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Recent articles by Ted:

No more waiting! Harris Co. Jail ordered to book inmates in faster

The Harris County Jail is in trouble for taking too long to get inmates in to the jail. It's a problem 13 Investigates exposed just 10 days ago. → Read More

13 Investigates: School district police go to greater lengths to stop violent threats

13 Investigates what officers in districts big and small are doing to keep students safe in school. → Read More

13 Investigates examines Houston mayoral aide's past

13 Investigates is learning more about William Paul Thomas' connections to Houston politics. → Read More

Mayor's top aide resigns after allegedly helping businesses operate despite unmet COVID requirements

"We know nothing." Mayor Turner says he was dealing with his own medical issues and had not spoken to his aide who is accused of accepting more than $13,000 in bribe money. → Read More

Houston designer Turns to Ted after renovation delays caused by 2021 Winter Freeze

When a Houston homeowner waited months for his renovations to get done, he Turned to Ted. → Read More

Texas has 10 days to fix Harvey recovery plan that gave Houston $0 in flood mitigation, feds say

The state GLO has 10 days to fix its Hurricane Harvey recovery plan that "disproportionately harmed Black and Hispanic residents," according to a letter HUD sent Monday. → Read More

Pregnant Astroworld Fest attendee was trampled during Travis Scott set and lost baby, lawsuit says

An 11th death is being linked to the fatal Astroworld festival after a pregnant woman claims her unborn child died when she was "trampled and crushed." → Read More

Harris County senior staffers indicted in $11M contract investigation appear in court

"There's been no wrongdoing. We're glad to be in a fair and objective forum finally. There's been one side of the story released to date and reported on," one of the staffers' attorneys said. → Read More

Harris Co. judge's senior staff indicted on misuse allegations in $11M contract investigation

Three senior staffers at the Harris County Judge's Office have been indicted following an investigation into an $11 million contract. → Read More

13 Investigates: New docs reveal county investigation spreading, Rangers turn to Google for more

13 Investigates learned of another warrant made public in the investigation into a nearly $11 million COVID-19 outreach contract in Harris County. → Read More

13 Investigates: Search warrant on Harris County contract details alleged advantages

13 Investigates obtained search warrants detailing texts and emails between top Harris County staff who investigators say gave one vendor information before a bid for a contract was public. → Read More

Houston woman Turned to Ted after fridge gives out on Thanksgiving Day

When a Houston woman's refrigerator kept breaking down despite numerous customer service calls, she Turned to Ted. → Read More

Rangers serve warrants on Harris County as contract investigation intensifies

Texas Rangers are seizing documents from Harris County Administration offices in an investigation into a multimillion dollar COVID-19 contract. → Read More

ATF teaching Houston-area officers how to lookout for 'Glock switches'

We've seen the danger posed by Glock switches. Now, law enforcement are learning how to better respond to them. → Read More

FBI serving search warrant at Houston Health Department

The FBI was at a city building Wednesday serving a search warrant on the Houston Health Department. → Read More

Family identifies woman struck, killed by car while checking on passenger on Katy Fwy

The driver who police said struck and killed the 29-year-old has been charged with intoxication manslaughter. → Read More

Houston Astros fans bought $12.8 million in beer and liquor at Minute Maid Park so far in 2021

13 Investigates: Houston Astros have brought $12.8 million in beer and liquor sales to Minute Maid Park in 2021. → Read More

DA confirms criminal investigation connected to Houston City Hall

The Harris County District Attorney confirms a "pending criminal investigation" connected to Houston City Hall. → Read More

13 Investigates: Turner forcefully defends record in face of questions over housing deal

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner defended his record of public service as questions continue to swirl over a multi-million dollar housing deal. → Read More

Turner orders his appointed city attorney to investigate former director's housing claims

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner tasks his own city attorney with conducting "a full review" of the claims made earlier this week by now-former Housing Director Tom McCasland. → Read More