How Metro and its president Frank Wilson got so far off track.
Running a red light and killing someone does not automatically mean you're in trouble in Harris County.
Oh, Allen Stanford, Houston's biggest scammer since Ken Lay, dost the blackness of thine soul know no bottom?It was one thing to fool investors, but now you have broken the heart of a Texas congressman.The McClatchy chain's Washington, DC bureau has been examining Stanford's ties to members of Co ... More >>
U.S. District Judge Samuel Kent of Houston is faced with a slew of sexual misconduct charges, including aggravated sexual abuse, abusive sexual contact and obstruction of justice, for which he faces a possible sentence of life in prison and a $250,000 fine. Things look bleak for Judge Kent, but he s ... More >>
When Sean and Erik Ibarra sued attorney Lloyd Kelley in October over legal fees, one of the questions was what would happen to a separate civil-rights lawsuit with several plaintiffs, including the Ibarras and April Walker, against the sheriff's department and certain deputies.(The original suit, ho ... More >>
Our local justice system would prefer to leave them there
Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to firstname.lastname@example.org. Sometimes, just for fun ... More >>
A flight attendant went after the Osteens in court, bringing on trials and tribulation for one and all
A reporter, a photographer and canoeist Tom Helm paddle from the Galleria to Galveston Bay by canoe and kayak, finding beauty, danger and urban debris in equal measure
In World War II, Houston attorney Leon Jaworski prosecuted a group of black American soldiers. In a hurried-up trial, they were court-martialed and sentenced to hard labor. The verdict was probably wrong. And Jaworski had a lot to do with that.
Call the cops! Call the fire department! Tony Cantu and the Epernay subdivision are at it again.
In court, the truth didn't matter -- he got his child anyway
The new tough-talking probation director has ousted aides, but can he improve services?
Rattling the bones in Ted Poe's closet
A lobbyist's last tango: politics, sex, drugs, death
The best and worst from the Brown days
Five lawyers and a homicide detective want to give you Death By Injection
Just who is a victim? After flexing its muscles to reform the justice system, the victims rights movement suffers growing pains over divisive issues.
Dem Hispanic stars collide while a resigning judge targets the county attorney
An angel named Grace, a doctor who's a real Trip and fresh gore flooding the ER -- the new Ben Taub gets old quick
A federal grand jury aims at a fledgling author's notes in a long-running murder probe
Not-so-divine DWI help arrives for a conservative kingmaker
Desperately seeking Susan
Despite its increasing importance, DNA evidence routinely gets destroyed here
Art Decoy: A handwritten note undercuts UH chancellor's wordy defense
The macho world of trial law is ruled by tough, hard-driving men -- and by Katherine Scardino, a tough, hard-driving woman
Will race and bad blood play a part in the Guv's judicial picks?