Notes from the Dallas courtroom where, against the odds, police officer Roy Oliver was convicted of murder after shooting the 15-year-old black boy.
Articles by Skip Hollandsworth
Aug 23, 2018 — By Skip Hollandsworth
Texas leads the country in hot-car deaths of children. Was Michael Thedford a horrible father, or did he make a mistake any parent could make?
Jul 20, 2018 — By Skip Hollandsworth
Jeff Henry often said that his goal in life was to make customers of his family’s legendary water parks happy—“to put a smile on their faces, to give them a thrill or two.” It was a beautiful vision. Until it went horribly wrong.
May 19, 2018 — By Skip Hollandsworth
Earlier this spring, Jeff Pike, the head of the infamous Texas-based Bandidos motorcycle club, went on trial in federal court for racketeering. Prosecutors called him a ruthless killer, the man behind one of the deadliest biker shootouts in American history at the Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco. Pike, however, said he was just a good family man. On Thursday, jurors announced their verdict.
May 11, 2018 — By Skip Hollandsworth
Originally sentenced to twenty years, the Houston dentist who ran over her cheating husband has been paroled.
Apr 18, 2018 — By Skip Hollandsworth
Beginning in 2015, Houston was plagued by a series of brutal armored car robberies that bewildered FBI agents for nearly two years. To finally bring down the unassuming mastermind behind it all, the agents had to stage an elaborate trap—and catch him in the act.
Mar 21, 2018 — By Skip Hollandsworth
The Midnight Assassin, who terrorized Austin 138 years ago, also targeted minorities first.
Sep 5, 2017 — By Skip Hollandsworth
And yes, it has to do with global warming.
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