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.
14 hours ago | Social Distortion
After calling for the impeachment of President Donald Trump last week, U.S. Rep. Al Green of Houston received a host of racist death threats on his voicemail and email. Green played recordings of the threats at a town hall meeting Saturday at Foun...
15 hours ago | Texas
Thwarting Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick's threat to force a special session over the bathroom bill, the Texas House voted Sunday night to pass bathroom restrictions for transgender students in all public schools. The measure passed 91-50 in the ...
19 hours ago | Texas
When Dr. Nusrat Ameen hears from young women who married as children, it is often at the stage when they are trying to escape. Ameen works for Daya, an organization in Houston that helps women or families that are dealing with domestic violence, a...
4 days ago | Cars and Trucks
Houston traffic is already bad enough — but perhaps nothing would be worse than making your way all the way up the Gulf Freeway only to find an unexpected blockade. So make a mental note now: Starting at 9 p.m. Friday, all northbound lanes on I-45...
4 days ago | Bayou City
Elaine Watson, on the brink of 62, has been out as a gay woman since the 1980s — but as she's started thinking about affordable housing for seniors, old apprehensions about acceptance and judgment have crept back up. When Watson turns 65, she will...
5 days ago | Texas
If you hate the spinning wheel of death that is the Texas voting machine, you're probably going to hate it more in 2020 if you're a straight-ticket voter and are now forced to individually select each candidate you want to choose. That's what will...