35 min ago

BREAKING:

BREAKING:

    Mistrial declared in Houston diner choking case
    Jurors Saturday deadlocked while deliberating the guilt of Terry Thompson, resulting in state District Judge Kelli Johnson declaring a mistrial after more than 26 hours of deliberations over three days. Because the jury could not decide, the prosecution will have to determine if and when they will re-try Thompson.
    https://m.chron.com

41 min ago

With her new baby boy finally here, the actre...

With her new baby boy finally here, the actress must be eager to sell the beautiful European-style estate.

    Texas native Eva Longoria slashes $3 million off Hollywood Hills mansion
    Texas native and new mom, Eva Longoria has drastically reduced the price of her Hollywood Hills hideaway months after listing the luxe, 2.75-acre property.
    https://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

Do you think what WikiLeaks did was ethical o...

Do you think what WikiLeaks did was ethical or right?

    WikiLeaks publishes identities and information about ICE employees amid intensifying anger
    WikiLeaks on Thursday published a database identifying more than 9,000 supposed current and former U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement employees, saying it is important for "increasing accountability." The database contains the employees' publicly available personal information and job history scraped from LinkedIn, including deportation officers, IT workers, human resource interns and legal assistants, among others.
    https://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

The notoriously hard-to-get-into Texas hotel ...

The notoriously hard-to-get-into Texas hotel renovated more than 35 rooms along with the exterior.

    Famous Indian Lodge at Davis Mountains State Park renovated and open for reservations
    Published 1:03 pm, Wednesday, June 20, 2018 The notoriously hard-to-get-into Indian Lodge at Davis Mountains State Park is officially accepting reservations after finally completing months of expensive renovations.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

This may or may not be good for bargain hunte...

This may or may not be good for bargain hunters.

    You don't need a membership to shop at Costco online - but there's a catch
    You don't need to be a Costco member to shop online. However, there's a catch - non-members have to pay a 5% surcharge on most online items, and some Costco online prices are up to 20% higher than the prices offered in-store. There are other ways to shop at Costco without being a member.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

Pack up the family, it's road trip time.

Pack up the family, it's road trip time.

    Two Texas cities named among the most affordable U.S. travel destinations
    Published 4:07 pm, Thursday, June 21, 2018 Personal finance company, SmartAsset released a list for the most affordable travel destinations in the U.S., and two Texas cities made the cut.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

“We are not going to allow a shortage to mate...

“We are not going to allow a shortage to materialize to the point where markets will be squeezed and consumers will be hurt"

    OPEC, after bolstering prices, considers ramping up oil production
    VIENNA - Major oil-producing countries agreed Friday to jointly raise exports, a decision that has driven considerable division among them but could temper criticism from President Donald Trump. Officials from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, as well as other major producers like Russia, were set to increase their total output by around 1 percent of the global oil supply.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

"Don't bother reporting them just use a firin...

"Don't bother reporting them just use a firing squad."

    Texas Tech University condemns 'Frat Chat' which mentioned shooting immigrants for 'sport'
    Published 2:27 pm, Friday, June 22, 2018 Texas Tech University has issued a statement condemning a "Frat Chat" filled with racist comments after the conversation, which included suggestions to shoot immigrants for "sport," was made public Thursday.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

All the new movies and shows you can watch ne...

All the new movies and shows you can watch next month.

    New on Netflix, HBO, Amazon and Hulu July 2018
    https://www.beaumontenterprise.com/entertainment/article/New-on-Netflix-HBO-Amazon-and-Hulu-July-2018-13014930.php
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

What do you think about this?

What do you think about this?

    Sanders says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant
    WASHINGTON (AP) - White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Saturday she was booted from a Virginia restaurant because she works for President Donald Trump, becoming the latest administration official to experience a brusque reception in a public setting.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

Congratulations to the happy family!

Congratulations to the happy family!

    HGTV's Joanna & Chip Gaines welcome 5th child
    WACO, Texas (AP) - HGTV's Joanna and Chip Gaines have welcomed their fifth child - a boy. The proud papa announced the birth Saturday on Twitter . He wrote, "The Gaines crew is now 1 stronger!" The stars of the TV show "Fixer Upper" have two daughters and two others sons.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

5 hours ago

The cause of death is unknown.

The cause of death is unknown.

    Vinnie Paul, Co-Founder of Metal Band Pantera, Dies at 54
    Vinnie Paul, the legendary drummer and co-founder of Texas metal band Pantera, has died at the age of 54. The cause of death has not been made public as of this writing. Billboard first reported the news, later confirmed on Pantera's official Facebook page.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

So far, the jury has deliberated for over 20 ...

So far, the jury has deliberated for over 20 hours over a span of 3 days.

    Jurors in choking trial aren't barred from working on Sabbath
    Jurors Saturday continued deliberating the fate of Terry Thompson who is on trial for murder in the choking death of a young father during a late-night altercation at a Crosby highway diner. The jury has deliberated more than 20 hours over three days and may have to work Sunday, according to experts.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

If anyone has information, you're asked to ca...

If anyone has information, you're asked to call the cops.

    Police: 17-year-old shooting victim may have been lured outside by phone call
    A 17-year-old was fatally shot outside of his Brookhaven-area apartment Friday night, Houston Police said. The victim may have received a phone call to come outside just before he was shot, police said. Police were called to the Bellfort Pines Apartment Homes at 8300 Canyon St., around 9:15 p.m.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Administrators are scrambling to fix the proj...

Administrators are scrambling to fix the projected $30 million hole in the upcoming budget.

    Klein ISD could freeze hiring, postpone school opening to close budget gap
    Klein ISD trustees will consider a hiring freeze, kick in less for employee benefits, postpone the opening of its newest elementary school and trim administrators' salaries as part of an effort to close a $30 million budget gap.
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

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    'Game of Thrones' co-stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie wed
    LONDON (AP) - Former "Game of Thrones" co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie married Saturday with a church service and a celebration at the bride's ancestral castle in Scotland. The couple and guests arrived for the afternoon service at Rayne Church, close to the 900-year-old Wardhill Castle in northeast Scotland, which is owned by Leslie's family.
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

None of these stories is legit, even though t...

None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media.

    NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
    A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out.
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

9 hours ago

Their reactions when they finally realize wha...

Their reactions when they finally realize what's inside = PRICELESS. ❤️😂

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Their reactions when they finally realize what's inside = PRICELESS. ❤️😂
    http://www.facebook.com

10 hours ago

Happy Pride, Houston!

Happy Pride, Houston!

    Rainbow on the Green gets Pride weekend off to a dancing start
    Friday night, Discovery Green became Disco-ball Green. Dance anthems ruled the night during the ninth annual Rainbow on the Green, a family-friendly LGBT celebration held in conjunction with Houston's Pride festivities. The night was headlined by Deborah Cox, whose powerful voice has fronted 13 No. 1 singles on Billboard's Dance Club Songs chart.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Yum!

Yum!

    2018 Houston BBQ Throwdown set for Sept. 16
    Who is the most creative pitmaster in barbecueland? You'll find out at the 4th annual Houston BBQ Throwdown, a competition for smoked meat practitioners to create Houston's next great barbecue dish. The event, sponsored by the Houston Barbecue Festival and Saint Arnold Brewing Company, will be held Sunday, Sept.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

11 hours ago

Plan your work excuses now. We're going with ...

Plan your work excuses now. We're going with "flat tire" this time.

    Minute Maid Park bringing back movie day with a screening of 'The Sandlot' next week
    The timeless children's baseball movie is coming back to Minute Maid Park next week for an afternoon screening.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

But there's a catch.

But there's a catch.

    Texas woman lists her home for just $1, gets a lot of attention
    The maxim when looking to buy a house is "location, location, location." But if you're a real estate agent looking to sell a house what's most important is getting "attention, attention, attention." Houston real estate agent Wes Stoyanov certainly has the city's attention after his client came to him with the idea of putting her completely remodeled west Houston home on the market for just $1.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

Cube: "We've got to salute the single mothers...

Cube: "We've got to salute the single mothers, so I'm here to spread a little love"

    Photos from Ice Cube's visit to Houston as part of youth basketball initiative, Big3 opening game
    Actor, rapper, and writer Ice Cube visited Houston this week as part of his BIG3 half-court basketball league. But before sitting court side, Cube, whose legal name is O'Shea Jackson, met with single mothers at a city library in Acres Homes.
    https://www.houstonchronicle.com

12 hours ago

Pi Pizza HTX is known for unique pizzas and s...

Pi Pizza HTX is known for unique pizzas and strong drinks.

    Houston's Pi Pizza named among Food Network's best pizzerias in the country
    A Houston pizza joint has earned a spot on the Food Network's " The Best Pizzas in America's Biggest Cities" list. Pi Pizza, at 181 Heights Blvd., was included on the list for thinking "beyond just Italian-American classics."
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

Furry little guys!

Furry little guys!

    Yes, there are tarantulas in the Houston area but they probably don't want to hurt you
    This week a family in a neighborhood in Missouri City discovered a gang of tarantulas in their backyard, leading locals to get the creeps in short order. On Thursday KTRK-TV spoke with residents that found three Texas brown tarantulas behind their home, leading some of the community to fret over the furry, fearsome-looking spiders with bad PR.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

14 hours ago

Cool story, govt.

Cool story, govt.

    Want Houston to fix your street, park or library? Harvey may delay the job
    The full impact of Hurricane Harvey on Houston's capital spending plans is coming into focus as city officials propose their annual five-year projects plan. It is difficult to track incremental delays and schedule shifts among the 500 airport, utility, streets, drainage, police, fire, health, library, parks and other projects in the city's Capital Improvement Plan, but it is hard to miss the weight being given to the storm.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

Epps was to be first black crew member.

Epps was to be first black crew member.

    Jeanette Epps doesn't know why NASA booted her from International Space Station flight
    Jeanette Epps still does not know why she was booted in January from this month's International Space Station flight, where she would have made history as the first black crew member. But she thinks it was a decision made by someone at NASA, not their Russian partners, she told reporter Megan Gannon on Friday at the Tech Open Air Festival.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

Here comes traffic.

Here comes traffic.

    Houston among 3 finalists to host 2020 Democratic National Convention
    Houston is one of three cities still in the running to host the 2020 Democratic National Convention after party officials cut the list of potential sites in half. Mayor Sylvester Turner kicked off Wednesday's regular city council meeting with the announcement, noting that Milwaukee, Denver and the Miami area were the other remaining finalists.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

The committee’s plan,presented this month, pr...

The committee’s plan,presented this month, proposes adding a high school, two junior highs and two elementary schools and replacing three existing elementary buildings.

    Alvin ISD considers $480 million plan for growth which includes five new campuses and replacements of others.
    Faced with skyrocketing growth, Alvin ISD trustees are considering a committee's recommendation to build multiple campuses, including another high school, within 10 years and to cover the cost through a Nov. 6 bond election for almost $480.5 million.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

Take this quiz to see how you fare on basic f...

Take this quiz to see how you fare on basic facts related to northern Brazoria County’s heritage.

    Test your knowledge of Pearland area history
    How much do you know about the history of town where you live? For many, especially new residents, the past of communities such as Pearland, Alvin and Manvel may be a mystery. Which is too bad, since the once-rural communities are filled with stories of sturdy pioneers, eccentric characters and dramatic ups and downs.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

18 hours ago

Deborah Cox talks about her classic remixes, ...

Deborah Cox talks about her classic remixes, the importance of Pride events and what she learned from Whitney and Celine.

    Deborah Cox brings a dancefloor legacy to Rainbow on the Green
    Deborah Cox is usually referred to as a "Canadian R&B diva" or a seasoned theater performer in most reviews and profiles. Her résumé includes the huge 1998 hit "Nobody's Supposed to Be Here" and star turns in musicals "The Bodyguard," "Aida" and "Jekyll & Hyde." But Cox's biggest successes have been on the dance floor.
    https://www.chron.com

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