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A dump overturned on the Eastex Freeway going north bound at the 610 North Loop.


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Newborn found dead at northwest Harris County home

Homicide detectives are investigating after a newborn was found dead inside of a northwest Harris County home Thursday morning.

HCSO: Babysitter sexually assaults kids with boyfriend; boasts in texts

A woman is accused of sexually assaulting children with her boyfriend, and photographing the children for exploitation, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.

HPD: Mom caught on video violently slapping, throwing toddlers

A Houston mother was jailed after videos surfaced of her abusing two of her young children, according to Houston police.

Medical examiner's office rules deaths of twin girls found in bathtub as homicides

The deaths of the twin girls who died after being found unresponsive in a tub of water has been ruled as homicides, according to the Harris County Medical Examiner. 

Wheel thieves hit Cypress neighborhood

Thieves hit a Cypress neighborhood near Highway 290, making off with expensive wheels from at least three cars and SUVs.

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Co-pilot acted 'deliberately' to crash plane

The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 purposely crashed the plane into the French Alps on Tuesday, killing all 150 people on board, officials said Thursday.

"We at Lufthansa are speechless that this aircraft has been deliberately crashed by the co-p...

HPD: Man claims self-defense in deadly shooting

A man claimed he was defending himself when he shot another man dead outside an apartment complex in southeast Houston Thursday morning.

Teacher's aide fired amid allegations of inappropriate behavior

A teacher's aide at a Conroe Independent School District middle school has been fired amid allegations of inappropriate behavior, according to the district.

Two brothers shot to death at west-side apartment complex

Police are searching for the person or people who shot and killed two brothers outside a west Houston apartment complex.

Plane crashes into water runway at Hooks Airport

KPRC 2 has learned a plane crashed into a water runway at David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport Wednesday afternoon.


Police find bodies of 2 children in freezer

Police in Detroit made a gruesome discovery Tuesday.

A bailiff performing an eviction on a home on the east side of Detroit called 911 after discovering the body of a female child inside a freezer. While investigating the body, authorities found a se...

WANTED: Robbery suspects who targeted victims leaving banks

Houston police are searching suspects caught on video "jugging" victims in northwest and southeast Houston. 

PD: Woman arrested for handing out business cards advertising prostitution

League City police arrested a woman who was handing out business cards advertising sexual services.

How fetuses respond to their mothers' smoking

Durham University researchers released ultrasound images showing the impact of smoking during pregnancy. 

HPD: Soldier shot to death by roommate after taking car without permission

An argument between two former soldiers turned deadly Wednesday night.

Police: Thousands of child porn images found on man's phone

A Fort Bend County man was arrested after police in the town of Needville reported finding sexually explicit pictures and videos of children on his cellphone.

More than dozen cars damaged in fire in Memorial Hermann parking garage

More than a dozen cars were burned or damaged when a fire broke out in a parking area t Memorial Hermann Hospital.

Teen rewarded with $100 for his kindness at the counter

A small act of kindness is coming back tenfold for an employee who paid for a child's custard who didn't have enough money.

Cold front ready to move in Thursday morning

Cold front could bring a wet commute Thursday morning

Germanwings & Lufthansa news conference on plane crash

Co-pilot made 'deliberate attempt' to crash Germanwings plane, prosecutor says.  Officials are holding a press conference to address their latest findings.  Watch the live stream on

HCSO: Man refuses ride home after night of drinking, crashes SUV and dies

A driver died Wednesday morning after deputies say he had a few drinks and tried to drive home.

'Most Interesting Man' cutout gets ticket

Call it "The Most Interesting Traffic Ticket in the World."

Robert Durst's attorney says he will not let Vermont police talk to his client

The attorney for accused murderer Robert Durst says he will not be letting police in Vermont interview his client about any possible connection to a missing 18-year-old college student.

Several drivers blow tires after dump truck loses load in north Harris County

A wayward driveshaft dealt roughly a dozen drivers quite a blow on I-45 near exit 66A Wednesday morning.

Violent driveway robbery caught on video

The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office and Crime Stoppers are offering a reward for information on two robbers.

Man who married wife at Houston hospital ICU dies

We have a sad update to a story we brought you last week.

TCH served Blue Bell ice cream cups before recall

Texas Children's Hospital confirmed that Blue Bell ice cream cups involved in a recent recall were served to patients in the hospital.

Germanwings crash: Who was co-pilot Lubitz?

Details are slowly emerging Thursday about the 28-year-old German co-pilot who officials believe purposely crashed Germanwings Flight 9525.

Andreas Lubitz was alone at the controls of the Airbus A320 when it plunged into the French Alps Tuesday, offi...


Asteroid will be 'near miss' on Friday

Scientists are calling it a "near miss," but nobody panic.

Parents upset after student who made threat with knife allowed back in school

Parents in Montgomery County are outraged that a student who threatened a 12-year-old girl with knife was allowed back in school. 

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