34 min ago

Over the past two years, colleges in Texas an...

Over the past two years, colleges in Texas and across the nation have frequently been targeted by hate groups. What, if anything, should campus officials do?

    Hate groups that have made their way to college campuses
    Hate groups and prominent members of the alt-right movement have been testing the limits of free speech by visiting college campuses over the years. Alt-right is defined as an offshoot of conservatism which mixes racism, white nationalism, anti-Semitism and populism, or, more simply, a white nationalist movement.
    http://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

This Houston-area doc is among the first in t...

This Houston-area doc is among the first in the state registered to prescribe medical marijuana oil:

    Montgomery County doctor is 1 of 7 in state registered to prescribe medical marijuana oil
    Dr. Benny Wang readily admits he did not know much about medical marijuana when many of his epileptic patients began asking him about cannabidiol oil, also known as CBD in the marijuana industry. "I think most doctors are like me, I was unaware of the potential benefits of this treatment," Wang said of CBD oil.
    http://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

The driver was a 19-year-old Beaumont man who...

The driver was a 19-year-old Beaumont man who was not wearing a seatbelt.

    DPS: Driver reported as dead was resuscitated at hospital
    Updated 3:59 pm, Monday, December 11, 2017 A driver previously reported as dead following a crash in Bevil Oaks was resuscitated at the hospital, the Department of Public Safety clarified in a statement. Authorities were called to the single-vehicle crash on Texas 105 near Reines Road around 5 a.m.
    http://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

The officer's leg was reportedly crushed betw...

The officer's leg was reportedly crushed between the door of the car and it's frame when the truck rammed him.

    Man sentenced to 40 years in prison after ramming truck into Conroe police officer
    A man accused of driving a truck into a Conroe police Christmas 2015 has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. Maycol Douglas Lagos-Valladares was convicted of the first-degree felony offense of aggravated assault of a public servant. He was sentenced on Friday.
    http://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

He was allegedly trying to get into her Green...

He was allegedly trying to get into her Greenspoint apartment.

    Victim wrests kitchen knife from her ex, stabs him in torso
    Police say a woman grabbed a kitchen knife from her ex-boyfriend, who allegedly forced his way into her apartment, and stabbed him in the torso during a fight in Greenspoint. Houston Police say they're investigating the stabbing, which happened just after midnight Sunday in the 17400 block of Imperial Valley, but no charges have yet been filed.
    http://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

"Our goal is to move through this process qui...

"Our goal is to move through this process quickly and emerge as a stronger, more focused organization that is better positioned to succeed in the rapidly changing retail environment."

    Houston-based Charming Charlie files for bankruptcy protection
    Houston-based Charming Charlie filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Friday in an effort to overhaul its operations and reinvigorate its remaining jewelry and accessories stores as it closes stores nationwide. The company said in a press release that it had entered a restructuring support agreement with most of its lenders and shareholders.
    http://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

Do you have an Alexa?

Do you have an Alexa?

    Is Alexa really eavesdropping on you?
    I've gone all-in on Amazon's line of Alexa-powered speakers, installing them throughout my home and buying them for family members. We use them to play music and news, tell jokes and get the weather. And I get to talk to a computer like I'm Captain Picard in Star Trek.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

"There are some things you can't simulate in ...

"There are some things you can't simulate in a building in Houston."

    Trump signs NASA directive aiming at moon, Mars and beyond
    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump, weighing in to the politics of space, on Monday signed Space Policy Directive - 1, urging NASA to return Americans to the moon and encourage human space exploration to Mars and beyond. The White House directive, amplifying recent congressional direction, came with the backing of several Texas congressmen with close ties to the U.S.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

"This is our baby. This is our family."

"This is our baby. This is our family."

    Woman charged in pregnant neighbor's death pleads guilty
    FARGO, N.D. (AP) - A North Dakota woman pleaded guilty Monday in the killing of a pregnant neighbor so she and her boyfriend could keep the baby, though officials are still saying little about how the victim died.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

Simone Biles wasn't the only cheerleader on t...

Simone Biles wasn't the only cheerleader on the NFL sidelines this weekend.

    NFL cheerleaders from Week 14
    Although Simone Biles got plenty of attention, cheerleaders around the league were doing their best to keep the home crowds entertained.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

Warning: The details in this story are graphi...

Warning: The details in this story are graphic.

    AP Investigation: Rape of Rohingya sweeping, methodical
    UKHIA, Bangladesh (AP) - The newlyweds were asleep in their home in western Myanmar in June when seven soldiers charged in. The woman, a Rohingya Muslim who agreed to be identified by her first initial, F, knew enough to be terrified.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

Queens of the Stone Age frontman issued two a...

Queens of the Stone Age frontman issued two apologies, "I don't have any excuse or reason to justify what I did. I was a total d**k. I want to be a good man but last night I definitely failed."

    This is the moment Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme appeared to kick a photographer
    Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for KROQ The lead singer of Queens of the Stone Age appeared to kick a photographer at a concert on Saturday. Photographer Chelsea Lauren said Josh Homme "looked at me, smiled and then kicked me." Homme said he was "in a state of being lost in performance" and didn't mean to kick her.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

"I don't know. It was not me. It was not me."...

"I don't know. It was not me. It was not me."

    Airline made passenger put out cigarette. She threatened to kill everyone on the plane.
    Southwest Airlines says it all started with a cigarette. A passenger was smoking in the bathroom somewhere between Portland and Sacramento on Saturday, according to the airline, and had gone so far as to tamper with the smoke detector. So a flight attendant barged in on the woman, according to KOIN 6.
    http://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

It isn't a new phenomenon, but is happening m...

It isn't a new phenomenon, but is happening more and more often.

    Boats full of dead people from North Korea keep showing up in Japan - here's why
    Dozens of ships containing dead bodies have washed up in Japan recently. All the evidence indicates that the "ghost ships" are coming from North Korea. It isn't a new phenomenon, but is happening more and more often. One expert told BI it could be because of food scarcity in North Korea.
    http://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

"People are going to have a much tougher time...

"People are going to have a much tougher time this year raising money, especially down ballot."

    Filing is over -- now the hard part begins for Texas political candidates
    As the filing period closed Monday for who's in and who's not as candidates for next year's elections, incumbent Republicans picked up a long string of challengers, most of them Democrats. Incumbent Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has 10 Democrats vying for his job, a recent state record, plus one little-known Republican.
    http://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Another bad Texas driver strikes again.

Another bad Texas driver strikes again.

    Another classic example of bad San Antonio driving captured in Facebook post
    http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/article/Another-classic-example-of-bad-San-Antonio-12418597.php
    http://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

See the before-and-after shots of the famous ...

See the before-and-after shots of the famous Houston house, which is now welcoming the public for overnight stays:

    One of the most talked-about homes in Houston's Third Ward begins a new life as a boutique hotel
    After years of renovations and sweat, a home in Houston's Third Ward has opened up for business as an overnight rental.
    http://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

The filing comes right upon the two-year stat...

The filing comes right upon the two-year statute of limitations for filing a claim.

    Jailed rape victim who sparked Jenny's Law sues hospital for allegedly conspiring with the county
    The rape victim jailed to secure her testimony against her attacker two years ago launched a new civil suit on Monday, this time targeting the doctor and hospital that allowed prosecutors to take her away and lock her up.
    http://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

There are 2,000 “registered residents” who ar...

There are 2,000 “registered residents” who are said to have free healthcare, education and at least $250,000 in savings.

    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

8 hours ago

Ryland Ward loves Christmas cards. See how yo...

Ryland Ward loves Christmas cards. See how you can send him one.

    Young survivor in church shooting loves getting cards, family says
    A five-year-old boy who survived a church shooting in Sutherland Springs is receiving Christmas card from strangers wanting to help him celebrate the holiday while stuck in the hospital..
    http://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

Houston Police Department is investigating a ...

Houston Police Department is investigating a triple shooting at a West Houston apartment complex where a Nintendo-playing session turned into a gunfight. http://bit.ly/2iPDqdo (OnSceneTV)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Houston Police Department is investigating a triple shooting at a West Houston apartment complex where a Nintendo-playing session turned into a gunfight. http://bit.ly/2iPDqdo (OnSceneTV)
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9 hours ago

The U.S. destroyer USS Ward sank on Dec. 7, 1...

The U.S. destroyer USS Ward sank on Dec. 7, 1944.

    Paul Allen expedition shares first images of sunken WWII destroyer
    Published 1:42 pm, Sunday, December 10, 2017 At the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, near Ponson Island in Philippines, rests a notable piece of American history. It was there that the U.S. destroyer USS Ward finally sank on Dec.
    http://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

That's a lot of Double-Doubles:

That's a lot of Double-Doubles:

    The 35-year-old billionaire president of In-N-Out Burger is selling her California mansion for $19.8 million - here's a look inside
    Matthew Michaels, provided by Published 12:56 pm, Thursday, December 7, 2017 After five years in her mansion, billionaire president Lynsi Snyder is moving out. The heiress of the fast food burger chain listed her California's San Gabriel Valley home for $19.8 million. The area is home to the first In-N-Out restaurant and In-N-Out University.
    http://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

Houston's event scene was nowhere near boring...

Houston's event scene was nowhere near boring this year.

    From the Super Bowl to music fests to Astros' championship win, this is how Houston partied in 2017
    Houston's event scene was nowhere near boring during 2017.
    http://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

At this week's winter meetings, the Houston A...

At this week's winter meetings, the Houston Astros will look to improve their bullpen, but that could be done by adding another starting pitcher.

    Who the Astros could target in free agency
    The Astros haven't made any big moves at this week's winter meetings - which just started Monday morning - but don't expect the World Series champions to stay quiet for long. On Monday, Astros general manager told the Houston Chronicle's Jake Kaplan: "We're going to do something.
    http://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

The newly weds have shared photos of their fa...

The newly weds have shared photos of their fairytale wedding in Tuscany. Have you seen them yet?

    Model Kate Upton and ace pitcher Justin Verlander share wedding photos on social media
    The couple had a stunning wedding in Tuscany and began sharing photos from the event on their social media accounts on Dec. 11, 2017.
    http://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Some of the rooms are as much as $12,000 per ...

Some of the rooms are as much as $12,000 per night!

    Photos: Go inside Houston's most expensive luxury hotel suites
    From the oh-so-comfy robes, the spacious showers to the beautiful views, some of the most luxurious hotel suites in Houston come with a rate way higher than the thread count in the imported sheets. The team at Chron.com reached out to the city's top luxury hotels for a peek inside their most-expensive suite in the hotel.
    http://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

This year's top sports feature nearly every s...

This year's top sports feature nearly every sport imaginable, from Formula 1 racing to rugby.

    The best sports photos from 2017
    This year's top sports feature nearly every sport imaginable, from Formula 1 racing to rugby.
    http://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

There were bizarre murder plots, shocking cas...

There were bizarre murder plots, shocking cases of animal cruelty and heists gone wrong.

    The stories that rocked Houston's suburbs in 2017
    Although Hurricane Harvey was the story of the year across the Houston area, these non-hurricane headlines thrust Houston neighborhood news into the national spotlight throughout 2017. There were bizarre murder plots, shocking cases of animal cruelty and heists gone wrong. Politics in both Pearland and Pasadena sparked discussions on social media.
    http://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

Usually this homeowner dedicates his front ya...

Usually this homeowner dedicates his front yard to the Houston Texans, but well...

    Astros fan in Pearland celebrates World Series win with amazing Christmas display
    A Pearland guy joined a handful of other Houston-area residents who have dedicated their front lawn Christmas decorations to the Astros' epic World Series run. Clint Richardson is the current star of the Green Tea subdivision in west Pearland, turning his lawn into a celebration of all things Astros in 2017.
    http://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

Please share!

Please share!

    Have you seen this missing 11-year-old Houston child?
    Police are searching for an 11-year-old boy who was last seen Sunday night in southeast Houston.
    http://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

Buress reportedly asked officers why he was b...

Buress reportedly asked officers why he was being arrested. One officer said, "trespassing," but he wasn't charged with that.

    Comedian Hannibal Buress arrested on intoxication charge
    MIAMI (AP) - A Florida newspaper reports that comedian Hannibal Buress was arrested on a disorderly intoxication charge after an encounter with a police officer. The Miami Herald first reported that 34-year-old Buress was booked into Miami-Dade jail at 1:57 a.m. Sunday and posted bail just before 6 a.m.
    http://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

Actress Carrie Fisher was also a brilliant wr...

Actress Carrie Fisher was also a brilliant writer. We look back at some of her most memorable quotes. Read more of them here: http://bit.ly/2C4JhDM

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Actress Carrie Fisher was also a brilliant writer. We look back at some of her most memorable quotes. Read more of them here: http://bit.ly/2C4JhDM
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12 hours ago

She presented her boyfriend with an infant gi...

She presented her boyfriend with an infant girl and said: "This is our baby. This is our family."

    Woman charged in pregnant neighbor's death pleads guilty
    FARGO, N.D. (AP) - A North Dakota woman pleaded guilty Monday in the killing of a pregnant neighbor so she and her boyfriend could keep the baby, though officials are still saying little about how the victim died.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

Prosecutors said Pamela Sue Kahlden, 50, woul...

Prosecutors said Pamela Sue Kahlden, 50, would leave multiple voicemails per day, sometimes more than 10.

    Sugar Land woman to serve jail time for making 'vile' calls to ex-husband's girlfriend
    A jury sentenced a Fort Bend woman to 30 days in jail and 12 months probation on Monday after she made dozens of "hateful" phone calls to her ex-husband's girlfriend in 2015. Prosecutors said Pamela Sue Kahlden, 50, would leave multiple voice mails per day, sometimes more than 10, according to a Fort Bend County District Attorney's Office news release.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

A man was hospitalized Monday morning after a...

A man was hospitalized Monday morning after accidentally shooting himself during a fight and then slitting his wrists.

    SAPD: Man shoots self during fight, flees to go slit his wrists
    Published 6:21 am, Monday, December 11, 2017 A man was hospitalized Monday morning after accidentally shooting himself during a fight and then slitting his wrists. The man is considered a suspect in the incident despite wounding himself twice, as he pulled the gun during the fight.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

An in-depth look at when and how different pa...

An in-depth look at when and how different parts of the Houston area reacted to to Hurricane Harvey's devastation:

    Nature ruled, man reacted. Hurricane Harvey was Houston's reckoning
    Inside a squat, brick building at the base of Barker reservoir, Richard Long tossed and turned in his cot near midnight. Dread and adrenaline kept him from drifting off. Water levels at the Addicks and Barker dams west of Houston, the city's primary defense during a major storm, were rising faster than he'd seen in his 38 years with the U.S.
    http://www.houstonchronicle.com

14 hours ago

Are "smart-home" trends here to stay? Corey C...

Are "smart-home" trends here to stay? Corey Chao, an Innovation Manager at Reliant Energy, joins Coldwell Banker United, Realtors - Houston to highlight perks smart home technology and features provide homeowners. #BuyorSell (sponsored)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Are "smart-home" trends here to stay? Corey Chao, an Innovation Manager at Reliant Energy, joins Coldwell Banker United, Realtors - Houston to highlight perks smart home technology and features...
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14 hours ago

"Yes there is more than seven."

"Yes there is more than seven."

    A serial killer's creepy post-conviction message: There are more victims
    With six words penned to his local newspaper, serial killer Todd Kohlhepp gave voice to the fears of investigators and anyone else worried that a missing loved one had become a victim of South Carolina's infamous murderer: "Yes there is more than seven."
    http://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

A 200-pound Mastiff will likely be put down a...

A 200-pound Mastiff will likely be put down after hospitalizing a man Sunday. Do you think the dog should be put down?

    200-lbs. Mastiff punctures man's artery; will likely be put down
    Published 6:35 am, Monday, December 11, 2017 A 200-pound Mastiff will likely be put down after hospitalizing a man Sunday on the Northwest Side. Police said the dog, owned by a family of four in the 8700 block of Silver Quail, bit the man's arm and clamped down as he opened its kennel around 10:30 p.m.
    http://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

"Me being cute vs. me being cute," the colleg...

"Me being cute vs. me being cute," the college student said of her before-and-after photos.

    Houston native cyberbullied online for wearing makeup, responds to haters flawlessly
    A 19-year-old Houston native is standing up against cyber bullies in the best possible way after they targeted her for wearing makeup. Victoria Katei, 19, is student at Southern Methodist University and puts on makeup in the morning. DRAMATIC CHANGE: Incredible before and after photos of glamour models On Nov.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

Most music acts put their touring on ice duri...

Most music acts put their touring on ice during December. But that doesn't mean the bookings shut down:

    New shows: Jack Johnson, Kesha & Macklemore
    Most music acts put their touring on ice during December. But that doesn't mean the bookings shut down. In fact, the winter lull is when a lot of musicians announce their tour dates in the coming year.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

Students at four storm-damaged Houston ISD el...

Students at four storm-damaged Houston ISD elementary schools wouldn't return to their home campuses until at least 2020:

    Houston ISD proposes demolishing, rebuilding 4 storm-damaged schools
    Students at four storm-damaged Houston ISD elementary schools wouldn't return to their home campuses until at least 2020 under a district proposal for replacing the structures announced Monday. The $126-million plan calls for the four campuses -- Braeburn, Kolter, Mitchell and Scarborough elementary schools -- to be demolished and rebuilt at their current locations.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle created ...

Which do you prefer? Click on a photo to cast your vote for either Lights in the Heights or White Linen Night: Check out this year's Lights in the Heights: http://bit.ly/2iS6DV8

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16 hours ago

A Nintendo-playing session turned into a gun ...

A Nintendo-playing session turned into a gun fight at a West Houston apartment, which resulted in a triple shooting.

16 hours ago

Costumed water lovers ventured out in the col...

Costumed water lovers ventured out in the cold in Katy:

    Typhoon Texas polar plunge sends brave souls down freezing slides
    Costumed water lovers ventured out in the cold Saturday to take part in the Katy Polar Plunge at the Typhoon Texas Waterpark. The annual event raises money to benefit Special Olympics Texas athletes in the greater Houston area. Participants were urged to wear costumes for the plunge, as they slid down on of Typhoon Texas' tube slides into the freezing water below.
    http://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Officers found a woman's body partially cloth...

Officers found a woman's body partially clothed on the side of a street in southwest Houston. http://bit.ly/2iVlUEJ (Godofredo Vasquez and METRO Video)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Officers found a woman's body partially clothed on the side of a street in southwest Houston. http://bit.ly/2iVlUEJ (Godofredo Vasquez and METRO Video)
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17 hours ago

The dispute, which began with the arrest of t...

The dispute, which began with the arrest of three black students who tried stealing wine from Gibson's, is now a heated lawsuit:

    Racial dispute at beloved bakery roils liberal college town
    OBERLIN, Ohio (AP) - Students at Oberlin College have long enjoyed pastries, bagels and chocolates from Gibson's Bakery, a century-old, family-owned business near campus. That sweet relationship has turned bitter amid hotly disputed accusations of racism, roiling a school and town long known for their liberal politics.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

He's responded to the allegations:

He's responded to the allegations:

    Mario Batali Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Four Women; Removed From ABC's 'The Chew'
    ABC removed celebrity chef Mario Batali from "The Chew" after four women accused him of sexual misconduct and groping over two decades. Three of the four women were Batali employees. The accusations were first reported by Eater on Monday.
    http://www.chron.com

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