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.
22 hours ago | Education
After a student at The Woodlands High School told a fellow classmate, an African-American girl, that all black people should have been lynched a long time ago, it turns out the boy who sent the message won't face any legitimate discipline after al...
23 hours ago | Crime
Flanked by dozens of members of her transition team, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg laid out plans for what she described as "more diversion, less jail" for people who need help rather than the book thrown at them, such as those who are m...
2 days ago | Houston 101
Depending on how much Jeff Bezos and the folks at Amazon care about the opinion of Moody's Analytics, Houston is apparently not even close to being in the running for the new Amazon headquarters. In rankings Moody's Analytics recently released, th...
3 days ago | Spaced City
A homeless man was rescued from a manhole early Sunday morning after somehow getting stuck underground for days, the Houston Fire Department said Monday morning. Around 2:30 a.m. Sunday, a construction company doing repairs near Sam Houston Parkwa...
3 days ago | Bayou City
After weeks of delayed justice since Hurricane Harvey plummeted the Harris County court system into chaos, hundreds of jurors are set to descend on the downtown court complex Monday so defendants pleading not guilty can finally start having their ...
6 days ago | Education
The investigation into Furr High School Principal Dr. Bertie Simmons over whether she "threatened" students with a baseball bat for not adhering to dress code in the early part of the school year is old news. Houston Independent School District ha...