Philip Grantham counts on his meds and his MHMRA doctor to stay straight. Too bad Texas is slashing funding.
The Mansion has been shut down, but not before an 18-year-old stripper got drunk there and died in a highway wreck.
We told you yesterday about how the Houston Chronicle was being uncharacteristically modest in writing about federal inspectors criticizing the Harris County jail.Their story mentioned only how the jail "came under scrutiny" without mentioning that the scrutiny in question was spurred by Chronicle s ... More >>
Photo by alex-sThe Houston Chronicle bannered a headline Saturday over a story about federal inspectors criticizing the Harris County Jail: "County Jail Fails Feds' Probe."The story outlined the results of the inspection, saying "poor access to health care and life-threatening conditions" at the jai ... More >>
When Sean and Erik Ibarra sued attorney Lloyd Kelley in October over legal fees, one of the questions was what would happen to a separate civil-rights lawsuit with several plaintiffs, including the Ibarras and April Walker, against the sheriff's department and certain deputies.(The original suit, ho ... More >>
Harris County Sheriff Tommy Thomas is leaving office in a few weeks, thanks to the voters, but his legacy will live on, thanks to a lawsuit filed over a jailhouse death.Daniel Goldberg recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the department in state district court on behalf of the parents of ... More >>
The Sikh family that says it was harassed by Harris County Sheriff's deputies has been getting to know county politicians more than they might have guessed.Over the weekend, sheriff-elect Adrian Garcia met with the family and many other Sikhs; yesterday is was County Judge Ed Emmett.Emmett apologize ... More >>
Good ol’ boys prosper at the Harris County Sheriff’s Office. Many African-Americans don’t.
A tale of two sisters, and a father who wouldn't quit pursuing a killer
A shopping list for your favorite political types
A bill changer is only the latest example of profiteering at the county jail
County prosecutors and the sheriff target a controversial judge
Some woes aren't going away at the county's new criminal justice center
Political Goodfellows Editor: Gabe and Gary get new toys; Lee and Mario cry in their stockings
Was there something else behind the sheriff's forbidding off-duty work at abortion clinics?