How does a man wrongly convicted of murder get released twenty years later? It helps to have a wife who loves you, a podcaster who believes in you, and an army of amateur sleuths who won’t stop digging for the truth.
A clip from the PBS show's episode on Kerry Max Cook and his quest for exoneration.
David Hanners, the Dallas Morning News reporter who broke the Kerry Max Cook story in 1988, says the DA's office shifted its stance on the one piece of evidence that could exonerate Cook.
The “Mineola Swingers Club” cases come to a disgraceful end.
The Mineola child sex ring scandal keeps getting weirder.
The executive editor, who wrote this month's story about the East Texas church fires, on getting subjects to talk, interviewing people behind bars, and defining turning points.
Kerry Max Cook's attorneys claim A.D. Clark III, a former Smith County district attorney, kept a blood-soaked knife at his home, an allegation Clark denies.
What did Kerry Max Cook actually win on Monday, when he was granted his request for DNA testing? Not a lot, most likely.
Constables in Trinity and Smith counties have both busted home distilleries this month. Did reality TV inspire these alleged home hoochmakers?
Tyler's paper of record just published an article about former death row inmate Kerry Max Cook. Let me tell you the rest of the story.