Most talked about KPRC Local 2 Houston stories

Prices up but so is demand for beef

click2houston.com — LUBBOCK, Texas - Agricultural experts say high beef prices are here to stay for a while as recent drought conditions in Texas and around the country have reduced the nation's cattle supply to its lowest numbers in more than 50 years. The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reports choice beef retail prices averaged about $6.31 per pound in December.

Lock of Lincoln's hair among items auctioned in Dallas

click2houston.com — A collection of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia that includes a lock of the slain president's hair has been sold for more than $800,000 at auction in Dallas. Dallas-based Heritage Auctions says the Donald P. Dow collection brought top bids totaling $803,889. Heritage spokesman Eric Bradley says that's double expectations.

Dog returns after vanishing from Texas, appearing in Indiana

click2houston.com — GALVESTON, Texas - A dog that vanished from his Galveston yard last year has been returned home after turning up in a central Indiana city some 1,100 miles away. Sixty-nine-year-old JoeAnn Navarro of Galveston says her two pit bulls apparently were stolen from her backyard in May.

2 dead after crashing into 18-wheeler near East Beltway

Rosenberg PD releases sketch of aggravated robbery suspect

click2houston.com — The Rosenberg Department has released the sketch of a person wanted in the aggravated robbery of a man on Jan. 17. The robbery happened at 3101 Place Apartments on Vista Drive around 6:34 p.m. According to police, a man was removing his daughter out of his vehicle when he was approached by a white male wearing a black ski mask.
Jan 23, 2015

Have you seen this man? Story out of Texas: Police release sketch of man wanted in a robbery: bit.ly/1yEYWE6 pic.twitter.com/hfyP6ICw09

Jan 23, 2015

Rosenberg PD releases sketch of aggravated robbery suspect. Check out the sketch. click2houston.com/news/rosenberg…

Former HPD officers indicted in ticket scandal

click2houston.com — Three former Houston police officers were indicted on felony charges Friday by a Harris County grand jury. The charges stem from an investigation into allegations the officers were falsifying traffic tickets in a bid to gain overtime pay.
Jan 23, 2015

Three former HPD officers indicted in ticket writing scandal. tinyurl.com/n226z3g

Super Bowl XLIX commercials

click2houston.com — Some companies have already released commercials that are set to run during Super Bowl XLIX. The hype will continue to build leading up to the game which is airing on KPRC2 on Sunday, Feb. 1. We have embedded the videos below so you can watch the commercials and we will be adding more as they are released.

Cutting down on credit card offers

click2houston.com — KEEP YOU IN THE KNOW. RIGHT NOW WE'RE BACK TO YOU. THANK YOU, JENNIFER. AMERICAN EXPRESS, MASTER CARD, VISA, THEY ALL WANT YOU TO BE THEIR CUSTOMER. THEY DO, AND WHILE YOU MAY BE FLATTERED BY THOSE PREAPPROVED CREDIT CARD AFRS OFFERS YOU GET IN THE MAIL, THEY ARE GOLD FOR IDENTITY THIEVES LOOKING TO OPEN CARDS IN YOUR NAME.

Proposal would transform Ellington Field into futuristic spaceport

click2houston.com — Jan. 22, 2015: A new page in exploration for the Space City is on the horizon that would see nearly 100 year old Ellington Field transformed into a futuristic spaceport. It's a site that could one day support space tourism and eventually suborbital commercial flights that would cut international travel time by more than half.
Jan 23, 2015

In case you missed it... Houston Airport System looking to bring spaceport to @jrbhouston. My story from @KPRCLocal2: tinyurl.com/m9l5qc7

Woman driving truck runs off road, lands in White Oak Bayou

Jan 23, 2015

RT @KPRCLocal2: VIDEO Rescuers pull woman to safety after truck crashes into bayou. @KPRCJoel w/more at 4pm bit.ly/1CmUgUu pic.twitter.com/Gv2AS61dvw

Behind the scenes: Ruben and Texans Cheerleaders Promo

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Driver arrested after crashing SUV into home

click2houston.com — A Houston man said he thanked God that he and his family weren't hurt when a driver slammed into their home Friday morning. "I was home in the back room, asleep, and heard a big crash," said Randolph West, who lives just off of Yale Street near West 38th Street.
Jan 23, 2015

RT @KPRCLocal2: This is definitely not the wake-up call anyone would want. Driver crashes SUV into home bit.ly/1t5ToBR pic.twitter.com/1CN3WTbluC

Former and current Texans selected for Sunday's Pro Bowl

click2houston.com — Mario Williams will play with the Texans again, in a manner of speaking. The former Texans defensive end was selected by "Team Carter" for this Sunday's Pro Bowl. One of the captains on Team Carter is Texans star J.J. Watt. Watt's team also selected former Texans linebacker Connor Barwin and current Texans left tackle Duane Brown.
Jan 23, 2015

RT @KPRCLocal2: Sports update: Former and current Texans selected for Sunday's Pro Bowl bit.ly/1y6btv6 #KPRC #Local2Sports