48 min ago

"Recognition of the effects of this disease o...

"Recognition of the effects of this disease on me has been painful, and I have been slow to grasp the gravity of it."

    Rev Jesse Jackson discloses Parkinson's disease diagnosis
    CHICAGO (AP) - The Rev. Jesse Jackson disclosed publicly Friday that he has been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson's disease and plans to "dedicate" himself to physical therapy to slow the progress of the disease.
    http://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

This comes after it was announced he has deme...

This comes after it was announced he has dementia

    David Cassidy Hospitalized in Critical Condition With Organ Failure
    "Partridge Family" star David Cassidy has been hospitalized in critical condition and placed in a medically induced coma, as his organs are shutting down, his rep confirms. According to TMZ, Cassidy was rushed to a Florida hospital a few days ago and his condition has been rapidly declining.
    http://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

Now this is the ultimate Houston dining guide...

Now this is the ultimate Houston dining guide:

    These are the cleanest restaurants in Houston
    This report will require significantly less reading and might even make you smile if you frequent one of Houston's cleanest restaurants.
    http://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

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

We are live from the Via Colori festival at City Hall in downtown Houston.

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    We are live from the Via Colori festival at City Hall in downtown Houston.
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1 hour ago

"Animal feces" was NOT on the menu 🤢

"Animal feces" was NOT on the menu 🤢

    Houston Restaurant Violations (Nov. 7-14)
    Animal feces found in rice, black residue and biofilm seen in ice machines Published 7:09 pm, Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Animal feces and contaminated ice round out this week's list of Houston restaurant violations. At Hong Long Vietnamese Restaurant, (18405 State Highway 249 Dr.,) ten pounds of uncooked rice was thrown out after health inspectors found mice droppings.
    http://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

See? Millennials aren't ruining everything:

See? Millennials aren't ruining everything:

    The top 100 brands millennials like
    It's no secret that millennials make up a large percentage of the consumer market, especially when it comes to trendy items or convenience, but what are they really buying.
    http://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

The show's upcoming 6th season will be the sh...

The show's upcoming 6th season will be the show's last.

    'Nashville' to End After Season 6 on CMT
    The music is finally going silent for "Nashville." The CMT drama's upcoming 16-episode sixth season will be its final run, the network announced Friday. Season 6 will be split into two parts, with the first half premiering Jan. 4.
    http://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

"When my personal situation becomes distracti...

"When my personal situation becomes distracting to our core mission of electing Democrats and making Florida better, it is time for me to step aside."

    Florida Democratic Party chair resigns over sexual behavior
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Democrat Party chairman resigned Friday after a report of anonymous allegations of sexually inappropriate behavior, a decision he made after four of his party's candidates for governor said he should step down. The party posted on Twitter a statement from Stephen Bittel, who had held the position since January.
    http://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

Whether you want to try it yourself, or order...

Whether you want to try it yourself, or order for pickup, time's running out to get a cooked bird for the big day.

    Deep fried turkey: It's not just a Cajun thing anymore
    It's a phenomenon that's crept into our annual celebration and spread across the U.S. over the last few decades. One magazine article attributes the first mention of deep-fried turkey to the late, famed Cajun comedian and TV chef Justin Wilson, who recalled seeing an unnamed person attempt this dangerous fete in the 1930s.
    http://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

Example: Do you know what "slab" means to mos...

Example: Do you know what "slab" means to most Houstonians?

    A guide to slang Houstonians use, visitors don't understand
    Updated 7:33 pm, Friday, November 10, 2017 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.
    http://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

TAKE A LOOK: Dallas police hope you'll recogn...

TAKE A LOOK: Dallas police hope you'll recognize the men seen in this garage shortly before a Texas mom mysteriously fell to her death. More info: http://bit.ly/2zQMAQs

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    TAKE A LOOK: Dallas police hope you'll recognize the men seen in this garage shortly before a Texas mom mysteriously fell to her death. More info: http://bit.ly/2zQMAQs
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4 hours ago

Unlike your neighborhood Target:

Unlike your neighborhood Target:

    Target unveils next-gen retail store in Richmond
    Target has unveiled its first "next generation" store in the Houston area, part of a multibillion-dollar effort to reimagine more than 1,000 stores nationwide to compete with e-commerce giants. The 124,000-square-foot store, which opened earlier this week at Aliana market center in Richmond, has two distinct entrances and aims to appeal to consumers on both ends of the shopping spectrum.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

Thanksgiving is days away. Prepare for all th...

Thanksgiving is days away. Prepare for all the holiday joy to come (besides Black Friday):

    The most magical Houston-area events to get into the holiday spirit
    Winter is almost upon us and Houstonians wanting to scratch their holiday itch beyond just Christmas music are in luck. Dozens of holiday-themed events are dotting Houston's calendar in the coming weeks. CHRISTMAS FLAVORED: Hilarious yet thorough review of new Blue Bell ice cream flavor From dazzling light shows, parades and tree lighting, there's plenty to do this fall and winter in Bayou City.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

All this over a phone.

All this over a phone.

    Man shot in stomach after suspect reportedly tries to take his phone
    A man was shot in the stomach after a person allegedly tried to steal his phone Friday night in north Houston, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office and a witness on scene. Deputies from the Harris County Sheriff's Office arrived around 11:20 p.m.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

In the last 10 years, students from this prog...

In the last 10 years, students from this program have created 441 businesses with a 96 percent survival rate:

    Report ranks UH Bauer College entrepreneurship program No. 2 in U.S.
    University of Houston's undergraduate entrepreneurship program has received national accolades from The Princeton Review. Bauer College's Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship ranked No. 2 in the United States on a list of Top 25 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies. It has earned a Top 10 ranking for more than a decade.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

The death comes after a long struggle with de...

The death comes after a long struggle with dementia.

    AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64
    NEW YORK (AP) - Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the Australian hard rock band AC/DC, has died. He was 64. AC/DC announced the death on their official Facebook page and website Saturday. The posts did not say when or where Young died. Young was diagnosed with dementia in 2014.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

Irish WWE star Becky Lynch is in Houston for ...

Irish WWE star Becky Lynch is in Houston for the 30th anniversary of WWE Survivor Series.

    WWE superstar Becky Lynch gives a sneak peek into Survivor Series coming to Houston this weekend
    When Irish WWE star Becky Lynch comes to Houston this week for the 30th anniversary of WWE Survivor Series she will more than likely be in search of coffee. Strong coffee. Frequently traveling and jet-lagged, caffeine keeps this heroine running when she is not battling in the squared circle.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

“Our client suffered one of the worst deaths ...

“Our client suffered one of the worst deaths there is: burning alive and living for several days before passing.”

    Family of man who died in Whitehall Hotel explosion sue for negligence
    The family of a Spring electrical contractor who died from injuries from a fiery explosion at the Whitehall Hotel in downtown Houston last week have sued the hotel chain and others for at least $1 million.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

Everything must go at Frankel's Costume Co., ...

Everything must go at Frankel's Costume Co., Inc....

    Frankel's costume shop prepares to say goodbye, offering costumes at slashed prices
    "Everything is for sale," says Terrie Frankel over the phone as she surveys what is left of the family-run costume shop from which she will walk away in late December. "Need a Santa suit?" she giggles. In early October Frankel, 72, and husband Lonnie Frankel, 76, announced Frankel's Costume Shop was closing after 67 years of making Houstonians look spooky, sexy, or mysterious.
    http://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Lunch is just around the corner...

Lunch is just around the corner...

    The story of Hickory Hollow, one of Houston's favorite chicken-fried steak haunts
    A few weeks back Chron.com celebrated Chicken-Fried Steak Day, that most Texan of foodie holidays, by listing the best places to get the belly-busting dish in the Houston area.
    http://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Who knows, you might see him this weekend som...

Who knows, you might see him this weekend somewhere...

    Good guy and meteorologist Jeff Lindner makes good on post-Harvey donation promises
    He was one of Houston's heroes during Hurricane Harvey and now he's giving back to the people he served during those waterlogged September days. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey flooding, a special fundraiser was set up for Harris County Flood Control District meteorologist Jeff Lindner to take a vacation after he worked day and night to keep Houstonians informed.
    http://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

Tag someone who's going skating tomorrow at D...

Tag someone who's going skating tomorrow at Discovery Green's The ICE presented by Green Mountain Energy Company. DETAILS: http://www.chron.com/entertainment/article/The-ICE-at-Discovery-Green-returns-Saturday-Nov-12365604.php

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Tag someone who's going skating tomorrow at Discovery Green's The ICE presented by Green Mountain Energy Company. DETAILS:...
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8 hours ago

Looking for something quirky to do this holid...

Looking for something quirky to do this holiday season? Walking in a cemetery is still walking, which is exercise.

    Notable people who are buried in the Houston area and where you can visit them
    Of all the interesting things to do in Houston, a tour of the Bayou City's cemeteries is something that we can't recommend enough. A handful of cemeteries in the Houston-area, including Glenwood Cemetery and Forest Park Cemetery, are the final resting places of some of the people that helped shape the city.
    http://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

Tag someone who loves the Houston Zoo. Zoo L...

Tag someone who loves the Houston Zoo. Zoo Lights officially kids off today: http://www.chron.com/life/holidays/article/Zoo-Lights-at-the-Houston-Zoo-kicks-off-on-Nov-12342097.php

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Tag someone who loves the Houston Zoo. Zoo Lights officially kids off today: http://www.chron.com/life/holidays/article/Zoo-Lights-at-the-Houston-Zoo-kicks-off-on-Nov-12342097.php
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9 hours ago

Debuts today at Discovery Green:

Debuts today at Discovery Green:

    'Hello, Trees!' turns voices to light and music
    What might a human voice sound like if it were turned into music or look like if it were translated to light? That's the fun of "Hello, Trees! A Walking Serenade," a new interactive light and sound installation that will add some sparkly fun to the festivities of this year's Frostival at Discovery Green, Nov.
    http://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

"You pass this bill, you grow the economy." ...

"You pass this bill, you grow the economy." Do you agree?

    GOP-led House passes landmark Brady tax bill
    In a big victory for Houston-area Republican Kevin Brady, the House passed a sweeping tax overhaul Thursday on a narrow party-line vote, setting up a showdown in the Senate that will test the unity of the GOP's slim majority.
    http://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Police believe the man was "in a crisis" and ...

Police believe the man was "in a crisis" and were able to get him down.

    Man climbs up antenna tower after spotting deputies
    A man scurried up an antenna tower Thursday evening in an apparent attempt to dodge deputies in a north Harris County neighborhood. Deputies originally went to the neighborhood between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. after reports of a theft at an Academy Sports, off U.S.
    http://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

"Sex trafficking is a business," a researcher...

"Sex trafficking is a business," a researcher said. "Of course they worked together. That's how it thrives."

    3 pastors accused of luring teen girls, paying for sex
    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Three pastors worked together to entice teen girls to have sex, often for money, and shared photos and videos of the girls, federal prosecutors said. One founded his own church and built a large following in Toledo. The other two oversaw congregations with a few dozen people that met in rented spaces.
    http://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

Which traffic rules do you see other drivers ...

Which traffic rules do you see other drivers not following?

    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.
    http://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

See photos from the girls' special day.

See photos from the girls' special day.

    Photos: HBO captures San Antonio teens' vivid quinceañera
    An HBO film series bowing next month captures the intimacy and spectacle of two local girls' joint quinceañera, along with the beauty of San Antonio and its rich Hispanic heritage.
    http://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

It's best to stay off the road this Thanksgiv...

It's best to stay off the road this Thanksgiving and finish those leftovers.

    Why a study ranked Houston as the most dangerous city to travel in during Thanksgiving
    It's best to stay off the road this Thanksgiving and finish those leftovers. A new study by security research company ASecureLife ranked Houston as the most dangerous city to travel to this Thanksgiving, citing fatal crash data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration as the reason.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

They'll give you life.

They'll give you life.

    Getting a Dog Might Just Save Your Life, Swedish Research Says
    (Bloomberg) -- Having a dog can bring a lot of love into your life. It could also make it last a little longer. A group of academics from Uppsala University in Sweden analyzed the health records of 3.4 million people in that northern European country, where databases contain detailed information on everyone's hospitalizations, medical history and even whether they own a dog.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

Sibila Vargas has been a fixture in top 10 ma...

Sibila Vargas has been a fixture in top 10 markets and national networks since the start of her broadcast career.

    Former Houston TV anchor Sibila Vargas reemerges in small town
    Sibila Vargas has been a fixture in top 10 markets and national networks since the start of her broadcast career. Now, Vargas working at the big no. 37 in Greenville-Spartanburg-Asheville-Anderson, S.C. What gives? Houston TV watchers will remember Vargas at KRIV-TV from 2007 to 2010.
    http://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

Uh oh.

Uh oh.

    A Boeing 757 was hacked and now DHS is worried more planes could be at risk
    A Department of Homeland Security official admitted that the agency was able to remotely hack into a Boeing 757 during a test in 2016. The DHS official indicated that he and his team were able to do so without having any direct contact with the aircraft or using any materials that would be flagged by security.
    http://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

The Chief "aired some complaints" about those...

The Chief "aired some complaints" about those bad drivers who "scare the bejesus outta" the good drivers.

    Oak Ridge North police chief chides bad drivers in Facebook post
    Oak Ridge North Police Chief Andrew Walters has a message for drivers in the city. In a Facebook post Wednesday, the Chief "aired some complaints" about those bad drivers who "scare the bejesus outta" the good drivers. "I have to divide all us up into two groups: 'you-uns' and 'us-uns,'" he began in the post.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

The Houston Astros' Justin Verlander and Kate...

The Houston Astros' Justin Verlander and Kate Upton talked about setting their wedding date and retold the story about how the Verlander proposed to the supermodel.

    Justin Verlander, Kate Upton detail proposal on Tonight Show
    Back from their wedding in Italy, Astros pitcher Justin Verlander and his new wife Kate Upton made the rounds on the talk-show circuit Friday in New York. After a morning appearance on "Today" show, Verlander and Upton were guests on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

What a wild high school football playoff game...

What a wild high school football playoff game: A combined 141 points by both teams and 10 touchdowns by one quarterback, who is committed to the University of Texas.

    Port Neches-Groves emerges victorious from slugfest with Crosby
    Craig Williams and the Crosby offense did everything possible to keep up with Roschon Johnson but they couldn't. Port Neches-Groves' Johnson scored the game-winning 2-yard touchdown with 25 seconds left as the Indians outlasted the Cougars, 72-69, in the bi-district round of the Class 5A-Division II playoffs on Friday at Baytown's Stallworth Stadium.
    http://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

In one truck, they found 8lbs of liquid foam ...

In one truck, they found 8lbs of liquid foam meth.

    Border Patrol agents reportedly find $6.1M in drugs, including liquid foam meth, in South Texas
    Updated 11:46 am, Friday, November 17, 2017 Over the course of two days, Border Patrol agents in South Texas reportedly seized more than $6 million in drugs, including liquid foam methamphetamine. In the middle of an operation in Brownsville on Tuesday, agents inspected a delivery truck suspected of carrying drugs.
    http://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

"Every single scene, I'm like 'Really, really...

"Every single scene, I'm like 'Really, really? You did it like that? Oh my God..."

    Celebrities who admittedly hated their iconic roles
    Published 4:50 pm, Friday, November 3, 2017 To fans, Miley Cyrus will always be Hannah Montana, Adam Brody will always be Seth Cohen from "The O.C.," and Robert Pattinson will always be a vampire. However, for an actor taking on various characters, looks and motivations for different parts, sometimes it be hard to break away from the roles that defined the.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

The Fire Department assumes the truck belongs...

The Fire Department assumes the truck belongs to a dog walker or handler.

    Update: All pups found after truck full of dogs crashes into SF home
    Updated 3:42 pm, Friday, November 17, 2017 Update: All missing dogs have been located and returned to their owners, said Lt. Jonathan Baxter with the San Francisco Fire Department. The two dogs that were missing as of 6:30 p.m. on Thursday were found later that night. End of update.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

Now that the season is over Carlos Correa and...

Now that the season is over Carlos Correa and his fiancee can focus on their wedding.

    Carlos Correa and Daniella Rodriguez picked out wedding bands in Houston
    Published 7:15 pm, Friday, November 17, 2017 With a World Series win under his belt and baseball season over, Carlos Correa and Daniella Rodriguez are diving into the wedding planning process. The two were spotted at David Yurman in the Galleria picking out their future wedding bands.
    http://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

The Houston Mattress Macks, anyone?

The Houston Mattress Macks, anyone?

    If Houston gets an NHL hockey team, what should they be called?
    If Houston gets an NHL hockey team, like so many are clamoring for, what should they be called? The Houston Chronicle recently reported that new Rockets owner and billionaire Tilman Fertitta is interested in bringing an NHL team to Houston. RELATED: Does Houston really need a hockey team?
    http://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

The network is airing a series of episodes on...

The network is airing a series of episodes on the extravagant parties thrown for these young American Latinas:

    Photos: HBO captures San Antonio teens' vivid quinceañera
    An HBO film series bowing next month captures the intimacy and spectacle of two local girls' joint quinceañera, along with the beauty of San Antonio and its rich Hispanic heritage.
    http://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

WATCH: The ICE at Discovery Green returns thi...

WATCH: The ICE at Discovery Green returns this Saturday. For all the details: http://bit.ly/2zJHw0x

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    WATCH: The ICE at Discovery Green returns this Saturday. For all the details: http://bit.ly/2zJHw0x
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19 hours ago

The magazine is getting attention again for i...

The magazine is getting attention again for it's new photo spread.

    Playboy casts Molly Constable, a plus-sized model, for new photo shoot
    Playboy is stepping out of its comfort zone by featuring Molly Constable, a plus-sized model. The men's magazine teased Constable's photo shoot with photographer Heather Hazzan on Instagram with the caption, "@mollyconstable revisits her roots in the beautiful upstate New York countryside.
    http://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

Carlos Correa's fiance, Daniella Rodriguez, h...

Carlos Correa's fiance, Daniella Rodriguez, held this title in 2016.

    Houston-area women compete for pageant title once held by Carlos Correa's fiance
    Houston women and teens will spend part of Thanksgiving break competing in a pageant Carlos Correa's fiance Daniella Rodriguez won - Miss Texas USA. The competitions for that title and for Miss Texas Teen USA will take place November 25 and 26 at the Hilton Post Oak in Houston.
    http://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

Some of the top deals include steep discounts...

Some of the top deals include steep discounts on TVs, video game systems, and laptops.

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

20 hours ago

She's survived by her parents and her daughte...

She's survived by her parents and her daughter. She will be missed.

    'Project Runway' Contestant Wendy Pepper Dies
    Wendy Pepper, a fashion designer who competed on two seasons of "Project Runway" has died. According to a death notice posted in the Washington Post on Friday, Pepper, born Anne Eustis Pepper, died peacefully on Sunday "surrounded by her loving family."
    http://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

"I have to divide all us up into two groups: ...

"I have to divide all us up into two groups: 'you-uns' and 'us-uns. To further define those terms: 'Us-un's' are basically the good, honest, hardworking decent people out there. 'You-un's' are those rude, abusive, narcissistic, self-gratifying, immature.….you get the idea."

    Oak Ridge North police chief chides bad drivers in Facebook post
    Oak Ridge North Police Chief Andrew Walters has a message for drivers in the city. In a Facebook post Wednesday, the Chief "aired some complaints" about those bad drivers who "scare the bejesus outta" the good drivers. "I have to divide all us up into two groups: 'you-uns' and 'us-uns,'" he began in the post.
    http://www.chron.com

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