1 hour ago

This academic year has been the deadliest, wi...

This academic year has been the deadliest, with 34 people having died in school shootings.

    Stats and charts show how violent this school year has been
    The Santa Fe High School shooting marks the 16th such shooting in 2018 and the 220th in the United States since the Columbine massacre in 1999. In the nearly 20 years since, shootings at K-12 schools have become an excruciatingly regular feature of American life.
    https://www.houstonchronicle.com

1 hour ago

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

Bobby Matos, Executive Chef at State of Grace, explains how the locally-owned restaurant has a little something for everyone and how their neighborhood does a great job in supporting the business. #MTSIR #MyPerfectHouseton

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Bobby Matos, Executive Chef at State of Grace, explains how the locally-owned restaurant has a little something for everyone and how their neighborhood does a great job in supporting the business....
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1 hour ago

The girl's parents called the authorities aft...

The girl's parents called the authorities after learning what happened.

    Houston man accused of paying to have sex with 16-year-old girl
    A Houston man allegedly said he paid for sex with a 16-year-old earlier this month after the girl's parents contacted authorities, police say. Ranferi Delgado, 26, of Houston, is facing two second-degree felony charges of indecency with a child, and sexual assault of a child, after detectives said he met the girl on the social media app Skout and paid her for sex.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

"The house is basically built in a forest."

"The house is basically built in a forest."

    Former Aero sells 'butterfly roof house' listed at $2.15m
    A custom home built for a retired sports exec in an out-of-the-way enclave along Buffalo Bayou is under contract after being listed late last year at $2.15 million. The "Stanfield House" is named after its owner, former Houston Aero-turned-cable-TV executive John "Jack" Stanfield .
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

While driving to his sister's house a Houston...

While driving to his sister's house a Houstonian came across a horse galloping on the highway by itself. For the full story: https://chrn.cl/2LltHIP

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    While driving to his sister's house a Houstonian came across a horse galloping on the highway by itself. For the full story: https://chrn.cl/2LltHIP
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3 hours ago

Over the weekend he offered to cover the fune...

Over the weekend he offered to cover the funeral costs.

    Texans star J.J. Watt visits Santa Fe shooting survivors as they recover from their injuries
    Days after offering to pay for the funerals for the 10 people killed in the Santa Fe High School shooting on Friday, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt stepped into the homes and hospital rooms of recovering shooting victims. Clay Horn, 17, was excited to see the football star walk into his hospital room Monday.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

Astros players, food, AND puppies?!?!

Astros players, food, AND puppies?!?!

    José Altuve, Dallas Keuchel and Lance McCullers score a home run for Houston charities at Tootsies
    One expects to find the latest Fendi, Valentino and Oscar de la Renta fashion inside Tootsies, West Ave.'s popular shopping destination. But Astros players, puppies and comfort food? Not so much.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

Harvey dropped sand and silt during the storm...

Harvey dropped sand and silt during the storm, so the river rises faster than ever now.

    Trinity River changed by Hurricane Harvey
    The now quiet, serene movement of the water down the Trinity River is deceptive. While its ebb and flow, and rising and falling levels usually go unnoticed, lurking in the waters and along its banks is possibly an unrecognizable danger brought on by the torrential rain from Hurricane Harvey, and there's nothing that can be done about it.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

In Texas, he would have just shot it and thro...

In Texas, he would have just shot it and thrown it on a spit.

    'He was being followed by a pig and didn't know what to do.' So he called 911.
    A pig was taken into police custody after it was accused of stalking a human, who was so perplexed by his four-legged pursuer that he called 911 to report it. "Yes," police said, "a pig." The unusual case unfolded Saturday morning when a man called 911 and said that he was being followed on his way home from an Amtrak station in Ohio.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

The children are believed to be in immediate ...

The children are believed to be in immediate danger.

    29-year-old woman allegedly abducts 3 children in Central Texas, authorities say
    Published 6:09 am, Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Authorities on Tuesday issued an AMBER Alert for three children believed to have been abducted by a 29-year-old woman in Central Texas. The three abducted children-Taniya, Brock and Teanna Chatman, aged 9, 8 and 7, respectively-are believed to be in immediate danger, authorities said.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

"There's a sense of mystery. You can imagine ...

"There's a sense of mystery. You can imagine what must have gone on."

    New photo book shows Texas' abandoned spots in surreal beauty
    The new book aims to capture memories of the Lone Star State's past through 93 images of abandoned spots around Texas.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

It's just like that old saying: if you can't ...

It's just like that old saying: if you can't beat 'em...call the cops.

    Rowlett Police Department to drug dealers: Eliminate your competitors by reporting them
    A north Texas police department is asking drug dealers to turn in rival competitors who are stealing potential clients from them. The Rowlett Police Department told drug dealers on Twitter Friday that they are always striving to improve community relations, even if the two camps don't always see eye to eye.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Classes are now scheduled to resume Tuesday, ...

Classes are now scheduled to resume Tuesday, May 29.

    Santa Fe ISD delays students' return to classes after mass shooting
    SANTA FE -- High school students will not return to classes until Tuesday, May 29 -- 11 days after a gunman killed 10 people and injured 13 in a mass shooting. Santa Fe ISD officials announced Monday that faculty and staff will return to Santa Fe High School as scheduled Wednesday but that students would get an extra five days before resuming classes.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Classes are now scheduled to resume Monday, M...

Classes are now scheduled to resume Monday, May 29.

    Santa Fe ISD delays students' return to classes after mass shooting
    SANTA FE -- High school students will not return to classes until Tuesday, May 29 -- 11 days after a gunman killed 10 people and injured 13 in a mass shooting. Santa Fe ISD officials announced Monday that faculty and staff will return to Santa Fe High School as scheduled Wednesday but that students would get an extra five days before resuming classes.
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

New year, new Bosscat Kitchen...well sorta

New year, new Bosscat Kitchen...well sorta

    Bosscat beefs up menu and dining options
    There are some big new changes at Bosscat Kitchen & Libations at River Oaks. The whiskey-savvy restaurant at 4310 Westheimer has created a new 1,300-square-foot private dining area that can accommodate as many as 120 with an additional 700 square feet of private patio space.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

The Warriors, one would think, have the Rocke...

The Warriors, one would think, have the Rockets' attention now.

    3-pointers: Takeaways from the Rockets' Game 3 loss
    The Rockets had to know that the Warriors would hit them with their best. If they didn't, they needed to spend a couple bucks for a few newspapers and read the comments from every Warriors player in the same room as a microphone in the previous three days and would have known what was coming.
    https://www.houstonchronicle.com

10 hours ago

Here are the films the Museum of Fine Arts wi...

Here are the films the Museum of Fine Arts will be showing this summer

    Summer film at the MFAH: Bergman, 'Bullitt' and LGBT
    Jazz on Film, the LGBT-themed Q Fest, Project Row Houses: a 25th Anniversary Celebration, and a salute to groundbreaking Swedish director Ingmar Bergman are four of the highlights of the summer film programming at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Sounds like he is just a little scared of fly...

Sounds like he is just a little scared of flying

    Escaped monkey at San Antonio airport captured, identified as Dawkins
    Updated 10:37 pm, Monday, May 21, 2018 A Rhesus macaque who escaped his crate at San Antonio International Airport shortly after his flight's arrival was eventually captured and is now safe in his new home, according to American Airlines and animal rescue officials.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

Who doesn't like a good deal on architectural...

Who doesn't like a good deal on architectural masterpieces?

    Terrific Twofer! Buy 2 Architectural Masterpieces for the Price of 1
    It's rare to find an architectural masterpiece at an accessible price, and rarer still to find two masterpieces on the same lot for one low price. provided by Published 5:30 pm, Thursday, May 17, 2018 It's rare to find an architectural masterpiece available for an accessible price, and rarer still to find two masterpieces on the same lot for one low price.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

With the lava hitting the ocean, a new hazard...

With the lava hitting the ocean, a new hazard arises.

    Toxic cloud of acid, glass shards form as Kilauea lava hits ocean
    The hot, bubbling lava that has spewed from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island for more than two weeks reached the Pacific Ocean for the first time Sunday, creating a new hazard.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

*Scratches screen* *is immediately disappoint...

*Scratches screen* *is immediately disappointed*

    US Postal Service issuing scratch-and-sniff stamps
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Letter writers will soon be able to express their sentiments in words and smells. The U.S. Postal Service announced Monday that it will soon issue its first scratch-and-sniff stamps. The stamps feature illustrations of ice pops. The agency says the stamps will "add the sweet scent of summer" to letters.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

The royal wedding was spectacular, but Housto...

The royal wedding was spectacular, but Houston brides might prefer something more casual.

    Where to have your own barn wedding in the Houston area
    The royal wedding on Saturday was spectacular, but brides in the Houston area tend to prefer ceremonies that are a bit more casual. In recent years, rustic wedding venues have cropped up in cities like Magnolia, Montgomery and Crosby, offering farm and ranch settings for brides and grooms who plan to wear cowboy boots on their big day.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

"The posted threats caused H-E-B employees to...

"The posted threats caused H-E-B employees to be fearful for their lives"

    Former Friendswood H-E-B employee arrested after alleged 'mass murder' threat
    A Katy man was arrested last week after he allegedly threatened "mass murder" at the H-E-B store from which he was previously fired, the Friendswood Police Department reports. Jordon Eric Marsh, 25, remains in the Galveston County Jail on a charge of making a terrorist threat.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

Those close to him are surprised that he is t...

Those close to him are surprised that he is the alleged shooter.

    Portrait of alleged Santa Fe High School shooter emerges from family, friends
    As students, teachers, family members and friends continue to mourn a Friday shooting that left 10 people dead and wounded 13 others, a portrait of the alleged shooter is emerging from interviews with family members and others who knew him.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

Pardon us while we wipe the drool from our fa...

Pardon us while we wipe the drool from our faces.

    Eight Row Flint hosts new burger throwdown
    Memorial Day may be considered the official start to the grilling season but the act of throwing meat over fire is a year-round thing in Houston. Which makes the Tuesday Night Outdoor Cooking Series at Eight Row Flint icehouse an ideal way to celebrate the all-year grilling season.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

The Montgomery County Precinct 1 Constable's ...

The Montgomery County Precinct 1 Constable's Office recovered the body of missing kayaker on Lake Conroe after he was reported missing early Sunday. https://chrn.cl/2LiYgyE

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    The Montgomery County Precinct 1 Constable's Office recovered the body of missing kayaker on Lake Conroe after he was reported missing early Sunday. https://chrn.cl/2LiYgyE
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15 hours ago

If you're thinking about buying, here's a goo...

If you're thinking about buying, here's a good place to start.

    Galveston condos: What it costs to own a small piece of the island
    There are those who pay for a hotel room each time they want to take a Galveston vacation, and there are those who make Galveston their second home. Some Galveston condos come with great perks, like resort-style pools and on-site restaurants, and others are fully furnished on move-in day.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

Vann: "To put it simply, I'm tired y'all"

Vann: "To put it simply, I'm tired y'all"

    In sudden move, Ashley Vann steps down as Katy ISD board president
    Katy ISD continued to experience upheaval Monday as Ashley Vann suddenly announced she was stepping down as board president and two new board members were sworn in, just a few weeks after Lance Hindt, the district's controversial superintendent, announced he would retire next January.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

#BREAKING

#BREAKING

    Man shot behind north Houston church
    A man was hospitalized Monday night after a shooting behind a church in north Houston. The victim was in one of two cars behind a church in the 5200 block of Dunlop Street, near the intersection of Link Road and Fulton Street, around 8:30 p.m.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

The gun was replaced by a gift card.

The gun was replaced by a gift card.

    Abbott drops shotgun giveaway after Santa Fe school shooting
    Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday cancelled a shotgun giveaway contest in his reelection campaign amid controversy after a gunman killed 10 people and injured 13 others at a high school south of Houston.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

He only conceded that he ran the red light af...

He only conceded that he ran the red light after watching the deputy's dashcam footage.

    Constable writes himself a ticket after getting caught on camera running red light
    Vowing not to be known as the constable who "got away with running a red light," Harris County Precinct 4 Constable Mark Herman wrote himself a traffic citation Monday, his office said. Herman was caught on camera by a Harris County Sheriff's Deputy May 8 running a red light at the intersection of T.C.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

The nightclub is sticking to its gender-speci...

The nightclub is sticking to its gender-specific dress code despite backlash from the LGBTQ+ community.

    Texas nightclub trying to recover after facing controversy with the LGBTQ+ community
    Published 2:49 pm, Monday, May 21, 2018 Whiskey River nightclub in Corpus Christi is making an effort to recover after a security guard was accused of homophobia for not letting a male patron wearing makeup into the establishment until he wiped it off.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

The left photo was immediately after the cras...

The left photo was immediately after the crash. The right was after she learned her charges.

    Woman in smiling mugshot faces manslaughter in DUI crash
    OCALA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman who flashed a big grin in a mugshot following a car crash and DUI arrest now faces a new charge and prison time after a crash victim died. News outlets report 44-year-old Angenette Marie Welk didn't smile when a new mugshot was taken Saturday at the Marion County Jail in Ocala.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

This Texas woman surprised her husband with a...

This Texas woman surprised her husband with an adorable rescue puppy. https://chrn.cl/2KHMuwI

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    This Texas woman surprised her husband with an adorable rescue puppy. https://chrn.cl/2KHMuwI
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18 hours ago

What experts and Texans blame mass shootings ...

What experts and Texans blame mass shootings on varies immensely.

    What Texans think causes mass shootings and what they get wrong
    After a 17-year-old shooter left 10 dead in Santa Fe last week, Texas has once again become the nation's latest example in the epidemic of mass shootings. How do Texans explain the bloodshed?
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

Some are new takes on old favorites like "Cha...

Some are new takes on old favorites like "Charmed."

    38 new TV shows to look forward to this fall
    The networks introduced 38 new series last week.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

They say every tattoo has a story - here are ...

They say every tattoo has a story - here are a few local ones.

    Houstonians share the secret meaning behind their tattoos
    Acceptance of tattoos is growing, even in conservative Texas towns. The popular Philadelphia-based tattoo convention operator and promotor Villain Arts hosted the inaugural Houston Tattoo Arts Convention at NRG Center over the weekend of May 18th-20th, 2018. About 500 tattoo artists and dozens of independent and commercial tattoo industry suppliers gathered at the event.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

Four of the top 10 highest-paid this year are...

Four of the top 10 highest-paid this year are in Harris County.

    Texas' highest-paid superintendents for the 2017-2018 school year
    Four of the top 10 highest-paid full-time superintendents for the 2017-2018 school year were in Harris County. At the very top of the list was Cypress-Fairbanks ISD superintendent John Henry, who earns $406,484 each year, according to data compiled by the Texas Education Agency (TEA).
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

NBA players have made the league more cultura...

NBA players have made the league more culturally relevant beyond sports as they roll into their arenas like models on the catwalk. For the full story: https://chrn.cl/2KJsJ8a

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    NBA players have made the league more culturally relevant beyond sports as they roll into their arenas like models on the catwalk. For the full story: https://chrn.cl/2KJsJ8a
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20 hours ago

"The Broken Obelisk" sculpture, which is dedi...

"The Broken Obelisk" sculpture, which is dedicated to Martin Luther King Jr., was also targeted.

    Houston's Rothko Chapel vandalized with paint, handbills: 'It's okay to be white'
    The Rothko Chapel - an inclusive space for prayer, meditation and introspection located near the Menil Collection in Montrose - was the target of what executive director David Leslie describes as a "hate incident" early Friday morning.
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

The school even won a statewide award for its...

The school even won a statewide award for its safety plan.

    Santa Fe High School had a shooting plan, armed officers and practice. Ten people still died.
    The southeast Texas school that was the site of Friday's mass shooting had won a statewide award for its safety plan and recently had to activate it during a false alarm about an active shooter. Its plan to arm teachers hadn't been implemented yet.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

So relatable.

So relatable.

    Slack went down and social media had a meltdown
    Updated 3:13 pm, Monday, May 21, 2018 When Slack goes down, the internet reacts as if anarchy is loosed upon the world. The internal messaging service went offline just after 12:30 p.m. PST on Monday - Slack cited "connectivity issues" on its status page - and was back online about 15 minutes later.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

Teams jumped in for a wet and dirty day of mu...

Teams jumped in for a wet and dirty day of mud volleyball this weekend at the Pasadena Strawberry Festival. For more: https://chrn.cl/2GCNgbL

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Teams jumped in for a wet and dirty day of mud volleyball this weekend at the Pasadena Strawberry Festival. For more: https://chrn.cl/2GCNgbL
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22 hours ago

These photos are heart-melting.

These photos are heart-melting.

    Palace shares family portrait and other royal wedding photos
    LONDON (AP) - Kensington Palace has released three official wedding photographs taken of Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle shortly after their wedding. Alexi Lubomirski's images include a family portrait of the couple with Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles, Prince William and their spouses, as well as Markle's mother and the children who served as bridesmaids and page boys.
    https://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

Fire drills have turned into active-shooter d...

Fire drills have turned into active-shooter drills.

    On heightened alert after Santa Fe, districts report gun incidents at three schools
    Three Houston-area schools were threatened with guns Monday morning, less than three days after a 17-year-old gunman opened fire at Santa Fe High School, killing 10 and wounding 13. A student at League City Intermediate in Clear Creek ISD, located less than 15 miles from Santa Fe High, brought an unloaded gun with him to school Monday morning.
    https://www.chron.com

23 hours ago

"There's no way we're ever going to be able t...

"There's no way we're ever going to be able to heal from this."

    Moment of silence at Santa Fe High School honors memories of 10 victims
    A small handful of Santa Fe High School students stood in silence with members of the community and 16 comfort dogs on a cloudy Monday morning, surrounding 10 white crosses with red hearts displayed in front of the school honoring each of the victims of Friday's shooting.
    https://www.chron.com

23 hours ago

Thousands mourn Sabika Sheikh who was an exch...

Thousands mourn Sabika Sheikh who was an exchange student killed in the Santa Fe shooting. For the full story: https://chrn.cl/2s0FD9T

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Thousands mourn Sabika Sheikh who was an exchange student killed in the Santa Fe shooting. For the full story: https://chrn.cl/2s0FD9T
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24 hours ago

Not even feral hogs can mess with Texans.

Not even feral hogs can mess with Texans.

    Coldspring property owner strikes back against feral hogs
    Pork will be on the menu a lot in the coming weeks for Terry Holcomb of Coldspring following a successful hunt for feral hogs Friday night. Holcomb trapped 19 of the reported 40 feral hogs that have been digging up his lawn and tearing up fruit trees.
    https://www.chron.com

24 hours ago

From her interests, unique career path and in...

From her interests, unique career path and investing, she covers it all.

    Q&A: Houston sportscaster Lindsay McCormick gets down to business
    Houston sports broadcaster Lindsay McCormick is co-hosting Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch - a weekly online show where entrepreneurs have one high-pressured minute in an elevator to convince a panel of seasoned investors to let them into the boardroom. McCormick spoke with the Chronicle about how her interests, unique career path and investing.
    https://www.chron.com

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