A Tornado Watch has been issued for Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Montgomery, Polk, San Jacinto and Walker counties until 10 p.m. Monday. A Flash Flood Watch has been extended for Southeast Texas until 12am Tuesday.
Hundreds of people were left homeless after a tornado struck the Rockport Apartments in southwest Houston Sunday. The National Weather Service confirmed an E-F1 tornado with winds up to 100 mph hit the apartments.
Memorial day is a day to pause and think about all of the sacrifices our men and women in the military have made for us. Houston businesses are thanking them and their families by offering some great deals.
Mandatory evacuations have been cancelled for residents near the Lewis Creek Dam in Montgomery County, but concerns rise as severe weather is expected Monday, according to the Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosive's Houston office is taking the lead on tracing all of the guns found to determine if any can be connected to cases that go well beyond the Waco area.
Texas took a major step toward allowing the licensed open carry of handguns, with Senate approval Friday night after a fierce debate over restricting police powers to ask people carrying guns if they are legal.
A group of Houston-area motorcyclists is planning a peaceful protest in Waco Saturday, claiming police acted too hastily when they arrested about 170 bikers in the wake of a deadly melee earlier this week.
The Bandidos Motorcycle Club could be planning to carry out violent retaliatory acts against Houston police officers, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety bulletin, KPRC 2's sister station KXAS-TV reported.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport seized counterfeit Gucci, Burberry, Lacoste, Versace, Armani, Ferrari, Coco Chanel, Tory Burch and Michael Kors merchandise valued at more than $48,000.
The State Department is releasing its first round of emails from Hillary Clinton's time as Secretary of State as early as Friday, offering a new look at her handling of the attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.
Channel 2 Investigates requested inspection reports from the FDA dating back to 2009 in the weeks following the Blue Bell ice cream recall. The documents, which the FDA made public on Thursday, show problems observed with precautionary measures in both the Brenham and Broken Arrow, Oklahoma,…
Colette Williams was surprised, then angered after hearing from her son that he hadn't hurt himself in weight class this morning. He allegedly was physically assaulted by a teacher, then verbally abused by a coach.
Channel 2 investigative reporter Robert Arnold has been tracking down government assets reported as lost by Houston area public agencies for several years. In a follow up investigation, Arnold reveals which agencies are now making changes to their record keeping process.
The first lawsuit has been filed stemming from the massive Blue Bell recall. An ex-Houston resident who says he contracted listeria-related meningitis after eating Blue Bell ice cream has sued the company.
Lawyers representing businesses and individuals claiming damages from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill have announced a $211 million settlement with Transocean Ltd., owner of the ill-fated Deepwater Horizon drilling rig.
Golden State Warriors point guard and NBA MVP Steph Curry brings his daughter, Riley, into the post-game press conference after the Warrior's win over the Rockets Tuesday night, and the two-year-old steals the show with all her cuteness.
Customers who shop at high-end stores like Louis Vuitton and Chanel in the Houston Galleria may not know thieves are targeting them, watching their every move, waiting for the right moment to strike, according to police.
Texas law enforcement authorities warned weeks ago of growing animosity between rival motorcycle gangs, a feud that erupted into violence this week with a deadly lunchtime shootout between the two groups in a crowded Waco restaurant.
A contractor and architectural firm have paid a North Texas school district $2.5 million to cover losses incurred after its $60 million football stadium had to be closed last year because of structural cracks and other problems.
A national chain has terminated its franchise agreement with a restaurant owner in Waco amid allegations that local management ignored warnings by police that biker gangs were meeting there to plot potentially violent attacks on rival groups.
Police arrested a man Sunday evening after investigators said he tried to flee the scene of a wreck in which a married couple was killed. The suspect is facing multiple charges including intoxication manslaughter.
An 11-year-old elementary school student was struck by a car in north Houston Monday morning. It happened in the 20700 block of Grovedale, near East Richey and the Hardy Toll Road, around 8 a.m. According to Aldine ISD officials, the child attends Parker Intermediate. He was sent to a local hospital…
For most pet owners, a dog is just another member of the family. When they go on vacation, pet parents want to make sure those pups are taken care of properly, and if it can be done without breaking the bank, even better.
It's bill-paying day for roommates Deanna Belleny and Leah Matthews, and as usual, they are both baffled by what seems like a growing list of bizarre charges on their monthly cable TV, Internet and phone bill.
It's a milestone for thousands of students at the University of Houston as graduation day has arrived, and they're in for a special celebration because award-winning actor Matthew McConaughey will be delivering the commencement address.
A Mexican judge returned a long-missing teenager to her U.S. mother Friday, ending the woman's eight-year search and a cross-border custody case in which another girl was mistakenly sent to Texas against her will.
According to the CDC, listeriosis is the third leading cause of death from food poisoning. The FDA signed regulations into law in 2011 that would require stricter testing and reporting of listeria presence in ready-to-eat food manufacturing facilities that have still not been put into place.
B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname King of the Blues, died late Thursday at home in Las Vegas. He was 89.
Throughout the Houston area it's not uncommon for man and beast to come into contact but some animals are more elusive than others. Like a bobcat that's been spotted several times this week in Steven Hernandez's backyard inside a Richmond subdivision.
Christien Sechrist, 20, has a tattoo of his son's face on his left cheek. He said he's gotten a lot of feedback on social media both positive and negative about his decision to put the permanent ink on his face.
Texas health officials finalized with Blue Bell Creameries the steps the company must take before selling ice cream from its Brenham plant following the discovery of Listeria in certain ice cream products. The company agreed to the terms with the state early Thursday.
The principal at Westbury High School, who is accused of asking a substitute teacher to change the grades of 26 students from failing to a passing grade of 80, has been terminated, according to Houston ISD.
Air up your tires and put on your best riding attire because Houston Mayor Annise Parker declared Friday, May 15, as Bike to Work Day. The mayor wants to encourage riders to choose pedal power for their daily commute to work and to raise awareness of the city’s bikeway network.
KPRC 2 News has learned that a business consultant who told news agencies he'd discovered forgotten treasure in an antique chest of drawers Sunday is the former owner of a bankrupt precious metals company in Springfield, Illinois, who owes millions to former employees.
Nurse Brenda Rodriguez is accused of using patients’ private information from North Cypress Medical Center to open credit cards in patients’ names. She is charged with fraudulent use of identifying information. It is a first degree felony. She was out of jail on a $20,000 bond.
The storms that came barreling through the Houston area and its suburbs this week are making people who live near the west fork of the San Jacinto River nervous. Some in the River Plantation subdivision even chose to evacuate Wednesday.
An increased reward of $25,000 is being offered in hopes of finding the person who shot and killed the owner of Stewart Cadillac. Joseph John Stewart, who was a well-known and beloved figure in the Houston community, was found shot to death at his Montrose area home.
An analysis by The Associated Press of surveillance video just before the deadly crash of an Amtrak train indicates it was traveling about 107 miles per hour as it approached a curve where the speed limit was only 50 miles per hour.
Channel 2 Investigates teamed up with National Tire And Battery to identify the five most common tire troubles, and whether you can repair those problems or have to actually foot the bill for a whole new tire.
Constable Ronald Hickman has been appointed as the interim Harris County sheriff, according to officials. Hickman is filling the office after Sheriff Adrian Garcia resigned in order to run for Houston mayor.
Houston police have released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in at least three robberies and sexual assaults at two southwest Houston apartment complexes in April. HPD is holding a press conference at 10 a.m. to discuss the case. Watch the livestream on Click2Houston.com.
As part of Friday's 10th anniversary of the Endangered Species Day, KPRC 2 along with the Houston Zoo and Moody Gardens have teamed up to shine the spotlight on some special animals Houstonians can help save.
A mother is free on bond after she was charged with manslaughter in the drowning deaths of her 15-month-old twin daughters. She allegedly filled up the bathtub, then left the room and turned up some music, according to the indictment.
United Airlines, in partnership with Houston Mayor Annise Parker and the Houston Airport System, broke ground Monday on the airline’s new Terminal C North concourse at George Bush Intercontinental Airport.
By now you've heard his name. You might have even seen the documentary on his life. But few people know the details of Robert Durst's time living in Houston. For the last 10 years he's called Houston home and controversy followed him along the way.
After the card and the gift, you may be running low on funds to fill out the rest of the day's celebrations for the mom in your life; but a lot of local businesses are stepping in to honor mothers this weekend.
It was the best feel-good moment of the week when more than 35,000 residents joined together in support of the smallest citizens of our city — babies — by participating in the 2015 March for Babies to benefit the March of Dimes.
Houston ISD says it will be disciplining five bus drivers who did not obey rules after a Channel 2 investigation showed numerous bus drivers running red traffic lights as they were on their way to pick up kids.
Newly released FDA reports says that Blue Bell knew about Listeria in at least one of their plants dating back to 2013. A leading food law attorney says the reports could mean potential criminal charges for the company.
A Houston area homeowner was shocked to come home from work on her lunch break and find several contractors in her backyard. She told KPRC 2 they removed part of her fence to gain access and started digging her up newly laid sod.
For Rachel Barrow and her family in Cypress, a live oak on the campus of Cy-Fair High School is more than a tree. It signifies the life her little brother led before he passed away nearly 20 years ago.
The bulk collection of Americans' phone records by the government exceeds what Congress has allowed, a federal appeals court said Thursday as it asked Congress to step in and decide how best to protect national security and privacy interests.
When the plastic lens cover over a vehicle's headlights gets older, heat can cause it to oxidize and look cloudy and yellow. To demonstrate just how dangerous this is for drivers, Channel 2 set up a demonstration in a dark parking lot to show the difference in visibility between hazy headlights…
The principal at Westbury High School, who is accused of asking a substitute teacher to change the grades of 26 students from failing to a passing grade of 80, has been reassigned, according to Houston ISD.
Many of the residents who live in a newly gated subdivision off of Loop 610 south near Mykawa Road are worried about their safety after receiving a letter from another resident about sex for sale in a unit nearby.
HPD's Help US, Help You campaign is educating citizens on crime prevention and everyday tips related to public safety in Houston, specifically involving preventing accidents involving wrong-way drivers.
There's practically an emoji for everything, so why not emojis for Texas? Texas music artist Rich O'Toole has partnered with "Sorry I'm Texan"to launch the first-ever Texas-themed emoticons, or emojis.
A huge error at the Fort Bend County Appraisal District has many people who live there frustrated and confused. Nearly half of all of all of the property tax notices mailed out late last week were wrong.
When you hear the classic 1990's hit "More Than Words" by Extreme on the radio, you can't help but sing along. And remember the video? Jimmy Fallon and Jack Black joined forces to recreate the entire video, shot by shot.
Harris County officials said two of the main things they learned by touring a tropical resort south of Berlin is plant life can thrive in an indoor setting, and, what they need to do to change the Astrodome to make that possible.
Federal agents are searching an apartment in Phoenix in an investigation into a shooting outside a suburban Dallas venue hosting a provocative contest for Prophet Muhammad cartoons, the FBI confirmed Monday. Authorities are holding a news conference at 10 a.m. to provide the latest updates. Watch…
A power outage at the City of Houston Municipal Court building in downtown Houston caused plenty of chaos and confusion Monday morning, but one happy couple did not let that put a damper or delay on their wedding day.
Republican Gov. Greg Abbott pushed back Monday against criticism of him asking the State Guard to monitor a U.S. military training exercise that some believe is a government conspiracy to launch a hostile takeover of Texas.
A provocative contest for cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in a Dallas suburb was put on lockdown Sunday night and attendees were being evacuated after authorities reported a shooting outside the building.
The Posada family started Comunidad Christiana Sobre La Roca about 15 years ago. The church started out in the family's living room and now they have grown to a 2-acre piece of property on Chippewa Boulevard.