Watch Houston man down 24 tamales in eating contest
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 4 Dec 2016 02:02:29 UT
Cheering crowds pressed in around the row of focused competitors as "The Eye of the Tiger" boomed from the speakers. The tension was palpable as the would-be champions powered through their annual face-off.
Dallas’ Trinity River Park will be massive, looks a lot like Houston’s Buffalo Bayou Park
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 1 Dec 2016 15:44:17 UT
Houston has a multitude of parks including Buffalo Bayou Park, Memorial Park, and Discovery Green, but Dallas has pursued the quest of becoming a "greener" city for more than 20 years with the Trinity River Park project.
Midtown taco shop destroyed in overnight blaze
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 20 Nov 2016 14:29:43 UT
A roaring overnight blaze left Fuzzy's Taco Shop in shambles, according to local reports.
Infant ejected from car in crash later found in storm drain with just a scratch on her head
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 28 Nov 2016 04:17:26 UT
An 8-month-old infant ejected from a car during rollover crash ended up in a storm drain 25 feet away with just a scratch on her forehead, officials report.
Reward offered for tips on suspect in death of rapper T-Pain’s niece
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 30 Nov 2016 23:36:44 UT
Houston Crime Stoppers is offering a $15,000 reward for information about a man accused of fatally stabbing rapper T-Pain's niece in Florida in August.
Report: Motorcyclist dies in fall from George Bush Turnpike exit ramp in Irving
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 1 Dec 2016 22:25:24 UT
Thanksgiving parade unites Houstonians as holiday season kickoff celebration
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 24 Nov 2016 16:48:29 UT
The holiday parade drews thousands to downtown Houston for a look at Olympic heroes, Star Wars villains and many other characters.
Big Houston holiday Super Feast an undertaking of giving for less fortunate
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 24 Nov 2016 06:00:00 UT
In its 38th year, the annual Thanksgiving meal has morphed into all-day affair of giving and receiving for those less fortunate.
At least 70 cats rescued from San Antonio home
houstonchronicle.com / Tue, 29 Nov 2016 02:58:36 UT
Motorcycle rider killed in crash with drunk driver
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 27 Nov 2016 14:54:10 UT
A man is dead after a late-night crash with an intoxicated driver in northwest Harris County, authorities said.
Girl, 7, dies, others hurt in school van crash near Trinity
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:39:06 UT
A 7-year-old girl died and six other children were rushed to a hospital after a school van crash Thursday in Trinity County.
Weather delays downtown Houston freeway closing
houstonchronicle.com / Fri, 2 Dec 2016 18:58:53 UT
Planned closing of I-45 from I-10 to U.S. 59 canceled, causing officials to assess how to keep bridge replacement on track for opening in a few weeks
Argument leaves man stabbed, another in custody in SW Houston
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:50:52 UT
An argument between two homeless men left one of them stabbed and the other in custody early Monday morning in southwest.
UTMB pays $33K fine to settle complaints about treatment of research monkeys
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 21 Nov 2016 20:24:25 UT
GALVESTON –The University of Texas Medical Branch has paid $33,000 to a federal agency to settle complaints about its treatment of monkeys for research, UTMB said in a statement.
The payment was the result of investigations by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which enforces federal animal-welfare laws, and the federal Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare that began in 2015 following an audit.
USDA officials were not immediately available for comment.
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