Stephen Paulsen is a journalist and native Houstonian. He writes about crime, food, drugs, urban planning and extremists of all kinds. He covers local news for Houston Press and cannabis policy for Leafly.
18 days ago | Breaking News
Texas will soon have its first working grow facilities for cannabis. Compassionate Cultivation, one of the companies licensed to grow and produce medicine under Texas’s limited medical marijuana program, said in a news release Wednesday it would s...
25 days ago | Houston 101
Wipe away those tears of frustration and get your green bins ready, because curbside recycling is returning to Houston. The City of Houston’s Solid Waste Management Department announced Tuesday that the city would start picking up recycling again ...
29 days ago | Courts
Almost 200 people in the Houston area face extra-harsh charges for crimes committed during or right after Hurricane Harvey, according to records from the Harris County District Attorney’s Office. Another 338 Houstonians were arrested or cited for ...
1 month ago | Bayou City
A deputy shot and killed a man Monday after a motorcycle chase and a struggle in Kingwood. At around 1:30 p.m., police said, a Montgomery County Precinct 4 deputy stationed near Humble ran the license plate of a passing motorcyclist. The license p...
2 months ago | Bayou City
As Houston’s Fifth Ward continues to reel from Hurricane Harvey, some unlikely volunteers are pitching in with much-needed supplies. On Monday morning, a convoy arrived from Thornton Township, Illinois, with blankets, clothing, 16 pallets of water...
3 months ago | Bayou City
Charities along the Texas Gulf Coast have received millions of dollars to help victims of Hurricane Harvey — but where does it all go? And how can victims connect with the help the desperately need? As of now, it is unclear how all that money will...