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.
What Exactly Happened between Open Carry Demonstrators and Moms for Gun Control in Dallas on Saturday?
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
A Harlingen couple driving through Eastern Arkansas with their two Scottish terriers crashed their car in late September, leaving one dog dead and the other missing. But with the help of an honest-to-goodness pet detective and the Blytheville, Arkansas community, Doogie the Scottish terrier returned to Texas this week.
On February 3, 2012, Fred Yazdi shot and killed 23-year-old Enrique Recio. In the latest test of Texas's Castle Doctrine, his trial ended last night with a conviction.
Cameron Todd Willingham became famous in death after the arson science used to convict him of murder and send him to death row wasdebunked. The debunking came in 2009 when the Texas Forensic Science Commission investigation concluded that “a finding of arson could not be sustained” in his
After months of speculation and a "name the team" contest that garnered over 5,000 submissions, El Paso's new AAA-affiliate for the San Diego Padres finally has a mascot—and it's small enough to fit in your purse.
J.C. Penney is trying desperately to revive its brand after a disastrous stint by former CEO Ron Johnson. Let's revisit some of his biggest missteps.
Bud Adams, the 90-year-old founder of the Houston Oilers, died yesterday. Will he be remembered as the man who first brought professional football to Houston, or the man who moved it to Tennessee?
Saturday's open carry demonstration at the Alamo—which defied a city ordinance and featured a speaking appearance by Lieutenant Governor candidate Jerry Patterson—attracted a lot of coverage.
As the trailer to his new movie proves, only Wes Anderson could make a movie this Wes Anderson-y.
When the former Longhorns star is actively tweeting to the team that they need to give him a call—and Houston rapper Slim Thug is offering to pick him up and drive him to the facilities—it's fair to wonder whether or not Vince Young could actually help the Houston Texans.
We're a culture that loves anti-heroes. So why are we all still so mad at Lance Armstrong?
Ever wondered what it's like to go to jail? The Express-News sent a reporter through the booking process—but how well does it reflect the experience of people who aren't going in voluntarily?
Curious about the reading habits of Okkervil River frontman Will Sheff? Read on.
For the first time in its history, the Austin City Limits Music Festival stretched over two weeks, a format that worked out well for some—and not so well for others.
Machete Kills, the second installment of Robert Rodriguez's over-the-top action franchise set on the border, opens today. Thankfully, it's not a documentary.
Dallas high school teacher Cristy Nicole Deweese posed for Playboy when she was 18—and the photos were discovered over the weekend. But the number of people who've posed for racy pictures in an Instagrammed world means it's time to ask: how much longer will this be a big deal?
Deadspin's video of two street-fighting bros leads to some downright depressing commentary on the state of Houston.
According to a Freedom of Information Act request by the Associated Press, Texas is down to its last eight vials of the lethal injection drug pentobarbital—and the Houston-area "compounding pharmacy" that made them wants them back. What happens when the state runs out?
What do a career day for Tony Romo and a career-crusher for Matt Schaub have in common? Twitter thinks they both suck.
Rob Ford, the Toronto mayor whose international reputation is mostly the result of a series of drug allegations, is in Austin right now.
Wendy Davis is making a mysterious announcement (that she's running for Governor) in Haltom City today. Keep up with the announcement right here.
With both Texas NFL teams sitting at .500, it's hard to say who's better—but only one team has fans burning jerseys in the parking lot after games right now.
The practice of "patent trolls" filing suit in prestigious tech hubs like, er, Lufkin, Longview, and Marshall has been going on for years. After another victory and facing the prospect of a big loss, will the practice survive?
Greg Abbott, Wendy Davis, Ted Cruz, David Dewhurst, and more engaged in hour-long interview and Q&A sessions at this weekend's Texas Tribune Festival. Here's what they said.
Let's take a spoiler-free look at "Felina" and Marty Robbins' classic outlaw ballad.
It was inevitable, and now it's official: The abortion law that passed during the special session is officially the subject of a lawsuit.
The new statue was unveiled yesterday at the State Fair. Here's why the iconic original was so fondly remembered.
Owner Mark Cuban personally curated the ten finalists from a selection of finalists—and it seems like Mark Cuban may have bad taste in jerseys.
"Sleepless In Austin" Romeo Rose blew up the Internet with his personal ad. Before you respond, here are things you might want to consider.
Senator Cruz took to the floor of the Senate for 21 hours as he expressed his disapproval of Obamacare.
If you're a flailing sports franchise, giving people another excuse to make fun of you isn't hard—but alienating fans is probably a bad idea.
Senator John Cornyn has tried three times in seven years to pass a law outlawing the sale of "murderabilia," or memorabilia connected to famous criminals—will tying his latest attempt to the sale of a letter by Nidal Hasan help him finally get it through?
The ongoing saga of Nikki Araguz—the transgender widow of a deceased firefighter, who's still fighting a legal battle for survivor's benefits—had its most recent appeal hearing this month. Until it's resolved, there will be a lot more questions than answers.