“As a writer, I wanted that challenge to write about a difficult woman and the daughters that she raised.”
Law & Order
"We’re concerned with what’s happening here in Northside," says HPD Vice Division Captain Dan Harris.
Murder is No Joke
Featuring several Houston-specific episodes.
India House Houston presented Ian Grillot with a $100,000 check for his bravery.
Houston doesn’t have particularly high rates of other violent crimes, so why is it that our town has suddenly become The Town?
Sarah Rufca Nielsen
Fifty years ago, with the Bayou City exploding, a bank that couldn’t keep up paid the price.
Houston-based Texas Defender Services is trying to ensure the judicial system functions properly even in the most extreme circumstances.
A new program allows those with non-violent misdemeanors to have offenses and warrants removed from their records.
A Harvard study examines use of police force in 10 cities across the nation, including our own.
Poughkeepsie to Polunsky
A supermax prison isn't the best place to sit for a portrait, but Peter Charlap's subjects have no other choice.
An afternoon with Bio-One Houston’s rookie of the year.
Meet three celebs who were glad to have Houston’s lawyer-to-the-stars.
Defense attorney Kent Schaffer and the notorious 2007 teenage murder trial that gripped Houston.
Harris County’s newly-appointed Sheriff takes to the streets—and shares his big plans for the next year.
She's wearing cuffs of a different kind after being charged with money laundering.
Sarah Rufca Nielsen
Lois Gibson, forensic artist for HPD, has helped catch thousands of criminals—and now puts her skills to use in unexpected ways.
A never-before-seen look at the death and afterlife of Houston’s new crime lab, once the worst in the United States, and increasingly a model in its field.
A new true-crime documentary series explores the life of infamous eccentric Robert Durst.
Rethinking The Rape of the Lock in light of a string of recent crimes
Self-proclaimed Native American shaman escapes from Houston halfway house.
John Nova Lomax