A Tornado Warning has been issued for Trinity and Walker counties until 5:45 p.m. Friday. A Tornado Watch is in effect for Madison, Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity, and Walker counties until 10 p.m. Friday.
Federal authorities said they have arrested five crews of men who they suspect of robbing stores and stealing guns. Charges have been filed against 22 suspects, and one of them, Michael Cornelious, remains on the run.
Texas transportation officials have unveiled a bold plan to reconfigure a major interstate through downtown Houston that would place lanes below ground level, alleviate congestion and give the city a dramatic face lift.
We’ve all been there. Something is wrong with our car and we take it to the mechanic. Suddenly there is a long list of repairs. Some of us have wondered if we really needed all that work, so KPRC 2 put mechanics to the test.
The alarm at former President George H.W. Bush's Texas home was broken for at least 13 months before the Secret Service fixed it, according to a report released Thursday by the Homeland Security Department's inspector general.
Phoenix Mercury standout player Brittney Griner, of Houston, and fiancee and fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson were arrested on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct following a fight at their home in a Phoenix suburb.
Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an extramarital affair with his biographer, was sentenced Thursday to two years of probation plus a $100,000 fine for giving her classified material while she was working on the book.
The parents of Michael Brown filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Thursday against the city of Ferguson over the fatal shooting of their son by a white police officer, a confrontation that sparked a national protest movement.
When Rich Hutchins walked into a bank and ended up helping a complete stranger he was only trying to be kind. He wasn't expecting the reaction he's received from other complete strangers from around the country.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found several illnesses linked to Blue Bell ice cream going back to 2010, including three deaths in Kansas and several sick in Texas, Arizona and Oklahoma.
Channel 2 Investigates has learned a man connected to the cold case murders of Gelareh Bagherzadeh and Coty Beavers has just been charged with capital murder. His wife, son and daughter are also facing charges.
A 14-year-old Mexican girl who was taken by authorities and sent screaming to live in the United States was returned home Wednesday after DNA tests showed she is not the daughter of the Houston woman who claimed her.
A state district judge has picked two Houston attorneys to take over the case against Ken Paxton, whose first months as chief lawyer in Texas has been shadowed by allegations that he broke the law. His spokesman has denounced the accusations as outrageous.
The owners of a Midtown convenience store spent hours cleaning up shattered glass and chucks of concrete after two men slammed into the store in a stolen pickup truck in a failed attempt at stealing an ATM, Houston police said.
The American Battle Monuments Commission created the Flower Fund back in the 1950s, which allows the children of veterans to pay to have flowers placed at the gravesites of their loved ones buried overseas.
The recall announced late Monday includes ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet and frozen snacks distributed in 23 states and abroad. It follows several smaller Blue Bell recalls over the last month that the company initiated after its products were linked to three deaths at a Kansas hospital.
A Texas district judge on Monday put on hold a hospital operator's efforts to seek a worker's compensation claim for a nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for the first U.S. patient to succumb to the deadly disease.
The oil and gas industry fuels our cars, homes and, here in Houston, our economy. Hitting it big in the oil and gas industry is a dream for most Texans, and now there's a new offer for you to inch into the business.
KPRC 2 News obtained secretly recorded video that federal agents say shows a veteran Houston police officer providing assault rifles and information from an HPD database to a FBI informant posing as a drug trafficker.
On Monday morning, just after 8 a.m. Houston time, more than 30,000 people from around the world will start the 26.2 mile journey from Hopkinton into downtown Boston. For some, it will take a little more than two hours. It took Rebekah Gregory of Houston two years.
Five years ago, a massive explosion on Deepwater Horizon oil rig killed 11 men and sent millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. People living along the gulf coast are fighting legal battles over the damage.
When a bomb went off at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in 1995, Houston customs agent Jim Martin was in charge of security for that building. Within hours, Martin and some of his coworkers were in Oklahoma City to assist in the rescue efforts.
Twenty years ago, 168 people died when a bomb exploded in the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. A service is planned to remember the lives lost at the permanent memorial that stands where the building once stood.
A judge Friday reached a decision in the trial over Houston's controversial Equal Rights Ordinance, siding with the city that opponents did not have enough valid signatures for a ballot initiative to repeal the ordinance.
Members of the Reform Immigration for Texas Alliance are leaving Houston to travel to New Orleans to witness the oral arguments at the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in the Texas lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration.
David Hughes, principal of Langham Creek High School in the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District, wrote to families: "I wanted to make you aware of an investigation on our campus involving a threatening statement posted on a restroom wall."
HPD officers shot and killed 41-year-old Frank Shephard Wednesday after he led police on a long chase, got out of his car and then reached back inside. His family said Thursday that he was caught on his seat belt.
Public officials are starting to comment on Wednesday's deadly police chase. Houston's top cop said police involved in dangerous pursuits are constantly evaluating the risks to themselves and the other drivers on the road.
As the country's highways, byways and particularly bridges get older the steel reinforcement inside the concrete corrodes and weakens. A University of Houston professor thinks plastic could be the remedy engineers need to fix the country's aging infrastructure.
It is a terrifying wake-up call for all of us: The fact that every 90 seconds in this country another house fire breaks out. That's a total of more than 366,000 fires a year, fires that will kill an average of seven people every day, many of them children.
Legislation permanently overhauling how Medicare pays physicians won approval Tuesday from an atypically united Congress as lawmakers banded together to erase an irritant that has dogged them for years.
SpaceX launched a shipment of groceries to the International Space Station on Tuesday, including the first espresso maker bound for orbit. But the company's third attempt to land the leftover booster on an ocean platform failed.
The longtime director of the Atascocita High School band is on paid administrative leave while Humble Independent School District and its police department investigate a possible code of conduct violation.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued a plea for help across the country finding an unidentified man they are calling "John Doe 29." The man may have critical information pertaining to the identity of a child sexual assault victim.
The story of an Oklahoma reserve deputy, who said he accidentally confused his stun gun and handgun when he shot and killed Eric Harris, is raising questions about how much training is required for reserve deputies.
A man who led police on a chase was injured after he jumped off the side of the freeway in west Houston. Police said the man and two other suspects were in a stolen truck and were trying to get away from police.
The average American pays about $123 a month for cable TV. With new streaming services announced almost daily, many consumers are cutting or considering cutting cable. Rabbit TV, today's "As Seen on TV" device, might be the least expensive way to do it.
Democratic state lawmakers have used a technical objection to temporarily derail a high-profile push to overturn Texas' post-Civil War ban on the open carry of handguns. The measure had been poised for House approval Tuesday.
Pink recently attended a charity red carpet event with husband Carey Hart where she wore a plunging V-neck black dress. After she was seen in the dress, critics took to social media to share nasty comments about her weight.
Mornings are about to improve for the Italian astronaut who's been suffering through instant coffee at the International Space Station since fall. An espresso machine is on the supply capsule scheduled for launch Monday.
A Texas state representative said he is dropping a proposed bill that would limit bloggers from filming within 25 feet of police activity, amid a public outcry over a South Carolina police shooting of a black man that was filmed by a man standing nearby.
A former child care worker at the Zebra Zone employee child care facility was arrested Friday and fired, accused of tying up a child in "time-out." Eulalia "Lottie" Wehunt is charged with felony unlawful restraint and injury to a child.
A woman took a car full of children on a terrifying ride as she struck other vehicles and tried running over more than one person, according to Houston police. In addition to her erratic behavior, police say Tiffany Whitehead was drunk.
A confrontation is what Betsy Furler says they got when she and her son walked into a Southside Place restaurant Thursday with his service dog. Scout, a standard poodle, is a seizure alert dog for 17-year-old Henry Furler.
Since Dr. Ana Gonzalez was convicted of aggravated assault and sent to prison for 10 years for poisoning her lover, Dr. George Blumenschein, she has sat in jail -- oftentimes alone. She cannot practice medicine or give medical advice, but her attorneys say she deserves a new trial.
Ride-hailing giants Lyft and Uber left San Antonio in their rear-view mirror after the nation's seventh largest city restricted their operations, instead shifting their focus — and money — on convincing Texas lawmakers to allow them to operate statewide with fewer restrictions.
Dr. Philip Klotzbach and Dr. William Gray, hurricane experts from Colorado State University, presented their April forecast for the 2015 tropical Atlantic hurricane season, and they're predicting a quiet one.
The three in Texas also were hospitalized at some point from 2011 to 2014 for unrelated problems when they developed listeria, the CDC said in a statement. They apparently became ill when they ate Blue Bell ice cream produced at the company's plant in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.
The 2015 STAAR tests carry a lot of weight for the La Marque Independent School District. The Texas Education Agency will allow the district to stay open as long as its students meet academic standards for the rest of the year.
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and Director Charles Samuels of the U.S. Bureau of Prisons will hold a discussion on prison reform and other issues after two Harris County detention officers were indicted for their alleged roles in an inmate abuse case.
An investigation is underway at Laura Bush Elementary School in the Pasadena ISD after a second-grade teacher was accused of taking inappropriate photos of an 8-year-old female student inside the school.
A man investigators say is connected to a string of burglaries in Spring, Humble and Houston has been arrested. Precinct 4 deputy constables say Ralph Pyle was busted at a Cash America in north Harris County Tuesday, pawning items he stole from homes.
Austin Birdow was originally charged with aggravated assault of a family member and had his bond set at $300,000, but the charge was upgraded to murder after the woman who Birdow allegedly shot died at the hospital.
A trip to the school office for behavioral issues led school administrators to learn that a 7-year-old was being injured at the hands of his mother, according to Houston police. The mother, Carol Hernandez, is accused of stepping on her son's neck because he would not go to sleep.
Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to buy British gas producer BG Group for 47 billion pounds ($69.7 billion) in cash and stock, the companies announced Wednesday. The move gives oil giant Shell a greater stake in natural gas markets in the wake of tumbling oil prices.
There is a bill that is working its way through the Legislature that would allow transportation network companies, like Uber, to solely be responsible for doing background checks on its drivers. The city of Houston is against this plan.
Five years after the Deepwater Horizon exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, environmental groups are hoping some of the money BP is paying in fines and penalties will be put toward restoring areas of Galveston Bay.
Houston police said three masked men, two of whom were armed with guns, walked into the Valero gas station on West Tidwell Road in northwest Houston just before 9 p.m. Monday, robbed the store and then took off running.
KPRC 2 News first told you Saturday that H-E-B, Kroger, Randalls and Walmart all announced that they were removing Blue Bell products from the facility in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, from stores. Now Sam's Club is joining that list.
Blue Bell Creameries is expanding its recall of products that were produced in its Oklahoma plant to include Banana Pudding Ice Cream pints, which tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes, and additional products manufactured on the same line.
A Harris County Precinct 4 deputy constable is on paid administrative leave while the Harris County Sheriff's Office investigates claims that he forced a woman to have sex with him after he pulled her over on a traffic stop.
Uber drivers are stationed all across the Houston area, just waiting for people in need of a ride to press a button. But when the ride is over, the driver is giving the person a grade based on his or her performance as a passenger.
Federal prosecutors say their recent conviction of seven people on charges that included kidnapping puts an end to legal charges that stemmed from the worst conditions they've ever seen kidnapping victims endure.
What happens in Grapevine stays in Grapevine? Nahhh, I am shouting it out to the world because I had a great time, baby! Grapevine is a premier community in the Dallas/Fort Worth area that has that small town feeling.
After a warm and muggy start to Friday, the humidity remains in place through the afternoon, ahead of a cold front that will move into the Houston area Friday night. Expect mainly cloudy skies and isolated light showers for the remainder of the afternoon. High temperatures will be in the low to…
Houston police are searching for the person responsible for killing a 24-year-old mother who was found dead in a north Houston apartment Thursday morning. Six children, ages 1 to 8 years old, were home at the time but did not witness the killing.