KPRC 2 Sports Director Randy McIlvoy checks in from Truist Park ahead of World Series Game 3
The World Series tie will be broken Friday night when the Astros and Braves play Game 3. Atlanta claimed a victory to start the series, but Houston had a nice recovery in Game 2 -- even with the roof open at Minute Maid Park.
Texas lawmakers weigh changes to protect families wrongly accused of child abuse
HOUSTON – KPRC 2′s Keith Garvin spoke with NBC News investigative reporter Mike Hixenbaugh about efforts to protect families wrongly accused of child abuse. The bill is one of at least 17 bills working their way through the Legislature that seek to overhaul the state’s child welfare system with the goal of protecting innocent families. The NBC News and Chronicle reporting focused primarily on the work of child abuse pediatricians, a small but growing subspecialty of physicians who work closely with state child welfare agencies. But when the evidence is not clear, the investigation found, a mistaken or overstated diagnosis of child abuse can devastate a family. AdRead that full report from NBC News and the Houston Chronicle here.
Ask 2 Live: Experts answer your questions about the coronavirus vaccine
HOUSTON – A panel of medical experts gathered Thursday for an Ask 2 Live discussion aimed at answering your questions about the coronavirus vaccine. The first doses of the vaccine will be given to essential workers and people living in long-term care facilities. She said people with some preexisting conditions are at a higher risk of complications from the virus, which makes them getting vaccinated even more important. Giordano said the 95% efficacy rate means that you are protected at that rate from developing the coronavirus disease. He said a person who has an active infection going to a clinic full of people who are getting vaccinated could infect a lot of people.
Ask 2: Where is the Magnolia house that has the massive Christmas light display?
Question: What is the address for the house in Magnolia that has the massive Christmas light display? Answer: The Gullo House Christmas Lights Display is located at 30723 Old Hockley Road in Magnolia. Amazing Christmas lights display...highly recommended! KPRC2 / Click2Houston #KPRC2 #christmas #christmas2020 Posted by KPRC2 Keith Garvin on Thursday, December 3, 2020These are probably the most elaborate Christmas decorations I've ever seen....hands down! KPRC2 / Click2Houston #KPRC2 Posted by KPRC2 Keith Garvin on Thursday, December 3, 2020Do you have a question?
Here’s why KPRC 2 men are growing their facial hair this month
HOUSTON – If you’ve seen our newscasts lately, you may have noticed something different from the men at KPRC 2. Scroll to the bottom to support the No-Shave November campaignThey are participating in No-Shave November, a month-long journey to spark conversation and raise cancer awareness. This year, in addition to growing out their facial hair, they are raising money for the cause. You can either donate to the team as a whole or donate to your favorite KPRC 2 team member. Traditionally, for No-Shave November, all facial hair is grown.
Houston Life’s Spooky Halloween Trivia Quiz
Courtney and Derrick go head to head versus KPRC 2′s Keith Garvin and Christine Noel! HOUSTON LIFE’S SPOOKY HALLOWEEN TRIVIA QUIZ1. YOUR FUTURE HUSBAND OR WIFEC. DEAD ANCESTORSD. BLOODY MARY4. MOVIE TRIVIA: WHAT HALLOWEEN COSTUME DOES E.T. MOVIE TRIVIA: HOW LONG DID IT TAKE TO SHOOT THE 1978 MOVIE “HALLOWEEN?”A.
LIVE BLOG: Conditions clearing up for some of those who were waterlogged
You can follow our coverage of the storm in the blog below:Wednesday, Sept. 2311:42 a.m. -- Conditions clearing up for some of those who were waterloggedConditions are clearing up for some of those who were waterlogged. 5:12 a.m. -- Flash Flood Warning in effect for Houston areas, including PearlandA Flash Flood Warning is in effect for Houston areas, including Pearland. 12:27 p.m. — Flash Flood Warning in place until 2:15 a.m. for Colorado, Jackson and Wharton countiesWeather Alert: Flash Flood Warning for Colorado, Jackson, and Wharton County until 2:15am Tuesday. Tropical Storm #Beta has made landfall in Texas - the 9th named storm to make landfall in the continental US this year. Seabrook, Kemah and Shore Acres areasSeabrook is under a storm surge warning and a tropical storm warning.
See what was said in our exclusive special education Zoom conversation with education leaders, health experts
HOUSTON – Are you a parent, family member or loved one worried about your student with special needs and how this school year will impact them? On Thursday evening, our education team members, Keith Garvin and Christine Noël moderated a discussion with health experts and education leaders. Hill: Most services for special needs students can be implemented online. Question: With children, especially young and special needs kids, what is the district doing to keep masks on in school? Question: What are effective practices for Zoom education for special needs kids?
Alief ISD Superintendent answered questions in our exclusive Zoom conversation. See what was said
HOUSTON – Alief Independent School District community members got a chance to ask Superintendent HD Chambers questions in an exclusive Zoom conversation Wednesday night, ahead of the first day of school Thursday. Some high school students take classes where they have labs and need to have access to school facilities. But the number of hours teachers are expected to teach in virtual learning is based on the content they are teaching. There’s nothing that a school district can put in place that will resolve that issue 100% until students come back to school. Question: How will college counselors help high school students virtually?
Back 2 School: Join us July 28 for an exclusive Zoom conversation with Houston ISD Interim Superintendent Grenita Lathan
HOUSTON Are you a Houston ISD parent, family member or teacher with questions about back to school? KPRC has an opportunity for you to hear directly from HISDs superintendent on how they are approaching reopening of your childs school this fall. Related: What you need to know about the districts 2020-2021 school plansJoin us on Tuesday, July 28, from 7-8 p.m. for a live Zoom meeting with Houston ISDs Interim Superintendent Grenita Lathan, hosted by KPRC 2 anchor Keith Garvin. Well ask Lathan about the districts reopening plans, what parents can expect and what you can do to prepare your child for the school year. You will have the opportunity to submit questions in advance and ask them during the event.
KPRC 2 men participate in No-Shave November
That's because they are participating in No-Shave November, a month-long journey to spark conversation and raise cancer awareness. This year, in addition to growing out their facial hair, they are raising money for the cause. Donate to the KPRC 2 Men team here. Many people use Movember and No-Shave November interchangeably, but they are separate movements. For No-Shave November, all facial hair is grown.
Get to know the cast of new NBC show 'Bluff City Law'
HOUSTON - "Bluff City Law," starring multi-Emmy Award winner Jimmy Smits premieres tonight on KPRC 2. The show is filmed in Memphis, Tennessee, aka Bluff City. And then the law firm itself is a family." Our tactics are different but, as far as, like, our heart, it's the same." Barry Sloane, who plays Jake Reilly, on the genuine bond that has grown among the cast:"It's a family dynamic, a group of people who love being together."
Q&A: Harris County Meteorologist Jeff Lindner on Imelda
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas - Harris County Meteorologist Jeff Lindner spoke to KPRC 2 anchor Keith Garvin on Thursday night. We are just starting to see the heavier rain spread a little further north into Harris County, out of Brazoria County. So, we'll expect that heavy rain to push a little further north over the next few hours. A: Really, the heavy rain on the eastern and southern side of the center (of the system). Just be cautious out there if you're driving around tonight or first thing tomorrow morning.