Thousands are caught in the repetitive cycle of homelessness, and there aren't enough safe places to sleep for all of them.
Planning on voting early in Houston? There are only two days left to do so and on November 5th you can ONLY vote in the precinct you are assigned to. When time is against you, waiting until the last minute to vote could be worse than trying to find this year's IT toy during a Black Friday sale. Wi ... More >>
Click 2 Houston is passing on a weather report warning of possible funnel clouds this morning in Fort Bend County. The report says that rapidly developing thunderstorms coupled with "a very buoyant atmosphere" will lead to funnel clouds. Their report follows:
In the tunnel next to the lounge under the expensive seats at the Toyota Center this past March, Robert Boudwin ripped the head off of his costume and collapsed to the floor in exhaustion. Boudwin, the man behind the Clutch the Bear mascot costume for the last 17 years, had just performed the final ... More >>
Photo via KTRKAs shocking as it might be to believe, a woman sending nude pictures of herself to a boyfriend led to some complications. For the Galena Park police force, it's led to an embarrassing discrimination suit, somehow. GPPD office Corrie Long was going out with fellow cop Terry Pen ... More >>
Get the lawn chairs!!!Bad Cop Break-Ups, Part II: Earlier today we told you about a bad break-up between Galena Park cops. This one concerns HPD. It doesn't involve nude pictures, but it does involve a cop getting tased. KPRC reports that Houston cop Veronica Salmeron, 25, has been charged ... More >>
Michael Glyn Brown was recently acquitted of assaulting his wife. But that's only the latest allegation against the violent, drug-abusing doctor, long a fixture of Houston TV commercials and society.
Love tunnels not includedA while back we presented a dozen of the most beautiful bridges in Texas, a state most people don't normally associate with bridges. They associate it even less with tunnels. Texas isn't exactly a mountainous state, and wherever there's a big outcropping there's gene ... More >>
The announcements of closings due to the anticipated winter storm are beginning to roll in, the most significant so far being HISD closing all its schools and offices tomorrow. We'll be keeping a list of what's closed and updating it throughout the day, so check back frequently for news. Our ... More >>
Sacred grounds‚ÄčThis evening marks the start of another high school football season. Entire cities and towns will be shuttering their doors and congregating at the central holy ground: the football stadium. Well, that may not be the case in Houston, but certainly in Dillon and West Canaan. (Oh, tho ... More >>
Can't enjoy child porn at home? Try school.
‚ÄčWives. Amirite, fellas, or amirite?You try to settle down with your child-porn collection at home, and all of a sudden the ol' ball-and-chain is on your case. Sure, she (somehow) doesn't call the cops or divorce your sick ass right there, but still, you know she's going to be watching like a hawk ... More >>
Some injured parties in Harris County say plea bargains go on behind their backs and without their approval.
Screw Washington Avenue clubs and their selective admittance. We'd rather hit up downtown and get felt up for guns or knives and listen to some hard-core hip-hop. 11:15 p.m., Saturday: We met up with V-Zilla at Toc-Bar because his studio, or as he puts it, "the dungeon," is nestled underneath the c ... More >>
Thanks to lax enforcement by TCEQ, plants along the Houston Ship Channel launch tons of toxic gases into our air, and face little penalty even when they exceed pollution limits over and over again.
Photo by Troy FieldsIt was dangerously close to Tuesday morning, it was raining and I was combing the gutter outside Lone Star Saloon (1900 Travis, 713-757-1616) for a receipt I shouldn't have thrown away. Bartender Kari was helping me look because a) she's gracious, b) it was the merchant co ... More >>
This city's gay community pushed back hard.
The big news this week in Bayou Body Count is the three dead family members League City police are investigating as a possible murder-murder-suicide. Lewis Cantrell Jr. and his wife Gayle Cantrell were found shot to death in their living room on the 2900 block of Chinaberry Park Lane. Lewis Cantrell ... More >>
The winners and losers of Barack Obama's stimulus plan can be figured out -- to a degree -- by a new study by the White House's Council of Economic Advisors.It breaks down by congressional district how many jobs will be created or saved by the act; the big loophole there, of course, comes from the w ... More >>
A teacher and a volunteer at a children's theater were among the four child-porn indictments announced today by the US Attorney's office.Among the highlights from the lowlifes:Fernando Gonzalez, a teacher at North Shore High in the Galena Park school district, gets no marks for subtlety or brains: " ... More >>
Early voting totals continue to astound political watchers in Harris County -- more than 314,000 folks have already gone to the polls, more than twice the pace of 2004. That's resulted in lots of lines...but not everywhere. County clerk spokesman Hector DeLeon says that a third of the early-voting ... More >>
We'll update this list as info comes in. HISD is closed through Friday. HISD athletic events for this coming weekend canceled. Spring Branch is closed through Tuesday. Fort Bend is closed through Tuesday. Katy ISD is closed through Tuesday. Goose Creek is closed indefinitely. Aldine ISD is closed t ... More >>
Galena Park rapper Baby Jay
Despite the bishopís remarks to the contrary, the Galveston-Houston Roman Catholic Archdiocese had child molesters and let them go. But donít blame just the Church.
A 1,683-mile drive taught us that educators don't always entertain an open-door policy when it comes to public records
In an era when booster dollars give high school football teams a high-tech edge, scratching out a winning season gets tougher and tougher
Think you know local music? Take the Bayou City Music Mindbender and find out.
Since 9/11, tanker sailors are having a tough time making it to dry land in Houston
Interest in the fight game grows in the Bayou City
Some are ready to die. Others aren't -- they just want a chance at a better life. But even the most careful of local teens who enlist in 2003 may find their plans for a desk job interrupted by war.
Sweeps month brings startling news: strippers!
Fort Bend ISD snaps up the former school superintendent's church for a mere $4.25 million
Ben Guillory helped the DEA bust some east Houston dope dealers. But he says the agency's cavalier approach has left him a marked man in his old neighborhood.
Years after her son's capital murder verdict, Rachel Moore found evidence that he fired in self-defense. But they're still trying to find a way out of prison.
A body may soon be unburied in the bizarre Basso case
Drink up, kids. Keep those soda dollars coming.
Brace yourself --the FBI says the Tracker is a fraud
The education & travels of the natural-born fighter, fierce homeless poet, charming talker, convicted felon, begetter of children & receiver of messages from Heaven
High school QB Kyle Heine broke his neck on the field. How well was he treated?