Houston's fabled Irishman dies.
At first blush, even for East Texas, land of high bail, $404,277 seems like an exorbitant bond for a guy who was initially arrested for stealing 11 pregnancy tests from a Lufkin CVS. However, that odd theft is not all 26-year-old George Melvin Mitchell is on the hook for. Far from it. But let's be ... More >>
KPRCMicah Ashley Alford: She just wants to danceWe have a new candidate for the prestigious Peole Who Should Not Reproduce award: Micah Ashley Alford,, a 26-year-old League City who just wants to rub guy's crotchies with her butt, without being bothered by all those damn babies she keeps pump ... More >>
You're nobody anymore until you've been made the subject of Taiwanese animation. We can't say we entirely get the phenomenon, but the Rockets' Yao Ming joins Al Gore, Cgarlie Sheen and other celebrities as the star of one of these things on the occasion of his retirement. It seems to include his m ... More >>
More bad news for women who rely on Planned Parenthood.A Texas Senate subcommittee wrangled the vulvas of Texas women into a chokehold yesterday with its latest assault on Planned Parenthood. Republican Senator Robert Deuell, who is a physician, introduced a bill to a three-member subcommitte ... More >>
Home for the rest of this sex offender's lifeA sentence has come down in the case of a Brazoria County man who impregnated his 11-year-old stepdaughter, and it's a steep one: Life in prison with no chance of parole. KTRK, which broke the story and has been following it, says a judge handed d ... More >>
It made sense in February 2011, kidNo doubt all of you people who don't work in the news industry are either off this morning or working from home. But we all know that no one gets any work done at home with all the distractions running around you. Television, NetFlix, Internet porn, food, wi ... More >>
You're kid won't turn out like this.The list of the top 100 baby names of 2010 is out and it is filled with many names you would expect. There are Biblical names like John and Luke and James. There are pop culture names like Bella and Zachary. There are even names that help you to rhyme your ... More >>
The Reliance Foundation billboardPerhaps because it would take up too much room to say "Honk if You Love Insane Conspiracy Theories," the new super-creepy billboards in Bryan simply show an African-American child under the terrifying slogan "Black & Unwanted." Welcome to life as viewed throu ... More >>
Home births draw American-born Latinos directly into the immigration issue
You know what you just hate when you're on a motorcycle trying to get away from a DPS trooper because you're wanted on a burglary charge?Pregnant women who slam their cars into drug stores.The sad tale of 18-year-old Daniel Nuno of League City proves the point. Nuno was on his motorcycle in F ... More >>
If there's one thing you want to do when you're pregnant, it's parade around in a bikini for the sake of some wacky FM radio station.Apparently.While pregnant women are beautiful -- the rosy glow, the increased tittage, the freedom they feel from having a good excuse for gaining a few pounds -- a Pr ... More >>
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People are up in arms (Are people ever "down on arms"?) about a new report that shows Houston leads the nation in teen births, at least among women aged 15 or less.Abstinence-only ain't working, we need more abstinence-only, yadda yadda yadda.Sure, having a baby when you're 15 isn't the best choi ... More >>
Photo by George HixsonWhat were you doing when you were seven months pregnant? (Question intended for women only.)One thing you probably weren't doing: scrambling madly to stop a wildly leaking roof only minutes before you were going onstage for a 90-minute bout of dancing, singing and dash ... More >>
Just to the throw one more log of fear on the fire...As if a case of influenza wasn't bad enough on its own, some strains carry the risk of a lingering and sometimes permanent "hangover" in the form of acute mental illness. Unborn children are at the most risk, some studies show.In the aftermath of ... More >>
El Vez performs Saturday, November 25, at the Continental Club, 3700 Main, 713-529-9899.
One Houston preacher gave up the cross for the cult
Our critics weigh in on local theater
Todd Solondz has been a lot of things, but never preachy or dull. Till now.
In court, the truth didn't matter -- he got his child anyway
Travel back in time to a real arcade
State District Judge Jane Bland
Plus: The Terminators, Pollution Coverage, Democratic Dishes
A loving mother drowned her children. It's hard to believe no one could stop her.
Not-so-divine DWI help arrives for a conservative kingmaker
The satirical Series 7 exposes the black heart of reality TV
An infant with two fractured ribs and bleeding on the brain. A teenage single mom with no high school diploma. Grandparents with a business to keep afloat. Can CPS find a stable home for Angela Delacourt?
Savoca turns birth and ratings into The 24 Hour Woman
High-powered attorney Earle Lilly was Linda Sarofim Lowe's divorce lawyer, then her lover. Now he's left her, and she wants her $6 million in attorney fees and her Mercedes back.
In Marisol, things fall apart -- most notably, the play itself
Every weekday from 3 to 7 p.m., KLAT's Carlos Martinez loves to talk about sex. Many in his Spanish-speaking audience adore him. But not everyone's happy with what he has to say.
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