42 min ago

A store employee took action, throwing what a...

A store employee took action, throwing what appears to be a gold bowl at one of the suspects.

    2 sought in $2M jewelry theft from Sugar Land store
    Police are looking for two men who stole jewelry valued at $2 million from a Sugar Land store. The men are seen on surveillance video Sugar Land police released on Thursday from the Jan. 10 heist at Hutton's Jewelry & Gifts.
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1 hour ago

These schools may be among the best in Americ...

These schools may be among the best in America.

    Five Houston-area schools nominated for prestigious national award
    Five bayou city schools are worthy of being considered some of the best in the nation, according to state education officials. On Wednesday, the Texas Education Agency nominated 26 schools to compete in the running for the national Blue Ribbon honor, an award that recognizes schools for their exemplary progress and student achievement.
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2 hours ago

Yup, these masterpieces exist.

Yup, these masterpieces exist.

    Houston's most unique and crazy food trucks
    It seems like a new food truck pops up in Houston every week, with each one more wild than the last. The mobile eateries range from weird burgers to the fusion of two different cuisines.
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3 hours ago

Everything's bigger in Tex– achoo!

Everything's bigger in Tex– achoo!

    Time-lapse map shows how Texas helped get everyone sick
    Everybody in the U.S. seems to have come down with a nasty case of the flu, and Texas is partly to blame. The Center for Disease Control's influenza activity map shows how Lousiana and Mississipi are patient zero, quickly spreading the flu to other states in the south and eventually Texas.
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4 hours ago

See the schools that are shaping Houston's br...

See the schools that are shaping Houston's brightest generation.

    Houston's top 20 high schools
    Ask any teacher: strong fundamentals are the building block to a successful college student. That's why a solid early education is just as important, if not more than schooling received later on in life. Children at Risk, a nonprofit organization that studies Texas' public education system, recently released its annual rankings for the Lone Star State's best high schools.
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5 hours ago

Let's hope we never see this for any city in ...

Let's hope we never see this for any city in the world.

    What a nuclear bomb falling on Houston and other cities would look like
    There's no better time to be reminded of the threat posed by humanity's most dangerous weapon than 2018. Last week, Donald Trump kicked off the new year by declaring on Twitter that his nuclear "button" is "much bigger & more powerful" than Kim Jung Un's.
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6 hours ago

A life sentence was handed down to Angela Rut...

A life sentence was handed down to Angela Ruth Mallone, after pleading guilty to possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and two other offenses in neighboring counties. http://bit.ly/2Bf8VUS

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A life sentence was handed down to Angela Ruth Mallone, after pleading guilty to possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and two other offenses in neighboring counties....
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7 hours ago

These are the most uncomfortable looking men ...

These are the most uncomfortable looking men we saw at the fashion show.

    Men's fashion week debuts animal masks and other ridiculous items on the runway
    You have to see these weird and bizarre outfits Published 2:02 pm, Friday, January 19, 2018 Paris Fashion Week Men's Spring is here again. This time though, fashion designers really have us scratching our heads more than we normally would.
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8 hours ago

Female police officers in Austin are the feat...

Female police officers in Austin are the featured talent in a new calendar released this week by the Austin Police Association.

    Austin Police Association releases a calendar featuring the women of the Austin Police Department
    Female police officers in Austin are the featured talent in a new calendar released this week by the Austin Police Association. The "Warrior Women" charity calendars are going for $15 with proceeds applied toward Austin Cops for Charities.
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9 hours ago

These coogs left Houston, but the coog never ...

These coogs left Houston, but the coog never left them.

    University of Houston coogs you've seen in movies, sports
    School is back in session at the University of Houston, and that means a new crop of upcoming graduates will soon go on to spread their wings. No doubt, many of them will enter the public eye, especially considering the number of Coogs currently learning -- last year, some 45,000 students enrolled with UH.
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10 hours ago

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

    Titans hire Mike Vrabel as head coach
    Updated 8:26 pm, Saturday, January 20, 2018 The speedy ascension of Mike Vrabel in the coaching ranks took another major upward turn Saturday when he was named the Tennessee Titans' new head coach. Vrabel was the Texans defensive coordinator for one season before being hired by the Titans.
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10 hours ago

Are you ready to move? You might want to cons...

Are you ready to move? You might want to consider this advice first.

    What to do, and not do, if you're selling a home
    Whether trading up or sizing down, existing homeowners can make their real estate offerings draw greater interest by following some tips from the experts. A Realtor.com survey of home buyer preferences in spring 2017 zeroed in on key priorities. A majority (53%) are interested in single-family homes, with ranch-style properties topping the list.
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11 hours ago

The future is weird.

The future is weird.

    Lifelike robots made in Hong Kong meant to win over humans
    HONG KONG - David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become "super-intelligent genius machines" that might help solve some of mankind's most challenging problems. If only it were as simple as that.
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12 hours ago

The No. 1 show took the lead by an amazing pe...

The No. 1 show took the lead by an amazing percentage. Can't argue with those numbers.

    Rotten Tomatoes ranks this fall's TV lineup
    Purveyors of critical analysis for nearly everything on the big and little screens, Rotten Tomatoes has released the results of fall 2017 TV shows. Among the many categories covered, Rotten Tomatoes asked survey participants to vote on their favorite show currently airing on TV or streaming services.
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13 hours ago

"The Cheeto must go."

"The Cheeto must go."

    Unique, creative, funny signs seen at Women's Marches across the globe
    Updated 4:11 pm, Saturday, January 20, 2018 Across the globe, hundreds of thousands of people are marching for women's rights on what is the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration. These people came together in protest against his past statements on women and to celebrate women's rights around the world.
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13 hours ago

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    Interracial celebrity couples you should know
    Published 7:43 pm, Friday, January 19, 2018 Much has been written about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry since they announced their engagement on Nov. 27, 2017. The couple is already breaking the royal family status quo by Markle being previously divorced, and an American marrying into the British Royal family.
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14 hours ago

Road trip! 🚗🚗

Road trip! 🚗🚗

    These are the 20 best places to visit in Texas
    Published 3:47 pm, Friday, January 19, 2018 Imagine sipping on a glass of Texas-made wine and enjoying the night sky in peace, or exploring historic battlegrounds, or even visiting a ranch dedicated to Cadillacs buried in the sand. Texas is a huge place with a lot to offer, from typical touristy activities or events to places that are unique to the state.
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14 hours ago

His doctor thought he may have had bipolar di...

His doctor thought he may have had bipolar disorder but told police that the gunman refused to discuss the possibility.

    Vegas gunman studied SWAT tactics, music site before attack
    LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Las Vegas gunman meticulously planned the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, researching SWAT tactics, renting other hotel rooms overlooking outdoor concerts and investigating potential targets in at least four cities, authorities said Friday.
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15 hours ago

Our world champs looked rather dapper.

Our world champs looked rather dapper.

    MLB players, Hall of Famers take the field for the Astros Foundation's 2018 Diamond Dreams Gala
    The weather never quite cooperates for the Astros Foundation's annual Diamond Dreams Gala -though it never makes a difference. Neither rain, nor chilly temperatures could deter the sold-out crowd from packing into Minute Maid Park late Friday afternoon.
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15 hours ago

"Costco has been one of the least digitally f...

"Costco has been one of the least digitally forward companies out there. This segment has had its head in the sand when it comes to competing with Amazon."

    Will millennials kill Costco and Sam's Club?
    There's a Costco to one side of Gwendolyn Hammer's house and a Sam's Club to the other. But when the 28-year-old needs 12-packs of paper towels, or 36 rolls of toilet paper, she heads online instead. Once a month she uses her smartphone to place a bulk order on Boxed.com, a website founded five years ago as a millennial-friendly alternative to warehouse wholesalers.
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16 hours ago

Which store have you come across that has the...

Which store have you come across that has the punniest name?

    The punniest business names in Houston and East Texas
    Houston and East Texas is home to countless businesses, each of them with names aimed at drawing in customers. While some go for functionality, some business owners elect to be clever, using puns in a name. For example, "Best Little Hair House in Texas," named after the musical featuring Dolly Parton and Burt Reynolds, "Best Little Whore House in Texas."
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17 hours ago

What's your no. 2 favorite gas station?

What's your no. 2 favorite gas station?

    Study confirms what every Texan already knows: Buc-ee's is no. 1 when it comes to gas stations
    A study confirmed what Texans already know: Buc-ee's is the no. 1 gas station in America. On Tuesday, GasBuddy listed the Texas favorite as the top gas station brand in America, ranked by customers. RECORD SETTING: Buc-ee's in Katy recognized for its car wash by Guinness World Records "With 33 U.S.
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18 hours ago

Houston Police are searching for a man who th...

Houston Police are searching for a man who they say stopped an altercation between an alleged pimp and a woman he was trafficking.

    Alleged pimp dies after confrontation with good Samaritan, woman
    A man authorities say beat and threatened a woman he trafficked from Wisconsin died early Saturday morning after a confrontation with a good Samaritan offering to help the woman escape her alleged captor. Houston police said at about 2:30 a.m. they responded to a report of dead man in road of the 14500 block of Hempstead Road near Jersey Village.
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18 hours ago

LSU product Bregman, who has become one of th...

LSU product Bregman, who has become one of the most-beloved players on the squad

    Get a peek inside Astros star Alex Bregman's off-season workout
    There is no true off-season for world champions. Getting better is a year-round effort as can be seen in a video shared this week by Major League Baseball, which got an inside look at the regimens of a handful of rising stars, including Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman.
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19 hours ago

“The number of bedbug infestations in the Uni...

“The number of bedbug infestations in the United States is still rising.”

    Houston ranks in Top 20 for bedbug infestations
    Once again, Houston ranks in the Top 20 for bedbug infestations, according to Orkin pest control. It could be worse: Baltimore took the No. 1 spot for the second year in a row and Dallas-Fort Worth rose to the Top 10 infested metro areas in 2018 for the first time.
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19 hours ago

A man got pinned by his own vehicle against a...

A man got pinned by his own vehicle against a wall near a Houston restaurant late Thursday night. For the full story: http://bit.ly/2FWSW1m

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A man got pinned by his own vehicle against a wall near a Houston restaurant late Thursday night. For the full story: http://bit.ly/2FWSW1m
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19 hours ago

Hundreds gathered in Houston on Saturday to m...

Hundreds gathered in Houston on Saturday to march for the second year in a row for women's rights.

    Houston women march for solidarity for second year
    Updated 10:40 am, Saturday, January 20, 2018 Hundreds gathered in Houston on Saturday to march for the second year in a row for women's rights. The second Women's March in Houston got underway at 9:30 a.m. with a walk from Buffalo Bayou Cistern on Allen Parkway to City Hall, where a rally was scheduled for 11 a.m.
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20 hours ago

911 calls reveal how the tragedy unfolded

911 calls reveal how the tragedy unfolded

    Copter crash victim: 'I'm watching my family burn'
    RATON, N.M. - Andra Cobb was frantic when she called for help, telling an emergency operator that a helicopter she was riding in with her father, longtime partner and others had crashed in a remote part of New Mexico and that she was watching her "family burn."
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20 hours ago

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle was live...

Houston women march for equality .... http://www.chron.com/life/article/Houston-women-march-for-solidarity-for-second-year-12512154.php

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Houston women march for equality is on.... http://www.chron.com/life/article/Houston-women-march-for-solidarity-for-second-year-12512154.php
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20 hours ago

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle is live ...

Houston women march for equality is on.... http://www.chron.com/life/article/Houston-women-march-for-solidarity-for-second-year-12512154.php

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Houston women march for equality is on.... http://www.chron.com/life/article/Houston-women-march-for-solidarity-for-second-year-12512154.php
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20 hours ago

Star-gazing in Big Bend is a blast too, as it...

Star-gazing in Big Bend is a blast too, as it is offers up one of the darkest night skies in the lower 48 states.

    Big Bend National Park reports it just had its busiest year on record
    The historic Texas park was a very popular place in 2017, according to park rangers.
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20 hours ago

"The chefs cry in their kitchens, at the Elys...

"The chefs cry in their kitchens, at the Elysee (presidential palace) and everywhere in France," Macron said.

    Paul Bocuse, globe-trotting master of French cuisine, dies
    PARIS (AP) - Paul Bocuse, the master chef who defined French cuisine for more than half a century and put it on tables around the world, a man who raised the profile of top chefs from invisible kitchen artists to international celebrities, has died at 91, French officials announced.
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21 hours ago

Good morning. This is what congress has been ...

Good morning. This is what congress has been doing all night:

    Government shutdown begins and so does the finger-pointing
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans awoke Saturday to learn that bickering politicians in Washington had failed to keep their government in business, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration. It was a striking display of Washington dysfunction, and the finger-pointing came quickly.
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21 hours ago

Houston, already an international city, wasn'...

Houston, already an international city, wasn't immune to the danger.

    How did the worldwide influenza epidemic 100 years ago impact Houston?
    The city of Houston, and the nation at large, is currently dealing with a flu outbreak that is taxing emergency rooms and doctor's offices - but 100 years ago there was an outbreak that gripped the majority of the human species.
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22 hours ago

Before Chip and Joanna Gaines made remodeling...

Before Chip and Joanna Gaines made remodeling homes look as simple as picking out bathroom tile, a Hollywood flick showed viewers that turning a house into a home isn't so easy.

    The sprawling mansion from an '80s Tom Hanks movie is now for sale
    Before Chip and Joanna Gaines made remodeling homes look as simple as picking out bathroom tile, a Hollywood flick showed viewers that turning a house into a home isn't so easy. Anyone who saw 1986's "The Money Pit" remembers the hell that the fictional mansion caused for stars Tom Hanks and Shelley Long.
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23 hours ago

The listing hints that it could make for a de...

The listing hints that it could make for a decent Airbnb property. In San Marcos, a spring and summer hotspot, that might be a great investment.

    Church-turned-house for sale in San Marcos has a holy past
    A church-turned-house is currently for sale in San Marcos, complete with vaulted ceilings and late-Gothic Revival architecture. The three-bedroom, two-story home was built in 1901, according to the Realtor.com listing, and is just blocks away from downtown San Marcos.
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24 hours ago

See which tweets got the most people talking....

See which tweets got the most people talking.

    The most popular Trump tweets during his first year in office
    Saturday officially marks the anniversary of Donald Trump's first year in office. Looking back at the first 365 days, there's no doubting Trump has brought a lot of changes to the presidency, but none may be as clear as the Commander-in-chief's daily tweeting.
    http://www.chron.com

25 hours ago

Gear up for some more familiar weather.

Gear up for some more familiar weather.

    Houston to swap cold snap with wet, warm weekend
    The Houston area will not likely see sun rays until Monday, according to a National Weather Service forecast - but the deadly cold snap that gripped much of Southeast Texas over the last few days is gone for the time being.
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26 hours ago

The rapper faces a total of seven felony char...

The rapper faces a total of seven felony charges.

    Rapper Kodak Black arrested in Florida on multiple charges
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say rapper Kodak Black was arrested several days after a guest at his Florida home live-streamed people handling marijuana and a handgun around an infant. A Broward Sheriff's Office report says deputies arrested the 20-year-old rapper, whose real name is Dieuson Octave, after executing a search warrant at his Pembroke Pines home on Thursday.
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26 hours ago

"This is not a reflection of how she was rais...

"This is not a reflection of how she was raised. She's just degrading herself and it breaks my heart."

    Student expelled from college after racist rants went viral. Her mother thinks she deserves it.
    Harley Barber's mother doesn't want people to think that she's hugging her daughter and telling her everything will be okay. In fact, Barber's mother agrees with the University of Alabama's decision to expel the 19-year-old freshman for posting two videos of her racist ranting to her Instagram account.
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27 hours ago

'Maybe I should tell my staff they will be fe...

'Maybe I should tell my staff they will be featured in your video in lieu of receiving payment for work carried out while you're in residence?'

    Irish Hotel Publicly Shames Social Media Influencer for Requesting Free Stay
    The lifestyle of a globetrotting blogger/influencer -- traveling the world enjoying free meals, lodging, helicopter rides and more in exchange for social media promotion -- is one many aspire to. The aspirational nature of this entrepreneurial way of life is exactly why it works. People want to follow along on the fabulous journey.
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27 hours ago

This could change the way we gauge flood area...

This could change the way we gauge flood areas:

    Officials use lasers to update topography, could reshape floodplains
    Updated 7:23 am, Friday, January 19, 2018 Using lasers shot out of a plane, local officials are updating the topography of the land in and around Harris County for the first time since 2010.
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28 hours ago

Though the monthly membership fee will change...

Though the monthly membership fee will change, the yearly membership will not.

    Amazon raises monthly Prime membership fees by 20 percent
    NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon is raising the price of its Prime membership monthly plan by nearly 20 percent. The fee of $99 for an annual membership will not change, the company said Friday.
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28 hours ago

Andra Cobb's father, Paul, and her longtime p...

Andra Cobb's father, Paul, and her longtime partner, Charles Burnett III, a wealthy Houston-based businessman, died Wednesday. Andra Cobb was hospitalized with broken bones.

    The Latest: Helicopter that crashed linked to Texas investor
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The Latest on a helicopter crash in New Mexico that killed five people, including a Zimbabwean opposition leader (all times local): 4:50 p.m. U.S.
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29 hours ago

Do you think this will help you weed out fake...

Do you think this will help you weed out fake news stories?

    Facebook Asks Users to Judge Trustworthiness of News Sources (1)
    (Bloomberg) -- Facebook Inc., which is cutting the amount of news in its news feed, will prioritize information from the publishers that remain on the social network by measuring how trustworthy they are, the company said. Trustworthiness is based on a recent survey of U.S.
    http://www.chron.com

29 hours ago

Ice cold.

Ice cold.

    Video: Texas A&M student pulls risky stunt on iced-over pool for $25
    This week's cold temperatures across Texas made for icy conditions that kept most people inside, avoiding the winter weather. But one group of Texas A&M students utilized the freeze for a chilling challenge and viral fame.
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30 hours ago

See the celebrities who will be coming to the...

See the celebrities who will be coming to the Lone Star State.

    'Supergirl,' 'The Legend of Billie Jean' star among celebrities coming for Texas comic con
    At least four celebrities will attend Corpus Christi Comic Con in June, event officials have announced.
    http://www.chron.com

30 hours ago

Houston's CenterPoint Energy sent more than 7...

Houston's CenterPoint Energy sent more than 70 employees to Puerto Rico to support power restoration efforts this morning. http://bit.ly/2BdjqrH (METRO Video)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Houston's CenterPoint Energy sent more than 70 employees to Puerto Rico to support power restoration efforts this morning. http://bit.ly/2BdjqrH (METRO Video)
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31 hours ago

Not so fast to the trash!

Not so fast to the trash!

    28 new uses for things you were going to throw away
    Before you throw out that empty ketchup bottle, read this. Updated 2:19 pm, Friday, January 19, 2018 Trash is trash, right? Wrong. Trash is just the start of some crafty innovation to make life easier and can be a fun way to make something awesome out of something worn.
    http://www.chron.com

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