D.J. Wilson

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  • 21 years ago | Longform

    Promila Kohli readily admits that the accident was her fault. A little over two years ago, she was driving behind Sharpstown Mall when she tried to make a left turn off Clarewood. Suddenly, an oncoming car she hadn't seen sideswiped her two-month-...

  • 21 years ago

    Jason Schoemen doesn't like to keep his appointments waiting. He assumes their anxiety levels are spiked high enough by the time they reach the front desk of Surgicare for Men's office near the Galleria. They've been driven there by perhaps that m...

  • 21 years ago

    It wasn't on the order of the Virgin Mary's likeness appearing on a tortilla, but the quasi-religious apparition that materialized on the premises of the Houston Post recently set plenty of journalistic tongues on fire. Without warning, there was ...

  • 21 years ago

    It's known in official bureaucrat-ese as the "Accelerated Vehicle Retirement Program," but even bureaucrats refer to it as "the clunker-junker" or "scrappage" plan. It's the one response to the government mandate requiring Houston to purify its ai...

  • 21 years ago | Longform

    If the Reverend John Bowie should feel at home anywhere, it should be where he is right now: in the pulpit of the True Light Missionary Baptist Church on North Main. This is the church his father built, in the neighborhood in which John Bowie was ...

  • 21 years ago | Longform

    White children can cost almost three times as much to adopt as black children; the fees can be $17,000 for white babies, compared to about $6,000 for black. That cold fact of life, true mostly for babies from private adoption agencies, is often at...