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  • Blogs

    July 30, 2014

    The Dark Side of the Boom: Oil Is Doing Great Things for Some in Texas, but Not for Everyone

    It was like landing on the moon. The thought ricocheted through Joleena Malugani's mind as she took in the vast, dusty expanse of the corner of West Texas claimed by Midland and Odessa. Malugani was fresh out of college when she came across an Ector County Independent School District booth at a job ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2014

    The Rocks Off 200 Mario Rodriguez, Tax the Wolf/Bang Bangz's Wonky Power Monger

    Welcome to The Rocks Off 200, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See previous entries in the Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who? His full name is Mario Al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2013

    Rookie HPD Cop Shoots, Wounds Suspect A Month Into The Job

    Most cops can go their entire 20- or 30-year careers without firing a gun at someone in the line of duty. Houston police officer B. Russell, Jr. wasn't so lucky. They say wounding (or killing) a suspect can be a traumatic thing for a cop to go through, and Russell is facing that process as a probat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2012

    FBI Agent's Glock, Purse, ID Robbed At Gas Station

    Well, this is embarrassing: An FBI agent has had her government-issued Glock and her purse stolen from her car while she was at a gas station. The incident happened about 10:30 yesterday morning near the intersection of Beechnut and the West Tollway, and resulted in, we're guessing, an unwelcome ph ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    Amelia Perez, 46, Bayou Body Count No. 69

    A 46-year-old woman died when the driver of the SUV she was in got into a wild accident, Houston police say. Amelia Perez was a passenger in a Chevrolet Suburban driven by Casimiro Campos, 64, in the 5400 block of Anderson on the southwest side about 2 p.m. Wednesday. "Campos was driving a blue Ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Michael Ray Cooper, 28, Bayou Body Count No. 8

    Shot to death by a visitor​A man was shot to death in his Sunnyside home Sunday evening, police say. Michael Ray Cooper, 28, had a visitor to his home in the 3600 block of Bloomfield about noon Sunday. "At some point during the visit, the suspect shot and killed Cooper," HPD says. "After the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    Unidentified Male Sent Flying From Elevated Freeway, Bayou Body Count No. 156

    Photo by HPDMichael Flores: Charged with intoxication manslaughter​A drunk driver hit a man who was on an elevated freeway shoulder trying to fix his car, sending the victim flying down to the service road below, police say. Michael Anthony Flores, 37, was driving southbound in the 9300 block ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    HPD's Most Wanted Hit-And-Run Driver Of The Year

    Kevin Will: HPD is looking for the driver who started a tragic chain of events​If you're a hit-and-run driver, it's a given the police are looking for you. But when you're the hit-and-run driver whose crash ended with a Houston cop being killed while he was investigating it, then the cops are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    CB Kings Break Down The Dynamics Of Suburban Rap

    The hip-hop world is a less than sensible place - lots of times, you're even required to clarify when bad means bad and when bad means good - so once a week we're going to get with a rapper and ask them to explain things. Something you always wanted to ask a rapper? Email ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    Unidentified Male, Bayou Body Count No. 40

    Traffic​What is it with people trying to cross the freeway on foot lately? In case you were unaware, this is a really, really bad idea. A man in his 50s died on Tuesday trying to make his way across the South Loop and now this. An unidentified man was struck by an oncoming vehicle at around 6 ... More >>

  • News

    December 16, 2010

    Cloaked Brutality

    The feds bury border patrol abuses of immigrants, but what’s been unearthed reveals a culture of cruelty.

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    Unidentified Male, Bayou Body Count No. 244

    Drunk drivers, a car chase, a death​A man has been charged with intoxication manslaughter after a wild car chase killed an innocent driver on Telephone Road late Friday night.Herman Rodriguez Torres, 36, was charged after the Chevy Suburban he was driving smashed into a Toyota Corolla in the 3200 ... 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 >>

  • News

    August 12, 2010


    Inside the brutal world of America's kidnapping capital

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    Balraj Dulai Singh, 30, Justin Colby Eaton, 27 & Unidentified Male, Bayou Body Count Nos. 118-120

    Someone was waiting when the victims came home with their weed haul​A shootout over some weed resulted in three deaths early Monday on the west side of town.After the exchange of gunfire, Balraj Singh, 30 and Justin Colby Eaton, 27 were pronounced dead at the scene. A third man was taken to Memori ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Blind Woman Comes To Houston, Gets Robbed....Niiice, Lowlife Thief

    ​Here at Hair Balls, we understand that living the life of a low-level street thief can be tough. The paycheck that comes from smashing out car windows and ripping out stereos probably doesn't go too far, especially when you've got a nasty crack habit to support. But it has to take a special kind ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    Visitors from Detroit Rate Houston Barbecue

    ​A friend's family flew in from Detroit for the weekend and demanded a statewide Texas barbecue crawl. But time was short, so we stole four hours between work shifts last weekend and set off on a Houston barbecue sprint. One in our party dubbed the tour MEAT (Men Eating Animals Together), an ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 26, 2009
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    January 8, 2009
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    December 23, 2008

    T-Mac Puts Up His Benz On E-Bay (Not For Charity, Either)

    If you happen to be sitting on a big pile of cash because you never invested in sub-prime mortgages or wrote Bernie Madoff a check, you might want to scoot on over to eBay and bid on Houston Rocket Tracy McGrady's sweet ride.That's right: T-Mac is auctioning his customized CL-Class Mercedes-Benz (Fl ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 4, 2008
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    February 28, 2008

    Barack Obama and Me

    It was the year 2000 and I was a young hungry reporter in Chicago covering a young hungry state legislator

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2007

    Truth in Advertising

    There's something crooked going on here. Ford really is the best in Texas — when it comes to getting jacked, at least. Ford pickups topped the Texas Department of Public Safety's list of stolen vehicles for 2006, followed by Chevy (drivin' Texas!) and Dodge (born on the Llano Estacado!). Ap ... More >>

  • News

    February 1, 2007

    How to Hide Your Weed

    An ex-cop from East Texas decides to switch sides

  • Culture

    July 20, 2006

    Why Do Mexicans Like Chevys?

    The Mexican Replies

  • Music

    May 18, 2006

    It's a Gas

    Pump pains constrain some musicians and inspire others

  • News

    July 22, 2004

    The Mixmaster

    County Judge Bob Eckels, the Doc Ock of transportation, is busy planning more roads

  • News

    April 15, 2004
  • Music

    February 19, 2004

    Ronald Reagan's Army

    In your heart, you know the Yuppie Prick$ are right

  • News

    July 20, 2000

    Livin' Large

    Carlos Sosa promised to sell seized goods from the Port of Houston on the cheap. Many believed him. Until they learned he was a Customs Service snitch, and perhaps a con man on the side.

  • Dining

    May 25, 2000
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    April 27, 2000
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    January 6, 2000

    The Goode Son

    Houston's First Family of Barbecue has anointed an heir apparent to its expanding empire. And his name is Levi.

  • News

    June 3, 1999
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    December 17, 1998

    King of the Pile

    Butch Forrest lives off the land. Need a used doughnut fryer?

  • Culture

    December 19, 1996
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    March 2, 1995

    All About Elyse

    After years of making Mayor Bob presentable, Houston's First Lady is ready to get serious. Seriously.

  • News

    April 21, 1994

    The Policy That Won't Die

    Despite five deaths in recent weeks, HPD stands by its car chases

  • News

    February 17, 1994

    Dying for Dollars

    As the death-care industry booms and consolidates, Houston's Service Corporation International is leading the way