Oscars best picture gaffe dominates after-party chatter
wacotrib.com / Mon, 27 Feb 2017 04:02:45 -0600
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Academy Awards after parties are always swanky and star-studded. But this year, even disparate celebrations had a conversation topic in common: The best-picture gaffe that saw Warre
Texas woman left a friend’s house 4 years ago, but never made it
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 26 Feb 2017 15:42:04 UT
Maegan Hembree left home in Smyer four years ago headed for a friend's house. She never made it.
Man wounded in Kansas bar shooting speaks at vigil
wacotrib.com / Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:52:09 -0600
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — One of three men shot at a bar in suburban Kansas City spoke at a weekend vigil, saying "I wish it was a dream."
10 Things to Know for Monday
oaoa.com / Sun, 26 Feb 2017 23:33:22 -0600
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
Sessions tough talk, policies could increase prison totals
wacotrib.com / Mon, 27 Feb 2017 02:26:32 -0600
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal prison population is on the decline, but a new attorney general who talks tough on drugs and crime and already has indicated a looming need for private prison cells seems
Arson investigating vacant house fire near Loop 610
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:37:36 UT
No one was injured in the flames but authorities deemed the fire suspicious and called arson investigators out to look into the blaze.
Trump toasts nation’s governors ahead of health care talks
wacotrib.com / Mon, 27 Feb 2017 02:35:36 -0600
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has toasted the nation's governors, welcoming state leaders to a black-tie ball at the White House ahead of discussions about his plans to repeal and replace t
Report warns of gaps if federal health care dollars are cut
wacotrib.com / Mon, 27 Feb 2017 02:28:40 -0600
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sobering report to governors about the potential consequences of repealing the Obama-era health care law warns that federal spending cuts probably would create funding gaps for sta
Family of 8 displaced after overnight apartment fire
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 26 Feb 2017 17:21:33 UT
"Everything is gone. I don't have nothing," a mother of six told reporters on scene.
The Latest: ‘Moonlight’ wins best picture Academy Award
oaoa.com / Sun, 26 Feb 2017 23:44:59 -0600
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 89th Academy Awards (all times local):
Turner says renovated Levy Park proves city an ‘example to the nation’
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 26 Feb 2017 01:10:00 UT
Never before have Houstonians had so many options for places to gather together, to celebrate our heritage and diversity and to plan and find respite from a contentious world. With activities kicking off at 10 a.m., young families and their pets enjoyed face painting, live concerts, food trucks and mural painting by local graffiti artist Gonzo. Spearheaded by the Upper Kirby Redevelopment Authority, the $15 million provided a children's playground with a modern climbing wall and observation deck, an enclosed dog park, a performance pavilion, community gardens, a promenade and a large activity lawn. Among several families strolling throughout the park's promenade, Michael Babajanov pointed out the children's amenities to his two young sons. Levy Park plans to have year-round programming for both adults and children, including yoga, meditation, piano concerts, hula hooping and a Houston Public Library story hour.
New anti-IS strategy may mean deeper US involvement in Syria
oaoa.com / Mon, 27 Feb 2017 02:17:40 -0600
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new military strategy to meet President Donald Trump's demand to "obliterate" the Islamic State group is likely to deepen U.S. military involvement in Syria, possibly with more gro
‘Moonlight’ wins best picture after Oscars announce wrong winner
wacotrib.com / Sun, 26 Feb 2017 23:13:27 -0600
LOS ANGELES (AP) — 'Moonlight' wins best picture after Oscars announce wrong winner.
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