City jail target of civil rights lawsuit

Two civil rights groups sued the city of Houston late Monday, alleging the city jail has detained people for days at a time without offering them a hearing to determine if there was probable cause for the initial arrest.

Feds fail to ban lawyer from Bandidos case

Federal prosecutors failed to have Houston lawyer Kent Schaffer barred from representing the former head of the Bandidos Motorcycle Club on the grounds Schaffer allegedly reviewed court papers for all members accused of crimes in order to sniff out go…

Sole finalist named to be UH-Downtown president

Juan Sanchez Muñoz has been named the sole finalist to become the next president of the University of Houston-Downtown, leading the institution with more than 14,000 students into an era of expansion.

Frigid Canadian air set to hit Houston region

After days of rain, sunny skies and mild temperatures are expected Tuesday in the Houston region, but a chance of showers returns Wednesday as a powerful cold front is likely to race through the region, dropping the mercury to near freezing.