New research demolishes the stereotype of the underage sex worker — and sparks an outbreak of denial among child-sex-trafficking alarmists nationwide.
It's Mike Guinn, not Jones
Today is the first day...you know the rest
When Lorenzo Timmons was hurt and out of work last summer, and finally ran out of money to pay the rent, he had little choice but the unthinkable: to gather his wife, daughter and whatever he could carry and move his family into a homeless shelter. The Houston Press reported in a cover story ... More >>
An already strained system struggles to accommodate a new breed of homeless.
Don't know what your Thanksgiving plans are, but the Tunnel Mole is feeding a dozen folks!Nope, the Mole did not give birth to a litter since the last missive. I don't even know my holiday guests, much less share DNA with 'em. I did what so many are doing -- and the new administration is very much d ... More >>
Michael Lyddon slept on this bench at night because he had nowhere else to go. According to elected officials in Fort Bend, though, he doesn't exist
Too scared to leave her house, Sandy has one last chance: a county crisis team that will come to her
He was hurt by his mother, ripped away from the foster parents who loved him and put in an institution where he was abused. That's when Alice and Ellery Riha really decided to fight.
Some ex-patients credit the mind-body therapy of New Age healer JoAnne Mandel with saving their lives. Others say her compassion stopped at the bottom line.
In 1992, Harris County changed the way it cares for those who can't manage their own lives. Four and a half years later, social workers are swamped, and people like Miss Natalie suffer.
A former corporate downsizer takes a hard-nosed approach to helping the homeless