torrential rain and surging waters. Thousands of cars were stranded, stalled and submerged after being abandoned by drivers seeking higher ground.

Fraud alert: Avoiding flooded cars

June 3, 2015: It was a historic storm that pounded Houston with torrential rain and surging waters. Thousands of cars were stranded, stalled and submerged after being abandoned by drivers seeking higher ground. Joel Eisenbaum reports.

FBI flies surveillance planes over Houston

June 2, 2015: The FBI is using a surveillance program in the skies above Houston. Robert Arnold reports.

Lawmakers seeking answers from Takata, U.S. on faulty air bags

Lawmakers expressed frustration Tuesday over the progress of a recall of millions of defective air bags, pointing out that it's still unclear what's causing the air bags to rupture, which vehicles need repairs and whether replacement air bags are truly safe.

Congressional hearing on airbag recall

June 2, 2015: Members of Congress are demanding answers from the company that manufactures airbag safety equipment. Joel Eisenbaum reports.

TSA security failures spark concerns

Travel concerns are rising across the country after an alarming report gives airport screeners a failing grade at keeping travelers safe in the air.

TSA security failures spark concerns

June 2, 2015: Travel concerns are rising across the country after an alarming report gives airport screeners a failing grade at keeping travelers safe in the air. Jace Larson reports.

Channel 2 investigation will lead to new state law

A Channel 2 investigation that began in November 2013 is leading the passage of a new state law regarding private university police departments.

Deputies: Woman found shot, slumped over steering wheel in Katy

Deputies are investigating after a 20-year-old woman was found shot to death outside a drug store in the Katy area early Friday, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office.

Parents rescue 10 children from house fire in NE Houston

May 25, 2015: Ten children were rescued from a burning house in northeast Houston and taken to a hospital. Joel Eisenbaum reports.

Guns seized after Waco shootout being tested

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosive's Houston office is taking the lead on tracing all of the guns found to determine if any can be connected to cases that go well beyond the Waco area.

FDA warned Blue Bell about contamination risk six years ago

Channel 2 Investigates requested inspection reports from the FDA dating back to 2009 in the weeks following the Blue Bell ice cream recall. The documents, which the FDA made public on Thursday, show problems observed with precautionary measures in both the Brenham and Broken Arrow, Oklahoma,…

$5 million worth of property reported lost by government agencies

Channel 2 investigative reporter Robert Arnold has been tracking down government assets reported as lost by Houston area public agencies for several years. In a follow up investigation, Arnold reveals which agencies are now making changes to their record keeping process.

Mother faces charges after police launch search for son

A Houston woman was arrested Tuesday and faces criminal charges after police launched a search for her 3-year-old son.

Man accused of striking, killing HPD officer dies at hospital

Jeffery Conlin, the suspect accused of killing Houston police officer Richard Martin, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, Channel 2 has learned.

Son of fallen HPD officer honored at baseball game

It was an emotional show of support for the family of fallen Houston police Officer Richard Martin, who was killed in the line of duty Monday.

Man seen lurking in offices in Sugar Land

May 19, 2015: Business owners in Sugar Land should be on alert after a person of interest has been behaving suspiciously. Robert Arnold reports.

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AP Source: Takata air bag recalls to double in US

A person briefed on the matter says air bag maker Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million of its inflator mechanisms defective, nearly doubling the number recalled in the U.S. so far.

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Airbag maker Takata announces historic auto recall

May 19, 2015: A person briefed on the matter says air bag maker Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million of its inflator mechanisms defective, nearly doubling the number recalled in the U.S. so far. Joel Eisenbaum reports.

Texas legislature OKs making private college police records public

Police departments run by private universities in Texas will soon have to make their records open to the public. The State House passed SB 308 on Tuesday.

Woman survives carjacking minutes before HPD officer's death

A woman recounts the harrowing moments she faced at the hands of the man suspected of running over and killing a Houston police officer.

New county numbers show many unsolved crimes

Channel 2 Investigates has obtained new crime numbers, which show many crimes in Harris County are not being solved.

Friends remember HPD officer killed in chase

Monday night former co-workers who knew fallen Houston police officer Richard Martin remembered him as a great friend and loving father.

Identity released of man accused of striking, killing HPD officer

Houston police Officer Richard Martin was killed in the line of duty Monday while throwing down spike strips trying to stop a suspect during a high-speed chase, the department said.

Woman terrorized before officer killed

May 18, 2015: A woman was carjacked by a man before he was suspected of killing a Houston police officer. Robert Arnold reports.

Crimes unsolved in Harris County

May 18, 2015: Channel 2 Investigates has obtained new crime numbers, which show many crimes in Harris County are not being solved. Jace Larson reports.

Man who fatally struck officer has lengthy criminal history

May 18, 2015: An investigation is being launched after a man struck and killed an officer with the Houston Police Department. Mark Boyle and Joel Eisenbaum report.

Negotiating cheaper cable bills

May 15, 2015: Bill Spencer investigates how to make your cable bills cheaper.

Assault inside Houston ISD school classroom caught on video

A September incident caught on video that is now coming to light at Houston ISD's Jefferson Davis High School, gave several parents pause Friday after watching the short clip.

Many food safety regulators not testing for listeria in ice cream

According to the CDC, listeriosis is the third leading cause of death from food poisoning. The FDA signed regulations into law in 2011 that would require stricter testing and reporting of listeria presence in ready-to-eat food manufacturing facilities that have still not been put into place. 

Group that hosted Prophet Muhammad Cartoon Contest has Houston supporters

The group that hosted the "Prophet Muhammad Cartoon Contest" that ended with the death of two suspected terrorists in Garland, has loyal followers in Houston, Channel 2 Investigates has learned.

Group that hosted Prophet Muhammad Cartoon Contest has local supporters

May 13, 2015: The group that hosted the "Prophet Muhammad Cartoon Contest" that ended with the death of two suspected terrorists in Garland, has loyal followers in Houston, Channel 2 Investigates has learned. Joel Eisenbaum reports.

Five most common tire troubles: repair or replace?

Channel 2 Investigates teamed up with National Tire And Battery to identify the five most common tire troubles, and whether you can repair those problems or have to actually foot the bill for a whole new tire.

Most common tire problems and best fixes

Channel 2 Investigates teamed up with National Tire And Battery to identify the five most common tire troubles, and whether you can repair those problems or have to actually foot the bill for a whole new tire.

Top spots for speeding tickets

The top five locations where police have given the most speeding tickets are all well-traveled roads located all over the city.

Part II: What are the top spots for speed traps in Houston?

Jace Larson has an important update to a Channel 2 investigation.  Take a look at the top five locations for speed traps in Houston.

Top speed traps in Houston

May 11, 2015: KPRC 2 investigator Jace Larson reveals the top five speed traps in the Houston area.

City of Houston employees streamed hours of content at work

Nearly 100 city of Houston employees, including more than a dozen customer service representatives, watched Netflix and other streaming services while on the clock,  Channel 2 Investigates has learned.

City employees streaming movies at work

May 11, 2015: Nearly 100 City of Houston employees watched Netflix and other streaming services while on the clock, including more than a dozen customer service representatives, Channel 2 Investigates has learned. Joel Eisenbaum reports.

A look at Robert Durst's time living in Houston

By now you've heard his name. You might have even seen the documentary on his life. But few people know the details of Robert Durst's time living in Houston. For the last 10 years he's called Houston home and controversy followed him along the way.

Robert Durst's past in Houston

Jace Larson of Channel 2 Investigates traces Robert Durst's years in Houston.

Student-made video at Davis High School causes controversy

A student project at HISD's Jefferson Davis High School, north of Downtown, has stirred up some controversy.

Student-made video at Davis High School causes controversy

May 8, 2015: A student project at HISD's Jefferson Davis High School, north of Downtown, has stirred up some controversy. Joel Eisenbaum reports.

HISD buses caught running red lights repeatedly

Houston ISD says it will be disciplining five bus drivers who did not obey rules after a Channel 2 investigation showed numerous bus drivers running red traffic lights as they were on their way to pick up kids.

School bus drivers running red lights

Houston ISD says it will be disciplining five bus drivers who did not obey rules after a Channel 2 investigation showed numerous bus drivers running red traffic lights as they were on their way to pick up kids.

FDA reports say Blue Bell knew about listeria since 2013

Newly released FDA reports says that Blue Bell knew about Listeria in at least one of their plants dating back to 2013.  A leading food law attorney says the reports could mean potential criminal charges for the company.

School bus drivers caught running red lights

May 7, 2015: Houston ISD says it will be disciplining five bus drivers who did not obey rules after a Channel 2 investigation showed numerous bus drivers running red traffic lights as they were on their way to pick up kids. Jace Larson reports.

Video released of Robert Durst urinating in Houston drug store

Robert Durst is scheduled for an evidentiary hearing in New Orleans regarding a bizzare incident from last summer at a Houston CVS Thursday.

FDA reports say Blue Bell knew about listeria since 2013

A newly released Food and Drug Administration report said that Blue Bell knew about listeria in their manufacturing plants dating back to 2013. Haley Hernandez and Ryan Korsgard report. 

Headlight restoration kits put to the test

When the plastic lens cover over a vehicle's headlights gets older, heat can cause it to oxidize and look cloudy and yellow.  To demonstrate just how dangerous this is for drivers, Channel 2 set up a demonstration in a dark parking lot to show the difference in visibility between hazy headlights…

Clouded headlights not just cosmetic problem

When the plastic lens cover over a vehicle's headlights gets older, heat can cause it to oxidize and look cloudy and yellow.  To demonstrate just how dangerous this is for drivers, Channel 2 set up a demonstration in a dark parking lot to show the difference in visibility between hazy headlights…

Woman in court on stalking charges

A woman accused of helping her family murder her sister's friend appeared in court Tuesday.

Garland gunman's grandmother speaks out

Channel 2 Investigates has learned one of the suspects in a failed terrorist attack in Garland spent a lot of time in a tiny town not far from Houston called Garwood.

How to survive a home invasion

It's the middle of the night and your house is being invaded by armed men with guns who plan to take you hostage and take what they want. What are you going to do now?

How to survive a home invasion

May 4, 2015: It's the middle of the night and your house is being invaded by armed men with guns who plan to take you hostage and take what they want. What are you going to do now? Bill Spencer reports.

Garland gunman's grandmother speaks out

May 4, 2015:Channel 2 Investigates has learned one of the suspects in a failed terrorist attack in Garland spent a lot of time in a tiny town not far from Houston called Garwood. Joel Eisenbaum and Ryan Korsgard report.

School districts often rent out facilities to unaffiliated groups

School districts in the Houston area commonly rent their facilities to unaffiliated groups, Channel 2 Investigates found.

Garland shooting site owned by school district

May 4, 2015: The building where a shooting happened in Garland is owned by a school district. Joel Eisenbaum reports.

Search for Astrodome solutions overseas

May 4, 2015: An indoor park in Germany could hold the key to the fate of the historic Houston Astrodome. Robert Arnold reports.

Former Oiler, architect join Emmett in Berlin

May 3, 2015: A board member with the Harris County Sports and Convention Corporation and the facilities consultant for NRG Park have joined Harris County Judge Ed Emmett on his trip to Germany. Robert Arnold reports.

Woman headed to court Monday on stalking charges

A woman accused of helping her family murder her sister's friend will be in court Monday.

Searching for Astrodome solutions in Germany

May 2, 2015: A 700,000 square foot Tropical Islands resort is where Harris County Judge Ed Emmett is hoping to learn how apply a solution to the Astrodome. Robert Arnold reports.

How to break out of debt prison

Student loans, credit cards, department store balances are all bills that can bury a family in years of debt that can seem impossible to escape. But there is a path to financial freedom.

Breaking out of debt prison

May 1, 2015: Student loans, credit cards, department store balances are all bills that can bury a family in years of debt that can seem impossible to escape. But there is a path to financial freedom. Bill Spencer reports.

County judge arrives in Berlin in search of Astrodome solutions

Harris County Judge Ed Emmett arrived in Berlin early Friday on a trip to visit a resort that potentially holds solutions for repurposing the Astrodome.

Solutions for the Astrodome in Germany?

May 1, 2015: Harris County Judge Ed Emmett arrived in Berlin early Friday on a trip to visit a resort that potentially holds solutions for repurposing the Astrodome. Robert Arnold reports.

Alleged hit list by family accused in honor killing revealed in court

Channel 2 Investigates has learned there is a possible hit list in the case against a family facing murder charges.

Alleged hit list revealed in court

May 1, 2015: Channel 2 Investigates has learned there is a possible hit list in the case against a family facing murder charges. Joel Eisenbaum reports.

Alleged hit list by family accused in honor killing revealed in court

May 1, 2015: Channel 2 Investigates has learned there is a possible hit list in the case against a family facing murder charges. Joel Eisenbaum reports.

Customers complain masseurs cross the line

There have been several criminal cases filed against Houston-area massage therapists. Since February, three men have been charged with sexual misconduct.

Customers complain masseurs cross the line

April 30, 2015: There have been several criminal cases filed against Houston-area massage therapists. Since February, three men have been charged with sexual misconduct. Andy Cerota reports.

Houston-area ZIP codes with the most sex offenders

The ZIP codes with the most sex offenders are...

Houston-area ZIP codes with the most sex offenders

The ZIP codes with the most sex offenders are 77078, 77028 and 77026 in northeast Houston, according a Channel 2 Investigates review of registered sex offender data. Jace Larson reports. 

Private university police bill gets hearing

A bill aimed at making private university police department records open to the public was heard Wednesday by members of the House Higher Education Committee. An identical bill was already unanimously approved during a vote in the Senate.

Private university police bill gets hearing

A bill aimed at making private university police department records open to the public was heard Wednesday by members of the House Higher Education Committee. An identical bill was already unanimously approved during a vote in the Senate. Robert Arnold reports. 

Data-recording cars used to aid in crash investigations

Modern passenger cars collect massive amounts of data that can be used against drivers in court, whether drivers consent to the data collection or not.

Data-recording systems in vehicles used to aid in crash investigations

April 28, 2015: Modern passenger cars collect massive amounts of data that can be used against drivers in court, whether drivers consent to the data collection or not. Joel Eisenbaum reports.

New technology cuts down on wasteful 911 calls

In 2014, the city of Houston started using a revolutionary program to better deal with non-emergency calls, and itcould help save taxpayers millions of dollars.

Technology cuts down on waste

April 28, 2015: City officials have found a solution to 911 calls that are not true emergencies. Robert Arnold reports.

Doctor accused of exchanging drugs for sex gives up medical license

A doctor accused of handing out prescription drugs in exchange for sexual favors has given up his medical license, according to a press release from the Texas Medical Board on Monday. 

East Houston neighborhood targeted by burglars

A Houston police officer believes he has solved a string of burglaries in an east Houston neighborhood with the arrest of a man who was staying in a nearby motel.

Neighborhood targeted by burglars

April 24, 2015: Burglars target one Houston neighborhood several times in one month. Joel Eisenbaum reports.

Robert Durst to be moved to new jail

Accused murderer Robert Durst will soon have a new jail cell to call home.

Son accused in 2012 murder of graduate student appears in court

A son accused of playing a role in the 2012 murder of a graduate student appeared in court Friday.
Nasim Irsan is charged with murder in the death of Gelareh Bagheerzadeh.

Going undercover to test auto mechanics

We’ve all been there. Something is wrong with our car and we take it to the mechanic. Suddenly there is a long list of repairs. Some of us have wondered if we really needed all that work, so KPRC 2 put mechanics to the test.

KPRC 2 puts local vehicle repair shops to the test

We've all been there: something's wrong with your car. You take it to a mechanic, and suddenly there's a long list of repairs. But what if you didn't really need all that work? Channel 2 Investigates put local repair shops to the test. Jace Larson reports. 

Dad, son charged with murder in high-profile deaths of Iranian activist, friend

Channel 2 Investigates has learned a man connected to the cold case murders of Gelareh Bagherzadeh and Coty Beavers has just been charged with capital murder. His wife, son and daughter are also facing charges.

Program that honors veterans overseas ending

The American Battle Monuments Commission created the Flower Fund back in the 1950s, which allows the children of veterans to pay to have flowers placed at the gravesites of their loved ones buried overseas.

Program that honors veterans ending

April 21, 2015: A program that honors and remembers veterans is coming to an end. Bill Spencer investigates.

Employee store clerks turn tables on attempted robber

Three people at a convenience store fought back against a robber who is still on the loose.

Store robbery victims fight back

April 21, 2015: Three people at a convenience store fought back against a robber who is still on the loose. Joel Eisenbaum reports.

Debate continues over long-term impact of BP oil spill

On April 20, 2010, an explosion on board the Deepwater Horizon drilling vessel killed 11 men and sent millions of barrels of oil gushing into the waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

People living along Gulf of Mexico still recovering from BP oil spill

Five years ago, a massive explosion on Deepwater Horizon oil rig killed 11 men and sent millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. People living along the gulf coast are fighting legal battles over the damage.

Rules for emergency rooms

Neighborhood emergency rooms may be convenient, but they come with a cost.

Rules for emergency rooms

April 17, 2015: Neighborhood emergency rooms may be convenient, but they come with a cost. Bill Spencer reports.

Bond revoked for father accused of pulling gun at hospital

There are new developments in the case against a Montgomery County man accused of barricading himself inside a Tomball hospital with a gun.

Bond revoked for man in Tomball standoff

April 17, 2015: A man accused of taking a nurse hostage during a standoff at a Tomball hosital is back behind bars. Joel Eisenbaum reports.

FBI works to combat child sex tourism

To combat a growing trend, the FBI has a task force dedicated to tracking down U.S. citizens who travel to foreign countries to have sex with children. The Bureau refers to it as child sex tourism.

Could plastic replace steel in bridges?

As the country's highways, byways and particularly bridges get older the steel reinforcement inside the concrete corrodes and weakens. A University of Houston professor thinks plastic could be the remedy engineers need to fix the country's aging infrastructure.

Police prepare fraud charges over driveway repair work

Police in the bedroom community of Oak Ridge North detained three men after residents complained of shoddy driveway repair work.

Children may sleep through smoke alarms despite loud sound

It is a terrifying wake-up call for all of us: The fact that every 90 seconds in this country another house fire breaks out. That's a total of more than 366,000 fires a year, fires that will kill an average of seven people every day, many of them children.

Children sleeping through smoke alarms

April 14, 2015: Bill Spencer of Channel 2 Investigates puts smoke detectors to the test.

Robert Durst pleads not guilty to federal charge in Louisiana

Jailed millionaire Robert Durst has pleaded not guilty to a federal charge of possessing a gun after a felony conviction.

Thousands of adverse reactions reported from common antibiotics

Less than a year ago, David Crain, a healthy and vibrant 33-year-old musician and personal trainer, was in the prime of his life. Now, he can barely play his guitar.

HPD: Suspect leads police on chase after trying to rob undercover officer at bank

A 'jugging' suspect led police on a chase in southwest Houston Monday after attempting to rob an undercover officer, according to Houston police.

Durst to appear in court Tuesday on federal weapons charge

Millionaire real estate heir Robert Durst will be in court Tuesday in connection with a federal weapons charge.

Durst indicted on federal charge

April 10, 2015: A federal grand jury has indicted Robert Durst on an official charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm which could send him to federal prison for 10 years. Jace Larson reports.

Robert Durst faces federal charge in New Orleans case

Court documents made public on Wednesday show murder suspect and millionaire real estate heir Robert Durst faces a federal charge in addition to state charges. 

Texas DMV says Houston man's license plate is offensive

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles is revoking the personalized license plate issued to a Houston man, because it has now been deemed offensive.

Feds ask to move part of Durst case to different court

Robert Durst briefly appeared in a New Orleans courtroom Tuesday morning though nothing of significance happened at the hearing. The arguing of motions was delated until Thursday’s scheduled hearing.

Hospitals train staff how to respond to active shooter situations

The reality of a gunman opening fire in a hospital, once thought a safe haven, is why many health care facilities are now training staff how to respond to these threats.

Hospitals train staff how to respond to active shooter situations

April 7, 2015: The reality of a gunman opening fire in a hospital, once thought a safe haven, is why many health care facilities are now training staff how to respond to these threats. Robert Arnold reports.

Texas environmental groups hope oil spill money goes to coastal restoration

Five years after the Deepwater Horizon exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, environmental groups are hoping some of the money BP is paying in fines and penalties will be put toward restoring areas of Galveston Bay.

Man linked to tire thefts arrested in Lake Jackson

A man connected to a series of thefts at a school district and a Houston area business is in jail.

How Robert Durst went from deaf mute woman to wanted man

Long before Manhattan millionaire Robert Durst made international headlines, he lived on Galveston Island and pretended to be a deaf, mute woman by the name of Dorothy.

Drag queen describes time with Robert Durst

April 6, 2015: Long before Manhattan millionaire Robert Durst made international headlines, he lived on Galveston Island and pretended to be a deaf, mute woman by the name of Dorothy. Robert Arnold reports.

Man arrested in road rage shooting of woman on North Freeway

A man arrested on suspicion of shooting a woman in the head during a road rage incident last month would not answer reporters' questions Monday afternoon as he was transferred to jail.

Kidnapping victims' conditions worst prosecutor has ever seen

Federal prosecutors say their recent conviction of seven people on charges that included kidnapping puts an end to legal charges that stemmed from the worst conditions they've ever seen kidnapping victims endure.

Durst's attorneys file probable cause motion in New Orleans

The attorney for multimillionaire Robert Durst challenged a move made by prosecutors Friday.

5-year-old accidentally shot by brother in southeast Houston

A 5-year-old was taken to the hospital Friday after he was reportedly shot in the arm.

Settlement reached in lawsuit over racial slur found on wedding photo

A settlement has been reached in lawsuit involving a racial slur found printed on photos taken during a 2012 wedding reception. A Houston area couple filed the lawsuit in 2014 against Premier Photography and its owner, James Evans.

Former HPD officer indicted in ticket scandal also charged with perjury

Three former Houston police officers are indicted on felony charges Friday by a Harris County grand jury.

Robert Durst attorney: Evidence illegally obtained in New Orleans

The attorney for multimillionaire Houston resident and accused murderer Robert Durst tells Channel 2 police illegally searched Durst's hotel room after his arrest and says police then tried to cover up that they didn't have a search warrant.

Racial slur on wedding photo prompts lawsuit

A Houston couple is suing a local photographer over what they claim was a racial slur posted at the bottom of wedding reception photos.

Comparison shop your healthcare online

Patients do not have to rely solely on a doctor referral any longer when it comes to choosing where they want to seek medical treatment. A wide-ranging amount of information is now available online for consumers to check regarding hospital performance.

Comparison shop your healthcare online

March 31, 2015: Patients do not have to rely solely on a doctor referral any longer when it comes to choosing where they want to seek medical treatment. Bill Spencer reports.

FBI: Father beat son aboard Carnival ship, arrested in Galveston

Police are waiting to arrest a father who is on a cruise ship set to dock in Galveston on Saturday.

FBI: Father beat son aboard Carnival ship

March 27, 2015: Police are waiting to arrest a father who is on a cruise ship set to dock in Galveston on Saturday after the FBI said he beat his teenaged step son.Jace Larson reports.

Trio of tire thieves caught on camera

Three men wanted for felony theft could be connected to the disappearance of tens of thousands of dollars' of truck and bus tires, police said.

Trio of tire thieves caught on camera

March 27, 2015: Three men wanted for felony theft could be connected to the disappearance of tens of thousands of dollars' of truck and bus tires, police said. Joel Eisenbaum reports.

Street racing initiative nets 8 arrests

A Friday night street racing initiative by Harris County Sheriff’s Office deputies resulted in the arrest of eight men. Additionally, 13 traffic citations were issued for various other violations.

Street racing crackdown leads to arrests

March 27, 2015: A street racing initiative by the Harris County Sheriff's Office resulted in the arrests of eight men. Joel Eisenbaum reports.

Hundreds of area bridges 'structurally deficient'

Local 2 investigates found 260 Houston-metro area bridges that the federal government classified as structurally deficient. 

Robert Durst's attorney says he will not let Vermont police talk to his client

The attorney for accused murderer Robert Durst says he will not be letting police in Vermont interview his client about any possible connection to a missing 18-year-old college student.

Texas Senate approves bill to make private university police open records to public

The Texas Legislature is one step closer to forcing private university police departments to open their records to the public. In a unanimous vote Wednesday, senators approved Bill 308 to bring the police departments under the state's public information act. 

HCSO: Babysitter sexually assaults kids with boyfriend; boasts in texts

A woman is accused of sexually assaulting children with her boyfriend, and photographing the children for exploitation, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.

Police: Thousands of child porn images found on man's phone

A Fort Bend County man was arrested after police in the town of Needville reported finding sexually explicit pictures and videos of children on his cellphone.

KPRC 2 Investigates hundreds of complaints on Houston's crosswalks

Channel 2 investigative reporter Bill Spencer takes crosswalk concerns to the city's deputy director of traffic operations.  Find out what goes into determining how long you have to cross, and whether pressing the crosswalk button really makes a difference.  

Putting Houston's crosswalks to the test

Channel 2 investigative reporter Bill Spencer takes crosswalk concerns to the city's deputy director of traffic operations.  Find out what goes into determining how long you have to cross, and whether pressing the crosswalk button really makes a difference.

Vermont teen visited Durst's store on day she disappeared

Police in Vermont say 18-year-old college student Lynne Schulze went missing from the same block where accused murderer Robert Durst owned a health food store in the small town of Middlebury.

Vermont teen visited Durst's store on day she disappeared

March 24, 2015: Police in Vermont say 18-year-old college student Lynne Schulze went missing from the same block where accused murderer Robert Durst owned a health food store in the small town of Middlebury. Jace Larson reports.

Fort Bend County worker faces child porn charges

March 24, 2015: A Fort Bend County employee is in jail after allegedly possessing child pornography. Robert Arnold reports.

Man sitting inside truck kidnapped at gunpoint in north Harris County

Gunshots pierced the late Tuesday morning calm of a northeast Harris County neighborhood during a broad daylight kidnapping in which eight to 10 men grabbed a passenger in a truck.

Surveillance video captures suspects wanted in cellphone store robberies

Houston police are asking for the public's help in identifying three suspects wanted in at least seven robberies of cellphone stores and one robbery at a fast-food restaurant in the southwest Houston area since February. An HPD press conference is being held at 1 p.m. to update the public on the…

Robert Durst tied to another missing person case

March 23, 2015: The criminal trouble for millionaire real estate heir Robert Durst is growing. Jace Larson reports.

Arrest in sex assault of little girl

March 23, 2015: A woman is accused of sexually assaulting children with her boyfriend, and photographing the children for exploitation, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office. Joel Eisenbaum reports.

Police: Durst connected to disappearance of Vermont teen in 1971

March 23, 2015: Federal investigators followed Robert Durst's movements through his cellphone days before his arrest. Jace Larson reports.

Attorney: Durst not likely to get bond

The attorney for multimillionaire murder suspect Robert Durst said it is unlikely a judge will allow Durst out on bond after a hearing that is scheduled Monday morning.

Sen. Ted Cruz to announce run for presidency

Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz is about to become the first person to officially throw his hat in the ring for the White House.

HPD cracking down on prostitution

Houston police are cracking down on prostitution in hopes of reducing human trafficking.

HPD takes aim at prostitution

March 20, 2015: Houston police are cracking down on prostitution in hopes of reducing human trafficking. Bill Spencer reports.

New investigations seek to connect Durst to other cases

Channel 2 has confirmed FBI agents in San Francisco are looking into whether evidence in the disappearances of a 16-year-old woman from Eureka, California and an 18-year-old college student points to millionaire murder suspect Robert Durst.

Robert Durst investigation broadens

March 19, 2015: Channel 2 has confirmed FBI Agents in San Francisco are looking into whether evidence in the disappearances of a 16-year-old woman from Eureka, California and an 18-year-old college student points to millionaire murder suspect Robert Durst. Robert Arnold reports.

How to make sure your iPhone isn't tracking you

Did you know your iPhone is tracking every move you make 24 hours a day? It records and store a complete history of every place you go, how long you stay and how often you go there.

Smartphones track your every move

March 19, 2015: Did you know your iPhone is tracking every move you make 24 hours a day? It records and store a complete history of every place you go, how long you stay and how often you go there. Bill Spencer reports.

New investigations seek to connect Durst to other cases

Channel 2 has confirmed FBI Agents in San Francisco are looking into whether evidence in the disappearances of a 16-year-old woman from Eureka, California and an 18-year-old college student points to millionaire murder suspect Robert Durst. Jace Larson reports. 

What recent court decision means after homebuilder shut its doors

March 17, 2015: Royce Homes shut its doors in 2008 and left neighborhoods unfinished. Amy Davis reports.

Police execute search warrant at Durst's Houston home

Robert Durst's former apartment in Galveston has a little more traffic passing by this week. Durst rented the small apartment on K Street for $300 a month.

IRS scammers on the rise as tax deadline approaches

Channel 2 Investigates has been flooded with phone calls and emails in the last few days from concerned viewers who've received phone calls claiming they owe money to the Internal Revenue Service.

Signs that someone is trying to scam you

March 17, 2015: Consumer expert Amy Davis discovered there are some dead giveaways signaling these calls are part of a scam.

Senate bill impacts private university police rcords

A Houston-area state senator has filed a bill that would require private university police departments to be brought under the auspices of the Texas Public Information Act.

Bill impacts private university police records

March 17, 2015: A Houston-area state senator has filed a bill that would require private university police departments to be brought under the auspices of the Texas Public Information Act. Robert Arnold reports.

What's Dog the Bounty Hunter doing in Texas?

March 16, 2015: Television superstar "Dog the Bounty Hunter" has been seen across the Houston area in recent weeks. But what was he doing in town? Joel Eisenbaum reports.

Why is Dog the Bounty Hunter in Texas?

Television superstar "Dog the Bounty Hunter" has been seen across the Houston area in recent weeks. But what was he doing in town? Joel Eisenbaum reports.

Man arrested, charged in murder-for-hire plot against ex-wife

A man was arrested and charged in a murder-for-hire plot involving his his-wife, according to the Brazoria County Sheriff's Office.

Murder-for-hire plot: Ex-husband charged

March 16, 2015: Valdemar Herrera, 48, is accused of trying to hire a hitman to kill his ex-wife. Jace Larson reports.

Legal questions over Durst's statements in HBO documentary

Legal experts are debating if Robert Durst's so-called admission in HBO's "The Jinx" may actually be admissible in court.

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