33 min ago

Tom Nolen, 73, is the 11th-winningest high sc...

Tom Nolen, 73, is the 11th-winningest high school football coach in Texas high school football history.

    Lamar High School's legendary football coach Tom Nolen to retire
    The Houston area's winningest coach is calling it a career. After 33 years at Lamar, Tom Nolen announced his retirement Monday afternoon. He leaves with 365 career wins, which ranked third among active coaches in Texas high school football. His 308 UIL wins - all at Lamar - currently rank 11th all-time.
    https://www.chron.com

40 min ago

The man was found face-down about 100 feet aw...

The man was found face-down about 100 feet away from the roadway. The Houston Police Department homicide detectives are working to determine what happened to the man.

    Body found under Gulf Freeway overpass near University of Houston
    Houston police are investigating a body found underneath a Gulf Freeway overpass Monday afternoon. The body of a man was found by a passerby around 2:45 p.m. underneath the Gulf Freeway at Cullen Boulevard, near the University of Houston. The man was found face-down about 100 feet away from the roadway.
    https://www.chron.com

53 min ago

As the investigation is still ongoing, it is ...

As the investigation is still ongoing, it is possible she could face charges that carry a mandatory life sentence.

    Baby dies from 'lethal combination of drugs' hours after his mother breastfed him, police say
    It was 3 a.m. and Samantha Whitney Jones' 11-week-old son was crying. So, Jones did what many mothers would do: She sat down and tried to breastfeed him. About five hours later, her baby would be dead. The cause of death, prosecutors say, was a "lethal combination of drugs" ingested through Jones' breast milk.
    https://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

The Houston Astros’ Alex Bregman will compete...

The Houston Astros’ Alex Bregman will compete in the Home Run Derby tonight. Here’s how other Astros have done in the competition:

    How Astros players have done in the Home Run Derby
    Alex Bregman leads the Astros with a career-high 20 home runs and as he's shown over and over again in the dugout, on the field - and even on a plane, apparently - he's also the team leader in swag.
    https://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

Mount Pleasant Avenue Premier Canine Villas &...

Mount Pleasant Avenue Premier Canine Villas & Spa in League City knows how to treat a dog like a king, especially on their birthday. https://chrn.cl/2LekLb4

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Mount Pleasant Avenue Premier Canine Villas & Spa in League City knows how to treat a dog like a king, especially on their birthday. https://chrn.cl/2LekLb4
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1 hour ago

The NCAA probably couldn't wait to bring the ...

The NCAA probably couldn't wait to bring the Final Four back to Houston 😎

    Houston to host Final Four in 2023
    Houston and NRG Stadium have been selected as the host site for the 2023 men's Final Four, the NCAA announced Monday. The city most recently held the Final Four in 2011 and 2016. A regional will be held at Toyota Center in 2020.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

She reportedly believed her soul, and her dau...

She reportedly believed her soul, and her daughters' souls, had been stolen by the devil and that by killing them she was saving them.

    Texas mom found not guilty by reason of insanity in her two daughters' deaths
    A Russian-born woman who moved to Texas in 2013 with her award-winning pianist husband was found not guilty by reason of insanity on Monday in the death of her two daughters, the Star-Telegram reported. Vadym Kholodenko, an internationally-known pianist, discovered his daughters Nika, 5 and Michela, 1, dead when he arrived at his estranged wife's home in Benbrook to pick them up in March of 2016.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

He's accused of choking a teen fan:

He's accused of choking a teen fan:

    Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine posts bond in Harris County for alleged Galleria assault
    Rapper Tekashi69 briefly returned to Houston early this morning to pay his $5,000 bond in connection with an alleged choking incident earlier this year at Houston's Galleria Mall. Harris County officials said he returned to New York after posting the non-arrest bond. His next court date is scheduled for Aug.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

A new section of entrances, exits and main la...

A new section of entrances, exits and main lanes opened on U.S. 290 Monday, a significant step in a seven-year revamp of the freeway.

    Stretch of U.S. 290 between Little York and Pinemont reopens
    A new section of entrances, exits and main lanes opened on U.S. 290 Monday, a significant step in a seven-year revamp of the freeway. The four-mile completed section is now open between West Little York and Pinemont, TxDOT said. There now are five inbound lanes from West Little York to Loop 610, one of the most congested areas in the county.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

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

Everything you want to know about one of Houston's most sought-after communities: West University. #MTSIR #MyPerfectHouseton

    Martha Turner Sotheby's - West U
    West U has its very own secrets. Discover what's behind this iconic neighborhood.
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3 hours ago

Have you been spending too much of this summe...

Have you been spending too much of this summer mired in Facebook gossip? The Montgomery County Animal Shelter Texas can help. https://chrn.cl/2uBZJsl

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Have you been spending too much of this summer mired in Facebook gossip? The Montgomery County Animal Shelter Texas can help. https://chrn.cl/2uBZJsl
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4 hours ago

What's missing?

What's missing?

    Houston man gets the most Houston tattoo ever
    A 27-year-old Houston man is getting the ultimate Houston tattoo. Dalton Powell has sunk eight hours into a massive back tattoo featuring the Astrodome, Houston skyline, and "BE SOMEONE" mural courtesy of tattoo artist Tyler Nathan Turnbull. "I knew I wanted to cover my whole back with a nice tattoo but I didn't know what I wanted to do.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

The company plans to open a flagship Houston ...

The company plans to open a flagship Houston store on Nov. 1, and it will continue to open some 20 stores in the next few years.

    Rtic to open flagship store in Houston
    Rtic Coolers is changing its name and opening brick and mortar locations, the Cypress company announced Saturday on its Facebook page . Rtic got its start in September 2015 as an online retailer to rival the popularity - and price tag - of Yeti coolers.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

Houston Rockets player Chris Paul's is lookin...

Houston Rockets player Chris Paul's is looking to sell his Los Angeles-area house.

    Chris Paul's California mansion is for sale. Let's peek inside.
    Houston Rockets player Chris Paul's is looking to sell his Los Angeles-area house. The 11,049 square foot home is located on 1.79 acres in Calabasas, California and has been on the market since April 24, 2018.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

He allegedly followed her into her home.

He allegedly followed her into her home.

    Uber driver accused of raping inebriated passenger after she left San Antonio sports bar
    An Uber driver is facing a sexual assault charge in the alleged rape of a drunken passenger. Jacobo Manuel Gutierrez, 32, picked up a 35-year-old female from a Northeast Side sports bar early Saturday, according to the affidavit for Gutierrez's arrest.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

PLEASE SHARE: Authorities released this video...

PLEASE SHARE: Authorities released this video of a man suspected in the killing last week of a 62-year-old Cypress woman. https://chrn.cl/2zPyAZ4

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    PLEASE SHARE: Authorities released this video of a man suspected in the killing last week of a 62-year-old Cypress woman. https://chrn.cl/2zPyAZ4
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6 hours ago

Four Texas leaders were among the 15 best-com...

Four Texas leaders were among the 15 best-compensated university executives in the nation with million-dollar salaries.

    Texas university leaders still get top dollar, but pay bumps slow
    Leaders of Texas' largest public universities and higher education systems remained among the highest-compensated in the country in 2016-17, but their pay did not jump much after years of significant growth, according to a Chronicle of Higher Education survey released Sunday.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

Trump: "Our relationship with Russia has NEVE...

Trump: "Our relationship with Russia has NEVER been worse thanks to many years of U.S. foolishness and stupidity and now, the Rigged Witch Hunt!" Russia's Foreign Ministry: "We agree."

    The Latest: Trump sees 'no reason' why Russia would meddle
    HELSINKI (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 7:05 p.m. President Donald Trump says he sees no reason why Russia would interfere in the 2016 election. Trump resisted when asked Monday to condemn Russian meddling in the election.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

"Orbit, do you love me?"

"Orbit, do you love me?"

    Astros Justin Verlander, Alex Bregman join 'In My Feelings' challenge en route to All-Star Game
    Astros Justin Verlander and Alex Bregman loosened up ahead of Tuesday's All-Star Game by joining rapper Drake's "In My Feelings" challenge over the weekend. All-Stars: Making the case for record-breaking Astros' All-Star Game The challenge has turned into a social media craze in which people take videos of themselves dancing to one of Drake's popular new songs, "In My Feelings.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Did your neighborhood make the cut?

Did your neighborhood make the cut?

    11 suburban Houston communities among nation's top sellers
    Home sales gained momentum in Sienna Plantation, Bridgeland and Cross Creek Ranch in the first half of the year, earning them a position among the nation's 25 top-selling communities, a new report showed. They are also among 11 Houston-area communities that made the 50 top-selling master-planned communities based on mid-year home sales, according to RCLCO, a housing consulting firm based in the Washington, D.C.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Did you know this exists just north of Housto...

Did you know this exists just north of Houston? (Warning: graphic images.)

    Villager Q & A: Fred Everson, controller Emerald Lake nude resort
    Montgomery County is home to many cool places, sites and events, but in one corner of the county about 20 minutes from the heart of The Woodlands is a little known resort where visitors shed their clothes and enjoy the Southeast Texas sun and warm temperatures au naturel-Emerald Lake Naturist Resort and RV Park.
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

“We figured, why don’t we try to do something...

“We figured, why don’t we try to do something to bring something positive back to town? Let’s bring on the school pride.”

    Santa Fe High alumni come together to raise money, celebrate their school
    Months ago, Rachel Lyons assumed her 10-year high school reunion would be a low-key affair. Perhaps she and other members of Santa Fe High School's class of 2008 would go to Top Golf in Webster, she thought, or rent out a restaurant near the small Galveston County community.
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

A meeting this week could determine if the co...

A meeting this week could determine if the complex can be built:

    Multistory apartment project proposed for original Berryhill location along Westheimer
    A developer planning an eight-story apartment complex in Upper Kirby is asking the city to allow it to build closer to Westheimer than is normally allowed in order to give its project a more "urban feel."
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

Surveillance video shows the woman exiting th...

Surveillance video shows the woman exiting the business and being approached by a maroon Ford Edge with paper license plates.

    Police searching for man wearing clown paint who robbed woman on video
    Police are searching for man who robbed a woman outside a check cashing business in Pasadena on Independence Day while sporting clown face paint. Surveillance video shows the woman exiting the business and being approached by a maroon Ford Edge with paper license plates, the Pasadena Police Department wrote on Facebook.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

The grandmother allegedly had ties to a carte...

The grandmother allegedly had ties to a cartel.

    Investigator: Girl was beheaded after seeing grandmother die
    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say a 13-year-old Alabama girl with special needs was beheaded after she saw her grandmother killed in a cemetery. Al.com reports that the details emerged Thursday in a Madison County court during a preliminary hearing for 26-year-old Yoni Aguilar.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

5 Not-Your-Everyday Ice Cream Scoops to Sample

$ American/New American, Bakeries, Dessert 601 Heights Blvd.

This article has 4 other Houston locations (Show)

$ Dessert 9291 S. Main St.

Dessert 1901 N. Shepherd Dr.

$$ Pan-Asian 2003 Lexington St.

$ Dessert 5216 Morningside Dr.

    5 Not-Your-Everyday Ice Cream Scoops to Sample
    Whoever allotted ice cream only one 24-hour period for its "official" holiday (which was Sunday) obviously never endured a Texas summer. The triple-digit temperatures to which we are frequently treated June through September, not to mention the still-sultry 80- and 90-degree days in "autumn," mean that every freaking day is the day to celebrate ice cream.
    https://www.houstoniamag.com

9 hours ago

A convenience store clerk heard gunshots arou...

A convenience store clerk heard gunshots around 3:30 a.m., before a Metro driver walked up and said he'd been shot.

    Houston Metro driver shot near Frenchtown
    A Metro Lift bus driver was shot near Frenchtown Monday morning, Houston police said. The circumstances of the shooting aren't known. Houston police said a convenience store clerk heard gunshots at 2800 Quitman around 3:30 a.m., before a Metro driver walked up and said he'd been shot.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Attorneys for the state of Texas are trying t...

Attorneys for the state of Texas are trying to convince a judge every aborted, miscarried or ectopic pregnancy should end with a customary burial or cremation. Do you agree with the practice?

    Fetal burial trial marks a new chapter in Texas abortion debate
    AUSTIN - Just off the highway, a cool morning breezeblows through the quiet cemetery,up gentle hills and across the rows of gravestones commemorating babies never born. A nearby hospital sends the remains from failed pregnancies here to Assumption Cemetery. The bundles of tissue are often smaller than the palm of your hand.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

"We apologize to Ms. Franklin for any embarra...

"We apologize to Ms. Franklin for any embarrassment or discomfort this situation may have caused."

    Houston's municipal court apologizes to Suffers vocalist scolded for taking wedding photos
    Houston's Municipal Courts Department has apologized to the lead signer of The Suffers, a Houston band, after she was told not to take photos of a couple getting married. Singer Kam Franklin chronicled the incident Monday in the courtroom of Judge Leigh F. Saint-Germain.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

"There is no question that dust disrupts the ...

"There is no question that dust disrupts the development of hurricanes, because dry air inhibits the development of thunderstorms that fuel a storm."

    African dust is 'kryptonite' for Houston's hurricanes
    Houston's hurricanes may have finally met their match in the form of African dust. This dust-which forms as clouds from the Sahara desert that travel across the Atlantic Ocean, into the Caribbean, and up through the Gulf into Texas-essentially acts as a form of "kryptonite" against hurricanes, Eric Berger, editor of the Space City Weather blog, told Chron.com Thursday morning.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

Inside the last Blockbuster left in America

Inside the last Blockbuster left in America

    'Why are you still here?': Inside the last Blockbuster left in America
    A man parked his motorcycle on the sidewalk Saturday morning, ruining the aesthetic of the last remaining Blockbuster in the continental United States. "You can't park there," general manager Sandi Harding told the man as he walked into the store in Bend, Oregon. "People are trying to take pictures."
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

Your move, Costco.

Your move, Costco.

    Costco sparked backlash after cutting one of customers' favorite items from the food court - and Sam's Club just responded by adding it to its own menu (COST, WMT)
    Sam's Club Sam's Club is going to start serving its Polish hot dog at all locations. The Polish dog will cost just 99 cents. Costco sparked backlash earlier this week when news broke that the bulk retailer would no longer sell the Polish hot dog in its food courts.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

Two words: Exclusive. Content.

Two words: Exclusive. Content.

    7 reasons you should buy a PlayStation 4 instead of the Nintendo Switch
    BI Graphics Let's say you want to buy a modern video game console, and you have $300 to play with: What should you buy? For $300, you can buy a PlayStation 4 or a Nintendo Switch - both cost exactly $300, and offer unique gaming experiences.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

More than four burglars shattered through the...

More than four burglars shattered through the door of the gas station convenience store and took the ATM cash box

    Cash box stolen at Memorial convenience store
    Several masked burglars broke into a Memorial convenience store and stole a cash box from an ATM on Friday, according to Houston police. Officers got a call about the burglary around 3:10 a.m. in the 14000 block of Memorial Drive, at North Kirkwood.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

What lengths would you go to for free Chick-f...

What lengths would you go to for free Chick-fil-A sandwiches for a year? https://chrn.cl/2L0CdjW (Photo by Alan Warren | Houston Chronicle)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    What lengths would you go to for free Chick-fil-A sandwiches for a year? https://chrn.cl/2L0CdjW (Photo by Alan Warren | Houston Chronicle)
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16 hours ago

They also claim they keyboards will be quiete...

They also claim they keyboards will be quieter...but what if you liked how they sounded before

    Has Apple quietly fixed its sticky MacBook Pro keyboard problem?
    When Apple introduced its updated MacBook Pro laptops this week, the company touted that the keyboards had been tweaked to be quieter. Some users had complained they were too noisy while typing. The bigger beef about the MacBook and MacBook Pro keyboards, however, is that keys could become unresponsive if even a tiny bit of dust got into their new butterfly-style mechanism.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

The photos from the World Bodypainting Festiv...

The photos from the World Bodypainting Festival in Austria are breathtaking. https://chrn.cl/2JvbE0M (Photo by Didier Messens | Getty Images)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    The photos from the World Bodypainting Festival in Austria are breathtaking. https://chrn.cl/2JvbE0M (Photo by Didier Messens | Getty Images)
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17 hours ago

Charles Entertainment Cheese took Build-A-Bea...

Charles Entertainment Cheese took Build-A-Bear to school on Friday ---> chrn.cl/2zH9sDE

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Charles Entertainment Cheese took Build-A-Bear to school on Friday ---> chrn.cl/2zH9sDE
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17 hours ago

"I am lucky to have my hand."

"I am lucky to have my hand."

    Houston model and Instagram celebrity attacked by shark
    A trip to the Bahamas for one Houston model and Instagram celebrity turned into nightmare after she decided to swim with some nurse sharks. Katarina Zarutskie, 19, an international business and nursing student at the University of Miami, was on vacation in June with her boyfriend and family when they stumbled upon a beautiful pool of water.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

From the Houston Chronicle: A DNA test reveal...

From the Houston Chronicle: A DNA test revealed some deep family secrets.

    How I learned a decades-old family secret that rocked my world
    The mystery began - or, perhaps, more rightly began to end - with a phone call in early 2017. My son, Brian McGrath, 38, of McKinney, had a revelation and a question. The revelation was that he had been doing some family research on the genealogy website Ancestry.com.
    https://www.houstonchronicle.com

18 hours ago

It's ok to laugh.

It's ok to laugh.

    Texas police department showcases their best bloopers caught on camera
    A police department is Northeast Texas poked fun at some of its officers in a new video featuring a montage of their slip-ups. The video from the Carrollton Texas Police Department was posted on YouTube Tuesday and features dash cam footage of an officer fighting off a bug, tripping on the pavement during a traffic stop, and running into a glass wall.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

Do you remember the first thing you ate at Wh...

Do you remember the first thing you ate at Whataburger? https://chrn.cl/2LbW3Ic (Photo by Hollis Johnson | Business Insider)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Do you remember the first thing you ate at Whataburger? https://chrn.cl/2LbW3Ic (Photo by Hollis Johnson | Business Insider)
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19 hours ago

This man walked into a Lowe's in Texas and ru...

This man walked into a Lowe's in Texas and runs out with a toolkit. Too bad he can't find his car. Full story: https://chrn.cl/2NfPvWz

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    This man walked into a Lowe's in Texas and runs out with a toolkit. Too bad he can't find his car. Full story: https://chrn.cl/2NfPvWz
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20 hours ago

This insanely cool street art is coming to to...

This insanely cool street art is coming to to Houston. And the best part...its free. https://chrn.cl/2upS5lH (Photo Courtesy of Nuit Blanche Houston)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    This insanely cool street art is coming to to Houston. And the best part...its free. https://chrn.cl/2upS5lH (Photo Courtesy of Nuit Blanche Houston)
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20 hours ago

Probably too expensive.

Probably too expensive.

    Contemporary home for sale in Upper Kirby stuns with pool, modern finishes
    A sleek 4,386 square foot property in Upper Kirby is on sale for $1.6 million and perfect for the Houston car enthusiast. The contemporary home features five bedrooms, five full bathrooms, and a three car garage, according to Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty agent Ashton Martini.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

The tiny skoolie runs on solar power, has a l...

The tiny skoolie runs on solar power, has a living room, dining area, office, guest bed, bedroom and storage.

    Couple explains how they turned a school bus into the perfect vehicle to tour the United States
    The bus, dubbed Vicaribus, has been all over the United States in the past three months and is just the cutest skoolie I've seen.
    https://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

That's a pretty nice payday.

That's a pretty nice payday.

    John Cynn claims World Series of Poker title, wins $8.8M
    LAS VEGAS (AP) - The 2018 World Series of Poker champion is an Indiana resident and professional player who barely missed the cut for the final table two years ago. John Cynn won the series' marquee no-limit Texas Hold 'em main event Sunday in Las Vegas, surrounded by a cheering crowd that included his dad.
    https://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

uthorities are investigating an officer-invol...

uthorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting Sunday at an Alvin church in the 2100 block of West Lang Street.

    Officer involved in shooting at Alvin church
    Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting Sunday at an Alvin church, according to media reports. A police officer shot a man about 5 p.m. at Alvin Missionary Baptist Church in the 2100 block of West Lang Street, according to KHOU .
    https://www.chron.com

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