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Lego to scrap Shell deal after Arctic protest

Lego to scrap Shell deal after Arctic protest

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Danish toy maker Lego said Thursday it won’t renew a deal allowing Shell to hand out Lego sets at its gas stations in some 30 countries, following a viral campaign protesting Arctic drilling.
Fan poll: Peterson can play if cleared in court

Fan poll: Peterson can play if cleared in court

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; most NFL fans think Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson should only be allowed to play again if he is found not guilty of felony child abuse, according to the latest Associated Press-GfK poll.

Video link: Awkward speech from animal rights group

What was intended to be a moving proclamation in the name of animal rights has become something of a mockery. 
Illinois man drowns off Galveston coastline

Illinois man drowns off Galveston coastline

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; an Illinois man drowned after he and his wife were thrown into the water when their boat wrecked off the coast of Galveston.
Former Texas A&M student bans Muslims from her Arkansas gun range

Former Texas A&M student bans Muslims from her Arkansas gun range

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; In what is either a marketing ploy targeting hard-line conservatives or just a case of a local business owner standing up for her beliefs, Jan Morgan, a gun range owner in Hot Springs, Arkansas, has ignited s
Animal lovers 'hating' on Texas TV host

Animal lovers 'hating' on Texas TV host

The Houston Chronicle reports; a Texas angler and television host who used a compound bow to arrow an 809-pound Mako shark off the California coast last month is drawing detractors on social media who oppose the shark's treatment.
Teen football player dies after injury during game

Teen football player dies after injury during game

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; A high school football player has died after he collided with an opponent and collapsed during a game on Long Island.
Deadly head-on crash in north Houston

Deadly head-on crash in north Houston

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a suspected drunken driver is accused in a deadly head-on traffic crash Tuesday night in north Houston.
Police kill suspect near Houston mall

Police kill suspect near Houston mall

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; A man is dead after being shot by Houston police Tuesday morning outside of a business along Interstate 45 in southeast Houston.
Scale model of refurbished Astrodome helps elicit ideas at brainstorming session

Scale model of refurbished Astrodome helps elicit ideas at brainstorming session

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Astrodome Walking Trail, Astrodome Paradise Park with a tropical theme, Houston Hall of Fame, a performance venue, a seasonal indoor park with ice skating, amusement park, a zipline, a resort.
Texas executes woman for starvation of boy, 9

Texas executes woman for starvation of boy, 9

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a Texas woman convicted of the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago was executed Wednesday evening.
Restaurant backs off event featuring Death Row inmate's last meals

Restaurant backs off event featuring Death Row inmate's last meals

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; eating the same food as someone who is about to be executed by the state is pretty morbid. It's also in bad taste judging by the social media backlash against Death Row Dinners.
Nearly $3 million in drugs seized in South Texas

Nearly $3 million in drugs seized in South Texas

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized nearly $3 million in illegal narcotics during two seizures at international bridges in South Texas.
Hidden meanings behind tattoos

Hidden meanings behind tattoos

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; The Associated Press consulted criminal justice experts to discover the sometime hidden meanings behind some tattoos.
Store owner kills would-be robber in SE Houston

Store owner kills would-be robber in SE Houston

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Usman Seth was minding his family's convenience store on Scranton Street in southeast Houston when a man barged in just after 10 p.m. Friday.