Hope, abandonedAn Icelandic saga as written by Franz Kafka. That is the best way we can describe what happens when you attempt to register and transfer title to a car given to you as a gift by your dad who lives out of state. Through what is now four trips to the Harris County Administration ... More >>
We can all indulge our inner Racer XThe Dallas Morning News (behind a paywall but AP report is here) noted a small clause in a transportation bill passed by the House in Austin this week -- if approved by the Senate, it allows speed limits to be raised on some Texas highways to 85 mph, the hi ... More >>
Do it for the crabs.Tomorrow morning, rain or shine, thousands of Texans across the 367 miles of state coastline will take to the sand, gloves on and plastic bags in hand. Call it a goodbye and thank you to summer, and hello fall.Groups will be gathering at 28 sites at 9 a.m. for the annual Adopt ... More >>
Illustrations courtesy UHYour Name Here StadiumUH has announced a bold plan to upgrade facilities, essentially building a new football stadium and massively renovating the basketball arena.The $160 million plan has the backing of UH president Renu Khator and the board of regents, so it's going ah ... More >>
Photo by diveofficerIs it a good or bad thing to be named one of the state's Most Endangered Historic Places?The Sam Jacinto Battlefield is going to find out, having earned that dubious honor this morning."The landscape is all that remains of this important historic site, and without a comp ... More >>
We have become all too lax in keeping up with the National Enquirer; most of the "celebrities" who are getting fat, having affairs or going to rehab in its pages are pretty much unfamiliar to us. (We know there's a dude named Gosselin who's very bad, but we don't know why, nor care.)Luckily, the ... More >>
Photo courtesy wikipediaIt's been a few years since Houston's most recent orgy of building new sports arenas for down-on-their-luck franchise owners. There's a new soccer stadium trying to get itself born, but other than that we probably won't be seeing any new facilities being built for a while. ... 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 >>
Yikes. Richard Laminack, one of the more well-known mass-torts lawyers in town, is in a bit of legal trouble of his own. Laminack once teamed with the legendary John O'Quinn on huge suits over things like breast implants and Vioxx. Now a former employee is suing him, according to The American Law ... More >>
A home for a buck, with one catch
The doors indeed will close on a respected program
Sunset report calls for an ethics commission with teeth
A historic Hill Country road brought Texans to the Blanco. Then came John O'Quinn.
Bankrupt journalist of the year v. O'Quinn et al.
Desperately seeking Susan
Judge to O'Quinn, O'Quinn to rehab and Bishop to Dock
Attorneys John O'Quinn and Benton Musslewhite aren't buddies anymore
The State Bar of Texas tries again to KAYO John O'Quinn but can't lay a glove on him
Will a less-than-Frank Reyes cloud O'Quinn's win?
Devine converts plaintiffs' lawyers' cash into a courtroom gallery
Attorney John O'Quinn has checked into a substance-abuse center as he prepares for his disbarment suit
Attorney John O'quinn says his big-business enemies are out to do him in. But the real source of his troubles may be closer to home.
In its quest for a Municipal golf course, Lake jackson learned a valuable lesson: Never buy land without checking it out first. Unfortunately, the lesson came six years too late.
In Wayne, all things converge
At the Avenue Grill, all things are created equal, and tasty
At Lynn's Steakhouse, it's still the age of the carnivore
Save the politics for later Boss Hall's going for the gold right now!
As Ben Hall prepares to leave City Hall, questions are again being raised about his involvement in the doling out of city business. But Hall says the law allows him to do pretty much as he pleases.