The podcast looks to an old case—and suggests a new model for archival true crime podcasts.
In her groundbreaking new book, Monica Muñoz Martinez uncovers the legacy of a brutal past.
Dallas police waited to release the suspect’s name even as it appeared across the internet, eroding the local community’s already fragile trust.
When the company collapsed, the former CEO went to prison for fraud and insider trading. Turns out, he was just ahead of his time.
The surprising pair has joined forces for a noble cause.
Kingsville native Reality Winner will serve the longest sentence so far under the Espionage Act.
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?
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.
A report by Texas Appleseed shows that schools are falling back on a zero-tolerance approach that has proven to be harmful to students.
According to police, the Caldwell County man bit the snake’s rattle off before he released it.
When Given Kachepa first arrived from Zambia as a young boy, he expected to sing in a choir and gain an education. Instead he was forced into servitude.
On our latest podcast, Andy Langer talks to Houston’s top cop about the gun debate and his first eighteen months on the job.
If activists want to make headway on reining in gun violence, they need to understand gun culture.
Earlier this spring, Jeff Pike, the head of the infamous Texas-based Bandidos motorcycle club, went on trial in federal court for racketeering. Prosecutors called him a ruthless killer, the man behind one of the deadliest biker shootouts in American history at the Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco. Pike, however, said
The 22nd school shooting of 2018 happened on Friday morning near Galveston.
Originally sentenced to twenty years, the Houston dentist who ran over her cheating husband has been paroled.
In the podcast, narrated by ProPublica’s Ginger Thompson, survivors and DEA agents explain living in a town controlled by drug traffickers.
Dozens of gang members face charges ranging from trafficking methamphetamines to kidnapping.
The nine-year meat hustle has caught up with the former Cameron County Juvenile Detention Center worker.
Beginning in 2015, Houston was plagued by a series of brutal armored car robberies that bewildered FBI agents for nearly two years. To finally bring down the unassuming mastermind behind it all, the agents had to stage an elaborate trap—and catch him in the act.
Ronald Burgos-Aviles, a nine-year Border Patrol veteran, was arrested Monday in Laredo.
He was a highlight of Austin’s creative community and, in death, a spotlight on the city’s problems with race.
Thomas was unarmed when a Harris County Sheriff’s deputy shot and killed him last week.
The company’s ”Verrückt” waterslide, on which a ten-year-old boy was decapitated, was built by people who didn’t know how to engineer it.
Experts in the earlier case say Austin’s police are working just as hard now that suspect is dead.
Even a 25-minute video confession leaves police with many questions about motive.
The Midnight Assassin, who terrorized Austin 138 years ago, also targeted minorities first.
The suspect blew himself up as police approached his vehicle.
With law enforcement racing to track down their first real lead, officials urge continued caution.
Austin police say latest blast was not a package bomb, and was instead caused by an "artillery simulator."
This and other FedEx-related developments today have given police their best chance yet at a lead on the bomber.
It’s an uncertain time. Here’s what we can be confident in.
Two men were injured in the blast, the fourth explosion in Austin this month—police believe a ”serial bomber” is responsible.
Authorities are still investigating a motive, but they haven’t ruled out a potential hate crime because the two victims were African-American.
The city’s new police chief explains how she plans to apply the lessons she learned in Detroit to a troubled department.