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.
A public high school teacher from the Valley will not be returning to the classroom this school year after she told her ninth graders that she is "married to God."
Some Sugar Land residents are upset about a mixed-use development that would build 325 luxury apartments in the abandoned Imperial Sugar refinery.
Turbulence from the United-Continental merger bothered consumers in March, the month Continental flew its final flight.
In court filings, female lawyers representing former hand doctor Michael Brown have accused opposing counsel of making misogynistic statements to them.
The Texas congressman announced in an e-mail to supporters Monday that he will not spend money campaigning in any of the remaining Republican primaries.
Texas cleaned up on Forbes' "Best Cities for Jobs" lists this year.
Politicians in West Virgina are embarrassed that Keith Judd, a federal inmate incarcerated in Texarkana, made the Democratic primary ballot.
Gloria Allred is representing Sarah Tressler, a former society reporter for the paper, in her discrimination complaint.
Memorial Hermann hospital gave the Twitterverse a play-by-play account of how to perform brain surgery.
Houston's openly gay mayor had previously said Obama's views on gay marriage needed to "evolve" more quickly.
The feds will get a portion of the future profits of Mary, Mother of Christ, a film co-written by the man behind Passion of the Christ and produced by Joel Osteen.
The bankrupt carrier has realized its AAirpasses, which allow ticket holders unlimited first-class flights, are costing the company millions of dollars in lost revenue.
A new study tracking the habits and health of Texas drivers found that those with longer commute times have bigger waistlines.
A letter written by Davy Crockett six months before his death at the Alamo is up for auction and bids have climbed to $27,121.
State senator Dan Patrick accuses fellow senator John Carona of spreading vicious rumors about the Patrick marriage, resulting in an email exchange that might make CW producers jealous.