Zach Despart is the managing editor of the Houston Press and oversees the news and music verticals.
A new club in Midtown is preparing to hold a Halloween bash Tuesday evening — promising a costume contest and drink specials — but appears to have overlooked a crucial party planning step: securing a liquor license. Club L2, located in a nondescri...
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A former counselor at a Houston charter school has been charged with sex crimes against children — and authorities believe there may be additional victims, Houston police announced Thursday afternoon. Brandon Thomas McElveen, 33, was arrested by V...
Police in Gainesville, Florida have arrested three Houston-area men in connection with a shooting that occurred after prominent white nationalist Richard Spencer gave a speech at the University of Florida on Thursday. Gainesville police say each m...
Houston police are still searching for three of four suspects who they say committed a drive-by shooting in south Houston and then carjacked an aunt and her infant niece before fleeing. Police said a blue Mazda sedan with four armed men inside pul...
As of Tuesday morning, Houston had received more rainfall than any other year on record — with nearly three months left in 2017 to add to that total. George Bush Intercontinental Airport received 1.46 inches of rain overnight, the Houston/Galvesto...
The Harris County Attorney's Office has persuaded a judge to sign off on shutting down an unlicensed nightclub on Richmond in Houston after a man was shot and killed at the address over the weekend. Vince Ryan, the county attorney, secured a tempo...