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  • Blogs

    December 16, 2013

    Stock Your Bar With Value: Ten Award-Winning Bottles of Booze For Under $30

    A Double Gold nearly guarantees these spirits are good.

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2013

    The Top 10 Car Models in Desperate Need of a Redesign

    Car years are like dog years. They age much faster than we do. The average life cycle of a car is getting shorter and shorter as automakers compete to have the latest and greatest redesign on the block. In between redesigns, many automakers try to trick you into thinking that a car is "all-new" when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    Man Murdered for Playing Loud Music in His Truck, Perpetrators on the Loose

    On December 3 around 3:30 a.m., Silas Armando Najera-Hernandez and three other men were driving around the parking lot at Bar Uno, located at 5829 South Gessner Drive in southwest Houston. As Najera-Hernandez navigated the silver Ford F-150 pickup through the crowded lot, loud music screamed out o ... More >>

  • News

    July 5, 2012

    America's Petro-Terrorists

    Wall Street and Washington conspire to destablize the U.S. economy, one barrel of oil at a time.

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    4-Month-Old Girl Dies in Bizarre Accident

    A four-month-old girl was killed in a bizarre accident yesterday morning, police say. The child was being carried by her mother, who was walking towards the gated entrance of the Casa del Sol Apartmens at 9501 South Sam Houston Parkway. She was bringing an access card to the gate to let someone in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2012

    Unidentified Male Drive-By Victim, 24, Bayou Body Count No. 40

    A man walking along the 1400 block of Tarberry Sunday evening died when he was shot from a passing truck, Houston police say. The 24-year-old male, whose name has not been released pending notification of family members, was walking in the northside neighborhood about 7:15 p.m. when, witnesses said ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 8, 2012
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    March 8, 2012

    Xavier Jamar Clinton, 27: March 1 Murder Victim ID'd, Two Suspects Arrested

    The man who was was found shot to death March 1 has been identified, and two men have confessed to the crime, police say. Xavier Jamar Clinton, 27, was found shot to death in an apartment complex in the 10900 block of Tanner Park Court about 8:30 p.m. March 1, after police got a report of shots bei ... More >>

  • News

    February 2, 2012

    A Wrong Turn

    Once Galveston emergency personnel discovered the dead motorcyclist was "one of us," a Bellaire teenager's nightmare revved into overdrive.

  • News

    January 5, 2012

    The 2011 Houston Press Crimes of the Year

    From a fake vampire to a getaway guy in a wheelchair, a defendant peeing in court to a cop-car backseat blow job, it's been a wild year.

  • News

    December 29, 2011

    The 2011 Houston Press Crimes of the Year

    From a fake vampire to a getaway guy in a wheelchair, a defendant peeing in court to a cop-car backseat blow job, it's been a wild year.

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Magic Bus: Ford Discontinuing Econoline, the Van of Choice for Bands

    Stryper and their custom Econoline... we call it the "God-mobile"​We learned today about this unfortunate development: This week Ford Motor Co. said it is ramping up development and production of its Transit commercial van to make it into a truly global vehicle. The plan includes building the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    Marcos Juarez's Killers Drove This Truck

    Photo by HPD​The killers of 18-year-old Marcos Juarez in a drive-by shooting November 20 were in the truck pictured above, Houston police say. The suspects -- "described only as three Hispanic males and one white or Hispanic female with curly blond or brown hair" -- were "last seen in a 2002 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    Ruben O. Agostadero, 15, Bayou Body Count No. 181; Third Teen Killed in a Week

    A 15-year-old kid was killed in a southwest-side drive-by shooting Monday night, Houston police say. Both the victim, Ruben O. Agostadero, 15, and his companion, Raul Pillado, 16, suffered multiple gunshot wounds. Pillado is hospitalized in guarded condition. HPD says the two were standing outside ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2011

    Rogelio Martinez: Police Seeking Allegedly Unrepentant Habitual Burglar

    Photo by HPDRogelio Martinez: Not bashful about his work​In recent months the near-northwest neighborhoods of the Heights, Timbergrove Manor, Oak Forest and Garden Oaks have been plagued with daylight home burglaries. Sadly, even after police have smashed one such ring of thieves, another cont ... More >>

  • News

    November 10, 2011

    North Houston Battle Royale

    Machetes, grenades...and a wedding

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    Connie Shaukat: Fugitive at Center of Two Home Invasions; Three Bullet Wounds Didn't Stop Her from Wedding While on Lam

    Machete, grenade, garden hoe -- use whatever you got.​Okay, this is a weird one. A really weird one, involving accusations of parents smoking weed with children, divorce and remarriage, divided families, indestructible young women, hand grenades, garden hoes, machetes, and other assorted weapo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    David McIntyre: Worst Cop Impersonator Ever, Possibly

    David McIntyre: the South will rise again.​A red 2003 Ford F150 extended cab pickup speeding in a Montgomery County trailer park by a guy wearing a Confederate-shirt flag: It's a scene that takes place every weekend, probably. But things were different recently, according to the Montgomery Co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Willie Koehler: Child Rapist Suing From Prison Over Repo'd Pickup

    Willie Koehler demands his rights​In 2006, Willie Koehler of Texas City borrowed $19,000 to buy a 2007 Ford F-150. He agreed to have Amoco Federal Credit Union automatically debit $355 from his account every month, and Koehler always made sure he was flush enough to cover the payments. But t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    The Most Unbelievable East Texas Crime Ever

    Photo courtesy The Dunbar CollectionDunbar: Was only a few dozen credits short of his GRE degree at arrest​Just when we think we'd seen it all, there comes a story like this one... If the events described in an indictment unsealed in Angelina County Court today are true, it's one of the most ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Earline Garcia: Attempted Petty Orajel Theft Leads to Felony After Employee Narrowly Escapes Getting Run Over

    You stay classy, Earline.​Come on, people. Do we really need to give you a refresher course on how to shoplift? Apparently so. 1. If you really have to steal stuff, keep the value of the items you swipe under $50. That way, if you get caught, it will only be a Class C Misdemeanor, and you wil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    The 10 Biggest TV/Music Crossover Fails

    kimkardashian.celebuzz.com​Kim Kardashian's release of her new single, "Jam" makes Rocks Off sick to our stomachs. It's been our philosophy that while an ass can sell a TV show or low-budget porn, it can't sell an album. You can't mute a CD and still "watch" it. So in lieu of Kardashian's sic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    DJ Buddha Tells His Side Of The "Truck Flies Into Greens Bayou" Story, Including His Arrest

    If only this sign had been up​While Houston police investigate the death of a man whose truck smashed through a guardrail and plunged into Greens Bayou Wednesday, the man who says he was chasing the driver told Hair Balls his side of the story. Aryan Kaivani, a DJ and producer who goes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Houston's DJ Buddha Disputes DWI Charge

    ​The above mixtape touts Missouri City's DJ Buddha, as a "Hustler to the End," but HPD thinks he may have been hustling a little too much. Buddha was involved in a bizarre chain of events in the wee hours of Wednesday morning. It began as, according to the associate of Trae the Truth, he was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    Kareem Kentriell James, 31, Bayou Body Count No. 224

    Shootout in an apartment complex​A shootout in a southwest side apartment complex left one person dead Sunday afternoon, police say.Kareem Kentriell James, 31, was shot in his apartment comples in the 5400 block of Birdwood about 2:30 p.m. Sunday and was pronounced dead at the scene.Police say he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    Shane Rushing: Throws Puppy Off A Bridge For Getting Into His Trash

    Lucky, the aptly named dog​Dogs can be lovely companions, but like all lovely companions they can have their little quirks.Maybe they back ferociously at butterflies, maybe they wake you up for a walk early in the morning, maybe they get in your trash and make a mess.What to do?Shane Rushing thoug ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Oscar Salvador Fierro, 23, Bayou Body Count No. 178

    A fight leads to a fatal shooting​A fight that began outside a near-downtown club led to a fatal shooting early this morning, police say.Oscar Salvador Fierro, 23m was killed in the 2800 block of Smith after an incident that began as he was leaving Club Plush about 2 a.m., police say.Fierro suffer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2010

    New Texas License Plates: The Burger Option

    You want fries with that?​ Those ever-inventive folks who have the Texas vanity-plate franchise are rolling out a new bunch of plates for people to consider.Like this one, for Mighty Fine Burgers, which is in Austin. We suggest you get these plates on your Ford F-150 before you pull up to the vale ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2010

    New Texas License Plates: The Burger Option

    You want fries with that?​ Those ever-inventive folks who have the Texas vanity-plate franchise are rolling out a new bunch of plates for people to consider.Like this one, for Mighty Fine Burgers, which is in Austin. We suggest you get these plates on your Ford F-150 before you pull up to the vale ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2010

    Game Time: Tennessee Whiskey -- Jack Daniel vs Willie Wonka

    caption goes here​Having just returned from vacation literally about eight minutes ago, today's pearls of wisdom will not be sports-related (sports resumes in this space tomorrow). In my best efforts to derive some sort of synergy out of the 18-hour odyssey I just endured (Elkhart, IN to Houst ... More >>

  • News

    April 29, 2010

    It's Five O'clock Somewhere

    We scout out happy hour in Houston.

  • Culture

    March 11, 2010
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    March 4, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 17, 2010

    The Buzz Is Building, Somehow, For Houston And Its Alleged Love Of Electric Cars

    ​Earlier this month city officials announced they'll be buying more electric cars and also providing (temporarily) free charging stations for such vehicles downtown.The photo op seems to be paying off -- there seems to be the beginning of a small groundswell in the national media citing Houston as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    Bayou Body Count: Son Kills Mom, Heads To Mexico

    ​Laura Palacios of Houston died with her son at her side. Though it was hardly a comfort to the 51-year-old woman: It was her son who allegedly killed her. That's the story told by Harris County Sheriff's homicide detectives who have charged Jose Palacios, 24, with murder. But he is not behind ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    Bayou Body Count: Trouble Out On The Roads

    It's said that at 3 a.m. there are just a few basic types of people on the road: those leaving a bar, those who are up to no good, and the cops who are trying to catch them both. That seemed to be the situation early yesterday morning when a case of road rage turned deadly. Alfredo Vasquez an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    Ford Honcho Tells Houstonians The Domestic-Car Market Ain't Dead Yet

    Mark Fields, the flashy young head of Ford's Americas division, ran through the many woes of the auto industry before a group of mostly white-haired local car dealers who gathered for a luncheon yesterday at the Galleria Westin Hotel. There were the massive stock dips and job losses, the government ... More >>

  • Music

    January 17, 2008

    Kobain Lounge

    Insert Nirvana joke here

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2006

    Young Jeezy's Party Is Off the Heezy

    Jeezy and Manny Fresh get their picture took. It's 8:30 p.m. in a crowded studio and the Snowman is nowhere to be seen. It's his V.I.P. record listening party and I, the sole white dude, stick out like a sore thumb. As with any rap function, nothing is going as scheduled. Important people are sti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2006

    Young Jeezy's Party Is Off the Heezy

    Jeezy and Manny Fresh get their picture took. It's 8:30 p.m. in a crowded studio and the Snowman is nowhere to be seen. It's his V.I.P. record listening party and I, the sole white dude, stick out like a sore thumb. As with any rap function, nothing is going as scheduled. Important people are sti ... More >>

  • News

    October 16, 2003

    Collision Course

    Cyclists are finding out what really lurks along those serene country roads

  • News

    April 10, 2003

    Dead Wrong

    Relatives say Hollywood Cemetery sells the same plot over and over, stacks graves and buries people where they don t belong. And then forgets about them.

  • News

    May 16, 2002

    The Dutiful Son

    Galveston prosecutors say David Hisey stole more than $700,000 from his elderly parents, murdered them, then lived with their dead bodies. David says he did what his parents wanted.

  • News

    July 13, 2000

    This Sand is Your Sand

    At the Village of Surfside, it's not just the beaches that are eroding. It's the Open Beaches Act.

  • News

    March 9, 2000

    Run to Ground

    Inmate Terry Banks broke out of jail in Missouri, prison guard Lynette Barnett by his side. They disappeared for seven weeks - until the law caught up with them in a Victoria County, Texas, trailer park.

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