1 hour ago

Texas is appealing to preserve congressional ...

Texas is appealing to preserve congressional and legislative districts that a lower court struck down as racially discriminatory.

    Supreme Court seems divided over Texas redistricting
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court appeared divided Tuesday over Texas' appeal to preserve congressional and legislative districts that a lower court struck down as racially discriminatory. The justices heard arguments in the latest round of court action over Texas electoral districts that began in 2011.
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1 hour ago

:O

:O

    A pregnant woman tripped a 4-year-old boy on purpose. The Internet went crazy.
    It seems right out of a particularly mean-spirited Groucho Marx routine: A little boy sped through some plastic curtains, knocking them into the face of a pregnant woman eating near the door. The boy was rushing to collect some chopsticks from his parents, who own the spicy hot pot outlet, local media reported.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

It's the Starbucks episode all over again.

It's the Starbucks episode all over again.

    Golf course owner calls police on 5 black women he said were playing too slow
    Five African-American women say they were discriminated against at a Pennsylvania golf club when they were told they were taking too long on the course - and then the police were called. On Saturday morning, the women - who, according to local media, were experienced golfers and part of a group called Sisters in the Fairway - teed off at Grandview Golf Course in York County.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

Would you buy his book?

Would you buy his book?

    Comey book sells more than 600,000 copies in first week
    NEW YORK (AP) - James Comey's "A Higher Loyalty" had a very big opening week. Flatiron Books announced Tuesday that sales topped 600,000 copies, a number that includes print, audio and e-books. The former FBI director's memoir has been one of the year's most anticipated releases and includes his accounts of investigating Hillary Clinton's emails and of his awkward encounters with President Donald Trump.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

Good to know?

Good to know?

    How often you actually need to shower, according to science
    Daily showering can strip the skin's outer layers of moisture. Experts say three minutes is all you need to get clean. Soap up targeted areas, not every spot on the body. When was the last time you showered? If you're like most people, the answer is probably less than 24 hours ago.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

What do you think of his opinion?

What do you think of his opinion?

    McConaughey fears March for Our Lives will get 'hijacked'
    LAS VEGAS (AP) - A month after speaking at the March for Our Lives in his hometown of Austin, Texas, Matthew McConaughey says he supports some gun control but fears the youth-led movement could be "hijacked" by those hoping to eliminate all guns in the United States.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

Mill was sentenced in November to 2-4 years i...

Mill was sentenced in November to 2-4 years in prison for probation violations.

    Rapper Meek Mill freed after high court order
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Rapper Meek Mill walked out of prison Tuesday after Pennsylvania's highest court ordered him freed while he appeals decade-old gun and drug convictions. Following a five-month campaign by his supporters to get him out, the state Supreme Court directed a Philadelphia judge who had jailed him to immediately issue an order releasing him on unsecured bail.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

She is still waiting on indictment.

She is still waiting on indictment.

    Allison Mack released on $5 million bond
    BROOKLYN - A federal judge on Tuesday agreed to release television actress Allison Mack on $5 million bond as she awaits trial on an indictment charging her and NXIVM founder Keith Raniere with sex trafficking and forced labor.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

And cue jokes now.

And cue jokes now.

    Uranus has a familiar odor, scientists say, and earthlings wouldn't like it
    Uranus stinks and there's scientific proof. Researchers confirmed Monday the seventh planet from the sun has an upper atmosphere full of one of the smelliest chemicals known to humans, hydrogen sulfide, according to study published by Nature Astronomy. The odorous gas is what gives rotten eggs - and human flatulence - their distinctive and unpleasant smell.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

HAPPENING NOW:

HAPPENING NOW:

    Skirmish at school board meeting leads to ejections
    A contentious Houston ISD vote to temporarily give control over 10 low-performing schools turned physical Tuesday night as police escorted the public - nearly all of which opposed the plan - out of the room and didn't allow it to return.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

Drinking and dancing at the zoo coming soon.

Drinking and dancing at the zoo coming soon.

    Houston Zoo plans an adult-friendly series of monthly parties
    This year the zoo will be throwing monthly parties to encourage young adults to come out the attraction after dark.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

Andy Warhol once drank Lone Star beers at Gil...

Andy Warhol once drank Lone Star beers at Gilley's.

    The time Fidel Castro came to Houston for barbecue and other Bayou City brushes with fame and infamy
    Houston has had plenty of famous and infamous visitors over the past 180 years plus. Some had stranger times in the Bayou City than others. Sure, plenty of famous people have come from around these parts (Patrick Swayze, Beyonce, that dude from the TV show about the nerds that live together) but when outsiders come and explore Houston, the tales and lore that follow in their wake are too interesting to ignore.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

They originally bought the home for $185,000 ...

They originally bought the home for $185,000 in 2003 and spent $600,000 on renovations and additions.

    Renovation of $2.2 million Houston home doubles square footage
    When Paula and Nikos Psihudakis first walked through their Houston home in 2003, it only took them 15 minutes to decide this was their pick. The couple was on a search for the house they would slowly renovate as a retirement investment property and chose the home at 802 Pinemont.
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

Houston Rockets star Chris Paul is looking fo...

Houston Rockets star Chris Paul is looking for a new place.

    Rockets' Chris Paul lists $7 million mansion
    Houston Rockets star Chris Paul is looking for a new place.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

Many say it shows what "Fiesta is all about."...

Many say it shows what "Fiesta is all about."

    Oyster Bake photo of man chugging beer surrounded by San Antonio police officers goes viral
    Oyster Bake attendees got a picture that they say shows what "Fiesta is all about."
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

DREAM JOB ALERT:

DREAM JOB ALERT:

    Dream job: Harley-Davidson paid interns get a motorcycle too
    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Harley-Davidson is offering free motorcycles for those who join its summer internship program. Eight college students or recent graduates will have the enviable task of being paid to ride a Harley and share their adventures on social media. And the best part?
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

The best socks in the oval office

The best socks in the oval office

    President George H.W. Bush's legendary sock game through the years
    In the history of America's presidents, no one has sported better socks than President George H.W. Bush. Bush's penchant for pretty socks was on display this weekend when the 93-year-old wore black socks with books printed on them in honor of his late wife, Barbara.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

The women told police they blacked out until ...

The women told police they blacked out until they woke up in their hotel room the next morning.

    SAPD: Tacoland bartender spiked women's drinks, sexually assaulted 2
    Updated 12:07 pm, Tuesday, April 24, 2018 A bartender at a Viva Tacoland was arrested Monday after two women told police he spiked their drinks and sexually assaulted them. Dillonger Hackett, 30, was arrested on a charge of sexual assault, San Antonio Police Department spokeswoman Sgt. Michelle Ramos said.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

The chosen pair will get $4,000 a month each....

The chosen pair will get $4,000 a month each.

    An airline is going to pay 2 friends $4,000 each per month to move to Iceland and travel the world, accommodation included
    Wow Air Icelandic budget airline Wow Air is seeking two people to move to Iceland and travel the world for free while producing content and travel tips for its website. The successful applicants will be paid a monthly salary to stay in an apartment in Reykjavik, which they'll use as a base for their travels.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

BREAKING: The disgraced ex-Congressman resi...

BREAKING: The disgraced ex-Congressman resigned this month in the face of an ethics probe against past allegations of sexual harassment.

    Abbott calls June 30 emergency special election to replace ex-Congressman Farenthold
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has called for an emergency special election on June 30 to replace former Congressman Blake Farenthold, a Republican who resigned this month in the face of an ethics probe into past allegations of sexual harassment.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

Seems the golfer rustled the wrong feathers.

Seems the golfer rustled the wrong feathers.

    Goose attacks high school golfer, goes viral
    A round of golf went afoul after a goose attacked a Michigan high school player. Blissfield Athletics tweeted photos of the goose in flight, aiming straight at the fleeing golfer. He wasn't fast enough, however, and the bird took him down.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

Over 250,000 people in the U.S. die from seps...

Over 250,000 people in the U.S. die from sepsis each year.

    Things you should know about George H.W. Bush's infection, aka sepsis
    Published 8:39 am, Tuesday, April 24, 2018 The day after his wife's funeral, former President George H.W. Bush was hospitalized with an infection Sunday, a family spokesman announced Monday. While little information is known about his condition, - other than a statement saying he was responding to treatment - much can be said about the dangers of his ailment.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation ...

The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation shared a video made with the former first lady to tout the group's work. https://bit.ly/2FautUJ

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation shared a video made with the former first lady to tout the group's work. https://bit.ly/2FautUJ
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12 hours ago

He has been in the hospital for treatment of ...

He has been in the hospital for treatment of a blood infection.

    Former President George H.W. Bush still 'responding and recovering'
    Former President H.W. Bush, hospitalized Sunday with a blood infection, is still "responding and recovering," his spokesman said Tuesday.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

BREAKING:

BREAKING:

    Precinct 7 chief dies from sudden illness
    A Harris County Constable Precinct 7 chief died Tuesday from a sudden illness while at work, the department said. Goree Anderson, 65, was transported to Memorial Herman Hospital on Monday, the department said. He died Tuesday morning. Anderson worked in law enforcement for nearly 40 years, and served on Constable May Walker's Command Staff since 2005, the department said.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

This year Moody Gardens in Galveston turns 30...

This year Moody Gardens in Galveston turns 30 years old and is still known as one of the area's most popular tourist destinations.

    30 years ago Moody Gardens brought white sand and pyramids to Galveston
    This year Moody Gardens in Galveston turns 30 years old and is known as one of the area's most popular tourist destinations. It was in 1988 that tons of soft, white sand from Florida was barged into Galveston to create Palm Beach.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

This is at least the third time this month th...

This is at least the third time this month that a bicyclist has been hit and killed by a car in the Houston area.

    Bicyclist dead after being hit by dump truck near Rice
    A woman has died after a dump truck struck her while she was biking near Rice University, Houston police said. The dump truck hit the woman around 11:55 a.m. Tuesday in the 6000 block of Main, near Sunset, according to the Houston Police Department.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

"I felt we were discriminated against. It was...

"I felt we were discriminated against. It was a horrific experience."

    Golf club apologizes for calling cops on black women members
    YORK, Pa. (AP) - A golf club in Pennsylvania has apologized for calling police on a group of black women after the co-owner and his father said they were playing too slowly and refused requests to leave the course. "I felt we were discriminated against," one of the women, Myneca Ojo, told the York Daily Record.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

According to the library, normal operating ho...

According to the library, normal operating hours start Wednesday. Visitors can visit the burial site from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays.

    Here's how you can visit the grave of former first lady Barbara Bush at the Bush Library
    The former first lady has been laid to rest in College Station next to her young daughter.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours 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

15 hours 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

15 hours 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

15 hours 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

15 hours 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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16 hours 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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16 hours 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

17 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

17 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

18 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

18 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

19 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

19 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

19 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

20 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

20 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

20 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

21 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

21 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

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