Charlie Baird

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    Jerry and Wynonne Hart Sure Don't Seem Like Ponzi Schemers, Say Friends and Business Associates

    Pals of and folks who did business with Jerry and Wynonne Hart, who once ran Houston's top fine art and antiques auction house, say there's no way the two ran a Ponzi scheme that left consignors more than $200,000 poorer. Two years ago, Jerry, 67, and Wynonne, 64, claimed that they were unaware tha ... More >>

  • News

    August 3, 2000

    Innocent at Last

    After ten years, prosecutors finally concede that Roy Criner is not guilty and should be free

  • News

    September 10, 1998

    Hard Time

    The evidence points away from Roy Criner's guilt in a savage crime. But the state still has what counts most -- a conviction.

  • News

    August 13, 1998

    Of Life and Death

    While Erica Sheppard sits on death row, penniless and convicted of a gruesome Houston murder, her cadre of elite Dallas lawyers is trying to prove that the justice system has gone fatally awry