UH Moment: Accomplished Academic Leader Diane Z. Chase Appointed as UH Provost – Houston Public Media
"The opportunity to elevate UH, the premier flagship public research university in the fourth largest city in the U.S., to a top 50 public university is a once-in-a-generation opportunity"houstonpublicmedia.org
Suspect in stolen vehicle crashes into METRORail train during chase in downtown Houston; 3 people injured: HPD
A suspect that was in a stolen vehicle has been arrested after leading police on a chase and crashing into a METRORail train in downtown Houston Tuesday, officers with the Houston Police Department said.
2 juvenile escapees arrested after stealing woman’s vehicle, leading deputies on chase through Seabrook area
Two juveniles who escaped from the Harris County Youth Village in Seabrook have been arrested and charged with multiple felonies after deputies say they stole a vehicle and led them on a chase through the Webster area.
KPRC 2 Investigates: Zelle fraud victims rarely get their money back
Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo... no matter which bank you use, you probably trust your bank to protect your money. But consumer advocates are calling out the nation's largest banks for giving thieves easy access to your cash through an app and platform they created. They say new numbers from some of those banks show just how much criminals are making from Zelle.
2 carjacking suspects dead, 3 other suspects injured after chase ends in crash in north Harris County: HCSO
Two carjacking suspects have died and three other suspects were injured after a pursuit that ended in a crash in north Harris County Wednesday, deputies with Harris County Sheriff’s Office said.
DWI suspect leads deputies on chase with 4 children inside vehicle in west Harris County, HCSO says
A man is in custody after Harris County sheriff’s deputies said he led them on a high-speed chase with four children inside the vehicle in west Harris County Sunday morning. Deputies said the man was suspected of drinking while driving.
Officer clipped by patrol car while chasing down catalytic converter thieves in SW Houston, HPD says
An officer with the Houston Police Department is recovering after police said he was clipped by a patrol car while chasing down suspects in southwest Houston that were stealing catalytic converters. According to authorities, the officer sustained a minor injury.
How David Chase got over his fear of a Sopranos movie
“Jim and I had very little communication in those days. I thought he would be good in the role, but I didn’t want to approach it because we weren’t speaking much,” Chase said. “One day, he said, ‘What’s going on with that movie?’ I said, ‘I haven’t cast the lead character, the father; I have to do that soon.’ He said, ‘Who ya looking at?’ I told him and it was a really good, respectable actor. And he goes, ‘Oh, s---, I can’t let you do that. Alright, I’ll do it.’” And so the elder Gandolfini worked under Chase one last time before his sudden death in 2013.washingtonpost.com
Caught on camera: Libyan coast guard shoots at migrant boat
A non-profit rescue group has slammed Libya’s coast guard and the European Union after it witnessed the Libyan maritime authorities chasing a crowded migrant boat and shooting in its direction in an apparent effort to stop it from crossing the Mediterranean Sea to Europewashingtonpost.com
This Houston home on the market was designed by a trailblazing Texas architect
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Man kills himself after leading police on 95-mile chase, engaging in hourslong standoff, authorities say
HOUSTON – Both directions of Interstate 10 are back open Thursday in Schulenburg after a chase that started in Houston resulted in a standoff and a man committing suicide, according to authorities. Officials said the chase started after a person in the vehicle fired shots at a deputy from the Harris County Precinct 5 Constable’s Office around 3 a.m. Thursday. The chase passed through Houston and Colorado County where authorities said they used spike strips to damage the tires. Authorities said the driver continued to drive on rims until finally coming to a stop Schulenburg, where he refused to get out. Deputies said the driver continued to flash a handgun and law enforcement shut down I-10 in the area while they worked to resolve the situation.
At least 10 people bail from stolen truck during chase in Brazoria County
DAMON, Texas – At least 10 people ran from the scene Wednesday where a stolen truck got stuck in the mud during a chase in Brazoria County. The chase ended in a field near a river off County Road 4 and County Road 522. According to Rosenberg police, the vehicle was reported stolen from Beeville. The vehicle traveled into Brazoria County before crashing through a fence and get stuck in the mud. According to police, 10 to 15 people jumped from the truck and ran into the brush.
Striking a balance in your cleaning routine might save you from going crazy
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GPS device in bag of stolen money helps deputies track down robbery suspect in NW Harris County, HCSO says
HOUSTON – A man who robbed a gas station in northwest Harris County Wednesday and led deputies on a high-speed chase was arrested, Harris County sheriff’s deputies said. District 5 deputies said a Circle K Gas Station in the 9000 block of Jones Road was robbed by a suspect armed with a gun. Deputies said they located the suspect with the help of a 3SI tracker, which was inside the bag of stolen money. When deputies tried to pull over the suspect, investigators said he hit the gas and led deputies on a high-speed chase, at times reaching speeds over 140 miles per hour. After he attempted to flee on foot, deputies said the suspect was caught and taken into custody.
Deputy recovering after leg run over during chase in NE Harris County, HCSO says
HOUSTON – A Harris County sheriff’s deputy is out of the hospital recovering after authorities said her leg was run over during a chase in the Greensbrook area Monday. Investigators said the incident happened on Green Coral near Greensbrook Forest around 12:30 a.m. when she was attempting to stop a stolen car when everyone in it hopped out but left the car in drive. Deputies said she chased the suspects, but the vehicle hit her. Investigators said other deputies caught two of the suspects, who are all believed to be juveniles.
When COVID-19 closed Lurie’s playroom, it took away a refuge for sick children. Staffers improvised to bring toys to them — but they need your help.
Restrictive protocols meant only one parent could come, disrupting the family’s long-established routines to make hospital life easier — she now drove alone to and through the city from their home in Zion, no longer able to juggle tasks with Chase’s dad, Ben Petersen, who would get food and ensure she took care of herself too. Chase’s sister, Brooklynne, 10, also could no longer come along to the hospital, where she had gotten to know the staff.chicagotribune.com
'My Big Fat Fabulous Life' Star Whitney Way Thore Splits From Fianc After He Gets Another Woman Pregnant
Whitney Way Thore and her fianc, Chase Severino, have called it quits. The My Big Fat Fabulous Life star revealed on Instagram on Thursday that she and her beau are calling off their engagement, and that he is expecting a child with another woman. Directing people to Thore's post, he added that he has "nothing but love and respect for Whitney and our time together." Thore and Severino's love story was documented on the sixth season of My Big Fat Fabulous Life. Thore and Severino got engaged in Paris, France, in October 2019, but didn't share the news until two months later.
Two high school seniors marry after hes been told he has months live
After being told he had months to live, Chase Smith and his girlfriend Sadie Mills rushed to the altar, set up where the two 18-year-olds shared their first kiss just six months prior. According to a report by Indy Star, getting married had been part of the couples plan. Tumors began to show all over his skull and in the fluid of the lining of his brain, surrounding the pituitary gland, Indy Star reports. We, every day, pray for a miracle together because we trust in God, Sadie said according to Indy Star. Enjoy and give everything you can in those relationships, Chase said according to Indy Star.
Credit cardholders panic as wait times to change travel stretch hours amid coronavirus pandemic
Chase's Sapphire Reserve has been named one of the best credit cards for travel by numerous experts thanks in part to its many benefits, including a $300 annual travel credit, airport lounge access and a dedicated customer support line. But this week, users took to social media to complain that Chase's customer service amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic is resulting in long hold times spanning several hours. Though complaints about Chase wait times seemed to dominate Twitter, cardholders were also calling out customer service at American Express, Capital One and Bank of America, all of which have online travel booking portals for their cardmembers. But for those who booked through their credit card company's online travel portal, getting in touch with customer service to cancel or rebook has proved challenging. The customer service desk reportedly told Escobar the only refund option was a travel voucher, valid for one year.cnbc.com
Father and son duo determined to help the homeless one meal at a time
Salt Lake City John Hansen and his 10-year-old son Chase search the streets of Salt Lake City every weekend for the perfect person to take to lunch. Their only requirement is that the person is homeless. They started Project Empathy four years ago, to share a meal with someone, listen to their story and figure out how they can help. "The homeless took me in more than the people I actually knew here," said one homeless woman named Monique. "We could and we will succeed if we have other people come out and help," Chase said.cbsnews.com
Capital One rewards will soon be redeemable on Amazon
Capital One rewards cardholders will soon be able to redeem cash back and miles via Amazon.com. The company joins American Express, Chase, Citi and Discover to provide the convenient Shop with Points redemption option to cardholders. The redemption value for cash-back credit cards will be $1 in cash rewards equals $1 on Amazon. To benefit from this new feature, you can enroll simply by adding an eligible Capital One rewards credit card to your Amazon account. Information about the Capital One credit cards has been collected independently by CNBC and has not been reviewed or provided by the issuer prior to publication.cnbc.com
Masked thieves attempt to steal ATM from Chase bank in Rice Military
Masked thieves attempt to steal ATM from Chase bank in Rice MilitaryThieves attempted to break into a Rice Military Chase bank ATM; it's the second time in six months the ATM has been targeted Thieves attempted to break into a Rice Military Chase bank ATM; it's the second time in six months the ATM has been targeted Photo: OnScene.TV Photo: OnScene.TV Image 1 of / 8 Caption Close Masked thieves attempt to steal ATM from Chase bank in Rice Military 1 / 8 Back to GalleryHouston police are searching for several men who they believe may have attempted to break into a Chase bank ATM in the Rice Military neighborhood early Thursday. A witness told police that the men had just left the scene in a white truck with a blue stripe, so police followed, he said. Police located the white truck, left running and abandoned just blocks away, but the suspects were nowhere in sight. The ATM was left at the scene and had not been successfully breached, he said, adding that the men were able to tear off the front panel. This is the second time in six months this ATM has been targeted, Crowson said.chron.com
ATM technology allows you to withdraw with smartphone
Bank of America joins Chase in announcing card-free technology. New ATMs will allow you to get your money with your smartphone. The move is designed to save customers' time. CNET senior editor Dan Ackerman joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the latest way technology is changing how we use money.cbsnews.com
Carjacker nabbed after high-speed chase in Denver with help from above
Carjacker nabbed after high-speed chase in Denver with help from above In Denver, a man led authorities on a violent, one-hour high-speed chase, in the middle of the morning's commute. KCNC's Kelly Werthmann reports on how a radio news helicopter helped police capture the fugitive.cbsnews.com