We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them. So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even. This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involv ... More >>
The last meal should be whatever TDCJ wants, Whitmire says.Houston State Senator John Whitmire, who wields great influence on prison issues, says he wants to do away with granting last meal requests for inmates about to be executed. The over-the-top meal of Lawrence Brewer, executed last nig ... More >>
The works in Lawndale's Studio Program exhibit depict everything from eyelashes to James Byrd
An abuse victim says she lied to convict her cousin 15 years ago
Artist Sanford Biggers creates a fascinating common ground
The D.A.'s policy cuts into an inmate advocacy program
After a career serving kingmakers, can Jim Edmonds really be his own leader?
Rodney Hulin died after hanging himself in prison. Three years later, his family gets some money from the state.