What does it take to protect the stars of West Texas? A year of persuasion, counting light fixtures, and traversing 315,000 acres under a moonless sky.
Plus: U.S. Representative Blake Farenthold says he’ll pay back $84,000 in taxpayer funds that he used to settle sexual harassment complaints, a cop is killed in San Marcos, and two Houston sports stars earn high honors.
Want to upgrade the kitschiness of your kitchen? There’s an auction for that.
An etymological investigation into the Southern phrase.
Plus: Ted Cruz is officially running for re-election, taxpayers paid $84,000 to settle sexual harassment allegations against U.S. Representative Blake Fahrenthold, and it's bowl season for college football teams in Texas.
Our favorite recent items from the police blotter of the ’Lufkin Daily News.’
For Coach Chenell "Soho" Tillman-Brooks and her players, football is so much more than a game.
The Aggies win the headlines. The rest remains to be seen.
Plus: Representative Joe Barton resigns amid sexting scandal, the end is nigh for Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, and Texas A&M closes in on a new head football coach.
Heard alleged that Depp abused her a year before #MeToo. Has the timing allowed him to evade consequences?
Plus: Rumors spread of a stronger Democratic challenger entering the race against Governor Greg Abbott, American Airlines needs a Christmas miracle, and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission headquarters has a rat problem.
A look inside the octogenarian oil magnate's 65,000-acre spread.
Family of Sutherland Springs victims seek justice against the Air Force, Representative Joe Barton faces new challenges, and Texans get nominated for Grammys.
From Amarila to Wad-a-loop to the Purda-nalleez River, we've taken some liberties when it comes to pronunciation.
Also up for awards: Maren Morris, Miranda Lambert, Kelly Clarkson, Icelandic transplants Kaleo, and more.
Plus: The Astros cash in, a Texas bump stock maker has Cyber Monday sales after the product was used to kill 58 people in Las Vegas, and another storied college football program in Texas fires its head coach.
Plus: A woman is indicted for allegedly sending an explosive package to Governor Greg Abbott, a Border Patrol agent is buried in El Paso after he was killed on duty, and Houston's J.J. Watt and Trae Tha Truth feuded on social media.
There were so many times that we could have broken this year. But not Texans. We’re not made that way.
We set out to hear what our state sounds like. We brought back the latest and best of Texas music—so listen up.
The holidays are stressful. Two words that offer an oasis? ”LuAnn Platter.”
Plus: Jerry Jones loses a battle in his war with the NFL, and a judge deals Trump a blow in his attempted sanctuary city crackdown.
Why is the former University of Houston star suddenly playing like the best quarterback in the league in his seventh season?
The FBI wants the tech company to help them access information on Devin Kelley’s locked device.
Plus: A Border Patrol agent is killed near Big Bend, Jose Altuve wins MVP, and Jerry Jones apologizes for a racist comment.
For the former state senator, accurate representation in the Hollywood biopic goes beyond historical accuracy.
You know who likes fireplaces? George Strait likes fireplaces.
Plus: Driver of 'F--k Trump' truck is arrested, Texas senator introduces bipartisan bill on gun control, and the race to annex land.
One woman alleges that the former president touched her inappropriately in 2003, when she was sixteen years old.
Plus: Texas’s ”tweeter laureate” faces tough questions, Vice President Mike Pence visits Austin, and how the Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church was turned into a memorial.
By the end of the 21st century, a 100-year storm like Harvey could become a five-and-a-half-year storm in Texas.
The Astro transformed from a young talent to the team's elder statesman.
The maverick owner has long done things his own way, but his latest challenge to the NFL is his boldest yet.
Plus: Texas State suspends fraternity and sorority events after a student’s death, groups fear that hate crimes are underreported in Texas, and business group tells the Legislature to stop focusing on things like the bathroom bill.
After the Sutherland Springs tragedy, he looked at his phone and saw strangers wishing he would die. But they had the wrong Devin.
Plus: A new study says that global warming will make Harvey-like floods way more frequent in Houston, Carlos Beltran announces his retirement, and Governor Greg Abbott gets involved in the primary races.
Plus: The shooter's first ex-wife opens up, Governor Abbott announces his re-election bid, and a person was arrested in a 1974 cold case.
Funny or Die lines Coach Pop up to take his shot.
How did the North Texas native convince a generation of TV fans that he was a dyed-in-the-wool Brit?
After the Sutherland Springs shooting, church leaders in Texas grapple with safety and encouragement.
'First Cowboys' tells the story of how the Cowboys helped rebrand Dallas.
A mashup of Houston sports icons to warm your heart.
The billionaire explains his campaign platform. If he runs, that is.
Sally Hernandez, Kim Ogg, and Catrina Shead speak about the importance of working together to protect a city's most vulnerable residents.
Plus: The FBI runs into issues unlocking the Sutherland Spring church shooter’s iPhone, the future of the town’s First Baptist Church, and Ezekiel Elliott is suspended—again.
Access to representation can make an immigrant twelve times less likely to be deported, according to a similar program in a New York City courtroom.
A brief look at the unique world of JFK auctions.
Plus: Mike Pence visits Sutherland Springs, Harvey victims face a housing crisis, and a secret list compiled by women names sexual predators at the Texas Capitol.
Devin Kelley is only the latest mass shooter with a history of domestic violence.
Plus: Another hearing in the SB 4 case, Senator John Cornyn calls for stronger gun background checks, and another Texas Republican will retire from Congress.
Plus: Greg Abbott might have a Democratic challenger, a Dallas man gets arrested after allegedly traveling to Washington D.C. to kill white police officers, and the Texans discussed signing Colin Kaepernick.