Jack Cato

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    August 15, 2014

    Houston Has Its Own History of Race Riots

    As tear gas and rubber bullets flew on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, this week, I couldn't help but be thankful for the relatively peaceful streets of Houston. Sure, we have crime like most big cities and racial tensions do, at times, rise. For instance, when protesters took to the streets of R ... More >>

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    October 22, 2009

    Houston 101: Summer Of The Candy Man

    ‚ÄčThe late summer of 1973 was a strange, strange time in Houston. The handiwork of a sadistic mass murderer had been discovered, and as more and more bodies were found, the city and the local media couldn't get enough.Says one former Houstonian who was there:  When this thing broke, in early A ... More >>

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    January 29, 2004

    Visitors' Guide

    Get Bowled over by the best of the real Bayou City

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    February 1, 2001

    Overblown and Underrated

    So you know Houston's goats, heroes and high points? Think again.

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    September 3, 1998
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    April 30, 1998

    The Mean Spirit of Texas?

    Two veteran TV news reporters accuse Channel 11 of age discrimination

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    October 23, 1997
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    May 15, 1997
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    August 29, 1996

    No Time for Sergeants

    The Houston Police Department puts high-ranking cops out on the street

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    June 27, 1996

    Death in the Back Seat

    However it went down, Jaciel Gonzalez shouldn't have died

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    May 9, 1996
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    April 25, 1996
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    April 4, 1996

    Ana's Angel

    Jay Hamburger rushed in where others feared to tread ... only to find that no good deed goes unpunished

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    June 15, 1995

    Mad Dog's Demise

    Alan Mabry was a man on a mission. His death last month left friends, colleagues and authorities baffled -- as did his obsessive life.

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    September 8, 1994

    Changing Channels

    For decades, 13 ruled the Houston airwaves. Now 11 is coming on strong. Is KTRK's broadcast dynasty losing its hold?

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    August 4, 1994

    Impeaching South Houston

    South Houston Mayor Dennis Cordray has been run out of office... and his town isn't doing so hot either.