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He pretended to be Harris County District Att...

He pretended to be Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, as well as a number of other officials, in an effort to bilk his girlfriend's adult daughter out of $13,000.

    Houston man accused of impersonating Harris County district attorney in family finance scam
    He pretended to be Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg. Before that, prosecutors say, he said he impersonated former District Attorney Devon Anderson. He also masqueraded as District Clerk Chris Daniel and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. William Vincente Figueroa, 41, was charged this week with impersonating a public servant and felony theft in charging documents released Friday.
    https://www.chron.com

3 days ago

This year, our Houston chefs set a new record...

This year, our Houston chefs set a new record in what's often referred to as the Oscars of the national dining scene:

    Unprecedented number of Houston restaurants, chefs named semifinalists for James Beard Awards
    Houston chefs and restaurants today received an unprecedented seven national-level semifinalist nominations for the prestigious James Beard Awards, along with a healthy crop of five nods in the regionally based Best Chef Southwest category - 6, if you count the chef duo of Ross Coleman and James Haywood, who got their first nomination for their work at modern soul emporium Kitchen 713.
    https://www.chron.com

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Duane Brown joined Arian Foster's podcast and...

Duane Brown joined Arian Foster's podcast and talked about his departure from the Houston Texans.

    Duane Brown opens up about leaving Texans, Bob McNair
    Former Texans left tackle Duane Brown was a guest on the podcast "Now What? with Arian Foster," and gave details about his experiences in Houston and how his time with the Texans came to an end. "It was bigger than football for me at that point," said Brown, who was traded to the Seahawks in October after a lengthy holdout.
    https://www.chron.com

4 days ago

She was hit by a car and lying on the ground ...

She was hit by a car and lying on the ground when a truck traveling northbound struck her again. Neither one of the drivers remained at the scene.

5 days ago

The performer has three felony counts of "use...

The performer has three felony counts of "use of a child in a sexual performance".

    Outrage erupts after South Padre spring break party books rapper convicted of child sex crime
    Updated 2:11 pm, Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Clayton's Beach Bar is the usual spot for South Padre Island spring breakers, but the crowd seems ready to throw tomatoes at a performer listed in the lineup for the week-long party.
    https://www.chron.com

Feb 11

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

    Twitter mocks racists after DNA test shows ancient Britons had dark skin
    Ancient inhabitants of modern-day United Kingdom may have rocked dark skin and blue eyes, a DNA test on a 10,000-year-old skeleton revealed Wednesday. The new findings, along with a 3-D recreation of the oldest-known Briton, who scientists dubbed "Cheddar Man," are being used to by Twitter users to mock white supremacists that have long looked to Europe for notions of racial purity.
    https://www.chron.com

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

    Charges dismissed against Prairie View cop who Tased city councilman
    Charges have been dropped against a Prairie View police officer who used a Taser on a city council member while arresting him in 2015. But the former councilman has filed a federal suit against both officers who were on the scene that night, the city of Prairie View and the Prairie View Police Department.
    https://www.chron.com

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Feb 06

The 15-year-old southeast Texas teen who'd pr...

The 15-year-old southeast Texas teen who'd previously gone missing -- thought to be with a Snapchat predator -- was found. She died Saturday, two months after she was reunited with her family.

    Orange Co. teen whose disappearance sparked national hunt has died
    A teen girl from Orange County whose November disappearance sparked a nationwide search has died, family members announced on social media. Heaven Ray Cox, 15, died Saturday. She was a student at Little Cypress-Mauriceville. A cause of death has not been announced. Heaven was reunited with family on Dec.
    http://www.chron.com

Feb 06

She'd rather maintain her anonymity than coll...

She'd rather maintain her anonymity than collect her half-billion dollars. Anyone who'd take it on her behalf?

    All she has to do to collect a $560 million lotto jackpot is make her name public. She refuses.
    The winning numbers triple-checked and the lottery ticket signed, the New Hampshire woman knew her life was about to change in a very positive way - except for one petrifying thing. As the winner of last month's $560 million Powerball, she would soon be the world's newest owner of a nine-digit bank account.
    http://www.chron.com

Feb 04

The boyfriend confronted him after he broke i...

The boyfriend confronted him after he broke into the home early this morning.

    Man accused of stabbing ex-wife's boyfriend to death with children at home
    A man is accused of stabbing his ex-wife's new boyfriend to death early Sunday in a northwest Harris County home. The woman's children were also inside the house on Steamboat Springs near Camden Parkway when 47-year-old Jorge Perez Rios forced his way inside around 1 a.m., according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.
    http://www.chron.com

Feb 03

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

    Texans' J.J. Watt earns Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award
    Updated 7:40 pm, Saturday, February 3, 2018 MINNEAPOLIS - Texans defensive end J.J. Watt won the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year Award on Saturday night. After raising more than $37 million in 19 days for a Hurricane Harvey relief fund, Watt was expected to win the award over Carolina tight end Greg Olsen and Baltimore tight end Benjamin Watson.
    http://www.chron.com

Feb 02

The latest in rolling updates: A father of th...

The latest in rolling updates: A father of three victims lunged at the disgraced doctor during a court hearing.

    The Latest: Judge: Victims' father tries to attack Nassar
    CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) - The Latest on the final sentencing hearing for disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar (all times local): 10:50 a.m. A sentencing hearing has resumed for Larry Nassar after a father of three of his victims tried to attack the disgraced former sports doctor in a Michigan courtroom.
    http://www.chron.com

Feb 02

FEMA is considering ending a shelter program ...

FEMA is considering ending a shelter program put displaced Harvey victims in hotels. That could affect more than 3,500 locals. Do you think they should receive an extension?

    FEMA weighs end of transitional sheltering program
    FEMA Coordinating Officer Kevin Hannes, one of the agency's top officials helping coordinate recovery efforts in Texas after Harvey, said that the program is slated to end March 12, unless the state requests an extension and FEMA determines there is a need for the program to continue.
    http://www.chron.com

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Feb 01

In case you missed this major news yesterday:...

In case you missed this major news yesterday: The new "Whale" well struck a potentially major oil payload while drilling to about 23,000 feet in the deepwater Gulf about 200 miles southwest of Houston.

    Shell makes "Whale" of a discovery with Chevron in the Gulf of Mexico
    Updated 7:38 am, Thursday, February 1, 2018 Royal Dutch Shell said Wednesday it made a new discovery in the western Gulf of Mexico with Chevron. The new "Whale" well struck a potentially major oil payload while drilling to about 23,000 feet in the deepwater Gulf about 200 miles southwest of Houston, Shell said.
    http://www.chron.com

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Jan 31

Would simplifying this complicated process he...

Would simplifying this complicated process help both parties in reaching a compromise? Here's the short answer, and the long one:

    Explainer: Why can't immigrants here illegally just apply for citizenship?
    Why can't they just stand in line and fill out the paperwork? As President Donald Trump prepares to give his state of the union address, almost certainly raising the issue of young immigrants who stand to lose their work permits, we explain.
    http://www.houstonchronicle.com

Jan 31

The Definitive Guide to Houston's Farmers Markets

3000 Richmond Ave.

This article has 6 other Houston locations (Show)

901 Bagby St.

5600 Greenbriar Dr.

2120 Ella Blvd.

10503 Westheimer Rd.

Technically a food stand rather than a truck, Sean Carroll’s now-legendary crêpe cart started as a one-man operation on a Montrose corner and has since become a mini-empire. You can visit the new storefront at 711 Heights Blvd., or get a crêpe al fresco from the market stand.

$ Bakeries, Café 204 Aurora St.

    The Definitive Guide to Houston's Farmers Markets
    For years and years, they said it couldn't be done. Although other coastal cities had flourishing farmers markets, back in the '80s and '90s, Houston couldn't sustain one. So interested local chefs, of which there were only a few, made do.
    https://www.houstoniamag.com

Jan 31

A 26-year-old Houston father was killed on th...

A 26-year-old Houston father was killed on the fourth of his new job at a tire-recycling plant.

    Houston-area father brutally killed after getting caught in industrial shredder
    A Houston-area father was killed on the job Friday night after he accidentally got caught in a tire shredder. Byron Jones, 26, was killed at Genan, Inc., a tire recycling plant in Sheldon, ABC 13 reported. It was his fourth day on the job, attorney Andrew Seerden, who is representing Jones' family, told Chron.com.
    http://www.chron.com

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