Dr. Michael Brown a no-show at hearing; judge issues warrant.
We've heard of judges issuing gag orders in especially sensitive cases, but until now, we've never heard of a judge issuing a blanket gag order: Harris County Family Court Judge Denise Pratt on January 23 sent a motion to attorneys in her court involved with SAPCR cases -- suits affecting parent-chi ... More >>
We've heard some strange cases of online impersonation, but this one, as the Brits say, takes the biscuit. Last night Jessica Cooley of the Lufkin Daily News broke the story of Angela Buchanan, a 30-year-old woman evidently smitten with a 51-year-old lady. Buchanan and the woman had been messaging ... More >>
There aren't that many Indian battles in Houston's history, but on this date in 1824, a vicious little skirmish took place pitting Karankawas against Stephen F. Austin's settlers in Brazoria County. The trouble started on June 21 just west of what is now Angleton at a country store owned by a braw ... More >>
Seriously, where is it?Hair Balls is familiar with people stealing cars, money and jewelry, but a civil suit filed Monday alleges the theft of perhaps an even more precious commodity: semen. Joe Pressil is accusing a Houston fertility clinic, Advanced Fertility, of accepting a semen sample ... More >>
I can't believe my luck!!!For a divorced parent, paying your child support should be one of those simple, automatic tasks each month. First and foremost, it pays to feed and clothe your children, who should be the most important people in your life (even when they're acting up in the back se ... More >>
A lawsuit alleges that 12,000 kids trapped in foster care with little chance of getting out are being exposed to abuse and neglect, shuttled around the state and denied health services.
Thousands of Texas foster children are subject to "immeasurable and permanent harm and are deprived of the opportunity for a safe children," according to a class-action lawsuit filed by a New York-based advocacy group against Governor Rick Perry and state child welfare officials. Filed in Ma ... More >>
It takes a lot of grills to pay a lot of child supportToday's edition of the never-ending saga of former heavyweight boxing champ Evander Holyfield 's financial woes takes the form of a lawsuit the boxer filed today against a Houston lawyer he says illegally foreclosed on Holyfield's home.Accordi ... More >>
Houston lawyer Barbara Ann Radnofsky, who plans to challenge Greg Abbott as a Democratic candidate in next year's Attorney General race, must feel that the spotlight isn't shining bright enough from her speaking gig at tonight's Tarrant County Young Democrats Gubernatorial Forum at Texas Christia ... More >>
The comedian behind Why Do I Do This? has some pointed questions about marriage
Unemployed steelworkers regain -- and display -- their manhood in The Full Monty
Greg Wood is back with a new band, a new album, and a couple of jokes
Two teens are shuttled back and forth across the country as their mother and father (belatedly) fight over who gets to keep them
Despite a troubled Houston past, attorney Catherine Mehaffey Shelton says she's no killer
A white lawyer has him. His grandmother wants him back
A dumb cartoon illustrates women lawyers' problems with the State Bar
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