54 min ago

Harris County had nine of the top 20 cities.

Harris County had nine of the top 20 cities.

    Top 20 ZIP codes for FEMA assistance applications highlight widespread damage from Hurricane Harvey
    While rebuilding efforts continue around the Houston area following Hurricane Harvey, a new analysis has pinned down the ZIP codes from which FEMA has received the most applications. At the top of the list was 77642 in Jefferson County's Port Arthur area with 13,654 applications, according to an analysis by the Episcopal Health Foundation (EHF).
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1 hour ago

BREAKING: Houston offshore oil and gas compan...

BREAKING: Houston offshore oil and gas company Talos Energy said Tuesday it will acquire Louisiana-based Stone Energy in a nearly $2 billion merger.

    Houston's Talos Energy acquiring Stone Energy in nearly $2B merger
    Published 8:15 am, Tuesday, November 21, 2017 Houston offshore oil and gas company Talos Energy said Tuesday it will acquire Louisiana-based Stone Energy in a nearly $2 billion merger. Private equity-backed Talos will go public on the New York Stock Exchange through the merger with the publicly traded Stone.
    http://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

"I was within his grasp just one year before ...

"I was within his grasp just one year before he committed brutal murder in 1969."

    'Breaking Bad' actor Bryan Cranston recalls freaky run-in with Charles Manson
    One of TVs biggest monsters had a chance encounter with one of America's most notorious killers a short time before he and his family committed a series of murders. Following Charles Manson's death Sunday at age 83, "Breaking Bad" actor Bryan Cranston tweeted out his reaction to the news.
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2 hours ago

Investigators have new leads on how the borde...

Investigators have new leads on how the border patrol agent may have died:

    AP source: Authorities believe border agent may have fallen
    DALLAS (AP) - Investigators believe a border patrol agent who died in West Texas after suffering extensive injuries to his head and body may have fallen down a 14-foot (4-meter) culvert, and his partner, who radioed for help, has no memory of what happened, according to a U.S.
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2 hours ago

"Ma'am, is there something funny that was hap...

"Ma'am, is there something funny that was happening?"

    A dying vet needed CPR. Hidden video shows his nurse laughing instead.
    By the late winter of 2014, James Dempsey had served in a world war, raised children, buried a wife and seen the best of his health behind him. As he prepared for a stay at a nursing home on the outskirts of Atlanta, the 89-year-old began to feel nervous.
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3 hours ago

He attempted to hire a confidential informant...

He attempted to hire a confidential informant to kill them both, records show.

    Texas man indicted in attempted murder-for-hire of ex-wife and police chief of tiny town
    A central Texas man is behind bars after allegedly trying to hire someone to kill his ex-wife and the chief of police of a small town. Troy Walker Neville, 45, of Lampasas, was indicted by a grand jury last week on two charges of capital murder while remuneration, court records show.
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3 hours ago

More than 800 coal miners and power plant wor...

More than 800 coal miners and power plant workers were laid off:

    Texas coal plant layoffs and closures moving forward with state approval
    Texas' electric grid operator has approved the shutdown of two more coal-fired power plants, green-lighting the layoffs for more than 800 coal miners and power plant workers. In November, the state's largest power generator, Dallas-based Vistra Energy, announced plans to shutter three plants pending the approval of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Texas' grid overseer.
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4 hours ago

A 14-year-old boy led officers on a chase in ...

A 14-year-old boy led officers on a chase in a stolen car. Police recognized the vehicle, which was stolen two days ago:

    14-year-old in stolen car leads police on chase
    A 14-year-old boy led officers on a brief chase in a stolen car around 1 a.m. Tuesday, Houston Police said. Officers recognized the white Toyota driving on Westheimer Road near Beltway 8 as being stolen in a robbery from two days earlier.
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4 hours ago

Just days away!

Just days away!

    Kohl's Black Friday 2017 Doorbuster ad circular released (see all 64 pages)
    Kohl's Black Friday Doorbuster ad is the first circular leaked for the 2017 season.
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4 hours ago

"He bumped me into the car and I was kicking ...

"He bumped me into the car and I was kicking him in the chest. Now I realize the poor thing was just as scared as me."

    8-point buck tears up home in terrifying experience for Montgomery County woman
    It's a story so bizarre that when Katie Reed tells about her face-to-face encounter with an eight-point buck earlier this month, she has to follow up with photos to prove the horrifying three-hour ordeal was all too real. "I had one foot in my car.
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5 hours ago

The graphic video shocked Texans when it was ...

The graphic video shocked Texans when it was released in August.

    Texas man who beat, stomped victim unconscious for $35 sentenced
    Graphic security footage released by Lufkin police in August showed a 21-year-old beating, kicking and stomping a man unconscious for $35. The attacker, Andrea Franks-Vanzandt, recently agreed to a 20-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to the aggravated robbery seen in the video, as well as an unrelated felony charge, reports KTRE.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

If you forget a last-minute ingredient Thanks...

If you forget a last-minute ingredient Thanksgiving, all might not be lost.

    Is my grocery store open Thanksgiving?
    Grocers are open on Thanksgiving day, with abbreviated hours. Among them are Kroger, H-E-B, Randalls, Whole Foods Market, Fiesta, Food Town, Foodarama. Walmart is holding business hours as usual, while Target opens late in the day. Costco, Sam's Club and Trader Joe's are closed.
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5 hours ago

If you help catch this suspect, you could rec...

If you help catch this suspect, you could receive $5,000.

    FBI searching for female bank robbery suspect in Memorial area
    The FBI and Crime Stoppers are searching for a woman who robbed a Memorial-area bank and got away with cash on Friday, Nov. 17. The woman went into the Chase Bank at 10243 Kempwood Drive about 11:30 a.m. and pretended to make a withdrawal, the FBI said in a press release.
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6 hours ago

If it's wrong, we don't wanna be right.

If it's wrong, we don't wanna be right.

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    If it's wrong, we don't wanna be right.
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6 hours ago

To get a plea deal and avoid a life sentence,...

To get a plea deal and avoid a life sentence, he admitted to slaying 4 people.

    Ex-Mexican Mafia general gets 20 years in prison
    A former general for the Texas Mexican Mafia has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison, avoiding the likely life sentence he faced by cooperating with authorities. Raymond S. "Indio" Tellez rose through the ranks of the notorious gang, but later became a confidential informant for the San Antonio police and then the feds, Assistant U.S.
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7 hours ago

His next-of-kin have a week to claim his body...

His next-of-kin have a week to claim his body. If they don't the process gets interesting.

    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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7 hours ago

A past incident involved a phallic painting s...

A past incident involved a phallic painting so large it could be seen by a Google satellite.

    Navy's penis problems not limited to last week's skywriting
    A report from The Washington Post resurfaced a 2014 investigation against the precision flight team that's a mainstay of Seattle's annual SeaFair celebrations. According to the investigation, members of the Blue Angels painted a penis on the roof of a trailer near the team's training grounds in El Centro, California.
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8 hours ago

The dish for Texas is super weird.

The dish for Texas is super weird.

    The trendiest Thanksgiving Day dish in each state
    You used to be able to cook up gobbler, mashed or sweet potatoes, gravy, green beans, cranberry sauce and a pumpkin pie, call it Thanksgiving Day dinner and you were done. Nowadays people are looking for other dishes to supplement the staples.
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8 hours ago

Check out what the infamous NFL player's hous...

Check out what the infamous NFL player's house looks like.

    Aaron Hernandez's Mansion Finally Sells for a Deep Discount
    The long-vacant North Attleboro, MA, mansion had languished on the market since 2016, when it went looking for a buyer while Aaron Hernandez was in prison. Claudine Zap, provided by Published 2:30 pm, Monday, November 20, 2017 Here's a hopeful ending to a sad tale.
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9 hours ago

Here's a list of the places you can run to on...

Here's a list of the places you can run to on Thanksgiving if you need to.

    Is my grocery store open Thanksgiving?
    Grocers are open on Thanksgiving day, with abbreviated hours. Among them are Kroger, H-E-B, Randalls, Whole Foods Market, Fiesta, Food Town, Foodarama. Walmart is holding business hours as usual, while Target opens late in the day. Costco, Sam's Club and Trader Joe's are closed.
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9 hours ago

Do you think the criticism is warranted?

Do you think the criticism is warranted?

    Starbucks catches criticism for their holiday cups (again)
    It's the most wonderful time of the year: Seattle is getting its happy mix of sun and rain, your loved ones are pouring into the same locale to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner together and Starbucks is waging its usual war against Christmas.
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10 hours ago

She is still so gorgeous!

She is still so gorgeous!

    Goldie Hawn celebrates her 72st birthday, smile still shines
    The actress celebrates her 72nd birthday Tuesday and she is aging flawlessly.
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10 hours ago

See photos from one of the biggest fashion ev...

See photos from one of the biggest fashion events of the year.

    Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2017: Photos from backstage to hair-and-makeup to the catwalk
    Fashion's sexiest night won't be coming to a screen near you until Nov. 28, but those fortunate enough to watch the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show live were treated to a night of leather, lace, and rock-n-roll inspired couture.
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11 hours ago

Before "Touched by an Angel" debuted in 1994,...

Before "Touched by an Angel" debuted in 1994, Reese was mainly known as a singer.

    Della Reese, of TV's 'Touched by an Angel,' has died at 86
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long-running television drama "Touched by an Angel," has died at age 86.
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11 hours ago

CBS has suspended Rose and PBS has halted his...

CBS has suspended Rose and PBS has halted his show, following the allegations.

    Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
    Eight women have told The Washington Post that longtime television host Charlie Rose made unwanted sexual advances toward them, including lewd phone calls, walking around naked in their presence, or groping their breasts, buttocks or genital areas. The women were employees or aspired to work for Rose at the "Charlie Rose" show from the late 1990s to as recently as 2011.
    http://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

Maybe people were scared off by the whole Sup...

Maybe people were scared off by the whole Superman CGI moustache thing?

    'Justice League' disappoints in US with $96 million opening
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Only in the modern era of superhero films could a $96 million opening weekend be considered anything less than impressive. But that's the situation Warner Bros. and DC's "Justice League" find themselves in. The big budget superhero mashup came in well under expectations, which had pegged it for a $110 million launch in North American theaters.
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12 hours ago

Have you seen this man?

Have you seen this man?

    Woman found shot in shoulder in NW Houston
    A woman was found shot in the shoulder early Saturday at a northwest Houston apartment complex, according to the Houston Police Department. Officers found the woman around 1 a.m. in the 9600 block of West Montgomery Road at the Garden City Apartments, said HPD Detective Sean Ragsdale.
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13 hours ago

Sen. Ted Cruz says it was an attack on two bo...

Sen. Ted Cruz says it was an attack on two border patrol agents.

    U.S. Border Patrol agent dies from injuries suffered while on patrol near Big Bend Sunday morning
    Updated 1:52 pm, Sunday, November 19, 2017 A U.S. Border Patrol agent died Sunday morning as a result of injuries sustained while on patrol in the Big Bend Sector, according to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection news release.
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13 hours ago

FYI, turkey leftovers are a no-go.

FYI, turkey leftovers are a no-go.

    People foods that are toxic for your pet
    Before giving Fido a bite of your food, you should read this list. Updated 3:58 pm, Thursday, November 16, 2017 The family is all together and it's finally dinner time. As you all sit to enjoy the meal, little Fido comes to the table too and gives you those puppy eyes that are nearly impossible to refuse.
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14 hours ago

What item is at the top of your shopping list...

What item is at the top of your shopping list?

    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.
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14 hours ago

The left lane is for ______________.

The left lane is for ______________.

    Texas traffic rules you're probably not following
    When it comes to road rules, it seems some people just make their own. When it comes to road rules, it seems some people just make their own. In an effort to help through social media, the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office recently posted the following on Facebook: The post also provides a handy diagram for visual learners.
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15 hours ago

The arrest is the culmination of a month long...

The arrest is the culmination of a month long investigation, according to the Harris County Constable's Office Precinct 1.

    Man thought he sent explicit photos, videos to underage girl. He sent them to undercover officer.
    A Missouri City man who believed he was meeting an underage girl for sex was arrested Monday in an undercover sting operation. Joe Gregory Zachary, 42, traveled to an unspecified location at 8:45 a.m. to meet with someone he believed was an underage girl, according to a news release from the Harris County Constable's Office Precinct 1.
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15 hours ago

Here are the members of the Manson Family, wh...

Here are the members of the Manson Family, who followed the cult leader's orders to kill people during the summer of 1969 in California.

    Charles Manson's 'family:' What happened to the other cult members
    Notorious killer cult leader Charles Manson died on Sunday at the age of 83.
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16 hours ago

Find out how much to tip in hotels, airports ...

Find out how much to tip in hotels, airports and more.

    Tip these people while traveling to avoid looking like a jerk
    It's a terrible feeling to get out of the airport and realize you don't have any cash for the skycap, or to end a relaxing massage with doubts over whether you tipped enough. And, do you know when a tip is in order for a hotel's front desk clerk?
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16 hours ago

"I'm at a hospital that is in my network. Eve...

"I'm at a hospital that is in my network. Everyone who's in this building should be in my network."

    Feud between doctors, insurance companies leave Texas patients with surprise medical bills
    Jason Pettit sat at his daughter's hospital bedside awash in fear. His only solace was knowing he had good insurance and was in the right place. Whatever care Ava needed, she would be covered. It happened so fast, a moment of play turned to blood and panic.
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17 hours ago

The only unsolved case of skyjacking in U.S. ...

The only unsolved case of skyjacking in U.S. history remains unsolved, but a team of investigators is confident they have identified the culprit.

    Investigators: D.B. Cooper letter confirms suspect, FBI cover-up
    An independent team of investigators looking into the D.B. Cooper case has come forward with a fifth letter, allegedly from Cooper, that they say shows there was an FBI cover-up in the case.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

We have serious aging envy.

We have serious aging envy.

    Bo Derek celebrates her 61st birthday and still looks stunning
    Bo Derek, who's break-out movie was the 1979 hit "10," celebrates a birthday this Saturday and she looks simply phenomenal
    http://www.chron.com

18 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

Jose Altuve isn't expected to be there until ...

Jose Altuve isn't expected to be there until about 5 p.m. but that didn't stop fans from lining up ... really early.

    Astros fans line up hours before Jose Altuve arrives to sign autographs at Academy
    Astros fans showed up with blankets, board games, tents and lawn chairs Monday morning to camp out all day in the Katy Academy parking lot. They are waiting in line for a chance to meet Astros second baseman and American League MVP Jose Altuve when he arrives at 5:30 p.m.
    http://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

Nearly 23 percent of Houston lives in poverty...

Nearly 23 percent of Houston lives in poverty. Will a new set of recommendations from Mayor Turner's office close the gap between the haves and have-nots?

    Is income equality possible in Houston?
    When Sylvester Turner took office as Mayor of Houston, he affirmed his commitment to creating an equitable city. He talked about creating "one Houston" and not a city of haves and have-nots. Now, a new set of recommendations from the mayor's equity task force provides a blueprint for the city to bridge that gap.
    http://www.houstonchronicle.com

19 hours ago

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle shared t...

Do you know of any speed traps across Texas that other driver should know about? Leave the intersection in the comments and share with your fellow drivers.

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Holiday traveling is right around the corner. Do you know of any speed traps across Texas that other drivers should know about? Leave your speed trap locations in the comments below and share this...
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19 hours ago

UPDATE: Here's what we know about the death o...

UPDATE: Here's what we know about the death of a Border Patrol agent in Texas.

    Gov. Greg Abbott offering $20k reward for information in death of Border Patrol agent
    Updated 3:59 pm, Monday, November 20, 2017 Gov. Greg Abbott is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to an arrest of anyone responsible for the attack that left one Border Patrol agent dead and another injured. Rogelio Martinez, 36, was killed while on patrol in West Texas Sunday, U.S.
    http://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

Police response to residents' complaints lead...

Police response to residents' complaints leads to a drug bust.

    La Porte police seize meth, crack in narcotic bust
    La Porte detectives seized methamphetamine and crack cocaine during a recent narcotics bust in a residential neighborhood. Detectives received a series of complaints from neighbors about illegal narcotic activity in the 10600 block of San Jacinto, Sgt. Bennie Boles said in a press release. SEIZURES, ARRESTS: Recent drug busts in the Houston area On Nov.
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20 hours ago

"I just put it there to make a statement. ......

"I just put it there to make a statement. ..."

    Someone put a tiny Christmas tree in front of The Alamo. Here's why.
    San Antonio's traditional Alamo Plaza tree-lighting ceremony will relocate families to Travis Park on Friday, but the cheer is continuing at the original spot, thanks to a secret elf.
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20 hours ago

The girl told officers she and another girl w...

The girl told officers she and another girl were being held against their will at the hotel.

    Police: 2 arrested in San Antonio after sex trafficking victim escapes hotel
    Updated 1:28 pm, Monday, November 20, 2017 Two men accused of trafficking underage girls were taken into custody Monday morning by San Antonio police. Police received a call Monday from a girl who said she had just escaped a North Side hotel, said Sgt. Michelle Ramos.
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21 hours ago

A transformer blew in Montgomery County, Texa...

A transformer blew in Montgomery County, Texas, forcing the Texas Renaissance Festival to shut down early this weekend. For the full story: http://bit.ly/2hH59wl

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A transformer blew in Montgomery County, Texas, forcing the Texas Renaissance Festival to shut down early this weekend. For the full story: http://bit.ly/2hH59wl
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22 hours ago

The 30-year-old model shared the Photoshopped...

The 30-year-old model shared the Photoshopped image on the same day as the filming of the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.

    Model Ashley Graham responds to Victoria's Secret Fashion Show with Photoshopped lingerie photo
    Models from all around the world gathered in Shanghai over the weekend for the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, but a select group of body types was represented - the thin.
    http://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

Go Coogs!

Go Coogs!

    You can thank U of H's Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management for these Houston favorites
    Next week, one of the biggest business success stories to come out of University of Houston celebrates ten years of feeding Houstonians. BB's Cafe is throwing itself a tenth anniversary party at its first location, in Montrose. The Saturday, Nov. 25 event at the 2710 Montrose location kicks off at 2 p.m.
    http://www.chron.com

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