Subject:

Sam Nuchia

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    November 27, 2008

    A Deadly Twist at Houston's Crime Lab

    When DNA is the only evidence, a good analyst is especially important

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    May 3, 2007

    Coming Up Empty

    This six-year battle for a strip club reads like a Monty Python joke — complete with dead parrots

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    January 20, 2005

    Judging Andrea

    A justice surprises critics by reversing the Yates verdict

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    October 7, 2004

    Running Over the Defense?

    Clara Harris argues that Justice Nuchia, the ex-chief of police, has never met a conviction he didn't like

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    May 15, 2003

    Parting Shots

    Foes of Mayor Lee Brown can't wait to see him gone. And a lot of his friends feel that way, too.

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    December 28, 2000

    (Ore)gone to Hell?

    His body was riddled with police bullets. The case against the cops also may be riddled with holes.

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    January 27, 2000

    Policing the Police

    Does the Citizen Review Committee do the job?

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    May 27, 1999

    Get the Picture!

    Who approved $8,000 in tax funds for a mayoral portrait that nobody wants?

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    February 25, 1999

    Cop vs. Cop

    Police officers don't complain about other officers -- or else.

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    February 25, 1999

    Breaking the Blue Code

    HPD loses a round in court

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    October 8, 1998

    Breaking the Blue Code of Silence

    Cops keep secrets. HPD Chief Clarence Bradford wants to reveal them.

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    October 23, 1997
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    October 9, 1997
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    October 2, 1997

    Why Don't They Want This Man to Be Mayor?

    George Greanias is smart. He's honest. He's independent. But Bob Lanier and his friends are pulling out the stops to see that Greanias doesn't return to City Hall.

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    June 5, 1997
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    January 2, 1997

    Bad Boy In Blue

    Union head Hans Marticiuc (rhymes with wreck) takes aim at the police chief, the mayor, other labor leaders and anyone else who gets in his way

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    December 26, 1996
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    October 31, 1996

    Opposing Counsel

    County attorney candidate Mike Fleming brands his opponent a traffic-court jockey. Sylvia Garcia labels him a special-interest pawn. You be the judge.

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    October 17, 1996

    Enviro Cop

    Stephen Dicker chases Houston's dirtiest criminals

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    October 3, 1996

    The Kingdom and the Power

    Money may be the root of all evil, but it's fueled Steven Hotze's rise from a fringe player on the religious right to kingmaker in the local Republican Party. Now he's trying to stretch his influence further afield.

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    August 29, 1996

    No Time for Sergeants

    The Houston Police Department puts high-ranking cops out on the street

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    June 20, 1996
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    May 2, 1996

    Case Closed?

    A year later, there's still only one suspect in the killing of HPD's Alan Mabry

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    March 7, 1996

    Security Risk

    Was there something else behind the sheriff's forbidding off-duty work at abortion clinics?

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    February 29, 1996
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    September 14, 1995

    Maxwell's Demons

    If you get crosswise with Larry Maxwell, beprepared to go to court

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    August 3, 1995
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    June 15, 1995

    Mad Dog's Demise

    Alan Mabry was a man on a mission. His death last month left friends, colleagues and authorities baffled -- as did his obsessive life.

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    February 23, 1995
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    February 2, 1995

    Nuchia Speak

    The chief explains the public's right not to know

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    January 19, 1995

    Caught Dead In an Opera

    Houston's beleaguered arts community talks to itself about Harvey Milk

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    January 5, 1995

    The Case of the Missing Case

    What good is a review committee that doesn't get to review?

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    December 29, 1994

    The Year of Living Anxiously

    Are We Having Fun Yet? Or is it just the jangly buzz of advanced urban stress syndrome?

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    September 8, 1994
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    September 1, 1994
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    August 18, 1994

    Sam Nuchia in Black and White

    Houston's top cop has been a pleasant surprise to the city's black community. But in his own department, it's a different story.

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    August 18, 1994

    Mouthpiece on the Move

    Is HPD flack's parting gift of the Trojan variety?

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    August 4, 1994

    A Gay Old Time at Fuzzy's

    In a turnabout, homosexuals raid a police bar

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    August 4, 1994
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    July 14, 1994

    The Gangs Among Us

    Asian crime is growing. Asian immigrants are its main target. And the HPD hasn't a clue what to do.

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    April 21, 1994

    The Policy That Won't Die

    Despite five deaths in recent weeks, HPD stands by its car chases

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    March 17, 1994
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    March 10, 1994

    Who's Guarding the Guardians?

    HPD hires rent-a-cops to patrol the main police complex

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    January 27, 1994

    HPD Blues

    Mixed reviews for Chief Nuchia's promotions plan

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    January 20, 1994

    Play It Again, Sam!

    Police try another less-than-zero-tolerance plan

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    January 13, 1994

    Who Ain't Who

    Identity crisis at the municipal courts

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