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Surveillance video recently shared by the Houston Police Department's Robbery Division shows a couple being robbed of their belongings as they walked ..
Photo: Mayra Beltran, Houston Chronicle  Jan Jeffcoat joined KRIV-TV in November 2004 as a news anchor. Previously, she was a news anchor for Charlott..
Jessie Mercado works to install a line of bean kettles at the Goya Foods plant in Brookshire, west of Houston. The expanding company, the largest Hisp..
Water pours over San Jacinto Dam out of Lake Houston. Completed in 1955 on the San Jacinto River, the lake at capacity is 12,500 acres big and holds 5..
Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle Houston residents affected by Hurricane Harvey lost not only homes and cars, but family photos and the memories..
HISD Board of Education candidates debate at Lamar High School. Clockwise, from top left: John Luman, Anne Sung, Sue Deigaard, Kara DeRocha, Susan Sha..
Mud and silt are piled on the banks of Story Lake, rising to the bottom of a park bench, in the aftermath of flooding from Hurricane Harvey, at Mercer..
Construction There has been a 179 percent hiring surge for construction project managers. Beyond construction workers and laborers, there’s surging de..
Debris is seen on the floor of A.G. Hilliard Elementary School, which was flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey, on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, in Houston. ( ..
Flood waters surround the Little Buddy convenience store near Stude Park in the Heights, after heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey fell overnight, Sunday..
The large shelters have closed, volunteers have scattered and most of the piles of curbside debris have been hauled away. Two months after the worst f..
Thousands of Houston Astros fans scream as World Series MVP George Springer, Carlos Correa, Mayor Sylvester Turner and Astros owner Jim Crane passed b..
The victory parade is expected to begin at 2 p.m. Friday on Smith and Lamar and end at City Hall. More than 750,000 people are expected to attend, sai..
Houston Independent School District President Wanda Adams embraces Rhonda Skillern-Jones, HISD trustee, as they tour flood-damaged A.G. Hilliard Eleme..
Rick Giles, an American Airlines pilot from North Carolina, shows off a Houston Astros World Series Champions t-shirts while shopping in the A termina..
The Houston Astros celebrate beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7 of the World Series at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Los An..
Water is released from the Addicks Reservoir in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. ( Brett Coomer / Houston..
Houston Astros center fielder George Springer (4) hits a solo home run in the third inning of Game 6 of the World Series at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday,..
Water is released from the Addicks Reservoir in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. ( Brett Coomer / Houston..
Kate Upton (left) celebrates the Astros 4-0 win over the Yankees in Game 7 of the ALCS at Minute Maid Park on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Houston. ( B..
HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 21: Justin Verlander #35 of the Houston Astros celebrates with model Kate Upton and the MVP trophy after defeating the New York ..
Texans owner Bob McNair apologized Friday, Oct. 27, 2017 for saying "We can't have the inmates running the prison" during a closed-door NFL meeting Oc..
Sgt. Destry Riggs scans flooded areas during a search and rescue operation run by the 36th Combat Aviation Brigade of the Texas Army national Guard ov..
FILE - Children walk through Finnegan Park as students are dismissed from Nathaniel Q. Henderson Elementary School in Houston, Texas. HISD is floating..
Photo: Brett Coomer, Associated Press Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco was dazed and bleeding as he was helped off the field. Diagnosed with a ..
FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2017, file pool photo, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt holds a box of relief supplies on his shoulder while handing the..
Photo: Fotolia Mary Pinales, with Blackmon Mooring, walks through Liberty High School, 6400 Southwest Fwy., where the walls were cut two feet up to dr..
Floodwaters from the Addicks Reservoir inundate a neighborhood off N. Eldridge Parkway in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey on Wednesday, Aug. 30..
Sgt. Destry Riggs scans flooded areas during a search and rescue operation run by the 36th Combat Aviation Brigade of the Texas Army national Guard ov..
Floodwaters from the Addicks Reservoir inundate a neighborhood off N. Eldridge Parkway in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey on Wednesday, Aug. 30..
Photo: Brett Coomer Harris County Commissioners Court on Tuesday unanimously approved the buyout of 34 properties flooded by Hurricane Harvey. The mov..
The Bardot (Bombay gin, Luxardo liqueur, cré¨me de violette, lemon juice and a Luxardo cherry) is one of the specialty cocktails on the menu at Bardo..
Houston neighborhoods with the most reported crime The Houston Police Department keeps track of which crimes are reported in neighborhoods by month an..
A look at Trump's opportunity to open JFK assassination archives, Red Cross rejections of Hurricane Harvey relief, a death row plot and a city council..
Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, speaks to reporters during a campaign stop in his bid for a U.S. Senate seat on Sunday, April 2, 2017, in Houston. The li..
Yuli Gurriel (10) of the Astros scores on a double by Alex Bregman against David Robertson of the Yankees in the eighth inning of Game 6 in Houston on..
Photo: Brett Coomer, Staff The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has authorized an initial $57.8 million in disaster recovery grants to..
Water flows from the Lake Conroe spillway after heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey caused the lake to rise and led the San Jacinto River Authority to re..
Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, speaks to reporters during a campaign stop in his bid for a U.S. Senate seat on Sunday, April 2, 2017, in Houston. The li..
Texas Southern University President Austin Lane canceled a Monday event at which state Rep. Briscoe Cain, R-Deer Park, was scheduled to speak on this ..
Employees work alongside robots at an Amazon warehouse in Florence, N.J., Aug. 29, 2017. Amazon is on the forefront of automation, finding new ways of..
Much of the Arbor Oaks neighborhood in northwest Houston sits empty. All but 13 of the original 160 homes were sold to the flood district after previo..
PHOTOS: A look at J.J. Watt after the injury Sunday night Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) is helped off of the field after being injured d..
FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2017, file photo, Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) walks off the field after suffering a hamstring injury during..
Local church leaders pray during a gathering of local pastors to encourage them in long-term Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts at First Baptist Church..
Photo: Courtesy Photo Floodwaters from the Addicks Reservoir inundate a neighborhood off N. Eldridge Parkway in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey..
Tilman Fertitta, far left, talks to a focus group during a taping of Billion Dollar Buyer at the offices of Dancie Perugini Ware Public Relations on M..
Royal Caribbean's Liberty of the Sea sits in port while workers work on the new terminal on November 13, 2015 in Galveston, TX. (For the Chronicle: Th..
Floodwaters fill the road running through the Lakes On Eldridge North subdivision in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 201..
In this Aug. 29, 2017, aerial photo, floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey surround an apartment complex in Houston. The same technology that connect..