There are plenty of sexually oriented businesses in and around Harris County. For the most part, they are basically harmless, unless you count failed marriages, sexual addiction and alcoholism. So, when one goes bad, and in this case allegedly REALLY bad, the Harris County Attorney's office steps in ... More >>
A sign that won't be seen at the Super BowlHuman trafficking is a major problem in Texas, which is why Linda Geffin, chief of the Harris County Attorney's Special Prosecution Unit, will be giving people the 411 on The Today Show Thursday. "Houston serves as a destination for victims of traffickin ... More >>
Come out with your hands up.....In a major victory for irony last Friday, Houston SWAT officers arrested a man whose company is a major phone fundraiser for the Houston Police Patrolmen's Union.Although the Houston Chronicle reported the basic details of a three-hour standoff outside a business i ... More >>
A bad day for Spec's -- a (minor) fire this morning -- and now the closing of the Washington Avenue store.Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan has just sent out a notice that the Spec's, which has been embroiled over permits and how close it is to a school, is closed.His release: Harris County Attorney ... More >>
Photo courtesy Harris County Attorney's officeLuis Ortiz, the polluter who was sentenced to five days' jail time for failing to clean up his auto-salvage business, went behind bars today after a last-ditch effort to stay free.Ella Tyler of the county attorney's office tells Hair Balls district judge ... More >>
Highlights from the Blog at HOUSTONPRESS.COM
Photo courtesy Harris County AttorneyHere's something relatively new: A Harris County polluter is going to jail.Vince Ryan, the new Harris County Attorney, has decided to make pollution a priority, and he went after the owner of a northside auto-parts salvage company that had been dragging its legs ... More >>
Saying he deserves a bigger piece of the pie, the former city councilman serves up cherry information to his current political opponent
Robert Casey told on Constable Perry Wooten. Wooten fired him. Now Casey and two other people are suing to get their jobs back.
Did Annunciation use its connections to knock the head off Little Woodrow's beer permit?
Legislation would cut citizens out of the process