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Investigators Think They Know Who Killed Eleven Girls Around Galveston in the 1970s

Posted on · In the 1970s, in and around Galveston, teenage girls started going missing – sometimes in pairs. Many of their bodies would turn up in swamps, marshes and bodies of water in places like Clear Lake and Texas City. Those murders — along with a cluster of others over the years along Interstate 45 between Houston […]

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True Crime Author Examines the Infamous Texas Stiletto Murder

Posted on · You might recall a rather unusual murder case that made headlines in 2013. University of Houston professor Stefan Andersson was killed with a high-heel, stiletto shoe by his former girlfriend Ana Trujillo. True crime writer Kathryn Casey has written an account of the case called Possessed: The Infamous Texas Stiletto Murder. She tells Houston Matters […]

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Murder & Mayhem in Houston: Book Tells of Forgotten Bayou City Crimes

Posted on · Many of us are familiar with some of the most notorious crimes in Houston history, especially those in the last couple decades. But not every case has a book written about it or a movie made – or some have simply faded from memory over time. And those are the stories John Nova Lomax and […]

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New Laws, Pearland and Texans Preview: Monday’s Show (August 31, 2015)

Posted on · Starting tomorrow (9/1/15), the majority of the laws passed during the state’s 84th legislative session will take effect. All this month, the Texas Tribune has reported how these new laws may change some Texans’ lives. We discuss how on this edition of Houston Matters, as we welcome your questions for Texas Tribune Managing Editor Ayan Mittra. Also […]