2 min ago

BREAKING: If the project goes as planned it s...

BREAKING: If the project goes as planned it should be ready for the public by Thanksgiving 2020.

    Houston's Jones Plaza to undergo a series of radical renovations
    Houston First Corp. and city planners announced an ambitious project Tuesday to again turn the Theater District's Jones Plaza into a destination and bring it further into the 21st century by redeveloping it with fundraising dollars. Words like "underutilized" have been used to describe the plaza, bounded by Smith, Louisiana, Texas and Capitol.
    https://www.chron.com

22 min ago

The jacket that belonged to the Warriors' di...

The jacket that belonged to the Warriors' director of team security.

    Report: KGO anchor allegedly caught on camera stealing jacket at Warriors practice
    KGO sports anchor Mike Shumann has reportedly been sent home from the NBA playoffs after video surfaced of him taking a jacket that belonged to the Warriors' director of team security. The video, which was seen by The Athletic and ESPN, appears to show Shumann taking Ralph Walker's jacket after Warriors practice in San Antonio last week.
    https://www.chron.com

36 min ago

Ada Vox is telling you, she's not going.

Ada Vox is telling you, she's not going.

    Ada Vox is advanced to the 'American Idol' top 10 by the judges
    Ada Vox is telling you, she's not going. The San Antonio drag queen was advanced to the "American Idol" top 10 Monday night by the judges after not being voted through by the public vote. That's despite giving the season's best, most dynamic performances.
    https://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

Everything looks good, but what happens if th...

Everything looks good, but what happens if the deal gets broken?

    Settlement reached in White Oak Music Hall noise lawsuit
    A settlement has been reached in the longtime legal battle between White Oak Music Hall and its neighbors over noise. Details of the settlement were discussed at a news conference Tuesday where attorney Cris Feldman with Feldman and Feldman called he settlement a "novel, ground-breaking approach to sound control in the city of Houston."
    https://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

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

The Chronicle's John McClain is answering your Houston Texans draft questions NOW! Get your questions in for the General.

    Houston Chronicle Sports
    The Chronicle's John McClain is answering your Houston Texans questions right now in his Texas Sports Nation chat. Please leave your question for the General in the comments below.
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1 hour ago

LATEST: A settlement has been reached in the ...

LATEST: A settlement has been reached in the longtime legal battle between White Oak Music Hall and its neighbors over noise. "Limits when shows can be held, monitors sound levels, and protects school children preparing for tests." https://bit.ly/2HWqdeo

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    LATEST: A settlement has been reached in the longtime legal battle between White Oak Music Hall and its neighbors over noise. "Limits when shows can be held, monitors sound levels, and protects...
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1 hour ago

She filmed the clip just two months before he...

She filmed the clip just two months before her death.

    See Barbara Bush in a mascot costume in Bush Houston Literacy Foundation video
    The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation shared a video Monday made with the former first lady to tout the group's work. The video, originally shown at the 24th annual A Celebration of Reading event in Houston on April 19, shows Bush and her son, Neil, in costume as the foundation's mascots, Owlbotron and Northtale.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

The 20-year-old Texas man was one of four peo...

The 20-year-old Texas man was one of four people killed at 3:30 a.m. at a Waffle House in Tennessee.

    Texas family grieves son killed in Waffle House shooting
    A family in Austin is mourning the death of a loved one killed Sunday in a mass shooting at a Nashville-area Waffle House. Joe R. Perez, 20, was one of four people killed at 3:30 a.m. at a Waffle House in Antioch, Tennessee. The other victims were 29-year-old Taurean C.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

The bar owner said the sign was a tribute to ...

The bar owner said the sign was a tribute to a late customer and wasn't meant to be racial, according to a report.

    Sign with n-word in Texas bar may come down after social media backlash
    A sign reading "shut up n*****" hanging in a Texas bar may come down after two patrons posted about the sign on social media, prompting backlash toward the establishment, according to a report. James Emerson, owner of Jim's Roden Tavern in Fort Worth, told the Dallas Morning News that the sign is a memorial for a former customer.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

He was arrested at his residence after leavin...

He was arrested at his residence after leaving the hospital following the accident that killed 25-year-old Karla Tapia, of Conroe.

    Willis man charged with intoxication manslaughter in I-45 wreck
    A 37-year-old Willis man faces a charge of intoxicated manslaughter following a two-vehicle wreck early Sunday morning on Interstate 45 near Oak Ridge School Road outside of the city of Shenandoah, police say. Starlan Herbert Smith Jr. was arrested at his residence after leaving the hospital following the accident that killed 25-year-old Karla Tapia, of Conroe.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

The victims, both women with red hair, were w...

The victims, both women with red hair, were within the same age range.

    Investigators probe possible link between severed heads found in Houston and Louisiana
    The Houston Police Department and the Cameron Parish Sheriff's Office are investigating cases dealing with severed heads found near Lake Houston and Calcasieu Lake, Louisiana. The victims, both women with red hair, were within the same age range and had good teeth.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

The former HPD officer allegedly tried to hir...

The former HPD officer allegedly tried to hire assassins to kidnap, sexually assault and kill his estranged wife in 2016.

    Former HPD officer goes on trial in murder-for-hire case
    A former Houston police officer who was accused of threatening to kill a supervisor in the 1980's faces life in prison as he begins trial Tuesday, accused of trying to hire assassins to kidnap, sexually assault and kill his estranged wife in 2016.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

Erick Davila was convicted of killing a rival...

Erick Davila was convicted of killing a rival gang member's mother and a 5-year-old girl at a Hannah Montana-themed children's birthday party in 2008.

    Death row inmate slated for execution Wednesday denied clemency
    A Fort Worth man on Texas death row was denied clemency and a late-stage federal appeal on Monday, barely 48 hours before he is scheduled for execution in the Huntsville death chamber. Erick Davila was convicted of killing a rival gang member's mother and a 5-year-old girl at a Hannah Montana-themed children's birthday party in 2008.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

The woman, who is 25, has not been identified...

The woman, who is 25, has not been identified.

    Woman found dead at Clear Lake Park in Seabrook
    A woman has been found dead at Clear Lake Park in Seabrook, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office. The woman, who is 25, has not been identified. Sheriff's office homicide investigators are working the scene. There are no known suspects or motives at this time.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

Two Houston-area communities are among Americ...

Two Houston-area communities are among America's wealthiest places:

    What Texas' richest places look like
    Two Houston-area communities are among America's wealthiest places, a recent study by business news site Bloomberg shows. According to researchers who examined the most recent census data of U.S. household incomes, coastal cities with ties to Wall Street and Silicon Valley were some of the wealthiest towns in the nation.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

HAVE YOU SEEN HIM?: Alexander Centeno was las...

HAVE YOU SEEN HIM?: Alexander Centeno was last spotted around 8:15 p.m. Monday jumping a fence toward Cinnamon Lane, according to a missing persons alert.

    Police searching for missing 9-year-old boy last seen in west Houston
    Houston police are looking for a missing 9-year-old boy who was last seen in west Houston. Alexander Centeno was last spotted around 8:15 p.m. Monday jumping a fence toward Cinnamon Lane, west of Chinatown, according to a missing persons alert. He was wearing a Landis Elementary school uniform, blue pants, a red shirt and Nautica tennis shoes.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

UPDATE: He's been found.

UPDATE: He's been found.

    Police searching for missing 9-year-old boy last seen in west Houston
    Houston police are looking for a missing 9-year-old boy who was last seen in west Houston. Alexander Centeno was last spotted around 8:15 p.m. Monday jumping a fence toward Cinnamon Lane, west of Chinatown, according to a missing persons alert. He was wearing a Landis Elementary school uniform, blue pants, a red shirt and Nautica tennis shoes.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

Deputy Christopher Gaines made his first publ...

Deputy Christopher Gaines made his first public comments since he was shot on April 17.

    Harris County deputy constable Christopher Gaines describes shootout in Atascocita in first public comments
    Deputy Constable Christopher Gaines gave a firsthand account Monday of the day he was injured in a shootout with an Atascocita resident, in his first public comments since the April 17 incident. Gaines said he was hit with eight pellets that pierced his legs and genitals during the shootout.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

Anyone with information about the break-in is...

Anyone with information about the break-in is urged to contact Houston Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477).

    Thieves pass up pricey electronics for cash during break-in at The Secret Group
    A popular East End comedy and music venue fell victim to three burglars who skipped over pricey electronics for cash. The three burglars broke into The Secret Group around 3:30 a.m. Monday and wound up taking nearly $9,000 in cash, according to Andrew Youngblood, who owns the venue.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Do you agree with her remarks?

Do you agree with her remarks?

    KENS anchor-turned-Fox News star reacts to Trump's sex scandals
    Faith, the Bible and family values dominate the soon-to-be-released autobiography of former San Antonio newscaster Ainsley Earhardt, now the co-host of famously conservative national morning show "Fox & Friends."
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7 hours ago

“We’re all flawed, and no one is perfect."

“We’re all flawed, and no one is perfect."

    KENS anchor-turned-Fox News star reacts to Trump's sex scandals
    Faith, the Bible and family values dominate the soon-to-be-released autobiography of former San Antonio newscaster Ainsley Earhardt, now the co-host of famously conservative national morning show "Fox & Friends."
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

You might want to rethink your commute route....

You might want to rethink your commute route.

    Houston construction projects that won't end anytime soon
    Houston's roadways have been particularly terrible in recent weeks due to overlapping construction projects. Luckily, Houston Transtar's list of " hot spots" or areas with heavy traffic due to construction show a number of projects slated to come to an end this month.
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

"We're actually Democrats, but we have a lot ...

"We're actually Democrats, but we have a lot of respect for the Bush family and their integrity and their value system."

    Well-wishers line up at Barbara Bush's gravesite in College Station
    Jason Dedrick and his husband, Patrick Lukingbeal, passed through College Station Monday. They were headed home to Houston with their newly adopted infant son, JJ. But on their way to start a new life with a new baby, they stopped to visit a gravesite.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

Cops say Kevon Latreal Mills and Ketrell Rayn...

Cops say Kevon Latreal Mills and Ketrell Raynard Beasley, both 17, shot and killed 20-year-old Cornelius Jackson in February.

    Second teenager charged in deadly Third Ward shooting
    Days after allegedly leading Houston police on a chase, a second teenager was pegged in a deadly shooting in the Third Ward months earlier. The shooting happened in a shopping center parking lot at the intersection of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Old Spanish Trail, just south of the University of Houston, late Feb.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

Have you used Zelle yet?

Have you used Zelle yet?

    Zelle, the banks' answer to Venmo, proves vulnerable to fraud
    Big banks are making it easy to zap money to your friends. Maybe too easy. Zelle, a service that allows bank customers to instantly send money to their acquaintances, is booming. Thousands of new users sign up every day. Some $75 billion zoomed through Zelle's network last year.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Why are Americans protesting so much these da...

Why are Americans protesting so much these days?

    Times a changin'? Why America is ripe for protest in 2018
    She was the face of mass protest, but long ago lost her faith in protesting. Then, last year, hundreds of thousands of women set out to march on Washington, and Jan Rose Kasmir knew she had to join them. "When Trump was elected president, I couldn't not participate. ...
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

So weird!

So weird!

    NASA baffled by mysterious ice circles in the Arctic
    Add this to the ever-growing list of things you have to worry about: Somewhere in the Arctic sea ice, where the temperatures are typically below freezing on even the balmiest days, there is a random pattern of holes, and NASA - the literal rocket scientists who took us to the moon and want to take us to Mars - can't figure out what they are.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

An apple one day did not keep customs away, a...

An apple one day did not keep customs away, a Colorado woman has learned.

    A woman flying back from France brought an apple through Customs - it cost her $500
    An apple one day did not keep customs away, a Colorado woman has learned. Crystal Tadlock was given an apple sealed in a wrapper on her Delta flight from Paris on Wednesday. She was not hungry at the time and figured it would be a good snack for her second leg back to Denver, she told FOX 31 in Denver.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

"Tase me, and you'll see what happens."

"Tase me, and you'll see what happens."

    'Tase me, and you'll see what happens,' an American Airlines flier said. Police did - 10 times.
    What began as a simple boarding dispute at Miami International Airport escalated into a tour de force of plane drama on Sunday as a belligerent passenger was repeatedly stunned by police, forcibly carried out of his seat, then driven through the terminal with his head hanging out the back of a golf cart like a man in a stockade.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

How he did it could have been a scene out of ...

How he did it could have been a scene out of 'Home Alone.'

    Crafty 12-year-old boy steals credit card, goes on trip to Bali after fight with his mother
    On the day of the planned trip, the boy, who has been given the pseudonym Drew, reportedly told his family he was going to school. Instead, he rode his kick scooter with just a backpack to a train station that shuttled him to the Sydney airport.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

The "Smallville" star faces charges for her i...

The "Smallville" star faces charges for her involvement with a secret society that allegedly forced women into sexual slavery.

    Allison Mack asked Emma Watson, Kelly Clarkson to join NXIVM sex cult
    Actress Allison Mack appears to have tried to recruit actress Emma Watson and "The Voice" judge Kelly Clarkson into a self-help group authorities say is a sex cult, according to several tweets first unearthed by Business Insider. Mack, best known for the superhero TV series "Smallville," was arrested Friday for her involvement in the organization NXIVM.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

It wasn't even a player's jacket.

It wasn't even a player's jacket.

    Report: KGO anchor allegedly caught on camera stealing jacket at Warriors practice
    KGO sports anchor Mike Shumann has reportedly been sent home from the NBA playoffs after video surfaced of him taking a jacket that belonged to the Warriors' director of team security. The video, which was seen by The Athletic and ESPN, appears to show Shumann taking Ralph Walker's jacket after Warriors practice in San Antonio last week.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

What do you think about this?

What do you think about this?

    Bible on GQ's list of books you 'don't have to read'
    Updated 4:19 pm, Monday, April 23, 2018 The Bible has "some good parts," but it's still "repetitive, self-contradictory, sententious, foolish, and even at times ill-intentioned," according to some editors at men's lifestyle magazine GQ. Editors included the Good Book on a list of the "21 Books You Don't Have to Read," published online last week.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

Photos that a family spokesman tweeted captur...

Photos that a family spokesman tweeted capture special moments from former first lady Barbara Bush's funeral.

    Photos capture special moments from Barbara Bush's funeral
    HOUSTON (AP) - Photos that a family spokesman tweeted capture special moments from former first lady Barbara Bush's funeral. Her husband, George H.W. Bush, poses in one with their son, George W. Bush, and two other former presidents - Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

The patient, who asked to remain anonymous, i...

The patient, who asked to remain anonymous, is expected to recover urinary and, eventually, sexual function.

    Veteran who survived blast receives unusual penis transplant
    WASHINGTON (AP) - A veteran who lost his genitals from a blast in Afghanistan has received the world's most extensive penis transplant, and doctors said Monday he is recovering well and expected to leave the hospital this week.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

Here's the story behind the fan who got James...

Here's the story behind the fan who got James Harden's sneakers after the Houston Rockets' Game 4 win tonight.

    James Harden throws sneakers to Rockets fan who traveled from Taiwan for Game 4
    Meng-Han Yang made the 7,138-mile trek from Taiwan to see his favorite NBA team play for the first time Monday night at the Target Center.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

To honor his wife of 73 years, George Bush do...

To honor his wife of 73 years, George Bush donned a pair of black socks with books printed on them since Bush was an avid reader and founded the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy. Here is Deborah DEEP Mouton, the Houston poet laureate, paying homage to Barbara. https://bit.ly/2qZIUGf

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    To honor his wife of 73 years, George Bush donned a pair of black socks with books printed on them since Bush was an avid reader and founded the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy. Here is...
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15 hours ago

The chase ended in northeast Houston.

The chase ended in northeast Houston.

    Theft suspect leads police on chase from Conroe to Houston
    Published 9:42 pm, Monday, April 23, 2018 A chase stretching two counties ended in northeast Houston on Monday night. The chase started at a Walmart store in Conroe, where police were called out to a reported theft. When they arrived, the suspect hopped in a vehicle and sped away, Conroe police said.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

The Houston Rockets rode a 50-point third qua...

The Houston Rockets rode a 50-point third quarter to a Game 4 rout of the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.

    James Harden, Rockets blow by Timberwolves in Game 4
    The Rockets will try to get back on track when the play the Minnesota Timberwolves in Game 4 of their first-round playoff series at 7 pBy the time the face of the franchise was done taking over Game 4, Harden had poured in 22 third-quarter points on 7-of-10 shooting and set up a powerful 119-100 victory..m.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

Dang Houston, you're hungry.

Dang Houston, you're hungry.

    Fun facts about Dollar Hot Dog Night at Minute Maid Park
    There is an unquenchable lust in the hearts Houston Astros fans for cheap hot dogs. On April 3 the Astros played the Baltimore Orioles at Minute Maid Park. It was the first Dollar Hot Dog Night of the 2018 season.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

More than 1,500 people attended former first ...

More than 1,500 people attended former first lady Barbara Bush's funeral and attendees were given a special program for the funeral as they entered St. Martin's Episcopal Church on Houston's west side. https://bit.ly/2KaKy0b

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    More than 1,500 people attended former first lady Barbara Bush's funeral and attendees were given a special program for the funeral as they entered St. Martin's Episcopal Church on Houston's west...
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16 hours ago

The home was first built in 1936.

The home was first built in 1936.

    Impressive 3,700-square-foot addition, pool approved for Protected Landmark River Oaks mansion
    One of Houston's Protected Landmark homes is getting a new look after Houston's Archaeological and Historical Commission approved the plans for an approximately 3,700-square-foot addition to the River Oaks home. The Hilliard House at 3375 Del Monte in the River Oaks Country Club Estates Subdivision was built circa 1935 by J.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

This is what it costs to afford your dream Ho...

This is what it costs to afford your dream Houston home:

    Annual salary needed to buy a home in Houston's best neighborhoods - 2018 update
    Home ownership is a goal for many in their lifetime, but making enough money to own a home is a major determining factor.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

Lingering inequality could stem in part from ...

Lingering inequality could stem in part from "implicit biases," known to influence job recruitment, performance evaluations and even bank loan rates.

    Black children earn less over time than white children. Why?
    A new study conducted by researchers at Stanford, Harvard and the U.S. Census Bureau reports that African-American boys grow up to earn less than their white counterparts, even when they are raised in similar environments. The researchers reported that African-American children born to parents in the top income bracket are more likely to fall to the bottom income bracket than remain in the top.
    https://www.houstonchronicle.com

17 hours ago

Fans, don't freak out.

Fans, don't freak out.

    Selena Gomez shares photos of her newly shaved head on Instagram
    Fans, don't freak out. Selena Gomez did shave her head, but her hair isn't totally gone. The Texas native and singer shaved the lower third of her head, which is called an undercut. LOOK: Selena Gomez sports a new look, and it's taking us back to her Disney days "Always need a subtle change," Gomez captioned the Instagram post.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

Houston's pro sports teams have a lot of star...

Houston's pro sports teams have a lot of star power backing them both in the stadiums and arenas and on social media.

    Celebrities who are fans of Houston sports teams
    Houston may not have the starpower of Los Angeles or New York, but it still is the home or birthplace of plenty of celebrities, and it seems like those stars have no problem showing their love for Houston's sports teams. With the Rockets in the playoffs, their courtside is getting a little glitzier.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

Former first lady Barbara Bush's grave is acc...

Former first lady Barbara Bush's grave is accepting visitors at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum on the west campus of Texas A&M University. https://bit.ly/2Jkw4JZ

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Former first lady Barbara Bush's grave is accepting visitors at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum on the west campus of Texas A&M University. https://bit.ly/2Jkw4JZ
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18 hours ago

Check out the pho noodle bar in the same snug...

Check out the pho noodle bar in the same snug home of the original Les Ba'get.

    First look: Les Noo'dle in Montrose
    The noodle was king at Les Ba'get, the tiny Vietnamese café that opened in Montrose two and a half years ago. So much so that the owners have decided to rebrand the shop as a pho-centric restaurant with a menu almost entirely devoted to the Vietnamese noodle soup Houston can't get enough of.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

About 1,5000 people attended Barbara Bush's p...

About 1,5000 people attended Barbara Bush's private funeral in Houston this weekend. https://bit.ly/2KbDSiC

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    About 1,5000 people attended Barbara Bush's private funeral in Houston this weekend. https://bit.ly/2KbDSiC
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