HPD: Man fatally shot while taking selfies with gun

A man posing with a gun and taking selfies was killed when the gun went off and struck…

New Texas state laws go into effect today

New laws go on the books and into effect in Texas Tuesday. Here's a look at the changes taking place in the state.

DA: Man shot Harris County sheriff's deputy 15 times during ambush

Shannon Miles, the man accused of fatally shooting Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth, appeared in court Monday to face a charge of capital murder, and the district attorney revealed new details in the case.


HPD: Man fatally shot while taking selfies with gun

A man posing with a gun and taking selfies was killed when the gun went off and struck him in southwest Houston, police said.

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More than 225,000 iPhone accounts hacked

Hackers have stolen more than 225,000 Apple accounts from iPhone customers.


Video appears to show Bexar County deputies shoot man

Video obtained by a KSAT-TV in San Antonio appears to show a man with his hands up fatally shot by deputies, an encounter that authorities say happened after the armed man resisted arrest and nonlethal weapons failed to bring him under control.

SWAT team arrests suspect after threat to deputy

A person who made a threat against a deputy is in custody after a SWAT standoff in far northwest Harris County.

Atlanta-area police officer shot responded to wrong home

Authorities say an Atlanta-area police officer was shot and critically wounded when officers responded to a call of a suspicious person and showed up at the wrong house.

Severe weather moves through Houston area

Some areas in Galveston have received nearly two inches of rain. An earlier Flash Flood Warning has expired for Galveston County.

Driver arrested after high-speed chase in Fort Bend County

Police captured a man who led police on a high-speed chase Monday afternoon in the Fort Bend County area.

Robbers shoot, kill man in front yard of northeast Houston home

One person was found dead after a robbery led to a shooting, according to Houston police.

Woman arrested for public intoxication pokes out tongue for mugshot

Well this is definitely a candidate for mugshot of the year! A woman who police say was drunk and causing commotion in public decided to take a not-so-ordinary photograph while being booked into jail.

Over 1,000 people walk on West Rd. to honor HCSO sheriff's deputy

There is a growing memorial Saturday at the Chevron gas station where Harris County sheriff's deputy was fatally shot.

School staff's suspicions lead police to 5-year-old left home alone

A mother has been arrested after police found her 5-year-old son home alone.

ME: Man found dead shot multiple times

It didn’t take neighbors long to show how much they care after a 20-year-old was killed Saturday in Katy.

Harris County Sheriff says rhetoric calling for killing of officers must stop

Harris County Sheriff Hickman sat down with Channel 2's Sofia Ojeda and answered questions about the aftermath of Deputy Darren Goforth's murder.

Gas station clerk knew Goforth, Miles

The Chevron station at the intersection of West and Telge roads is a popular spot for police officers to fill their patrol cars while on duty. Workers said it’s not uncommon to see three or four police vehicles in the parking lot at one time.

Accused killer of deputy gets court-appointed attorneys

Shannon Miles two court appointed attorneys met with their client for the first time Monday.

Lake County Sheriff's Office

Illinois police look for suspects after officer shot, killed

Investigators combed neighborhoods north of Chicago on Tuesday in a massive manhunt for three suspects accused of shooting dead a police officer.

ConocoPhillips to cut more than 500 jobs in Houston area

Energy giant ConocoPhillips said Tuesday it will reduce its global workforce by 10 percent, including cutting more than 500 job in the Houston area, due to the downturn in the oil industry.

HCSO: Suspect arrested, charged in shooting death of sheriff's deputy

The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced the charging and arrest of a suspect in a fatal shooting of a sheriff's deputy.

Blue Bell Ice Cream returns to store shelves

Today is a big day for Blue Bell Ice Cream fans. About 1,100 gallons of ice cream was delivered to stores in Brenham and much more in the Houston area Monday morning.

Charges upgraded against TSU sophomore after shooting victim dies

Charges have been upgraded against a Texas Southern University sophomore accused of shooting two people outside a campus dormitory after one of the victims died.

Alleged drunk driver charged after 2 killed in crash

A man is facing intoxication manslaughter charges after two people were killed in an accident Monday night in west Harris County.

Plane crashes near West Houston Airport

A small plane crashed Monday afternoon in a wooded area near West Houston Airport.

HPD: Man bruises daughter in paddle beating

A man was charged with injuring his 9-year-old daughter after police said they discovered bruises on her thighs.

610 South Loop east reopens at Almeda after overturned cement truck

All eastbound lanes of 610 South Loop at FM 521 at Almeda Road have reopened after an overturned cement truck accident earlier Tuesday morning.

Criminal history of man accused of murdering deputy

Channel 2 Investigates has learned that the man accused of murdering Deputy Darren Goforth was once declared mentally incompetent, unable to stand trial in another case.

KPRC 2 tracks down pool builder who fled to North Carolina

A pool contractor who left Houston with many jobs incomplete moved to North Carolina and has filed for personal bankruptcy, a Channel 2 Investigation found.

Wiener dog runs wild during baseball game

A wiener dog race at a Chihuahuas baseball game didn't go as planned, but it did leave a lot of people smiling.  

Vandals destroy property at Santa Fe ISD football stadium

Santa Fe High School's football stadium was vandalized Friday evening.

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