The county judge comes into his own on Commissioners Court
A cop learns the pain of piercing
Minorities' suit against the Rockets revs up, with a mayoral hopeful caught in the fray
A master of self-defense thrived downtown for 33 years. Can he hold his own against the city's arena machine?
The politics behind the new arena
The Rockets rack up frequent flyer miles.
Is the D.A.'s office for sale to the highest bidder?
Fishy deals for Fire Station No. 1
Raging Bull: Rains in pain becomes bane of the HSA board
Jack Linvillle transformed a little architecture firm into a leading public contractor -- with help from some well-heeled political pals
In family court, Judge Annette Galik presides over divorce and custody cases where sex, lies and videotape are part of everyday evidence and testimony. Now the face on the videotape is her own.
A planned HOV lane in west Houston ma instead become yet another toll road in our fair city
The scale model of the proposed baseball stadium is in place, but not much else appears to be
As Jew Don Boney has moved upward in public life, have his values changed to meet his needs rather than those of his constituents?
Hispanic and African-American sports authority members want to make sure they're getting their fair share of the business
City Council members, under pressure, change alliances in the airport-concessions contract battle
Roland Garcia has the political backing to be the U.S. Attorney for South Texas. He also has a brother imprisoned for murder and drug trafficking -- a fact he somehow forgot to tell his congressional sponsors. That may not be enough to disqualify him, but
The Harris County-Houston Sports Authority is a parody of a public body. But who's got time for the niceties of democracy when you're trying to keep Drayton McLane happy?
George Greanias is smart. He's honest. He's independent. But Bob Lanier and his friends are pulling out the stops to see that Greanias doesn't return to City Hall.
Last fall, environmentalists thought they'd finally put a stake through the heart of the West Side Airport. But the mayoral race seems to have given it a new lease on life.
A nonprofit "charity" is pursuing millions in taxpayers' money to redevelop the Fourth Ward. The question for Houston Renaissance is, charity for whom?
What happens when the county's premier good ol' boy tangles with a sensitive '90s-style guy? It ain't pretty.
From wastewater to housing, fast-tracker Doug Williams has been a key mayoral operative -- with little oversight
Who gave Lanier & Co. permission to loot Metro? They did.
Lanier worship reaches an apogee at the mayor's million-dollar bash
Two soon-to-be-unemployed politicians may be headed for a City Council showdown
Bob Lanier's buddy Billy Burge wants to play the power game the way it was played in the old days. . . . . . But the rules have changed.
How many winters more will Arctic waterfowl make their 10,000-year-old journey to the western edge of Houston?