Sonia Smith, a native of Houston, is a graduate of Georgetown University. She has reported on convict cowboys at the Angola Prison Rodeo, celebrity magazines in Moscow, and aerial hog hunting in Knox City, Texas. She has also written for Slate, the Associated Press, the Baton Rouge Advocate, the Kyiv Post, and the Dallas Morning News and was a finalist for the 2008 Livingston Awards for Young Journalists. Her great-great-grandfather was a Texas Ranger in Kerr County in the 1870’s.
The couple is splitting after seven years of marriage.
Last week, video surfaced on YouTube of the 31-year-old Georgetown Law student and freelance journalist, missing in Syria since August 13.
The Ponzi schemer's personal effects, brought in from his St. Croix residence, fill some 10,000 square feet of a warehouse.
The owners of Museum Tower took out a full-page ad in the Dallas Morning News Friday to (sort of) apologize that the new building is so shiny.
Austin's city council unanimously passed a resolution supporting marriage equality Thursday morning.
The fight between Nick Lampson and Randy Weber to represent Congressional District 14 could be one of the few competitive races in the state this election cycle.
Earlier this month, zoo officials found Madagascar Bigheaded turtle hatchlings in the zoo's lemur exhibit.
The U.S. Supreme Court, which had stayed Cleve Foster's execution three times in the last year, declined to intervene Tuesday.
The video, targeted at first responders and those who work in the service industry, instructs people on how to spot suicide bombers.
The Internet reacts to last week's "chair lynching" in North Austin.
The Tyler congressman took to the floor of the house to declare that President Barack Obama's Middle East policies have brought about the "massive beginning of a new Ottoman Empire."
An exclusive preview of Balmorhea's song "Masollan," plus an interview with band co-founder Rob Lowe.
Robert Wayne Harris, who was convicted of killing five people at a car wash in Irving, was executed by Texas after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to stay his execution.