The Labor Day weekend is fast approaching, and what better way to celebrate than taking the family out fishing for some good ol' Texas seafood fresh from the water? Especially if it's fresh from dioxin-laden water, like the stuff down by the San Jacinto Rover Waste Pits. Frankly, any family outing ... More >>
In Somerville, chances are far better than normal that you will die of cancer or give birth to a deformed baby
Folks around Lake Livingston are what they are
Primates -- destined for laboratory research -- are being brought into a compound in Houston so carefully and quietly that no one knows they're here
Steven Hotze uses a warm, easygoing manner to peddle natural hormones to women, at thousands of dollars a pop. So who cares about credentials or documented results?
A teenage mom-to-be decides she doesn't want her babies after all
PCBs may prompt a first-ever warning against bay speckled trout fishing
Nobody seems more nitpicky on rules than Houston's pool Nazis
Beneath the muddy waters of Galveston Bay lies one of the greatest seafood treasure troves on earth
Inspectors are fined after the Press uncovers faulty reports on low-income housing
This winter's oyster season is the best in recent history
Toyya Braskey lives with 100 cats. They are her life. Now the city says they have to go.
Did the Devereux Treatment Center provide the care Cecilia Garrett needed or did it drive the young teenager to her death?
Relatives say Hollywood Cemetery sells the same plot over and over, stacks graves and buries people where they don t belong. And then forgets about them.
Former drug czar Lee Brown has trouble negotiating a question about why there's no needle-exchange program for addicts in Houston
Chronicle staffers tout their stories on Channel 11
Passing off cheap fish for expensive red snapper is against the law. But no one enforces the regulations. So Texas restaurants are free to rip you off.
Harris County jailers are in no hurry to hand out meds to inmates with AIDS. Inmates claim this and other lockup practices endanger their lives.
There's a bull market on the meningitis vaccine. Are some doctors cashing in?
Steve Chesser went to MHMRA for help. Sent home from its emergency clinic without medicine or therapy, he shot his and killed himself. Diagnosis: A mental health care system in free fall.
Licensing body piercers to protect youngsters sounds good. But enforcement drags.
Dr. Amos and Cecilia Ozumba ran Houston Maintenance Clinic for four years. Have they finally run it into the ground?
Rising asthma rates have experts scratching their heads - and children struggling to breathe
Oysterman Joe Nelson says pollution is slowly killing Galveston Bay. But is anyone listening?
Shiatsu doc closes up shop
Shin Higashiura offers women "inside treatments" to correct their hormonal balance. It's not rape. It's not prostitution. But it's not shiatsu, either.
Hundreds of thousands of Texas children, including 250,000 newborn babies, are routinely vaccinated against hepatits B each year. Why? Good question.
A Heights mother tries to get the lead out
To animal control, Pedro was ring-tailed vermin. To Jimmy Vonderglotz, he was a friend.
A Mexican folk remedy stymies attempts to cleanse Houston of a heavy metal
After being drugged, hypnotized and bound by restraints, the patients of Judith Peterson say they came to believe they had multiple personalities or had belonged to satanic cults. So, apparently, did their therapist.
It began in the Panhandle with the promise of great riches, only to crash and burn in a Houston courtroom. The wreckage is still smoldering, and the truth is nowhere to be found.
Need emergency psychiatric care in Harris County? Have a seat. Or call a cab.
Diane Wilson asked only that her home bay be allowed to live. She says she was told no. So she went to war.