Nancy Atlas

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    Wrongly Imprisoned For A Decade, He's Free And Wants Restitution

    ‚ÄčEver wonder how much almost 11 years of your life might be worth? If you've been wrongfully thrown in prison for a crime you never committed, the number comes out to a little more than $850,000, or $80K a year. At least that's how much Richard Sturgeon is seeking in restitution from the state o ... More >>

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    August 26, 2009

    TDCJ Guard Gets Two Years For Lying About Kicking Inmate In The Head

    ‚ÄčA TDCJ guard who had been found guilty of filing a false "use of force" report was sentenced today to what no doubt will be two very uncomfortable years in a federal prison. (Or maybe guards take care of their own? We don't wanna know.)Eugene Morris, 41, had kicked an inmate in the head repeatedl ... More >>

  • News

    February 19, 2004

    The Freedom Fighter?

    James "Smokie" Phillips is running for constable -- and running from his past

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    November 6, 2003

    Pens and Needles

    Federal turf fights and deals mark the legacy of a union bribery case

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    October 18, 2001

    Payback Time?

    Dick DeGuerin beat the IRS. Now there's a bigger war over basic rights.

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    May 17, 2001

    Rush to Judges

    Texans long to secure seats on the bench

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    May 3, 2001

    Flashing Lights

    The HISD police officer was supposed to be there to protect children. Instead, he raped a 17-year-old and said it was her fault. And HISD says it bears no blame at all.

  • News

    November 2, 2000

    Pumped Dry

    Gas station dealers find big oil blocking the way in their struggles against extinction

  • News

    June 18, 1998

    Attacking the Taxman

    James Farmer and Cliff Williams do their best to irk the IRS

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    April 16, 1998

    Tales From the IRS

    Three stories of taxman terror