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  • 1 hour Firefighter treated after blaze destroys million-dollar River Oaks home Click2houston
    A firefighter was taken to a hospital Thursday after a blaze swept through a million-dollar home in the River Oaks neighborhood. The fire was reported about 9:40 p.m. at the corner of Meadow Lake Lane and Drexel Drive. Firefighters said the modern design of the home made containing the fire difficult. They battled the blaze for nearly two hours but had to evacuate when their air supply ran low. "They made their way to the first floor when one of the firefighters started running out of air and did call for a mayday, but luckily he was right at the ... more
  • 8 hours Springer, Bregman propel Astros to 6-2 victory over Angels Click2houston -Sports
    George Springer and Alex Bregman homered, Wade Miley pitched two-run ball into the sixth inning and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-2 Thursday night. Springer drove four home runs during the four-game series, tying Craig Biggio for the most when batting leadoff in a series in franchise history. Biggio had his four connections during a three-game set against the Cubs in 1998. The Angels didn't get much of a lift from the return of Mike Trout, who missed three games with a strained right calf. Trout was the designated hitter and went 1 for 4. Springer's solo ... more
  • 9 hours Porch pirate caught on camera stealing package from Pearland home Click2houston
    A homeowner said his home security cameras captured a man in a U-Haul truck stealing a package from his front door. He believes the suspect was following an Amazon truck in the Oakbrook Estates subdivision. What happened Steven Seats said Thursday afternoon he had an Amazon package delivered to his home. "I knew the package was coming today and I checked my camera on the porch. I saw the package there and about 10 minutes later and I look at the camera again and I was going to come back out and get it, the package was gone," Seats said. ... more
  • 10 hours Deputies: Possible road rage incident leads to shooting in Fort Bend County neighborhood Click2houston
    About 20 gunshots rang out in a Mission Bend neighborhood Thursday, according to deputies. Authorities said the shooting may have stemmed from a road rage incident that originated in the Spring Branch area. What happened Fort Bend County officials said a drive-by shooting happened in the 7300 block of El Cresta Drive around 5 p.m. Deputies said they believe the victims were followed from Wirt Road in the Spring Branch area all the way to the residence in Fort Bend County. Gregory Martin said he doesn't know why the vehicle he was in was shot at. "I don't ... more
  • 10 hours De’Aaron Fox hosts camp at his alma mater, Cy Lakes HS Click2houston
    Local hoopster De'Aaron Fox is back in Houston, leading a kids' camp. Fox is in his third year in the NBA, playing for the Sacramento Kings. He had a breakout season last year, averaging 17.3 points per game and 7.3 assists per game. This is Fox's second year holding the camp at his high school alma mater, Cypress Lakes. The camp had roughly 170 kids, according to Fox, which is up from last year's attendance of about 125. "I'm just trying to get around and trying to have every kid be able to meet me," Fox said. Fox gives out ... more
  • 10 hours De’Aaron Fox hosts camp at his alma mater, Cy Lakes HS Click2houston -Sports
    Local hoopster De'Aaron Fox is back in Houston, leading a kids' camp. Fox is in his third year in the NBA, playing for the Sacramento Kings. He had a breakout season last year, averaging 17.3 points per game and 7.3 assists per game. This is Fox's second year holding the camp at his high school alma mater, Cypress Lakes. The camp had roughly 170 kids, according to Fox, which is up from last year's attendance of about 125. "I'm just trying to get around and trying to have every kid be able to meet me," Fox said. Fox gives out ... more
  • 11 hours Get to know the newest businesses to open in Houston Click2houston
    figure {width:100%;height:auto;} figure img {width:100%;height:auto;} Interested in exploring the freshest new spots in Houston? From a barber shop to an African restaurant, read on to see the newest businesses to land around town. Valor Barbershop Photo: valor barbershop/Yelp A newcomer to Central Northwest, Valor Barbershop is a hair salon and barber shop that's located at 2217 W. 34th St., Suite E. So far, it's been well-received: it's got a five-star rating out of nine reviews on Yelp. "Valor Barbershop is dedicated to excellence, offering a quality product at a fair price while paying tribute to our great county, active duty ... more
  • 11 hours New American spot B.B. Lemon debuts in Neartown – Montrose Click2houston
    figure {width:100%;height:auto;} figure img {width:100%;height:auto;} A new cocktail bar, venues and event space and New American spot has opened its doors in the neighborhood. The new arrival to Neartown - Montrose, called B.B. Lemon, is located at 4319 Montrose Blvd. This is the second Houston-area location for the new franchise. B.B. Lemon specializes in comfort foods, with a menu featuring burgers, sandwiches, mac & cheese and Cajun chicken, as well as popular sides like chili and chicken wings.  B.B. Lemon has garnered rave reviews thus far, with a 4.5-star rating out of eight reviews on Yelp. Todd F., who was among ... more
  • 11 hours La Marisquera Ostioneria brings Mexican fare to Mid West Click2houston
    figure {width:100%;height:auto;} figure img {width:100%;height:auto;} Looking to chow down on some Mexican fare? A new spot has you covered. The new addition to Mid West, called La Marisquera Ostioneria, is located at 5851 Westheimer Road. La Marisquera Ostioneria serves up authentic Mexican food, with fresh seafood dishes and raw oysters being the highlights. The menu features dishes such as seafood sopes, stuffed shrimp, quesadillas and empanadas. With a four-star rating out of five reviews on Yelp so far, the newcomer has already made a good impression. Sunshine B., who was among the first Yelpers to review the new spot on July ... more
  • 11 hours Plan your National Ice Cream Day around one of Houston’s top frozen dairy destinations Click2houston
    figure {width:100%;height:auto;} figure img {width:100%;height:auto;} Frozen treats are always in season, but if you're looking for an excuse to indulge, National Ice Cream Day is July 21. Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top spots for Houston's ice cream enthusiasts. Here are the best places to spend a refreshing and delicious Sunday, possibly even with a sundae. 1. Hank's Ice Cream Parlor Photo: Batool H./Yelp Topping the list is Hank's Ice Cream Parlor. Located at 9291 S. Main St., it's the highest-rated ice cream and frozen yogurt spot in Houston, boasting 4.5 stars out of 355 reviews on ... more
  • 12 hours Never-before-seen film footage of Neil Armstrong, family released Click2houston
    Film footage of the most famous "space family" in history has never been seen before -- until now. The footage shows a serious space explorer enjoying himself in Space City -- Neil Armstrong and his family, just being normal Houstonians on a rare "off day" for the busy astronaut. It was a joyful flashback for Corinne Poel, who had not seen the footage for some 50 years. Poel couldn't keep her eyes off the screen as KPRC showed her the images from her 8 mm film, which, until just a few days ago, sat inside a canister untouched for half ... more
  • 12 hours Former vet accused of using prescriptions to rape teens Click2houston
    Todd Glover turned himself in Wednesday on a charge of engaging in organized criminal activity. Glover, 36, is accused of prescription fraud. His girlfriend, Victoria Scales, and another friend, Justin Tyler, were charged along with him. The indictment was returned by a Galveston County grand jury on Tuesday. Glover faces up to 99 years in prison on the charge. What the county says happened Court records say Glover, a former veterinarian, obtained amphetamines by writing 39 bogus prescriptions between 2014 and 2018. The drugs were supposedly prescribed for dogs owned by him, Scales or Tyler. This new charge stems from ... more
  • 13 hours Restaurant Report Card: Roach activity, fly infestations discovered at local eateries Click2houston
    KPRC's Bill Spencer makes his weekly rounds to restaurants in town to make sure they are keeping up to the health standards in Houston. Click here for other Restaurant Report Card recaps. Here's a closer look at the restaurants that Spencer reported on this week. Kentucky Fried Chicken - 1712 Kingwood Drive Violation: Inspectors discovered 10-plus cockroaches, along the walls, along the wall crevices and on the floor near the cookline. DV.load("https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6206476-KFC-Restaurant-Report.js", { responsive: true, container: "#DV-viewer-6206476-KFC-Restaurant-Report" }); KFC Restaurant Report (PDF) KFC Restaurant Report (Text) Jack in the Box - 9602 Mesa Drive Violation: Inspectors found ... more
  • 14 hours Take 20 seconds to watch these young baseball fans make the world a better place Click2houston -Sports
    Major League Baseball made the world smile after publishing a sweet moment at a Dodgers-Phillies game Wednesday night: two young boys searching for a ball in the stands, one boy giving the ball he found to the other boy and then the pair sharing a hug before they both went back to their seats. The 20-second video has been viewed nearly two million times. {"url":"https://twitter.com/Cut4/status/1151700905609351168","author_name":"Cut4","author_url":"https://twitter.com/Cut4","html":"lt;blockquote class="twitter-tweet"gt;lt;p lang="en" dir="ltr"gt;This is the cutest thing we've 𝐸𝑉𝐸𝑅 seen. lt;a href="https://t.co/8x0h3v2j6f"gt;pic.twitter.com/8x0h3v2j6flt;/agt;lt;/pgt;— Cut4 (@Cut4) lt;a href="https://twitter.com/Cut4/status/1151700905609351168?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"gt;July 18, 2019lt;/agt;lt;/blockquotegt;nlt;script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"gt;lt;/scriptgt;n","width":550,"height":null,"type":"rich","cache_age":"3153600000","provider_name":"Twitter","provider_url":"https://twitter.com","version":"1.0"} Here are someof the best reactions to the tweet: ... more
  • 15 hours Abbott, leaders urge Texas prosecutors to keep enforcing pot laws Click2houston
    Texas Republican leaders have urged state district and county attorneys to continue enforcing marijuana laws after several local prosecutors decided to drop pot possession cases amid confusion involving a new law legalizing hemp. Gov. Greg Abbott together with other Republican officials said in a letter Thursday that prosecutors who stopped taking marijuana possession cases misunderstood the new legislation. Texas' new law provides a specific definition of marijuana, based on its percentage of THC, the compound that gets users high. But before the new law, Texas authorities only needed to show the presence of THC in suspected marijuana. Officials have said ... more
  • 15 hours HPD officer relieved of duty after being busted in prostitution sting, officials say Click2houston
    A Houston Police Department officer was relieved of duty after he was busted in a prostitution sting, according to authorities. What happened Danny Le was arrested during a covert reverse prostitution sting Tuesday, according to Fort Bend County officials. The sting was targeting johns who were attempting to pay for sex. The covert operation is ongoing. Le posted a $500 bond early Wednesday morning. How long was Le with HPD? Le was sworn in as an officer in May 1997. He was assigned to the downtown division. He was relieved of duty Tuesday. ... more
  • 16 hours Simone Biles sets sights on 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo Click2houston -Sports
    Simone Biles has her sights set on the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The four-time Olympic gold medalist will continue working towards that goal by competing at the GK U.S. Classic in Louisville this weekend. Just as noteworthy is the fact that she will be leading a large contingent of gymnasts from her family's home gym, the World Champions Centre, where they train. Including Biles, nine gymnasts will be competing in Louisville. "I think it's pretty cool. I've never really had teammates (from here). This year we have a lot," Biles said following the group workout on Wednesday. "We have ... more
  • 16 hours Simone Biles sets sights on 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo Click2houston
    Simone Biles has her sights set on the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The four-time Olympic gold medalist will continue working towards that goal by competing at the GK U.S. Classic in Louisville this weekend. Just as noteworthy is the fact that she will be leading a large contingent of gymnasts from her family's home gym, the World Champions Centre, where they train. Including Biles, nine gymnasts will be competing in Louisville. "I think it's pretty cool. I've never really had teammates (from here). This year we have a lot," Biles said following the group workout on Wednesday. "We have ... more
  • 17 hours Texas drive-thru booze: What to know and where to get it Click2houston
    It is very easy to crave an icy and sweet alcoholic beverage while sweating in the car due to hundred-degree July and August temperatures. Surprisingly, daiquiris and margaritas are available at a handful of local drive-thrus in the Houston area. Here is what to know about Texas 'liquor laws,' and where you can get yourself a fresh margarita or daiquiri without stepping out of your car. According to the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission: "If you obtain a wine and beer retailer's permit, you will be able to sell margaritas or daiquiris that are made with wine or beer, ... more
  • 17 hours What you should know about Houston Brunch Fest 2019 Click2houston
    Houstonians love a nice boozy weekend brunch. While Houston has a myriad of brunch menus all around town, the Houston Brunch Fest on Saturday will bring over 20 brunch restaurants and chefs to Isle Rum Bar downtown. There will be loads of brunch favorites, including pancakes, chicken and waffles and eggs Benedict. The festival will also be serving mimosas, bloody marys, beer and wine all day long. View this post on Instagram Who is ready for #unlimitedmimosas🍾 ? A post shared by Houston Brunch Fest 2019 (@htxbrunchfest) on Jul 18, 2019 at 6:59am PDT ... more
  • 17 hours Doggone good time: 3 things to know about Houston World Series of Dog Shows Click2houston
    Fans of Fido and buffs of Buster will flock to Houston this weekend for the city's annual dog show. More than 40,000 people are expected to visit the Houston World Series of Dog Shows, which is in its 42nd year. More than 12,000 entries will participate in what is billed as one of the largest events of its kind. Here are three things you should know before you head down to the howling good time. PHOTOS: 2017 Houston World Series of Dog Shows 1. When & where The fun started Wednesday and ends on Sunday, running from 8 a.m. ... more
  • 19 hours Ex-Liberty County Jail correctional officer charged with theft, accused of stealing from inmates Click2houston
    A correctional officer who worked in the Liberty County Jail is in trouble with the law herself after authorities say she stole money from people while they were in the jail. While Mayra Gallegos-Balderas, 23, was a contract worker at the jail, on three different occasions people reported that some or all of their money was not returned, investigators say. Gallegos-Balderas has worked in the county jail since October 2018 while employed with a company called GEO. She is now considered a "former" correctional officer, but it's unclear from the official news release about her arrest when her employment ... more
  • 20 hours Houston Rockets’ James Harden joins Houston Dynamo, Dash controlling partnership Click2houston -Sports
    Houston Rockets star James Harden has joined the ownership group that oversees the Houston Dynamo and Houston Dash soccer franchises, KPRC Sports has learned. Harden joins an ownership group that includes Gabriel Brener, boxing icon Oscar De La Hoya, Ben Guill and Jake Silverstein. "I'm very excited about the opportunity to join the ownership group of the Houston Dynamo and Houston Dash and proud to be a part of a club with tremendous history and a great future," Harden said. "Houston is my home now, and I saw this as a way to invest in my city and expand my ... more
  • 20 hours Houston Rockets’ James Harden joins Houston Dynamo, Dash controlling partnership Click2houston
    Houston Rockets star James Harden has joined the ownership group that oversees the Houston Dynamo and Houston Dash soccer franchises, KPRC Sports has learned. The shooting guard and point guard is expected to make an announcement soon, according to reports. The ownership group includes Gabriel Brener and boxing icon Oscar DeLaHoya, among others. ... more
  • 21 hours Heat that has baked Houston is spreading across the country Click2houston
    The heat wave that has baked the Houston region for the past several days will be spreading across much of the country this weekend. Be ready for another sizzler Thursday afternoon with many spots sitting in the mid-90s. It's very humid, so it'll feel more like the low 100s. We are not under a heat advisory as of Thursday morning, but it will still be very close to dangerous heat levels by the afternoon. Be prepared to take precautions in the midday heat. A few afternoon pop-up thunderstorms are possible, but most places won't see any rain. More of the ... more
  • 22 hours Cole K’s 11, Marisnick has 3 hits as Astros beat Angels 11-2 Click2houston -Sports
    Southern California natives Gerrit Cole and Jake Marisnick had big games for the Houston Astros while playing in front of friends and family Wednesday night. Cole struck out 11 over seven innings, Marisnick had three hits amid a chorus of boos and the Astros got back on track with an 11-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. "We played great. Gerrit did a good job of setting the intensity and was really dominant," manager AJ Hinch said. "I think coming back from the way this week and the past couple games have gone it was huge for us to look ... more
  • 22 hours Cole K’s 11, Marisnick has 3 hits as Astros beat Angels 11-2 Click2houston
    Southern California natives Gerrit Cole and Jake Marisnick had big games for the Houston Astros while playing in front of friends and family Wednesday night. Cole struck out 11 over seven innings, Marisnick had three hits amid a chorus of boos and the Astros got back on track with an 11-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. "We played great. Gerrit did a good job of setting the intensity and was really dominant," manager AJ Hinch said. "I think coming back from the way this week and the past couple games have gone it was huge for us to look ... more
  • 24 hours ‘Vomit scam’ leaving some Uber riders with big credit card bills Click2houston
    Before you summon your next Uber, you may want to know about a scam that is leaving some riders with fat charges on their credit cards. Riders all across the country, and right here in Houston, say they were slapped with bogus clean-up fees on their credit cards. It's happened to so many customers, they've dubbed it the "Uber vomit scam." "Shocking," said Pinto Walia. "I was floored. I said, 'What the heck is this?'" Walia wondered why his 17-mile Uber ride went from $25 to $175 the very next day. The message from Uber said, "An incident during ... more
  • 24 hours Millions are planning to ‘storm’ Area 51 in September — or so they say Click2houston -10ment
    If you haven't already heard, people are apparently planning on going to an event made on Facebook titled: Storm Area 51, They Can't Stop All of Us. Related: Area 51: A travel guide for the person who signed up but isn't ready | Lil Nas X is ready for the Area 51 raid | No trespassing: 10 places you're not allowed to visit More than 1.5 million people have marked themselves as going, and another 1.1 million have said they are interested. The group agreed to meet from 3 a.m. to 6 a.m. Sept. 30 in Amargosa Valley, Nevada. But ... more
  • 1 day Police find man’s body while searching for 5 burglarizing business Click2houston
    A man's body was found Thursday by officers searching for a group of people who burglarized a north Houston scrap yard. The discovery was made about 1:30 a.m. near Bodner Metal and Iron Corp. on Schalker Drive near Cavalcade Street. Houston police said the owner of the business was checking surveillance cameras and noticed five men trying to break into a safe. Police arrived, the group fled and officers began searching for them. Police said that during the search, officers discovered a man's body in an abandoned warehouse. Police said it appeared the body had been there for at least ... more
  • 1 day Uncle, nephew found after being reported missing in Fort Bend County Click2houston
    A man and his nephew who were reported missing Wednesday in Fort Bend County were found a short time later. Moses Edohodagbe, 32, and Benjamin Ebohodagbe, 9, left their residence together around 6:30 p.m., according to authorities. They were found aroud 9:45 p.m., deputies said. Benjamin has autism, deputies said. Moses Edohodagbe has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and has not been taking his medicine, according to authorities. ... more
  • 1 day 2 sons questioned in connection with fatal stabbing of father, police say Click2houston
    Police said they're questioning two sons after their father was stabbed to death inside an apartment unit Wednesday evening. Houston police said around 6:30 p.m., Westside patrol officers received a call about a stabbing at the Village on the Parkway Apartments, located in the 1300 block of Eldridge Parkway. Inside the unit, they found a man dead with at least one stab wound. "They found the victim's 18- and 14-year-old sons inside the apartment. Both of them have been detained at this time," Lt. Larry Crowson said. "Investigators are on the scene and are conducting interviews with both of them." ... more
  • 1 day Teen confesses to stabbing father to death in west Houston, police say Click2houston
    A teenager has been arrested after police said he confessed to stabbing his father to death in their west Houston apartment. Carlos Raushawn Cacho, 17, is charged with murder in the death of 49-year-old Carlos Colon Cacho. According to Houston police, officers responded to the family's apartment about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday after someone reported a cutting incident. Officers said they found the elder Cacho dead inside the apartment located at Eldridge Parkway and Forkland Drive. Investigators said they also found Carlos Raushawn Cacho and his 14-year-old brother inside the apartment. Both were detained and interviewed by detectives, investigators said. ... more
  • 1 day Border Patrol on crisis: ‘It’s not sustainable. We need help’ Click2houston
    While numbers dropped during the month of June, Customs and Border Protection recorded four straight months of more than 100,000 immigrants being apprehended along the southern border or deemed inadmissible to the country. The current numbers Even with the decline, the number of apprehensions along the southern border remains at levels not seen in a decade and eclipses the numbers seen when the issue first arose during President Barack Obama's administration. !function(e,t,s,i){var n="InfogramEmbeds",o=e.getElementsByTagName("script")[0],d=/^http:/.test(e.location)?"http:":"https:";if(/^/{2}/.test(i)&(i=d+i),window[n]window[n].initialized)window[n].processwindow[n].process();else if(!e.getElementById(s)){var r=e.createElement("script");r.async=1,r.id=s,r.src=i,o.parentNode.insertBefore(r,o)}}(document,0,"infogram-async","https://e.infogram.com/js/dist/embed-loader-min.js"); The effects The division chief of Border Patrol's law enforcement operations, John Morris, was blunt when answering the question about the numbers seen along ... more
  • 1 day Meet first man to touch moon dust with his bare hand Click2houston
    It happened as Terry Slezak opened a case of film at Johnson Space Center's Lunar Receiving Lab. When he opened the case, Slezak noticed a note penned by Buzz Aldrin. "This is our lunar surface film," the note warned, although that's exactly what Slezak had been expecting. As NASA's photographer, his job was to process film of the lunar landing. What happened next placed him in quarantine with the astronauts, although, that's merely collateral for the history-making move he made - by mistake. One of the magazines was covered in black dust after Neil Armstrong dropped it while on the ... more
  • 2 days 3 former Wheatley HS football players accused of stealing $250K worth of computers from library Click2houston
    Three former Wheatley High School football players are accused of breaking into the school's library and stealing nearly $250,000 worth of laptops the night before they graduated. Earl Williams, 18, was arrested and appeared before a judge Tuesday. He's charged with felony theft. The other two suspects, Keith Paul Anthony Collins, 19, and Fabian Parker Williams, 18, have not yet been arrested. How it happened Surveillance camera footage shows the teenagers breaking into the high school library through the exit door just before midnight June 1, according to court documents. Footage shows them piling 172 laptops into four large bags. ... more
  • 2 days Man sheds more than 200 pounds to have better shot at his dream job as deputy Click2houston
    Chad Dodge, 42, dreams of becoming part of the Montgomery County Precinct 4 Constable's Office. "It's a calling," Dodge said. The problem But the goal seemed far fetched because Dodge used to weigh around 470 pounds. "I was a gallon of sweet tea, a gallon of milk, eight or nine Mountain Dews, a couple of Starbucks a day," Dodge said. Changes start In December 2016, Dodge decided to make life changes -- starting with a known procedure. "Gastric bypass surgery. That's what it is. So, I have a pouch right here, it collects food and food just falls through," Dodge ... more
  • 2 days Angels pitcher, manager suspended for throwing pitch at Jake Marisnick’s head Click2houston
    Los Angeles Angels pitcher Noe Ramirez and manager Brad Ausmus were each suspended for their roles in hitting Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick during Tuesday night's game. In the sixth inning, Ramirez threw an 89 mph fastball that hit Marisnick in the upper back. Major League Baseball on Wednesday suspended Ramirez three games and Ausmus one. Each was fined an undisclosed amount. MLB said the suspensions and fines were issued because the pitch was thrown in "the area of the head." Ausmus will serve his suspension Wednesday night. ... more
  • 2 days Angels pitcher, manager suspended for throwing pitch at Jake Marisnick’s head Click2houston -Sports
    Los Angeles Angels pitcher Noe Ramirez and manager Brad Ausmus were each suspended for their roles in hitting Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick during Tuesday night's game. In the sixth inning, Ramirez threw an 89 mph fastball that hit Marisnick in the upper back. Major League Baseball on Wednesday suspended Ramirez three games and Ausmus one. Each was fined an undisclosed amount. MLB said the suspensions and fines were issued because the pitch was thrown in "the area of the head." Ausmus will serve his suspension Wednesday night. ... more
  • 2 days 2 vehicles sought in connection with fatal shooting near H-E-B gas station in Cleveland Click2houston
    A 17-year-old boy was shot to death near a gas station in Cleveland on Wednesday, according to police. What happened Around 2:14 p.m. the boy was shot near the H-E-B gas station at Truly Plaza, police said. He collapsed near the Hartz Chicken, which is in the same parking lot as the gas station. He was taken to an area hospital, where he later died. While police said it's unclear what led up to the shooting, they are searching for two vehicles they said were involved in the incident. Police said they reviewed surveillance video and said they ... more
  • 2 days Vehicles sought in connection with fatal shooting in Cleveland found abandoned Click2houston
    A 16-year-old boy was shot to death near a gas station in Cleveland on Wednesday, according to police. Two vehicles that were being sought in connection with the investigation have been recovered, but no arrests have been made. What happened Around 2:10 p.m. the boy was shot near the H-E-B gas station at Truly Plaza, police said. He collapsed near the Hartz Chicken, which is in the same parking lot as the gas station. He was taken to an area hospital, where he later died. While police said it's unclear what led up to the shooting, they were ... more
  • 2 days Texas inmate able to blind himself with plastic spoon due to poor staffing, lawsuit claims Click2houston
    A Houston man alleges in a federal lawsuit that the state psychiatric prison where he was held was deliberately understaffed and that this prevented anyone from stopping him from using a plastic spoon to blind himself during a psychiatric episode. The Houston Chronicle reports that Miguel Carrera leveled the accusation in an amended complaint filed Monday. Carrera says he's had mental health problems for years and that while being held at an East Texas psychiatric prison in 2017 for an assault conviction, staff kept him undermedicated and didn't properly monitor him even though he had threatened to harm himself. Carrera ... more
  • 2 days Celebrities are turning themselves into grandmas and grandpas with new FaceApp Click2houston -10ment
    Has a friend or a favorite celebrity shared a photo on social media recently and they're looking a little bit different? And by different, we mean super old? Don't be alarmed if you have seen this because they are using the new FaceApp, and it seems that almost every celebrity has used the filter to show off on social media how they might look in the future. The results are equal parts hilarious and terrifying. One of the funniest transformations comes from the Jonas Brothers, who took a group photo using the app. Shockingly, all three of them ... more
  • 2 days Prosecutors drop groping case against Kevin Spacey Click2houston -10ment
    Prosecutors dropped a case Wednesday accusing Kevin Spacey of groping a young man at a resort island bar in 2016, more than a week after the accuser refused to testify about a missing cellphone the defense says contains information that supports the actor's claims of innocence. Spacey was charged with indecent assault and battery last year in the only criminal case that has been brought against the actor since his career collapsed amid a slew of sexual misconduct allegations. The two-time Oscar winner was among the earliest and biggest names to be ensnared in the #MeToo movement against sexual assault ... more
  • 2 days By the numbers: Did Noe Ramirez mean to hit Jake Marisnick? Click2houston -Sports
    Noe Ramirez is a relief pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels. Late in Tuesday's game, Ramirez plunked Astros outfielder with an 89 mph fastball. The pitch hit Marisnick high on his back, and many Astros players took exception to the pitch, believing Ramirez threw at Marisnick on purpose out of retaliation. Many believe the Angels planned to hit Marisnick with a pitch because of a play that happened at Minute Maid Park during the last game before the All-Star break. Marisnick was attempting to score a go-ahead run late in the game July 7 when he collided with Angels catcher ... more
  • 2 days By the numbers: Did Noe Ramirez mean to hit Jake Marisnick? Click2houston
    Noe Ramirez is a relief pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels. Late in Tuesday's game, Ramirez plunked Astros outfielder with an 89 mph fastball. The pitch hit Marisnick high on his back, and many Astros players took exception to the pitch, believing Ramirez threw at Marisnick on purpose out of retaliation. Many believe the Angels planned to hit Marisnick with a pitch because of a play that happened at Minute Maid Park during the last game before the All-Star break. Marisnick was attempting to score a go-ahead run late in the game July 7 when he collided with Angels catcher ... more
  • 2 days These are restaurants participating in Houston Restaurant Weeks 2019 Click2houston
    Houston Restaurant Week is the largest annual fundraiser for the Houston Food Bank, America's largest food bank. The monthlong dining extravaganza from Aug. 1 to Sept. 2 will feature specially priced lunches, brunches and dinners at restaurants all over Houston. Participating restaurants make donations to the Houston Food Bank directly based on how many brunches, lunches and dinners they sell during the event. Ask specifically for the Houston Restaurant Week special menu at participating restaurants. To learn more about Houston Restaurant Week, click here. Here is a list of participating restaurants: 51Fifteen Cuisine and Cocktails Alamo ... more
  • 2 days Texans announce dates of open practices for 2019 training camp Click2houston -Sports
    The Houston Texans are gearing up for the upcoming football season, and we now know when you can check out the team during training camp. Here's what we know. When The team will hold open practices starting at 9:10 a.m. on Aug. 1, 3, 10, 14 and 15, at the Houston Methodist Training Center next to NRG Stadium. Gates will open to fans an hour before practice starts with lines forming along Murworth Drive. Free parking will be available starting at 5 a.m. in the Green Lot off Lantern Point Drive. Tickets There will be no reserved seating, but you ... more
  • 2 days Texans announce dates of open practices for 2019 training camp Click2houston
    The Houston Texans are gearing up for the upcoming football season, and we now know when you can check out the team during training camp. Here's what we know. When The team will hold open practices starting at 9:10 a.m. on Aug. 1, 3, 10, 14 and 15, at the Houston Methodist Training Center next to NRG Stadium. Gates will open to fans an hour before practice starts with lines forming along Murworth Drive. Free parking will be available starting at 5 a.m. in the Green Lot off Lantern Point Drive. Tickets There will be no reserved seating, but you ... more
  • 2 days Quite distinguished: KPRC anchors, reporters try out FaceApp aging function Click2houston
    The familiar faces of KPRC look quite different using FaceApp, the app that can make you look older, among other functions. Here are some of the photos altered to make our anchors and reporters look much older than they do now. Amy Davis: {"author_name":"KPRC2 Amy Davis","author_url":"https://www.facebook.com/AmyDavisKPRC/","provider_url":"https://www.facebook.com","provider_name":"Facebook","success":true,"height":null,"html":"lt;div id="fb-root"gt;lt;/divgt;nlt;script async="1" defer="1" crossorigin="anonymous" src="https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v3.3"gt;lt;/scriptgt;lt;div class="fb-post" data-href="https://www.facebook.com/AmyDavisKPRC/photos/a.871926606170337/2849011878461790/?type=3" data-width="552"gt;lt;blockquote cite="https://www.facebook.com/AmyDavisKPRC/photos/a.871926606170337/2849011878461790/?type=3" class="fb-xfbml-parse-ignore"gt;lt;pgt;Do you think they'll still let me report in 30 years? This is apparently what I'll look like. And you know what? I'm...lt;/pgt;Posted by lt;a href="https://www.facebook.com/AmyDavisKPRC/"gt;KPRC2 Amy Davislt;/agt; on lt;a href="https://www.facebook.com/AmyDavisKPRC/photos/a.871926606170337/2849011878461790/?type=3"gt;Wednesday, July 17, 2019lt;/agt;lt;/blockquotegt;lt;/divgt;","type":"rich","version":"1.0","url":"https://www.facebook.com/AmyDavisKPRC/photos/a.871926606170337/2849011878461790/?type=3","width":552} Justin Stapleton: Jacob ... more
  • 2 days Prime Social Poker Club to reopen after charges against owners dropped, spokesman says Click2houston
    A Houston poker club that was closed after authorities raided the business earlier this year will reopen, a spokesman for the establishment said Wednesday. Wayne Dolcefino, a consultant representing Prime Social Poker Club on Westheimer Road, said the card-playing business will reopen within the next few weeks. The announcement comes a day after prosecutors said money laundering charges against the owners who were arrested during the May raid were dismissed because of a conflict of interest. Attorney Joe Magliolo, who represented the owners of the club, said his clients believed they were operating within the law and were told as ... more
  • 2 days Date set for more Prop B mediation Click2houston
    A date and a mediator has been set for the additional court-ordered mediation over Proposition B. The city of Houston and the Houston Professional Firefighters Association is scheduled to begin mediation Aug. 1, according to the union. The mediator will be Daryl Bristow. The 14th Court of Appeals in June ordered the union and the city to go back to mediation. The voter-approved ordinance, which requires the city's firefighters to be paid the same as their police department counterparts, was ruled unconstitutional in May. This will be the second time the two groups have gone to mediation. Marty Lancton, president ... more
  • 2 days Where2Eat: People in Sugar Land love to eat at these restaurants Click2houston -10ment
    Whether it's date night or you just want to find a new place to eat, sometimes settling on a spot can be an ordeal. We took a look through Yelp! and found the highest-rated restaurants for your neighborhood. Our "Where2Eat" series will show you the hot spots in your area. Here is where Yelp! reviewers like to eat in Sugar Land: Jupiter Pizza & Waffle Where: 16135 City Walk Rating: 4 stars Number of reviews: 1162 What people are saying: "It was our first time here! Food was great ambiance was awesome! Definitely coming back to try other things. The ... more
  • 2 days What UH coach Dana Holgorsen is saying about Cougars this year Click2houston -Sports
    The college football season is just around the corner, and this week, conference media days are being held across the country. In about six weeks, opening weekend will arrive. The football chatter is clearly flowing already. University of Houston head coach Dana Holgorsen is in Rhode Island this week with a few of his Cougars for the American Conference Media Day. Holgorsen transitions to UH after seven years as head coach at West Virginia. Holgorsen on taking over at UH "(I'm) really proud of what we did at WVU, where we won a lot of games, but the potential here ... more
  • 2 days What UH coach Dana Holgorsen is saying about Cougars this year Click2houston
    The college football season is just around the corner, and this week, conference media days are being held across the county. In about six weeks opening weekend will arrive, and the football chatter is clearly flowing. University of Houston head coach Dana Holgorsen is in Rhode Island this week with a few of his Cougars for the American Conference Media Day. Holgorsen transitions to UH after 7 years as head coach at West Virginia. Holgorsen on taking over at UH "(I'm) really proud of what we did at WVA where we won a lot of games but the potential here ... more
  • 2 days Where2Eat: These are some of Pearland’s residents’ favorite places Click2houston -10ment
    Whether it's date night or you just want to find a new place to eat, sometimes settling on a spot can be an ordeal. We took a look through Yelp! and found the highest-rated restaurants for your neighborhood. Our "Where2Eat" series will show you the hot spots in your area. Here is where Yelp! reviewers like to eat in Pearland: Killen's BBQ Where: 3613 East Broadway Rating: 4.5 stars Number of reviews: 2061 What people are saying: "Hands down the best BBQ I've ever had! The pork belly appetizer was amazing, great flavor. We had the beef ribs and ... more
  • 2 days 4 things UT coach Tom Herman said at Big 12 media days Click2houston -Sports
    The Texans Longhorns are in year three of the Tom Herman era and had a three-win improvement in 2018. This season, it's all about quarterback Sam Ehlinger and the Longhorns' chances of winning in the Big 12, which has been dominated by Oklahoma in recent years. Check out 4 interesting things Herman said during his media days presser this week: On loyalty "You don't necessarily have to come from that extreme of a background to be loyal. I think the better relationships that you build, and we're a very relationship-oriented program between our players and between our players and coaches. ... more
  • 2 days 4 things UT coach Tom Herman said at Big 12 media days Click2houston
    The Texans Longhorns are in year three of the Tom Herman era and had a three-win improvement in 2018. This season, it's all about quarterback Sam Ehlinger and the Longhorns' chances of winning in the Big 12, which has been dominated by Oklahoma in recent years. Check out 4 interesting things Herman said during his media days presser this week: On loyalty "You don't necessarily have to come from that extreme of a background to be loyal. I think the better relationships that you build, and we're a very relationship-oriented program between our players and between our players and coaches. ... more
  • 2 days Strikeout or home run? ‘Robotic’ umpire being tested by Sugar Land Skeeters Click2houston -Sports
    Far from the pressure and the furor of Major League Baseball, the Atlantic League's Sugar Land Skeeters are testing new equipment that may one day take the human error out of calling balls and strikes. One of the changes is an electronic strike zone -- or what is being called the "robot umpire." It's based on the Trackman system, where Doppler radar tracks the pitch into an electronic strike zone. Each strike zone is different based on batter data. The system sends calls to an earpiece worn by the umpire, giving him a strike, ball or "no-track" call. The umpire ... more
  • 2 days Strikeout or home run? ‘Robotic’ umpire being tested by Sugar Land Skeeters Click2houston
    Far from the pressure and the furor of Major League Baseball, the Atlantic League's Sugar Land Skeeters are testing new equipment that may one day take the human error out of calling balls and strikes. One of the changes is an electronic strike zone -- or what is being called the "robot umpire." It's based on the Trackman system, where Doppler radar tracks the pitch into an electronic strike zone. Each strike zone is different based on batter data. The system sends calls to an earpiece worn by the umpire, giving him a strike, ball or "no-track" call. The umpire ... more
  • 2 days Record-setting heat continues for Houston region Click2houston
    The heat wave that has lasted for days is setting records across the region. On Wednesday morning, record high minimum temperatures were set in Galveston, College Station and at Hobby Airport. This means that the low temperature was the highest it has ever been for the day at those locations. In Galveston, the temperature only dropped to 85 degrees Wednesday morning, breaking the record for the warmest morning for the day of 84 degrees set in 1994. At Hobby Airport, the temperature only dropped to 81 degrees, breaking the record of 79 degrees set in 2010. The heat isn't going ... more
  • 2 days 5 reasons why British Open will be among best ever Click2houston -Sports
    It's the third week of July, which always means it's time for one of the biggest and oldest events in sports. The British Open, or as it's more affectionately called in the United Kingdom, The Open, tees off Thursday at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. The third and fourth rounds will be shown Saturday and Sunday on NBC. It's only the second time ever that the event will be contested outside Scotland or England, which should add even more intrigue to golf's oldest major tournament. Here are five reasons why this year's British Open could be one of the best ... more
  • 2 days 2 dead after shootout at Channelview home, deputies say Click2houston
    Two men are dead after a shootout at a house in Channelview, deputies said. According to authorities, the incident happened just before 3 a.m. at a home on Pecan Street near Market Street. Deputies said when they responded to a shooting at the home, they found the body a man who had been shot inside the home and several men were seen running from the house. According to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, authorities got a report of an auto-pedestrian accident about two miles away on Market Street near Dell Dale Street while they were investigating the shooting. When ... more
  • 2 days Angels, Astros players nearly come to blows after Marisnick hit with pitch Click2houston -Sports
    The Houston Astros expected the Angels to retaliate against Jake Marisnick in his first game versus Los Angeles since his violent home-plate collision with catcher Jonathan Lucroy. So while the pitch that hit Marisnick in the back in the sixth inning was no surprise, it still left manager AJ Hinch and his Astros profoundly steamed - even after Noe Ramirez insisted he hadn't done it on purpose. Albert Pujols hit a bases-clearing double during the Angels' six-run first inning, and Los Angeles remained unbeaten in five games since the All-Star break with a 7-2 victory over the Astros on Tuesday ... more
  • 2 days Angels, Astros players nearly come to blows after Marisnick hit with pitch Click2houston
    The Houston Astros expected the Angels to retaliate against Jake Marisnick in his first game versus Los Angeles since his violent home-plate collision with catcher Jonathan Lucroy. So while the pitch that hit Marisnick in the back in the sixth inning was no surprise, it still left manager AJ Hinch and his Astros profoundly steamed - even after Noe Ramirez insisted he hadn't done it on purpose. Albert Pujols hit a bases-clearing double during the Angels' six-run first inning, and Los Angeles remained unbeaten in five games since the All-Star break with a 7-2 victory over the Astros on Tuesday ... more
  • 2 days Houston community bands together to help single mother with undrivable car Click2houston
    Dozens of KPRC viewers throughout the Houston area came to the rescue of a single mother after an uninsured, unlicensed driver crashed into her car. The Barnes family The now-undrivable silver Toyota Camry was not only the Barnes family car but also Felicia Barnes' source of income as a part-time Lyft and Door Dash driver. Barnes, who cares for her two children and disabled mother, spent hours per day on METRO buses looking for a new job after the crash. On Tuesday, she had seven job applications pending. When Barnes reached out to KPRC on Monday, one week after the ... more
  • 2 days Innocent bystander: Woman shot in head, killed while riding in vehicle with husband, sheriff says Click2houston
    A 62-year-old woman was shot and killed while she was riding in a vehicle with her husband on Tuesday evening, according to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez. The couple was driving near the intersection of Old Greenhouse Road and Windy Stone Drive, in northwest Harris County, when the woman was struck by at least one bullet, authorities said. The husband told authorities that he heard what he thought was fireworks, but when he turned to his wife, he saw she had been shot in the head. She was pronounced dead at an area hospital. Gonzalez said the couple ... more
  • 2 days Deputies identify woman shot in head, killed while riding in vehicle with husband Click2houston
    A 62-year-old woman was shot and killed while she was riding in a vehicle with her husband on Tuesday evening, according to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez. The couple was riding in a white Isuzu Rodeo near the intersection of Old Greenhouse Road and Windy Stone Drive, in northwest Harris County, when Saron James was struck by at least one bullet, authorities said. The husband told authorities that he heard what he thought was fireworks, but when he turned to James, he saw she had been shot in the head. Authorities said several witnesses tried to help James' ... more
  • 2 days What it’s like to be the wife or child of an astronaut Click2houston
    Ever wonder what it would be like to be the wife of an astronaut? Many of the wives of the Apollo-era astronauts and their children are connected to Space City. KPRC 2's Dominique Sachse sat down with them and talked about their lives. Being the wife of an astronaut Barbara's husband, Gene Cernan, flew on a Gemini mission before going up again for Apollo 10 and Apollo 17. He earned the recognition of being the last man to walk on the moon. Sue's husband, Alan Bean, took flight on Apollo 12 and later went up on SkyLab. He was ... more
  • 2 days Gene Kranz: ‘There is no equivocation. It was go or no go.’ Click2houston
    The Apollo 11 lunar landing is a moment that changed history. Fifty years later, key leaders, such as Apollo 11 Lunar Landing Flight Director Gene Kranz, remember it as if it were yesterday. KPRC 2's Rose-Ann Aragon sat down with Kranz. Kranz is a former aerospace engineer and fighter pilot who made it his mission to work with the young controllers and help make them "steel-hard" professionals. The day they landed on the moon was a day that Kranz said he will never forget. Rose-Ann Aragon (RA): It is truly an honor to meet you. Thank you for being here ... more
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