We guess the definition of "captive audience" is pretty much epitomized by prison inmates. In Beeville, guards at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice's McConnell Unit took advantage of the potential customer base and ran one hell of a drug ring, with the aid of inmates. They also smuggled in p ... More >>
"Do this research, if we don't have a season...watch how much evil, which we call the crime...watch how much crime goes up, if they take away our game..." -- Ray Lewis to ESPN's Sal Paolantonio during the 2011 lockout We all remember this famous Ray Lewis rant, right? Where he implied that the abse ... More >>
American banks are on a massive crime spree. Obama and Romney hope you won’t notice.
When Houston photographer, Houston Chronicle blogger, and KPFT tech-talk show co-host Jay Lee found out last month that one of his copyrighted pics of Houston's skyline had been used without permission on multiple websites, he sent the web hosts a Digital Millenium Copyright Act notice informing the ... More >>
Laundry dayA local construction company taken off the list of approved contractors for the Houston ISD has alleged in federal court that a rival company funneled kickback money to trustee Larry Marshall through his campaign treasurer in return for his support of that firm's work with the dist ... More >>
Separated at birth?"Can you really not be aware we've been building a RICO case against Tony Soprano for five f**king years? And then you blow this popcorn fart?" -- Federal agent to local prosecutor in Sopranos episode "Soprano Home Movies" In the eight or so years that we got acquainted wi ... More >>
With little in the way of penalties, illegal gambling operations flourish in Houston.
Yes, Brett Favre's sister is named BrandiIn Season Five of The Sopranos, Tony is dealing with a lot of shit. In addition to the usual set of headaches -- little things like RICO statutes and wondering each day if that would be the day that the New York crew decides to off him -- Tony was d ... More >>
Photo courtesy HISDLawrence Marshall: Accused in suitUpdated: HISD responds; see end of story. No stranger to controversy, Houston ISD school trustee Lawrence Marshall was sued in federal court today, accused of replacing contractors who'd been selected through a bid process with one of his ... More >>
Photo by Daniel KramerYou're on the clock, Morey. Entertain us"Can you really not be aware we've been building a RICO case against Tony Soprano for five f**king years? And then you blow this popcorn fart?" -- Federal agent to local prosecutor in Sopranos episode "Soprano Home Movies""Popcorn fart ... More >>
Christians send in money for prayer requests which may just go up in smoke