The Army has released the identifies of the four crew members who were killed earlier this week in a military helicopter crash at Fort Hood. One of them is Chief Warrant Officer 2 Michael F. Tharp, a Katy native.
Arson is investigating to determine what sparked a fire at a home in northwest Houston. Wednesday morning marked the second time the house caught fire within the last few months, according to the Houston Fire Department.
Adele's hit song "Hello" has been the talk of the Internet since it was released Oct.23, and she proved that a few school instruments couldn't change the intense feeling of the song when she performed it with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots on "The Tonight Show."
Hurricane Sandra has strengthened to a Category 2 storm as it swirls off Mexico's Pacific coast. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says it's the strongest hurricane in the eastern Pacific for this late in the year.
In order to see where crime is happening the most, Channel 2 Investigates analyzed a year’s worth of data for the Houston Police Department, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.
Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday that he will travel to Cuba after the Thanksgiving holiday, becoming the latest U.S. governor to pursue economic development possibilities with the island nation amid easing trade restrictions.
A new toy is making parents want to yank their hair out in frustration. They’ve found that Bunchems can get tangled in kids’ manes, forcing parents to literally pull — or cut — their children’s hair in order to get them out.
Blue Bell Ice Cream will be available in Louisiana and Jackson, Miss., and its surrounding areas beginning Dec. 21, according to the company. This is the second-to-last phase in the company’s five phase market re-entry plan.
New court documents reveal the probable motive in the deadly shooting of Deputy Darren Goforth. Shannon Miles is accused of shooting the Harris County deputy in retaliation for being a law enforcement officer, and no other reason, prosecutors say.
The man accused of killing a woman from Humble and fleeing to Mexico faced a judge for the first time Monday morning. Troy Clay smiled as he exited the courtroom. He mouthed the word, "boo" before exiting the room.
Shannon Miles, the man accused of fatally shooting Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth, appeared in court Monday to face a charge of capital murder, and the district attorney revealed new details in the case.
Former Houston Texans quarterback Case Keenum took a hard hit on the field Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens, and many people are wondering why he stayed in the game after it was clear that he had suffered a head injury.
Pageant judges have crowned a new winner of Zimbabwe's 4th annual "Mister Ugly" contest, upsetting supporters of the crowd favorite who called the winner too handsome and prompting rioting at the event.
Ali Mohammad's older brother, Omar Mohammad, was working Saturday night at the family’s Revolutions Chevron gas station Saturday night when three masked gunmen charged into the store and one started shooting.
A shooting in a New Orleans park left 16 people injured, police said. Several hundred people were at Bunny Friend Playground for an impromptu music video filming late Sunday when two groups began firing.
We are just a few days away from the busiest travel days of the year at Houston airports. Traveling can be more convenient these days with digital boarding passes, but with convenience comes a warning about your personal information.
The Houston Humane Society is looking into complaints after a spokesperson said it received multiple calls from people claiming they bought sick, dying puppies from a breeder who knew the animals were ill.
Help make a difference this holiday season. Donate a new or gently used toy to Operation: Stocking Stuffer between Nov. 20 and Dec. 17 and bring some holiday joy to the heart of an underprivileged child.
The Galveston City Council has approved spending more than $38 million in funds provided by the government for nine projects as part of continuing Hurricane Ike recovery efforts amid concerns whether the money was fairly allocated.
A federal grand jury indicted two companies on involuntary manslaughter charges and three people face charges in a deadly 2012 explosion on an oil production platform in the Gulf of Mexico, the Justice Department said Thursday.
A woman used a game featured on "The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon" as inspiration for how she was going to tell her parents she and her husband were having a baby. Her father's reaction is priceless.
Most of us love the holidays, with food, family, food, friends, and of course the food! But if you're trying to cut calories during the holidays there are some things to keep in mind to keep that waistline in check.
Most brides wait until after their wedding to take part in "destroy the dress" events. But, Kilee Manulak had a different situation. The week of her wedding, she revealed her fiance sent her a text message saying he didn't want to marry her after a two-year engagement.
Bomb threats targeting Air France flights turned out to be a hoax, but the scare had some travelers flying into Houston Wednesday afternoon on Air France Flight 636 from Paris thinking about their safety.
The Houston Zoo has lost one of its most beloved creatures, and star attractions. Smaug, the 17-year-old Komodo dragon, was humanely euthanized Tuesday after significant lumbar spinal cord compression was found, according to zoo officials.
Hundreds of Houstonians rode the rails Monday while getting to know the sights, sounds and eats of Houston nightlife; It was all part of Rails To Restaurants, an event organized by the Houston Greeters, in partnership with METRO and in recognition of Citizenship Month.
An Atlanta man is speaking out after he said he took a loaded gun through security at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and managed to fly to Chicago with his weapon in his carry-on bag under his seat the entire flight.
Jonathan Santellana, 17, was killed by an off-duty Navasota police officer and now Santellana's parents are asking a grand jury to reconsider the case after the officer involved was 'no billed,' or considered justified.
The Texas Board of Pardons and Parole has granted parole for a man convicted of killing another man because he was gay. Jon Buice was one of 10 youths arrested in the beating and stabbing death of Paul Broussard, a Houston banker. He is the only man still serving time in the July 4, 1991…
More than 70 white supremacists who are members of the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas have been imprisoned as part of a years-long federal effort to weaken the gang known for killings, robberies and other crimes.
Some employees at the Texas Facilities Commission were hired without facing competition, promotions were made with little supporting material and people were being paid after they stopped working for the agency, according to an internal audit.
The first load of radioactive waste has been removed from a World War II-era Liberty ship converted to a barge-mounted nuclear reactor that was towed to a Galveston shipyard for scrapping, according to the Army Corps of Engineers.
A French police official says at least 100 people have been killed inside a Paris concert hall where attackers seized hostages. The hostage-taking was one in a series of at least six attacks across the French capital.
A Waller County grand jury is hearing evidence in the controversial Sandra Bland case. Grand jury proceedings are a secret process, therefore details will not be released about the evidence or people called to testify until later. The grand jury proceedings are expected to take 30 days.
Rhonda Morrison is a mother of three teenagers and said, “the pounds coming off just doesn’t happen the way it used to and with all the effort I put into working out and with all the effort that I put in just eating right and thinking about my weight, I want to see results.”
Being thrown to the ground, beaten and having her head smashed into the ground by children with no adult supervision -- those are the conditions Janice McAdams said her 12-year-old granddaughter, Angel, is enduring at her middle school in South Houston.
The Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force tracked down and arrested a teen accused of kidnapping, robbing and raping a woman whom he met at a gas station. Jordan Jerrell Stephens was captured Tuesday and placed in the Harris County Jail.
Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students at Spring Forest Middle School planned a program to honor service men and women and their families during their 15th Annual Veterans Day Celebration. Parents, teachers and students served breakfast to 100 veterans before their patriotic assembly commenced.
A vigorous storm moving out of the Rocky Mountains Tuesday night will sock many mountain areas and the Midwest with severe weather. In Houston, expect a cold front from this system to deliver some highly variable weather for the next few days.
The League City Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding an 82-year-old League City man who went missing on Friday. Ervin Brittnacher was last seen in the 3000 block of McFarland Road.
The full 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has refused to reconsider a ruling from a three-judge panel of the court that rejected an appeal from a Texas death row inmate whose supporters contend was sentenced unfairly because of his race.
The Humble Independent School District Police Department has increased patrols around Atascocita High School in their search for the person who attacked a 15-year old freshman who was walking home from school.
In their first face-to-face meeting since the general election when they both won spots in December's runoff, State Rep. Sylvester Turner and former Kemah mayor Bill King faced off on this week's "Houston Newsmakers" with Khambrel Marshall.
What started as a fight between a group of teenage girls, ended when one of them got into their car and ran over 14-year-old DeBrianna Hunter. The entire incident was caught on camera and is making its way around social media.
SARDDA (Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Alliance of America) held its annual conference and gala on Oct. 10 in recognition of World Mental Health Day. Brain Disorders: Global Perspectives was held at the J.W. Marriott in Houston’s Galleria area.
A Seabrook man was killed and his wife was critically injured when their motorcycle crashed into a tractor trailer in Galveston Thursday night. The couple was in town attending the Lone Star Motorcycle Rally.
A cancer patient, who neighbors said had just learned his disease was terminal, shot and killed his wife, and wounded his caregiver and his son, before killing himself at a home in northwest Harris County.
The problem of cars and trucks speeding past stopped school buses is so bad in Crosby that Harris County sheriff's deputies and Precinct 3 deputy constables have created a task force to curb the problem.
The National Football League is responding the day after an ordinance that would have established nondiscrimination protections for gay and transgender people in Houston failed to win approval from voters.
Twenty-eight undocumented immigrants, including two 16-year-old boys are being detained in a Houston-area U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility after being pulled over inside a horse trailer that was being pulled by a pickup truck in Rosenberg.
For a lot of women, their wedding day is one of the biggest days of their lives. For one Georgia woman, it was a day she wasn’t willing to have without her oldest son, who lost his fight with leukemia six months earlier.
Doughnut lovers camped outside Krispy Kreme overnight, excited about the return of the franchise to the Houston area. It has been nine years since the company closed its local shops and pastry lovers have been anxiously awaiting its return ever since.
A federal audit by the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department’s Office of Inspector General says thousands of families in the country, including Houston, are living in public housing even though they make well over the minimum amount allowable at move in.
Attorneys met with a judge Monday to discuss evidence in the case against a man accused of shooting and killing a Harris County deputy at a gas station and convenience store in northwest Harris County. Shannon Miles is charged with murder in the shooting death of Deputy Darren Goforth on Aug. 28.
A 44-year-old woman from Mexico has been taken into custody by Customs and Border Protection officers as she tried to cross the border at Presidio in West Texas in a van filled with 144 bundles of marijuana.
Houston-area faith leaders are holding a news conference on Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance. The leaders want to encourage voters to vote "YES" on Proposition 1. Watch the livestream, beginning at 10:30 a.m., on Click2Houston.com.