Schaefer Edwards is a staff writer at the Houston Press who covers local and regional news. A lifelong Texan and adopted Houstonian, he loves NBA basketball and devouring Tex-Mex while his cat watches in envy.
15 hours ago | Coronavirus
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration along with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have recommended a nationwide pause in the use of Johnson & Johnson’s one shot COVID-19 vaccine due to new evidence of some extremely rare but...
2 days ago | Sports
The Houston Chronicle is down one Texans beat writer after the paper fired reporter Aaron Wilson on Friday once it came to light that he made some ill-considered comments on a Massachusetts sports radio show last month about the sexual misconduct ...
5 days ago | Coronavirus
Two weeks after the state health department declared all Texan adults eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine, there’s definite cause for optimism that the rising number of local residents protected from the coronavirus may mean the worst of the global...
6 days ago | Immigration
Gov. Greg Abbott announced Wednesday that the state had received two anonymous tips earlier that day about alleged “abuse and neglect” at a San Antonio facility housing unaccompanied minors who crossed the U.S. border seeking asylum. Even though A...
7 days ago | Crime
Rice University’s former fencing coach Mauro Hamza has been accused of sexually assaulting one of his female pupils when she was only 17 at a Phoenix hotel in 1995 according to a civil lawsuit filed in Arizona. The suit accuses Hamza of not only c...
8 days ago | Politicians
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo teamed-up Monday with numerous Democratic elected officials and other community leaders to decry sweeping statewide voting restrictions proposed by Texas Republicans, and to persu...