Via the Houston Chronicle: Opponents of Houston's non-discrimination ordinance failed to gather enough valid signatures to force a repeal referendum, a state district judge ruled Friday, validating city officials' decision to toss out the petition foes submitted last summer. Show More Summary
Um... pic.twitter.com/3pNPQqcsUt — Matt Schwartz (@SchwartzChron) April 17, 2015 So, what happened here? (1) The Rockets clinched the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference. (2a) The Houston Chronicle published a headline that could be...Show More Summary
The restaurant claims he broke the dress code. A Houston man alleges that he was reentry refused service at a local Mexican restaurant because of his tattoos. According to the Houston Chronicle, Bradford Patterson — a local bar owner — tried to get lunch at Pico's Mex-Mex restaurant earlier this week. Show More Summary
Dwight Howard will not face charges in Atlanta Here’s the Houston Chronicle reporting on Rockets center Dwight Howard, who will fortunately get to focus on the upcoming NBA playoffs instead of off-court issues: Atlanta (Ga.) Police will not press charges of child abuse against Rockets center Dwight Howard, according to Atlanta Police spokesman Sgt. Show More Summary
Michael Palmer, former police chief for the West Columbia Police Department, was recently found dead on Thursday, April 9. His death came just days before he was scheduled to stand trial. According to the Houston Chronicle, Palmer was reportedly facing multiple charges for the aggravated sexual assault of a child and tampering with evidence. Show More Summary
Dwight Howard hopes to play 20 NBA seasons Here’s the Houston Chronicle reporting on center Dwight Howard, who hope to put two decades of NBA work in before he hangs up his sneakers and Superman cape. Dwight Howard said he hopes he can have a career as long as the one his Wednesday night opponent — Tim Duncan — [...]
James Harden not focused on NBA scoring title Here’s the Houston Chronicle reporting on Rockets guard James Harden, with stats through Tuesday’s games and not including Wednesday’s results: With Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook scoring just 17 points on Tuesday, Rockets guard James Harden’s lead for the NBA scoring title grew to two-tenths of a point, the largest margin since [...]
Houston Chronicle: Two Houston Neighborhoods Listed As "Most Dangerous In The US" Neighborhood Scout
This was published originally in the Houston Chronicle, March 28, 2015 Picture a day when the world's most-watched video features a senior oil executive on a stage with his family at one of the popular TED community-conversation events, saying, "For years, my kids have told me the work I do threatens their futures. Show More Summary
I’ll used this opening graf from the Houston Chronicle because it says it all: No drugs or would-be immigrants were hidden in the sedan that rolled up to a Border Patrol checkpoint on a Southern California highway last week, but within 90 seconds the driver was handcuffed. Show More Summary
Jadeveon Clowney is doing well in his return from microfrature surgery on his knee, but isn’t talking about a return date. John McClain from the Houston Chronicle isn’t shy to speculate how soon we will see him.
Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley will miss the remainder of the regular season and playoffs after choosing to undergo surgery on his injured left wrist. Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reported the news Monday: Beverley, 26, has missed the last three games as he and the Rockets assessed their options. Show More Summary
As feared, Patrick Beverley’s season appears to be over. According to the Houston Chronicle, the Rockets’ starting point guard will go under the knife to repair torn ligaments in his The post Report: Patrick Beverley to Have Season-Ending Wrist Surgery appeared first on SLAMonline.
Are you in the market for a fun weekend read about political corruption? If so, an investigative piece about (allegedly) swindling conservative activists co-published Thursday by ProPublica, the Houston Chronicle, and the Daily Beast...Show More Summary
It’s a new day, which means CNN has more new hires to announce. CNN Politics’ most recent acquisitions, announced this morning, are the New York Times reporter Tanzina Vega and Houston Chronicle political reporter Teddy Schleifer. Vega will serve as a digital correspondent and Schleifer will cover money and politics. Show More Summary
A decade after the BP Texas City explosion that killed 15 and injured 180, U.S. refineries are nearly as deadly as ever, according to Blood Lessons, an investigative journalism report by Houston Chronicle and Texas Tribune that looks at the aftermath of the tragedy at the facility itself and the industry at large. The report shows that serious risks remain...
The Houston Texans are looking for some consistency on the offensive side of the football in 2015, and they will promote quarterbacks coach George Godsey as a result. John McClain of The Houston Chronicle passed along the news Tuesday: There...Show More Summary
The Texans just signed star defensive end J.J. Watt to a gigantic contract extension a year ago, and they’re already fiddling with it. Via John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Watt has restructured his contract to create another $8 million in cap space this year. The move simply parlayed a $10 million roster bonus into…
Via the Houston Chronicle: Sen. Ted Cruz plans to announce Monday that he will run for president of the United States, according to his senior advisers, accelerating his already rapid three-year rise from a tea party insurgent in Texas into a divisive political force in Washington. Show More Summary
Per Theodore Schleifer at the Houston Chronicle: Sen. Ted Cruz plans to announce Monday that he will run for president of the United States, accelerating his already rapid three-year rise from a tea party insurgent in Texas into a divisive political force in Washington. Cruz will launch a presidential bid outright rather than form an [Read more...]