Jose Ramirez-Lopez, 30, has been arrested at least twice for being in the U.S. illegally and sent back to Mexico
He "did not have consent of the Secretary of Homeland Security for permission to re-enter the United States," prosecutors say, but was arrested after being found sitting in front of the ... More >>
Stiffer charges reinstatedIt seemed a little bogus when Occupy Houston protesters got hit with felony charges for their typical blocking of a street during a Port of Houston event earlier this month and, indeed, the serious charges were quickly dropped.
Any celebration has been short-lived, ... More >>
HCSOGive me more money, Garcia said.Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia told a congressional subcommittee today that he needs more cash to protect the Port of Houston.
"At the end of the day, it comes down to the ability of someone to patrol in a patrol boat or a patrol car," he told the Ho ... More >>
It was 12 years ago when we first wrote of residents raising the alarm over the effects of the proposed giant Bayport terminal. Now the terminal is built and continues to expand, and people continue to criticize it.A Shoreacres couple has filed suit saying the terminal has forced them to endure " ... More >>
The winds (and resulting storm surge) of Hurricane Ike ravaged Galveston, but it's wind that has helped the Port of Galveston get back into the black for the first time since the storm.Is that ironic, or is it more like rain on your wedding day? We're not sure. And Port CEO Steven Cernak doesn't rea ... More >>
Dickensian fog has settled over Houston this morning, making the morning commute a hassle.But that's not all the problems it's causing.There are delays at the airport -- up to 45 minutes and increasing at Bush (Hobby seems to be doing better).Not only that, but ships are stacking up outside the Port ... More >>