When a bomb went off at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in 1995, Houston customs agent Jim Martin was in charge of security for that building. Within hours, Martin and some of his coworkers were in Oklahoma City to assist in the rescue efforts.
Twenty years ago, 168 people died when a bomb exploded in the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. A service is planned to remember the lives lost at the permanent memorial that stands where the building once stood.
A judge Friday reached a decision in the trial over Houston's controversial Equal Rights Ordinance, siding with the city that opponents did not have enough valid signatures for a ballot initiative to repeal the ordinance.
Members of the Reform Immigration for Texas Alliance are leaving Houston to travel to New Orleans to witness the oral arguments at the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in the Texas lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration.
David Hughes, principal of Langham Creek High School in the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District, wrote to families: "I wanted to make you aware of an investigation on our campus involving a threatening statement posted on a restroom wall."
HPD officers shot and killed 41-year-old Frank Shephard Wednesday after he led police on a long chase, got out of his car and then reached back inside. His family said Thursday that he was caught on his seat belt.
Public officials are starting to comment on Wednesday's deadly police chase. Houston's top cop said police involved in dangerous pursuits are constantly evaluating the risks to themselves and the other drivers on the road.
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.
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.
Legislation permanently overhauling how Medicare pays physicians won approval Tuesday from an atypically united Congress as lawmakers banded together to erase an irritant that has dogged them for years.
SpaceX launched a shipment of groceries to the International Space Station on Tuesday, including the first espresso maker bound for orbit. But the company's third attempt to land the leftover booster on an ocean platform failed.
The longtime director of the Atascocita High School band is on paid administrative leave while Humble Independent School District and its police department investigate a possible code of conduct violation.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued a plea for help across the country finding an unidentified man they are calling "John Doe 29." The man may have critical information pertaining to the identity of a child sexual assault victim.
The story of an Oklahoma reserve deputy, who said he accidentally confused his stun gun and handgun when he shot and killed Eric Harris, is raising questions about how much training is required for reserve deputies.
A man who led police on a chase was injured after he jumped off the side of the freeway in west Houston. Police said the man and two other suspects were in a stolen truck and were trying to get away from police.
The average American pays about $123 a month for cable TV. With new streaming services announced almost daily, many consumers are cutting or considering cutting cable. Rabbit TV, today's "As Seen on TV" device, might be the least expensive way to do it.
Democratic state lawmakers have used a technical objection to temporarily derail a high-profile push to overturn Texas' post-Civil War ban on the open carry of handguns. The measure had been poised for House approval Tuesday.
Pink recently attended a charity red carpet event with husband Carey Hart where she wore a plunging V-neck black dress. After she was seen in the dress, critics took to social media to share nasty comments about her weight.
Mornings are about to improve for the Italian astronaut who's been suffering through instant coffee at the International Space Station since fall. An espresso machine is on the supply capsule scheduled for launch Monday.
A Texas state representative said he is dropping a proposed bill that would limit bloggers from filming within 25 feet of police activity, amid a public outcry over a South Carolina police shooting of a black man that was filmed by a man standing nearby.
A former child care worker at the Zebra Zone employee child care facility was arrested Friday and fired, accused of tying up a child in "time-out." Eulalia "Lottie" Wehunt is charged with felony unlawful restraint and injury to a child.
A woman took a car full of children on a terrifying ride as she struck other vehicles and tried running over more than one person, according to Houston police. In addition to her erratic behavior, police say Tiffany Whitehead was drunk.
A confrontation is what Betsy Furler says they got when she and her son walked into a Southside Place restaurant Thursday with his service dog. Scout, a standard poodle, is a seizure alert dog for 17-year-old Henry Furler.
Since Dr. Ana Gonzalez was convicted of aggravated assault and sent to prison for 10 years for poisoning her lover, Dr. George Blumenschein, she has sat in jail -- oftentimes alone. She cannot practice medicine or give medical advice, but her attorneys say she deserves a new trial.
Ride-hailing giants Lyft and Uber left San Antonio in their rear-view mirror after the nation's seventh largest city restricted their operations, instead shifting their focus — and money — on convincing Texas lawmakers to allow them to operate statewide with fewer restrictions.
Dr. Philip Klotzbach and Dr. William Gray, hurricane experts from Colorado State University, presented their April forecast for the 2015 tropical Atlantic hurricane season, and they're predicting a quiet one.
The three in Texas also were hospitalized at some point from 2011 to 2014 for unrelated problems when they developed listeria, the CDC said in a statement. They apparently became ill when they ate Blue Bell ice cream produced at the company's plant in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.
The 2015 STAAR tests carry a lot of weight for the La Marque Independent School District. The Texas Education Agency will allow the district to stay open as long as its students meet academic standards for the rest of the year.
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and Director Charles Samuels of the U.S. Bureau of Prisons will hold a discussion on prison reform and other issues after two Harris County detention officers were indicted for their alleged roles in an inmate abuse case.
An investigation is underway at Laura Bush Elementary School in the Pasadena ISD after a second-grade teacher was accused of taking inappropriate photos of an 8-year-old female student inside the school.
A man investigators say is connected to a string of burglaries in Spring, Humble and Houston has been arrested. Precinct 4 deputy constables say Ralph Pyle was busted at a Cash America in north Harris County Tuesday, pawning items he stole from homes.
Austin Birdow was originally charged with aggravated assault of a family member and had his bond set at $300,000, but the charge was upgraded to murder after the woman who Birdow allegedly shot died at the hospital.
A trip to the school office for behavioral issues led school administrators to learn that a 7-year-old was being injured at the hands of his mother, according to Houston police. The mother, Carol Hernandez, is accused of stepping on her son's neck because he would not go to sleep.
Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to buy British gas producer BG Group for 47 billion pounds ($69.7 billion) in cash and stock, the companies announced Wednesday. The move gives oil giant Shell a greater stake in natural gas markets in the wake of tumbling oil prices.
There is a bill that is working its way through the Legislature that would allow transportation network companies, like Uber, to solely be responsible for doing background checks on its drivers. The city of Houston is against this plan.
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.
Houston police said three masked men, two of whom were armed with guns, walked into the Valero gas station on West Tidwell Road in northwest Houston just before 9 p.m. Monday, robbed the store and then took off running.
KPRC 2 News first told you Saturday that H-E-B, Kroger, Randalls and Walmart all announced that they were removing Blue Bell products from the facility in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, from stores. Now Sam's Club is joining that list.
Blue Bell Creameries is expanding its recall of products that were produced in its Oklahoma plant to include Banana Pudding Ice Cream pints, which tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes, and additional products manufactured on the same line.
A Harris County Precinct 4 deputy constable is on paid administrative leave while the Harris County Sheriff's Office investigates claims that he forced a woman to have sex with him after he pulled her over on a traffic stop.
Uber drivers are stationed all across the Houston area, just waiting for people in need of a ride to press a button. But when the ride is over, the driver is giving the person a grade based on his or her performance as a passenger.
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.
What happens in Grapevine stays in Grapevine? Nahhh, I am shouting it out to the world because I had a great time, baby! Grapevine is a premier community in the Dallas/Fort Worth area that has that small town feeling.
After a warm and muggy start to Friday, the humidity remains in place through the afternoon, ahead of a cold front that will move into the Houston area Friday night. Expect mainly cloudy skies and isolated light showers for the remainder of the afternoon. High temperatures will be in the low to…
Houston police are searching for the person responsible for killing a 24-year-old mother who was found dead in a north Houston apartment Thursday morning. Six children, ages 1 to 8 years old, were home at the time but did not witness the killing.
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.
Could a blood-sucking chupacabara be on the loose near Houston? A Panarama Village man thinks so. He says he and a friend snapped photos of one running along the roadway on League Line Rd near Hallmark Dr. as they were driving to work Thursday morning.
The colorful blanket of blooms arrived just in time for Easter! Bluebonnets grow on edges of meadows and, of course, along state highways. Before you pull off the side of the street, remember to use caution.
The Rev. Robert H. Schuller, the Southern California televangelist and author who beamed his upbeat messages on faith and redemption to millions from his landmark Crystal Cathedral only to see his empire crumble in his waning years, has died. He was 88.
The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 appears to have researched suicide methods and cockpit door security in the days before he flew the plane into the French Alps, killing 150 people, German prosecutors said Thursday.
Indiana lawmakers are poised to overhaul their religious freedom law Thursday in an effort to ease concerns that it could lead to discrimination -- and they've infuriated social conservative activists in the process.
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.
A global technology and engineering firm has agreed to pay a $130,000 penalty in the first action taken for an alleged violation of a whistleblower protection rule enacted in response to the recent financial crisis, federal regulators said Wednesday.
A man was hit and killed while trying to walk across a feeder road in east Houston.
It happened around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday. According to Houston police, the victim walked onto the service road of the 5700 block of the East Freeway eastbound when he was struck by a white car. The driver who hit him…
The Texas Department of Transportation has suspended a program that paid college tuition of employees after a newspaper's investigation raised questions about whether some of the payments violated state law.
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.
An Humble woman has been convicted of engaging in a conspiracy to commit bank, mail and wire fraud as well as making false statements to a bank and wire fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.
Thousands of plastic, goodie-filled eggs rained down from a helicopter as children below jumped with excitement, awaiting their chance to grab as many treats as possible during the Urban Egg Hunt at the Lyons Avenue Renaissance Festival.