Photo courtesy Harris County Attorney's officeLuis Ortiz, the polluter who was sentenced to five days' jail time for failing to clean up his auto-salvage business, went behind bars today after a last-ditch effort to stay free.Ella Tyler of the county attorney's office tells Hair Balls district judge ... More >>
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Photo courtesy Harris County AttorneyHere's something relatively new: A Harris County polluter is going to jail.Vince Ryan, the new Harris County Attorney, has decided to make pollution a priority, and he went after the owner of a northside auto-parts salvage company that had been dragging its legs ... More >>
It's often said that the only creatures capable of surviving a nuclear holocaust are cockroaches and Keith Richards. But Hair Balls would like to add another unkillable entity to that list: Anna Nicole Smith lawsuits.The Chron reported today the plight of Lyndal Harrington, a local blogger who was h ... More >>
A Montrose-area Tex-Mex institution does not go gentle into that good night
In Janice Law's quests for a judgeship, the fourth time was a charm -- and now an alarm for the rest of the courthouse
Will race and bad blood play a part in the Guv's judicial picks?
What are the penalties in Harris County's tax collection deal with Heard, Goggan?
Jon Lindsay is an admitted liar and an accused perjurer. Should Harris County voters take him at his word - again?
Tom DeLay, the bug man from Sugar Land, has always despised environmental regulation. Now, as House majority whip, he's in a position to do something about it.