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HOUSTON (AP) — Runners and bikers returning to Buffalo Bayou Park in the wake of Hurricane Harvey are finding a vastly different landscape — more dese..
Andrea Guttin, legal director at Houston Immigration Legal Services, right, talks with Jessica Zarate, of Boat People SOS, left, during a DACA Renewal..
Volunteers rescue a family in a neighborhood along Beechnut Road, south of the Barker Reservoir, as heavy rains continue from Tropical Storm Harvey, M..
Natalie Spears (from left) and sisters Nevaeh and Makayla watch TV while Brandon Polson talks on the phone Sept. 7 in a Humble-area motel where the fl..
Evelyn Kelly poses for a portrait with her son Chris Dunn's photogrph at her portch Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Pasadena. Kelly's lawsuit challenging t..
Spray paint was cleaned from the Camp Logan historical marker in Memorial Park on Aug. 31. The sign was desecrated mere hours after its rededication o..
Bryce Elementary School kids listen as Houston ISD Superintendent Richard Carranza holds a press conference to discuss the school district's reopening..
As America watched Hurricane Harvey swamp Houston in real time, folks from across the nation's craft beer community called Brock Wagner to see how he ..
22. Luigi’s Pizzeria 22. Luigi’s Pizzeria Photo: Courtesy Photo / Facebook 24. El Tiempo Cantina  The Tex-Mex cantina has been serving the Houston are..
Dr. William Butler, left, chancellor of Baylor College of Medicine, celebrates with Dr. Michael E. DeBakey at the ceremony for renaming the Houston VA..
N.O. Joe is one of the pioneers who helped build the phenomenon known today as Southern hip-hop. N.O. Joe is a multiplatinum, Grammy- and Emmy-nominat..
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas correctional officials have stopped using solitary confinement to punish prisoners. The Houston Chronicle reports that the Sept. ..
LIBERTY, Texas (AP) — Bruce Johnson knew it all along. The Houston Chronicle reports while the Houston area shuddered at a record-setting 51 inches of..
House Speaker Paul Ryan carries a wheel barrow full of debris while assisting Team Rubicon Disaster Response to clean out the Harvey-damaged Garcia ho..
Photo: Michael Ciaglo, Houston Chronicle Harris County Commissioners Court will hold its annual mid-year review next week to examine how the county's ..
Photo: Andrew Harrer United States attorneys are not known for dishing. That sort of behavior runs contrary to the job description if you're an elite ..
"SB4 is a hateful, biased bill. The fears and insecurities that it is creating within our city and in communities is evident every day. Children worry..
Sherry Abegzel walks through her apartment at Travis Villas in Liberty, Texas on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. The National Weather Service estimates that ..
Houston Astros: The Astros will be playing at home Thursday, Sept. 21 against the White Sox and Friday, Sept. 22 through Sunday, Sept. 24 against the ..
Photo: Dennis Lee, MaxPreps Three Freedom-Oakley alums are in the NFL: Cincinnati running back Joe Mixon, Indianpolis tight end Darrell Daniels and Gr..
All U.S. shale fields have had growing pains, and the Permian Basin’s could be that there are just too many wells in the popular field. A new report f..
FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2017, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks to employees of the EPA in Washingto..
Jordan Morales, a Houston firefighter with Station 9, packs up his bunker coat as he cleans up his flooded home Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, in Spring. He s..
Sen. Ted Cruz, second left, and a Team Rubicon Disaster Response member help clean out the Harvey-damaged Garcia house on Lucian Lane Thursday, Sept. ..
Astros’ Marwin Gonzalez (left) celebrates his run scored on Yuli Gurriel’s RBI double during the fourth inning against the Chicago White Sox at Minute..
Only in the shipping business could 32,000 tons of wood pulp, 20,000 tons of steel and a few hundred shipping containers be seen as an "incremental" a..
It's been a busy summer for the Texas prisons' transportation department beginning with a federal court order to place vulnerable inmates at a geriatr..
Galveston Independent School District buses used to evacuate Galveston residents from Hurricane Rita leave Galveston County September 21, 2005, along ..
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston officials are trying to determine how many public housing residents were wrongly told to pay rent this month for homes left uni..
Photo: CRAIGHEAD COUNTY JAIL Houston-area teacher-student-----scandals According to the Austin American-Statesman between January 2010 and December 20..
Photo: J. Patric Schneider, For The Chronicle The Mandarin Immersion Magnet School is one of HISD's most popular magnet campuses, receiving eight appl..
Bruce Springsteen is releasing a 1978 concert from Houston to raise money for the MusiCares Hurricane Relief Fund, which is assisting with recovery ef..
HOUSTON (AP) — Eleven plaintiffs, including a 4-year-old girl, have joined the $1 million lawsuit against a Houston-area chemical plant rocked by expl..
HOUSTON (AP) — Eleven plaintiffs, including a 4-year-old girl, have joined the $1 million lawsuit against a Houston-area chemical plant rocked by expl..
Kechi, the plane crash survivor from Pearland whose story moved TV viewers, fell short of the "America's Got Talent" title. But, hey, she got to sing ..
Photo: Mark Mulligan, Mark Mulligan / Houston Chronicle Frances Breaux tears up as she looked for photos of her close friends and neighbors Leo and La..
Houston Mayor Kathy Whitmire and Phil Bakes, Continental Airlines president, christen the "Houston Proud Express" shuttle jet that will fly between Ho..
San Diego, Ca. - September 16, 2017: Walker Little #72 of the Stanford Cardinal looks to set a block against the San Diego State Aztecs defense in San..
A boat runs past houses flooded by Hurricane Harvey in Spring. A committee of state lawmakers is expected to meet in October to begin reviewing the fe..
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston theater will be closed until May to repair damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. The Houston First Corporation, which operates t..
Head Shot. Houston Chronicle Entertainment Writer Andrew Dansby, photographed in the Houston Chronicle Photo Studio,Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, in Houston..
A newly-minted gun manufacturer out of Asheville, North Carolina called Trailblazer Firearms recently rolled out a new unique handgun called the LifeC..
Astros star Carlos Correa was thousands of miles from his homeland, but his heart was with Puerto Rico Tuesday night as Hurricane Maria approached. In..
Mayor Sylvester Turner gives remarks during a candlelight ceremony in honor of the victims of hurricane Harvey, held on the steps of City Hall in Hous..
Damien Munyamariza stands in the kitchen of his former apartment at Clayton Homes Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 where he and other residents who were floode..
Upcoming concerts in Houston for 2017 Houston's concert scene rarely slows down. From Jimmy Buffett to Willie Nelson to Chance the Rapper to Demi Lova..
The Gulf Building, 712 Main, is shown on left, as a building, shown right, is under construction at 609 Main Thursday, April 14, 2016, in Houston. Mid..
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Kechi took her final stand on "America's Got Talent" -- and proved that she is a conqueror. The Pearland resident belted Estelle tune "Conqueror" duri..
Houston after Harvey A new study by Rice University and Texas A&M-Galveston found that 75 percent of flood damage claims were missed by FEMA's 100-yea..