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Arlington 18-year-old pleads guilty to recruiting for terrorist group


May 9, 2019

An Arlington 18-year-old pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal terrorism charge after he was accused of grooming a would-be recruit to join a terrorist group and arranging to get him to Pakistan. Michael Kyle Sewell was arrested in February and pleaded guilty Wednesday morning before federal Magistrate Judge Jeffrey L. Cureton in Fort Worth. Sewell was charged with conspiracy to provide material support to …

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Man at large after stabbing homeless man in downtown Dallas, police say


May 9, 2019

A homeless man was wounded in a stabbing Wednesday night in downtown Dallas, police say. Two men, both of whom are homeless, got into an argument about 8:40 p.m. in the 2000 block of Commerce Street, near South Harwood Street and Main Street Garden Park, police said. During the altercation, one man reportedly stabbed the other. Dallas Fire-Rescue took the …

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One person injured in drive-by shooting in southeast Oak Cliff


May 9, 2019

One person was injured Wednesday night in a drive-by shooting in southeast Oak Cliff, police say. Officers were called about 8:30 p.m. to a shooting call in the 3000 block of Morgan Drive, near South El Centro Way and Texans Can Academy Dallas Grant East. A female who had been shot was taken to a local hospital. Her condition and age …

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Twitterverse roasts Houston’s Travis Scott for his military-inspired fashion miss at 2019 Met Gala


May 9, 2019

Travis Scott was roasted on Twitter for the military-inspired look he wore to Monday’s 2019 Met Gala, themed “Camp: Notes on Fashion.” Many in the Twitterverse felt Scott’s outfit by Dior, including a brown suit with leather forearm sleeves and black gloves, was a big fashion miss. “Huh I didn’t know Travis Scott was on Star Trek,” wrote one Twitter user. ON HOUSTONCHRONICLE.COM: Houston …

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Peek inside unique homes for sale in Houston’s historic districts


May 9, 2019

The eclectic mixture of homes in Houston’s many different historic districts offer a peek into the city’s rich history. The city has more than 20 different historic districts, according to the Houston Association of Realtors. From high-rise condos in Houston’s historic commercial district to 1920’s era bungalows designed by world-renown architects, these neighborhoods boast some of the most treasured properties …

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Simone Biles to appear in Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue again


May 9, 2019

Simone Biles will appear in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue for the second time when the 2019 edition hits newsstands next week. Biles, who is from Houston and won four gold medals and a bronze medal at the 2016 Olympics, first appeared in the 2017 edition of the magazine’s swimsuit issue. For that shoot, she was photographed in Houston alongside Olympic …

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14 Houston bars just right for sipping and mingling


May 9, 2019

It’s high time to shake up your week — by adding a new bar to your rotation. Whether you’re looking to wet your whistle with a cocktail or a beer, we’ve rounded up 14 watering holes that’ll hit the spot. See above for where to drink right now in Houston. On HOUSTONCHRONICLE.COM: Houston’s best happy hour deals to check out now …

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Chefs from Eunice, Alice Blue, Le Colonial and Poitín service Recipe for Success’ 10-course dinner


May 9, 2019

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it – improve upon it. That’s the approach Recipe for Success’ annual Delicious Alchemy dinner seems to take, anyway. Gracie Cavnar, the organization’s founder, board chairman and CEO, tackles a unique challenge each year. Finding a host couple both willing and able to accommodate several dozen gastronomes into their home for a 10-course feast …

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