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50 min ago

As of now, Sunday night's show was their last...

As of now, Sunday night's show was their last ever in the Bayou City region.

    Slayer fans say goodbye to the band at Sugar Land's Smart Financial Centre
    With "Angel of Death" cocktails flowing at the concession stands and merchandise with flaming skulls and inverted crosses selling out at the venue kiosks, thrash metal legends Slayer said goodbye to Houston.
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1 hour ago

Asia Society recently hosted Bank of America...

Asia Society recently hosted Bank of America's Women's Leadership Series, "Women in Fashion," which brought together Dao, Khanh and two other designers, Becky Hollands and New York-based designer Naina Shah.

    Asia Society celebrates women in fashion
    Working in fashion is fabulous, for sure, but it's not for the weary. Just ask local designer Chloe Dao, who won "Project Runway " Season 2 and has owned and operated her Rice Village boutique for more than a decade.
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1 hour ago

Apart from being the youngest housemate for t...

Apart from being the youngest housemate for this season, there are plenty of unique things to know about the Lone Star native.

    Meet the 'Big Brother' season 20 contestant from Texas
    Published 2:57 pm, Monday, June 18, 2018 "Big Brother" has officially announced the cast for season 20 of the competition game show and of the 16 new house guests, one young lady is from Texas.
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2 hours ago

"I've met moms held in cells w/ their young k...

"I've met moms held in cells w/ their young kids before you take them. Seen the kids behind cyclone fences after you've 'unaccompanied' them"

    Trump official denies separating families. O'Rourke fires back: I've seen it myself
    Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke corrected a Trump official on Monday after she falsely claimed the administration does not have a policy of separating families at the border. Over the weekend, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen scolded media and advocacy groups on Twitter for "misreporting" asylum and immigration issues, ultimately concluding: "We do not have a policy of separating families at the border.
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2 hours ago

Few things are better than a walk-off win 🤘😎

Few things are better than a walk-off win 🤘😎

    Alex Bregman's walk-off double gives Astros 12th straight win
    They started righthanded reliever Ryne Stanek at Minute Maid Park. After his perfect five-up, five-down outing, lefty Johnny Venters, righthander Matt Andriese, southpaw Jose Alvarado, righthander Diego Castillo and righthander Chaz Roe got the Rays through the eighth inning with a 4-3 lead.
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2 hours ago

Bisou will take the place of Taverna, the rec...

Bisou will take the place of Taverna, the recently closed restaurant from the Dallas-based Lombardi Family Concepts

    Owners of Cle nightclub to open Bisou restaurant at River Oaks District this fall
    Houston nightlife operator Cle Group is taking a big step on the local hospitality scene with the announcement of its first restaurant concept, Bisou, set to open this fall at River Oaks District, 4444 Westheimer. Bisou will take the place of Taverna, the recently closed restaurant from the Dallas-based Lombardi Family Concepts, which also operates Toulouse Café and Bar at River Oaks District.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

Keeping up with the Kontroversies

Keeping up with the Kontroversies

    Kim Kardashian sparks cultural appropriation controversy at the MTV Movie Awards
    See photos of the stars at the MTV Movie Awards.
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3 hours ago

Sports talk host Jayson Braddock said station...

Sports talk host Jayson Braddock said station management is 'going to go in a different direction.'

    Sports talk hosts Jayson Braddock, Sean Jones part ways with 790 AM
    Jayson Braddock said he and former Oilers defensive lineman Sean Jones, who have hosted together for the last 11 months on the iHeart Media-owned station, received word of their termination in a brief meeting with station management shortly before they were scheduled to begin their Monday afternoon program.
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3 hours ago

The 39 arrests bring HPD's grand total to mor...

The 39 arrests bring HPD's grand total to more than 150 for sex trade-related crimes in 2018.

    Houston police arrested more than three dozen suspects on sex trade-related crimes in May
    The Houston Police Department has released mugshots for 39 men charged with allegedly soliciting a prostitute in May. The 39 arrests bring HPD's grand total to more than 150 for sex trade-related crimes in 2018.
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4 hours ago

"When it comes to defending America, it is no...

"When it comes to defending America, it is not enough to merely have an American presence in space. We must have American dominance in space,"

    Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new "Space Force" as an independent military service branch aimed at ensuring American supremacy in space - though he may have limited power to develop a new military command.
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4 hours ago

Burgers with a view:

Burgers with a view:

    Hubcap Grill's new Seabrook location edges closer to opening
    There is good news for Bay Area diners who have a hankering for decadent, greasy cheeseburgers with exotic toppings like peanut butter and Cheetos. Hubcap Grill, Ricky Craig's beloved burger chain, is getting ready to open its newest location in the area along NASA Parkway in Seabrook.
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4 hours ago

They might be scary to look at, but they're j...

They might be scary to look at, but they're just trying to do their job, okay

    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.
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5 hours ago

It looks more like a hotel than a house:

It looks more like a hotel than a house:

    Resort-like Houston-area house with nearly 12,000 square feet hits the market
    A gigantic 11,738-square-feet home resting on 35 acres in Montgomery County is on sale for $4.5 million. The home on 20040 Keenan Cut Off Road boasts four bedrooms, five full bathrooms, and a rustic swimming pool, according to the listing on Houston Association of Realtors (HAR) website.
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6 hours ago

Hint: It's related to marriage.

Hint: It's related to marriage.

    Why apartment rents are so high
    LAS VEGAS -- In 1960, almost half of all U.S. households were made up of married couples with children. Almost six decades later that figure has fallen to less than 20 percent. "The percentage of folks living alone has drastically increased," Caitlin Walter of the National Multihousing Council said last week at the National Association of Real Estate Editors' annual conference.
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6 hours ago

The rapper, whose real name was Jahseh Dwayne...

The rapper, whose real name was Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was just 20 years old.

    XXXTentacion, Rapper and Producer, Killed in Drive-By Shooting at 20
    Rapper and producer XXXTentacion died in South Florida on Monday. He was 20. XXXTentacion, whose real name was Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was shot in a drive-by shooting earlier in the day. He was transported to an area hospital where he lapsed into a coma and later died from his injuries, the Broward County Sheriff's Office confirmed via Twitter.
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6 hours ago

“I know she’s not an American citizen. But sh...

“I know she’s not an American citizen. But she’s a human being. She’s a child. How can they treat her this way?” (via ProPublica)

    Listen to children who've just been separated from their parents at the border
    Updated 6:46 pm, Monday, June 18, 2018 The desperate sobbing of 10 Central American children, separated from their parents one day last week by immigration authorities at the border, makes for excruciating listening. Many of them sound like they're crying so hard, they can barely breathe.
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6 hours ago

Check out Texas' own 'Fish Whisperer' as he c...

Check out Texas' own 'Fish Whisperer' as he catches an 8-foot alligator gar in the Trinity River this past week. https://chrn.cl/2MDiGmO

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Check out Texas' own 'Fish Whisperer' as he catches an 8-foot alligator gar in the Trinity River this past week. https://chrn.cl/2MDiGmO
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7 hours ago

The caller reported seeing the body in the po...

The caller reported seeing the body in the pond located near the Atkinson Heavy Truck Repair.

    MCSO investigating body reportedly found off Texas 242
    The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate an area where a body was reportedly found in a pond off Texas 242 on Monday, police said. MCSO was called to the 11120 block of Texas 242 at approximately 3:40 p.m. According to authorities, the caller reported seeing the body in the pond located near the Atkinson Heavy Truck Repair.
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7 hours ago

EXCLUSIVE: Houston Texans running back D'Onta...

EXCLUSIVE: Houston Texans running back D'Onta Foreman discusses his rehab and when he expects to hit the field. https://chrn.cl/2JWUgmk

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    EXCLUSIVE: Houston Texans running back D'Onta Foreman discusses his rehab and when he expects to hit the field. https://chrn.cl/2JWUgmk
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7 hours ago

This has to be one of the most interesting Ho...

This has to be one of the most interesting Houston homes on the market now:

    Houston condo for sale has pennies embedded in its floor and old hospital lab tables in the kitchen
    An "industrial glam" condo for sale on Houston's south side near Brays Bayou is all the rage right now among real estate watchers in the city. The property in the Braeswood area comes with real pennies embedded into the floor of the master bedroom and a salvaged U.S.
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8 hours ago

There are some major changes in the works:

There are some major changes in the works:

    Warden demoted as Texas prisons announce plan to review policy, ban disciplinary quotas
    A Texas prison warden was demoted and transferred this month even as officials announced plans to boost officer training, review disciplinary policies and explicitly ban the sort of quota system that sparked a statewide audit.
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8 hours ago

BREAKING:

BREAKING:

    Ted Cruz introducing legislation to keep migrant families together
    Senator Ted Cruz said he is planning on introducing legislation this week to keep migrant families together. "All Americans are rightly horrified by the images we are seeing on the news, children in tears pulled away from their mothers and fathers," Cruz said in a statement. "This must stop. Now.
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

He's filling in at another station:

He's filling in at another station:

    Sports talk radio host Adam Clanton to return to 610 AM as fill-in host
    Sports talk radio host Adam Clanton will return to KILT (610 AM) as a fill-in host and will handle other duties with the Entercom all-sports station, program director Ryan McCredden said Monday.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

PSA to all bobcats: do not mess with DeDe unl...

PSA to all bobcats: do not mess with DeDe unless you want to catch those hands

    'It was either me or the cat': Georgia woman kills rabid bobcat with her bare hands
    DeDe Phillips grew up in the country, and she knew all about bobcats - including how they kill. "They go for your jugular," the Georgia woman recently told OnlineAthens. "[B]ecause when they can get the vein you're dead in a couple of minutes." That intel on the wildcat's attack plan may have been what saved Phillips' life.
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9 hours ago

LATEST: A man was flown to the hospital last ...

LATEST: A man was flown to the hospital last night after he was shot at a Crosby home where he allegedly arranged to meet a woman he'd met through email. https://chrn.cl/2t6xO3Y

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    LATEST: A man was flown to the hospital last night after he was shot at a Crosby home where he allegedly arranged to meet a woman he'd met through email. https://chrn.cl/2t6xO3Y
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9 hours ago

In his first five years, Luhnow drafted and d...

In his first five years, Luhnow drafted and developed Carlos Correa, Alex Bregman and Lance McCullers Jr.

    Astros extend contract, promote general manager Jeff Luhnow
    Updated 3:39 pm, Monday, June 18, 2018 The Astros have extended general manager Jeff Luhnow's contract until 2023 and promoted him to president of baseball operations. Luhnow joined owner Jim Crane at a news conference announcing the extension prior to Monday night's game at Minute Maid Park.
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9 hours ago

The video footage is unreal:

The video footage is unreal:

    Actor says husband's Tesla car shot flames in traffic
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Actor Mary McCormack has shared video of her husband's Tesla car shooting flames while in Southern California traffic. McCormack said in an accompanying tweet Friday that there was "no accident" and the incident was "out of the blue." Sheriff's Lt.
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10 hours ago

Hospital staff told police he left his hospit...

Hospital staff told police he left his hospital room and just walked out

    Houston DWI suspect who escaped from hospital captured 5 days later
    A Houston man who, while in police custody, escaped from a hospital in The Woodlands on Wednesday was captured in a Heights-area home Monday morning. Ricky Rangel, 55, was being treated at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital in Shenandoah on Wednesday night after having allegedly crashed into a Harris County Sheriff's Office patrol car while drunk, authorities said.
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10 hours ago

A view of Texas cities from way, way up:

A view of Texas cities from way, way up:

    Astronaut Drew Feustel tweets shout out, photo to Texas from space
    Published 12:10 pm, Monday, June 18, 2018 The International Space Station flew over the Lone Star State on June 17, giving astronaut Andrew Feustel the perfect opportunity to snap a photo and share it to Twitter. Feustel posted the photo showing four of Texas' major cities lighting up the evening skies as he bid Houston, Dallas, Austin and San Antonio good night.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

SCENE: Aura Fernandez, left, holds her crying...

SCENE: Aura Fernandez, left, holds her crying son, Leonardo Fernandez, 1, as protesters gather for a Families Belong Together prayer vigil outside a facility near downtown Houston that has been leased to house unaccompanied immigrant children Sunday, June 17, 2018. (Photo: Michael Ciaglo / Houston Chronicle)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    SCENE: Aura Fernandez, left, holds her crying son, Leonardo Fernandez, 1, as protesters gather for a Families Belong Together prayer vigil outside a facility near downtown Houston that has been...
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10 hours ago

“We startled each other."

“We startled each other."

    Cypress woman OK after cow elk attack in Yellowstone
    A Cypress woman who was attacked by a cow elk in early June while visiting Yellowstone National Park is now doing fine. Penny Allyson Behr, 53, was walking from her cabin to the community bathroom at Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel when she turned the corner and found herself nose to nose with a cow elk.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

Even after the makeover, it retained its Texa...

Even after the makeover, it retained its Texas-style rustic appeal.

    South Side Craftsman gets shack-to-chic makeover
    Ruthie Foultz first discovered the Riverside neighborhood after she and her younger daughter Griffin finished playing a round of golf at the nearby Riverside Golf Course. She bought and renovated a two-bedroom, one-bath home that she moved into in October.
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11 hours ago

UPDATE: A jogger discovered a man that was fa...

UPDATE: A jogger discovered a man that was fatally shot along Keegans Bayou in southwest Houston. https://chrn.cl/2JMPUSS

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    UPDATE: A jogger discovered a man that was fatally shot along Keegans Bayou in southwest Houston. https://chrn.cl/2JMPUSS
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11 hours ago

The misunderstood species of fish has been ar...

The misunderstood species of fish has been around for over 100 million years:

    Texas' own 'Fish Whisperer' catches an 8-foot alligator gar in the Trinity River
    For years Kyle Naegeli has been hooking strange fish around Texas, catching one of his weirdest yet in the Trinity River this past week. In a video posted late last week to his official YouTube channel, Naegeli and the Catching Dinosaurs fishing guide service can be seen catching a 247-pound, eight-foot alligator gar, one of the most misunderstood fish in Texas' ecosystem.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

What do you think of her statement?

What do you think of her statement?

    Ann Coulter Calls Crying Immigrant Kids Detained at Border 'Child Actors' (Video)
    Ann Coulter weighed in on the immigration debate on Sunday, saying that many of the images of crying children shown across cable news channels were fabricated and the result of "child actors." "I would also say one other thing, these child actors weeping and crying on all the other networks 24/7 right now: do not fall for it, Mr. President.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

After the 4-year-old girl "made an outcry to ...

After the 4-year-old girl "made an outcry to her mom," she was taken to a fire station for help. Police said the abuse may have lasted two years.

    Deputy accused of sexually assaulting girl, 4, threatening to have mother deported if she spoke up
    A sheriff's deputy in Texas is accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl and threatening to deport her undocumented mother if she reported the crime, authorities said. Authorities arrested detention officer Jose Nunez, a 10-year-veteran of the Bexar County Sheriff's Office, early Sunday while he was off duty.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

Helmed by an NBA star's wife and a celeb chef...

Helmed by an NBA star's wife and a celeb chef, the Houston spot is opening next month. But you can make reservations now:

    International Smoke at CityCentre sets July 5 opening
    Reservations are being accepted beginning today for International Smoke, the new celebrity chef-led restaurant opening at CityCenter July 5. The restaurant, described as an international approach to wood fire cooking, grilling and smoking is a collaboration between James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Mina of San Francisco and lifestyle expert and cookbook author Ayesha Curry.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

Houston Police Department's Chief Art Acevedo...

Houston Police Department's Chief Art Acevedo announces the start of the “Communicators on Patrol” volunteer program that will translate between officers and crime victims. https://chrn.cl/2tiYJsn

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Houston Police Department's Chief Art Acevedo announces the start of the "Communicators on Patrol" volunteer program that will translate between officers and crime victims. https://chrn.cl/2tiYJsn
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13 hours ago

Can you guess which former Astros star lived ...

Can you guess which former Astros star lived in this Memorial mansion?

    Celebrities who have owned homes in Houston
    https://www.chron.com/homes/article/Celebrities-who-have-owned-homes-in-Houston-6027746.php
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13 hours ago

Can you guess which former Astros star used t...

Can you guess which former Astros star used to live in this Memorial mansion?

    Celebrities who have owned homes in Houston
    https://www.chron.com/homes/article/Celebrities-who-have-owned-homes-in-Houston-6027746.php
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13 hours ago

One cage had 20 children inside.

One cage had 20 children inside.

    Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas
    McALLEN, Texas (AP) - Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of immigrant children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bottles of water, bags of chips and large foil sheets intended to serve as blankets.
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14 hours ago

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

Everything you want to know about one of Houston's most recognized communities: Katy. #MTSIR #MyPerfectHouseton

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

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

Restaurants, shopping, great schools… even great beer! Jennifer Royo, Co-founder of No Label Brewery, explains how Katy has everything you’d ever want in a community. #MTSIR #MyPerfectHouseton

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Restaurants, shopping, great schools... even great beer! Jennifer Royo, Co-founder of No Label Brewery, explains how Katy has everything you'd ever want in a community. #MTSIR #MyPerfectHouseton
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14 hours ago

Two children have now been impaled on nails i...

Two children have now been impaled on nails in Lake Conroe bulkheads:

    Second child rescued from Lake Conroe bulkhead
    First responders once again rushed to the aid of a child who became trapped in the water by a nail through the foot on Lake Conroe. The 8-year-old girl is OK after being freed from the bulkhead at the waterline with the help of Montgomery County Precinct 1 Lake Patrol, firefighters, and EMS who responded to the scene Saturday afternoon at 14968 Texas 105.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

A man died after several vehicles ran over hi...

A man died after several vehicles ran over him on the North Freeway this morning. https://chrn.cl/2I0ogvN

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A man died after several vehicles ran over him on the North Freeway this morning. https://chrn.cl/2I0ogvN
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15 hours ago

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez: "Separatin...

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez: "Separating families harms children. To me, it's an affront to our American values."

    Chief Acevedo and other law enforcement slam Trump's family separation policy
    Law enforcement leaders in Houston and elsewhere joined in Sunday on condemning President Donald Trump's 'zero-tolerance' immigration policy, which is leading to the separation of thousands of young children from their parents in recent weeks. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said Sunday that children should not be kept in immigration detention centers and said the current situation highlights Congress' failure to pass comprehensive immigration reform.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

The project consists of twin five-span cable-...

The project consists of twin five-span cable-stayed concrete box girder bridges, each carrying four lanes of traffic.

    Project to replace Ship Channel Bridge at $1 billion cost will take 6 years to complete
    The Harris County Toll Road Authority has started work on a $1 billion project to tear down and replace the Ship Channel Bridge, with construction projected to last six years. The bridge, which is along the Sam Houston Tollway, between Highway 225 and I-10, currently carries 55,000 vehicles across it per day, ABC13 reported.
    https://www.chron.com

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