Meagan Flynn is a staff writer at the Houston Press who, despite covering criminal justice and other political squabbles in Harris County, drinks only one small cup of coffee per day.
9 hours ago | Crime
A Houston man has been taken into federal custody and charged in a plot to destroy a Confederate statue in Hermann Park, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Monday morning. Andrew Cecil Schneck, 25, has been charged with "attempting to maliciousl...
16 hours ago | Bayou City
Standing in solidarity against racism, upwards of 300 people marched and gathered Saturday afternoon outside Sam Houston Park to demand the removal of a Confederate statue. The diverse crowd marched from City Hall to the sidewalk outside the park,...
3 days ago | Breaking News
After a panel of federal judges ruled on Tuesday that two of Texas's congressional voting districts violate the Voting Rights Act based on illegal racial gerrymandering, the judges gave Texas three days to decide how it wanted to redraw the maps. ...
3 days ago | Houston 101
Apparently no statues are safe. Not even one of original slaver Christopher Columbus. Concerned citizens called the Houston Police Department around 10:30 Thursday night to report that Christopher Columbus, in Bell Park on Montrose Boulevard, had ...
4 days ago | Spaced City
The Houston-to-Dallas bullet train just got one more step closer to becoming a reality. Mayor Sylvester Turner and Texas Central President Tim Keith signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), signaling Houston's commitment to the bullet train wit...
4 days ago | Education
Houston Community College Trustee Dave Wilson is personally footing the bill for an investigation into his own board, Wilson and his attorney announced yesterday. Amid a bribery scandal involving Trustee Chis Oliver that HCC's board of trustees sa...