By JAMES PINKERTON and LAUREN CARUBA Houston Chronicle HOUSTON (AP) — Tung Nguyen survived a harrowing maritime escape from Vietnam, only to become trapped in the Harris County Jail. Neighbors had called police one Valentine’s Day when they heard Nguyen, 83, arguing with his wife of 60 years, Muon Vo. He was arrested and charged with […]
On Jan. 16, Houston became the first city in the United States to name a major commercial area after Mahatma Gandhi. The Hillcroft-Harwin area, where the new Gandhi signboards are displayed, is dominated by South Asian businesses. Houston Mayor Annise Parker told Voice of Asia, a community weekly in Houston, that the new district signified the international character of the city.