Jose R. Gonzalez


About this Author

Jose R. Gonzalez reports on crime, courts and public safety in Montgomery County, just north of Houston.
He has written exclusively on a range of topics, including the arrest and death of a cold case murder suspect, jury trials resulting in life sentences, an inmate's murals at the county jail and COVID-19 concerns among others being confined there.
Jose joined the metro desk at the Houston Chronicle at the end of 2017. He worked breaking news and general assignments before landing on the Chronicle's business desk. 

He covered the U.S. Congress at two editorial internships in Washington, D.C., one of which was RealClearPolitics. In between, he freelanced for the Chronicle. He is a journalism graduate of Texas State University in San Marcos.

Born in Pasadena, Texas and mostly raised there, Jose as a kid moved a lot with his family. He has lived in all four contiguous time zones. 

By This Author

OnStar tracks down Houston men charged with stealing Chevy truck out of Montgomery

10:30 AM

Conroe neighbor of church riddled by bullets arrested; named person of interest in multiple shootings

January 18, 2022

Conroe teen motorcyclist dead after leading sheriff’s deputy on chase

January 18, 2022

Recently launched investigative unit takes on animal cruelty in Montgomery County

January 15, 2022

Cash reward offered in Conroe-area drive-by shootings ‘manhunt’

January 14, 2022

Police seek to ID Conroe storage unit burglars

January 13, 2022

‘Walmart bandit’ caught as Montgomery County deputies search for knife-wielding robber

January 12, 2022

Conroe man charged with defrauding $600K from elderly

January 11, 2022