Two have been charged in the deadly house party shooting November 9 in Cypress at which two were killed and 20 more were injured. Randy Stewart, 18, who has already been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the shootings, has been charged additionally with tampering with evidence. ... More >>
In this series, I take a look at places around Houston to avoid during rush hour and offer some alternatives that might keep you from going road rage and killing somebody. Anytime you need to make a trek out to Clear Lake, Kemah or Galveston, you are practically forced to endure the pain that is th ... More >>
We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them. So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even. This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involv ... More >>
Do it for the crabs.Tomorrow morning, rain or shine, thousands of Texans across the 367 miles of state coastline will take to the sand, gloves on and plastic bags in hand. Call it a goodbye and thank you to summer, and hello fall.Groups will be gathering at 28 sites at 9 a.m. for the annual Adopt ... More >>
Going from being a biomedical engineer NASA to writing Final Approach, a thriller set in a skydiving camp, wasn't as big a leap for debut author Rachel Brady as you might think. The Pearland resident tells Hair Balls, "After three or four years of reading a lot of mystery and a lot of suspen ... More >>
Some may never be found.
Rocking the school day away with Pin Oak Middle School's Stage Band class
Expect office productivity to plunge in Houston around 2 p.m. today, when the Houston Chronicle's Eric Berger holds another live chat. Berger has emerged as the voice of reason in this hurricane-obsessed town, an anecdote to the frothing TV guys who blather on about how they're not hyping anything ... More >>
While communities across the country block LNG terminals, Quintana just shrugs
Bring your shrimps to the gulf
Make yourself heard
At the Village of Surfside, it's not just the beaches that are eroding. It's the Open Beaches Act.
A tale of love, life and longboarding
Donald Chaline died as he had lived: in a tangle of crime, alcohol and mystery.