Zach Despart is the managing editor of the Houston Press and oversees the news and music verticals.
5 days ago | Bayou City
Two passengers needed medical help on a flight from North Carolina to William P. Hobby Airport on Thursday morning, the Houston Fire Department said. Firefighters met the flight at Gate 43 to examine a man who was suspected of suffering a heart at...
6 days ago | Bayou City
A major power outage in Dickinson, Texas City and League City left thousands without power Monday evening into Tuesday, the city's police department reports. Shortly before 6 p.m. Monday, many areas of the small Galveston County city lost electric...
16 days ago | Bayou City
By a wide margin, voters in Houston on Saturday permitted the Houston Independent School District to keep sending money to Austin to subsidize poorer districts across Texas. In a process called recapture, property-rich cities like Houston are mand...
17 days ago | Bayou City
An accident has forced TxDOT to close portions of U.S. 59 north of downtown this weekend so emergency repairs can be done to a bridge. Early Friday morning, a truck struck a concrete barrier wall on the I-610 North Loop eastbound over U.S. 59, whi...
18 days ago | Political Animals
Republican members of Congress from districts won by Hillary Clinton were caught between a rock and a hard place Thursday afternoon as the vote for the American Health Care Act neared: Should they buck their party or risk angering their constituen...
19 days ago | Sports
The Astros have finally figured out how to beat their Texas nemesis, the scrappy Rangers of Arlington who beat them 15 times last season. The Astros whooped the Rangers 10-1 Wednesday evening at Minute Maid Park for their third straight win over t...