Lloyd Oliver

  • News

    November 22, 2012

    2012 Turkeys of the Year

    Puffed up, plucked and ready for roasting, here's this year's best of the worst.

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2012

    Candidates, METRO Referendums Confusing? Use the League of Women Voters Guide

    In the grand scheme of things, the bigger the election, generally the more attention it gets and the more distantly removed it is from our day to day activities. Sure, voting for school board members and county tax collectors isn't as sexy as voting for president, but it is more likely to affect you ... More >>

  • News

    October 18, 2012

    The Tea Party Democrat

    Party leaders want to throw out District Attorney candidate Lloyd Oliver and the donkey he rode in on.

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2012

    Cover Story: What The Houston Chronicle Got Wrong About Lloyd Oliver (They Forgot To Laugh)

    The Houston Chronicle gets a lot of things right. Their investigations are often dogged, and their prose is usually limpid and easy to navigate. Everyone knows -- including us -- they do most of the journalistic heavy lifting in this town, evidenced by a comment a fellow reporter recently made: "Jus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2012

    Pat Lykos' Loss Brings Joy To Lots Of Ex-Prosecutors

    Harris County District Attorney Pat Lykos was soundly defeated in her GOP-primary re-election race yesterday, a result that greatly cheered the nearly 100 prosecutors who hd left the DAs office in her single term. Many of them were at the victory party for Mike Anderson, the former prosecutor who g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    Sharon Keller, Pat Lykos Fare Badly in Houston Bar Association Qualification Survey

    The Houston Bar Association has released its judicial qualification poll for this year's primaries, and it's clear two candidates aren't viewed favorably: Criminal Court of Appeals Justice Sharon Keller and Harris County DA Pat Lykos. Since the overwhelming number of people who take part in the sur ... More >>

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    An Open Mike

    He wants to castrate pedophiles and purge the courts of politics. He has assailed fellow jurists, lawyers and lawmakers. He's maverick Mike McSpadden, a tennis ace with a tomahawk tongue.

  • News

    January 13, 2000

    Love Hurts

    Six of her ex-lovers or associates are wounded or dead. Authorities wonder if old ways die hard for former Houston attorney Catherine Mehaffey Shelton.

  • News

    September 1, 1994
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    August 11, 1994

    Taking a Bite Out of...

    Revealed: Castratin' Mike's youthful indiscretion