In spite of several indisputably bad candidates on either side of the aisle, apparently tens of thousands of Harris County residents are still going to vote straight ticket. Maybe those people are just lazy. Maybe it gives them a jolt of pride or even spite, as in "I am going to stick it to those i ... More >>
Some TAKS tests are murder
Recent debacles demonstrate why District Attorney Chuck Rosenthal needs more than a moustache to match the legacy of Johnny Holmes
Yates isn't dying to prove the equity of Harris County executions
Knock-knock-knocking on Reliant's door
The D.A. and county attorney dip into office funds to up the influence in judicial polls
Johnny Holmes, Former Harris County district attorney
After two defeats by voters, will Bob Burdette finally lose his black robe to a DWI?
Despite its increasing importance, DNA evidence routinely gets destroyed here
Absolutely nothing! Yarbrough proves it again.
Some woes aren't going away at the county's new criminal justice center
Is the D.A.'s office for sale to the highest bidder?
Report No Evil! UH threatens its top cop for reporting a star athlete's misdeeds
Political Goodfellows Editor: Gabe and Gary get new toys; Lee and Mario cry in their stockings
The D.A. and sheriff sizzle over Rosenthal's misleading campaign mailer
Did a councilman expose Furnituregate or help create it?
The police killings of Pedro Oregon, Ida Lee Delaney and Byron Gillum
Will race and bad blood play a part in the Guv's judicial picks?
Critical of no-bill, Oregon grand juror wants to go to feds
Should taxpayer dollars help prosecute a reporter with a big mouth and inoperable cancer?
Three cops. One kid on LSD. Something just didn't add up for Skip and Becky Allen, who filed a lawsuit to find out how their son died.
Assistant district attorney Kristen Pain sent criminals to jail -- and then went to jail herself.
The medical examiner's controversial DNA expert is fired... for doing her job
The D.A.'s office gets under the skin of an accused robber
The head of the ME's DNA lab says prosecutors are trying to discredit her for failing to be a "team player"
In a '50s rerun, all-white grand juries return to Harris County
Jon Lindsay is an admitted liar and an accused perjurer. Should Harris County voters take him at his word - again?
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
Zocalo Theater takes its act on the long and winding road
With his army of volunteer deputies, Victor Trevino is Harris County's most innovative and open lawman. But his sharp tongue hasn't endeared him to other politicians. And some wonder if all his power has gone to his head.
An angry grand juror says Lupe Salinas is a victim of kangaroo court justice
Profanity has its day in court, and emerges triumphant
Lupe Salinas made a lot of friends on his journey from a Rio Grande Valley childhood to becoming a dogged prosecutor and respected state district judge. Until he was tapped for a federal judgeship, he never knew how many enemies he had.
Robert Eckels and Vince Ryan fight the battles of the past as they fight each other for county judge
In Clutch City, nothing's too good for our champions