57 min ago

Will the latest installment of the blockbuste...

Will the latest installment of the blockbuster film series have the same effect?

    'Jurassic World' is a boon for one Texas business selling massive dinosaur ornaments
    Dinosaurs have become a big part of Frazier's Ornamental & Architectural Concret e in more ways than one. Since the 1950s, Frazier's has sold architectural concrete and decorative ornaments. The business moved to the corner of U.S. 290 and Texas 6 in Hempstead in 2000 and made its dinosaur ornaments a prominent fixture.
    https://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

Cute overload.

Cute overload.

    Houston Zoo's newest baby elephant is pretty adorable
    The Houston Zoo's newest little baby isn't so little -- she's about 345 pounds, actually. Tilly, a newborn Asian elephant, took her first steps to greet the public on Tuesday. The 2-day-old elephant was followed closely by her 35-year-old mother, Tess.
    https://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

The bizarre incident last month involving his...

The bizarre incident last month involving his bicycle, his wife, her boyfriend and the boyfriend's truck.

    Arrest affidavit: Husband attacks wife, her boyfriend and boyfriend's truck
    Updated 10:10 pm, Saturday, June 23, 2018 A man was arrested Friday night on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for a bizarre incident last month involving his bicycle, his wife, her boyfriend and the boyfriend's truck, according to an arrest affidavit.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

The 39 arrests bring HPD's grand total to mor...

The 39 arrests bring HPD's grand total to more than 150 for sex trade-related crimes in 2018.

    Houston police arrested more than three dozen suspects on sex trade-related crimes in May
    The Houston Police Department has released mugshots for 39 men charged with allegedly soliciting a prostitute in May. The 39 arrests bring HPD's grand total to more than 150 for sex trade-related crimes in 2018.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

Could it have been ... pirates?

Could it have been ... pirates?

    $65,000 missing bronze statue found in Corpus Christi Bay
    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A bronze statue worth about $65,000 and reported missing Friday from a Corpus Christi waterfront sculpture has been found in the water about 100 yards from where it had been displayed.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

Get your drink on.

Get your drink on.

    Amazon will now deliver beer and wine almost immediately in Houston
    Amazon will now deliver beer and wine to your door in Houston within two-hours. Amazon's Prime Now service includes delivery of Michelob Ultra, Corona Extra and Josh Cellars and local flavors like Karbach and St. Arnolds To order, residents can enter their ZIP code, and add items to their cart from local stores and restaurants using Prime Now.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

A resident who found him suspicious, even tho...

A resident who found him suspicious, even though he was in full uniform with his fire truck parked nearby.

    Black firefighter on inspection duty in Oakland hills gets videotaped, reported to police
    A black firefighter conducting city-mandated inspections around homes in the Oakland hills was reported to police and, on a separate occasion, questioned and videotaped by a resident who found him suspicious, even though he was in full uniform with his fire truck parked nearby.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

What's your favorite Pi Pizza?

What's your favorite Pi Pizza?

    Houston's Pi Pizza named among Food Network's best pizzerias in the country
    A Houston pizza joint has earned a spot on the Food Network's " The Best Pizzas in America's Biggest Cities" list. Pi Pizza, at 181 Heights Blvd., was included on the list for thinking "beyond just Italian-American classics."
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

The secret's out:

The secret's out:

    Best-kept secrets of Houston's suburbs
    If you're making a trek to the outskirts of town, it's the perfect opportunity to try a local favorite. We asked readers across the Houston area to share the best-kept secrets of their neighborhoods.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

Which are you most excited about?

Which are you most excited about?

    New on Netflix, HBO, Amazon and Hulu July 2018
    https://www.beaumontenterprise.com/entertainment/article/New-on-Netflix-HBO-Amazon-and-Hulu-July-2018-13014930.php
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

What do you think of his reasoning?

What do you think of his reasoning?

    David Lynch thinks Donald Trump 'could go down as one of the greatest presidents in history'
    Never shy of saying something eye-raising, "Twin Peaks" creator David Lynch thinks Donald Trump could go down as one of the greatest presidents in history. No, really. "He could go down as one of the greatest presidents in history because he has disrupted the thing so much," Lynch said of the political establishment in a wide-ranging interview with The Guardian.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

"I've made myself a hate magnet."

"I've made myself a hate magnet."

    Roseanne Barr Cries, 'I'm Just So Sorry That I Was So Unclear and Stupid'
    Roseanne Barr spoke out about losing her ABC show in a phone interview posted Sunday with Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, saying that she "made herself a hate magnet" with the racially charged tweet that led to her self-titled show's cancellation.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

DEATH PENALTY TRIAL BEGINNING: Authorities sa...

DEATH PENALTY TRIAL BEGINNING: Authorities said both slayings were driven by the anger of Ali Mahwood-Awad Irsan, a conservative Muslim, over his daughter Nesreen’s decision to marry a Christian man from Houston.

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    DEATH PENALTY TRIAL BEGINNING: Authorities said both slayings were driven by the anger of Ali Mahwood-Awad Irsan, a conservative Muslim, over his daughter Nesreen's decision to marry a Christian man...
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7 hours ago

NOOOOO!!!!

NOOOOO!!!!

    Moving bumps on woman's face turn out to be migrating worm
    The bump first appeared underneath her left eye - a teeny nodule just below the tear duct. Five days later, one bump became three, this time above the eyelid. Then, in twice as much time, the roving bulges migrated to her upper lip. It burned and itched, but no other symptoms presented themselves.
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

A Chipotle restaurant was fined the most duri...

A Chipotle restaurant was fined the most during this time frame.

    Houston businesses caught selling alcohol to minors since April
    Houston businesses caught selling alcohol to minors since April
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

Wait until you see the backyard.

Wait until you see the backyard.

    Stunning, New Orleans-like Woodlands mansion listed at $3.2 million
    With a back courtyard that looks like something out of the French Quarter, this Woodlands mansion for sale can easily make its owners forget they're in the heart of suburbia.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

Dozens gathered outside a downtown Houston wa...

Dozens gathered outside a downtown Houston warehouse where the federal government plans to hold children who have crossed into the United States illegally.

    Protests continue as Trump administration moves to reunite separated families
    Kristen Ruiz has never thought of herself as an activist. But one night last week, as the stay-at-home mother of three rocked her 17-month-old to sleep, she was overcome with sadness and anger at the thought of the government taking her children from her.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

Are you surprised?

Are you surprised?

    Houston listed among cities with the most cheaters - again
    Updated 6:58 pm, Sunday, June 24, 2018 Houston came in at No. 8 in the country for cities with the most cheating spouses per capita according to a recent report - and it wasn't the first time the city has received this kind of recognition.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

Alix Tichelman said she met the millionaire e...

Alix Tichelman said she met the millionaire exec on his yacht, injected him with heroin, and panicked when he lost consciousness.

    Alix Tichelman reveals her story after Google executive's death
    Alix Tichelman, nicknamed by national media as the "Call Girl Killer" and "Harbor Hooker" of Santa Cruz, is finally telling her side of the story. In a series of interviews with KSBW this week, Tichelman relived the day that she met a Google executive on his yacht in the Santa Cruz harbor, injected him with heroin, and panicked when he lost consciousness.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Get ready, fans in Clear Lake.

Get ready, fans in Clear Lake.

    Hubcap Grill's new Seabrook location edges closer to opening
    There is good news for Bay Area diners who have a hankering for decadent, greasy cheeseburgers with exotic toppings like peanut butter and Cheetos. Hubcap Grill, Ricky Craig's beloved burger chain, is getting ready to open its newest location in the area along NASA Parkway in Seabrook.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

In this photo, "Cowboy George" Rodriguez show...

In this photo, "Cowboy George" Rodriguez shows off his 1972 Chevy long bed, with Old Glory on the radio antenna.

    Old photos paint a picture of Houston's greater East End
    Houston's East End district is home to some of our favorite things. Here, you'll find Houston classics like the original Ninfa's and El Tiempo Cantina, plus new hot spots, such as former Astros player Hunter Pence's gamer cafe Coral Sword.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

You don't have to live in the country to see ...

You don't have to live in the country to see a coyote. But, living in certain parts of a neighborhood does increase your chances.

    Coyote caught looking for snack of garbage in Pearland neighborhood
    Pearland residents are taking measures to keep pets and people safe after a coyote was caught on camera investigating some trash bags in the Dixie Woods subdivision on Tuesday. The coyote was seen by Leigh Ann Moreno, who posted a Nextdoor warning to neighbors about the animal and shared a video with Chron.com.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

WRONG-WAY DRIVER: She said she had been drink...

WRONG-WAY DRIVER: She said she had been drinking when she drove the wrong way and crashed her car on the southbound side of I-45 in Houston near the Pierce Elevated at West Dallas. DETAILS: https://trib.al/KDCC28a

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    WRONG-WAY DRIVER: She said she was intoxicated when she crashed her car on the southbound side of Interstate 45 in Houston near the Pierce Elevated at West Dallas. DETAILS: https://trib.al/KDCC28a
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11 hours ago

WRONG-WAY DRIVER: She said she was intoxicate...

WRONG-WAY DRIVER: She said she was intoxicated when she crashed her car on the southbound side of Interstate 45 in Houston near the Pierce Elevated at West Dallas. DETAILS: https://trib.al/KDCC28a

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    WRONG-WAY DRIVER: She said she was intoxicated when she crashed her car on the southbound side of Interstate 45 in Houston near the Pierce Elevated at West Dallas. DETAILS: https://trib.al/KDCC28a
    https://www.facebook.com

11 hours ago

Keep this in mind when grabbing lunch this we...

Keep this in mind when grabbing lunch this week...

    Houston restaurant inspection citations for the week of June 12-19
    Inspectors condemn variety of foods from several kitchens Updated 10:29 pm, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Several Houston restaurants were told their food wasn't safe for humans. At a Chinese fast food restaurant, six pounds of raw shrimp was condemned because it had been held at improper temperature overnight.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

It vanished sometime before the fourth inning...

It vanished sometime before the fourth inning of the Astros' tilt against the Royals today. See the before and after:

    Astros' Alex Bregman shaves his mustache mid-game
    Alex Bregman's mustache, which had been growing in notoriety over the last several games, vanished sometime before the fourth inning of the Astros' tilt against the Royals on Sunday. Bregman was sporting his stubble during his at-bat in the second inning, but his whiskers had been whisked away when he came to bat in the fourth inning.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

Trump advocated depriving undocumented immigr...

Trump advocated depriving undocumented immigrants of their due-process rights: He said that people who cross the border into the United States illegally must immediately be deported without trial.

    Trump advocates depriving undocumented immigrants of due-process rights
    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Sunday explicitly advocated depriving undocumented immigrants of their due-process rights, arguing that people who cross the border into the United States illegally must immediately be deported without trial - and sowing more confusion among Republicans ahead of a planned immigration vote this week.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

GO 'STROS!!!: Jose Altuve climbs the Houston ...

GO 'STROS!!!: Jose Altuve climbs the Houston Astros' all-time leaderboards for hits and runs!

    Jose Altuve climbs Astros' all-time leaderboards for hits, runs
    Updated 2:48 pm, Sunday, June 24, 2018 Jose Altuve's two-run single in the first inning of Sunday's series finale against the Royals - and the run he scored on Yuli Gurriel's grand slam - vaulted him up two franchise leaderboards. Altuve's single was the 1,358th hit of his Astros career, moving him ahead of Terry Puhl for seventh all-time.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

Trump's former deputy campaign manager told D...

Trump's former deputy campaign manager told Democratic strategist Joel Payne he was "out of his cotton-picking mind."

    'You're out of your cotton-picking mind': A Fox News guest explains hate speech to a black man
    "Fox and Friends" organized a spirited discussion about left-wing language on Sunday that opened with a clip of an MSNBC personality comparing Trump voters to Nazis. "THE LEFT'S RACIST RANTS CONTINUE," read the caption that accompanied the clip, and Fox News host Ed Henry introduced the two debaters.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

The woman told investigators she thought she ...

The woman told investigators she thought she was safe, until she began to notice alarming symptoms.

    Houston man who infected ex-girlfriend with HIV sentenced to 30 years in prison
    A Houston man who knowingly infected his ex-girlfriend with HIV after telling her he had no sexually transmitted diseases has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in a Wednedsay plea deal. Karim Zakikhani, 34, admitted he had sex with his former girlfriend, even when he knew he had HIV, identified in Harris County court documents as a deadly weapon.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

"Now, thanks to God, I can plan out my own sc...

"Now, thanks to God, I can plan out my own schedule and my errands and my daughters' errands."

    Saudi women in driver's seat as longstanding ban is lifted
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Saudi women steered their way through busy city streets on Sunday, driving to work, running errands and relishing a new era in which they are allowed to drive and no longer need to rely on men to move around.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

WORLD'S UGLIEST DOG: The competition was "ruf...

WORLD'S UGLIEST DOG: The competition was "ruff" ...

    Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, wins World's Ugliest Dog title
    PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) - A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area. Zsa Zsa won the title Saturday night at the Sonoma-Marin Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in Petaluma. The dog's owner Megan Brainard of Anoka, Minnesota, will receive $1,500 for Zsa Zsa's win.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

The competition was "ruff" ...

The competition was "ruff" ...

    Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, wins World's Ugliest Dog title
    PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) - A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area. Zsa Zsa won the title Saturday night at the Sonoma-Marin Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in Petaluma. The dog's owner Megan Brainard of Anoka, Minnesota, will receive $1,500 for Zsa Zsa's win.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

Activists say they will protest outside the c...

Activists say they will protest outside the courthouse Monday afternoon.

    Protest planned after mistrial in Houston choking trial
    The day after a deadlocked jury sparked a mistrial in a high-profile Harris County murder case, activists announced plans for a Monday afternoon protest outside the courthouse. Terry Thompson, the husband of a former sheriff's deputy, was charged with murder after he was accused of killing 24-year-old John Hernandez when he put the man in a chokehold outside a Denny's in Crosby.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

See some of Galveston's new additions and old...

See some of Galveston's new additions and old favorites.

    Galveston restaurants to try this summer
    Nothing makes you hungry quite like a trip to the beach, and with a new summer season comes new island food to try. Opening soon is Hearsay on the Strand, the "chic antique" spot that has already become a favorite at its other locations in Houston.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

She said Sanders works in the service of an "...

She said Sanders works in the service of an "inhumane and unethical" administration. "I have a business, and I want the business to thrive, (but) people have to make uncomfortable actions and decisions to uphold their morals."

    Why a small-town restaurant owner asked Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave - and would do it again
    LEXINGTON, Va. - Stephanie Wilkinson was at home Friday evening - nearly 200 miles from the White House - when the choice presented itself. Her phone rang about 8 p.m. It was the chef at the Red Hen, the tiny farm-to-table restaurant that she co-owned just off Main Street in this small city in the western part of the state.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

This home has some amazing features, like a b...

This home has some amazing features, like a basketball court, putting green and stable.

    Price slashed on former Cypress home of Anna Nicole Smith
    The former home of Anna Nicole Smith, on the market for about a year, has now seen a price drop from $2.84 million to $2.44 million, according to an updated listing. Smith, who died in 2007, lived in the home while she was married to elderly billionaire J. Howard Marshall, II.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

Maria Jimenez-Rodriguez was last seen Thursda...

Maria Jimenez-Rodriguez was last seen Thursday morning around 8 a.m., when she left for the law firm where she works as a paralegal.

    EquuSearch launches hunt for missing Houston woman
    A 29-year-old Houston woman vanished earlier this week, and now Texas EquuSearch teams have launched a search. Maria Jimenez-Rodriguez was last seen Thursday morning around 8 a.m. in the 6900 block of Texarkana. She was wearing a T-shirt, pastel slacks, ballet slippers and carrying a tan purse.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

Thousands turned out for Saturday's Pride cel...

Thousands turned out for Saturday's Pride celebration downtown, many basking in what they said is a growing acceptance of LGBTQ lifestyles.

    Houston shows its Pride at downtown celebration
    Festivities kicked off at noon for the Houston Pride Festival, a free event that is expected to draw more than 700,000 to downtown. The festival will be held at McKinney at Smith streets. The 40th annual parade begins at 8 p.m. Houston's first Pride Parade was held in June 1978 along Westheimer.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

When their neighborhood began flooding, Dat T...

When their neighborhood began flooding, Dat Tran and his family opened their home to six neighboring families, including a newborn, and seven dogs. See more heroic Harvey stories like Jessica's at the link below.

    Heroes of Hurricane Harvey
    Get the latest news and information on Hurricane Harvey.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

Meanwhile, the soccer club has asked parents ...

Meanwhile, the soccer club has asked parents to defend its use of the fields at a Wednesday meeting.

    Soccer field access creates dispute in The Woodlands
    According to a memorandum of understanding adopted between The Woodlands Township and the Montgomery County Dynamo/ Dash Youth Soccer Club in 2010 and renewed in 2016, the Club is "permitted" certain rights over the community's multipurpose fields.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

But before the relief, there must first be th...

But before the relief, there must first be the pain of construction.

    $100 million FM 1960 widening projects includes 3 overpasses in Atascocita
    A roadway expansion project to widen FM 1960 between Humble and Atascocita is progressing through the design process. According to TxDOT district design engineer, Jeanne Javadi, the project, which runs from FM 1960 Business in Humble to west of the McKay Bridge over lake Houston, is separated into a west and east segment.
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

"This is a crime that does not discriminate. ...

"This is a crime that does not discriminate. These suspects look like you and me; it can affect anyone."

    Online child sex-crime investigation nets 60 arrests
    Following a three month long operation, a former Houston Police Department Sergeant, a former Harris County Sheriff's Office deputy and former Dayton ISD teacher who were among 60 arrested across the Houston region for various internet crimes against children.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

Outrageous.

Outrageous.

    Minimum wage can't afford you a zero-bedroom home in Texas
    Texas politicians often boast about the state's cheap real estate, but not much thought is given as to who can actually afford it. On Wednesday, the National Low Income Housing Coalition released new figures on the gap between renters' wages and the cost of rental housing in the U.S.
    https://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

Cheap drinks and food. What more could you as...

Cheap drinks and food. What more could you ask for?

    Best Happy Hour spots in Houston to get your food and drink on
    Eating or drinking out can get pretty pricey if one isn't careful.
    https://www.chron.com

23 hours ago

See what life is like for the children.

See what life is like for the children.

    What life inside migrant internment camps looks like
    Roughly two weeks after Senator Jeff Merkley attempted to tour an immigration interment center for children in Brownsville, Americans are starting to get a better idea of what life looks like for separated family members. Thanks to public outrage, the Trump administration has released handout photos that give an approximate idea of conditions inside the facilities.
    https://www.chron.com

24 hours ago

"Insulting from someone who chose to NOT serv...

"Insulting from someone who chose to NOT serve his country in the armed forces."

    'Shame on you, Sid Miller:' Opponent rips Texas Ag Commissioner over controversial comments
    Sid Miller's Democratic challenger issued a scathing statement on Thursday after the sitting Texas Ag Commissioner compared the separation of migrant children to serving in the military. "It is ignorant to compare the families of America's service members to the unconscionable situation that vulnerable migrant children are being subjected to, and especially insulting from someone who chose to NOT serve his country in the armed forces," Kim Olson said in a statement.
    https://www.chron.com

25 hours ago

😲

😲

    Man finds rattlesnake under hood while trying to start car
    HANCOCK, N.Y. (AP) - An upstate New York man trying to jump-start his car was greeted by an unusual sound coming from his engine - the rattle of a venomous timber rattlesnake.
    https://www.chron.com

26 hours ago

"Just Googled you and it said you were a mout...

"Just Googled you and it said you were a mouthpiece for the Trump administration. Go f--- yourself."

    Young Trump staffers are complaining they can't date in DC because everyone hates them
    Andrew Harnik/AP Young Trump administration staffers are having a hard time dating in Washington, one of the most Democratic cities in the country. Even after leaving their administration jobs, former staffers are finding themselves on something of a social blacklist. One match on an online dating app told an administration official, "Thanks but no thanks.
    https://www.chron.com

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