Reporter, Houston Chronicle
Houston Chronicle Reporter. Email me: firstname.lastname@example.org
blog.chron.com — Houston-area home sales hit a record last month as more properties sold during May than any month in history. Buyers closed on 7,794 single-family homes, a 28 percent increase compared to last May, according to the latest monthly report from the Houston Association of Realtors.
blog.chron.com — If you're a Google Reader user and you launch the RSS reader's Web page this morning, you'll get this sad, sad message: It's true. As I wrote back in March, Google is shutting down its RSS reader on July 1 - two weeks from now. That's problematic because Google prov
houstonchronicle.com — A grand jury has declined to bring criminal charges against a Houston police officer who fatally shot a double amputee in a wheelchair last fall, a shooting that spawned nationwide criticism and renewed calls locally for more accountability of law enforcement.
blog.chron.com — Several months ago, Chronicle photography director Steven Gonzales made a promise to Jill Karnicki, one of the paper's photo editors, that if she lost her hair during her breast-cancer treatment he would shave his head.
houstonchronicle.com — A private developer cleared nearly an acre of heavily wooded land in Houston's second-oldest public park, sparking outrage from residents and city officials. [...] the Houston Parks and Recreation Department is working with the developer, Bill Workman, about the incident. Workman on Wednesday told the Chronicle the clearing was the result of a miscommunication with a contractor.
washingtonpost.com — HOUSTON - The Federal Emergency Management Agency is refusing to provide money to help rebuild the small Texas town where a deadly fertilizer plant explosion leveled numerous homes and a school, and killed 15 people.
chron.com — Fort Bend County Judge pulls proposal to develop software to monitor social media posts Bad timing may have killed a Houston-area proposal to develop software for monitoring social media posts about breaking news. Braun said the project involved putting together two types of open-source software, SwiftRiver and Ushahidi, to help the public assess the accuracy of massive amounts of information that is already publicly available.
Share This Profile