Child found unharmed after mother killed in murder-suicide outside Texas Children’s Hospital-west campus, HPD says
A woman has died after being shot by a suspect who then turned gun on himself in the parking lot of Texas Children’s Hospital in west Harris County, according to the Houston Police Department.
Man, woman lead Katy police on chase before illegal immigrants found smuggled in SUV, officials say
A man and woman have been arrested and charged after police say they smuggled several illegal immigrants and led officers on a chase before being captured, according to the Katy Police Department.
Docs: Man charged with murder of Migos rapper ‘Takeoff’ obtained expedited passport, Mexican itinerary shortly after shooting
Houston Police Chief Troy Finner announced Friday that they’ve made arrests in the murder of Migos rapper Takeoff, who was shot and killed at a downtown Houston bowling alley on Nov. 1. Patrick Xavier Clark, 33, has been charged with murder. In addition, Cameron Isiah Joshua, 22, has been charged with unlawful carrying of a weapon.
Search underway after 4 barn animals fatally attacked by pack of stray dogs near Aldine ISD, district says
The community in the Aldine area is being asked to remain vigilant after several barn animals were fatally attacked by a pack of stray dogs Wednesday morning, according to Harris County Public Health.
Video shows suspected hit-and-run driver running through NW Harris County neighborhood after deadly incident, officials say
A surveillance video was released of a suspected hit-and-run driver running through a northwest Harris County neighborhood shortly after the deadly incident on Nov. 19, according to investigators with Constable Mark Herman’s Office.
Watch live: Mayor Turner, HPD Chief Finner walk through Galleria Mall to promote safe holiday shopping
Mayor Sylvester Turner and Houston Police Chief Troy Finner will walk through the Galleria on Black Friday to meet customers and workers to provide safe shopping information during the holiday season.
8-year-old killed, mother remains in critical condition following multi-vehicle crash; Family is now in need of donations to help with unexpected costs
A 8-year-old boy is dead and at least four people were left injured after a major crash on the feeder road along Beltway 8 in Missouri City, the family confirmed with KPRC 2.
Rockets Legend Elvin Hayes receives proclamation by Mayor Turner to honor him on retirement of his jersey number on Nov. 18
Mayor Sylvester Turner presented Tuesday former University of Houston and Houston Rockets player Elvin Hayes with a proclamation to honor him on the retirement of his jersey number on Nov. 18.
Teacher at Houston ISD accused of grabbing 5-year-old girl’s hair, dragging her on concrete ground at elementary school
A Houston Independent School District teacher has been charged after being accused of assaulting a 5-year-old girl on Nov. 3 at Katherine Smith Elementary, according to court records.
Surveillance photos released of suspect who shot man in back after harassing woman in north Houston, HPD says
Surveillance photos has been released of a man accused of shooting another man following an argument over victim’s girlfriend inside a north Houston gas station on July 29, according to the Houston Police Department.
3 men charged after 17 live, 8 dead roosters, 6 live chicks seized during cockfighting ring bust at Montgomery Co. home, deputies say
Three men were arrested and charged in a cockfighting ring bust on Sunday where dozens of roosters were seized at the Montgomery County home, according to deputies with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.
VIDEO: Bail bondsman shot, wife struck with gun in front of their son during robbery outside NE Houston business, HPD says
A surveillance video has been released of two robbery suspects who shot a bail bondsman and injured his wife in front of their son outside his business earlier this month, according to the Houston Police Department.
Illinois — a major feeder to the Gulf of Mexico dead zone — falls behind federal goal to reduce phosphorus and nitrogen flowing into its waterways
While sewage plants have reduced contributions to waterways through permits, addressing pollution from farms largely depends on voluntary efforts.chicagotribune.com
Learning about fitness can help provide direction when exercising
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Tennessee resumes most vaccine outreach to minors paused after GOP backlash
Tennessee Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey said in a news conference that the state would restart its outreach recommending vaccines for children and teens, which includes offering the vaccine at events on school property as early as next week.washingtonpost.com
Federal prosecutors investigating Cook County land bank, deals involving former employee: records
Federal prosecutors last month subpoenaed the Cook County Land Bank Authority for records as part of an ongoing criminal investigation into the program, which was formed to promote economic development in blighted communities that’s also been the subject of controversy. The subpoena sent May 21 requested records involving the sale of 24 properties by the land bank as well as emails and other records relating to Mustafaa Saleh, the agency’s former senior asset manager, records released in response to a Tribune Freedom of Information Act request show.chicagotribune.com
Yes, there WAS good news coming out of 2020
Yes, there WAS good news coming out of 2020 The pandemic offered an opportunity for advances in science and technology to help see us through a troubling time. Correspondent David Pogue reminds us of some of the often-overshadowed bright spots of the past year.cbsnews.com
Open Carry Texas plans rally to teach Ector County Sheriff a lesson after several members arrested
ODESSA, Texas After six members of a Facebook group called Open Carry Texas were arrested for openly carrying weapons outside a bar, the group posted a video indicating the members would travel to Odessa to teach Ector County Sheriff Mike Griffis a lesson, the Midland Reporter-Telegram reported. Vice President David Amad said the group will organize a rally on June 6 according to a YouTube video posted on the Open Carry Texas channel. This guy needs a lesson, Amad said in his YouTube video. Griffis arrested the six members along with the bar owner and her employee. The arrests led to an extensive debate on social media and death threats directed at the Sheriff.
Think you know your military battle history? See your rank on this quiz
Even though every day is one to recognize those who have served our country, Memorial Day rightfully highlights the sacrifices military personnel have made for centuries. Its also a good opportunity to revisit interesting tidbits of past battles, some of which are in the quiz below. Think you can rank high when it comes to knowledge of past military battles? Then try your hand at our quiz.
These are the best nachos spots in Houston, as shared by KPRC 2 viewers
HOUSTON Nachos are one of the joys of living, but where can you get the best offering in the Houston area? KPRC 2 asked on social media and viewers answered with their recommendations and there were many. Where do you get the best nachos in the Houston area? Let us know and we'll put a list together of the best spots. Aguirres27727 Tomball Parkway, Tomball, TX 77375Alma Latina2203 N Shepherd Dr. Houston Texas 77008Taqueria ArandasMultiple locationsBodegas Taco Shop1200 Binz #160 Houston, TX 77004ChachosMultiple locationsCheddarsMultiple locationsChuysMultiple locationsEl JimadorMultiple locationsGoode Company Taqueria4902 Kirby DriveGriffs3416 Roseland St, Houston, TX 77006GringosMultiple locationsHarris County Smokehouse 19811 Northwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77065Jaxs GrillMultiple locationsLas Ventanas Restaurant14555 Grisby Rd, Houston, TX 77079Luckys Pub Multiple locationsMolinas Cantina Multiple locationsNacho Nachos 1330 Broadway Street Pearland, TexasNinfas on Navigation2704 Navigation Blvd Houston, TX 77003PappasitosMultiple locationsRanchito6873 S. Gessner Houston, TX 77036Soulfood Vegan2901 Emancipation Ave Houston, TX 77004Taqueria Tepatitlan 4720 North Main St. Houston TX 77009Where would you add to our list?