Leif Reigstad talks about his latest feature for Texas Monthly, about the killing of Buck Birdsong's calves.
Checking in with nine Harvey survivors a year after Texas Monthly first spoke to them.
Life on the ranch was hard enough already, and full of uncertainty. Then a string of dead calves turned up, and everything pointed to murder. But why? And how? A Longview mystery.
A complaint filed with the Department of Homeland Security accuses immigration authorities of trying to coerce immigrants into leaving the country.
The National Voter Registration Act prohibits removing ineligible voters from voter rolls within 90 days of a federal election. That’s just what the Harris County registrar tried to do.
Texas leads the country in hot-car deaths of children. Was Michael Thedford a horrible father, or did he make a mistake any parent could make?
Join us in Dallas on September 7th and 8th.
A year after Hurricane Harvey brought Houston to its knees, the city is still wrestling with how to prepare for the next great storm. There’s no shortage of good ideas, but in Houston, that’s never been the problem.
The Inc. 5000 list analyzes the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S.—and more of them are in Texas than in any state besides California.
He worked 80-hour weeks to send money home to his family. The driver who ran him over had been in and out of trouble for years.
The second ranking Republican expressed admiration for the Dallas diva following reports of her drug overdose and entering rehab.
As the government contends with 500 children who remain in government facilities, nightmarish tales are emerging of aborted reunifications.
The judge ordered the administration to begin finding missing parents and to reunite them with their children.
An Austin man can’t post a printer gun code on the internet, but you can buy it on a thumb drive for $10.
In a city notorious for neglecting its history, two new initiatives aim to preserve memories of the storm.
A report by Texas Appleseed shows that schools are falling back on a zero-tolerance approach that has proven to be harmful to students.
The reunion came on deadline day for a court-ordered reunification of separated immigrant families.
Many Spanish-speaking parents said they did not understand the English documents they were signing.
A federal judge praised the government effort, but expressed concern that hundreds of immigrant parents may have been deported without their children.
Texas Monthly's executive editor talks about his August feature tracing Schlitterbahn’s decades-long rise to its current perilous position.
The Richmond resident warned Fort Bend ISD of the presence of graves, but no one listened—until they started finding human remains.
Jeff Henry often said that his goal in life was to make customers of his family’s legendary water parks happy—“to put a smile on their faces, to give them a thrill or two.” It was a beautiful vision. Until it went horribly wrong.
The Army chose Austin, citing its entrepreneurial culture and incentives from UT.
Chancellor John Sharp talks to Texas Monthly about a recent $2.5 billion federal contract that makes A&M accountable for ensuring the nation’s nuclear weapons will work if they are ever needed.
Rio Grande Valley attorney Jennifer Harbury explains the nightmares facing immigrants today, whether they gain entry or are turned away.
While that's good news, immigration advocates, fearful of mass deportations, have gotten a judge to issue a stay temporarily halting deportations.
Austin immigration attorney Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch says the system is seemingly designed to use speedy family reunification to pressure parents into deportation.
Among the revelations: Families were separated despite legal entry, and at least one child said he was hit by a caregiver.
The agent demanded to know why they had different surnames on their passports, then suggested the mother might be a human trafficker.
’You cannot imagine how awful it is to be there,’ the boy said of his nine-month separation by U.S. immigration officials.
Austin nonprofit Southwest Key wants to open a facility for immigrant children in Houston’s East End. Mayor Sylvester Turner has other ideas.
While the nonprofit's shelters are generally well regarded among immigration advocates, the wealth of violations is alarming.
The refusal by the two firms to take on a yearlong contract came one day before Trump announced the end of family separation.
The funds claim to give a fuller picture of the challenges of abortion access in the state.
Unprecedented ICE access to ORR data turns safe placement screening into a mechanism for immigration enforcement, officials and activists say.
A U.S. Supreme Court decision that could mean more revenue comes as officials order spending cuts.
Wallace wrote about the life and times of Myrtis Dightman, a rodeo star who should've been champ.
Plus, a woman unexpectedly gave birth to quadruplets.
The man, a former Border Patrol agent, worked directly with children.
Dr. Marsha Griffin, co-chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics special interest group on immigrant health, tells us what she's seen and what separation traumas could mean in the long term for immigrant children.
Lawmakers, faith leaders, and others have largely spoken out against Jeff Sessions’s zero-tolerance policy.
Texas congressman Will Hurd visits a new detention center and rips Trump's family separation policy.
An expert on helping parents navigate the asylum process describes what she's seeing on the ground.
Clashing decisions by federal judges could allow Trump to deport 700,000 undocumented immigrants protected by the program.
Coming off of a major Supreme Court victory in 2016, Whole Woman’s Health and a number of Texas-based orgs look to repeal other Texas laws.
The former University of Texas at Austin president, who takes over from retiring Chancellor William McRaven, discusses the state of the system.
The current head of the Department of Energy gave his alma mater a $2.5 billion gig, and they beat out rival UT’s bid.
The move comes as immigrant apprehensions climb to levels not seen since the end of the Obama administration.
The honors include Excellence in Writing, Special Issue, and, once again, a Designer of the Year award.