Mary Flood

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  • 19 years ago | Longform

    Eddie Martinez Jr. was riding on a grass mower when a nearby co-worker's mower struck a pipeline carrying liquid natural gas, triggering an explosion that sent flames 20 feet into the air and burned Martinez over 90 percent of his body. Two hundre...

  • 19 years ago | Longform

    "My sense is that he's extremely frustrated right now. Things seem to be out of his control. It is hard to control what somebody writes about you." -- Lawyer Ed McAninch on former partner John O'Quinn Around 6:50 on the evening of November 19, HPD...

  • 19 years ago | Longform

    The ramshackle white building with a blue door sat in the shadows of the Galleria, at the business end of a mostly residential neighborhood. Across a field was the planned site of the Men's Club, a topless bar that would cater to suit-wearing men ...

  • 19 years ago

    Keith McCloud was bleeding from four gunshot wounds when he was unceremoniously dumped in front of St. Joseph Hospital's emergency room around 2:30 a.m. on July 16. The two men who brought him there fled before they could introduce themselves to p...

  • 19 years ago

    Was Kenneth Schnitzer's acquittal on bank fraud charges the result of well-connected friends exercising their influence, or simply sound reasoning by a judge who tossed out a bad jury verdict? Schnitzer's attorneys say, of course, that U.S. Distri...

  • 19 years ago | Longform

    In the corridor outside Court One, near the sign cautioning gentlemen to remove their hats before entering, a half-dozen strangers are huddled together, listening intently to the fast-talking guy with the trim gray beard who sits before them on a ...