>Man douses self with liquid from a gas can in front of Exxon building.
On Tuesday, a man identified as Benedict Sylvester Igwedike, 67, of Lagos, Nigeria was found dead on a United Airlines flight from his home town. Investigators are awaiting the results of an autopsy on the man, who apparently died relatively early in the flight. Back in January, a woman died on a f ... More >>
Who? Sama'an Ashrawi is a filmmaker, a documentarian of almost everything UGK and easily one of the few men Bun B trusts more than anything other than his shoe collection and family. Actually, Ashrawi is like family after the two befriended one another. Last fall, Ashrawi released his All Star Tribu ... More >>
Here go hell come, SXSW has just released the first batch of names for the 2013 festival. I know, only a week after Fun Fun Fun Fest and a month since ACL. Did you see the FPSF blog from earlier today? Yeah, time is moving too fast. The big names on the list so far include the Zombies, Alt-J, Akro ... More >>
If you like Cajun and Southern food, try this West African restaurant.
Christina Clardy among those convicted.Christina Clardy, a 61-year-old West U doctor, was convicted with two other people of running a massive Medicaid-and-money-laundering scam that somehow involved Nigerian tankers, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced today. Kenneth Anokam, 56, and Niger ... More >>
Jessica Tata, 22, is in custody.The long strange trip of the woman wanted in connection with the deaths of four children in a daycare fire in February is over as Jessica Tata was escorted to Harris County jail early Tuesday morning. Tata was the owner of Jackie's Child Care, located in a res ... More >>
The world's great cuisines converge here.
It only looks like the underside of a giant scarab beetle; it's just the midsection of a catfish.If you try to order primordial gumbo at Finger Licking Bukateria (9817 Bissonnet), they obviously won't know what you're asking for. Our waiter on Saturday night was completely befuddled when I tr ... More >>
Murder charges have been brought against Fredy Ramon Lagos in the stabbing death of an unidentified man Saturday night. Police say an argument between the two men that took place at an apartment complex in the 6300 block of West Bellfort around 11:00 PM escalated into a fist fight, then Lago ... More >>
Texan Larry Plake went out to one offshore oil job too many and ended up held for ransom in the Nigerian jungle.
"Credibility Scare" alumnus Mark Germino plugs in after seven years.
Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from dry ... More >>
Other record stores have bitten the dust, but not this one
An oil-field services employee from Texas is shot down on the streets of Nigeria, martyr to someone's cause
The city sends a special something to Africa
The International Fest casts light on one of the world's most underrated musical nations
In a small office off the Southwest Freeway, an editor carries on his crusade against public corruption and press censorship in his native Nigeria and other African countries
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