Houston News http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=houston http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=rss/houston.xml Local news for Houston, TX continually updated from thousands of sources on the web. en-us 240 Copyright 2017, Topix Topix http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page= //static.topixcdn.com/pics/topix_homepage_logo2.png Pet welfare groups help fend for animals during cold winter http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=houston/2018/01/pet-welfare-groups-help-fend-for-animals-during-cold-winter?fromrss=1 The chilly winter weather Houston is experiencing this year is motivating animal welfare nonprofits throughout the city to provide quick shelter for at-risk animals. Friends For Life, an animal shelter and foster care organization, responded to the winter storm that hit the Houston area Tuesday and Wednesday by distributing more than two-dozen small-scale shelters for cats and dogs.

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Chron Sun, 21 Jan 2018 10:37:12 GMT 180121TASR20 1 29.7795187159111 -95.3949824221211
Pimp dies after sex-trafficking victim tries to flee him in Houston http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=houston/2018/01/pimp-dies-after-sex-trafficking-victim-tries-to-flee-him-in-houston?fromrss=1 A Wisconsin woman who police say is a victim of sex trafficking is safe after her pimp was killed while he was assaulting her and threatening a good Samaritan, Houston police reported. It happened around 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning in the 14000 block of Hempstead Road near North Gessner Road in northwest Houston when a woman left a club as her pimp harassed her while he followed, according to KPRC-NBC in Houston.

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Dallas Morning News Sat, 20 Jan 2018 21:10:40 GMT 180120MJ6AER 0 29.7795187159111 -95.3949824221211
A new Houston music venue will open its final stage this year http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=houston/2018/01/a-new-houston-music-venue-will-open-its-final-stage-this-year?fromrss=1 Houston recently gained a new music venue designed by SCHAUM/SHIEH , a small architectural collaboration operating between Houston and New York. The White Oak Music Hall is part of a whole cluster of music venues designed by the firm including The Lawn, and Raven Tower Pavilion.

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Archinect School Blog Sat, 20 Jan 2018 16:45:54 GMT 180120UOHE92 0 29.7795187159111 -95.3949824221211
Houston Congressman Poe won't pick favorite in race to replace him http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=houston/2018/01/houston-congressman-poe-wont-pick-favorite-in-race-to-replace-him?fromrss=1 United States Congressional District 2 candidates Dan Crenshaw, left, Justin Lurie, center, and Kevin Roberts, right, speak after the Houston Congressional Candidate Forum at Houston's First Baptist Church Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 in Houston. less United States Congressional District 2 candidates Dan Crenshaw, left, Justin Lurie, center, and Kevin Roberts, right, speak after the Houston Congressional Candidate Forum at Houston's First Baptist Church ... more United States Congressional District 2 candidate Kevin Roberts, right, answers a question next to eight other republican candidates during the Houston Congressional Candidate Forum at Houston's First Baptist Church Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 in Houston.

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Chron Sat, 20 Jan 2018 12:01:38 GMT 180120284O5T 6 29.7795187159111 -95.3949824221211
Lawyer: ICE unjustly holding award-winning Mexican reporter http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=houston/2018/01/lawyer-ice-unjustly-holding-award-winning-mexican-reporter?fromrss=1 This Oct. 4, 2017, file photo provided by the National Press Club shows Mexican journalist Emilio Gutierrez Soto. Advocates for the award-winning journalist trying to win asylum in the United States because he says he received death threats in Mexico accused U.S. immigration officials Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, of unjustly holding him in detention based on a disputed 1999 incident.

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Houston Chronicle Sat, 20 Jan 2018 07:35:59 GMT 180119UHDABK 0 29.7795187159111 -95.3949824221211
Listen: Tax talk stirs the election debate, cuts and no new hikes http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=houston/2018/01/listen-tax-talk-stirs-the-election-debate-cuts-and-no-new-hikes?fromrss=1 Just hours after Republican Gov. Greg Abbott rolled out his plan to put the brakes on skyrocketing property taxes in Texas, Republicans were cheering and Democrats and a variety of other groups were taking shots at it right and left. Lupe Valdez, at an Austin forum a day later, appeared to leave open the door to perhaps raising taxes -- a comment she walked back within hours.

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Chron Sat, 20 Jan 2018 03:10:42 GMT 180119MBP2S8 0 29.7795187159111 -95.3949824221211
How this small Houston community survived Hurricane Harvey when other parts didn't http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=houston/2018/01/how-this-small-houston-community-survived-hurricane-harvey-when-other-parts-didnt-1?fromrss=1 A small thunderstorm three years ago pushed more than a foot of floodwater into Stan Cook's home in the small community of Clear Lake, ruining old home movies, destroying kitchen cabinets and causing more than $130,000 in damage. So when Hurricane Harvey dropped biblical amounts of rain on the region in August, he braced for the worst.

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis Fri, 19 Jan 2018 22:30:02 GMT 1801195U1661 0 29.7795187159111 -95.3949824221211
How this small Houston community survived Hurricane Harvey when other parts didn't http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=houston/2018/01/how-this-small-houston-community-survived-hurricane-harvey-when-other-parts-didnt?fromrss=1 A project in the Clear Lake neighborhood is being heralded as a solution to heavy deluges such as those from the hurricane. The Exploration Green project in the Clear Lake community of southeast Houston will spread over 178 acres and include bike and hiking trails, wetlands and detention ponds capable of holding 500 million gallons of water.

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USA Today Fri, 19 Jan 2018 22:30:01 GMT 180119FVLVGI 0 29.7795187159111 -95.3949824221211
Houston Choreographers Inspired by Reality TV and Early Punker Valeska Gert http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=houston/2018/01/houston-choreographers-inspired-by-reality-tv-and-early-punker-valeska-gert?fromrss=1 It's not often that hip-hop, ballet, game shows and tap can share the same stage but, when it happens, you just know that things are going to get interesting.

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Houston Press Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:59:48 GMT 180119BCSI6U 2 29.7795187159111 -95.3949824221211
Thieves smash display cases at Houston store, make off with $2M in jewelry http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=houston/2018/01/thieves-smash-display-cases-at-houston-store-make-off-with-2m-in-jewelry?fromrss=1 Police in suburban Houston are looking for two bandits who got away with more than $2 million worth of jewelry. The brazen smash-and-grab robbery on Jan. 10 was all captured on the store's surveillance video.

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WBAL-AM Baltimore Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:07:18 GMT 180119SQGBJ4 0 29.7795187159111 -95.3949824221211
Cold weather, winter storm kill 10 across Southern U.S. http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=houston/2018/01/cold-weather-winter-storm-kill-10-across-southern-u-s?fromrss=1 Cold weather and other effects of a winter storm that hit the southern United States this week have killed at least 10 people. Officials have blamed the storm for seven deaths , but three people also died in cold weather after snow and ice blanketed the South.

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UPI Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:22:54 GMT 180119V8P556 0 29.7795187159111 -95.3949824221211
Feel-good favorites return to Houston for TUTS 50th season http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=houston/2018/01/feel-good-favorites-return-to-houston-for-tuts-50th-season?fromrss=1 We should all have a midlife crisis as spectacular as Theatre Under the Stars , as the just-announced 50th season sounds like the ultimate year-long musical party. With a celebration that's half a century in the making, TUTS will present a diverse lineup of musicals going back to the classics, back to audience favorites, and most of all, back to Houston.

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CultureMap Fri, 19 Jan 2018 03:49:30 GMT 180118MO3NT8 0 29.7795187159111 -95.3949824221211
Fire destroys one north Houston home, then damages nearby houses http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=houston/2018/01/fire-destroys-one-north-houston-home-then-damages-nearby-houses?fromrss=1 Houston fire department firefighters responded to a two-alarm residential fire on the 4100 block of Averill Street Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in Houston. One home was completely destroyed.

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Chron Thu, 18 Jan 2018 23:13:20 GMT 180118O3BP8K 2 29.7795187159111 -95.3949824221211
Student in racist rant videos no longer enrolled http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=houston/2018/01/student-in-racist-rant-videos-no-longer-enrolled?fromrss=1 A University of Alabama student repeatedly used a racial slur in videos posted on social media, prompting immediate condemnation from school officials and her apparent expulsion Wednesday. University President Stuart R. Bell called the videos "highly offensive and deeply hurtful," and said the student, Harley Barber, is "no longer enrolled here."

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News Times Thu, 18 Jan 2018 23:13:19 GMT 180118LTLPFM 0 29.7795187159111 -95.3949824221211
Fire destroys abandoned home in South Side http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=houston/2018/01/fire-destroys-abandoned-home-in-south-side?fromrss=1 Someone trying to keep warm may have started a fire that destroyed an abandoned house in the South Side area of Houston. Someone trying to keep warm may have started a fire that destroyed an abandoned house in the South Side area of Houston.

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Chron Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:57:45 GMT 180118U5KIIT 0 29.7795187159111 -95.3949824221211
Valvoline Instant Oil Change targets Houston for expansion http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=houston/2018/01/valvoline-instant-oil-change-targets-houston-for-expansion?fromrss=1 Valvoline Instant Oil Change, the nation's second largest drive-thru oil change and automotive maintenance chain, is expanding into Houston. The Lexington, Ky.-based company has about 1,100 locations in the U.S. less Valvoline Instant Oil Change, the nation's second largest drive-thru oil change and automotive maintenance chain, is expanding into Houston.

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Houston Chronicle Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:39:40 GMT 180118ENQ0M5 0 29.7795187159111 -95.3949824221211
Houston Women's March Steps Up For 2018 Rally http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=houston/2018/01/houston-womens-march-steps-up-for-2018-rally?fromrss=1 A year ago, a group of passionate women gathered at a coffee shop to discuss how they could get involved with the Women's March on a local level.

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Houston Press Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:49:13 GMT 1801189ASLIB 0 29.7795187159111 -95.3949824221211