He'd rather be in PhiladelphiaOooooh, cremation: It's so terrible. How can you possibly shake hands with St. Peter at the heavenly gates if you're a pile of ashes?Harris County is running out of cemetery space to bury indigent people. So they should switch to cremation, right? You can pack a lot ... More >>
"Hard Times Come Again No More," wrote Stephen Foster, but they have.And so some people, much as they like, can't afford to bury their dead. In Corpus Christi, for instance, requests for pauper burials are up 13 percent.Once again, though, it looks like Houston is dodging the economic bullet ... More >>
A naked woman's traffic death rekindles concerns about Shed
The city is rolling out the welcome mat for CITGO. But many workers want the company to get lost.
Questions about conflicts of interest and motives cloud a $77 million city housing deal
Want a subsidy for your corporate expansion? Local governments are ready with millions in property-tax abatements -- and very little oversight.