53 min ago

LSU product Bregman, who has become one of th...

LSU product Bregman, who has become one of the most-beloved players on the squad

    Get a peek inside Astros star Alex Bregman's off-season workout
    There is no true off-season for world champions. Getting better is a year-round effort as can be seen in a video shared this week by Major League Baseball, which got an inside look at the regimens of a handful of rising stars, including Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman.
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1 hour ago

“The number of bedbug infestations in the Uni...

“The number of bedbug infestations in the United States is still rising.”

    Houston ranks in Top 20 for bedbug infestations
    Once again, Houston ranks in the Top 20 for bedbug infestations, according to Orkin pest control. It could be worse: Baltimore took the No. 1 spot for the second year in a row and Dallas-Fort Worth rose to the Top 10 infested metro areas in 2018 for the first time.
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1 hour ago

A man got pinned by his own vehicle against a...

A man got pinned by his own vehicle against a wall near a Houston restaurant late Thursday night. For the full story: http://bit.ly/2FWSW1m

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A man got pinned by his own vehicle against a wall near a Houston restaurant late Thursday night. For the full story: http://bit.ly/2FWSW1m
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2 hours ago

Hundreds gathered in Houston on Saturday to m...

Hundreds gathered in Houston on Saturday to march for the second year in a row for women's rights.

    Houston women march for solidarity for second year
    Updated 10:40 am, Saturday, January 20, 2018 Hundreds gathered in Houston on Saturday to march for the second year in a row for women's rights. The second Women's March in Houston got underway at 9:30 a.m. with a walk from Buffalo Bayou Cistern on Allen Parkway to City Hall, where a rally was scheduled for 11 a.m.
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2 hours ago

911 calls reveal how the tragedy unfolded

911 calls reveal how the tragedy unfolded

    Copter crash victim: 'I'm watching my family burn'
    RATON, N.M. - Andra Cobb was frantic when she called for help, telling an emergency operator that a helicopter she was riding in with her father, longtime partner and others had crashed in a remote part of New Mexico and that she was watching her "family burn."
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2 hours ago

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Houston women march for equality .... http://www.chron.com/life/article/Houston-women-march-for-solidarity-for-second-year-12512154.php

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Houston women march for equality is on.... http://www.chron.com/life/article/Houston-women-march-for-solidarity-for-second-year-12512154.php
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Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle is live ...

Houston women march for equality is on.... http://www.chron.com/life/article/Houston-women-march-for-solidarity-for-second-year-12512154.php

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    Houston women march for equality is on.... http://www.chron.com/life/article/Houston-women-march-for-solidarity-for-second-year-12512154.php
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2 hours ago

Star-gazing in Big Bend is a blast too, as it...

Star-gazing in Big Bend is a blast too, as it is offers up one of the darkest night skies in the lower 48 states.

    Big Bend National Park reports it just had its busiest year on record
    The historic Texas park was a very popular place in 2017, according to park rangers.
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3 hours ago

"The chefs cry in their kitchens, at the Elys...

"The chefs cry in their kitchens, at the Elysee (presidential palace) and everywhere in France," Macron said.

    Paul Bocuse, globe-trotting master of French cuisine, dies
    PARIS (AP) - Paul Bocuse, the master chef who defined French cuisine for more than half a century and put it on tables around the world, a man who raised the profile of top chefs from invisible kitchen artists to international celebrities, has died at 91, French officials announced.
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3 hours ago

Good morning. This is what congress has been ...

Good morning. This is what congress has been doing all night:

    Government shutdown begins and so does the finger-pointing
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans awoke Saturday to learn that bickering politicians in Washington had failed to keep their government in business, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration. It was a striking display of Washington dysfunction, and the finger-pointing came quickly.
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3 hours ago

Houston, already an international city, wasn'...

Houston, already an international city, wasn't immune to the danger.

    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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4 hours ago

Before Chip and Joanna Gaines made remodeling...

Before Chip and Joanna Gaines made remodeling homes look as simple as picking out bathroom tile, a Hollywood flick showed viewers that turning a house into a home isn't so easy.

    The sprawling mansion from an '80s Tom Hanks movie is now for sale
    Before Chip and Joanna Gaines made remodeling homes look as simple as picking out bathroom tile, a Hollywood flick showed viewers that turning a house into a home isn't so easy. Anyone who saw 1986's "The Money Pit" remembers the hell that the fictional mansion caused for stars Tom Hanks and Shelley Long.
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5 hours ago

The listing hints that it could make for a de...

The listing hints that it could make for a decent Airbnb property. In San Marcos, a spring and summer hotspot, that might be a great investment.

    Church-turned-house for sale in San Marcos has a holy past
    A church-turned-house is currently for sale in San Marcos, complete with vaulted ceilings and late-Gothic Revival architecture. The three-bedroom, two-story home was built in 1901, according to the Realtor.com listing, and is just blocks away from downtown San Marcos.
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6 hours ago

See which tweets got the most people talking....

See which tweets got the most people talking.

    The most popular Trump tweets during his first year in office
    Saturday officially marks the anniversary of Donald Trump's first year in office. Looking back at the first 365 days, there's no doubting Trump has brought a lot of changes to the presidency, but none may be as clear as the Commander-in-chief's daily tweeting.
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7 hours ago

Gear up for some more familiar weather.

Gear up for some more familiar weather.

    Houston to swap cold snap with wet, warm weekend
    The Houston area will not likely see sun rays until Monday, according to a National Weather Service forecast - but the deadly cold snap that gripped much of Southeast Texas over the last few days is gone for the time being.
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8 hours ago

The rapper faces a total of seven felony char...

The rapper faces a total of seven felony charges.

    Rapper Kodak Black arrested in Florida on multiple charges
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say rapper Kodak Black was arrested several days after a guest at his Florida home live-streamed people handling marijuana and a handgun around an infant. A Broward Sheriff's Office report says deputies arrested the 20-year-old rapper, whose real name is Dieuson Octave, after executing a search warrant at his Pembroke Pines home on Thursday.
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8 hours ago

"This is not a reflection of how she was rais...

"This is not a reflection of how she was raised. She's just degrading herself and it breaks my heart."

    Student expelled from college after racist rants went viral. Her mother thinks she deserves it.
    Harley Barber's mother doesn't want people to think that she's hugging her daughter and telling her everything will be okay. In fact, Barber's mother agrees with the University of Alabama's decision to expel the 19-year-old freshman for posting two videos of her racist ranting to her Instagram account.
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9 hours ago

'Maybe I should tell my staff they will be fe...

'Maybe I should tell my staff they will be featured in your video in lieu of receiving payment for work carried out while you're in residence?'

    Irish Hotel Publicly Shames Social Media Influencer for Requesting Free Stay
    The lifestyle of a globetrotting blogger/influencer -- traveling the world enjoying free meals, lodging, helicopter rides and more in exchange for social media promotion -- is one many aspire to. The aspirational nature of this entrepreneurial way of life is exactly why it works. People want to follow along on the fabulous journey.
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9 hours ago

This could change the way we gauge flood area...

This could change the way we gauge flood areas:

    Officials use lasers to update topography, could reshape floodplains
    Updated 7:23 am, Friday, January 19, 2018 Using lasers shot out of a plane, local officials are updating the topography of the land in and around Harris County for the first time since 2010.
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10 hours ago

Though the monthly membership fee will change...

Though the monthly membership fee will change, the yearly membership will not.

    Amazon raises monthly Prime membership fees by 20 percent
    NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon is raising the price of its Prime membership monthly plan by nearly 20 percent. The fee of $99 for an annual membership will not change, the company said Friday.
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10 hours ago

Andra Cobb's father, Paul, and her longtime p...

Andra Cobb's father, Paul, and her longtime partner, Charles Burnett III, a wealthy Houston-based businessman, died Wednesday. Andra Cobb was hospitalized with broken bones.

    The Latest: Helicopter that crashed linked to Texas investor
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The Latest on a helicopter crash in New Mexico that killed five people, including a Zimbabwean opposition leader (all times local): 4:50 p.m. U.S.
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11 hours ago

Do you think this will help you weed out fake...

Do you think this will help you weed out fake news stories?

    Facebook Asks Users to Judge Trustworthiness of News Sources (1)
    (Bloomberg) -- Facebook Inc., which is cutting the amount of news in its news feed, will prioritize information from the publishers that remain on the social network by measuring how trustworthy they are, the company said. Trustworthiness is based on a recent survey of U.S.
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11 hours ago

Ice cold.

Ice cold.

    Video: Texas A&M student pulls risky stunt on iced-over pool for $25
    This week's cold temperatures across Texas made for icy conditions that kept most people inside, avoiding the winter weather. But one group of Texas A&M students utilized the freeze for a chilling challenge and viral fame.
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12 hours ago

See the celebrities who will be coming to the...

See the celebrities who will be coming to the Lone Star State.

    'Supergirl,' 'The Legend of Billie Jean' star among celebrities coming for Texas comic con
    At least four celebrities will attend Corpus Christi Comic Con in June, event officials have announced.
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12 hours ago

Houston's CenterPoint Energy sent more than 7...

Houston's CenterPoint Energy sent more than 70 employees to Puerto Rico to support power restoration efforts this morning. http://bit.ly/2BdjqrH (METRO Video)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Houston's CenterPoint Energy sent more than 70 employees to Puerto Rico to support power restoration efforts this morning. http://bit.ly/2BdjqrH (METRO Video)
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13 hours ago

Not so fast to the trash!

Not so fast to the trash!

    28 new uses for things you were going to throw away
    Before you throw out that empty ketchup bottle, read this. Updated 2:19 pm, Friday, January 19, 2018 Trash is trash, right? Wrong. Trash is just the start of some crafty innovation to make life easier and can be a fun way to make something awesome out of something worn.
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13 hours ago

"In the last several years he has grown up as...

"In the last several years he has grown up as a human being."

    'Jersey Shore' star 'The Situation' admits tax evasion
    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino, one of the stars of the "Jersey Shore" reality TV series that depicted 20-somethings partying and brawling by the seaside, pleaded guilty Friday to cheating on his taxes.
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14 hours ago

He punched himself in the face three times to...

He punched himself in the face three times to avoid a sobriety test.

    Cops: Maine man punches self in face to avoid sobriety test
    BELFAST, Maine (AP) - Police in Maine have accused a man of punching himself in the face three times to avoid a sobriety test. Police in the town of Belfast say they found 27-year-old Brian Fogg in his car, stuck in a ditch last week.
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14 hours ago

Texas City cops say he stole a car, then stol...

Texas City cops say he stole a car, then stole a police cruiser while under arrest. Later in the week, he allegedly robbed a woman of her car.

    Galveston man allegedly steals cop car, then carjacks woman in same week
    Published 2:49 pm, Friday, January 19, 2018 Texas City police officers have arrested a man who allegedly stole a car, then stole a police car while under arrest, and then carjacked a woman at a trailer park, all in the same week.
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14 hours ago

More balding guys should follow suit to be ho...

More balding guys should follow suit to be honest.

    Royal close shave: Prince William opts for dramatic buzz cut
    LONDON (AP) - The hair on the heir is no longer quite so apparent. Prince William, whose hairline has been receding for years, has opted for a dramatic close-shaved new hairstyle. The buzz cut was captured by photographers as 35-year-old William, who is second in line to the British throne behind his father Prince Charles, visited a London children's hospital on Thursday.
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15 hours ago

Designs for an upcoming River Walk hotel have...

Designs for an upcoming River Walk hotel have been approved:

    Designs approved for proposed hotel in Aztec Theatre building
    The owner of downtown's Aztec Theatre building has decided to turn much of it into a hotel, abandoning a two-year-old plan to create apartments there. Designs for the proposed Aztec Hotel were approved by the Historic Design and Review Commission Wednesday.
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15 hours ago

In honor of what would have been Janis Joplin...

In honor of what would have been Janis Joplin's 75 birthday...

    Texas Guinan, Janis Joplin and other awesome Texas women you should know
    It's no secret that Texas women are a tough breed, and icon like actress Mary Louise Cecilia Guinan (a.k.a Texas Guinan) and singer Janis Joplin just serve to reinforce the idea that women of the Lone Star State are total badasses.
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15 hours ago

The site of the world's worst nuclear disaste...

The site of the world's worst nuclear disaster is being turned into a solar energy plant.

    Chernobyl nuclear disaster site is being turned into a solar energy plant
    The site of the world's worst nuclear disaster is being turned into a solar energy plant. In the coming weeks, the Chernobyl nuclear disaster site will become home to a $1.2 million solar energy facility, the Independent reported. The one-megawatt plant will have 3,800 solar panels erected by Solar Chernobyl, a Ukrainian-German company, Futurism added.
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16 hours ago

See how much UH grads make later on in life:

See how much UH grads make later on in life:

    Texas colleges with the best career outcomes for graduates, according to Princeton Review
    Eight Texas universities were recently recognized for graduating students with strong career prospects at a good price. The Princeton Review released its annual list of "Colleges That Pay You Back" on Tuesday, showcasing more than 200 schools with stellar academics, affordable costs and strong career outcomes for its graduates.
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16 hours ago

These establishments scored perfectly during ...

These establishments scored perfectly during their unannounced inspection:

    Houston's cleanest restaurants
    These establishments scored perfectly during their unannounced inspection Published 4:29 pm, Thursday, January 18, 2018 Good news is here for all of you who frequent food establishments in the Bayou City. Chron.com has the list of restaurants from the Houston Health Department that scored a perfect zero during unannounced inspections in December.
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16 hours ago

Could you live with 20 roommates? How about 6...

Could you live with 20 roommates? How about 65?

    How many roommates would you need to afford these expensive homes?
    Sometimes it's fun to look through photos of giant, expensive mansions and come up with imaginary plans to afford one of your own. Maybe you could win the lottery, or maybe you and five of your closest friends could pool your money together and purchase a 6-bedroom estate.
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17 hours ago

There are over 700 pieces up for grabs with p...

There are over 700 pieces up for grabs with prices starting out at $20.

    Giant taxidermy auction coming to Houston in January featuring nearly 700 pieces
    On Jan. 20 in Houston, some 700 pieces of unique taxidermy from five different estates and private collections will be put up for auction.
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17 hours ago

On the one-year anniversary of the march, som...

On the one-year anniversary of the march, some women feel excluded. Here's why.

    Anniversary women's march isn't all solidarity; some say they feel excluded
    Somewhere in the vast crowd, huddled with hundreds of thousands on a cold, rainy day, Elva Alvarez felt a moment of awakening, a spirit of sisterhood and surge of optimism.
    http://www.houstonchronicle.com

17 hours ago

Texans are sharing their thoughts on the prom...

Texans are sharing their thoughts on the prominent Texas attorney's new reality show.

    San Antonians honestly review Thomas J. Henry's new reality show
    With the star-studded parties, lavish Instagram accounts and jet-setter lifestyles, it's not a surprise that Thomas J. Henry's family would be compared to the Kardashians.
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17 hours ago

His autopsy report has just been released

His autopsy report has just been released

    Family: Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose
    NEW YORK (AP) - Tom Petty's family says his death last year was due to an accidental drug overdose. His wife and daughter released the results of Petty's autopsy via a statement on his Facebook page Friday night.
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18 hours ago

He's accused of pointing a gun at another dri...

He's accused of pointing a gun at another driver.

    Road rage suspect with previous assault convictions arrested in Humble
    A road rage suspect with a lengthy criminal history is accused of pointing a gun at another driver in Humble on Jan. 15. Joe Becerra, 31, was quickly located by deputies with the Harris County Pct. 4 Constable's Office and was arrested at about midnight. He was allegedly found with a handgun in his possession.
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18 hours ago

Deciding what to get for Valentine's Day can ...

Deciding what to get for Valentine's Day can be hard. After all, there's only so much chocolate you can buy.

    Texas' best spa resorts for a Valentine's Day getaway
    Valentine's Day is hard when it comes to what to get for your loved one. Afterall, there's only so much chocolate you can buy someone.
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18 hours ago

Find your new favorite in an unexpected place...

Find your new favorite in an unexpected place.

    Hidden dining scene: Gems we found in Houston-area neighborhoods
    Chain restaurants are fun, dependable and easy to find, but you don't want to wind up at a chain every time you go out, do you? It would be a shame to miss out on all of the tiny, weird, local options the Houston area has to offer.
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19 hours ago

Starting March 1, Delta will require owners t...

Starting March 1, Delta will require owners to show proof of their animal's health or vaccinations at least 48 hours before a flight.

    Good dog, bad dog ... Delta wants to know before you board
    DALLAS (AP) - Delta Air Lines will soon require owners of service and support animals to provide more information before their animal can fly in the passenger cabin, including an assurance that it's trained to behave itself. The airline says complaints about animals biting or urinating or defecating on planes have nearly doubled since 2016.
    http://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

Kacy Catanzaro, of San Antonio, is officially...

Kacy Catanzaro, of San Antonio, is officially taking "her first true steps to becoming a WWE Superstar."

    South TX woman officially signs contract with WWE
    Updated 2:37 pm, Thursday, January 18, 2018 Kacy Catanzaro, of San Antonio, is officially taking "her first true steps to becoming a WWE Superstar," according to a news release. Catanzaro, the first woman to complete the American Ninja Warrior obstacle course and owner of Alpha Warrior Gym, has officially reported to WWE's NXT, the release reads.
    http://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

Divers in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula say they...

Divers in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula say they have discovered the world's largest underwater cave.

    The world's largest underwater cave has been discovered - and may hold ancient Mayan secrets
    Published 12:03 pm, Thursday, January 18, 2018 Divers in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula say they have discovered the world's largest underwater cave. Underwater archaeologists discovered last week that the cave system known as Sac Actun, located near the beach town of Tulum, completely connects underwater to form a 216-mile-long cave.
    http://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

With credit for time served since his January...

With credit for time served since his January 2016 arrest, he could be eligible for parole as soon as July.

    Louisiana TV's 'Mr. Wonder' gets 5 years for child sex crime
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A man once known as "Mr. Wonder" to viewers of his children's television show was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison, nearly four decades after he vanished amid allegations he sexually abused children on a camping trip.
    http://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

The 2018 Corolla review is out and it's bette...

The 2018 Corolla review is out and it's better than ever. Fred Haas Toyota World puts us in the driver seat for a VIP experience. To search for the perfect one to bring home here: http://bit.ly/2mT9krJ. (sponsored)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    The 2018 Corolla review is out and it's better than ever. Fred Haas Toyota World puts us in the driver seat for a VIP experience. To search for the perfect one to bring home here:...
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