1 hour ago

If anyone has information, you're asked to ca...

If anyone has information, you're asked to call the cops.

    Police: 17-year-old shooting victim may have been lured outside by phone call
    A 17-year-old was fatally shot outside of his Brookhaven-area apartment Friday night, Houston Police said. The victim may have received a phone call to come outside just before he was shot, police said. Police were called to the Bellfort Pines Apartment Homes at 8300 Canyon St., around 9:15 p.m.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

Administrators are scrambling to fix the proj...

Administrators are scrambling to fix the projected $30 million hole in the upcoming budget.

    Klein ISD could freeze hiring, postpone school opening to close budget gap
    Klein ISD trustees will consider a hiring freeze, kick in less for employee benefits, postpone the opening of its newest elementary school and trim administrators' salaries as part of an effort to close a $30 million budget gap.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

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    'Game of Thrones' co-stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie wed
    LONDON (AP) - Former "Game of Thrones" co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie married Saturday with a church service and a celebration at the bride's ancestral castle in Scotland. The couple and guests arrived for the afternoon service at Rayne Church, close to the 900-year-old Wardhill Castle in northeast Scotland, which is owned by Leslie's family.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

None of these stories is legit, even though t...

None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media.

    NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
    A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

Their reactions when they finally realize wha...

Their reactions when they finally realize what's inside = PRICELESS. ❤️😂

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Their reactions when they finally realize what's inside = PRICELESS. ❤️😂
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4 hours ago

Happy Pride, Houston!

Happy Pride, Houston!

    Rainbow on the Green gets Pride weekend off to a dancing start
    Friday night, Discovery Green became Disco-ball Green. Dance anthems ruled the night during the ninth annual Rainbow on the Green, a family-friendly LGBT celebration held in conjunction with Houston's Pride festivities. The night was headlined by Deborah Cox, whose powerful voice has fronted 13 No. 1 singles on Billboard's Dance Club Songs chart.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

Yum!

Yum!

    2018 Houston BBQ Throwdown set for Sept. 16
    Who is the most creative pitmaster in barbecueland? You'll find out at the 4th annual Houston BBQ Throwdown, a competition for smoked meat practitioners to create Houston's next great barbecue dish. The event, sponsored by the Houston Barbecue Festival and Saint Arnold Brewing Company, will be held Sunday, Sept.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

Plan your work excuses now. We're going with ...

Plan your work excuses now. We're going with "flat tire" this time.

    Minute Maid Park bringing back movie day with a screening of 'The Sandlot' next week
    The timeless children's baseball movie is coming back to Minute Maid Park next week for an afternoon screening.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

But there's a catch.

But there's a catch.

    Texas woman lists her home for just $1, gets a lot of attention
    The maxim when looking to buy a house is "location, location, location." But if you're a real estate agent looking to sell a house what's most important is getting "attention, attention, attention." Houston real estate agent Wes Stoyanov certainly has the city's attention after his client came to him with the idea of putting her completely remodeled west Houston home on the market for just $1.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Cube: "We've got to salute the single mothers...

Cube: "We've got to salute the single mothers, so I'm here to spread a little love"

    Photos from Ice Cube's visit to Houston as part of youth basketball initiative, Big3 opening game
    Actor, rapper, and writer Ice Cube visited Houston this week as part of his BIG3 half-court basketball league. But before sitting court side, Cube, whose legal name is O'Shea Jackson, met with single mothers at a city library in Acres Homes.
    https://www.houstonchronicle.com

7 hours ago

Pi Pizza HTX is known for unique pizzas and s...

Pi Pizza HTX is known for unique pizzas and strong drinks.

    Houston's Pi Pizza named among Food Network's best pizzerias in the country
    A Houston pizza joint has earned a spot on the Food Network's " The Best Pizzas in America's Biggest Cities" list. Pi Pizza, at 181 Heights Blvd., was included on the list for thinking "beyond just Italian-American classics."
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

Furry little guys!

Furry little guys!

    Yes, there are tarantulas in the Houston area but they probably don't want to hurt you
    This week a family in a neighborhood in Missouri City discovered a gang of tarantulas in their backyard, leading locals to get the creeps in short order. On Thursday KTRK-TV spoke with residents that found three Texas brown tarantulas behind their home, leading some of the community to fret over the furry, fearsome-looking spiders with bad PR.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

Cool story, govt.

Cool story, govt.

    Want Houston to fix your street, park or library? Harvey may delay the job
    The full impact of Hurricane Harvey on Houston's capital spending plans is coming into focus as city officials propose their annual five-year projects plan. It is difficult to track incremental delays and schedule shifts among the 500 airport, utility, streets, drainage, police, fire, health, library, parks and other projects in the city's Capital Improvement Plan, but it is hard to miss the weight being given to the storm.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

Epps was to be first black crew member.

Epps was to be first black crew member.

    Jeanette Epps doesn't know why NASA booted her from International Space Station flight
    Jeanette Epps still does not know why she was booted in January from this month's International Space Station flight, where she would have made history as the first black crew member. But she thinks it was a decision made by someone at NASA, not their Russian partners, she told reporter Megan Gannon on Friday at the Tech Open Air Festival.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Here comes traffic.

Here comes traffic.

    Houston among 3 finalists to host 2020 Democratic National Convention
    Houston is one of three cities still in the running to host the 2020 Democratic National Convention after party officials cut the list of potential sites in half. Mayor Sylvester Turner kicked off Wednesday's regular city council meeting with the announcement, noting that Milwaukee, Denver and the Miami area were the other remaining finalists.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

The committee’s plan,presented this month, pr...

The committee’s plan,presented this month, proposes adding a high school, two junior highs and two elementary schools and replacing three existing elementary buildings.

    Alvin ISD considers $480 million plan for growth which includes five new campuses and replacements of others.
    Faced with skyrocketing growth, Alvin ISD trustees are considering a committee's recommendation to build multiple campuses, including another high school, within 10 years and to cover the cost through a Nov. 6 bond election for almost $480.5 million.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

Take this quiz to see how you fare on basic f...

Take this quiz to see how you fare on basic facts related to northern Brazoria County’s heritage.

    Test your knowledge of Pearland area history
    How much do you know about the history of town where you live? For many, especially new residents, the past of communities such as Pearland, Alvin and Manvel may be a mystery. Which is too bad, since the once-rural communities are filled with stories of sturdy pioneers, eccentric characters and dramatic ups and downs.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

Deborah Cox talks about her classic remixes, ...

Deborah Cox talks about her classic remixes, the importance of Pride events and what she learned from Whitney and Celine.

    Deborah Cox brings a dancefloor legacy to Rainbow on the Green
    Deborah Cox is usually referred to as a "Canadian R&B diva" or a seasoned theater performer in most reviews and profiles. Her résumé includes the huge 1998 hit "Nobody's Supposed to Be Here" and star turns in musicals "The Bodyguard," "Aida" and "Jekyll & Hyde." But Cox's biggest successes have been on the dance floor.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

14 hours ago

The groups allege in the suit that the school...

The groups allege in the suit that the school system and Superintendent have a "disturbing practice" of giving student information to immigration authorities.

    The Latest: Kansas welfare agency says children's needs met
    TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) - The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump's order allowing them to remain with their parents (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Kansas' child welfare agency has concluded after an inspection that immigrant children housed in Topeka group homes are "having their needs met."
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

For more than three decades she fed, clothed ...

For more than three decades she fed, clothed and ministered to thousands of Houstonians through the Christian mission she built from the ground up.

    Mildred McWhorter, Houston's 'Mother Teresa,' founder of city missions, dies at 87
    For more than three decades, Mildred McWhorter fed, clothed and ministered to thousands of Houstonians through the Christian mission she built from the ground up. McWhorter, known as "Miss Mac" to the families she served, established what would become Mission Centers of Houston.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

Dallas based AT&T earned the No. 5 spot on th...

Dallas based AT&T earned the No. 5 spot on the national ranking, behind Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook for the most valuable brand.

    What are the most valuable brands in Texas?
    Texas is home to 50 of the nation's 500 most valuable brands, with Dallas-based AT&T again leading the list, a new study showed. Brand Finance, an independent brand valuation and consultancy, tallied the results using the latest international brand standards to determine its Brand Finance US 500 2018 report.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

The River Oaks includes a limited inventory o...

The River Oaks includes a limited inventory of 79 residences spanning 18 floors with unobstructed, protected views of the city.

    The River Oaks unveils transformation of landmark address
    Developer Arel Capital has announced The River Oaks is officially open. The luxury high-rise condominium has been reimagined to evoke the sophisticated lifestyle reflective of Houston's most prestigious neighborhood. Nestled in three-acres of green space with manicured grounds, The River Oaks includes a limited inventory of 79 residences spanning 18 floors with unobstructed, protected views of the city.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

"We invite people from everywhere (to attend)...

"We invite people from everywhere (to attend) and to know we are accepted here. We want to be an example for all suburbs that are predominantly conservative to know that LQBTQIA is accepted here."

    The Woodlands to host inaugural Pride Festival
    Pride is coming to The Woodlands. The Woodlands Pride , a nonprofit organization, has announced the area's first Pride Festival, set for Sept. 8 at Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive. The idea was conceived by CEO Jason Rocha, who reached out to community activists and formed a committee to organize the event.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

During the '90s artist Scott Swoveland's colo...

During the '90s artist Scott Swoveland's colorful murals were a part of its vibrant reputation

    Memories of murals outside departed Montrose gay bar Mary's still live on
    Just in time for Pride Week in Houston, we look back at a part of Bayou City LGBT history that is fading from memory. Just in time for Pride Week in Houston, we look back at a part of Bayou City LGBT history that is fading from memory.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

Gangs' history of co-opting cultural symbols ...

Gangs' history of co-opting cultural symbols can have real-world consequences for non-gang affiliated people.

    That cool tattoo you want could be a local, or even international, gang symbol
    Gangs have had a tendency to ruin iconic tattoos for everyone. Houston's largest gang - Tango Blast - likes to use local emblems as identifiers. Those tattoos can range from the Astros' logo to the city skyline to Bayou City area codes.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

The projected 13 million metric tons of metha...

The projected 13 million metric tons of methane emitted each year is the equivalent of about $2 billion in lost natural gas — enough to fuel about 10 million homes.

    Major methane study complicates plans of oil and gas industry
    U.S. oil and gas operations are releasing far more methane into the atmosphere than the federal government estimates, causing much more harm to the environment and undermining the case for cleaner-burning natural gas as bridge fuel to a carbon-free future, according to a comprehensive study published Thursday in the prestigious journal Science.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

A handful of special construction tours will ...

A handful of special construction tours will be offered on Saturday, June 30, for Houstonians anxious to see what the new Cougars den will look like.

    See what the University of Houston's new Fertitta Center will look like soon
    Ahead of the late 2018 opening of the $60 million Fertitta Center, formerly the Hofheinz Pavilion, a handful of renderings have been released of what the final product should look like on the University of Houston campus. A handful of special construction tours will be offered on Saturday, June 30, for Houstonians anxious to see what the new Cougars den will look like.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

Earlier this month, the sheriff's office rece...

Earlier this month, the sheriff's office received an anonymous tip that Flynt was a suspect in numerous crimes while at Humble PD.

    SJC deputy, former Humble PD officer arrested
    A San Jacinto County sheriff's deputy is facing criminal charges after he allegedly falsified his state-mandated personal history statement used when he sought employment with the department. According to San Jacinto County Sheriff Greg Capers, the deputy, Michael Lansing Flynt, was hired in January 2017 as a lieutenant for the Patrol Tactical Unit after retiring from Humble Police Department.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

The "Faceless Bunker" house from Season 2 of ...

The "Faceless Bunker" house from Season 2 of "Fixer Upper" is now listed for $1.15 million.

    Faceless bunker from 'Fixer Upper' Season 2 on the market for $1.15M
    Can Chip and Joanna Gaines crest the million-dollar mark? The "Faceless Bunker" house from Season 2 of "Fixer Upper" is now listed for $1.15 million. provided by Published 9:00 am, Thursday, June 21, 2018 Chip and Joanna Gaines of "Fixer Upper" are known for performing makeover magic, but will the dynamic duo be responsible for million-dollar makeover magic?
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

A dome-shaped house called “Eye of the Storm”...

A dome-shaped house called “Eye of the Storm” has come on the market on Sullivan's Island, SC. It was built in 1991 specifically to weather hurricanes.

    See inside the $5 million, hurricane-proof dome home built to withstand any storm
    A dome-shaped house called "Eye of the Storm" has come on the market on Sullivan's Island, SC. It was built in 1991 specifically to weather hurricanes. provided by Published 2:30 pm, Thursday, June 21, 2018 A dome-shaped house called "Eye of the Storm" on Sullivan's Island, SC, is now on the market for the first time.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

Historical photographs from the LIFE Picture ...

Historical photographs from the LIFE Picture Collection show how border officials rounded up and sent undocumented migrants home.

    What crossing the border looked like six to seven decades ago
    As the Trump administration deals with the fallout of separating migrant families, it's tough to imagine a time when the U.S.-Mexico border wasn't the militarized, heavily-watched line that it is today. And while its true the creation of the border holds a deeply violent past, for the most part, both neighbors have had a pretty relaxed international line.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

BREAKING:

BREAKING:

    Motorcyclist dead in southwest Houston crash
    A motorcyclist is dead after slamming into the side of a car in southwest Houston on Friday, June 22, 2018. Houston paramedics and police officers were called to the crash around 4:30 p.m. at the intersection of Hillcroft Avenue and West Orem Drive, near the Sam Houston Tollway and Fort Bend Parkway.
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

"The food will speak for itself"

"The food will speak for itself"

    '#5StarReview': Ayesha, Steph Curry respond to Houston fans trashing International Smoke on Yelp
    "Hey @ayeshacurry. Guess I'll have @EatAtSmoke in Houston 2 Myself twice next year. More Ribs and Shellfish and Burratta and Duck Wings And Instant Bacon And Salmon And Brussels Sprouts and fried Rice and Mac&Cheese and Cornbread and (did I say Ribs) for me! #5StarReview"
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

Students and parents can't be too happy...

Students and parents can't be too happy...

    Cypress-Fairbanks ISD to require clear backpacks in fall
    Students in Cypress-Fairbanks middle and high schools will be required to use clear backpacks in the fall as a response to recent school shootings and violence. In an email to parents, Superintendent Mark Henry wrote the district's newly established safety and security committee recommended the change as it considers additional steps to bolster campus' security measures.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

His attorneys tried to claim his veins were i...

His attorneys tried to claim his veins were in such poor condition that any attempts to execute him could end in a gruesomely botched procedure.

    Judge rejects Houston serial killer's claims he's too ill to be executed
    A federal judge this week rejected a Houston serial killer's argument that he should get a stay because he's in such bad health he can't be executed. Danny Bible is scheduled to die by lethal injection Wednesday, but in recent weeks his attorneys have said the aging quadruple murderer has such bad veins that any attempts to execute him could end in a gruesomely botched procedure.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

Chevy is rebooting an old favorite in 2019

Chevy is rebooting an old favorite in 2019

    Chevrolet's new Blazer coming in early 2019 will be made in Mexico
    New Chevy Blazers haven't been made since the second George W. Bush administration. That changes this year. At a special unveiling this week in Atlanta, top Chevrolet brass showed off one of its most anticipated new offerings -- the 2019 Blazer.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

Exclusive breaking news from HoustonChronicle...

Exclusive breaking news from HoustonChronicle.com:

    Medicare to terminate funding for St. Luke's heart transplant program in Houston
    The federal Medicare program informed Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center on Friday that it would cut off funding to its heart transplant program in August, saying the Houston hospital has not done enough to fix shortcomings that endanger patients.
    https://www.houstonchronicle.com

22 hours ago

"John Moore's photograph broke my heart to se...

"John Moore's photograph broke my heart to see my daughter," he told Univision. "I just hope they are treated well. They are queens. It kills me to see them like this."

    Father of the crying immigrant child reveals she and her mother were never separated
    Updated 1:52 pm, Friday, June 22, 2018 The crying immigrant girl in a photograph by John Moore has become the poster child for the immigration issue of children being separated from their parents and was even featured on the cover of TIME magazine.
    https://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

'Fox and Friends' host says immigrant childre...

'Fox and Friends' host says immigrant children shouldn't be treated like kids from U.S.

    'These aren't our kids': 'Fox and Friends' host says immigrant children shouldn't be treated like kids from 'Idaho or Texas'
    Amanda McKelvey The hosts of "Fox and Friends" continued their aggressive defense of President Donald Trump's controversial "zero tolerance" immigration policy on Friday morning. Host Brian Kilmeade argued that immigrant children separated from their parents by the government don't deserve the same treatment as American kids.
    https://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

What a gorgeous view

What a gorgeous view

    Bridgeland to debut exclusive lakeside enclave of homes on half-acre lots
    Bridgeland will open a gated community with contemporary homes by two custom builders on the largest lots yet in the Cypress community. Situated in Parkland Village, the first phase of the Sheldon Lake development is designed for 24 houses, The Howard Hughes Corp. announced. Many of the half-acre lots will be on the lake.
    https://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

They're getting the band back together!!! Wel...

They're getting the band back together!!! Well...sorta

    Arian Foster, Andre Johnson team up for youth football camp
    For several years, Texans stars Arian Foster and Andre Johnson teamed up on the field as the top offensive players for the AFC South franchise.
    https://www.chron.com

23 hours ago

If it were to melt entirely, Antarctica store...

If it were to melt entirely, Antarctica stores enough frozen water to raise global sea levels by 190 feet

    NASA researchers: Arctic ice loss has tripled since 2012
    Antarctic ice loss is causing sea levels across the globe to rise faster now than ever before in history, a NASA and European Space Agency assessment found. The study, published in the journal Nature last week, examined Antarctic ice mass changes over 25 years, from 1992 to 2017.
    https://www.chron.com

23 hours ago

The false claim appears to stem from a Januar...

The false claim appears to stem from a January 2016 Senate subcommittee report that investigated how the Department of Health and Human Services, under the Obama administration, placed thousands of unaccompanied children illegally entering the country.

    NOT REAL NEWS: Obama didn't separate 90,000 migrant families
    President Barack Obama did not oversee the separation of 90,000 migrant children and their parents at the U.S. border, contrary to a misleading online report and claims circulating on social media.
    https://www.chron.com

24 hours ago

Police said there were no immediate reports o...

Police said there were no immediate reports of injuries.

    Houston police officer fires weapon at robbery suspect, no one injured
    Updated 3:09 pm, Friday, June 22, 2018 Bullet casings and two large stacks of cash sprawled a Wells Fargo parking in northeast Houston after a failed robbery attempt Friday afternoon.
    https://www.chron.com

24 hours ago

The officer fired several rounds toward the s...

The officer fired several rounds toward the suspect, who eventually jumped into a Mercedes SUV that sped away

    Houston police officer fires weapon at robbery suspect, no one injured
    Updated 3:09 pm, Friday, June 22, 2018 Bullet casings and two large stacks of cash sprawled a Wells Fargo parking in northeast Houston after a failed robbery attempt Friday afternoon.
    https://www.chron.com

24 hours ago

"I just don't understand, especially consider...

"I just don't understand, especially considering how sacred these buildings are, and what treasures they are to San Antonio. It just befuddles the mind."

    Vandals tag San Antonio missions with Melania Trump jacket quote
    Updated 11:28 am, Friday, June 22, 2018 Vandals spray-painted the San Juan and San Jose missions in San Antonio with the phrase "I don't care. Do you?" The words are an apparent reference to the jacket First Lady Melania Trump wore on Thursday ahead of a visit to an immigrant children's shelter on the U.S.-Mexico border, which said on the back "I really don't care.
    https://www.chron.com

24 hours ago

The items include generators, welding equipme...

The items include generators, welding equipment, paint sprayers and chainsaws.

    Man accused of stealing $30,000 worth of merchandise from Home Depot stores
    A man has been arrested in connection with the theft of $30,000 of merchandise from 15 Houston-area Home Depot stores, according to the Harris County Constable's Office Precinct 1. Juan Carlos Lopez, 32, could face charges of third degree felony theft, the office tweeted Friday.
    https://www.chron.com

25 hours ago

She also received $148,850 in a settlement, w...

She also received $148,850 in a settlement, which she plans to use to start business while she attends school.

    Bikini-clad McKinney, Texas, teen who was tackled by police officer will finally get a pool party
    The incident happened June 5, 2015 when Dajerria Becton, then just 15 was at a pool party in McKinney, Texas. Police were called to a fight at the pool after a group of white people allegedly yelled racial slurs at some of the teens in attendance.
    https://www.chron.com

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