David Hittner

  • News

    October 11, 2012

    Millionaires Clash Over Shadyside Mansion

    Despite all the Tenth Commandment strictures to the contrary, coveting the mansion next door has led millionaire executive Tony Petrello to years of depositions and lawsuits.

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    September 15, 2011

    The Red-Light Camera Circus

    Step right up, folks: Passion, deceit, money, lots of money, double dealing and a mayor with more flip-flops in her than a Cirque du Soleil acrobat!

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    June 26, 2003

    Bar Card

    The antics of an ex-con raise questions about his paralegal role

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    May 22, 2003

    Bond Bombshell

    Debra Foster’s used to rounding up fugitives. Now she’s firing away at Montgomery County.

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    October 18, 2001

    Payback Time?

    Dick DeGuerin beat the IRS. Now there's a bigger war over basic rights.

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    January 18, 2001

    Spring Time for Ben and Betti?

    Time's running out on commutation efforts

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    September 7, 2000

    Home Sweet Cell

    Finally, a David Allen house with four walls

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    July 6, 2000

    He's an Out-of-Comptroller!

    Former city tourism official accused of paying mom's nursing home bills out of agency funds

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    May 25, 2000

    Here's Johnny

    Reformed and reborn, the man now pushes the word of God, not drugs. So why does it still feel like the Johnny Binder Show?

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    November 18, 1999

    Strong Convictions

    Hard-line leaders such as loopy Stephen Mansfield have taken their agenda to the Court of Criminal Appeals, where legal precedents--not prosecutions--get overturned

  • Music

    January 7, 1999

    Don't Cry for Me, Houston

    Friends join in as Betti sings her final convictions

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    December 17, 1998

    Coming Down to the Liar

    The second sting trial ends where the investigation began

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    July 9, 1998

    Two Bullets in the Back

    Three cops. One kid on LSD. Something just didn't add up for Skip and Becky Allen, who filed a lawsuit to find out how their son died.

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    April 23, 1998

    Hotel Whitewash

    What do the FBI and developer Wayne Duddlesten have in common?

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    March 26, 1998

    Scenes from a Sting

    How not to have a midlife crisis

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    February 26, 1998

    How to Beat City Hall

    Just get the help of some City of Houston attorneys who can show you how to anger a judge, enrage a jury and (maybe) stick the taxpayers with a bill for $148 million

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    September 4, 1997
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    September 5, 1996
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    July 27, 1995


    A jury finds that "outsourcing" actually meant "reprisal"