In recent months the Harris County District Attorney's Office has sent out hundreds of notices to defendants convicted of drug offenses, telling them that forensic lab reports show they were "convicted in error." The Houston Press has obtained copies of those letters from Wayne Dolcefino, a former ... More >>
Bobby Wasylik didn't think he'd ever seen the guy before. Cue-ball bald, standing at 6 feet 4 inches tall and weighing 225 pounds, the man towered over 68-year-old Wasylik in the front yard of his Galveston home. "Are you Bobby?" the man asked. Like most assault cases, exactly what happened next de ... More >>
We noted last month the interesting sidelight to the big Disney announcement that they'd be sailing a cruise ship out of Galveston -- that sidelight being that Disney was flipping the bird to the Port of Houston's boondoggle of a cruise terminal. KTRK's ever-intrepid Wayne Dolcefino has now taken a ... More >>
Jerry Eversole's long-awaited indictments: Today's the day, reportedlyJerry Eversole, the longtime County Commissioner who's ruled his fiefdom with an exceedingly relaxed take on campaign-contribution laws and work ethics, has been indicted by the federal government, according to the Houston ... More >>
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Plus: Our very own Will Hunting
Over the weekend, two local legends died -- private investigator Clyde Wilson and attorney Tom Alexander. The Houston Chronicle duly made note of the deaths, of course, but didn't mention the two were closely related professionally. And they worked together on two very high-profile Houston cases. ... More >>
The Houston Chronicle is no doubt hoping desperately for a Pulitzer nomination for its Ike coverage (every paper whose town gets hit by a hurricane does), but we're afraid they have no chance. They have been beaten, like a rented mule, on the single biggest Ike story. It's the utterly respected (y ... More >>
Galveston County Daily News reporter Leigh Jones is Twittering her reporting today and says that 11 people rode out the storm in the Flagship Hotel. The Flagship is the historic building built over a pier that extends well out into the Gulf. That must have been an experience. Our Olivia Flores Al ... More >>
Wayne Dolcefino, the blustering “Undercover Reporter!!” of KTRK, is an acquired taste. Many choose not to acquire it, but we think he’s kind of endearing. He’s been on a Metro binge lately, and – well, the pickings have been somewhat slim. Metro execs are overpaid; fine, do a report on ... More >>
KTRK has a "Meet the Rapist!" contest
Preservationists get help in the oddest way
God, Drayton and dogged Astros fans awake from another World Serious dream
Not part of HISD's spin machine? No interviews for you
Sylvester Turner's second coming
A wintertime classic returns
The Chronicle locks away the Post archives
Christ sneaks the Second Coming in by posing as David Carr
A recycled city official comes home to roost
Allison redefines the term "watercolors" for Colquitt gallery owners
KPRC kicks off another mind-boggling sweeps month
He wouldn't eat it, so they did!
Burned by police union opposition, a councilman counterattacks
Did a teacher fabricate a student assault to collect disability?
A Book Is a Book
The triumph of Bob and Sheila; the tragicomedy of Craig and Lloyd
What happens when the county's premier good ol' boy tangles with a sensitive '90s-style guy? It ain't pretty.
If El Palacio is a dream of the past, Cabo is the cocktail party of the future
Are We Having Fun Yet? Or is it just the jangly buzz of advanced urban stress syndrome?
For decades, 13 ruled the Houston airwaves. Now 11 is coming on strong. Is KTRK's broadcast dynasty losing its hold?