47 min ago

He's filling in at another station:

He's filling in at another station:

    Sports talk radio host Adam Clanton to return to 610 AM as fill-in host
    Sports talk radio host Adam Clanton will return to KILT (610 AM) as a fill-in host and will handle other duties with the Entercom all-sports station, program director Ryan McCredden said Monday.
    https://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

PSA to all bobcats: do not mess with DeDe unl...

PSA to all bobcats: do not mess with DeDe unless you want to catch those hands

    'It was either me or the cat': Georgia woman kills rabid bobcat with her bare hands
    DeDe Phillips grew up in the country, and she knew all about bobcats - including how they kill. "They go for your jugular," the Georgia woman recently told OnlineAthens. "[B]ecause when they can get the vein you're dead in a couple of minutes." That intel on the wildcat's attack plan may have been what saved Phillips' life.
    https://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

LATEST: A man was flown to the hospital last ...

LATEST: A man was flown to the hospital last night after he was shot at a Crosby home where he allegedly arranged to meet a woman he'd met through email. https://chrn.cl/2t6xO3Y

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    LATEST: A man was flown to the hospital last night after he was shot at a Crosby home where he allegedly arranged to meet a woman he'd met through email. https://chrn.cl/2t6xO3Y
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1 hour ago

In his first five years, Luhnow drafted and d...

In his first five years, Luhnow drafted and developed Carlos Correa, Alex Bregman and Lance McCullers Jr.

    Astros extend contract, promote general manager Jeff Luhnow
    Updated 3:39 pm, Monday, June 18, 2018 The Astros have extended general manager Jeff Luhnow's contract until 2023 and promoted him to president of baseball operations. Luhnow joined owner Jim Crane at a news conference announcing the extension prior to Monday night's game at Minute Maid Park.
    https://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

The video footage is unreal:

The video footage is unreal:

    Actor says husband's Tesla car shot flames in traffic
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Actor Mary McCormack has shared video of her husband's Tesla car shooting flames while in Southern California traffic. McCormack said in an accompanying tweet Friday that there was "no accident" and the incident was "out of the blue." Sheriff's Lt.
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2 hours ago

Hospital staff told police he left his hospit...

Hospital staff told police he left his hospital room and just walked out

    Houston DWI suspect who escaped from hospital captured 5 days later
    A Houston man who, while in police custody, escaped from a hospital in The Woodlands on Wednesday was captured in a Heights-area home Monday morning. Ricky Rangel, 55, was being treated at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital in Shenandoah on Wednesday night after having allegedly crashed into a Harris County Sheriff's Office patrol car while drunk, authorities said.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

A view of Texas cities from way, way up:

A view of Texas cities from way, way up:

    Astronaut Drew Feustel tweets shout out, photo to Texas from space
    Published 12:10 pm, Monday, June 18, 2018 The International Space Station flew over the Lone Star State on June 17, giving astronaut Andrew Feustel the perfect opportunity to snap a photo and share it to Twitter. Feustel posted the photo showing four of Texas' major cities lighting up the evening skies as he bid Houston, Dallas, Austin and San Antonio good night.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

SCENE: Aura Fernandez, left, holds her crying...

SCENE: Aura Fernandez, left, holds her crying son, Leonardo Fernandez, 1, as protesters gather for a Families Belong Together prayer vigil outside a facility near downtown Houston that has been leased to house unaccompanied immigrant children Sunday, June 17, 2018. (Photo: Michael Ciaglo / Houston Chronicle)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    SCENE: Aura Fernandez, left, holds her crying son, Leonardo Fernandez, 1, as protesters gather for a Families Belong Together prayer vigil outside a facility near downtown Houston that has been...
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2 hours ago

“We startled each other."

“We startled each other."

    Cypress woman OK after cow elk attack in Yellowstone
    A Cypress woman who was attacked by a cow elk in early June while visiting Yellowstone National Park is now doing fine. Penny Allyson Behr, 53, was walking from her cabin to the community bathroom at Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel when she turned the corner and found herself nose to nose with a cow elk.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

Even after the makeover, it retained its Texa...

Even after the makeover, it retained its Texas-style rustic appeal.

    South Side Craftsman gets shack-to-chic makeover
    Ruthie Foultz first discovered the Riverside neighborhood after she and her younger daughter Griffin finished playing a round of golf at the nearby Riverside Golf Course. She bought and renovated a two-bedroom, one-bath home that she moved into in October.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

UPDATE: A jogger discovered a man that was fa...

UPDATE: A jogger discovered a man that was fatally shot along Keegans Bayou in southwest Houston. https://chrn.cl/2JMPUSS

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    UPDATE: A jogger discovered a man that was fatally shot along Keegans Bayou in southwest Houston. https://chrn.cl/2JMPUSS
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3 hours ago

The misunderstood species of fish has been ar...

The misunderstood species of fish has been around for over 100 million years:

    Texas' own 'Fish Whisperer' catches an 8-foot alligator gar in the Trinity River
    For years Kyle Naegeli has been hooking strange fish around Texas, catching one of his weirdest yet in the Trinity River this past week. In a video posted late last week to his official YouTube channel, Naegeli and the Catching Dinosaurs fishing guide service can be seen catching a 247-pound, eight-foot alligator gar, one of the most misunderstood fish in Texas' ecosystem.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

What do you think of her statement?

What do you think of her statement?

    Ann Coulter Calls Crying Immigrant Kids Detained at Border 'Child Actors' (Video)
    Ann Coulter weighed in on the immigration debate on Sunday, saying that many of the images of crying children shown across cable news channels were fabricated and the result of "child actors." "I would also say one other thing, these child actors weeping and crying on all the other networks 24/7 right now: do not fall for it, Mr. President.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

After the 4-year-old girl "made an outcry to ...

After the 4-year-old girl "made an outcry to her mom," she was taken to a fire station for help. Police said the abuse may have lasted two years.

    Deputy accused of sexually assaulting girl, 4, threatening to have mother deported if she spoke up
    A sheriff's deputy in Texas is accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl and threatening to deport her undocumented mother if she reported the crime, authorities said. Authorities arrested detention officer Jose Nunez, a 10-year-veteran of the Bexar County Sheriff's Office, early Sunday while he was off duty.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

Helmed by an NBA star's wife and a celeb chef...

Helmed by an NBA star's wife and a celeb chef, the Houston spot is opening next month. But you can make reservations now:

    International Smoke at CityCentre sets July 5 opening
    Reservations are being accepted beginning today for International Smoke, the new celebrity chef-led restaurant opening at CityCenter July 5. The restaurant, described as an international approach to wood fire cooking, grilling and smoking is a collaboration between James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Mina of San Francisco and lifestyle expert and cookbook author Ayesha Curry.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

Houston Police Department's Chief Art Acevedo...

Houston Police Department's Chief Art Acevedo announces the start of the “Communicators on Patrol” volunteer program that will translate between officers and crime victims. https://chrn.cl/2tiYJsn

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Houston Police Department's Chief Art Acevedo announces the start of the "Communicators on Patrol" volunteer program that will translate between officers and crime victims. https://chrn.cl/2tiYJsn
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5 hours ago

Can you guess which former Astros star used t...

Can you guess which former Astros star used to live in this Memorial mansion?

    Celebrities who have owned homes in Houston
    https://www.chron.com/homes/article/Celebrities-who-have-owned-homes-in-Houston-6027746.php
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5 hours ago

Can you guess which former Astros star lived ...

Can you guess which former Astros star lived in this Memorial mansion?

    Celebrities who have owned homes in Houston
    https://www.chron.com/homes/article/Celebrities-who-have-owned-homes-in-Houston-6027746.php
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5 hours ago

One cage had 20 children inside.

One cage had 20 children inside.

    Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas
    McALLEN, Texas (AP) - Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of immigrant children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bottles of water, bags of chips and large foil sheets intended to serve as blankets.
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6 hours ago

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle with Mar...

Everything you want to know about one of Houston's most recognized communities: Katy. #MTSIR #MyPerfectHouseton

    Martha Turner Sotheby's - Katy
    Katy has its very own secrets. Discover what's behind this iconic neighborhood.
    http://katy.myperfecthouseton.com

6 hours ago

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

Restaurants, shopping, great schools… even great beer! Jennifer Royo, Co-founder of No Label Brewery, explains how Katy has everything you’d ever want in a community. #MTSIR #MyPerfectHouseton

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Restaurants, shopping, great schools... even great beer! Jennifer Royo, Co-founder of No Label Brewery, explains how Katy has everything you'd ever want in a community. #MTSIR #MyPerfectHouseton
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6 hours ago

Two children have now been impaled on nails i...

Two children have now been impaled on nails in Lake Conroe bulkheads:

    Second child rescued from Lake Conroe bulkhead
    First responders once again rushed to the aid of a child who became trapped in the water by a nail through the foot on Lake Conroe. The 8-year-old girl is OK after being freed from the bulkhead at the waterline with the help of Montgomery County Precinct 1 Lake Patrol, firefighters, and EMS who responded to the scene Saturday afternoon at 14968 Texas 105.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

A man died after several vehicles ran over hi...

A man died after several vehicles ran over him on the North Freeway this morning. https://chrn.cl/2I0ogvN

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A man died after several vehicles ran over him on the North Freeway this morning. https://chrn.cl/2I0ogvN
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7 hours ago

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez: "Separatin...

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez: "Separating families harms children. To me, it's an affront to our American values."

    Chief Acevedo and other law enforcement slam Trump's family separation policy
    Law enforcement leaders in Houston and elsewhere joined in Sunday on condemning President Donald Trump's 'zero-tolerance' immigration policy, which is leading to the separation of thousands of young children from their parents in recent weeks. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said Sunday that children should not be kept in immigration detention centers and said the current situation highlights Congress' failure to pass comprehensive immigration reform.
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

The project consists of twin five-span cable-...

The project consists of twin five-span cable-stayed concrete box girder bridges, each carrying four lanes of traffic.

    Project to replace Ship Channel Bridge at $1 billion cost will take 6 years to complete
    The Harris County Toll Road Authority has started work on a $1 billion project to tear down and replace the Ship Channel Bridge, with construction projected to last six years. The bridge, which is along the Sam Houston Tollway, between Highway 225 and I-10, currently carries 55,000 vehicles across it per day, ABC13 reported.
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

Proponents say Drip Dynamics Mobile IV Lounge...

Proponents say Drip Dynamics Mobile IV Lounge can fix everything from hangovers to the common flu.

    Feeling the drip, drip, drip of the mobile IV craze
    Jaron Black is about to slide a needle into my arm while we're sitting in the back of his van. "You have very hearty veins," he says while prepping my skin for the insertion. This sounds bad, doesn't it? And even though this injection is going to produce a sense of euphoria, it isn't what you think it is.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

Krista Cooper-Nurse says her face was fractur...

Krista Cooper-Nurse says her face was fractured about three weeks ago in a fight with her fiance, a police officer in Texas.

    Woman accuses fiance, a police officer, of assault
    A San Antonio police officer is under investigation for allegedly striking his fiancée in the face with a rock. Krista Cooper-Nurse said three weeks ago her fiance, Justin Ayars, fractured her face in three places, medical records show.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

Did your workplace make the list?

Did your workplace make the list?

    Chronicle 100 shows Houston-area companies growing amid stabilizing oil prices
    Houston has emerged from the economic doldrums as oil prices have stabilized at healthy levels. This year's Chronicle 100 , an annual ranking of the area's top-performing companies, is beginning to look like the days before the 2014 oil bust.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

No. 11!!!! The Houston Astros' 11-game winnin...

No. 11!!!! The Houston Astros' 11-game winning streak is the second-longest in franchise history.

    Astros sweep Royals to extend win streak to 11
    Their 11-game winning streak is the second-longest in franchise history. Only four other major league teams since 1990 have produced an undefeated road trip of 10 or more games.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Who were you rooting for?

Who were you rooting for?

    Cruz edges out Kimmel in charity basketball game in Houston
    It was the Thunderdome from "Mad Max" or the coliseum from "Spartacus," if either Max or Sparty were two, middle-aged American men playing a slow-motion car-crash of half-court basketball for charity and political one upsmanship. Conservative Texas Sen.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

The SUV was packed with 14 people and that 12...

The SUV was packed with 14 people and that 12 of those were ejected when the driver lost control

    SUV packed with undocumented immigrants chased by Border Patrol wrecks in S. Texas - 5 dead
    Updated 8:27 pm, Sunday, June 17, 2018 At least five people were killed when an SUV fleeing U.S. Border Patrol agents crashed near Big Wells, about 100 miles southwest of San Antonio, according to Dimmit County Sheriff Marion Boyd.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

Even though he retired in 2016 after 30 years...

Even though he retired in 2016 after 30 years with the club, Bill Brown will fill in for Astros radio color analyst Steve Sparks during the team's three-game series against the Rays that begins Monday.

    Retired Astros broadcaster Bill Brown to return for Rays series
    Published 12:01 pm, Sunday, June 17, 2018 KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Bill Brown will return to the microphone this week. The longtime Astros television play-by-play man who retired in 2016 after 30 years with the club, Brown will fill in for Astros radio color analyst Steve Sparks during the team's three-game series against the Rays that begins Monday.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

It sometimes pays off to research that antiqu...

It sometimes pays off to research that antique that's been in the family for years.

    Vase found in old shoebox sold for roughly $19 million
    It's a story that won't come as a surprise to anyone who's watched enough Antiques Roadshow -an old, not-very-well-loved relic kept out of sight by a family that doesn't like it much, only to later learn it's worth a staggering sum of money.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

"Incredibles 2" became the best animated open...

"Incredibles 2" became the best animated opening of all time, the biggest PG-rated launch ever and the 8th highest film launch overall.

    'Incredibles 2' crushes animation record with $180 million
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - The combined powers of superheroes, the Pixar brand and a draught of family-friendly films helped "Incredibles 2" become the best animated opening of all time, the biggest PG-rated launch ever and the 8th highest film launch overall.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

"Everything is Love" is a victory lap from a ...

"Everything is Love" is a victory lap from a couple who have mined their relationship for universal truths and then presented them as art. It's a fierce love letter to success, to family, to blackness - but, most of all, to each other.

    A guide to Beyonce and Jay-Z's surprise joint album 'Everything is Love'
    There is arguably no couple better at controlling their own press than Beyoncé and Jay-Z. When a video surfaced in 2014 showing Bey's younger sister Solange attacking her brother-in-law in an elevator, rumors of a strained marriage proliferated. Rather than battle the tabloids, the spouses used the gossip to fuel two critically beloved, commercially successful records: "Lemonade" and "4:44."
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

The man can really wear a suit.

The man can really wear a suit.

    Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner's University of Houston yearbook photo pops up on Reddit
    A photo of a dapper looking Sylvester Turner from the University of Houston's 1977 yearbook has drawn a lot of love on social media.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Look on with envy.

Look on with envy.

    Replica home of George Washington's Mount Vernon is for sale in Dallas
    A massive 10,511-square-feet property in Dallas that resembles George Washington's home, Mount Vernon, is for sale in Dallas for $14.9 million. The estate was once owned by oilman H.L. Hunt who, on Jan. 1, 1938, paid $69,000 for it, the Dallas Morning News reported.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

"I've always been obsessed by the bus system....

"I've always been obsessed by the bus system. I like their logo and their coloring."

    Houston illustrator Jonathan Borthwick's visceral drawings grab the internet's attention
    Scottish artist and mechanical engineer Jonathan Borthwick, who has lived in Houston for about eight years, captured the internet's attention in late May with a drawing featuring a man leaning up against a bus sign. Some of Borthwick's other work, like that of his main inspiration, Ralph Steadman, is often politically motivated and aggressive.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

Outrage over the separation of immigrant fami...

Outrage over the separation of immigrant families at the border mounted this weekend, with some of it - like Sunday’s protest - focused on the plans to turn a former warehouse turned homeless shelter into a residential facility housing small children.

17 hours ago

"It has been a privilege to bring you into my...

"It has been a privilege to bring you into my world and try and get you to work on time these past four years."

    KHOU traffic anchor Darby Douglas exits the Houston station
    Traffic anchor Darby Douglas has left KHOU after four years with the station. Douglas, who provided traffic reports for the station from 1996 through 2009, confirmed his latest exit on Facebook Wednesday morning when posting a photo with his fellow KHOU anchors. "It is with great sadness that I won't be with these guys tomorrow morning.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

The people have spoken: Professional hockey a...

The people have spoken: Professional hockey and better public transportation.

    Always room for improvement: Internet says how Houston can be better
    A professional hockey team and a larger public transportation system were two of the most popular answers readers provided when asked, "What could Houston do better?" Our question was posted on Twitter an Facebook, garnering nearly 250 passionate responses.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

Who knew Magnolia's home to such an amazing r...

Who knew Magnolia's home to such an amazing real-estate jewel?

    Magnolia mansion for sale is on private island
    Waterfront property is plentiful around the Houston area, but this home for sale on a private lake is different from the rest.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

A new work week's upon us. Which also means: ...

A new work week's upon us. Which also means: A chance to sample fancy restaurants with cheap happy-hour deals:

    Houston's hot happy hours to check out now
    Some upscale establishments serving up $25 dishes may just have smaller portions for $5 during select times during the week. Newly opened East End Hardware now serving booze-filled sno-balls cocktails in Houston's East End For the full list of happy hours spots that offer great deals, see the gallery above.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

The 10th anniversary was celebrated with cele...

The 10th anniversary was celebrated with celebrity guests:

    Miss Laredo pageant to celebrate 10th anniversary with celebrity guests
    Updated 2:30 pm, Friday, June 15, 2018 Dozens of Laredo beauties will vie for the coveted crown of Miss Laredo this weekend. Roel Gonzalez, executive director of Laredo Pageant Production, promises that this year's Miss Laredo pageant will be a special event in celebration of its 10th anniversary.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

Kids are so welcome at these restaurants, tha...

Kids are so welcome at these restaurants, that their meals are on the house:

    Houston-area restaurants where kids eat free
    Published 10:38 am, Thursday, April 12, 2018 Eating out can get expensive, especially during the summer when families tend to go out more often since the kids are out of school and people spend more time doing activities around town.
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

Former first lady Laura Bush: "I live in a bo...

Former first lady Laura Bush: "I live in a border state. I appreciate the need to enforce and protect our international boundaries, but this zero-tolerance policy is cruel. It is immoral. And it breaks my heart."

    Laura Bush: Separating children from their parents at the border 'breaks my heart'
    Published 7:53 pm, Sunday, June 17, 2018 On Sunday, a day we as a nation set aside to honor fathers and the bonds of family, I was among the millions of Americans who watched images of children who have been torn from their parents.
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

Colleges, oil companies, and apartment comple...

Colleges, oil companies, and apartment complexes topped the list.

    Harris County businesses with the highest water bills in 2017
    With every sprinkler system, every toilet flush and every pair of washed hands, local businesses are racking up pretty big water bills. A look at the highest water bills in the area showed some area businesses paid more than $3 million for water usage alone in 2017.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

Better carry that umbrella around with you th...

Better carry that umbrella around with you these next few days.

    Tropical showers expected to continue throughout the week
    Scattered storms hit the Houston area Sunday, and the rain is expected to continue throughout the week as a tropical wave approaches the coast. Parts of Southeast Texas could receive up to 6 inches of rain this week from a "large but disorganized area of showers and thunderstorms over the west-central Gulf of Mexico," according to the National Hurricane Center.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

"It's not that dumb people are having more ki...

"It's not that dumb people are having more kids than smart people, to put it crudely," on researcher said. "It's something to do with the environment, because we're seeing the same differences within families."

    IQ scores are declining. Scientists believe they know why.
    The study, which was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on Monday, questioned Norwegian men born between 1962 and 1991. They found that for those who were born between 1962 and 1975, IQ scores gained nearly three percentage points each decade.
    https://www.chron.com

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