The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency -- ICE to illegals and legals alike -- has announced the results of a big round-up of gang members in Houston, Beaumont and Corpus Christi who are undocumented aliens."Operation Community Shield" resulted in the arrests of 116 gang members and associate ... More >>
MartinThis item is by Thomas Francis, a writer for our sister paper in Broward County/ Palm Beach, Florida. It's about a Houston guy, so we present it here for your perusal.An arrest in a cold case is supposed to be an occasion for celebrating the enduring cause of justice. There is no statute ... More >>
Photo by maarjaara The Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners has fined BARC Chief Veterinarian Eunice Ohashiegbula and former BARC vet David Rundell for violating U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency and Texas Veterinary Licensing Act requirements. In Texas, veterinarians who dispense cont ... More >>
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A reporter goes after the online drug business and gets wasted
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The Nightfly goes out for a quiet Sunday drink and winds up in a Mexican bordello downtown
The government says Clayton Jones shouldn't smoke marijuana. He says it's the only thing that keeps him from blowing his brains out.
Juan Diaz just wanted his citizenship. The feds wanted a drug-running felon.
Raiding narcs get a hibiscus low from their horticulture shock
A "Bubba Mexican" polices the border in Buford Gomez
Wonderland leaves you wondering about its characters
Rain, rage and ruin at an Easter 420 festival
Alex Lozano trumpets a 420 soiree and the return of the Westheimer Street Festival to its old home
Drug addicts can get hard cash to be sterilized or go on birth control. Is it ridding the world of unwanted babies -- or just ducking the underlying problems of abusers?
New Jack Hippies Homegrown Collective (Guerilla Hippies Productions)
Drug testing in world-class bridge bounces a medal-winner
Undercover cops infiltrate a pro-pot event, but don't weed out much from the crowd
Former drug czar Lee Brown has trouble negotiating a question about why there's no needle-exchange program for addicts in Houston
How a citizen's donation to NORML got routed to the DEA
Plus: Grim Reality, Hale to the Chief, Get Some Class
Plus: Seeking High Office, Fire + Ice = Folly
A Galveston D.A. candidate comes out for cannabis
Narcotics task forces in Texas spend millions of dollars each year busting low-level users and dealers. Is it money well spent, or are officers just addicted to easy cash?
Ex-congressman Stockman is labeled a co-conspirator in prescription fraud
Ben Guillory helped the DEA bust some east Houston dope dealers. But he says the agency's cavalier approach has left him a marked man in his old neighborhood.
Drug advocates jam for legalization
Those who drink codeine syrup call it lean because of its most obvious effect: a loss of coordination. Those who study the drug call it liquid crack. Those who abuse it can wind up dead.
With Traffic, Steven Soderbergh takes an unblinking look at America's drug policies
Prisons are filled with users who pick jail over probation and treatment. Welcome to Round 42 of the war on drugs.
Grass documentary leaves the viewer hungry for more
Years after her son's capital murder verdict, Rachel Moore found evidence that he fired in self-defense. But they're still trying to find a way out of prison.
A chance encounter and a federal feud endanger the sting
Judging by the idle chatter of Hotel Six politicos, the moral barometer at City Hall is in free fall
In the latest chapter of Snitch Vs. Snitch, two of the city's top defense lawyers are prevented from representing a client
In the drug world, you can't trust anybody - especially a federal informant
When it comes to alternatives to the drug war, some warriors would rather you not hear about it
Director Boaz Yakin gives a Fresh twist to tales of the drug trade
Tom Clancy and Harrison Ford take aim at the War On Drugs