Man charged in wreck that killed innocent driver during police chase

A man has been charged with murder after deputies said he led police on a chase that ended in a multivehicle crash in which an innocent 22-year-old woman was killed.

Body of 5-year-old found in marina near Kemah Boardwalk

A family preparing a sailboat for a long voyage will now plan for a little 5-year-old girl's funeral after she was found in the marina near the Kemah Boardwalk Thursday morning. 

WNBA player, Houston native Brittney Griner, and her fiancee arrested

Phoenix Mercury standout player Brittney Griner, of Houston, and fiancee and fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson were arrested on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct following a fight at their home in a Phoenix suburb.

HCSO: Husband accidentally shoots wife after believing intruder was inside home

A man accidentally shot his wife, thinking she was an intruder inside their northwest Harris County home, deputies said.

Severe weather bound for Houston late Friday evening

A Tornado Warning has been issued for Trinity and Walker counties until 5:45 p.m. Friday. A Tornado Watch is in effect for Madison, Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity, and Walker counties until 10 p.m. Friday.

Mother of 4 children killed trying to fight off armed robber

A 40-year-old mother died Wednesday evening after Houston police said she tried to fight off a robber at an apartment complex in southwest Houston.

Sheriff Garcia: 6 HCSO employees terminated over inmate abuse

Sheriff Adrian Garcia has announced that the two sergeants in the center of the inmate abuse case and four additional supervisors have been terminated.

Jury convicts teen of killing girl pregnant with his twins

A jury convicted a teenage boy Thursday night of killing a Pearland girl who was pregnant with his twins.

J.J. Watt surprises national anthem-singing kid, who has epic reaction

Nicholas Connors, 12, crushed the national anthem before Tuesday night's Houston Rockets game against the Dallas Mavericks and was shocked to hear from a famous fan.

Dad, son charged with murder in high-profile deaths of Iranian activist, friend

Channel 2 Investigates has learned a man connected to the cold case murders of Gelareh Bagherzadeh and Coty Beavers has just been charged with capital murder. His wife, son and daughter are also facing charges.

Car crashes into donut shop in Pearland

Pearland firefighters were on the scene after a car crashed into a donut shop Friday morning.

Pricey plan looks to alleviate Houston interstate congestion

Texas transportation officials have unveiled a bold plan to reconfigure a major interstate through downtown Houston that would place lanes below ground level, alleviate congestion and give the city a dramatic face lift.

Professor at Texas A&M Galveston fails entire class

A professor at Texas A&M Galveston fails an entire class, and he outlines his reasons in a fiery email sent to those students.

I-45 major overhaul plan unveiled

TxDOT has revealed their plans to help relieve traffic on the North Freeway in what could be the largest freeway rebuilding project ever in Houston.

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'Raymond' child actor Sawyer Sweeten dies

Sawyer Sweeten grew up before the eyes of millions as a child star on the endearing family sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond." Early Thursday he committed suicide, his sister Madylin Sweeten said in a statement.

He was 19.

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Suspect charged in shooting death of man found in ditch in Sunnyside

Charges have been filed against a suspect accused of shooting and killing a man whose body was found Tuesday in a ditch in Sunnyside.

Nurse bursts into tears after seeing paralyzed patient walk for first time

Bailey Murrill had been paralyzed from the waist down for 11 days with no explanation as to why she lost the ability to walk.

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Police respond to suspicious package at Statue of Liberty

New York City police say they're responding to a report of a suspicious package at the Statue of Liberty.

Feds file charges against 22 robbery suspects, 1 fugitive remains at large

Federal authorities said they have arrested five crews of men who they suspect of robbing stores and stealing guns.  Charges have been filed against 22 suspects, and one of them, Michael Cornelious, remains on the run.

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Town considers changing 'rape and honey' motto

A small town with a controversial motto is considering a change.

Boater saves two stranded kayakers, hailed as hero

A boater is being called a hero after jumping into action and saving two stranded kayakers in the middle of Galveston Bay.

Blue Bell receives support after temporary shutdown of facility

One of Houston's biggest hometown businesses is showing their support for the little creamery in Brenham.

1962 Chevy Impala restored to owners just hours after theft

A 1962 Chevy Impala was returned to its owners after it was stolen from Katy and Chip McDaniel’s driveway in Jersey Village on Thursday.

Going undercover to test auto mechanics

We’ve all been there. Something is wrong with our car and we take it to the mechanic. Suddenly there is a long list of repairs. Some of us have wondered if we really needed all that work, so KPRC 2 put mechanics to the test.

CyFair ISD collecting controversial prom T-shirts after parent concerns

A local school district is doing damage control after a T-shirt some call offensive was distributed to students at the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District in the past week. 

Harden, Howard lead Rockets to 130-128 win, 3-0 lead on Mavs

The Rockets won 130-128 to take a 3-0 series lead against the Mavericks Friday in Dallas.

Son accused in 2012 murder of graduate student appears in court

A son accused of playing a role in the 2012 murder of a graduate student appeared in court Friday.
Nasim Irsan is charged with murder in the death of Gelareh Bagheerzadeh.

Bicyclist dies after being struck by police car in southeast Houston

Surveillance video obtained exclusively by KPRC 2 News shows just how dark the intersection is where a Houston police officer hit and killed a cyclist Thursday morning in southeast Houston.

Former President George W. Bush takes center stage at literacy event

Former First Lady Barbara Bush is calling in the big guns for her literacy foundation. Her son was part of an impressive lineup for an event held in Houston Thursday evening.

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