1 hour ago

The Chronicle's John McClain and Aaron Wilson...

The Chronicle's John McClain and Aaron Wilson make their first mock draft with the first round, and the first three Houston Texans picks. http://bit.ly/2FramU5

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    The Chronicle's John McClain and Aaron Wilson make their first mock draft with the first round, and the first three Houston Texans picks. http://bit.ly/2FramU5
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1 hour ago

The company says it has been asked to bring t...

The company says it has been asked to bring the sauce back everyday since October.

    McDonald's Szechuan Sauce is back in restaurants on Monday after 'Rick and Morty' demand
    After not providing enough Szechuan Sauce last October to fans, McDonald's has announced it's bringing back 20 million packets of the sauce to all American McDonald's restaurants on Monday, Feb. 26 - while supplies last, of course.
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2 hours ago

Not everyone has a job waiting for them when ...

Not everyone has a job waiting for them when they graduate college.

    Zippia: College majors that rank highest in unemployment
    Not everyone has a job waiting for them when they graduate college, according to Zippia. The career website compiled a list of degrees with the highest unemployment based on data from the U.S. Census Bureau. "We looked at the total number of people who graduated with each particular major.
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2 hours ago

The reverse to our restaurant violations: The...

The reverse to our restaurant violations: These spots got A+'s in last month's inspections.

    Houston's cleanest restaurants of January include Whataburger and Kolache Factory
    Here's the list of cleanest Houston restaurants in January 2018.
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3 hours ago

Young Americans continue to lead the conversa...

Young Americans continue to lead the conversation about guns and school shootings.

    World news photos: Desperate struggle, frivolity and more
    Published 11:51 am, Sunday, February 25, 2018 While the usual string of scandals continue to occupy our leaders in Washington D.C. and young Americans lead the conversation about guns and school shootings, the situation in Syria grew from grim to desperation. The latest on the Florida school shooting from the Associated Press: Florida Gov.
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3 hours ago

"Everybody here has worked so hard to make it...

"Everybody here has worked so hard to make it to the Olympics... Well... Everyone except Ivanka," the Olympian tweeted.

    Skier Gus Kenworthy blasts Ivanka Trump's appearance at Olympics closing ceremony
    https://www.sfgate.com/olympics/article/Skier-Gus-Kenworthy-blasts-Ivanka-Trump-s-12707640.php
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4 hours ago

Agents say they're understaffed and overwhelm...

Agents say they're understaffed and overwhelmed

    Border Patrol's checkpoints overlooked in debate over wall
    LAREDO, Texas (AP) - As vehicles line up at the Border Patrol's checkpoint a half-hour drive's north of the U.S.-Mexico border, its agents have around 10 seconds to check each driver and decide which few they will stop for additional inspection. It's a situation challenged constantly by smugglers, sometimes with deadly consequences.
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4 hours ago

A new law will limit the administrative fee a...

A new law will limit the administrative fee a driver in Texas must pay to $4 a month, regardless of how many unpaid tolls they've racked up.

    Texas drivers with unpaid tolls will get support from new law going into effect in March
    Texas drivers with unpaid tolls are about to get some relief thanks to a new law taking effect March 1. The law will limit the administrative fee a driver in Texas must pay to $4 a month, regardless of how many unpaid tolls they've racked up, the Austin American Statesman reported.
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5 hours ago

He was just trying to protect a friend

He was just trying to protect a friend

    Nunchuck-wielding man stabbed in back of head in Baytown
    A nunchuck-wielding man was stabbed in the back of the head in Baytown late Saturday during a fight with his friend's ex-boyfriend, according to police. Caleb Liepold - who was already out on bond for a family assault charge from earlier this month - is now facing one count of assault on a family member and one count of violating a protective order.
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5 hours ago

The poor are forced with a tough decision as ...

The poor are forced with a tough decision as they cut back on food to buy water at inflated prices.

    As Cape Town's water runs out, the rich drill wells. The poor worry about eating.
    CAPE TOWN, South Africa - What do you do when your city is running out of water? The answer, at least in one of the world's most unequal countries, depends on how much money you have.
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5 hours ago

Another Houston child has died due to the flu...

Another Houston child has died due to the flu. Texas' pediatric death toll now stands at seven.

    Second child in Houston dies from flu-related causes
    A second area child has died from flu-related causes, the Houston health department reported Wednesday. Health officials said a boy between the ages of 6 and 10 with pre-existing health conditions died in early February. They released no other details. The announcement follows by two days the Harris County health department's announcement of a girl's death this month.
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6 hours ago

Lone Star released special "Come and Take It"...

Lone Star released special "Come and Take It" cans ahead of Texas Independence Day on March 2.

    Lone Star Beer is honoring Texas history with millions of 'Come and Take It' cans
    One of Texas' favorite beer brands is honoring Texas history this season with unique packaging on cans and cases of beer. Lone Star has released special "Come and Take It" Independence Day cans in all Texas markets ahead of Texas Independence Day on March 2.
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7 hours ago

Such a neat trick

Such a neat trick

    A frequent flier reveals the two words that will always get you an upgrade to first class
    Rosie Fitzmaurice, provided by Published 3:24 am, Sunday, February 25, 2018 British author and expat Tilly Bagshawe told Bloomberg she flies around 100,000 miles a year. Bagshawe says she has never paid for an upper class seat. Instead, she has a tip for using air miles to score an upgrade, and it's to drop two simple words: 'revenue management.'
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Trump's retweet had nothing to do with guns. ...

Trump's retweet had nothing to do with guns. It was also four years old and didn't seem particularly relevant to anything in the news.

    Trump retweets fringe radio host who has attacked Florida school shooting survivors
    As conspiracy theorists accuse survivors of the Florida school shooting of being "crisis actors," President Donald Trump on Saturday retweeted a fringe radio host who once used identical language to peddle hoaxes about the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre in 2012.
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7 hours ago

Houston, here's where to start the job search...

Houston, here's where to start the job search this year:

    Best places to work in Houston in 2018, according to Glassdoor reviews
    Every year job search and ranking website Glassdoor ranks the best companies at which to work, according to user reviews. In Houston, we house nearly 20 companies that are listed in the top 100 places to work for 2018.
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8 hours ago

He lost control of the vehicle

He lost control of the vehicle

    Driver killed in Loop 610 wreck after hitting base of sign pole
    A Houston driver died after losing control and crashing on Loop 610 South late Saturday, according to police. Just before midnight, a car headed eastbound near Fannin spun out into the base of an overhead traffic sign. The driver had to be extricated and was rushed to the hospital, but later died.
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8 hours ago

He was convicted of torturing the little girl...

He was convicted of torturing the little girl to death

    East Texas man could get death sentence for child death
    KOUNTZE, Texas (AP) - Jurors this week in Hardin County in East Texas begin hearing testimony on whether they should send a 40-year-old man to death row or life in prison after they convicted him of the torture death of his girlfriend's 4-year-old daughter.
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8 hours ago

Who are you taking to these just-opened spots...

Who are you taking to these just-opened spots?

    Hot new Houston bars and restaurants to check out now
    A slate of new restaurants recently cropped up in Houston, just in time for patio weather. Which bodes well for new Midtown bar and restaurant Holman Draft Hall, 820 Holman. Opened by the Kirby Group, which owns Wooster's Garden and Heights Bier Garten, this debut comes with an expansive, stylish covered patio ideal for people watching.
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9 hours ago

There may be a serial dog killer on the loose...

There may be a serial dog killer on the loose.

    Investigation launched into Conroe dog shootings
    Beau was the kind of dog that never met a stranger. Beau's owner, Conroe resident Cass Coroiescu, let the brown Labrador outside of his residence near Hindo Road, which he often did, but she didn't return home. "I had to leave to go out of town for work on Sunday, Feb.
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9 hours ago

There's a serial dog killer on the loose.

There's a serial dog killer on the loose.

    Investigation launched into Conroe dog shootings
    Beau was the kind of dog that never met a stranger. Beau's owner, Conroe resident Cass Coroiescu, let the brown Labrador outside of his residence near Hindo Road, which he often did, but she didn't return home. "I had to leave to go out of town for work on Sunday, Feb.
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9 hours ago

Look at all the people who will make more mon...

Look at all the people who will make more money than Jose Altuve this year.

    A look at each Astros player's contract in 2018
    The defending World Series champions upgraded the payroll a bit in the offseason - although the burden lightened with the subraction of Carlos Beltran's $16 million contract - and still are one of the favorites to win it all again.
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9 hours ago

His crime shocked the nation

His crime shocked the nation

    Texas dragging death killer loses federal court appeal
    HOUSTON (AP) - A prisoner on Texas death row for the dragging death of a man nearly two decades ago in East Texas has lost a federal court appeal, moving him a step close to execution for the hate crime. The 5th U.S.
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10 hours ago

Wepa, Houston!

Wepa, Houston!

    Dance party pushes the limits of entertainment in Houston
    Axelrad Concert Series hosted the WEPA! Latino Music Dance Party in the upstairs room of Axelrad Beer Garden on Saturday, February 24, 2018 in Houston, Texas. The exclamation "wepa!" is usually yelled in the Latino culture, and is used as a form of celebration and approval.
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10 hours ago

The win was met with a mix of cheers and boos...

The win was met with a mix of cheers and boos from the crowd

    Transgender Texas athlete Mack Beggs wins second state title
    CYPRESS - For the second year in a row, a transgender wrestler has won the Texas girls Class 6A 110-pound division. Mack Beggs, an 18-year-old senior from Euless Trinity High School near Dallas, entered the tournament in Cypress outside of Houston with an undefeated record.
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10 hours ago

Sad news

Sad news

    Sridevi Kapoor, Bollywood Star, Dies at 54
    Bollywood star Sridevi Kapoor has died of a heart attack at age 54, the BBC reports. According to the BBC, the actress died in Dubai, where she was to attend a family wedding. Sridevi made her first Bollywood film in 1978, eventually starring in more than 150 films including "Mr. India" and "Sadma."
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

How are you enjoying the weather?

How are you enjoying the weather?

    Rain, rain go away: Dreary Sunday forecast includes thunderstorms, possible street flooding
    Get ready for a dreary Sunday. Sporadic showers and occasional spurts of heavy rain are expected throughout the day in the Houston area, according to the National Weather Service. There's an 80 percent chance of rain all day, but less than an inch of precipitation is anticipated.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

A 12-year-old girl died

A 12-year-old girl died

    Federal team investigating deadly Dallas house explosion
    DALLAS (AP) - Federal authorities are investigating a suspected natural gas leak that caused an explosion a newly renovated house in Dallas, killing a 12-year-old girl and injuring four other members of her family. The National Transportation Safety Board said it was sending a three-person team Sunday to look into the blast.
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11 hours ago

Your extended family would want to spend thei...

Your extended family would want to spend their vacations at your place.

    Opulent Friendswood mansion is a dream home for the whole family
    This magnificent 5-bedroom estate in Friendswood brings together all of the elements needed to live a dream life in the heart of the suburbs.
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12 hours ago

The chaos started inside the building around ...

The chaos started inside the building around 3 a.m.

    Armed, shirtless man fatally shot by security guard at Houston nightclub
    A security guard fatally shot a shirtless man who opened fire early Sunday outside a Northside nightclub. The chaos started inside Club 5608 Live around 3 a.m., when two men got into a verbal argument at the North Shepherd and Tidwell location, according to police.
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12 hours ago

Baseball is back and so are the baseball meme...

Baseball is back and so are the baseball memes 🤘😎

    Astros memes to help you survive spring training
    Last season, right before the Astros began their magical postseason run, I put together a few memes and GIFs Houston fans could use for just about every occasion. With spring training well underway, I figured we could all use some fresh memes to spice things up as we get closer and closer to opening day.
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12 hours ago

Congrats!

Congrats!

    Friendswood's Buns-N-Roses wins rodeo's World's Championship Bar-B-Que Competition
    In rock star fashion a Houston-area barbecue team - appropriately named Buns-N-Roses - took the highest honor at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo's World's Championship Bar-B-Que Competition Saturday night. The team from Friendswood was named Overall Grand Champion, besting 252 teams and clinching one of barbecue world's biggest prizes.
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12 hours ago

Anybody remember the traveling python of Rive...

Anybody remember the traveling python of River Oaks?

    Photos: River Oaks life in the 1950s - 1980s
    Life in River Oaks has always been fascinating to Houstonians outside the city's swankiest community. Houston Chronicle photos dating back to the 1950s highlight lots of parties and party planning. Wives are pictured choosing cheese and setting up decorations, but their names are often absent. Instead, we only know the names of their husbands.
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13 hours ago

Intense photos taken from high up above the R...

Intense photos taken from high up above the Rio Grande give a unique look into the work by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents.

    Photos show intense border patrol work in Texas
    Intense photos taken from high up above the Rio Grande River give a unique look into the work by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents.
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13 hours ago

Pearland police are searching for a man who w...

Pearland police are searching for a man who was caught on video at Killen's BBQ, allegedly stealing the restaurant's tip jar. MORE INFO: http://bit.ly/2CESjGE

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Pearland police are searching for a man who was caught on video at Killen's BBQ, allegedly stealing the restaurant's tip jar. MORE INFO: http://bit.ly/2CESjGE
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14 hours ago

He was responding to a domestic violence dist...

He was responding to a domestic violence disturbance on his 66th birthday.

    Volunteer Harris County deputy goes viral after physical encounter
    Updated 6:55 pm, Friday, February 16, 2018 Harris County Sheriff's Office Major Jimmy Rollins suffered several cuts on his arm, a black eye and lacerations above his left eye while responding to a domestic disturbance near Aldine - and it was on his 66th birthday.
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15 hours ago

WATCH: The victim in this video asked that th...

WATCH: The victim in this video asked that the footage be released to help solve the crime, police said.

    Graphic video released in violent Humble home invasion
    Houston police have released new surveillance footage of a violent April 2017 home invasion and shooting, in hopes a tipster will come forward to help solve this case. The home invasion occurred in an Humble neighborhood just southeast of Bush Intercontinental Airport, at 16000 Truxton, on April 5.
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16 hours ago

Some upstart Texas towns snagged the names of...

Some upstart Texas towns snagged the names of well-known cities to catch people’s attention.

    Texas towns and their old world counterparts
    If you have ever visited New Braunfels you may have wondered about where the old Braunfels is. Texas historians will know that the city between Austin and San Antonio was established in March 1845 by Prince Carl of Solms-Braunfels of Germany, who had read enough about the land up to that point to be sold on coming here.
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16 hours ago

The victim tried to rob the suspect during a ...

The victim tried to rob the suspect during a drug deal, the convict's lawyer said.

    Conroe man gets 25 years for killing in marijuana theft
    Scrawled in a one-page confession, 19-year-old Joseph Gaige Blunt detailed the events that led to him firing several rounds from his handgun into the back of a car, with a bullet ultimately killing 22-year-old Mark Guidry Jr. in January 2017.
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17 hours ago

An amazing find

An amazing find

    Archaeologists find ancient necropolis in Egypt
    TUNA AL-GABAL, Egypt (AP) - Egypt's Antiquities Ministry announced on Saturday the discovery of an ancient necropolis near the Nile Valley city of Minya, south of Cairo, the latest discovery in an area known to house ancient catacombs from the Pharaonic Late Period and the Ptolemaic dynasty.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

Just let the contractor who empties the box h...

Just let the contractor who empties the box have it.

    Forgot about that joint? Vegas airport lets people dump pot
    LAS VEGAS (AP) - What happens in Vegas really can stay in Vegas. Tourists catching a flight out of Sin City can now dump their leftover legal marijuana in metal containers set up at the airport. The 10 green bins dubbed "amnesty boxes" prevent federal transportation agents from finding pot on passengers during security screenings.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

Their parties are poppin'!

Their parties are poppin'!

    ¿Qué Pasa? Out & About - Friday, February 23, 2018
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20 hours ago

The children are reportedly doing much better...

The children are reportedly doing much better now

    California parents face new charges in kids' torture case
    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California couple suspected of starving and shackling some of their 13 children pleaded not guilty Friday to new charges of child abuse. David and Louise Turpin previously entered not-guilty pleas to torture and a raft of other charges and are being held on $12 million bail.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

One man was shot and killed in his apartment ...

One man was shot and killed in his apartment in southwest Houston. Investigators are trying to determine who was in the apartment at the time of the shooting and locate witnesses. http://bit.ly/2HJ4ciH

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    One man was shot and killed in his apartment in southwest Houston. Investigators are trying to determine who was in the apartment at the time of the shooting and locate witnesses. http://bit.ly/2HJ4ciH
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22 hours ago

He took a bunch of cocaine and set his own tr...

He took a bunch of cocaine and set his own truck on fire, agents say.

    Border patrol: Man sets own pickup on fire to destroy evidence as law enforcement pursues
    Updated 5:59 pm, Friday, February 23, 2018 One man gave a literal definition to the term, "hot pursuit," while being chased by Texas and federal law enforcement last week after blowing off a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint - he took a bunch of cocaine and set his own truck on fire, agents say.
    https://www.chron.com

23 hours ago

Our country has seen this conspiracy theory b...

Our country has seen this conspiracy theory before

    The racist history of the 'crisis actor' attacks on Parkland school shooting survivors
    It was a moment of turmoil, when a school became a lightning rod for debates about American values and the Constitution. At the center of it all was a clutch of students, their teenage faces beamed across the country by television cameras. But no sooner had they emerged as heroes than they were branded as phonies.
    https://www.chron.com

24 hours ago

🤣

🤣

    Jimmy Kimmel Gets People to Speak Out About the Crisis in Wakanda (Video)
    As improbable as it may seem, apparently there are still some people out there who haven't seen "Black Panther" yet. "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" took it to the street on Friday's episode for a Lie Witness News segment that asked the public to weigh in on the crisis in Wakanda - the fictional African country that serves as the setting for the film.
    https://www.chron.com

24 hours ago

Men from all walks of life were caught

Men from all walks of life were caught

    Nearly 50 suspects charged in McLennan County Sheriff's Office prostitution sting
    The sting was part of a national effort to arrest more suspects linked to prostitution.
    https://www.chron.com

24 hours ago

Sleep tight.

Sleep tight.

    Houston woman died from bedbug extermination that warmed apartment to 139 degrees, suit says
    The family of a Houston woman who died last year is suing her former landlord and a pest control company, claiming that a bedbug-killing heat treatment used in the woman's apartment killed her.
    https://www.chron.com

25 hours ago

Only in Texas.

Only in Texas.

    16 signs you definitely went to school in Texas
    Updated 3:58 pm, Saturday, February 17, 2018 Going to high school in Texas is a unique experience. There are certain traditions and experiences that the rest of the U.S. just wouldn't understand. Homecoming mums, for example, are a very real thing, and you wouldn't want to be caught dead with a tiny one.
    https://www.chron.com

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