Trey Scott Atwater, who is charged with attempting to take explosives on an airplane, was “surprised” that there was C-4 in his carry-on.
January 4, 2012 | by Sonia Smith
Before they clubbed two deer to death in their tiny West Texas town, the four high school football stars were treated like royalty. Afterward, when news of their exploits hit the Internet, they were celebrities of a very different sort.
August 1, 2008 | by Skip Hollandsworth | Feature
When Max Shatto, a three-year-old adopted from Russia, collapsed dead in his backyard in Gardendale, Texas, the Kremlin’s response—to allege that he was abused and murdered—said more about Russian politics than it did about Texan mothers.
Nearly two centuries after their forebears protected colonists from Indian raids, the Texas Rangers are alive and well and wrestling with the realities of the twenty-first century. In their own words, the iconic crime fighters explain how their world has changed—and what it takes to battle the latest generation of bad guys.
April 1, 2007 | by Pamela Colloff | Oral History