Public corruption conviction without public accountability? Former council director sees 5th delay in federal sentencing
Federally convicted in 2022, but still out on the streets and far from a federal cell in 2023. This is exactly the case for the former Director of City Council Relations for the City of Houston, William-Paul Thomas.
‘We’ve made great progress’: UH scientists who created anti-fentanyl vaccine step closer to becoming FDA-approved
In 2022, history was made inside a University of Houston lab where a team of scientists developed a vaccine that blocked fentanyl from entering the brain, which prevents overdose and death.
La Porte PD officer under investigation for alleged involvement in Heights-area capital murder case
A La Porte Police Department officer with three and a half years on the job is under investigation for the misuse of official information or bribery by the Texas Rangers, according to a search warrant obtained by KPRC 2.
Big Game Coverage: High school football in primetime on KPRC 2
Big Game Coverage presents Thursday night football on KPRC 2. This upcoming Thursday, two Pearland ISD powerhouses, Pearland High and Shadow Creek, go head to head at Freedom Field during primetime at 7 p.m. on KPRC 2. Tune in at 6:30 for a pre-game show.
‘We’re out of money’: Brides, businesses duped after event organizer behind Magnolia Wedding Expo fails to deliver
The first thing that Brandi Ingram did when she connected with KPRC 2 Investigates was call the man who failed to deliver on what he promised her and many other small business owners and brides: the Magnolia Wedding Expo.
Watch powerhouses Ridge Point And Hightower go head-to-head tonight with KPRC 2′s Big Game Coverage
Big Game Coverage presents Thursday night football on KPRC 2. Tonight, two Fort Bend ISD powerhouses, Ridge Point And Hightower, go head to head at Mercer Stadium during primetime tonight at 7 p.m. on KPRC 2.
‘Look how big it is!’ Girl Scout troop swims away from charging alligator while on camping trip at Huntsville State Park
A local Girl Scout troop is telling only KPRC 2 about the exhilarating moments they swam for their lives over the weekend, just feet away from an alligator in Lake Raven at Huntsville State Park.
‘Stand up for what’s right!’: Teachers, faculty continue to express concerns about promised salaries at Houston ISD
With just a few days before the first day of school, many people continue to reach out to KPRC 2 for help getting answers. They say their current pay does not match what the district promised them when they signed up to do the job.
What parents need to know about school bus safety inspections
KPRC 2 is getting you classroom ready. With tens of thousands of students across the Houston area riding the bus to school every day, the safety of those vehicles is always top of mind for parents. School districts are required to abide by strict regulations. KPRC 2 talked to Kayne Smith, Director of Transportation Services at CyFair ISD, who walked us through the inspection process step by step.
Daring standoff: Rook lifts armed officers to 2nd story of home, forcing suspect wanted in deputy’s shooting to give up
It was a tension-filled night Thursday as armed officers mounted a mechanical crane-like device, were raised to the second level of a northeast Harris County home, and came face-to-face with a wanted suspect, leaving him with nowhere to run. This move brought an end to a nearly six-hour standoff for a man accused of trying to kill at least four law enforcement officers, according to authorities.
Questions loom about former HISD Trustee who went on vacation after entering guilty plea for conspiracy tied to bribes
Former Houston Independent School District Board of Education president, Rhonda Skillern-Jones, entered a guilty plea back in Oct. 2021 for conspiracy tied to bribes within the district. Now, she's traveling overseas at her leisure. Experts question if she's not being held accountable.
Travis Scott expected to perform at first concert in Houston since Astroworld Tragedy, sources say
Missouri City native Travis Scott is expected to soon return to the stage for a concert in Houston after years of controversy following the deadly Astroworld tragedy that claimed the lives of 10 concertgoers.
Help KPRC 2 Clear the Shelters with our annual pet adoption drive!
KPRC 2 is proud to once again join NBC and Telemundo's Clear the Shelters initiative and team up with Telemundo Houston and animal shelters in the Houston area to host the ninth annual Clear the Shelters nationwide pet adoption drive during the month of August
Report raised concerns about San Jacinto County Sheriff’s Office, but what happened after that?
Nearly $50,000 was spent on a report assessing operations at the San Jacinto County Sheriff’s Office. The findings were compiled last August, but what happened from that point remains unclear. County Commissioners contracted with the LION Organizational Development Institute to conduct the assessment and offer solutions.
WATCH TONIGHT: Season finale of ‘The Evidence Room’ explores the serial killings of Acres Homes
‘The Evidence Room’ is an award-winning true crime docuseries that brings a fresh perspective to the Houston area’s most notorious crimes and convictions through unprecedented access to the Harris County criminal archives.
'It's disgusting': Raw sewage back-up prompts call to KPRC 2 after it begins pooling in front of SW Houston townhome
A couple in southwest Houston contacted KPRC 2 after raw sewage began pooling in front of their townhome in the Northbrook Village South neighborhood. James Sakwitz and his wife said they made multiple attempts to have the homeowners association send a plumber to make repairs but were told the plumber was on vacation.
KPRC 2 Investigates helps Houston business owners fight against parking lot takeovers
A Houston property owner said he’s fed up with the impromptu car shows and reckless drivers taking over the parking lot of his strip center off the Gulf Freeway. The KPRC 2 Investigates team is looking into what is being done.
Is Costco all that? I finally bought a membership, and here’s what I learned
I finally did it. I am officially a card-carrying Costco shopper. After more than 18 years working as a consumer investigative reporter, comparison shopping and helping you all find the best ways to save money, I bit the bullet and shelled out $120 for an Executive membership. This article explains what deals I found on my first trip to the warehouse retailer.
‘They don’t care about humanity’: Tenants left with no A/C at Timber Ridge Apartments on Houston’s east side
For many Houston tenants, it takes just a few minutes to submit a maintenance request online. Well, apparently it takes just over 30 seconds to fix an air conditioner that’s been out since Memorial Day at one east-side complex.