Mar 28

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

    New rules promise earlier, bigger seasons for anglers, hunters
    Recently adopted changes in Texas hunting and fishing rules will create first-time opportunities for the state's 400,000 dove hunters, 750,000 deer hunters and million-plus anglers who target largemouth bass.
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Mar 27

The people in the van are reportedly offering...

The people in the van are reportedly offering candy and pretending to have a box of puppies in the van. The Houston-area school district's police force is investigating.

    Cleveland ISD: White van being used to lure children
    Officers with Cleveland ISD Police Department are stepping up patrols in the Bella Vista neighborhood indefinitely, according to Cleveland ISD Police Chief Rex Evans, after his department received reports that individuals are attempting to lure children into their vehicle.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 25

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

    Longer whitetail deer season in North Zone shot down
    This autumn, Texas hunters pursuing deer and most game other than migratory game birds will for the first time be allowed to use guns and bows employing compressed air to fire projectiles. Dove hunters in the state's South Dove Zone who for years have clamored for an earlier opening of the regular season will see their wishes granted with a Sept.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 23

People living in a Midtown homeless camp were...

People living in a Midtown homeless camp were ordered to leave the area by 8 a.m. today while the city cleans the premises,

    City cleans Midtown homeless camp
    People living in a Midtown homeless camp were ordered to leave the area by 8 a.m. Friday while the city cleans the premises, which has been declared a public health nuisance. Those who wish to return to the encampment under Interstate 69 from Caroline Street to Almeda Road will be allowed to do so after the city finishes its cleanup.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 22

BREAKING:

BREAKING:

    Chase underway on South Loop
    Houston police are chasing a driver at high speeds through the South Loop, according to television reports. Three police cars have followed the driver around the South Loop, from at least Wayside to Main Street, video shows. The driver has managed to evade rush hour traffic by passing the cars on the shoulder and swerving in and out of traffic.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 21

The inmate, who is black, was sent to death r...

The inmate, who is black, was sent to death row after he was convicted of killing a teenager during a restaurant robbery in the Houston area. He's asking Judge McSpadden to recuse himself from an ongoing appeal in light of a number of racially charged statements to us in an interview.

    Texas death row inmate asks Harris County judge to recuse himself after racially charged comments
    A death row prisoner is asking state District Judge Michael McSpadden to recuse himself from an ongoing appeal in light of a series of racially charged statements to the Houston Chronicle that attorneys say call into question the jurist's appearance of impartiality.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 17

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

    State seeks longer red-snapper season in federal proposal
    A proposal to shift part of the responsibility and authority for managing recreational harvest of red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico to individual states could result in Texas' offshore anglers this year and next seeing their longest red-snapper seasons in federally controlled waters in a decade - as many as 104 days and at least 64 days for anglers fishing from private boats and 51 days for those fishing from for-hire vessels operating under federal reef-fish fishing permits, according to estimates by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 09

The flood that devastated our city also creat...

The flood that devastated our city also created some movement for our local economy. Are you surprised?

    Hurricane Harvey gave unexpected boost to Houston economy
    Hurricane Harvey gave the Houston economy a bigger than expected boost in 2017, according to new data released Friday by the Texas Workforce Commission. Houston added 62,900 jobs last year, thanks to spending at retailers to replace damaged household goods and hiring of construction companies to repair flood damaged homes.
    https://www.chron.com

Mar 07

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

Whether you’re Cy-Fair alumni or not, get ready for some football spirit. Cy-Fair’s Ed Pustejovsky explains why Cypress is a great place to live amid earning the State Championship Title! #MyPerfectHouseton #MTSIR

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Whether you're Cy-Fair alumni or not, get ready for some football spirit. Cy-Fair's Ed Pustejovsky explains why Cypress is a great place to live amid earning the State Championship Title!...
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Mar 06

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

Mayor Sylvester Turner addresses superintendent Richard Carranza leaving HISD to lead New York City's school system. HISD is holding off on naming an interim superintendent. DETAILS: http://bit.ly/2tk7shz

    Houston Independent School District
    HISD Trustees address the media about the departure of Superintendent Richard Carranza.
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Mar 05

TEXAS ELECTION: Here's a video to help you ge...

TEXAS ELECTION: Here's a video to help you get ready to vote statewide. (Joshua Guerra and Forrest Milburn) DETAILS: http://bit.ly/2tmHxWy

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    To get you ready to vote: Here's a little explainer dealing with the propositions on the Republican and Democratic ballots statewide. (Video produced by Joshua Guerra and Forrest Milburn.) MORE:...
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Mar 05

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

    Preview from the Houston Chronicle
    The Houston Aquarium brought a special guest to the Chronicle. Meet the Rudy the two toed sloth and Alejandro the three banded armadillo: http://bit.ly/2H6i19W
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Mar 02

Happy Texas Independence Day! On March 2, 1...

Happy Texas Independence Day! On March 2, 1836, the Texas Declaration of Independence was adopted at Washington-on-the-Brazos, about 80 miles northwest of Houston. 25 MAPS THAT EXPLAIN TEXAS: http://bit.ly/2GXuNaN Pictured: 1857 map of Texas. Notice the western counties are much larger than their modern-day versions, including Bexar, El Paso, Presidio and Cooke counties.

Feb 27

You won't feel bad about eating these free pa...

You won't feel bad about eating these free pancakes today. The freebie's part of a charitable tradition:

    IHOP offers free pancakes Tuesday
    Don't feel guilty about indulging in some buttermilk pancakes today. IHOP is giving away free short stacks of buttermilk pancakes Tuesday, Feb. 27 in honor of National Pancake Day, part of the chain's 60 Days of Giving campaign, which celebrates its 60-year anniversary. From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    https://www.chron.com

Feb 26

Age limits: How old do you have to be in Texa...

Age limits: How old do you have to be in Texas to buy rifles? Rent a car?

    Age limits: How old do you have to be in Texas to buy rifles? Rent a car? Buy cigarettes or alcohol?
    As debate rages anew over beefing up gun laws as the nation reels from last week's Florida school massacre, a lot of Americans are asking: Why is it legal for a 19-year-old to purchase a rifle in the first place?
    https://www.chron.com

Feb 23

Cruz also compared Democrats to Lisa Simpson,...

Cruz also compared Democrats to Lisa Simpson, which liberals took as a compliment.

    Ted Cruz Clowned for Saying Pop Culture's Biggest Idiot, Homer Simpson, Is a Republican
    On Thursday, Republican senator Ted Cruz tried to insult his political opponents by comparing them to Lisa Simpson, and Republicans to Homer Simpson. But the dis fell flat when his targets agreed with him completely.
    https://www.chron.com

Feb 23

Share your Go Texan day photos with us! We wa...

Share your Go Texan day photos with us! We want to feature y'all in a roundup of how Houston looks in our Lone-Star pride apparel. Send your images to photos@chron.com or message them to us here on Facebook.

Feb 22

This father-daughter team posted a video paro...

This father-daughter team posted a video parody to Childish Gambino's "Redbone" to sell her cookies. http://bit.ly/2EZanAE

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    This father-daughter team posted a video parody to Childish Gambino's "Stay Woke" to sell her cookies. http://bit.ly/2EZanAE
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Feb 21

The popular chain is making its Houston debut...

The popular chain is making its Houston debut.

    Fig & Olive restaurant to open at the Galleria in early March
    Fig & Olive, the first of four new restaurants planned for the former Saks Fifth Avenue space at the Galleria, is set to open in early March. The coastal Mediterranean restaurant, which specializes in French, Italian, Spanish and North African cuisine, plans to open behind the curved Philip Johnson-designed facade of the former Saks.
    https://www.chron.com

Feb 21

The project has been in the works for years w...

The project has been in the works for years with the goal being to create a clock that would keep accurate time for 10,000 years.

    Jeff Bezos' 10,000-year clock under construction
    Updated 10:36 am, Wednesday, February 21, 2018 While Seattle buckles under the explosive growth of its super-tenant, Amazon.com, the company's founder Jeff Bezos is pouring millions into building a 10,000-year clock inside a hollowed-out mountain in West Texas.
    https://www.chron.com

Feb 19

Susan Mize is accused of working with two tee...

Susan Mize is accused of working with two teen boys to plan a carjacking. UPDATE: Police say it was a friend they carjacked.

    Teen girl, accomplice arrested in alleged staged carjacking near Rayford Road
    Two teens remain behind bars, accused of carjacking the female's father in an attempt to get money. Susan Marie Mize, 17, was arrested late Saturday night after two males including the 16-year-old male approached the vehicle with Mize and her father inside near Rayford Road and used a gun to gain access to the car, authorities stated.
    https://www.chron.com

Feb 16

He pretended to be Harris County District Att...

He pretended to be Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, as well as a number of other officials, in an effort to bilk his girlfriend's adult daughter out of $13,000.

    Houston man accused of impersonating Harris County district attorney in family finance scam
    He pretended to be Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg. Before that, prosecutors say, he said he impersonated former District Attorney Devon Anderson. He also masqueraded as District Clerk Chris Daniel and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. William Vincente Figueroa, 41, was charged this week with impersonating a public servant and felony theft in charging documents released Friday.
    https://www.chron.com

Feb 15

This year, our Houston chefs set a new record...

This year, our Houston chefs set a new record in what's often referred to as the Oscars of the national dining scene:

    Unprecedented number of Houston restaurants, chefs named semifinalists for James Beard Awards
    Houston chefs and restaurants today received an unprecedented seven national-level semifinalist nominations for the prestigious James Beard Awards, along with a healthy crop of five nods in the regionally based Best Chef Southwest category - 6, if you count the chef duo of Ross Coleman and James Haywood, who got their first nomination for their work at modern soul emporium Kitchen 713.
    https://www.chron.com

Feb 14

Duane Brown joined Arian Foster's podcast and...

Duane Brown joined Arian Foster's podcast and talked about his departure from the Houston Texans.

    Duane Brown opens up about leaving Texans, Bob McNair
    Former Texans left tackle Duane Brown was a guest on the podcast "Now What? with Arian Foster," and gave details about his experiences in Houston and how his time with the Texans came to an end. "It was bigger than football for me at that point," said Brown, who was traded to the Seahawks in October after a lengthy holdout.
    https://www.chron.com

Feb 14

She was hit by a car and lying on the ground ...

She was hit by a car and lying on the ground when a truck traveling northbound struck her again. Neither one of the drivers remained at the scene.

Feb 14

The performer has three felony counts of "use...

The performer has three felony counts of "use of a child in a sexual performance".

    Outrage erupts after South Padre spring break party books rapper convicted of child sex crime
    Updated 2:11 pm, Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Clayton's Beach Bar is the usual spot for South Padre Island spring breakers, but the crowd seems ready to throw tomatoes at a performer listed in the lineup for the week-long party.
    https://www.chron.com

Feb 11

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

    Twitter mocks racists after DNA test shows ancient Britons had dark skin
    Ancient inhabitants of modern-day United Kingdom may have rocked dark skin and blue eyes, a DNA test on a 10,000-year-old skeleton revealed Wednesday. The new findings, along with a 3-D recreation of the oldest-known Briton, who scientists dubbed "Cheddar Man," are being used to by Twitter users to mock white supremacists that have long looked to Europe for notions of racial purity.
    https://www.chron.com

Feb 06

The 15-year-old southeast Texas teen who'd pr...

The 15-year-old southeast Texas teen who'd previously gone missing -- thought to be with a Snapchat predator -- was found. She died Saturday, two months after she was reunited with her family.

    Orange Co. teen whose disappearance sparked national hunt has died
    A teen girl from Orange County whose November disappearance sparked a nationwide search has died, family members announced on social media. Heaven Ray Cox, 15, died Saturday. She was a student at Little Cypress-Mauriceville. A cause of death has not been announced. Heaven was reunited with family on Dec.
    http://www.chron.com

Feb 06

She'd rather maintain her anonymity than coll...

She'd rather maintain her anonymity than collect her half-billion dollars. Anyone who'd take it on her behalf?

    All she has to do to collect a $560 million lotto jackpot is make her name public. She refuses.
    The winning numbers triple-checked and the lottery ticket signed, the New Hampshire woman knew her life was about to change in a very positive way - except for one petrifying thing. As the winner of last month's $560 million Powerball, she would soon be the world's newest owner of a nine-digit bank account.
    http://www.chron.com

Feb 04

The boyfriend confronted him after he broke i...

The boyfriend confronted him after he broke into the home early this morning.

    Man accused of stabbing ex-wife's boyfriend to death with children at home
    A man is accused of stabbing his ex-wife's new boyfriend to death early Sunday in a northwest Harris County home. The woman's children were also inside the house on Steamboat Springs near Camden Parkway when 47-year-old Jorge Perez Rios forced his way inside around 1 a.m., according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.
    http://www.chron.com

Feb 03

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

    Texans' J.J. Watt earns Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award
    Updated 7:40 pm, Saturday, February 3, 2018 MINNEAPOLIS - Texans defensive end J.J. Watt won the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year Award on Saturday night. After raising more than $37 million in 19 days for a Hurricane Harvey relief fund, Watt was expected to win the award over Carolina tight end Greg Olsen and Baltimore tight end Benjamin Watson.
    http://www.chron.com

Feb 02

The latest in rolling updates: A father of th...

The latest in rolling updates: A father of three victims lunged at the disgraced doctor during a court hearing.

    The Latest: Judge: Victims' father tries to attack Nassar
    CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) - The Latest on the final sentencing hearing for disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar (all times local): 10:50 a.m. A sentencing hearing has resumed for Larry Nassar after a father of three of his victims tried to attack the disgraced former sports doctor in a Michigan courtroom.
    http://www.chron.com

Feb 02

FEMA is considering ending a shelter program ...

FEMA is considering ending a shelter program put displaced Harvey victims in hotels. That could affect more than 3,500 locals. Do you think they should receive an extension?

    FEMA weighs end of transitional sheltering program
    FEMA Coordinating Officer Kevin Hannes, one of the agency's top officials helping coordinate recovery efforts in Texas after Harvey, said that the program is slated to end March 12, unless the state requests an extension and FEMA determines there is a need for the program to continue.
    http://www.chron.com

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