43 min ago

Sean Salisbury will fill the 3-6 p.m. slot pr...

Sean Salisbury will fill the 3-6 p.m. slot previously held by Jayson Braddock and former Oilers lineman Sean Jones, who were told their show was being canceled.

    Former NFL QB Sean Salisbury to join 790 AM afternoon slot
    Former NFL quarterback Sean Salisbury, who has hosted local and national shows for Gow Media and beIN Sports for the last five years, will move next month to iHeart Media's KBME (790 AM) as host of the station's afternoon drive time show, the station announced Tuesday.
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1 hour ago

For many places around here, the first tiny c...

For many places around here, the first tiny collections of houses sprung up around railroads, and cities were born, often named after the first guy to show up.

    Early industries that helped grow Houston's suburbs
    Do you know what put your Houston-area town on the map? For many places around here, the first tiny collections of houses sprung up around railroads, and cities were born, often named after the first guy to show up.
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2 hours ago

Authorities said he was struck in the head wi...

Authorities said he was struck in the head with a sword before he fired a single shot that hit the man in the head

    La Marque cop won't face charges in fatal shooting of man who allegedly attacked him with sword
    A La Marque police officer will not face charges in the fatal 2017 shooting of a man who authorities say attacked him with a sword during a home invasion. The Galveston County District Attorney's Office released a statement on Monday stating it would decline to take action against Officer Jose Santos of the La Marque Police Department, and concluded its investigation without recommending charges against him.
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3 hours ago

I guess you could say ( •_•)>⌐■-■ This crime...

I guess you could say ( •_•)>⌐■-■ This crime (⌐■_■) Didn't pay 🎶YYEAAAHH!!🎶

    Thieves flee empty-handed after botched ATM heist at NE Houston convenience store
    The would-be thieves backed up to the front of a store on Homestead and Ley around 4 a.m. and busted out a window. Then, they wrapped a chain around the money machine and tried hauling it away, according to Houston police.
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4 hours ago

New spots for Heights art gallery, Texadelphi...

New spots for Heights art gallery, Texadelphia, First Watch

    Retail wrap: New spots for Heights art gallery, Texadelphia, First Watch
    Jack Rabbit Gallery has leased a 2,600-square-foot building at 1703 Yale in the Heights. Gallery owner Jodi Grogan plans to open this summer, offering original art in the 1920s era property. "We are excited to promote local artists as well as artists from around the world and will be hosting both private and public events regularly," Grogan said in an announcement.
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5 hours ago

If the suit is not dismissed, the team wants ...

If the suit is not dismissed, the team wants the cheerleaders’ dispute submitted to arbitration

    Texans attorneys file second motion to dismiss cheerleaders' lawsuit
    Published 1:48 pm, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Attorneys for the Texans filed a second motion Tuesday seeking dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a group of former team cheerleaders. If the suit is not dismissed, the team wants the cheerleaders' dispute submitted to arbitration, said Houston attorney David Gregory, who represents the team.
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5 hours ago

5 hours ago

The eagle has landed.

The eagle has landed.

    Famous phrases that all native Houstonians should know by heart
    One of the best scenes in the surreal '80s road trip picture "Pee-wee's Big Adventure" is the one where the titular man child finds himself on a pay phone in Texas. His friend Dottie back home doesn't believe he's actually in the Lone Star State so he calls out "The stars at night, are big and bright!"
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6 hours ago

He is claiming unlawful arrest and excessive ...

He is claiming unlawful arrest and excessive force when officers used a stun gun on him during his arrest for a parking violation.

    Bucks guard Sterling Brown sues Milwaukee over stun-gun arrest
    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the city of Milwaukee and its police department, claiming unlawful arrest and excessive force when officers used a stun gun on him during his arrest for a parking violation.
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6 hours ago

GlowZone also features a rock climbing wall, ...

GlowZone also features a rock climbing wall, arcade, and miniature golf. In between games, you can have pizza, chicken wings, and a variety of beers.

    Peek inside the indoor play park GlowZone is now open in northwest Houston
    A new indoor entertainment center has opened in northwest Houston and features everything you need to escape the heat, including electric glowkarts, a ropes course, and a laser maze. GlowZone, at 13150 Breton Ridge St. in Willowbrook, also features a rock climbing wall, arcade, and miniature golf.
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7 hours ago

Hours vary. And so do wait times to get in. B...

Hours vary. And so do wait times to get in. But there's likely something for everyone.

    The LGBT bars in Houston you need to know
    June is Pride Month. But you can celebrate the LGBT community year-round in Houston. Just hit up the bars. Despite some closures in recent years (Meteor, Mining Company, EJ's), the city is still home to several bars catering to the LGBT community. There are weekly drag shows, karaoke, happy hours, in-demand DJs and, of course, gogo dancers.
    https://www.chron.com

7 hours ago

Many of the billboards are touting the streng...

Many of the billboards are touting the strength of the Texas economy, although Texas Democrats were quick to respond that it has slipped under his tenure.

    Gov. Greg Abbott puts up billboards to counter Texas Democrats at their convention
    Updated 1:16 pm, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 AUSTIN - Gov. Greg Abbott's re-election campaign is erecting billboards on roads leading to Fort Worth as Democrats head to that city for their statewide party convention. Abbott's campaign released images of six of the billboards that include messages mostly touting the state economy.
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8 hours ago

Here's one of the reviews: "Seriously, why wo...

Here's one of the reviews: "Seriously, why would you go here. There are a million great BBQ places in Houston which do not require you to sell your soul. Go Rockets!"

    Rockets fans hit Ayesha Curry's Houston restaurant with one-star Yelp reviews before it opens
    Bitter Rockets fans took to Yelp to undermine Ayesha Curry's restaurant, International Smoke, before the Houston location even opened. Curry's husband, Stephen, was an instrumental part of the Warriors' win over the Rockets in Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals, ending the Rockets' season in heartbreak.
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8 hours ago

The man ended up stealing $700 worth of vapes...

The man ended up stealing $700 worth of vapes, $100 from the cash drawer, and the drawer itself, valued at $135

    Security footage captures thief crawling on the floor of Houston smoke shop
    A Houston smoke shop is trying to identify a man captured on security camera footage crawling on the floor to steal a cash drawer Saturday morning. The can be seen crawling across the floor of the Smoking Glass shop at 4800 W. 34th to avoid tripping the motion detector, business owner owner Chris Durbin told Chron.com Tuesday afternoon.
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8 hours ago

Rain, rain, go away...

Rain, rain, go away...

    College World Series: Texas Tech-Arkansas game pushed back to Wednesday morning
    OMAHA, Neb. - With heavy thunderstorms in the forecast Tuesday night, NCAA officials opted to play it safe and move the College World Series winners' bracket game between Texas Tech and Arkansas back to Wednesday at 11 a.m. Texas Tech advanced after knocking off top-seeded Florida, 6-3, Sunday at TD Ameritrade Park.
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8 hours ago

Several men tried stealing an ATM after break...

Several men tried stealing an ATM after breaking into a northeast Houston convenience store but when the chain came off, they fled empty-handed. https://chrn.cl/2ljmQni

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Several men tried stealing an ATM after breaking into a northeast Houston convenience store but when the chain came off, they fled empty-handed. https://chrn.cl/2ljmQni
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9 hours ago

Trustees rejected the recommendation and ulti...

Trustees rejected the recommendation and ultimately voted to include funds to re-build Lakeview, Sugar Mill and Meadows elementary schools to avoid re-zoning students away from schools near their homes.

    Fort Bend ISD trustees OK re-zoning amid mounting protests
    Fort Bend ISD trustees and district staff headed to a school board meeting were confronted by dozens of upset parents protesting outside the district administration building Monday, June 18.
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9 hours ago

The nonprofit is a means to continue to serve...

The nonprofit is a means to continue to serve Hurricane Harvey survivors while allowing churches to resume some of their previous duties.

    Katy nonprofit forming to carry on post-Harvey work
    Ten Katy-area churches are initial members of a nonprofit group forming to help carry the load of providing continued resources and rebuilding for Katy-area survivors of Hurricane Harvey. Spearheading The Katy Restoration Coalition are Joel Davidson, who coordinated post-Harvey cleanup for The Fellowship, and Tom Pretti, local mission coordinator, Grace Fellowship United Methodist Church.
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9 hours ago

This is one good way to avoid the summer heat...

This is one good way to avoid the summer heat:

    Peek inside the indoor play park GlowZone is now open in northwest Houston
    A new indoor entertainment center has opened in northwest Houston and features everything you need to escape the heat, including electric glowkarts, a ropes course, and a laser maze. GlowZone, at 13150 Breton Ridge St. in Willowbrook, also features a rock climbing wall, arcade, and miniature golf.
    https://www.chron.com

9 hours ago

“He was turning purple,” testified Melissa Tr...

“He was turning purple,” testified Melissa Trammell, a server at Denny’s.

    Prosecutors: Houston man pinned fellow Denny's patron for 15 minutes in fatal chokehold
    Houston railroad worker Terry Thompson held a 24-year-old father in a deadly chokehold for almost 15 minutes as the two struggled outside a popular dinner spot, prosecutors Tuesday reminded jurors deciding his murder trial.
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9 hours ago

Give that person a raise!

Give that person a raise!

    The story behind TxDOT's dynamic message signs
    The signs that guide us along our routes through Houston are locally controlled by TxDOT and Houston TranStar.
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10 hours ago

Tickets are available now; $65 general admiss...

Tickets are available now; $65 general admission which includes samples from all competing vendors and Saint Arnold beer.

    2018 Houston BBQ Throwdown set for Sept. 16
    Who is the most creative pitmaster in barbecueland? You'll find out at the 4th annual Houston BBQ Throwdown, a competition for smoked meat practitioners to create Houston's next great barbecue dish. The event, sponsored by the Houston Barbecue Festival and Saint Arnold Brewing Company, will be held Sunday, Sept.
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10 hours ago

This means she will be unable to compete at t...

This means she will be unable to compete at the next WWE pay-per-view show on July 15

    WWE says it has suspended Ronda Rousey for 30 days after she 'attacked' her WWE mentor with a briefcase on live TV
    YouTube / WWE Ronda Rousey terrorised WWE women's champion Alexa Bliss in a promo on Monday. Rousey sent Bliss crashing through a table and turned on her former WWE mentor Kurt Angle. Though obviously "kayfabe," an industry term meaning "scripted," the segment made for compelling viewing.
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10 hours ago

He only faces up to two years in jail if conv...

He only faces up to two years in jail if convicted

    Man arrested, charged for 'peeping' on teenage girl at Houston-area McDonald's
    Houston officers said in March, the 13-year-old girl was in the drive through of a McDonald's in the 8900 block of Clearwood Drive when she told her mother that she needed to use the restroom, according to Harris County court records.
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10 hours ago

"These brave individuals fought to defend the...

"These brave individuals fought to defend the God-given rights of those unjustly held in bondage."

    Trump praises African-American soldiers who fought in Civil War in Juneteenth statement
    Published 5:53 pm, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Juneteenth - also known as Freedom Day - is celebrated on June 19 and marks the day the abolition of slavery in Texas was announced in 1865 along with the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans throughout the Confederate states.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

The 8,158-square-foot mansion built in 1924 w...

The 8,158-square-foot mansion built in 1924 was listed in March for a whopping $7.5 million

    Lance Armstrong sells Austin home for more than $500K under asking price
    Published 3:15 pm, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Texas-born cyclist, Lance Armstrong's Austin home is officially off the market. The 8,158-square-foot mansion built in 1924 was listed in March for a whopping $7.5 million, but after months on the market, it ultimately sold for nearly $500,000 less than that.
    https://www.chron.com

10 hours ago

Unknown to many, Wisconson Congressmann Mark ...

Unknown to many, Wisconson Congressmann Mark Pocan gave the answer, partly, over the weekend.

    Congressman responds after public demands answers on migrant children: 'Where are the girls?'
    After activists and journalist noticed only boys were featured in government handout photos of migrant children's internment centers, the public began to repeat one question: Where are the girls? Unknown to many, WisconsonCongressmann Mark Pocan gave the answer, partly, over the weekend.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

For the uninitiated, this is the issue where ...

For the uninitiated, this is the issue where the athletes pose nude.

    Teammates react to Dallas Keuchel appearing in ESPN's Body Issue
    Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel will be featured in ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue this month. The annual edition of the magazine is a celebration of the athletes' physical form and the athletes chosen generally pose in the nude - with everything tastefully hidden, of course.
    https://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

Remember when...

Remember when...

    What did Houston's favorite malls look like when they were first built?
    As shoppers in Texas prepare to invade their local malls in search of tax free deals we look at Houston's most popular malls looked like when they first opened.
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12 hours ago

“The first incident on Memorial Day weekend, ...

“The first incident on Memorial Day weekend, we thought it was an isolated incident but, with the second incident, we knew this was something we had to take care of immediately.”

    Pct. 1 Commissioner's crew works to remove nails at Lake Conroe Park
    For two days, Montgomery County Precinct 1 Commissioner Mike Meador's staff worked to remove nails protruding from bulkheads along Lake Conroe Park after the second injury accident in two weeks. The first incident happened on Memorial Day when a 13-year-old girl became stuck in the water at a bulkhead when her foot was impaled on two nails, according to law enforcement at the scene.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

Are you surprised?

Are you surprised?

    Minimum wage can't afford you a zero-bedroom home in Texas
    Texas politicians often boast about the state's cheap real estate, but not much thought is given as to who can actually afford it. On Wednesday, the National Low Income Housing Coalition released new figures on the gap between renters' wages and the cost of rental housing in the U.S.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

University of Houston football coach Major Ap...

University of Houston football coach Major Applewhite drives the ball off hole No. 1 at Wildcat Golf Club during his tournament. Read more about UH football: https://chrn.cl/2J8HkcO

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    University of Houston football coach Major Applewhite drives the ball off hole No. 1 at Wildcat Golf Club during his tournament. Read more about UH football: https://chrn.cl/2J8HkcO
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12 hours ago

Shout out to the queen on her birthday.

Shout out to the queen on her birthday.

    A look at Houston's own Phylicia Rashad through the years
    Published 1:19 pm, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Houston has nurtured quite a few notable celebrities from music icon Beyonce to sitcom star Jim Parsons. Among the greats born in the Bayou City is actress Phylicia Rashad.
    https://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

There comes a time when Americans, when Houst...

There comes a time when Americans, when Houstonians, when Texans have to say to those higher than ourselves: This is wrong. This is just wrong.”

    Turner says he will not be "an enabler" of plan to put immigrant kids at downtown Houston facility
    Mayor Sylvester Turner called on the owner of a building east of downtown Houston and the nonprofit hoping to operate the former warehouse as a detention center for immigrant children separated from their families at the nation's southern border to reconsider their plans.
    https://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston called on ...

Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston called on the owner of a building east of downtown and the nonprofit hoping to operate a detention center for immigrant children separated from their families to reconsider their plans. https://chrn.cl/2MC1M7U

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston called on the owner of a building east of downtown and the nonprofit hoping to operate a detention center for immigrant children separated from their families to...
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13 hours ago

This will be the first Houston location for t...

This will be the first Houston location for the Dallas based restaurant that specializes in seafood boils of king crab, snow crab, Dungeness crab, shrimp and crawfish.

    Shell Shack to open in Houston in July
    Another Dallas import is ready to make a home in the busy Houston restaurant scene. Shell Shack, a popular seafood concept with six locations in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, will open its first Houston restaurant in July at 2412 Washington in the former Social Junkie Sports Bar location, which previously was home to the historic Pig Stand.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

She was a household name and face, but viewer...

She was a household name and face, but viewers never saw the side of her she recently started sharing online.

    Former KENS 5 anchor Sarah Lucero reveals drastic fitness transformation
    With nearly 20 years in the business, Sarah Lucero was a household name and face for many KENS 5 viewers, but they probably never saw the side of her she recently started sharing online to promote her new business venture.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

The new store is expected to open next year.

The new store is expected to open next year.

    Academy Sports + Outdoors will open new store in Richmond
    Growth is continuing for Academy, Ltd., in the greater Houston area with Richmond benefiting from the latest expansion news. Academy Sports + Outdoors is a sports, outdoor and recreation lifestyle retailer. It's newest store at Aliana in Richmond is expected to open next year.
    https://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

Can you guess who earned the honor?

Can you guess who earned the honor?

    Houston's Pi Pizza named among Food Network's best pizzerias in the country
    A Houston pizza joint has earned a spot on the Food Network's " The Best Pizzas in America's Biggest Cities" list. Pi Pizza, at 181 Heights Blvd., was included on the list for thinking "beyond just Italian-American classics."
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

All you need to watch the movie is a game tic...

All you need to watch the movie is a game ticket:

    Minute Maid Park bringing back movie day with a screening of 'The Sandlot' next week
    The timeless children's baseball movie is coming back to Minute Maid Park next week for an afternoon screening.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

PLEASE SHARE: Police are searching for two me...

PLEASE SHARE: Police are searching for two men who are at large following a police chase through northeast Houston. https://chrn.cl/2tazdGx

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    PLEASE SHARE: Police are searching for two men who are at large following a police chase through northeast Houston. https://chrn.cl/2tazdGx
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15 hours ago

"In light of the potential harm being inflict...

"In light of the potential harm being inflicted on these children and the ambiguity about their status after they're removed from these facilities, I ask that you please immediately rescind directives that have resulted in the increase in separations of children from their migrant parents."

    Speaker Joe Straus sends letter to Trump demanding end to family separations at the border
    https://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/politics/article/Straus-sends-letter-to-Trump-demanding-end-to-13007070.php
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

There will be 280 condo units and 170 hotel r...

There will be 280 condo units and 170 hotel rooms in total.

    $150 million hotel and condo tower planned for East Downtown
    A new $150 million hotel and condo tower is planned for Houston's east downtown, along one of the area's most popular streets, Saint Emanuel. This week STOA Architects shared renderings of the mixed-use Hotel RL, its new development at 1005 Saint Emanuel.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

He was 21.

He was 21.

    Report: Former Rice star Blain Padgett died from opioids
    Former Rice football standout Blain Padgett's cause of death has been ruled as an accident due to toxic effects of carfentanil, according to information from the Harris County Institute for Forensic Sciences. Carfentanil is described as a synthetic opioid "10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times more potent than fentanyl" by the Drug Enforcement Administration.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

A former Harris County Sheriff's Office deput...

A former Harris County Sheriff's Office deputy and former Dayton ISD teacher were among the 60 arrested.

    Houstonwide online child sex crime investigation nets 60 arrests
    Following a three month long operation, a former Houston Police Department Sergeant, a former Harris County Sheriff's Office deputy and former Dayton ISD teacher who were among 60 arrested across the Houston region for various internet crimes against children.
    https://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

Houston: We need your selfies! To celebrate ...

Houston: We need your selfies! To celebrate #NationalSelfieDay Thursday, June 21, we're rounding up your most-Houston selfies. That can be anything from you rolling down the hill at the Miller Outdoor Theatre, posing at the NASA's Johnson Space Center or watching a 'Stros game at Minute Maid Park - Houston Astro's Game. Email them to: Fernando.Alfonso@chron.com

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Houston: We need your selfies! To celebrate #NationalSelfieDay Thursday, June 21, we're rounding up your most-Houston selfies. That can be anything from you rolling down the hill at the Miller...
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18 hours ago

Jose Altuve is now the leading vote-getter am...

Jose Altuve is now the leading vote-getter among all major league players in fan balloting for the All-Star Game.

    Astros' Jose Altuve gains overall lead in MLB All-Star fan balloting
    Published 11:56 am, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Jose Altuve is now the leading vote-getter among all major league players in fan balloting for the All-Star Game. Seeking his fourth consecutive All-Star start at second base, Altuve has garnered 1,572,101 votes, according to a second ballot update released Tuesday.
    https://www.chron.com

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