1 hour ago

We'd love to see your ice storm photos; messa...

We'd love to see your ice storm photos; message us on Facebook with them!

    The best ice storm photos shared by Houston readers on social media
    Houstonians have shared photos of their pets, cars, and homes coated in ice on social media Tuesday.
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1 hour ago

A pet kangaroo was hopping down a Texas highw...

A pet kangaroo was hopping down a Texas highway and causes a police chase. http://bit.ly/2FLyCzJ

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A pet kangaroo was hopping down a Texas highway and causes a police chase. http://bit.ly/2FLyCzJ
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1 hour ago

The agency will respond to situations where p...

The agency will respond to situations where people are stranded.

    Metro ending service at 5:30 p.m. due to 'dangerous road conditions'
    Metro is halting bus service at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, citing "dangerous road conditions." People should make arrangements to catch buses prior to 5:30, Metropolitan Transit Authority spokesman Jerome Gray said, adding that the agency will respond to situations where people are stranded. "The key is to get to those services as we are phasing them down," Gray said.
    http://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

Around the country, 12 immigrants died in det...

Around the country, 12 immigrants died in detention in the 2017 fiscal year:

    Immigration detention deaths reach the highest total since 2009
    A Mexican immigrant's death near Houston after he was evacuated from the path of Hurricane Irma in September marked the end of the deadliest year for immigrants held in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody in nearly a decade.
    http://www.houstonchronicle.com

2 hours ago

The outgoing artistic director is accused of ...

The outgoing artistic director is accused of creating a toxic, abusive work environment that was allowed to continue for years.

    Alley Theatre in crisis as allegations continue to build
    The devastation Hurricane Harvey brought to the Alley Theatre could pale in comparison to the damage inflicted by a tsunami of allegations by more than a dozen current and former employees of Houston's Tony Award-winning resident company. A Chronicle story details how outgoing artistic director Gregory Boyd created a toxic, abusive work environment that was allowed to continue for years.
    http://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

Police say one of the men claimed they "marri...

Police say one of the men claimed they "married" each other's young daughters.

    Members of alleged doomsday group accused of kidnapping children, sodomy
    Two members of an alleged doomsday group are accused of marrying each other's daughters and kidnapping them. News station KUTV reports Utah man Samuel Shaffer told police that he was betrothed to John Coltharp's daughter and that Coltharp was betrothed to his daughter. Both of the girls are between the ages of 7 and 8.
    http://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

We want to see what you're seeing during this...

We want to see what you're seeing during this winter storm. Send your photos to photos@chron.com or here on Facebook. (Photo: Jason Fochtman, Houston Chronicle) THE LATEST: http://bit.ly/2B8m1n2

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    We want to see what you're seeing during this winter storm. Send your photos to photos@chron.com or here on Facebook. (Photo: Jason Fochtman, Houston Chronicle) THE LATEST: http://bit.ly/2B8m1n2
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2 hours ago

Whose House?

Whose House?

    University of Houston coogs you've seen in movies, sports
    School is back in session at the University of Houston, and that means a new crop of upcoming graduates will soon go on to spread their wings. No doubt, many of them will enter the public eye, especially considering the number of Coogs currently learning -- last year, some 45,000 students enrolled with UH.
    http://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

For those who cannot stay put, here's some ad...

For those who cannot stay put, here's some advice about how to drive on ice.

    Tips for driving on icy roads from people who know
    Officials have sounded the alarm and encouraged people in the Houston area to stay off the roads as winter weather descends on the area. For those who cannot stay put, here's some advice about how to pull off driving on ice, culled from those who deal with frequently: The Minnesota Department of Public Safety.
    http://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

Harris County Sheriff’s Office Homicide inves...

Harris County Sheriff’s Office Homicide investigators are releasing surveillance video of persons of interest in the double murder of a husband and wife. Please share the information: http://bit.ly/2DlX9NC

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Harris County Sheriff's Office Homicide investigators are releasing surveillance video of persons of interest in the double murder of a husband and wife. Please share the information:...
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4 hours ago

When there were rumors that the Houston Rocke...

When there were rumors that the Houston Rockets used a secret locker room entrance to try and fight the Clippers last night, hilarious memes started popping up.

    Internet has a blast with Rockets-Clippers near-fight
    The Rockets-Clippers game didn't end until the early hours of Tuesday morning, but the internet never sleeps, especially when there are rumors of Chris Paul using a secret entrance to try to get into the Clippers' locker room to fight.
    http://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

Sheriff Ed Gonzalez played and replayed surve...

Sheriff Ed Gonzalez played and replayed surveillance video of two persons of interest as he begged the public for help solving the "brazen, horrific" execution-style killing of a Spring couple.

    Persons of interest sought in Spring execution-style double murder
    Flanked by grieving relatives and silent investigators, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez played and replayed surveillance video of two persons of interest as he begged the public for help solving the "brazen, horrific" execution-style killing of a Spring couple.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

Police are investigating a possible homicide ...

Police are investigating a possible homicide reported at a west Houston hotel this morning.

    Man found dead at west Houston hotel
    Published 10:49 am, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Police are responding to a possible homicide reported at a west Houston hotel Tuesday morning. A 911 call came in about 9:35 a.m. for a welfare check at the Galleria Inn & Suite, on the 9400 block of Westheimer, near Fondren, but when first responders arrived they found a deceased man, said Houston Police Department spokesman John Cannon.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

You might need to plan for dinner at home ton...

You might need to plan for dinner at home tonight:

    Houston restaurants suffer under the big chill
    Tuesday's winter blast took a chilly bite out of the Houston restaurant scene. Restaurants throughout Greater Houston shuttered or packed up shop early as temperatures fell below freezing and a winter storm warning kept workers home and forced school closures.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

Kim Kardashian West: "We're incredibly gratef...

Kim Kardashian West: "We're incredibly grateful to our surrogate who made our dreams come true."

    Kim Kardashian West and husband Kanye welcome baby girl
    NEW YORK (AP) - It's a girl for Kim Kardashian West and her husband, Kanye West, via surrogate. Kardashian West announced Tuesday on her app under the headline "We're so in Love" that their third baby was born early Monday and weighed in at 7 pounds, 6 ounces.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

Officials are warning residents to stay off t...

Officials are warning residents to stay off the roads today if they can, as the potential for freezing rain and sleet is only expected to grow as the hours roll on and the temperatures continue to drop. (Photo: Godofredo A. Vasquez/Houston Chronicle) DETAILS: http://bit.ly/2B8m1n2

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Officials are warning residents to stay off the roads today if they can, as the potential for freezing rain and sleet is only expected to grow as the hours roll on and the temperatures continue to...
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5 hours ago

The Dave Matthews Band is kicking off their t...

The Dave Matthews Band is kicking off their tour in our backyard:

    Dave Matthews Band to launch tour in The Woodlands
    Once was the time a summer Dave Matthews Band tour was a given. Then the group took last summer off and its legion had to find something else to do. But the DMB's break lasted just one cycle, and the band has set a summer tour that launches in The Woodlands at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion on May 18.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

Reports of ice and "winter weather" are poppi...

Reports of ice and "winter weather" are popping up all over town, but how does today compare to snowfall in Houston throughout the years? Greenwood King Properties knows! #ForgottenDayHOU

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Reports of ice and "winter weather" are popping up all over town, but how does today compare to snowfall in Houston throughout the years? Greenwood King Properties knows! #ForgottenDayHOU
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6 hours ago

Houston has traded in their flash floods for ...

Houston has traded in their flash floods for a flash freeze.

    Houston reacts to wintry Tuesday as roads ice over and temperatures drop
    It's probably a laughing matter to the rest of the country, but it's common knowledge in Houston that the city's weather can be bipolar - especially when the high on Monday is in the 60s and the low on Tuesday is 23 degrees.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

The teacher was arrested after a woman said h...

The teacher was arrested after a woman said her son confessed to having a sexual relationship with his former English teacher.

    Texas teacher accused of having sexual relationship with 16-year-old student
    A Texas teacher has been arrested and charged with having an improper relationship with a student after the 16-year-old teenager reportedly told his mother about the sexual relationship. Marisela Mendoza Winn, 39, taught at IDEA McAllen Public Schools and is accused of having sexual relations with a student who was in her English class.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

Gov. Abbott just unveiled a plan to curb soar...

Gov. Abbott just unveiled a plan to curb soaring property taxes, calling for a 2.5 percent annual cap on revenue growth from property taxes in each taxing jurisdiction.

    Gov. Abbott proposes 2.5 percent cap on property tax revenues
    Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday unveiled a plan to curb skyrocketing property taxes in Texas, calling for a 2.5 percent cap on revenue growth from property taxes each year in each taxing jurisdiction.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

Voter approval would be needed to exceed stat...

Voter approval would be needed to exceed state limit:

    Gov. Abbott proposes 2.5 percent cap on property tax revenues
    Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday unveiled a plan to curb skyrocketing property taxes in Texas, calling for a 2.5 percent cap on revenue growth from property taxes each year in each taxing jurisdiction.
    http://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Did you notice this fashion coincidence?

Did you notice this fashion coincidence?

    Houstonians are jubilant over two female meteorologists wearing the same dress
    The wintry weather and school closures aren't the only things that have gotten Houstonians excited Tuesday. NBC meteorologist Jennifer Reyna and KHOU's Chita Craft both wore the same dress Tuesday morning and the Internet can't deal. "2ladies w great taste," Twitter user @StonesiferAmy said. "What are the chances same dress same day."
    http://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Houston police again used the controversial P...

Houston police again used the controversial PIT maneuver to stop an erratic driver. What do you think of the method?

    Police use PIT maneuver to stop erratic, dancing driver
    Police used the recently approved PIT maneuver to end a highway chase early Tuesday in northeast Houston. A spokesman said the driver was "dancing" and driving erratically and seemed to be "under the influence of some kind of substance."
    http://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

A view from the top:

A view from the top:

    Get a bird's eye view of the city from high atop downtown Houston's Heritage Plaza
    The 53-floor Heritage Plaza building at 1111 Bagby is one of the most-recognizable in downtown Houston. Started in 1984 and completed three years later, it is renowned in architecture circles for its broad shoulders topped by a unique formation that looks like a crumbling Mayan ruin.
    http://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez: "It's very...

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez: "It's very deceiving, because some parts are OK right now and will get you to your destination. But the larger problem is the commute home. The worst is yet to come." DETAILS: http://bit.ly/2B8m1n2

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez: "It's very deceiving, because some parts are OK right now and will get you to your destination. But the larger problem is the commute home. The worst is yet to...
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8 hours ago

The woman who recorded the marsupial wasn't s...

The woman who recorded the marsupial wasn't sure if her eyes were deceiving her at first.

    Pet kangaroo hopping down Texas highway causes police chase
    Cindy White had to double check that she was still in the Lone Star State when she almost hit a kangaroo in East Texas on Sunday. "It was just a crazy day. Thank goodness I got pictures, because no one would believe me," White told the Chronicle.
    http://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

The elevations are projected to cost a total ...

The elevations are projected to cost a total of nearly $920,000, paid for almost entirely by FEMA.

    Houston City Council to consider more home elevation contracts
    City Council is poised to authorize contracts for three Meyerland-area home elevations Wednesday, the next step in a federally funded program local officials have criticized as slow and expensive.
    http://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

A 15-year-old girl accused him of raping her ...

A 15-year-old girl accused him of raping her for about a year, sometimes after he picked her up from school.

    San Antonio man accused of sexually assaulting 15-year-old after picking her up from school
    A 31-year-old man was arrested Sunday after a 15-year-old girl accused him of raping her for about a year, sometimes after he picked her up from school.
    http://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

A girl escaped her family home, where she and...

A girl escaped her family home, where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up. Police found several children shackled to their beds with chains and padlocks in dark, foul-smelling surroundings.

    California teen leads deputies to parents' house of horrors
    PERRIS, Calif. (AP) - A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults.
    http://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

A winter storm warning remains in effect acro...

A winter storm warning remains in effect across the region. Here's the latest:

    Freezing rain, sleet on the way as Houston remains under winter storm warning
    Updated 8:18 am, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Officials are warning residents to stay off the roads today if they can, as the potential for freezing rain and sleet is only expected to grow as the hours roll on and the temperatures continue to drop.
    http://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

"I think the death penalty was probably sough...

"I think the death penalty was probably sought in this case because it was a time when they were seeking the death penalty just for sport."

    Houston death row inmate behind 1995 double shooting loses federal appeal
    A Houston-area death row prisoner convicted of killing two men in a drug deal gone bad lost out Monday in a federal appeals court, a ruling that could move him one step closer to an execution date.
    http://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Officials are asking locals to avoid travelin...

Officials are asking locals to avoid traveling if possible. Temps are expected to continue to drop:

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Officials are asking locals to avoid traveling if possible. Temps are expected to continue to drop:
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10 hours ago

Update: Rice University and South Texas Colle...

Update: Rice University and South Texas College of Law Houston Alumni are closed Tuesday. Here's the full list of school districts that are closed due to weather conditions:

    Majority of Houston-area ISDs announce school closures for Tuesday
    Updated 6:10 pm, Monday, January 15, 2018 School districts that educate more than 1 million students across Houston metro area announced they will close Tuesday, Jan. 16 ahead of potential winter weather.
    http://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Updated: Rice University and South Texas Coll...

Updated: Rice University and South Texas College of Law Houston Alumni are closed Tuesday. Here's the full list of school districts that are closed due to weather conditions:

    Majority of Houston-area ISDs announce school closures for Tuesday
    Updated 6:10 pm, Monday, January 15, 2018 School districts that educate more than 1 million students across Houston metro area announced they will close Tuesday, Jan. 16 ahead of potential winter weather.
    http://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

Things got crazy after Monday night's Houston...

Things got crazy after Monday night's Houston Rockets game, including a near altercation inside the Clippers' locker room.

11 hours ago

Here's an updated list of school districts th...

Here's an updated list of school districts that have announced closures.

    Majority of Houston-area ISDs announce school closures for Tuesday
    Updated 6:10 pm, Monday, January 15, 2018 School districts that educate more than 1 million students across Houston metro area announced they will close Tuesday, Jan. 16 ahead of potential winter weather.
    http://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

"You’re always told life gets hard, that ther...

"You’re always told life gets hard, that there’ll be dark times, but nobody prepares you for that.”

    Two survivors of the deadly massacre in Sutherland Springs tie the knot
    Unitia "Nish" Harris held up her daughter's wedding dress on Thursday, hours before she would get married: "So does she plan on an instant growth spurt?" The dress - colored a non-traditional black and decorated with intricate white flowers - would have been a good length for heels.
    http://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

The video is shocking.

The video is shocking.

    Surveillance video shows car slamming into 2nd floor of dental office
    A crash that sent a car flying into the second floor of a Southern California dental office early Sunday was captured on surveillance video. The footage, from Santa Ana, looks a like a scene out of "The Fast and the Furious."
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

She will portray the girlfriend of the teenag...

She will portray the girlfriend of the teenage Randall Pearson in a highly emotional character arc on “This Is Us."

    San Antonio teen starts moving 'This Is Us' role
    A San Antonio native portrays the girlfriend of the teenage Randall Pearson in a highly emotional character arc on "This Is Us" that begins at 8 p.m. Tuesday on NBC. Isabel Oliver Marcus, a North East School of the Arts alum, portrays Allison, a friend whom Randall (Niles Fitch) begins to date.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

Police say their injuries were non ife-threat...

Police say their injuries were non ife-threatening.

    3 injured in drive-by shooting on Martin Luther King Boulevard
    Houston police are investigating the drive-by shooting of three teenagers on Martin Luther King Boulevard in Southeast Houston Monday evening. Three teenagers - two 15-year-olds and a 14-year-old, according to KRIV-TV - were reportedly injured by the shooting, which happened around 8:15 p.m. at the intersection of MLK Boulevard and Belfort Street at a Shell gas station.
    http://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

The anonymous accuser wrote about a date that...

The anonymous accuser wrote about a date that she and the star went on months ago.

    Aziz Ansari answers accuser: 'I took her words to heart'
    Aziz Ansari responded to a woman's accusation that she "felt violated" during a September 2017 date with him by saying Sunday that he had taken "her words to heart." The actor-comedian said he believed everything that happened between him and the woman, a Brooklyn photographer who spoke with Babe.net about her accusations, had been consensual.
    http://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

The boy was scratched by the sick animal.

The boy was scratched by the sick animal.

    6-year-old Florida boy dies of rabies contracted from a bat
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A 6-year-old Florida boy has died from rabies he contracted after being scratched by an infected bat. The father of Ryker Roque told NBC that the boy died Sunday at an Orlando hospital.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

See what they did to all lose weight.

See what they did to all lose weight.

    Before/after: Family's amazing transformation after 6 months of working out
    When his parents temporarily moved in with him to help take care of his soon-to-be born son, Chinese photographer Jesse Ding looked for an activity that the whole family could take part in. According to Bored Panda, Ding suggested that they all begin a fitness regime that would hopefully make them healthier while bringing them closer together.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

From our entertainment wire today: This qui...

From our entertainment wire today: This quiz is harder than it looks.

    Which pair of celebrity eyes are these?
    Although the adherents of the "Time's Up" movement brought a spiritually rewarding tone to last Sunday's Golden Globe Awards, and the range of fashion shown by all those stars wearing all that black was truly impressive, we were left thirsting for something a little more ... well ... colorful.
    http://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Some of the defendants were charged with the ...

Some of the defendants were charged with the offense multiple times.

    Records: 123 people arrested on felony drunk driving with a child charges in 2017
    Dozens of San Antonians were arrested on felony drunken driving charges in 2017 for allegedly operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a child under 15 in the car, an analysis by mySA.com shows.
    http://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

A teen led officials to the house where her 1...

A teen led officials to the house where her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up.

    California teen leads deputies to parents' house of horrors
    PERRIS, Calif. (AP) - A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

He spent the night in lockup after being pull...

He spent the night in lockup after being pulled over for a traffic violation and failing a sobriety test:

    Basketball Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman arrested for DUI in SoCal
    Published 11:27 am, Sunday, January 14, 2018 Celebrity sleuth website TMZ is reporting that former NBA defensive giant, Dennis Rodman, was arrested for DUI Saturday night in Southern California. According to the report, Rodman spent the night in lockup in Newport Beach after being pulled over for a traffic violation and failing a field sobriety test.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

“I think I have been poisoned again.”

“I think I have been poisoned again.”

    In 1905, someone murdered the founder of Stanford University. They've never been caught.
    There was a great deal of gossip in San Francisco when Mrs. Jane Stanford suddenly left her Nob Hill mansion for Hawaii on February 15, 1905. Ill health was one theory. Low spirits another. But, most shocking of all, the persistent rumor that, one month prior, someone had tried to murder the co-founder of Stanford University.
    http://www.chron.com

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