HPD: Officer found dead inside car at park in apparent suicide

A Houston police officer was found dead inside a car at George Bush Park shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday. 

Authorities: HFD firefighter fatally stabs girlfriend, hangs himself

Police believe an HFD firefighter stabbed his girlfriend to death then hanged himself inside their home near Lake Houston Thursday night.

Former Houston Texans player investigated for child abuse

Former Houston Texans player Antonio Smith is being investigated in Fort Bend County for alleged child abuse.

Date set for 2017 Super Bowl LI in Houston

The NFL Thursday announced the official 2017 date for Super Bowl LI hosted in Houston.

2nd HPD officer relieved of duty over criminal allegations

KPRC 2 News has confirmed that a second Houston police officer is off the job over allegations of criminal activity.

11 arrested in prostitution bust

Eleven people were arrested Wednesday as part of an undercover operation in north Harris County to rescue human trafficking victims and to arrest people trading sex for money.

Man pretending to be cop tried to pull over off-duty officer, police say

A man accused of impersonating a police officer was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon after he tried to pull over an off-duty Tomball police officer.

First confirmed human case of West Nile virus in Harris County

The first confirmed human case of West Nile virus in Harris County in 2015 has been confirmed, according to the Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services.

J.J. Watt shares photo of thigh bruise from last season

Ouch! Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt shares throwback photo of his thigh bruise from game against Buffalo Bills in September.

Teenager stays home sick, surprises burglars in north Harris County

A teenager home sick from school dealt with a terrifying morning after a couple of thieves broke into his house while he was inside.

Husband fends off man who allegedly tried to steal car outside Galleria restaurant

Daniel Bertrand was excited about taking his wife out to dinner at a Houston Galleria restaurant. He never imagined his night would end with him in a hospital getting his ear stitched.

Rockets fall to Warriors 99-98 in Game 2

The Rockets lost to the Warriors 99-98 in Game 2 against the Golden State Warriors.

Rising floodwaters endanger Liberty County homes

Rising floodwaters threatened homes in the Dayton Lakes Estates neighborhood after the week's heavy rainfall.


Flying feces ruins Sweet 16

A Sweet 16 birthday party quickly turned sour after flying feces rained down on the gathering.

Missing Seabrook woman found safe

Police said they found the 45-year-old woman from Seabrook who went missing safe Monday.

Police investigate deadly hit-and-run on Eastex Freeway

All outbound lanes are now open and moving at Highway 59 near FM 1960, but early Thursday it was stopped for miles while officers investigated a fatal hit and run.

Beloved Masai giraffe, Neema, dies at Houston Zoo

Houston Zoo employees are mourning the loss of a member of their extended animal family after a giraffe died from a short, but aggressive illness.

3 smash-and-grab suspects caught after chase in West University Place

Smash-and-grab suspects led police on a chase, but were arrested after crashing their getaway van into a family's fence in West University.

Source: Suspect in DC homicide arrested

The case is as full of twists and turns as it is tragic.

A prominent family in Washington, D.C. is found dead inside a burning home, allegedly bound, in what may have been a targeted killing over money.

Late Thursday night, authorities arrested the man...

HPD officer relieved of duty over criminal allegations

A Houston police officer is off the job over allegations of criminal activity.

Video shows robbers stealing from business owners, attacking customer

Donald Spencer says he is lucky he survived after four armed crooks drove up and robbed his lawnmower and cycle business near Sunnyside Thursday morning.

Parents: Son, 14, slapped by students at teacher's request

Parents of a child at Frank Black Middle School are outraged after they say their son was slapped by several students and that their son’s teacher gave the order.

Heavy rain, thunderstorms possible in Houston area Thursday

Heavy rain and thunderstorms are possible for some parts of the Houston area Thursday.

Burglar breaks into Cavender's Boot City, steals boots

A burglar got away with nearly one dozen pairs of boots from Cavender's Boot City early Thursday.

2 Stafford teachers accused of slapping and verbally abusing child

Colette Williams was surprised, then angered after hearing from her son that he hadn't hurt himself in weight class this morning.  He allegedly was physically assaulted by a teacher, then verbally abused by a coach.

Texas bulletin warns cops of potential threats

Texas law enforcement officials are investigating what they say are new threats against officers from biker gangs in the wake of a recent shootout in Waco.

Members of the Bandidos biker gang who are in the military "are supplying the gang with grenade...

Teacher injured after brawl at Dekaney High School

A staff member at Dekaney High School is on medical leave after suffering a serious leg injury trying to break up a fight Friday afternoon.

Man killed 3 people because car was repossessed, prosecutors say

Prosecutors said Wednesday that a man killed three family members at a north Houston automobile dealership because he was angry that his car was repossessed. 

Woman photographed sucking finger in mugshot

Anna Piccioli of Waltham, Massachusetts, was photographed sucking her finger during the booking process.

45 North Freeway near Hardy Toll Road reopens after accident

All southbound lanes of the North Freeway near the Hardy Toll Road have reopened after crews cleared the scene of an accident.

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