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  • 2 hours VIDEO: Man punches 88-year-old woman outside Houston H-E-B Click2houston
    A man was seen punching a woman in the face outside a Houston grocery store in March. Now, police are asking for the public's help identifying that man. On March 8, Houston police said the 88-year-old woman was walking out of the H-E-B at 5225 Buffalo Speedway when the man punched her. The incident was caught on surveillance camera video. WATCH: Man caught on camera punching woman at H-E-B In the video, the man is seen lurking near some plants before the assault. When the woman walks by him, he punches her in the face, causing her to fall ... more
  • 2 hours Motorcyclist dies after crashing into back of 18-wheeler in Pasadena Click2houston
    A motorcyclist was killed after colliding with an 18-wheeler Thursday. The crash was reported in the 10000 block of Red Bluff Road near Bay Area Boulevard. Police said the truck was slowing down to make a delivery and the motorcyclist ran into the back of it. Officials said drivers should try to avoid this area while the police investigation continues. ... more
  • 3 hours Texas Rangers investigating Waller County town’s finances Click2houston
    Officials with the Waller County District Attorney's Office tell KPRC the Texas Rangers have opened an investigation at their behest, involving the City of Hempstead. Few details were released as to the exact nature of the investigation, only that it involved "some city officials." Council member Charles Tompkins, Jr. spoke with KPRC but said he's in the dark, too. Tompkins said he only heard an investigation was ongoing. "Have you been given any information?" Channel 2 Investigator Robert Arnold asked. "No, sir," Tompkins said. We tried to reach other council members, but have not yet received a response. KPRC ... more
  • 4 hours Houston man saves neighbor’s life, becomes oldest living kidney donor in US Click2houston
    It's a story of a man going above and beyond to grant his neighbor a new lease on life. Frank Dewhurst lives six houses down from Linda Nall and knew for years that her kidneys were failing. When Nall put up a sign asking for a kidney donation, Dewhurst decided to make the leap of faith. "The sign read 'I am type O and I need a kidney transplant. Please help me.' So after talking it over with my wife, I told her she could have mine," Dewhurst said. "After undergoing a number of tests I was cleared to donate ... more
  • 4 hours 10 photos of Big Rivers Waterpark & Adventures to get us excited for its summer opening Click2houston -10ment
    Summer is almost here and with the heat and humidity comes water park adventures, zip lining, rock mining, a petting zoo and so much more -- at Big Rivers Waterpark & Adventures at Grand Texas. Its 80-acre combined water and adventure destination is set to open Saturday 10 a.m., just in time for the Memorial Day weekend. It features more than 50 water and dry adventures, and likely has something for every person in your family. A petting zoo is available for children, as well as waterslides. Kids (and even adults!) can learn more about ... more
  • 4 hours 10 photos of Big Rivers Waterpark & Adventures to get us excited for its summer opening Click2houston
    Summer is almost here and with the heat and humidity comes water park adventures, zip lining, rock mining, a petting zoo and so much more -- at Big Rivers Waterpark & Adventures at Grand Texas. Its 80-acre combined water and adventure destination is set to open Saturday 10 a.m., just in time for the Memorial Day weekend. It features more than 50 water and dry adventures, and likely has something for every person in your family. A petting zoo is available for children, as well as waterslides. Kids (and even adults!) can learn more about ... more
  • 4 hours Pearland ISD removes hairstyle restrictions from dress code after recent incident Click2houston
    The Pearland Independent School District made changes to its dress code for the upcoming school year. The district said students are allowed to wear hijabs and other Muslim-related clothing without bringing a note from home. Officials also said parents and students would only be questioned when it is unclear that a student is wearing something for religious-related reasons. The district was under fire recently after an administrator was accused of using a marker to color in a student's haircut. On April 17, a Berry Miller Junior High School campus administrator told the 13-year-old boy that his new haircut was in ... more
  • 4 hours First ‘Star Trek: Picard’ trailer has fans buzzing Click2houston -10ment
    The first trailer for the newest series added to the "Star Trek" franchise dropped Thursday, and it has fans of the sci-fi series buzzing. Patrick Stewart, who plays Capt. Jean-Luc Picard in "Star Trek: The Next Generation," announced the creation of a new series aimed at following the later years of the storied captain. "Jean-Luc Picard is back," an emotional Stewart said to a crowd of cheering fans. "However, I have to tell you that he may not, and I stress, may not be a captain anymore. He may not be the Jean-Luc that you recognize and know so well." ... more
  • 5 hours Mingle with Texans players at Champions for Youth Dinner at Steak 48 Click2houston
    The Houston Texans Foundation is hosting a Champions for Youth Dinner next week at Steak 48. The event will be held on May 30 at 6 p.m. at the high-end Galleria-area steakhouse. The evening will include interactions with current and former Houston Texans players and cheerleaders. VIP guests will be granted early access and will get an exclusive photo opportunity with Deshaun Watson. Throughout the night, guests will have the opportunity to play games in which they can purchase selfies, videos, FaceTime calls and social media posts from players. One prize is a road game trip for two with Hannah ... more
  • 5 hours Mingle with Texans players at Champions for Youth Dinner at Steak 48 Click2houston -Sports
    The Houston Texans Foundation is hosting a Champions for Youth Dinner next week at Steak 48. The event will be held on May 30 at 6 p.m. at the high-end Galleria-area steakhouse. The evening will include interactions with current and former Houston Texans players and cheerleaders. VIP guests will be granted early access and will get an exclusive photo opportunity with Deshaun Watson. Throughout the night, guests will have the opportunity to play games in which they can purchase selfies, videos, FaceTime calls and social media posts from players. One prize is a road game trip for two with Hannah ... more
  • 5 hours Gas prices fall before 3 million Texans travel for Memorial Day Click2houston
    Gas prices in the Lone Star State are falling as a record number of Texans are expected to hit the road for the Memorial Day weekend. According to AAA, the average price for a gallon of gas in Texas is $2.56, which is two cents less than last week and 20 cents less than last year. The national average is $2.84. Daniel Armbruster, spokesman for AAA Texas, said an estimated 3 million Texas residents will drive to their destination for the three-day weekend, which is 100,000 more people than last year. Armbruster said stable crude oil prices is one reason ... more
  • 6 hours James Harden named All-NBA first team Click2houston
    Houston Rockets guard James Harden was named to the All-NBA first team Thursday. For the third straight season, he was selected to the first team on all 100 ballots submitted by a global panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. Harden is the only player to be named at the All-NBA first team in each of the past three seasons. Harden has been named All-NBA in six of his seven seasons as a Rocket (third team in 2012-13; first team in 2013-14, 2014-15, 2016-17 and 2017-18). Hakeem Olajuwon (12) is the only other Rocket with more than five All-NBA selections. ... more
  • 6 hours James Harden named All-NBA first team Click2houston -Sports
    Houston Rockets guard James Harden was named to the All-NBA first team Thursday. For the third straight season, he was selected to the first team on all 100 ballots submitted by a global panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. Harden is the only player to be named at the All-NBA first team in each of the past three seasons. Harden has been named All-NBA in six of his seven seasons as a Rocket (third team in 2012-13; first team in 2013-14, 2014-15, 2016-17 and 2017-18). Hakeem Olajuwon (12) is the only other Rocket with more than five All-NBA selections. ... more
  • 6 hours Sugar Land teen accused of possessing bomb-making materials Click2houston
    A Sugar Land teen was arrested last week after authorities said they found materials that could be used to make a bomb at his home. Maximillion Young, 17, was arrested May 13 and charged with possession of components of explosives after authorities said they received a tip from two of Young's classmates at Clements High School. According to court documents, the students reported a conversation they had with Young during which he described himself as a sociopath and talked about his fascination with bombs, shrapnel and what he might do with them. According to the documents, a Fort Bend Independent ... more
  • 6 hours 5 puppies found in suitcase, abandoned in Fort Bend County park Click2houston
    Five puppies were found in a suitcase Thursday at a Fort Bend County park by a jogger, said Barbara Vass, with Fort Bend County Animal Services. A Mission Bend officer responded to the report around 7 a.m. Officials believe the puppies are German shephard/husky mix and said they aren't sure how long the pups had been there. The puppies are being treated for skin conditions and will be available for adoption soon. The suitcase was unzipped. ... more
  • 6 hours Family desperate for answers after missing man’s car found burned Click2houston
    The family of a missing Houston man is growing more desperate to find him --- especially after learning his car had been found burned. Texas Equusearch has been brought in to help. Luis Rangel, 22, was reported missing Saturday. Houston police found his Nissan Altima Sunday in Greenspoint, with the inside of the vehicle torched. Rangel is described as being 5 feet, 5 inches tall, weighing approximately 125 pounds. He was last seen in the 8600 block of Jensen Drive in north Houston. He was last seen wearing a plain red T-shirt, blue jeans, black shoes with green shoe laces ... more
  • 7 hours What to do this Memorial Day weekend in Houston area Click2houston
    If you're looking for something to do over the Memorial Day holiday weekend in the Houston area, then you have come to the right place. Many events are being held for the federal holiday. Memorial Day, a day to remember those who died while serving in the nation's armed forces, takes place this year on May 27. Some of the events taking place in southeast Texas include a performance by the Houston Choral Showcase's Elite Mixed Choir at Sugar Land Town Square, a Memorial Day remembrance event at George Ranch Historical Park in Richmond, an annual Memorial Day Community Party ... more
  • 7 hours Mister Rogers’ honored with ‘143 Day’ Click2houston -10ment
    Beloved children's television star Fred Rogers had a special code to let the people in his neighborhood know that he cared. The late star of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" would say to his friends, "1-4-3," which stood for the number of letters in the words "I love you." Now, the Pennsylvania native best remembered for changing his shoes and zipping up his cardigan is being honored for his kindness by his home state. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has declared "143 Day" on May 23 -- the 143rd day of the year -- as a day of kindness in Rogers' honor. Wolf ... more
  • 8 hours Here’s what to know about Artemis, NASA’s return to the moon Click2houston
    NASA announced a development Thursday afternoon in the Artemis program's lunar exploration plans. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine called this the Artemis Generation, breaking down the United States' historic plan to go to the moon and then to Mars. NASA announced the major company that will start developing one of the key components to the mission. "We are going to the moon to stay. Here's how," Bridenstine said. "We are moving very fast. We have a new directive to get the next man and the first woman on the south pole of the moon in 2024." With President Donald Trump's commitment ... more
  • 8 hours LIVE STREAM: Maleah Davis case: HPD chief expected to discuss latest details Click2houston
    It's been nearly three weeks since Maleah Davis went missing and she still hasn't been found. Houston police chief Art Acevedo is scheduled to hold a news conference Thursday in which he is expected to answer questions about the case. Complete coverage at www.click2houston.com/maleah. Here's what we know: Derion Vence, the man police describe as her stepfather, is charged with tampering with evidence, specifically a human corpse, in connection with the case. Maleah was reported missing May 5 by Vence, who initially told officers the little girl was kidnapped. Maleah's mother, Brittany Bowens, said she ended her relationship with Vence, ... more
  • 9 hours Man accused of killing woman, squatting in her home appears in court Click2houston
    The man accused of stabbing a 75-year-old woman more than a dozen times and then squatting in her southwest Houston home appeared in court Thursday. Marco Cobos, 19, faces a capital murder charge in the slaying of Etta Nugent, whose body was found at her Neff Street home Sunday. According to investigators, Cobos had been sleeping a stolen pickup parked in front of Nugent's home for at least two days. He forced his way into Nugent's home and stabbed her 13 times with multiple knives after she refused to help him with the broken-down truck, investigators said. Prosecutors said Cobos ... more
  • 9 hours This is the cobra-like snake spotted in our area Click2houston
    A rare, eastern hognose snake made an appearance at Brazos Bend State Park in Needville, Texas Parks and Wildlife officials shared Sunday on social media. Authorities said the animal slithered across Creekfield Trail following park flooding. "This beautiful snake can vary in colors. It can be yellow, gray, brown, olive, red, or in this case, orange. The hognose snakes get their name from their upturned snout which is used for digging in the dirt, sand, or leaf-litter," the post read. "When threatened, these snakes will raise their head puff out to appear larger, and flatten out the ... more
  • 9 hours ‘It’s about the food and fun’: Indy 500 is about more than just a race, restaurant owner says Click2houston -Sports
    Five-hundred miles, 33 drivers and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway: Preparations for the 2019 Indy 500 are underway, and while the race is a huge part of Indianapolis history, it's not all about the track when people get into town. There are several iconic restaurants across Indianapolis where locals and visitors spend time enjoying good food and good company. KPRC2 reporter Sofia Ojeda visited one restaurant that might be the most iconic place of them all, with what locals call the best burgers in the city. {"version":"1.0","title":"The best burger in #Indianapolis at Working Man's Friend. nOne word-- #iconic.nIf you're in ... more
  • 9 hours KPRC2 hosts Elder Abuse Prevention Month Phone Bank Click2houston
    May is Elder Abuse Prevention Month in Texas and KPRC2 is hosting a phone bank Thursday on elder care. We teamed up with Adult Protective Services to talk about resources available for elder care. Volunteers will answer calls and questions from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and again from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, 2019. THE PHONE BANK NUMBER TO CALL IS 713-778-8920. To report elder abuse you can: Call the 24-Hour Abuse Hotline at 1-800-252-5400 Visit the secure website: www.txabusehotline.org Here are some signs of elder abuse to look for: Indicators of Neglect Hoarding, home ... more
  • 11 hours Daniel Craig to Undergo Surgery After Suffering Injury While Filming ‘Bond 25’ Click2houston -10ment
    Daniel Craig will have to undergo minor surgery after suffering an injury while shooting Bond 25. The film's official Twitter account announced the news on Wednesday, and said the movie's release date won't be affected while Craig recovers. "BOND 25 update: Daniel Craig will be undergoing minor ankle surgery resulting from an injury sustained during filming in Jamaica," the post read. "Production will continue whilst Craig is rehabilitating for two weeks post-surgery. The film remains on track for the same release date in April 2020." BOND 25 update: Daniel Craig will be undergoing minor ankle surgery resulting from an injury ... more
  • 11 hours The heat is on: Houston baking in summerlike temps for Memorial Day weekend Click2houston
    Break out the shorts and water bottles. Weather that is more reminiscent of a Houston summer will dominate the Memorial Day weekend forecast. A massive area of high pressure that is centered over the Gulf of Mexico will slide west, taking over the weather pattern in Southeast Texas for the next several days. Here's a look at how the holiday weekend forecast is shaping up. Thursday and Friday Thursday and Friday will feature partly cloudy skies and breezy conditions. Temperatures will climb to near 90 degrees by the afternoon. Saturday On Saturday, look for a better mix of clouds and ... more
  • 14 hours Heist caught on camera: Thieves make off with $44,000 worth of puppies Click2houston
    The Houston Police Department and Crime Stoppers are asking for help in locating two people who stole $44,000 worth of puppies from a pet store in Huffman. Authorities released surveillance video of the heist, where two hooded individuals can be seen breaking into the business and stealing the pups. In the video, a dark vehicle pulls up to the Pets-R-Us on FM 1960 near Grey Fox Drive on Monday, April 29, at around 3:30 a.m. WATCH: Puppy heist caught on camera "It almost looks like this was a total set up. They knew specifically where to go, what ... more
  • 14 hours Gas station clerk shot in abdomen during robbery in southeast Houston Click2houston
    A gas station clerk is recovering after a robbery turned into a shooting in southeast Houston. Police said an armed man entered the convenience store at a Citgo on the South Loop East near Scott Street around midnight Wednesday. The man confronted the clerk, who tried to defend his store, causing a physical altercation to break out, authorities said. Police said the gunman opened fire, hitting the clerk in the abdomen. The clerk was transported to a hospital where he underwent surgery, authorities said. He is expected to survive. According to HPD Investigator Ken Nealy, the shooter ... more
  • 14 hours ‘BravoCon’ is coming to New York City for fans of all things Bravo Click2houston -10ment
    Money can't buy you class, but it can buy you a ticket to the first-ever BravoCon in New York City. The addicting cable channel Bravo, aka the house that Andy Cohen built, has a strong and loyal fan base of people who tune in week after week for their dose of any "Real Housewives" franchise, "Vanderpump Rules," "Top Chef" or one of the many other reality TV shows that the network produced. The channel announced Wednesday that it will give fans something that many have wanted for years: BravoCon. You asked, @BravoTV answered! See you guys at ... more
  • 14 hours Staying at Disney? What’d you forget? Amazon now offers 1-day shipping to resorts Click2houston
    Packing for a family vacation can be a stressful game of "Did I pack this?" or "What am I forgetting?" No matter how hard we try, it seems impossible to pack everything. It gets even more challenging if you're filling your suitcases for a trip to Walt Disney World. But times are changing, and Amazon wants to make sure you have everything you need for your next getaway. The e-commerce giant is now offering one-day delivery for Prime members staying at "The Most Magical Place on Earth." While the hotel store and concierge carry most ... more
  • 21 hours White Sox turn triple play to beat Astros Click2houston -Sports
    Eloy Jimenez homered twice and the Chicago White Sox turned the first triple play in the majors this season during a 9-4 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night. Charlie Tilson's first career homer was a grand slam in Chicago's six-run sixth inning. A night after managing just one hit in a 5-1 loss, the White Sox got going early in this one, with Jimenez connecting in the second and Jose Abreu adding a solo shot in the fourth to give them a 2-0 lead. The Astros got a homer from Alex Bregman in a three-run fourth to go ... more
  • 22 hours How to protect your home the next time it floods in Houston Click2houston
    The rain and flooding on May 7 caused a rise in Jennifer Coulter's stress level. "It literally all came flooding back. No pun intended," she said. "It has been a hard week emotionally, and I have certainly felt things that I thought I was OK with. And I thought I was over with, and I'm not." The flooding was an unwanted, yet familiar reminder for the Kingwood resident whose home flooded two years ago during Hurricane Harvey. Coulter and her husband own Texas Power Agents and work from home, so they spend a lot of time in their property. It's ... more
  • 22 hours Management forces man to remove Ring doorbell camera from apartment door Click2houston
    A Houston man said he's feeling uneasy and feeling unsafe in his own apartment. Military veteran Derek Gray said the trouble began in the past week after a neighbor complained about the security video doorbell outside his apartment at the Las Palmas apartments. That's near NASA Parkway and Galveston Road near the Johnson Space Center. Gray insists management gave him permission to install the system when he moved in five months ago. "I installed it," Gray said. "I even talked to their maintenance guys and said, 'Hey. Do you mind if I run a power supply line over here to ... more
  • 22 hours Seniors living in three-story apartment complex without working elevators Click2houston
    Residents at a senior living apartment complex said they're worried for their safety because elevators in two buildings have not worked for more than a week. Primrose Del Sol Senior Apartment Living, located at 131 Aldine Bender Road, houses people age 55 and older. Many people who live on the second and third floors have trouble walking, or rely on scooters, walkers and wheelchairs. "We can't run up and down stairs like younger people, this is 55 and up," explained 65-year-old Dennis Dials, who has lived at the complex for six years. "We are paying this kind of money, we ... more
  • 23 hours Spencer Solves It: Better living conditions for man with mental illness Click2houston
    The tragedy of mental illness and not being able to control your own mind takes its toll. It's something 43-year-old Schocka Williams has had for almost 15 years. "He has lost interest in everything that he does. The drawing, the fishing, socializing with family members, he just lost interest in all of it. He became completely isolated," Williams' mother, Alice Williams, said. To make matters worse, Schocka Williams has been living in a one-bedroom apartment in almost unlivable conditions. It's a place with soiled, stained, stinking, burned and moldy carpeting and next to no furniture: nothing but a folding chair, ... more
  • 23 hours Dynamo star, USMNT legend DaMarcus Beasley to retire at end of 2019 Click2houston -Sports
    Just days after announcing it on Twitter, Houston Dynamo defender and U.S. men's national team legend DaMarcus Beasley confirmed at a news conference that 2019 will be his last season. "When you know, you know," the soon-to-be-37-year-old back told reporters. "It wasn't a spur of the moment decision ... I felt that I was ready. I was ready to try something new, to put my effort and time and sweat into something else, and I think after this year I'm 100 percent ready to do that." Beasley, who's played for Houston since 2014, is the only men's player in U.S. ... more
  • 1 day J.J. Watt endorses sixth grader’s energy chips Click2houston -Sports
    A Harold Cryar Intermediate School student received an endorsement of a lifetime for a product few outside of his class knew about prior to Tuesday. It all started with a tweet sent from Paula Trippel, a reading and writing teacher at the Conroe Independent School District school, to Houston Texans star J.J. Watt. Trippel told the defensive end that her sixth grade students created products and had to come up with an advertising technique. Trippel told Watt that one of her students chose him as a celebrity endorsement. {"url":"https://twitter.com/Trippel_Class/status/1130876459554410499","author_name":"Trippel's Class","author_url":"https://twitter.com/Trippel_Class","html":"lt;blockquote class="twitter-tweet"gt;lt;p lang="en" dir="ltr"gt;lt;a href="https://twitter.com/JJWatt?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"gt;@JJWattlt;/agt; my class created products ... more
  • 1 day J.J. Watt endorses sixth grader’s energy chips Click2houston
    A Harold Cryar Intermediate School student received an endorsement of a lifetime for a product few outside of his class knew about prior to Tuesday. It all started with a tweet sent from Paula Trippel, a reading and writing teacher at the Conroe Independent School District school, to Houston Texans star J.J. Watt. Trippel told the defensive end that her sixth grade students created products and had to come up with an advertising technique. Trippel told Watt that one of her students chose him as a celebrity endorsement. {"url":"https://twitter.com/Trippel_Class/status/1130876459554410499","author_name":"Trippel's Class","author_url":"https://twitter.com/Trippel_Class","html":"lt;blockquote class="twitter-tweet"gt;lt;p lang="en" dir="ltr"gt;lt;a href="https://twitter.com/JJWatt?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"gt;@JJWattlt;/agt; my class created products ... more
  • 1 day Driver, passenger charged, police say gun thrown from car during traffic stop Click2houston
    An Assistant District Attorney's refusal to accept charges against a teenager who was caught carrying a gun illegally forced Houston Police Department Officers to charge the teen with littering in order to confiscate the pistol, according to the Houston Police Officers Union. It happened during a routine traffic stop in southeast Houston on Sunday afternoon. Two HPD officers pulled over a car driven by 17-year-old Anthony Gutierrez, with 18-year-old Rosemary Flores riding as his passenger. Police officers said they saw a pistol get thrown out of the passenger window. Gutierrez later admitted that he told Flores to throw the loaded ... more
  • 1 day CHA-CHING! Houston resident wins $1 million on scratch-off lottery ticket Click2houston
    A Houston resident won $1 million on a scratch-off game. It was the top prize for the Texas Lottery's scratch-off game 200X. The winner bought the ticket at I-10 Travel Plaza in Baytown. The winner chose to remain anonymous. It was the third of four top prizes to be claimed in the game. 200X offers more than $134.8 million in total prizes and overall odds of winning any prize in the game are one in 3.44. ... more
  • 1 day HBO executive rules out Arya Stark ‘Game of Thrones’ sequel Click2houston -10ment
    If the series finale of "Game of Thrones" left you unsatisfied, don't hold your breath for a sequel to make it all better. HBO programming president Casey Bloys said in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter that there will absolutely not be a sequel. (HBO is owned by WarnerMedia, CNN's parent company.) "Shows have to come to an end," he said. "This was eight seasons, it's a great epic and shows have to come to a close. It's part of the TV life cycle." The television series, based on the books of George R.R. Martin and adapted by David Benioff ... more
  • 1 day 51 years later: Bill Balleza and longtime friend, Jimmy Carter, recall Vietnam War Click2houston
    KPRC's Bill Balleza sat down with his longtime friend and Marine sniper, Jimmy Carter, at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center. This is Bill's story: Friendships forged in war often endure long after the fighting ends. I moved to Houston 46 years ago, in part, because two of my Marine sniper partners from Vietnam lived here. One of them died at the Houston VA hospital seven years ago from exposure to Agent Orange. The other is there right now. His name is Jimmy Carter, and during this Military-Appreciation Month, I'd like for you to meet him. For ... more
  • 1 day Boy, 12, found safe after being reported missing for two days Click2houston
    Deputies said they found a 12-year-old boy who reported missing since Monday. James Tudmon was found safe Wednesday afternoon. ... more
  • 1 day Rockets’ P.J. Tucker does not make NBA All-Defensive Teams Click2houston -Sports
    The Houston Rockets had one of the top-rated defenses over the second part of the NBA season and that carried over into their 11 postseason games. However, forward P.J. Tucker, who was widely regarded as one of the league's top defenders, was not voted to the NBA's All-Defensive Teams. Tucker finished with 38 total points, including one first-team vote. He finished one point behind the Raptors' Kawhi Leonard for the final second-team spot among forwards. Both of the Rockets' starting guards, James Harden and Chris Paul, also received first-team votes. Harden received two first-team votes, but ... more
  • 1 day River Walk among San Antonio attractions going smoke, tobacco-free: What you need to know Click2houston
    San Antonio's parks and plazas will be smoke- and tobacco-free starting June 1. Most notably, the River Walk is included in the parks and plazas included in the ban. {"author_name":"San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department","author_url":"https://www.facebook.com/SAParksandRec/","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/SAParksandRec/posts/10156853878297550?__xts__[0]=68.ARDbnliS-OEXgwAzE2phxJPQMPhg2Ncx0uzFT3WH_Ex04fFwB4JJQCB2rGaA0Z25Owyu8_LQRNqVbouhMRJkECa1qGxch2nXpLSyS0HyDs9zGs_qTsQWigDw9u3X1o5g3-NnkFGh4CqDt2mqYj17eG6wg6YmGrLwRhj2s5ZBXxrNr0Daqme8JSMy4prWJXXYw7EPqtDzzMkmpp70xXS-FIz3lz4TT6idRoyQa9I-d656o24XF02Mw1FLM9LCndX8h99TFEbsk6zYgw1bCRXZeVLhFbu75U_9k1qdDGfN45pTWxQizZdMSHwX-XMqN9K9q681GDH-PUGlYhPykTIz" data-width="552"gt;lt;blockquote cite="https://www.facebook.com/SAParksandRec/posts/10156853878297550" class="fb-xfbml-parse-ignore"gt;lt;pgt;Beginning June 1st, San Antonio's parks and plazas will be smoke and tobacco free! 🚭nnLets start creating healthy...lt;/pgt;Posted by lt;a href="https://www.facebook.com/SAParksandRec/"gt;San Antonio Parks and Recreation Departmentlt;/agt; on lt;a href="https://www.facebook.com/SAParksandRec/posts/10156853878297550"gt;Monday, May 13, 2019lt;/agt;lt;/blockquotegt;lt;/divgt;","type":"rich","version":"1.0","url":"https://www.facebook.com/SAParksandRec/posts/10156853878297550?__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARDbnliS-OEXgwAzE2phxJPQMPhg2Ncx0uzFT3WH_Ex04fFwB4JJQCB2rGaA0Z25Owyu8_LQRNqVbouhMRJkECa1qGxch2nXpLSyS0HyDs9zGs_qTsQWigDw9u3X1o5g3-NnkFGh4CqDt2mqYj17eG6wg6YmGrLwRhj2s5ZBXxrNr0Daqme8JSMy4prWJXXYw7EPqtDzzMkmpp70xXS-FIz3lz4TT6idRoyQa9I-d656o24XF02Mw1FLM9LCndX8h99TFEbsk6zYgw1bCRXZeVLhFbu75U_9k1qdDGfN45pTWxQizZdMSHwX-XMqN9K9q681GDH-PUGlYhPykTIz","width":552} Smoking and all other forms of tobacco will be prohibited in the following areas, KSAT reports: All San Antonio ... more
  • 1 day What is the ‘Apollo at the Park’ and why is it coming to Minute Maid Park? Click2houston
    The Houston Astros and Minute Maid Park will be one of several Major League Baseball stadiums to host the 'Apollo at the Park' program showcasing the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum will present the program, which will feature full-size statues of Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 spacesuit. "'Apollo at the Park' will celebrate the energy Americans felt when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon," said Ellen Stofan, director of the museum. "Baseball ballparks are the perfect venues for new generations to learn more about that summer night July ... more
  • 1 day Marking start of summer: Typhoon Texas opens Memorial Day Weekend Click2houston -10ment
    Memorial Day weekend has marked the start of summer for many families in recent memory. To ring in the change of season (although it already feels like summer here in Texas), Typhoon Texas will kick off its 2019 season this Memorial Day weekend, beginning Friday. The park offers family raft rides, tube slides, free-fall body slides, a children's Gully Washer and more, according to a news release from the water park. Attendants will hear live music by country artist Cooper Wade on Friday, and more live music on Saturday for the opening weekend. Live music for both days begins ... more
  • 1 day Marking start of summer: Typhoon Texas opens Memorial Day Weekend Click2houston
    Memorial Day weekend has marked the start of summer for many families in recent memory. To ring in the change of season (although it already feels like summer here in Texas), Typhoon Texas will kick off its 2019 season this Memorial Day weekend, beginning Friday. The park offers family raft rides, tube slides, free-fall body slides, a children's Gully Washer and more, according to a news release from the water park. Attendants will hear live music by country artist Cooper Wade on Friday, and more live music on Saturday for the opening weekend. Live music for both days begins ... more
  • 1 day A peek inside the M-K-T Heights development plan Click2houston -10ment
    A closer look at M-K-T, a development in The Heights, was unveiled with new renderings by its developers on Tuesday. The building is located near The Heights bike trail, along North Shephard Drive and West 6th Street. Along with the renderings, the site's developers, Triten Real Estate Partners and Random Capital, announced the first round of tenants to sign leases there: Mendocino Farms and Honeychild's Sweet Creams -- along with a "national lifestyle-oriented concept" that will feature "simple, seasonal healthy salad and grain bowls made from scratch using produce delivered that day." The press release does not disclose ... more
  • 1 day ‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 clip teases a hot summer Click2houston -10ment
    If you're craving the new season of " Stranger Things, " this should help ease the wait. Netflix dropped a clip from the upcoming third season, which premieres July 4 -- and the clip will have you wishing it was summer. The teaser features several of the local housewives who can't help but stare at Billy with his washboard abs. Back in March, Netflix dropped a nearly three-minute trailer with an overwhelming amount of references to 1985, the year in which the season is set. Mike, played by Finn Wolfhard , and Eleven, played by Millie Bobbie Brown, ... more
  • 1 day Alabama won’t air ‘Arthur’ gay marriage episode Click2houston -10ment
    Alabama Public Television says it won't air an episode of the children's show "Arthur" that featured a same-sex marriage. "Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone" aired as the premiere for the show's 22nd season on May 13. But not in Alabama. Programming director Mike McKenzie says Alabama Public Television has no plans to broadcast the episode. The storyline about Mr. Ratburn's marriage conveys a positive message, he said. But while many parents will find it appropriate, many others will disagree, he said -- "either because their children are too young, or because of their beliefs." "Our broadcast would take away ... more
  • 1 day These are 10 kid-friendly day trips, weekend road trips you need to experience Texas Click2houston
    Summer is just days away, and those airline tickets aren't getting any cheaper after Memorial Day. But this is Texas. Surely you haven't seen everything the state has to offer. We present to you 10 kid-friendly day trips or weekend road trips that won't break the bank. Head east on I10 to check out Gator Country in Beaumont. It is one of the largest alligator adventure parks and sanctuaries in Texas with more than 450 American alligators, crocodiles and other reptiles. While you're out east, stop by the Shangrila Botanical Gardens & Nature Center in Orange. Entry to ... more
  • 2 days Man used multiple knives to fatally stab woman over 13 times, prosecutors say Click2houston
    The man accused of fatally stabbing a 75-year-old woman appeared in court overnight, where prosecutors presented new details in the case. Marco Cobos, 19, was charged with capital murder after police said he forced his way into Etta Nugent's home Sunday and stabbed her multiple times when she said she couldn't help him with his broken-down truck. Authorities said Cobos had been sleeping in a stolen Ford F-150 parked in front of Nugent's house for at least two days. Police said Cobos confessed to the crime and appeared in court overnight, where prosecutors released more details about the ... more
  • 2 days Story changes after homeowner shoots person outside his home, police say Click2houston
    One person is dead after police say a homeowner opened fire on someone he believed was a threat. Initially, police had reported that four people had been trying to break into a homeowner's vehicle so the homeowner opened fire, killing one of them. After further investigation, police said the group of teens did not appear to be trying to break into the vehicle. Police said the residents of the home heard shots outside and thought their home was being shot at, so the father came outside to investigate. He saw one of the teens in front of ... more
  • 2 days Strip club altercation ends with two hit in drive-by shooting, police say Click2houston
    Two people were shot after an altercation that started at a strip club ended in a drive-by shooting, police said. The incident happened around 2:45 a.m. Wednesday on the intersection of Beechnut Street and the Southwest Freeway. Officers said a few patrons got into some sort of altercation at a strip club near the Southwest Freeway before leaving the business. The two groups started driving down the freeway when one of the groups opened fire on the other, police said. Both people in a silver Mustang were hit in the head, one was shot twice and the ... more
  • 2 days Verlander has season-best 12 Ks in 5-1 win over White Sox Click2houston -Sports
    Justin Verlander took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and struck out a season-high 12 to lead the Houston Astros to a 5-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. Verlander (8-1) was in control from the first pitch, allowing one hit and walking one in eight innings for his fourth straight win and the seventh in eight starts. The only hit off him came when Jose Abreu sent the first pitch of his at-bat just over the wall and out of reach of a leaping Jake Marisnick in straightaway center field with one out in the seventh ... more
  • 2 days Today’s Vision medical records found in Tomball dumpster Click2houston
    Tomball police are investigating how thousands of pages of Today's Vision medical records ended up in a dumpster behind a strip mall. More than 20 boxes of records from 1997-2013 were found and they include Social Security numbers, bank and insurance statements, names, phone numbers, addresses and other information for Today's Vision patients and employees. "We try to protect ourselves," said Debbie McCartney, whose records were among those tossed. "I mean, somebody needs to be held accountable for it." KPRC learned about the records thanks to a tip and visited the nearest Today's Vision in Pinehurst, several miles away. Their ... more
  • 2 days Owner has generous offer for thief caught on camera stealing tip jar Click2houston
    Surveillance video captured the moment a suspected thief took a tip jar from a small business. The owner doesn't want to punish him but does want to help him get a job. Tina Nguyen owns The Bep, located at 8300 West Sam Houston Parkway South. It's a bubble tea, smoothie and snack shop. She said Monday around 7 p.m., around their busy time, a man walked into the store and looked like he was going to order a drink off the menu. "He was here browsing around the store look at our menu and looking at the staff making the ... more
  • 2 days New wave tattoo trend brings sound to ink Click2houston
    Tattoos: Artistic expressions, bold statements and oftentimes conversation starters. But in a growing trend, tattoos are the source of the conversation. Rafael Sermeno was one of the first people in the Houston area to get what's known as a soundwave tattoo. A company called Skin Motion will convert your selected audio into a stencil of a soundwave, and then tattoo that onto your person. You can then use an app to access the audio anytime. Sermeno has two very important voices memorialized in his tattoo. First, his beloved dog Illidan who died last year at the age of 11. The ... more
  • 2 days Deshaun Watson optimistic as Texans open OTAs Click2houston
    With a successful rookie minicamp in the books, the Texans opened organized team activities on Tuesday with most of the team participating. A few big names were not in attendance: DeAndre Hopkins, Jadeveon Clowney and J.J. Watt. head coach Bill O'Brien assured the media that there is nothing to worry about, they are just training on their own and will join the team at some point before training camp. However, the most important star was in attendance, quarterback Deshaun Watson, who led the offense through drills. Going into his third season in the NFL, Watson is extremely optimistic about what ... more
  • 2 days Deshaun Watson optimistic as Texans open OTAs Click2houston -Sports
    With a successful rookie minicamp in the books, the Texans opened organized team activities on Tuesday with most of the team participating. A few big names were not in attendance: DeAndre Hopkins, Jadeveon Clowney and J.J. Watt. head coach Bill O'Brien assured the media that there is nothing to worry about, they are just training on their own and will join the team at some point before training camp. However, the most important star was in attendance, quarterback Deshaun Watson, who led the offense through drills. Going into his third season in the NFL, Watson is extremely optimistic about what ... more
  • 2 days Man claims concrete road debris from work zone shattered his windshield Click2houston
    A driver said his windshield was shattered by a piece of concrete while driving through a work zone in Galveston County. Christopher Sanchez said he's used to the traffic and has to navigate construction zones on his way to work. He said last week on his way to work, he had to dodge a piece of concrete on I-45 between 517 and 646. "I was heading down the road and I saw the car in front of me kind of swerve. I saw there was something underneath the car that kicked up," Sanchez said. He said a chunk of concrete ... more
  • 2 days Trae tha Truth steps up to help pay for graduating seniors’ cap and gowns Click2houston
    A Houston rapper and philanthropist is helping to ensure Houston area graduating high school students can walk across the stage. On Tuesday, Trae tha Truth and his Relief Gang organization paid the school debt of several students so that they could receive their caps and gowns for graduation. The recording artist surprised 13 students at Booker T. Washington High School in northwest Houston. Each of those students was struggling to come up with the $65 to pay for their student dues, which includes their caps and gowns. "It doesn't matter if it was one or two, or if it's 2,000," ... more
  • 2 days This is how county officials say they’ll stop next year’s Jeep Weekend from getting out of control Click2houston
    An event-filled, hectic weekend on the Bolivar Peninsula has left many residents disgruntled and with unanswered questions. On Tuesday, we answered some of those pressing issues by speaking with law enforcement officials. What happened this year A historic event: The unofficially planned "Go Topless" Jeep Weekend has been a decadeslong tradition on the Peninsula, according to Galveston County officials. They weren't prepared for the crowds: "It's always a large weekend and always a large crowd, but we kind of all got caught off guard this year with the mass of people that showed up," said Galveston County Precinct 1 Commissioner ... more
  • 2 days Dog attacked at pet boarding facility, family says Click2houston
    The family of a beloved pet said the dog was left with gaping gashes after staying at a local boarding facility. The pet owner said they decided to try out Fetch Pet Resort in Humble because it had good reviews online. They said they instructed the staff to keep their poodle separate from other dogs, but they claim that didn't happen and their dog was injured. Six-year-old Baron isn't just man's best friend, he's part of the family. "We raised him like he was our own child," owner Larry Dean said. Dean and his wife had to go out of ... more
  • 2 days Battle brewing over proposed high-rise in Tanglewood Click2houston
    In Tanglewood, a bucolic hamlet just a stone's throw from the Galleria's bustle, a battle is brewing: one between the Tanglewood Homes Association and WMJK -- an entity of the Tanglewood Corporation -- the group that developed the neighborhood. A lawsuit filed last week spells out the spat. What the lawsuit says Tanglewood Homes Association, or the HOA, has filed suit against WMJK over potential plans to do what neighbors said the Tanglewood community does not want: a 20-floor residential high-rise in place of the Tanglewood Corporation's house-like office space at the subdivision's entrance. The space in question is at ... more
  • 2 days Camp bill awaiting Texas Senate vote Click2houston
    House Bill 4372 is the result of a mother who has spent years fighting for greater oversight of Texas youth camps. Her battle began in 2009 when her then-11-year-old son was abused by a camp counselor, Matthew Bovee, at Camp La Junta near Kerrville. Bovee pleaded guilty to injury to a child and is currently in prison. Channel 2 Investigates covered this story in detail last year. Read the bill here. "I am very happy about this bill, this bill is so important to me," the mother said. KPRC agreed to shield this woman's identity to protect her son's identity. ... more
  • 2 days Musical to feature Houston-based ZZ Top: This is what ‘Sharp Dressed Man’ is all about Click2houston -10ment
    Houston-based band ZZ Top, comprised of vocalist/guitarist Billy Gibbons, vocalist/bassist Dusty Hill and drummer Frank Beard, is the subject of a rock musical coming to Las Vegas in 2020. Billboard reports the show will be called "Sharp Dressed Man," and, as described in a press release, will be an "outrageous, bawdy musical romp about a Lone Star auto mechanic who becomes a modern-day Robin Hood, stealing hearts -- and car parts -- with the help of his merry band of beer drinkers and hell raisers." The show will be executive produced by the band and will highlight the group's major ... more
  • 2 days How to get tickets for Space Center Houston’s Apollo 11 50th anniversary celebration Click2houston
    The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing is July 20. In honor of the landing and Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon, Space Center Houston is putting on a galaxy-sized celebration from July 16 to July 24. Tickets go on sale Friday at noon. Buy tickets here and click here for more information. Apollo 11 lifted off July 16, 1969, and the mission ended when the astronauts safely splashed down back on Earth on July 24, 1969. What to expect at the celebration Apollo legends will be on hand, the restored Apollo Mission Control Center will ... more
  • 2 days Beat the bugs: These are our favorite ways to kill mosquitoes at every price point Click2houston
    Mosquitoes are a constant concern in southeast Texas, but there are ways to combat them at every price point, from free methods to those that can run into the hundreds of dollars. Here are some of the ways we love to fight the bugs in our backyards...and front yards...and sometimes, well, frequently everywhere. Insect repellent: Plenty of insect repellents are out there, but the most effective repellents are those that contain DEET, picaridin or oil of eucalyptus. Check out this Good Housekeeping-approved insect repellent. This 20% Deet formula is $6.99 at Amazon. The Environmental Protection Agency has created an ... more
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