Gas station clerk with MMA training surprises thieves

A southside convenience store clerk turned the tables on a pair of accused robbers.

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Dog passes out with joy when owner returns

A dog is so happy when its owner returns from two years in Europe that it passes out in joy.

Body rolled up in carpet found in northwest Harris County

Investigators are on the scene after a body of a woman was found in a wooded area in northwest Harris County.

Video of semi-pro MMA fighter knocking out robber goes viral

You saw him first on Local 2 -- a convenience store clerk who turned the table on a pair of robbers. Now his story has gone viral. Local 2's Amy Davis talked to the clerk-turned-hero about his newfound fame.

Search continues for woman who went missing from north Harris County home

Texas Equusearch teams are gearing up to continue their search for a missing woman.

Driver killed after car crashes into home, bursts into flames

Driver dies in fiery crash in northwest Harris County

One person was killed when a car crashed into a home and burst into flames Monday morning.

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Man charged in fatal DUI crash

A man has been charged in connection with a crash that killed one man and left that man's wife injured.

U.S. faces dilemma over Kurdish oil tanker off coast of Galveston

A massive oil tanker parked roughly 60 miles off the coast of Galveston has the potential to ignite an international incident, if the oil on board is offloaded in the U.S.

Massive marijuana grow operation found in Polk County

Authorities say they have found tens of thousands of marijuana plants in a field in Polk County.

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Man walking beach struck and killed by plane

A Georgia man was killed and his daughter critically injured Sunday when an airplane struck them as they walked along a Florida beach.

Sarasota County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Wendy Rose said Venice Municipal Airport officials reported a plane in...

4 armed men rob employees, customers at IHOP in north Houston

Houston police are searching for suspects who allegedly held up employees and customers at an IHOP in north Houston early Monday.

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Local 2 investigates crime-prone areas

Thieves targeted cars and trucks for burglaries in Houston, on average, 99 times per day in 2013, and downtown Houston leads the list of areas most prone to the crime, according to data calculated by Local 2 Investigates.

HPD identifies woman found near abandoned business

Police say a woman had been assaulted and died from her injuries near a vacant building in southeast Houston.

1 arrested, 3 on the loose in credit union bank robbery

A suspect arrested after a credit union robbery in Pasadena is now being questioned by police as the search for his three alleged accomplices continues.

Jury deliberates fate of man convicted of killing Bellaire officer

A jury is deciding the fate of the man convicted of killing a Bellaire police officer and an innocent bystander on Christmas Eve 2012.

Houston considered one of the best places to sell a home

If you're thinking of buying a home, act quickly, Houston has one of the fastest-moving housing markets in the nation.


Women followed in car; man exposes himself

Two women driving home from a Clear Lake restaurant were followed by a man, and according to Friendswood Police, that man pulled down his pants and exposed himself.

Family walking across America in memory of daughter

A Houston family is packing their bags for a trip from California to Florida—but they’re not flying or driving.

3 charged in fatal shooting of man at southwest Houston apartments

Charges have been filed against three suspects in the fatal shooting of a man on June 9. Fatorma Gabba, 26, Aaron Emeton, 29, and Brian Agard, 23, are charged with murder.

Waco sheriff warns of convicted killer in Houston

A man who served prison time for killing his adoptive parents is in Houston according to The Waco Tribune-Herald.

HPD investigates fatal shooting of driver in SW Houston

A man was shot in his car after a traffic dispute Sunday in southwest Houston.

Construction creates headaches in Upper Kirby area

If you've driven in the Upper Kirby area, you know the road construction there can really slow you down. It may have you wondering why all that construction is necessary.

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HISD offers NC teachers more money to move to Houston

North Carolina teachers are being offered substantially higher salaries to move and teach in Texas.

High-powered guns recovered after SWAT standoff ends with 2 arrests

Alton Brown and Avery Halliburton were taken into custody after a SWAT standoff Thursday night that lasted more than three hours. They're accused of several burglaries, including stealing high-powered rifles.

Sketch released of man wanted in armed robbery of Domino's employee

Authorities have released a sketch of a suspect wanted for robbing a pizza store employee last week.

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Suspected sex offender killed during arrest

Investigators say they sifted through hundreds of tips in their search for Charles Mozdir, but a phone call they got during CNN's "The Hunt" with John Walsh helped them crack the case.

On Monday, eight days after the show first aired, the 32-year-old ...

Jennifer Reyna's Cold Water Challenge: Help raise money for charity!

On Tuesday, July 29, KPRC Local 2's own Jennifer Reyna is going to take the plunge into an icy dunk tank! That's only if enough of you make a donation to the Houston Fire Fighters Burned Children's Fund.

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Grieving parents hit with $200,000 in student loans

When his 27-year old daughter Lisa died suddenly of liver failure five years ago, Steve Mason was as devastated as any father would be.

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ESPN commentator apologizes for abuse remark

ESPN star Stephen A. Smith apologized on Monday for what he called "the most egregious error of my career," a Friday commentary about domestic abuse that referred to possible "provocation" by victims.

Palestinians grieve after Gaza bombing

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Gaza says children dead after camp hit

Despite calls for a new cease-fire, fighting intensified in Gaza on Monday and Tuesday morning, with Palestinians saying more than two dozen people died as rockets or mortars struck a refugee camp, a hospital and the center of Gaza City.

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