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Uber Driver Accused of Rape Spent 14 Years in Prison

Uber Driver Accused of Rape Spent 14 Years in Prison

By Josh Wolford April 8, 2015

A Houston Uber driver accused a raping a passenger has a criminal record, and had just been released from prison three years ago, according to reports. 57-year-old Duncan Eric Burton has been arrested and charged with sexual assault after allegedly …

100 Illegal Immigrants Found in House 100 Illegal Immigrants Found in House

The Houston Chronicle reports that more than 100 people were found in a “stash house” in the city this week. A stash house is a holding point for illegal immigrants who cross the border into the United States while they …

Tracy McGrady May Attempt Baseball Career Tracy McGrady May Attempt Baseball Career

It looks like Tracy McGrady may be considering a career in baseball after retiring from the NBA last year. ESPN commentator Jeff Van Gundy set off a swirl of rumors during a telecast of Friday night’s game between the Brooklyn …

Houston Astrodome Future Left Up to Voters Houston Astrodome Future Left Up to Voters

Voters in Harris Country, TX decided Tuesday not to raise $217 million to save the Astrodome, by turning it into a multipurpose convention center. The pricy plan involved creating 350,000 square feet by raising the floor to street level and …

Astrodome Demolition in the Hands of Houston Voters Astrodome Demolition in the Hands of Houston Voters

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When it was constructed in 1965, the Astrodome was nicknamed, “The Eighth Wonder of the World.” At the time, the Astrodome was the world’s first multi-purpose domed stadium. Standing 208 feet tall, and with a roof-span of 642 feet, the …

Students Stabbed; Houston High School in Mourning Students Stabbed; Houston High School in Mourning

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This morning at a Houston High School, a 17 year old was stabbed to death. Spring High School is in mourning due to her death. One child was extremely hurt and was sent to the emergency room for a surgery. …

Bowler’s Perfect Game Snatched Away By Lane Malfunction Bowler’s Perfect Game Snatched Away By Lane Malfunction

A perfect 300 in bowling may be one of the hardest feats in sports. I’m lucky to get one strike every five games, and professional bowlers maybe get two strikes per game. One bowler managed to come incredibly close to …

Beer Can House: Houston Home Attracts Attention Beer Can House: Houston Home Attracts Attention

It may seem like a work of folk art straight from the Appalachians, but a home in Houston, Texas that is covered in flattened beer cans actually came about because of an aluminum siding craze in the ’70s. Former owner …

Captives Found in Houston “Prison Room” Captives Found in Houston “Prison Room”

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Four elderly men, and possibly four more women, have been found living in a converted garage in Houston, Texas, in what police are saying looks like a “prison room”. CNN reports that the Houston Police Department received an anonymous 911 …

Houston Fire Critically Injures 2 Firefighters

Houston firefighters this afternoon responded to a fire at a Bhojan Restaurant in Houston. According to the Houston Fire Department, the blaze injured four firefighters, who were take to hospitals in the area. The call for the fire went out …

Singer Attacked In Houston, Injured In Bar Brawl
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The singer of a hugely popular Tejano group was attacked outside a Houston bar on Monday night and suffered severe injuries to the face. Oscar De La Rosa of La Mafia was reportedly standing outside a gay bar when he …

Houston Airport Shooting Ends in Suicide, Note and Facebook Posts Left Behind
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A man fired multiple shots from a handgun in Bush Intercontinental Airport on Thursday before committing suicide. No one but the shooter was injured. Houston’s KHOU news is reporting that the man was 29-year-old Carnell Moore from Beaumont, Texas. The …

Houston Cop a Little Too Taser Happy?
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Marty Anthony badge #5328419 of the Houston, TX Police Department was visibly stressed and angered after two black men were recording the outside of a Wal-Mart that he was guarding. According to the footage the men were not trying to …

Houston Files Lawsuit Against Online Travel Companies
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The city of Houston has filed a lawsuit against online hotel bookers for keeping money the city claims should go towards its occupancy tax.

"We believe the (online) companies are, essentially, pocketing the money that should go to occupancy tax," Mayor Bill White told the Houston Chronicle. "It’s unfair to those who are paying the price where the full taxes are paid."