Sally Hernandez, Kim Ogg, and Catrina Shead speak about the importance of working together to protect a city's most vulnerable residents.
He just wants to rock and roll all night, and hook ’em every day.
The NFL is threatening to pull out of Texas when it comes to event consideration, and the governor is fighting back.
The popular outdoor ”take-a-book, leave-a-book” displays face new restrictions in Big D.
The embattled Dallas County DA resigned this week.
The embattled agricultural commissioner is being investigated by the Texas Rangers, which may have given casual observers déjà vu.
That’s definitely not how anyone saw that investigation going.
He’s not wrong about that, but is this an opportunity to reconsider gambling laws?
The school, which has owned the trademark on ”12th Man” since 1990, has a history of renting it out to NFL franchises.
Fort Worth defense attorney Bryan Wilson lands a body blow in his quest to claim the ”most ridiculous lawyer in Texas” crown.
A panel determined that District Judge Jeanine Howard undermined public confidence after a controversial statement.
The Attorney General of Texas doesn’t usually shy away from the spotlight, but after turning himself in for three felony charges Monday, the outspoken chief civil lawyer for the state has been shockingly reticent.
Pamela Colloff writes about the first prosecutor to be disbarred under a new law in Texas.
After the Houston Chronicle's shocking and revealing depiction of what can happen with a grand jury, the Greater Houston Coalition for Justice is pushing for change.
The video proving that Brelyn Sorrells acted in self-defense the night he fatally stabbed another man had been sitting in the prosecution's office for fifteen months.
"Revenge porn"—the public sharing of nude photos of someone on the Internet without their permission—isn't yet illegal in Texas. And after a Houston woman was awarded $500,000 in damages after her ex-boyfriend posted videos and images she gave him to YouTube and elsewhere, it's worth asking if it needs to be.
Austin's always colorful district judge smacks down a request by Lance Armstrong's lawyers for a temporary restraining order against the United States Anti-Doping Agency. It was refiled on Tuesday.
The National Magazine Award–winning story about Michael Morton, a man who came home from work one day in 1986 to find that his wife had been brutally murdered. What happened next was one of the most profound miscarriages of justice in Texas history.
Michael Morton spent 25 years wrongfully imprisoned for the brutal murder of his wife. How did it happen? And who is to blame?
Sure, Texas’s criminal justice system is tough. But as Fort Worth inmate Richard LaFuente could tell you, the federal criminal system is even tougher.
The senior editor on following the paper trail of Texas history, learning about Jack Johnson sparring with “Chrysanthemum Joe” Choynski, and researching his own family roots.
Houston attorney Bill Kroger and state Supreme Court chief justice Wallace Jefferson are on a mission to rescue thousands of crumbling, fading, and fascinating legal documents from district and county clerks’ offices all over the state. Can they save Texas history before it’s too late?
Joe Gutheinz has helped recover 79 moon rocks that the government lost track of in the past four decades.
Baylor College of Medicine neuroscientist David Eagleman is out to change the way we think about guilt and innocence (and time and novels and, well, neuroscientists). Can he pull it off?
Greg Ott, the philosophy graduate student who was convicted of killing a Texas Ranger in 1978, has finally been released and is getting on with his life.
Did Richard King cheat his partner's heirs out of a chunk of the King Ranch nearly 120 years ago? He may have—and if the Texas Supreme Court permits Chapman v. King Ranch, Inc., to go to trial, the past could come back to haunt the state's most storied spread.
Here comes the judge.
WEST OF THE PECOS THERE IS NO LAW; west of El Paso there is no God.” So went the saying in unsettled West Texas—until the day in 1882 when Roy Bean became a justice of the peace in dusty little Langtry, where the sign over the Jersey Lilly, his combination…
Texas’ top drug lawyer helps dope dealers and cocaine kingpins beat their raps—and he’s proud of it.
Bob Doherty was a Texas ranger who believed in the myth of the Old West; Greg Ott was a college dope dealer, a child of the sixties. When they met, it destroyed both their lives.