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Card readers on SEPTA buses not working? Blame it on growing pains

Card readers on SEPTA buses not working? Blame it on growing pains

The transportation authority is tracking a small but disquieting number of car reader failures on buses since the beginning of the year....
Passenger says Delta crew stopped her from singing anthem

Passenger says Delta crew stopped her from singing anthem

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia physician said her plan to honor a fallen soldier by singing the U.S. national anthem aboard a Delta Air Lines plane carrying the soldier's casket...
Trump promises to 'look into' report on drug czar nominee Marino in wake of Post/'60 Minutes' probe

Trump promises to 'look into' report on drug czar nominee Marino in wake of Post/'60 Minutes' probe

One Democratic senator called on Trump to withdraw the nomination of Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.) to lead the Office of National Drug Control Policy, a position requiring Senate...
Colorado Buffaloes opponent watch: 5 things to know about Washington State

Colorado Buffaloes opponent watch: 5 things to know about Washington State

Colorado (4-3, 1-3) rides the momentum of its first Pac-12 victory into an 8:45 p.m. Saturday kickoff at Washington State (6-1, 3-1). Here are five things you need to know about...
Get Cooking: Mrs. DiThomas’ White Pizza

Get Cooking: Mrs. DiThomas’ White Pizza

Mrs. DiTomas’ recipe for white pizza is very moist, more so than any commercial focaccia could be, and it’s also slightly sweet....
Eye on the Chargers: AFC West rival finding rhythm after rough start to season

Eye on the Chargers: AFC West rival finding rhythm after rough start to season

The Chargers have won back-to-back games after dropping their first four of the season. Its 2-4 record doesn’t reflect how competitive Los Angeles has been....
Doug Lamborn bought stock in a company that was later linked to insider trading

Doug Lamborn bought stock in a company that was later linked to insider trading

U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn of Colorado Springs bought shares of stock in a company at the center of a recent congressional ethics investigation into possible insider trading involving...
Greeley’s Syntax Spirits plans to “kick it up a notch” with rebrand

Greeley’s Syntax Spirits plans to “kick it up a notch” with rebrand

Heather Bean built a market for her whiskey, rum and vodka with a cartoonish kayaking avatar of herself stuck to every bottle of Greeley-made Syntax Spirits Distillery. But to kick...
Judge dismisses charges against former top El Paso County sheriff’s investigator Juan San Agustin

Judge dismisses charges against former top El Paso County sheriff’s investigator Juan San Agustin

An El Paso County judge on Monday dismissed felony charges against a former high-ranking sheriff’s investigator who had been charged along with former Sheriff Terry Maketa with...
“Me too”: Alyssa Milano urged assault victims to tweet in solidarity. The response was massive.

“Me too”: Alyssa Milano urged assault victims to tweet in solidarity. The response was massive.

Actress Alyssa Milano took to Twitter on Sunday with an idea, suggested by a friend, she said....
In cosmic crash, scientists find origins of gold

In cosmic crash, scientists find origins of gold

“When these things collide, all hell breaks loose”...
Trump to declare opioid crisis, says he’ll be ‘looking into’ controversial drug czar nominee

Trump to declare opioid crisis, says he’ll be ‘looking into’ controversial drug czar nominee

Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., helped steer legislation that made it harder for the government to take some enforcement actions against giant drug companies....
New Jersey man found guilty in 2016 New York bombing

New Jersey man found guilty in 2016 New York bombing

The conviction of Ahmad Khan Rahimi, a loner from New Jersey drawn to online calls to jihad, marked the end of a prosecution of what was, arguably, the largest-scale terrorist act...
A California family thought their dog had died in the fires, but she was waiting for them

A California family thought their dog had died in the fires, but she was waiting for them

They had seconds to leave. And in the midst of fleeing the inferno, Izzy the Burmese Mountain Dog ran away from them....
Detroit charter school teachers vote to unionize

Detroit charter school teachers vote to unionize

The vote to unionize will make the Detroit charter school the eighth in Michigan where teachers have sought representation from a union...
Michigan women say #MeToo to call out sexual harassment, assault

Michigan women say #MeToo to call out sexual harassment, assault

#MeToo was all over Facebook since Sunday night with women showing how pervasive sexual harassment and assault really is....
St. Joseph Oratory to raise $2.5M to repair spire, stonework on historic Detroit church

St. Joseph Oratory to raise $2.5M to repair spire, stonework on historic Detroit church

Historic St. Joseph Oratory Catholic Church hopes to raise $2.5 million for renovations needed at the church in Detroit's Eastern Market....
Rochelle Riley: Harvey Weinstein's accusers show the courage I didn't

Rochelle Riley: Harvey Weinstein's accusers show the courage I didn't

I never wrote it, but thought of Weinstein's accusers: Why didn't they speak up? Why didn’t they have the courage? Then I realized the hypocrisy....
Boy, 17, fatally hit by pickup in Monroe County

Boy, 17, fatally hit by pickup in Monroe County

Boy hit Sunday morning on Telegraph Road north in Frenchtown Township...
Man believes bodies in California desert are son, girlfriend

Man believes bodies in California desert are son, girlfriend

JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - The father of a missing California man said he believes the bodies of his son and his son's girlfriend have been found in Joshua Tree...
Florida state of emergency declared for white nationalist

Florida state of emergency declared for white nationalist

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Citing past clashes and protests, Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Monday declared a state of emergency in advance of a speech white nationalist Richard Spencer...
The Latest: USAF plane makes safe emergency landing in Reno

The Latest: USAF plane makes safe emergency landing in Reno

RENO, Nev. (AP) - The Latest on a military aircraft making an emergency landing in Reno (all times local): 12:58 p.m. A military transport plane on a mountain training mission in...
15 attorneys general oppose Trump transgender military ban

15 attorneys general oppose Trump transgender military ban

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is leading a group of 15 Democratic attorneys general in opposing President Donald Trump's administration's plan to bar...
Houstonians react to remarkable fall weather after cold front blows in

Houstonians react to remarkable fall weather after cold front blows in

Houstonians woke up to temperatures in the low- to mid-60s Monday morning as northern winds blew in overnight and residents quickly took to social media to express their feelings...
ICYMI: Why Harris County can expect a new round of death penalty appeals

ICYMI: Why Harris County can expect a new round of death penalty appeals

This week's long-form and investigative stories delve into flaws in the mental health system, a string of upcoming death penalty appeals and the latest with the toxic waste pits on...
Three registration days added for disaster food relief

Three registration days added for disaster food relief

Harris County residents who need food assistance after Hurricane Harvey will have three more days to register, the state Department of Health and Human Services announced Monday....
Pearland dollar store employee accused of exposing himself to female customers

Pearland dollar store employee accused of exposing himself to female customers

A Pearland Dollar General employee has been charged with indecent exposure after he allegedly showed his genitals to at least two women who were customers in the store....
Distinguished Gentlemen host breakfast for football players

Distinguished Gentlemen host breakfast for football players

The Distinguished Gentlemen Leadership Group hosted the Homecoming Impact Breakfast on Oct. 14 at the Coldspring-Oakhurst High School cafeteria for a group of Trojan football...
Sugar Land completes hurricane debris removal; County continues cleanup effort

Sugar Land completes hurricane debris removal; County continues cleanup effort

Just over a month after Hurricane Harvey flooded 250 homes in Sugar Land, the city completed cleaning up the tons of debris left in the storm's wake. As of Oct. 5, the Sugar Land...
The Groves unveils more model homes, Harvey incentives

The Groves unveils more model homes, Harvey incentives

Home sales in The Groves are running more than 20 percent ahead of last year's pace. Ashlar Development is developing The Groves, a 1,000-acre community by in northeast Houston....
Chase teller says he and others forced for work off the clock

Chase teller says he and others forced for work off the clock

A teller at J.P. Morgan Chase Bank in Sugar Land alleges the bank forces hourly paid employees to stay and work after they have clocked out to lock up, set alarms and perform other...
Houston ranks really low on list of cities competing for Amazon HQ, says study

Houston ranks really low on list of cities competing for Amazon HQ, says study

The nationwide bidding war for Amazon's second headquarters has Houston leaders pitching the city as a diverse and dynamic marketplace, one with big industrial players and an...
Hospital space up for lease near Texas Medical Center

Hospital space up for lease near Texas Medical Center

Cambridge Properties has selected NAI Partners to market and lease available space in the 195,000-square-foot 7501 Fannin building....
Gasoline prices fall for fifth consecutive week

Gasoline prices fall for fifth consecutive week

Gasoline costs continue to plunge in Houston in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, although they're still not back to their pre-storm levels....
Video: What has gone right for the Astros in the ALCS?

Video: What has gone right for the Astros in the ALCS?

Houston Chronicle sports columnist Jenny Dial Creech talks with sports writer Jake Kaplan and KPRC sports director Randy McIlvoy about the Houston Astros series against the New...
Texans defense adjusts to big-name absences

Texans defense adjusts to big-name absences

The Texans' defense is playing without four starters who were first-round picks -- J.J. Watt (injury), outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus (injury), inside linebacker Brian Cushing...
Edward Harold Bell confessed to murdering 11 Texas girls. But was he really their killer?

Edward Harold Bell confessed to murdering 11 Texas girls. But was he really their killer?

He called them "the eleven who went to heaven." In a letter to prosecutors, he confessed to murdering one teenage girl after another. But was Edward Harold Bell really their...
Ex-Dallas superintendent's vacation spot raises questions

Ex-Dallas superintendent's vacation spot raises questions

DALLAS (AP) - An apartment building in New Orleans links two central characters in the financial demise of a troubled government school bus agency in Dallas, raising ethical...
Teen faces up to life in prison in alleged $60 drug-deal robbery

Teen faces up to life in prison in alleged $60 drug-deal robbery

A Spring teenager could face up to life in prison if convicted of an aggravated robbery charge stemming from a drug-deal robbery in July. Justin Lamont Love, 19, was arrested more...
College Park hires new director of Recreation and Cultural Arts

College Park hires new director of Recreation and Cultural Arts

The city of College Park recently appointed Emmanuel Rainey as director of Recreation and Cultural A......