10 min ago

Trump says he'll be signing something "in a l...

Trump says he'll be signing something "in a little while" to address the spike in the number of migrant children being separated from their families at the border.

    The Latest: Trump to sign 'something' on migrant children
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 12 p.m. President Donald Trump says he'll be signing something "in a little while" to address the spike in the number of migrant children being separated from their families at the border.
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31 min ago

Cuteness abounds! The Houston Zoo’s baby elep...

Cuteness abounds! The Houston Zoo’s baby elephant, Tilly, took her first steps outside, with mom, Tess. Read more here: https://chrn.cl/2yrJ2VN

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Cuteness abounds! The Houston Zoo's baby elephant, Tilly, took her first steps outside, with mom, Tess. Read more here: https://chrn.cl/2yrJ2VN
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50 min ago

Who would you pick?

Who would you pick?

    Tom Brady, LeBron James Lead 2018 ESPYS Nominations
    Tom Brady and the New England Patriots may have come up short in Super Bowl LII but the 40-year-old quarterback's historic season still earned him three nominations for the 2018 ESPYS, including for Best Male Athlete, Best NFL Player and Best Record-Breaking Performance.
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1 hour ago

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle with Mar...

The aniMeals on Wheels program provides homebound seniors with limited resources the food they need to care for their four-legged family members. Click to learn how you can help today.

    Hands of Houston - Martha Turner Sotheby's
    Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty believes in shaping a stronger community, so each of us is committed to giving back through Houston's charitable organizations.
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1 hour ago

He is due to make $23.8 million this season, ...

He is due to make $23.8 million this season, the final year of his contract.

    Source: Hornets agree to trade former Rocket Dwight Howard to Nets
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - A person familiar with the situation says the Charlotte Hornets have agreed to trade eight-time All-Star center Dwight Howard to the Brooklyn Nets for center Timofey Mozgov and two future second-round draft picks.
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1 hour ago

Is this going to change who you root for?

Is this going to change who you root for?

    New pro football league to announce San Antonio as franchise for 2019 inaugural season
    Updated 10:46 am, Wednesday, June 20, 2018 Ignoring the city's long history of failed pro football franchises, the fledgling Alliance of American Football will announce Thursday that San Antonio will be its eighth and final member.
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2 hours ago

Police are searching for four masked men who ...

Police are searching for four masked men who are on the run after firing shots at a hotel security guard while stealing an ATM in west Houston. https://chrn.cl/2tpcSEy

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Police are searching for four masked men who are on the run after firing shots at a hotel security guard while stealing an ATM in west Houston. https://chrn.cl/2tpcSEy
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2 hours ago

This week's Houston restaurant violations are...

This week's Houston restaurant violations are here. "Observed one live roach crawl behind refrigerator..."

    Houston restaurant inspection citations for the week of June 12-19
    Inspectors condemn variety of foods from several kitchens Updated 10:29 pm, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Several Houston restaurants were told their food wasn't safe for humans. At a Chinese fast food restaurant, six pounds of raw shrimp was condemned because it had been held at improper temperature overnight.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

#BREAKING: The toddler found dead on Galvesto...

#BREAKING: The toddler found dead on Galveston beach, known as "Little Jacob," has been identified as a Houston boy. His mother and her girlfriend have been arrested. DETAILS: https://trib.al/hddTOsk

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    BREAKING: The toddler found dead on Galveston beach, known as "Little Jacob," has been identified as a Houston boy. His mother and her girlfriend have been arrested. DETAILS: https://trib.al/hddTOsk
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3 hours ago

PLEASE SHARE: A Houston smoke shop is trying ...

PLEASE SHARE: A Houston smoke shop is trying to identify a man captured on security camera footage crawling on the floor to steal a cash drawer. For the full story: https://chrn.cl/2K926wy

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    PLEASE SHARE: A Houston smoke shop is trying to identify a man captured on security camera footage crawling on the floor to steal a cash drawer. For the full story: https://chrn.cl/2K926wy
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3 hours ago

Canadians will have to wait a couple of month...

Canadians will have to wait a couple of months to legally buy marijuana as their country becomes the second in the world to make pot legal nationwide.

    Canada is now the second nation in the world to legalize marijuana
    TORONTO (AP) - Canada's Senate gave final passage Tuesday to the federal government's bill to legalize cannabis, though Canadians will have to wait at least a couple of months to legally buy marijuana as their country becomes the second in the world to make pot legal nationwide.
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3 hours ago

So far, 11,423 migrant children are currently...

So far, 11,423 migrant children are currently in custody:

    What life inside migrant internment camps looks like
    Roughly two weeks after Senator Jeff Merkley attempted to tour an immigration interment center for children in Brownsville, Americans are starting to get a better idea of what life looks like for separated family members. Thanks to public outrage, the Trump administration has released handout photos that give an approximate idea of conditions inside the facilities.
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4 hours ago

Preservationists fear the estate, developed j...

Preservationists fear the estate, developed just before the Great Depression, could become the latest historic Houston property to vanish.

    Fears mount as rumors spread that Kirby Mansion close to sold
    The future of the Kirby Mansion, a 1920s English-style manor on the cusp of downtown, is in peril as a buyer seeks to purchase the historic property, according to people familiar with the sale.
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4 hours ago

While many Republicans have remained relative...

While many Republicans have remained relatively quiet, others have voiced their displeasure:

    How Republicans have reacted to Trump's policy of separating migrant families
    On Monday, the United Nations Human Rights office doubled down on condemning the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant families, calling the practice abusive, cruel and unconscionable. As the ongoing humanitarian crisis demands attention, the reactions by America's ruling party has splintered in the face of growing outrage.
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5 hours ago

MORE RAIN TODAY: A flash-flood watch is in ef...

MORE RAIN TODAY: A flash-flood watch is in effect for parts of the Houston area. DETAILS: https://trib.al/3Qr3lv5

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle, Houston, Texas. 470,476 likes · 56,750 talking about this. Houston's hub for news and conversation. Like us to...
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5 hours ago

A press conference schedule for today is expe...

A press conference schedule for today is expected to reveal the latest developments in this sad case:

    Galveston police to reveal major developments in 'Little Jacob' case
    Galveston police are expected to unveil a major development in the case of an unidentified boy whose body washed up along a beach in 2017. The boy - a 3- to 5-year-old known simply as "Little Jacob" - was found Oct. 20, 2017.
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6 hours ago

More closures are expected later this summer:...

More closures are expected later this summer:

    Repair closures planned for Washburn Tunnel
    The Washburn Tunnel, a route used by up to 20,000 vehicles daily, will close for maintenance and repairs from 8 p.m. Thursday, June 21 to 4 a.m. Friday, June 22 for the first phase of work that will lead to two more closures this summer.
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6 hours ago

Sean Salisbury will fill the 3-6 p.m. slot pr...

Sean Salisbury will fill the 3-6 p.m. slot previously held by Jayson Braddock and former Oilers lineman Sean Jones, who were told their show was being canceled.

    Former NFL QB Sean Salisbury to join 790 AM afternoon slot
    Former NFL quarterback Sean Salisbury, who has hosted local and national shows for Gow Media and beIN Sports for the last five years, will move next month to iHeart Media's KBME (790 AM) as host of the station's afternoon drive time show, the station announced Tuesday.
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7 hours ago

For many places around here, the first tiny c...

For many places around here, the first tiny collections of houses sprung up around railroads, and cities were born, often named after the first guy to show up.

    Early industries that helped grow Houston's suburbs
    Do you know what put your Houston-area town on the map? For many places around here, the first tiny collections of houses sprung up around railroads, and cities were born, often named after the first guy to show up.
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8 hours ago

Authorities said he was struck in the head wi...

Authorities said he was struck in the head with a sword before he fired a single shot that hit the man in the head

    La Marque cop won't face charges in fatal shooting of man who allegedly attacked him with sword
    A La Marque police officer will not face charges in the fatal 2017 shooting of a man who authorities say attacked him with a sword during a home invasion. The Galveston County District Attorney's Office released a statement on Monday stating it would decline to take action against Officer Jose Santos of the La Marque Police Department, and concluded its investigation without recommending charges against him.
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9 hours ago

I guess you could say ( •_•)>⌐■-■ This crime...

I guess you could say ( •_•)>⌐■-■ This crime (⌐■_■) Didn't pay 🎶YYEAAAHH!!🎶

    Thieves flee empty-handed after botched ATM heist at NE Houston convenience store
    The would-be thieves backed up to the front of a store on Homestead and Ley around 4 a.m. and busted out a window. Then, they wrapped a chain around the money machine and tried hauling it away, according to Houston police.
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10 hours ago

New spots for Heights art gallery, Texadelphi...

New spots for Heights art gallery, Texadelphia, First Watch

    Retail wrap: New spots for Heights art gallery, Texadelphia, First Watch
    Jack Rabbit Gallery has leased a 2,600-square-foot building at 1703 Yale in the Heights. Gallery owner Jodi Grogan plans to open this summer, offering original art in the 1920s era property. "We are excited to promote local artists as well as artists from around the world and will be hosting both private and public events regularly," Grogan said in an announcement.
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11 hours ago

If the suit is not dismissed, the team wants ...

If the suit is not dismissed, the team wants the cheerleaders’ dispute submitted to arbitration

    Texans attorneys file second motion to dismiss cheerleaders' lawsuit
    Published 1:48 pm, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Attorneys for the Texans filed a second motion Tuesday seeking dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a group of former team cheerleaders. If the suit is not dismissed, the team wants the cheerleaders' dispute submitted to arbitration, said Houston attorney David Gregory, who represents the team.
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11 hours ago

The eagle has landed.

The eagle has landed.

    Famous phrases that all native Houstonians should know by heart
    One of the best scenes in the surreal '80s road trip picture "Pee-wee's Big Adventure" is the one where the titular man child finds himself on a pay phone in Texas. His friend Dottie back home doesn't believe he's actually in the Lone Star State so he calls out "The stars at night, are big and bright!"
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12 hours ago

He is claiming unlawful arrest and excessive ...

He is claiming unlawful arrest and excessive force when officers used a stun gun on him during his arrest for a parking violation.

    Bucks guard Sterling Brown sues Milwaukee over stun-gun arrest
    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the city of Milwaukee and its police department, claiming unlawful arrest and excessive force when officers used a stun gun on him during his arrest for a parking violation.
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12 hours ago

GlowZone also features a rock climbing wall, ...

GlowZone also features a rock climbing wall, arcade, and miniature golf. In between games, you can have pizza, chicken wings, and a variety of beers.

    Peek inside the indoor play park GlowZone is now open in northwest Houston
    A new indoor entertainment center has opened in northwest Houston and features everything you need to escape the heat, including electric glowkarts, a ropes course, and a laser maze. GlowZone, at 13150 Breton Ridge St. in Willowbrook, also features a rock climbing wall, arcade, and miniature golf.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

Hours vary. And so do wait times to get in. B...

Hours vary. And so do wait times to get in. But there's likely something for everyone.

    The LGBT bars in Houston you need to know
    June is Pride Month. But you can celebrate the LGBT community year-round in Houston. Just hit up the bars. Despite some closures in recent years (Meteor, Mining Company, EJ's), the city is still home to several bars catering to the LGBT community. There are weekly drag shows, karaoke, happy hours, in-demand DJs and, of course, gogo dancers.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

Many of the billboards are touting the streng...

Many of the billboards are touting the strength of the Texas economy, although Texas Democrats were quick to respond that it has slipped under his tenure.

    Gov. Greg Abbott puts up billboards to counter Texas Democrats at their convention
    Updated 1:16 pm, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 AUSTIN - Gov. Greg Abbott's re-election campaign is erecting billboards on roads leading to Fort Worth as Democrats head to that city for their statewide party convention. Abbott's campaign released images of six of the billboards that include messages mostly touting the state economy.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

Here's one of the reviews: "Seriously, why wo...

Here's one of the reviews: "Seriously, why would you go here. There are a million great BBQ places in Houston which do not require you to sell your soul. Go Rockets!"

    Rockets fans hit Ayesha Curry's Houston restaurant with one-star Yelp reviews before it opens
    Bitter Rockets fans took to Yelp to undermine Ayesha Curry's restaurant, International Smoke, before the Houston location even opened. Curry's husband, Stephen, was an instrumental part of the Warriors' win over the Rockets in Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals, ending the Rockets' season in heartbreak.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

The man ended up stealing $700 worth of vapes...

The man ended up stealing $700 worth of vapes, $100 from the cash drawer, and the drawer itself, valued at $135

    Security footage captures thief crawling on the floor of Houston smoke shop
    A Houston smoke shop is trying to identify a man captured on security camera footage crawling on the floor to steal a cash drawer Saturday morning. The can be seen crawling across the floor of the Smoking Glass shop at 4800 W. 34th to avoid tripping the motion detector, business owner owner Chris Durbin told Chron.com Tuesday afternoon.
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14 hours ago

Rain, rain, go away...

Rain, rain, go away...

    College World Series: Texas Tech-Arkansas game pushed back to Wednesday morning
    OMAHA, Neb. - With heavy thunderstorms in the forecast Tuesday night, NCAA officials opted to play it safe and move the College World Series winners' bracket game between Texas Tech and Arkansas back to Wednesday at 11 a.m. Texas Tech advanced after knocking off top-seeded Florida, 6-3, Sunday at TD Ameritrade Park.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

Several men tried stealing an ATM after break...

Several men tried stealing an ATM after breaking into a northeast Houston convenience store but when the chain came off, they fled empty-handed. https://chrn.cl/2ljmQni

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Several men tried stealing an ATM after breaking into a northeast Houston convenience store but when the chain came off, they fled empty-handed. https://chrn.cl/2ljmQni
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14 hours ago

Trustees rejected the recommendation and ulti...

Trustees rejected the recommendation and ultimately voted to include funds to re-build Lakeview, Sugar Mill and Meadows elementary schools to avoid re-zoning students away from schools near their homes.

    Fort Bend ISD trustees OK re-zoning amid mounting protests
    Fort Bend ISD trustees and district staff headed to a school board meeting were confronted by dozens of upset parents protesting outside the district administration building Monday, June 18.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

The nonprofit is a means to continue to serve...

The nonprofit is a means to continue to serve Hurricane Harvey survivors while allowing churches to resume some of their previous duties.

    Katy nonprofit forming to carry on post-Harvey work
    Ten Katy-area churches are initial members of a nonprofit group forming to help carry the load of providing continued resources and rebuilding for Katy-area survivors of Hurricane Harvey. Spearheading The Katy Restoration Coalition are Joel Davidson, who coordinated post-Harvey cleanup for The Fellowship, and Tom Pretti, local mission coordinator, Grace Fellowship United Methodist Church.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

This is one good way to avoid the summer heat...

This is one good way to avoid the summer heat:

    Peek inside the indoor play park GlowZone is now open in northwest Houston
    A new indoor entertainment center has opened in northwest Houston and features everything you need to escape the heat, including electric glowkarts, a ropes course, and a laser maze. GlowZone, at 13150 Breton Ridge St. in Willowbrook, also features a rock climbing wall, arcade, and miniature golf.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

“He was turning purple,” testified Melissa Tr...

“He was turning purple,” testified Melissa Trammell, a server at Denny’s.

    Prosecutors: Houston man pinned fellow Denny's patron for 15 minutes in fatal chokehold
    Houston railroad worker Terry Thompson held a 24-year-old father in a deadly chokehold for almost 15 minutes as the two struggled outside a popular dinner spot, prosecutors Tuesday reminded jurors deciding his murder trial.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

Give that person a raise!

Give that person a raise!

    The story behind TxDOT's dynamic message signs
    The signs that guide us along our routes through Houston are locally controlled by TxDOT and Houston TranStar.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Tickets are available now; $65 general admiss...

Tickets are available now; $65 general admission which includes samples from all competing vendors and Saint Arnold beer.

    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

16 hours ago

This means she will be unable to compete at t...

This means she will be unable to compete at the next WWE pay-per-view show on July 15

    WWE says it has suspended Ronda Rousey for 30 days after she 'attacked' her WWE mentor with a briefcase on live TV
    YouTube / WWE Ronda Rousey terrorised WWE women's champion Alexa Bliss in a promo on Monday. Rousey sent Bliss crashing through a table and turned on her former WWE mentor Kurt Angle. Though obviously "kayfabe," an industry term meaning "scripted," the segment made for compelling viewing.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

He only faces up to two years in jail if conv...

He only faces up to two years in jail if convicted

    Man arrested, charged for 'peeping' on teenage girl at Houston-area McDonald's
    Houston officers said in March, the 13-year-old girl was in the drive through of a McDonald's in the 8900 block of Clearwood Drive when she told her mother that she needed to use the restroom, according to Harris County court records.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

"These brave individuals fought to defend the...

"These brave individuals fought to defend the God-given rights of those unjustly held in bondage."

    Trump praises African-American soldiers who fought in Civil War in Juneteenth statement
    Published 5:53 pm, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Juneteenth - also known as Freedom Day - is celebrated on June 19 and marks the day the abolition of slavery in Texas was announced in 1865 along with the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans throughout the Confederate states.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

The 8,158-square-foot mansion built in 1924 w...

The 8,158-square-foot mansion built in 1924 was listed in March for a whopping $7.5 million

    Lance Armstrong sells Austin home for more than $500K under asking price
    Published 3:15 pm, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Texas-born cyclist, Lance Armstrong's Austin home is officially off the market. The 8,158-square-foot mansion built in 1924 was listed in March for a whopping $7.5 million, but after months on the market, it ultimately sold for nearly $500,000 less than that.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Unknown to many, Wisconson Congressmann Mark ...

Unknown to many, Wisconson Congressmann Mark Pocan gave the answer, partly, over the weekend.

    Congressman responds after public demands answers on migrant children: 'Where are the girls?'
    After activists and journalist noticed only boys were featured in government handout photos of migrant children's internment centers, the public began to repeat one question: Where are the girls? Unknown to many, WisconsonCongressmann Mark Pocan gave the answer, partly, over the weekend.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

For the uninitiated, this is the issue where ...

For the uninitiated, this is the issue where the athletes pose nude.

    Teammates react to Dallas Keuchel appearing in ESPN's Body Issue
    Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel will be featured in ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue this month. The annual edition of the magazine is a celebration of the athletes' physical form and the athletes chosen generally pose in the nude - with everything tastefully hidden, of course.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

Remember when...

Remember when...

    What did Houston's favorite malls look like when they were first built?
    As shoppers in Texas prepare to invade their local malls in search of tax free deals we look at Houston's most popular malls looked like when they first opened.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

“The first incident on Memorial Day weekend, ...

“The first incident on Memorial Day weekend, we thought it was an isolated incident but, with the second incident, we knew this was something we had to take care of immediately.”

    Pct. 1 Commissioner's crew works to remove nails at Lake Conroe Park
    For two days, Montgomery County Precinct 1 Commissioner Mike Meador's staff worked to remove nails protruding from bulkheads along Lake Conroe Park after the second injury accident in two weeks. The first incident happened on Memorial Day when a 13-year-old girl became stuck in the water at a bulkhead when her foot was impaled on two nails, according to law enforcement at the scene.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

Are you surprised?

Are you surprised?

    Minimum wage can't afford you a zero-bedroom home in Texas
    Texas politicians often boast about the state's cheap real estate, but not much thought is given as to who can actually afford it. On Wednesday, the National Low Income Housing Coalition released new figures on the gap between renters' wages and the cost of rental housing in the U.S.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

University of Houston football coach Major Ap...

University of Houston football coach Major Applewhite drives the ball off hole No. 1 at Wildcat Golf Club during his tournament. Read more about UH football: https://chrn.cl/2J8HkcO

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    University of Houston football coach Major Applewhite drives the ball off hole No. 1 at Wildcat Golf Club during his tournament. Read more about UH football: https://chrn.cl/2J8HkcO
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