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You might recognize Houston’s Lamar High if you’ve seen the Bill Murray indie classic Rushmore. Lamar played the dilapidated public school in the movie, but in reality it’s in an exclusive neighborhood, next door to the posh private school that played Rushmore Academy. Fights broke out there Thursday; students began tweeting about “a riot,” and the school district tried to downplay it all as a student prank. The videos show the truth lies somewhere in between. Houston Press has the story.

Police believe Michael Warren may be headed to Louisiana.

Supper reading from the Village Voice Empire: ​Sylvia Casares, chef and owner of Texas’s beloved Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen, was shot in the stomach Tuesday night by Michael Warren, her boyfriend and business partner. Warren is still at large and is considered armed and dangerous. Houston Press has the story.


Gelareh Bagherzadeh, 30, was a medical student and a prominent critic of the Iranian regime, giving several interviews on the issue to various Houston media. Early Sunday morning, she was gunned down in her car in her parent’s well-to-do neighborhood in a drive-by shooting. Police say they don;t knew if her activism is connected to her murder.Houston Press has the story.

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