16 min ago

This eclectic spin on a mobile home is being ...

This eclectic spin on a mobile home is being seen around San Diego. Could the trend pick up in Houston?

    Tiny homes go mobile with Calif. designer's extravagant car-top creations
    Published 2:57 pm, Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Tiny homes are cute, trendy and affordable, but you can't take them with you. Lance Peterson changed that. The San Diego-based designer builds tiny homes atop automobiles. "A lot of people have tiny homes, but they lack a mobile component; they're meant to be placed on a piece of property," Peterson told SFGATE.
    http://www.chron.com

34 min ago

#BREAKING

#BREAKING

    Missing Woodlands man with dementia at center of Silver Alert
    Published 10:50 pm, Thursday, January 18, 2018 Officials in The Woodlands are searching for a missing elderly man last seen Thursday afternoon and have issued a Silver Alert until he is found. Joseph John McCarthy, 78, left his home on Cassowary Lane in The Woodlands around 4:30 p.m.
    http://www.chron.com

36 min ago

Deputy accused of organizing jail attack on i...

Deputy accused of organizing jail attack on inmate.

    Alameda sheriff's deputy allegedly set up jail attack on inmate
    An Alameda County Sheriff's deputy suspected of playing a role in the attack of an inmate at the Santa Rita Jail was arrested Wednesday on suspicion felony assault, officials said. Joseph Bailey, 28, of Tracy was additionally booked on suspicion of assault under the cover of authority in connection with a fight between inmates that occurred Oct.
    http://www.chron.com

56 min ago

Police are looking for the burglars who got a...

Police are looking for the burglars who got away with the cash box of an ATM machine from a CVS in southeast Houston. For more on the story: http://bit.ly/2ERCvlq (METRO Video)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Police are looking for the burglars who got away with the cash box of an ATM machine from a CVS in southeast Houston. For more on the story: http://bit.ly/2ERCvlq (METRO Video)
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1 hour ago

He's known for his flashy lifestyle and viole...

He's known for his flashy lifestyle and violent dealings.

    Mexican cartel leader who allegedly flaunted lifestyle on social media pleads guilty in US court
    SAN DIEGO (AP) - The highest-ranking member of a Mexican cartel to ever surrender to U.S. authorities has pleaded guilty to drug smuggling charges, acknowledging he orchestrated the shipments of thousands of pounds (kilograms) of methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin to the United States.
    http://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

How many of you would wear these?

How many of you would wear these?

    Paris Fashion Week gets extra basic with thigh-high UGGs
    Published 3:16 pm, Thursday, January 18, 2018 The major fashion events of 2018 kicked off with Paris Fashion Week Men's, where designers put their weirdest foot forward. On top of having models wear fishnets on their heads and odd fuzzy/puffy jeans, the "hottest" trend for 2018 is none other than thigh-high UGG boots.
    http://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

Does it look too much like a Tacoma?

Does it look too much like a Tacoma?

    See what the new Ford Ranger will look like in 2019
    This week, the new 2019 Ford Ranger made its first appearance at the Detroit auto show. Going on sale spring of 2019, the small pickup truck is Ford's most recent foray into the market which is already teeming with midsize models like the Chevrolet Colorado and the Toyota Tacoma.
    http://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

🔥🔥🔥 Ouch!

🔥🔥🔥 Ouch!

    Kim Kardashian just hardcore burned Khloe's ex-husband, Lamar Odom on Twitter
    Published 3:55 pm, Thursday, January 18, 2018 Someone call the burn unit because Kim Kardashian just publicly seared Khloe's ex-husband, Lamar Odom. According to a tweet by Mike Sington, Odom made an attempt to diss Khloe Kardashian by saying he knew his marriage with her was over "when she was on her second or third NBA player".
    http://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

The story of why it's being sold is so adorab...

The story of why it's being sold is so adorable.

    Waco home featured on Season 5 of 'Fixer Upper' is now for sale by owner
    Typically when homeowners apply for a remodel by "Fixer Upper" stars Chip and Joanna Gaines, they are planning on getting their dream, forever home. For Patti Baker, that's what she thought, too, but fate threw a wrench in her plans.
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2 hours ago

Disney boasts one of the most envious movie l...

Disney boasts one of the most envious movie lineups for 2018.

    These are the 10 Disney movies coming out in 2018
    A new year brings a new lineup of some of the most anticipated movies - and Disney boasts one of the most envious lineups for 2018. So far, the Mouse House is releasing 10 heavy-hitting films in 2018, including Avengers and Star Wars sequels.
    http://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

"I had a customer who was so sloppy she start...

"I had a customer who was so sloppy she started talking to her reflection from the glass door entrance and insisted that the restroom was outside. She also ran through the restaurant trying to speak in Spanish."

    Houston bartenders tell us about their drunkest, sloppiest customers
    We've all had one of those nights. So have our bartenders. And now they're putting some of us on blast. Drunk Marines. Bathroom indiscrections. And lots of vomit. These are just a few of the things local mixologists have endured when customers have one too many.
    http://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

Before Chip and Joanna Gaines made remodeling...

Before Chip and Joanna Gaines made remodeling homes look as simple as picking out bathroom tile, a Hollywood flick showed viewers that turning a house into a home isn't so easy.

    The sprawling mansion from an '80s Tom Hanks movie is now for sale
    Before Chip and Joanna Gaines made remodeling homes look as simple as picking out bathroom tile, a Hollywood flick showed viewers that turning a house into a home isn't so easy. Anyone who saw 1986's "The Money Pit" remembers the hell that the fictional mansion caused for stars Tom Hanks and Shelley Long.
    http://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

Do you think this a good strategy as a parent...

Do you think this a good strategy as a parent?

    Mom charges 5-year-old daughter rent, her story goes viral on Facebook
    A mom's post about making her 5-year-old daughter pay rent has gone viral for her controversial decision. Essence Evans, a mother of one, took to Facebook Sunday to explain why she makes her young child pay $5 each week from her $7 per week allowance.
    http://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

According to the zoo, jaguars typically live ...

According to the zoo, jaguars typically live between 12 and 15 years.

    The Houston Zoo announces the death of its oldest jaguar
    On Thursday, the Houston Zoo announced the death of one of its oldest jaguars. Kan Balam was 20 years old, according to zoo staff. The great-grandfather had been ailing for some time before he was euthanized this morning. RELATED: Houston Zoo announces the birth of another new giraffe At 20 years of age he was the oldest jaguar on site.
    http://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

January has not been Houston's month.

January has not been Houston's month.

    Houston was under water a year ago today
    Over the past two years, Houston hasn't had the best luck with weather in January.
    http://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

BREAKING: He apologized and cleared up questi...

BREAKING: He apologized and cleared up questions about other victims before he died.

    Houston's 'Tourniquet Killer' slated to be first execution of 2018
    Houston serial killer Anthony Shore is scheduled to die Thursday night in what is expected to be the nation's first execution of 2018. The 55-year-old former wrecker driver who came to be known as the Tourniquet Killer was hit with the state's harshest punishment in 2004 for the rape and murder of 21-year-old Maria del Carmen Estrada, one in a series of brutal slayings that terrorized the Bayou City in the 1980s and 1990s.
    http://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

Fluff Bake Bar is back to business as usual:

Fluff Bake Bar is back to business as usual:

    Fluff Bake Bar reopens Jan. 20
    After closing her shop for months due to water damage, pastry chef Rebecca Masson is ready to start anew at Fluff Bake Bar. The Midtown bakery at 314 Gray is set to reopen at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 20.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

"Not what you wanna see on vacation...."

"Not what you wanna see on vacation...."

    Astros' Josh Reddick was on vacation in Hawaii when that missile warning was sent
    Astros outfielder Josh Reddick was vacationing in Hawaii when he received the incorrect warning regarding an incoming ballistic missile.
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5 hours ago

Quite a few Houston residents ended 2017 with...

Quite a few Houston residents ended 2017 with a new home.

    How many - and for how much - homes in popular Houston areas are selling: HAR Index from Dec. 2017
    There were thousands of Houston-area residents that started the new year with a new home after closing on a house in December, according to data from the Houston Association of Realtors Rolling Average Report. AVERAGE HOMES: What Houston's average home list price buys you in town Overall, the Houston housing market registered largely positive measurements in December.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

A photo taken in Hawaii's Emergency Managemen...

A photo taken in Hawaii's Emergency Management Agency for a news article includes a sticky note with a password:

    A password for the Hawaii emergency agency was hiding in a public photo, written on a Post-it note
    AP/Composite/Rob Price A false alert warning of an inbound missile was broadcast in Hawaii on Saturday. Since then, people have discovered that a photo taken in Hawaii's Emergency Management Agency for a news article in July includes a sticky note with a password.
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6 hours ago

The woman's granddaughter witnessed the grisl...

The woman's granddaughter witnessed the grisly murder:

    Man charged with killing mother in SF pleads not guilty
    A 34-year-old man charged with stabbing his mother to death inside her San Francisco home pleaded not guilty to murder and assault with a deadly weapon charges Wednesday. Islam Moustafa was arrested shortly after he allegedly killed 65-year-old Hoda Nasar inside her apartment at 333 Randolph St.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

Mark Schmid, who led The Woodlands High Schoo...

Mark Schmid, who led The Woodlands High School to the state title game in 2016, says he isn't necessarily retiring.

    Mark Schmid resigning after 30 years at The Woodlands
    Updated 1:54 pm, Thursday, January 18, 2018 The Woodlands football coach Mark Schmid will leave his post after 30 years at the school. Schmid made the announcement to players and staff Thursday afternoon. He said he will take the next few months to contemplate his options, which include retirement.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

"Can y'all write me a note for work?" Texas ...

"Can y'all write me a note for work?" Texas officers wrote a note to Justin Garcia's boss:

    Seguin police write hilarious note to get Facebook user out of work
    Updated 1:40 pm, Thursday, January 18, 2018 The Seguin Police Department has received a lot of love from across the state after writing a work excuse to keep a Facebook user off the icy streets during this week's arctic blast.
    http://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Pizza good. Soap bad. Got it?

Pizza good. Soap bad. Got it?

    Pizza place introduces 'delicious-looking' Calzone Tide Pods
    A New York Pizza joint is cashing in on the "Tide Pod Challange," a bizarre internet trend that dares social media users to eat tasty-looking laundry detergent pods. Vinnie's Pizzeria‏ in Brooklyn, New York announced the release of a cheesy pastry that resembles the soap pods on Wednesday.
    http://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

The former national team doctor for USA Gymna...

The former national team doctor for USA Gymnastics has been accused of sexual assault by 50 women.

    Simone Biles' alleged abuser says he can't listen to victim statements because it's mentally cruel
    Dr. Larry Nassar, the former national team doctor for USA Gymnastics team accused of sexually assaulting at least 50 women, was derided in court after penning a letter to the judge stating how listening to victims statements was "detrimental to his mental health."
    http://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

"I'm happy to see their story getting the att...

"I'm happy to see their story getting the attention that it deserves," Chamillionaire told Chron.com.

    Houston rapper Chamillionaire speaks out on viral email offering help to family of deported man
    Houston rapper Chamillionaire wants to help the family of a man -a father of two - who was just deported after spending 30 years living in the U.S. Chamillionaire was specifically moved by the story of Jorge Garcia, 39, who was profiled by the Detroit Free Press' Niraj Warikoo Monday.
    http://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

The Karolyi Ranch, which is located just nort...

The Karolyi Ranch, which is located just north of Houston, has been a topic of controversy in the wake of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal.

    USA Gymnastics pulls training out of Karolyi Ranch
    USA Gymnastics, in the wake of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal and comments this week by four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles, said Thursday it has ended its lease to hold training camps for its women's national team at the Karolyi Ranch near New Waverly.
    http://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

Houston's second annual Women's March is plan...

Houston's second annual Women's March is planned for this Saturday. Will you be there?

    Houston women are marching again. Here's why.
    Once, an all-male Houston City Council cut the salary of the lone woman advising them on equality and justice to $1 a year. Why? Because in 1977 Dr. Nikki Van Hightower spoke in favor of the Equal Rights Amendment and "never consults with us about anything," the men said.
    http://www.houstonchronicle.com

8 hours ago

Whole Foods employees asked to remain anonymo...

Whole Foods employees asked to remain anonymous while detailing the conditions of their employer:

    'Entire aisles are empty': Whole Foods employees reveal why stores are facing a crisis of food shortages
    Bettina Elias Siegel Whole Foods employees say stores are suffering from food shortages because of a newly implemented inventory-management system called order-to-shelf, or OTS. Whole Foods says the system reduces unnecessary inventory, lowers costs, and frees up employees to focus on customer service.
    http://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

Have you seen these men?

Have you seen these men?

    Police searching for men accused of striking customer, stealing cigarettes and money from store
    Houston police are searching for two men accused of stealing money and cigarettes from a Harry's Food Mart in the 10800 block of Telephone Road. In surveillance video released by the police department, one of the suspects is seen striking a customer with the butt of his gun inside the store, causing him to fall to the ground.
    http://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

The suspects in the brutal execution-style mu...

The suspects in the brutal execution-style murder of a Spring couple were ordered detained on no bond during their bail hearings this morning. http://bit.ly/2mTSWHs

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    The suspects in the brutal execution-style murder of a Spring couple were ordered detained on no bond during their bail hearings this morning. http://bit.ly/2mTSWHs
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9 hours ago

Houston serial killer Anthony Shore is schedu...

Houston serial killer Anthony Shore is scheduled to die tonight in what is expected to be the nation's first execution of 2018.

    Houston's 'Tourniquet Killer' slated to be first execution of 2018
    Houston serial killer Anthony Shore is scheduled to die Thursday night in what is expected to be the nation's first execution of 2018. The 55-year-old former wrecker driver who came to be known as the Tourniquet Killer was hit with the state's harshest punishment in 2004 for the rape and murder of 21-year-old Maria del Carmen Estrada, one in a series of brutal slayings that terrorized the Bayou City in the 1980s and 1990s.
    http://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

A notice went out to residents informing them...

A notice went out to residents informing them they need to boil water before drinking it, using it to brush their teeth, or wash their face and hands. Make sure your Pearland friends and neighbors know.

    Pearland remains under boil-water notice
    Updated 12:06 pm, Thursday, January 18, 2018 A boil-water notice remains for Pearland water customers after two of the city's water treatment facilities malfunctioned Wednesday. Sparkle Anderson, city spokeswoman, said the notice is expected to remain in place likely until Friday morning as officials continue investigating what went wrong and wait on test results that may reveal any contaminants.
    http://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Because the bug lies in the link preview, it ...

Because the bug lies in the link preview, it can freeze the iMessage app without you even clicking on it.

    A malicious link being sent around will freeze your iPhone - even if you don't click on it
    A software developer discovered a bug that lets anyone send you a malicious link on iMessage that can crash your phone. Because the bug lies in the link preview, it can freeze the iMessage app without you even clicking on it. Called "chaiOS," the bug affects phones running iOS 10 or later.
    http://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Is this what it means to be iced out?

Is this what it means to be iced out?

    Frozen swangas are the most Houston 2018 thing ever
    Iced out swangas are the cool new trend taking over Houston in 2018. A photo of some swangas, which are deftly described as "30 spoke Cragar Star wire wheels wrapped in preferably vogue tires" on urbandictionary, covered in icicles was posted on Reddit Thursday morning where they have shot to the top of r/houston.
    http://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Carli Lloyd is a two-time FIFA Women's Player...

Carli Lloyd is a two-time FIFA Women's Player of the Year.

    Dash trade Carli Lloyd and Janine Beckie, acquire Christen Press
    In a blockbuster move that will bring relief for both player and club, the Dash on Thursday traded away two-time FIFA Women's Player of the Year Carli Lloyd. As part of a three-team trade with the Chicago Red Stars and Sky Blue FC, the Dash parted ways with Lloyd and Canadian international forward Janine Beckie.
    http://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

A suspected drunk driver crashed into Houston...

A suspected drunk driver crashed into Houston police SUVs that were parked on the North Loop early this morning directing traffic off the highway onto the service road. For more on the story: http://bit.ly/2ESDhPf

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A suspected drunk driver crashed into Houston police SUVs that were parked on the North Loop early this morning directing traffic off the highway onto the service road. For more on the story:...
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11 hours ago

No, you're not going crazy: The weather in Ea...

No, you're not going crazy: The weather in East Texas has been bananas over the past few months and the photo in this story captures it perfectly.

    From Hurricane Harvey to ice storms: Photo shows polarizing weather of East Texas
    From underwater to covered in snow, this stop sign is all of us.
    http://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

Police are looking for two men who stole jewe...

Police are looking for two men who stole jewelry valued at $2 million from a Sugar Land store after smashing display cases with a hammer. http://bit.ly/2EUQCGR

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Police are looking for two men who stole jewelry valued at $2 million from a Sugar Land store after smashing display cases with a hammer. http://bit.ly/2EUQCGR
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12 hours ago

In April 2008, he drove by the Village Creek ...

In April 2008, he drove by the Village Creek Townhouses and opened fire on a rival gang member along with 15 children who were eating ice cream and cake on the front porch at the "Hannah Montana"-themed party.

    Fort Worth man convicted in birthday party slaying gets execution date
    A Fort Worth man convicted of killing a rival gang member's mother and a 5-year-old girl at a children's birthday party 10 years ago has been given an execution date. Erick Davila is scheduled to meet his fate in the Huntsville death chamber on April 25 at 6 p.m., according to court papers.
    http://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

Police allegedly found 400 Ecstacy pills, mar...

Police allegedly found 400 Ecstacy pills, marijuana and a gun in the vehicle.

    Friendswood cops catch alleged drug dealer with 14-year-old girl
    Updated 9:35 am, Thursday, January 18, 2018 Friendswood police say they are investigating a possible child sexual assault case after they found an alleged drug dealer in his car with a partially-clothed child. An officer stopped to check on a suspicious vehicle Jan. 9 at 3:44 a.m., in the Salem Square Apartments, 107 Clearview Ave., police said.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

A homeless man who saw the burglary and used ...

A homeless man who saw the burglary and used his cell phone to report the crime:

    Homeless man helps police catch burglars at Sharpstown nightclub
    Houston police caught two men breaking into a Sharpstown nightclub late Wednesday - with an assist from a homeless man who saw the burglary and used his cell phone to report the crime, authorities said. About 11:30 p.m., police responded to a burglary in progress at the El Zorro nightclub in the 7600 block of De Moss Drive.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

H&M has now appointed a global head of divers...

H&M has now appointed a global head of diversity and inclusiveness. What do you think of the new position?

    H&M Tries to Repair `Monkey' Ad Fallout With New Diversity Role
    (Bloomberg) -- Hennes & Mauritz AB is working overtime to try to fix the damage done to its reputation by an advertisement in which a black child sported a hoodie with the text "coolest monkey in the jungle."
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

These schools may be among the best in the na...

These schools may be among the best in the nation.

    Five Houston-area schools nominated for prestigious national award
    Five bayou city schools are worthy of being considered some of the best in the nation, according to state education officials. On Wednesday, the Texas Education Agency nominated 26 schools to compete in the running for the national Blue Ribbon honor, an award that recognizes schools for their exemplary progress and student achievement.
    http://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

A contorted and smashed ATM machine could be ...

A contorted and smashed ATM machine could be seen just outside the front entrance of the CVS.

14 hours ago

The list has been narrowed down to 20 cities,...

The list has been narrowed down to 20 cities, including two in Texas.

    Houston misses Amazon cut; Austin, Dallas still in
    Amazon ruled out Houston as a spot to build a second headquarters on Thursday, narrowing its list of cities down from more than 200 to just 20, including Austin and Dallas.
    http://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

Prosecutors said during the hearing that one ...

Prosecutors said during the hearing that one of the three suspects confessed to the murders and also implicated the two other men.

    Suspects in brutal murder of Spring couple held on no bond
    Updated 8:08 am, Thursday, January 18, 2018 The suspects in a brutal execution-style murder of a Spring couple were ordered detained on no bond during their bail hearings early Thursday. Prosecutors said during the hearing that one of the three suspects, 23-year-old Khari Kendrick, confessed to the murders and also implicated the two other men, 21-year-old Aakiel Kendrick and 20-year-old Erick Peralta.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

At least 33 bodies were found buried in a sug...

At least 33 bodies were found buried in a sugarcane field.The remains had been there for about an average of six months:

    At least 33 bodies found in clandestine graves in Mexico
    MEXICO CITY (AP) - Search dogs led authorities to the grisly discovery of four clandestine graves containing at least 33 bodies in a sugarcane field in Mexico's Pacific coast state of Nayarit and officials said Wednesday the killings were likely linked to the drug trade.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

There's good news and bad news for this weeke...

There's good news and bad news for this weekend's forecast:

    Hard freeze warning remains in effect for Houston region
    A hard freeze warning remains in effect until 9 a.m. as the Houston region gets back to work and school Thursday morning.
    http://www.chron.com

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