Police: HFD firefighter fatally stabs girlfriend, hangs himself

Police believe an HFD firefighter stabbed his girlfriend to death then hanged himself inside their home near Lake Houston Thursday night.

11 arrested in prostitution bust

Eleven people were arrested Wednesday as part of an undercover operation in north Harris County to rescue human trafficking victims and to arrest people trading sex for money.

Family, friends honor HPD Officer Richard Martin, killed in line of duty

A funeral service was held Friday for Houston police Officer Richard Martin, who was killed in the line of duty earlier this week.

Couple found shot to death inside Kingwood home

Houston police are investigating a murder-suicide in Kingwood that left a husband and wife dead.

HPD: Officer found dead inside car at park in apparent suicide

A Houston police officer was found dead inside a car at George Bush Park shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday. 

Date set for 2017 Super Bowl LI in Houston

The NFL Thursday announced the official 2017 date for Super Bowl LI hosted in Houston.

Entergy: Crews working to repair dam at Lewis Creek Reservoir

Entergy is putting preventive measures in place because the company believes the dam at the Lewis Creek Reservoir near Willis has the potential to fail.

Former Houston Texans player investigated for child abuse

Former Houston Texans player Antonio Smith is being investigated in Fort Bend County for alleged child abuse.

2nd HPD officer relieved of duty over criminal allegations

KPRC 2 News has confirmed that a second Houston police officer is off the job over allegations of criminal activity.

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Prosecutors: DC suspect didn't act alone

The man charged with the killing of three members of a prominent Washington, D.C. family and their housekeeper did not act alone, prosecutors said they believe.

Darron Dellon Dennis Wint made his first appearance before a District of Columbia judge F...


'19 Kids and Counting' episodes yanked over scandal

The popular reality TV show "19 Kids and Counting" was yanked off the air Friday following revelations that one of the show's stars had molested several girls when he was a teenager.

TLC, which has televised the show since 2008, decided it would not b...

Student rides dirt bike through Crosby High for senior prank

An end-of-the-school-year stunt landed two Crosby ISD students in serious trouble with school district officials.

Rising floodwaters endanger Liberty County homes

Rising floodwaters threatened homes in the Dayton Lakes Estates neighborhood after the week's heavy rainfall.

Agents seize $48K in fake goods including Gucci, Burberry, Chanel at Bush IAH

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport seized counterfeit Gucci, Burberry, Lacoste, Versace, Armani, Ferrari, Coco Chanel, Tory Burch and Michael Kors merchandise valued at more than $48,000.

Police capture suspect who stole car with special needs woman inside

A suspect who stole a car with a special needs woman inside was captured in north Houston Friday, according to Houston police.

Teenager stays home sick, surprises burglars in north Harris County

A teenager home sick from school dealt with a terrifying morning after a couple of thieves broke into his house while he was inside.

First confirmed human case of West Nile virus in Harris County

The first confirmed human case of West Nile virus in Harris County in 2015 has been confirmed, according to the Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services.

No indictment for Texas City officer in fatal shooting

A Texas City police officer will not face charges in the 2014 fatal shooting of an armed man during a fight outside a bar.

J.J. Watt shares photo of thigh bruise from last season

Ouch! Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt shares throwback photo of his thigh bruise from game against Buffalo Bills in September.

Boy attacked by mother reunited with those who helped save his life

About 20 emergency responders were honored at Lone Star College for helping save Ayden Duarte, the 4-year-old boy who was stabbed by his mother.

Rockets fall to Warriors 99-98 in Game 2

The Rockets lost to the Warriors 99-98 in Game 2 against the Golden State Warriors.

Man pretending to be cop tried to pull over off-duty officer, police say

A man accused of impersonating a police officer was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon after he tried to pull over an off-duty Tomball police officer.


Flying feces ruins Sweet 16

A Sweet 16 birthday party quickly turned sour after flying feces rained down on the gathering.

45 North Freeway near Hardy Toll Road reopens after accident

All southbound lanes of the North Freeway near the Hardy Toll Road have reopened after crews cleared the scene of an accident.

Beloved Masai giraffe, Neema, dies at Houston Zoo

Houston Zoo employees are mourning the loss of a member of their extended animal family after a giraffe died from a short, but aggressive illness.

Are biker gangs planning to threaten Texas police officers?

The Bandidos Motorcycle Club could be planning to carry out violent retaliatory acts against Houston police officers, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety bulletin, KPRC 2's sister station KXAS-TV reported.

Video shows robbers stealing from business owners, attacking customer

Donald Spencer says he is lucky he survived after four armed crooks drove up and robbed his lawnmower and cycle business near Sunnyside Thursday morning.

2 drivers hospitalized after man runs red light, causes wreck

A woman was hospitalized after a crash in Northwest Harris County.

How to save big by lowering prices on Amazon

As more retailers try to compete with the low prices of Amazon, the retail giant is also now price matching.

Parents: Son, 14, slapped by students at teacher's request

Parents of a child at Frank Black Middle School are outraged after they say their son was slapped by several students and that their son’s teacher gave the order.

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