With pressure from state government and corporate sponsors mounting, the Minnesota Vikings did an about face early Wednesday morning and decided to remove Adrian Peterson from all team activities until his child-abuse case in Montgomery County is resolved, placing the Pro Bowl running back on the ex ... More >>
If it comes down to a jury trial, Adrian Peterson's potential lack of guilt in his recent indictment on charges of child abuse are held together by one simple premise: Adrian Peterson's brutal discipline methods (used on at least one of his children) are a product of the same (or possibly worse) pu ... More >>
Beginning bright and early Wednesday morning, 18-year-old football players far and wide will finalize in writing their plans on where they will ply their trade for the next three to five years, causing high blood pressure in adults three times their age coast to coast and dragging the fax machine in ... More >>
Attorney General Greg Abbott has moved to seize a 1,700-acre ranch in West Texas, the scene of a 2008 raid of a polygamous sect accused of rampant sexual abuse and underage marriage in the name of religion. Warren Jeffs, the one-time prophet of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Da ... More >>
The U. S. Supreme Court today rejected the appeal by Michelle Gaines, the Palestine, TX woman we wrote about in August who as a teenager was broadsided by an 18-wheeler with no brakes and suffered extensive lasting brain injuries. Initially a jury had awarded Gaines more than $8 million in damages ... More >>
Anderson County SOLarry Gene Martin: Preacher planned to marry 12-year-oldBack in January, Bible-thumping Palestine, Texas was rocked by a shocking allegation against an elderly pastor who has been in the pulpit for over 50 years. Anderson County authorities claimed that from July to Decem ... More >>
Suave, with impeccable but false credentials, "Dennis Shaw" moved easily through River Oaks society.
[Note: This week Rocks Off is looking at the musical heritage, highs and lows, for each of the five possible states that might result should Texas secede from the U.S. like Gov. Rick Perry wants it to. Yesterday we began with the Panhandle/West Texas "Palo Duro" territory; today it's northeastern qu ... More >>
How I turned some newspaper stories into a book which became a movie that caused those two guys to kiss
UTMB is under fire in Dallas for its jail health care. So why is Houston ready to install it here?
Comedian Joey Diaz is big on laughs, and on Houston
Hayflick Limit's punk has been baked by the heat of the Lone Star State
Houston boasts some of the biggest track legends in the world. Who cares? They do.
Not even prison officials can silence the irrepressible King of Con
Texas's mentally impaired used to go to treatment centers. Now they go to prison.