Photo courtesy HCSOAn expert on postpartum depression tells us Modarresi may not have known right from wrongMany observers believe that attorney George Parnham is planning an insanity defense for Narjes Modarresi, the 28-year-old mother accused of burying alive her two-year-old son Masih Golabba ... More >>
In a one-of-a-kind short list, HPD names the 30 most troubled mentally ill in the city.
Photo by normanackIn a surprisingly civilized and advanced move for our great state, local Texas House Democrats Jessica Farrar and Garnet Coleman co-authored and introduced a bill that would make post-partum psychosis a possible legal defense in trials of women who kill their children. Under the te ... More >>
A new face of injustice in Harris County could soon be James Dewald, Sr., father of the University of Houston professor killed by his wife last year. Dewald repeatedly told reporters this morning that the case has ended in a "miscarriage of justice."Kristen Dewald, who confessed to the murder shortl ... More >>
Even though Alexander Hatcher is bipolar and schizophrenic, he wasn't given his meds for his first three months in jail. He got in fights with the guards. Now he's sentenced to prison for a long, long time.
A justice surprises critics by reversing the Yates verdict
Clara Harris argues that Justice Nuchia, the ex-chief of police, has never met a conviction he didn't like
The wild ride of the teen who became a front-seat witness to her father's killing
Once again, the Chronicle avoids a delicate subject
Yates isn't dying to prove the equity of Harris County executions
A loving mother drowned her children. It's hard to believe no one could stop her.
Red flags go up around Russell Yates
A lawyer gets charged up -- really -- over a convict's financial plight
Texas's mentally impaired used to go to treatment centers. Now they go to prison.
Lupe Salinas made a lot of friends on his journey from a Rio Grande Valley childhood to becoming a dogged prosecutor and respected state district judge. Until he was tapped for a federal judgeship, he never knew how many enemies he had.