12 min ago

Police said an 18-wheeler ran a red light in ...

Police said an 18-wheeler ran a red light in Humble, killing at least one person and hospitalizing two others.

    One killed, two hospitalized after 18-wheeler runs red light, police say
    A man was killed early Friday after police say an 18-wheeler truck ran a red light and hit his vehicle in Humble. Two other people - including one taken by Life Flight in serious condition -- were hospitalized, Harris County Sheriff's Office deputies said.
    http://www.chron.com

45 min ago

It's inevitable, y'all:

It's inevitable, y'all:

    Things that inevitably happen to you when you move to the suburbs
    There are a lot of benefits to living in the suburbs - more room to grow a family, awesome amenities and often a lower cost of living. But beware, once suburban life gets a hold of you, you might feel yourself starting to change a bit.
    http://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

"If these serious allegations had been disclo...

"If these serious allegations had been disclosed, she would not have been hired."

    Texas fires special education director over past allegations
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas has fired its newly hired special education director after learning that she had been accused in a lawsuit of trying to hush up the sexual abuse of a student at a small Oregon school district where she'd worked previously. Laurie Kash had started with the Texas Education Agency on Aug.
    http://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

The child's mother detailed the moment gunfir...

The child's mother detailed the moment gunfire ripped through the family's home on Thanksgiving morning.

    S.A. mom speaks out after 10-year-old fatally shot in her bedroom
    Updated 8:39 pm, Thursday, November 23, 2017 Jackie Vega and her four children were asleep when she awoke to gunfire ripping through her North Side home on Thanksgiving morning. Running into her living room, she found her two boys. "I threw them on the floor and covered their heads," said Vega, 33.
    http://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

What do you think about capital punishment?

What do you think about capital punishment?

    Supreme Court case could be death knell for capital punishment
    An Arizona death row inmate's Supreme Court case could force an end to capital punishment in Texas and across the country. The appeal, filed by the powerhouse attorney behind the Hawaii federal case fighting Trump's travel ban, challenges the overly broad qualifying factors that can make a murder conviction death-eligible in Arizona.
    http://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

Check it out!

Check it out!

    Slay bells are ringing for Beyoncé's new holiday merch collection
    Sis the season, y'all.
    http://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

Holiday-oncé season is upon us:

Holiday-oncé season is upon us:

    Slay bells are ringing for Beyoncé's new holiday merch collection
    Sis the season, y'all.
    http://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

"This is the first that I am hearing about th...

"This is the first that I am hearing about these accusations, nearly two decades later."

    Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter has been accused of rape, but he says the encounter was consensual
    Scott Gries / Getty Images Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter has been accused of rape by Melissa Schuman, a former pop singer. Schuman wrote a detailed blog post alleging that Carter sexually assaulted her in 2002. In a statement, Carter said he is "shocked and saddened" by the allegations, and that he believed the interaction was "consensual."
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

Thurman is the latest among Hollywood elite t...

Thurman is the latest among Hollywood elite to call out sex assault.

    Uma Thurman Posts #MeToo Message, Calls Out Harvey Weinstein: 'You Don't Deserve a Bullet'
    Uma Thurman took to Instagram on Thanksgiving to post a cryptic #MeToo message and called out Harvey Weinstein in the process. "I am grateful today, to be alive, for all those I love, and for all those who have the courage to stand up for others," the actress said in her message.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

People are so much funnier when their bellies...

People are so much funnier when their bellies are full.

    People are sharing Thanksgiving memes and they're hilarious
    The cooking is done, the bellies are full and out come the phones. While many shared sweet messages of gratitude and thanks on Thanksgiving, some showed off their funny (and possibly drunk) sides on Twitter.
    http://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Catch these movies one last time before they ...

Catch these movies one last time before they leave streaming services at the end of the month.

    Leaving streaming services November 30 2017
    Through a series of misunderstandings, Alvin, Simon and Theodore come to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in Miami...and dump them. They have three days to get to him and stop the proposal, saving themselves not only from losing Dave but possibly from gaining a terrible stepbrother.
    http://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

A lot of people (Cowboys haters) are feeling ...

A lot of people (Cowboys haters) are feeling pretty grateful for Philip Rivers and the Chargers tonight 😂😂😂

    Memes mock Cowboys, Lions' Thanksgiving Day losses
    Everyone loves watching football on Thanksgiving, but getting to watch both the Lions and the Cowboys lose is like that one time you were able to clean off a third plate despite having already devoured fifty rolls. Check out all the memes from the Thanksgiving Day games as you contemplate getting another slice of pie before you pass out into a food coma.
    http://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

Yikes.

Yikes.

    Coffee shop criticized for sign saying it's 'happily gentrifying' Denver area
    A coffee shop in Denver, Colo., drew ire from activists and community members after posting a sidewalk sign that read, "Happily gentrifying the neighborhood since 2014." The reverse side of the sign had a message that read "Nothing says gentrification like being able to order a cortado," local news station KUSA reported.
    http://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

With three structures on this property, it's ...

With three structures on this property, it's among River Oaks' priciest on-the-market residences right now:

    River Oaks mansion hits the market at nearly $15 million
    One of the finest homes in River Oaks just hit the market with a Texas-sized price tag. Situated on more than an acre of land at 3229 Groveland is a stunning five-bedroom, 7,098-square foot manor listed at $14.8 million. The property was listed just a week ago.
    http://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

From Abilene to Galveston, here's a look at h...

From Abilene to Galveston, here's a look at how Texas celebrates Christmas:

    Cities spread the holiday joy all around Texas
    As temperatures fall and leaves turn gold, Texans look forward to holiday happenings. A German Christmas Pyramid glowing in Fredericksburg; a rainforest of ice shimmering in Galveston, and Kwanzaa stories, dances and drumming honoring African heritage in Austin. All the while, millions of lights twinkle in towns large and small around the state.
    http://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Here are 20 Black Friday deals you can take a...

Here are 20 Black Friday deals you can take advantage of from the comfort of your home (several of them are already live🤫)!

    The best Black Friday deals for sports fans
    Whether you are looking for jerseys, shirts, new kicks, tablets to stream sporting events, or a new TV to stunt on your friends when you invite them over to watch your team destroy their team so they have to leave your place with double shame on their face, Black Friday has the deals for you.
    http://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

The Texas stretch of Interstate 10 from El Pa...

The Texas stretch of Interstate 10 from El Paso to Beaumont is a nearly 12-hour drive. Here's how to fill some of that time:

    Best stops for food off I-10 in Texas from El Paso to Beaumont
    Updated 5:04 pm, Wednesday, May 25, 2016 The Texas stretch of Interstate 10 from El Paso to Beaumont is 830 miles - just under 12 hours of driving, according to Google Maps. It is so long that El Paso is actually closer to Los Angeles than the other end of Texas, and Beaumont is closer to the Atlantic Ocean than it is to El Paso.
    http://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

Here's a look at what "the size of Texas" rea...

Here's a look at what "the size of Texas" really means:

    Just how big is Texas? Map compares to other countries, states
    Ever wondered what Texas would look like if you stuck it on top of another state or country? There's MAPfrappe for that. The online tool designed by Kelvin Thompson allows users to draw outlines on a Google map and drag the outline over anything on Earth.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

Take a peek at how this Texas city looked whe...

Take a peek at how this Texas city looked when you were born:

    Vintage photos show how San Antonio looked the decade you were born
    Published 11:28 am, Wednesday, July 27, 2016 A flip through San Antonio's photo album over the past century shows how events, construction and businesses flourished the once humble 35-square-mile town. Before San Antonio became the seventh largest city in the U.S., it ranked as No. 41 on the U.S.
    http://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

How many of these have you crossed off the li...

How many of these have you crossed off the list?

    Iconic Texas bars you need to visit
    Before you pore over our choices of iconic Texas bars, you should know that the criteria didn't involve places with media buzz or expertly mixed cocktails. While grand bars abound in Texas, the state really prides itself on grungy saloons and loud dance halls, the "old as dirt" establishments that have stood the test of time.
    http://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

"Apparently this was just a random drive-by s...

"Apparently this was just a random drive-by shooting."

    Man shot in head in Third Ward drive-by
    One man was shot in the head in a Wednesday night drive-by outside a Third Ward convenience store, according to police. Just before midnight, someone in a black car driving by the Scott Food Store near Tierwester and Winburn stuck a gun out the window and opened fire.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

Don't get the holiday cocktails get the bette...

Don't get the holiday cocktails get the better of you today:

    HPD arrested 38 on felony DWI charges in October
    During the month of October, Houston police arrested 38 drivers on felony alcohol charges. Specific charges ranged from driving while intoxicated with a child in the vehicle to intoxication assault. Some of the suspects had two or more prior arrests on similar charges. Driving while intoxicated is typically a misdemeanor on the first two offenses.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

From appetizers to cocktails to desserts, the...

From appetizers to cocktails to desserts, these are sure winners.

    These are the must-try recipes for 2017 according to Pinterest
    Published 12:53 pm, Wednesday, November 22, 2017 Between planning seating, decor and menus, holiday meals are more often than not a huge ordeal that end up being more stressful than enjoyable for the host. During these times many people turn to the internet for new ideas and recipes that will help make the season go smoothly.
    http://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

The battle was crucial for victory in the Pac...

The battle was crucial for victory in the Pacific Theater.

    74 years ago, US Marines waded into 'the toughest battle in Marine Corps history' - here are 25 photos of the brutal fight for Tarawa
    74 years ago, US Marines waded into 'the toughest battle in Marine Corps history' - here are 25 photos of the brutal fight for Tarawa Join the conversation about this story " NOW WATCH: Rare color film shows what it was like for Marines during WWII, the Vietnam War, and
    http://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Be the Jose Altuve of gift-giving this holida...

Be the Jose Altuve of gift-giving this holiday season.

    27 gift ideas for Houston Astros fans that will make you the Jose Altuve of gift-giving
    Looking to find a great gift for the Houston Astros fan who seemingly has everything after their post-World Series "merch purch" (merchandise purchasing) binge? Don't worry. We've got you covered. We partnered with Fanatics, the official merchandise partner of the MLB, to pick these 27 MVP-worthy gifts that the Houston Astros fan in your life probably doesn't already own.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

Were you at the parade? Send us your photos!

Were you at the parade? Send us your photos!

    Parade draws thousands for Thanksgiving kickoff
    ​Houston loves a parade, even if it's becoming an every-three-week occurrence. Thousands flocked to downtown Houston for the 68th annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade, hoping for a glimpse of Santa or just a little time out of the house before settling into their own holiday activities.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

If you grew up with a sibling, you KNOW how r...

If you grew up with a sibling, you KNOW how real these struggles are:

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    If you grew up with a sibling, you KNOW how real these struggles are:
    http://www.facebook.com

17 hours ago

Where it's worth going, and where it's better...

Where it's worth going, and where it's better to wait:

    2017's best Black Friday deals you need to know about
    The biggest shopping day of the year, Black Friday, is finally upon us. 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. "In many ways, we do think the deals are better this year," Dengler told Chron.com Friday morning.
    http://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

BREAKING: The details in this story are bizar...

BREAKING: The details in this story are bizarre.

    Cat hair helps catch area woman accused of mailing bomb to Gov. Greg Abbott
    A Houston-area woman accused of mailing bombs to Gov. Greg Abbott and former President Barack Obama previously told the Chronicle she was being set up. Julia Poff was indicted in federal court this month for a trio of 2016 mail bombs, including a botched explosive stuffed in a Pall Mall pack that failed to detonate when the governor opened it.
    http://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

This year's Black Friday ad circular is 50 pa...

This year's Black Friday ad circular is 50 pages:

    Best Buy releases their 2017 Black Friday ad (see all 50 pages)
    On Wednesday, Best Buy released their 2017 Black Friday ad circular and its 50 pages are packed with some of the season's hottest electrics deals.
    http://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

Here are all the talking points you'll need t...

Here are all the talking points you'll need to survive today's NFL games 🦃🏈

    How to sound like a football expert this Thanksgiving (when you aren't one)
    Published 4:49 pm, Wednesday, November 22, 2017 The holidays can be a difficult time for everyone, but Thanksgiving brings a few extra challenges that can be incredibly intimidating for most people.
    http://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

Do you think Thanksgiving has become a nation...

Do you think Thanksgiving has become a national shopping day?

    Houston-area employees speak up about having Thanksgiving Day off
    As the bombardment of flashy Black Friday advertisements seems to increase every year, it is difficult to remember a time before Thanksgiving became a national shopping day. According to History.com, the retail industry transformed the Friday after Thanksgiving into a shopping event in the 1980s.
    http://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

REI is skipping out on the chaos, but plenty ...

REI is skipping out on the chaos, but plenty of other retailers aren't.

    REI only major retailer to be closed Thanksgiving, Black Friday
    See the stores that will be open. Published 12:20 pm, Wednesday, November 22, 2017 While other stores and their employees prep for the most chaotic shopping day of the year, recreation and outdoor retailer Recreational Equipment Inc, (REI) will close its doors for the third year in a row.
    http://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

Police say he walked up from a nearby bayou.

Police say he walked up from a nearby bayou.

    Shooter at large after opening fire on backyard BBQ in SW Houston
    A suspected shooter is on the loose after opening fire on a backyard BBQ in southwest Houston, according to authorities. A group of people were finishing up a backyard cookout just after midnight near Dalmatian and Bathurst when a suspect walked up from the nearby bayou and opened fire.
    http://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

"Maybe it's perfect in its self-containment, ...

"Maybe it's perfect in its self-containment, a holiday limited to a day rather than a season."

    Getting tangled up in the Thanksgiving culture
    What's your favorite Thanksgiving song? Don't have one? That's what I thought. Let's be clear, I'm not judging you. I don't have one either. I Googled "best Thanksgiving songs" just to make sure I wasn't missing an obvious classic or, worse, a vibrant subgenre of holiday song.
    http://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

Warning: The details in this story may be too...

Warning: The details in this story may be too graphic for some. Reader discretion is advised.

    Police: MS-13 members in Maryland stab man more than 100 times and decapitate him
    As many as 10 members of the MS-13 street gang lured a man into a park in Wheaton, Maryland, spoke with one another over walkie-talkies as he arrived, stabbed him more than 100 times, decapitated him and then cut out his heart, according to police documents made public Wednesday in Montgomery County District Court.
    http://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

He was charged with sexually assaulting at le...

He was charged with sexually assaulting at least 125 girls.

    Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges
    LANSING, Mich. (AP) - A former sports doctor accused of molesting at least 125 girls and young women while he worked for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison.
    http://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

Here's the escape plan you need tonight:

Here's the escape plan you need tonight:

    Houston bars open on Thanksgiving Day 2017
    No matter how much you love your family, Thanksgiving sometimes calls for an evening escape plan. Thankfully, several Houston bars are offering locals some respite from all the table talk by staying open well past the dessert course.
    http://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

Eventually, the suspect got out of the car tr...

Eventually, the suspect got out of the car tried to run.

    Stolen vehicle sparks early morning police chase
    One man was arrested after a stolen vehicle sparked a Thursday morning police chase in northwest Houston. A patrol officer just before 4 a.m. spotted a vehicle with plates that came up as stolen, according to Houston police. When the driver refused to pull over and instead sped off, the officer followed in pursuit.
    http://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

If you could only choose one ...

If you could only choose one ...

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    If you could only choose one ...
    https://www.facebook.com

22 hours ago

Your guide for a no-cleanup meal today:

Your guide for a no-cleanup meal today:

    Houston restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day 2017
    For those opting to eat out and skip the post-Thanksgiving meal cleanup on Thursday, Nov. 23, get ready to choose between plenty of local restaurants open for dine-in meals. Among the spots is a Tex-Mex favorite near the Heights, a classic French outpost -- as well as its downtown counterpart -- and a Cajun-infused classic and many other choices.
    http://www.chron.com

23 hours ago

No. 5: You only make one turkey? That's hilar...

No. 5: You only make one turkey? That's hilarious.

    You're doing Thanksgiving wrong, according to Anthony Bourdain
    If there's one meal at which family drama is on full display, it's Thanksgiving. Expectations and emotions run high, and there are a lot of moving parts to cause friction. Even Anthony Bourdain, who is seemingly immune to the criticism of others, feels the pressure to pull off the most anticipated meal of the year.
    http://www.houstonchronicle.com

24 hours ago

Here's what you might see if you're flying ou...

Here's what you might see if you're flying out today:

    Expect to see Houston Police carrying AR-15s this holiday travel season
    Travelers at Bush Intercontinental and Hobby airports will see police officers carrying AR-15s this holiday season. "In today's climate of what's occurring throughout the world, it was time that Houston put another tool in their tool belt to combat any would-be violence," said Capt. Glenn Yorek with Houston Police Department's airport division at Bush Intercontinental.
    http://www.chron.com

24 hours ago

The dinner was organized by Kids Lives Matter...

The dinner was organized by Kids Lives Matter.

    Several hundred, including flood victims, line up for early Thanksgiving dinner
    Carol Traylor held a Styrofoam box and a spoon, ready to scoop out a serving of hot turkey. "Do you want dark meat or white meat?" "Dark," 18-year-old Tyrese Eldridge said quickly. Then he reconsidered. "Can I have both?"
    http://www.chron.com

25 hours ago

Plan ahead if you're traveling downtown:

Plan ahead if you're traveling downtown:

    Thanksgiving Day parade kicks off Thursday. Here's the route.
    Houston's 68th annual Thanksgiving Day Parade starts at 9 a.m. Thursday and weaves through downtown. "Grey's Anatomy" actress and Houston native Chandra Wilson will serve as the Grand Marshal. The parade will close some streets. Here's a map of the route so you can plan ahead if you're traveling downtown.
    http://www.chron.com

25 hours ago

Republicans are worried a "blue wave" of Demo...

Republicans are worried a "blue wave" of Democratic voters angry with the Trump administration could crash into the 2018 election:

    Texas Republicans fret over possible anti-Trump 'blue wave' in '18
    AUSTIN - Republicans are beginning to worry that a "blue wave" of Democratic voters angry with the Trump administration could crash into the 2018 election, even in the deep red state of Texas. Gov. Greg Abbott's top campaign adviser and Lt. Gov.
    http://www.houstonchronicle.com

26 hours ago

As Houston continues to grow, expect to see b...

As Houston continues to grow, expect to see bigger and bigger high-rise buildings.

    Houston's skyline is going to look a little different
    Watch out, Midtown. One of the biggest buildings in Houston is coming to your neighborhood in the next few years. Emporis, a company that researches construction projects and buildings across the country, reports a new building called The Midtown is slated to be completed in the neighborhood by 2019.
    http://www.chron.com

27 hours ago

Going commando is not as effective as wearing...

Going commando is not as effective as wearing camouflage, as one hunter discovered.

    Naked hunter settles citations after bodycam footage shows him going commando
    Going commando is not as effective as wearing camouflage, one hunter discovered. According to a Texas Parks and Wildlife release, an Upshur County man was arrested by a game warden while he was hunting in the nude along a state highway. "Obviously, the man did not have a hunting license on him," the release states.
    http://www.chron.com

28 hours ago

We forget where we parked all the time. But 2...

We forget where we parked all the time. But 20 years?

    Car is found 20 years after man forgot where he parked it
    At some point or another, almost everyone has has the aggravating experience of parking their car and then forgetting exactly where they parked it. But an unidentified 76-year-old man in Germany may have set a new record for foggy recall.
    http://www.chron.com

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