The "Greatest Living Texan" candidate surprised fans by releasing a fourteen-track self-titled album on iTunes at midnight. Even more impressive: The album purchase also includes an eighteen-part collection of new music videos.
A Houston judge threw out the lawsuit against the state by three death row inmates who claimed that Texas was planning to kill them using unknown and untested drugs, so they're taking it to a higher court.
One can not live on Auntie Anne's pretzels alone.
Miriam Martinez, Linda Vega, and Leticia Van de Putte take to the ticket.
Held in custody for 42 hours, 37-year-old Sarah Tibbetts died after being arrested while in possession of someone else's credit card and trace amounts of marijuanta in baggies in her purse.
He wanted six tacos, and if his sword had anything to say about it, those tacos were going to be free.
Yesterday, Peter Berg—the guy responsible for the screen adaptations of Friday Night Lights—revealed that the beloved TV series would not add a big-screen coda, as the long-discussed project had been officially benched. Here's why that's great news.
The Texans fired Gary Kubiak on Friday, after the team's two-win season put them in the driver's seat for the first overall pick in next year's draft. And owner Bob McNair has very specific ideas about what he wants from the next head coach.
If you like your country twang with a whole lot of rock and roll to it, give a listen to the new song from the this quintet's forthcoming album.
Last time the First Presbyterian Church of Dallas held a gun buyback event, it caused a stir. Will this one cause the same outcry?
Master Sgt. Brad Grimes of Fort Hood was found guilty of conspiring to patronize a prostitute and solicit adultery. But the allegations that came out during his trial are much worse.
Colt Morgan, 29, is suspected of killing Wende Marshall. When police attempted to arrest him in Buffalo, Texas—two hours northwest of Houston—he attacked the officer and has been on the run ever since.
The fictional ‘Pulp Fiction’ Hawaiian burger joint has taken over the Stallion Grill on Airport Boulevard and there's a whole bunch of film equipment outside.
13-year-old Landry Thompson, from Tulsa, was on a trip to Houston with her dance instructor, 29-year-old Emmanuel Hurd, and her dance partner, 22-year-old Josiah Kelly, to tape a dance video at Houston's Planet Funk Studio. When police saw the three of them parked in a gas station lot, they had
Two couples are suing in federal court to overturn the gay marriage ban in Texas, while two others are taking to the state's Supreme Court for the state to grant them a divorce. Between the four cases, the ban on gay marriage in Texas could meet its end.
After a criminal noise complaint was filed—and quickly withdrawn—over the sound of the church bells at the Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission, the city council voted to exempt churches from the noise ordinance. As the Rio Grande Valley shifts away from being monolithically Catholic, what does this
A country that places so much value on high-end electronics should probably look in the mirror before it laughs at people for going to extremes in pursuit of owning them.
This week, after announcing yet another new tactic to curb domestic violence in the city, it's clear that Dallas's efforts could become a blueprint for other communities wanting to focus on this issue.
Yes, it's cold. And yes, people have lots of feelings about that.
Elon Musk's SpaceX and Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin have both bought up a lot of land along the border. Brownsville and Van Horn are not exactly where you'd expect to find the cutting-edge vanguard of private, high-tech space exploration.
No matter how you feel about him, hearing the former President declare, "Well, uh, I've become a, uh, painter" over the faint strains of "Good King Wencelas" is pretty darn charming.
Today in "can they do that": subcontractors working with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration hired off-duty Fort Worth police officers to set up a roadblock and asked for blood, breath, and saliva samples.
Pro-choice activists haven't had much to celebrate during a particularly rough past several months, as legislatures in Texas and around the country have voted to restrict abortion access. But last night in Albuquerque, they scored a win.
Which will simply never happen. But that didn't stop the proposal from inspiring outrage.
New reports surfaced that "Preacher," a comic cult favorite, may be developed by the cable network. If it is succesfully brought to a television audience, it could spark a national dialogue about what it means to be from Texas.
Visiting Tarrant County Judge Jerry Ray was not happy when a jury found David Duc Tran not guilty of DWI despite Intoxilyzer evidence. He likened the decision to the jury's verdict in the O.J. Simpson trial.
It's about a race car driver in 1955 Italy, and—spoiler alert—it stars Jason Schwartzman.
Last Thursday, 28-year-old Alfred Wright went missing after his car overheated. His shirts, pants, keys, and watch were found in a pasture—but the Sabine County Sheriff's Office called off the search on Monday, saying that there's "no evidence in this investigation that leads authorities to believe that there is foul
When "professional speaker and best-selling author" Justin Lookadoo—whose faith-based dating books and websites includes advice like "dateable girls know when to shut up" and "men of God are wild, not domesticated"—spoke at Richardson High School yesterday, parents were concerned about the messages their children would be receiving. But the students
Former Cowboys receiver Sam Hurd was arrested after attempting to set himself up as a Chicago drug lord—while he was drawing a veteran's salary from the Bears—and this week he revealed to Sports Illustrated how many of his former teammates in Dallas he sold "the loudest weed in California" to. How
The new University of Texas campus opening in the Rio Grande Valley in the fall of 2015 is beginning to establish its identity—starting with the name.
Denton's Children's Advocacy Center declined a check from an organization called Tattooed Hippie Pirate Mamas, which raised the money by selling a pinup calendar of its members. Was that the right decision?
Voters may have decided that the Astrodome isn't worth saving, but The Architect's Newspaper has published four ideas for what to do with the space.
Members of the gun control organization Mothers Demand Action found members of Open Carry Texas outside one of their meetings in Arlington on Saturday. What happened between the two groups is subject to interpretation.
John William Snavely was recruited into the world of gay porn from the stage at a strip club in San Antonio. As the Houston Press story details in a story about his second career in Miami, where he's now in jail on murder charges, that is a dark world to enter.
To help launch his forthcoming cable network, Robert Rodriguez is blowing up his cult classic film into a ten-part television series—but unsurprisingly, original From Dusk Till Dawn star George Clooney isn't reprising his leading role. Here's who the series has cast instead.
Corn maze + Willie's braids and guitar = pure Texas.
Cowboys fans who hated Wade Phillips when he was the head coach in Dallas have had to watch as he's been responsible for the rebirth of the Houston Texans' defense. Now that he's been tapped to serve as the team's interim head coach while Gary Kubiak recovers from a mini-stroke,
On both ends of Texas, discount "plastic surgeons" have been shooting people full of potentially fatal substances.
The voter ID law that went into effect this year remains controversial—and the subject of a federal lawsuit. Even some Texas legislators have had trouble with it.
Despite the Student Senate voting to remove the language "homosexual acts" from its policy, Baylor Student Body President Wesley Hodges vetoed the resolution.
The one-time Eighth Wonder of the World may soon be a parking lot, but the "yard sale" held by Reliant Park officials brought a lot of nostalgia—and money—out of people who remember its heyday.
Last night, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit granted an emergency motion to stay the injunction against HB2. Here's what that means in non-legalese.
High-speed chases are dangerous, and now more avoidable.
In case you believe literally everything you read, the UN is not taking over the Alamo.
The critically endangered black rhino needs resources and efforts from humans to avoid extinction—and what's a better way to preserve an endangered species than auctioning off the right to kill one?
Could the iconic Lonestar flag get even more iconic?
HB2, the law that placed severe restrictions on abortion access in Texas, went to court this month—and one important provision was found unconstitutional yesterday. While national outlets reported that the whole bill had been overturned, this isn't true, and the office of Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott filed an emergency
The North Dallas suburb of Frisco is growing rapidly—and it's only going to grow faster when the Cowboys move their facilities there in 2016.
The talented Cowboys receiver made two incredible touchdown catches, blew up at his teammates multiple times on the sidelines, and got called a "spoiled child" on television by Fox announcer Brian Billick in Dallas' last-second loss to the Detroit Lions. It was kind of a mixed-bag of a day for