She wakes up to a sharp pain in her side -- someone kicking her, telling her to wake up, bitch. For a moment, she thinks it's her dad. Then she opens her eyes and sees it's Dean Corll, the electrician who's renting this house in Pasadena. She looks over and sees her friend Wayne Henley handcuffed, ... More >>
This morning out at Reliant Stadium, perhaps already in the books by the time you read this, the Texans will introduce now former Penn State head football coach Bill O'Brien as the third head football coach in their franchise's history. As the head coach for the professional football team in the la ... More >>
David Bowie's career has been one filled with unparalleled changes, and no, that's not a pun on his hit song. The man has literally undergone so many career diversions and redirections that it's almost impossible to keep up with where he has been at any one point in time. Rewind: 2013 RULES: David ... More >>
Party leaders want to throw out District Attorney candidate Lloyd Oliver and the donkey he rode in on.
Who would have thought that after it was revealed that the "anti-gay" activist Dave Wilson donated $2,000 to the Gene Locke campaign that it would be the catalyst for a bad, bad weekend for the candidate?It didn't help that Locke forgot to attend the first highly anticipated debate since the Novembe ... More >>
An HPD sex-toy crackdown goes limp
Kids say the darnedest things
The new tough-talking probation director has ousted aides, but can he improve services?
Sssh! There's a secret project under way for the senior Bush
Recent debacles demonstrate why District Attorney Chuck Rosenthal needs more than a moustache to match the legacy of Johnny Holmes
Young warriors gather for battles in cyberspace
A state law can't break up a juvenile courtroom gang
MFA director Peter C. Marzio gets a bonus of $1.7 million while front-line museum employees say they have trouble paying their rent
Appellate delays kept the client out of jail -- but not his lawyer
He wants to castrate pedophiles and purge the courts of politics. He has assailed fellow jurists, lawyers and lawmakers. He's maverick Mike McSpadden, a tennis ace with a tomahawk tongue.
After two defeats by voters, will Bob Burdette finally lose his black robe to a DWI?
How "Scary" Gary Polland turned his party apparatus into a political slot machine
Political Goodfellows Editor: Gabe and Gary get new toys; Lee and Mario cry in their stockings
Judge Ted Poe's shame-based punishments have brought him fame and the D.A.'s job...if he wants it
Probation officer Terry Hunt thinks prison is the best answer for every offender
What good is a review committee that doesn't get to review?
Lupe Salinas made a lot of friends on his journey from a Rio Grande Valley childhood to becoming a dogged prosecutor and respected state district judge. Until he was tapped for a federal judgeship, he never knew how many enemies he had.
Public access TV promises to become a little less public
D.A.s told it's okay to go after judgeships, but not after judges
Do court-appointed attorneys serve their clients or the courts?