57 min ago

The new studio will have the flexibility to o...

The new studio will have the flexibility to open on to the plaza, enabling reporters to directly engage with the public and be at the center of major events happening in downtown Houston. Be on your best behavior, Houston.

    KHOU plans first satellite studio of its kind along downtown's Avenida Houston
    Starting in March 2018 a Houston news institution will begin broadcasting from one of the most popular spots in downtown. On Wednesday, the Houston First Corporation and KHOU-TV announced a partnership that will bring a satellite network studio into downtown Houston.
    http://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

One suspect fled on stolen bike, others on fo...

One suspect fled on stolen bike, others on foot.

    Group breaks into Honda dealership using stolen truck, police say
    A group of thieves used a stolen truck to break into a north Houston Honda dealership early Friday morning, police said. Officers responded to a tow truck driver's call about a burglary in progress at the dealership off Interstate 45 near Midland Drive around 4 a.m.
    http://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

Houston transit officials moved to use a slic...

Houston transit officials moved to use a slice of a downtown bus depot for a homeless shelter:

    Homeless shelter plan in Metro facility takes step forward
    Houston transit officials moved forward Thursday with a proposal to use a slice of a downtown bus depot for a homeless shelter, leaving much of the contentious debate for city council members. Residents and business owners close to the proposed site along McKee and Buffalo Bayou vehemently opposed the plan in comments to the Metropolitan Transit Authority board.
    http://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

Housing costs have shot up, forcing about a t...

Housing costs have shot up, forcing about a third of adults in Houston to live with a roommate or parent. Would you live with a parent if your rent or mortgage got too high?

    Zillow: Houstonians are doubling up as rent costs rise
    About a third of adults are living with a roommate or parent in Houston, mirroring the trend for the U.S. as housing costs have shot up, a new Zillow report showed. "As rents have outpaced incomes, living alone is no longer an option for many working-aged adults," Zillow senior economist Aaron Terrazas said in an announcement.
    http://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

"We did not put this sign up to be derogatory...

"We did not put this sign up to be derogatory, racist or to offend anyone"

    Texas restaurant criticized for featuring blackface caricature on wall
    A restaurant in Texas is being called racist for using an offensive sign to decorate its wall. The controversial sign at Cook's Garage in Lubbock features a neon caricature of an African-American male with the words "Coon Chicken Inn" written inside its mouth.
    http://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

He left a note next to her body.

He left a note next to her body.

    Police: Suspect left note after strangling girlfriend
    SAN ANTONIO - A man accused of strangling his girlfriend and leaving a note next to her body was arrested Thursday. San Antonio Police Department spokesman Sgt. Michelle Ramos said Paulo Gonzalez Chavez, 40, faces a murder charge in the death of Idalia Celedon Becerra, 29. Police found Becerra dead at 2:55 p.m.
    http://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

The bovine figured out how to push open the g...

The bovine figured out how to push open the gate — despite its beefed up latch system.

    Holy cow! Wandering bovine returned to Philly nativity scene
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A cow in Philadelphia apparently wanted to be away from the manger, as it escaped twice Thursday morning from a church's live nativity scene. Stormy, a 7-year-old brown and white Hereford, was back munching hay at Old First Reformed Church of Christ by 7:15 a.m.
    http://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

No matter what happens... they're always impe...

No matter what happens... they're always impeccably dressed.

    Ivanka and Melania Trump's top looks of 2017
    Published 2:25 pm, Thursday, December 14, 2017 This year was a roller coaster for the First Family. But despite White House scandals and testy tweets from her husband, the First Lady made it through 2017 looking prim and polished. During her first few months as First Lady, Melania's wardrobe appeared to be out of touch and too pretentious.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

"The Ruger should have never been placed in K...

"The Ruger should have never been placed in Kelley's hands in Texas."

    Sutherland Springs family sues outdoors store where church shooter purchased gun
    Published 3:56 pm, Thursday, December 14, 2017 A family that lost three members in the Sutherland Springs massacre has filed a lawsuit against the store where the shooter purchased weapons, according to documents obtained by mySA.com.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

"Cold-stun season actually runs through Febru...

"Cold-stun season actually runs through February so this is at the forefront."

    Cold weather stuns endangered sea turtle population in the Gulf of Mexico
    While southern Texas residents enjoyed a rare winter wonderland last weekend, the spate of cold weather has had an adverse affect on the local endangered sea turtle population. The NOAA Fisheries laboratory in Galveston picked up 18 cold-stunned green sea turtles last weekend in Christmas Bay, following a precipitous water temperature drop that accompanied a cold front and brought snow to the region.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

Harvey has displaced eight Houston Independen...

Harvey has displaced eight Houston Independent School District campuses.

    Harvey-displaced HISD campuses receive $4.7 million gift
    Aramco Services is giving $4.7 million to the HISD Foundation to provide technology, tutoring and other resources for students displaced by Hurricane Harvey. The money will provide portable tools, such as iPads, that will enhance education even after Braeburn Elementary, Mitchell Elementary, Kolter Elementary and Scarborough High rebuild; Robinson Elementary and Hilliard reopen, and Liberty High transfers to a new space.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

He included the rest of his kids in one photo...

He included the rest of his kids in one photo.

    Barron Trump excluded from official Trump Christmas portrait
    Updated 4:14 pm, Thursday, December 14, 2017 People are asking what happened to Barron Trump after a couple of Christmas photos of the President were shared on Twitter. The GOP shared a tweet on Dec. 11 where people could sign the First Family's Christmas card.
    http://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

"And if changes aren't made by the Department...

"And if changes aren't made by the Department of Criminal Justice, this will happen again."

    Texas prison teacher says inmate raped her at understaffed unit
    A Texas prison teacher tearfully called on Gov. Greg Abbott to charge the inmate she says raped her at an understaffed lock-up north of Huntsville. Nicole Truelove plans to file a lawsuit against the state over the Nov.
    http://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Deputies were at the scene of a vehicle subme...

Deputies were at the scene of a vehicle submerged in water in west Harris County, searching for the driver of a truck that flipped off a bridge into South Mayde Lawrence Creeks Sr.. http://bit.ly/2AIR0dI (METRO Video)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Deputies were at the scene of a vehicle submerged in water in west Harris County, searching for the driver of a truck that flipped off a bridge into South Mayde Lawrence Creeks Sr.....
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8 hours ago

Deputies are investigating a daring high-noon...

Deputies are investigating a daring high-noon robbery in The Woodlands where the assailant used an unconventional get-away technique.

    Scooter-riding bank robber on loose in The Woodlands
    Updated 1:03 pm, Thursday, December 14, 2017 Deputies are investigating a daring high-noon robbery in The Woodlands where the assailant used an unconventional get-away technique. Law enforcement with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office responded to the BBVA Compass Bank on Research Forest Drive near Gosling Road around noon Thursday.
    http://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

Gorgeous!

Gorgeous!

    Secret chalet retreat in the shadow of Mount Baker asks $995K
    Just look at the view through those windows Published 3:04 pm, Wednesday, December 13, 2017 The weather outside is frightful, but this home in Deming is more than delightful. RELATED: HGTV's 2018 Dream Home is in Gig Harbor This custom-built home is in the shadow of Mount Baker and sits on 40 acres.
    http://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

Take a trip to another decade and be home by ...

Take a trip to another decade and be home by 2 a.m.

    Themed bars around the Houston area
    Houston is full of trendy, sophisticated bars with craft cocktails, but sometimes it's fun to immerse yourself in a kitschy or old-school theme instead. You can throw on some cowboy boots and a blingy belt and line dance your way to Spring, Stafford or Conroe for some country-style partying.
    http://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

Three other HISD campuses remain closed – Hil...

Three other HISD campuses remain closed – Hilliard and Robinson elementary schools and Liberty High School.

    HISD signs off on razing and rebuilding 4 Harvey-damaged schools
    Updated 10:28 pm, Thursday, December 14, 2017 Houston ISD trustees on Thursday approved a $126-million plan to demolish and rebuild four aging elementary schools that were flooded during Hurricane Harvey, a proposal that will keep students out of their home campuses until at least 2020.
    http://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

This light display is not far from Houston an...

This light display is not far from Houston and is open to the public.

    Wright family wins ABC's 'Great Christmas Light Fight'
    It was nearly killing them, but the Wright family of Dayton had a secret. They couldn't share it or risk violating a contract and costing themselves thousands of dollars.
    http://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Ahead of the band's appearance at Day for Nig...

Ahead of the band's appearance at Day for Night this weekend we look back at the time the band played Numbers Nightclub in Montrose in 1995.

    When Nine Inch Nails played Numbers in 1995 "the whole floor was a pit"
    "The whole floor was a pit," says Chris Baccaro of an epic concert by Nine Inch Nails at the tiny Numbers nightclub in Montrose on Nov. 4, 1995. Now 44 years old, the service manager at an area Ford dealership speaks about the show in mythic terms, like many Houstonians who found themselves covered in the sweat of others that night.
    http://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

From "Deal or No Deal" to royal, she's had qu...

From "Deal or No Deal" to royal, she's had quite the transformation.

    From simple to elegant: Meghan Markle's style transformation through the years
    Published 7:45 pm, Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Before Meghan Markle was an actress on "Suits," or about to become part of the royal family, she was a model with a casual style. However, as the years have passed, Markle has traded in her "Deal or No Deal" briefcase and skimpy dresses for a more sophisticated, refined look.
    http://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Take a look at what the new version of J.J. W...

Take a look at what the new version of J.J. Watt's Reebok signature shoe looks like and also how he is sending some of those shoes to the troops.

    J.J. Watt dropping new Reebok shoes, sending some to troops
    At midnight Wednesday night, Texans star J.J. Watt and Reebok will release a new version of his signature shoe. As Watt was teasing to the sneaker release on social media Wednesday, he got a request from a United States soldier deployed in Afghanistan.
    http://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

Hong Kong's hippest street food can now be sa...

Hong Kong's hippest street food can now be sampled in Houston:

    Hong Kong food trend lands in Houston's Chinatown
    Houston's wealth of diverse foods is about to reach a bubble-popping new level with recently opened Bubble Egg at 918 Bellaire Blvd., which features gai daan zai, colloquially dubbed "bubble waffles." Houston food writer Mai Pham reports that the new shop debuted in Chinatown's Welcome Shopping Center just last week.
    http://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

Dinner and a movie is a classic, but it can g...

Dinner and a movie is a classic, but it can get pretty mundane if that's the routine.

    Creative date ideas in Houston for playful, competitive couples
    Let's be honest, dinner and a movie is traditional and often boring for date night. So instead of the usual, think out of the box and get playful with your partner.
    http://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

The opulent home has luxury details including...

The opulent home has luxury details including a separate five-car garage and marble floors.

    Look into Jim 'Mattress Mack' McIngvale's former Houston home
    Last week, the former home of Rockets legend Hakeem 'The Dream' Olajuwon went up for sale and it's right next to the former home of Houston businessman and humanitarian Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale.
    http://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

As we march into 2018 (yikes) it's time to ta...

As we march into 2018 (yikes) it's time to take a look back at what the city of Houston looked like three decades ago.

    What did Houston look like in 1988?
    The Astrodome lost a big piece of its appeal, the city was constantly evolving, and one of its own became the President of the United States.
    http://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

"We had to lift the house off of them."

"We had to lift the house off of them."

    Two men fatally crushed while attempting to raise Hurricane Harvey-damaged home
    Two men were killed Thursday morning when a Hurricane Harvey-flooded house they were trying to raise collapsed on them in northeast Houston. The house fell a little after 11 a.m. in the 5400 block of Olana Drive, said Al Sterkx, spokesman for Harris County Emergency Services District 10, which responded to an entrapment call along with the Harris County Sheriff's Office and other officials.
    http://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

See before-and-after photos of the recent ren...

See before-and-after photos of the recent renovation done to Dennis Quaid's new home.

    Actor Dennis Quaid buys $3.9M home after it underwent dramatic face-lift
    Even for face-lift-friendly Hollywood, Dennis Quaid's new home has had quite a transformation. He paid $3.9 million for this renovated SoCal house. Becky Bracken, provided by Published 9:00 am, Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Even for face-lift-friendly Hollywood, Dennis Quaid's new home has had quite a transformation.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

"You have to sign a waiver of non-responsibil...

"You have to sign a waiver of non-responsibility to get in there."

    Price cut on fire-ravaged Bernal Heights cottage: Is $699,000 a deal for a tear-down?
    A 600-square-foot, fire-gutted cottage in San Francisco's Bernal Heights neighborhood was listed for $799,000 in October and didn't sell. Will 121 Gates now go with a lower price of $699,000? When SFGATE talked with listing agent Jim Laufenberg of Coldwell Banker back in October, he didn't sugarcoat the property.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

"Aren't you also tired of all the pathetic 'm...

"Aren't you also tired of all the pathetic 'me too' victim claims? If every woman is a 'victim', so is every man."

    Texas official out after post disparaging 'pathetic' women
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A top aide to Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton resigned Thursday after reports surfaced of him disparaging the stories of sexually harassed women as "pathetic" on Facebook. Paxton spokesman Mark Rylander said views expressed by associate deputy attorney general Andrew Leonie on social media "do not reflect our values."
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

Those looking to get a peek into Hotel Emma -...

Those looking to get a peek into Hotel Emma -- without paying for an actual room -- can now take a tour twice a week.

    Hotel Emma is offering tours to the public
    Those looking to get a peek into Hotel Emma -- without paying for an actual room -- can take a tour twice a week.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

Two men were killed when a Hurricane Harvey-f...

Two men were killed when a Hurricane Harvey-flooded house they were trying to raise collapsed on them in northeast Houston.

    Two men fatally crushed while attempting to raise Hurricane Harvey-damaged home
    Two men were killed Thursday morning when a Hurricane Harvey-flooded house they were trying to raise collapsed on them in northeast Houston. The house fell a little after 11 a.m. in the 5400 block of Olana Drive, said Al Sterkx, spokesman for Harris County Emergency Services District 10, which responded to an entrapment call along with the Harris County Sheriff's Office and other officials.
    http://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

For the third consecutive night, a group of m...

For the third consecutive night, a group of masked men stole an ATM machine out of a Marriott hotel, Houston police said. http://bit.ly/2AqtM8b (METRO Video)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    For the third consecutive night, a group of masked men stole an ATM machine out of a Marriott hotel, Houston police said. http://bit.ly/2AqtM8b (METRO Video)
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14 hours ago

Of the top five most searched people on Googl...

Of the top five most searched people on Google this year, three of them were men accused of sexual assault or harassment.

    Top Google searches in 2017
    "Despacito," Matt Lauer, and the film "IT" were some of the most searched Google terms this year around the world. The terms were part of Google's Year in Search report released Tuesday. Of the top five most searched people, three of them were men accused of sexual assault or harassment.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

Big names from from baseball, basketball and ...

Big names from from baseball, basketball and even NASA will play in this weekend's charity soccer game.

    Athletes participating in KickInForHouston celebrity soccer game
    Like it usually does, BBVA Compass Stadium will play host to some big soccer names this weekend. There will be some big names from other sports and even a famous astronaut in attendance, too. The Dynamo's home field will play host to a charity soccer event Saturday night that will benefit victims of Hurricane Harvey.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

That's a lot of red.

That's a lot of red.

    More than one-third of Texas counties are under burn ban in fear of wildfires
    Many Texans will have to forgo the fireworks this December when celebrating New Year's Eve. Ninety-seven of Texas' 254 counties have an outdoor burn ban, the latest tally by the Texas A&M Forest Service shows. Burn bans restrict or prohibit outdoor fires, often including fireworks, when drought conditions are present.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

The tragic memories still live in for some:

The tragic memories still live in for some:

    Five years after Sandy Hook, I can't forget his face
    It was cold that day. Dirt-laden snow lined the sidewalks throughout suburban Stamford, Conn., where I lived and worked as an education reporter. But as my Twitter feed began to spasm with reports from one of my colleagues at the scene of a probable shooting at nearby Sandy Hook Elementary School, the air seemed to turn colder.
    http://www.houstonchronicle.com

16 hours ago

Here's what to set up on your DVR:

Here's what to set up on your DVR:

    Jeanne Jakle's winter TV picks: Five hot newcomers
    Even with so much holiday cheer coming at ya, December can be a dismal month for TV viewers. As we bid farewell to the latest season of television favorites, we can't help but dread the long wait until their return. I know I'm already missing ...
    http://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

WATCH: Many Houstonians need to pay more atte...

WATCH: Many Houstonians need to pay more attention to the METRORails around the city. http://bit.ly/2AwYdh0 (METRO Houston)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    WATCH: Many Houstonians need to pay more attention to the METRORails around the city. http://bit.ly/2AwYdh0 (METRO Houston)
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16 hours ago

Channel your inner Jedi and visit "Tatooine,"...

Channel your inner Jedi and visit "Tatooine," where Luke was raised.

    Want to visit 'A galaxy far, far away?' Here are the Star Wars filming locations you can visit
    The latest Star Wars film hits theaters Friday and fans all over the world can't wait to see where the storied franchise takes its characters. The last film, 2015's "The Force Awakens," ended with Rey finding the long lost Luke Skywalker on a remote world.
    http://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

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

Memorial is a little bit of everything along the bayou.

    Martha Turner Sotheby's - Memorial
    Memorial has its very own secrets. Discover what's behind this iconic neighborhood.
    http://memorial.myperfecthouseton.com

17 hours ago

The father grabbed some fast food before the ...

The father grabbed some fast food before the shoot to "try to look a little pregnant."

    Expecting dad stages own pregnancy photo shoot, shows belly
    PEABODY, Mass. (AP) - An expecting father in Massachusetts has shown off his paternal glow with a pregnancy photo shoot. Peabody (PEE'-buh-dee) resident Nick Roberts surprised his pregnant girlfriend with the photos at their gender reveal party in June before their son Logan was born.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

A dog was also saved from the home.

A dog was also saved from the home.

    Intense video captures deputies racing inside burning home to save Texas woman
    Body camera footage from northeast Texas shows deputies rushing to save a woman from a burning home Tuesday. The footage was captured by a deputy with the Panola County Sheriff's Office who was responding to a call at a house fire in the Fair Play area with a woman trapped inside.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

The FCC repealed the Obama-era "net neutralit...

The FCC repealed the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules today, giving ISPs like Verizon, Comcast and At&T a free hand to slow or block websites as they see fit or charge more for faster speeds. What do you think of the vote?

    FCC votes along party lines to end 'net neutrality'
    The Federal Communications Commission repealed the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules Thursday, giving internet service providers like Verizon, Comcast and AT&T a free hand to slow or block websites and apps as they see fit or charge more for faster speeds.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

Home shopping in Houston? You'll want to read...

Home shopping in Houston? You'll want to read this first:

    Houston housing market sees gains in lower-end of market
    Single-family home sales across the Houston area were up 7.4 percent in November, the third straight month of year-over-year increases since Hurricane Harvey. Homes priced between $100,000 and $250,000 saw the strongest sales gains while demand for luxury homes declined compared with last year, according to the latest report from the Houston Association of Realtors.
    http://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

It's pretty rare to catch some of Houston's a...

It's pretty rare to catch some of Houston's anchors, reporters and radio jockeys without makeup:

    What Houston TV, radio pros look like without makeup
    It's pretty rare to catch some of Houston's anchors, reporters and radio jockeys without makeup on.
    http://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

Stunning images show the devastation parts of...

Stunning images show the devastation parts of California are seeing:

    Before-and-after photos show the devastating toll of Southern California wildfires
    Updated 9:37 pm, Monday, December 11, 2017 Multiple wildfires continue to burn throughout Southern California, the largest of which had burned nearly 800 structures and charred 230,500 acres as of Monday. The Thomas Fire started in Ventura County a week ago and is now the fifth largest blaze in modern California history.
    http://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

BREAKING:

BREAKING:

    Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity indicted on hazing charges after University of Houston pledge ritual
    Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity has been charged in a criminal indictment with hazing after being accused of abusing University of Houston pledges during a three-day ritual last year that left one with a lacerated spleen. A Harris County grand jury indicted the fraternity Thursday on a Class B misdemeanor, which carries a maximum fine of up to $10,000.
    http://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

Every quarterback who has started for the Hou...

Every quarterback who has started for the Houston Texans under Bill O'Brien - and it's a lot - is still in the NFL. Here's how they're all doing.

    Texans quarterbacks: Where are they now?
    The Texans have had 10 different starting quarterbacks in Bill O'Brien's four seasons in Houston. Surprisingly, all 10 of those quarterbacks are still in the NFL and five of them have started games this season. Most of those guys are all backups with other teams and have only started when pressed into duty because of an injury, but Case Keenum is the exception.
    http://www.chron.com

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