Illustration by Mike "Dakinewavamon" KlineIt's March!! Time for Spring Break!! And March Madness!! And, ummm, a DWI crackdown by the Harris County DAs office.We don't know what kind of crazed marketing mind came up with the title "The 'March Madness' Anti-DWI Enforcement Campaign," but someone did, ... More >>
You're young, you do stupid things. That's pretty much a given.If you're a girl, the classic thing is shoplifting. If you're a boy, I don't know, criminal mischief, graffitti, something like that.The problem is if you're caught, there's a chance it stays on your record forever. And these days, when ... More >>
Bikers, the city of Houston wants to hear from you. Some of us only want to hear how you're going to get out of our way during rush hour, but city officials would rather hear about what you think is needed here to help you bike better, or whatever it is you do.An online survey is being conducted in ... More >>
No one's going to be getting much work done around 11 a.m. Houston time tomorrow.That, of course, is when John McCain will be sworn in as the nation's first old-white-guy President; assuming you're down from the amazing high of Sunday's Lee Greenwood/Hank Williams Jr. concert at the Mall, you'll wan ... More >>
It's bad news when the state lists you as the absolute most dangerous county when it comes to deaths involving railroads.It's worse when you take into consideration the report doesn't even cover the treacherous, havoc-wreaking collision machine known as Metro's light-rail system.The Texas Rail & ... More >>
Children at Risk's 10th report on Houston-area children is out, and it's as grim as ever."The 2008-2010 edition of Growing Up in Houston continues to underscore the many needs of our children," the respected organization says.Among the highlights:-47% of Harris County children live in or near povert ... More >>
We first broke the news in October; the Houston Chronicle noticed it earlier this month, and now Time magazine has discovered it: There will be no one sent to Death Row from Harris County this year.Which, in historical terms, is kind of like saying Texas high schools will not be sending anyone to bi ... More >>
Let the drooling begin!
The Harris County DAs office announced this morning that they have indicted seven high school cheerleaders for hazing.
Glenn Quagmire of Family Guy immediately went into overdrive with his giggity-giggitys. Cosmo Kramer started stuttering "ca-ca-ca-catfight."
What kind ... More >>
If you were planning to go to a dog-fight this weekend, change your plans. And contact the DAs office.
Federal and local authorities announced today they'd busted a major dog-fighting operation based in Harris County.
Standing before an armored truck, representatives of the US Marshal's Office, ... More >>