44 min ago

Two groups were leaving an unnamed club near ...

Two groups were leaving an unnamed club near the Southwest Freeway and Old Spanish Trail. Some time after, there was a road rage incident that caused one car to crash on the Southmore Boulevard overpass.

    Gunfire after road rage incident injures 2 in south Houston
    Two people were hospitalized early Tuesday after a road rage incident in south Houston ended with a car crash and shots fired, Houston Police said. The incident started after two groups were leaving an unnamed club near the Southwest Freeway and Old Spanish Trail around 5 a.m., police said.
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1 hour ago

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of...

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.2 struck off Alaska's Kodiak Island early this morning. This prompted a tsunami watch all along the west coast.

    Alaska hit by 7.9 earthquake; tsunami warning canceled
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.2 struck off Alaska's Kodiak Island early Tuesday, prompting a tsunami warning for a large swath of coastal Alaska and Canada's British Columbia while the remainder of the U.S. West Coast was under a watch.
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1 hour ago

Just like their two-legged owners, dogs can c...

Just like their two-legged owners, dogs can come down with a serious case of the sniffles.

    A contagious dog flu may be on the rise in the US
    Unsplash / freestocks.org Several cases of dog flu have been reported across the United States. Just like in humans, the virus presents with symptoms like sneezing and coughing. Canine flu cannot spread to other animals or to people, but it is contagious between dogs.
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1 hour ago

Those looking to rent a house in today's Hous...

Those looking to rent a house in today's Houston market will have to fork up nearly $1,800 per month.

    Renting a single-family house in Houston averages nearly $1,800 per month
    Those looking to rent a house in today's Houston market will have to fork up nearly $1,800 per month. December saw a mixed leasing market for locals. Single-family home rentals decreased by 3.6 percent, but rose in price to $1,745 per month.
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2 hours ago

Applications for help from residents of the H...

Applications for help from residents of the Houston-Galveston area accounted for 73 percent of the statewide total. About 40 percent of the requests from this area had been approved.

    Fewer than half of FEMA Harvey requests approved, data show
    Federal officials have approved emergency assistance for fewer than half of the Texans who applied after Hurricane Harvey, and hundreds of thousands of applicants' homes have not even been inspected - an essential step in the process, according to an analysis by a nonprofit group.
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2 hours ago

She also accused him of trying to bait North ...

She also accused him of trying to bait North Korea into a war, putting both the military and the national security of the United States at risk. Do you agree with her comments?

    Senator who lost her legs in Iraq calls Trump 'a five-deferment draft dodger'
    WASHINGTON - In a Senate-floor speech Saturday, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., blasted President Donald Trump as a "five-deferment draft dodger" and accused him of trying to bait North Korea into a war, putting both the military and the national security of the United States at risk.
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3 hours ago

48 percent of the homicides stem from gang vi...

48 percent of the homicides stem from gang violence and 25 percent from drug trafficking.

    Drug traffickers are pushing deadly violence to record levels in a tranquil corner of Latin America
    AP Photo/Kent Gilbert Deadly violence rose again in Costa Rica in 2017, continuing a sustained increase seen over the past few years. While Costa Rica's security situation is far better than its neighbors, homicides are at levels the country has never seen before.
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3 hours ago

The star was on his 50th-anniversary tour.

The star was on his 50th-anniversary tour.

    Diamond says he has Parkinson's, retires from touring
    NEW YORK (AP) - Neil Diamond is retiring from touring after he says he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Days shy of his 77th birthday, the rock legend is canceling his tour dates in Australia and New Zealand for March. He was on his 50th anniversary tour.
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4 hours ago

Would you go to a Bill Cosby show?

Would you go to a Bill Cosby show?

    Cosby jokes in 1st show since 2015 he 'used to be' comedian
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Bill Cosby performed in public for the first time since a sex abuse scandal embroiled him in 2015, joking that he "used to be a comedian" and playing with a jazz band in his hometown as a retrial looms in his criminal sexual assault case.
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5 hours ago

You'll want to be careful what you order.

You'll want to be careful what you order.

    Jimmy John's is being forced to cut sprouts from the menu after a food poisoning outbreak - here's why an expert never eats the vegetable
    Jimmy John's is being asked to cut sprouts from the menu after a food poisoning outbreak. The Illinois Department of Public Health has asked the sandwich chain to stop serving alfalfa sprouts in the state until an investigation of a recent salmonella food poisoning outbreak is complete.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

Would you use this?

Would you use this?

    Heat-not-burn cigarette alternative faces US scrutiny
    WASHINGTON (AP) - A device that heats tobacco without burning it reduces some of the harmful chemicals in traditional cigarettes, but government scientists say it's unclear if that translates into lower rates of disease for smokers who switch. U.S. regulators published a mixed review Monday of the closely watched cigarette alternative from Philip Morris International.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

Here's how.

Here's how.

    In-N-Out employees can work their way up to $160,000 a year with no degree or previous experience
    In-N-Out Burger pays its employees really well. Store managers earn an average yearly salary of more than $160,000, more than what the typical tech worker in Silicon Valley makes for the year. High wages for fast-food workers can lead to increased productivity, less employee turnover, and bigger profits in the long run.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

😂

😂

    Villagers put frozen 'meteor' in fridge - turns out to be airplane poop
    Indian villagers were so excited by a frozen "meteor" that crashed into a farmer's field Saturday that a few gathered pieces of the rock and stashed them in their refrigerators. Meteorites can be worth thousands of dollars, but this unidentified falling object was not from outer space.
    http://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Fail.

Fail.

    Hawaii's governor said he couldn't notify the public of the false missile alarm because he forgot his Twitter password
    Thomson Reuters Hawaii Gov. David Ige reportedly said he couldn't notify the public during the 38-minute false missile alarm because he forgot his Twitter password. The missile notification system was accidentally triggered last week after an employee mistakenly pushed the wrong button. Hawaii Gov.
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7 hours ago

A man was shot repeatedly in a west Houston a...

A man was shot repeatedly in a west Houston apartment courtyard and afterward, the shooter fled. http://bit.ly/2G5evwL

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A man was shot repeatedly in a west Houston apartment courtyard and afterward, the shooter fled. http://bit.ly/2G5evwL
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8 hours ago

He was arrested the night before their show.

He was arrested the night before their show.

    Marilyn Manson band member arrested downtown on pot possession charge day before show at Aztec
    A band member for Marilyn Manson was arrested in downtown San Antonio on a marijuana charge the night before a show at the Aztec Theatre, police say.
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8 hours ago

Now that's a comeback story...

Now that's a comeback story...

    'Executed' North Korean pop diva takes Olympic spotlight
    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - Just a few years ago, she was reportedly executed by a North Korean firing squad. Now, Pyongyang's top pop diva is a senior ruling party official and a surprise headliner in the run-up to the South Korean Winter Olympics.
    http://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

Johansson called Franco out in a speech at th...

Johansson called Franco out in a speech at the Women's March in Los Angeles, saying "I want my pin back."

    James Franco attends SAG Awards amid scrutiny, scathing Scarlett Johansson speech
    Despite multiple allegations of sexual misconduct, James Franco attended Sunday night's Screen Actors Guild Awards. He's nominated for an acting award for his performance in "The Disaster Artist."
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9 hours ago

See what the party scene looks like near the ...

See what the party scene looks like near the U.S.-Mexico border.

    ¿Qué Pasa? Out & About - Friday, January 19, 2018
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9 hours ago

Western glitz was on display at the Let's Rod...

Western glitz was on display at the Let's Rodeo Ball where rodeo supporters danced and frolicked for a good cause.

    San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo got good and fancy at the annual Let's Rodeo Ball
    Western glitz was on display at the Let's Rodeo Ball where rodeo supporters danced and frolic for a good cause.
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9 hours ago

A woman was shot in the chest near the Eden n...

A woman was shot in the chest near the Eden nightclub in west Houston and the suspect fled and got away, http://bit.ly/2E0Wf7g

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A woman was shot in the chest near the Eden nightclub in west Houston and the suspect fled and got away, http://bit.ly/2E0Wf7g
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10 hours ago

You will be disappointed.

You will be disappointed.

    A Texas sommelier tries to pair wine with Whataburger
    We've always wondered what wine pairs with our #2 with extra bacon, cheese, and jalapenos.
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10 hours ago

A Houston man has been charged with murder af...

A Houston man has been charged with murder after a deadly shooting at an apartment complex happened on the southwest side. http://bit.ly/2rAfaTV

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A Houston man has been charged with murder after a deadly shooting at an apartment complex happened on the southwest side. http://bit.ly/2rAfaTV
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11 hours ago

Jason Elliott is aiming for the big bucks.

Jason Elliott is aiming for the big bucks.

    College Station tattoo artist appears on this season of 'Ink Master'
    Jason Elliott has only been tattooing for seven years but he already has a devoted following of fans and tattoo collectors. The owner-artist from the private Novellus Studio in College Station is currently one of the cast members on the tenth season of the reality series "Ink Master", which pits two teams of tattoo artists against each other to see who can churn out the best looking work on human canvases.
    http://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

Wedding envy

Wedding envy

    Peek inside the luxury resort where Astros star George Springer got married
    Astros star George Springer married personal trainer Charlise Castro on Saturday at a picturesque luxury resort on California's coast. The Resort at Pelican Hill sits on California's Newport Coast and from the look of Yelp photos, the hotel is stunning. The resort features a golf course, spa, and massive villas overlooking the water.
    http://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

The Rams' season ended with a thud in the NFL...

The Rams' season ended with a thud in the NFL playoffs, and now Wade Phillips has turned his attention to the sale of his Texas mansion.

    Wade Phillips Takes Another Pass at Selling His $2.95M Dallas Mansion
    NFL coach Wade Phillips relisted his five-bedroom home this week for $2.95 million. He had tried to sell the Dallas home in January 2014 for the same price. Erik Gunther, provided by Published 2:30 pm, Wednesday, January 10, 2018 The Los Angeles Rams' season ended with a thud in the NFL playoffs, and now Rams defensive coordinator Wade Phillips has turned his attention to the sale of his luxurious Dallas mansion.
    http://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

This week's international news in photos:

This week's international news in photos:

    World news photos: Femen protest 'pro-life,' women march and more
    Published 1:13 pm, Sunday, January 21, 2018 First up this week in our gallery of world news photos is the international women's march. The AP sums up: Demonstrators from Los Angeles to New York marched in support of female empowerment and denounced President Donald Trump's views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights and women's rights on Saturday, the anniversary of his inauguration.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

A driver crashed into cars parked in front of...

A driver crashed into cars parked in front of a northeast Houston house Sunday afternoon, damaging the home's facade and several of the vehicles. http://bit.ly/2n4hq0b

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A driver crashed into cars parked in front of a northeast Houston house Sunday afternoon, damaging the home's facade and several of the vehicles. http://bit.ly/2n4hq0b
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13 hours ago

At least one person was detained.

At least one person was detained.

    Houston police respond to stabbing at Greenspoint Mall
    Published 5:28 pm, Monday, January 22, 2018 At least one person is in custody after a stabbing near the Greenspoint Mall, according to the Houston Police Department. HPD says the stabbing happened inside the mall parking lot, although there is no word on the number of victims or the nature of their injuries.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

Developing:

Developing:

    Five missing after Houston firm's rig explodes in Oklahoma
    A fiery explosion at an Oklahoma drilling rig Monday left five people missing, including employees of the rig's owner, Patterson-UTI Energy of Houston. The explosion cut through the Patterson-UTI rig just before 9 a.m. Monday, according to Oklahoma authorities, and the Houston driller confirmed that some of its workers were among the missing at the Pittsburg County natural gas well site.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

13 hours ago

A Chambers County family is asking the public...

A Chambers County family is asking the public for help in finding their 2-year-old German Shepard who was taken from their home nearly two weeks ago. Any information leading to the dog will have up to $1,000 reward. Get more details here: http://bit.ly/2n0K5Um

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A Chambers County family is asking the public for help in finding their 2-year-old German Shepard who was taken from their home nearly two weeks ago. Any information leading to the dog will have up...
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13 hours ago

Breaking:

Breaking:

    Executed Houston serial killer confessed to 60 more rapes
    No one knows their names or ages, what they did or where they lived. But Anthony Shore says he raped them. In the weeks before his execution, the Houston serial strangler known as the Tourniquet Killer confessed to another 60 rapes, according to two sources familiar with the investigation.
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14 hours ago

This week's shutdown is the 19th time in hist...

This week's shutdown is the 19th time in history that the U.S. federal government has had a shutdown.

    Here are the states that are most affected and least affected by the federal government shutdown
    Amid the battle for a new federal budget, lawmakers in Washington D.C. have caused the federal government to temporarily shutdown. While the matter was resolved with a vote by the U.S. Congress on Monday (at least until Feb.8), the shutdown caused federal services and social media accounts to be inactive while politicians debated on a plan moving forward.
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14 hours ago

A helicopter crash claimed a Texas millionair...

A helicopter crash claimed a Texas millionaire:

    Helicopter crash claims Texas millionaire, decorated pilots
    RATON, N.M. (AP) - Five friends, including a Zimbabwean opposition leader, traveling to a ranch in New Mexico died when their helicopter crashed in a remote area. Here's more about the prominent people on board: CHARLES RYLAND BURNETT III, 61 Born in England, Burnett was an investor and philanthropist with links to a wide range of businesses and a love of entertaining friends extravagantly.
    http://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

When NOAA set an underwater vessel out to ex...

When NOAA set an underwater vessel out to explore the Gulf, they were expecting to find a shipwreck. Instead, they found a 40-foot shipping container including washing machines and freezers.

    NOAA reveals deep-sea images from the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico
    Updated 7:26 am, Monday, January 22, 2018 When the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration set an underwater vessel out to explore the Gulf of Mexico, they were expecting to find a shipwreck. Instead, the Okeanos Explorer found a 40-foot shipping container including washing machines and freezers, according to the NOAA Facebook page and website.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

Two roommates in the next room overheard the ...

Two roommates in the next room overheard the fighting and gunshots that followed.

    HPD makes arrest in Post Oak deadly shooting
    A Houston man has been charged with murder after a deadly shooting at an apartment complex on the city's southwest side. Authorities arrested Alberto Sanchez, 22, after the shooting at 4 a.m. Sunday at the Post Oak Manor apartments, 12111 South Post Oak off South Main.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

The FBI is searching for an allegedly violent...

The FBI is searching for an allegedly violent pimp who's a wanted fugitive for aiding a sex trafficking ring that amassed millions by brutally forcing women and girls to sell themselves in Houston cantinas

    Alleged sex trafficking fugitive wanted by FBI in cantina case
    It's been four years, but the FBI still wants to arrest an allegedly violent pimp who's a wanted fugitive for aiding a sex trafficking ring that amassed millions by brutally forcing women and girls to sell themselves in Houston cantinas.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

She brought her Japanese and Hawaiian influen...

She brought her Japanese and Hawaiian influence to Texas barbecue.

    The pioneering woman behind Driftwood's Salt Lick BBQ has died
    One of the founders of Texas barbecue favorite The Salt Lick, making great smoked meats since the late '60s, died this past week at the age of 104. Texas Monthly's BBQ czar Daniel Vaughn shared the sad news late Friday.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

One of the people who died was a 19-year-old....

One of the people who died was a 19-year-old.

    Two dead, infant critical in crash off Texas 249 near Cypress
    Updated 3:42 pm, Monday, January 22, 2018 Two people are dead and an infant is in critical condition after a two-vehicle crash Monday afternoon in northwest Harris County. Three others were also hurt in the Texas 249 crash, including the one-year-old baby who was airlifted to a hospital in critical condition.
    http://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Here are the top high school basketball playe...

Here are the top high school basketball players in the area that you should check out before the season ends.

    Houston's top high school basketball recruits
    Every year, the Houston area produces some of the top high school basketball talent in the country. This year, College Park's Quentin Grimes, who will play in the prestigious McDonald's All-American Game in March, tops the list. According to 247Sports, Grimes, who has signed with Kansas, is the 11th-ranked recruit in the country.
    http://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

NASA continues to receive backlash as to why ...

NASA continues to receive backlash as to why they booted a woman, who was set to be the first African American on the International Space Station crew, from her mission.

    NASA faces called for reinstatement of first African American on International Space Station crew
    The quest for answers as to why NASA booted a woman -- set to be the first African American on the International Space Station crew -- from her mission continued over the weekend, with an online petition and harsh words from her brother.
    http://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Most of the village's residents live abroad a...

Most of the village's residents live abroad and only stay there during brief vacations.

    AP PHOTOS: Village of sprawling mansions empty most of year
    GOMILICA, Serbia (AP) - The tiny hamlet of Gomilica in western Serbia is full of sprawling mansions with dozens of rooms, sumptuous decorations and swimming pools - and most of the year they are empty. Most of the village's residents live abroad and only stay there during brief vacations.
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16 hours ago

The snacking continues! (We're kidding, don't...

The snacking continues! (We're kidding, don't eat soap.)

    Nope, Tide PODS aren't being discontinued.
    Tide PODS are here to stay, despite rumors that suggest the internet-famous soap is being discontinued. A screenshot of a fake tweet recently alleged that Tide would be removing the product from shelves starting Feb. 1, saying the company "can't risk lives over having clean clothes."
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

The "Oscars" for the WORST movies made this y...

The "Oscars" for the WORST movies made this year:

    'Transformers: The Last Knight' and 'Fifty Shades Darker' Lead 2018 Razzie Award Nominations
    Not only did Paramount's "Transformers: The Last Knight" disappoint at the box office, it disappointed enough to draw the attention of the Razzies. The umpteenth installment in the CG action franchise landed nine nominations for the 38th annual Golden Raspberry Awards on Monday, followed closely by eight for Universal's "Fifty Shades Darker."
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

The "Oscars" for the WORST movies made have a...

The "Oscars" for the WORST movies made have announced this year's nominees:

    'Transformers: The Last Knight' and 'Fifty Shades Darker' Lead 2018 Razzie Award Nominations
    Not only did Paramount's "Transformers: The Last Knight" disappoint at the box office, it disappointed enough to draw the attention of the Razzies. The umpteenth installment in the CG action franchise landed nine nominations for the 38th annual Golden Raspberry Awards on Monday, followed closely by eight for Universal's "Fifty Shades Darker."
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

Forrest Whitley, who graduated from San Anton...

Forrest Whitley, who graduated from San Antonio Alamo Heights High School just two years ago, already is the No. 10 ranked prospect in all of baseball.

    Astros have four prospects on Top 100 list
    The Astros' 20-year-old Class AA pitcher Forrest Whitley shot up the prospect rankings, moving all the way up to No. 10 in the latest rankings released by Baseball America on Monday. Whitley, who was the Astros' first-round pick out of San Antonio Alamo Heights High School in 2016, was ranked 57th in the publication's mid-season rankings last July.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

In the most active season in recent years, th...

In the most active season in recent years, the number of Texans dying from a flu-related cause has now doubled.

    Flu-related deaths in Texas double
    In the most active season in recent years, the number of Texans dying from a flu-related cause has now doubled. The Texas department of health this season is reporting the deaths of 2,355 people for whom the flu was an underlying or contributing cause, up from 1,155 such deaths two weeks ago.
    http://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

Defined as people born between 1995 and the m...

Defined as people born between 1995 and the mid-2000s, Generation Z has a markedly different approach to social media than the generations that preceded it.

    Millennials ruin everything, but it looks like Gen Z will be the ones to hurt Facebook
    Generation Z - the generation after millennials - is migrating away from Facebook in favor of other social media platforms. A recent estimate suggested a declining teenage user base for the social media giant, while Snapchat and Instagram's user base is surging.
    http://www.chron.com

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