KPRC 2 Extended Coverage due to severe weather

A strong line of storms are expected to move through southeast Texas and hit the Houston area Friday morning.

Residents on alert for potential Brazos River flooding

Richmond, Lake Jackson, Simonton and Rosenberg city officials are warning residents about the Brazos River rising above flood levels. 

Search for girl, 12, who went missing in Galveston to resume Friday

The search for a missing 12-year-old Houston girl in Galveston Thursday was intense, with efforts from the U.S. Coast Guard by air and by boat.  

Four teens rescued by Magnolia fire crew, taken into custody

Deputies took four teenagers into custody Thursday after they were rescued from high water by the Magnolia Fire Department.

Search continues for 9 feared dead after storm, floods smash Wimberley

In Central Texas, crews resumed the search for nine people feared dead after the swollen Blanco River smashed through Wimberley, a small tourist town between San Antonio and Austin, over the Memorial Day weekend.

Wharton mayor urges residents to leave as Colorado River rises

The city of Wharton's mayor called for a voluntary evacuation Thursday for the west side of the city due to the rise of the Colorado River.

Kingwood families move to higher ground as San Jacinto River rises

Rescue crews were in Kingwood for a water rescue due to floodwaters of the San Jacinto River overflowing into the surrounding neighborhoods.

Missing Fort Bend County woman found dead

A Fort Bend County woman was found dead hours after her vehicle was discovered submerged in a ditch Tuesday afternoon in the Rosenberg area.

7 confirmed fatalities, 1 remains missing in Houston's historic flooding

Seven people are dead and one person remains missing after heavy storms caused historic flooding in the Houston area, officials have confirmed.

Video: 552-pound grouper caught in Florida

It's a catch of a lifetime. Jon Black was fishing off Sanibel in his kayak when he caught a record-breaking grouper.

HPD: Mom tries to run over officer, leaves son after making kids steal candy

Charges were stacking up for a mother who investigators say instructed her young sons to steal candy from a store and tried to run over a deputy during a getaway attempt, leaving one of her children behind.

Deputies: Driver tried to kidnap girl in Greatwood subdivision

The search is on for a man who tried to kidnap a young girl in Fort Bend County.

KPRC 2 Extended Coverage due to severe weather

A strong line of storms are expected to move through southeast Texas and hit the Houston area Friday morning.

School bus crashes into barrier on Gulf Freeway

A school bus accident has shut down all northbound lanes of the 45 Gulf Freeway at Nasa Road 1 Thursday morning.

Highway 288 outbound at Holly Hall reopens after fatal crash

The Highway 288 outbound lanes are reopened after being shut down after a double fatal car accident Friday morning.

Officials increase water release from Lake Conroe Dam

The San Jacinto River Authority on Wednesday increased the rate of water release from the Lake Conroe Dam to 8,660 cubic feet per second.

Woman tried to rob business, threatened employee with Mace, police say

Houston police arrested Morgan Noelle Ewy after they say she tried to rob her former employer using a can of Mace.

Don't pay too much for towing, storage fees after flood

If you are one of the thousands of people whose car stalled out in high water this week, you are probably now facing some hefty towing and storage fees. You should know these costs are regulated by the City of Houston and the state of Texas, so drivers don't get gouged.

Flood victim has property stolen from front yard

A homeowner cleaning up after suffering property damage in Tuesday's historic flooding became a crime victim the same day.

U.S. Coast Guard: Body recovered at Port of Houston believed to be that of missing 87-year-old

A body recovered at the Port of Houston Thursday night is believed to be that of an elderly man who was swept away by floodwaters earlier this week. 

K-9 helps capture 2 home invasion suspects; 1 hiding in school bus

Three home invasion suspects, including one hiding inside a school bus, were arrested after a foot chase with deputies in northwest Harris County.

Dynamo vs. Manchester City match canceled for Thursday night

Thursday night's BBVA Compass Dynamo Charities match between the Houston Dynamo and Manchester City has been canceled after officials deemed the field unsafe due to recent flooding.

Volunteers clean up 92-year-old's flooded Meyerland home

Dozens of volunteers show up early Thursday to help a 92-year-old woman clean out her flooded home after KPRC 2 shared her story on Wednesday.

What to do if you're trapped in floodwater

As we've seen this week, floods can quickly turn dangerous and deadly, especially for people who get stranded in high water. So what do you do if you're faced with this situation? KPRC 2’s Bill Spencer has the tips that could save your life.

WANTED: Serial robbery suspect targeting businesses in Channelview, North Shore

Investigators with the Harris County Sheriff's Office are searching for a serial robbery suspect sought in at least four aggravated robberies in the Channelview/North Shore area.  Investigators are holding a press conference at 2 p.m. to release more details.  Watch the livestream on…

MD Anderson critically low on blood because of flooding

MD Anderson says they are critically low on blood because of recent flooding, so patients who need transfusions right now are not getting it.

3 arrests after victims walking along bayou robbed at gunpoint

Three people are accused of taking part in a cellphone theft in Harris County.

Residents on West Fork of San Jacinto River should prepare to take action

The Harris County Flood Control District issued a stern warning to people living near the West Fork of the San Jacinto River Wednesday afternoon.

Homeowners near San Jacinto River prepare for floodwaters, damage

As the river water continues to rise, people who live on West Houston Street a few blocks away in Highlands worry the next 24 to 48 hours could be life-changing.

Cops: Casket with body inside found in SW Houston

A casket with a body inside was found in southwest Houston Tuesday afternoon, according to police.

Man found with gunshot wound at northwest Houston apartment complex

A man was found with a gunshot wound in the leg at an apartment complex in northwest Houston, according to police.

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