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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.

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.

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.

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.

New Texas state laws go into effect Tuesday

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

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.

Plane crashes near West Houston Airport

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

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.

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.

Pedestrian hit, killed by SUV in southwest Houston

A pedestrian was fatally struck by an SUV Monday morning in southwest Houston, according to police.

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VMAs 2015: What in the world happened?

Leave it to the MTV Video Music Awards to give folks plenty to talk about the next day.

There were triumph and tears, politics and bare boobs. Seriously. We are not even joking.

Here's what you may have missed if you didn't catch this year's VMAs:


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.


Abbott orders Texas flags at half-staff for slain deputy

Gov. Greg Abbott has ordered Texas flags in Harris County and at the Capitol to be lowered to half-staff to honor a slain law enforcement officer.

Mother killed in hit-and-run crash in Porter

Flowers and candles surrounded a photograph at the home of Carmen Bravo in Porter on Monday.

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 Waller County.

Caught on camera: Close encounter with hammerhead shark

A hammerhead shark was spotted at La Jolla Shores on Saturday, which caused San Diego lifeguards to call for swimmers to evacuate the water.

Deputies arrest man accused of sexually assaulting teen with Down syndrome

A man who was wanted for the sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl with Down syndrome was arrested at a Pearland home Thursday, according to the Brazoria County Sheriff's Office.

Accused killer of deputy gets court-appointed attorneys

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


Kanye West for president?

Forget 2016. Kanye West says he's planning to run for president in 2020.

Trial begins for woman charged in crash that killed Harris County deputy

The trial is underway for a woman involved in a car accident that killed a Harris County sheriff's deputy in October. According to investigators, Kelly Jo Ivey, 29, was under the influence of drugs when she collided head-on into the patrol car driven by Deputy Jesse Valdez III.

Unfinished pool for special needs boy completed with donated services

As Linda Comeux watched her son and granddaughter in their backyard pool, tears streamed down her face. Just one month prior she was not sure if their pool would ever get completed.

Lessons learned after pool contractor skips town

Former customers of now defunct Bellar Pools thought they did their homework when they selected a pool builder, but the company left more than a dozen homeowners with uncompleted work when it shut down and its owner left town.

Mayoral candidates speak on deputy's murder

Nealy 300 people packed an auditorium on the campus of the University of St. Thomas to discuss the issue of behavioral health, a forum attended by the seven major candidates running for mayor of Houston.

Racing commission's funding unclear amid lawmaker squabbles

Texas Senate leaders have announced a deal to keep the Texas Racing Commission open for at least three months despite its authorization of a new form of betting.

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'Free Candy' van raises eyebrows in Sacramento

Parents in Natomas, California, were on alert after a suspicious white van was spotted driving around the neighborhood.

Texans make roster cuts

The reported cuts for the Houston Texans include wide receivers Alan Bonner, Jace Davis and Travis Labhart, and offensive linemen Aaron Adams, Cody White and Bryan Witzmann.

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Teen with brain-eating amoeba dies

A local 14-year-old boy battling a brain-eating amoeba has died.

Man wanted in parking lot robbery

Police are looking for a man they say robbed a 60-year-old man outside a parking lot.

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