Rick Perry tries to pick up the pizza mogul’s supporters and enlists some powerful friends to help him campaign in Iowa. But is it enough?
December 5, 2011 | by Jason Cohen
Dorothy Hilligiest’s son David disappeared one day in 1971. She spent her days and nights searching for him, following leads, and eagerly awaiting his return. And then she found out about Dean Corll, one of the most prolific serial killers in U.S. history.
April 1, 2011 | by Skip Hollandsworth | Web Exclusive
This year, faculty at Rice will teach almost two dozen free online courses to thousands of students and teachers around the world as part of a movement to make higher education more accessible. What’s in it for Rice students in Houston and beyond?
It was the most shocking crime of its day, 27 boys from the same part of town kidnapped, tortured, and killed by an affable neighbor named Dean Corll. Forty years later, it remains one of the least understood—or talked about—chapters in Houston’s history.
April 1, 2011 | by Skip Hollandsworth | Feature