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.
10 hours ago | Courts
She had been sitting in jail for three months when she was set to plead guilty to stealing two cases of beer, a felony offense since she had stolen several times since 1995. Houston defense attorney Vik Vij was hoping to get his client out on time...
3 days ago | Music
Near Northside neighbors living near White Oak Music Hall called for the removal of the controversial music venue after a judge ruled that the venue could have four more outdoor shows from now to December. Gathered outside White Oak, a group ...
3 days ago | Social Distortion
Before you can receive any money from the City of Dickinson to start rebuilding your home or your business, the city is going to need you to make a few promises. You'll have to follow all the building codes. You'll have to use the grant money sole...
3 days ago | Bayou City
The piles of debris on the curb are like scarlet letters, leaving whole blocks of homes shunned by potential homebuyers. The signs reading "Did not flood!" are like blue ribbons and signs advertising home-repair work on the cheap clutter street co...
4 days ago | Political Animals
The statement seemed unambiguous to City Controller Chris Brown, as he listened to Mayor Sylvester Turner thank Governor Greg Abbott for the $50 million check that ended Turner's bid to raise taxes last month. The mayor told Abbott, "Because of wh...
5 days 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...