John Ratliff


Proof Negative

A Houston crime lab under the microscope.

Musical Marginalia

The places, people and stories behind Texas music.

L.A. Confidential

In July 1966 El Paso rocker Bobby Fuller was found dead in Hollywood. Whodunit? We still don’t know.

Witch Hunt

The Wiccans of Fort Hood have conjured up their share of enemies, including a Republican congressman and a Baptist preacher. Are their claims of religious freedom appropriate, or are they off base?

Earth Quake

After the killings at Columbine, the world looked disapprovingly at a computer game created in Mesquite. Die-hard players would not be moved.