A trip to the big city for an East Texas family turned into a nightmare when, according to investigators, an autistic 15-year-old boy was molested by an employee at a North Houston Conn's store.
According to an affidavit filed by Harris County Sheriffs investigators, the boy's dad and sister and ot ... More >>
Mitt Romney had a troublesome time during his recent trip abroad, pissing off politicians and citizens in England, Palestine, and Poland (although to be fair, that last one was simply a guy who worked for Romney, not Romney himself).
Besides providing a potential future Ted Nugent album name -- "Ki ... More >>
Keystone Beer, a quartet of middle schoolers and 38-year-old Rosharon Lummus are a combustible combination, at least if what Anderson County authorities are saying is true.
According to Tylerpaper.com and sheriff Greg Taylor, Lummus hosted a birthday party on a country road southwest of Palestine t ... More >>
Free Radicals are, strangely enough, one of Houston's most stable ensembles. Their music may vary wildly from song to song, from jazz and klezmer to ska and rap, but the band drummer Nick Cooper started in 1996 has had a steady core of members for most of those years. Baritone saxophonist Pete Sulli ... More >>
Free Radicals have won an amazing nine Houston Press Music Awards for Best Jazz, but jazz really doesn't even begin to cover the 16-year-old Houston group's sound. It's so all over the place that the only category that really fits is the oft-misunderstood "world music," especially on the Radicals' n ... More >>
Matthew Mitchell has a question. A dumb questionA connected series of two allegedly alcohol-related car crashes killed one, injured three, and sent three others to jail, one in part for asking one of the dumbest questions we've ever read anyone asking at an accident scene.
At 1:30 a.m. Sun ... More >>
Photos by Kris SearsM1 of Dead Prez at the Houston Palestine Film Festival
Lee-Coc at the HPFFThe Houston Palestine Film Festival (HPFF), which features a wide range of films that highlight the unique strength and struggle of the Palestinian people featured the legendary M1 from Dead Prez on S ... More >>
Four exhibits at Lawndale Art Center close this Saturday including "Washington Avenue: Forgotten to Gentrified," a photo exhibit by Robert Sennhauser that looks at the near-downtown neighborhood and the changes it's currently undergoing. Among the highlights of the exhibit are Sennhauser's taped int ... More >>