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Johnny Holmes

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    November 6, 2012

    Five Exceptions to Straight Ticket Voting in Harris County

    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 >>

  • News

    April 17, 2008

    Death Threats and TAKS Tests

    Some TAKS tests are murder

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    July 31, 2003

    Blessed and Bewildered

    Recent debacles demonstrate why District Attorney Chuck Rosenthal needs more than a moustache to match the legacy of Johnny Holmes

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    March 21, 2002

    Lethal Legacy

    Yates isn't dying to prove the equity of Harris County executions

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    February 28, 2002

    The Dome and Dylan

    Knock-knock-knocking on Reliant's door

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    October 25, 2001

    Bar Tabs

    The D.A. and county attorney dip into office funds to up the influence in judicial polls

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001

    Best Sighting of a Retired Public Figure

    Johnny Holmes, Former Harris County district attorney

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    April 12, 2001

    The Bench Warmer

    After two defeats by voters, will Bob Burdette finally lose his black robe to a DWI?

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    November 30, 2000

    Innocence Lost?

    Despite its increasing importance, DNA evidence routinely gets destroyed here

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    August 31, 2000

    Campaign Finance Laws, What Are They Good For?

    Absolutely nothing! Yarbrough proves it again.

  • News

    April 27, 2000

    Courting Disaster?

    Some woes aren't going away at the county's new criminal justice center

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    March 9, 2000

    Justice on the Block

    Is the D.A.'s office for sale to the highest bidder?

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    January 20, 2000

    The Insider

    Report No Evil! UH threatens its top cop for reporting a star athlete's misdeeds

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    December 16, 1999

    The Insider

    Political Goodfellows Editor: Gabe and Gary get new toys; Lee and Mario cry in their stockings

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    December 9, 1999

    Chucked Up

    The D.A. and sheriff sizzle over Rosenthal's misleading campaign mailer

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    August 26, 1999
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    June 17, 1999
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    June 3, 1999

    Orlando and the 23rd Chair

    Did a councilman expose Furnituregate or help create it?

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    May 6, 1999

    Dead, Dead, Dead

    The police killings of Pedro Oregon, Ida Lee Delaney and Byron Gillum

  • News

    December 10, 1998

    Balancing the Bench

    Will race and bad blood play a part in the Guv's judicial picks?

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    October 29, 1998

    Investigating the Investigation

    Critical of no-bill, Oregon grand juror wants to go to feds

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    August 13, 1998

    Trivial Pursuit

    Should taxpayer dollars help prosecute a reporter with a big mouth and inoperable cancer?

  • News

    July 9, 1998

    Two Bullets in the Back

    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.

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    March 5, 1998
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    December 18, 1997
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    August 14, 1997
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    July 31, 1997
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    July 17, 1997
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    June 26, 1997

    Pain for the Prosecution

    Assistant district attorney Kristen Pain sent criminals to jail -- and then went to jail herself.

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    June 26, 1997
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    May 29, 1997
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    March 20, 1997
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    January 9, 1997

    Bloodletting?

    The medical examiner's controversial DNA expert is fired... for doing her job

  • News

    December 12, 1996
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    September 26, 1996

    Bullet Proof

    The D.A.'s office gets under the skin of an accused robber

  • News

    May 30, 1996

    Blood Feud

    The head of the ME's DNA lab says prosecutors are trying to discredit her for failing to be a "team player"

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    April 4, 1996
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    March 14, 1996

    Pale Justice

    In a '50s rerun, all-white grand juries return to Harris County

  • News

    March 7, 1996

    Truth or Consequences

    Jon Lindsay is an admitted liar and an accused perjurer. Should Harris County voters take him at his word - again?

  • News

    January 25, 1996

    Autopsy

    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

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    January 18, 1996
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    August 24, 1995

    Got On the Bus

    Zocalo Theater takes its act on the long and winding road

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    May 25, 1995
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    May 4, 1995

    The Law East of Downtown

    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.

  • News

    February 9, 1995

    Re-Hanging the Judge

    An angry grand juror says Lupe Salinas is a victim of kangaroo court justice

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    December 22, 1994

    Not F--ing Guilty!

    Profanity has its day in court, and emerges triumphant

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    December 8, 1994

    Hanging the Judge

    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.

  • News

    November 3, 1994
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    September 29, 1994

    Son of Lindsay ... Son of Driscoll

    Robert Eckels and Vince Ryan fight the battles of the past as they fight each other for county judge

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    July 28, 1994

    Rudy T Drives the Lane

    In Clutch City, nothing's too good for our champions

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