Hermann Hospital

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2014

    Man,34, Charged in Beltway 8 Accident That Killed Five, Including Child

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    Yes, Public Image Ltd Is Playing Scout Bar

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2010

    Songs For Our Brother's 21st Birthday

    Craig HlavatyLemmy (left, duh) and Jake Hlavaty​Today 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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    Houston Firefighter Calendar 2011 Is Here! Go Have Some Private Time!

    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.

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    Look Who's Getting Back Into The Journalism Business

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    Bayou Body Count: Terrible Tragedy, In A Lexus

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    The Legend Of Letting Sleeping Drunks Lie At City Hall

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2008

    Together In Life And Death

    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 >>

  • News

    May 22, 2008

    Right To Life

    Life Lessons

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2007

    Tales from Transit: Proxima Estacion

    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 >>

  • News

    June 9, 2005

    The Fix Is In

    UTMB is under fire in Dallas for its jail health care. So why is Houston ready to install it here?

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    June 3, 2004

    Thrilled to Death

    Riders may get more than they bargained for when they head to amusement parks this summer

  • News

    May 9, 2002

    Unmasked At Last

    After a half-century of effort, local African-American artists are emerging to the forefront of the arts, both in Houston and nationally

  • News

    September 6, 2001

    A Night in the Tub

    An angel named Grace, a doctor who's a real Trip and fresh gore flooding the ER -- the new Ben Taub gets old quick

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    June 28, 2001

    Born-Again Beauty

    Two years of toil took their toll on the trial lawyers -- but their historic church is finally back in business

  • Dining

    October 26, 2000

    Mixing It Up

    Saba chef Dylan Murray returns home to add even more spice to Houston's restaurant scene

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    August 24, 2000

    Throwing Away the Key

    A talented escape artist and con man gets more prison time. Will he serve it?

  • News

    August 10, 2000

    Subpoena Envy

    A legislative panel summons local GOP leaders to a show-and-tell

  • News

    August 3, 2000

    Left For Dead

    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.

  • News

    May 25, 2000

    Former Editors On The Move

    Warner gets associate judgeship; Garcia resigns

  • Music

    September 30, 1999

    Redemption Rap

    Nuwine takes God to the gangstas

  • News

    August 26, 1999

    Down the Drain

    Downsizing may not be treating city water workers -- or what we drink-- safely

  • News

    June 24, 1999

    Bye-bye, Baby, Bye-bye

    Another day care plans to close in the Texas Medical Center

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    June 17, 1999
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    June 3, 1999

    Family Unfriendly

    How Hermann Hospital and the Texas Medical Center left employees' kids high and dry

  • News

    October 8, 1998

    And the Winner Is

    If you're going to get hit by a bus in Houston, try Ryder

  • News

    July 9, 1998
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    June 18, 1998

    Tell It to the Boss

    After their hospital's merger with Memorial, Hermann employees are asked prying questions

  • News

    May 14, 1998

    The Further Adventures of King Con

    Yet again, Steven Russell bluffed his way out of prison. And yet again, he got caught.

  • News

    November 6, 1997

    Hit and Run

    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.

  • News

    April 10, 1997

    Bursting the Bubble

    "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.

  • News

    February 6, 1997

    King Con

    Steven Russell can bluff his way out of anything -- even prison. so why can't he stay out of jail?

  • News

    September 26, 1996

    Bullet Proof

    The D.A.'s office gets under the skin of an accused robber

  • News

    February 8, 1996

    Ascent of a Woman

    If you've got the drive, a conviction for stealing from a charity is no obstacle on the social climb. Just ask Susan Menke.

  • News

    January 25, 1996


    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

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    December 7, 1995
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    July 20, 1995
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    October 20, 1994

    No Choice

    A Baytown woman says she got an unwanted anti-abortion earful from her doctor