Former Congressman shot at two kidsDebbie Brooks and Marti McAnulty, whose sons had been shot at by former U.S. Congressman Craig Washington last year, finally had their day in court on Wednesday, attempting to sue a Harris County prosecutor for violating their victims rights.The two mothers clai ... More >>
There's no doubt that Texas has a lot of things going for it. There's no state income tax, the economy isn't totally in the shitter, and while it can get a bit hot, the weather is generally better than most other states.But when it comes to victims' rights, there's no place like ... Michigan?Tha ... More >>
Some injured parties in Harris County say plea bargains go on behind their backs and without their approval.
After years of fighting everybody and anybody, now the ornery, annoying civil rights activist has to concentrate on fighting for his life.
He cheated a family out of $120,000. It took four years in jail to make him the victim.
Don't worry, they're here
Carroll Robinson has been running for something ever since he arrived in Houston. Now he may be nearly out of track.
Enron used political ties to rid itself of regulators. But in the end, its supposed free-market trailblazing only burned investors.
Can a top-ranked lawmaker control his inner demons?
Two years of toil took their toll on the trial lawyers -- but their historic church is finally back in business
Sick of Mayor Brown? Turned off by everyone else around? Try these alternatives for 2003.
Anti-affirmative-action crusader hits the road (at least for now)
Houston's best politicos were not always the ones elected -- or the ones who stayed in office
The triumph of Bob and Sheila; the tragicomedy of Craig and Lloyd
As a student radical in the late sixties, Ed Blum fought for affirmative action. Now, as a middle- aged neocon, he wants to destroy it.
With her frenetic grandstanding, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee has irritated her staff, her colleagues, and even the president. she says she speaks for her constituents. But will anyone listen?
Thank the Lord, Jesus Christ above, this is Bob Lanier's last term as mayor of Houston. Now that he's bankrupt every city service, he's leaving the whole mess to somebody else. But who?
Are We Having Fun Yet? Or is it just the jangly buzz of advanced urban stress syndrome?
Two soon-to-be-unemployed politicians may be headed for a City Council showdown
Quick! It's almost Election Day!! Do you know who your candidates are? Check this guide to the mother of all ballots!
A former prosecutor finds it was easier to investigate ethically challenged officials than to run against one
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