3 min ago

"We will miss our good friend forever," Bush ...

"We will miss our good friend forever," Bush said in a statement.

    Former President George H.W. Bush shares memories of his friend Billy Graham
    Legendary evangelist Billy Graham died Wednesday at the age of 99, and former President George H.W. Bush shared fond memories of their friendship. The death of Graham marks the end of an era, as Graham was one of the most influential preachers in history.
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25 min ago

Like adventure? Take a Ride in the new 2018 4...

Like adventure? Take a Ride in the new 2018 4Runner, which can hold up to 7 people, and learn how this vehicle is just for you. Fred Haas Toyota World put us in the driver seat for this VIP experience. Explore 4Runner inventory here: http://bit.ly/2Fj3OGQ (sponsored)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Like adventure? Take a Ride in the new 2018 4Runner, which can hold up to 7 people, and learn how this vehicle is just for you. Fred Haas Toyota World put us in the driver seat for this VIP...
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30 min ago

You might have unpaid wages you don't know ab...

You might have unpaid wages you don't know about. Here's how to check:

    Does the government have a back wage check for you?
    Every year or so I run my name through the unclaimed property data bank run by the Texas Comptroller. You never know when you might have forgotten to retrieve a utility deposit or neglected to close a bank account.
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34 min ago

Is you car reliable? One make has consistentl...

Is you car reliable? One make has consistently topped the charts for 5 years in a row. Fred Haas Toyota World puts us in the driver seat with this episode of #WhatARide. Explore Toyota inventory here: http://bit.ly/2EJ8etD (sponsored)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Is you car reliable? One make has consistently topped the charts for 5 years in a row. Fred Haas Toyota World puts us in the driver seat with this episode of #WhatARide. Explore Toyota inventory...
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43 min ago

Allegations including sexual abuse, inappropr...

Allegations including sexual abuse, inappropriate touching and one employee being told she was soon 'going to get gang-banged'

    Mark Cuban 'embarrassed' by allegations of 'corrosive' Mavericks workplace culture
    Responding Tuesday to a Sports Illustrated story alleging a "corrosive" workplace culture within his NBA team, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said he was "embarrassed" and vowed to "fix" the "problem." The lengthy story recounted numerous alleged instances of sexual harassment and abuse, as well as apparent indifference to them, by staffers and highly placed executives with the team.
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1 hour ago

The project has been in the works for years w...

The project has been in the works for years with the goal being to create a clock that would keep accurate time for -- that’s right -- 10,000 years.

    Jeff Bezos' 10,000-year clock under construction
    Updated 10:36 am, Wednesday, February 21, 2018 While Seattle buckles under the explosive growth of its super-tenant, Amazon.com, the company's founder Jeff Bezos is pouring millions into building a 10,000-year clock inside a hollowed-out mountain in West Texas.
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1 hour ago

CLEAN RESTAURANTS: Not all places end up on o...

CLEAN RESTAURANTS: Not all places end up on our list of restaurant violations. Health inspectors handed out zero demerits at several local spots:

    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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1 hour ago

"It's a hard thing to think that a tool that ...

"It's a hard thing to think that a tool that we were utilizing right here in our community has been taken from us," said Steve Horn, operations pastor. "We were utilizing (the trailer) to provide relief efforts for people affected by Harvey."

    First Baptist Humble says its disaster relief trailer was stolen from its church parking lot
    An Humble church continuing to help people still recovering from Hurricane Harvey is missing a trailer full of tools after it was stolen from the parking lot earlier this week, one of the church's leaders said Wednesday.
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2 hours ago

HOUSTON TRAFFIC: Lanes reopen after an accide...

HOUSTON TRAFFIC: Lanes reopen after an accident involving an 18-wheeler closed all main lanes on the East Freeway westbound at Monmouth Drive this morning. http://bit.ly/2GzGWm6 Were you stuck in this mess?

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    HOUSTON TRAFFIC: Lanes reopen after an accident involving an 18-wheeler closed all main lanes on the East Freeway westbound at Monmouth Drive this morning. http://bit.ly/2GzGWm6 Were you stuck in...
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2 hours ago

The trial for the failed Houston doctor accus...

The trial for the failed Houston doctor accused in an elaborate murder-for-hire plot is expected to begin next month.

    Preparations begin for trial of Leon Jacob in murder-for-hire case
    Prosecutors and the defense team for Leon Jacob - the failed Houston doctor accused in an elaborate murder-for-hire plot - are expected to meet Wednesday as preparations move forward to start trial in March. Jacob, 39, is scheduled to begin trial on March 19, just over a year after being arrested on two charges of solicitation of capital murder on March 10, 2017.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

BREAKING: Forrest Whitley, the 20-year-old fr...

BREAKING: Forrest Whitley, the 20-year-old from San Antonio, is ranked as the 10th-best prospect in all of baseball.

    Astros' top prospect Forrest Whitley suspended for drug violation
    Updated 10:17 am, Wednesday, February 21, 2018 WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Forrest Whitley, the 6-foot-7 powerful right-handed starter considered the franchise' best pitching prospect, has been suspended 50 games for violating MLB's drug prevention and treatment program. Whitley captured attention for being one of the few pitchers ever to vault to Class AA in his first full minor-league season.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

Forrest Whitley, the 20-year-old from San Ant...

Forrest Whitley, the 20-year-old from San Antonio, is ranked as the 10th-best prospect in all of baseball. He was one phone call away from the major leagues.

    Astros' top prospect Forrest Whitley suspended for drug violation
    Updated 10:17 am, Wednesday, February 21, 2018 WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Forrest Whitley, the 6-foot-7 powerful right-handed starter considered the franchise' best pitching prospect, has been suspended 50 games for violating MLB's drug prevention and treatment program. Whitley captured attention for being one of the few pitchers ever to vault to Class AA in his first full minor-league season.
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3 hours ago

He'll canvas an area in his dark, 4-door Toyo...

He'll canvas an area in his dark, 4-door Toyota Tundra and once he spots a victim, he'll get out of his car, expose himself and then flee.

    SAPD seeks tips on Stone Oak serial flasher involved in 15 cases of indecent exposure
    Updated 4:27 pm, Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Police are asking for the public's help identifying a serial flasher who has exposed himself at least 15 times in the Stone Oak neighborhood of San Antonio. Police said the suspect, described as a white man weighing about 250 pounds, has a modus operandi.
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3 hours ago

Starting numbers in the nation's first primar...

Starting numbers in the nation's first primaries this year jumped significantly over those in 2014.

    Thousands vote in Harris County as nation's first primary election kicks off
    The 3,800 in-person votes cast Tuesday by Democrats represents a 300 percent increase as compared to the first day of early voting in 2014, the last non-presidential-year primary, according to one expert.
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3 hours ago

Starting numbers in nation's first primaries ...

Starting numbers in nation's first primaries this year jumped significantly over those in 2014.

    Thousands vote in Harris County as nation's first primary election kicks off
    The 3,800 in-person votes cast Tuesday by Democrats represents a 300 percent increase as compared to the first day of early voting in 2014, the last non-presidential-year primary, according to one expert.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

The interchange rebuild will make all the ram...

The interchange rebuild will make all the ramps between the two freeways in all directions two lanes, add shoulders and rebuild the main lanes of Loop 610 in both directions.

    Interchange work closing Westpark access to I-69 HOT lane
    Users of the Westpark entrance and exit ramps to the Interstate 69 HOT lane will need to find another route for a few years. As part of the large rebuild of the I-69 interchange with Loop 610, crews will close the entrances and exits along Westpark at 9 a.m. Friday.
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4 hours ago

Of all Lone Star cities, Houston had the most...

Of all Lone Star cities, Houston had the most homicides per 100,000 people with 11.7 in 2017.

    Biggest, most dangerous cities in Texas, according to FBI homicide data
    Six Texas cities had some of the most homicides in America in 2017, according to a new analysis. Of those Lone Star cities, Houston had the most homicides per 100,000 people with 11.7. In 2017, Houston recorded 269 homicides, according to an analysis of FBI crime data done by USA Today.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

An accident has closed all main lanes on the ...

An accident has closed all main lanes on the East Freeway westbound at Monmouth Drive:

    Accident closes East Freeway at Monmouth
    An accident has closed all main lanes on the East Freeway westbound at Monmouth Drive, according to Houston TranStar. The accident, which was reported before 4:30 a.m., involved an 18-wheeler loaded with auto parts, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.
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4 hours ago

IAH is again welcoming Emirates' A380, a luxu...

IAH is again welcoming Emirates' A380, a luxury plane complete with lounge and shower spa. Take a look inside:

    Emirates brings behemoth A380 back to Houston
    Houston's recovering energy sector is prompting Emirates to resume flying its A380, complete with lounge and shower spa, from Bush Intercontinental Airport. The airline downsized to a Boeing 777-300ER in July 2016 as fewer energy employees flew between Houston and Dubai. But starting June 1, the three-class A380 will add more than 160 passengers per flight.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

The driver of the SUV died at the scene. Two ...

The driver of the SUV died at the scene. Two others were transferred to the hospital in critical conditions.

    Two dead, one injured in Spring Branch car crash
    Two people died and a third is in critical condition from a late night crash in Spring Branch. Initial investigations have found that a man was driving a Ford SUV east on Westview at a high speed around 10:45 p.m. Tuesday, ran a red light, and hit the side of two cars northbound on Antoine, said Lt.
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5 hours ago

The driver of the SUV died at the scene.

The driver of the SUV died at the scene.

    Two dead, one injured in Spring Branch car crash
    Two people died and a third is in critical condition from a late night crash in Spring Branch. Initial investigations have found that a man was driving a Ford SUV east on Westview at a high speed around 10:45 p.m. Tuesday, ran a red light, and hit the side of two cars northbound on Antoine, said Lt.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

The Rev. Billy Graham was a counselor to pres...

The Rev. Billy Graham was a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history.

    Evangelist Billy Graham dies at age 99; reached millions
    The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died. Spokesman Mark DeMoss says Graham, who long suffered from cancer, pneumonia and other ailments, died at his home in North Carolina on Wednesday morning.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

Cooler temps could be on the horizon. DETAIL...

Cooler temps could be on the horizon. DETAILS: http://bit.ly/2EK1szP

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Cooler temps could be on the horizon. DETAILS: http://bit.ly/2EK1szP
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6 hours ago

The homeowner was in his “man cave” in his ga...

The homeowner was in his “man cave” in his garage when two men approached him on foot. The homeowner was shot several times.

    Katy homeowner shot in garage
    A Katy homeowner was shot Tuesday night by two men who approached him in his open garage. Around 10 p.m., the homeowner was in his "man cave" in his garage, near Williamschase and Elrod. He had his garage door open, and two unknown men approached on foot, according to a Harris County Sheriff's Office captain.
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6 hours ago

Rony, one of Houston's top police dogs, died ...

Rony, one of Houston's top police dogs, died after he was injured in a chase where he caught the suspect. Houston Police Department Chief Art Acevedo said Rony "went out the way that he wanted to go out."

    HPD K-9 euthanized after injury from chase
    One of Houston's top police dogs was euthanized Wednesday morning after he was injured in a chase where he still caught the suspect. "The dog went out the way that he wanted to go out," Houston Police Department Chief Art Acevedo said. Police began pursuing a stolen vehicle around 1 a.m.
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7 hours ago

Here's the latest on today's weather, which i...

Here's the latest on today's weather, which is expected to continue through the end of the week.

    Houston area under flash flood warning
    Much of the Houston area is under a flash flood watch until 3 p.m. today as showers and thunderstorms are expected to linger in the region. About 1 to 3 inches of rain per hour is expected, with higher amounts possible where there is stronger storm activity, according to the National Weather Service Houston/Galveston office.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

From the 1920s to today, here's how the state...

From the 1920s to today, here's how the state looked when you were born:

    This is what Texas looked like the year you were born
    Texas history has seen all kinds of defining moments, like when the leg of I-45 that connects Houston and Galveston was completed, or when a Metro monorail was inaugurated in Houston and dismantled seven months later. Take a look through the gallery above to see photos and events in Texas, the year you were born..
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7 hours ago

There's a Flash Flood Watch for most of the H...

There's a Flash Flood Watch for most of the Houston area through this afternoon. MORE WEATHER: http://bit.ly/2EK1szP

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    There's a Flash Flood Watch for most of the Houston area through this afternoon. MORE WEATHER: http://bit.ly/2EK1szP
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7 hours ago

What do you think about this policy?

What do you think about this policy?

    Houston-area school district threatens to suspend students who protest after Florida shooting
    Needville ISD Superintendent Curtis Rhodes on Wednesday threatened to suspend any student who disrupts schools or walks out to protest current gun laws. In a letter sent to families and published on schools' social media sites, Rhodes said students would face a three-day, out-of-school suspension if they joined in growing protests nationwide over the shooting at a Florida high school last week.
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

"We should not be stigmatizing our youth for ...

"We should not be stigmatizing our youth for the rest of their lives."

    Candidate for Congress admits arrest for cocaine when he was a teenager, riling Fort Bend race
    WASHINGTON - A candidate's drug arrest at the age of 18 has riled up a Democratic primary contest for the right to challenge five-term Republican incumbent Pete Olson in a potentially competitive congressional district in Houston's southern suburbs.
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8 hours ago

Would you want this piece of history?

Would you want this piece of history?

    Nobody wants to buy the oldest home in the US, a log cabin from the 1600s with a $2.9 million price tag
    Nothnagle Cabin is said to be the oldest home in America. Built in 1638, the house is currently owned by Harry and Doris Rink, who maintain the home and give free tours of the space. The log cabin was first listed in June 2017, and is still on the market for $2.9 million.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

The pilot isn't going to get his drone back.

The pilot isn't going to get his drone back.

    Watch a drone tumble out of sky, crash on Apple campus
    A drone flying over Apple's sprawling doughnut headquarters suddenly malfunctioned and dropped from the sky, crash-landing on the Cupertino campus. The mid-air miscue over the weekend was captured on a cached version of the video that the operator, said to be flying a DJI drone, was able to review via a DJI app on their phone/tablet, according to MacRumors.
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9 hours ago

Which of these do you think deserve to win?

Which of these do you think deserve to win?

    Oscar nominees you can watch at home
    The Academy Awards telecast airs March 4 on ABC, less than two weeks away. How many of the nominated movies have you seen? If you scramble, you can still find a local theater playing one or more of the nine up for best picture - "The Shape of Water," "Call Me By Your Name," "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," "Phantom Thread," "Darkest Hour," "Dunkirk, "Lady Bird," "Get Out" and "The Post."
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

The two undercover operatives were off duty w...

The two undercover operatives were off duty when they disappeared.

    Bodies found in Mexico belong to 2 kidnapped federal agents
    MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's federal Attorney General's Office says two bodies found in a car have been confirmed to be those of two prosecution agents kidnapped Feb. 5 and forced to appear on a video by a drug gang. The office called it "a terrible act," but didn't release details Sunday on how they died.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Getting compensation from airlines for inconv...

Getting compensation from airlines for inconvenience can be like squeezing water from a rock. Here are some tips and best practices.

    Compensation: How to get it when trips go wrong
    Last week when Southwest Airlines ran out of de-icing compound during a snowstorm at Chicago Midway Airport, it forced the cancelation of dozens of flights. Hundreds of travelers were inconvenienced. How should travelers ask for compensation when things go wrong on a trip?
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11 hours ago

A man was shot earlier this morning near a cl...

A man was shot earlier this morning near a club on Cavalcade. http://bit.ly/2EJxoIv

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A man was shot earlier this morning near a club on Cavalcade. http://bit.ly/2EJxoIv
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11 hours ago

The cartoon is called, "Hero's Welcome."

The cartoon is called, "Hero's Welcome."

    A cartoon about school shootings is breaking people's hearts
    As news of the deadly mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, unfolded last week, Pia Guerra, a 46-year-old Vancouver-based artist, felt helpless. She couldn't bring herself to go to sleep, so she began to draw. About 6 a.m., she came up with an idea.
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12 hours ago

12 hours ago

A man was shot in a pickup truck in an Oak Fo...

A man was shot in a pickup truck in an Oak Forest parking lot near a warehouse. http://bit.ly/2oaUBJt

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A man was shot in a pickup truck in an Oak Forest parking lot near a warehouse. http://bit.ly/2oaUBJt
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12 hours ago

Staying at a historic cottage in Fredericksbu...

Staying at a historic cottage in Fredericksburg is surprisingly affordable:

    Private, historic Fredericksburg cottage offers charming place to stay
    Enjoy Fredericksburg at the former estate of an iconic, prominent Texas family.
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13 hours ago

A Memorial Park-area apartment building was d...

A Memorial Park-area apartment building was damaged in a late night fire. http://bit.ly/2oj7DUo

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A Memorial Park-area apartment building was damaged in a late night fire. http://bit.ly/2oj7DUo
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13 hours ago

Yikes!

Yikes!

    Trump dating site pulls photo of convicted child sex offender from home page
    Trump.dating - the new dating site courting "Make America Great Again" supporters - couldn't have picked a worse model for its featured image. On the site's splash page, users are greeted by the smiling face of William Barrett Riddleberger, who it turns out is a convicted sex offender, as several local news outlets reported.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

Detectives are trying to piece together what ...

Detectives are trying to piece together what happened.

    Man found shot to death on South Freeway feeder
    A man was found shot to death on the South Freeway feeder road Tuesday night. A passerby found the victim lying next to a truck on the inbound feeder road near Holmes Road around 10:25 p.m., according to the Houston Police Department. When paramedics with the Houston Fire Department arrived, they pronounced him dead.
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14 hours ago

It's not all pretzels and peanuts on these fl...

It's not all pretzels and peanuts on these flights:

    Prettiest airline meals
    Despite all the moaning and groaning about airline food, it's not all bad. In recent years, airlines have been pouring some of their fat profits into enhancing in-flight meals, especially in first and business class. But even in economy, there are plenty of eye-catching meals these days.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

From political to flashy to risque, these uni...

From political to flashy to risque, these uniforms made their own Olympic statement.

    These are the most memorable outfits in Olympic history
    Published 7:02 pm, Tuesday, February 20, 2018 While sheer physical talent propels them to the world's greatest stage, these athletes' shining moments wouldn't be complete without their colorful, innovative, and sometimes controversial uniforms. From risque to political to cultural to unique, the Olympic Games have seen all kinds of looks from opening to closing ceremonies.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

A woman was believed to be running across the...

A woman was believed to be running across the freeway or running against traffic this morning she was hit by a car and died on the Gulf Freeway. http://bit.ly/2omKDnp

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A woman was believed to be running across the freeway or running against traffic this morning she was hit by a car and died on the Gulf Freeway. http://bit.ly/2omKDnp
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15 hours ago

Love. These. 😍

Love. These. 😍

    The dreamiest TV wedding dresses any bride would have loved
    Updated 8:38 pm, Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Although the ceremonies weren't real (no matter how much you wanted them to be), you can still appreciate the gowns many fictional characters wore on their wedding days. Brides over the years have watched as their favorite TV personalities have tied the knot, and dreamed of having dresses just like those they saw on the small screen.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

A 17-year-old boy is in critical condition af...

A 17-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was hit by a car on the Southwest Freeway near Sharpstown. http://bit.ly/2BFAMkR

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A 17-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was hit by a car on the Southwest Freeway near Sharpstown. http://bit.ly/2BFAMkR
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16 hours ago

The Houston icon's daughter tells us all what...

The Houston icon's daughter tells us all what it was like growing up with Mattress Mack. Can you guess her favorite childhood memory?

    20 things to know about me: Elizabeth McIngvale - daughter of Jim 'Mattress Mack' McIngvale
    In January, the Houston Chronicle announced the most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes of Houston. Among them is Elizabeth McIngvale, Ph.D., founder of the Peace of Mind Foundation, and daughter of Houston businessman Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale. She is also an assistant professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Baylor College of Medicine.
    https://www.chron.com

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