Zach Despart is the managing editor of the Houston Press and oversees the news and music verticals.
14 hours ago | Bayou City
Houston police are still searching for three of four suspects who they say committed a drive-by shooting in south Houston and then carjacked an aunt and her infant niece before fleeing. Police said a blue Mazda sedan with four armed men inside pul...
16 days ago | Bayou City
As of Tuesday morning, Houston had received more rainfall than any other year on record — with nearly three months left in 2017 to add to that total. George Bush Intercontinental Airport received 1.46 inches of rain overnight, the Houston/Galvesto...
20 days ago | Bayou City
The Harris County Attorney's Office has persuaded a judge to sign off on shutting down an unlicensed nightclub on Richmond in Houston after a man was shot and killed at the address over the weekend. Vince Ryan, the county attorney, secured a tempo...
21 days ago | Bayou City
A 79-year-old man who Houston police say struck an officer while driving drunk on Wednesday morning has been arraigned on a single charge of intoxication assault, a felony. Police say Robert Zimmerman was driving south on U.S. 59 around 2:15 a.m. ...
22 days ago | Bayou City
A group of white supremacists — many of them masked — protested an event held by Houston anarchists on Sunday at the MECA community center. The confrontation took place at the Houston Anarchist Book Fair, a gathering of local anarchists billed as ...
23 days ago | Bayou City
A Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Monday that Texas can require local police to honor requests from federal immigration officers to hold suspects in jail for possible deportation, a key provision of the controversial SB 4 law legislators p...