Fireworks stunt goes tragically wrong

A 22-year-old Maine man died at a house party after setting off fireworks on top of his head.

Discover 3 secret places inside Disneyland

CNN Money got exclusive access to some secret places inside Disneyland usually off limits to the general public.

Shark flips fisherman out of kayak

A Florida angler was close to becoming a shark's lunch after it flipped the fisherman over in his kayak in the middle of the ocean.

Google study funded by Yelp, IRS scam calls

Scammers are pretending to be IRS agents could be dangerous for many who fall into the trap.

Man being questioned after murder in northeast Harris County

July 5, 2015:Deputies are investigating after a death in northeast Harris County. Bill Spencer reports.


Texas church hosts mass same-sex wedding

More than a week after the historic Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, dozens of same-sex couples said "I do" in a mass wedding Sunday at a Houston, Texas, church.

Playground fire in Katy

July 5, 2015: Investigators are trying to figure out what started a fire at a playground in Katy on Sunday. (Video by Aaron Henry)


Roller figure skaters ready to roll at Pan Am Games

Mash together roller skating and figure skating and you've got a sport that many people know nothing about. Nonetheless, roller figure skaters will be going for the gold at the Pan Am Games in Toronto.

Tonight at 10: Top of the line safety features…standard on new cars

Lauren Freeman shows you that today's safest cars don't have to come with a heavy price tag.

Amazon birthday celebration will rival Black Friday

Amazon is throwing a sale to rival Black Friday in celebration of its 20th birthday.

Houston Newsmakers: July 5: Jail crowding, Texas Supreme Court impacts

Newly appointed Harris County Sheriff Ronald Hickman, Congressman Al Green and State Sen. Rodney Ellis are guests on this week's Houston Newsmakers with Khambrel Marshall.


Rare humpback whale sighted off New Zealand

An extremely rare humpback whale has been spotted in waters off the coast of New Zealand during the conservation department's annual whale survey.

Monday's weather webcast

A high of 94 degrees Monday and a low of 78.

Dog Days of Summer at Children's Museum

Channel 2's Ruben Galvan was out at the Children's Museum learning how to keep your fur friends safe from the heat this summer!

Investigators looking into cause of chemical plant explosion in Waller County

The Harris County Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of a chemical plant explosion that happened in Waller County Saturday night. Gianna Caserta reports. 

Sunday's weather webcast

We're going to be a little warm Sunday with a chance for some storms throughout the afternoon. Temperatures will stay in the low to mid-90s. 

Beating the heat with the Children's Museum

The Children's Museum is helping Houston beat the heat this summer!


San Francisco pier shooting suspect admits firing gun

The man suspected of fatally shooting a woman on a San Francisco pier says it was an accident

Houston Newsmakers: Supreme Court decides on ObamaCare, Ben Hall runs for mayor

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of critical elements of the Affordable Care Act, turning back the most recent efforts of conservatives to gut the program informally known as Obamacare. 

U.S. Women's soccer team wins World Cup

The win's timing couldn't have been any more perfect. World Cup on a Fourth of July? Go U.S.A!

3-year-old boy shot in face at Spring home

A 3-year-old boy was shot in the face at his grandparent's house on Puget Lane in the Spring area Sunday, according to the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable's Office.

Man shot, killed inside car in Walmart parking lot

Police are investigating a shooting at a Walmart parking lot in southwest Houston that left one man dead and another injured.

Greece's finance minister resigns

Greeks overwhelmingly rejects bailout terms.

Monday's Facebook Fan of the Day

Congratulations to Dustine Douglas, Monday's Facebook Fan of the Day!

Huckabee speaks about same-sex marriage

Mike Huckabee says marriage is "in trouble today" because of the "redefinition of love" -- no matter who's in the relationship.


USA fans celebrate Women's World Cup victory

USA fans taking in the Women's World Cup final from afar on Sunday were excited to be watching history in the making.

Charges filed in deadly head-on crash

July 4, 2015: A woman died and another is facing charges after a head-on collision in northeast Houston on Friday.

Mostly dry, sunn skies ahead Monday

We can expect Monday to be mostly dry with clear and sunny skies.

Thieves use backhoe to break into Spring gun store, steal one rifle, deputies say

A business owner surveyed the damage at his gun store Monday morning after thieves used a backhoe to break into his store in Old Town Spring.

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