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Houston FBI: One of worst child sex abuse cases ever

Local FBI agents tell Local 2 Investigates they are working on a recent case of child sexual assaults that is one of the worst they've ever seen, involving more than 90 victims.


Wheelchair-bound man charged in deaths of roommates at nursing home

Capital murder charges have been filed in the deaths of two men who were attacked by their roommate at a nursing home.

Homeowner shoots, kills man during home invasion

Houston police are investigating a home invasion that led to a shooting in southeast Houston.

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Former HPD cop busted for allegedly providing security to drug dealers

A former Houston police officer has been charged with helping distribute cocaine when he was on the force.

Identity theft warning for Houston-area residents

Authorities are warning Harris County residents about a growing crime trend in the area. 

Teacher accused of not allowing student to read Bible

A Cypress-Fairbanks ISD teacher is being accused of telling an elementary school student she can't read the Bible in school and isn't even allowed to bring the Bible to school.

Deputies: 6 arrested in home break-in

Six teenagers have been arrested for allegedly breaking into a home in northwest Harris County.

MH370 search, object of interest found


MH370 search: Object not from plane

A metal object that washed ashore on Australia's coast wasn't from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, officials said.

Detailed pictures of the object were enough to convince investigators that it wasn't a lead in the search for the missing plane, the Austr...

PD: Two men transported to hospital after drive-by shooting

Two people were transported to the hospital after a drive-by shooting in northeast Houston, police say.

Children duct taped, parents charged after incident at Buc-ee's

Some Houston area parents are facing allegations that they endangered their children by putting tape over their mouths, hands and feet.

Teen passenger killed in crash involving underage driver

State troopers are trying to figure out what charges will be filed after a deadly crash involving an underage driver.

Teen abducted, forced into car while walking to school

Extra security will be on hand Wednesday at James Madison High School after a student reported to the principal she was abducted while walking to school the day before.

New details in case of baby found next to slain couple

There are new developments in the case of a 5-month-old baby who was found after her parents were killed.

Flag-wielding bicyclist records motorists violating law

A Houston bicyclist is fighting back against inattentive, dangerous drivers with a flag, a camera and YouTube.

Jury deliberates former Astros pitcher's police brutality suit

A jury is to continue deliberating a former Houston Astros pitcher's multimillion-dollar brutality lawsuit against Galveston police officers who beat him in 2008.

Some Harris County feral hogs head to food banks

Plans are underway to trap feral hogs within Harris County, and then donate the meat to those in need.

GCSO: Men jump out of second-story window in drug bust

A drug bust in Texas City ended with two suspects jumping out of a second-story window.

Hector Guerra

Reward offered for accused child predator

Hector Guerra has been charged with super aggravated sexual assault of a child, stemming from an incident authorities say happened in January of 2013.

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Ex-detention officer accused of giving food to inmate

A former detention officer with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office has been charged with giving food and providing a cellphone to a jail inmate.

South Korea ferry search

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Authorities search ferry owner's offices

South Korean authorities searched the offices of the company that owns the sunken ferry Sewol on Wednesday, prosecutors confirmed to CNN, broadening a criminal investigation that has already ensnared 11 members of the ill-fated ship's crew.


Man shot several times in NE Harris County

A man was shot several times in a northeast Harris County neighborhood after officials said he got into an argument Tuesday night.

Denny's customers, employees robbed at gunpoint by masked men

Authorities are looking for the two masked men who robbed a Denny's restaurant in Spring. It's the third robbery of a Denny's this year.

Slow-moving storm could bring 3 days of severe weather for Texas

Southeast Texas will have a slight chance of rain and thunderstorms, but North Texas could be under severe weather threats this weekend. So if you are traveling in that direction, be prepared for bad weather conditions and maybe even delays.

Man accused of taking 'upskirt' photos at Fiesta

A man is accused of taking "upskirt" photos at a Houston-area grocery store.

Mom, toddler hide in closet during home invasion

A mother and her young son were forced to hide in a closet Tuesday afternoon when three men broke into their house.

William James Vahey

Timeline of where accused child predator taught abroad

The FBI released this timeline of where accused child predator William James Vahey taught at international schools. The agency believes there are many more victims and is asking anyone to come forward with more information.

Jerome Jeray Joiner

Student arrested for allegedly bringing loaded gun on campus

On Wednesday morning, police say they responded to La Marque High School in reference to a student who was in possession of a loaded semi-automatic handgun.

Man found shot and tied up in his apartment

Man shot, daughter safe in SE Houston

Police were investigating after a man was found shot and tied up in his apartment Tuesday night.

Man shoots at gun range gun control

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Georgia law OKs guns in schools, bars

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a wide-ranging gun bill into law Wednesday that has critics howling and proponents applauding.

House Bill 60, or the Safe Carry Protection Act of 2014 -- which opponents have nicknamed the "guns everywhere bill" -- spe...

Jeffrey Britten and Javon Price

2 men arrested, 1 on the run in robbery, chase and shooting

Two men wanted in connection to an aggravated robbery and deputy-involved shooting in east Harris County are now in custody.

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