Things have not gone as planned for Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst. This was supposed to be easy. He had the experience, he had the supporters and he had the money. Lots and lots of it. Not to mention, he was running against some guy named Ted Cruz in the primaries -- who? By all accounts, Cruz doesn't eve ... More >>
Photos by Paula BeltránPhuong Anh told a harrowing tale of survivalThe promise of a $300-per-month job was enough to convince
Phuong Anh to sell her home in Vietnam
and move to Jordan. Things didn't turn out like she expected.
Earlier this week a tearful Anh told her story of resilience
and s ... More >>
Approximate time on hold remaing...130 yearsSome people seem to believe that for a Mexican immigrant to become a U.S. citizen and come here legally, all he needs to do is to sign some forms, pay a fee, and then wait a little while. "Eventually they'll have their day," these people say, "just like ... More >>
Not exactly a low-key week for the new chiefFresh off a low-key description of what's described as a "horrific" beating of a teen-age burglary suspect by Houston Police, Mayor Annise Parker has once again been forced to acknowledge some alleged HPD misbehavior.In the wake of reports that HPD offi ... More >>