36 hours ago

A Chambers County family is asking the public...

A Chambers County family is asking the public for help in finding their 2-year-old German Shepherd who was taken from their home nearly two weeks ago. Any information leading to the dog will have up to $1,000 reward. Get more details here: http://bit.ly/2n0K5Um

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A Chambers County family is asking the public for help in finding their 2-year-old German Shepard who was taken from their home nearly two weeks ago. Any information leading to the dog will have up...
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36 hours ago

A helicopter crash claimed a Texas millionair...

A helicopter crash claimed a Texas millionaire.

    Helicopter crash claims Texas millionaire, decorated pilots
    RATON, N.M. (AP) - Five friends, including a Zimbabwean opposition leader, traveling to a ranch in New Mexico died when their helicopter crashed in a remote area. Here's more about the prominent people on board: CHARLES RYLAND BURNETT III, 61 Born in England, Burnett was an investor and philanthropist with links to a wide range of businesses and a love of entertaining friends extravagantly.
    http://www.chron.com

37 hours ago

The FBI is searching for an allegedly violent...

The FBI is searching for an allegedly violent pimp who's a wanted fugitive for aiding a sex trafficking ring that amassed millions by brutally forcing women and girls to sell themselves in Houston cantinas.

    Alleged sex trafficking fugitive wanted by FBI in cantina case
    It's been four years, but the FBI still wants to arrest an allegedly violent pimp who's a wanted fugitive for aiding a sex trafficking ring that amassed millions by brutally forcing women and girls to sell themselves in Houston cantinas.
    http://www.chron.com

3 days ago

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle shared H...

    Titans hire Mike Vrabel as head coach
    Updated 8:26 pm, Saturday, January 20, 2018 The speedy ascension of Mike Vrabel in the coaching ranks took another major upward turn Saturday when he was named the Tennessee Titans' new head coach. Vrabel was the Texans defensive coordinator for one season before being hired by the Titans.
    http://www.chron.com

5 days ago

Prosecutors filed charges of torture, child a...

Prosecutors filed charges of torture, child abuse, dependent adult abuse and false imprisonment. David Turpin was additionally charged with performing a lewd act on a child under age 14. The family briefly lived in Texas before moving to California.

    Abuse in house of torture was 'severe, pervasive, prolonged'
    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - A California couple tortured a dozen of their children for years, starving them to the point that their growth was stunted, chaining them to their beds for up to months, preventing them from using the toilet at times and forbidding them from showering more than once a year, a prosecutor said Thursday.
    http://www.chron.com

5 days ago

5 days ago

Because the bug lies in the link preview, it ...

Because the bug lies in the link preview, it can freeze the iMessage app without you even clicking on it. Let your friends know now to open these messages:

    A malicious link being sent around will freeze your iPhone - even if you don't click on it
    A software developer discovered a bug that lets anyone send you a malicious link on iMessage that can crash your phone. Because the bug lies in the link preview, it can freeze the iMessage app without you even clicking on it. Called "chaiOS," the bug affects phones running iOS 10 or later.
    http://www.chron.com

6 days ago

The #AyDiosFrio18 hashtag dominated Twitter y...

The #AyDiosFrio18 hashtag dominated Twitter yesterday, as the winter storm blasted through central and southeast Texas.

    San Antonio 'wins the Internet' with hilarious #AyDiosFrio18 tweets
    Tuesday's winter storm sent some people to jam-packed H-E-Bs, others scurrying around their kitchen to find a spatula to scrape ice off their cars and it motivated another bunch to head to Twitter, where the #AyDiosFrio18 hashtag was taking over timelines across the city.
    http://www.chron.com

Jan 17

Patients and their families will have a place...

Patients and their families will have a place to call home near Houston's medical center.

    Low-cost temporary apartments for cancer patients to break ground
    Halo House, a unique community of 33 low-cost, temporary apartments for patients with blood cancers and their families, will break ground near the Texas Medical Center later this month, officials said on Monday. The 42,520-square-foot complex of one- and two-bedroom furnished apartments is expected to open for patients in early 2019.
    http://www.chron.com

Jan 15

Village of Meyerland celebrates honor

The Village of Meyerland is at 4141 North Braeswood. To RSVP or to learn more about the community, call 713-665-4141 or visit www.thevillageofmeyerland.com.

    Village of Meyerland celebrates honor
    On Jan. 30 at 6-7 p.m., The Village of Meyerland will celebrate receiving the 2018 Best of Assisted Living award from SeniorAdvisor.com. The event will feature a menu of cocktails and light appetizers before a presentation by Anthony Ormsbee, executive director at The Village of Meyerland.
    http://www.chron.com

Jan 14

Deed Restriction for Owner Signature

Deed restrictions for several sections are now complete and ready for owner signature.

    Meyerland
    Meyerland Community Improvement Association 4999 W. Bellfort Houston, TX 77035 Phone 713-729-2167
    http://www.meyerland.net

Jan 14

Jan 13

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle shared H...

    Texas' green sea turtles exhibit remarkable resiliency
    Texas' setting a record for the number of cold-stunned green sea turtles rescued from inshore water in the wake of the unusually cold stretch that gripped the coast over the first four days of this new year is an event worth celebration and consideration. And not just for the obvious reasons.
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Jan 11

An 18-wheeler overturned off the southbound l...

An 18-wheeler overturned off the southbound lanes of U.S. 69 Freeway on University Boulevard today in Sugar Land. Read more about this story here: http://bit.ly/2ASlOnD (Photo: Godofredo A. Vasquez / Houston Chronicle )

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    An 18-wheeler overturned off the southbound lanes of U.S. 69 Freeway on University Boulevard today in Sugar Land. This story is developing, stay tuned for more details. (Photo: Godofredo A. Vasquez...
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Jan 10

Jan 08

Jan 08

Host an International Student--Houston

Are you interested in hosting an International high school student from China? New Oasis is actively looking for welcoming and supportive host families to open their hearts and homes to students attending
School programs in Houston area beginning in Fall of 2018. Our young people from China are seeking an American academic and cultural experience. They have all completed an international preparatory program, with a proven track record for excelling academically. Our students have been thoroughly screened to ensure they...

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Are you interested in hosting an International high school student from China? New Oasis is actively looking for welcoming and supportive host families to open their hearts and homes to students attending
School programs in Houston area beginning in Fall of 2018. Our young people from China are seeking an American academic and cultural experience. They have all completed an international preparatory program, with a proven track record for excelling academically. Our students have been thoroughly screened to ensure they will be a great fit for school placement and are eager to learn and experience American culture!

What is required to host an international student?


Our host families provide:
A comfortable and cultural-enriching environment Transportation to and from school (students may ride the school bus) Three nutritious meals each day A separate bedroom (bathrooms may be shared) Warm, supportive parental supervision of this young adult In exchange for opening your home, you'll enjoy an amazing cultural experience and bond with a student who becomes part of your family. You and your Chinese student will also receive ongoing academic and social support from the highly-skilled and trained staff at New Oasis International Education. Lastly, you will receive a monthly stipend from New Oasis. By hosting you can provide a global experience to your local community - all you have to do is say YES! Interested please apply today: https://newoasisedu.secure.force.com/HostFamilyApplication/

For any additional questions or thoughts, please reach out directly to :Elysa Krosmico
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    Host Family Application
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Dec 29

"It's pretty bad when 14-year-olds and a 17-y...

"It's pretty bad when 14-year-olds and a 17-year-old are shot. These are children, and they don't appear to have any type of history that would get them in this situation."

    14-year-old killed, 2 other teens hurt in SE Houston shooting
    A 14-year-old died and two other teens were hurt in a shooting late Thursday night outside a southeast Houston apartment complex, police said. Investigators said the shooting occurred shortly before 11 p.m. near Selinsky Road and Sesame, about a half-mile west of Sterling Aviation High School. All three victims were hospitalized.
    http://www.chron.com

Dec 27

RECALL ALERT: More than 4,700 pounds of beef ...

RECALL ALERT: More than 4,700 pounds of beef stew product sold at Texas H-E-B stores are being recalled.

    Beef stew sold at Texas H-E-B stores recalled for plastic and metal contamination
    The problem was discovered on Christmas Eve by the H-E-B grocery chain in San Antonio when employees opened boxes containing the multi-vac packages. That same day H-E-B locked the sales of all stew meat from their registers and pulled all products from shelves in all the stores.
    http://www.chron.com

Dec 25

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle shared H...

    Cancer survivor David Quessenberry completes 'very emotional' comeback with Texans
    Published 7:29 pm, Monday, December 25, 2017 When Texans offensive lineman David Quessenberry lined up as an extra blocker with the offense against the Pittsburgh Steelers, it completed an emotional, successful victory over cancer. Quessenberry made his inspirational NFL regular-season debut Monday following a three-year battle with non-Hodgkin T-lymphoblastic lymphoma.
    http://www.chron.com

Dec 23

Dec 21

The Associated Press breaks down the tax chan...

The Associated Press breaks down the tax change by income level. DETAILS: http://bit.ly/2BUBN9o What do you think?

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    The Associated Press breaks down the tax change by income level. What do you think?
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Dec 21

Dec 20

Debris pickup Continues

The City of Houston has issued a press release extending storm debris pickup. Meyerland will continue with normal compliance notification regarding heavy trash at the curb upon completion of storm debris pickup. Until then, we ask residents to continue moving their debris curbside for collection as quickly as possible.

    Meyerland
    The City of Houston has issued a press release extending storm debris pickup. Meyerland will continue with normal compliance notification regarding heavy trash at the curb upon completion of storm debris pickup. Until then, we ask residents to continue moving their debris curbside for collection as quickly as possible.
    http://www.meyerland.net

Dec 19

A cold front will sweep through Texas on Frid...

A cold front will sweep through Texas on Friday, dropping temps across Texas. More snow is expected in some parts of the state. DETAILS:

    Cold front coming through Texas could cause travel issues for Christmas weekend
    While it snowed in Houston a few weeks ago, a white Christmas isn't going to happen for the Bayou City, though in other parts of Texas, that may be a different story. A cold front will sweep through Texas on Friday, Dec.
    http://www.chron.com

Dec 16

A former Facebook executive says social media...

A former Facebook executive says social media are destroying society. (DETAILS: http://bit.ly/2yERdsz) Do you think it is?

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A former Facebook executive says social media are destroying society. (DETAILS: http://bit.ly/2yERdsz) Do you agree or disagree with him?
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Dec 15

Solange is still on the schedule to perform S...

Solange is still on the schedule to perform Sunday, but some were miffed that she's now nowhere to be found on Friday's schedule

    Day For Night loses Solange on Friday, Wolfgang Voigt, Sky Ferreira
    Day for Night kicks off this afternoon - but there are already a few hiccups. At least a quartet of acts have disappeared from the schedule. They include Friday's "Soul Cleansing," a performance by Solange and her artist collaborative Saint Heron and German electronic musician Wolfgang Voigt, who performs as GAS.
    http://www.chron.com

Dec 15

Last week Hakeem "The Dream" Olajuwon 's old ...

Last week Hakeem "The Dream" Olajuwon 's old home was listed right next door to Mattress Mack's former house. TAKE A LOOK AROUND: http://bit.ly/2AK38v6

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Last week Hakeem "The Dream" Olajuwon 's old home was listed right next door to Mattress Mack's former house. Take a look around here: http://bit.ly/2AK38v6
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Dec 14

Private university presidents earned an avera...

Private university presidents earned an average of $569,932. The top paid earn much more:

    Report: Salary for RPI's Jackson among highest in US colleges
    Private university presidents earned an average of $569,932 in 2015 - up 9 percent from the year before, The Chronicle of Higher Education's survey of executive compensation found. In all, 58 presidents each took home more than $1 million in 2015, compared with 39 the year before.
    http://www.chron.com

Dec 12

Believe it or not in December of 1959, Housto...

Believe it or not in December of 1959, Houstonians were happy to be stuck in traffic. Learn about Bayou City's first light display during this episode of #ForgottenDayHOU with Greenwood King Properties.(sponsored)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Believe it or not in December of 1959, Houstonians were happy to be stuck in traffic. Learn about Bayou City's first light display during this episode of #ForgottenDayHOU with Greenwood King Properties.
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Dec 11

Pay Your Assessment Online

MCIA will now be offering property owners the ability to pay their annual assessments online. 

    Pay Your Assessment Online
    Online payment can be made by making a one-time payment through your checking account. Credit cards are not accepted and payment may only be made through the link below. Payment by phone or in person is not available
    http://www.meyerland.net

Dec 11

This Week in Houston Food Events: Holiday Provisions and a Star Wars Pregame

Three Brothers Bakery, 12393 Kingsride, 4036 South Braeswood, 4606 Washington, has all the sweets for the holidays, including Gingerbread Cake Balls and special...

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Making its third anniversary return to Kenny & Ziggy’s, 2327 Post Oak, 5172 Buffalo Speedway, “It’s the Great Holiday Sandwich, Charlie Brown” is a special seasonal...

Making its third anniversary return to Kenny & Ziggy’s, 2327 Post Oak, 5172 Buffalo Speedway, “It’s the Great Holiday Sandwich, Charlie Brown” is a special seasonal sandwich that grabs...

Three Brothers Bakery, 12393 Kingsride, 4036 South Braeswood, 4606 Washington, has all the sweets for the holidays, including Gingerbread Cake...

Beginning at 7:30 p.m., Brasserie du Parc, 1440 Lamar, will be hosting a free match-making party for lovers of wine and the wines...

La Table, 1800 Post Oak, will be offering a special a la carte Hanukkah menu, available from Tuesday, December 12...

Backstreet Cafe, 1103 South Shepherd, invites guests to a three-course holiday lunch ($34 per person plus beverage, tax and...

...Richards of Pico’s Mex-Mex will lead a special tamale demo at Central Market, 3815 Westheimer. Guests can learn the basics of masa making and how to make and wrap fillings...

Bistro Provence, 13616 Memorial, invites guests to a most exquisite Christmas season wine dinner beginning at 7 p.m...

...six weeks after its initial grand opening due to Hurricane Harvey, the new Kingwood Salata, 4523 Kingwood, will reopen, starting with a ribbon cutting ceremony will at 10 a.m. CST. Open...

...of The Last Jedi (out December 15) at the Star Wars-obsessed pizzeria, Cane Rosso, 1835 North Shepherd and 4306 Yoakum. Specials include a C-3PO pizza (featuring three cheeses: mozzarella, provolone and...

...out December 15) at the Star Wars-obsessed pizzeria, Cane Rosso, 1835 North Shepherd and 4306 Yoakum. Specials include a C-3PO pizza (featuring three cheeses: mozzarella, provolone and goat); cocktails like...

Phoenicia Specialty Foods, 1001 Austin, will host a holiday brunch with Santa from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m...

Arnaldo Richards’ Picos, 3601 Kirby, is capping off its 12 Days of Mole with a Massive Mole and Tamale Brunch...

    This Week in Houston Food Events: Holiday Provisions and a Star Wars Pregame
    Here's a look at this week's hottest culinary happenings: Seasonal Specials Christmas Takeout Menu at B&B Butchers & Restaurant The Butcher Shop at B&B Butchers & Restaurant, 1814 Washington, is offering a festive Christmas take-out menu, which is available all month with a 24-hour notice (the filet mignon as that is...
    http://www.houstonpress.com

Dec 11

Some of the senators are calling on the presi...

Some of the senators are calling on the president to "do the honorable thing." Do you agree with their reasoning?

    In Franken's wake, three senators call on President Trump to resign
    WASHINGTON - Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and two of his Democratic colleagues have suggested that President Donald Trump should consider resigning, after a run of sexual harassment scandals that has driven out some members of Congress. Sen.
    http://www.chron.com

Dec 08

“The scariest part of the attacks...is that t...

“The scariest part of the attacks...is that they were led by quite a few big females in the adult industry."

    Jenna Jameson Shreds Porn Industry Women for 'Trolling' August Ames Before Her Suicide
    Jenna Jameson has gone on the attack against members of her former industry for "trolling" porn actress August Ames prior to her suicide at age 23 on Tuesday. In a series of tweets Thursday, porn icon Jameson took specific aim at women in the industry for going on the attack against Ames.
    http://www.chron.com

Dec 08

"The beauty of the white on the trees from th...

"The beauty of the white on the trees from that altitude was amazing." Scroll through aerial shots of Houston's snow fall: #HoustonSnow

    Stunning aerial photos show Houston in a Winter Wonderland
    A Cypress man captured the beauty of Houston's snowfall with a drone capable of 4K ultra HD imagery
    http://www.chron.com

Dec 08

WATCH: Texas A&M University students celebrat...

WATCH: Texas A&M University students celebrated the snow by pulling Santa on a sled through campus. (Natalya Robles) http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/texas/article/texas-a-m-santa-claus-sleigh-video-viral-12416262.php

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    WATCH: Texas A&M University students celebrated the snow by pulling Santa violently on a sled through campus. (Natalya Robles)...
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Dec 08

Check out the snowy scene across the Houston ...

Check out the snowy scene across the Houston area. Share your photos on Facebook Messenger, letting us know where they were taken and who to credit. #HoustonSnow

    Snow falls across the Houston area
    As of early Friday, snow still stuck to the ground across parts of the city. Overnight, snow fell and locals excitedly shared images on social media. The National Weather Service Houston predicts snow fall through 9 a.m., although as of 6 a.m. some parts of the city were no longer seeing the flurries.
    http://www.chron.com

Dec 07

The 9,042-square-foot home features six bedro...

The 9,042-square-foot home features six bedrooms, nine full bathrooms and an outdoor kitchen for $3.9 million. Take a look around:

    The producer of 'Dallas Buyers Club' is selling his gorgeous Houston-area mansion
    You have the chance to live life like a movie producer in The Woodlands. Joe Newcomb, producer of the movie "Dallas Buyers Club," is selling his 9,024 square-foot home for $3.9 million. With six bedrooms, nine full bathrooms and a luxury pool, the home is perfect for anyone looking to live large.
    http://www.chron.com

Dec 07

Recognize any of these Houston Texans players...

Recognize any of these Houston Texans players? Take a look at how players looked as kids:

    What Texans players looked like as kids
    The Texans are not having the type of year many people expected after three straight 9-7 seasons. At 4-8, the Texans are pretty much just playing out the string for the final four weeks of the season. That's why it's perfect timing to look back at a simpler time.
    http://www.chron.com

Dec 06

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle shared H...

    Houston Chronicle
    Tonight we're pleased to present "Greater Houston After Harvey," a Houston Chronicle signature event. We'll discuss flooding causes and solutions, the government's role in creating a resilient...
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Dec 05

In case you missed it, this happened last nig...

In case you missed it, this happened last night. #HoustonStrong

    Smith: Watt, Altuve lift Houston even higher
    Updated 8:09 pm, Monday, December 4, 2017 A special time for Houston keeps getting better. The Astros won the World Series in the year of Hurricane Harvey. Jose Altuve followed up that first-ever world title with the American League MVP award.And on Monday night, J.J.
    http://www.chron.com

Dec 05

According to the National Weather Service Hou...

According to the National Weather Service Houston, these temps are sticking around through the weekend. FORECAST: http://bit.ly/2iod3Ln

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    According to the National Weather Service Houston, these temps are sticking around through the weekend:
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Dec 04

TIME's 2017 Person of the Year Shortlist was ...

TIME's 2017 Person of the Year Shortlist was revealed. Who should take the top spot? Kaepernick? Trump? One of the other finalists? MEET ALL THE FINALISTS HERE: http://bit.ly/2AnYQZ7

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    TIME's 2017 Person of the Year Shortlist was revealed. Who should take the top honor? Kaepernick? Trump? One of the other finalists? MEET THEM HERE: http://bit.ly/2AnYQZ7
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Dec 04

After deputy Nick Tullier was shot in the hea...

After deputy Nick Tullier was shot in the head, one doctor suggested removing life support. But he wasn't in a vegetative state, as physicians believed. “How are you gonna unplug somebody who's breathing on their own?”

    Alive Inside: How a Houston hospital restores patients with severe brain injuries
    Across the country, thousands of people with severe brain injuries are wrongly labeled as unconscious each year. Among them, a small number make it to a Houston rehab hospital, where those with even the worst injuries get a shot at recovery.
    http://www.houstonchronicle.com

Dec 04

The Texas representative who used $84,000 in ...

The Texas representative who used $84,000 in taxpayer dollars to settle with a former aide who sued him for sexual harassment says he's going to pay back the money.

    Blake Farenthold vows to repay taxpayers in sexual harassment case
    WASHINGTON - Texas U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold, who used $84,000 in taxpayer dollars to settle with a former aide who sued him for sexual harassment in 2014, says he's going to pay back the money.
    http://www.chron.com

Dec 04

A college student from Spring pleaded guilty ...

A college student from Spring pleaded guilty today to plotting to join ISIS in Syria:

    College student admits to conspiracy to support ISIS
    A college student from Spring pleaded guilty on Monday to plotting to join ISIS in Syria in a case that dates to the earliest American news reports of about terrorist group. Asher Abid Khan, 23, admitted in a Houston courtroom that he conspired with others and attempted to provide "material support" to a foreign terrorist organization.
    http://www.chron.com

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