Beginning bright and early Wednesday morning, 18-year-old football players far and wide will finalize in writing their plans on where they will ply their trade for the next three to five years, causing high blood pressure in adults three times their age coast to coast and dragging the fax machine in ... More >>
If he had not been assassinated 147 years ago, Abraham Lincoln would be having a pretty good year. In an already rancorous election campaign, our 16th president remains the ideal of statesmanship, common sense and decency in the Oval Office, virtues all but alien in modern-day Washington. This Frida ... More >>
Woman sexes hospitalized pal's teen.
When her good friend was hospitalized, Karen Lee Carstens volunteered to help watch her 13-year-old son. For two years, cops say, she and the boy had a sexual relationship, one where he apparently was more worried about birth control than she was. According to court documents, at one point the boy ... More >>
Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia was the youngest daughter of Russia's last Tsar, Nicholas II. During her father's reign, her life was rife with scandal due to the association between the royal family and Grigori Rasputin. By all accounts, the relationship that Rasputin had with the you ... More >>
"We had a vastly more sophisticated oyster culture 100 years ago than we do now," said Robb Walsh over a plate of six Gulf oysters yesterday afternoon. Walsh was speaking on a panel of winemakers on pairing white wines with oysters, but the lost history of Texas oysters was proving far more fascinat ... More >>
Once Galveston emergency personnel discovered the dead motorcyclist was "one of us," a Bellaire teenager's nightmare revved into overdrive.
Redford helms another dull history lesson.
Plimsouls rocker Peter Case bounces back from heart surgery.
Shelby Lynne smolders on Tears, Lies, and Alibis.
Is the Omega Protein company overfishing the most important fish in the sea?
The mass shooting at Fort Hood was just one of a growing number of troubling military deaths, murders and suicides.
Kathern Cathey thought she had an insurance policy that would save her life. Not exactly.
Allegations that the CEO of an energy company dropped his pants during a work dinner, tried to force his way into the hotel room of a woman colleague and stole the woman's cell phone in order to place sexual prank calls may be bunk, but at least they've got a bit of punch to them.The former Chief ... More >>
It was the year 2000 and I was a young hungry reporter in Chicago covering a young hungry state legislator
Amid flailing swords and flying shields, these modern-day knights fight on
Souvenir hits the right note — even if its heroine can't
The cocktail lounge at Tommy's is the perfect antidote for Norman Rockwell holidays
In World War II, Houston attorney Leon Jaworski prosecuted a group of black American soldiers. In a hurried-up trial, they were court-martialed and sentenced to hard labor. The verdict was probably wrong. And Jaworski had a lot to do with that.
These gun club members take aim at unlikely stereotypes: other gays and lesbians
Despite a deregulated energy market, Houston is sticking with the home team
A Houston softball team accuses Atlanta of being too straight
Even a wayward washing machine can't drop these sludge-rockers to the canvas
Good Charlotte knows it's more than a passing fancy. But does America?
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The Cohns say their builder ripped them off with a poorly built home that became infested with mold. They've joined other Texas homeowners who want a lemon law passed just for houses.
Crown Central Petroleum spews, sputters and flares up. Neighbors of the plant view it uneasily, never quite sure when it's going to blow.
Narcotics task forces in Texas spend millions of dollars each year busting low-level users and dealers. Is it money well spent, or are officers just addicted to easy cash?
Want to gain trust? One entrepreneur swears the answer is to distrust.
Desperately seeking Susan
Major gas companies are driving away independent station operators, all in the name of greed
Sci Fi's brilliant good vs. evil is a corpse in search of a burial
Hoopla. Will the Rockets relocate? Don't bet on it.
Less than two years after Billie Bob Harrell Jr. took the $31 million lottery jackpot, he took his own life
If you're black or brown, driving a nice car will get you noticed by police in Houston
In school, Des Hoebig learned to play an instrument. Now, out in the shady world of big-money dealers, he's learning to buy one.
The statue doesn't look like a traditional Our Lady of Guadalupe. But its appearance is just the start of the
The head of the ME's DNA lab says prosecutors are trying to discredit her for failing to be a "team player"
Hootie gets big while keeping its eyes on the small stuff
Did the U.S. government spend $2 million just to nail little guys like David Proctor?
How many winters more will Arctic waterfowl make their 10,000-year-old journey to the western edge of Houston?
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