Elizabeth Pena

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2012

    Houston Babylon: The Sad, Murky Demise of Lois Marie Gilbert

    Houston Babylon, the feature that came out yesterday, dissects a few of the creepiest and most chilling events in Houston history. In coming up with four of those tales, we stumbled over many more -- too many to fit the print edition. All this week we'll bring you some extra, online-only stories. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    Sole of Houston: Bicycles Enable Lomax And Beebe To Cover 30-Plus Miles Of Hood

    Murder, tacos and Perpetual Help​Man, there has been a lot of water under the bridge since David Beebe and I last undertook a Sole of Houston stroll in December of 2008.For my part, there was a divorce, massive weight loss, and the ditching of pretty much all my vices. As for Beebe, the supe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    Irma Galvan and Tortilla Soup

    ​Irma's Mexican Restaurant is, according to owner Irma Galvan, "just a little hole in the wall," but its built a reputation that's won her the prestigious James Beard Foundation America's Classic award last year. Galvan spoke to Eating Our Words about her participation in the today's Movies Ho ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 22, 2009

    Meals on Reels: Tortilla Soup with Irma Galvan

    Get a taste for romance during today’s Movies Houstonians Love

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2009

    World Court Says Texas Violated Law By Executing A Mexican Who Doesn't Really Benefit From Their Decision

    Jose Medellin is probably in Hell, if you believe in that sort of thing, and we're not sure how good the Internet service is down there. (We're guessing they use Comcast, though.)Medellin was executed in August by Texas after being convicted of the murder of 16-year-old Elizabeth Pena.His execution ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 14, 2008

    Adrift in Manhattan

    The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston screens the newest by Alfredo De Villa, the next great American drama master

  • News

    April 19, 2007

    Taking Care

    Margie Hill goes home and CPS learns about directory assistance

  • News

    January 25, 2007

    Whose Best Interests?

    Margie Hill got sick, became a ward of the county and was moved to a nursing home. Son Marvin wants her back home. But she can't get out.

  • News

    November 30, 2000

    The Private Trial of Donald Davis

    A Houston attorney who specialized in saving killers' lives couldn't handle his own. So he took it.

  • Film

    April 6, 2000
  • News

    October 17, 1996

    The Victim's Victims

    Four years after his daughter's murder, Bob Carreiro crusades to bring criminals to justice and peace to lives wrecked by crime. But to the family who shared his tragedy, he shows no mercy.

  • Film

    June 27, 1996

    The Lies of Texas

    In Lone Star, a modern border town confronts race, murder and history

  • News

    February 17, 1994

    The Last Word

    Judge Bill "Roy Bean" Harmon grandstands a murder trial -- again