An accident in early morning hours Monday claimed the lives of four adults and one child traveling near Wilson Road and Beltway 8. Harris County Sheriff's Office has charged Efraim Carmona, 34, with five counts of intoxication manslaughter and one count of intoxication assault in the incident. Auth ... More >>
The runoff attached to Fun Fun Fun Fest during the first weekend in November has paid off for Houston, which will see dates from Baroness -- fingers crossed, Tomahawk, Converge, Red Fang, Valient Thorr, and now Public Image Ltd. The post-Sex Pistols John Lydon project will play Clear Lake's Scout ... More >>
Craig HlavatyLemmy (left, duh) and Jake HlavatyToday is the 21st birthday of one of Craig's Hlist's biggest musical influences: Not the Pixies' Doolittle, Nine Inch Nails' Pretty Hate Machine, or even Operation Ivy's Energy LP. It's an actual person, our little brother Jake. The kid came of l ... More >>
The latest version of the always popular Houston Firefighters Calendar, featuring men holding things while not wearing any shirts, is out. Saturday night was the release party, and the Facebook reviews are in.
The Texas Tribune, the new non-profit journalism operation headed by former Texas Monthly editor Evan Smith, had some big news yesterday: They'd received a $500,000 donation from the Houston Endowment.The gift will go a long ways toward -- Say what now? The Houston Endowment is getting back in the j ... More >>
Just before 4 pm Tuesday, according to Houston police, Pedro Enrique-Garcia Rosabal, 34, called his wife to say he'd just picked their two kids up from summer school and was going to kill them. Turns out Rosabal made good on his threat, shooting his 8-year-old daughter and 6-year-old son with a .380 ... More >>
Photo courtesy GHVCBEvery time there's a "homeless sweep" in downtown Houston, a local historian will trot out the old legend about Hermann Square. Supposedly, George Hermann willed to the City of Houston the land that had once been occupied by his boyhood home (and now sprawls at the foot of City H ... More >>
Over the weekend, two local legends died -- private investigator Clyde Wilson and attorney Tom Alexander. The Houston Chronicle duly made note of the deaths, of course, but didn't mention the two were closely related professionally. And they worked together on two very high-profile Houston cases. ... More >>
John Nova Lomax rides the rails. The Metro Rail, to be exact. And when he isn’t busy dealing with bomb scares or dodging Nigerian scammers , he’s jamming out to Manu Chao and writing poems... Infinita Tristeza Manu Chao writes train songs But they don’t roll with Johnny Cash’s smoke-belch ... More >>
UTMB is under fire in Dallas for its jail health care. So why is Houston ready to install it here?
Riders may get more than they bargained for when they head to amusement parks this summer
After a half-century of effort, local African-American artists are emerging to the forefront of the arts, both in Houston and nationally
An angel named Grace, a doctor who's a real Trip and fresh gore flooding the ER -- the new Ben Taub gets old quick
Two years of toil took their toll on the trial lawyers -- but their historic church is finally back in business
Saba chef Dylan Murray returns home to add even more spice to Houston's restaurant scene
A talented escape artist and con man gets more prison time. Will he serve it?
A legislative panel summons local GOP leaders to a show-and-tell
Tracey Deel was shot a dozen times by two teens who wanted her car. She dragged herself the length of three football fields determined not to be just another homocide statistic.
Warner gets associate judgeship; Garcia resigns
Nuwine takes God to the gangstas
Downsizing may not be treating city water workers -- or what we drink-- safely
Another day care plans to close in the Texas Medical Center
How Hermann Hospital and the Texas Medical Center left employees' kids high and dry
If you're going to get hit by a bus in Houston, try Ryder
After their hospital's merger with Memorial, Hermann employees are asked prying questions
Yet again, Steven Russell bluffed his way out of prison. And yet again, he got caught.
Joni Teal and her boyfriend claim that she, not he, should be in prison for the death of Evelyn Pritchard. But authorities don't seem to believe them. Maybe it's their seven DWIs.
"Bubble Boy" David Vetter was hardly the happy, well-adjusted child portrayed in the media. Thirteen years after his death, his friend Mary Murphy is fighting to tell his story.
Steven Russell can bluff his way out of anything -- even prison. so why can't he stay out of jail?
The D.A.'s office gets under the skin of an accused robber
If you've got the drive, a conviction for stealing from a charity is no obstacle on the social climb. Just ask Susan Menke.
Since Dr. Joe retired as Harris Countys chief medical examiner, the morgue itself has been undergoing a critical examination. Whats been uncovered botched postmortems, illegal tissue-harvesting, double-dipping pathologists reveals a county office thats op
A Baytown woman says she got an unwanted anti-abortion earful from her doctor