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  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    12 Hours In Houston: Bun B & the Mayor, Caribbean Festival, Graffiti Kids & '80s Mania

    "Tryna see how much paper that I might gain/ While I still keep it trill in what I write, mayne!" -- Bun B, "Let 'Em Know" I've been told by some that I live an interesting life. Concerts, dinners, photo shoots, dancing, art... you name it, I'm about it. I don't exactly know when this became my l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    Depeche Mode, The Cure, Kings of Leon, Phoenix, Lionel Richie Head 2013 ACL Fest Lineup

    Moments ago, Depeche Mode, The Cure, MUSE, Kings of Leon, Atoms For Peace (featuring Thom Yorke and Flea), Lionel Richie, Phoenix, Wilco, Vampire Weekend, The National, and Eric Church were announced as the headliners of the 2013 Austin City Limits Music Festival, which plans to expand to identical ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    Welcome to Texas: Trucks Top the List of Stolen Vehicles in the Lone Star State

    It's appropriate that while the rodeo is happening over at Reliant Park that thieves are gearing up for another year of stealing your pickup trucks. The Texas Department of Public Safety released it's list of the ten most stolen vehicles in the state and, not surprisingly, trucks are right at the to ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 24, 2013
  • Culture

    January 10, 2013

    Why Do Mexican Men Like Classic Cars?

    And why do Mexicans still bother with the United States?

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    Unidentified Male & Female Victim Of DWI, Bayou Body Count Nos. 178-79

    A man said to be high on drugs veered off the Southwest Freeway service road and slammed into a car at a gas station, killing the two people inside it, Houston police say. Theodore Adolphus Hargrove, 33, faces two charges of intoxication manslaughter in connection with the incident in the 2500 bloc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    William Trey Ross, 26, Investigation Continues in Drive By Shooting, Bayou Body Count No. 92

    Police are seeking help in locating a suspect in the shooting of William Trey Ross, 26, of Houston. Ross was shot inside his vehicle at 10300 South Gessner about 7:50 p.m. Friday, June 29. An unidentified male passenger was also shot and wounded. The passenger was treated and released fro the hospit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    HPD Seeking Man Who Shot Guy Who Followed His Orders

    Two men emerged from Dreams Gentleman's Club about 4:30 in the morning April 8. They were approached by two men, one with a gun. The armed man "pointed [the gun] at the two men and ordered them to raise their hands," Houston police say. "The second man told his friend to run and then fled. The vic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2012

    Damien Goss, 30, Bayou Body Count No. 45

    A man was shot to death in his car early Sunday morning on the north side, police say. Damien Goss, 30, has pulled into a driveway in the 1400 block of 34th Street about 1:40 a.m., police say. " An unknown suspect, in a late model dark gray or black Chevrolet Impala, pulled up next to Goss' car fac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Last Night: Los Lobos At Dosey Doe

    It all seemed very dream-like: a band from East Los Angeles, playing rock and roll classics and Mexican corridos, inside of a 150-year-old barn in The Woodlands, all while I ate my dinner. Yet I wasn't dreaming, I was just at the Dosey Doe (25911 I-45 North). The intimate dining and music hall made ... More >>

  • News

    January 5, 2012

    The 2011 Houston Press Crimes of the Year

    From a fake vampire to a getaway guy in a wheelchair, a defendant peeing in court to a cop-car backseat blow job, it's been a wild year.

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2012

    Altovise Mahone, 27, 2011's Bayou Body Count No. 199

    What appears to be that last entry to 2011's Bayou Body Count is a 27-year-old woman found dead on the far west side at noon on New Year's Eve after an apparent robbery. (Note: H Our numbers differ from HPD's official murder count because, among other things, we include intoxication manslaughter in ... More >>

  • News

    December 29, 2011

    The 2011 Houston Press Crimes of the Year

    From a fake vampire to a getaway guy in a wheelchair, a defendant peeing in court to a cop-car backseat blow job, it's been a wild year.

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    Hao Huynh: HPD Seeks Killer of UH Student

    Photo via HPDHao Huynh: Killed in a robbery.​Houston police are asking for help in solving the December 18 murder of UH student Hao Huynh, 22, who was shot in a robbery as he returned home from a party. HPD says the killing took place about 2:35 a.m. that Sunday morning at the Catalina Villag ... More >>

  • News

    November 24, 2011

    Hard Times at the Chron

    Unbleached towels in the bathroom.

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2011

    East Texas DWI Mayhem Kills One, Injures Three, Damages MedEvac Chopper, Spawns Stupid Quote of Year

    Matthew Mitchell has a question. A dumb question​A connected series of two allegedly alcohol-related car crashes killed one, injured three, and sent three others to jail, one in part for asking one of the dumbest questions we've ever read anyone asking at an accident scene. At 1:30 a.m. Sun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Robert Jones, 60, Bayou Body Count No. 121

    HPDWalter Hinton: Wanted in shooting death.​A fight over a dog bite led to a man shooting three people in the Third Ward early Saturday morning, killing one. Robert Jones, 60, was shot to death about 1:10 a.m. in the 3000 block of Truxillo. Walter Hinton, 38, is wanted by the police in conne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Nathaniel Deron Kelley, 19, Bayou Body Count No. 122

    Murder on the Sam Houston Parkway​A drive-by killing on the Sam Houston Parkway was fatal to a 19-year-old male early Saturday morning, Houston police say. Nathaniel Deron Kelley, 19, had attended a party with a friend at the Milan Pavilion at 6303 Harwin, HPD says. As they were leaving they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    Trickle-Down Economics: Bank Robber So Successful He's Hired Help

    Help wanted: Bank robbery is a growing field​Who says it's a tough job market? All it takes is a little success and employers will start hiring. Ask the dude who's wanted in at least seven local bank robberies since November. Let's put it this way: He's hiring. His latest escapade, at a Bank ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    First "Coke Strapped to the Thighs" Bust of the Year!!

    Thighs have many uses​Cigars wrapped on the thighs of Cuban virgins are the stuff of legend, but cocaine warmed by the nervous sweat of female Hispanic smugglers is oh so real. But at least one load of it is not making its way to your neighborhood. The Customs and Border Protection agency ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Robert Hall, 22, Bayou Body Count No. 236

    Shootout on the southwest side​A shootout on the southwest side left one person dead and a second critically injured, police said.The incident occurred early Sunday morning.Police responded to a call of a person being shot about 3 a.m. near the intersection of Sway and Stone Haven and found an inj ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    Tawin Spence: If You're Carrying A Half-Pound Of Cocaine, Don't Half-Ass Where You Put Your License Plate

    Pull up to the bumper, baby​The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has issued a momentous decision today: Front license plates must be displayed on the front bumper. None of this half-assing it by putting it up on your dashboard under the front windshield.This was especially bad news for Tawin Spence ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2010

    Ivernal Stubbs: Mississippi-Bred Criminal's Schemes Get Classier In Houston

    Ivernal Stubbs: Are you sure MacBook is spelled with an "N"?​You could call Ivernal Cawone Stubbs and his occasional cohorts stupid criminals and be done with it, but there's something about their schemes we find oddly affecting -- in the same way we once sort of rooted for Wile E. Coyote.Right no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Bobby Heugel's Weekly Cocktail: The Swizzle

    ​I know what you're thinking. Yes, the swizzle does sound like some crazy drink Snoop would have verbally invented at the height of his popularity. And it wouldn't be the first of his concoctions - gin and juice, anyone? We can see Snoop riding down Santa Monica in a drop-top ' Impala with a b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    Derrick Melvin, 34, Bayou Body Count No. 152

    Left for dead on Almeda Road​A man was shot several times and his car was stolen down on Almeda Road yesterday.Police report that Houston firefighters discovered the body of Derrick Melvin, 34, at a motel in the 13600 block of Almeda shortly before noon Thursday.He had been shot several times, pol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    Uvaldo Gallardo, 18: Bayou Body Count Victim Number 1 For 2010

    courtesy of HPDLeandro Lozano-Jiminez​Suspected New Year's Day killer Leandro Lozano-Jiminez is on the loose, and Houston police say he's armed and dangerous.It was only 56 minutes into 2010 when Lozano-Jiminez, 20, started arguing with Uvaldo Gallardo, 18, and his brother, Hugo Gallardo, 25, at 9 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    Tis The Season......For Murderrrrrrr

    ​'Twas three weeks before Christmas when late in the night, three friends arrived at a hotel after drinking and partying to their hearts' delight.In what must have seemed like a pretty good thought, they entered an "employees only" door though they knew they ought not.All rosy from drink and with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    The H-Town Countdown, No. 12: Street Military's Don't Give a Damn

    Roughly 84,000 rap albums have been released in Houston since 1989. We're counting down the 25 best of all time every Thursday. Got a problem with the list? Shove it. Just kidding. Friendship. Email it to Street Military Don't Give a Damn (Wild Pitch, 1999)​Surprise. Kids, m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2009

    Bayou Body Count: Dead Bodies In Cars, A New Trend

    ​At 3 a.m. this morning, a Harris County Sheriff's deputy was prowling the streets around Bammel North Houston and State Highway 249 looking to nail some drug dealers. Driving along, suddenly he thought he saw a deal going down. The deputy followed a suspicious car for a while, but when he tried ... More >>

  • News

    July 30, 2009

    Love in the Time of Leprosy

    The life after death of José and Magdalena Ramirez

  • News

    June 23, 2005

    High Times

    How to throw a no-hitter on acid, and other lessons from the career of baseball legend Dock Ellis

  • Music

    June 3, 2004

    This Charming Hombre

    Morrissey's mad love among Mexican-Americans

  • Music

    July 4, 2002

    Damming the Streams

    The major labels want the Internet to be as arid as the airwaves

  • Music

    June 6, 2002

    Snoop Dogg

    Saturday, June 8

  • News

    September 6, 2001

    Sunny Side Up

    A customer steps in to keep traditions alive at the Yale St. Grill

  • News

    January 18, 2001

    Life in the Slow Lane

    DJ Screw lived mostly for his work, as if he would have time later to celebrate his success. That time would never come.

  • News

    March 5, 1998
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    January 23, 1997

    What Did He Do To Deserve This?

    Attorney John O'quinn says his big-business enemies are out to do him in. But the real source of his troubles may be closer to home.