17 hours ago | Courts
Last summer we saw Eric Garner strangled to death before our eyes. Thanks to video footage of Garner’s fatal encounter with police, the public heard those final words that would become a rallying cry against unwarranted police violence: “I can’t b...
1 day ago | Courts
Pam Hobart called her husband, Steve, at the office and asked him to come home as soon as he could. Aaron, their 19-year-old son, was pacing the floor, saying he was done taking his medicine and wouldn’t be going to his psychiatrist appointment th...
4 days ago | Breaking News
Ken Paxton will be Texas’s first sitting attorney general in more than 30 years to face criminal indictment, multiple news outlets reported Saturday. The three-count indictment – two counts of securities fraud, a first-degree felony, and a third-d...
7 days ago | Crime
The Houston Police Department shopped a plan to council members Tuesday that would give officers up to $25,000 to live in certain high-crime police districts. Executive Assistant Police Chief Michael Dirden told council's public safety committee t...
14 days ago | Political Animals
This afternoon we got a call from Patrick Devney, who's managing Chris Bell's campaign for mayor of Houston. Devney calmly and politely asked if we've been quietly promoting a bullshit story (our words, not his) about the former city council membe...
14 days ago | Crime
Is it reasonable for a cop to pull a weapon on someone accused of nothing more than verbally disagreeing with or questioning the officer? How you answer that question will likely determine what you think of the dash-cam video authorities released ...