23 min ago

Nice!

Nice!

    Eerie photos show San Antonio's abandoned Lone Star Brewery 22 years after closing
    While Lone Star Brewery has sat vacant for more than two decades, it remains an iconic part of the Alamo City- so much so, that amateur artists have taken to spraying graffiti on its insides, new photos have revealed.
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1 hour ago

Little by little they are coming back.

Little by little they are coming back.

    Months after Harvey, see how the bat colony is faring at the Waugh bridge
    For years fluttering, flying black creatures of the night were stars every dusk under the bridge they called home. Thousands of Mexican free-tailed bats would emerge from their rest under the bridge in search of food to the delight of dozens and dozens of onlookers. Hurricane Harvey changed all that.
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1 hour ago

Barbara Bush's son Jeb, her longtime friend S...

Barbara Bush's son Jeb, her longtime friend Susan Baker and historian Jon Meacham will deliver eulogies for the former first lady at a private funeral Saturday in Houston. https://bit.ly/2HioKOz

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Barbara Bush's son Jeb, her longtime friend Susan Baker and historian Jon Meacham will deliver eulogies for the former first lady at a private funeral Saturday in Houston. https://bit.ly/2HioKOz
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3 hours ago

Naturally, two trucks land on the top of the ...

Naturally, two trucks land on the top of the list.

    These are the best-selling vehicles in America so far in 2018, according to data
    Buying the best car for you can be difficult, but sometimes knowing what everyone else is buying can help you get started. After the first three months of 2018 passed, analysts at autoNXT compiled a report on the best-selling vehicles so far in 2018.
    https://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

"Please accept our deepest apologies,"

"Please accept our deepest apologies,"

    Southwest sends apology, $5K, to passengers on damaged jet
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Southwest has sent a letter of apology, a $5,000 check and a $1,000 travel voucher to passengers who were on a flight that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia after an engine exploded. "Please accept our deepest apologies," Chairman Gary Kelly wrote in a letter dated April 18, a day after the accident.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

Disgusting.

Disgusting.

    Teen Vogue Reporter: 'I Was Groped 22 Times' at Coachella While Covering Sexual Harassment
    Sexual harassment was rampant at this year's first Coachella weekend, Teen Vogue's Vera Papisova reported. "This year's Coachella experience was also full of moments I never saw on Instagram: being repeatedly violated by strangers," Papisova wrote in her report for the magazine.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

Bush, who died Tuesday at age 92, was one of ...

Bush, who died Tuesday at age 92, was one of only two first ladies who had a child who was elected president.

    AP PHOTOS: Former first lady Barbara Bush through the years
    Barbara Bush was a deeply rooted member of one of America's most recent political families. She also shared a distinction with one of its first. Bush, who died Tuesday at age 92, was one of only two first ladies who had a child who was elected president.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

"This woman dedicated her life to educating c...

"This woman dedicated her life to educating children."

    About 2,500 mourners pay respects to Barbara Bush at viewing
    HOUSTON (AP) - His daughter standing behind him, former President George H.W. Bush sat at the front of the cavernous sanctuary of St. Martin's Episcopal Church. He gazed up at the rose-draped casket holding his wife of 73 years.
    https://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

Beto O’Rourke got more than 1,000 of his fait...

Beto O’Rourke got more than 1,000 of his faithful supporters to cheer the name “Donald J. Trump.”

    Beto O'Rourke turns to...Trump?
    On a college campus, at a meeting hall packed with legions of liberal Democrats whipped up into a frenzy about calls for universal health care and an end to college debt, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke got more than 1,000 of his faithful supporters to cheer the name "Donald J.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

As many as 50 inmates participated in the str...

As many as 50 inmates participated in the strike at one point.

    Huntsville prison hunger strike 'essentially' over, officials say
    Ten days after it began, the hunger strike at a Huntsville prison is "essentially" over, according to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Though Wynne Unit prisoners reported that as many as 50 inmates participated in the strike at one point, only one was still refusing food as of Friday morning, prison spokesman Jeremy Desel confirmed.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Police are searching for a doorbell bandit wh...

Police are searching for a doorbell bandit who has been recorded targeting homes in parts of southwest Houston and northwest Harris County. https://bit.ly/2vwpY7h

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Police are searching for a doorbell bandit who has been recorded targeting homes in parts of southwest Houston and northwest Harris County. https://bit.ly/2vwpY7h
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10 hours ago

The Border Patrol agent accused of killing hi...

The Border Patrol agent accused of killing his alleged lover and her infant child appeared in court for the first time Thursday.

    District attorney says Laredo Border Patrol agent is a flight risk in double homicide case
    The Border Patrol agent accused of killing his alleged lover and her infant child appeared in court for the first time Thursday, asking the judge to set a bond and seeking his release for lack of probable cause.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

Striking images from the devastating floods a...

Striking images from the devastating floods affecting Hawaii:

    Rescue crews airlift hundreds stranded after Hawaii storm
    HONOLULU (AP) - Hundreds of people have been airlifted out of dangerous floodwaters on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, but authorities said Tuesday that others are still stranded at evacuation centers. The U.S. Army, National Guard, and the county airlifted more than 220 people Monday and are going back for more evacuations, local emergency management officials said.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

They are offering a "resort" stay to those wh...

They are offering a "resort" stay to those who bring in real marijuana.

    Texas police offer 'resort' stay for people who bring in their marijuana
    Published 11:20 am, Friday, April 20, 2018 The Marshall Police Department in Texas won social media after sharing a hilarious 4/20 post on their Facebook page offering people a great "deal" today. The department is willing to check people's marijuana for them to make sure it's real and ensure they "have a safe 4/20 day."
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

Yup. Mmmmmhmmmmmm.

Yup. Mmmmmhmmmmmm.

    The best fictional Texas cities we wish we could visit
    There exist a handful of fictional Texas cities in pop culture that would be ripe for visiting, that is, if they were actually real. Who wouldn't want to crack open a cold can of Alamo beer with Hank Hill and the guys out in Arlen? Or take in a high school football game in Dillon?
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

This Texans star definitely knows how to host...

This Texans star definitely knows how to host a party.

    J.J. Watt throws epic pool party for teammates at his house
    Houston Texans' star J.J. Watt just proved that he knows how to throw a party.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

Police were called out to the home after the ...

Police were called out to the home after the man allegedly shot at his wife - but missed.

    Barricaded suspect found dead in Huffman home after shooting at wife, police say
    A gunman was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound after shooting at his wife in a Huffman home Friday night, authorities said. Houston police were called out to a shooting call in the 400 block of Fir Ridge Drive, off East Lake Houston Parkway on the east side of Lake Houston, around 7 p.m.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

See who's representing your hometown.

See who's representing your hometown.

    33 local women compete for Houston Texans cheerleader spots
    There's a good chance you know one of the 33 Houston-area women who hope to become a Texans cheerleader in 2018. Finalists from Pearland, Cypress, Santa Fe and other parts of town are among 55 women currently collecting votes from the public online, before the final cheer roster is determined.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

There's a good chance you know one of the 33 ...

There's a good chance you know one of the 33 Houston-area women who hope to become a Houston Texans cheerleader in 2018.

    33 local women compete for Houston Texans cheerleader spots
    There's a good chance you know one of the 33 Houston-area women who hope to become a Texans cheerleader in 2018. Finalists from Pearland, Cypress, Santa Fe and other parts of town are among 55 women currently collecting votes from the public online, before the final cheer roster is determined.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

Rex Tillerson doesn't need a vacation spot? T...

Rex Tillerson doesn't need a vacation spot? The Texas native and his wife recently re-listed their vacation property in Horseshoe Bay with a price cut.

    Ex-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Relists Texas Vacation Home With Price Cut
    Rex Tillerson doesn't need a vacation spot? The Texas native and his wife recently re-listed their vacation property in Horseshoe Bay with a price cut. provided by Published 9:00 am, Friday, April 20, 2018 Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has found a new focus: real estate.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

#BREAKING

#BREAKING

    Suspect barricaded in Huffman home after shooting at wife, police say
    A man is holed up in a Huffman home Friday night after allegedly shooting at his wife, authorities said. Houston police were called out to a shooting call in the 400 block of Fir Ridge Drive, off East Lake Houston Parkway on the east side of Lake Houston, around 7 p.m.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

Buying a home in Houston isn't for the faint ...

Buying a home in Houston isn't for the faint of heart and homebuyers want to know that the home they buy is going rise in value years down the road:

    Inner-Loop Houston neighborhoods where homes are expected to rise in value
    Buying a home in Houston isn't for the faint of heart and homebuyers want to know that the property they buy is going rise in value years down the road.
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14 hours ago

At least one of these is going to be converte...

At least one of these is going to be converted soon:

    The history behind Houston's oldest buildings
    Houston's historic Maxwell House plant on the East End will change ownership yet again. The buildings current owner, Atlantic Coffee Solutions, is going out of business and selling the building, which was erected in 1913 by Ford as a Model T assembly plant.
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15 hours ago

The Spurs have released a tribute video for E...

The Spurs have released a tribute video for Erin, wife of Gregg Popovich, who died after suffering a long-term battle with an illness.

    Spurs release tribute video, picture of Erin Popovich
    Updated 5:03 pm, Thursday, April 19, 2018 The Spurs released a tribute video Thursday afternoon to honor Erin Popovich, who passed away at 67 the day before. Erin, wife of Gregg Popovich, died after suffering a long-term battle with an illness.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

Police said the man will ring doorbells and k...

Police said the man will ring doorbells and knock on windows to check if anyone's home before burglarizing the residence.

    Doorbell bandit recorded targeting homes in southwest Houston, northwest Harris County
    Police are seeking a doorbell bandit who has been recorded targeting homes in parts of southwest Houston and northwest Harris County. A man caught on home surveillance has been ringing doorbells and knocking on windows to check if anyone is home, according to the Harris County Precinct 5 Constable's Office.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

A spokeswoman for the station would not give ...

A spokeswoman for the station would not give further details for Vaughn no longer reports the weather for Fox 26.

    Meteorologist Lisa Vaughn is no longer employed at Fox 26
    A Houston meteorologist isn't delivering the latest weather forecast for Houstonians anymore and her employers are giving any details why. Lisa Vaughn's last day at KRIV-TV (Fox 26) was on April 26. A spokeswoman for the news station confirmed to the Houston Chronicle that Vaughn is no longer employed there.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Students across the Houston area walked out o...

Students across the Houston area walked out of classes today to demonstrate in favor of gun law reform and reduced firearm violence. https://bit.ly/2JcDI98

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Students across the Houston area walked out of classes today to demonstrate in favor of gun law reform and reduced firearm violence. https://bit.ly/2JcDI98
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17 hours ago

At one point, MALUMA serenaded a female fan o...

At one point, MALUMA serenaded a female fan onstage and wrapped his arms around her neck, his hands and lips caressing her face during "El Perdedor."

    Reggaeton heartthrob Maluma fires up Sugar Land crowd
    Maluma has often rightfully been branded as part of reggaetón's new wave of stars. His music lays into the driving beats, and he plays into the genre's masculine energy. But the Colombian singer is more than that, too - a point he repeatedly proved during Thursday's sold-out show at Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

The internet is shocked to learn that Barbie ...

The internet is shocked to learn that Barbie and Ken actually have last names.

    Barbie has a last name - and people are beyond shocked
    Ekaterina_Minaeva / Shutterstock The Barbie Twitter account has revealed that the doll's last name is Roberts. She was apparently named Barbara Millicent Roberts when she was invented in 1959. However, like many famous people, she became known only by one name. Ken's full name is apparently Ken Carson.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

She was incoherent, had bloodshot eyes and co...

She was incoherent, had bloodshot eyes and could not balance herself.

    LPD: Intoxicated woman charged with child abandonment
    Published 6:23 am, Friday, April 20, 2018 A woman landed behind bars Wednesday for leaving her two children home alone while she was intoxicated at a local Applebee's, according to Laredo police. Priscilla Marisol Flores, 34, was charged with two counts of child abandonment with intent to return.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

The former first lady as you've never seen he...

The former first lady as you've never seen her:

    Intimate photos show Barbara Bush's unique spirit
    Barbara Bush has lived one of the most public lives an American can live. However in the small private moments of these photos, the remarkable life of a remarkable woman is revealed.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

Whoops.

Whoops.

    Astros' Evan Gattis discusses gaffe that led to triple play
    Updated 9:30 am, Friday, April 20, 2018 SEATTLE - From the back dining room inside the visitors clubhouse at Safeco Field, Evan Gattis entered the main room near his locker. "Does anyone want to talk to me about my dumba-- play," the designated hitter bellowed.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

UPDATE: A wrong-way suspected drunken driver ...

UPDATE: A wrong-way suspected drunken driver has died after crashing his car on the East Freeway Friday morning, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office. https://bit.ly/2HQqfEQ

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    UPDATE: A wrong-way suspected drunken driver has died after crashing his car on the East Freeway Friday morning, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office. https://bit.ly/2HQqfEQ
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19 hours ago

This week on Building Houston, take a peak at...

This week on Building Houston, take a peak at a Katy community that offers something for everyone, Elyson. Learn more about their top-of-the-line builders, amenities and resident events here: http://bit.ly/2HCyVB0. Here's to a life well spent. (sponsored)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    This week on Building Houston, take a peak at a Katy community that offers something for everyone, Elyson. Learn more about their top-of-the-line builders, amenities and resident events here:...
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20 hours ago

While some critics are in love with the film,...

While some critics are in love with the film, others say the premise is a bit demeaning.

    Amy Schumer's 'I Feel Pretty' is funny, endearing and humane
    Amy Schumer's trademark as a stand-up comic was self-delusion. She'd tell stories that supposedly showed how generous or socially concerned or irresistible she was and reveal the opposite. Now in "I Feel Pretty," that comic strategy is blown out to fill a feature-length movie that turns out to be not only funny but also endearing and humane.
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

The Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avi...

The Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Oman.

    Avicii, DJ-producer who performed around the world, dies
    NEW YORK (AP) - Avicii, the Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ who performed sold-out concerts for feverish fans around the world and also had massive success on U.S. pop radio, died Friday. He was 28. Publicist Diana Baron said in a statement that the Swedish performer, born Tim Bergling, was found dead in Muscat, Oman.
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

The Houston Police Department is ramping up s...

The Houston Police Department is ramping up security this weekend as dignitaries make their way to Houston to attend services for the late former first lady Barbara Bush:

20 hours ago

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

The Chronicle's John McClain is answering your Houston Texans schedule questions LIVE!

    Houston Chronicle Sports
    The Chronicle's John McClain is answering your Houston Texans schedule questions right now in his Texas Sports Nation chat. Please leave your question for the General in the comments below.
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21 hours ago

Political figures, family and friends are off...

Political figures, family and friends are offering an outpouring of love and support for the Bush family. https://bit.ly/2HhZ8kT

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Political figures, family and friends are offering an outpouring of love and support for the Bush family. https://bit.ly/2HhZ8kT
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21 hours ago

“There’s not a day or night that goes by that...

“There’s not a day or night that goes by that I don’t relive this scene.”

    Trucker involved in deadly incident with 39 immigrants sentenced to life in prison
    A Kentucky trucker who transported several undocumented immigrants from Laredo to San Antonio in a sweltering tractor-trailer, which resulted in the deaths of 10 people, was sentenced today to two concurrent life sentences without parole on each of two counts of conspiracy to transport undocumented immigrants for profit, resulting in death.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

Have you ever called the cops after seeing so...

Have you ever called the cops after seeing something strange in your neighborhood?

    Friendswood cops: Suspicious behavior that merits a call to police
    Ever check your street at night and see the same car sitting out there for several hours? Friendswood police say this is suspicious behavior that could be linked to neighborhood crime. In its weekly crime report, the Friendswood Police Department lists this and several other circumstances that might be a good reason to call police.
    https://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

Mourners wait to pay their respects to Barbar...

Mourners wait to pay their respects to Barbara Bush at Second Baptist and then will be taken by shuttle to St. Martin’s Church. https://bit.ly/2HhZ8kT

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Mourners wait to pay their respects to Barbara Bush at Second Baptist and then will be taken by shuttle to St. Martin's Church. https://bit.ly/2HhZ8kT
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22 hours ago

See the list of Houston's cleanest restaurant...

See the list of Houston's cleanest restaurants from March:

    Pinks Pizza, Pappasito's and more make Houston's cleanest restaurants list
    See the list of Houston's cleanest restaurants from March.
    https://www.chron.com

23 hours ago

She was captured last night at a South Texas ...

She was captured last night at a South Texas resort.

    Minnesota woman suspected of killing 2 captured in Texas
    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (AP) - A woman suspected of killing her husband in Minnesota and a woman in Florida was captured Thursday night at a South Texas resort. Two federal deputy marshals arrested Lois Riess, 56, about 8:30 p.m. at a South Padre Island, Texas, restaurant, the U.S.
    https://www.chron.com

23 hours ago

Areas north of Houston could see severe weath...

Areas north of Houston could see severe weather Saturday afternoon and night, bringing possible hail and high winds.

    Severe weather possible north of Houston on Saturday
    Areas north of Houston could see severe weather Saturday afternoon and night, bringing possible hail and high winds. The National Weather Service reported a "marginal" severe weather risk. If storms do hit, they could bring hail 1 inch in diameter and damaging winds traveling at more than 60 mph.
    https://www.chron.com

24 hours ago

The deal starts today (April 20).

The deal starts today (April 20).

    Here's how you can get free McDonald's fries on April 20 and April 27
    Published 7:33 am, Friday, April 20, 2018 For many, McDonald's french fries are considered the pinnacle of fast food fries, and for the next week, fans can get them for free. The deal will get people a free order of medium fries with a minimum of a $1 purchase and is running Fry-day, April 20 and April 27.
    https://www.chron.com

24 hours ago

Students in the Houston area are preparing fo...

Students in the Houston area are preparing for mass campus demonstrations to protest gun violence:

    Houston-area students, schools prepare for walkouts to protest gun violence
    Students and education leaders across Greater Houston are preparing for mass campus demonstrations Friday to protest gun violence, part of a national day of activism and remembrance following February's school shooting in Florida. Tens of thousands of local students are expected to engage in on-campus demonstrations throughout the region, leaving class to participate in anti-violence rallies, letter-writing campaigns and assemblies devoted to victims of gun violence.
    https://www.chron.com

25 hours ago

This week's Houston restaurant report card:

This week's Houston restaurant report card:

    Roaches on the wall leaves Houston restaurant in trouble with health inspectors
    See this week's list of restaurants with violations (April 11-18)
    https://www.chron.com

25 hours ago

Part of the intense incident was captured on ...

Part of the intense incident was captured on three different body cams worn by police.

    Fort Bend man found not guilty of taking weapon from officer during intense scuffle with police
    Body cam footage from Rosenberg Police Department officers in Fort Bend shows a chaotic scene in August at a probation office where Zachary D. Brooks, 39, was apprehended and arrested on a warrant. Brooks was ultimately charged with taking a weapon from an officer. He was found not guilty by a jury April 12.
    https://www.chron.com

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