32 min ago

She still managed to be one of the best dress...

She still managed to be one of the best dressed at the event

    Blackout at the BAFTAs: The best and worst dressed celebrities
    Actresses decked out in black gowns and jumpsuits to stand in solidarity against sexual harassment and inequality.
    https://www.chron.com

49 min ago

"The most prudent approach is to consider tha...

"The most prudent approach is to consider that CWD has the potential to infect humans."

    US health authorities say 'zombie deer disease' is spreading
    State officials in Minnesota say they are having a hard time fighting the spread of chronic wasting disease (CWD). A deer with the illness, also known as "zombie deer disease," was recently found in Mississippi. CWD, which is spread by misfolded proteins known as prions, hasn't been known to infect people.
    https://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

If you want to drive your car for a long time...

If you want to drive your car for a long time, here are some to consider

    The most reliable vehicles you should consider buying in 2018, according to J.D. Power
    Published 4:28 pm, Thursday, February 15, 2018 Toyota and its luxury brand Lexus had the most vehicles in this year's J.D. Power dependability study. The study measured the number of problems experienced per 100 vehicles over a 12 month period. Only 2015 models were studied. See the full list in the gallery above.
    https://www.chron.com

1 hour ago

The alleged murder occurred on Friday.

The alleged murder occurred on Friday.

    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.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

Some of these, like the swastika are obvious....

Some of these, like the swastika are obvious. Others require some explanation.

    Hate symbols you should know according to the Anti-Defamation League
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) defines a hate crime as a "criminal offense against a person or property motivated in whole or in part by an offender's bias against a race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, ethnicity, gender, or gender identity."
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

UPDATE: A suspect has been identified

UPDATE: A suspect has been identified

    Man shot in head during argument inside Clear Lake Shores IHOP
    A man is in custody after shooting another man in the head early Sunday following an argument inside a Clear Lake Shores IHOP. A dispute broke out between two couples in separate booths at the Marina Bay restaurant location just before 3:30 a.m., according to Clear Lake Shores police Chief Kenneth Cook.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

This could be a huge improvement for traveler...

This could be a huge improvement for travelers:

    IAH unveils speedier security lanes for fliers
    The Houston Airport System on Thursday formally unveiled a $3.9 million automated screening lane system designed to alleviate a major headache of airport travel. Travelers in Terminal D at Bush Intercontinental Airport are less likely to get stuck behind families or pokey passengers digging for that 3.4-ounce, liquid-containing bottle at the bottom of their carry-on luggage.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

He's doubling down.

He's doubling down.

    LeBron says he 'will definitely not shut up and dribble'
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - LeBron James says he will not stick to sports. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar reiterated his determination to speak out on social issues and the nation's political climate Saturday during his media availability for the NBA All-Star Game. "I will not just shut up and dribble," James said.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

Delivery grocery shopping is about to get a l...

Delivery grocery shopping is about to get a lot better for HEB shoppers:

    H-E-B acquires Favor Delivery service
    H-E-B has acquired Favor Delivery, an Austin-based on-demand delivery service company. The San Antonio-based grocer announced Wednesday it will assume all of Favor's 140 employees and 50,000 contract delivery drivers, who shuttle online orders from restaurants and other stores to consumer's homes. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

If you're trying to lose weight this is actua...

If you're trying to lose weight this is actually counter-productive

    Why you should never eat light ice cream
    Erin Brodwin, provided by Published 10:47 am, Thursday, February 15, 2018 Sweet, creamy, and chilled, ice cream may well be one of the most uniquely satisfying and perfectly-engineered desserts. But that hasn't stopped food manufacturers from adulterating the original version. In at attempt to adapt to American diet trends, low-fat and light ice cream varieties plague grocery store shelves.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

Houston's got a new shared work space with lo...

Houston's got a new shared work space with lots of Texas flair:

    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.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

People inside the apartment described the man...

People inside the apartment described the man as a "family friend"

    Man shot to death inside Westwood apartment
    A man was found shot to death early Sunday inside a southwest Houston apartment. Police responded to a call for shots fired at the Carlisle Apartments on Forum Park around 1 a.m. Inside one of the units, officers found a man who'd been fatally shot.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

Luckily no one was hurt

Luckily no one was hurt

    Southwest Houston liquor store destroyed in overnight fire
    An overnight fire destroyed a strip mall liquor store in southwest Houston, according to the Houston Fire Department. Fire crews responded to the call at Hillcroft and Densmore around 3:20 a.m. and found smoke and flames pouring out of Ralston Liquor.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

"We're studying things on such a fine scale t...

"We're studying things on such a fine scale that slight misalignments, caused by changes in temperature or even the rover settling into sand, can require us to correct our aim."

    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.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

Police say she was "highly intoxicated."

Police say she was "highly intoxicated."

    Woman plows through wall of Harris County apartment complex
    A woman drunkenly crashed through the wall of an apartment early Sunday in southwest Harris County - then reportedly backed out and tried to leave. Around 2 a.m. a woman driving along Beechnut apparently thought she was turning onto a street when she plowed into the side of a building near Braes Acres, according to authorities.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

Remember these?

Remember these?

    JNCO Jeans is closing shop, and liquidating all extra wide-legged pants
    If you want a relic of 1990s street culture in your closet, now's your chance. JNCO Jeans, the Los Angeles company specializing in extra wide-legged trousers, is closing shop, and liquidating all inventory at reduced prices.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

He was not wearing a seat belt at the time

He was not wearing a seat belt at the time

    Man dies when car mangled after crashing into tree
    A man died early Sunday after crashing into a tree in northwest Harris County. Jose Torres was driving along Kieth Harrow near Cairnvillage in his Dodge Charger around 2 a.m. when he veered out of the lane at a curve in the road, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

"Congress can make changes, chooses not to, a...

"Congress can make changes, chooses not to, and therein lies my frustration," she told Chron. "If this post can make even one single person think about what they can do to solve the problem, then it was worth it."

    Woman mails check to congressman in the amount of 'thoughts and prayers' after mass shooting
    After hearing from politicians for years that they were sending "thoughts and prayers" in the aftermath of mass shootings, a Michigan woman had had enough. On Thursday, Fern Malila posted a photo of check she wrote to U.S. Rep. Jack Bergman (R), the congressman who represents her area, in the amount of "thoughts and prayers."
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

He took refuge with his daughter after a bull...

He took refuge with his daughter after a bullet tore through their window

    'It really could have hit me': Drive-by shooter wounds 1 as stray shot narrowly misses single father
    A gunman is at large after shooting a man walking down the street and narrowly missing a single father who took refuge inside the bathroom with his daughter early Sunday after a bullet tore through their north Houston bedroom window. "It really could have hit me," said James Dyer.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

Hiring on the west side:

Hiring on the west side:

    Amazon to hire 400 employees at new Katy area facility
    Amazon seeks to hire more than 400 full-time employees to help pick, pack and ship customers' orders at its new facility in the Katy area. The jobs will be at Amazon's 1 million-square-foot fulfillment center at 31819 Highway Blvd. in Brookshire.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Two suspects were found leaving the business ...

Two suspects were found leaving the business with bags, while two more tried to make a run for it.

    4 arrested after botched burglary of north Houston Harley Davidson
    Four suspects were arrested early Sunday after a short chase following a botched burglary at a Houston-area Harvey Davidson, according to police. Officers responded to the business at 535 North Loop East around 4 a.m. and found would-be burglars leaving the building with bags. Both men were taken into custody.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

These are so #relatable.

These are so #relatable.

    People share hilarious memes of the 2018 Winter Olympics
    Updated 4:13 pm, Saturday, February 10, 2018 The 2018 Winter Olympics officially kicked off on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, with the Opening Ceremony in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Athletes from more than 90 countries gathered to celebrate the opening of the games in a beautiful display of sportsmanship and unity.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

"They are laughing their asses off in Moscow....

"They are laughing their asses off in Moscow."

    Trump vents frustration over Russia probe, rails against FBI
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Venting his fury over the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump on Sunday asserted that the Obama administration bears some blame for the election meddling, insisted he never denied that the Kremlin interfered in the 2016 U.S. campaign and said "they are laughing their asses off in Moscow."
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

The family that took the shooting suspect in ...

The family that took the shooting suspect in describe what life was like with him in their home

    The Latest: Students at school call for action from Trump
    PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) - The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local): 11:05 a.m. Students who survived the shooting at a Florida High School that killed 17 people are urging President Donald Trump and other leaders to do something to address gun violence.
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

An argument between two couples turned critic...

An argument between two couples turned critical

    Man shot in head during argument inside Clear Lake Shores IHOP
    A man is in custody after shooting another man in the head early Sunday following an argument inside a Clear Lake Shores IHOP. A dispute broke out between two couples in separate booths at the Marina Bay restaurant location just before 3:30 a.m., according to Clear Lake Shores police Chief Kenneth Cook.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

The boy has been living with family since his...

The boy has been living with family since his father was killed by an FBI agent.

    Judge makes decision in custody of son of Conroe man kidnapped, killed
    The son of a man kidnapped from his Conroe home and ultimately killed during an FBI raid will remain in the custody of family members where he has lived since his father died, a judge ruled Thursday.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

Texas' flu death toll tops 4,000. But new sta...

Texas' flu death toll tops 4,000. But new state report suggests there's good news on the horizon.

    Texas' flu death toll tops 4,000
    The death toll now tops 4,150, but flu activity in Texas finally may be starting to level off, according to a new state report. Though the report emphasizes that it's too early to say Texas' season has peaked, it shows a second consecutive weekly decline in both the rate of hospital and doctor visits for flu-related reasons and the percentage of patient specimens testing positive for the virus.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

Passengers captured the chaos on video

Passengers captured the chaos on video

    A Carnival cruise in the South Pacific descended into a violent mess
    A Carnival cruise devolved into near-anarchy during its 10 days in the South Pacific, with some passengers locking themselves inside their cabins, others kicked off the ship and security guards brawling with vacationers in a bare-knuckles melee. Carnival said it would investigate what happened after a video surfaced, showing the guards punching, kicking and threatening passengers during the worst of the fighting Friday.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

Some physical and emotional scars they bear w...

Some physical and emotional scars they bear will never disappear.

    19 years later, Columbine High School massacre survivors say they still struggle and have debilitating anxiety
    AP In 1999, Columbine High School, in Littleton, Colorado, faced at the time the largest school shooting in American history. Nearly 20 years later, survivors still suffer debilitating side effects from the trauma of that day. Four Columbine survivors spoke with Business Insider about the aftermath of the tragedy, their efforts to help preempt future tragedies, and work with other survivors of mass shootings.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Oops

Oops

    NBC Olympic Blunder: Wrong Super-G Gold Medalist Declared Before Actual Winner Had Even Skied
    NBC made a giant-sized oopsie while covering the women's Super-G skiing competition at the Winter Olympics on Saturday by prematurely announcing the gold medal winner, who turned out not to be the winner at all!
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

When Jamie Peyton, a veterinarian at UC Davis...

When Jamie Peyton, a veterinarian at UC Davis, first examined the bears' paws last month, she figured they might take six months to heal. The two female black bears in her care had survived the Thomas wildfire that swept through Southern California in December, but both suffered third-degree burns that had caused their paw pads to slough off. They could hardly stand due to pain. Instead of six months, the bears' injuries healed in a matter of weeks - a quick recovery Peyton attributed to a treatment never before tried on human or animal burn victims in the United States: Fish skins applied as bandages. Read more: http://bit.ly/2ofSSlt (Video: California Department of Fish and Wildlife)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    When Jamie Peyton, a veterinarian at UC Davis, first examined the bears' paws last month, she figured they might take six months to heal. The two female black bears in her care had survived the...
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18 hours ago

With Obama out of office, gun sales are in re...

With Obama out of office, gun sales are in real trouble.

    Remington's bankruptcy may be the tip of the iceberg
    Firearms companies face declining sales, falling stock prices and tremendous debt. Gunmaker American Outdoor Brands Corp., formerly known as Smith & Wesson, has seen its stock plummet by almost half, compared with 2017. On Monday, Remington Outdoor Co., an iconic, 200-year-old American firearms manufacturer, announced it's planning to file for bankruptcy.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

If you spent your formative years in the Cold...

If you spent your formative years in the Cold War, you know full well that things could be a lot worse.

    25 Cold War flicks to keep you warm during a binge session
    Updated 2:02 pm, Saturday, February 17, 2018 Stories of Russian interference in U.S. elections. A controversial president. Constant terrorist attacks and endless war. And worst of all, the threat of North Korea raining nuclear missiles on the United States. Yes, it's a scary period in history.
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

The Houston rapper posted on Instagram that h...

The Houston rapper posted on Instagram that he "loved" the movie.

    Houston rapper Travis Scott rented out two theaters in Stafford for people to watch 'Black Panther'
    Published 5:24 pm, Saturday, February 17, 2018 Houston rapper, Travis Scott just came in clutch for people in the Stafford area who wanted to see "Black Panther." The new father, and Kylie Jenner's boyfriend, rented out two entire theaters for the Feb.
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

Snowboarding and women's hockey were inducted...

Snowboarding and women's hockey were inducted into the Winter Olympics in 1998 and Tara Lipinski won a gold medal at the age 15.

    Photos: A look back at the 1998 Winter Olympics, 20 years later
    Two decades ago, East Texas shined bright on the world stage in Nagano, Japan, as Tara Lipinski wowed the world, earning the gold medal in figure skating. The Sugar Land native was 15 years old at the time of her victory, becoming the youngest winner of an individual event in the history of the Winter Games.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

Things aren't looking so hot for some other s...

Things aren't looking so hot for some other shows though

    Two of your favorite summer shows are returning
    Fox and NBC just announced they are bringing back two summer TV favorites.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

Who could forget!

Who could forget!

    The most popular pinup girl the year you were born
    Because a "like" on a favorite celebrities' newest photo on social media basically equates to ripping out the page in a magazine, we're bringing back the most popular pinup girls from 1940 to 1989.
    https://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

Men, women and children were killed in the cr...

Men, women and children were killed in the crash

    Copter on quake mission flips in Mexico, kills 13 on ground
    MEXICO CITY (AP) - A military helicopter carrying officials who were assessing damage from a powerful earthquake flipped as it was attempting to land in southern Mexico, crashing on top of people who had fled their homes and were spending the night outside.
    https://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

Do you know anyone who got engaged on Valenti...

Do you know anyone who got engaged on Valentine's Day?

    These are some of the best wedding venues in Houston
    Published 2:26 pm, Saturday, February 17, 2018 Valentine's Day has passed, which officially marks the start of engagement season,. Now it's time to start wedding planning. Getting set to wed in the Bayou City involves a lot of decision-making, starting with the venue.
    https://www.chron.com

23 hours ago

Watch the local cops on A&E tonight.

Watch the local cops on A&E tonight.

    Houston-area cops to be featured on A&E's Live PD
    Updated 7:51 pm, Monday, February 12, 2018 Crime show junkies, rejoice: A local law enforcement agency will soon be featured on A&E's Live PD. Crews from the show will be riding along with the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office for the next 12 to 14 weeks starting Friday.
    https://www.chron.com

23 hours ago

How do you think this could impact the Port o...

How do you think this could impact the Port of Galveston?

    'One-of-a-kind attractions' make South Padre Island a good cruise ship destination, study says
    Updated 10:22 am, Saturday, February 17, 2018 South Padre Island is shaping up to be a good cruise ship destination, a newly completed study shows. SPI Cruise Group released its first report Thursday, which looked into branding, consumer demand and revenue possibilities of turning South Padre Island into a cruise ship port of call.
    https://www.chron.com

24 hours ago

There are possibilities of turning South Padr...

There are possibilities of turning South Padre Island into a cruise ship port of call.

    'One-of-a-kind attractions' make South Padre Island a good cruise ship destination, study says
    Updated 10:22 am, Saturday, February 17, 2018 South Padre Island is shaping up to be a good cruise ship destination, a newly completed study shows. SPI Cruise Group released its first report Thursday, which looked into branding, consumer demand and revenue possibilities of turning South Padre Island into a cruise ship port of call.
    https://www.chron.com

24 hours ago

The hype is real with these spectators.

The hype is real with these spectators.

    These fans are the stars of the sidelines at the 2018 Winter Olympics
    Published 5:47 pm, Thursday, February 15, 2018 The athletes and their incredible skills are the center of the Olympic Games, but the real MVP's are the fans who hype up the event and their team. People from all across the world gather at the games to cheer on their home county and witness the incredible feats of athleticism on the world's biggest stage.
    https://www.chron.com

25 hours ago

This is the final season.

This is the final season.

    Harry Connick Jr.'s daytime show to end after 2 seasons
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Harry Connick Jr.'s daytime show is coming to an end later this year. NBCUniversal Domestic Television said Friday that Connick's talk-variety show, titled "Harry," will wrap after two seasons. The company lauded the jazz musician and former "American Idol" judge as a "phenomenal talent."
    https://www.chron.com

25 hours ago

Just in case you've been missing the show lat...

Just in case you've been missing the show lately.

    Facts you probably didn't know about 'This is Us'
    Published 3:42 pm, Friday, February 16, 2018 "This is Us" is one of the most relatable, fan-favorite shows currently on television. The show airs on Tuesdays on NBC, with millions of people grabbing a tissue box and a glass (or two) of wine, and tuning in to the latest dose of weekly heartbreak.
    https://www.chron.com

26 hours ago

Whoops! 😂😂😂

Whoops! 😂😂😂

    Moviegoers tweet awkward moment theater plays 'Fifty Shades Freed' instead of 'Black Panther'
    Published 1:08 pm, Saturday, February 17, 2018 Moviegoers at a theater in Georgia, expecting to see "Black Panther" got an unwanted surprise when their movie started. Instead of the opening of the latest Marvel blockbuster, the people were accidentally subjected to the first few minutes of "Fifty Shades Freed."
    https://www.chron.com

26 hours ago

The Toronto firefighter told deputies he reme...

The Toronto firefighter told deputies he remembered little, but thought he'd suffered a head injury.

    Skier lost in New York doesn't know how he got to California
    WILMINGTON, N.Y. (AP) - Police on Wednesday were trying to piece together how a 49-year-old skier whose disappearance sparked a massive search on a snowy New York mountainside ended up six days later in California, confused and still in ski clothes.
    https://www.chron.com

27 hours ago

HBO is bringing back “Game of Thrones” someti...

HBO is bringing back “Game of Thrones” sometime in 2019. But then that’s ending.

    Sorry, George RR Martin Says You're Not Getting 'Winds of Winter' This Year Either
    Look, you can ask George R.R. Martin about the release date for "Winds of Winter" all you want but you're not gonna get - oh wait, he does have an answer. But, it's just not the one you were probably looking for.
    https://www.chron.com

27 hours 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.
    https://www.chron.com

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