Daily Archives: January 6, 2012

Friday random ten: In with the new

Out with the old year, in with the new songs: 1. New Blood – Robert Cray 2. New Blue Moon – Traveling Wilburys 3. A New Day Yesterday – Jethro Tull 4. New Blues – Joe Satriani 5. New Jazz … Continue reading

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More on the crime lab and the city jail

Here we have some more information about Mayor Parker’s plans for the crime lab, though it’s still not really clear where this is going. Parker wants to make the lab independent of HPD and the city, overseen instead by a … Continue reading

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Eversole gets off easy

And so it ends. The receiving line of well-wishers and smiling faces that came to life in the usually somber federal courtroom Wednesday was 10 years in the making. Jerry Eversole, who fell from one of the highest perches in … Continue reading

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Murder by numbers

There were a lot fewer murders committed in Houston last year than in recent years. HPD recorded 195 murders for the year as of Friday, a 27.5 percent decrease from the previous year’s total of 269. The preliminary figure doesn’t … Continue reading

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Chapter 42

Other than the updated highrise ordinance, Council has not yet taken up the proposed revisions to the city’s planning code, also known as Chapter 42. That will be on the agenda soon, and the Chron has an overview of where … Continue reading

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