How far back does the Dallas vs. Houston rivalry go? Is it even a legitimate rivalry anymore? A column in the Dallas Morning News this week seems to question this, but then points out to how much stronger growth seems on the Houston front. And while we cheer about Toyota Motors bringing about 4,000 ... More >>
North Texas Judge says lesbian couple can't live in same household with children.
A couple in McKinney, Texas, has been together for nearly three years. They've been together following one's messy divorce. They've helped raise the two young children that were on the receiving end of the acrimony following that split. After living under the same roof, the couple has, according to ... More >>
Embattled and sorta-awesome country singer Randy Travis got into trouble again Thursday night, fighting drunk in a church parking lot in Plano, in an altercation involving another man and woman. According to TMZ -- which should stand for "Travis, Man, Zoinks" now -- there was "a "family argument" ... More >>
The University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation have put together a list of health by county across the nation, looking at births, deaths and various measures of the quality of life. You can get a statewide ranking of the counties in your state, and if ... More >>
The odd case of Charles Dean Hood has been a subject of talk for a while. He was convicted of killing a Plano couple -- there doesn't seem to be a whole lot of doubt about it -- but he's got a unique appellate argument: The judge and his prosecutor had been lovers.Back in our cub-reporting days, ... More >>
What do Oprah, the TV show 20/20, Houston crime victim advocate Andy Kahan and Houston lawyer Kim Ogg have in common? They're all involved in the sordid tale of Philippe Padieu, a Dallas-area man who is in prison for knowingly having unprotected sex with dozens of women without telling them he w ... More >>
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Despite major opposition, construction commences on what could become North America's most dangerous airport
A mother sets out to save her children, by killing them. Texas usually jails such women, but that may be changing.
The music industry says online piracy's killing the biz. A UTD prof says it ain't.
Narcotics task forces in Texas spend millions of dollars each year busting low-level users and dealers. Is it money well spent, or are officers just addicted to easy cash?
A story about the new life and old ways of a notorious killer spurs indictments and national coverage
Strange Association. The ties that bind former mayor Whitmire with a sex offender
A hearing officer finds that a convicted killer did not violate parole