GoDaddy pulls controversial puppy ad

A Super Bowl puppy ad landed GoDaddy in the doghouse. But Jeanne Moos wonders -- did they use cute pups to punk us?

Clouds invade the Grand Canyon

A carpet of clouds covers the bottom of the Grand Canyon in Arizona.

Caught on camera: Dutch gunman demands airtime

A gunman is arrested by police at a TV station in the Netherlands, and the whole thing is caught on camera.

Friday's Weather Webcast

A dry cold front comes through Thursday night which won't be all that impressive, but the shot of cold air that will move in for Friday will be a jarring reminder that we are still in winter. Highs will only be in the low 60s and clouds increasing throughout the day.

Ickey Woods arrives in Phoenix, talks about his viral commercial

We’re just a few days away from the Seahawks and Patriots and a lot of stars beginning to arrive in Phoenix, including Ickey Woods. The former Bengals running back talked to KPRC 2’s Randy McIlvoy about his viral insurance commercial.  

Phoenix Open brings top competitors, big celebrities to the golf course

Some of the biggest names in golf were at the Phoenix Open in Scottsdale Thursday. The event not only brings top competitors to the golf course, but plenty of celebrities as well. And there is one part of the course where celebrities usually go. KPRC 2’s Ruben Galvan reports. 

Panda predicts Super Bowl winner

A giant panda at the Memphis Zoo predicts the New England Patriots will win the Super Bowl on Sunday.

Dr. Phil talks about upcoming episodes

From top TV newscaster to drunken mom -- it's just one of the stories Dr. Phil is tackling on his new shows this week.

How to survive remodeling your home

2015 is going to be a busy year for home improvement according to contractors in the remodeling industry. If you're thinking about doing some work to your home, consumer expert Amy Davis has some things you should consider before you hire a contractor.

Kingwood High student with bacterial meningitis on life support

A Kingwood High School student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis Wednesday is on life support, according to the Humble Independent School District. Haley Hernandez reports.

BP announces layoffs of employees at Houston offices

BP is attributing the layoffs to the falling price of oil, and the company says more job cuts are expected in the coming weeks. Phillip Mena reports. 

Kingwood High School student with bacterial meningitis on life support

A Kingwood High School student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis Wednesday is on life support, according to the Humble Independent School District. Haley Hernandez reports. 


Scene footage of maternity explosion in Mexico

A natural gas explosion ignited a maternity hospital on the outskirts of Mexico City on Thursday morning. (No Sound)


Brady won't talk about footballs; Lynch won't talk

New England quarterback Tom Brady is done talking about deflated footballs. Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch is done talking. The NFL will air a PSA during Super Bowl talking about domestic violence.

Retired deputy shot when man tries to rob east Houston restaurant

A retired Harris County Sheriff's Deputy was shot at a Church's Chicken in east Houston Wednesday night. Gianna Caserta reports. 

RAW VIDEO: Foggy commute along Southwest Freeway

Local 2 Photojournalist Mike Rank takes a spin in Storm Tracker to show how foggy the ride is in to work or school this morning.

BP announces layoffs of employees at Houston offices

BP hasn't said how many jobs are being cut, but said some employees were notified this week. Jace Larson reports. 

Katy Perry brings her charm to the podium, talks about half-time show

She didn't "roar" for us, but Katy Perry brought her usual charm to the podium in downtown phoenix she spoke about the details of her half-time performance (she has a surprise guest performer joining her on stage). She even made fun of Marshawn Lynch. But Perry’s best "take" was on the Patriots' "…

Thursday's weather webcast

Britta Merwin has your forecast.

Man records passenger on METRO bus harassing elderly woman

Jan. 28, 2015: On Monday on Route 163 near Fondren and Bissonnet, Murphy said he witnessed a younger passenger harassing and threatening an older woman over a seat on the bus. Keith Garvin reports.

MCSO patrol deputy killed in motorcycle crash in Conroe

A patrol deputy with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office was killed in a motorcycle accident in Conroe Thursday morning. Anoushah Rasta reports. 

5PM Super Bowl | McILVOY

Super Bowl 51 will be played in Houston in 2017 and our city is not wasting any time getting ready for the big game two years from now. Sports director Randy McIlvoy was live in Phoenix, where Houston’s Super Bowl committee was getting ideas.

GoDaddy pulls controversial Super Bowl ad

The Super Bowl is still a few days away but there's already controversy over the ads; in fact one has already been pulled. As Lauren Freeman reports, many are calling the ad offensive. 

Wait list huge for Houston sidewalk repair program

The city program that was set up to replace broken and dangerous sidewalks near schools has a waiting list of 557 people, some of whom have been on the list since 2006. Jace Larson reports. 

Some Houston streets to be repaired in 2015

The city's Public Works and Engineering Department is working on a new list of streets that will be repaired in 2015 and Channel 2 was able to obtain some of them ahead of time. Mark Boyle reports. 

Opening statements to begin in Hernandez trial

A jury will hear opening statements in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez.


Dismembered body found in San Francisco suitcase

The report of a suspicious package led to a gruesome discovery in San Francisco Wednesday when police found a dismembered body inside a suitcase. Police say they recovered additional body parts nearby and added that they have a suspect.

'Taylor Swift Cop' offers up dance encore

The Dover police officer who became an Internet sensation dancing to Taylor Swift's "Shake it Off," took his routine to a larger venue to help raise money for a charity.

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