Kevin Reece, KHOU

Kevin Reece

KHOU

Dallas, TX, United States

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Recent:
  • KHOU
Past:
  • KTVB.COM
  • 12NewsNow
  • NBC Charlotte
  • ksdk.com
  • KARE 11
  • WKYC Channel 3 News
  • USA TODAY
  • Detroit Free Press

Recent articles by Kevin:

Twin sister of postal worker killed in Odessa mass shooting: 'I wish this was just a dream'

Mary Granados was on the phone with her twin sister when she was killed. → Read More

Family secrets, DNA, and finding dad – twice

Jackie Cato searched for her father on her 18th birthday. Years later, her search began again after her daughter gifted her an ancestry DNA test. → Read More

This Austin company memorializes loved people — by creating diamonds from their ashes

"We say that our mission as a company is to eternalize remarkable people," Eterneva co-founder Adelle Archer said. → Read More

Their lives were turned upside down because of a DNA test. Family secrets can't stay secret forever

One woman thought she was alone in finding out through a DNA test that her 'father' wasn't her real father. Turns out, it's more common than you think. → Read More

True grit: Texas teen goes from 'mangled' mess to grand champion at Houston Livestock Show

Jaylin Smith is a tough country girl who wasn't about to let a terrible ATV accident -- or the nine surgeries that followed -- stop her from competing at the Houston Rodeo. → Read More

Dallas Morning News employees react to sudden layoffs

"We didn't have any idea that 43 people were going to be let go today." → Read More

A well-traveled Christmas card and an enduring friendship

On this Christmas Day, families like yours, and ours, celebrate long-standing holiday traditions. But few are like the one we found an hour south of Dallas in Hill County. That's where a single Christmas card is racking up some serious mileage — a couple dozen years and counting. → Read More

Texas football star still holds out hope for miracle after horrible accident

Nine years after his life changed in a split second, the family of a former North Texas football star is hoping there is still a miracle, or at the very least a helping hand, who can help him get some of his promising life back. → Read More

Texas politicians denounce 'terrorist' who sent suspicious packages to democrats, CNN

"Violence is never OK," Sen. Ted Cruz said. "On its face, those appear to be terrorist acts. I hope that the terrorist who sent them is caught is caught and prosecuted and put away in jail for a long, long time." → Read More

100-year-old State Fair employee plans to be back next year too

On yet another rainy day at the State Fair of Texas, you will find one voice all this October rain can't drown out. → Read More

Hundreds of crosses to remember dumped dogs; problem still plagues Dowdy Ferry Road

The volunteers have counted every dog carcass they've found since 2015. → Read More

Severely abused dog in Texas: 'Who could do this to such a sweet and kind dog?'

A severely injured Golden Retriever is the latest to get life-saving surgery at the Humane Society of North Texas. → Read More

Judge orders Tonya Couch to remain in jail

A judge denied the motion to reinstate Tonya Couch's bond despite her attorney's attempt to prove a failed drug test illegitimate. → Read More

Bleed for Reed: Boy's cancer battle leads to help for others

Reed's survival took extensive surgery, months of treatment, and an untold number of people who donated the blood and platelets and plasma to get him through. → Read More

Social media post of school safety plan concerns parents of children with special needs

A social media post is causing concern among parents of children with special needs who are worried the Office of Governor Abbott considered recommending that special needs students be evacuated last in the event of a school emergency. → Read More

Toddler racks up miles as world traveler

By the time Oliver hit his first birthday, he'd had already been on 50 flights. → Read More

He didn't leave a note. He didn't tell anyone why. He was 11.

Carson Dyke took his own life, at the tender young age of 11. He didn't leave a note. He didn't tell anyone why. → Read More

He didn't leave a note. He didn't tell anyone why. He was 11.

Carson Dyke took his own life, at the tender young age of 11. He didn't leave a note. He didn't tell anyone why. → Read More

He didn't leave a note. He didn't tell anyone why. He was 11.

Carson Dyke took his own life, at the tender young age of 11. He didn't leave a note. He didn't tell anyone why. → Read More

For those who've lost people in combat, 'every day is Memorial Day for them'

When Glen Dare marches again this Memorial Day, 24 hours overnight for Carry the Load, five names on his 80-pound pack will go with him. → Read More