46 min ago

Tinning had previously been denied parole six...

Tinning had previously been denied parole six times since she was first eligible in 2007, 20 years after she was convicted of murder.

    Notorious baby killer Marybeth Tinning getting out of prison
    Marybeth Tinning, the Schenectady woman convicted 30 years ago of killing her infant daughter and long suspected in the deaths of her other children, has been granted parole. Tinning, 75, could be released from prison as soon as next month.
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1 hour ago

See who was at the birthday party:

See who was at the birthday party:

    Comedian Gabriel Iglesias celebrates his birthday in Houston
    Comedian Gabriel Iglesias, known as "Fluffy" to fans, visited Houston over the weekend to celebrate his birthday. There was pizza, music and even a proclamation from Mayor Sylvester Turner at Toyota Center during the free event. Iglesias also used the appearance to promote his "One Show Fits All" performances, set for Sept.
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1 hour ago

A Houston utility company is bracing for a pe...

A Houston utility company is bracing for a peak event Tuesday as temperatures reach 99 degrees

    Houston power company bracing for peak event Tuesday due to heat wave
    A Houston utility company is bracing for a peak event Tuesday as temperatures reach 99 degrees. Frontier Utilities sent out an email alert to its customers Monday afternoon asking them to reduce their energy usage Tuesday between the peak hours of 2 -7 p.m.
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2 hours ago

Let's go!

Let's go!

    Texas' most underrated small towns to visit this summer
    More and more vacation-goers are choosing to road trip instead of fly to their destination, a recent survey shows. That's good news for hundreds of small Texas towns nestled in between the state's largest cities. With 1,200 unincorporated cities throughout the state, there's no shortage of quaint locations to stop at or even plan an entire journey around.
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2 hours ago

In a statement posted to the Harris County Pc...

In a statement posted to the Harris County Pct. 4 Constable Office's Twitter account, emergency crews were on the scene of the homicide and gas leak in the 20000 block of Rene Creek Court.

    Homicide, gas leak reported in Spring
    Authorities were evacuating residents in a section of Spring Monday evening following a homicide and gas leak. In a statement posted to the Harris County Pct. 4 Constable Office's Twitter account, emergency crews were on the scene of the homicide and gas leak in the 20000 block of Rene Creek Court.
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2 hours ago

Oh...okay, Kacey. We see how it is. You jus...

Oh...okay, Kacey. We see how it is. You just made the list 📝

    Texas country star announces Texas dates, snubs Houston and San Antonio
    Dallas and Austin are both lucky enough to get tour dates.
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3 hours ago

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: Watch the video for a be...

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: Watch the video for a behind-the-scenes look at The Courier's football preview section featuring players from 17 Montgomery County schools. https://chrn.cl/2LngMpo

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    FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: Watch the video for a behind-the-scenes look at The Courier's football preview section featuring players from 17 Montgomery County schools. https://chrn.cl/2LngMpo
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3 hours ago

Mother Nature is all the way FED UP. Check ou...

Mother Nature is all the way FED UP. Check out this 300-foot high iceberg approaching Greenland. https://chrn.cl/2NSu8LU (Photo Scanpix Denmark / Karl Petersen / via REUTERS)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Mother Nature is all the way FED UP. Check out this 300-foot high iceberg approaching Greenland. https://chrn.cl/2NSu8LU (Photo Scanpix Denmark / Karl Petersen / via REUTERS)
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3 hours ago

Moms at this addiction center can bring their...

Moms at this addiction center can bring their kids to treatment, but many come in without extra clothes. This new “store” is free to help.

    Houston area Santa Maria Hostel opens non-transactional store for clients
    Santa Maria Hostel, Texas' largest multi-site residential and outpatient substance abuse treatment center, which specializes in keeping families together, held a grand opening on Thursday, June 28, of its non-transactional store, a partnership with Palais Royal, which is a part of Stage Stores.
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4 hours ago

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Kate Wagner absolutely went in on some of Houston's gaudiest McMansions: "This is the middle child of home expansion..." Sheesh! Check out the rest of the homes Wagner roasted here--> https://chrn.cl/2JtsMUF (Photos: McMansion Hell)

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    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle added a new photo.
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4 hours ago

A police officer who spoke to Baker in the am...

A police officer who spoke to Baker in the ambulance asked her if there was a baby or fetus in the dumpster. Baker responded something to the effect of "yeah I probably shouldn't have done that," the arrest affidavit states.

    Police arrest Texas mom who allegedly abandoned newborn in dumpster
    Hurst Police announced on Monday the arrest of a 28-year-old woman accused of abandoning her newborn baby in a dumpster last month. Police said Alyssa Hazel Baker went to her workplace at Souper Salad and gave birth to a baby inside the bathroom on the morning of June 15, according to an arrest affidavit.
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4 hours ago

Fans braved the heat to enjoy this show:

Fans braved the heat to enjoy this show:

    Ain't it fun: Paramore fans sing their hearts out at concert in The Woodlands
    Thousands of Paramore fans poured into Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion on July 13 as part of the band's "After Laughter Summer Tour" with Foster the People. Paramore, best known for songs such as "Misery Business," "The Only Exception," "That's What You Get" and "Ain't It Fun," is made of up lead vocalist Hayley Williams, guitarist Taylor York and drummer Zac Farro.
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5 hours ago

Happy birthday, Lynn!

Happy birthday, Lynn!

    A look through Houston philanthropist, Lynn Wyatt's life as a Bayou City socialite
    Lynn Wyatt has made her mark on Houston in more ways that one. The iconic member of the community, fashionista, and philanthropist celebrated her birthday on July 16, and at 83 years old she shows no signs of slowing down her charitable works for the Houston community.
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5 hours ago

Maurice Hill sang a rendition of "Happy Birth...

Maurice Hill sang a rendition of "Happy Birthday" to Houston resident Cristala Poole after she bought him lunch last week. With the help of KTRK-TV (Channel 13), Cristala found Maurice downtown and gave him bags of hats, clothes, towels, soap and several tweed blazers. Full story: https://chrn.cl/2zGfoN4 (Photo Courtesy of Cristala Poole)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Maurice Hill sang a rendition of "Happy Birthday" to Houston resident Cristala Poole after she bought him lunch last week. With the help of KTRK-TV (Channel 13), Cristala found Maurice downtown and...
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5 hours ago

SO. CUTE. A rare 7-week-old white lion cub...

SO. CUTE. A rare 7-week-old white lion cub is on public display at an animal sanctuary in northeastern Texas.--> https://chrn.cl/2zKdPxM

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    SO. CUTE. A rare 7-week-old white lion cub is on public display at an animal sanctuary in northeastern Texas.--> https://chrn.cl/2zKdPxM
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5 hours ago

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle shared t...

Latest from the case of Brittany Burfield who has been missing since June 25

    Police seek Houston woman missing since June 25
    Houston police are seeking a woman who was last seen by her family about a week ago. Brittany Burfield, 37, was last spotted about noon on June 25. Her home is in the 8700 block of Ilona Lane, which is inside the Loop near South Braeswood and Stella Link.
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6 hours ago

BREAKING:

BREAKING:

    Police believe Mattress One death may be linked to 2 earlier killings
    A man found dead Monday at a Mattress One store in north Houston appears to be linked to at least two other killings within the past week, Houston Police Lt. Humberto Lopez said at a news conference.
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6 hours ago

Tickets are $64-$129.50 and go on sale at 10 ...

Tickets are $64-$129.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday via Ticketmaster.

    Willie Nelson returns to Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
    He's coming back. Again.
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6 hours ago

Here is Texas A&M Football head coach Jimbo F...

Here is Texas A&M Football head coach Jimbo Fisher during the SEC Media Days press conference. https://chrn.cl/2mlDQtF

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Here is Texas A&M Football head coach Jimbo Fisher during the SEC Media Days press conference. https://chrn.cl/2mlDQtF
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6 hours ago

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

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo and Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez speak about a series of homicides at mattress stores that might be connected DETAILS: https://bit.ly/2uCDvX9

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo and Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez speak about a series of homicides at mattress stores that might be connected DETAILS: https://bit.ly/2uCDvX9
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Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo and Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez speak about a series of homicides at mattress stores that might be connected DETAILS: https://bit.ly/2uCDvX9

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo and Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez speak about a series of homicides at mattress stores that might be connected DETAILS: https://bit.ly/2uCDvX9
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6 hours ago

*Sees they're making a movie about La Llorona...

*Sees they're making a movie about La Llorona* Story: chrn.cl/2mjlQjA

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Sees they're making a movie about La Llorona* Story: chrn.cl/2mjlQjA
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6 hours ago

"I never thought I would see the day when our...

"I never thought I would see the day when our American President would stand on the stage with the Russian President and place blame on the United States for Russian aggression," tweeted Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz. "This is shameful."

    Wave of condemnation hits Trump after summit with Putin
    WASHINGTON (AP) - "Bizarre." ''Shameful." ''Disgraceful." That's the swift and sweeping condemnation directed at President Donald Trump on Monday after he sided with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a stunning appearance in Helsinki - and that's just from the Republicans.
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6 hours ago

Conroe police said they want to send a messag...

Conroe police said they want to send a message to the community and protect women who might become victims of violence.

    Conroe PD arrests, charges 7 in prostitution sting
    The Conroe Police Department along with investigators from the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office and Willis Police Department arrested and charged seven females for prostitution. According to Conroe PD Sgt. Jeff Smith, undercover officers conducted a special operation during the week of July 9-13, targeting street-level prostitution.
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6 hours ago

There will be fewer locations to go for that ...

There will be fewer locations to go for that addictive mac and cheese 😢

    Luby's to close more restaurants amid lackluster performance
    Luby's plans to close more restaurants to shore up debt amid lackluster earnings results last quarter. The Houston-based chain on Monday announced the closures are estimated to raise $20 million that would help pay down $44.2 million in outstanding debt. The company earlier this year said it plans to close and sell 14 restaurant properties to raise $25 million.
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7 hours ago

Check out this photo of Kate Middleton, the D...

Check out this photo of Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, holding Prince Louis in an official photograph to mark his christening following his baptism. More photos-->https://chrn.cl/2NTUddC (Photo by Matt Holyoak/Camera Press/Duke and Duchess of Cambridge via Associated Press)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Check out this photo of Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, holding Prince Louis in an official photograph to mark his christening following his baptism. More photos-->https://chrn.cl/2NTUddC...
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7 hours ago

Here is Carl Bartuch, owner of Kegg's Candies...

Here is Carl Bartuch, owner of Kegg's Candies with a tray of milk chocolate butter creams. The company has been in business since 1946. But after 72 years, the Houston fixture is set to close at the end of the month. Details: https://chrn.cl/2KXIwEK (Photo by Gary Fountain | The Houston Chronicle)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Here is Carl Bartuch, owner of Kegg's Candies with a tray of milk chocolate butter creams. The company has been in business since 1946. But after 72 years, the Houston fixture is set to close at the...
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7 hours ago

Here's David Stone, chairman of the Houston L...

Here's David Stone, chairman of the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contests, putting into perspective how big the rodeo cook-off has gotten – 200,000 attendees and 250+ teams -- all competing for the same prizes, which isn’t monetary but rather a belt buckle and glory. Check out the latest episode of BBQ State of Mind on the Houston Chronicle --> https://chrn.cl/2NmSVXn

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Here's David Stone, chairman of the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contests, putting into perspective how big the rodeo cook-off has gotten - 200,000 attendees and 250+...
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7 hours ago

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

Houston police homicide detectives update media on a man who was found dead in a Mattress One store on the north side. DETAILS: https://bit.ly/2uCDvX9

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Houston police homicide detectives update media on a man who was found dead in a Mattress One store on the north side. DETAILS: https://bit.ly/2uCDvX9
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8 hours ago

A METROLift bus driver is in critical conditi...

A METROLift bus driver is in critical condition after he was shot in northeast Houston this morning. https://chrn.cl/2LnlmnF

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    A METROLift bus driver is in critical condition after he was shot in northeast Houston this morning. https://chrn.cl/2LnlmnF
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8 hours ago

Tom Nolen, 73, is the 11th-winningest high sc...

Tom Nolen, 73, is the 11th-winningest high school football coach in Texas high school football history.

    Lamar High School's legendary football coach Tom Nolen to retire
    The Houston area's winningest coach is calling it a career. After 33 years at Lamar, Tom Nolen announced his retirement Monday afternoon. He leaves with 365 career wins, which ranked third among active coaches in Texas high school football. His 308 UIL wins - all at Lamar - currently rank 11th all-time.
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8 hours ago

The man was found face-down about 100 feet aw...

The man was found face-down about 100 feet away from the roadway. The Houston Police Department homicide detectives are working to determine what happened to the man.

    Body found under Gulf Freeway overpass near University of Houston
    Houston police are investigating a body found underneath a Gulf Freeway overpass Monday afternoon. The body of a man was found by a passerby around 2:45 p.m. underneath the Gulf Freeway at Cullen Boulevard, near the University of Houston. The man was found face-down about 100 feet away from the roadway.
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8 hours ago

As the investigation is still ongoing, it is ...

As the investigation is still ongoing, it is possible she could face charges that carry a mandatory life sentence.

    Baby dies from 'lethal combination of drugs' hours after his mother breastfed him, police say
    It was 3 a.m. and Samantha Whitney Jones' 11-week-old son was crying. So, Jones did what many mothers would do: She sat down and tried to breastfeed him. About five hours later, her baby would be dead. The cause of death, prosecutors say, was a "lethal combination of drugs" ingested through Jones' breast milk.
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9 hours ago

The Houston Astros’ Alex Bregman will compete...

The Houston Astros’ Alex Bregman will compete in the Home Run Derby tonight. Here’s how other Astros have done in the competition:

    How Astros players have done in the Home Run Derby
    Alex Bregman leads the Astros with a career-high 20 home runs and as he's shown over and over again in the dugout, on the field - and even on a plane, apparently - he's also the team leader in swag.
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9 hours ago

Mount Pleasant Avenue Premier Canine Villas &...

Mount Pleasant Avenue Premier Canine Villas & Spa in League City knows how to treat a dog like a king, especially on their birthday. https://chrn.cl/2LekLb4

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Mount Pleasant Avenue Premier Canine Villas & Spa in League City knows how to treat a dog like a king, especially on their birthday. https://chrn.cl/2LekLb4
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9 hours ago

The NCAA probably couldn't wait to bring the ...

The NCAA probably couldn't wait to bring the Final Four back to Houston 😎

    Houston to host Final Four in 2023
    Houston and NRG Stadium have been selected as the host site for the 2023 men's Final Four, the NCAA announced Monday. The city most recently held the Final Four in 2011 and 2016. A regional will be held at Toyota Center in 2020.
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10 hours ago

She reportedly believed her soul, and her dau...

She reportedly believed her soul, and her daughters' souls, had been stolen by the devil and that by killing them she was saving them.

    Texas mom found not guilty by reason of insanity in her two daughters' deaths
    A Russian-born woman who moved to Texas in 2013 with her award-winning pianist husband was found not guilty by reason of insanity on Monday in the death of her two daughters, the Star-Telegram reported. Vadym Kholodenko, an internationally-known pianist, discovered his daughters Nika, 5 and Michela, 1, dead when he arrived at his estranged wife's home in Benbrook to pick them up in March of 2016.
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10 hours ago

He's accused of choking a teen fan:

He's accused of choking a teen fan:

    Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine posts bond in Harris County for alleged Galleria assault
    Rapper Tekashi69 briefly returned to Houston early this morning to pay his $5,000 bond in connection with an alleged choking incident earlier this year at Houston's Galleria Mall. Harris County officials said he returned to New York after posting the non-arrest bond. His next court date is scheduled for Aug.
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10 hours ago

A new section of entrances, exits and main la...

A new section of entrances, exits and main lanes opened on U.S. 290 Monday, a significant step in a seven-year revamp of the freeway.

    Stretch of U.S. 290 between Little York and Pinemont reopens
    A new section of entrances, exits and main lanes opened on U.S. 290 Monday, a significant step in a seven-year revamp of the freeway. The four-mile completed section is now open between West Little York and Pinemont, TxDOT said. There now are five inbound lanes from West Little York to Loop 610, one of the most congested areas in the county.
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11 hours ago

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Everything you want to know about one of Houston's most sought-after communities: West University. #MTSIR #MyPerfectHouseton

    Martha Turner Sotheby's - West U
    West U has its very own secrets. Discover what's behind this iconic neighborhood.
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11 hours ago

Have you been spending too much of this summe...

Have you been spending too much of this summer mired in Facebook gossip? The Montgomery County Animal Shelter Texas can help. https://chrn.cl/2uBZJsl

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    Have you been spending too much of this summer mired in Facebook gossip? The Montgomery County Animal Shelter Texas can help. https://chrn.cl/2uBZJsl
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12 hours ago

What's missing?

What's missing?

    Houston man gets the most Houston tattoo ever
    A 27-year-old Houston man is getting the ultimate Houston tattoo. Dalton Powell has sunk eight hours into a massive back tattoo featuring the Astrodome, Houston skyline, and "BE SOMEONE" mural courtesy of tattoo artist Tyler Nathan Turnbull. "I knew I wanted to cover my whole back with a nice tattoo but I didn't know what I wanted to do.
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12 hours ago

The company plans to open a flagship Houston ...

The company plans to open a flagship Houston store on Nov. 1, and it will continue to open some 20 stores in the next few years.

    Rtic to open flagship store in Houston
    Rtic Coolers is changing its name and opening brick and mortar locations, the Cypress company announced Saturday on its Facebook page . Rtic got its start in September 2015 as an online retailer to rival the popularity - and price tag - of Yeti coolers.
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12 hours ago

Houston Rockets player Chris Paul's is lookin...

Houston Rockets player Chris Paul's is looking to sell his Los Angeles-area house.

    Chris Paul's California mansion is for sale. Let's peek inside.
    Houston Rockets player Chris Paul's is looking to sell his Los Angeles-area house. The 11,049 square foot home is located on 1.79 acres in Calabasas, California and has been on the market since April 24, 2018.
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13 hours ago

He allegedly followed her into her home.

He allegedly followed her into her home.

    Uber driver accused of raping inebriated passenger after she left San Antonio sports bar
    An Uber driver is facing a sexual assault charge in the alleged rape of a drunken passenger. Jacobo Manuel Gutierrez, 32, picked up a 35-year-old female from a Northeast Side sports bar early Saturday, according to the affidavit for Gutierrez's arrest.
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13 hours ago

PLEASE SHARE: Authorities released this video...

PLEASE SHARE: Authorities released this video of a man suspected in the killing last week of a 62-year-old Cypress woman. https://chrn.cl/2zPyAZ4

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    PLEASE SHARE: Authorities released this video of a man suspected in the killing last week of a 62-year-old Cypress woman. https://chrn.cl/2zPyAZ4
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14 hours ago

Four Texas leaders were among the 15 best-com...

Four Texas leaders were among the 15 best-compensated university executives in the nation with million-dollar salaries.

    Texas university leaders still get top dollar, but pay bumps slow
    Leaders of Texas' largest public universities and higher education systems remained among the highest-compensated in the country in 2016-17, but their pay did not jump much after years of significant growth, according to a Chronicle of Higher Education survey released Sunday.
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14 hours ago

Trump: "Our relationship with Russia has NEVE...

Trump: "Our relationship with Russia has NEVER been worse thanks to many years of U.S. foolishness and stupidity and now, the Rigged Witch Hunt!" Russia's Foreign Ministry: "We agree."

    The Latest: Trump sees 'no reason' why Russia would meddle
    HELSINKI (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 7:05 p.m. President Donald Trump says he sees no reason why Russia would interfere in the 2016 election. Trump resisted when asked Monday to condemn Russian meddling in the election.
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14 hours ago

"Orbit, do you love me?"

"Orbit, do you love me?"

    Astros Justin Verlander, Alex Bregman join 'In My Feelings' challenge en route to All-Star Game
    Astros Justin Verlander and Alex Bregman loosened up ahead of Tuesday's All-Star Game by joining rapper Drake's "In My Feelings" challenge over the weekend. All-Stars: Making the case for record-breaking Astros' All-Star Game The challenge has turned into a social media craze in which people take videos of themselves dancing to one of Drake's popular new songs, "In My Feelings.
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