Steve McVicker

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  • 6 years ago | Longform

    "Life's a funny old dog." — Dan Jenkins So there I was. About 30,000 feet high over the beautiful snow-covered Rocky Mountains, and headed for the most important destination of my life — the 2009 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Ut...

  • 14 years ago

    On Tuesday morning, Houston stirred under bright blue skies, the follow-up to the first fresh hint of a cool front. A sketchy news bulletin broke into the inane banter of morning TV shows. Radio reports were interrupted with a similar brief report...

  • 14 years ago | Longform

    Just over a year ago, the small Texas Panhandle town of Tulia, located in Swisher County, made national headlines when police rounded up more than 10 percent of the city's African-Americans and jailed them on drug charges. All of the arrests and c...

  • 14 years ago

    Call it the case of the bookmaker and the book maker. In August 1998 bookie-to-the-rich-and-famous Robert Angleton was acquitted of capital murder in the killing of his estranged wife in their River Oaks home the year before. As it turns out, his ...

  • 14 years ago | Longform

    When the news broke in April that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had suddenly discovered thousands of previously missing documents in the case of Oklahoma City federal building bomber Timothy McVeigh, Dale Brown stopped what he was working on...