Dianna Wray, a nationally award-winning journalist, is a staff writer at the Houston Press. Born and raised in Houston, she writes about everything from NASA to oil to horse races.
3 days ago | Texas
President Donald Trump has said he wants high-speed rail lines to finally become a reality in Texas, but so far that has been a pipe dream. Now, Texas Central Partners has been working to remedy that with its plan to construct a 240-mile Hou...
4 days ago | NASA
As NASA continues to build the Mars 2020 rover and plan for the robot's mission to the Red Planet, government scientists are also tackling the quandary of what part of the planet the rover will explore. NASA started its final design and constructi...
9 days ago | Immigration
A Mexican woman has been sentenced to eight years in jail for voting illegally. A day after being convicted for falsely claiming to be a U.S. citizen and voting five times between 2004 and 2014, a Tarrant County jury on Thursday sentenced Rosa Mar...
11 days ago | Environment
Rep. Lamar Smith, the San Antonio Republican that has been waging a battle against climate change science since becoming chairman of the House Space, Science and Technology Committee, has rolled out his plan to improve the federal Environmental Pr...
12 days ago | Health
Federal inspectors have confirmed that the listeria found in Blue Bell's cookie dough-flavored ice cream products did not come from the Brenham-based creamery, and now the owners of Aspen Hills have announced they're bowing out of the company. Thi...
13 days ago | Spaced City
The highly anticipated and controversial Houston-to-Dallas bullet train line has been delayed once again. Yep, that's right. Texas Central Partners, the private company that plans to construct a high-speed rail line that will zip passengers betwee...