32 min ago

The star quarterback for the Houston Texans l...

The star quarterback for the Houston Texans lets it be known that he wants Bill O'Brien to be his coach next season.

    Deshaun Watson shows support for Texans coach Bill O'Brien
    With the Texans limping to the finish line and guaranteed to finish with their first losing season since 2013, there is much talk about coach Bill O'Brien's job security. Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson let his feelings be known on the subject when he sent out a tweet supporting his coach Monday morning.
    http://www.chron.com

53 min ago

"Welcome to Broadacres; NO photo shoots." Ha...

"Welcome to Broadacres; NO photo shoots." Have you ever taken photos here?

    Houston's most beautiful streets now off limits to photographers
    When photographer Oscar Herrera showed up to shoot Avynn Ramos' quinceañera photos last weekend, they were met by the signs, "Welcome to Broadacres; NO photo shoots." Some welcome. Ramos had been up since 6:15 a.m. Saturday getting false eyelashes applied and her hair and makeup done for the photos she hoped would be taken on a sun-dappled esplanade.
    http://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

The suspects are accused of injuring several ...

The suspects are accused of injuring several people while escaping the store with cosmetics.

    2 accused make-up thieves in Spring arrested after allegedly pepper-spraying 73-year-old
    Two suspected make-up thieves accused of pepper-spraying a 73-year-old man are behind bars on aggravated robbery charges. Joshlyn Robinson, 19, and 20-year-old Mariah Le Ann Inman were both collared Friday for the Nov. 22 Walmart thefts and spray attacks.
    http://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

Bill O'Brien gave a thorough explanation of w...

Bill O'Brien gave a thorough explanation of why the Houston Texans' Tom Savage went back into Sunday's game after suffering a vicious hit.

    If he'd seen video, Bill O'Brien says he wouldn't have played Tom Savage
    Published 10:07 am, Monday, December 11, 2017 In an impassioned and pointed breakdown of the events surrounding Texans quarterback Tom Savage suffering a concussion and briefly going back in the game Sunday, Texans coach Bill O'Brien kept emphasizing one thing: O'Brien said he would never have allowed Savage to go back in the game if he'd seen him on the ground with his arms twitching after absorbing a huge hit from San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil.
    http://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

"Her voice was shaky and she was slurring a l...

"Her voice was shaky and she was slurring a little. She told me that she's diabetic."

    Texas Burger King employee helps save diabetic in drive-through
    An Amarillo Burger King employee became an unlikely hero Wednesday after helping a diabetic having an episode get some food. Rebecca Boening, 61, was driving on I-40 when her heart started racing and she started shaking, Boening told Chron.com Monday morning.
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2 hours ago

"They make fun of my nose. They call me ugly....

"They make fun of my nose. They call me ugly. They... put milk on me and put ham down my clothes, throw bread on me." Actors and athletes are rallying around the boy whose tearful video has gone viral:

    A boy shares the pain of being bullied - inspiring thousands to show him love
    While fighting back tears, young Keaton Jones couldn't stop asking one question: Why? "Just out of curiosity, why do they bully? What's the point of it?" he asks his mother while in the passenger seat of a parked car. "Why do you find joy in taking innocent people and finding a way to be mean to them?
    http://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

The Texans plan to start T.J. Yates against t...

The Texans plan to start T.J. Yates against the Jaguars in the wake of starter Tom Savage suffering a concussion:

    Texans to start QB T.J. Yates against Jaguars
    Updated 9:15 am, Monday, December 11, 2017 The Texans plan to start backup quarterback T.J. Yates against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the wake of starter Tom Savage suffering a concussion against the San Francisco 49ers, according to coach Bill O'Brien. Yates threw two touchdown passes against the 49ers in relief of Savage, who remains under the NFL concussion protocol.
    http://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

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

Paul Friedman and Thomas Nguyen, two out of three co-founders of the renowned Peli Peli, tell us why Memorial is a great place to live! #MyPerfectHouseton

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Paul Friedman and Thomas Nguyen, two out of three co-founders of the renowned Peli Peli, tell us why Memorial is a great place to live! #MyPerfectHouseton
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2 hours ago

"How do you explain what 30 inches of rain lo...

"How do you explain what 30 inches of rain looks like?"

    'Worst night of my career': Houston officials made agonizing decisions as Harvey flooded city
    Nature ruled, man reacted. Hurricane Harvey was Houston's reckoning.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles and Hall o...

Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles and Hall of Fame NBA player Hakeem Olajuwon have more in common than they may think.

    The insane stat behind that photo of Simone Biles and Hakeem Olajuwon
    Olympic gold medalist Simon Biles and Hall of Fame NBA player Hakeem Olajuwon have more in common than they may think. Both sport legends appeared at NRG Stadium Sunday to see the Texans face off against the San Francisco 49ers.
    http://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

A truck had crashed through the Houston showr...

A truck had crashed through the Houston showroom, damaging Porsche vehicles in the process. Police are searching for suspects:

    Police investigating failed smash-and-grab at Porsche dealership
    Updated 8:19 am, Monday, December 11, 2017 Police are investigating after would-be thieves crashed into a Porsche dealership in an apparent failed smash-and-grab early Monday morning. Just after 3 a.m. Monday, the Houston Police Department was called out to the Momentum Porsche dealership at 10155 Southwest Freeway.
    http://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

A truck had crashed through the showroom, dam...

A truck had crashed through the showroom, damaging Porsche vehicles in the process. Police are searching for suspects:

    Police investigating failed smash-and-grab at Porsche dealership
    Updated 8:19 am, Monday, December 11, 2017 Police are investigating after would-be thieves crashed into a Porsche dealership in an apparent failed smash-and-grab early Monday morning. Just after 3 a.m. Monday, the Houston Police Department was called out to the Momentum Porsche dealership at 10155 Southwest Freeway.
    http://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

  • December 11, 2017

3 hours ago

Were you there?

Were you there?

    Houstonians come out for annual Lights in the Heights celebration
    Published 3:36 pm, Saturday, December 9, 2017 Houston's annual Light in the Heights celebration took place on Saturday Dec. 9, 2017. The event - which started after a Heights residents was inspired after a visit to New Mexico's luminaria - is celebrating it's 25 year in the Bayou City.
    http://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

A computer error that gave too many pilots ap...

A computer error that gave too many pilots approval to take vacation during the Christmas travel season is expected to cost $10 million.

    Pilot holiday computer glitch could cost American Airlines $10 million
    A computer error that gave too many American Airlines pilots approval to take vacation during the Christmas travel season is expected to cost the world's biggest carrier about $10 million, an industry expert said last week.
    http://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

Searching for a new job? These places are hir...

Searching for a new job? These places are hiring now:

    The hottest job openings just posted to Glassdoor you can apply to today
    Updated 7:12 pm, Sunday, December 10, 2017 Looking for a job can be frustrating. From making sure you have your resume correct and knowing proper etiquette for contacting potential employers, to dressing correctly and not saying something dumb during an interview. And for people finding themselves in a protracted job hunt, discouragement always seems to be hanging over you.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

The suspect in a gruesome triple homicide Fri...

The suspect in a gruesome triple homicide Friday in Northwest Houston has been captured:

    Man wanted in NW Houston triple homicide captured in Dallas
    The suspect in a gruesome triple homicide Friday in Northwest Houston has been captured, the Harris County Sheriff's Office announced early Monday morning. Jeffrey Duane Noble, 35, has been charged with capital murder in the slayings. After fleeing Houston in a red Honda Accord Friday, Noble was captured overnight in Dallas by the Dallas Police Department, HCSO said.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

It's about to warm up a little today:

It's about to warm up a little today:

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    It's about to warm up a little today:
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5 hours ago

THE LATEST: An official said the suspect had ...

THE LATEST: An official said the suspect had explosive device strapped on before blast.

    NYPD: Responding to report of Times Square area explosion
    NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Police Department says it is responding to a report of an explosion near Times Square. The response is centered in the area of the Port Authority bus terminal. It's led to delays along some of the subway lines that pass beneath the bus terminal.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

BREAKING: The New York Police Department says...

BREAKING: The New York Police Department says it is responding to a report of an explosion near Times Square.

    NYPD: Responding to report of Times Square area explosion
    NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Police Department says it is responding to a report of an explosion near Times Square. The response is centered in the area of the Port Authority bus terminal. It's led to delays along some of the subway lines that pass beneath the bus terminal.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

The victim, who appeared to be under the age ...

The victim, who appeared to be under the age of 30, had no pants or underwear. She was found in Alief early this morning:

    Woman found dead, partially naked in SW Houston
    Updated 6:27 am, Monday, December 11, 2017 Officers found a woman's body, partially clothed on the side of a street in southwest Houston early Monday morning, police said. Officers arrived to the 9800 block of Brooklet in the Alief area around 2 a.m. Monday, the Houston Police Department said.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

You don't need a four-year degree to make a g...

You don't need a four-year degree to make a good living, according to this list:

    The best jobs in 2018 for workers without a college degree
    College is important, but it's not the only path to finding a well-paying job. CareerBuilder.com recently released a list of 10 jobs that don't require a four-year degree and are hiring by the thousands. Each job on the list is ranked by the number of monthly job openings and hires.
    http://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Do you know which company is the largest empl...

Do you know which company is the largest employer in Texas?

    Need a job? Here's the largest employer in Texas and across the U.S.
    A question for Texans, who do you think is the largest employer in the Lone Star State? It's not Whataburger or H-E-B, but rather Walmart. WALMART REAL ESTATE: Wal-Mart family's 1,460-acre ranch near Fort Worth sold According to Visual Capitalist, the data from 24/7 Wall St.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

"I can’t wait to see it again."

"I can’t wait to see it again."

    First Reactions to 'Star Wars: the Last Jedi' Are In: 'I Can't Wait to See It Again'
    The previous two movies in the Disney era of "Star Wars" were well-loved by people who tweeted after seeing it at their respective world premieres in Los Angeles, and it should come as no surprise that the reaction is pretty much the same with the response immediately after the premiere screen of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi."
    http://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

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

Some of the senators are calling on the president to "do the honorable thing."

    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

9 hours ago

After one of his videos went viral, he's been...

After one of his videos went viral, he's been raking in the cash.

    A 6-year-old boy is making $11 million a year on YouTube reviewing toys
    Ryan, the 6-year-old "host" of Ryan ToysReview, a popular toy-review channel on YouTube, is also reportedly a multi-millionaire. A family-run YouTube channel, Ryan ToysReview generated around $11 million in pretax income in 2017, according to Forbes' annual list of the highest-earning YouTube celebrities.
    http://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

We're still chuckling over this. Good one guy...

We're still chuckling over this. Good one guys! Montgomery County Sheriff's Office

    Sheriff's office turns patrol cars into "Cars" characters using snow
    The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office made time for a little snow day fun on Friday morning.
    http://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

Our faces right now: 🤤

Our faces right now: 🤤

    Christmas cookie recipes
    Any Christmas cookie tray would be lacking without snowball cookies - adding chopped pecans to the mix will guarantee no one ever lets you forget to make these.
    http://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

President Donald Trump's McDonald's diet didn...

President Donald Trump's McDonald's diet didn't help.

    Why Donald Trump didn't make the 'world's fittest heads of state' list and Queen Elizabeth did
    Being the leader of an entire country is a tireless position and yet a select 15 from around the world have set themselves apart with their own personal fitness while promoting a healthy lifestyle for all, according to a new ranking.
    http://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

Pineapple on pizza?

Pineapple on pizza?

    Well-done steaks, pumpkin spice everything and other 'food sins' people commit
    Published 1:27 pm, Wednesday, December 6, 2017 Over the summer, the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council - yes, it's a real thing - announced its guidelines for properly eating a hot dog. Among the rules was this contentious item: Never "use ketchup on your hot dog after the age of 18.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

If you want to make it in Hollywood, she's go...

If you want to make it in Hollywood, she's got some advice for you.

    Houston-native Hilary Duff's new tattoo has a hilarious secret meaning
    Houston native Hilary Duff started her career in acting at a very young age as a former Disney child star in Los Angeles and now she's paying tribute in a clever way. She recently boasted a new tattoo on Instagram that doesn't allude to her Texas upbringing, but to her current home in Los Angeles.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

This game ensured that the Texans finish the ...

This game ensured that the Texans finish the season with a losing record.

    Memes make fun of Texans, Browns' awful losses
    With Sunday's 26-16 bludgeoning at the hands of the San Francisco 49ers, the Texans fall to 4-9 on the season - ensuring that Houston finishes the season with a losing record. The bright side: there are only three games left before Texans fans can put this nightmarish season behind them.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

Natural disasters and civil unrest were promi...

Natural disasters and civil unrest were prominently featured in this year's photos.

    The most powerful news images from 2017 from Getty Images
    This year's best Getty photos captured civil unrest, natural disasters, and unthinkable violence around the world.
    http://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

After the game, he didn't hold back his disap...

After the game, he didn't hold back his disappointment.

    Jadeveon Clowney voices frustration after Texans' loss
    Standing in front of his locker following another setback, Texans Pro Bowl outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney didn't hold back his disappointment and frustration.
    http://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

Apparently Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf" is fin...

Apparently Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf" is fine for Texas prisoners to read and "Where's Waldo" is not.

    Of the 10,000 books banned in Texas prisons, jailbreak classic 'The Count of Monte Cristo' not one
    Updated 12:12 pm, Thursday, December 7, 2017 Literary classics "The Count of Monte Cristo" and "Escape from Alcatraz," which tell the fake and true stories of men escaping from prison, were not included in a massive list of books banned in Texas prisons.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

You can bake with them, but just be sure to p...

You can bake with them, but just be sure to pick the little sprinkles off before eating it.

    Silver sprinkles (aka dragees) are not edible, the FDA says
    Holiday cookies can be beautiful and alluring - especially those with the little silver beads sprinkled on them - but a compliance guide has cleared up whether those are actually edible or not. Simply put, they are defined as a decorative, non-food item by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

A breathtaking drone video captures the beaut...

A breathtaking drone video captures the beauty of Houston's snowfall in the Heights. (Sam Clayton) http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/houston-snow-drone-videos-city-forest-stunning-12416178.php

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A breathtaking drone video captures the beauty of Houston's snowfall in the Heights. (Sam Clayton)...
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16 hours ago

They have everything they need, as long as th...

They have everything they need, as long as they never leave.

    The richest village in China is one of the most mysterious places on earth
    The citizens of Huaxi, the "communist utopia," are very wealthy but aren't allowed to speak to the press. The village was once a poor farming community but is now considered a multi-billion-dollar conglomerate in steel and shipping markets. T here are 2,000 "registered residents" who are said to have free healthcare and education.
    http://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Get a glimpse at Houston's housing market by ...

Get a glimpse at Houston's housing market by checking out these properties, which all sold last month.

    What Houston-area homes sold for, November 2017
    Get a snapshot glimpse at Houston's housing market by checking out these properties, which all sold last month.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

The neighborhood is known for attracting loca...

The neighborhood is known for attracting local celebrities

    Hakeem Olajuwon's former house, next to Mattress Mack's old house, on the market for $595,000
    Houston is known for legends from music to sports, but opportunities to live in a space once owned by a legend doesn't come often. Houston Rockets icon Hakeem Olajuwon's former home at 2902 Pine Lake Trail in the Northgate Forest neighborhood is for sale at $595,000.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

Among the charges Texas A&M's Zaycoven Hender...

Among the charges Texas A&M's Zaycoven Henderson faces is aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

    Aggies' Zaycoven Henderson arrested on multiple charges
    Two men pointed a gun at several people at Campus Village Apartments in College Station, according to the report, around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. Police found the two trying to leave the apartments and later found marijuana and also the rifle in nearby woods, according to the station.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

The celeb chef is branching out to a new Hous...

The celeb chef is branching out to a new Houston location:

    First look: Pondi, a new museum café at Asia Society Texas Center
    Anita Jaisinghani's exploration of Indian street food just got a cultural, even artistic, advancement. The Asia Society Texas Center has tapped the owner of Pondicheri to open a museum café, named Pondi, in the Yoshio Taniguchi-designed center at 1370 Southmore in the city's Museum District.It is the first local expansion of the Pondicheri brand (Jaisinghani opened a branch of her Indian restaurant in New York's NoMad neighborhood last year).
    http://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

Our John McClain had to dole out some Fs afte...

Our John McClain had to dole out some Fs after that stinker of a Houston Texans loss.

    John McClain grades the Texans in loss to 49ers
    Published 5:43 pm, Sunday, December 10, 2017 The Texans suffered their sixth loss in their last seven games, this time an embarrassing loss to the 49ers, who were just 2-9 coming into this week. With Jimmy Garoppolo taking over at quarterback for the 49ers, San Francisco put up 416 yards en route to beating the Texans 26-16 on Sunday at NRG Stadium.
    http://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

Serving 18-year sentence, Darren Berg disappe...

Serving 18-year sentence, Darren Berg disappeared from a California prison:

    Seattle crook behind $120M Ponzi scheme missing from prison
    Frederick Darren Berg, the biggest fraud in Washington state history, disappeared Wednesday from a California federal prison, where he was serving an 18-year prison term imposed in 2012. Berg stole about $120 million from investors through a Ponzi scheme that enabled him to live a life of luxury.
    http://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

This hotel suite is larger than the average h...

This hotel suite is larger than the average home size in Houston.

    Peek into Houston's biggest hotel suite in town at the Hotel Sorella CityCentre
    In Texas it's said everything is bigger, and in Houston's luxury hotel markets, the biggest room of them all has been found. The Hotel Sorella CityCentre in west Houston boasts the largest luxury hotel suite - Room 1204 - at more than 3,000 square feet, which is larger than the average home size in Houston in 2016.
    http://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

A witness told police Swann put his wife in a...

A witness told police Swann put his wife in a headlock and shoved her in back into the car. She then beat on the window and screamed for help.

    WWE's Rich Swann Suspended After Arrest on Battery and Kidnapping Charges (Update)
    Update: WWE wrestler Rich Swann has been suspended following his arrest in Florida, where he is charged with battery and the kidnapping or false imprisonment of his wife, Vannarah Riggs, better known under her ring name, Su Yung. Per the Gainesville arrest report, Swann was critiquing Yung's performance from her Saturday show while the couple was in the car together.
    http://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

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

John McClain is answering your questions after the Houston Texans' loss to the San Francisco 49ers today at NRG Staidum.

    Houston Chronicle Sports
    The Chronicle's John McClain is answering your questions about today's Texans-49ers game right now in his Texas Sports Nation chat. Please leave your question for the General in the comments below.
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20 hours ago

The video clearly shows him walk by her, then...

The video clearly shows him walk by her, then return to kick her in the face, before moving on. He never even stops playing.

    Queens of the Stone Age Frontman Kicks Photographer in Face at KROQ Concert (Video)
    UPDATE 2:00 PM PT: Updated to include statement from Josh Homme Photographer Chelsea Lauren has posted a video on Instagram of her being kicked in the face by Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme during the band's set at KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas at The Forum in Inglewood on Saturday.
    http://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

Where to find the best comfort dish in Texas:...

Where to find the best comfort dish in Texas:

    20 spots to get delicious chicken-fried steak around Texas
    While you savor the long holiday weekend, consider indulging in one of Texas' most celebrated dishes: chicken-fried steak.. While you savor the long holiday weekend, consider indulging in one of Texas' most celebrated dishes: chicken-fried steak. From Laredo to Lubbock and over to Houston, dishes range in size and style, as some are served on top of gravy or even covered in green chili.
    http://www.chron.com

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