Houston

Car accident victim died while waiting hours for NYPD: suit

A man who called the NYPD for help after a car accident on the FDR Drive was killed as he waited for them — but they never showed, a lawsuit …

Lawsuits

Man dies during swimming portion of Ironman in Texas: report

A veteran Ironman participant died Saturday (April 22) during the swimming leg of the Memorial Hermann Ironman in The Woodlands, the Houston …

Triathlons

Inside the private life of judge found dead in the Hudson

It was none other than Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan who tried to dissuade Sheila Abdus-Salaam from continuing her law studies at Columbia …

Nation of Islam

Red Lion Pub offers a taste of Britannia, no passport required

Looking for a taste of Britannia without a journey across the pond? Check out Red Lion British Pub on 2316 Shepherd Drive!<p>With its British-inspired …

Restaurants

Brunch

Best Brunch in Houston<p>Home Style Best Brunch<p>At Maryam’s Cafe, we serve the <b>best brunch</b>. You just need to try it. Let’s Brunch<p>Brunches can serve at our …

Brunch

20-year-old found near I-35 in Denton likely killed in hit-and-run, police say | Denton

<i>Updated at 1:50 p.m. with additional information.</i><p>The 20-year-old man who was found dead in a median on Interstate 35 in Denton on Sunday morning was …

Texas

Texas Jobs Report: Mar 2017

Industry change<p>While previously ailing goods producing sectors saw another month of robust growth, leisure and hospitality employment …

Texas

Police shoot pit bull to death

A police officer shot an aggressive pit bull to death in Brooklyn, authorities said.<p>The incident happened when the officer and his partner showed up …

Policing

Baby boy dies after 'incident' at Wagga home, man in police custody

A baby boy is dead and a man is in police custody after an incident in Wagga's suburbs on Monday morning.<p>The two-month-old was rushed to Wagga Rural …

Crime

NHRA Pro Mod car almost clears the wall in Houston

NHRA Pro Mod driver Bob Rahaim was unharmed after a bumpy ride during qualifying on Saturday.<p>Rahaim lost control of his Chevrolet in the first round …

Sports

Athlete dies during IRONMAN competition in The Woodlands, officials say

The WOODLANDS- A man died while competing in the IRONMAN triathlon in The Woodlands on Saturday morning.<p>Officials with IRONMAN confirmed the athletes …

Triathlons

Clay Millican leads NHRA Top Fuel qualifying in Houston

BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — Clay Millican powered his Top Fuel dragster to the qualifying lead Friday at the 30th annual Spring Nationals at Royal Purple …

Sports

Reader in line for expanded role on Houston defense in 2017

With Vince Wilfork retiring, Reader should absorb a lot of his work going forward. PFF premium stats show what the Texans can expect out of the …

Football (U.S.)

New Yorkers keep having fewer babies

Maybe we need to play more Marvin Gaye.<p>New York’s birth rate is declining and is now the fourth lowest among the nation’s 10 largest metro areas, …

Demographics

Tee times, pairings: 2017 Valero Texas Open, final round

Here are the tee times and pairings for the final round of the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio – AT&T Oaks in San Antonio, Texas. (Note: All …

Golf

The cost of living comfortably and Tastemaker Awards winners top this week's stories

<i>It's time to recap the most popular stories on CultureMap from this past week:</i><p>1. <b>This is how much you need to make to live comfortably in Houston</b>. …

Houston man sends ex-wife heartbreaking birthday card for their dog

Leave it to a cute pup to mend all wounds. A Texas woman's tweet has gone viral after her ex-husband sent their dog a birthday card attached with a …

Dogs

Rockets vs. Thunder: How to watch, live stream Houston-OKC Game 3 online, TV channel, start time

The Thunder try to get their first win of the series at home<p>Russell Westbrook had an individual performance for the ages in Game 2, but it wasn't enough to even up the series for the Thunder.<p>Now, down 0-2, the Thunder head home in search of their first win. James Harden and the Rockets will try to …

Basketball

Hail Pounds Vehicles in Washington, DC Area

Just in time for the Friday afternoon rush hour, severe storms with large hail moved through the Washington, DC Metro Area.

Uber

Young adults with autism create a fashionable way to help the cause with jewelry collection

April is National Autism Awareness Month and two Houston mothers of children affected by the disorder and related conditions are spearheading a …

Autism

Police searching for missing London woman

The London Police Service is asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing 43-year-old London woman.<p>Catherine Taylor was last seen on …

Canada

Lowcountry Kettle's State Fair Fried Pickle chips are just what your picnic is missing

I don't mean to brag, but I'm something of a chip connoisseur. Like any good passion project, my authority sprung from an obsession. more…

Foodies

Davis stays hot at plate for Corpus Christi

"It was kind of an up-and-down night," Davis said after going 2-for-5. "My second and third at-bats, I was really trying to look for a ball out over …

Baseball

Prairie View student's mother says she forgives killer as details emerge that her son was killed over $400

A Prairie View A&M University student charged in the death of 20-year-old Tristan Houston bragged to a friend that he drugged and killed his …

Crime

NYC-based poke restaurant brings Instagram-friendly bowls to Heights area

Everywhere you look, a poke restaurant seems to be opening. From Ono Poke in Montrose to Pokeology in Rice Village and Pokii Eatery and North Shore …

Friends, colleagues remember fallen firefighter

Firefighter William Tolley visited a favorite bakery in search of a symbolic dessert for a First Holy Communion just hours before the Bravest …

New York City

Underground burger joint gets a 'cute' new name

Last year, visiting Kuma Burgers served as something of a marker to distinguish people who are truly passionate about dining from those who just like …

Burgers

In Living Color: Vibrant Blaffer Art Museum gala was a such bright affair it's no wonder the guests wore shades

Blaffer Art Museum's dazzling “colorsplash”-themed 2017 gala, chaired by Elin Jackson, Caroline Starry LeBlanc, Tamar Mendelssohn, and Marit Babin …

Art Museums

Ric Flair Describes Details of Altercation Caught on Video in Fort Wayne Bar

Two weeks after reportedly getting thrown out of a bar in Fort Wayne, Indiana, WWE legend Ric Flair discussed the incident on <i>The Dan Le Batard Show</i>.<p>As seen in the following video courtesy of Pro Wrestling Sheet, Flair told the bartender to "lose some weight" before leaving <b>(warning: some language</b> …

Ric Flair

50 Hours in Amsterdam

A bucket list trip for flower lovers is Holland’s Keukenhof Gardens which, for eight weeks each spring, opens its doors to one million visitors …

Flowers