Via: defendernetwork.com Harris County will soon have its first chief public defender. In less than two weeks we will know who will be named to that new position. The announcement on Nov.1 will come through the William A. Lawson Institute for Peace and Prosperity. It is the same agency that monitors the newly selected public […]

A three-alarm fire swept through a northeast Houston warehouse early Friday wiping out more than 10,000 pieces of voting equipment. City officials said they are unsure what will be done when voting begins in the next few months.

The Texas Department of Public Safety confirms its auditors are investigating the Harris County Precinct Four Constable Office. The 11 News Defenders have learned the allegations involve using a state computer database to run criminal background checks for personal business. It is against Texas law to use the Texas Crime Information System, or TCIC, for […]

With U.S. Census questionnaires set to begin arriving in mailboxes in just two weeks, Harris County is taking strides to protect its residents’ privacy and ensure they know exactly what to expect as the 2010 Census gets fully under way.