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.
13 hours ago | Election
On Wednesday, Gov. Greg Abbott attempted to justify his decision to deploy Texas Army National Guard troops to Houston, Austin, Dallas and Fort Worth ahead of Election Day next week by citing fears of post-election riots in the streets of Texas, a...
2 days ago | Coronavirus
On Monday afternoon, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Dr. Persse of the Houston Health Department warned city residents that troubling upticks in Houston’s COVID-19 metrics could portend a dangerous coronavirus surge if people don’t take precaut...
3 days ago | Election
Houston area right-wing rockstar U.S. House Rep. Dan Crenshaw is running for a second term in Congress this year, but Democratic lawyer and former Beto O’Rourke advisor Sima Ladjevardian hopes that attacks on Crenshaw’s COVID-19 response will dim ...
7 days ago | Election
While there’s been plenty of ink spilled over the showdown between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden and whether or not this could finally be the year that historically blood-red Texas turns blue, there hasn’t been nearly ...
7 days ago | Crime
On Wednesday afternoon, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo gave an update on the fatal shooting of Houston Police Department Sgt. Harold Preston, a 41-year department veteran just days away from retirement, who was killed while responding to a domes...
9 days ago | Election
Americans have already been voting like crazy, and there are still two weeks to go before Election Day on November 3. That holds especially true for Texas, where so far over four million voters have already voted early, putting the Lone Star State...