51 min ago

San Antonio police say the boyfriend was into...

San Antonio police say the boyfriend was intoxicated

    Mother finds 4-year-old son lying dead next to her boyfriend at a downtown hotel Friday night
    Updated 9:10 am, Saturday, February 17, 2018 A four-year-old boy is dead and the mother's boyfriend is in custody after San Antonio police say the child was found dead lying next to the boyfriend at a downtown motel Friday night.
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1 hour ago

She jokes that she's "not pregnant" and no gi...

She jokes that she's "not pregnant" and no gifts "but thank you for asking."

    Amy Schumer ties knot with chef Chris Fischer
    Amy Schumer has tied the knot with chef Chris Fischer. People magazine says the two wed in a private ceremony in Malibu, California, on Tuesday. The magazine says Jennifer Aniston, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jennifer Lawrence and Larry David were among the approximately 80 guests.
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1 hour ago

She was only 28 years old

She was only 28 years old

    Spring husband shot wife to death, police say
    A 32-year-old man is in custody after police said he shot and killed his wife in Spring on Friday, according to a statement from the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office. Rafael Leos has been arrested on murder charges for the slaying of Jessica Leos, 28, at a home in the 2300 block of Kylie Court.
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1 hour ago

Police say he threatened to post their photos...

Police say he threatened to post their photos online unless they sent him more

    Montgomery County man attempted to extort girls for nude photos, police say
    A 26-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after police said he tried to extort nude photos from girls, according to a press release from the Montgomery County Precinct 5 Constable's Office. Toby Holcomb was charged with online impersonation after the constable's office and the Montgomery County Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task force executed a search warrant in Magnolia.
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2 hours ago

"Our team saw a shift in the office space mar...

"Our team saw a shift in the office space market and discovered more professionals were seeking community, collaboration and smaller offices."

    Deal of the Week: The Work Well makes debut in northwest Houston
    Houston-based Caldwell Cos. is tapping into the demand for smaller offices and co-working spaces at The Work Well, a new concept unveiled in northwest Houston. The Work Well occupies 23,000 square feet - the entire third floor - of its office building at 13100 Wortham Center Drive near U.S.
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2 hours ago

This is the puppy at the center of social med...

This is the puppy at the center of social media firestorm

    Woodlands pet store faces online uproar over puppy's illness
    A sick puppy at the Pet Fair store in The Woodlands is causing an uproar in social media, but the store's manager and local veterinarians say the young dog is OK. Several area residents used Facebook to air their claims the store sells sick and injured puppies, reigniting an effort to have the business shut down that began several years ago.
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2 hours ago

This is the puppy a the center of social medi...

This is the puppy a the center of social media firestorm

    Woodlands pet store faces online uproar over puppy's illness
    A sick puppy at the Pet Fair store in The Woodlands is causing an uproar in social media, but the store's manager and local veterinarians say the young dog is OK. Several area residents used Facebook to air their claims the store sells sick and injured puppies, reigniting an effort to have the business shut down that began several years ago.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

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    Inspectors find mildew in the ice machine at Chick-Fil-A
    Here's what else the inspectors found in Houston restaurants the week of Feb. 7-14 Published 5:40 pm, Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Just in time for Valentine's Day, inspectors cite a popular Italian food restaurant and a favorite fast food spot. At Chick-Fil-A (753 Dairy Ashford), city health inspectors said they saw mildew in the ice machine.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

The FBI received a tip last month that the su...

The FBI received a tip last month that the suspect in the Florida school shooting had a "desire to kill" and access to guns. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said that his office had received more than 20 calls about Nikolas Cruz in the past few years.

    FBI says it failed to investigate tip on Florida suspect
    PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) - The FBI received a tip last month that the suspect in the Florida school shooting had a "desire to kill" and access to guns and could be plotting an attack, but agents failed to investigate, the agency said Friday. Florida Gov.
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3 hours ago

Had he been prosecuted for sexual assault, a ...

Had he been prosecuted for sexual assault, a conviction could have stopped a trail of violent allegations that culminated in the shooting.

    Sheriff didn't pursue sex case against Texas church gunman
    HOUSTON (AP) - Sheriff's deputies didn't pursue a sexual assault investigation against the gunman in a mass shooting at a Texas church, even though the woman reporting it signed a complaint detailing the alleged attack, according to records released Friday.
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4 hours ago

Black Panther is one of the most anticipated ...

Black Panther is one of the most anticipated movies this weekend. Here are the reactions of some local moviegoers. http://bit.ly/2CmdVaF

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Black Panther is one of the most anticipated movies this weekend. Here are the reactions of some local moviegoers. http://bit.ly/2CmdVaF
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4 hours ago

Just in time for flu season

Just in time for flu season

    Austin 1st city in Texas to require paid sick leave
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - City Council members have approved an ordinance requiring all non-government employers in Austin to offer workers paid sick leave, becoming the first city in Texas to do so. The Austin City Council voted 9-2 Friday morning in favor of the ordinance.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

Police say he ran right into the back of a ca...

Police say he ran right into the back of a car

    Man killed in motorcycle crash on Gulf Freeway
    A man speeding on the Gulf Freeway was killed early Saturday when his motorcycle ran into the back of a car, according to local authorities. Investigators said the man, whose identity was not released, was traveling at a speed of up to 150 mph around 2:30 a.m.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

The team at Houston TranStar sees everything....

The team at Houston TranStar sees everything.

    Look deep inside Houston TranStar, where your traffic news originates
    Everyday on the screens inside Houston TranStar, the stress of thousands of motorists plays out in real time. Tiny dramas unfold one by one, only to dissipate within seconds or minutes, if the drivers are lucky.
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5 hours ago

Would you want to hold your own broken heart?...

Would you want to hold your own broken heart?

    Texas hospital lets transplant patients hold own hearts
    DALLAS (AP) - After years of working for cardiologists and vascular surgeons, Jane Poston held her own broken heart in her hands Thursday morning, literally. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports and, yes, her hands were shaking a little. "I didn't want to die," the 62-year-old Bedford heart transplant recipient said at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas.
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6 hours ago

The Sky Lobby was at one time one of the most...

The Sky Lobby was at one time one of the most popular spots in Houston for locals and tourists to get a bird's-eye view of downtown facing south.

    Closed since 2016, the Sky Lobby at the Chase Tower will reopen for one day for a good cause
    Closed to the public since 2016, The Sky Lobby located on the 60th floor of JPMorgan Chase Tower is reopening to the public for just one day all in the name of charity. There's a catch.
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7 hours ago

Waco is gently rocking.

Waco is gently rocking.

    The Texas city on TripAdvisor's 'Destinations on the Rise' list probably isn't what you think
    Thanks to Chip and Joanna Gaines this Texas city is seeing a whole new wave of tourism.
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7 hours ago

See who HPD busted for DWI.

See who HPD busted for DWI.

    HPD arrested 32 on felony DWI charges in January
    During the month of January, Houston police arrested 32 drivers on felony alcohol charges. Some were charged with driving while intoxicated with a child in the vehicle and many were charged with their third DWI. Driving while intoxicated in Texas is typically a misdemeanor on the first two offenses.
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

The medical center is an amazing place.

The medical center is an amazing place.

    Conjoined twin girls separated at Texas Children's
    Houston doctors have successfully separated two identical twin girls conjoined at their chest and abdomen, a procedure so complex it required a multidisciplinary team of 75 staffers from eight specialties. During a delicate seven-hour operation Jan. 13, Texas Children's surgeons divided 13-month-old Anna and Hope Richards, who shared their chest wall, lining of the heart, diaphragm and liver.
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8 hours ago

What do you think?

What do you think?

    Atheist group accuses Beaumont of promoting religion with decals
    A national atheist organization that advocates the separation of church and state has accused the City of Beaumont of promoting religion by adding "In God We Trust" decals to city emergency vehicles, citing comments made by council members about religious motives.
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9 hours ago

TIMELINE: Several schools are dealing with th...

TIMELINE: Several schools are dealing with threats and gun-related incidents since the deadly shooting in Florida on Wednesday.

    Sheriff: Two Fort Bend County schools threatened in one day
    The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office is investigating two separate threats to schools Friday, just days after a Florida teenager gunned down 17 students during classes. The threats happened to two different schools in Fort Bend County, according to FBCSO Spokesperson Caitilin Espinosa, although little information was immediately released about which schools and the nature of the threats.
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9 hours ago

Disturbing.

Disturbing.

    Sutherland Springs killer accused of waterboarding then-wife
    The former wife of the man who killed 26 people at a church in Sutherland Springs told authorities four years earlier that her husband had water-boarded her in addition to choking and kicking her.
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10 hours ago

Thankfully, Zuul wasn't involved.

Thankfully, Zuul wasn't involved.

    Who you gonna call? Fort Worth police chase goes viral thanks to 'Ghostbusters'
    A Monday evening chase by the Fort Worth Police Department is getting a lot of love online after an unexpected guest was spotted during the pursuit. The Fort Worth Police Department shared a photo of the Ghostbusters Ectomobile driving in the far right lane while a police cruiser chases after a suspect.
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10 hours ago

Investigators believe the killing happened af...

Investigators believe the killing happened after the victim went to buy drugs.

    Tarrant County grand jury indicts man in second death
    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a Fort Worth man arrested after a severed head was found near a walking trail is suspected in the death of a second person. A Tarrant County grand jury on Thursday indicted 28-year-old Hector Acosta-Ojeda on a charge of capital murder.
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11 hours ago

Of the 174 cities ranked on the list, 16 of t...

Of the 174 cities ranked on the list, 16 of them are in Texas.

    Houston third healthiest city in Texas according to WalletHub
    Houston, we can do better. The urgency comes from a ranking of the healthiest cities in America from WalletHub, where the Bayou City landed at 93 overall for health on a list of 174 American cities. The 93rd ranking keeps Houston toward the middle-of-the pack on the list.
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12 hours ago

The Spring, Texas woman said a Craigslist adv...

The Spring, Texas woman said a Craigslist advertisement to get rid of items from her marriage turned into a viral video event.

    Spring woman goes viral for burning wedding dress after finalizing her divorce
    Briana Barksdale held a garage sale Saturday to help recoup the $50,000 spent on her recent divorce - and she ended up a viral hero. Those who made the trip to her Spring, Texas home for the garage sale were treated to an experience and sight that's rarely seen: doughnuts, mimosas and the burning of a once-beloved wedding dress.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

They both said yes.

They both said yes.

    Texas couple propose to each other at the same time in now-viral video
    A Texas couple have become a viral sensation for proposing to each other simultaneously - just in time for Valentine's Day. Berkley Cade of San Angelo posted a video of the proposal on Facebook Saturday. In it, she is playing Pictionary in front of her now-fiancee, Tori Monaco.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

Anyone with information about the robbery is ...

Anyone with information about the robbery is encouraged to call Fort Worth police at 817-469-8477.

    Police: Men stormed Fort Worth game room, robbed customers and shot woman
    Police are searching for five suspects they say shot an 18-year-old after storming a Fort Worth game room armed with guns. In press-conference footage posted on the Fort Worth Police Department's Facebook page, detective Brian Raynsford says that an 18-year-old woman "was seriously wounded by gunfire."
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

The deputy was attacked on his birthday.

The deputy was attacked on his 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.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

One person died in a shooting Thursday night ...

One person died in a shooting Thursday night in the Copperfield area, after multiple calls came in that two men were shot. http://bit.ly/2HnMOjd

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    One person died in a shooting Thursday night in the Copperfield area, after multiple calls came in that two men were shot. http://bit.ly/2HnMOjd
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15 hours ago

Can you guess Texas' favored guard dog breed?...

Can you guess Texas' favored guard dog breed?

    Year of the dog: Which breeds are best for home security?
    Friday marks the start of the Lunar New Year, when millions of people around the world will usher in the year of the dog. In Chinese astrology, each year is related to a Chinese zodiac animal according to a 12-year cycle. The dog occupies the 11th position in the Chinese zodiac, between the rooster and the pig.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

"That was a nightmare — eight hours of scream...

"That was a nightmare — eight hours of screaming."

    A Lufthansa passenger filmed a 'demonic' child screaming for 8 hours on a flight - and people are horrified
    YouTube / Shane Townley A passenger on a Lufthansa flight from Germany to New Jersey in August posted a YouTube video of a child screaming, climbing on a seat, and running through the aisles. The video suggests the child was disruptive throughout the eight-hour flight.
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16 hours ago

There'll be a tango performance and several h...

There'll be a tango performance and several hours of live music sets at this year's Houston-based Latino-American arts fest.

    Sur Fest 6 celebrates Houston's Latino-American arts and music scene Saturday, Feb. 17
    Houstonians are invited to celebrate Latino-American arts, music and culture at Sur Fest 6, a one-day downtown Houston festival on Saturday, Feb. 17 . Founded in 2013, the fair features photographers, writers, musicians, artists and dancers -primarily Latino expats who now live in Houston - showcasing Latin-inspired performances.
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16 hours ago

It's actually really pretty despite its uniqu...

It's actually really pretty despite its uniqueness.

    Name of Aaron Paul and wife, Lauren Parsekian's new daughter revealed
    Aaron Paul and his wife Lauren Parsekian welcomed a new baby girl in early February 2018. Though they shared a photo of the newborn on social media, they didn't share her name, which drove people crazy.
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17 hours ago

Do you recognize these kids? Hint: Their pare...

Do you recognize these kids? Hint: Their parents are very famous.

    These celebrities' kids are walking in Fashion Weeks around the world
    Not everyone jumps at the chance to follow in their parents' footsteps.
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17 hours ago

"Whitaker is not only not a future danger," h...

"Whitaker is not only not a future danger," his attorneys wrote, "he is not a present danger."

    Sugar Land man scheduled for execution after killing his family loses appeal
    With barely a week to go before Texas death row inmate Thomas "Bart" Whitaker's scheduled execution, a state appeals court on Thursday denied the Sugar Land man's latest bid to avoid the state's harshest sentence.
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17 hours ago

Houston police are investigating a deadly dri...

Houston police are investigating a deadly drive-by shooting near NRG Stadium. Officers arrived to find a man slumped over in his vehicle, who was later determined to be shot to death. The shooter possibly used an AR-15 rifle, authorities with HPD said. http://bit.ly/2ExMv7V

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Houston police are investigating a deadly drive-by shooting near NRG Stadium. Officers arrived to find a man slumped over in his vehicle, who was later determined to be shot to death. The shooter...
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18 hours ago

Here's how it looks off the slopes and ice:

Here's how it looks off the slopes and ice:

    What goes on behind-the-scenes with athletes at the 2018 Olympic Games
    Published 2:19 pm, Wednesday, February 14, 2018 We see Olympians on the slopes and under the glare of stadium lighting, but away from the television cameras, the young athletes appear to be still soaking in the jubilant atmosphere.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

All the figure skaters though... 😂😂

All the figure skaters though... 😂😂

    See some of the hilarious faces made by athletes at the 2018 Winter Olympics
    Published 5:48 pm, Thursday, February 15, 2018 Gravity can do some crazy things when moving at incredible speeds or leaping feet into the air, but despite looking graceful or fierce from a distance, a close up of an Olympic athlete's face tells a different, hilarious story.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

Houston Astros managers share their thoughts ...

Houston Astros managers share their thoughts on the bullpen and the upcoming season. http://bit.ly/2szhriF

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Houston Astros managers share their thoughts on the bullpen and the upcoming season. http://bit.ly/2szhriF
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19 hours ago

Wait until you see the kitchen with three dis...

Wait until you see the kitchen with three dishwashers and the kids' playhouse complete with chandelier.

    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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19 hours ago

A bar backed by industry bigwigs is ready to ...

A bar backed by industry bigwigs is ready to sink its fangs into Houston's downtown party scene.

    Cottonmouth bar coming to downtown Houston
    A bar backed by industry bigwigs is ready to sink its fangs into Houston's downtown party scene. Cottonmouth is the name of the bar that Mike Raymond, co-owner of Reserve 101 whiskey bar, is opening with partners bartender Michael Neff and designer Greg Swanson.
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

New Hotel ZaZa inviteed 700 Houston VIPs to "...

New Hotel ZaZa inviteed 700 Houston VIPs to "Escape, Explore and Experience" the Tipping Point restaurant, Magnificent 7 Suites and ZaSpa:

    VIP view: Go inside Hotel ZaZa Memorial City's exclusive grand opening party
    For more than a decade, Hotel ZaZa Museum District carried Houston's boutique auberge torch. When the 315-room property first opened in 2007, "Texas Monthly" likened its aesthetic to the "look-at-me personality of a Kardashian sister." By that account, Hotel ZaZa Memorial City is decidedly a Jenner - Kendall, not Kylie.
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

Police say the crime ring spanned multiple co...

Police say the crime ring spanned multiple counties and the arrest of at least one suspected drug dealer.

    Police: Suspects in East Texas crime ring stole vehicles, possessed meth and cocaine
    Authorities in East Texas have arrested multiple suspects who they say were involved in a crime ring that stole vehicles from multiple counties and possessed large amounts of methamphetamine and cocaine. The investigation started on Dec. 18, according to the Smith County Sheriff's Office Facebook post on Thursday, when deputies were dispatched to a suspicious vehicle call.
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

NASA researchers say this will improve their ...

NASA researchers say this will improve their ability to collect samples when they reach Mars.

    NASA is sending a slice of Mars back to the Red Planet
    The Mars 2020 rover -- which will look for indicators of habitable conditions on the Red Planet and collect samples of rocks and soils for a return to Earth -- will include a Martian rock for use as target practice.
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21 hours ago

It happened just months before her Quinceañer...

It happened just months before her Quinceañera.

    Dallas teen killed in drive-by shooting just months before her Quinceañera
    Published 2:33 pm, Friday, February 16, 2018 A Dallas teen was killed in an apparent drive-by shooting on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. According to the Dallas Police Department, Natalie Hernandez was with three other people when the shooting took place. A 16-year-old male was also hit. He is currently in stable condition.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

After being struck, the 10-year-old boy began...

After being struck, the 10-year-old boy began to crawl home. At some point, an unidentified woman helped the boy home, where he alerted his stepdad.

    Texas boy, 10, crawls home after hit-and-run
    Austin police said a hit-and-run driver struck a 10-year-old boy on Friday, forcing him to crawl home with an injured and bleeding leg. Caden Walsh was walking home from school when an SUV swerved onto the sidewalk and hit him, police said. Walsh managed to dodge most of the oncoming vehicle and survived with an injured leg.
    https://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

Thieves stole an ATM in a smash-and-grab at a...

Thieves stole an ATM in a smash-and-grab at a food store in the Hobby Airport area. http://bit.ly/2F9REjm

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Thieves stole an ATM in a smash-and-grab at a food store in the Hobby Airport area. http://bit.ly/2F9REjm
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22 hours ago

A Florida shooting survivor hid just like her...

A Florida shooting survivor hid just like her grandfather did to escape a 1949 shooting rampage.

    Florida student's grandfather survived 1949 mass shooting
    CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - A student who survived the shooting at a Florida school hid in a closet - just like her grandfather did to escape a 1949 shooting rampage in New Jersey. Carly Novell tweeted a photo and said she hid in a closet just like her grandfather, Charles Cohen, did nearly 70 years ago when he was 12 and a gunman killed his family.
    https://www.chron.com

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