Ross Dubois


This Two-Steppin' Chicken Is Not What's For Dinner

The colorful Attwater’s Prairie Chicken, a bird that flourished in Texas a hundred years ago, is on the verge of extinction.

Texas Mega Pastor Mega Punk'd

Joel Osteen, indefatigable televangelist and pastor of a Houston megachurch, was the butt of an online hoax that claimed he had lost his faith, and would leave the church. The Internet had a strong reaction.

Texas Gives New York A Shiner

New Yorkers are cheering as our iconic yellow-labeled bock rams toward their city.

84-Year-Old Woman Charged With Plotting to Kill Prosecutors

Montgomery County inmate Dorothy Canfield allegedly wanted to hire a hitman to mimic the Kaufman County slayings.

W's New Presidential Center Gives Visitors A Second Chance With History

The George W. Bush Presidential Center will be dedicated by the ex-prez this week and is opening to the public May 1. Visitors will get a chance to judge for themselves how history will view the 43rd president, and a new poll suggests his legacy will be more positive than you might think.

West, Texas: The Czech Republic Has Your Back

The Eastern European country intends to offer assistance to the West community—three quarters of which is of Czech descent—following the explosion of a fertilizer plant last week.

Exoneration Review Bill Passes The Texas House

If signed into law, House Bill 166 will create an independent commission to review cases of wrongfully-convicted Texans.

3D-Printed Plastic Guns: Now Firing

The Austin-based non-profit Defense Distributed has successfully created and tested the “Liberator,” the first gun made entirely from 3-D printed plastic pieces. Government officials are already hoping to limit its legality.

Hispanics Now Majority In Texas Schools, Politicians Take Note

Hispanics now comprise nearly 51 percent of the state’s student body.

Blind Texas Teen Competes for State in Pole Vaulting

Charlotte Brown, a legally blind sophomore from Emory, took 8th place in the pole vault at a state track competition.

The Smile Machine

Perry and his pals celebrated the release of the first precision-guided firearms at the Mason ranch of TrackingPoint founder John McHale.