Criminal Justice

An Incarcerated Texan Says He Should Already Be Home. Why Is He Still In Federal Lockup?

Posted on · Under an interpretation of the First Step Act, the federal government has said it does not have to give people so-called "home confinement credits" until 2022.

Houston Matters

Summer Reading: Hail of Fire — A Man Struggles to Cope with His Decisions During a Natural Disaster

Posted on · In September of 2011, severe drought – coupled with a tropical storm – helped fuel a wildfire that destroyed the home of Randy Fritz and his family in the Lost Pines area, about 103 miles northwest of Houston near Bastrop. While neither he, his wife nor his three daughters were hurt in the fire that […]