If the Dallas Cowboys thought last season was unpleasant, wait until they open training camp in Wichita Falls.
A River Oaks bookie is tried for murder.
After years of attacking members of the Dallas City Council, journalist Laura Miller wants to be one.
Speeding toward her new life in Austin.
The greatest Tuna of all.
The verdict is in: Oprah loves Texas—and Texas loves Oprah. The queen of daytime talk swept into the Panhandle, turned the tide of public opinion, and had courtroom watchers asking, Where’s the beef?
The feud between billionaire Harold Simmons and his daughters is worthy of Shakespeare.
What does the school board scandal say about Dallas?
She had a secret life, and so did her husband. For a while they seemed to have a pleasant existence in the affluent Houston neighborhood of River Oaks. But then she turned up dead.
The ice girl cometh.
Frankie Mitchell and Janet Evans want to be together, but their families are feuding. It’s a story as old as Shakespeare—older, in fact, because they’re Gypsies, the children of two prominent Dallas clans, and ancient superstitions guide every aspect of their lives. Even love.
Thought the competition between Texas cities was over? Until my daughter was born in Dallas and a friend’s was born in Austin, so did I.
David Graham and Diane Zamora were intelligent, young, and in love. And they shared a secret: They had brutally murdered Adrianne Jones.
Carolyn Farb wrote the book on charity fundraising, so when she calls, the stars come out to play, and Houstonï¿½s high society has a ball.
The last tycoon.
It’s good to be King.
No one ever suspected a thing until she asked her best friend if she could keep a terrible secret: the bizarre story of teenager Marie Robards, the devoted daughter who murdered her father.
There haven’t been many successful sister acts in the world of modeling, but don’t tell that to the Parkses. Farm girls who grew up near Arlington in the tiny community of Webb, 20-year-old Wende, 22-year-old Becky, 23-year-old Kelly, and 26-year-old Kimberly piled into the front seat of a pickup truck
After twenty years as the reigning queen of the soaps, the essential truth about Morgan Fairchild remains: She’s not a bitch, but she plays one on TV.
Since the day Stanley Marsh 3 finally went too far and locked up George Whittenburg’s son in a chicken coop, all of Amarillo has been abuzz about the bizarre battle between these intractable foes.
A young black man with a spotless record is facing a controversial death sentence for the murder of four whites. An East Texas town remains divided.
BESIDES THE TASTE OF ITS CHIPS, Frito-Lay’s advertising has had a lasting impact on Americans. Grown-ups can still sing all the words to “Ai-yi-yi-yi, I’m the Frito Bandito” and “Munch a Bunch of Fritos.” Only time will tell if the supermodels’ plug for Baked Lay’s will join the ranks of
Is it possible to have a low-fat chip that tastes good? After three years of top-secret tinkering, Frito-Lay thinks it has hit upon the ultimate snacker’s delight.
Mary Kay Ash and Jinger Heath have made fortunes getting women to buy and sell their beauty products. But no lipstick or powder can conceal the ugliness between these Dallas cosmetics queens.
The Compaq kid.
Drunken boaters have turned a popular lake near Dallas into deadly waters.
How glad-handing Hollywood and hidebound NASA joined forces to make Apollo 13, one of this summer’s hottest movies.
Citizens groups in Corpus Christi blame pollution for high cance rates—but they must prove it.
Ron Kirk is ready to be Dallas’ first black mayor. But is Dallas ready for him?
The Humane Society wants to rein in Beltex of Fort Worth, one of the nation’s largest slaughterhouses.
He’s part Susan Powter, part David Letterman, part Dagwood Bumstead—and more.
When a teacher romances a student, are school officials to blame? That’s the crux of a case that began in the small town of Taylor and ended up in the U.S. Supreme court.
One night the pastor of Dallas’ all-powerful First Baptist Church mysteriously resigned. To this day, no one is sure why.
To Dallas, the World Cup meant gearing up for riots, a crime wave, and—of course—real football.
For an off-beat trip, head to Glen Rose, home of dinosaur tracks, exotic animals, a creationism museum, and lots more.
Tough guy Chuck Norris’ kick is better than his kiss on the TV hit Walker, Texas Ranger.
She was the princess who wore Tiffany perfume. He was the middle-class guy who raced cars. But when they met on the cystic fibrosis wing of a Dallas hospital, romance bloomed.
Decades after Carolyn McMorris died of a massive head injury, her sisters shockingly allege that their stepmother murdered her.
We started out as pious kids helping Wichita Falls celebrate the birth of Christ. We ended up astray in a manger.
How did Vickie Smith, waitress from Mexia, become Anna Nicole Smith, world-famous face? It’s anyone’s Guess?
Dallas police say Charles Albright is the coldest, most depraved killer of women in the city’s history. To me, he seems like a perfect gentleman. Maybe too perfect.
In Texas, lunch is for gossip and dinner is for dates. Breakfast, however, is for wheeling and dealing.
Last summer, restaurateurs Shannon Wynne and Gene Street bragged about their new partnership, but now they’re eating their words.
It seemed like the perfect inside job: A respected cop conspires with his teller girlfriend to pull the biggest bank heist in San Antonio history. If they hadn’t been so careless, they might have gotten away with it.
When Chuck Smith kidnapped his own small boys to keep them from his estranged wife, a simple divorce case turned into an international family feud.
The way two mysterious deaths affected the town of Childress says a lot about the lure of satanism and the power of gossip.