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HPD: Missing babysitter, 2 children found safe

click2houston.com — Houston police are searching for two children who were last seen with their babysitter in west Houston.The children, Auraya Sheperd, 2, and her brother, Trae Israel, 7, were with their babysitter, Laura Ross, 47. When the parents of the children returned home about 2 a.m., Ross and the kids were not there.

JJ Watt shares 7-year-old fan's letter, signed jersey on Twitter

click2houston.com — No. 99 flies around the field wreaking havoc on opposing offenses and defenses alike, undoubtedly becoming one of the greatest, most-feared football players of our time. But not that No. 99 for our Houston Texans. We're talking about a smaller version of 99 given the nickname "J.J."
Dec 17, 2014

RT @KPRCLocal2: Sports update: JJ Watt shares 7-year-old fan's letter, signed jersey on Twitter bit.ly/1J632t7 #KPRC #Local2Sports

Local 2 viewer's money refunded after defective gift cards purchased

click2houston.com — A man said he went to a grocery store to buy gift cards, only to come home and not be able to use them. Jason Danvir went to Kroger on West 43rd Street Monday to buy three $100 Amazon gift cards. But when he got home, there was a problem.
Dec 17, 2014

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Case Keenum talks about rejoining Texans

click2houston.com — While celebrities may often seem to have the perfect lives, no amount of fame or fortune can shelter stars from tragedy. Here are some celebrities who have overcome personal tragedies in their lives.

Report: Manhunt underway after suspect shoots Waco TV station employee

click2houston.com — While celebrities may often seem to have the perfect lives, no amount of fame or fortune can shelter stars from tragedy. Here are some celebrities who have overcome personal tragedies in their lives.

Houston Astrodome's restoration bath underway

click2houston.com — The Astrodome is getting an expensive bath in hopes of restoring the iconic stadium. The process began Wednesday after it was delayed by weather earlier this month. On Friday, the Urban Land Institute will release preliminary recommendations following its recent study of the Dome.
Dec 17, 2014

#8thwonder RT @KPRCLocal2: LIVE: #Astrodome is getting an expensive bath in hopes of restoring the iconic stadium bit.ly/1yZ8d5T

Driver arrested after high-speed chase in north Harris County

click2houston.com — It may seem as though 1994 was just yesterday, but songs released that year turned 20 years old this past year. Check out some songs you won't believe are now two decades old.
Dec 16, 2014

RT @KPRCLocal2: #BREAKING UPDATE Police chase suspect arrested. We'll have more coming up on Local2News at 4p bit.ly/1yWAycW pic.twitter.com/eR4oZsU9d9

Hobby Airport finishes road construction days early; Upper level reopens

click2houston.com — The passenger drop-off area on the upper ramp at Hobby Airport has reopened after roadway construction finished ahead of schedule. The upper ramp was shut down Monday afternoon and was anticipated to remain closed until Thursday, however Houston Airport System officials said the area was expected to reopen at 3 p.m.
Dec 16, 2014

RT @KPRCLocal2: Passenger drop-off area at Hobby Airport reopens ahead of schedule bit.ly/135R9m7 #HouNews #KPRC

Sex offender Santa Claus detained in Baytown

click2houston.com — BAYTOWN, Texas - Police were called to a Baytown fast food restaurant after a registered sex offender was found playing the role of Santa Claus inside. "We received an anonymous call that morning that this person was a registered sex offender, and that he was playing the role of Santa and had children in his lap for photographs," said Eric Freed with the Baytown Police Department.
Dec 16, 2014

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Proactive police work helps nab 'juggers'

click2houston.com — Prowling bank parking lots and watching for telltale signs of a criminal has helped Houston police nab dozens of so-called juggers over the past year. The crime happens when a person withdraws money from a bank, is followed and then robbed. "I had no clue," said Peter Ghosh.

Report: Case Keenum returning to Texans

click2houston.com — The Houston Texans are bringing back Case Keenum after losing a quarterback during Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts, according to ESPN.com. The team is signing Keenum off the St. Louis Rams practice squad to add depth at the position, a league source ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter.
Dec 15, 2014

RT @KPRCLocal2: QB Case Keenum returning to Texans after Fitzpatrick, Savage injuries bit.ly/1ITSI7t #HouNews #KPRC

Dec 15, 2014

RT @KPRCLocal2: Sports update: QB Case Keenum returning to Texans after Fitzpatrick, Savage injuries bit.ly/1ITSI7t #KPRC #Local2Sports

Dec 15, 2014

RT @SocialInHouston: Report: Case Keenum returning to Texans: With Ryan Fitzpatrick out for the season with a broken tibia and the ... bit.ly/1wa9z0D

Dec 15, 2014

With 8 sacks yesterday from @Ravens D - He better pray "@KPRCLocal2: Case Keenum returning to Texans bit.ly/1uNOftp #HouNews #KPRC

PD: Woman accidentally shot by father in La Porte

click2houston.com — Fire up that Ferrari Testarossa and break out the pastel-colored clothing: Don Johnson, the star of the quintessential '80s cop show "Miami Vice" turns 65 on Dec. 15. Join us for a look at where he and the rest of the show's stars are now.

Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church breaks ground on new sanctuary

click2houston.com — Fire up that Ferrari Testarossa and break out the pastel-colored clothing: Don Johnson, the star of the quintessential '80s cop show "Miami Vice" turns 65 on Dec. 15. Join us for a look at where he and the rest of the show's stars are now.
Dec 15, 2014

RT @KPRCLocal2: Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church breaks ground on new sanctuary bit.ly/13rmK2f #HouNews #KPRC

Chief of police apologizes after officer uses Taser 76-year-old man

click2houston.com — VICTORIA, Texas - At 76-years-old, Pete Vasquez of Victoria stands just 5-foot-5 and weighs 145 pounds. Now, Vasquez, a father of five and grandfather to 20 children, is at the center of a police dash cam video that is causing outrage. The video shows officer Nathanial Robinson of the Victoria Police Department arresting Vasquez last Thursday morning.