Medical effects of concussion far worse for kids.
Daniel KramerJustin Landers, head athletic trainer at Katy High School, leads me to a secret stash of football equipment. The attic-like room, which is only accessible by one skinny wood ladder, is floor to ceiling and wall to wall with hundreds of helmets and shoulder pads. Landers combs th ... More >>
Late last week, the Texas House voted 94 to 42 in favor of "Natasha's Law," a measure that would disallow a concussed student-athlete from competing in his or her sport until cleared by a physician. Additionally, HB 2038, which now awaits a vote in the Texas Senate, would require preseason n ... More >>
Pedestrian killed by drunk driver, police sayCharges have been filed against a drunk driver who killed a pedestrian on the south side of town Friday night, police say.William F. Jones, 73, has been charged with DWI in connection with an accident involving injury or death.Authorities say he was dr ... More >>
In World War II, Houston attorney Leon Jaworski prosecuted a group of black American soldiers. In a hurried-up trial, they were court-martialed and sentenced to hard labor. The verdict was probably wrong. And Jaworski had a lot to do with that.