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.
2 days ago | Texas
Given there are three bills filed in the Legislature that would strip cities of their ability to regulate ride-share companies like Uber, there appears to be a pretty good chance that Uber's beef with Houston over fingerprint background checks and...
3 days ago | Courts
Surprise: Yet another smoke shop selling the synthetic drug kush under the counter has been sued by the Harris County Attorney's Office, with a judge granting a temporary restraining order against Texas Tobacco and Smoke Shop on Wednesd...
3 days ago | Environment
Mahmoud Harmouche, a Meyerland homeowner, says his family only lost one car this time. A relief. The first floor of his home only flooded four to six inches — manageable, livable — and the flat-screen TV and the furniture were thankfully not subme...
4 days ago | Social Distortion
Destiny Herndon-De La Rosa, founder of the Dallas-based group New Wave Feminists, says she just wanted to protest President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration — his misogynistic actions and comments of the past — at the Women's March on Washington,...
4 days ago | Bayou City
Sure, Mayor Sylvester Turner is a mayor for all the people of Houston — but really, it was all the senior citizens who elected him. According to a new study by Portland State University, which looked at voter participation in the mayoral elections...
5 days ago | Courts
Phillip Garcia Jr. was only celebrating a Houston Rockets win with some drinks and grub at a restaurant called Bombshells in southeast Houston — but he didn't make it home after an off-duty cop shot him to death in the parking lot. That's accordin...