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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.

Ex-husband accused in murder-for-hire plot

March 16, 2015: A man was arrested and charged in a murder-for-hire plot involving his his-wife, according to the Brazoria County Sheriff's Office. Jace Larson reports.

Legal questions over Durst's statements in documentary

March 16, 2015: Legal questions have come up after a so-called admission by Robert Durst in the HBO documentary "The Jinx." Joel Eisenbaum reports.

Community protests increase in crime in Montrose area

Two juveniles were arrested Thursday in connection with two shootings that happened in Midtown.

New, highly-addictive drug grows in popularity

A new drug that is cheap, highly addictive and very dangerous is hitting the streets of Houston and it has police agencies cracking down.

Some Texas politicians keep mum on personal email for business

Some Texas lawmakers declined to tell KPRC 2 Investigates whether they have used personal email accounts to conduct state business, according to a poll of lawmakers.

Some Texas politicians keep mum on personal email for business

Some Texas lawmakers declined to tell KPRC 2 Investigates whether they have used personal email accounts to conduct state business, according to a poll of lawmakers. Jace Larson reports. 

Gun safety options: Keeping firearms away from children

In the hands of a trained professional, guns are nothing but a tool used for protection. But in the hands of a child, they are a disaster waiting to happen.

Gun safety options: Keeping firearms away from children

March 10, 2015: In the hands of a trained professional, guns are nothing but a tool used for protection. But in the hands of a child, they are a disaster waiting to happen. Bill Spencer reports.

Criminal past of Baytown teen murder suspects

March 9, 2015: Two men are in custody and one is on the loose after two Baytown teens were murdered. Joel Eisenbaum reports.

Controversial police arrest prompts movement to change law

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.

Private university police accountability

March 6, 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.

Criminal past of Baytown teen murder suspects

Each of the three men charged with capital murder in connection with the deaths of two Baytown teens have criminal records, Channel 2 Investigates found through court records.

PD: Third man arrested in murders of two Baytown teens

Jose Juan Chavez, 17, who had been a person of interest in the case, was taken into custody during a SWAT scene on Tuesday. He is the fourth person charged in the murders of two Baytown teens. We'll have more in a live report on KPRC 2 News.

Injuries on Houston Rodeo rides rare

Two or three people each year are injured on rides at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, according to state records.

Injuries on Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo rides rare

Two or three people each year are injured on rides at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, according to state records. Jace Larson reports. 

Accused identity thief being linked to deputy's death

A woman detectives say is behind a massive identity theft ring is also being connected to the death of a Harris County Sheriff's Deputy.

Accused identity thief has possible connection to deputy's death

March 3, 2015: A woman detectives say is behind a massive identity theft ring is also being linked to the death of a Harris County Sheriff's deputy.l Bill Spencer reports.

Good Samaritan dodges gunfire in north Houston

A Houston man faced a hailstorm of bullets while trying to lead sheriff's deputies to a trio of robbers.

More arrests made in synthetic drug case in Montgomery County

Another person was arrested as part of a synthetic drug crackdown in Montgomery County, bringing the total number of arrests to 13.

Phony car titles stinging car buyers

Houston police arrested two men as part of a widening investigation into stolen cars being sold on Craigslist.

Harris County reminds public about free gun locks after recent child shootings

In light of recent shootings, all of which appear to be accidental, of very young children in Harris County, Sheriff Adrian Garcia reminded gun owners that his office gives out free gun locks.

Local authorities stress gun safety after recent shootings with children

March 2, 2015: Three shootings in four days have local law enforcement officials on high alert. Syan Rhodes reports.

Man arrested after woman's body found in car

Harris County Sheriff's detectives arrested a man in connection with the murder of a Houston woman, whose body was found Saturday in the parking lot of restaurant.

13 arrested in synthetic drug case

March 2, 2015: Another person has been arrested as a part of a synthetic drug crackdown in Montgomery County. Bill Spencer reports.

Man arrested after deadly stabbing of 22-year-old woman

March 2, 2015: A man is in custody after a 22-year-old woman was found stabbed to death in a parking lot of a pizza restaurant. Robert Arnold reports.

Family asks for donations after 4-year old fatally shoots self

The Harris County Sheriff's Office confirms that a 4-year-old child died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound Sunday morning. 

License loophole allows tow violators to stay on the road

A Channel 2 investigation found a way tow companies whose licenses have been revoked can continue to operate.

Houston doctor disappears after KPRC 2 investigation

A Houston doctor whose license to practice medicine was suspended following a KPRC 2 investigation, has disappeared, according to a court document obtained by KPRC 2.

Houston doctor disappears after KPRC 2 investigation

A Houston doctor whose license to practice medicine was suspended following a KPRC 2 investigation, has disappeared, according to a court document obtained by KPRC 2. Joel Eisenbaum reports.

CHAT RECAP: Your towing questions answered

Channel 2 Investigator Jace Larson hosted a web chat Wednesday with a Houston attorney to answer questions about towing laws.

Suspect wanted in man's murder, 4 other shootings; sketch released

Police said he has attempted to shoot five different people -- all of them men who were walking around by themselves -- in southwest Houston and Missouri City.

Multiple arrests in synthetic drug case in Montgomery County

Parents have been concerned about an ongoing drug issue in Montgomery County. Students are getting their hands on a dangerous, synthetic drug, which has already led to the death of at least one student. Now at least four arrests have been made.

FBI tracking leads in armored car heist

The FBI says it is working around the clock to track down leads after numerous tips from the public about who may have killed an armored car driver in Houston on Feb. 12.

Push to make heart testing mandatory at high schools

In the past two weeks, three Texas state representatives have launched bills to make electrocardiogram heart testing mandatory for all Texas high school athletes.

Halliburton list shows layoffs hitting all levels of oil patch

A list obtained by Channel 2 Investigates highlights how layoffs in the oil industry have moved well beyond derricks and offshore oil rigs. Low crude prices have prompted companies to lay off thousands of workers.

Documents reveal new information about Halliburton job cuts

Feb. 23, 2015: A list obtained by Channel 2 Investigates highlights how layoffs in the oil industry have moved well beyond derricks and offshore oil rigs. Robert Arnold reports.

Concerns raised over fights at HISD high school

A man who claimed to have a supervisory role with students at Houston Independent School District's Lamar High School contacted Channel 2 with concerns about the number of fights that have taken place on campus this year.

Fight at Lamar High School caught on camera

Feb. 23, 2015: A man who claims to have a supervisory role with students at HISD's Lamar High School contacted Channel 2 with concerns about the number of fights on the campus this year. Joel Eisenbaum reports.

FBI: Up to $100,000 reward offered in murder of Brinks armored car driver

Officials with the FBI and Crime Stoppers are offering up to $100,000 in reward for information leading to the arrest and identification of the masked gunmen and any others who took part in the robbery and deadly shooting of a Brinks armored guard.

FBI: Houston is national leader in violent bank robberies

Houston now leads the nation in the number of violent takeover bank robberies and armored car robberies.

Man accused of killing Iranian activist claims unfair treatment behind bars

A Montgomery County man connected to three deaths and currently held in federal custody has written a letter to the prosecutor, asking for mercy.

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