Police say the seven-year-old was fatally shot on a feeder road near a Harris County Walmart. Two suspects are in custody.
Jacob Walter Anderson, charged with raping and choking a fellow student, will pay a $400 fine as part of the deal.
The university implemented sweeping changes after members of Twelfth Woman and others went public with their experiences.
As Demolition Begins on Schlitterbahn’s Verrückt Waterslide, Jeff Henry Faces Unrelated Felony Charges
Two years after the death of a ten-year-old boy on the ride, the waterslide is finally being removed.
One year ago, after Stephen Willeford disrupted the mass murder at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, he was hailed as the ultimate good guy with a gun, but he's still reckoning with what happened that day—and what his life has become.
The U.S. Border Patrol and the governor of Tamaulipas are looking for a few good anonymous tips—and hoping it doesn't all backfire.
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.
How prosecutors tied a brazen murder in an upscale Dallas suburb to one of Mexico’s most violent criminal organizations.
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.
How a motley crew of young Texas lawyers, a burly Michigan podcaster, and his army of amateur sleuths—including actor Jon Cryer—helped free a man convicted of a murder he swears he didn’t commit.
Kingsville native Reality Winner will serve the longest sentence so far under the Espionage Act.
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.
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.
Skip Hollandsworth revisits his epic story about a beloved funeral director, a wealthy widow, and their deeply troubled relationship.
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.
The case of a man who slaughtered his family, then gouged out his eyes, will be reviewed Tuesday by an appellate court panel in New Orleans.
Abbott’s school safety plan could land us back in darker times.
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.
Genene Jones, a Texas nurse long suspected of more than a dozen child murders decades ago but convicted of only one, allegedly confessed.
Ronald Burgos-Aviles, a nine-year Border Patrol veteran, was arrested Monday in Laredo.
A decade after the largest custody battle in U.S. history, some of those involved speak about their memories.
Our favorite recent items from the police blotter of the ’Lufkin Daily News.’
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.
Observing the ATF’s disastrous assault on David Koresh and the Branch Davidian compound should have made John McLemore’s career. Instead, it ruined it. Maybe that was for the best.
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.
The Austin bomber's unknown motive is part of a larger pattern by those who commit violence.
There’s a reason we want to know more about mass killers, but a lot gets lost when we focus on them.
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."
The bombings have left two residents dead and more injured. Here's how you can help.
This and other FedEx-related developments today have given police their best chance yet at a lead on the bomber.