6 min ago

Congrats!

Congrats!

    Friendswood's Buns-N-Roses wins rodeo's World's Championship Bar-B-Que Competition
    In rock star fashion a Houston-area barbecue team - appropriately named Buns-N-Roses - took the highest honor at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo's World's Championship Bar-B-Que Competition Saturday night. The team from Friendswood was named Overall Grand Champion, besting 252 teams and clinching one of barbecue world's biggest prizes.
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1 hour ago

Pearland police are searching for a man who w...

Pearland police are searching for a man who was caught on video at Killen's BBQ, allegedly stealing the restaurant's tip jar. MORE INFO: http://bit.ly/2CESjGE

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Pearland police are searching for a man who was caught on video at Killen's BBQ, allegedly stealing the restaurant's tip jar. MORE INFO: http://bit.ly/2CESjGE
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2 hours ago

He was responding to a domestic violence dist...

He was responding to a domestic violence disturbance on his 66th birthday.

    Volunteer Harris County deputy goes viral after physical encounter
    Updated 6:55 pm, Friday, February 16, 2018 Harris County Sheriff's Office Major Jimmy Rollins suffered several cuts on his arm, a black eye and lacerations above his left eye while responding to a domestic disturbance near Aldine - and it was on his 66th birthday.
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3 hours ago

WATCH: The victim in this video asked that th...

WATCH: The victim in this video asked that the footage be released to help solve the crime, police said.

    Graphic video released in violent Humble home invasion
    Houston police have released new surveillance footage of a violent April 2017 home invasion and shooting, in hopes a tipster will come forward to help solve this case. The home invasion occurred in an Humble neighborhood just southeast of Bush Intercontinental Airport, at 16000 Truxton, on April 5.
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3 hours ago

Some upstart Texas towns snagged the names of...

Some upstart Texas towns snagged the names of well-known cities to catch people’s attention.

    Texas towns and their old world counterparts
    If you have ever visited New Braunfels you may have wondered about where the old Braunfels is. Texas historians will know that the city between Austin and San Antonio was established in March 1845 by Prince Carl of Solms-Braunfels of Germany, who had read enough about the land up to that point to be sold on coming here.
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4 hours ago

The victim tried to rob the suspect during a ...

The victim tried to rob the suspect during a drug deal, the convict's lawyer said.

    Conroe man gets 25 years for killing in marijuana theft
    Scrawled in a one-page confession, 19-year-old Joseph Gaige Blunt detailed the events that led to him firing several rounds from his handgun into the back of a car, with a bullet ultimately killing 22-year-old Mark Guidry Jr. in January 2017.
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5 hours ago

An amazing find

An amazing find

    Archaeologists find ancient necropolis in Egypt
    TUNA AL-GABAL, Egypt (AP) - Egypt's Antiquities Ministry announced on Saturday the discovery of an ancient necropolis near the Nile Valley city of Minya, south of Cairo, the latest discovery in an area known to house ancient catacombs from the Pharaonic Late Period and the Ptolemaic dynasty.
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6 hours ago

Just let the contractor who empties the box h...

Just let the contractor who empties the box have it.

    Forgot about that joint? Vegas airport lets people dump pot
    LAS VEGAS (AP) - What happens in Vegas really can stay in Vegas. Tourists catching a flight out of Sin City can now dump their leftover legal marijuana in metal containers set up at the airport. The 10 green bins dubbed "amnesty boxes" prevent federal transportation agents from finding pot on passengers during security screenings.
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7 hours ago

Their parties are poppin'!

Their parties are poppin'!

    ¿Qué Pasa? Out & About - Friday, February 23, 2018
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8 hours ago

The children are reportedly doing much better...

The children are reportedly doing much better now

    California parents face new charges in kids' torture case
    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California couple suspected of starving and shackling some of their 13 children pleaded not guilty Friday to new charges of child abuse. David and Louise Turpin previously entered not-guilty pleas to torture and a raft of other charges and are being held on $12 million bail.
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9 hours ago

One man was shot and killed in his apartment ...

One man was shot and killed in his apartment in southwest Houston. Investigators are trying to determine who was in the apartment at the time of the shooting and locate witnesses. http://bit.ly/2HJ4ciH

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    One man was shot and killed in his apartment in southwest Houston. Investigators are trying to determine who was in the apartment at the time of the shooting and locate witnesses. http://bit.ly/2HJ4ciH
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10 hours ago

He took a bunch of cocaine and set his own tr...

He took a bunch of cocaine and set his own truck on fire, agents say.

    Border patrol: Man sets own pickup on fire to destroy evidence as law enforcement pursues
    Updated 5:59 pm, Friday, February 23, 2018 One man gave a literal definition to the term, "hot pursuit," while being chased by Texas and federal law enforcement last week after blowing off a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint - he took a bunch of cocaine and set his own truck on fire, agents say.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

Our country has seen this conspiracy theory b...

Our country has seen this conspiracy theory before

    The racist history of the 'crisis actor' attacks on Parkland school shooting survivors
    It was a moment of turmoil, when a school became a lightning rod for debates about American values and the Constitution. At the center of it all was a clutch of students, their teenage faces beamed across the country by television cameras. But no sooner had they emerged as heroes than they were branded as phonies.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

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    Jimmy Kimmel Gets People to Speak Out About the Crisis in Wakanda (Video)
    As improbable as it may seem, apparently there are still some people out there who haven't seen "Black Panther" yet. "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" took it to the street on Friday's episode for a Lie Witness News segment that asked the public to weigh in on the crisis in Wakanda - the fictional African country that serves as the setting for the film.
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11 hours ago

Men from all walks of life were caught

Men from all walks of life were caught

    Nearly 50 suspects charged in McLennan County Sheriff's Office prostitution sting
    The sting was part of a national effort to arrest more suspects linked to prostitution.
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12 hours ago

Sleep tight.

Sleep tight.

    Houston woman died from bedbug extermination that warmed apartment to 139 degrees, suit says
    The family of a Houston woman who died last year is suing her former landlord and a pest control company, claiming that a bedbug-killing heat treatment used in the woman's apartment killed her.
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12 hours ago

Only in Texas.

Only in Texas.

    16 signs you definitely went to school in Texas
    Updated 3:58 pm, Saturday, February 17, 2018 Going to high school in Texas is a unique experience. There are certain traditions and experiences that the rest of the U.S. just wouldn't understand. Homecoming mums, for example, are a very real thing, and you wouldn't want to be caught dead with a tiny one.
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13 hours ago

'Tio Rey' got very lucky

'Tio Rey' got very lucky

    Rare Selena Photos: Queen of Tejano's 'Que Creías' serenade enchants the internet
    Published 4:03 pm, Friday, February 23, 2018 Only a few lucky men across Texas can say they were told off by Selena on stage. It was common for the Queen of Tejano to bring a male volunteer on stage so she could serenade them with the fiery lyrics of "Que Creias," a song that tells the story of a woman shooing away her ex-love.
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13 hours ago

“Candyasses" need not apply

“Candyasses" need not apply

    It's bigger than a trip or the rodeo, Trail Riders say in Houston
    Scattered on the side of a southeast Texas road are the ashes of Dario Romero. He was born in Galveston. But he lived for that stretch of Highway 6; for the winding country roads he traversed to Houston, flanked by friends, horses and family.
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14 hours ago

The Battle of Iwo Jima holds a special place ...

The Battle of Iwo Jima holds a special place in the history of the United States. US Marines raised the flag on Mount Suribachi after a six-week battle in 1945.

    73 years ago a war photographer snapped the most iconic image of World War II - here's the story of the battle behind the photo
    Joe Rosenthal / AP The Battle of Iwo Jima holds a special place in the history of the United States. Remembered for the iconic photo that the Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal took of US Marines raising the flag on Mount Suribachi, the nearly six-week battle in 1945 saw more than 100,000 US soldiers, sailors, and airmen fight about 21,000 Japanese troops.
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14 hours ago

The rationale was used to deny no-cash bail.

The rationale was used to deny no-cash bail.

    Judge: 'Tainted' arrestees who heed Black Lives Matter part of rationale for nixing no-cash bail
    For more than a decade, most of Harris County's felony court judges directed magistrates to deny no-cash bail to all newly arrested defendants, in apparent violation of state judicial conduct rules, according to internal documents obtained by the Houston Chronicle.
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15 hours ago

"Limiting fashion to something that only prod...

"Limiting fashion to something that only produces business is too easy."

    Gucci models walk the runway - with replica severed heads of themselves
    A short list of things typically seen at Milan Fashion Week: celebrities, glamorous outfits and impeccably coifed models. So the replica severed heads were a surprise. During Gucci's unveiling of its fall and winter collection on Wednesday, at least two models - one male, one female - walked the runway carrying eerily realistic replicas of their own heads.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

The couple is rumored to only have been toget...

The couple is rumored to only have been together a few weeks.

    Emily Ratajkowski marries boyfriend in secret courthouse wedding
    Published 1:32 pm, Saturday, February 24, 2018 It seems like secret weddings are becoming a new trend among celebrities. Just a week after Amy Schumer's surprise wedding on Feb. 13, 2018, model and actress Emily Ratajkowski announced that she married her boyfriend, Sebastian Bear-McClard.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Does that mean you'd get employee discounts a...

Does that mean you'd get employee discounts at the Silos?

    Chip and Joanna Gaines are hiring, here's what it takes to get a job
    Published 5:21 pm, Thursday, January 11, 2018 Chip and Joanna may not be doing "Fixer Upper" anymore, but that doesn't mean you can't get your fix of Texas' favorite couple. The two are looking to fill over 20 positions at their Magnolia Market, and anyone is free to apply meaning you could literally be paid to hang out at the Silos all day.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

According to police, nearly every aspect of h...

According to police, nearly every aspect of her story was made up.

    Texas teen who lied about being raped pleads guilty to several charges
    Published 2:48 pm, Saturday, February 24, 2018 Texas teenager, Breana Rachelle Harmon, has pled guilty to the charges against her after lying to police about being abducted and raped.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

You can already find their yummy desserts in ...

You can already find their yummy desserts in HEB.

    Kyle, Texas wants to be the new 'Pie Capital' of the Lone Star State
    Updated 11:37 am, Friday, February 23, 2018 Kyle, Texas. It's a small town just northeast of San Antonio. It's easy to miss on a map, but town officials are working to change that.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

Houston Chronicle staff photographer Karen Wa...

Houston Chronicle staff photographer Karen Warren shared this photo of Orbit and the Houston Astros as they line up for the National Anthem Saturday, Feb. 24. 2018 in West Palm Beach. It marks the start of the Astros Braves spring training game at The Fitteam Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. LATEST ON SPRING TRAINING: http://bit.ly/2ESmAnw


17 hours ago

The White House was quick to call the documen...

The White House was quick to call the document "politically driven"

    Democrats' Memo Released Countering GOP Russia Probe Account (2)
    (Bloomberg) -- The House Intelligence Committee released a lengthy rebuttal by House Democrats to a Republican memo alleging bias and misconduct by the FBI and Justice Department early in their investigation of Russian election interference.
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17 hours ago

The glamorous penthouse represents New York's...

The glamorous penthouse represents New York's luxury real estate market as well as his great fortune.

    Houston native owns the most expensive home ever sold in NYC
    Dennis Green, provided by Published 11:52 am, Thursday, February 22, 2018 * Houston native Michael Dell was reportedly the buyer behind the most expensive home ever purchased in New York City - a penthouse that sold for over $100 million. * The technology billionaire bought the Manhattan apartment in 2014, but the buyer's identity was unknown at the time.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

The girl told police the photo captions "star...

The girl told police the photo captions "started to get weird."

    Army recruiter accused of sending nude Snapchat pic to 16-year-old Deer Park student
    A Houston-area U.S. Army recruiter is expected in court Monday after being arrested for displaying harmful material to a minor, accused of sending a photo of his genitals to a 16-year-old Deer Park High School student in December.
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18 hours ago

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🤠🐴🇺🇸️

    Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo parade and run through the city
    Horses nearly outnumbered people at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo parade through downtown on Saturday morning.
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18 hours ago

A cold front will be rolling through the area...

A cold front will be rolling through the area.

    Houston could see minor street flooding, patchy fog during evening storms
    Published 12:10 pm, Saturday, February 24, 2018 Houston could be in for some hazardous weather as a cold front pushed through the area overnight into Sunday.
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19 hours ago

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

Take a look at the new RODEOHOUSTON stage: DETAILS: http://bit.ly/2orfwrN

    Preview from the Houston Chronicle
    The new RODEOHOUSTON stage is up, running and ready for Garth Brooks. See more: http://bit.ly/2orfwrN
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19 hours ago

🤮

🤮

    Texas woman defecates in pants to hide drugs during arrest
    CORSICANA, Texas (AP) - Police say a Texas woman attempted to hide evidence during an arrest by defecating in her pants and using the feces to conceal drugs. Officers in Corsicana, about 55 miles (88 kilometers ) south of Dallas, were investigating a report of a theft at a grocery store on Wednesday when they attempted to subdue a female suspect and take her into custody.
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

There are some decisions that will have to be...

There are some decisions that will have to be made in regard to the last couple bullpen spots

    Meet every player at Astros major league spring training
    The Astros have started spring training with 56 active players. Before the season opener March 29 against the Texas Rangers, that number will have to be trimmed down to 25 players.
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

This is what it's come to.

This is what it's come to.

    So many people swiped Whataburger order numbers that a San Antonio location had to do this
    Whataburglars have brought a San Antonio location to their knees.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

Backlash from the Valentine's Day massacre at...

Backlash from the Valentine's Day massacre at a Florida high school has come fast and fierce.

    More companies are cutting ties with gun lobby as #BoycottNRA movement gains steam
    Several major companies - Enterprise Holdings, First National Bank of Omaha, Symantec, Hertz and Avis - have ended co-branding partnerships with the National Rifle Association as a #BoycottNRA social media movement picks up steam. Enterprise - the parent company of car-rental brands Enterprise, Alamo and National - cut ties on Thursday, when it discontinued an arrangement that offered discounts to NRA members.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

The shooting happened while he was driving

The shooting happened while he was driving

    Rapper shot dead on Loop 410 following show at popular San Antonio hip hop club
    Updated 10:28 am, Saturday, February 24, 2018 Following a performance at a popular Northwest Side club, local rapper Christopher Polk, 25, was gunned down by an unknown assailant while driving on Loop 410, according to officials. San Antonio police report two males, including Polk, left the Ice Lounge, in the 5500 block of Loop 410, shortly after 2 a.m.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

They've played their way into the gold medal ...

They've played their way into the gold medal game while earning worldwide attention for their fierce talent and funny personalities.

    The 'Garlic Girls': South Korean curlers a global sensation
    GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - Forget Lindsey Vonn and Adam Rippon. The real rock stars of the Pyeongchang Olympics are a humble group of Korean curlers who have no idea they've become a global sensation. They are called the "Garlic Girls," the South Korean women's curling team with the fairy-tale story whose moniker reflects the locally-famed garlic grown in their hometown.
    https://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

One suspect is still on the run

One suspect is still on the run

    Man arrested after police chase on N. Main
    One man is in jail and the other remains on the loose after leading police on a high speed chase on N. Main about 3:45 Saturday morning. Houston police officers attempted to stop a dark 2012 Mercedes SUV for traffic violations.
    https://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle caught u...

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle caught up with Elizabeth McIngvale to discuss her foundation, growing up as the daughter of "Mattress Mack," and constantly overcoming her OCD diagnosis at the age of 12. http://bit.ly/2FjAdxe

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle caught up with Elizabeth McIngvale to discuss her foundation, growing up as the daughter of "Mattress Mack," and constantly overcoming her OCD diagnosis at the...
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22 hours ago

Whoever hit him just kept on going

Whoever hit him just kept on going

    Man killed after lying down on a Houston road
    A man died late Friday after being run over while lying down on a residential road in southeast Houston, near Alief. Witnesses told police the man lied down in the middle of the road about 11:00 p.m. in the 10300 block of Keegan, at Longbrook.
    https://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

RODEOHOUSTON has been using the same dirt for...

RODEOHOUSTON has been using the same dirt for 30 years.

    The dirt at RodeoHouston is a very special kind of dirt
    The dirt at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is a very special kind of dirt. On Monday morning the first of several hundred loads of special rodeo dirt began being dropped on the floor of NRG Stadium. RodeoHouston kicks off its 86th season on Tuesday, Feb. 27, with Garth Brooks.
    https://www.chron.com

23 hours ago

He was just 20 years old

He was just 20 years old

    20-year-old motorcyclist killed in Spring crash
    A 20-year-old motorcycle driver was killed late Friday when he rear-ended a Mercedes SUV pulling a flat-trailer loaded with pallets and construction materials at FM 2920 and Nannette. Witnesses said the motorcyclist went between two cars stopped at the red light, ran the red light and slammed into the back end of the trailer.
    https://www.chron.com

23 hours ago

It's not easy to see Houston from really high...

It's not easy to see Houston from really high up.

    Where are all of Houston's observation decks?
    It's a common complaint that Houston doesn't have any tall places to get a lay of the land. RELATED: What is at the top of the imposing Williams Tower? Houston, of course, doesn't have any mountains or hills to offer a good vantage point of the city.
    https://www.chron.com

23 hours ago

What a fantastic night!

What a fantastic night!

    Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Bar-B-Que contest
    BBQ lovers definitely wore their best cowboy get-ups for Go Texan Day, with most attendees wearing wrangler jeans, cowboy hats, and their trusty pair of boots.
    https://www.chron.com

24 hours ago

These are off-the-charts hot.

These are off-the-charts hot.

    Casian Crawfish blows up mudbug season with Houston's hottest crawfish
    Houston has an intense and growing fondness for Vietnamese-style Cajun crawfish, often coated with lip-smacking spices that ramp up the heat. But one local Vietnamese restaurant specializing in spicy mudbugs is taking things to incendiary levels. Casian Crawfish at 5314 Telephone Road has created Viet-style crawfish coated with Carolina Reaper chile pepper that will blow some heads off even the most aggressive heat-seeking diners.
    https://www.chron.com

25 hours ago

Whatever man.

Whatever man.

    Somehow Matthew McConaughey is now the voice of Carl's Jr. and not Whataburger
    One of the most famous voices from Texas has betrayed his Lone Star roots to hawk burgers for the Tennessee-based chain.
    https://www.chron.com

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