Bill Spencer, KPRC 2 Houston

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KPRC 2 Houston

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Past articles by Bill:

Houston expecting thousands of refugees from Ukraine

Houston is one of the top cities in the United States when it comes to bringing refugees from other countries here. Now, Interfaith Ministries For Greater Houston is already planning to welcome these people here and provide them with the help they will need to build a new life here in this country. → Read More

HPD Chief Acevedo voices concerns after two officer-involved shootings reported 45 minutes apart

Ambulances called to the scenes of two different, officer-involved shootings, within 45 minutes of each other Thursday night. → Read More

A new way to fight COVID-19 in Texas: positive-only nursing homes

Nursing homes have been hot spots for COVID-19, not just in Texas, but across the country. Nearly half of all COVID-19 deaths in Texas have been in nursing homes and senior living facilities. So the race to protect some of the most vulnerable people is ramping up. → Read More

Waiting for your stimulus check? Here are a few things that might help you get it faster

It’s been just over two months since the government started sending out stimulus checks to aid Americans through the financial rigors of the coronavirus pandemic. The money, up to $1,200 dollars a person, was much-needed by those hardest hit by the pandemic. But there are qualified people still waiting for their stimulus money. → Read More

Massive food distribution event at NRG park Monday shows Houstonians are still struggling

A massive food distribution event by the Houston Independent School District and the Houston Food Bank was originally supposed to take place Saturday at NRG Park. But, severe weather threw a wrench in those plans and families in need were left waiting to collect food. → Read More

Spencer Solves It: Help available for those having trouble paying the bills

Whether you live in the city, the suburbs, or a more rural part of Texas, the coronavirus pandemic is putting a financial strain on everyone, especially when it comes to paying your bills. → Read More

Kroger partners with local counties to provide free coronavirus testing

With many organizations and companies working to help the community through the coronavirus crisis, Kroger has stepped up to help get Houstonians help in a very important area — access to testing. → Read More

Looking for a job? Here’s where you can find nearly a half-million jobs in Texas

U.S. Navy veteran Charles Cummings of Seabrook is scouring job websites every day hoping he’ll find a job. The 49-year old has been out of work for eight weeks now. → Read More

After weeks of trying, Houston man files for unemployment within an hour after help from state rep

Stephen Evans is spending a lot of time at home lately. → Read More

Houston-area small music venues desperate to stay afloat even as other businesses reopen

Small concert venues all across the country have struggled immeasurably since the coronavirus crisis. → Read More

Many are still struggling to get unemployment assistance during COVID-19 pandemic

Kay Edwards-Montgomery leaves her Richmond home and nervously walks to the mailbox to check what’s there. For more than a month, Kay has made this trip hoping to find her unemployment check in the mail. → Read More

How to avoid scams while applying for a small business loan

While business owners may be focused on getting a loan, scammers may be focused on duping them — hoping to trick you into giving them sensitive business information, like your bank account numbers, employees’ Social Security numbers, and even your money. → Read More

Takeout Shoutout: Ambrosia in Montrose

Ambrosia is a Pan-Asian tapas restaurant that specializes in delicious and innovative, smaller dishes that are meant to be shared amongst everyone in your family or group of friends. → Read More

Takeout Shoutout: Brandani’s Restaurant and Wine Bar offers up delectable American, Italian cuisine

Brandani’s Restaurant and Wine Bar is an intimate and beautiful, family-owned American and Italian restaurant that serves premium wines and home-cooked family classics. → Read More

Houston-area realtors use new technology to sell homes during COVID-19 pandemic

The “For Sale” sign out front, an open house, and the real estate agent showing the property...all key parts of the home buying process for decades. But times are changing, thanks to COVID-19 and so are realtors’ approaches to selling. → Read More

Takeout Shoutout: Bellissimo Ristorante in The Heights

Bellissimo is a small family-owned Italian restaurant serving made-to-order pizzas and pasta with a Mexican flair. → Read More

Takeout Shoutout: Hughie’s Tavern & Vietnamese Grill in The Heights

Hughie’s is a fresh, vibrant, and family-owned Vietnamese and American fusion restaurant. → Read More

Takeout Shoutout: Cavatore Italian Restaurant in The Heights

Cavatore is an Italian restaurant, specializing in Northern Italian cuisine. → Read More

Takeout Shoutout: Burger Palace uses high-quality ingredients to make scrumptious burgers

Located in the Galleria area, the Burger Palace is a real Mom and Pop restaurant, run by a Mei Tamminen and her husband. → Read More

With Paycheck Protection Program money wiped out, small business owners battle for loans

Small businesses across Houston are struggling, and Channel 2 Investigates has learned a federal program designed to infuse them with some much needed cash, dried up fast. Who got that money? How might Houston's small businesses finally get their piece of the pie? → Read More