This is how you know it's a slow news week.
Sex offender registries are popular in the abstract, but maybe ordinances isolating sex offenders shouldn't be a one-size-fits-all policy.
Ted Nugent Will Be Speaking at a League City Event For Veterans, Which Means Controversy Has Already Ensued
The controversy-courting Motor City Madman has donated his speaking/rocking services to the "Salute to Heroes Patriot Dinner and Concert" in April, which will raise funds for a New Braunfels non-profit that builds homes for disabled veterans, and he's got—you guessed it—some strong words for those who would criticize that appearance.
The much-publicized—but thus far underwhelming—return of Bennigan's has nonetheless heralded the return of the casual dining chain's sister restaurant.
A new start-up in the impoverished city only needs $20 million to complete a study to find out.
Get the guy a pair of new glasses and apparently he loosens right up.
Kinky Friedman’s Campaign Tried to Get a Primary Opponent to Leave the Race by Offering to Introduce Him to Willie Nelson
It doesn't get any more Kinky Friedman.
We have no idea what that actually means, either.
Time for a letter-writing campaign.
Johnny Football, Future Role Model?
Fort Worth's rising country star serves up a tasty slice of twangy Texana with a side of Abilene.
An employee at the store, which famously celebrates breasts, told her to go to the alley out back instead.
The Stephen F. Austin grad and Austin native landed Heisenberg himself for the lead role in his 13-minute amateur short.
It would be frightening if it weren't so weird, dumb, and ineffective: A new scam that attempts to prey on the elderly involves calling people up, telling them they've won the lottery, and then sending a cab to their house. The big flaw? No one has of yet gotten into
Brittany Norwood, a twenty-year-old undergrad at the University of Houston who claims she is pregnant with the Texans' running back's baby, is taking him to court in pursuit of a restraining order and accusing him of pressuring her to have an abortion.
Sheriff Adrian Garcia spent part of his week last week testifying before the Department of Justice about the rate of abuse that occurs under his watch.
Not having to deal with Quentin Tarantino's on-screen presence is a more-than-fair trade off for seeing someone other than George Clooney as Seth Gecko.
The story of Buddy the dog, a six-year-old golden retriever in San Antonio, could have big implications for Texas' controversial "severe bodily injury" laws that allow local animal control departments to euthanize people's pets.
At SXSW, because ninety percent of the entertainment news you read over the next two months will involve the letters "SXSW."
That is, if the mixed-use development plans for the Texas Stadium site currently before the Irving City Council come to pass.
Novelist Leila Meacham hopes for another best-seller with the forthcoming Somerset, a prequel to her megahit debut novel, Roses.
Don't worry, though, the ratings were so bad that it's basically DOA.
The Florida State quarterback, Heisman Trophy winner, and MVP of last night's BCS Championship Game has a standing offer from a team in Texas. But it's not what you think.
The sneakerhead subculture descended on Houston in November for a major convention, and streetwear company Karmaloop offers an inside look.
Even Scalia *Might* Agree That This Beaumont Man Should Be Arrested for the Way He Carried His Gun Through a Mall
A few days after the holidays, Derek Poe—a Beaumont gun store owner—was arrested for walking around a shopping mall with an AR-15 strapped to his back. While Texas allows for long guns to be openly carried in public, the question about whether or not Poe was committing a crime is
According to various pundits, he's "not a hip hop coach," but that won't stop them from comparing him to Arsenio Hall.
A federal lawsuit filed by Dr. Glen Hurlston claims that the former chief of police in Princeton, Texas—who currently holds that role in the Austin suburb of Kyle—and several of his fellow officers harassed him while the chief had an affair with his wife.
One doesn't need to be a master thief to figure out why there might be a flaw in this plan.
After eight years of lobbying, the Texas Federation of Animal Care Societies finally got the law in effect.
And every single one of them waited in line for an In-N-Out Burger in Dallas or Austin.
At the risk of getting yelled at by Jenny McCarthy supporters, now might be a good time to get a flu shot, y'all.
The Austin-based musician has spent time playing with Shearwater and the Low Lows, and he's paired one of the prettier tracks on his forthcoming solo debut with this creepy, fascinating video.
Well, you can if you live in Nevada, because Internet gambling is illegal. (Wink, wink.) But the betting odds can tell us that holding out hope for Jim Harbaugh is probably a sucker's game.
Is It Possible to Prepare Teachers and Students For School Shooting Situations Without Traumatizing Them?
An emergency response drill that simulated a lockdown situation at an Austin middle school has parents trying to understand what happened.
Alfred Wright of Jasper went missing last month and the Sabine County police called off the search shortly thereafter. His body was found by friends and family a few weeks later, but a lot of questions remain.
After blowing a 23-point halftime lead to lose at home to a Green Bay Packers team led by a quarterback who wasn't even on the roster a month ago, the question is very much in the air.
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.
A Diabetic Woman Died In The Irving Jail Because The Staff Didn’t Give Her The Insulin They Knew She Needed
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