32 min ago

According to people in line it took roughly t...

According to people in line it took roughly two hours to get to into Houston's iconic Flying Saucer Pie Company Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in Houston. (Photo: Godofredo A. Vasquez / Houston Chronicle ) Take a look at America's most popular pies: http://www.chron.com/life/food/article/These-are-America-s-most-popular-pies-right-now-12371454.php

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    According to people in line it took roughly two hours to get to into Houston's iconic Flying Saucer Pie Company Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in Houston. (Photo: Godofredo A. Vasquez / Houston Chronicle )...
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42 min ago

More than a year after a little girl's school...

More than a year after a little girl's school essay outed him as a sexual predator, an elderly Conroe man was sentenced Monday.

    Elderly Conroe man exposed by teen's essay sentenced for sexual abuse
    More than a year after a little girl's school essay outed him as a sexual predator, an elderly Conroe man was sentenced Monday to a decade behind bars for molesting her. Alexander Burleigh, 77, pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree felony indecency with a child in September, although 359th state District Court Judge Kathleen Hamilton handed down a 10-year sentence Monday afternoon.
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1 hour ago

The 21-year-old woman was found killed in her...

The 21-year-old woman was found killed in her car Sunday.

    College senior killed in Texas town, its first homicide in 17 years
    Police in North Texas are investigating the death of a 21-year-old college senior who was found shot Sunday. Amanda Clairmont, a senior at the University of North Texas, was found shot in her car in a vacant parking lot on an Interstate 35E service road in Corinth, a Dallas suburb, NBC reported.
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1 hour ago

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle with Mar...

Wow your guests before they even walk in the door. #StyleMyPerfectHouseton

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Wow your guests before they even walk in the door. #StyleMyPerfectHouseton
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1 hour ago

54 years ago today JFK died in Dallas.

54 years ago today JFK died in Dallas.

    Only a few people remain from the motorcade in which JFK was assassinated 54 years ago
    This year marks 54 years since President John F. Kennedy was cut down in his prime in the streets of downtown Dallas. What happened to the rest of the people from that fateful drive through Dallas? Only a few survivors remain from the Kennedy motorcade.
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2 hours ago

Police said the man was followed in the stole...

Police said the man was followed in the stolen car by someone who may have been an accomplice.

    Police: Man carjacked mom, daughter at gunpoint, crashes 500 feet away
    A man used a firearm to carjack a mother and her daughter in northwest Houston Wednesday before crashing the stolen vehicle a few hundred feet away, police said. Harris County Sheriff's Office deputies said they were dispatched to Rushcreek and Northborough drives around 2 a.m.
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2 hours ago

Crime against WOOOmanity? Houston Astros ou...

Crime against WOOOmanity? Houston Astros outfielder Josh Reddick says he may be ditching Ric Flair's entrance music in 2018. See his possible new pick.

    Astros' Josh Reddick switching to Bobby Roode's 'Glorious Domination' for 2018 walk-up song?
    Josh Reddick, the fun-loving Houston Astros outfielder whose mere name sparks calls of "WOOOooooOOOOOoooooOOOO" at baseball stadiums from San Diego to Toronto, says he may have picked a new WWE-inspired walk-up song for stylin' and profilin' his way to the plate in 2018.
    http://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

Officials said the fire started after a phone...

Officials said the fire started after a phone charger that was plugged into the wall set a bed, then room, on fire.

    Cell phone charger ignites fire in northwest Houston home
    A northwest Houston home caught fire early Wednesday after officials said a cell phone charger ignited the bed on which it was sitting. Houston firefighters responded to a call for a house fire at Fallen Oaks Drive and Oak Trail Lane around 12 a.m. Wednesday.
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3 hours ago

This prison was actually a front for the Zeta...

This prison was actually a front for the Zetas drug cartel, who locked up kidnapped victims and cremated bodies there.

    Report details Zetas total control over Mexican prison
    MEXICO CITY (AP) - Officially it was a Mexican prison, but inside it hid another reality: a center of operations where the Zetas drug cartel modified vehicles, manufactured uniforms, locked up kidnapped victims and cremated bodies using diesel fuel. Some details of the case were previously known.
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4 hours ago

Plan ahead before you hit the road:

Plan ahead before you hit the road:

    Notorious Texas highway speed traps will ruin your next road trip... but it could be worse
    whether you're driving from Orange to El Paso, or Amarillo to McAllen, expect there to be a trooper or two lying in wait to make sure you're respecting the speed limit.. [...] whether you're driving from Orange to El Paso, or Amarillo to McAllen, expect there to be a trooper or two lying in wait to make sure you're respecting the speed limit.
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4 hours ago

Texas' most crippling freeway choke-point , o...

Texas' most crippling freeway choke-point , one very familiar to Houstonians, is about to be a six-year construction zone.

    Six years of work lays ahead for 610/69 interchange
    Texas' most crippling freeway choke-point , one very familiar to Houstonians, is about to be a six-year construction zone. Work is expected to accelerate in February on a $259 million rebuild of the Loop 610 interchange with Interstate 69 near Uptown.
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4 hours ago

Texas' most crippling freeway choke-point, on...

Texas' most crippling freeway choke-point, one very familiar to Houstonians, is about to be a six-year construction zone.

    Six years of work lays ahead for 610/69 interchange
    Texas' most crippling freeway choke-point , one very familiar to Houstonians, is about to be a six-year construction zone. Work is expected to accelerate in February on a $259 million rebuild of the Loop 610 interchange with Interstate 69 near Uptown.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

A fake Twitter account announced early Tuesda...

A fake Twitter account announced early Tuesday that the Queen of Soul had passed.

    Aretha Franklin would like her fans to know that, yes, she is still alive
    Updated 11:24 pm, Tuesday, November 21, 2017 Aretha Franklin would like you all to know that she is very much alive, thank you. The singer issued a statement to Us Weekly Tuesday night, telling the entertainment magazine that the rumors of her death were untrue.
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5 hours ago

Some California residents might not like the ...

Some California residents might not like the answer.

    What happens to Charles Manson's body?
    The next of kin of Charles Manson have until a week from Wednesday to claim the remains of the man who inspired a cult following to commit mass murder.
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6 hours ago

He now faces up to 7 years in prison for the ...

He now faces up to 7 years in prison for the crimes.

    Sugar Land man pleads guilty to child pornography charges
    A 27-year-old Sugar Land man will have to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life after pleading guilty to promotion and possession of child pornography charges, according to a news release from the Fort Bend County District Attorney's Office. Michael Joseph Hall faces seven years in prison for his crime.
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6 hours ago

"Does every house in Waco have shiplap?"

"Does every house in Waco have shiplap?"

    Fans react to premiere of last season of 'Fixer Upper'
    On Tuesday night, thousands of fans mourned and celebrated the premiere of the final season of "Fixer Upper." The hit home renovation series has spawned a cult following that is sad to see the stars of the show, Chip and Joanna Gaines, move on to different projects.
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7 hours ago

The reporter pleaded guilty to posing as a po...

The reporter pleaded guilty to posing as a porn photographer and luring actresses to his apartment to sexually assault.

    Reporter accused of rape, running porn scam pleads guilty
    A former Seattle-based reporter who recruited aspiring pornography actresses using fake online profiles and raped them pleaded guilty to downgraded charges Tuesday morning. Michael-Jon "Matt" Hickey, who has written for The Stranger, Gizmodo and Forbes, pleaded guilty to a plea agreement of indecent liberties, two counts of second-degree assault and fourth-degree assault with sexual motivation.
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7 hours ago

The actor-singer was previously hospitalized ...

The actor-singer was previously hospitalized and in a medically-induced coma with organ failure.

    David Cassidy, '70s Teen Idol and Star of 'Partridge Family,' Dies at 67
    "The Partridge Family" star and '70s heartthrob David Cassidy died on Tuesday after being placed into a medically-induced coma. He was 67. Cassidy was admitted to a Florida hospital last week and his condition quickly worsened. His organs began to shut down and he was in dire need of a liver transplant.
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7 hours ago

Actor-singer was previously hospitalized and ...

Actor-singer was previously hospitalized and in a medically-induced coma with organ failure.

    David Cassidy, '70s Teen Idol and Star of 'Partridge Family,' Dies at 67
    "The Partridge Family" star and '70s heartthrob David Cassidy died on Tuesday after being placed into a medically-induced coma. He was 67. Cassidy was admitted to a Florida hospital last week and his condition quickly worsened. His organs began to shut down and he was in dire need of a liver transplant.
    http://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

They were probably just trying to get their h...

They were probably just trying to get their holiday shopping done.

    Oh my! Family of bears spotted in Tahoe City shopping center
    A mother bear and two of her babies were spotted in Tahoe City recently. Video of the bears was captured by a Placer County sheriff's deputy who was patrolling the Lighthouse Shopping Center. Watch the video above to see the mama bear with two cubs.
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8 hours ago

Best Christmas present ever?

Best Christmas present ever?

    Buy your kids this $6 million zoo in Alvin and be the hero of the century
    On the market for a year now, Alvin's Bayou Wildlife Zoo has yet to find a buyer.
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9 hours ago

A professor has the answer.

A professor has the answer.

    Professor explains why Texas executes so many prisoners
    If Harris County were its own state, it would have a more active death chamber than the entire rest of the country - except for the rest of Texas. Of the 1,465 U.S. executions in the modern death penalty era, 125 have come from Harris County - roughly 8 percent.
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9 hours ago

Several women have come out and spoken about ...

Several women have come out and spoken about unwanted actions by the executive.

    Pixar's John Lasseter admits 'missteps,' takes leave
    Pixar chief creative officer and original animator John Lasseter has taken a six-month leave of absence, acknowledging "missteps" and "difficult conversations" related to his interactions with the Emeryville company's employees.
    http://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Your personal information could be at risk.

Your personal information could be at risk.

    Uber concealed cyberattack that exposed 57 million people's data
    Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies, a massive breach that the company concealed for more than a year. This week, the ride-hailing company ousted Joe Sullivan, chief security officer, and one of his deputies for their roles in keeping the hack under wraps.
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10 hours ago

Nope.

Nope.

    H-E-B responds after venomous spider found in Christmas decoration at San Antonio store
    Updated 4:26 pm, Tuesday, November 21, 2017 An H-E-B spokesperson said a black widow spider found on a small Christmas tree at a North Side store was a first for the grocery chain. San Antonio Express-News reporter Paul Stephen was out shopping when he picked up a small Christmas tree outside the H-E-B at 300 W.
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11 hours ago

Your guide to holiday shopping in Houston:

Your guide to holiday shopping in Houston:

    10 great places for your holiday shopping
    The key to giving great gifts is knowing where to buy them -- and Houston is loaded with small, locally-owned businesses who tap into small vendors and start-up companies hoping to break into business. So as you plan your holiday shopping for this year, plan to gift your loved ones with things they'll treasure forever.
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11 hours ago

The officer's partner who was also injured in...

The officer's partner who was also injured in the 'potential attack' has no memory of what happened.

    The Latest: FBI says officer's death a 'potential assault'
    DALLAS (AP) - The Latest on the death of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent in Texas (all times local): 3:30 p.m. FBI officials say they are investigating the death of a border patrol agent and injuring of another in West Texas as a "potential assault," but they wouldn't rule out that they were injured in some other way.
    http://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

“The Wall” officially doesn’t return until Ja...

“The Wall” officially doesn’t return until January, but NBC decided to release this feel-good episode around Thanksgiving:

    San Antonio man's good deeds land him on TV game show
    Dentist Ruben Mora, who was born in San Antonio and spent most of his life here, has a history of donating his services to folks who normally can't afford dental care. At 7 p.m. Wednesday night, TV viewers will learn if his good will has been rewarded by NBC's "The Wall."
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12 hours ago

It's a boy! 😍👶

It's a boy! 😍👶

    Chrissy Teigen officially announced her second pregnancy, people can't handle it
    Published 5:38 pm, Tuesday, November 21, 2017 Model and social media queen, Chrissy Teigen took to Instagram to officially announce her second pregnancy. The star posted an adorable video of her daughter Luna saying there was a baby in Teigen's tummy, and the internet can't get enough.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

Osteen is one of a large handful of Texans wh...

Osteen is one of a large handful of Texans who have made the annual listing of religious leaders and personalities in the U.S.

    Lakewood Church's Joel Osteen second only to Graham family on list of influential evangelicals in US
    Lakewood Church pastor Joel Osteen has been named the third-most influential evangelical leader in the United States by Newsmax, a conservative brand that operates both a magazine, cable channel and a website. The only two men ahead of him include icon Billy Graham in the top spot and his son, Franklin Graham, in the second slot.
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13 hours ago

Who'd you want as your designated driver?

Who'd you want as your designated driver?

    These 52 celebrities don't drink alcohol
    Published 6:46 pm, Wednesday, August 16, 2017 While many people like to binge on cocktails during happy hours, there are those who have chosen to abstain from drinking alcohol all together. Among those who choose the sober life are many of our favorite celebrities.
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14 hours ago

Which is your favorite?

Which is your favorite?

    You can rent these homes featured on HGTV's 'Fixer Upper'
    Y'all, the premiere of HGTV's final season of "Fixer Upper" airs Tuesday, Nov. 21, and it signals the beginning of the end. Chip and Joanna Gaines announced earlier this year they are ending their show to "catch their breath for a moment."
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14 hours ago

Rockefellers Houston has a storied musical hi...

Rockefellers Houston has a storied musical history and its gearing up to make more noise on Washington.

    Rockefeller's is having a rockin' renaissance
    One of Houston's favorite rock clubs, Rockefeller's, is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its revival. For nearly two decades, it was a wedding and events venue, when there were only memories of Stevie Ray Vaughan and other artists making the walls of the old bank sweat like the outside of a Lone Star bottle.
    http://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

The Galleria won't look like this on Black Fr...

The Galleria won't look like this on Black Friday:

    See what some of Houston's favorite malls looked like when they opened
    This weekend many Houstonians will no doubt find themselves at one of the many area malls and shopping centers on the hunt for holiday deals. It's the American way to while away the hours after Thanksgiving on a shopping binge just after an eating binge, right?
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15 hours ago

Yeah, we are needing a break from work with s...

Yeah, we are needing a break from work with sandy beaches, too.

    The cheapest island vacations to travel to in 2018
    They've replaced egg nog with pina coladas. Instead of snow, they have sand. And while everyone is focused on the North Pole, their eyes are set on flying south. These are the people who've made a holiday tradition of escaping colder weather to spend time on the beach.
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15 hours ago

She allegedly used a stun gun on a special ne...

She allegedly used a stun gun on a special needs child.

    Fourth suspect arrested in disturbing abuse, death of special needs teenager
    Last week, Montgomery police arrested a trio of suspects accused of drugging and shocking a 14-year-old special needs child for multiple weeks. On Tuesday, police arrested Keyonna Gunner, 22, the fourth suspect in the household where the drugging death of the special needs victim occurred.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

For those of us who don't already have out Bl...

For those of us who don't already have out Black Friday game plan down:

    The best Black Friday deals you need to know about in 2017
    With Black Friday a week away, it's time to narrow down your spending strategy in preparation for the biggest shopping day of the year. BestBlackFriday.com's Phil Dengler has broken down the best deals worth pursuing at Amazon, Best Buy, Kohl's, Macy's, and Walmart this year.
    http://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

You'll eat well at any of these Texas road st...

You'll eat well at any of these Texas road stops. What restaurants did we miss?

    Best places to eat on a Texas road trip (updated)
    as any Texan knows, that includes some requisite smoked meat and chicken-fried steak eating. Since we're a population of predominantly devout carnivores laying claim to about 268,820 square miles of land, there are many eateries to discover. Story continues below. Since we've gotten several new suggestions from avid Texas road trip travelers, we've added several new places above.
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16 hours ago

Regardless of what Texas A&M does against LSU...

Regardless of what Texas A&M does against LSU this week, the school plans to fire head football coach Kevin Sumlin.

    Texas A&M plans to fire Kevin Sumlin after LSU game
    Jimbo Fisher of Florida State will be prime candidate to replace him Updated 6:12 pm, Tuesday, November 21, 2017 COLLEGE STATION - Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin will be fired following the Aggies' regular-season finale at LSU on Saturday night, multiple people with knowledge of the situation said.
    http://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Oh-oh: "You can tell what type of person some...

Oh-oh: "You can tell what type of person someone is by their drink order in specific bars."

    Bartenders reveal what customers' drink orders say about them - and it doesn't look good for vodka drinkers
    Jacob Lund/Shutterstock Bartenders can tell a lot about a person based on their drink order. Several bartenders Business Insider interviewed said they looked down on people who order vodka. Here's what ordering vodka says about you, according to these bartenders.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

The teen was among hundreds of fans seeking a...

The teen was among hundreds of fans seeking a glimpse:

    Teen will never forget getting Altuve's autograph
    For a few moments Monday evening, Sarah Saenz, 14, thought her hopes of meeting Houston Astros star Jose Altuve would be dashed as the line outside a Academy Sports & Outdoors in Katy dwindled. After all, it was already 6:35 p.m. - five minutes past the All-Star second baseman's scheduled hour-long appearance, and she had not nabbed his autograph.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

The exhibit included a Safavid dynasty carpet...

The exhibit included a Safavid dynasty carpet – no word on its magical capabilities.

    A million-dollar gift and jeweler-sponsored lounge highlight biennial Art of the Islamic Worlds Gala
    It's not every day (or even every year) that the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston transforms into an exotic locale. Last Friday, on the Art of Islamic Worlds initiative's 10th anniversary, a dramatic scene unfolded before some 480 black-tie patrons, beginning in the Audrey Jones Beck Building.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

Developers would be forced to build new homes...

Developers would be forced to build new homes up to 10 feet above current requirements.

    Harris County proposing dramatic overhaul of floodplain regulations
    Nearly three months after Hurricane Harvey, Harris County is proposing a dramatic overhaul of its floodplain regulations that could force developers to build new homes up to 10 feet above current requirements.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

Save space and make your stuffing in a slow c...

Save space and make your stuffing in a slow cooker!

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Save space and make your stuffing in a slow cooker!
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18 hours ago

Houston’s worst chokepoint is about to be a c...

Houston’s worst chokepoint is about to be a construction zone for the next five or six years:

    Loop 610 at I-69 near Uptown headed for heavy reconstruction
    Houston's worst chokepoint is about to be a construction zone for the next five or six years, in the hopes that drivers eventually reap the rewards. Federal, state and local lawmakers gathered Monday on the HOV ramp overlooking the Loop 610 interchange with Interstate 69 near Uptown, to kick off reconstruction of the interchange.
    http://www.houstonchronicle.com

18 hours ago

The Pixar head apologizes "to anyone who has ...

The Pixar head apologizes "to anyone who has ever been on the receiving end of an unwanted hug or any other gesture they felt crossed the line..."

    Pixar Head John Lasseter Takes 'Six-Month Sabbatical,' Apologizes for 'Missteps'
    John Lasseter, the head of Disney's animation division, announced Tuesday that he would take a six-month sabbatical from Disney and the Pixar studio he has led for decades following reports of sexual misconduct. The Oscar-winning animator also apologized for what he called "missteps" in his interactions with staffers that he said made some "feel disrespected or uncomfortable."
    http://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

Mack will be one of the guests of honor in th...

Mack will be one of the guests of honor in the Turkey Day parade.

    Mattress Mack to be honored with his own float at the H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade
    Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale will be honored with his own float at the H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade which will travel through downtown Houston early Thursday morning. Titled "Really will save you," instead of McIngvale's familiar "Really will save you money" tag line, the float will be a campy take on the furniture magnate's career in Houston.
    http://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

When told that people are saying he will be f...

When told that people are saying he will be fired by Texas A&M, Kevin Sumlin replied: "I haven't heard that."

    Kevin Sumlin says he expects to remain Aggies coach next season
    Published 2:29 pm, Tuesday, November 21, 2017 COLLEGE STATION - Kevin Sumlin said he expects to be Texas A&M's coach next season. "Why wouldn't I?" he said in response to a question from the Chronicle about his future.
    http://www.chron.com

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