28 min ago

Rain, rain, go away...

Rain, rain, go away...

    College World Series: Texas Tech-Arkansas game pushed back to Wednesday morning
    OMAHA, Neb. - With heavy thunderstorms in the forecast Tuesday night, NCAA officials opted to play it safe and move the College World Series winners' bracket game between Texas Tech and Arkansas back to Wednesday at 11 a.m. Texas Tech advanced after knocking off top-seeded Florida, 6-3, Sunday at TD Ameritrade Park.
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35 min ago

Several men tried stealing an ATM after break...

Several men tried stealing an ATM after breaking into a northeast Houston convenience store but when the chain came off, they fled empty-handed. https://chrn.cl/2ljmQni

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Several men tried stealing an ATM after breaking into a northeast Houston convenience store but when the chain came off, they fled empty-handed. https://chrn.cl/2ljmQni
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52 min ago

Trustees rejected the recommendation and ulti...

Trustees rejected the recommendation and ultimately voted to include funds to re-build Lakeview, Sugar Mill and Meadows elementary schools to avoid re-zoning students away from schools near their homes.

    Fort Bend ISD trustees OK re-zoning amid mounting protests
    Fort Bend ISD trustees and district staff headed to a school board meeting were confronted by dozens of upset parents protesting outside the district administration building Monday, June 18.
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59 min ago

The nonprofit is a means to continue to serve...

The nonprofit is a means to continue to serve Hurricane Harvey survivors while allowing churches to resume some of their previous duties.

    Katy nonprofit forming to carry on post-Harvey work
    Ten Katy-area churches are initial members of a nonprofit group forming to help carry the load of providing continued resources and rebuilding for Katy-area survivors of Hurricane Harvey. Spearheading The Katy Restoration Coalition are Joel Davidson, who coordinated post-Harvey cleanup for The Fellowship, and Tom Pretti, local mission coordinator, Grace Fellowship United Methodist Church.
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1 hour ago

This is one good way to avoid the summer heat...

This is one good way to avoid the summer heat:

    Peek inside the indoor play park GlowZone is now open in northwest Houston
    A new indoor entertainment center has opened in northwest Houston and features everything you need to escape the heat, including electric glowkarts, a ropes course, and a laser maze. GlowZone, at 13150 Breton Ridge St. in Willowbrook, also features a rock climbing wall, arcade, and miniature golf.
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1 hour ago

“He was turning purple,” testified Melissa Tr...

“He was turning purple,” testified Melissa Trammell, a server at Denny’s.

    Prosecutors: Houston man pinned fellow Denny's patron for 15 minutes in fatal chokehold
    Houston railroad worker Terry Thompson held a 24-year-old father in a deadly chokehold for almost 15 minutes as the two struggled outside a popular dinner spot, prosecutors Tuesday reminded jurors deciding his murder trial.
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1 hour ago

Give that person a raise!

Give that person a raise!

    The story behind TxDOT's dynamic message signs
    The signs that guide us along our routes through Houston are locally controlled by TxDOT and Houston TranStar.
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2 hours ago

Tickets are available now; $65 general admiss...

Tickets are available now; $65 general admission which includes samples from all competing vendors and Saint Arnold beer.

    2018 Houston BBQ Throwdown set for Sept. 16
    Who is the most creative pitmaster in barbecueland? You'll find out at the 4th annual Houston BBQ Throwdown, a competition for smoked meat practitioners to create Houston's next great barbecue dish. The event, sponsored by the Houston Barbecue Festival and Saint Arnold Brewing Company, will be held Sunday, Sept.
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2 hours ago

This means she will be unable to compete at t...

This means she will be unable to compete at the next WWE pay-per-view show on July 15

    WWE says it has suspended Ronda Rousey for 30 days after she 'attacked' her WWE mentor with a briefcase on live TV
    YouTube / WWE Ronda Rousey terrorised WWE women's champion Alexa Bliss in a promo on Monday. Rousey sent Bliss crashing through a table and turned on her former WWE mentor Kurt Angle. Though obviously "kayfabe," an industry term meaning "scripted," the segment made for compelling viewing.
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2 hours ago

He only faces up to two years in jail if conv...

He only faces up to two years in jail if convicted

    Man arrested, charged for 'peeping' on teenage girl at Houston-area McDonald's
    Houston officers said in March, the 13-year-old girl was in the drive through of a McDonald's in the 8900 block of Clearwood Drive when she told her mother that she needed to use the restroom, according to Harris County court records.
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2 hours ago

"These brave individuals fought to defend the...

"These brave individuals fought to defend the God-given rights of those unjustly held in bondage."

    Trump praises African-American soldiers who fought in Civil War in Juneteenth statement
    Published 5:53 pm, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Juneteenth - also known as Freedom Day - is celebrated on June 19 and marks the day the abolition of slavery in Texas was announced in 1865 along with the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans throughout the Confederate states.
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2 hours ago

The 8,158-square-foot mansion built in 1924 w...

The 8,158-square-foot mansion built in 1924 was listed in March for a whopping $7.5 million

    Lance Armstrong sells Austin home for more than $500K under asking price
    Published 3:15 pm, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Texas-born cyclist, Lance Armstrong's Austin home is officially off the market. The 8,158-square-foot mansion built in 1924 was listed in March for a whopping $7.5 million, but after months on the market, it ultimately sold for nearly $500,000 less than that.
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2 hours ago

Unknown to many, Wisconson Congressmann Mark ...

Unknown to many, Wisconson Congressmann Mark Pocan gave the answer, partly, over the weekend.

    Congressman responds after public demands answers on migrant children: 'Where are the girls?'
    After activists and journalist noticed only boys were featured in government handout photos of migrant children's internment centers, the public began to repeat one question: Where are the girls? Unknown to many, WisconsonCongressmann Mark Pocan gave the answer, partly, over the weekend.
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3 hours ago

For the uninitiated, this is the issue where ...

For the uninitiated, this is the issue where the athletes pose nude.

    Teammates react to Dallas Keuchel appearing in ESPN's Body Issue
    Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel will be featured in ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue this month. The annual edition of the magazine is a celebration of the athletes' physical form and the athletes chosen generally pose in the nude - with everything tastefully hidden, of course.
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3 hours ago

Remember when...

Remember when...

    What did Houston's favorite malls look like when they were first built?
    As shoppers in Texas prepare to invade their local malls in search of tax free deals we look at Houston's most popular malls looked like when they first opened.
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3 hours ago

“The first incident on Memorial Day weekend, ...

“The first incident on Memorial Day weekend, we thought it was an isolated incident but, with the second incident, we knew this was something we had to take care of immediately.”

    Pct. 1 Commissioner's crew works to remove nails at Lake Conroe Park
    For two days, Montgomery County Precinct 1 Commissioner Mike Meador's staff worked to remove nails protruding from bulkheads along Lake Conroe Park after the second injury accident in two weeks. The first incident happened on Memorial Day when a 13-year-old girl became stuck in the water at a bulkhead when her foot was impaled on two nails, according to law enforcement at the scene.
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4 hours ago

Are you surprised?

Are you surprised?

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

University of Houston football coach Major Ap...

University of Houston football coach Major Applewhite drives the ball off hole No. 1 at Wildcat Golf Club during his tournament. Read more about UH football: https://chrn.cl/2J8HkcO

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    University of Houston football coach Major Applewhite drives the ball off hole No. 1 at Wildcat Golf Club during his tournament. Read more about UH football: https://chrn.cl/2J8HkcO
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4 hours ago

Shout out to the queen on her birthday.

Shout out to the queen on her birthday.

    A look at Houston's own Phylicia Rashad through the years
    Published 1:19 pm, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Houston has nurtured quite a few notable celebrities from music icon Beyonce to sitcom star Jim Parsons. Among the greats born in the Bayou City is actress Phylicia Rashad.
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4 hours ago

There comes a time when Americans, when Houst...

There comes a time when Americans, when Houstonians, when Texans have to say to those higher than ourselves: This is wrong. This is just wrong.”

    Turner says he will not be "an enabler" of plan to put immigrant kids at downtown Houston facility
    Mayor Sylvester Turner called on the owner of a building east of downtown Houston and the nonprofit hoping to operate the former warehouse as a detention center for immigrant children separated from their families at the nation's southern border to reconsider their plans.
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5 hours ago

Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston called on ...

Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston called on the owner of a building east of downtown and the nonprofit hoping to operate a detention center for immigrant children separated from their families to reconsider their plans. https://chrn.cl/2MC1M7U

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston called on the owner of a building east of downtown and the nonprofit hoping to operate a detention center for immigrant children separated from their families to...
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5 hours ago

This will be the first Houston location for t...

This will be the first Houston location for the Dallas based restaurant that specializes in seafood boils of king crab, snow crab, Dungeness crab, shrimp and crawfish.

    Shell Shack to open in Houston in July
    Another Dallas import is ready to make a home in the busy Houston restaurant scene. Shell Shack, a popular seafood concept with six locations in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, will open its first Houston restaurant in July at 2412 Washington in the former Social Junkie Sports Bar location, which previously was home to the historic Pig Stand.
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5 hours ago

She was a household name and face, but viewer...

She was a household name and face, but viewers never saw the side of her she recently started sharing online.

    Former KENS 5 anchor Sarah Lucero reveals drastic fitness transformation
    With nearly 20 years in the business, Sarah Lucero was a household name and face for many KENS 5 viewers, but they probably never saw the side of her she recently started sharing online to promote her new business venture.
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6 hours ago

The new store is expected to open next year.

The new store is expected to open next year.

    Academy Sports + Outdoors will open new store in Richmond
    Growth is continuing for Academy, Ltd., in the greater Houston area with Richmond benefiting from the latest expansion news. Academy Sports + Outdoors is a sports, outdoor and recreation lifestyle retailer. It's newest store at Aliana in Richmond is expected to open next year.
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6 hours ago

Can you guess who earned the honor?

Can you guess who earned the honor?

    Houston's Pi Pizza named among Food Network's best pizzerias in the country
    A Houston pizza joint has earned a spot on the Food Network's " The Best Pizzas in America's Biggest Cities" list. Pi Pizza, at 181 Heights Blvd., was included on the list for thinking "beyond just Italian-American classics."
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6 hours ago

All you need to watch the movie is a game tic...

All you need to watch the movie is a game ticket:

    Minute Maid Park bringing back movie day with a screening of 'The Sandlot' next week
    The timeless children's baseball movie is coming back to Minute Maid Park next week for an afternoon screening.
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7 hours ago

PLEASE SHARE: Police are searching for two me...

PLEASE SHARE: Police are searching for two men who are at large following a police chase through northeast Houston. https://chrn.cl/2tazdGx

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    PLEASE SHARE: Police are searching for two men who are at large following a police chase through northeast Houston. https://chrn.cl/2tazdGx
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7 hours ago

"In light of the potential harm being inflict...

"In light of the potential harm being inflicted on these children and the ambiguity about their status after they're removed from these facilities, I ask that you please immediately rescind directives that have resulted in the increase in separations of children from their migrant parents."

    Speaker Joe Straus sends letter to Trump demanding end to family separations at the border
    https://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/politics/article/Straus-sends-letter-to-Trump-demanding-end-to-13007070.php
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8 hours ago

There will be 280 condo units and 170 hotel r...

There will be 280 condo units and 170 hotel rooms in total.

    $150 million hotel and condo tower planned for East Downtown
    A new $150 million hotel and condo tower is planned for Houston's east downtown, along one of the area's most popular streets, Saint Emanuel. This week STOA Architects shared renderings of the mixed-use Hotel RL, its new development at 1005 Saint Emanuel.
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8 hours ago

He was 21.

He was 21.

    Report: Former Rice star Blain Padgett died from opioids
    Former Rice football standout Blain Padgett's cause of death has been ruled as an accident due to toxic effects of carfentanil, according to information from the Harris County Institute for Forensic Sciences. Carfentanil is described as a synthetic opioid "10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times more potent than fentanyl" by the Drug Enforcement Administration.
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9 hours ago

A former Harris County Sheriff's Office deput...

A former Harris County Sheriff's Office deputy and former Dayton ISD teacher were among the 60 arrested.

    Houstonwide online child sex crime investigation nets 60 arrests
    Following a three month long operation, a former Houston Police Department Sergeant, a former Harris County Sheriff's Office deputy and former Dayton ISD teacher who were among 60 arrested across the Houston region for various internet crimes against children.
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9 hours ago

Houston: We need your selfies! To celebrate ...

Houston: We need your selfies! To celebrate #NationalSelfieDay Thursday, June 21, we're rounding up your most-Houston selfies. That can be anything from you rolling down the hill at the Miller Outdoor Theatre, posing at the NASA's Johnson Space Center or watching a 'Stros game at Minute Maid Park - Houston Astro's Game. Email them to: Fernando.Alfonso@chron.com

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Houston: We need your selfies! To celebrate #NationalSelfieDay Thursday, June 21, we're rounding up your most-Houston selfies. That can be anything from you rolling down the hill at the Miller...
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10 hours ago

Jose Altuve is now the leading vote-getter am...

Jose Altuve is now the leading vote-getter among all major league players in fan balloting for the All-Star Game.

    Astros' Jose Altuve gains overall lead in MLB All-Star fan balloting
    Published 11:56 am, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Jose Altuve is now the leading vote-getter among all major league players in fan balloting for the All-Star Game. Seeking his fourth consecutive All-Star start at second base, Altuve has garnered 1,572,101 votes, according to a second ballot update released Tuesday.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Do you know what "slab" means?

Do you know what "slab" means?

    A guide to slang Houstonians use, visitors don't understand
    Updated 3:21 pm, Saturday, February 17, 2018 The words Bayou City, Space City and Clutch City all mean the same thing to a local, but to visitors none of those words mean Houston. People who live in H-town have their own lingo that to non-locals may as well sound like a completely different language.
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11 hours ago

Get ready to go dry:

Get ready to go dry:

    League City restricts water use due to Interstate 45 construction
    League City has issued mandatory water restrictions to allow for the relocation of the main water line supplying the west side of the city.
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11 hours ago

Some of these photos date back to the 1930s:

Some of these photos date back to the 1930s:

    Old photos paint a picture of Houston's greater East End
    Houston's East End district is home to some of our favorite things. Here, you'll find Houston classics like the original Ninfa's and El Tiempo Cantina, plus new hot spots, such as former Astros player Hunter Pence's gamer cafe Coral Sword.
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12 hours ago

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office invest...

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office investigated an area for several hours where a body was found in a pond off Texas 242. https://chrn.cl/2MBafZ4

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office investigated an area for several hours where a body was found in a pond off Texas 242. https://chrn.cl/2MBafZ4
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12 hours ago

The river of lava is "100 feet across and mov...

The river of lava is "100 feet across and moving quickly."

    Hawaii volcano feeding fast-moving 100-foot-wide river of lava
    The Hawaii Army National Guard flew over Kilauea on Sunday for a close-up view of the latest activity around the erupting volcano and captured dramatic footage of a lava channel.
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13 hours ago

Hmmmmm...still seems a bit too low 🤔

Hmmmmm...still seems a bit too low 🤔

    Texans' DeAndre Hopkins ranked 13th in NFL Network top 100 list
    Updated 8:36 am, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 He was voted the 13th-best player in the league in an annual NFL Network poll conducted through player balloting. Hopkins caught 96 passes last season for 1,378 yards, leading the NFL with 13 touchdown catches. He caught passes from three quarterbacks: Deshaun Watson, Tom Savage and T.J.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

HAVE YOU SEEN THEM?:

HAVE YOU SEEN THEM?:

    Police seek help finding suspects in death of Missouri City couple
    Six months after the back-t0-back slayings of a Missouri City couple, police are turning to the public for help, offering up a $5,000 reward for information in the unsolved murders.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

During the month of May, Houston police arres...

During the month of May, Houston police arrested 31 drivers on felony alcohol charges.

    HPD arrests dozens on felony DWI charges in May
    During the month of May, Houston police arrested 31 drivers on felony alcohol charges. Some were charged with driving while intoxicated with a child in the vehicle and many were charged with their third DWI. Driving while intoxicated in Texas is typically a misdemeanor on the first two offenses.
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14 hours ago

The actor said while it was an honor to be re...

The actor said while it was an honor to be recognized for playing a superhero, it was more important to "acknowledge the heroes we have in real life."

    On a big night for 'Panther,' Boseman honors real-life hero
    SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) - The MTV Movie & TV Awards gave "Black Panther" its first taste of awards glory, with Marvel's blockbuster taking home four honors including two awards for its star, Chadwick Boseman. Boseman quickly handed off his best hero award to James Shaw Jr., who wrestled an assault-style rifle away from a gunman in a Tennessee Waffle House in April.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

Their outrage and call for reforms come after...

Their outrage and call for reforms come after nearly 2,000 minors were separated from adults in the six weeks following Attorney General Jeff Sessions' announcement of the zero-tolerance approach to illegal border crossings.

    All 5 first ladies speak out on family separations at border
    NEW YORK (AP) - All four former first ladies have joined the current one, Melania Trump, in an unusual united political front expressing horror at children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. Mrs. Trump did not go as far as some of her predecessors, though, and criticize the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy that has led to the separations.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

No. 12!!!! The Houston Astros did it again! ...

No. 12!!!! The Houston Astros did it again! DETAILS: https://bit.ly/2lhsB4T

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    No. 12!!!! The Houston Astros did it again! DETAILS: https://bit.ly/2lhsB4T
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15 hours ago

Harvey's still having an impact on Houston.

Harvey's still having an impact on Houston.

    Want Houston to fix your street, park or library? Harvey may delay the job
    The full impact of Hurricane Harvey on Houston's capital spending plans is coming into focus as city officials propose their annual five-year projects plan. It is difficult to track incremental delays and schedule shifts among the 500 airport, utility, streets, drainage, police, fire, health, library, parks and other projects in the city's Capital Improvement Plan, but it is hard to miss the weight being given to the storm.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

😂😂😂

😂😂😂

    San Francisco brewery releases 'LeBron Tears' beer
    Draymond Green isn't the only one who gets to troll LeBron James after the Warriors' win over the Cavaliers in this year's NBA Finals.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Harris County is under a flash flood watch un...

Harris County is under a flash flood watch until 7 p.m.:

    Flash flood watch in effect through Tuesday evening
    Much of southeast Texas is under a flash flood watch through this evening as a slow-moving storm passes through the area. The National Weather Service predicts 1 to 3 inches of rain, but warns that up to 6 inches is possible. Widespread flooding is not expected, though meteorologists flagged several counties where bands of flash flooding could occur.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

The second Slowpokes is expected to open in f...

The second Slowpokes is expected to open in fall 2018, almost two years after the original location's debut.

    Slowpokes coffee bar expanding to Kirby Grove
    Slowpokes, the casual neighborhood coffee and wine bar in the Oak Forest/Garden Oaks neighborhood, will open a second shop in the Upper Kirby District later this year. Slowpokes announced Monday that its partners (Juan Carlos Rubiralta of Levure Bakery and Mazen Baltagi of Chapman & Kirby and Christian's Tailgate, and Afif Baltagi) will lease 1,833 square feet at Kirby Grove, 2925 Richmond, with patio seating fronting Levy Park.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

More like filet-o-trash, amirite?

More like filet-o-trash, amirite?

    McDonald's employees share the 6 menu items they'd never eat
    Sorbis/Shutterstock McDonald's' menu has tons of options for customers. And McDonald's crew members themselves have their own frequent picks - as well as orders they tend to avoid. Business Insider spoke with a number of current and former McDonald's employees about the menu items that they're not crazy about, for whatever reason.
    https://www.chron.com

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