A Harris County judge granted Child Protective Services temporary custody of a 4-year-old boy on Thursday, one day after the child was allegedly forced out of a car on the Southwest Freeway frontage road and abandoned.
While the holidays are a very joyous time, officials with the Houston Fire Department, the American Red Cross and the Houston Apartment Association are reminding families how dangerous things can turn.
The changing weather couldn't keep 200 volunteers in La Porte from building children a new place to play. The Boys and Girls Harbor is getting a new playground thanks to a local company Making a Difference.
The last of 24 people arrested as a result of the discovery of 14,000 marijuana plants from 43 marijuana grow houses in Harris, Fort Bend and Montgomery counties was ordered to prison, according to U.S. Attorney's Office, but two more suspects are still on the loose.
Federal investigators in charge of probing the deadly fertilizer plant explosion in West say they still consider the case open, eight months after the blast killed 15 people and sent debris flying miles away.
A memorial of balloons and candles is growing near the intersection of Waugh and West Gray Streets, it's to show support to a woman who was hit by a car while riding her bicycle home from work on Sunday night.
Two cheetah boys from the zoo have been given quite an opportunity on International Cheetah Day. Kito and Kiburi arrived Wednesday morning and got a chance to run free at the Houston Dynamo practice field.
There is a "night and day" difference between HealthCare.gov on October 1 and the same site on December 1, Jeff Zients, the top administration official responsible for improving the problem-plagued Obamacare enrollment site, said Sunday.
A judge is expected to rule soon on a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by the state attorney general, whose office seeks to force the owners of Fort Crockett to preserve the crumbling military barracks.
Everyone has something to be thankful for. In Larry Wilson's case, he's simply glad to be alive. Two years ago, Wilson learned he was dying of acute lymphatic leukemia. The only hope, was a bone marrow transplant.
There may not be any true door busting on Black Friday since retailers started offering some of the best deals last week, but consumer expert Amy Davis is finding the Black Friday freebies, items that won't cost you anything.
HFD Captain Bill Dowling, one of the firefighters injured in the Southwest Inn motel fire back in May, was released from the hospital Wednesday afternoon, in time to spend Thanksgiving with his family.
Only days after Ysidoro Rosales-Motola appeared in court to face allegations that he improperly touched students at Sharpstown High School, there's new information that he was investigated two years ago at another school.
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has rejected an appeal from Houston man who challenged the validity of his conviction and death sentence for the slaying of his police informant girlfriend 12 years ago.
A few dozen people, including concerned parents, students and teachers from Houston's Jefferson Elementary School, showed up at a town hall meeting looking for answers in the wake of an alleged cheating scandal involving two HISD schools.
Over the years, great strides have been made in hair rejuvenation but transplants are still the gold standard. Local 2's Andy Cerota, who's been fighting for years to keep his receding hairline at bay, recently experienced first-hand what the procedure is all about.
Temperatures overnight into Wednesday morning will be near or just below the freezing mark of 32 degrees. That is why now is the time to start planning to protect our property, especially the three P's: plants, pipes and pets.
Computers inside patrol cars are to blame for at least 18 accidents involving Houston Police Department officers in the last three years, Local 2 Investigates has learned after asking the city to total up numbers.
With the start of the holiday shopping season just days away, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office has a few tips for you to protect yourself against car burglars and thieves who will be looking to take advantage of shoppers.
While the gunman charged in their murders is still at large, Harris County deputies have released the names of the three victims who were killed in Wednesday's apartment shooting in northwest Harris County.
In the place where the president's motorcade passed through and shots rang out on Nov. 22, 1963, a solemn ceremony on the 50th anniversary of his death designed to avoid such distractions will include brief remarks by the mayor and the tolling of church bells.
The single largest owner of single family homes in Houston is responsible for problems in neighborhoods across the city and is causing a drain on public resources and taxpayer dollars, according to Houston’s city attorney.
Four San Antonio women imprisoned for sexually assaulting two girls in 1994 — and known as the "San Antonio 4" — said Wednesday they wanted to re-introduce themselves to their children, grandchildren and relatives, now that their convictions stand to be overturned.
When federal agents raided a home on Zavalla Street in southwest Houston, nearby Fondren Elementary was put on lockdown as a precaution. Parents started calling the Local 2 newsroom asking for information, so we called HISD.
As one of Houston's most premiere hand surgeons, Michael Brown lived like royalty, earning hundreds of millions of dollars before filing for bankruptcy and taking his own life. Now some of Brown's assets, said to be worth millions, are missing.
Vice President Joe Biden has brought to the busy Port of Houston the Obama administration's assertion that boosting federal investment in the nation's infrastructure will help create jobs and grow the economy.
Three of four San Antonio women imprisoned for sexually assaulting two girls in 1994 were expected to walk free Monday after a judge agreed that their convictions were tainted by faulty witness testimony, their defense attorney said.
All of the victims say it happens the same way, they get out of their cars to go pick their children up inside, but they leave their purse in the car. As soon as they walk inside, that is when the thieves strike.
There's controversy surrounding a Houston Community College position and how the person who's sitting in the seat won it. While some would say David Wilson's campaign strategy was clever, others say it was deceitful.
We're learning more about the birthday party shootout that left two teens dead and 19 others hurt. For the first time, we're hearing from the sister of one of the shooting victims who says her brother may never walk again.
After Harris County Sheriff's officials announced the arrest of two people in connection with a deadly birthday party shooting, family members and party-goers stepped forward to question whether investigators had all the facts.
Willie Young was released from jail late Tuesday afternoon. He's been cleared of any wrongdoing in the birthday party shooting that led to the deaths of two teens. But his release means those responsible are still on the run.
One week after Harris County voters said no to a $217 million dollar plan to fix up the aging Astrodome, Harris County Commissioners Court voted to go ahead with a plan to remove asbestos from the building.
When you buy ground beef, the less fat, the more you pay. But are we really getting what we pay for at Houston-area grocery stores? KPRC Local 2 consumer expert Amy Davis put local stores to the test to find out.
Used liposuction and plastic surgery laser machines are among the items Local 2 Investigates has learned were taken from a northwest Harris County home after sheriff’s investigators arrested a husband and wife team accused of performing surgeries.
On Wednesday night, Local 2 Investigates introduced you to a new crime trend called 'jugging.' Now we're hearing from a man who says he was jugged after leaving his bank and we've learned two arrests have been made.
About 1 in 3 new cell phones will break within the first year. It's why so many people pay for loss protection in case the inevitable does happen; but insurance from your cell carrier can be expensive.
In the wake of Friday's deadly shooting at LAX and the incident six months prior to that at Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson lee is calling on the Department of Homeland Security to do a national security assessment for the nation's 15 largest airports.