29 min ago

"You’re always told life gets hard, that ther...

"You’re always told life gets hard, that there’ll be dark times, but nobody prepares you for that.”

    Two survivors of the deadly massacre in Sutherland Springs tie the knot
    Unitia "Nish" Harris held up her daughter's wedding dress on Thursday, hours before she would get married: "So does she plan on an instant growth spurt?" The dress - colored a non-traditional black and decorated with intricate white flowers - would have been a good length for heels.
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59 min ago

The video is shocking.

The video is shocking.

    Surveillance video shows car slamming into 2nd floor of dental office
    A crash that sent a car flying into the second floor of a Southern California dental office early Sunday was captured on surveillance video. The footage, from Santa Ana, looks a like a scene out of "The Fast and the Furious."
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1 hour ago

She will portray the girlfriend of the teenag...

She will portray the girlfriend of the teenage Randall Pearson in a highly emotional character arc on “This Is Us."

    San Antonio teen starts moving 'This Is Us' role
    A San Antonio native portrays the girlfriend of the teenage Randall Pearson in a highly emotional character arc on "This Is Us" that begins at 8 p.m. Tuesday on NBC. Isabel Oliver Marcus, a North East School of the Arts alum, portrays Allison, a friend whom Randall (Niles Fitch) begins to date.
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1 hour ago

Police say their injuries were non ife-threat...

Police say their injuries were non ife-threatening.

    3 injured in drive-by shooting on Martin Luther King Boulevard
    Houston police are investigating the drive-by shooting of three teenagers on Martin Luther King Boulevard in Southeast Houston Monday evening. Three teenagers - two 15-year-olds and a 14-year-old, according to KRIV-TV - were reportedly injured by the shooting, which happened around 8:15 p.m. at the intersection of MLK Boulevard and Belfort Street at a Shell gas station.
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2 hours ago

The anonymous accuser wrote about a date that...

The anonymous accuser wrote about a date that she and the star went on months ago.

    Aziz Ansari answers accuser: 'I took her words to heart'
    Aziz Ansari responded to a woman's accusation that she "felt violated" during a September 2017 date with him by saying Sunday that he had taken "her words to heart." The actor-comedian said he believed everything that happened between him and the woman, a Brooklyn photographer who spoke with Babe.net about her accusations, had been consensual.
    http://www.chron.com

2 hours ago

The boy was scratched by the sick animal.

The boy was scratched by the sick animal.

    6-year-old Florida boy dies of rabies contracted from a bat
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A 6-year-old Florida boy has died from rabies he contracted after being scratched by an infected bat. The father of Ryker Roque told NBC that the boy died Sunday at an Orlando hospital.
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3 hours ago

See what they did to all lose weight.

See what they did to all lose weight.

    Before/after: Family's amazing transformation after 6 months of working out
    When his parents temporarily moved in with him to help take care of his soon-to-be born son, Chinese photographer Jesse Ding looked for an activity that the whole family could take part in. According to Bored Panda, Ding suggested that they all begin a fitness regime that would hopefully make them healthier while bringing them closer together.
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3 hours ago

From our entertainment wire today: This qui...

From our entertainment wire today: This quiz is harder than it looks.

    Which pair of celebrity eyes are these?
    Although the adherents of the "Time's Up" movement brought a spiritually rewarding tone to last Sunday's Golden Globe Awards, and the range of fashion shown by all those stars wearing all that black was truly impressive, we were left thirsting for something a little more ... well ... colorful.
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4 hours ago

Some of the defendants were charged with the ...

Some of the defendants were charged with the offense multiple times.

    Records: 123 people arrested on felony drunk driving with a child charges in 2017
    Dozens of San Antonians were arrested on felony drunken driving charges in 2017 for allegedly operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a child under 15 in the car, an analysis by mySA.com shows.
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4 hours ago

A teen led officials to the house where her 1...

A teen led officials to the house where her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up.

    California teen leads deputies to parents' house of horrors
    PERRIS, Calif. (AP) - A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults.
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5 hours ago

He spent the night in lockup after being pull...

He spent the night in lockup after being pulled over for a traffic violation and failing a sobriety test:

    Basketball Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman arrested for DUI in SoCal
    Published 11:27 am, Sunday, January 14, 2018 Celebrity sleuth website TMZ is reporting that former NBA defensive giant, Dennis Rodman, was arrested for DUI Saturday night in Southern California. According to the report, Rodman spent the night in lockup in Newport Beach after being pulled over for a traffic violation and failing a field sobriety test.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

“I think I have been poisoned again.”

“I think I have been poisoned again.”

    In 1905, someone murdered the founder of Stanford University. They've never been caught.
    There was a great deal of gossip in San Francisco when Mrs. Jane Stanford suddenly left her Nob Hill mansion for Hawaii on February 15, 1905. Ill health was one theory. Low spirits another. But, most shocking of all, the persistent rumor that, one month prior, someone had tried to murder the co-founder of Stanford University.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

A space heater may be to blame for a fire tha...

A space heater may be to blame for a fire that engulfed a Galena Park home, investigators said. For more on the story: http://bit.ly/2EKkEgz

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A space heater may be to blame for a fire that engulfed a Galena Park home, investigators said. For more on the story: http://bit.ly/2EKkEgz
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6 hours ago

The documents made public did not answer the ...

The documents made public did not answer the key question: What motivated Paddock, a 64-year-old high-stakes gambler, to unleash gunfire from his room on the 32nd floor of the resort into an outdoor concert below.

    Records: FBI knew Las Vegas gunman had big gun stashes
    LAS VEGAS (AP) - FBI agents knew the gunman behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left behind big caches of guns, ammunition and explosives when they sought warrants to search his properties and online accounts, according to court documents released Friday. However, new questions were raised after a U.S.
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7 hours ago

A Houston police officer and bystander had to...

A Houston police officer and bystander had to pull a man from a burning vehicle after a three-car collision on Tidwell. For more on the story: http://bit.ly/2FDs9XH

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A Houston police officer and bystander had to pull a man from a burning vehicle after a three-car collision on Tidwell. For more on the story: http://bit.ly/2FDs9XH
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7 hours ago

Heights residents will dig the craft beer sel...

Heights residents will dig the craft beer selection.

    A proper Italian grocery store is opening this week in the Heights
    The man who brought Italian gelato and famous Chicago-style pizza to the Houston Heights is about to open up a proper Italian grocery store in the neighborhood. Louie Comella is opening Italian American Grocery on Tuesday morning at 11 a.m., next door to his Gelazzi gelato and pizza shop located at 3601 White Oak.
    http://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

Houston Police Department report that a man w...

Houston Police Department report that a man was found stabbed to death in an apartment complex in the Westchase area. For more on the stabbing: http://bit.ly/2r9zqeE

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Houston Police Department report that a man was found stabbed to death in an apartment complex in the Westchase area. For more on the stabbing: http://bit.ly/2r9zqeE
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8 hours ago

In a world where our headlines seem to be fil...

In a world where our headlines seem to be filled with tales of the latest celebrity feuds, scandals, and heartbreak, these couples break the mold:

    Longtime celebrity couples: Then and now
    In a world where our headlines seem to be filled with tales of the latest celebrity feuds, scandals, and heartbreak, it can be refreshing to take a look at those who can restore our faith in love.
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9 hours ago

He never reached the end zone with a buyer, s...

He never reached the end zone with a buyer, so he's attempting to complete a pass four years later.

    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.
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9 hours ago

Rich, poor, young, old, everyone everywhere w...

Rich, poor, young, old, everyone everywhere was subject to the deadly flu. It's said that nearly 25 percent of the U.S. population was afflicted.

    How did the worldwide influenza epidemic 100 years ago impact Houston?
    The city of Houston, and the nation at large, is currently dealing with a flu outbreak that is taxing emergency rooms and doctor's offices - but 100 years ago there was an outbreak that gripped the majority of the human species.
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10 hours ago

After two hospitalizations, she was determine...

After two hospitalizations, she was determined to make a change.

    Fitness blogger beats eating disorders via bodybuilding, vegan diet
    An Instagram fitness blogger reveals how veganism and bodybuilding helped her overcome her battle with anorexia and bulimia after her heart began to fail. For years, Sophia Ellis, 21, suffered anorexia, bulimia nervosa, orthorexia, and was depressed as a result of her eating disorders.
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10 hours ago

Is your child taking this flu medication?

Is your child taking this flu medication?

    After taking flu meds, parents say daughter hallucinated and tried to jump out window
    A Texas family said their 6-year-old daughter experienced hallucinations, ran away from school and nearly jumped out of a window after taking prescription flu medication, reports CBS DFW. The family from Allen, who wanted to remain anonymous, said the antiviral drug Tamiflu resulted in a hospital visit after their daughter nearly hurt herself.
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10 hours ago

The beer 2.13 was named to help highlight the...

The beer 2.13 was named to help highlight the fact that minimum wage for tipped employees has not changed since 1991.

    Beer to be released to raise awareness of tipped minimum wage in Texas
    Workers' rights and craft beer are colliding in the Lone Star State with Oasis Texas Brewing Company's "2.13" pale ale, named after the minimum wage in Texas for tipped employees, which has not been changed since 1991. The beer company teamed up with In the Weeds, a collective located in Austin aimed at bettering the lives of people in the service industry.
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11 hours ago

Firefighters had the fire out in time for rus...

Firefighters had the fire out in time for rush hour.

    Pickup truck fire on Loop 610 West in Bellaire caught on video
    A pickup truck fire caused a minor headache Monday afternoon for drivers on Loop 610 West in Bellaire. Video captured by a passing driver shows a white pickup truck pulling pool cleaning supplies engulfed in flames in the northbound lanes the Loop just south of the Southwest Freeway.
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11 hours ago

Police say the teacher's son sexually assault...

Police say the teacher's son sexually assaulted a female minor at the party.

    Texas teacher, son arrested after police say a sexual assault occurred at a New Year's Eve party
    Police arrested a Texas teacher who is accused of giving minors alcohol during a New Year's Eve party as well as her son after he was accused of sexually assaulting a guest. Wylie East High School teacher Kristi Crawford, 46, is charged with furnishing alcohol to minors while her son Jacob Crawford, 17, faces charges of sexual assault of a child, according to the Dallas Morning News.
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11 hours ago

Officials at some districts were monitoring t...

Officials at some districts were monitoring the latest forecasts before deciding.Check back to get the latest news.

    Majority of Houston-area ISDs announce school closures for Tuesday
    Updated 6:10 pm, Monday, January 15, 2018 School districts that educate more than 1 million students across Houston metro area announced they will close Tuesday, Jan. 16 ahead of potential winter weather.
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11 hours ago

The couple announced their pregnancy in the n...

The couple announced their pregnancy in the new year and controversy quicky followed.

    'Fixer Upper' stars Chip and Joanna Gaines cheered and slammed on social media for fifth pregnancy
    Chip and Joanna Gaines of "Fixer Upper" brought in the new year with a pregnancy announcement and while it wasn't a Beyonce-sized announcement, many of the fans were thrilled by the news. The majority of their fans expressed their excitement for the couple on their social media, but not everyone has positive things to say about them welcoming their fifth child.
    http://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

Sports COUPLE alert: Danica Patrick admits th...

Sports COUPLE alert: Danica Patrick admits that she's dating Aaron Rodgers.

    Danica Patrick finds love away from track with Aaron Rodgers
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Danica Patrick's heart is racing for Aaron Rodgers. Patrick, a Chicago Bears fan, confirmed Monday she is dating the Green Bay Packers quarterback. "Yes, Aaron and I are dating," Patrick told The Associated Press. Rodgers split from actress Olivia Munn in 2017 after three years of dating.
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12 hours ago

Georgia father tosses child to firefighters i...

Georgia father tosses child to firefighters in dramatic rescue video. Read the full story here: http://bit.ly/2DdbIDY

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Georgia father tosses child to firefighters in dramatic rescue video. Read the full story here: http://bit.ly/2DdbIDY
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12 hours ago

If you bought this ice cream, you may want to...

If you bought this ice cream, you may want to double check the dates.

    FDA recalls ice cream sold at Kroger, Aldi and Dollar Tree, citing listeria risk
    Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, pregnant women and the elderly, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

Some of these are spot-on. Others, not so muc...

Some of these are spot-on. Others, not so much...

    Google app finds museum doppelgängers for selfie-takers around the world
    Published 6:51 pm, Sunday, January 14, 2018 A new Google app feature took over social media this weekend as users discovered they could find their own museum painting doppelgängers via the Google Arts and Culture app. Using the "selfie feature," users can upload photos of themselves and have Google's face-matching technology search catalogued museum collections to find "similar" looking portraits from decades of paintings.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

Exclusive:

Exclusive:

    Exclusive: Houston killer facing execution this week admitted to 2 more slayings in morbid hoax
    Days before his aborted execution in October, the notorious Houston serial killer admitted to two more gruesome slayings in an apparent ruse to test investigators, according to sources familiar with the case. Now, he's scheduled once again to meet his fate Thursday in Huntsville's death chamber, leaving behind a swirl of unanswered questions.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

Simone Biles released a statement Monday abou...

Simone Biles released a statement Monday about the abuse from former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar.

    Simone Biles says Larry Nassar sexually abused her, too
    Four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles said Monday that she was sexually abused by Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics women's national team physician who has pleaded guilty to criminal sexual conduct and will be sentenced Thursday in a Michigan state court.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

It “basked in the spotlight as the first majo...

It “basked in the spotlight as the first major southern city to integrate its lunch counters.”

    Fifty-eight years ago, San Antonio was the first southern city to integrate lunch counters
    It was a milestone moment for the civil rights movement in the city - the integration of lunch counters.
    http://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

Hunter's rescuer has been unable to figure ou...

Hunter's rescuer has been unable to figure out why the eagle is not taking off for freedom.

    Rescued bald eagle refuses flight of freedom
    Hunter the bald eagle was expected to be released on Jan. 13 but instead had to wrangled back into his cage by wildlife rescuer Bill Heyde and some local citizens who happened upon the event. Heyde rescued Hunter last month after the eagle had been found near U.S. 59 in Shepherd.
    http://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston is calling...

Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston is calling for the city to have one parade on Martin Luther King Day. "A house divided cannot stand." http://bit.ly/2EM3UFD (Brett Coomer)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston is calling for the city to have one parade on Martin Luther King Day. "A house divided cannot stand." http://bit.ly/2EM3UFD (Brett Coomer)
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14 hours ago

The Houston Texans' defensive coordinator is ...

The Houston Texans' defensive coordinator is drawing interest from the AFC South rival Tennessee Titans.

    Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel to interview for Titans head-coaching job
    Updated 12:10 pm, Monday, January 15, 2018 Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel is going to interview for Tennessee's head-coaching job. The job is open because the Titans fired Mike Mularkey on Monday morning. Vrabel has a long relationship with Titans general manager Jon Robinson from his playing career with New England, where Robinson worked in personnel for Bill Belichick.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

Police are currently looking at surveillance ...

Police are currently looking at surveillance video to try and identify who broke into the popular folk venue.

    Houston's Mucky Duck music venue hit by unsuccessful thieves early Monday morning
    One of Houston's most popular listening rooms is picking up the pieces after thieves broke into the music venue looking for valuables. Rusty Andrews, the owner of long-running McGonigel's Mucky Duck in the Upper Kirby area (2425 Norfolk), shared a photo Monday afternoon of what appeared to be the venue's safe battered and bruised as well as a trashed front office.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

Katy Perry: "Did you think that this outfit m...

Katy Perry: "Did you think that this outfit might get you onstage?"

    Katy Perry brings South Texas girl up onstage during San Antonio show - creates lifelong memory
    Pop star Katy Perry lit San Antonio up like a firework when she brought her Witness tour to the AT&T Center on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Carly Rae Jepsen opened the show before Perry thrilled the audience with "Roar," "Firework" and other hits.
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

The cemetery's history can be traced back to ...

The cemetery's history can be traced back to when freed slaves moved to the area to help build a railroad.

    Tamina community hopes to save submerged Sweet Rest Cemetery
    Beneath ice, mud and at least a foot of water, the headstones of former slaves, native Americans, veterans, law enforcement officials and original settlers of the Tamina community peaked through the surface of the now-submerged Sweet Rest Cemetery Saturday morning.
    http://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Sam McGuffie became a bit of a Houston legend...

Sam McGuffie became a bit of a Houston legend for his ability to leap over defenders on a football field, and now he's headed to the Winter Olympics.

    Former Rice, Cy-Fair star Sam McGuffie makes Olympic bobsled team
    Updated 1:20 pm, Monday, January 15, 2018 Former Rice and Cy-Fair standout Sam McGuffie was named Monday to the 12-member men's U.S. bobsled team that will compete at the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. McGuffie, 28, will be the brakeman for driver Cody Bascue in the two- and four-man competition.
    http://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

The video will make you want to keep your doo...

The video will make you want to keep your doors locked, even in the middle of the woods.

    Watch: Bear traps itself in car, tears up its interior, freed by terrified man
    A Tennessee woman learned the value of locking her car doors, even in the woods, after a bear locked itself inside a nearby vehicle and tore up its interior. According to news station TWRA-TV, Tanya Young was staying at a cabin in Gatlinburg, Tennessee this month when a bear wandered into an adjacent vehicle.
    http://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Two classes are being held this week ahead of...

Two classes are being held this week ahead of April's open tryouts.

    This is how you can get your sweat on like a Houston Texans cheerleader with the squad
    The Houston Texans cheerleaders are offering workout dance classes to the public ahead of their April tryouts to promote and sweat with potential tryout contestants.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

Mustang and muscle car enthusiasts will defin...

Mustang and muscle car enthusiasts will definitely want to check out this special edition Mustang.

    Ford unveils 2019 Mustang Bullitt, inspired by Steve McQueen film
    It's been 50 years since Steve McQueen ruled the silver screen with his 1968 Mustang GT fastback in "Bullitt" and Ford is commemorating the movie with a Bullitt of its own. Ford showed off its 2019 Mustang Bullitt at the 2018 North American International Auto Show on Jan. 14 in Detroit, Michigan.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

Sears is going to eventually run out of store...

Sears is going to eventually run out of stores to close.

    Companies and brands expected to die in 2018
    The start of 2018 may have already spelled death for some businesses and brands. Each year, analysts point out which companies look like they're in dire trouble. They're generally right about who's going down, but some groups hang on year after year.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

He said he believed sexual activity on a date...

He said he believed sexual activity on a date was completely consensual:

    Aziz Ansari answers accuser: 'I took her words to heart'
    Aziz Ansari responded to a woman's accusation that she "felt violated" during a September 2017 date with him by saying Sunday that he had taken "her words to heart." The actor-comedian said he believed everything that happened between him and the woman, a Brooklyn photographer who spoke with Babe.net about her accusations, had been consensual.
    http://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

The Limerick band became international stars ...

The Limerick band became international stars in the 1990s with hits including "Zombie" and "Linger."

    Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dead at 46
    LONDON (AP) - Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer of Irish band The Cranberries, died suddenly on Monday. She was 46. O'Riordan died in London, where she was recording, publicist Lindsey Holmes said. The cause of death wasn't immediately available. Holmes said the singer's family is "devastated" by the news.
    http://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

Courtney Roland, who was briefly missing befo...

Courtney Roland, who was briefly missing before being found under an overpass last Monday morning, says she was in the hospital for five days after police located her.

    Houston sports reporter who had gone missing releases statement
    Courtney Roland, a Houston sports reporter who was located last week after briefly being reported missing, released a statement Monday morning. On Twitter, Roland posted: "On Friday I was released from Houston Methodist Medical Center. After undergoing five days of extensive testing, doctors determined I suffered an adverse reaction to my prescription medication.
    http://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

He eventually had to be wrangled back into hi...

He eventually had to be wrangled back into his cage:

    Rescued bald eagle refuses flight of freedom
    Hunter the bald eagle was expected to be released on Jan. 13 but instead had to wrangled back into his cage by wildlife rescuer Bill Heyde and some local citizens who happened upon the event. Heyde rescued Hunter last month after the eagle had been found near U.S. 59 in Shepherd.
    http://www.chron.com

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