18 min ago

He was convicted of torturing the little girl...

He was convicted of torturing the little girl to death

    East Texas man could get death sentence for child death
    KOUNTZE, Texas (AP) - Jurors this week in Hardin County in East Texas begin hearing testimony on whether they should send a 40-year-old man to death row or life in prison after they convicted him of the torture death of his girlfriend's 4-year-old daughter.
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38 min ago

Who are you taking to these just-opened spots...

Who are you taking to these just-opened spots?

    Hot new Houston bars and restaurants to check out now
    A slate of new restaurants recently cropped up in Houston, just in time for patio weather. Which bodes well for new Midtown bar and restaurant Holman Draft Hall, 820 Holman. Opened by the Kirby Group, which owns Wooster's Garden and Heights Bier Garten, this debut comes with an expansive, stylish covered patio ideal for people watching.
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58 min ago

There's a serial dog killer on the loose.

There's a serial dog killer on the loose.

    Investigation launched into Conroe dog shootings
    Beau was the kind of dog that never met a stranger. Beau's owner, Conroe resident Cass Coroiescu, let the brown Labrador outside of his residence near Hindo Road, which he often did, but she didn't return home. "I had to leave to go out of town for work on Sunday, Feb.
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1 hour ago

Look at all the people who will make more mon...

Look at all the people who will make more money than Jose Altuve this year.

    A look at each Astros player's contract in 2018
    The defending World Series champions upgraded the payroll a bit in the offseason - although the burden lightened with the subraction of Carlos Beltran's $16 million contract - and still are one of the favorites to win it all again.
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1 hour ago

His crime shocked the nation

His crime shocked the nation

    Texas dragging death killer loses federal court appeal
    HOUSTON (AP) - A prisoner on Texas death row for the dragging death of a man nearly two decades ago in East Texas has lost a federal court appeal, moving him a step close to execution for the hate crime. The 5th U.S.
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1 hour ago

Wepa, Houston!

Wepa, Houston!

    Dance party pushes the limits of entertainment in Houston
    Axelrad Concert Series hosted the WEPA! Latino Music Dance Party in the upstairs room of Axelrad Beer Garden on Saturday, February 24, 2018 in Houston, Texas. The exclamation "wepa!" is usually yelled in the Latino culture, and is used as a form of celebration and approval.
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2 hours ago

The win was met with a mix of cheers and boos...

The win was met with a mix of cheers and boos from the crowd

    Transgender Texas athlete Mack Beggs wins second state title
    CYPRESS - For the second year in a row, a transgender wrestler has won the Texas girls Class 6A 110-pound division. Mack Beggs, an 18-year-old senior from Euless Trinity High School near Dallas, entered the tournament in Cypress outside of Houston with an undefeated record.
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2 hours ago

Sad news

Sad news

    Sridevi Kapoor, Bollywood Star, Dies at 54
    Bollywood star Sridevi Kapoor has died of a heart attack at age 54, the BBC reports. According to the BBC, the actress died in Dubai, where she was to attend a family wedding. Sridevi made her first Bollywood film in 1978, eventually starring in more than 150 films including "Mr. India" and "Sadma."
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

GO Neighborhoods Northside Houston shared Not...

    Noticias 45 Houston
    ¿Ya votaste? Tienes hasta el viernes 2 de Marzo para poder participar anticipadamente en las elecciones primarias de Texas. Para información sobre los candidatos visita: lwvhouston.org, o llama al...
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2 hours ago

How are you enjoying the weather?

How are you enjoying the weather?

    Rain, rain go away: Dreary Sunday forecast includes thunderstorms, possible street flooding
    Get ready for a dreary Sunday. Sporadic showers and occasional spurts of heavy rain are expected throughout the day in the Houston area, according to the National Weather Service. There's an 80 percent chance of rain all day, but less than an inch of precipitation is anticipated.
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3 hours ago

A 12-year-old girl died

A 12-year-old girl died

    Federal team investigating deadly Dallas house explosion
    DALLAS (AP) - Federal authorities are investigating a suspected natural gas leak that caused an explosion a newly renovated house in Dallas, killing a 12-year-old girl and injuring four other members of her family. The National Transportation Safety Board said it was sending a three-person team Sunday to look into the blast.
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3 hours ago

Your extended family would want to spend thei...

Your extended family would want to spend their vacations at your place.

    Opulent Friendswood mansion is a dream home for the whole family
    This magnificent 5-bedroom estate in Friendswood brings together all of the elements needed to live a dream life in the heart of the suburbs.
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3 hours ago

The chaos started inside the building around ...

The chaos started inside the building around 3 a.m.

    Armed, shirtless man fatally shot by security guard at Houston nightclub
    A security guard fatally shot a shirtless man who opened fire early Sunday outside a Northside nightclub. The chaos started inside Club 5608 Live around 3 a.m., when two men got into a verbal argument at the North Shepherd and Tidwell location, according to police.
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4 hours ago

Baseball is back and so are the baseball meme...

Baseball is back and so are the baseball memes 🤘😎

    Astros memes to help you survive spring training
    Last season, right before the Astros began their magical postseason run, I put together a few memes and GIFs Houston fans could use for just about every occasion. With spring training well underway, I figured we could all use some fresh memes to spice things up as we get closer and closer to opening day.
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4 hours ago

Congrats!

Congrats!

    Friendswood's Buns-N-Roses wins rodeo's World's Championship Bar-B-Que Competition
    In rock star fashion a Houston-area barbecue team - appropriately named Buns-N-Roses - took the highest honor at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo's World's Championship Bar-B-Que Competition Saturday night. The team from Friendswood was named Overall Grand Champion, besting 252 teams and clinching one of barbecue world's biggest prizes.
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4 hours ago

Anybody remember the traveling python of Rive...

Anybody remember the traveling python of River Oaks?

    Photos: River Oaks life in the 1950s - 1980s
    Life in River Oaks has always been fascinating to Houstonians outside the city's swankiest community. Houston Chronicle photos dating back to the 1950s highlight lots of parties and party planning. Wives are pictured choosing cheese and setting up decorations, but their names are often absent. Instead, we only know the names of their husbands.
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5 hours ago

Intense photos taken from high up above the R...

Intense photos taken from high up above the Rio Grande give a unique look into the work by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents.

    Photos show intense border patrol work in Texas
    Intense photos taken from high up above the Rio Grande River give a unique look into the work by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents.
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5 hours ago

Pearland police are searching for a man who w...

Pearland police are searching for a man who was caught on video at Killen's BBQ, allegedly stealing the restaurant's tip jar. MORE INFO: http://bit.ly/2CESjGE

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Pearland police are searching for a man who was caught on video at Killen's BBQ, allegedly stealing the restaurant's tip jar. MORE INFO: http://bit.ly/2CESjGE
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6 hours ago

He was responding to a domestic violence dist...

He was responding to a domestic violence disturbance on his 66th birthday.

    Volunteer Harris County deputy goes viral after physical encounter
    Updated 6:55 pm, Friday, February 16, 2018 Harris County Sheriff's Office Major Jimmy Rollins suffered several cuts on his arm, a black eye and lacerations above his left eye while responding to a domestic disturbance near Aldine - and it was on his 66th birthday.
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7 hours ago

WATCH: The victim in this video asked that th...

WATCH: The victim in this video asked that the footage be released to help solve the crime, police said.

    Graphic video released in violent Humble home invasion
    Houston police have released new surveillance footage of a violent April 2017 home invasion and shooting, in hopes a tipster will come forward to help solve this case. The home invasion occurred in an Humble neighborhood just southeast of Bush Intercontinental Airport, at 16000 Truxton, on April 5.
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8 hours ago

Some upstart Texas towns snagged the names of...

Some upstart Texas towns snagged the names of well-known cities to catch people’s attention.

    Texas towns and their old world counterparts
    If you have ever visited New Braunfels you may have wondered about where the old Braunfels is. Texas historians will know that the city between Austin and San Antonio was established in March 1845 by Prince Carl of Solms-Braunfels of Germany, who had read enough about the land up to that point to be sold on coming here.
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8 hours ago

The victim tried to rob the suspect during a ...

The victim tried to rob the suspect during a drug deal, the convict's lawyer said.

    Conroe man gets 25 years for killing in marijuana theft
    Scrawled in a one-page confession, 19-year-old Joseph Gaige Blunt detailed the events that led to him firing several rounds from his handgun into the back of a car, with a bullet ultimately killing 22-year-old Mark Guidry Jr. in January 2017.
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9 hours ago

An amazing find

An amazing find

    Archaeologists find ancient necropolis in Egypt
    TUNA AL-GABAL, Egypt (AP) - Egypt's Antiquities Ministry announced on Saturday the discovery of an ancient necropolis near the Nile Valley city of Minya, south of Cairo, the latest discovery in an area known to house ancient catacombs from the Pharaonic Late Period and the Ptolemaic dynasty.
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10 hours ago

Just let the contractor who empties the box h...

Just let the contractor who empties the box have it.

    Forgot about that joint? Vegas airport lets people dump pot
    LAS VEGAS (AP) - What happens in Vegas really can stay in Vegas. Tourists catching a flight out of Sin City can now dump their leftover legal marijuana in metal containers set up at the airport. The 10 green bins dubbed "amnesty boxes" prevent federal transportation agents from finding pot on passengers during security screenings.
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11 hours ago

Their parties are poppin'!

Their parties are poppin'!

    ¿Qué Pasa? Out & About - Friday, February 23, 2018
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12 hours ago

The children are reportedly doing much better...

The children are reportedly doing much better now

    California parents face new charges in kids' torture case
    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California couple suspected of starving and shackling some of their 13 children pleaded not guilty Friday to new charges of child abuse. David and Louise Turpin previously entered not-guilty pleas to torture and a raft of other charges and are being held on $12 million bail.
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13 hours ago

One man was shot and killed in his apartment ...

One man was shot and killed in his apartment in southwest Houston. Investigators are trying to determine who was in the apartment at the time of the shooting and locate witnesses. http://bit.ly/2HJ4ciH

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    One man was shot and killed in his apartment in southwest Houston. Investigators are trying to determine who was in the apartment at the time of the shooting and locate witnesses. http://bit.ly/2HJ4ciH
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14 hours ago

He took a bunch of cocaine and set his own tr...

He took a bunch of cocaine and set his own truck on fire, agents say.

    Border patrol: Man sets own pickup on fire to destroy evidence as law enforcement pursues
    Updated 5:59 pm, Friday, February 23, 2018 One man gave a literal definition to the term, "hot pursuit," while being chased by Texas and federal law enforcement last week after blowing off a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint - he took a bunch of cocaine and set his own truck on fire, agents say.
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15 hours ago

Our country has seen this conspiracy theory b...

Our country has seen this conspiracy theory before

    The racist history of the 'crisis actor' attacks on Parkland school shooting survivors
    It was a moment of turmoil, when a school became a lightning rod for debates about American values and the Constitution. At the center of it all was a clutch of students, their teenage faces beamed across the country by television cameras. But no sooner had they emerged as heroes than they were branded as phonies.
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16 hours ago

🤣

🤣

    Jimmy Kimmel Gets People to Speak Out About the Crisis in Wakanda (Video)
    As improbable as it may seem, apparently there are still some people out there who haven't seen "Black Panther" yet. "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" took it to the street on Friday's episode for a Lie Witness News segment that asked the public to weigh in on the crisis in Wakanda - the fictional African country that serves as the setting for the film.
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16 hours ago

Men from all walks of life were caught

Men from all walks of life were caught

    Nearly 50 suspects charged in McLennan County Sheriff's Office prostitution sting
    The sting was part of a national effort to arrest more suspects linked to prostitution.
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16 hours ago

Sleep tight.

Sleep tight.

    Houston woman died from bedbug extermination that warmed apartment to 139 degrees, suit says
    The family of a Houston woman who died last year is suing her former landlord and a pest control company, claiming that a bedbug-killing heat treatment used in the woman's apartment killed her.
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17 hours ago

Only in Texas.

Only in Texas.

    16 signs you definitely went to school in Texas
    Updated 3:58 pm, Saturday, February 17, 2018 Going to high school in Texas is a unique experience. There are certain traditions and experiences that the rest of the U.S. just wouldn't understand. Homecoming mums, for example, are a very real thing, and you wouldn't want to be caught dead with a tiny one.
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17 hours ago

'Tio Rey' got very lucky

'Tio Rey' got very lucky

    Rare Selena Photos: Queen of Tejano's 'Que Creías' serenade enchants the internet
    Published 4:03 pm, Friday, February 23, 2018 Only a few lucky men across Texas can say they were told off by Selena on stage. It was common for the Queen of Tejano to bring a male volunteer on stage so she could serenade them with the fiery lyrics of "Que Creias," a song that tells the story of a woman shooing away her ex-love.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

“Candyasses" need not apply

“Candyasses" need not apply

    It's bigger than a trip or the rodeo, Trail Riders say in Houston
    Scattered on the side of a southeast Texas road are the ashes of Dario Romero. He was born in Galveston. But he lived for that stretch of Highway 6; for the winding country roads he traversed to Houston, flanked by friends, horses and family.
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18 hours ago

The Battle of Iwo Jima holds a special place ...

The Battle of Iwo Jima holds a special place in the history of the United States. US Marines raised the flag on Mount Suribachi after a six-week battle in 1945.

    73 years ago a war photographer snapped the most iconic image of World War II - here's the story of the battle behind the photo
    Joe Rosenthal / AP The Battle of Iwo Jima holds a special place in the history of the United States. Remembered for the iconic photo that the Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal took of US Marines raising the flag on Mount Suribachi, the nearly six-week battle in 1945 saw more than 100,000 US soldiers, sailors, and airmen fight about 21,000 Japanese troops.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

The rationale was used to deny no-cash bail.

The rationale was used to deny no-cash bail.

    Judge: 'Tainted' arrestees who heed Black Lives Matter part of rationale for nixing no-cash bail
    For more than a decade, most of Harris County's felony court judges directed magistrates to deny no-cash bail to all newly arrested defendants, in apparent violation of state judicial conduct rules, according to internal documents obtained by the Houston Chronicle.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

"Limiting fashion to something that only prod...

"Limiting fashion to something that only produces business is too easy."

    Gucci models walk the runway - with replica severed heads of themselves
    A short list of things typically seen at Milan Fashion Week: celebrities, glamorous outfits and impeccably coifed models. So the replica severed heads were a surprise. During Gucci's unveiling of its fall and winter collection on Wednesday, at least two models - one male, one female - walked the runway carrying eerily realistic replicas of their own heads.
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

The couple is rumored to only have been toget...

The couple is rumored to only have been together a few weeks.

    Emily Ratajkowski marries boyfriend in secret courthouse wedding
    Published 1:32 pm, Saturday, February 24, 2018 It seems like secret weddings are becoming a new trend among celebrities. Just a week after Amy Schumer's surprise wedding on Feb. 13, 2018, model and actress Emily Ratajkowski announced that she married her boyfriend, Sebastian Bear-McClard.
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

Does that mean you'd get employee discounts a...

Does that mean you'd get employee discounts at the Silos?

    Chip and Joanna Gaines are hiring, here's what it takes to get a job
    Published 5:21 pm, Thursday, January 11, 2018 Chip and Joanna may not be doing "Fixer Upper" anymore, but that doesn't mean you can't get your fix of Texas' favorite couple. The two are looking to fill over 20 positions at their Magnolia Market, and anyone is free to apply meaning you could literally be paid to hang out at the Silos all day.
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

According to police, nearly every aspect of h...

According to police, nearly every aspect of her story was made up.

    Texas teen who lied about being raped pleads guilty to several charges
    Published 2:48 pm, Saturday, February 24, 2018 Texas teenager, Breana Rachelle Harmon, has pled guilty to the charges against her after lying to police about being abducted and raped.
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21 hours ago

You can already find their yummy desserts in ...

You can already find their yummy desserts in HEB.

    Kyle, Texas wants to be the new 'Pie Capital' of the Lone Star State
    Updated 11:37 am, Friday, February 23, 2018 Kyle, Texas. It's a small town just northeast of San Antonio. It's easy to miss on a map, but town officials are working to change that.
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21 hours ago

Houston Chronicle staff photographer Karen Wa...

Houston Chronicle staff photographer Karen Warren shared this photo of Orbit and the Houston Astros as they line up for the National Anthem Saturday, Feb. 24. 2018 in West Palm Beach. It marks the start of the Astros Braves spring training game at The Fitteam Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. LATEST ON SPRING TRAINING: http://bit.ly/2ESmAnw


21 hours ago

The White House was quick to call the documen...

The White House was quick to call the document "politically driven"

    Democrats' Memo Released Countering GOP Russia Probe Account (2)
    (Bloomberg) -- The House Intelligence Committee released a lengthy rebuttal by House Democrats to a Republican memo alleging bias and misconduct by the FBI and Justice Department early in their investigation of Russian election interference.
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21 hours ago

The glamorous penthouse represents New York's...

The glamorous penthouse represents New York's luxury real estate market as well as his great fortune.

    Houston native owns the most expensive home ever sold in NYC
    Dennis Green, provided by Published 11:52 am, Thursday, February 22, 2018 * Houston native Michael Dell was reportedly the buyer behind the most expensive home ever purchased in New York City - a penthouse that sold for over $100 million. * The technology billionaire bought the Manhattan apartment in 2014, but the buyer's identity was unknown at the time.
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22 hours ago

The girl told police the photo captions "star...

The girl told police the photo captions "started to get weird."

    Army recruiter accused of sending nude Snapchat pic to 16-year-old Deer Park student
    A Houston-area U.S. Army recruiter is expected in court Monday after being arrested for displaying harmful material to a minor, accused of sending a photo of his genitals to a 16-year-old Deer Park High School student in December.
    https://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

🤠🐴🇺🇸️

🤠🐴🇺🇸️

    Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo parade and run through the city
    Horses nearly outnumbered people at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo parade through downtown on Saturday morning.
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23 hours ago

A cold front will be rolling through the area...

A cold front will be rolling through the area.

    Houston could see minor street flooding, patchy fog during evening storms
    Published 12:10 pm, Saturday, February 24, 2018 Houston could be in for some hazardous weather as a cold front pushed through the area overnight into Sunday.
    https://www.chron.com

23 hours ago

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

Take a look at the new RODEOHOUSTON stage: DETAILS: http://bit.ly/2orfwrN

    Preview from the Houston Chronicle
    The new RODEOHOUSTON stage is up, running and ready for Garth Brooks. See more: http://bit.ly/2orfwrN
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