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According to auditor’s records, Harris County has not yet recovered more than $1 million paid for a since-canceled COVID-19 vaccine outreach contract tied to the felony indictments of County Judge Lina Hidalgo’s staff ...

An ongoing forensic audit of the 2020 election in Harris County found “serious breaches” in elections management, and the Texas Secretary of State’s (SOS) Office has given the county’s new elections administrator five days to correct the issues ...

During a Texas House Interim Study Committee on Criminal Justice Reform hearing on Wednesday, Andy Kahan of Crime Stoppers of Houston held up a folder with hundreds of Harris County cases in which a suspect arrested on charges of Felon in Possession of ...

A Houston-area church has responded to Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s campaign purchasing billboards in Texas using a Bible verse to justify abortion. The church created its own billboard, which is up in Houston and going up in other states, its pastor told The Center Square ...

A justice of the peace in Montgomery County will be able to continue his voluntary chaplaincy program and opening court prayer ceremony after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled in his favor ...

Last week, Houston Chronicle’s Jasper Scherer wrote a solid article on recent crime statistics in Harris County. It was a nuanced examination of the data, and he found a new Texas crime database I had not previously seen. Building on Jasper’s article, I downloaded the data for 2016-2022 ...

Sen. Paul Bettencourt (R-Houston) joined The Texan’s reporter Holly Hansen to discuss the ongoing fracas in the Harris County Commissioners Court over raising taxes, the effect of rising crime on elections, and the upcoming legislative session ...

An astonishing report in National Review detailing collusion between increasingly woke Major League Baseball and nonprofits that perform so-called “gender reassignment” procedures on minors contains distressing news for fans in the Lone Star State ...

Kamala Harris urged Baptist pastors to fight for “light” over darkness Thursday while at the same time advocating for the killing of unborn babies in abortions. The Houston Chronicle reports Harris mentioned abortion during her speech to the National Baptist Convention in Houston, Texas, which ...

Two suspects now charged in the murder of an off-duty deputy constable were both already out on bond for murder, one for capital murder in Harris County. According to homicide investigators ... Deputy Constable Omar Ursin had just picked up dinner for his family at a favorite restaurant when ...