A wounded U.S. Marine Corps veteran will receive a mortgage-free home today, courtesy of The Texans Sentinels Foundation and Bank of America in Alvin. Bandera native Nick Perales lost his right leg and fractured his left after an improvised explosive device incident in Afghanistan in February 2011. ... More >>
Audie Murphy, starring in the story of his own lifeOur war heroes are presented to us in different varieties. There are those we create for ourselves, in the mold of what we think a hero should be: David Crockett (nobody but Walt Disney called him Davey), astride the ramparts at the Alamo goi ... More >>
Photos by Jason WolterMerle Haggard Mo's Place November 7, 2010 Next month, President Obama will look on while Willie Nelson inducts Merle Haggard into the Kennedy Center ring of honor, our nation's artistic equivalent of a Purple Heart. A glance at the Hag's tour calendar could offer a sma ... More >>
Renowned forensics experts say a Pinal County deputy's high-profile tale about getting shot after encountering drug smugglers doesn't add up
We expected nothing more than "Bourne in Iraq" from Green Zone, but we were pleasantly surprised. Although the movie didn't delve too far into the juicy tales of utter administration incompetence that the book did, it still delivered a good bit of entertainment and a fair recapping of the WMD sea ... More >>
When it comes to being covered by your insurance company, years of dedicated service in the Army and all the Purple Hearts in the world don't mean squat. At least that's what one decorated Iraq War serviceman says he's finding out.According to a lawsuit recently filed in Houston federal court, Major ... More >>
For Any Season
It was an early day of voting for Nino and Anita Garcia. The 64-year-old Nino, retired from the Army, dropped his wife off at Scroggins Elementary in the Fifth Ward at about a quarter to six. As a judge, Anita had to check the seals on the machines, put up signs and sample ballots, and generally ma ... More >>
The candidate's fame is based on his POW status, but he has abandoned his fellow veterans time and time again
Wal-Mart finds the ultimate bargain: beating a family's $20 million verdict
Manny Garcia fought both the Viet Cong and racial prejudice
Get Rich or Die Tryin' (Shady/Aftermath/Interscope)
Pam Kelly hopes to get a Buzz going about local music
In the wake of September 11, security dogs have become must-have items. Prices have skyrocketed. There aren't enough German shepherds.
Tracey Deel was shot a dozen times by two teens who wanted her car. She dragged herself the length of three football fields determined not to be just another homocide statistic.
Houston's best politicos were not always the ones elected -- or the ones who stayed in office
The second sting trial ends where the investigation began
If Betti was Dorothy, and the FBI was the Wizard, who was Toto?