When it comes to your Astros, it's hard to find wide sweeping bliss in a team that's 5-13 with a total payroll of $20 million (not sure if you've heard, but that's $8 million less than Alex Rodriguez makes...BWAHAHA!! Hilarious...). If the early part of the 2013 season is any indicator, it's very ... More >>
Police have arrested a 56-year old former ROTC instructor at Pasadena High, for repeatedly having sex with a teenaged student. Ernesto Montemayor, a former Marine gunnery sergeant according to reports, was arrested in San Antonio. Court documents filed here in Harris County say that Montemayor had ... More >>
Good adviceWhile everyone has been focused on Japan, a tale of true tragedy has gone unreported -- the tale of Jesus and Cynthia Montalvo of Katy, and of the splinter that very nearly tore their lives apart. In a suit they self-filed in Harris County District Court last week, the Montalvos ... More >>
We could sort of understand if this was the kind of Splinter that was the subject of a lawsuit...One can only imagine that Texans for Lawsuit Reform will have a field day with the tale of of Jesus and Cynthia Montalvo of Katy, and of the splinter that very nearly tore their lives apart. In a ... More >>
As Mexican drug cartels increasingly recruit American teens as runners, a Sugar Land teen goes across the border and ends up dead.
Photos by Olivia Flores Alvarezâ€‹Tanks and other military vehicles came down Smith Street at lunchtime today, along with drill squads and a few political honchos, all part of today's Veteran's Day Parade.Hair Balls was stationed right by the Houston Public Library, not that it was hard to find a sp ... More >>
Thanks to A& M and a district attorney, two cadets escape punishment for beating in a student's face
Paul Miles returned from Iraq needing help with the death in his head. He got prison.
tamu.edu Quick: Spot the mental giant... Did you know Texas A&M is the fifth best university in the entire country? Yeah, neither did we. That is, until we stumbled across Washington Monthly's Annual College Guide. After years of tearing apart the U.S. News rankings (one of the media's favo ... More >>
Klein students are on a fast track to expulsion, thanks to a district that's figured a way to get someone else to pick up the tab for alternative education
Houston’s busiest filmmaker relies on Zen calm — and guerrilla tactics
Some are ready to die. Others aren't -- they just want a chance at a better life. But even the most careful of local teens who enlist in 2003 may find their plans for a desk job interrupted by war.
At Clements, Muslims push church-and-school issues
A state program was supposed to give moms a safe place to drop off unwanted newborns. Then why are so many babies still ending up in the trash?
She's here. She's queer. The neighbors are used to it.
An epic saga of genius, striving, triumph and survival in which our heroes, mere high school students, create truly marvelous mechanical beings, becoming fairly amazing human beings in the process
In the cultlike customs of Texas A&M, tradition is life. Even in death.
At Harlingen's Marine Military Academy, the line between discipline and abuse is sometimes as thin as a knife's edge
Alan Mabry was a man on a mission. His death last month left friends, colleagues and authorities baffled -- as did his obsessive life.