42 min ago

See how much money Texans are losing year to ...

See how much money Texans are losing year to year.

    Cheating workers out of wages is easier than ever
    (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Elizabeth C. Tippett, University of Oregon (THE CONVERSATION) Jara Neal Willis, a nurse at a hospital in Texas, usually clocked in a few minutes before the start of her shift and stayed late whenever her patients needed help.
    https://www.chron.com

48 min ago

A routine call quickly turns into a crash and...

A routine call quickly turns into a crash and multiple shots fired.

    HPD officer shoots driver who tried to run over woman, authorities say
    Officers were dispatched just before midnight to a gas station at 9421 Cullen Blvd. for a trespassing call. While interviewing a woman there, a man "appeared to intentionally" hit her and a patrol car, Executive Assistant Chief Troy Finner said.
    https://www.chron.com

56 min ago

Investigators later learned that the victim w...

Investigators later learned that the victim was 57-year-old Rocky Lee - and that it may not have been a break-in.

    Cop arrested in death of brother, a Harris County sheriff's deputy
    Updated 11:54 am, Saturday, May 26, 2018 A Stagecoach Police Department officer was arrested Saturday in the fatal shooting of his brother, a Harris County sheriff's deputy, according to the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office.
    https://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

Former UH coach Kevin Sumlin spoke about his ...

Former UH coach Kevin Sumlin spoke about his return to the campus in September for the first time since leaving in 2011. ‘Coming back will be interesting. They say time heals all wounds. We’ll see. I don’t think time has healed that wound.’ https://chrn.cl/2s87vJn

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Former UH coach Kevin Sumlin spoke about his return to the campus in September for the first time since leaving in 2011. 'Coming back will be interesting. They say time heals all wounds. We'll see....
    http://www.facebook.com

2 hours ago

Congrats Colorado!

Congrats Colorado!

    Shipley Do-Nuts expands to Colorado
    Houston-based Shipley Do-Nuts will expand to Colorado with the opening of its first store in June. The store, scheduled to open at 5400 S. Parker Road in Aurora, will be run by franchisees Bryan Kopp and Julie Kopp. The Kopps are developing their second location in 2019.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

J.T. was captured on video leaving the hospit...

J.T. was captured on video leaving the hospital Friday afternoon.

    Justin Timberlake visits Santa Fe shooting victims at Clear Lake Regional
    After hanging out with J.J. Watt at the Houston Rockets' Thursday night game, Justin Timberlake took a trip to Webster on Friday, to visit victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center. Timberlake's visit was caught on camera in the afternoon by bystanders who filmed him walking out and getting into a waiting vehicle.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

Be the ball.

Be the ball.

    The making of 'Caddyshack' and a new comedy culture
    When the Bill Murray-Chevy Chase comedy "Caddyshack" opened during the summer of 1980, it was popular and made a solid profit, but the movie was overshadowed by the bigger hits that season, including "The Blues Brothers," "The Empire Strikes Back" and "Urban Cowboy."
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

It's time to make a change.

It's time to make a change.

    Galveston condos: What it costs to own a small piece of the island
    There are those who pay for a hotel room each time they want to take a Galveston vacation, and there are those who make Galveston their second home. Some Galveston condos come with great perks, like resort-style pools and on-site restaurants, and others are fully furnished on move-in day.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

It was a rehearsal for Harvey.

It was a rehearsal for Harvey.

    Remembering Memorial Day 2015's costly, deadly flooding
    Looking back it was a dress rehearsal of sorts for what would come a few years later.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

No word from the police department yet if any...

No word from the police department yet if anyone has turned in rival drug dealers.

    Rowlett Police Department to drug dealers: Eliminate your competitors by reporting them
    A north Texas police department is asking drug dealers to turn in rival competitors who are stealing potential clients from them. The Rowlett Police Department told drug dealers on Twitter Friday that they are always striving to improve community relations, even if the two camps don't always see eye to eye.
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

The woman claims guards "would walk by and te...

The woman claims guards "would walk by and tell me they wouldn't do nothing for me until I had that baby in that cell," according to a news station.

    A woman gave birth in a Texas jail cell. She claims guards did nothing to help her
    A woman who gave birth in a north Texas jail said guards refused to help her through her delivery. Shaye Bear gave birth to her son Cashh in an Ellis County Jail cell in Waxahachie on Thursday. "I delivered a 1-pound, 2-ounce baby in that single cell screaming for hours, begging them to come and help me," Bear told news station WFAA-TV.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

"Our job is to be good students. Your job is ...

"Our job is to be good students. Your job is too keep us safe. You have failed at your job," the letter to the governor reads.

    Letter to Gov. Abbott: 'Why is our safety less important than the check you get from the NRA?'
    A gun violence advocacy group asked Gov. Greg Abbott what he was going to do to stop mass shootings in Texas in a full-page advertisement that ran in Tuesday's Houston Chronicle. "Our job is to be good students. Your job is too keep us safe.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

The gas station had a flag installed on Wedne...

The gas station had a flag installed on Wednesday, after spending all of May explaining to people that the flag pole had been damaged.

    Texas gas station latest victim of 'shunned serviceman' online rage
    A South Texas gas station became the target of online vitriol known as "shunned servicemen" rage after a man took to Facebook and claimed it wouldn't fly the American flag due to fear of losing "foreigners' business."
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

"Everybody is with Tomi Lahren," Trump tweete...

"Everybody is with Tomi Lahren," Trump tweeted after her public skirmish.

    Trump comes to the aid of Tomi Lahren after she had a drink thrown at her
    Controversial conservative starlet Tomi Lahren is once again making headlines, this time for getting a drink and obscenities hurled at her while having brunch. The incident caused enough controversy for President Donald Trump and comedienne Kathy Griffin to come to her defense.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

Calling all Whataburglars! You know who you a...

Calling all Whataburglars! You know who you are. https://chrn.cl/2J1d4DT

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Calling all Whataburglars! You know who you are. https://chrn.cl/2J1d4DT
    http://www.facebook.com

13 hours ago

Most of Lange's photographs from her time in ...

Most of Lange's photographs from her time in Texas were taken to show tenant farmers who had become day laborers and not being guaranteed a next day's work.

    Iconic photographer Dorothea Lange's summers in the Texas Dust bowl
    Born in 1895, Dorothea Lange became one of the most iconic photographers during the Great Depression for her strong, compelling photos of migrant families and homeless farmers.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

This weird plan is coming to the United State...

This weird plan is coming to the United States

    Facebook wants your naked pics to 'proactively' fight revenge porn
    Facebook wants you to send nudes - for a good reason. The social network announced on Tuesday it is testing a new initiative to fight "revenge porn," in which it will allow its users to "proactively" upload scandalous pictures so it can block them from being posted.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

"Falkenberg is a master of her craft, blendin...

"Falkenberg is a master of her craft, blending deep reporting with a strong, original voice as she calls out injustice in our community and in our state, and thoughtfully outlines her views for change."

    Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Lisa Falkenberg taking helm of Chronicle editorial page
    Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Lisa Falkenberg has been appointed vice president and editor of opinion for the Houston Chronicle, Publisher John McKeon and Executive Editor Nancy Barnes announced Friday. Falkenberg, who will take over opinion for online and print on June 4, succeeds Jeff Cohen, who retired earlier this year.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

#BREAKING

#BREAKING

    Officer-involved shooting reported near Magnolia
    Authorities in near Magnolia are investigating an officer-involved shooting Friday night. The shooting happened in the 14300 block of Stagecoach Road, about 9 miles south of Magnolia. Authorities with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office are investigating the shooting but did not release details immediately, including if there were any injuries.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

Beto O'Rourke is ruffling some big feathers.

Beto O'Rourke is ruffling some big feathers.

    In a tight race, billionaire Koch brothers take aim at Beto O'Rourke
    Beto O'Rourke is ruffling some big feathers. The El Paso congressman and Democratic candidate for Texas Senator recently caught the attention of one of the nation's most influential right-wing organizations. Americans for Prosperity, the political arm of the billionaire Koch brothers, announced Thursday a six-figure ad campaign targetting lawmakers who voted for a $1.3 trillion spending package earlier this year.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

AstroWorld was still open and there was no ca...

AstroWorld was still open and there was no caller-ID so prank calls could fill a whole evening.

    How Houston's '80s, '90s kids spent their summer vacations
    Back then, AstroWorld was still open, we didn't have helicopter parents tracking us with GPS monitors, there were no smart phones to stare into, and technology hadn't totally destroyed our imaginations. Heck, if we wanted to know where are friends were we just looked for the tangled mess of bicycles in someone's front yard.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

The Austin man aims to swim eight hours each ...

The Austin man aims to swim eight hours each day, covering 40 miles of choppy waters, and then spending his nights recuperating on the sailboat. He'll try to consume 8,000 calories each day.

    Six months. 5,500 miles. One ocean. Ben Lecomte wants to be first to swim across Pacific.
    Ben Lecomte, a 50-year old Frenchman turned Texan, will slip into the water Sunday off the coast of Choshi, Japan, and start swimming. If all goes as planned, he won't set foot on land for six months.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Randalls is closing its Cypress supermarket, ...

Randalls is closing its Cypress supermarket, a victim of Houston's competitive grocery market.

    Randalls supermarket in Cypress to close
    Randalls is closing its Cypress supermarket, a victim of Houston's competitive grocery market. The Houston-based grocer sold the 67,334-square-foot store earlier this year to Williamsburg Acquisitions LLC, a Delaware-incorporated shell company. Financial terms were not disclosed. CBRE Houston, a commercial real estate firm, brokered the deal.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Dozens of new restaurants have opened this ye...

Dozens of new restaurants have opened this year, offering Houston foodies a dazzling array of choices.

    Houston's top new restaurants to try in 2018
    Anyone who thinks the Houston restaurant dining scene is dying down hasn't been out eating. Dozens of new restaurants have opened this year, offering Houston foodies a dazzling array of choices. Everything from fried chicken and barbecue to upscale seafood and steaks to charming cafés and Italian trattorias.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

"Last night 'Pennywise' rejected the gator's ...

"Last night 'Pennywise' rejected the gator's advances which allowed us to capture and safely have him relocated to an alligator farm in El Campo," police said.

    Fulshear police catch 6-foot gator dubbed 'Flewellen Terror' that kept escaping down drain
    A gator that has evaded Fulshear police by escaping down a neighborhood storm drain has finally been captured and relocated, the police department posted on Facebook.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

From Texas-shaped cornbread to chicken fried ...

From Texas-shaped cornbread to chicken fried steak so big it hangs over the plate, here are some spots to check out.

    These are the most 'Texas' restaurants in the Lone Star State
    Updated 6:32 am, Friday, May 25, 2018 These are the places where the employees don't give you odd looks if you request an extra side of country gravy. And whether it's the size of the entree or the size of the selection, everything is, well, bigger. They're the most "Texas" restaurants in the state.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

SeaWorld is offering FREE ADMISSION this summ...

SeaWorld is offering FREE ADMISSION this summer.

    SeaWorld offering free admission to U.S. veterans and their families throughout the summer
    Published 11:08 am, Thursday, May 24, 2018 Starting today and running through July 4, SeaWorld San Antonio is offering free admission for U.S. veterans, retirees and their families. The offer includes other SeaWorld parks across the country and properties like Busch Gardens locations in Tampa Bay and Williamsburg. Each U.S.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

Murderabilia from a Houston man accused of de...

Murderabilia from a Houston man accused of decapitating his mother hit the market this month, even before the case made it to trial.

    Murderabilia for sale from Houston man accused of decapitating mother
    Murderabilia from a Houston man accused of decapitating his mother hit the market this month, even before the case made it to trial. Kyriakos Savvas Georghiou was charged with murder and aggravated assault in October, following a fatal knife attack that left his mother dead and his father wounded.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

BREAKING:

BREAKING:

    Officer-involved shooting reported near Magnolia
    Authorities in near Magnolia are investigating an officer-involved shooting Friday night. The shooting happened in the 14300 block of Stagecoach Road, about 9 miles south of Magnolia. Authorities with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office are investigating the shooting but did not release details immediately, including if there were any injuries.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

Rockets fans can watch Saturday night's Game ...

Rockets fans can watch Saturday night's Game 6 at Toyota Center, and the proceeds will benefit the Santa Fe Strong Memorial Fund.

    Rockets to host Game 6 viewing party benefiting Santa Fe
    The Rockets will have a Game 6 viewing party at Toyota Center on Saturday night with all proceeds from the night going to the Santa Fe Strong Memorial Fund. Game 6 of the Western Conference finals between the Rockets and Warriors starts at 8 p.m. Doors at Toyota Center will open at 7 p.m.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

Christian Riley Garcia, the 15-year-old who d...

Christian Riley Garcia, the 15-year-old who dreamed of enlisting in the Army and died trying to save his Santa Fe High School classmates from gunfire, was honored as a hero and laid to rest Friday with military honors.

    Santa Fe victim Christian Riley Garcia remembered as hero, 'great kid'
    Christian Riley Garcia, the 15-year-old who dreamed of enlisting in the Army and died trying to save his Santa Fe High School classmates from gunfire, was honored as a hero and laid to rest Friday with military honors. A service that drew hundreds to Crosby Church was filled with nods to Riley's patriotism, love of God and devotion to family.
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

No jinxes, please.

No jinxes, please.

    Academy Sports makes plans to open late to sell Houston Rockets Western Conference Finals gear
    No jinxes please.
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

"... When you have children in their natural ...

"... When you have children in their natural environment, it causes you to think about those victims a little more personally...it was shocking."

    Medical Examiner describes horrific aftermath of Santa Fe shooting
    Erin Barnhart, Chief Medical Examiner in Galveston County, has been in her profession for eight years but despite dealing with her fair share car wrecks, drug overdoses, and other tragedies, nothing could prepare her for what she witnessed inside of Santa Fe High School.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

I-10 traffic was backed up a bit, but not for...

I-10 traffic was backed up a bit, but not for the usual reasons ...

    A lost load of butchered pig heads made Houston traffic a little worse this week
    A lost load of butchered pig heads made the usual commute along I-10 extra fun on Thursday afternoon for travelers along the busy stretch of interstate. One Houstonian, Victoria Childs, was able to safely snap a photo of the bloody scene near the Campbell Road exit. It quickly became the talk of Houston Reddit.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

More than 500 high-water rescues were conduct...

More than 500 high-water rescues were conducted.

    Remembering Memorial Day 2015's costly, deadly flooding
    Looking back it was a dress rehearsal of sorts for what would come a few years later.
    https://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

Check your route if you're heading to the pop...

Check your route if you're heading to the popular lake for Memorial Day.

    Canyon Lake Dam access road closed for public safety reasons
    Updated 11:08 am, Friday, May 25, 2018 The service road across the Canyon Lake Dam, known as the Vereda Real Scenic Walk, is currently closed for public safety reasons, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The road was closed on May 21, and it is unclear when it will reopen.
    https://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

Video shows Ayesha Curry taking a cigarette f...

Video shows Ayesha Curry taking a cigarette from a Houston Rockets fan and throwing it in his direction last night. Today, she explained what happened, and the fan countered with his version of the story.

    Ayesha Curry elaborates on verbal altercation with Rockets fan after Game 5
    Ayesha Curry, wife of Golden State star Stephen Curry, went on Twitter and elaborated a bit on a verbal altercation involving her and a Rockets fan that was caught on video outside Toyota Center after Game 5 Thursday night. In the 26-second video a Rockets fan tells Ayesha Curry, "Ayesha, we're going to beat y'all at home.
    https://www.chron.com

23 hours ago

This is not his first run in with law enforce...

This is not his first run in with law enforcement.

    Conroe Police arrest man after alleged laundromat assault
    The Conroe Police Department arrested a 54-year-old homeless man on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after police say he allegedly threatened a woman with a knife at a laundromat Tuesday. Police arrested Earl Eugene Norton after responded to an assault call at the laundromat located in the 200 block of First St.
    https://www.chron.com

23 hours ago

A woman who lives near the shooting disputed ...

A woman who lives near the shooting disputed the federal agency's account of the events --- via The New York Times

    Border Patrol Agent Kills Woman Who Crossed Border Illegally in Texas, Authorities Say
    A Border Patrol agent shot and killed a woman who had crossed the border illegally near Laredo, Texas, on Wednesday after the officer came under attack, federal authorities said. The officer was searching for "illegal activity" in a culvert on a residential street in Rio Bravo, a border town about 7 miles south of Laredo, when a group of unauthorized immigrants started to hit him with "blunt objects," U.S.
    https://www.chron.com

24 hours ago

This escalated quickly

This escalated quickly

    Why the NRA's spokesperson thinks Houston police are watching her
    National Rifle Association spokesperson Dana Loesch wants to know if Houston's finest are watching her. The absurd notion comes from a lengthy Twitter feud with Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo that began earlier this week. Last Friday, the chief made national headlines when he spoke out after the Santa Fe shooting and inadvertently joined the gun reform debate.
    https://www.chron.com

24 hours ago

Some areas of the Texas coast are experiencin...

Some areas of the Texas coast are experiencing "high" levels of fecal bacteria.

    Some Texas beaches reporting high levels of fecal bacteria ahead of Memorial Day
    Updated 11:47 am, Thursday, May 24, 2018 If heading to the beach is in your plans for Memorial Day weekend, you can check to make sure it's not one reporting high levels of fecal bacteria. The Texas General Land Office constantly tests water samples from Texas beaches and updates the results on Texasbeachwatch.com weekly.
    https://www.chron.com

25 hours ago

The 37-year-old Rio Grande Valley man on deat...

The 37-year-old Rio Grande Valley man on death row for stabbing and beheading his common-law wife's three children.

    Texas man on death row for decapitating 3 kids loses appeal
    HOUSTON (AP) - The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals rejected an appeal Wednesday from a 37-year-old Rio Grande Valley man on death row for stabbing and beheading his common-law wife's three children 15 years ago.
    https://www.chron.com

25 hours ago

BREAKING: Rockets guard Chris Paul will miss ...

BREAKING: Rockets guard Chris Paul will miss Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals against the Warriors.

    Rockets' Chris Paul ruled out for Game 6 against Warriors
    Updated 11:34 am, Friday, May 25, 2018 Rockets guard Chris Paul will miss Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals against the Warriors with a strained right hamstring. Guard Eric Gordon, who led the Rockets in scoring twice in the series including Thursday when he scored 24 off the bench, is likely to start.
    https://www.chron.com

25 hours ago

"I paint... and I write books... which came a...

"I paint... and I write books... which came as a surprise to some people in New York who thought I couldn't read," Bush said during the Houston event.

    President George W. Bush gets candid at Holocaust Museum Houston's record $4.2 million dinner
    There hasn't been this much activity in downtown Houston since Super Bowl LI. Thursday night at the Toyota Center, the Rockets faced off against the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals - even Justin Timberlake, with in-house concerts on Wednesday and Friday - snagged a court-side seat to cheer-on the showdown.
    https://www.chron.com

26 hours ago

Summer is upon us. With it comes heat, hurric...

Summer is upon us. With it comes heat, hurricane season and summer celebrations. Stay up to date with it all with a subscription to your local news outlet: https://chrn.cl/2knSW0Z

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Summer is upon us. With it comes heat, hurricane season and summer celebrations. Stay up to date with it all with a subscription to your local news outlet: https://chrn.cl/2knSW0Z
    https://www.facebook.com

26 hours ago

BREAKING: The vacationing grandparents of a H...

BREAKING: The vacationing grandparents of a Houston boy were convicted Friday of aiding in an international kidnapping in a widely publicized dispute over an 8-year-old boy taken by his mother to Brazil in 2013.

    Jury returns split verdict in international kidnapping case involving Houston boy
    The vacationing grandparents of a Houston boy were convicted Friday of aiding in an international kidnapping in a widely publicized dispute over an 8-year-old boy taken by his mother to Brazil in 2013. The same federal court jury, however, acquitted the couple - Carlos and Jemima Guimaraes - of related conspiracy charges.
    https://www.chron.com

26 hours ago

Memorial Day weekend is right around the corn...

Memorial Day weekend is right around the corner and for many Texans that means escaping to destinations across the border.

    Update: State Department warns of dangerous destinations in Mexico for Memorial Day weekend
    The U.S. Department of State is warning road trippers and jet setters visiting Mexico to exercise increased caution and avoid travel in certain places. All 31 states in Mexico currently have warnings in place, while five states are listed as "Do Not Travel" under the Mexico Travel Advisory.
    https://www.chron.com

27 hours ago

About 11 prisoners were on the bus during the...

About 11 prisoners were on the bus during the crash, according to reports.

    Bus carrying inmates involved in crash in downtown Houston
    A police bus carrying inmates was involved in a crash in downtown Houston Friday morning. The accident happened on Polk and Chartres around 3:30 a.m., according to local television reports. Police believe a driver in another car caused the crash after they turned illegally and drove the wrong way, KTRK reported.
    https://www.chron.com

27 hours ago

Memorial Day Weekend is here! As you finalize...

Memorial Day Weekend is here! As you finalize your plans for this 3-day weekend, Greenwood King Properties and #ForgottenDayHOU have put together a list of things you could include to honor the brave men and women for their service to our country. (sponsored)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Memorial Day Weekend is here! As you finalize your plans for this 3-day weekend, Greenwood King Properties and #ForgottenDayHOU have put together a list of things you could include to honor the brave...
    http://www.facebook.com

About

EveryBlock collects 18 types of news in Houston — including articles, real estate listings, meetups and conversations neighbors are having — and organizes it by location. Here is all the recent news and discussion near 700-735 E. 21st St.

Thousands of neighbors connect and get their news via EveryBlock, including:

Jose Sch April Santellana Gail Filis endlesslarry Rebecca Waguespack Estella Villarreal Roadside Rescue Kathryn Laine Josie Michele Totah

You're 60 seconds from creating an account and joining them…

or
Enter your email address

700-735 E. 21st St.