According to court records, police already had Morris "Big Boy" Jones over a barrel when they rolled up outside his Katy home. A criminal complaint shows they had already seized more than $30,000 worth of stolen Palais Royal threads from his storefront way out Clay Road. And when police went to visi ... More >>
HCSOSheila Sowell: a family affairApparently family togetherness, when it comes to crime, is not limited to adult-diaper scamsters.
The Harris County Sheriff's Office announced this afternoon that they had busted a family of six for selling crack from their home on the northeast side of town ... More >>
Wednesday, the NAACP released an extensive, in-depth study of the main six groups which provide the lion's share of support for the infamous Tea Party movement, and the results of their study are not encouraging. It chronicles a great deal of cross-pollination between Tea Party and white supr ... More >>
Photo courtesy Angelina County JailMarcus Tyrone Bolt: Plot is foiledWhile we are no experts on the subject, we'd bet it was safe to say that if you are trying to pass a forged check, you probably want to move quick, but not too quick, and not attract attention to yourself.
You just want everyt ... More >>
Don't go getting any ideas. That phone number is no longer in serviceAs the hometown of late Texas rap legend Pimp C., you'd expect the pimp game in Port Arthur to be pretty damn strong. Innovative, even. If the case of Edwin James Johnson is any indication, you would not be disappointed.Accordin ... More >>
Houston's history is dotted with albums that, fairly or not, have been swept aside. We'll examine them here. Have an album that you think nobody knows about but should? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
All In the Game (Suave House, 1995)
Crime Boss was Suave House Records' most vin ... More >>
Talk about a Cinderella story. At 17 years old, Tommy James of Michigan was a high-school senior, already married with a baby, working in a record store, and failing miserably to get his band, The Shondells, off the ground after a recording a single.
Two years later, a Pittsburgh club promote ... More >>
The Sopranos is the greatest television show of all time.
I know that sentence right there will be enough to start plenty of discussion, tweets, and emails, both in support of and in disagreement with that statement.It's funny, with sports expansion breeds mediocrity. The more teams that get ... More >>
In the wake of last week's wedding extravaganza, The Office got back to its roots this week in a great way, proving that this ensemble is so strong and the storytelling still so entertaining that it can produce a great episode with two of its key players out of the picture. Jim and Pam were on the ... More >>
You know, F. Scott Fitzgerald was right about American lives having no second acts. I found that to be sadly true yesterday as I sat down at the McDonald's near the bus station off Main and jumped teeth first into an American tragedy.
Somewhere in a cold and sterile boardroom at McDonald's headqu ... More >>