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Houston cops cuff and detain man for an hour for giving change to homeless person

Police in Houston, Texas handcuffed, detained and searched the vehicle of an innocent man for over an hour this week, all because he gave change to a homeless person. According to Houston’s Channel 2 News, police wrongfully accused Greg Snider of giving drugs to the man who approached him and…

Houston father pays child support in full but gets six months in jail anyway

A Houston-area man expects to turn himself in to the Harris County jail in a few days after receiving a six-month sentence for failing to pay his child support … which appears to be completely paid up. The story of Clifford Hall began to go viral Friday after Houston’s Fox…

Texas cops handcuff and take 13-year-old white girl from black guardians

Houston Police have refused to explain why they took a 13-year-old white girl from her two black guardians over the weekend and placed her in the custody of Child Protective Services. Landry Thompson’s mother had signed notarized papers giving dance instructor Emmanuel Hurd full guardianship over her during a trip…

Policeman accused of ‘inappropriate’ treatment of Whitney Houston’s corpse

A Beverly Hills police officer has been accused of ogling the naked corpse of Whitney Houston after she was found drowned at her hotel. According to another officer at the scene, detective sergeant Terry Nutall “contaminated” and “mistreated” the body of the singer, removing a sheet that was being used…

Grandson, 31, of homeowner arrested after elderly men released from capitivity in a Houston garage

HOUSTON (Reuters) – The grandson of the owner of a home where four elderly men were found living in squalor after being reported as potential captives was arrested and charged with elder abuse, police said on Saturday. Three of the men found at the home in north Houston on Friday…

Suspected car thief shot by Houston vigilantes

A suspected car thief in Houston was in critical condition as of Wednesday afternoon after being shot by his alleged victims while trying to escape with a cohort. KTRK-TV reported that the duo was spotted by breaking into at least one pickup truck early Tuesday morning by residents in a…

Police close probe into Whitney Houston death

LOS ANGELES — Police in Beverly Hills have closed the investigation into the death of Grammy-winning singer Whitney Houston, concluding there was no sign of foul play. “Based on the findings of our investigation and our review of the coroner’s report, we have determined that this is not a criminal…

Activists promise to challenge Houston’s ban on feeding homeless

The Houston City Council voted this week to require prior permission before any citizen may distribute food to five or more people on public property, but local activists are preparing to fight back — and hard. While the ordinance passed Wednesday night by an 11-6 vote was drastically stripped down…

Texas reporter fired after shocking interview on transvaginal sonograms

AUSTIN, TEXAS — A well-known journalist was fired this week by a radio station in Houston after he featured excerpts from a shocking interview with a woman who was forced to undergo several medically unnecessary transvaginal sonograms to obtain an abortion, leaving the reporter wondering if he was canned over…

Costner says Houston almost overlooked for ‘Bodyguard’ because of race

US actor Kevin Costner on Saturday said his “Bodyguard” co-star Whitney Houston was almost overlooked for the role because of her color and lack of acting experience. Costner told the singer’s funeral service that while he thought Houston was perfect for the part of pop star Rachel Marron, the movie’s…

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