Meagan Flynn is a staff writer at the Houston Press who, despite covering criminal justice and other political squabbles in Harris County, drinks only one small cup of coffee per day.
6 hours ago | Cars and Trucks
Causing 16 deaths and more than 180 casualties worldwide, the scandal-ridden airbag manufacturer Takata filed for bankruptcy Monday, after having to replace millions of faulty airbags that can function more like shrapnel bombs. So far, more than 6...
9 hours ago | Bayou City
In the general-population jail pod where 59-year-old Gilbert Cruz was incarcerated for 70 days, there was a chess set. He played every day, staying on the other inmates’ good sides by teaching them where to move their rooks and knights. He was the...
1 day ago | Bayou City
Last week, something ironic happened to Victor Ibarra as he was driving to City Hall to protest SB 4: He says he became a victim of exactly what SB 4 is intended to do. Ibarra got into a minor traffic accident on Veterans Memorial Drive on his way...
1 day ago | Courts
All Peables Fowls wanted was an Almond Joy. Instead she got a lap full of maggots. It's the kind of disgusting mishap that can ruin candy bars forever — and is therefore sufficiently horrific to warrant a $1 million lawsuit against Walmart, where ...
4 days ago | Political Animals
The California attorney general appears to be the kind of guy who believes in the old trope that actions speak louder than words: Instead of just condemning Texas's anti-LGBT adoption law, Attorney General Xavier Becerra banned state and public un...
4 days ago | Bayou City
A former security guard at a Houston ISD charter school is accused of creeping on boys in bathroom stalls after an 11-year-old came forward, prompting investigators to confiscate the man's phone. And based on what investigators found, Yandry Jimen...