They said no. They screamed it. Protesters yelled in front of city hall Wednesday, in opposition of legislation for a Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. "We say no," the protesters repeated. A few women, serving as reverb, chanted "God says no." ERO adorned their chests, thick red slashes cutting t ... More >>
Discussions around the ordinance proposal, called HERO, have been so intense you'd think they were giving out free passes to the Super Bowl the way people were crowding city hall on Tuesday. Now that a final vote by city council was pushed back yet again, more intense testimony is expected in two we ... More >>
Robert Dejean came to yesterday's City Council meeting to express his frustration at not being able to carry out the remainder of the Little League season with proper lights at Smokey Jasper ball field. See vandals, he said, ripped the copper out of the light poles some time ago and the city has yet ... More >>
Michael Kubosh, part of the fighting brothers who finally rid Houston of red-light cameras, is announcing today he's running for an at-large city council seat. Kubosh will announce he's running for Melissa Noriega's at-large seat (she is term-limited out), and an eclectic cast of Houston politicos ... More >>
Blue-Eyed Butcher was Lifetime's take on the Susan Wright case. It certainly wasn't the first TV movie to be based on a Houston case, and it won't be the last. In fact there are plenty of Houston stories just begging to be made into Lifetime movies. Like these five: 5. Trail Ridin' Dirty: The Feli ... More >>
Step right up, folks: Passion, deceit, money, lots of money, double dealing and a mayor with more flip-flops in her than a Cirque du Soleil acrobat!
Hot tip for all those cities considering a red-light camera program: Check out how Houston did it, and then do the exact opposite. Houston's danse macabre with camera vendor American Traffic Solutions (ATS) may have botched the city's budget, business reputation, and credibility. Mayor Anni ... More >>
Let's call this one "bad cop." I never quite understood the phrase "can't win for losing." That is, until the Chron told me about Michael Kubosh, a local bondsman who intentionally blew through the intersection of Milam and Elgin yesterday morning, hoping to get caught by a red-light camera so h ... More >>