Despite all the Tenth Commandment strictures to the contrary, coveting the mansion next door has led millionaire executive Tony Petrello to years of depositions and lawsuits.
What will the second half bring?
Today, WikiLeaks released the first few hundred of what promise to be 5 million e-mails belonging to Austin-based global security think tank Stratfor. One concerns not one but two Houston-area shit magnets, one formerly high-powered and one still very much high-powered: Halliburton and disgraced f ... More >>
Sam Kent wants quieter rape victimsAs we recounted Tuesday, former federal judge Samuel Kent is not a happy man in prison. Among his complaints: a "filthy" cell kept at 60 degrees, being given only a single sheet, and not being able to talk to his wife often enough. Oh, and being kept awake much ... More >>
Sam Kent, in prison and splitting hairsU.S. District Judge Samuel Kent, currently imprisoned in Florida, is asking a federal court to overturn his sentence because, he says, the court treated him as a sex offender."All sexual allegations against Sam Kent were dismissed by the prosecutor...Sam Ken ... More >>
Judge Samuel Kent will not be impeached, the Senate decided today.What?!Their lame reasoning: He's already resigned, so he therefore has forfeited the financial benefits he'd lose with the impeachment. As CQ reports: The Senate today met as a court of impeachment to dismiss four articles of impeachm ... More >>
Photo by joeltellingUS District Judge Samuel Kent, who's going to prison for his role in drunkenly forcing his charming self on helpless female employees, has finally seen the light when it comes to his idiotic attempt to keep collecting his healthy federal pension.Kent faced impeachment in the Cong ... More >>
About the only time Judge Samuel Kent's courtroom behavior was not booming or sarcastic or cruel was yesterday, when he barely whispered "guilty" to charges of obstruction of justice.He made the plea in order to escape a trial on charges of sexual harassment of his female employees, but in doing so ... More >>
History was waiting to be made in a Houston federal courtroom this morning, when US District Judge Samuel Kent of Galveston was scheduled to go on trial for sexual harassment and obstruction of justice.In a move that was a crushing blow to observers hoping to hear of a drunk (allegedly) Kent (allege ... More >>
U.S. District Judge Samuel Kent of Houston is faced with a slew of sexual misconduct charges, including aggravated sexual abuse, abusive sexual contact and obstruction of justice, for which he faces a possible sentence of life in prison and a $250,000 fine. Things look bleak for Judge Kent, but he s ... More >>
Miss Pop Rocks Edition
In the homage to attorney Rusty Hardin in this week’s print edition of the Press, we confused matters a bit. Hardin is not representing U.S. District Judge Samuel Kent, the accused sexual harasser. He’s representing the woman Kent is accused of sexually harassing. We apologize to Hardin, Kent an ... More >>
Some popular games get shut down
In a small town south of Houston, they say school prayer is a matter of religious freedom. But even in Santa Fe, freedom for one student can be tyranny for another.
Texas City police can't go mosquito hunting with an elephant gun