Contributor Craig Malisow covers crooks, quacks, animal abusers, elected officials, and other assorted people for the Houston Press.
7 months ago | Courts
So you’re on your laptop, feverishly applying for jobs, when suddenly you get an email from a company you never applied to, stating that they’ve “carefully reviewed” your resume, and it really “stood out” to them. “We would like to invite you to a...
1 year ago | Animals
For more than a year, a Huntsville-based animal rescue group has been picking up dogs from municipal shelters in and around Houston and sending them to a Connecticut shelter with a history of animal cruelty. According to one source close to the op...
A legal battle is brewing over the leadership of Pride Houston, Inc., the organization that puts on Houston's annual LGBT Pride Celebration, with the newly elected president and former president suing each other over who has true control over the ...
The Harris County Attorney's Office is trying to shut down a south-central Houston nightclub that's been the scene of recent shootings and robberies, in addition to selling alcohol without a license. A Harris County District Court judge on Tuesday...
3 years ago | Animals
At the East Texas Hog Baying Championship — just north of the middle of nowhere — a lean golden-haired dog, with a wagging tail and machine-gun bark, is trying to corner a feral hog probably three times the dog’s size. Three judges watch from thei...
A former Houston police officer who shot his neighbor in 2016 following an argument over a dog has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to the Harris County District Attorney's Office. A grand jury handed down the i...