But the real mystery is, why are we still so obsessed with this particular Mississippi Delta blues legend?
A Nigerian-born Louisiana man says he’s a chief and not a “witch doctor,” and his case recalls a far more horrible one from 26 years ago.
Are the One-Way Streets in Our City Centers Killing Neighborhoods, Causing Crime, and Depressing Property Values?
And could converting streets to two-way revitalize blighted sections of Texan inner cities, especially Houston’s still-moribund downtown?
My great-great-grandfather James Avery Lomax was a plainspoken racist and illiterate slaveholder, but he was still a man worth honoring. As were many other former Confederates. Their Lost Cause, on the other hand, can go to hell.
The Confederate Memorial of the Wind in Orange will remind 55,000 motorists a day of the rebel heritage many Texans would just as soon forget.
Meet the Longhorns’s erudite, innovative, and fatherly new hoops coach.
We still luv ya blue.
Or perhaps a more fitting and respectful fate is to just let the structure crumble, to go the way of the ancient ruins.
There’s no such town, no cops were fired, and the drop in crime is debatable. The rest is spot-on.
Early results from sifting through a backlog of more than 6,600 evidence lockers include fresh convictions and hundreds of matches with the FBI’s national DNA database.
The veteran rapper won’t perform his music at Rice for any amount of money. School is for teaching.
With the cyclist attempting to let his girlfriend take the blame for an alleged Aspen hit-and-run, he distances himself from the pack of fallen athletic heroes.
In most states, as the old saying goes, fifteen will get you twenty. In Texas, twenty can get you twenty, if you are employed by a school district in any capacity.
An old friend says Houston’s Benthall, the alleged administrator of online drug emporium Silk Road 2.0, is an even unlikelier drug lord than Austinite Ross Ulbricht, who is currently on trial for running Silk Road 1.0. Which is not say that she thinks Benthall is innocent...
One of Houston’s most cherished art landmarks can’t survive the ravages of the climate or the loss of its hyperkinetic, ever-improvising creator.
A Cypress man is accused of paying $5,000 to take a hit out on his wife, and now the state is attempting to seize that money—money that presumably also belongs in part to the woman who was the intended victim the crime.
The representative from Texas apologized for a tweet that said, “Even Adolph Hitler thought it more important than Obama to get to Paris.”
After the New Year’s Eve nuptials of their mom and dad, Phillip and Lori Sarofim are now step-siblings as well as spouses. Fifteen years after his second messy and expensive divorce, has Fayez Sarofim found true love at last?
On his third attempt, former Astros catcher, second baseman, and center fielder Craig Biggio has gained entry into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.