6 hours ago

If you spent your formative years in the Cold...

If you spent your formative years in the Cold War, you know full well that things could be a lot worse.

    25 Cold War flicks to keep you warm during a binge session
    Updated 2:02 pm, Saturday, February 17, 2018 Stories of Russian interference in U.S. elections. A controversial president. Constant terrorist attacks and endless war. And worst of all, the threat of North Korea raining nuclear missiles on the United States. Yes, it's a scary period in history.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

The Houston rapper posted on Instagram that h...

The Houston rapper posted on Instagram that he "loved" the movie.

    Houston rapper Travis Scott rented out two theaters in Stafford for people to watch 'Black Panther'
    Published 5:24 pm, Saturday, February 17, 2018 Houston rapper, Travis Scott just came in clutch for people in the Stafford area who wanted to see "Black Panther." The new father, and Kylie Jenner's boyfriend, rented out two entire theaters for the Feb.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Snowboarding and women's hockey were inducted...

Snowboarding and women's hockey were inducted into the Winter Olympics in 1998 and Tara Lipinski won a gold medal at the age 15.

    Photos: A look back at the 1998 Winter Olympics, 20 years later
    Two decades ago, East Texas shined bright on the world stage in Nagano, Japan, as Tara Lipinski wowed the world, earning the gold medal in figure skating. The Sugar Land native was 15 years old at the time of her victory, becoming the youngest winner of an individual event in the history of the Winter Games.
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

Things aren't looking so hot for some other s...

Things aren't looking so hot for some other shows though

    Two of your favorite summer shows are returning
    Fox and NBC just announced they are bringing back two summer TV favorites.
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8 hours ago

Who could forget!

Who could forget!

    The most popular pinup girl the year you were born
    Because a "like" on a favorite celebrities' newest photo on social media basically equates to ripping out the page in a magazine, we're bringing back the most popular pinup girls from 1940 to 1989.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

Men, women and children were killed in the cr...

Men, women and children were killed in the crash

    Copter on quake mission flips in Mexico, kills 13 on ground
    MEXICO CITY (AP) - A military helicopter carrying officials who were assessing damage from a powerful earthquake flipped as it was attempting to land in southern Mexico, crashing on top of people who had fled their homes and were spending the night outside.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

Do you know anyone who got engaged on Valenti...

Do you know anyone who got engaged on Valentine's Day?

    These are some of the best wedding venues in Houston
    Published 2:26 pm, Saturday, February 17, 2018 Valentine's Day has passed, which officially marks the start of engagement season,. Now it's time to start wedding planning. Getting set to wed in the Bayou City involves a lot of decision-making, starting with the venue.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Watch the local cops on A&E tonight.

Watch the local cops on A&E tonight.

    Houston-area cops to be featured on A&E's Live PD
    Updated 7:51 pm, Monday, February 12, 2018 Crime show junkies, rejoice: A local law enforcement agency will soon be featured on A&E's Live PD. Crews from the show will be riding along with the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office for the next 12 to 14 weeks starting Friday.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

How do you think this could impact the Port o...

How do you think this could impact the Port of Galveston?

    'One-of-a-kind attractions' make South Padre Island a good cruise ship destination, study says
    Updated 10:22 am, Saturday, February 17, 2018 South Padre Island is shaping up to be a good cruise ship destination, a newly completed study shows. SPI Cruise Group released its first report Thursday, which looked into branding, consumer demand and revenue possibilities of turning South Padre Island into a cruise ship port of call.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

There are possibilities of turning South Padr...

There are possibilities of turning South Padre Island into a cruise ship port of call.

    'One-of-a-kind attractions' make South Padre Island a good cruise ship destination, study says
    Updated 10:22 am, Saturday, February 17, 2018 South Padre Island is shaping up to be a good cruise ship destination, a newly completed study shows. SPI Cruise Group released its first report Thursday, which looked into branding, consumer demand and revenue possibilities of turning South Padre Island into a cruise ship port of call.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

The hype is real with these spectators.

The hype is real with these spectators.

    These fans are the stars of the sidelines at the 2018 Winter Olympics
    Published 5:47 pm, Thursday, February 15, 2018 The athletes and their incredible skills are the center of the Olympic Games, but the real MVP's are the fans who hype up the event and their team. People from all across the world gather at the games to cheer on their home county and witness the incredible feats of athleticism on the world's biggest stage.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

This is the final season.

This is the final season.

    Harry Connick Jr.'s daytime show to end after 2 seasons
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Harry Connick Jr.'s daytime show is coming to an end later this year. NBCUniversal Domestic Television said Friday that Connick's talk-variety show, titled "Harry," will wrap after two seasons. The company lauded the jazz musician and former "American Idol" judge as a "phenomenal talent."
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

Just in case you've been missing the show lat...

Just in case you've been missing the show lately.

    Facts you probably didn't know about 'This is Us'
    Published 3:42 pm, Friday, February 16, 2018 "This is Us" is one of the most relatable, fan-favorite shows currently on television. The show airs on Tuesdays on NBC, with millions of people grabbing a tissue box and a glass (or two) of wine, and tuning in to the latest dose of weekly heartbreak.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

Whoops! 😂😂😂

Whoops! 😂😂😂

    Moviegoers tweet awkward moment theater plays 'Fifty Shades Freed' instead of 'Black Panther'
    Published 1:08 pm, Saturday, February 17, 2018 Moviegoers at a theater in Georgia, expecting to see "Black Panther" got an unwanted surprise when their movie started. Instead of the opening of the latest Marvel blockbuster, the people were accidentally subjected to the first few minutes of "Fifty Shades Freed."
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

The Toronto firefighter told deputies he reme...

The Toronto firefighter told deputies he remembered little, but thought he'd suffered a head injury.

    Skier lost in New York doesn't know how he got to California
    WILMINGTON, N.Y. (AP) - Police on Wednesday were trying to piece together how a 49-year-old skier whose disappearance sparked a massive search on a snowy New York mountainside ended up six days later in California, confused and still in ski clothes.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

HBO is bringing back “Game of Thrones” someti...

HBO is bringing back “Game of Thrones” sometime in 2019. But then that’s ending.

    Sorry, George RR Martin Says You're Not Getting 'Winds of Winter' This Year Either
    Look, you can ask George R.R. Martin about the release date for "Winds of Winter" all you want but you're not gonna get - oh wait, he does have an answer. But, it's just not the one you were probably looking for.
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14 hours ago

San Antonio police say the boyfriend was into...

San Antonio police say the boyfriend was intoxicated

    Mother finds 4-year-old son lying dead next to her boyfriend at a downtown hotel Friday night
    Updated 9:10 am, Saturday, February 17, 2018 A four-year-old boy is dead and the mother's boyfriend is in custody after San Antonio police say the child was found dead lying next to the boyfriend at a downtown motel Friday night.
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14 hours ago

She jokes that she's "not pregnant" and no gi...

She jokes that she's "not pregnant" and no gifts "but thank you for asking."

    Amy Schumer ties knot with chef Chris Fischer
    Amy Schumer has tied the knot with chef Chris Fischer. People magazine says the two wed in a private ceremony in Malibu, California, on Tuesday. The magazine says Jennifer Aniston, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jennifer Lawrence and Larry David were among the approximately 80 guests.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

She was only 28 years old

She was only 28 years old

    Spring husband shot wife to death, police say
    A 32-year-old man is in custody after police said he shot and killed his wife in Spring on Friday, according to a statement from the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office. Rafael Leos has been arrested on murder charges for the slaying of Jessica Leos, 28, at a home in the 2300 block of Kylie Court.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

Police say he threatened to post their photos...

Police say he threatened to post their photos online unless they sent him more

    Montgomery County man attempted to extort girls for nude photos, police say
    A 26-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after police said he tried to extort nude photos from girls, according to a press release from the Montgomery County Precinct 5 Constable's Office. Toby Holcomb was charged with online impersonation after the constable's office and the Montgomery County Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task force executed a search warrant in Magnolia.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

"Our team saw a shift in the office space mar...

"Our team saw a shift in the office space market and discovered more professionals were seeking community, collaboration and smaller offices."

    Deal of the Week: The Work Well makes debut in northwest Houston
    Houston-based Caldwell Cos. is tapping into the demand for smaller offices and co-working spaces at The Work Well, a new concept unveiled in northwest Houston. The Work Well occupies 23,000 square feet - the entire third floor - of its office building at 13100 Wortham Center Drive near U.S.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

This is the puppy a the center of social medi...

This is the puppy a the center of social media firestorm

    Woodlands pet store faces online uproar over puppy's illness
    A sick puppy at the Pet Fair store in The Woodlands is causing an uproar in social media, but the store's manager and local veterinarians say the young dog is OK. Several area residents used Facebook to air their claims the store sells sick and injured puppies, reigniting an effort to have the business shut down that began several years ago.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

This is the puppy at the center of social med...

This is the puppy at the center of social media firestorm

    Woodlands pet store faces online uproar over puppy's illness
    A sick puppy at the Pet Fair store in The Woodlands is causing an uproar in social media, but the store's manager and local veterinarians say the young dog is OK. Several area residents used Facebook to air their claims the store sells sick and injured puppies, reigniting an effort to have the business shut down that began several years ago.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

🤢

🤢

    Inspectors find mildew in the ice machine at Chick-Fil-A
    Here's what else the inspectors found in Houston restaurants the week of Feb. 7-14 Published 5:40 pm, Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Just in time for Valentine's Day, inspectors cite a popular Italian food restaurant and a favorite fast food spot. At Chick-Fil-A (753 Dairy Ashford), city health inspectors said they saw mildew in the ice machine.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

The FBI received a tip last month that the su...

The FBI received a tip last month that the suspect in the Florida school shooting had a "desire to kill" and access to guns. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said that his office had received more than 20 calls about Nikolas Cruz in the past few years.

    FBI says it failed to investigate tip on Florida suspect
    PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) - The FBI received a tip last month that the suspect in the Florida school shooting had a "desire to kill" and access to guns and could be plotting an attack, but agents failed to investigate, the agency said Friday. Florida Gov.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

Had he been prosecuted for sexual assault, a ...

Had he been prosecuted for sexual assault, a conviction could have stopped a trail of violent allegations that culminated in the shooting.

    Sheriff didn't pursue sex case against Texas church gunman
    HOUSTON (AP) - Sheriff's deputies didn't pursue a sexual assault investigation against the gunman in a mass shooting at a Texas church, even though the woman reporting it signed a complaint detailing the alleged attack, according to records released Friday.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

Black Panther is one of the most anticipated ...

Black Panther is one of the most anticipated movies this weekend. Here are the reactions of some local moviegoers. http://bit.ly/2CmdVaF

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Black Panther is one of the most anticipated movies this weekend. Here are the reactions of some local moviegoers. http://bit.ly/2CmdVaF
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18 hours ago

Just in time for flu season

Just in time for flu season

    Austin 1st city in Texas to require paid sick leave
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - City Council members have approved an ordinance requiring all non-government employers in Austin to offer workers paid sick leave, becoming the first city in Texas to do so. The Austin City Council voted 9-2 Friday morning in favor of the ordinance.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

Police say he ran right into the back of a ca...

Police say he ran right into the back of a car

    Man killed in motorcycle crash on Gulf Freeway
    A man speeding on the Gulf Freeway was killed early Saturday when his motorcycle ran into the back of a car, according to local authorities. Investigators said the man, whose identity was not released, was traveling at a speed of up to 150 mph around 2:30 a.m.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

The team at Houston TranStar sees everything....

The team at Houston TranStar sees everything.

    Look deep inside Houston TranStar, where your traffic news originates
    Everyday on the screens inside Houston TranStar, the stress of thousands of motorists plays out in real time. Tiny dramas unfold one by one, only to dissipate within seconds or minutes, if the drivers are lucky.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

Would you want to hold your own broken heart?...

Would you want to hold your own broken heart?

    Texas hospital lets transplant patients hold own hearts
    DALLAS (AP) - After years of working for cardiologists and vascular surgeons, Jane Poston held her own broken heart in her hands Thursday morning, literally. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports and, yes, her hands were shaking a little. "I didn't want to die," the 62-year-old Bedford heart transplant recipient said at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

The Sky Lobby was at one time one of the most...

The Sky Lobby was at one time one of the most popular spots in Houston for locals and tourists to get a bird's-eye view of downtown facing south.

    Closed since 2016, the Sky Lobby at the Chase Tower will reopen for one day for a good cause
    Closed to the public since 2016, The Sky Lobby located on the 60th floor of JPMorgan Chase Tower is reopening to the public for just one day all in the name of charity. There's a catch.
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

Waco is gently rocking.

Waco is gently rocking.

    The Texas city on TripAdvisor's 'Destinations on the Rise' list probably isn't what you think
    Thanks to Chip and Joanna Gaines this Texas city is seeing a whole new wave of tourism.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

See who HPD busted for DWI.

See who HPD busted for DWI.

    HPD arrested 32 on felony DWI charges in January
    During the month of January, Houston police arrested 32 drivers on felony alcohol charges. Some were charged with driving while intoxicated with a child in the vehicle and many were charged with their third DWI. Driving while intoxicated in Texas is typically a misdemeanor on the first two offenses.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

The medical center is an amazing place.

The medical center is an amazing place.

    Conjoined twin girls separated at Texas Children's
    Houston doctors have successfully separated two identical twin girls conjoined at their chest and abdomen, a procedure so complex it required a multidisciplinary team of 75 staffers from eight specialties. During a delicate seven-hour operation Jan. 13, Texas Children's surgeons divided 13-month-old Anna and Hope Richards, who shared their chest wall, lining of the heart, diaphragm and liver.
    https://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

What do you think?

What do you think?

    Atheist group accuses Beaumont of promoting religion with decals
    A national atheist organization that advocates the separation of church and state has accused the City of Beaumont of promoting religion by adding "In God We Trust" decals to city emergency vehicles, citing comments made by council members about religious motives.
    https://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

TIMELINE: Several schools are dealing with th...

TIMELINE: Several schools are dealing with threats and gun-related incidents since the deadly shooting in Florida on Wednesday.

    Sheriff: Two Fort Bend County schools threatened in one day
    The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office is investigating two separate threats to schools Friday, just days after a Florida teenager gunned down 17 students during classes. The threats happened to two different schools in Fort Bend County, according to FBCSO Spokesperson Caitilin Espinosa, although little information was immediately released about which schools and the nature of the threats.
    https://www.chron.com

23 hours ago

Disturbing.

Disturbing.

    Sutherland Springs killer accused of waterboarding then-wife
    The former wife of the man who killed 26 people at a church in Sutherland Springs told authorities four years earlier that her husband had water-boarded her in addition to choking and kicking her.
    https://www.chron.com

23 hours ago

Thankfully, Zuul wasn't involved.

Thankfully, Zuul wasn't involved.

    Who you gonna call? Fort Worth police chase goes viral thanks to 'Ghostbusters'
    A Monday evening chase by the Fort Worth Police Department is getting a lot of love online after an unexpected guest was spotted during the pursuit. The Fort Worth Police Department shared a photo of the Ghostbusters Ectomobile driving in the far right lane while a police cruiser chases after a suspect.
    https://www.chron.com

24 hours ago

Investigators believe the killing happened af...

Investigators believe the killing happened after the victim went to buy drugs.

    Tarrant County grand jury indicts man in second death
    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a Fort Worth man arrested after a severed head was found near a walking trail is suspected in the death of a second person. A Tarrant County grand jury on Thursday indicted 28-year-old Hector Acosta-Ojeda on a charge of capital murder.
    https://www.chron.com

24 hours ago

Of the 174 cities ranked on the list, 16 of t...

Of the 174 cities ranked on the list, 16 of them are in Texas.

    Houston third healthiest city in Texas according to WalletHub
    Houston, we can do better. The urgency comes from a ranking of the healthiest cities in America from WalletHub, where the Bayou City landed at 93 overall for health on a list of 174 American cities. The 93rd ranking keeps Houston toward the middle-of-the pack on the list.
    https://www.chron.com

25 hours ago

The Spring, Texas woman said a Craigslist adv...

The Spring, Texas woman said a Craigslist advertisement to get rid of items from her marriage turned into a viral video event.

    Spring woman goes viral for burning wedding dress after finalizing her divorce
    Briana Barksdale held a garage sale Saturday to help recoup the $50,000 spent on her recent divorce - and she ended up a viral hero. Those who made the trip to her Spring, Texas home for the garage sale were treated to an experience and sight that's rarely seen: doughnuts, mimosas and the burning of a once-beloved wedding dress.
    https://www.chron.com

26 hours ago

They both said yes.

They both said yes.

    Texas couple propose to each other at the same time in now-viral video
    A Texas couple have become a viral sensation for proposing to each other simultaneously - just in time for Valentine's Day. Berkley Cade of San Angelo posted a video of the proposal on Facebook Saturday. In it, she is playing Pictionary in front of her now-fiancee, Tori Monaco.
    https://www.chron.com

27 hours ago

27 hours ago

Anyone with information about the robbery is ...

Anyone with information about the robbery is encouraged to call Fort Worth police at 817-469-8477.

    Police: Men stormed Fort Worth game room, robbed customers and shot woman
    Police are searching for five suspects they say shot an 18-year-old after storming a Fort Worth game room armed with guns. In press-conference footage posted on the Fort Worth Police Department's Facebook page, detective Brian Raynsford says that an 18-year-old woman "was seriously wounded by gunfire."
    https://www.chron.com

28 hours ago

The deputy was attacked on his birthday.

The deputy was attacked on his birthday.

    Volunteer Harris County deputy goes viral after physical encounter
    Updated 6:55 pm, Friday, February 16, 2018 Harris County Sheriff's Office Major Jimmy Rollins suffered several cuts on his arm, a black eye and lacerations above his left eye while responding to a domestic disturbance near Aldine - and it was on his 66th birthday.
    https://www.chron.com

28 hours ago

One person died in a shooting Thursday night ...

One person died in a shooting Thursday night in the Copperfield area, after multiple calls came in that two men were shot. http://bit.ly/2HnMOjd

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    One person died in a shooting Thursday night in the Copperfield area, after multiple calls came in that two men were shot. http://bit.ly/2HnMOjd
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29 hours ago

Can you guess Texas' favored guard dog breed?...

Can you guess Texas' favored guard dog breed?

    Year of the dog: Which breeds are best for home security?
    Friday marks the start of the Lunar New Year, when millions of people around the world will usher in the year of the dog. In Chinese astrology, each year is related to a Chinese zodiac animal according to a 12-year cycle. The dog occupies the 11th position in the Chinese zodiac, between the rooster and the pig.
    https://www.chron.com

29 hours ago

"That was a nightmare — eight hours of scream...

"That was a nightmare — eight hours of screaming."

    A Lufthansa passenger filmed a 'demonic' child screaming for 8 hours on a flight - and people are horrified
    YouTube / Shane Townley A passenger on a Lufthansa flight from Germany to New Jersey in August posted a YouTube video of a child screaming, climbing on a seat, and running through the aisles. The video suggests the child was disruptive throughout the eight-hour flight.
    https://www.chron.com

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