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  • 2 months Hologram of Whitney Houston going on tour in 2020 Click2houston -10ment
    Whitney Houston may have tragically died in 2012, but her spirit (and voice) will live on in a new hologram tour that is set to hit cities all over the world next year. It's being called "An Evening with Whitney Houston" and tour dates kick off in Mexico and will wrap up in Belarus in March of 2020. According to Rolling Stone, the hologram of Houston will make some stops in the U.S. sometime during 2020. The BASE hologram event is being produced with Houston's late estate. "Whitney is not with us, but her music will live with ... more
  • 2 months Celebrate Museum Day with free admission this Saturday Click2houston -10ment
    If you're someone who absolutely loves history, or maybe you just really like looking at cool stuff, you might be interested to know there's a pretty awesome deal available to everyone this Saturday, on Museum Day. It's a day in which cultural institutions and museums across the country will allow free entry to anyone who has a Museum Day ticket. Don't worry, there's not some special club you have to be in. All you have to do is visit Smithsonian.com, where you can sign up for one ticket per email address. That ticket will provide admission for two people. You ... more
  • 2 months Airlines offering waivers for travelers affected by Imelda Click2houston
    Several travelers have been affected by Tropical Depression Imelda as it moves through Southeast Texas. Multiple airlines are trying to accommodate those travelers whose plans have been affected by the storm. Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines issued a travel advisory which said their flights could be delayed, diverted or canceled due to the rain from Tuesday through Thursday. According to the advisory, any person who had a ticket to, from or through Houston for Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday can choose to rebook their ticket or travel standby within 14 days of the original travel date without any additional charge. ... more
  • 2 months Your guide to the 5 top spots in Houston’s Eldridge neighborhood Click2houston
    figure {width:100%;height:auto;} figure img {width:100%;height:auto;} Spending time in Eldridge? Get to know this Houston neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a noodle shop to an Indian fusion restaurant. Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Eldridge, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results. 1. Nom Nom Noodles Photo: Afkham n./Yelp Topping the list is Nom Nom Noodles, a spot to score noodles and more. Located at 1635 Eldridge Parkway, Suite 400, it's the highest-rated business in the ... more
  • 2 months Bregman, Alvarez go back-to-back to help Verlander earn 19th win Click2houston
    Justin Verlander picked up his major league-leading 19th win and Yuli Gurriel, Alex Bregman and Yordan Alvarez all homered to help the Houston Astros to a 4-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.The Astros are a win away from their third straight 100-win season and have a magic number of one to clinch a playoff berth and three to capture their third straight American League West title.Verlander (19-6) added to his case for the AL Cy Young Award by striking out eight and scattering four singles over six scoreless innings. He lowered his AL-leading ERA to 2.50 and ... more
  • 2 months Bregman, Alvarez go back-to-back to help Verlander earn 19th win Click2houston -Sports
    Justin Verlander picked up his major league-leading 19th win and Yuli Gurriel, Alex Bregman and Yordan Alvarez all homered to help the Houston Astros to a 4-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.The Astros are a win away from their third straight 100-win season and have a magic number of one to clinch a playoff berth and three to capture their third straight American League West title.Verlander (19-6) added to his case for the AL Cy Young Award by striking out eight and scattering four singles over six scoreless innings. He lowered his AL-leading ERA to 2.50 and ... more
  • 2 months New Sweetgreen location now open Montrose Click2houston
    figure {width:100%;height:auto;} figure img {width:100%;height:auto;} Craving salads? You're in luck: A new Sweetgreen outpost has opened its doors at 1303 Westheimer in Montrose. Sweetgreen is a franchise with more than 90 locations across the country.  The fast-casual restaurant offers salads, bowls and seasonal dishes with ingredients sourced locally. Menu items range from the warm chicken pesto parm bowl, with organic baby spinach, warm quinoa, spicy broccoli, tomato, za'atar breadcrumbs, roasted chicken, shaved Parmesan, pesto vinaigrette and hot sauce, to the spicy Thai salad with chopped romaine, organic arugula, basil, cilantro, cucumber, raw corn, shredded cabbage, spicy sunflower seeds, roasted sesame tofu, fresh lime squeeze and spicy cashew dressing, plus custom bowls with a choice of greens, ... more
  • 2 months Wedding cake company owner says he wants to make right after dozens of cakes go undelivered Click2houston
    Your wedding day: It's supposed to be something magical, something you dream about from the time you are a kid. The crowning moment of the wedding? The cutting of the wedding cake. But now, an ever-growing list of Houston-area brides and their families say they shelled out hundreds, even thousands of dollars, but never got the wedding cakes that they ordered from Adam Longoria of Edible Designs Cakery and Desserts. "Where is this guy at? Why is he not returning phone calls, emails? Where is he?" said Amanda Stafford, who paid Longoria over $600 for a wedding cake. "I am ... more
  • 2 months Cougars prepare for 4th game in first 18 days of season Click2houston
    The University of Houston football team will face Tulane on Thursday night in New Orleans.It'll be the fourth game for the Cougars over an 18-day span. The team doesn't want to use that as an excuse for their 1-2 start to the season. UH head coach Dana Holgorsen "I reminded our guys, nobody cares about any of that. After this one is over Thursday, we got one game in 22 days, so we will have plenty of time to recuperate. We've talked about this and put a plan together. We're not supposed to not win cause we are underdogs, this ... more
  • 2 months Cougars prepare for 4th game in first 18 days of season Click2houston -Sports
    The University of Houston football team will face Tulane on Thursday night in New Orleans.It'll be the fourth game for the Cougars over an 18-day span. The team doesn't want to use that as an excuse for their 1-2 start to the season. UH head coach Dana Holgorsen "I reminded our guys, nobody cares about any of that. After this one is over Thursday, we got one game in 22 days, so we will have plenty of time to recuperate. We've talked about this and put a plan together. We're not supposed to not win cause we are underdogs, this ... more
  • 2 months What’s happening in our area as Tropical Storm Imelda moves through Click2houston
    KPRC 2 has crews in the field all over the Houston area.Here's a look at what's going on in some of the hardest-hit areas of the region. Angleton - Rose-Ann Aragon What's happening: Rain was pouring in Angleton on Tuesday night. In a short amount of time, Angleton police said the streets all over the city were flooded. The city pumps, according to police, couldn't keep up with all the rain. Now residents are advised to stay inside and conserve water. Police are asking residents to even refrain from flushing the toilet in hopes to help prevent back-ups due to ... more
  • 2 months Zoo Boo: These are the dates for the Houston Zoo’s much-anticipated Halloween event Click2houston
    The Houston Zoo has announced its dates for its much-anticipated Halloween event, Zoo Boo.Zoo Boo will be held October 11-13, 18-20, and 25-27. The event will be held on Fridays from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.Activities will include a pumpkin patch, mural, spooky stamp station, photo ops, meet the keeper talks, a DJ, and a candy corn maze.All Zoo Boo activities are included with your paid Zoo admission. Zoo Boo is free for all members and some early admission events are available.The Houston Zoo reminds everyone that Zoo Boo is a family-friendly event, ... more
  • 2 months High water being reported on some Houston roads Click2houston
    Tropical Storm Imelda is expected to bring flooding rains to parts of the Houston region.Right shoulder and lane on FM 523 northbound after Big Slough/CR 223 in Brazoria County is experiencing high water as of 5:29 p.m. Drivers are asked to please avoid that area.This story will be updated as new information is received. ... more
  • 2 months 10 things to know as Texas A&M preps for Auburn this week Click2houston -Sports
    By Jack Holmes/Contributor No. 17 Texas A&M (2-1) will host No. 8 Auburn (3-0) on Saturday afternoon at Kyle Field, as both schools begin conference play. Junior quarterback Kellen Mond will lead the maroon and white against the Tiger's freshman quarterback Bo Nix, who will be playing in the first collegiate road game of his young career. Here are 10 takeaways from the Aggies' media availability on Monday afternoon: 1. The team is excited about opening SEC play at Kyle Field. Several Aggie players gushed about starting their tough SEC slate at home in front of the ... more
  • 2 months List of school closings, cancellations due to Tropical Storm Imelda Click2houston
    Here's a list of the latest school closures and cancellations that have been reported to KPRC 2. This list will be updated as more information is received. If you have questions about a particular school district, please contact the district directly. Schools: Texas City Independent School District canceled all classes on Wednesday. Houston Community College canceled Tuesday night classes and all classes on Wednesday. Galveston Independent School District has canceled classes for students on Wednesday. Galveston College will be closed Wednesday due to heavy rain and flooding. Galveston A&M University of Galveston classes will be closed Wednesday and ... more
  • 2 months Jimmy Fallon bringing ‘The Tonight Show’ to Austin Click2houston -10ment
    Jimmy Fallon is coming to Texas. The lovable and always hilarious Fallon is bringing the legendary "The Tonight Show" on the road with a show that will be filmed in Austin. The late night comedian made the announcement on his show Tuesday night. "The Tonight Show" is going "back to school" and will film the episode from the University of Texas at Austin in November. The episode will air on Nov. 7. Fallon said it's the first time the show has filmed at a university, and told fans to expect some pretty big celebrity names to ... more
  • 2 months Alex Trebek back in chemotherapy after ‘numbers went sky high’ Click2houston -10ment
    Alex Trebek says he has restarted chemotherapy on his doctor's orders. Tuesday on "Good Morning America," the "Jeopardy!" host said he "was doing so well" and his medical reports had approached normal levels after his first round of chemo for stage 4 pancreatic cancer. But he suddenly began losing weight. "I lost about 12 pounds in a week," Trebek said. "And my numbers went sky high, much higher than they were when I was first diagnosed. So, the doctors have decided that I have to undergo chemo again, and that's what I'm doing." Trebek announced his diagnosis in March. He ... more
  • 2 months What did we learn: Texans 1-1 heading to Week 3 Click2houston -Sports
    We are off and running to this new 2019 NFL Regular season and league-wide Injuries have been a key storyline so far.Quarterbacks continue to fall and the list is growing. Some are out briefly (mononucleosis for Jets starter Sam Darnold), while the others like Andrew Luck (retired), Ben Roethlisberger (elbow, out for season) are topping the charts. Add in Saints QB Drew Brees who could miss significant time with what appears to be a torn ligament in his right thumb, and fantasy leaguers are going nuts.Here in Texans-land, our hometown squad stands 1-1 now after narrowly beating the Jacksonville Jaguars ... more
  • 2 months KPRC 2 weather pro takes on your biggest severe weather questions Click2houston
    The first wave of heavy rain made its appearance in the Houston area Tuesday morning, and many KPRC 2 viewers had questions about how the conditions will affect their neck of the woods. KPRC2 Justin Stapleton was live on Facebook with the latest rainfall projections and more on the conditions to expect over the next few days. Like he always does, Justin answered your questions in the comments. {"author_name":"KPRC2 / Click2Houston","author_url":"https://www.facebook.com/KPRC2/","provider_url":"https://www.facebook.com","provider_name":"Facebook","success":true,"height":281,"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=v4.0"gt;lt;/scriptgt;lt;div class="fb-video" data-href="https://www.facebook.com/KPRC2/videos/2410752909203326/"gt;lt;blockquote cite="https://www.facebook.com/KPRC2/videos/2410752909203326/" class="fb-xfbml-parse-ignore"gt;lt;a href="https://www.facebook.com/KPRC2/videos/2410752909203326/"gt;lt;/agt;lt;pgt;The first wave of heavy rain is here! KPRC2 Justin Stapleton is LIVE with the latest rainfall projections. Join ... more
  • 2 months Here is how Galveston County is preparing for incoming storms Click2houston
    People along the coast are preparing for the incoming storms. The National Weather Service put out a warning for large waves and declared that there is a high risk for life-threatening rip currents. Due to the rip currents, the NWS is advising people to avoid swimming and if someone does decide to get in the water, to never do so alone and stay near beach patrol. Should someone get caught in a current, the NWS said to swim parallel to the coast or float out with the currents until the pull eases, then swim to shore at an angle. ... more
  • 2 months Two Texas City ISD schools releasing early due to water main break Click2houston
    Some students in Texas City Independent School District got an early release due to a busted water main. The district shared a Facebook post Tuesday saying students at La Marque High School and La Marque Middle School will be dismissed early due a ruptured water main affecting both the schools. According to the post, the issue will not be a quick fix, so students will be released early. Middle school students will be dismissed at 10:15 a.m. and high school students will be released at 11:15 a.m. Students who ride the bus can ride the bus home, but ... more
  • 2 months Popsocket made Koozies with handgrips, and it’s genius Click2houston
    As cellphones got bigger, it became harder for people to hold their phones without them slipping from their hands. That's when the Popsocket came into play and basically changed the way people can hold their phones forever. Now, the company is back with another genius invention, except it involves a drink in your hand. Let us introduce to you the PopThirst, aka a Popsocket for your drink. Anyone who has been to a tailgate that involves beer or walked down a busy city street with a hot coffee in hand knows that accidents happen, and spilling your drink is ... more
  • 2 months Houston Police Officers’ Union reacts after Alabama police officer killed on duty Click2houston
    An Alabama police officer was killed in the line of duty Monday night, the city of Tuscaloosa said.Officer Dornell Cousette, 40, died after exchanging gunfire with a suspect inside a house, Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox said during a news conference attended by CNN affiliate WVTM. Cousette had been with the Tuscaloosa Police Department for more than 13 years. He was the father of two daughters and was engaged to be married, Maddox told WVTM."In our community, our heroes wear the police uniform of the Tuscaloosa Police Department. And tonight, one of our heroes has died in the line of duty, ... more
  • 2 months ‘I wasn’t scared’: Arrest made after woman chases down serial purse snatcher Click2houston
    Houston police are looking for a serial thief who seems to target women in broad daylight, gets caught, bonds out and does it again. Arthur Mcshan has been charged at least a dozen times over the years with theft, burglary or robbery. This time, his target fought back."I think it was just adrenaline," a woman named Quinn said. "I thought to myself, you're not going to get away with this."Quinn was loading groceries into her car at a Walmart in the heights when Mcshan opened her passenger door, grabbed her purse and drove off.Quinn followed Mcshan for about a mile ... more
  • 2 months VIDEO: Father shoves 7th-grade student who had altercation with his son Click2houston
    The mother of a seventh-grader said she filed a police report after a video surfaced of another parent pushing her son. Demetrius Moore said on Friday, after school, her 14-year-old hit another student at Pershing Middle School while horsing around. "I'm not denying that my son, they were playing, that's what he said. ... it was a group of boys and he hit the son but it didn't give the father the right to get out and hit my son," Moore said. She said the other student summoned his father, who is seen on camera talking to her son. The ... more
  • 2 months City officials prepare for potential flood threat Click2houston
    Once again, Southeast Texas is preparing for another major rainfall event that has the potential to produce major flooding across the region.Although we're more than 24 hours away, people already have safety plans on their minds."We're going to get a plan to be prepared with food, water," said Nancy Martinez, of Houston. "And probably any Plan B, because you never know."Antonio Rios wants to make sure his family is secure during the storm. "Prepare with food and enough supplies for my kids," Rios said. "And food and water just to be safe and prepare for whenever the power goes out."Leaders ... more
  • 2 months How Harris County is preparing ahead of potential flood threat Click2houston
    Once again, Southeast Texas is preparing for another major rainfall event that has the potential to produce major flooding across the region.A flash flood watch was issued by the National Weather Service Tuesday. It is in effect from 1 p.m. through Wednesday afternoon and people across the area have already started preparing for the worst."We're going to get a plan to be prepared with food, water," said Nancy Martinez, of Houston. "And probably any Plan B, because you never know."Antonio Rios wants to make sure his family is secure during the storm."Prepare with food and enough supplies for my kids," ... more
  • 2 months Convicted felon caught with 4 firearms, narcotics, more than $83K near Louetta Road, deputies say Click2houston
    Harris County Precinct 4 Constables seized several firearms, illegal narcotics and more than $83,000 in cash from a convicted felon during his arrest. The arrest started as a traffic stop in the 2900 block of Louetta Road, where the driver exited the vehicle and ran to a nearby residence in the 20000 block of Castlegreen Drive. Officials said deputies chased the driver and eventually caught him. The driver was identified as Angel Moctezuma, 29, who is a convicted felon. A search warrant was issued after deputies saw a large amount of narcotics in the residence. During the search, deputies found ... more
  • 2 months 1997 murder conviction under review after corrupt DEA agent convicted of perjury Click2houston
    The conviction of a former Drug Enforcement Administration Agent has raised new questions about a decades-old homicide case in Houston. Lamar Burks, 46, was convicted of murder in 2000, accused in the June 1997 shooting death of Earl Perry. While Burks has maintained his innocence, he lost two appeals. However, recent allegations of coercion, as well as newly uncovered evidence, has Burks' legal team pushing for the case to be revisited, if not overturned. What happened? It was a crime scene strewn about the parking lot of a late-night eatery on Cavalcade Street in Houston's Fifth Ward. Earl Perry, ... more
  • 2 months Houston-area hospital administrator sentenced to 10 years in prison in health care scheme Click2houston
    A Houston-area hospital administrator was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison for his role in a $16 million health care fraud scheme.Officials said Starsky Bomer, 46, along with co-conspirators, submitted to Medicare approximately $16 million in false and fraudulent claims for partial hospitalization program (PHP) services, which is a form of intensive outpatient treatment for severe mental illness.During his trial, evidence showed Boomer and his alleged co-conspirators paid Bomer bribes and kickbacks to group home owners and patient recruiters in exchange for sending Medicare patients to Atrium Medical Center and Pristine Healthcare's PHPs.The DOJ said those bribes and kickbacks ... more
  • 2 months Timeline of Lamar Burks 1997 murder conviction Click2houston
    A man is behind bars for nearly two decades for a murder that rocked a Houston neighborhood.In 2000, Lamar Burks, then 28, was sentenced to 70 years in prison for the murder of Earl Perry during a dice game in the Fifth Ward. Since Burks' conviction, however, new questions have emerged about the investigation.The federal agent at the center of the case, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent Chad Scott, is now in trouble for lying on other cases and intimidating witnesses.And, since Scott's indictment, arrest and conviction, key witnesses have flipped their stories, now claiming that Burks didn't do it. ... more
  • 2 months Victim of violent home invasion also connected to ‘prime social’ raid Click2houston
    A video shows two masked men sneaking through the yard of a Tanglewood home to pull a home invasion robbery next door. The targets were Amir Mireskandari and his wife. They said they were watching television in their bedroom just before midnight Saturday when the men burst into the room with guns and demanded money."They were thrown out of their bed. They were zip-tied they were terrorized to believe they were about to die," said the couple's attorney, Paul Looney. Looney blames the media for the home invasion.Mireskandari has been the focus of several stories recently because of his work ... more
  • 2 months Victim shock to learn accused carjacker shot HPD officer days later in crime spree Click2houston
    Tina Kingshill now questions the handling of her Labor Day carjacking and says if the teen who held her at gunpoint and stole her car had been kept behind bars, Thursday night's crime spree that left a Houston police officer seriously wounded would never have happened.The teen, 17-year-old Brandon Bell, was shot and killed by police Thursday. Investigators said he was one of four suspects on a violent crime spree in Houston's Southside that night. Kingshill said when she arrived in Sunnyside Sept. 2 to recover her stolen vehicle, Houston police told her that Bell was still on the scene. ... more
  • 2 months 5 things we learned about Dennis Rodman on his visit to Houston Life Click2houston
    Dennis Rodman is an NBA Hall of Famer who played for the Pistons, Spurs, Bulls, Lakers and Mavericks. He led the NBA in rebounding for four consecutive years, and was recently featured on ESPN's 30 for 30.He's in town for a special meet and greet event that's open to the public. POST ESPN 30 FOR 30 SOCIAL Where: Sam's Boat Richmond Avenue When: Tonight, doors open at 6 p.m.***Click here for more information*** Here are 5 things we learned about Dennis Rodman. 1. HE USES FLIP PHONES... 5 TO BE EXACT The reason why I got these ... more
  • 2 months Attorney fees impact case between NASA astronaut, former spouse Click2houston
    For more than a year, Summer Worden said that the divorce and custody battle with Astronaut Anne McClain took over her life. But recently, everything changed. "It was an amazing feeling to think that I would be able to move out from under this dark cloud of court rulings," Worden said. Worden said she was pleased to find out that McClain agreed to dismiss the custody fight. The good news, however, was short-lived. Worden said that the amicus attorney filed a motion to reopen the case. READ: Houston astronaut accused of hacking ex-spouse's bank account from space"She made a motion ... more
  • 2 months Jane Lynch, Cyndi Lauper developing ‘Golden Girls’-inspired show for Netflix Click2houston -10ment
    It's time to thank Jane Lynch and Cyndi Lauper for being a friend. Lynch won an Emmy Sunday night at the Creative Arts Emmys for her guest role in "Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and revealed that she and Lauper (who must be friends) are developing a show together for Netflx, and it will be comparable to the classic show "The Golden Girls," according to Variety. "We're our age. I'm almost 60 and she's 65, and we're looking for our next act, without ever having had husbands of children," Lynch said of the show. "And there will be two other ... more
  • 2 months Trump to attend Houston rally with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India Click2houston
    President Donald Trump will attend a Houston rally next week featuring Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India.The White House says Trump will use the "Howdy, Modi! Shared Dreams, Bright Futures" event to "emphasize the strong ties between the people of the United States and India" and reaffirm the two countries' strategic partnership.The Texas India Forum is hosting the free summit at NRG Stadium to honor Prime Minister Modi. Spokesman Gitesh Desai said 50,000 people have registered for the event within three weeks."This is a historical event where the leader of the world's oldest democracy and world's largest democracies come together ... more
  • 2 months Man who ran over ex-girlfriend 4 times sentenced to 20 years in prison, DA says Click2houston
    A man who ran over his ex-girlfriend four times with his vehicle on Sept 11, 2016, was sentenced to serve 20 years in prison, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said.Rogelio Alberto Guardado, 72, was found guilty of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after he ran over 41-year-old San Juanita Herrera.Herrera was critically injured, suffering broken ribs and legs, a shattered pelvis, head trauma and life-threatening internal injuries. "He tried to kill her and she wouldn't die," Ogg said. "Domestic violence fuels our murder rate. We are lucky she was strong enough to survive this horror."Witnesses said Herrera was ... more
  • 2 months 2 Texas schools top Forbes’ list of College Football’s Most Valuable Teams 2019 Click2houston -Sports
    Two Texas schools made Forbes' College Football's Most Valuable Teams 2019 list. Texas A&M Aggies football took the No. 1 spot and Texas Longhorns football followed as No. 2. The Aggies' three-year average football revenue is $147 million and its three-year average football profit is $94 million. The Longhorns also bring in $147 million in its three-year average football revenue but $92 million in its three-year average football profit. Aggies football Most of the Aggies' earning power comes from its alumni contributions tied to athletic construction projects. According to Forbes, the contributions earmarked for football were $46 million in ... more
  • 2 months Free tacos! Torchy’s Tacos to celebrate opening of second location in The Woodlands Click2houston
    Torchy's Tacos will be hosting a grand-opening party in celebration of its second location in The Woodlands.Attendees will be able to enjoy free food items, including tacos, green chile con queso and beverages. They can also participate in Torchy's goodies giveaways.The new location will feature an outdoor patio and a full-service bar, in addition to its classic menu.The opening marks the taco chain's 15th location in the Houston area and 56th in the state. The Austin-based taco chain plans to open two more locations in Houston -- one in Memorial and the other in the Galleria -- later this year.The ... more
  • 2 months Explore the 4 top spots in Houston’s Clear Lake neighborhood Click2houston
    figure {width:100%;height:auto;} figure img {width:100%;height:auto;} Visiting Clear Lake, or just looking to better appreciate what it has to offer? Get to know this Houston neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a pizza place to a doughnut shop. Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Clear Lake, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results. 1. Dan's Pizza Co. Photo: mark b./Yelp Topping the list is Dan's Pizza Co., a spot to score pizza and more. Located at 15148 ... more
  • 2 months 5 new things to look out for at the Texas Renaissance Festival Click2houston -10ment
    While it may be the 45th Annual Texas Renaissance Festival, there are a few updates and new entertainment options that festival fans should look out for this year.The festival is taking place from Oct. 5 to Dec. 1 and will provide fans yet again with plenty of entertainment options including costumers, performers, food, drinks, field trips, camping and more.Here are five new changes to look out for at the Texas Renaissance Festival 2019: 1. More entertainment options The sister singing act, Opal & Jade: Off-Colored Treasures will perform at the Red Lion Tavern four times every day. There will also ... more
  • 2 months Mayor Tuner announces recipients of 2019 Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Awards Click2houston
    Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner along with the Mayor's Hispanic Advisory Board on Monday announced the recipients of the 2019 Mayor's Hispanic Heritage Awards inside the Julia Ideson Library auditorium. The Mayor's announcement spotlights Hispanic Heritage Month, which is celebrated from Sept.15 through Oct. 15. The awards recognize exemplary Hispanics who have made outstanding contributions to improving the quality of life among Houston's Hispanic community. This year's honorees are: Lifetime Achievement: Nelly Moyano Fraga Community Activist: Michelle Ferrell Education: Dr. Pamela Anne Quiroz Art in the Community: Jesse E. Rodriguez Youth Activist: Irma Leilani Torres The Mayor's Hispanic Advisory Board also ... more
  • 2 months Mayor Turner announces recipients of 2019 Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Awards Click2houston
    Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner along with the Mayor's Hispanic Advisory Board on Monday announced the recipients of the 2019 Mayor's Hispanic Heritage Awards inside the Julia Ideson Library auditorium.The Mayor's announcement spotlights Hispanic Heritage Month, which is celebrated from Sept.15 through Oct. 15.The awards recognize exemplary Hispanics who have made outstanding contributions to improving the quality of life among Houston's Hispanic community.This year's honorees are:Lifetime Achievement: Nelly Moyano Fraga Community Activist: Michelle Ferrell Education: Dr. Pamela Anne Quiroz Art in the Community: Jesse E. Rodriguez Youth Activist: Irma Leilani TorresThe Mayor's Hispanic Advisory Board also recognized the outstanding work of ... more
  • 2 months Man hit, killed by vehicle in west Houston Click2houston
    A man was hit and killed Monday by a vehicle in west Houston.The crash was reported about 10:28 a.m. on South Dairy Ashford Road at Skymeadow Drive.Houston police said the crash happened in the middle of the block.The driver stopped at the scene, police said.The identity of the victim was not immediately released. ... more
  • 2 months Houston Texans, Whataburger team up to support Houston Food Bank’s effort to combat hunger Click2houston -Sports
    The Houston Texans and Whataburger are teaming up for a good cause this month. The two Houston favorites will be raising money in an effort to fight hunger in the city in their fourth annual Hunger Action Month. "As a business that serves food daily, hunger relief is a top priority," said Whataburger Regional Director of Operations Jeff Foster. "The Houston Texans are an incredible partner in this effort, and we're so thankful for their continued support." Customers who donate $1 or more at any of the 141 Houston-area Whataburger locations from Sept. 9 through Sept. 30, will receive a ... more
  • 2 months Houston Texans, Whataburger team up to support Houston Food Bank’s effort to combat hunger Click2houston
    The Houston Texans and Whataburger are teaming up for a good cause this month. The two Houston favorites will be raising money in an effort to fight hunger in the city in their fourth annual Hunger Action Month. "As a business that serves food daily, hunger relief is a top priority," said Whataburger Regional Director of Operations Jeff Foster. "The Houston Texans are an incredible partner in this effort, and we're so thankful for their continued support." Customers who donate $1 or more at any of the 141 Houston-area Whataburger locations from Sept. 9 through Sept. 30, will receive a ... more
  • 2 months MONDAY HUDDLE: Did Texans save their season with win? Click2houston -Sports
    Here are five takeaways from this past weekend's football action around the state. Was this a season-saving win for Texans? Believe it or not, it might have been even though it was only Week 2. Since 2007, only 12 of 98 teams that started the year off 0-2 made the playoffs, and the Texans were staring that in the face when Jacksonville decided to go for a 2-point conversion following a touchdown that made it a 13-12 Houston lead with 36 seconds left. But thanks to Justin Reid tackling Jacksonville running back Leonard Fournette inches short of the ... more
  • 2 months ‘COPS’ to start filming in San Antonio with Bexar County Sheriff’s Office Click2houston -10ment
    Crews from the TV show "COPS" will be in San Antonio for the next 10 weeks, filming with the Bexar County Sheriff's Office.The film crew will follow the BCSO Traffic Safety Unit, Street Crimes Unit and Patrol Division starting Tuesday and crews are expected to be in town through Nov. 23.Bexar County Commissioners unanimously approved the decision to allow the show to return to San Antonio."COPS" was previously in San Antonio, filming in 2017. That show aired on June 18, 2018. 'Stop resisting': Teaser trailer for 'COPS' season premiere features BCSO deputies"Not only is the Sheriff's Office proud to partner ... more
  • 2 months Man shot, killed in southwest Houston after shooting at 2 officers, chief says Click2houston
    A man was shot and killed by police Monday after opening fire at two officers in southwest Houston, according to Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo.The shooting was reported about 8:40 a.m. near South Gessner Road and Creekbend Drive.Acevedo said two Crime Suppression Unit officers were working in the area when they were flagged down by someone who said a man was brandishing a gun at a nearby car wash.The officers located the man within a minute, Acevedo said. The man refused commands by the officers and began running toward nearby Valley West Elementary School, Acevedo said.Acevedo said that as the ... more
  • 2 months Mug shot of teen arrested in connection with threat to Cy-Fair ISD high school released Click2houston
    Authorities have released the mugshot of the teen arrested in connection with a report of an armed person at a high school in the Cy-Fair Independent School District Friday. Jordan James McGee, 17, was arrested and charged with possession of a prohibited weapon after running from officers who confronted him at Langham High School. Authorities said they received a report that McGee was armed and headed to the school. Cy-Fair ISD Police Chief Eric Mendez said authorities intercepted McGee in a hallway and he fled the campus. According to Mendez, he was arrested in a nearby neighborhood and ... more
  • 2 months 1 killed, another injured after shooting in church parking lot Click2houston
    One man is dead and another is in critical condition after a shooting in southeast Houston.According to authorities, the shooting happened just before 10 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot of the Holy Bible Baptist Church on Paris Street near Idaho Street.Police responded to the scene after they got calls about hearing multiple gunshots in the area."Witnesses say they heard a number of shots," said Executive Assistant Chief Troy Finner with the Houston Police Department. "Nobody saw any suspects or anything right now."When they arrived, authorities said they found two men in the parking who had been shot. One of ... more
  • 2 months 1 dead after manager of Showboat Drive-In opens fire on would-be robbers, deputies say Click2houston
    A robbery at a drive-in theater in northwest Harris County ended with one of the suspects dead after a manager opened fire, authorities said. The incident happened around 2:30 a.m. Monday at the Showboat Drive-In Theater on FM 2920 in Hockley, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office. Owner Thomas Allen said two managers were locking up for the night, when one of the women saw movement in the concession stand, so she went check it out. Inside, she found two men. One man who was carrying a baseball bat attacked the manager, but she had a gun and ... more
  • 2 months Montero scores in 90th, Whitecaps beat Dynamo 2-1 Click2houston -Sports
    Fredy Montero scored in the 90th minute to give the Vancouver Whitecaps a 2-1 victory over the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night.Hwang In-beom also scored on a penalty kick to help Vancouver (7-14-10) end a three-game losing streak.Mauro Manotas scored for Houston (10-16-4). ... more
  • 2 months Child injured in drive-by shooting in southeast Houston, police say Click2houston
    A child was hospitalized after being injured in a drive-by shooting Sunday night in southeast Houston, police said. The shooting was reported around 7:10 p.m. in the 4900 block of Southwind Street. Houston police said a disabled mother was rolling down the street in a motorized wheelchair with her 9-year-old son on her back. Police said a vehicle drove by and opened fire at a group of men standing in a vacant lot nearby.Police said the child suffered a gunshot wound to the leg during the drive-by. The group of men who were shot at came to the woman and ... more
  • 2 months Police: Rock star Ric Ocasek found dead in NYC apartment Click2houston -10ment
    Ric Ocasek, famed frontman for The Cars rock band, has been found dead in a Manhattan apartment.The New York City police department said officers responding to a 911 call found the 75-year-old Ocasek at about 4 p.m. on Sunday. They said there was no sign of foul play and that the medical examiner was to determine a cause of death.The Cars chart-topping hits in the late 1970s and 1980s included "Just What I Needed," "Shake It Up" and "Drive." The band was inducted last year into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.In May of 2018, model and actress Paulina ... more
  • 2 months ‘I’ll probably get fined for this’: J.J. Watt gets blunt about referees missed calls Click2houston -Sports
    Houston Texans J.J. Watt had a much better performance this week than in Week 1, but it didn't come without bumps in the road.After some controversial plays and no penalty flags from referees, Watt aired his frustrations in a postgame interview. "The ref literally admitted to me that the guy held me on one play, and he didn't throw the flag. I don't know what I'm supposed to do with that when, after a play, I look at the ref and he says, 'Yes, I saw him hold you, but I didn't throw the flag.' I'll probably get fined for ... more
  • 2 months Reddick has 5 hits, Miley wins 14th as Astros sweep KC Click2houston
    Wade Miley bounced back from two disastrous starts with six strong innings and Josh Reddick's five hits included a two-run homer Sunday as the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 12-3, completing a three-game sweep.Abraham Toro and Reddick each drove in three runs, Kyle Tucker banged a two-run homer and Yuli Gurriel's solo shot was his 28th homer.The Astros' 98th victory tied them for tops in the majors with the New York Yankees, who lost at Toronto. Both are 98-53.Houston rebounded after getting swept in three games at home by Oakland and got a welcome outing from Miley (14-5), ... more
  • 2 months Reddick has 5 hits, Miley wins 14th as Astros sweep KC Click2houston -Sports
    Wade Miley bounced back from two disastrous starts with six strong innings and Josh Reddick's five hits included a two-run homer Sunday as the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 12-3, completing a three-game sweep.Abraham Toro and Reddick each drove in three runs, Kyle Tucker banged a two-run homer and Yuli Gurriel's solo shot was his 28th homer.The Astros' 98th victory tied them for tops in the majors with the New York Yankees, who lost at Toronto. Both are 98-53.Houston rebounded after getting swept in three games at home by Oakland and got a welcome outing from Miley (14-5), ... more
  • 2 months Man killed in officer-involved shooting in Katy area, deputies say Click2houston
    A man was killed in an officer-involved shooting Sunday afternoon in the Katy area. The shooting was reported in the 2400 block of Wassail Way. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said they started receiving 911 calls around 5 p.m. about a disturbance between a husband and wife. Gonzalez said there were reports that the male was intoxicated and shots were fired inside of the location. "When deputies arrived they made sure that the female and possibly two teenagers that were with her were safe. At that point, again this is rapidly unfolding, the deputies began to set up a perimeter ... more
  • 2 months Subway introduces new, limited-time, pit-smoked brisket sub Click2houston
    Subway is getting some Southerners' attention with its new sub. The fast-food chain launched its limited-edition, pit-smoked brisket sub Sept. 5. {"version":"1.0","title":"Cue the cravings: New Pit-Smoked Brisket. Limited time only, check your 📍","author_name":"subway","author_url":"https://www.instagram.com/subway","author_id":1460829497,"media_id":"2126428683221432354_1460829497","provider_name":"Instagram","provider_url":"https://www.instagram.com","type":"rich","width":658,"height":null,"html":"lt;blockquote class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/B2Cl57_nXgi/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12" style=" background:#FFF; border:0; border-radius:3px; box-shadow:0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width:658px; min-width:326px; padding:0; width:99.375%; width:-webkit-calc(100% - 2px); width:calc(100% - 2px);"gt;lt;div style="padding:16px;"gt; lt;a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/B2Cl57_nXgi/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=loading" style=" background:#FFFFFF; line-height:0; padding:0 0; text-align:center; text-decoration:none; width:100%;" target="_blank"gt; lt;div style=" display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"gt; lt;div style="background-color: #F4F4F4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"gt;lt;/divgt; lt;div style="display: flex; flex-direction: ... more
  • 2 months Teen accused of shooting HPD officer during crime spree was out on bond Click2houston
    A teen who was fatally shot after police say he shot a Houston police officer during a crime spree Thursday night was out on bond before he was killed. The suspect has been identified as 17-year-old Brandon Bell. It has recently been discovered that Bell was already out on bond for another carjacking case. Bell was charged in that case with aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon and criminal trespassing in a motor vehicle.READ: 3 teens charged in connection with carjacking campaign volunteer in SunnysideHe and two others, a 15-year-old girl who is not being named and a 17-year-old, Cedric ... more
  • 2 months Texans stop Jags’ 2-point conversion to get 13-12 win Click2houston -Sports
    Justin Reid stopped Leonard Fournette on a 2-point conversion attempt with 36 seconds left, and the Houston Texans held on to edge the Jacksonville Jaguars 13-12 on Sunday.Houston led by 7 in the fourth quarter when Jacksonville rookie Gardner Minshew led a long drive that included an 18-yard run on fourth-and-10, and he capped it with a 4-yard TD pass to DJ Chark.Instead of trying to tie it with an extra point, Jaguars coach Doug Marrone opted to go for the potential win by having Fournette attempt to run it in for the 2-point conversion. But the big running back ... more
  • 2 months Planned march supporting Donald Neely prompts Galveston road closures Click2houston
    Several roads in downtown Galveston will close Sunday afternoon ahead of a planned march. Activists intend to protest the Galveston Police Department's controversial arrest of Donald Neely.In August, two Galveston police officers on horseback arrested Neely and escorted him using a rope clipped to his handcuffs. After viral photos and videos of the incident sparked outrage across the country, the department apologized for "the negative perception of this action" and said it will stop using the transportation technique. {"author_name":"City of Galveston, Texas - Government","author_url":"https://www.facebook.com/cityofgalveston/","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=v4.0"gt;lt;/scriptgt;lt;div class="fb-post" data-href="https://www.facebook.com/cityofgalveston/posts/2558387790889554" data-width="552"gt;lt;blockquote cite="https://www.facebook.com/cityofgalveston/posts/2558387790889554" class="fb-xfbml-parse-ignore"gt;lt;pgt;A march planned for Sunday afternoon ... more
  • 2 months What you need to know about tropical moisture and the Gulf going into this week Click2houston
    The National Hurricane Center now gives the tropical moisture in the Gulf a 10% chance of developing within the next five days, down from the 30% estimate issued on Saturday. There are several reasons for this decrease in risk for development. The shear in the upper levels of the atmosphere along with drier air being pulled into the middle of the Gulf reduce the chances. Despite the Gulf water temperatures being plenty warm enough to generate tropical systems, the combination of the shear, the dry air and the proximity to land of the center of the circulation reduce Texas chances ... more
  • 2 months 10 secrets from Texans fans on what makes a great tailgating experience Click2houston -Sports
    Texans tailgates are known to be a good time, but according to Glen Sweet Miller, they're also unique."There's an emphasis on family and friends," said Miller. Today was my first Texans tailgate! The aroma of barbecue filled the morning air, and a Motley Crue song was playing as guys set up cornhole and the bar. Seeing vodka this early in the morning took me back to college! I talked to Texans tailgaters about the essentials for a great tailgate, at home and on the road! 1. Good music "It's hard to pick one genre, because so many age groups ... more
  • 2 months VIDEO: Girl who cried over Texans’ loss thanks Deshaun Watson, shares wishes for great game Sunday Click2houston
    Houston Texans fans cried with Katelyn as she mourned the loss last week against the New Orleans Saints, but now fans can celebrate with her after she received her own Deshaun Watson signed jersey following the quarterback's promise following KPRC 2's tweet featuring her tearful response. Take a look back at the entire social media exchange and her joyful response shared with KPRC 2 Sunday. Watch her initial, sad response to the Texans close loss against the Saints Monday, 28-30. View this post on Instagram POOR KATELYN: She was totally destroyed by the @houstontexans loss in last night's ... more
  • 2 months VIDEO: Girl who cried over Texans’ loss thanks Deshaun Watson, shares wishes for great game Sunday Click2houston -Sports
    Houston Texans fans cried with Katelyn as she mourned the loss last week against the New Orleans Saints, but now fans can celebrate with her after she received her own Deshaun Watson signed jersey following the quarterback's promise following KPRC 2's tweet featuring her tearful response. Take a look back at the entire social media exchange and her joyful response shared with KPRC 2 Sunday. Watch her initial, sad response to the Texans close loss against the Saints Monday, 28-30. View this post on Instagram POOR KATELYN: She was totally destroyed by the @houstontexans loss in last night's ... more
  • 2 months KPRC 2 viewers gift Texans tickets to family injured during July 4th road rage incident Click2houston
    Two KPRC 2 viewers gifted Texans tickets to the Houston family injured during a road rage incident earlier this summer.On July 4, Jasmin Wolford, Reginald Smith and their two sons were burned after a road rage shooting ignited fireworks in the family's truck. The incident left the couple and their children severely burned. The two young boys were burned from head to toe.Saddened by the story, Mike Guzman and his wife said they wanted to cheer up the family. On Friday, the Guzmans gifted them tickets to the Houston Texans game Sunday."I just want to let him know from the ... more
  • 2 months KPRC 2 viewers gift Texans tickets to family injured during July 4th road rage incident Click2houston -Sports
    Two KPRC 2 viewers gifted Texans tickets to the Houston family injured during a road rage incident earlier this summer.On July 4, Jasmin Wolford, Reginald Smith and their two sons were burned after a road rage shooting ignited fireworks in the family's truck. The incident left the couple and their children severely burned. The two young boys were burned from head to toe.Saddened by the story, Mike Guzman and his wife said they wanted to cheer up the family. On Friday, the Guzmans gifted them tickets to the Houston Texans game Sunday."I just want to let him know from the ... more
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