James R. Melton

James R. Melton covered the wide range of events common to Houston, for decades one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the United States.  First at The Houston Post and later at its rival, the Houston Chronicle, he regularly reported on crime, courts and education. In the 1990s, he produced freelance articles for a major corporation.

Mar 4, 2013
For survivors, cold case investigators and the public, solving old homicide cases offers the perfect win- win situation. Beyond the altruistic benefits, though, cold case squads provide a goldmine of good ink for law enforcement agencies. So what's the ultimate bad ink?...