Sen. Ted Cruz has made a name for himself with all the government shutdown hijinks he's pulled in the past few weeks, but he's also ensured that there are a lot of people right now who don't much like guy, including at least one person who's been using Twitter to urge someone to get rid of Cruz. Wh ... More >>
Ray Price Stafford Centre January 12, 2013 Ray Price has seen scoundrels, outlaws and pop-star pretty boys rule over country music for most of his lifetime, but he sounds determined to go out the same gentlemanly crooner he's always been, the picture of stoicism to the last. Price, who celebrated ... More >>
A San Antonio lab says primate research is necessary for curing diseases like AIDS and hepatitis. But what progress has really been made.
Johnny Perez, drummer for legendary '60s Texas garage-rockers the Sir Douglas Quintet, has died. Perez passed away in a hospital near Los Angeles due to complications of cirrhosis of the liver, according to the San Antonio Express-News. He was 69. Perez was a Golden Gloves-level amateur boxer and ... More >>
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And why don't Mexicans spay or neuter their pets?
Dude seriously likes his beer.Urban Dictionary defines the term "wahoo" like this: "To approach the alcohol isle calmly, grab a case of beer and run the hell out like there's no tomorrow." San Antonio's Santiago Martinez Jr. is the King of the Wahoo, or "El Rey del Guaju," if you're feeling ... More >>
Rick Casey will be needing his traveling shoesRick Casey is the Houston Chronicle's star columnist, the news-side city columnist every good paper tries to have. He came over from San Antonio in 2003, the high-profile hire by then-new editor Jeff Cohen. His initial efforts seemed a little San ... More >>
Two cities, two versions of a storyThe Houston Chronicle did its Bill White's Houston Legacy story today, and it was picked up online by the Dallas Morning News.It had the same writer in the byline, and the stories were essentially the same. But there are subtle differences between what showed u ... More >>
Places all over Houston want Trevor Falk and pitch the wonders of community life. He is 24 and has Down syndrome, which makes him a hot commodity for private group homes.
Yesterday we noted how KTRH had factually reported that the tea-party protests planned for that day "might be the single largest mass gathering in the country's history."We noted it wasn't "a mass gathering," merely a series of them, and therefore a typical college-football Saturday would be one of ... More >>
There's little but doom and gloom coming out of 801 Texas these days, as Houston Chronicle staffers watch its parent company Hearst dismantle papers in Seattle and San Francisco.Officially, the upcoming layoffs in Houston are supposed to be set at 10 percent of the staff, but wilder and wilder rumor ... More >>
Her son was beaten up by an angry caregiver at Denton State School
Music writer Ramiro Burr, who for years has written columns and stories for the San Antonio Express-News and the Houston Chronicle, has resigned. Express-News editor Robert Rivard says Burr “caused [the paper] to unknowingly publish work under his name that was not, in fact, his own work.” A ... More >>
Saying he deserves a bigger piece of the pie, the former city councilman serves up cherry information to his current political opponent
There's a lot of money to be made in adoptions. Jennalee Ryan moved to Texas to continue doing that.
Damon Jones has traveled from UH to all around the NBA chasing stardom and a sound bite
After his latest CD, few of Pat Green's fans are feeling like Lucky Ones
San Antonio's Boxcar Satan rumbles in from the west with its punk-roots noise
A flood of lawsuits has turned Dillard's into a master of defense
There's more than just the Gulf of Mexico between musicians in Cuba and those from Cuba
Paul Renoir once had it all. But after years of botched business deals, he has virtually nothing left of his inheritance save the one thing he can't lose: His lineage to the famous painter.
Mattress Mac's bowl was a joke everywhere but Houston
For 13 hours, guard Jeanette Bledsoe wondered if she would see one more murder inside prison walls -- her own. Now she wants to make sure TDCJ protects those who protect us from society's rejects.
A nonevent gets blanket coverage
Karl Rove has masterminded all of Bush's political victories. Now he faces his toughest challenge: convincing you that the presidential front-runner owns his own soul.
Vernon Maxwell has made a reputation by going crazy. Now he says he wants to go straight. Really?