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2002 Stories by John Suval

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  • Medical Alert

    published July 11, 2002

    Houston physician Eric Scheffey has a record of shoddy care and noncompliance with the standards of his profession. Some unwary patients have... More >>

  • Innocence Lost

    published July 4, 2002

    The Innocence Network at the University of Houston law school may be the last hope for wrongfully convicted defendants, but it's not winning a lot... More >>

  • In Search of the Sleuth

    published June 13, 2002

    Who is Edmund J. Pankau? And why did I tiptoe to the edge of his property this morning and make off with his trash while he and his family slept?... More >>

  • Doobieous Bust

    published May 16, 2002

    May 4 was more than just another Saturday night at Fitzgerald's. Roughly 500 people gathered at the gritty rock 'n' roll venue to mark Liberation... More >>

  • Needling the Mayor

    published April 25, 2002

    Houston physician Richard Evans is convinced that it is good medicine to collect used syringes from junkies and provide clean ones, to prevent the... More >>

  • Going off the Rails

    published April 18, 2002

    The baby did not have his usual vigorous appetite. In fact, he refused to eat at all on that February day. He was also running a fever. Greg... More >>

  • The Cannabis Caper

    published March 28, 2002

    Last month, Clayton Jones of Houston got his hands on a newsletter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML). The... More >>

  • American Breadwinners

    published March 14, 2002

    As an interviewer, Maria Chanas-Ordoñez is more engaging than intimidating, but between her new freezer breaking down, a reporter's... More >>

  • Under The Volcano

    published February 14, 2002

    It was the day after Thanksgiving, and Tamathia Hough and her sister were trading anxious questions about their little brother. After the... More >>

  • Riding Short

    published January 10, 2002

    As captain of the first engine to arrive at the Four-Leaf Towers before dawn on October 13, Jay Paul Jahnke had to make a tough call. Flames... More >>

  • Agent of Doom

    published January 3, 2002

    John Kahler didn't know much about the chemical that dripped from the C-123s he guarded at Tan Son Nhut air base as a strapping lad of 18. His air... More >>

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