Daily Monitor

Family sues operator of Texas prisons over their father’s death at...

The family of a prisoner who died of brain injuries in a Louisiana jail operated by LaSalle Corrections, a private company that runs several...

Missing PTO money at Houston middle school prompts police investigation

Houston police have begun an investigation into funds missing from a Heights area school, KHOU reported.  The president of the Hamilton Middle School parent-teacher organization...

Dallas could owe drilling company up to $33 million for false...

A jury has found that the City of Dallas owes gas driller Trinity East Energy $23 million to $33 million in refunds and damages...
Houston City Hall

Emails between Houston businessman and mayor’s staff raise bribery questions

Emails between Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner’s staff and local businessman Jason Yoo are raising questions of bribery, KPRC reported, and Turner’s statements to the...

Texas Southern University fires its president for breaches of contract

The Texas Southern University Board of Regents decided to fire President Austin Lane after a four-hour executive session Wednesday night, KPRC-2 reported. Afterward, TSU released...

Judge wants solutions to online voter registration in Texas

U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia ordered state officials and civil rights lawyers to meet with technology specialists in the next week to determine how...

Prosecutors ask judge to overturn drug conviction sparked by testimony of...

Harris County prosecutors agree with defense attorneys that a man convicted of drug possession in 2011 largely on the testimony of disgraced former Houston...

Arrest of former Lewisville detective for sexual assault throws cases into...

The arrest of a former Lewisville Police Department detective for allegedly having sex with a minor throws into question many cases in which the officer...

People continue to ask Texas AG’s office to investigate clergy sexual...

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office is being pressed by citizens to investigate clergy sexual abuse, although his office has said it cannot began...