One-year-old Samantha is Carolyn and Rick’s pride and joy. So you can imagine how terrified they must have been when their nanny told them she heard a strange man’s voice coming from the Foscam security camera while she was changing Sam’s diaper.
Robbery investigators with the Harris County Sheriff's Office have released a picture of a person of interest in connection with a violent attempted carjacking at an east Harris County gas station in which a customer pumping gas was shot.
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro ended his long silence over his country's decision to restore diplomatic ties with the United States, writing that he backs the negotiations even though he distrusts politics in Washington.
A former employee of a Fox television station in Texas shot himself to death outside the company's New York headquarters Monday, shortly after handing out fliers saying the company had ended his career, police said.
Agricultural experts say high beef prices are here to stay for a while as recent drought conditions in Texas and around the country have reduced the nation's cattle supply to its lowest numbers in more than 50 years.
Federal law enforcement officials are continuing to pursue a suspect after recent bomb threats targeted two jets bound for Atlanta, prompting F-16 fighter jets to escort the planes, an FBI agent said Sunday.
George P. Bush and Texas first lady Cecilia Abbott made a large anti-abortion rally at the Capitol on Saturday their first headlining events of 2015 as the two political newcomers from familiar Republican families begin putting different faces on Texas conservatism.
A chilly start this morning with temperatures in the mid and even low 30s! The good news is there's little cloud cover for the rest of the day so sunny skies should push highs today back into the upper 50s to near 60. Winds also will be light, mainly out of the west around 5 mph.
After years of campaigning in Iowa for others, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is venturing into new territory as a potential White House candidate appealing to social conservatives who hold sway in the early-voting state.
A Baylor College of Medicine researcher is on the cusp of a breakthrough discovery to speed up our metabolism. Now some companies are latching onto his early findings to sell you over the counter metabolism boosters.
An income tax return preparer has been ordered to prison for willfully aiding and assisting in the preparation of a false income tax return for a client, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson along with Lucy Cruz, special agent in charge of Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation.
HISD is expanding its successful dual language program to 21 more campuses in 2015–2016, launching thousands of additional pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students on the road to learning a second language. Currently, 31 HISD schools offer a Spanish dual language program.
A new page in exploration for the Space City is on the horizon that would see nearly 100 year old Ellington Field transformed into a futuristic spaceport. It's a site that could one day support space tourism and eventually suborbital commercial flights that would cut international travel time by…
The heavy rain that hit Houston Thursday afternoon has shifted well east of the area, leaving only a few lingering light rain showers with windy, cold and cloudy conditions for Thursday evening. Temperatures will drift slowly down through the 40s overnight, bottoming out near 42 degrees. The…
A Louisiana grand jury has indicted a Texas man on a forcible rape charge for allegedly arranging a date with a Baton Rouge woman via the online site Tinder last summer and then raping her at her apartment.
Doing your taxes is kind of like going to the dentist. Most people just don't enjoy the process. But if you trust someone else to prepare your return for you, you could end up in much messier situation with the IRS.
It didn't take long for things to get heated at Wednesday night's Fort Bend ISD meeting to discuss a plan to change feeding patterns which route elementary and middle school students into the district's high schools. A small but vocal minority of parents let it be known they didn't support the…
A new Walmart opened its doors in Northwest Harris County Wednesday morning, but not everyone is happy about it. Neighbors in the Copper Lakes subdivision say the Walmart Neighborhood Market in the 8700 block of Barker Cypress is too close for comfort.
It can be one of the most difficult times in a person's life: getting a divorce. But investigators say one woman made it even worse for several couples by pretending to be a divorce lawyer and handling their cases.
Cloudy skies will hold tight through Wednesday afternoon, as a vigorous upper-atmospheric disturbance in the desert southwest gets ready to drift over Texas on Thursday, bringing colder temperatures and lots of rain!
A Galveston County Jury Tuesday found 63-year-old Michael McIntosh guilty of sexual assault of a child and sentenced him to 10 years probation and a $10,000 fine. On Wednesday morning, a judge handed down a 180-day jail sentence as a condition of his probation.
Republican Greg Abbott was sworn in Tuesday as Texas' first new governor in 14 years and promised the state will stay as defiantly conservative as ever -- vowing to battle Washington on spending, regulation and any federal initiative "that uses the guise of fairness to rob us of our freedom."
President Obama's advisers say the proposals the president will outline are aimed at putting more money in more Americans' pockets and giving them the opportunity to buy houses and send their children to college. We'll bring you the speech to you live on KPRC Local 2 and Click2Houston.com at 8 p.m.
When U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials learned that Rice University senior David Nichol had imported 26 fairly large boxes containing 13,000 plastic colored balls from China, they decided to investigate the contents due to the sheer bizarreness of the order.
After several days of trial with more then eight witnesses taking the stand, a Galveston County Jury found 63-year-old Michael McIntosh guilty of sexual assault of a child. The jury then recommended probation and a fine, but the judge will make a decision Wednesday.
Jury selection is set to begin in the trial over Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance. Opponents of the ordinance were hoping for a jury trial, but Houston Mayor Annise Parker and the city wanted a judge to hear the case.
People around the nation honored civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, and in Houston, two parades were held in his honor. In downtown Houston, the Black Heritage Society held the MLK Original Parade and the MLK Grande Parade was held in Midtown.
Defending champion Meb Keflezighi finished fourth in the U.S. Half Marathon Championships, while Diego Estrada won in an hour and 51 seconds. Kim Conley won the women's title in 1 hour 9 minutes and 44 seconds.
Support is growing for a community still in mourning after a deadly crash killed three Manvel High School students. On Friday, Deer Park High School students and staff presented a check for $2,000 to Manvel.
Crime Stoppers is now offering a reward for information on two dead horses that were found dumped in the Acres Homes area. Up to $5,000 is being offered for information on the owner of the horses. They could be charged with animal cruelty.
The Snowflake Adoption Program is a program that matches families that are willing to donate embryos they no longer need for IVF to families that want to have children. Families like the Champagnes then adopt, birth and raise the child as their own.
The Houston Rockets were in Orlando Wednesday night taking on the Magic. But fans on social media were not talking about what was happening on the court. Rockets fans were buzzing over what general manager Daryl Morey tweeted.
Investigators trying to determine the cause of a West Texas prison bus crash that killed eight inmates and two guards were returning to the site Thursday to sift through the debris and examine the vehicle.
The Mexican government on Thursday will start issuing birth certificates to its citizens at consulates in the United States, seeking to make it easier for them to apply for U.S. work permits, driver's licenses and protection from deportation.
A prison bus skidded off an icy Texas highway, slid down an embankment and collided with a passing freight train Wednesday, killing eight inmates and two corrections officers, including the bus driver, authorities said.
On day two of Michael McIntosh's sex assault trial, more teens took the stand to tell their stories. So far in this trial, one thing is clear: All of the girls say they went to McIntosh's Friendswood home without being forced, and they wanted cash from him.
Workers at Memorial Fine Watches say there was nothing "fine" about a man walking in, heading directly for a specific jewelry case and stealing its contents. Surveillance video shows the man walked in, opened the door on the back of the jewelry counter, picked up a tray of gold and diamond rings…
A pair of Americans on Wednesday completed what had long been considered the world's most difficult rock climb, using only their hands and feet to conquer a 3,000-foot vertical wall on El Capitan, the forbidding granite pedestal in Yosemite National Park that has beckoned adventurers for more than…
In a rare scare, astronauts fled the American side of the International Space Station on Wednesday after an alarm indicated a possible toxic leak. NASA later said a computer problem likely set off the alarm, rather than escaping ammonia coolant.
The IRS says getting your return in early could mean the difference between you getting the money and someone else collecting it for you. Tax return fraud is one of the largest growing crimes, mostly because it is so easy.
If you're seeking fun and adventure, you no longer have to just "believe you can fly," you can actually do it at a new indoor skydiving facility that has thrill seekers of all ages flocking to the Houston area. iFLY Houston makes the dream of flight a reality by giving customers “wings” in a safe…
Testimony began Tuesday in the trial of a man accused of creating a prostitution ring involving teenage girls out of his Friendswood home. Michael Wayne McIntosh, also called "Money Mike," is charged with three counts of sexual assault of a child.
Court documents show that a father who became distraught over his son's condition at a Houston-area hospital and caused a standoff after pointing a handgun at a nurse wanted to die with his adult child.
The price of oil dropped another 5 percent Monday to $46 a barrel. That's far below its recent peak of more than $100 a barrel last June. The slump means much lower profits for energy companies, even though consumers benefit by paying less for gas.
Subway, Chipotle, Chick-fil-A and Chili's are some of the most popular food chains around with choices that are hard to pass up. So we wanted to know: Can you still enjoy a meal out without derailing your diet?
A judge is pushing attorneys for a trial by November in the capital murder and aggravated assault case against the driver accused of smashing into a crowd of South By Southwest festival goers, killing four.
Texas has not publicly reported hundreds of abuse- and neglect-related child deaths since 2010, raising questions about the accuracy of the state's official fatality count, an American-Statesman investigation into the state's child protection system has found.
Social media around the world have been flooded with rumors of Fidel Castro's death, but there was no sign Friday that the reports were true, even if the 88-year-old former Cuban leader has not been seen in public for months.
Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas took their stands against same-sex marriage Friday before a federal appellate court with a legacy of pushing Deep South conservatives out of their comfort zones on civil rights.
Whether it’s spilled coffee on your pants in the morning or a button popping off your shirt after lunch, a day can always take a turn for the worse. But a few simple precautions can help you avoid total disaster.
Houston police and U.S. Postal Inspectors worked together on a case involving numerous luxury cars being purchased with stolen identities. Police said the case began with a tip about a single car purchase that seemed "irregular."
Radar the weather dog was in good spirits Wednesday as he met with Dr. Loretta Bubenik-Angapen at Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists who will perform the surgery to remove the cancerous growth from his toe.
The former teacher who resigned from her position at an elementary school amid allegations of teaching hate and racism in her classroom has filed a defamation lawsuit against Quanell X Abdul Farrakhan, the New Black Panther Nation and the New Black Muslim Movement, Inc.
Houston police have released the identity of the alleged female car thief who is accused of leading officers on a 20-mile chase Monday that ended with a pileup that forced them to close the northbound lanes of the North Freeway for about an hour and sent two people to the hospital.
More police officers will be on patrol in Austin during South By Southwest 2015, after a driver plowed his car into a crowd killing four people during the festival last year, a police official told a public safety panel.