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Volcano erupts on Japanese island

The 136 residents of the Japanese island of Kuchinoerabu have been ordered to evacuate to get out of the path of an erupting volcano.

Families of missing Wimberley flood victims speak out

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.

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.

How to escape from a car in high water

As we've seen this week, floods can quickly turn dangerous and deadly, especially for drivers 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.

Drone video over Lake Conroe dam release

KPRC 2's Owen Conflenti flew his drone over the water release at Lake Conroe dam Wednesday.

Company creates Fey and Poehler action figures

A toy company has created Tina Fey and Amy Poehler action figures that comes with a fold-out diorama of the "SNL: Weekend Update" news desk.

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. Andy Cerota reports. 

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. Phil Archer reports. 

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. 

Last Day of School Excitement at Waltrip High School

Channel 2's Ruben Galvan was live at Waltrip High School in northwest Houston where they’re celebrating the last day of school for Houston ISD and other districts. 

Rosenberg implements voluntary evacuation due to Brazos River flooding

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

Friday weather forecast

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

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Racist letter tells NY family to move from neighborhood

Ronica Copes and her family have lived in their Long Island home for almost two years. But just last week, they received the most unwelcoming letter in the mail.

Chris Pratt makes his son a Facebook star

Actor Chris Pratt teaches his 2-year-old son the words to the Pledge of Allegiance in a Facebook video.

Fort Bend County on alert for potential Brazos River flooding

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

Fort Bend County on alert for potential Brazos River flooding

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

Wharton's mayor calls for voluntary evacuation due to flood prediction

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

Search for girl, 12, who went missing while swimming in Galveston

Authorities are searching for a 12-year-old girl who went missing while swimming in the Gulf of Mexico in Galveston.

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. Kayla Ayres reports. 

Group 1 Automotive, Sterling McCall Automotive make $25,000 donation to flooding victims

May 25, 2015: Group 1 Automotive and the Sterling McCall Automotive group made a $25,000 donation to The American Red Cross of the Greater Houston Area Chapter during KPRC 2's phone bank.

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. Kayla Ayres reports. 

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. Keith Garvin reports. 

Friday's Weather Webcast

Another storm is moving toward southeast Texas and that means trouble for Friday morning. There will be scattered showers and then a break from the rain around the afternoon. Highs will be in the 80s. Another round of showers are expected Saturday morning. 

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. Haley Hernandez reports. 

Bellaire and Meyerland area endure heavy flooding

May 26, 2015: The Meyerland and Bellaire areas are dealing with high water Tuesday. Brandon Walker reports.

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

Water from the San Jacinto river has taken over neighborhoods is the San Jacinto River area. Some residents are using boats to get to out of their driveways.

Rain raises flood threat along rivers

KPRC's Sofia Ojeda was out in Kingwood tracking down the rain from the latest round of storms.

Wimberley residents watch as flood waters rush into their home

Wimberley residents watch as flood waters rush into their home.

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. Amy Davis reports.

Today's Talkers: Social media on fire after Rockets suffer tough loss

People across Houston are still talking about the Houston Rockets rough loss.  The team members played their hearts out, but just couldn't come through.  Owen Conflenti talks about it all during Today's talkers.

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