Back in June, we looked at how extensive new development along the Grand Parkway is contributing to a scary scenario where the Addicks and Barker dams could fail with Katrina-like effects. Now a federal judge has agreed with us, kinda. U.S. District Judge Keith Ellison has issued a 42-page memora ... More >>
They've already been labeled "high risk." Experts say the resulting damage could be bigger than Katrina in New Orleans.
Members of the Stop Highway 6 Landfill coalition are warning folks that the proposed Waller County landfill is going to spoil the rural landscape, poison the water supply and pollute our schoolchildren. Project officials say this is a bunch of rubbish. Pending state approval, the 723-acre site -- ... More >>
One man's journey into darknessAin't the Internet wonderful? We found out just how much fun it could be yet again yesterday, when we stumbled across what looked like a garden-variety domestic violence report on file in the Harris County District Clerk's online records. Tuesday Harris County Sher ... More >>
The Grand Parkway, that expansive road to nowhere in the middle of nowhere, is headed to court.The Sierra Club has filed a federal suit against the project, saying that environmental-impact studies have been inadequate.Brandt Mannchen of the group appeared before Commissioners Court today to explain ... More >>
Despite major opposition, construction commences on what could become North America's most dangerous airport
Congressional redistricting: Dem disaster or Trojan horse?
She just wanted her comfortable suburban life. But when a concrete company intruded on her paradise, the homemaker turned warrior.
The city of Houston is being carved into special taxing districts, promising windfalls for some, financial burdens for others
The Sierra Club got paid off, but a developer's bizarre problems continue
Big money, big lobbyists, big tax breaks. The Mills Corporation is bringing one of its "megamalls" to Katy, and it's hardly business as usual in the little town on the prairie.
Last fall, environmentalists thought they'd finally put a stake through the heart of the West Side Airport. But the mayoral race seems to have given it a new lease on life.
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.
How many winters more will Arctic waterfowl make their 10,000-year-old journey to the western edge of Houston?