Wendy Williams Reportedly ‘Never’ Returning to Talk Show, Network Allegedly Planning to Rebrand and Hire Full-Time Replacement
Wendy Williams‘ talk show reign is reportedly coming to an official end following months of health struggles. Anonymous insiders reportedly are saying “The Wendy Williams […]news.yahoo.com
‘Mama, I Don’t Want to Die’: 20-Year-Old’s COVID Death the Latest Among Younger Victims
GettyA 20-year-old Idaho woman died of COVID-19 complications this week, leaving her mother with the devastating last words, “Mama, I don’t want to die.”Summer Carr describes being haunted by those final moments with her daughter, Cleo Shepherd, in comments to local news outlet KTVB.After Shepherd grew frightened when doctors prepared to intubate her, Carr says, “I promised her she was going to be fine. And that was the last conversation I ever had with her.”Shepherd, described as “full of life”news.yahoo.com
After the verdict: Questions about use of force remain in other cases of police shootings
The murder conviction in George Floyd’s death has been hailed as a sign of progress in the fight for equal justice, but still leaves unanswered difficult questions about law enforcement’s use of force and systemic racism in policing.
Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Dig into Corned Beef Benedict at St. Patty's Day Brunch
^ Keep Houston Press Free Support Us LocalCommunityJournalismI Support Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free. Support UsHere's a look at this weekend's tasty food and drink happenings:St. Patrick's Brunch and Crawfish Boil at B.B. St. Patty’s features include corned beef and cabbage, Irish car bombs, boozy Top O’ The Mornin’ coffees and more. http://bit.ly/washingtonresGoode Company Crawfish Pop-Up Party at Goode Co. There will be limited tables and chairs on-site, cornhole and games, and more Goode Company eats.houstonpress.com
Openings and Closings: Flappy Opens in Katy, Bistro 555 Departs This Month
^ Keep Houston Press Free Support Us LocalCommunityJournalismI Support Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free. Photo by Huma and Riaz AhmadBesides its popular burgers, the restaurant offers dishes like gyro wraps, falafel salads and chicken tenders. Owner and chef Kerry Pauly has been a fixture on the Houston restaurant scene for over a decade, working with restaurateur Benjy Levit at his restaurants Local Foods and the former benjy's. The Mediterranean restaurant offers kabobs, chicken shawarma, kafta, chicken couscous and an array of different hummus dips. This is the second location for the kosher-certified bakery, as we reported here in the Houston Press.houstonpress.com
Chris Shepherd Tests Positive for Coronavirus
Houston's much loved and respected chef, Chris Shepherd, announced in an Instagram post Thursday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus. Shepherd and his team have been going above and beyond with safety protocols during the pandemic, including keeping his restaurants' capacity levels at 50 percent rather than the allowed 75 percent. According to Shepherd's post, he took a test as a precaution when he returned home and the test results came back positive. Shepherd wrote, "I'm thankful to have no symptoms, and I'm feeling fine. The chef's post also said that staff close to him have tested negative as well as his fiancee, Lindsey Brown.houstonpress.com
Katz’s opens new Heights location with plenty of new, and classic food items
HOUSTON – Katz’s brand new Heights location on Shepherd just opened this week, this and it’s completely different than the original location on Westheimer and Montrose. All of your favorite items are still on the menu, plus some new menu ones like the salmon salad, Reuben Klassic, 7 Layer, fried pickles, and grilled shrimp sandwich. There is plenty of indoor and outdoor seating to accommodate social distancing, and it’s pet friendly! The bar features some unique new adult beverages, and plenty of Texas wines to choose from. Watch Lauren Kelly chat with owner Barry Katz about the new location.
One Good Thing: Stars celebrate boy who saved sister from dog attack
A 6-year-old boy in Wyoming is being hailed as a hero for saving his sister from a dog attack. Bridger Walker jumped into action when a German Shepherd mix charged toward his 4-year-old sister. Bridger’s family says while he was shielding her, the dog leaped and latched onto his cheek. Hathaway said, "I'm not an Avenger, but I know a superhero when I see one!" The Walker family says they’ve also heard from Mark Ruffalo, Tom Holland and Hugh Jackman.
See how Shepherd at the North Freeway looked in the early 1950s
See how Shepherd at the North Freeway looked in the early 1950sShepherd interchange with North Freeway, circa 1950. Shepherd interchange with North Freeway, circa 1950. Photo: Houston Chronicle File Photo: Houston Chronicle File Image 1 of / 28 Caption Close See how Shepherd at the North Freeway looked in the early 1950s 1 / 28 Back to GalleryHeres one more recently discovered Chronicle photo showing an early section of the North Freeway under construction. Before this stretch of the North Freeway came in in the early 1950s, Shepherd met Airline at Aldine-Bender, where, as U.S. 75, it took motorists up to Conroe and points north. See close-ups, a current image and more photos from the North Freeway under construction in the photos above.chron.com
Indiana driver found guilty of homicide
Indiana State Police/File via CNN(CNN) - A 25-year-old Indiana woman was found guilty of reckless homicide in the 2018 deaths of three siblings at a school bus stop in rural Rochester, Indiana, CNN affiliate WNDU reported. A 11-year-old boy, unrelated to the other three, was hit, but survived after being airlifted to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. He spent nearly a month in the hospital and is continuing to recover from his injuries, WNDU reported. Shepherd, 25, was also found guilty of criminal recklessness and of causing injury by passing a school bus that had its stop arm out, according to WNDU. It confirmed the conviction from a source with direct knowledge of the situation.
Sherri Shepherd Reacts to 'View' Tell-All, Including Elisabeth Hasselbeck Once Threatening
Sherri Shepherd has no issue giving her candid thoughts on the much talked-about The View tell-all that was released in April. Shepherd said she didn't actually read Ramin Setoodeh's Ladies Who Punch: The Explosive Inside Story of The View because she already "lived it." Shepherd, who's still good friends with Hasselbeck, also reacted to Rosie O'Donnell saying she had a "crush" on Hasselbeck though O'Donnell didn't categorize it as sexual. "Yeah, I do remember one time Jenny had an outfit on and Barbara wanted the same outfit," Shepherd said. "But Barbara Walters was tough on the people that she loved and she helped me find my voice," she explained, adding that she still had plenty of love for Walters.