FIFA President Sepp Blatter to resign amid scandal

FIFA President Sepp Blatter will step down as head of world soccer's governing body but…

HPD: Father beats 3-year-old son to death over potty training accidents

A frustrated father beat his 3-year-old son to death, angry that the child was not properly potty trained, according to Houston police.

Hooters male equivalent plans to come to Houston

Since Hooters opened, men have come up with the "I just go for the hot wings" justification for flocking to the restaurant. Now, thanks to a new restaurant called Tallywackers, women have a little eye candy of their own.

Circus performer's stunt goes horribly wrong

A circus performer's stunt goes horribly wrong in front of an audience filled with children in north Houston.

Bruce Jenner revealed as 'Caitlyn' on new Vanity Fair cover

Vanity Fair revealed its June cover featuring Bruce Jenner as 'Caitlyn.'

Charges dropped against man accused of shooting dog at dog park

A grand jury decided that the man accused of shooting and killing a dog at a park will not go to trial and will not be indicted.

HCSO: Smoke shop employee fights back, shoots intruder to death

An employee at a northwest Harris County smoke shop decided to fight back, and shot a would-be thief who entered the store Monday night.

Hundreds of cattle trapped by Trinity River flooding moved to safety

A group of cowboys joined together Sunday to aid in the rescue of nearly 600 cattle that became trapped by rising waters in the Trinity River.

Lawsuit filed over casket unearthed during flooding

A Richmond man has filed suit against a funeral home he claims improperly buried his wife.

Mayor announces end to veteran homelessness in Houston

Mayor Annise Parker announced Houston became the largest city in the nation to help end veteran homelessness.

Son of fallen HPD officer to throw out first pitch at Astros game

The Astros were playing the Orioles Monday at Minute Maid Park but the night belonged to a younger player.

Local couples participate in free range parenting

The free range parenting movement is growing, and KPRC 2 News found Houston families participating.

Body found of 12-year-old who went missing during field trip to Galveston, says KIPP Houston

Authorities have found the body of a 12-year-old girl who disappeared Thursday while swimming with classmates during a school field trip to Galveston, according to KIPP Houston. 

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Drake Bell catches heat over Jenner tweet

Former Nickelodeon star Drake Bell is under fire after he tweeted "Sorry...still calling you Bruce" when the world met Caitlyn Jenner on Monday.


Dog recovering after muzzle taped shut

Veterinarians in South Carolina have high hopes for the recovery of a dog who was found last week with her muzzle taped shut.

Caitlyn, a 15-month-old chocolate Staffordshire bull terrier mix, was a well-known stray in the Chicora-Cherokee neighborhood...

Man arrested after attempted carjacking in Montrose

Houston police said a man in his 30s had just left F bar in Montrose over the weekend when he was attacked.

Dad, aunt charged in potty training beating death of 3-year-old appear in court

The father accused of beating his 3-year-old son to death over potty training accidents, and the aunt who allegedly did nothing to stop him, both appeared in a Harris County courthouse Tuesday morning.

Whataburger forced to shorten breakfast hours due to egg shortage

No more late-night runs to satisfy your honey butter chicken biscuit craving, and no more rolling out of bed at 10:30 a.m. to make it to Whataburger just in time to catch the final minutes of breakfast. Well, at least for the time being.


Tearful Tracy Morgan thanks Walmart after accident

Tracy Morgan thanked Walmart, the company's whose truck hit his car a year ago seriously injuring him and killing a friend, saying that the company "stepped up to the plate in a tremendous way."

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Why Caitlyn Jenner chose Vanity Fair for her debut

Caitlyn Jenner likely chose Vanity Fair to reveal her new identity because of the credibility, elegance and permanence of a print magazine -- particularly that magazine.

The former Olympic athlete shared her name for the first time publicly on Monday ...

Reward offered for gang member accused of sexually assaulting 4-year-old

The reward has been increased for a man who is wanted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and sex offender registration violation.  Daniel “Donnie” Carrillo is one of Texas’ 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders.

Channel 2 investigation will lead to new state law

A Channel 2 investigation that began in November 2013 is leading the passage of a new state law regarding private university police departments.

TSA security failures spark concerns

Travel concerns are rising across the country after an alarming report gives airport screeners a failing grade at keeping travelers safe in the air.

Suspects arrested after police chase ends near Bush IAH

At least two suspects were arrested after a car chase ended on the 59 Eastex Freeway at Rankin Road on Tuesday afternoon.

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Survivor: Chinese cruise ship capsized quickly

Most of the passengers on the Eastern Star cruise ship had gone to bed. A violent storm struck and rain pounded the windows with such force that water seeped into the cabins, survivor Zhang Hui told Xinhua, China's state-run news agency.

The ship bega...

Reserve deputy constable appears in court on child porn charges

The son of Galena Park Mayor Esmeraldo Moya appeared in court Monday for his arraignment.

2 cars crash into home in Spring

Several people were taken to the hospital Sunday after two cars crashed into a house in Spring.

No more Bruce: Meet Caitlyn Jenner

She has finally made her debut. Vanity Fair tweeted its latest cover Monday, starring the former Bruce Jenner, now called Caitlyn.

FEMA officials a no-show at town hall meeting for flood victims

There was a big turnout at a town hall meeting for flood victims in Meyerland on Monday.

Scam warning following historic floods

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton held a press conference Monday with local officials to raise awareness on the issue of scams and possible price gouging following the disasters.

Cleanup begins after flooding along Brazos River

Fort Bend County emergency managers believe the Brazos River was cresting in Richmond around 5 p.m. at about 49.5 feet -- almost 15 feet above normal.

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