Craig Malisow covers crooks, quacks, animal abusers, elected officials, and other assorted people for the Houston Press.
4 hours ago | Courts
A former Houston police officer who shot his neighbor in 2016 following an argument over a dog has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to the Harris County District Attorney's Office. A grand jury handed down the i...
14 hours ago | Courts
A Houston woman has sued prominent plastic surgeon Franklin Rose, saying he humiliated her by using her as a "before" candidate for a facelift examination that was covered by KPRC in 2015. Ann Hammond says Rose offered to give her free surgery as ...
7 days ago | Spaced City
Beloved Houston tattoo artist Lana Gooding, named best in her field in the 2016 Houston Press Best of Houston issue, died Wednesday at age 36, leaving behind two young sons. The preliminary findings suggest she died of a heart attack, her brother,...
9 days ago | Courts
Two Houstonians have been sentenced in an Oklahoma federal court for their roles in an elaborate — not to mention sort of creepy — online dating scam that defrauded multiple victims out of nearly $5 million. Ken Ejimofor Ezeah, 35, and Akunna Baiy...
10 days ago | Courts
While two of the fixers in a multi-state lottery rigging have been convicted, the fallout from their scheme continues, this time with a lawsuit against Colorado Lottery. Filed last week in Denver County District Court by Amir Massihzadeh, the suit...
14 days ago | Political Animals
An anti-Muslim rally organized in Houston last year by a group called Heart of Texas was actually masterminded by a Russian group called the Internet Research Agency, CNN is reporting. The "Stop Islamization of Texas" rally was held in May 2016 in...