Sara Kinney

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2014

    Citing 'War on Teachers,' Houston Educators Vow to Back Ogg in DA's Race

    Claiming incumbent Devon Anderson has helped launch a "war on teachers," representatives from five Houston-area teacher groups vowed to back Kim Ogg for District Attorney at a news conference Tuesday. At issue is a supposed agreement between the Harris County District Attorney's Office and Superint ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2014

    DA Candidates on Weed: Talking Points Over Data Points

    Though marijuana possession remains a jailable crime in Harris County, the law of the land is shifting toward leniency for offenders. Both contenders in the November race for Harris County District Attorney have presented alternatives to convicting those caught with pot. DA incumbent Devon Anderso ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2013

    Was Duane Buck Sentenced to Death Because He's Black? Will It Matter?

    During Duane Buck's 1997 murder trial in Harris County, a psychologist told the jury that Buck was more likely to be a danger to society because he was black. This would be a huge deal in pretty much any legal situation, but the statement had more direct life or death ramifications in Buck's trial ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2013

    Arraignment Today for Huffman Woman Who Put Son Up for Adoption on Craigslist

    Having trouble raising the kids? Put them up for adoption on Craigslist. At least that's what one area mom did for her son. Stephanie Redus of Huffman sent out a desperate plea to the Craigslist community, saying the responsibilities of parenthood were just too much and she couldn't handle the pres ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2013

    UPDATED Crush Video Case: Feds Drop Remaining Charges

    Federal prosecutors have dropped the two remaining obscenity charges against alleged animal crush video producers Ashley Richards and Brent Justice and filed a notice of appeal on five counts previously tossed out by a federal judge.

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2013

    Put the Panic on Hold: The DA's Office Will Still Prosecute Animal Cruelty Cases

    Houston animal advocates have notified Hair Balls about a recent post by animal law specialist Clarissa Kay Bauer that suggests new District Attorney Mike Anderson has all but relegated animal cruelty cases to the trash heap, but this does not appear to be the case. From what the office's spokeswom ... More >>

  • News

    October 18, 2012

    The Tea Party Democrat

    Party leaders want to throw out District Attorney candidate Lloyd Oliver and the donkey he rode in on.