Feral pigs are ugly, destructive and mean. Some people in Texas just love to trap, stab or shoot them. Or put them in rodeos. With dogs.
How Ken Bentsen got run over by a rainbow
Dem Hispanic stars collide while a resigning judge targets the county attorney
Hospital district officials wanted a simple one-sentence policy on immigrant health care. What they got instead was a criminal probe and plenty of politics.
Desperately seeking Susan
In the Southwestern Bell and AT&T slugfest over supposed consumer savings, the biggest sucker punch of all is headed your way
Is Elton Bomer the bully who's needed to help colonias -- or just another political grandstander?
When what should be one of the happiest moments in your life becomes an ongoing nightmare -- and you're not only living it, you're living in it
Critical of no-bill, Oregon grand juror wants to go to feds
Warning: Tobacco companies' advertising money may be addictive in Houston's club scene
While Erica Sheppard sits on death row, penniless and convicted of a gruesome Houston murder, her cadre of elite Dallas lawyers is trying to prove that the justice system has gone fatally awry
Paul Beauchamp's death was ruled a homicide. So why isn't the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office investigating?
There's a hole carved out of the earth 32 feet deep, 210 feet wide, and 400 feet long near the Texas-Mexico border.
How not to have a midlife crisis
AG Dan Morales may not have won in court, but he won where it matters -- on TV
Attorney John O'quinn says his big-business enemies are out to do him in. But the real source of his troubles may be closer to home.
Dan Morales' showboating witch-hunt against "bogus" doctors is indeed an "incredible story." Incredibly lame.
In 1992, Harris County changed the way it cares for those who can't manage their own lives. Four and a half years later, social workers are swamped, and people like Miss Natalie suffer.
Buster Brown's financial disclosure includes an interesting omission -- and addition
He's a nice guy. He drives a pickup truck. But what would Victor Morales do in the U.S. Senate? He'll get back to you on that one.
Was there something else behind the sheriff's forbidding off-duty work at abortion clinics?
Beset by budget problems, bereft of substantive local programming, Channel 8 finds itself at a crossroads. Perhaps it's time to put the "public" back into Houston Public Television.
Who gave Lanier & Co. permission to loot Metro? They did.
Mail-in ballots are a convenience for voters and those who would misuse the system
Harris County has abdicated a basic responsibility of government: to provide for the public safety of all. Instead, those who have get and those who don't get the leftovers.
Don't you wish the Legislature could forgive your screwups?
An angry grand juror says Lupe Salinas is a victim of kangaroo court justice
A Vinson & Elkins lawyer wins a big one for a death row inmate
Meet Smilin' Steve Mansfield, who washed up on the Court of Criminal Appeals