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.
7 hours 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...
13 hours 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...
1 day 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...
2 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...
2 days 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...
4 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...