City of Houston News

Calif. woman alleges United's refusal to provide wheelchair led to accident in jetway

By John Suayan | May 3, 2017

HOUSTON – A California woman alleges that United Airlines’ refusal to provide her a wheelchair prior to a flight from Houston to Orlando resulted in an accident with her motor scooter which injured her.

Implementing Obergefell: Who Decides the Scope of a Newly Minted Right?

By Mark Pulliam | Feb 7, 2017

The Supreme Court’s fractured decision in Obergefell v. Hodges (2015) required states to recognize same-sex marriage. Obergefell came less than 30 years after Bowers v. Hardwick,[1] in which the court refused to recognize a right to engage in homosexual sodomy. In changing its mind, the Court effectively amended the U.S. Constitution with its Delphic utterances.

Former employee accuses Houston of wrongful discharge

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 14, 2016

HOUSTON — A former employee is suing the city of Houston, alleging sexual harassment and wrongful discharge.

Houston resident alleges local law enforcement violated Constitution

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 31, 2016

HOUSTON — A Houston man is suing the city of Houston and city law enforcement personnel, alleging wrongful arrest that led to time in jail.

Harris County motorist blames Houston for crash

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 30, 2016

HOUSTON — A Harris County woman is suing the city of Houston, alleging negligence caused a vehicle crash that injured the plaintiff.

Houston resident accuses city police of violating civil rights

By Wadi Reformado | May 17, 2016

HOUSTON — A Houston man is suing the city of Houston and city police officers, alleging they used unjustified force and violated his civil rights. 

Harris County man alleges Houston police violated his civil rights

By Wadi Reformado | Apr 21, 2016

HOUSTON — A Harris County man is suing the city of Houston and police officers, alleging they violated his civil rights in assaulting him.

Houston man alleges city, Harris County guilty of unlawful arrest

By Travis Zuellig | Feb 16, 2016

HOUSTON — A Houston man is suing the city, Harris County, a Houston police sergeant and an administrative assistant at the District Attorney’s Office, alleging an unlawful arrest.

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