26 min ago

There are some decisions that will have to be...

There are some decisions that will have to be made in regard to the last couple bullpen spots

    Meet every player at Astros major league spring training
    The Astros have started spring training with 56 active players. Before the season opener March 29 against the Texas Rangers, that number will have to be trimmed down to 25 players.
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56 min ago

This is what it's come to.

This is what it's come to.

    So many people swiped Whataburger order numbers that a San Antonio location had to do this
    Whataburglars have brought a San Antonio location to their knees.
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1 hour ago

Backlash from the Valentine's Day massacre at...

Backlash from the Valentine's Day massacre at a Florida high school has come fast and fierce.

    More companies are cutting ties with gun lobby as #BoycottNRA movement gains steam
    Several major companies - Enterprise Holdings, First National Bank of Omaha, Symantec, Hertz and Avis - have ended co-branding partnerships with the National Rifle Association as a #BoycottNRA social media movement picks up steam. Enterprise - the parent company of car-rental brands Enterprise, Alamo and National - cut ties on Thursday, when it discontinued an arrangement that offered discounts to NRA members.
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1 hour ago

The shooting happened while he was driving

The shooting happened while he was driving

    Rapper shot dead on Loop 410 following show at popular San Antonio hip hop club
    Updated 10:28 am, Saturday, February 24, 2018 Following a performance at a popular Northwest Side club, local rapper Christopher Polk, 25, was gunned down by an unknown assailant while driving on Loop 410, according to officials. San Antonio police report two males, including Polk, left the Ice Lounge, in the 5500 block of Loop 410, shortly after 2 a.m.
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1 hour ago

They've played their way into the gold medal ...

They've played their way into the gold medal game while earning worldwide attention for their fierce talent and funny personalities.

    The 'Garlic Girls': South Korean curlers a global sensation
    GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - Forget Lindsey Vonn and Adam Rippon. The real rock stars of the Pyeongchang Olympics are a humble group of Korean curlers who have no idea they've become a global sensation. They are called the "Garlic Girls," the South Korean women's curling team with the fairy-tale story whose moniker reflects the locally-famed garlic grown in their hometown.
    https://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

One suspect is still on the run

One suspect is still on the run

    Man arrested after police chase on N. Main
    One man is in jail and the other remains on the loose after leading police on a high speed chase on N. Main about 3:45 Saturday morning. Houston police officers attempted to stop a dark 2012 Mercedes SUV for traffic violations.
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2 hours ago

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle caught u...

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle caught up with Elizabeth McIngvale to discuss her foundation, growing up as the daughter of "Mattress Mack," and constantly overcoming her OCD diagnosis at the age of 12. http://bit.ly/2FjAdxe

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle caught up with Elizabeth McIngvale to discuss her foundation, growing up as the daughter of "Mattress Mack," and constantly overcoming her OCD diagnosis at the...
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2 hours ago

Whoever hit him just kept on going

Whoever hit him just kept on going

    Man killed after lying down on a Houston road
    A man died late Friday after being run over while lying down on a residential road in southeast Houston, near Alief. Witnesses told police the man lied down in the middle of the road about 11:00 p.m. in the 10300 block of Keegan, at Longbrook.
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2 hours ago

RODEOHOUSTON has been using the same dirt for...

RODEOHOUSTON has been using the same dirt for 30 years.

    The dirt at RodeoHouston is a very special kind of dirt
    The dirt at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is a very special kind of dirt. On Monday morning the first of several hundred loads of special rodeo dirt began being dropped on the floor of NRG Stadium. RodeoHouston kicks off its 86th season on Tuesday, Feb. 27, with Garth Brooks.
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3 hours ago

He was just 20 years old

He was just 20 years old

    20-year-old motorcyclist killed in Spring crash
    A 20-year-old motorcycle driver was killed late Friday when he rear-ended a Mercedes SUV pulling a flat-trailer loaded with pallets and construction materials at FM 2920 and Nannette. Witnesses said the motorcyclist went between two cars stopped at the red light, ran the red light and slammed into the back end of the trailer.
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3 hours ago

It's not easy to see Houston from really high...

It's not easy to see Houston from really high up.

    Where are all of Houston's observation decks?
    It's a common complaint that Houston doesn't have any tall places to get a lay of the land. RELATED: What is at the top of the imposing Williams Tower? Houston, of course, doesn't have any mountains or hills to offer a good vantage point of the city.
    https://www.chron.com

3 hours ago

What a fantastic night!

What a fantastic night!

    Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Bar-B-Que contest
    BBQ lovers definitely wore their best cowboy get-ups for Go Texan Day, with most attendees wearing wrangler jeans, cowboy hats, and their trusty pair of boots.
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4 hours ago

These are off-the-charts hot.

These are off-the-charts hot.

    Casian Crawfish blows up mudbug season with Houston's hottest crawfish
    Houston has an intense and growing fondness for Vietnamese-style Cajun crawfish, often coated with lip-smacking spices that ramp up the heat. But one local Vietnamese restaurant specializing in spicy mudbugs is taking things to incendiary levels. Casian Crawfish at 5314 Telephone Road has created Viet-style crawfish coated with Carolina Reaper chile pepper that will blow some heads off even the most aggressive heat-seeking diners.
    https://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

Whatever man.

Whatever man.

    Somehow Matthew McConaughey is now the voice of Carl's Jr. and not Whataburger
    One of the most famous voices from Texas has betrayed his Lone Star roots to hawk burgers for the Tennessee-based chain.
    https://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

You never know when you might have forgotten ...

You never know when you might have forgotten to retrieve a utility deposit or neglected to close a bank account.

    Does the government have a back wage check for you?
    Every year or so I run my name through the unclaimed property data bank run by the Texas Comptroller. You never know when you might have forgotten to retrieve a utility deposit or neglected to close a bank account.
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7 hours ago

Among the migrants left locked in the trailer...

Among the migrants left locked in the trailer were 24 children

    Mexico finds 103 migrants abandoned in freight trailer
    MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican immigration agents say they have found 103 Central American migrants in a freight trailer left by a roadside near the U.S. border. Mexico's National Immigration Institute said Friday the trailer was found near Ciudad Camargo, across the border from Rio Grande City, Texas.
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8 hours ago

He's cutting back on a lot of his duties.

He's cutting back on a lot of his duties.

    Buffett to Retire From Kraft Heinz Board as He Cuts Back Travel
    (Bloomberg) -- Warren Buffett, the billionaire who helped assemble food-and-beverage giant Kraft Heinz Co., will retire from its board as he cuts down on travel commitments. Buffett, 87, will step down at the end of his term, Kraft Heinz said Friday in a statement. The company will nominate Alexandre Van Damme to fill the vacancy.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

Do you have a common millennial name?

Do you have a common millennial name?

    These are the most common millennial names
    Published 5:49 pm, Friday, February 23, 2018 There's a good chance you know a Jessica or two. A Joshua and a Matthew also. That's because there were hundreds of thousands of babies with each name born between the years of 1982 to 2004 - the era defined by researchers Neil Howe and William Strauss as the age of the millennial.
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10 hours ago

Michael Dell's penthouse cost a reported $100...

Michael Dell's penthouse cost a reported $100 million.

    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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12 hours ago

Yikes.

Yikes.

    Tutu-clad streaker strips down on Olympic stadium ice, falls hard
    Published 2:52 pm, Friday, February 23, 2018 A tutu-wearing streaker, his genitals covered by a monkey sock, snuck onto the ice after the Olympic men's 1,000 meter speed skating event on Friday morning. Video shows the unidentified man hop over the barrier at the Gangneung Oval and quickly shed his clothing, revealing a hot pink tutu and the googly-eyed genital covering.
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13 hours ago

One man was fatally shot and another injured ...

One man was fatally shot and another injured after they left an East Houston sports bar where they reportedly had an altercation with other men. http://bit.ly/2F2h7xE

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    One man was fatally shot and another injured after they left an East Houston sports bar where they reportedly had an altercation with other men. http://bit.ly/2F2h7xE
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14 hours ago

Keep her in your prayers tonight.

Keep her in your prayers tonight.

    Oops: North Korean cheerleader caught clapping for Americans
    Kim Jong Un is not going to be happy. In a video clip from a figure skating event, a member of North Korea's "Army of Beauties" can be seen clapping for American figure skaters Alexa Scimeca-Knierim and Chris Knierim.
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14 hours ago

The process to get your envelope of cash requ...

The process to get your envelope of cash requires a bank teller and a slip of paper with a secret code.

    Got a tip? Here's what Crime Stoppers will do with it
    Nearly every unsolved crime story report comes with a call to provide anonymous tips to Crime Stoppers, in exchange for a reward of up to $5,000. But, does anyone ever see these cash rewards? And does Crime Stoppers actually keep tipsters anonymous? The answer to both questions is yes.
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15 hours ago

A shooting at a Harris County home left one m...

A shooting at a Harris County home left one man wounded. He was transported to a hospital and the Harris County Sheriff’s Office officials said he is expected to survive. http://bit.ly/2ot8phM

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A shooting at a Harris County home left one man wounded. He was transported to a hospital and the Harris County Sheriff's Office officials said he is expected to survive. http://bit.ly/2ot8phM
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15 hours ago

Two bodies found in a car have been confirmed...

Two bodies found in a car have been confirmed to be those of two prosecution agents kidnapped Feb. 5 and forced to appear on a video by a drug gang.

    Bodies found in Mexico belong to 2 kidnapped federal agents
    MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's federal Attorney General's Office says two bodies found in a car have been confirmed to be those of two prosecution agents kidnapped Feb. 5 and forced to appear on a video by a drug gang. The office called it "a terrible act," but didn't release details Sunday on how they died.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

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    Chris Paul dressed like a cowboy is the most important thing
    Published 5:24 pm, Friday, February 23, 2018 It's Go Texan Day so of course Chris Paul showed up to Friday night's Rockets-Timberwolves game dressed up like a cowboy. Many people, and I tend to agree with them, feel CP3 is absolutely rocking the cowboy hat.
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16 hours ago

This month brings some of our favorites from ...

This month brings some of our favorites from the '90s and early 2000s.

    New on Netflix, HBO, Amazon and Hulu March 2018
    https://www.ctpost.com/entertainment/article/New-on-Netflix-HBO-Amazon-and-Hulu-March-2018-12703560.php
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16 hours ago

How many of these have you done?

How many of these have you done?

    Things Southerners do that have to be explained to Northerners
    Trying to explain the 101 ways to use it later may seem odd or confusing to a Northerner, but to people in the south, it's practically second nature, sort of like saying "Y'all." There are things people in the North do that people in the South will never understand, like thinking sweet tea and iced tea are the same thing, which they're definitely not.
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17 hours ago

It's that time of year again. 🤤🤤🤤

It's that time of year again. 🤤🤤🤤

    10 places to eat at the Houston rodeo
    Longtime rodeo fans know exactly where to head when they are hungry. Many of the food vendors and restaurants have been serving their fare in the same spot for years. Here are 10 spots to try at the rodeo. If you can't locate them, ask someone sporting a gold rodeo badge.
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17 hours ago

He just reduced the price by an additional $3...

He just reduced the price by an additional $3 million.

    Former Astros pitcher Randy Johnson drops price on gorgeous multimillion-dollar mansion
    Randy Johnson owns a desert mansion that's been languishing on the market since September 2014. He just reduced the price by an additional $3 million. Becky Bracken, provided by Published 5:30 pm, Thursday, February 22, 2018 Strikeout king Randy Johnson is in a bit of a funk when it comes to selling his enormous estate just outside of Scottsdale, AZ.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

Killer ball pits, haunted hotels, and deadly ...

Killer ball pits, haunted hotels, and deadly Houston roadways.

    A collection of myths and urban legends about Houston
    Have you ever heard the Houston urban legend about the little girl who was stuck by a heroin needle in a McDonald's ball pit and died? Or how about the one about no zoning restrictions? Thanks to Facebook, Twitter and email chains, urban legends and hoaxes are easier to spread now among gullible, oddly hopeful people.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

Four-year-old Penny Boyle has never been to a...

Four-year-old Penny Boyle has never been to an Astros game, but she already knows more about the team than most kids AND she's eventually going to marry Astros pitcher Lance McCullers. http://bit.ly/2BMfceD

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Four-year-old Penny Boyle has never been to an Astros game, but she already knows more about the team than most kids AND she's eventually going to marry Astros pitcher Lance McCullers....
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18 hours ago

The unique dessert trend has finally landed i...

The unique dessert trend has finally landed in Houston.

    This raindrop cake is baffling Houstonians
    Bellaire cafe makes Instagram-worthy desserts Updated 10:36 am, Friday, February 23, 2018 At first glance, the rain drop cake is absolutely mesmerizing. It's squishy, supple, and you just want to poke it with your spoon. The consistency is far from a traditional cake, but more of a firm gelatin sitting on your plate.
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18 hours ago

Houston's El Gato Coffeehouse Cat Cafe was br...

Houston's El Gato Coffeehouse Cat Cafe was broken into early Wednesday morning, resulting in roughly $250 being stolen and multiple cats getting set free. One of the cats, Wink, is still missing. http://bit.ly/2CgQAf5 Friends For Life Animal Rescue and Adoption Organization - Houston

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Houston's El Gato Coffeehouse Cat Cafe was broken into early Wednesday morning, resulting in roughly $250 being stolen and multiple cats getting set free. One of the cats, Wink, is still missing....
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19 hours ago

The shooting happened on the same day as the ...

The shooting happened on the same day as the Parkland school shooting that left 17 people dead.

    Texas police shoot man who disarmed possible church shooter
    Police in Amarillo shot an innocent man who helped foil a possible church shooting. The shooting happened shortly after 9 a.m. Feb. 14 at the Faith City Mission, a faith-based outreach organization. Police said Joshua Len Jones, 35, of Amarillo, barged into a church building at Faith City Mission, pulled out a gun and was holding about 100 congregants and church staff hostage.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

Some car brands have lost customer loyalty ov...

Some car brands have lost customer loyalty over the years.

    Cars owners love and don't love, according to Consumer Reports
    Published 3:15 pm, Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Buying a car is a huge decision and commitment, so making an informed choice on what you want to drive for the next several years is highly important. Once they find a make the like, people usually stick to it.
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19 hours ago

#BREAKING

#BREAKING

    Houston employees' personal information compromised during car burglary
    City of Houston employees' healthcare and Social Security data might have been compromised by a run-of-the-mill car burglary earlier this month, the city announced Friday. A laptop computer was stolen from a human resource employee's personal vehicle on Feb. 2, the city said.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

You guys did a great job with all your differ...

You guys did a great job with all your different looks!

    Houstonians show off their best Go Texan Day outfits
    Updated 5:17 pm, Friday, February 23, 2018 People across the Bayou City put their best Western foot forward in celebration of Go Texan Day 2018. In the spirit of tradition, the Friday before the first day of RodeoHouston is dedicated to showing off your Texan side and boy did Houston deliver.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

It was the perfect way to mark the start of r...

It was the perfect way to mark the start of rodeo season.

    Splendora second-grader is mane event at Piney Wood's Go Texan Day
    Most students at Piney Woods Elementary School in Splendora arrived Friday morning by bus or automobile, but for second-grader Jadyn Thibodeaux, a different kind of horse-power helped her get to school. Sitting atop her quarter-horse Rusty and accompanied by her mother, April Butler, the 7-year-old was decked out in red, white and blue as she made the three-mile trek from Splendora Junior High to the Piney Woods Elementary campus.
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20 hours ago

Check the list before you go out to eat tonig...

Check the list before you go out to eat tonight.

    Pink and tan accumulations found in Schlotzsky's Deli ice machine
    See which restaurants made this week's (Feb. 15- Feb. 22) list of Houston restaurants with health code violations.
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20 hours ago

Congrats to chef Alex and The Original Ninfa'...

Congrats to chef Alex and The Original Ninfa's on Navigation!

    Ninfa's on Navigation's Alex Padilla wins national chef competition on 'The Chew'
    Alex Padilla, executive chef of The Original Ninfa's on Navigation, won the final round of a national cooking competition on "The Chew." In the first round of "The Best Chef on the Block" contest, Padilla faced chefs Marcel Cotit of Los Angeles and Young Cho of Seattle and rose victorious after cooking his Fajita Burger made with outside skirt steak, grilled onions, poblano peppers, avocado, chipotle mayo and Oaxaca cheese.
    https://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

Scammers are posing as employees via phone ca...

Scammers are posing as employees via phone call, text, email and even door-to-door.

    CenterPoint Energy warns customers about potential utility scams
    Published 2:38 pm, Friday, February 23, 2018 CenterPoint Energy customers are being warned to watch out for potential utility scams after people around the country have been targeted. The Houston-based company released a statement Friday warning customers to be extra vigilant for people posing as employees and using various tactics to make people believe they are behind on their bills.
    https://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle created ...

Do you believe teachers should be armed with guns?

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21 hours ago

Horse riders pulling along wagons made their ...

Horse riders pulling along wagons made their way down different trails Friday to signify Go Texan Day, the start of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.http://bit.ly/2HFVgKY (Brett Coomer)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Horse riders pulling along wagons made their way down different trails Friday to signify Go Texan Day, the start of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.http://bit.ly/2HFVgKY (Brett Coomer)
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21 hours ago

Watch the video little Penny Boyle made showi...

Watch the video little Penny Boyle made showing off her knowledge of all things Houston Astros.

    Adorable little girl wants Astros birthday party and to marry Lance McCullers
    Four-year-old Penny Valigura has big future plans with the Astros. First, she's going to have an Astros-themed birthday party in June. Then, she's eventually going to marry Astros pitcher Lance McCullers. (No one tell her that McCullers and his wife Kara have been married since 2015.)
    https://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

Details are still coming in.

Details are still coming in.

    Harris County deputy injured in crash, is 'alert'
    A Harris County Sheriff's Office deputy was injured in a single-vehicle crash Friday morning. The deputy was near the intersection of Tidwell Road and East Beltway 8 around 7:30 a.m. when the crash occurred. He was taken to Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital in Humble and was "alert" during the ambulance ride, according to HCSO spokesperson Tibben Lewis.
    https://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle updated ...

Gregory-Lincoln Education Center students watch as the Texas Independence Trail Ride Association riders cross to Allen Parkway using Taft Street to greet the students on their way to Memorial Park, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in Houston. (Photo: Marie D. De Jesus / Houston Chronicle ) MORE ABOUT THE TRAIL RIDERS: http://bit.ly/2HFVgKY


22 hours ago

The video images were "delayed 20 minutes and...

The video images were "delayed 20 minutes and nobody told us that."

    Video delays misled cops at Stoneman Douglas shooting
    Published 5:31 pm, Thursday, February 22, 2018 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Nearly a half-hour after Nikolas Cruz dropped his rifle and fled Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, police thought they were seeing him live on security cameras, still in the building. They were actually seeing images tape-delayed.
    https://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

The White House is on lockdown after a passen...

The White House is on lockdown after a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier.

    White House locked down after vehicle strikes barrier
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is on lockdown after a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier. The U.S. Secret Service tweets that the vehicle "did not breach the security barrier of the White House complex." No shots were fired during the incident, the Secret Service says.
    https://www.chron.com

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