Football player's inspirational speech goes viral

Meet Apollos Hester, a high school running back in Texas whose post-game speech stunned TV anchors and is going viral.

'Girls' XXX Parody

Lena Dunham isn't happy with the show's new porn parody.

Columbus ISD softball coach charge

September 22, 2014: A former coach has lost his job after he allegedly had an improper relationship with a student. Mark Boyle reports.


Girl gets stuck in washing machine

A New York girl was stuck in a washing machine for more than an hour before first responders were able to free her. She says she fell in while helping her mom with the laundry.

SpaceX breaks ground on Texas spaceport

September 22, 2014: The next big space venture for the state of Texas got started about 350 miles away from Houston on Monday. Keith Garvin reports.

WAOW, family photos

Wisconsin bridesmaids honor sister in fashion

Shannon Hall, 24, died in a car crash earlier this month in central Wisconsin just weeks before her wedding. In Marshfield on Saturday, her four sisters wore their bridesmaids’ dresses for a different but still special occasion.

Husband arrested after wife shot, killed

Murder charges have been filed against a man accused of shooting and killing his wife. The husband told police his wife was terminally ill and wanted to end her suffering. Phillip Mena reports.


High school sweethearts marry after 63 years

An Arkansas couple first met when they were both 16 years old, then went their separate ways, married other people and lived their own lives. Sixty-three years later, after both of their spouses died, Johnny and Marcella Vick tied the knot.

How Richard III Was Killed

How Richard III Was Killed

How to sell your old smartphone for cash

Sept. 21, 2014: The iPhone 6 is officially here. Thousands of Houstonians lined up in the rain to get one Friday. That means a lot of older phones are sitting around gathering dust, but there are ways to quickly turn that old smartphone into cash. Amy Davis reports.

What's in a Pumpkin Spice Latte?

Sept. 18, 2014: It is not even officially fall, but for coffee shops pumpkin spice latte season is already in full swing. Lauren Freeman reports.

Tuesday's weather webcast

Temperatures will reach 86 degrees on the first official day of autumn.


Girl frees herself from kidnappers

A Topeka, Kansas, girl managed to get away from would-be kidnappers. The 8-year-old was tied up and put in a vacant house, but was able to get out and find help.

Pet Project: Fuzzy

Houston Humane Society (Click here)

Undercover drug bust at Club Kryptonite

Gianna Casserta reporting in downtown Houston

Man found dead in middle of east Houston street

Police are trying to figure out how a man ended up dead in the middle of a street in east Houston.


Woman breaks window to save baby in hot car

A woman took matters into her own hands when she saw a 1-year-old locked in a car on a hot Texas day.

Family, friends gather to remember Aldine ISD student

Sept. 21, 2014: Family and friends gathered to remember 14-year-old Jose Luis Meraz Sunday, saying they are still shocked by the news of his death. Jennifer Bauer reports.

HPD: Toddler hospitalized, man arrested at SW Houston home

Police are investigating after a child was injured in southwest Houston. Joel Eisenbaum reports.

Man kills family dog, cuts baby

September 22, 2014: A man is accused of nearly killing his own son and killing his family's pet. Joel Eisenbaum reports.

Friday Football Frenzy: Sept. 19

Highlights of Houston-area games, cheerleaders and bands.

Aldine ISD middle school student found murdered

Sept. 18, 2014: Houston police have launched an investigation into the death of an Aldine ISD student. The student, who attends Stovall Middle School, died off campus. Jennifer Bauer reports.

Surveillance video of firearms burglary inside store

Fort Bend County Crimes Stoppers, Inc. will pay a cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects who burglarized a Houston-area firearms business.

Men rob cash advance store on camera

The Harris County Sheriff's Office released footage of two men who robbed a store at gunpoint.

Con artists posing as IRS

September 22, 2014: Fraudsters are calling cellphones and home phones, claiming to be agents with the IRS. Amy Davis reports.

Do people still die of rabies?

A look at rabies statistics.

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