Houston

  • Matt Jones' playoff chip-in wins Houston Open 07-04-2014 08:43 AM

    Humble, (Texas): Matt Jones told his caddy he was about to make a 42-yard chip-in on the first playoff hole at the Houston Open. The Australian did just that on Sunday, earning his first PGA Tour win in spectacular fashion - and changing his immediate travel plans in the process....
  • Kuchar takes four-shot lead at Houston Open 06-04-2014 09:06 AM

    Humble, (Texas): Matt Kuchar didn't have the result he had hoped for while playing in the final pairing at last week's Texas Open. The six-time PGA Tour winner, who closed with a final-round 75 on his way to a fourth-place finish last week, will have the opportunity to show what...
  • Mickelson shrugs off injury concern before Masters 04-04-2014 09:44 AM

    Phil Mickelson dispelled any lingering doubts about his health ahead of the Masters when he carded an impressive four-under-par 68 in the opening round of the Houston Open on Thursday. A week before the start of the year's first major, Mickelson recorded four birdies during a bogey-free round to end...
  • Mariah Carey helping Whitney Houston's daughter to launch career? 13-02-2014 11:26 AM

    London: Singer Mariah Carey and producer Randy Jackson are reportedly preparing Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown for music stardom. Carey, 43, and Jackson, 57, are said to have decided to help Bobbi's music career, reported Showbiz Spy. "Mariah and Randy were close friends of Whitney's and were heartbroken after...
  • Madonna is not dating anyone: Representative 12-01-2014 03:26 PM

    Los Angeles: Queen of Pop Madonna is not dating a dancer after breaking up from Brahim Zaibat, her representative has confirmed. The representative for the 55-year-old singer has responded to a report that she dated 26-year-old dancer called Timor Steffens, telling it is not true, reported Radar online. The 'Like...
  • Mary J Blige gave up alcohol after Whitney Houston's death 30-11-2013 04:38 PM

    Los Angeles: American singer - songwriter Mary J. Blige has revealed that the death of her close friend Whitney Houston shocked her so much that she gave up drinking alcohol as she realised the 'importance' of her own life. Blige, 42, says her close friend's death in February 2012 had...
  • Two high school student killed in party shooting in US 11-11-2013 10:40 AM

    Celebratory gunshots fired at a girl's 18th birthday party triggered more gunfire that left two people dead, two critically injured and nearly two-dozen injured in a chaotic scene where people jumped from second-floor windows to escape the shooting at a suburban Houston home, authorities have said. Harris County Sheriff Adrian...
  • I'm Whitney Houston when drunk, says Katie Price 04-11-2013 05:29 PM

    London: Reality TV star Katie Price says she imitates singer Whitney Houston when she gets drunk. The 35-year-old model sings five songs of Houston on her karaoke machine at home while her friends are forced to watch, OK! magazine reported. "I do the same routine at the end of every...
  • United Airlines to honour free tickets it accidentally gave away to lucky customers 14-09-2013 08:10 AM

    United Airlines has said that it will honour the tickets it accidentally gave away for free. The decision is good news for people who snapped up the tickets on Friday after United listed airfares at USD 0. Many customers got tickets for USD 5 or USD 10, paying only the...
  • Indian-American woman arrested for plotting husband's murder 10-09-2013 11:41 PM

    Houston: A 34-year-old Indian-American woman has been arrested in the US for allegedly trying to hire assailants to kill her husband. Reena Ratilal Patel has been charged with criminal solicitation of capital murder. According to an arrest affidavit, a resident at an apartment complex on Rutland Drive in North Austin...
  • Signs banning Muslims from parking causes outrage in US 10-08-2013 07:57 PM

    Houston: Signs banning Muslims from using a shopping centre's parking lot mysteriously appeared this week in a city of the southern US state of Texas, generating massive outrage. The posters that read, "No Muslim parking in the Westview Shopping Center," were seen in recent days outside the mall, which sits...
  • Four firefighters die, five injured battling Houston blaze 01-06-2013 06:36 AM

    Houston: Four firefighters died and five others were injured on Friday when a roof collapsed during a blaze at a hotel and restaurant in southwest Houston, fire department and city officials said. Fire Chief Terry Garrison told a news conference that firefighters were searching for people who may have been...
  • Passenger thrown out of the plane for singing non-stop 14-05-2013 11:40 AM

    Washington: A passenger was booted off an American Airlines flight en route from Los Angeles to New York Monday when she would not stop singing Whitney Houston's hit 'I Will Always Love You'. The plane's pilot made an unscheduled stop in Kansas City about halfway through the six-hour flight after...
  • Houston airport shooter wrote in note of 'monster within' 04-05-2013 06:34 AM

    Houston: A man who caused a panic when he fired a Glock semi-automatic pistol in the air at a busy Houston airport terminal and then killed himself, left a suicide note that spoke of "the monster within me," police said on Friday. Houston Police Chief Charles McClelland said the dead...
  • Man dead after Houston airport shooting sparks panic 03-05-2013 06:51 AM

    Houston: A man sparked a panic at a busy Houston airport terminal on Thursday when he pulled out a gun and shot at the ceiling, then either shot himself or was killed by a security officer who confronted him. Houston police spokesman Kese Smith said the man who died was...
  • 14 bodies recovered from Texas plant blast site 20-04-2013 04:48 PM

    Houston: The death toll in the massive fertilizer plant explosion in Texas has risen to 14, with US investigators announcing they had nearly finished search and rescue efforts. Two days after the West Fertilizer Company fertilizer facility exploded in the US town of West, Texas, the residents were grappling with...
  • Almagro defeats Williams to reach Houston final 14-04-2013 09:17 AM

    Houston: John Isner and Nicolas Almagro, two of the biggest servers in tennis, aced their way into the final of the US Men's Clay Court Championship. Top-seeded Almagro of Spain, the ATP Tour leader with 261 aces, needed only 58 minutes to beat American wild-card Rhyne Williams 6-2, 6-1. Isner,...
  • 2013 NBA All-Star a mega success in Houston 02-03-2013 04:53 PM

    CNN-IBN sports editor Gaurav Kalra recalls his 2013 NBA All-Star weekend in Houston last month. ...
  • Whitney Houston wax works unveiled 07-02-2013 07:02 PM

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  • 19 people we will miss 05-01-2013 04:28 PM

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