Many neighborhood pools will officially open for summer on Memorial Day, but before you dive in a newly released study by the CDC shows more than half of public pools have dangerous bacteria in the water.
The National Transportation Safety Board recommends states institute tougher new limits for how much alcohol people can legally drink before they get behind the wheel, and locals reacted differently to the recommendation.
The Brazos County Health Department and the Texas Department of State Health Services continue to actively investigate 10 cases of diarrheal illness, possibly caused by Shiga-toxin producing Escherichia coli.
Local 2 Investigates learns an Emergency Medical Technician arrested Friday on federal charges had been "let go" from the West EMS department just days after the explosion, according to state health officials.
Houston allergies are as much a part of our city as high school football and barbecue. We all have our tricks to avoid triggers. But, when Local 2 Chief Meteorologist Frank Billingsley says those pollen counts are sky high, nothing seems to work.
A volunteer paramedic in West, Texas, asked someone to store a box that contained what appeared to be a pipe bomb sometime after the explosion at the West Fertilizer Company, federal sources told Local 2 Investigates.
The mental state of a Texas man accused of stabbing more than a dozen people last month at a Houston-area college has improved but he continues to grapple with what his role was, his attorney said Friday.
A volunteer paramedic in West, Texas, asked someone to store a box that contained what appeared to be a pipe bomb nine days after the explosion at the West Fertilizer Company, Local 2 Investigates learns.
Offering a more upbeat view of the economy, President Barack Obama resurrected his jobs proposals Thursday, advancing modest initiatives as he pushed for action on more ambitious efforts that face resistance from congressional Republicans. "We're poised for progress," he declared.
A federal judge has agreed to postpone the trial of a former BP executive charged with concealing information from Congress about the amount of oil that was leaking from the company's blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.
Convicted ex-Enron Corp. CEO Jeffrey Skilling's more than 24-year prison sentence for his role in the once mighty energy giant's collapse could be trimmed by as many as 10 years if a federal judge approves an agreement reached Wednesday between prosecutors and defense attorneys.
Dereon Tayronne Kelley, 22, of Bryan, has been ordered to prison following his convictions on all counts for communicating a bomb threat to an academic institution, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced Wednesday.
A San Antonio man condemned for the 2005 slaying of a pregnant Lubbock woman whose body was stuffed inside a piece of luggage found at the Lubbock city landfill has lost an appeal at Texas' highest criminal court.
The state's highest criminal appeals court has upheld a lower court's ruling rejecting an appeal for a Fort Worth man sent to death row for killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend and her 7-year-old son eight years ago.
Jurors in the trial of a Houston man convicted of capital murder for a slaying during a shooting spree last year outside a Texas courthouse are listening to recorded jailhouse conversations in which he discusses demons going after his mother and warning relatives of anarchy breaking out in the U.S.
A 93-year-old man who was deported from the U.S. for lying about his Nazi past was arrested by German authorities Monday on allegations he served as an Auschwitz death camp guard, Stuttgart prosecutors said.
A 6th grader at Nottingham Middle School in Dayton is being treated for a dislocated tailbone and severe bruising. Dalton Day's parents said his injuries are the result of being hit with a paddle at school.
Family members of a 28-year-old man who was murdered last November believe they know who killed their loved one, and they believe it is connected to a friend of theirs that was murdered ten months earlier.
A rat made an appearance during one restaurant's recent inspection and another restaurant is under the microscope after a customer got sick. Here are the complaints and inspections keeping health inspectors busy in this week's Restaurant Report Card.
Documents obtained by Local 2 Investigates are providing a clearer picture as to when students on the Lone Star College System's Cy-Fair campus were alerted to a man attacking students during an April 9 incident.
As federal and state investigators continued their search for a cause to the deadly explosion in the town of West, Local 2 Investigates obtained documents highlighting what some described as a "regulatory gumbo" when it comes to government oversight of facilities similar to the West Fertilizer Comp…
Houston police use emergency road flares to alert drivers to hazards on the road. Now, there is mounting evidence these pyrotechnics may pose a hidden danger to officers, possibly because of how they're being stored in the trunks of police cruisers.
Investigators with the Harris County Sheriff's Office said the driver of a red pick up truck was likely speeding when he lost control, jumped a curb and slammed into a man who was putting air in his tires.
Chrissy Amphlett, the raunchy lead singer of the Australian rock band Divinyls whose hit "I Touch Myself" brought her international fame in the early 1990s, died at her home in New York City on Sunday.
Many of you are asking how you can help the victims of the fertilizer plant in West, Texas. We have compiled this list of places collecting donations. We will update it as we receive more information about what is needed.
The U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration recently fined the company $5,200 dollars for what government regulators said were a lack of safety labels on some tanks and transporting chemicals without a proper safety plan.
Exactly 66 years ago this week, what remains the nation's worst industrial disaster occurred just southeast of Houston when a series of explosions rocked the huge waterfront petrochemical complex at Texas City.
An explosion Wednesday night at a fertilizer plant near Waco sent flames shooting high into the night sky, leaving the factory a smoldering ruin, causing major damage at nearby buildings and injuring at least 100 people.
Investigators in Massachusetts are making a push to gather as much home video and cell phone photographs as possible from runners and spectators. The hope is that someone captured a clue as to the identity of the person who planted and detonated the bombs near the finish line of the Boston marathon…
Events like the Astros, Dynamo and Skeeters games will draw large crowds in the coming days, while thousands of people will pack downtown this weekend for the International Festival. Tonight, we've learned security changes will be in place for these events.
At least two people were killed and about three dozen were hospitalized after a charter bus careened off a Texas highway and flipped onto its side Thursday, drawing a large emergency response as rescue crews struggled to reach victims inside, authorities said.
Dylan Quick has been charged with three counts of aggravated assault after a mass stabbing at Lone Star College's Cy-Fair campus. The school recently profiled him and his nearly 10-year long presence on campus.