Acre by acre, families have lost long-held property near Bryan and College Station—much of it to the efforts of two men who weaponized arcane documents to acquire plots potentially worth millions.
The band aims to bring Texas Guns and Roses to its kn-kn-kn-kn-knees—or at least compel it to change its name.
Austin attorney Jamie Balagia, a.k.a. “the Dude,” thought that he’d finally hit the big time. Then everything fell apart.
Seventeen families are suing the Golden Gate Funeral Home for allegedly desecrating their loved ones' bodies.
This Austin Lawyer Calls Himself a Shaman. Former Employees Complain of Woo-Woo Smoke Ceremonies and Sexually Explicit Texts.
Attorney Mark Mueller promised a caring, new age workplace. But former employees tell of drum-and-smoke ceremonies and explicit text messages.
A Brazoria County District Clerk Sorted Jurors by Race. A Black Man Convicted Under Her System Wants a New Trial.
The first defendant to request a new trial because of Rhonda Barchak’s system had a hearing last week.
Texas Law Says Jury Panels Must Be Chosen Randomly. A Brazoria County Official Had a Different Idea.
Brazoria County district clerk Rhonda Barchak sorted jurors by race and geography. Her attorney says the method was harmless, but the Texas Rangers are investigating.
The controversial interim head of the Justice Department is scheduled to be accompanied by U.S. Solicitor General Noel Francisco in Austin.
A gas station in North Texas is just the latest to pay back what they took from consumers.
The funds claim to give a fuller picture of the challenges of abortion access in the state.
A day before Jeff Sessions and Sarah Huckabee Sanders used the Bible to justify separating immigrant families, a resolution from the Southern Baptist Convention in Dallas had already contradicted them.
On our latest podcast, Andy Langer talks to Houston’s top cop about the gun debate and his first eighteen months on the job.
"In the military, there’s a sense of camaraderie that can sometimes make people bystanders. Once people see that this kind of treatment is damaging to the group, that’s when they’ll speak up. We have to change it so that people are more embarrassed to stand by and let it happen
"After I argued Roe vs. Wade the first time on December 13, 1971, I didn’t know if I was going to win or lose. I thought I’d better run for office to be in a position to prevent the passage of bills that would make abortion illegal or very difficult."
"It’s so important to have a place where people can feel free to bring their issues to someone to investigate, and in a smaller setting, victims really worry about losing their jobs. They worry that nobody will believe them, so they’ll lose their jobs for complaining. They worry that if
"From time to time, you see unfortunate situations where the policy says report to the director of HR, and they have no credibility within the organization, or they are the actual harasser. You need a policy with multiple ways to come forward."
More than two decades ago, Christopher Scott was wrongfully imprisoned for murder. Now he’s devoting his time to help free others.
The documentary, filmed before the Harvey Weinstein allegations, explores gender inequality in Hollywood.
The attorney general issued the opinion to provide legal options for improving church security in Texas.
Millions of Texans will feel the impact of changes to individual tax breaks, health care penalties, and property tax deductions.
A lawsuit may finally provide an answer.
A sudden onset of mental health issues prompted Mostyn to take his own life.
Sally Hernandez, Kim Ogg, and Catrina Shead speak about the importance of working together to protect a city's most vulnerable residents.
Devin Kelley is only the latest mass shooter with a history of domestic violence.
Details continue to emerge about the shooting in Sutherland Springs. Here's what we know so far.
Meet one of the most dangerous lawmen in town in an exclusive excerpt from James P. McCollom’s 'The Last Sheriff in Texas: A True Tale of Violence and the Vote.'
Domésticas Unidas is leading the charge against the sanctuary city bill in San Antonio.
Alonso Guillen died an American hero—even if many didn’t think of him as an American.
The law’s long legal journey is likely still beginning, but the sanctuary city law's opponents can mark this one down as a win.
ICE and CBP’s decision to continue activities during the hurricane have advocates worried for undocumented immigrants.
A new insurance law taking effect lowers the penalty on insurance companies for slow storm damage payments.
The Texas Lege has provided a temporary fix to a statewide problem in public schools.
A small Texas border town defies a crackdown on immigration.
So much for second chances.
A Manor man who left his puppy in the car in a Walmart parking lot is facing Class A misdemeanor charges.
He just wants to rock and roll all night, and hook ’em every day.
A federal court rules that a transgender boy should be able to use the bathroom he identifies with.
Remembering an unlikely, but legendary, criminal defense attorney.
Austin’s Brandon Vezmar has found himself an overnight celebrity after a lawsuit he filed because ”men are being exploited by people like the defendant.”
But Governor Abbott erroneously claims the sheriff released the inmates out into the streets.
A case before the Texas Supreme Court could have an effect on same-sex marriage.
The NFL is threatening to pull out of Texas when it comes to event consideration, and the governor is fighting back.
One transgender woman's effort to demystify who uses what bathroom.
Police were called while Williams was taking a walk in the East Texas woods.
The young woman who was slammed to the ground by officer Eric Casebolt has filed a lawsuit against the officer, the police department, and the city.
Acevedo has set his sights on two priorities for the Houston Police Department: body cameras and investigating officer involved shootings.
There’s a growing movement to make Texas college campuses safe for undocumented immigrants.
This could make the marijuana-derived drug, which the legislature legalized for patients with intractable epilepsy, hard to get.
This election is a mess. Trump’s comments on election rigging have only added to that mess.
Lee Ellis talks to us about why he banned guns from Pi Pizza, and what happened when gun rights activists went after him on the Internet.