Photo Gallery: Valley businessman has been hauling Christmas cheer for three decades
What makes the perfect Christmas tree? Is it its tremendous height or the way its branches grow and stretch out symmetrically? Or is it the love and care that families who gather around the holidays put in as they decorate their Christmas tree together?myrgv.com
The King of Spreading the Love
His name is Dimitri Reeves but for those who are lucky enough to catch him on a corner… he may as will be the king of pop himself. The elusive artist posts his locations last minute on social media and when he does, his fans flock to catch the magic. Acting on a tip, Houston Life Correspondent Melanie Camp tracked this talented artist down and discovered his message is all about spreading the love.
Links of love: San Antonio company donates ton of sausage to RGV Food Bank
PHARR — Kiolbassa Smoked Meats, a San Antonio based smoked meats company, donated nearly one ton of premium sausage to the Food Bank of Rio Grande Valley Wednesday morning as part of their Links of Love community enrichment initiative. Kiolbassa is dedicated to feeding families in need and donates 10,000 pounds of sausage each month in order to address food insecurity and disaster relief. She added that the sausage it donated to the RGV Food Bank could feed about 12,500 families. “[Links of Love] gave us a donation of over 3,500 pounds of sausage that we’re going to be able to give to our people,” RGV Food Bank CEO Libby Vaughn said. “Summer is hard as it is and now with the way the economy is going, it’s even harder.”Luckily, the RGV Food Bank is always looking to help those who need food assistance.myrgv.com
UVA lacrosse players had 'rocky relationship' before killing
In her 9th-grade essay, Yeardley Love wrote about what she wanted to do with her life: to attend the University of Virginia, to play lacrosse there, to become a lawyer and to maintain her close relationship with her family. Many of her dreams came true, but ended abruptly and violently when she was brutally beaten by her boyfriend, a lawyer for Love's family told a jury Tuesday in the civil trial of the man convicted in her killing. George Huguely V was convicted of second-degree murder and is serving a 23-year prison sentence in Love's slaying.news.yahoo.com
The truth about true love
According to a CBS News poll, 86% of Americans say true love is real; two-thirds say they have experienced it themselves. Correspondent Susan Spencer talks with romance novelist Tia Williams, "Moonstruck" screenwriter John Patrick Shanley, National Geographic photographer Jodi Cobb, and psychology professor Arthur Aron about the reality and stages of love (lust, romantic obsession, and attachment), and how to keep love alive.news.yahoo.com
‘I’m scared of coming home one day without my daughter,’ says mom of 3 during memorial for Melissa Ortega, 8, slain in Little Village
Little Village residents and community organizers called for peace and mental health support for their neighborhood Saturday during a peace walk and memorial for Melissa Ortega, an 8-year-old girl fatally shot as she walked with her mom.chicagotribune.com
Ken Lindner’s ‘Aspire higher’ promises to motivate you to elevate your life
As the founder of the Positive Life Choice Psychology, he has studied the art of decision-making for years, and now in his new book, “ASPIRE HIGHER, How to Find the Love, Positivity, and Purpose to Elevate Your Life and the World,” author Ken Lindner offers his formula to help you raise your self-esteem and self-confidence.
Australia lists Hezbollah as terrorist organisation
Australia lists all of Hezbollah as a "terrorist organisation", extending an existing ban on armed units to the entire movement, which wields considerable power over Lebanon. It also announced that neo-Nazi group The Base would receive a similar listing.news.yahoo.com
Couple make home in heartland for Afghan allies
When agricultural adviser Caroline Clarin left Afghanistan in 2011, she felt as if she were abandoning the people who’d worked for her. Now, she and her wife are making a home in the Midwest for as many of “Caroline’s guys” as they can. (Nov. 24)news.yahoo.com
Children abandoned at Calhoun truck stop reunited with their grandmother
Nov. 22—Three young children found abandoned at a Calhoun, Georgia, truck stop Sunday have since been reunited with their grandmother. The children, all from Atlanta, were dropped off at the Love's truck stop at 1081 Belwood Road in Calhoun at around 12:30 p.m. Sunday, according to police reports confirmed by Calhoun Police Chief Tony Pyle in a call with the Times Free Press on Monday morning. ...news.yahoo.com
Jill Biden wears 'Love' jacket, drawing comparisons to Melania Trump's 'I really don't care, do u?'
While President Biden was meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in Cornwall, England, on Thursday, first lady Jill Biden wore a black jacket with the word "Love" on the back, drawing immediate comparisons to her predecessor.news.yahoo.com
Online dating and the risk of catfishing: How to investigate your date ahead of time
HOUSTON – Online dating has increased since the COVID-19 pandemic started and so has the risk of catfishing. Searching online (iStock)“A lot of times a simple search will reveal this photo elsewhere and their true identity. Tip 3: Get this person off the dating app and on to a virtual date or in-person date as soon as you can. Virtual dates are in, and the world is starting to open back up for in-person dates. Catfishers cancel dates all the time or virtual dates are conducted in a way where you can’t see them clearly.
QUIZ: How healthy is your relationship after the COVID-19 pandemic?
Add in the stress and anxiety that comes along with a global pandemic and, well, that can make them even tougher. Your relationship is pretty solid and on a healthy track even though it may have some ups and downs. AdIf you got mostly B’s:Your relationship is a bit unstable at the moment and you’re not satisfied in it. Whether your relationship’s problems started pre or post COVID, it’s important that you focus on finding solutions for them rather than dwelling or assigning blame for them. If you’re relationship needs a reboot, check out her tips in the video below.
Daywatch: CPS-CTU stalemate continues, why a health care worker was denied a vaccine and meet Dogecoin, a meme-inspired digital currency
Whether its the single-digit temperatures, the coronavirus shutdown or a love of football and pageantry that has you staying in Sunday, be prepared for the Super Bowl and all its trappings. Here’s our guide on what to make or order in, what to watch — from the halftime show to Puppy Bowl — and what to expect.chicagotribune.com
Did you find love during the pandemic? Tell us about it for Valentine’s Day
We may be living through a global pandemic, but that doesn’t mean love isn’t in the air. Maybe you have a new boyfriend or girlfriend, your partner decided to put a ring on it or you had a socially distanced and safe pandemic wedding. So in honor of the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday, tell us about your love story! You can include photos, write your love story and share with others about how you met your sweetie. Just fill out the form below so you can tell us about your love story.
Cavaliers' Love to miss extended time with calf injury
Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love, right, passes against Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)CLEVELAND – Cavaliers forward Kevin Love could miss more than a month with a right calf injury he aggravated Sunday night in a game against Philadelphia. The 32-year-old’s injury is a setback for the Cavs, who are off to their first 3-0 start since 2016. The five-time All-Star made his season debut and played 38 minutes in the Cavaliers' double-overtime win at Detroit on Saturday. Love is in his seventh season with Cleveland, which is counting on him to lead a young team showing early signs of growth this season.
Father walks daughter down the aisle after recovering from freak accident
HOUSTON – John Sanborn is a devoted father and veteran that has been working since 2018 to regain his strength after a freak accident that leads to traumatic brain injuries. On Sunday, Sanborn walked his oldest daughter, Janine Le, down the aisle at Houston’s Centennial Garden’s Park. During his road to recovery, Sanborn started walking and wrote messages on boards that God works well. His daughter said she is grateful that her dad was with her on a very special day. We had no idea he would even be able to walk let alone walk me down the aisle on my wedding day.
Christian nonprofit provides Thanksgiving boxes for over 900 families in Houston
HOUSTON – With Thanksgiving less than a week away, a Christian nonprofit organization is making sure families have what they need. The Forge for Families Center held its seventh annual Boxes of Love event on Saturday. Over 900 families received boxes of food with all of the trimmings and a Carnegie hen. Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church has participated in the Boxes of Love event for the past six years. Saturday was the last day for the food boxes.
The Purple Pig employees protest over concerns of coronavirus safety negligence
“It starts small,” Love said about the number of people who showed up at the protest outside the acclaimed restaurant in the heart of Chicago’s Michigan Avenue business district. Others voiced their support in private but were hesitant to attend the protest out of fear of losing their jobs, Love said. Another employee, who also called for the protest, did not attend because she says she thinks she is sick with the coronavirus. A third employee emailed a statement to the Tribune, detailing the last seven months of his employment and echoing many of the grievances raised by Love.chicagotribune.com
Houston couple shares special advice during 70th-anniversary parade
HOUSTON – Houston Fire Department helped a local couple celebrate a milestone 70 years in the making. Along with family, friends, and neighbors, the fire department paraded by the home of Lionel and Grace Ann Russell in Sunnyside for a surprise celebration of their 70th wedding anniversary. “June 3, 1950, was perhaps the happiest day of my life when I married this woman,” said Lionel. “She was a prize.”They began their marriage with Lionel serving as an air mechanic in the Air Force. Communicate.”The couple has seen a lot over the years: inside their family and in this world.
From heartbreaks to congratulations. See how fans react after Kealia Ohai and J.J. Watt tie the knot
HOUSTON – Welp, J.J. Watt and Kealia Ohai are officially off the market after the couple got hitched over Valentine’s Day weekend in the Bahamas. J.J. Watt posted photos of their wedding ceremony Sunday morning. Watt and his girl friend...” Plus J.J. Ohai has a nice ring to it. And everyone will have to buy new jerseys — Will Rollon (@WillRollon) February 16, 2020@JJWattIf anyone deserves happiness for what they do in the world, its JJ watt. — James Rampage (@UofMRampage) February 16, 2020Congratulations JJ Watt.
Allergic to dogs? It may only be the males
"Up to 30% of people who are allergic to dogs are actually allergic to one specific protein that's made in the prostate of a dog," said Dr. Lakiea Wright, an allergist at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. "If you're allergic to only that specific protein in the male dog, you may be able to tolerate a female or a neutered dog," Wright said. Spoiler: Because all dogs make one or more types of proteins, there truly is no such thing as a "hypoallergenic" dog, Wright said. "But then we're also looking at specific proteins, the parts that make up the whole, to refine that diagnoses." How do you know if you’re only allergic to male dogs?
Lunches of Love bridges food gaps for chronically hungry children
Lunches of Love bridges food gaps for chronically hungry childrenLunches of Love provides over 4,000 meals a day to chronically hungry children in Fort Bend County. Lunches of Love provides over 4,000 meals a day to chronically hungry children in Fort Bend County. Photo: Lunches Of Love Photo: Lunches Of Love Image 1 of / 22 Caption Close Lunches of Love bridges food gaps for chronically hungry children 1 / 22 Back to GalleryOver 87 percent of children in Fort Bend County Title 1 schools are on free or reduced breakfast and lunch, according to the Texas Department of Agriculture. Lunches of Love provides meals for children during weekends and school gaps like summer vacation, spring break, Christmas and Thanksgiving. For children who are chronically hungry, Lunches of Love hands out 2,700 bags of food for weekends.chron.com
'Modern Love' Renewed for Season 2 By Amazon
Modern Love has been renewed. Season two of Modern Love will debut in 2020. "Since its debut just last week, the reaction to Modern Love from viewers has been incredible. Season one of Modern Love is available to stream now on Amazon Prime Video. RELATED CONTENT:Pregnant Anne Hathaway Looks Divine in All White at 'Modern Love' Premiere'Modern Love' Trailer: Anne Hathaway, Tina Fey Bring to Life Real Love Stories in Anthology Series
Facebook post may lead to transgender woman's killer
The status read: "Somebody need to kill B-Love. "It just tears me up," said friend Dezmond Bass. "I don't know who would have, I don't know what kind of human could do that to somebody. Deputies urged anyone who knows his whereabouts to call Crime Stoppers at 800-780-TIPS. Tipsters could be eligible for a $3,000 reward.abc13.com
Discover Bravery Chef Hall, Houston's newest food hall destination | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2
Love brought chef Richard Knight to Houston 22 years ago and he's best known for starting the "nose to tail" food movement here in the Bayou City. Now, this critically acclaimed chef is reinventing... Copyright 2019 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.
Justin Bieber Swoons Over Wife Hailey in Romantic 'Wife Appreciation' Post
Justin Bieber cant stop gushing over his wife, Hailey Bieber. The 25-year-old lovesick singer took to Instagram on Thursday to swoon over his lady love in an appreciation post featuring several stunning model shots of Hailey, 22. Hailey commented on the photos, writing: Best friend.This certainly isnt the first time the "Sorry" singer has praised his wifey. "Justin and Hailey have talked about kids, and its a priority to them, the source added. They want to be in the right place before having them: having a home, being married and Justin being in a good mental state.
18-wheelers charred in fire at Love's Travel Stop north of downtown Houston
18-wheelers charred in fire at Love's Travel Stop north of downtown HoustonHouston firefighters tackle a fire that charred two 18 wheelers at a Loves Travel Stop north of downtown Houston on Thursday, July 25, 2019. Houston firefighters tackle a fire that charred two 18 wheelers at a Loves Travel Stop north of downtown Houston on Thursday, July 25, 2019. Photo: Jay R. Jordan / Houston Chronicle Photo: Jay R. Jordan / Houston Chronicle Image 1 of / 22 Caption Close 18-wheelers charred in fire at Love's Travel Stop north of downtown Houston 1 / 22 Back to GalleryFirefighters tackled a fire that charred two 18 wheelers Thursday at a truck stop north of downtown Houston. Bystander video shared with Chron.com shows two cabs fully engulfed in flames in the back lot of the Love's Travel Stop at Patton and the North Freeway. THE LATEST: Grand jury indicts ex-fiance in Maleah Davis case18-wheelers catch fire behind gas station north of downtown Houston Houston firefighters tackle a fire that charred two big rigs on Thursday, July 25, 2019.chron.com
Personalized Care For Cancer Survivors
HOUSTON - B.I.G. Love Cancer Care helps provide personalized care for families and patients going through cancer treatment. 11-year-old cancer survivor, Mia and the Director of Development for B.I.G. Love, Shannan Murray stop by to share details on how you can help support this local non-profit organization. Copyright 2018 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.