3 min ago

WRONG-WAY DRIVER: She said she was intoxicate...

WRONG-WAY DRIVER: She said she was intoxicated when she crashed her car on the southbound side of Interstate 45 in Houston near the Pierce Elevated at West Dallas. DETAILS: https://trib.al/KDCC28a

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    WRONG-WAY DRIVER: She said she was intoxicated when she crashed her car on the southbound side of Interstate 45 in Houston near the Pierce Elevated at West Dallas. DETAILS: https://trib.al/KDCC28a
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23 min ago

Keep this in mind when grabbing lunch this we...

Keep this in mind when grabbing lunch this week...

    Houston restaurant inspection citations for the week of June 12-19
    Inspectors condemn variety of foods from several kitchens Updated 10:29 pm, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Several Houston restaurants were told their food wasn't safe for humans. At a Chinese fast food restaurant, six pounds of raw shrimp was condemned because it had been held at improper temperature overnight.
    https://www.chron.com

43 min ago

It vanished sometime before the fourth inning...

It vanished sometime before the fourth inning of the Astros' tilt against the Royals today. See the before and after:

    Astros' Alex Bregman shaves his mustache mid-game
    Alex Bregman's mustache, which had been growing in notoriety over the last several games, vanished sometime before the fourth inning of the Astros' tilt against the Royals on Sunday. Bregman was sporting his stubble during his at-bat in the second inning, but his whiskers had been whisked away when he came to bat in the fourth inning.
    https://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

Trump advocated depriving undocumented immigr...

Trump advocated depriving undocumented immigrants of their due-process rights: He said that people who cross the border into the United States illegally must immediately be deported without trial.

    Trump advocates depriving undocumented immigrants of due-process rights
    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Sunday explicitly advocated depriving undocumented immigrants of their due-process rights, arguing that people who cross the border into the United States illegally must immediately be deported without trial - and sowing more confusion among Republicans ahead of a planned immigration vote this week.
    https://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

GO 'STROS!!!: Jose Altuve climbs the Houston ...

GO 'STROS!!!: Jose Altuve climbs the Houston Astros' all-time leaderboards for hits and runs!

    Jose Altuve climbs Astros' all-time leaderboards for hits, runs
    Updated 2:48 pm, Sunday, June 24, 2018 Jose Altuve's two-run single in the first inning of Sunday's series finale against the Royals - and the run he scored on Yuli Gurriel's grand slam - vaulted him up two franchise leaderboards. Altuve's single was the 1,358th hit of his Astros career, moving him ahead of Terry Puhl for seventh all-time.
    https://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

Trump's former deputy campaign manager told D...

Trump's former deputy campaign manager told Democratic strategist Joel Payne he was "out of his cotton-picking mind."

    'You're out of your cotton-picking mind': A Fox News guest explains hate speech to a black man
    "Fox and Friends" organized a spirited discussion about left-wing language on Sunday that opened with a clip of an MSNBC personality comparing Trump voters to Nazis. "THE LEFT'S RACIST RANTS CONTINUE," read the caption that accompanied the clip, and Fox News host Ed Henry introduced the two debaters.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

The woman told investigators she thought she ...

The woman told investigators she thought she was safe, until she began to notice alarming symptoms.

    Houston man who infected ex-girlfriend with HIV sentenced to 30 years in prison
    A Houston man who knowingly infected his ex-girlfriend with HIV after telling her he had no sexually transmitted diseases has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in a Wednedsay plea deal. Karim Zakikhani, 34, admitted he had sex with his former girlfriend, even when he knew he had HIV, identified in Harris County court documents as a deadly weapon.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

"Now, thanks to God, I can plan out my own sc...

"Now, thanks to God, I can plan out my own schedule and my errands and my daughters' errands."

    Saudi women in driver's seat as longstanding ban is lifted
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Saudi women steered their way through busy city streets on Sunday, driving to work, running errands and relishing a new era in which they are allowed to drive and no longer need to rely on men to move around.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

WORLD'S UGLIEST DOG: The competition was "ruf...

WORLD'S UGLIEST DOG: The competition was "ruff" ...

    Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, wins World's Ugliest Dog title
    PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) - A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area. Zsa Zsa won the title Saturday night at the Sonoma-Marin Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in Petaluma. The dog's owner Megan Brainard of Anoka, Minnesota, will receive $1,500 for Zsa Zsa's win.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

The competition was "ruff" ...

The competition was "ruff" ...

    Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, wins World's Ugliest Dog title
    PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) - A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area. Zsa Zsa won the title Saturday night at the Sonoma-Marin Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in Petaluma. The dog's owner Megan Brainard of Anoka, Minnesota, will receive $1,500 for Zsa Zsa's win.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

Activists say they will protest outside the c...

Activists say they will protest outside the courthouse Monday afternoon.

    Protest planned after mistrial in Houston choking trial
    The day after a deadlocked jury sparked a mistrial in a high-profile Harris County murder case, activists announced plans for a Monday afternoon protest outside the courthouse. Terry Thompson, the husband of a former sheriff's deputy, was charged with murder after he was accused of killing 24-year-old John Hernandez when he put the man in a chokehold outside a Denny's in Crosby.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

See some of Galveston's new additions and old...

See some of Galveston's new additions and old favorites.

    Galveston restaurants to try this summer
    Nothing makes you hungry quite like a trip to the beach, and with a new summer season comes new island food to try. Opening soon is Hearsay on the Strand, the "chic antique" spot that has already become a favorite at its other locations in Houston.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

She said Sanders works in the service of an "...

She said Sanders works in the service of an "inhumane and unethical" administration. "I have a business, and I want the business to thrive, (but) people have to make uncomfortable actions and decisions to uphold their morals."

    Why a small-town restaurant owner asked Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave - and would do it again
    LEXINGTON, Va. - Stephanie Wilkinson was at home Friday evening - nearly 200 miles from the White House - when the choice presented itself. Her phone rang about 8 p.m. It was the chef at the Red Hen, the tiny farm-to-table restaurant that she co-owned just off Main Street in this small city in the western part of the state.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

This home has some amazing features, like a b...

This home has some amazing features, like a basketball court, putting green and stable.

    Price slashed on former Cypress home of Anna Nicole Smith
    The former home of Anna Nicole Smith, on the market for about a year, has now seen a price drop from $2.84 million to $2.44 million, according to an updated listing. Smith, who died in 2007, lived in the home while she was married to elderly billionaire J. Howard Marshall, II.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

Maria Jimenez-Rodriguez was last seen Thursda...

Maria Jimenez-Rodriguez was last seen Thursday morning around 8 a.m., when she left for the law firm where she works as a paralegal.

    EquuSearch launches hunt for missing Houston woman
    A 29-year-old Houston woman vanished earlier this week, and now Texas EquuSearch teams have launched a search. Maria Jimenez-Rodriguez was last seen Thursday morning around 8 a.m. in the 6900 block of Texarkana. She was wearing a T-shirt, pastel slacks, ballet slippers and carrying a tan purse.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

Thousands turned out for Saturday's Pride cel...

Thousands turned out for Saturday's Pride celebration downtown, many basking in what they said is a growing acceptance of LGBTQ lifestyles.

    Houston shows its Pride at downtown celebration
    Festivities kicked off at noon for the Houston Pride Festival, a free event that is expected to draw more than 700,000 to downtown. The festival will be held at McKinney at Smith streets. The 40th annual parade begins at 8 p.m. Houston's first Pride Parade was held in June 1978 along Westheimer.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

When their neighborhood began flooding, Dat T...

When their neighborhood began flooding, Dat Tran and his family opened their home to six neighboring families, including a newborn, and seven dogs. See more heroic Harvey stories like Jessica's at the link below.

    Heroes of Hurricane Harvey
    Get the latest news and information on Hurricane Harvey.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Meanwhile, the soccer club has asked parents ...

Meanwhile, the soccer club has asked parents to defend its use of the fields at a Wednesday meeting.

    Soccer field access creates dispute in The Woodlands
    According to a memorandum of understanding adopted between The Woodlands Township and the Montgomery County Dynamo/ Dash Youth Soccer Club in 2010 and renewed in 2016, the Club is "permitted" certain rights over the community's multipurpose fields.
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

But before the relief, there must first be th...

But before the relief, there must first be the pain of construction.

    $100 million FM 1960 widening projects includes 3 overpasses in Atascocita
    A roadway expansion project to widen FM 1960 between Humble and Atascocita is progressing through the design process. According to TxDOT district design engineer, Jeanne Javadi, the project, which runs from FM 1960 Business in Humble to west of the McKay Bridge over lake Houston, is separated into a west and east segment.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

"This is a crime that does not discriminate. ...

"This is a crime that does not discriminate. These suspects look like you and me; it can affect anyone."

    Online child sex-crime investigation nets 60 arrests
    Following a three month long operation, a former Houston Police Department Sergeant, a former Harris County Sheriff's Office deputy and former Dayton ISD teacher who were among 60 arrested across the Houston region for various internet crimes against children.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Outrageous.

Outrageous.

    Minimum wage can't afford you a zero-bedroom home in Texas
    Texas politicians often boast about the state's cheap real estate, but not much thought is given as to who can actually afford it. On Wednesday, the National Low Income Housing Coalition released new figures on the gap between renters' wages and the cost of rental housing in the U.S.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

Cheap drinks and food. What more could you as...

Cheap drinks and food. What more could you ask for?

    Best Happy Hour spots in Houston to get your food and drink on
    Eating or drinking out can get pretty pricey if one isn't careful.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

See what life is like for the children.

See what life is like for the children.

    What life inside migrant internment camps looks like
    Roughly two weeks after Senator Jeff Merkley attempted to tour an immigration interment center for children in Brownsville, Americans are starting to get a better idea of what life looks like for separated family members. Thanks to public outrage, the Trump administration has released handout photos that give an approximate idea of conditions inside the facilities.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

"Insulting from someone who chose to NOT serv...

"Insulting from someone who chose to NOT serve his country in the armed forces."

    'Shame on you, Sid Miller:' Opponent rips Texas Ag Commissioner over controversial comments
    Sid Miller's Democratic challenger issued a scathing statement on Thursday after the sitting Texas Ag Commissioner compared the separation of migrant children to serving in the military. "It is ignorant to compare the families of America's service members to the unconscionable situation that vulnerable migrant children are being subjected to, and especially insulting from someone who chose to NOT serve his country in the armed forces," Kim Olson said in a statement.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

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    Man finds rattlesnake under hood while trying to start car
    HANCOCK, N.Y. (AP) - An upstate New York man trying to jump-start his car was greeted by an unusual sound coming from his engine - the rattle of a venomous timber rattlesnake.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

"Just Googled you and it said you were a mout...

"Just Googled you and it said you were a mouthpiece for the Trump administration. Go f--- yourself."

    Young Trump staffers are complaining they can't date in DC because everyone hates them
    Andrew Harnik/AP Young Trump administration staffers are having a hard time dating in Washington, one of the most Democratic cities in the country. Even after leaving their administration jobs, former staffers are finding themselves on something of a social blacklist. One match on an online dating app told an administration official, "Thanks but no thanks.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

See how they celebrated the first official we...

See how they celebrated the first official week of summer.

    Photos: Laredoans party during the first official week of summer
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Craftsman-style bungalow offers Heights charm

With three or four bedrooms and 2½ baths, this home at 1324 Tulane St. is priced at $1,050,000.

    Craftsman-style bungalow offers Heights charm
    Published 12:00 am, Sunday, June 24, 2018 This charming Craftsman-style bungalow in the Heights was expanded and remodeled in 2006. Listing agent Sara Black of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties said the home offers high-end details and multiple indoor and outdoor entertaining/living spaces.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

See the latest updates:

See the latest updates:

    The Latest: Congressman says kids at center get good care
    MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump's order allowing them to remain with their parents (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Kansas Rep. Roger Marshall is returning from a visit to the Texas border saying that several hundred immigrant children detained in a center there are getting good care.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

It's pronounced 'Umble!'

It's pronounced 'Umble!'

    How to pronounce Texas' most mispronounced cities, towns on your summer road trips
    https://www.mysanantonio.com/lifestyle/travel-outdoors/article/How-to-pronounce-Texas-most-mispronounced-13020003.php
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

He tried to paint the stories of families sep...

He tried to paint the stories of families separated at the border as "phony stories of sadness and grief."

    Trump tries to change focus of border debate
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump tried to cast doubt Friday on wrenching tales of migrant children separated from their families at the border, dismissing "phony stories of sadness and grief" while asserting the real victims of the nation's immigration crisis are Americans killed by those who cross the border unlawfully.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

Whether it's drinking your favorite beer whil...

Whether it's drinking your favorite beer while enjoying a fishing trip with friends or making a late-night Whataburger run, we know what we like.

    20 Things people from Texas love to love
    Updated 3:46 pm, Saturday, February 17, 2018 It's no surprise that Texans love their state. And as everyone knows, there's a whole lot to love about The Lone Star State. With the start of rodeo season and warmer weather, there are plenty of things for natives to appreciate.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

The 'Find My Phone' app would completely have...

The 'Find My Phone' app would completely have negated the plot of 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off.'

    10 movie plots that would be destroyed by today's technology
    A finely made movie is of its time. Nothing happens that couldn't have actually occurred when the movie supposedly takes place. The members of The Breakfast Club, for example, can't spend detention on their mobile phones.
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

Thanks to the integration of the culture we n...

Thanks to the integration of the culture we now have tacos, Tex-Mex and Selena, and as the population continues to grow the state will continue to adapt as we have in the past.

    Hispanics in Texas slated to become majority population by 2022
    It's no secret that Texas has a large Hispanic population. Thanks to the integration of the culture we now have tacos, Tex-Mex and Selena, and as the population continues to grow the state will continue to adapt as we have in the past.
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

Check your pantries, folks.

Check your pantries, folks.

    Unbalance in yeast leads H-E-B to issue withdrawal of some bread products
    Updated 3:43 pm, Saturday, June 23, 2018 After discovering an odor among some of its bread products, H-E-B issued a withdrawal of those products, according to a company statement Saturday afternoon. None of the withdrawn products present a health risk, according to H-E-B.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

#BREAKING: #Mistrial What do you think?

#BREAKING: #Mistrial What do you think?

    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

21 hours 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

21 hours 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

21 hours 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

22 hours 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

22 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

23 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

23 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

24 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

24 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

25 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

25 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

26 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

26 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

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