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Best reactions and memes to Alabama's big election night


On Tuesday, Alabama voters elected Doug Jones to the Senate to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Polls close across Alabama as bitter Senate campaign ends


MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — After all the charges, denials, claims and promises, Alabama voters have had their say. Polls closed across the state Tuesday night after a scandal-stained Senate election campaign that tested the limits of party…

City to Broadacres: Photography must be allowed


Signs prohibiting photography on the shady esplanades of Broadacres have come down, after the city of Houston confirmed that the popular place for photo shoots is in the public right-of-way.

50 royal baby traditions you didn't know existed


It's not every day a royal baby is born, so when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge announced they were expecting baby number three, people went a little nuts on the royal-infant front.

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Cold-shooting Longhorns fall to Michigan

Widely regarded as a top-five pick in the 2018 draft, the Harlemite has been the Longhorns' main source of intrigue all season. And with sophomore guard Andrew Jones (fractured wrist) out through at least Christmas, all eyes were focused…


These were the top shows for 2017 according to IMDb

It's no secret that people love to watch series like "Game of Thrones" or "The Walking Dead" but just how much do people love these shows?

These are the most anticipated shows for 2018 according to IMDb

It's no secret that people love to binge-watch their favorite series like "Game of Thrones" or "Stranger Things." While those are definitely worth a watch, there are some new series coming in 2018 that people can hardly wait for.


Major freak out occurs after Houston gender reveal party turns into marriage proposal


A Houston woman had more than one surprise in store at her baby's gender reveal party.


Houston man with history of child sexual indecency added to 'Most Wanted' list


Police added a 49-year-old Houston man to Texas' list of most wanted sex offenders on Tuesday.

Red light cameras face legal, legislative challenges


Sen. Don Huffines, R-Dallas, is calling for renewed legislative efforts to stop the operation of red light cameras in cities as as litigation plays out in Dallas on the cameras in court. Oral arguments are being heard in the Fifth Court of…


Houston couple still rebuilding from Hurricane Harvey turns a ladder into a Christmas tree


A couple in northwest Houston has made the most of their ongoing rebuilding efforts following flood damage from Hurricane Harvey by decorating one of their ladders like a Christmas tree.


Texans rookies treat kids to Christmas shopping spree

Texans rookies spread some holiday cheer when they treated 14 chldren from the YMCA and Boys & Girls Club of Greater Houston to a shopping spree at Academy Sports + Outdoors on Tuesday morning.

We've got Houston's favorite cookie recipes


We asked Houston cooks to send us their best holiday cookie recipes. Then we got to test them all.


Over a century ago the "Toonerville Trolley" connected Bellaire to Houston


This week in 1910, the "Toonerville Trolley" streetcar line began operating between Houston and the community of Bellaire.


Houston's Mattress Mack ships beds to trainers who lost hundreds of horses in California wildfires


Mattress Mack, an avid horse lover, has shipped more than 60 mattresses to horse trainers and workers in California's San Diego County where at least a dozen elite thoroughbred race horses have died due to the wildfires.

Lakewood Church associate pastor John Gray to make a move to South Carolina in 2018


One of the most popular pastors at Lakewood Church will soon move to South Carolina to take the reins at a new church.

Narco sub filled with 3,800 pounds of cocaine intercepted by U.S. Coast Guard near Texas


An agency spokesman linked the vessel to the drug cartels in a press release.

The Fertitta family's annual Santa's Elves Party turns into a white Christmas


12th annual MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital holiday bash raises $100,000 for pediatric cancer research

Final goodbye to TV shows canceled or concluded in 2017

The year 2017 is quickly coming to an end which means it's time to look back at the television shows that will not see 2018.


Peter Brown, former Houston councilman, dies at 81


Former Houston city councilman, mayoral candidate and civic leader Peter Brown has died, his family said Tuesday. Brown, an architect and urban planner, was 81.

Tuesday, Dec 12

Houston's best elementary, middle and high schools for 2017


Houston's public schools may study the same curriculum, but not all perform the same.

Model Kate Upton and ace pitcher Justin Verlander share wedding photos on social media


The couple had a stunning wedding in Tuscany and began sharing photos from the event on their social media accounts on Dec. 11, 2017.

Who the Astros could target in free agency

Take a look at some of the top Major League Baseball free agents available this offseason.

Monday, Dec 11

Houston ISD proposes demolishing, rebuilding 4 storm-damaged schools


Under a proposal announced Monday, students at Braeburn, Kolter, Mitchell and Scarborough elementary schools wouldn't return to their home campuses until 2020 at the earliest. Houston ISD's Board of Trustees is scheduled to vote on the…

Houston native cyber bullied online for wearing makeup, responds to haters flawlessly


A 19-year-old Houston native is standing up against cyber bullies in the best possible way after they targeted her for wearing makeup.

Houston’s most beautiful streets now off limits to photographers

The Broadacres Homeowners Association recently posted 11 signs prohibiting photo on the esplanades along North, South and West boulevards in the historic neighborhood of million-dollar homes that dates back to the early 1920s: "Welcome to…

The insane stat behind that photo of Simone Biles and Hakeem Olajuwon


Simon Biles and Hakeem Olajuwon add up to average?

Sunday, Dec 10

Gameday Live: 49ers at Texans

The Houston Chronicle has a full staff of reporters at NRG Stadium providing live updates from the game, which you can follow along with here.

Aggies' Zaycoven Henderson arrested on multiple charges

Two men pointed a gun at several people at Campus Village Apartments in College Station, according to the report, around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. Police found the two trying to leave the apartments and later found marijuana and also the rifle in…

1 dead after driver with 'obvious signs of intoxication' sparks dramatic crash near downtown

A man was killed Sunday morning after a speeding driver showing "obvious signs of intoxication" ran a red light near downtown, sparking a wreck that left two people in the hospital and car parts strewn across the road.

Walk-on to Heisman: Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield wins in landslide

NEW YORK (AP) — Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has won the Heisman Trophy, completing a climb from walk-on to one of the most accomplished players in the history of college football. The brash, flag-planting Sooners star won a…

Saturday, Dec 9

From Hurricane Harvey to snow: This has been a crazy year for weather in Houston


Houston's weather this year has been an unpredictable force of nature.

Houston bounty hunter, girlfriend indicted on charges of international sex trafficking

A Houston bounty hunter and his girlfriend have been arrested on allegations they ran an international sex trafficking network that solicited women from South America and forced them into commercial sex, according to a U.S. Department of…

Young survivor in church shooting loves getting cards, family says


A five-year-old boy who survived a church shooting in Sutherland Springs is receiving Christmas card from strangers wanting to help him celebrate the holiday while stuck in the hospital..

Friday, Dec 8

What Texas celebrities did before they were famous

We all have to start somewhere, even celebrities.

Stunning aerial photos show Houston in a Winter Wonderland


A Cypress man captured the beauty of Houston's snowfall with a drone capable of 4K ultra HD imagery

Snow in Houston has people busting out hilarious memes


Snow has fallen in Houston and people are reacting with photos and hilarious memes on Twitter.

Houston wakes up to a beautiful snowfall, icy roads


Houstonians are waking up to white yards and slick streets after an overnight dusting of snow.