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U.S. District Court

  • News

    June 20, 2013

    Deadly Charades: Double Lives, Extortion and the Suicide of a Respected Professor

    A respected A&M prof with secrets to hide commits suicide and implicates his alleged blackmailer in a case where no one was really who he or she seemed to be.

  • News

    May 16, 2013

    Open Season: Do Laws Against Animal Crushing Videos Violate Free Speech?

    Ashley Nicole Richards, who filmed herself torturing and killing kittens, puppies, cats and dogs, was the first person brought up on revised federal crush-video charges -- which backfired magnificently.

  • News

    May 21, 2009

    Don't Ask, Don't Tell

    For 40 years, the Episcopal Church of Texas turned a blind eye to a priest who was sexually molesting male students.

  • News

    August 16, 2007

    Gang Lite?

    A new kind of gang in Texas and Houston promises protection but no lifelong commitment

  • News

    July 5, 2007
  • News

    July 14, 2005

    A Gap in Coverage

    Critics of GoldStar ambulance service say it's late to emergencies, cares for profits over patients, and doctors its books. But without it, there's nothing.

  • News

    April 22, 2004

    Total Contempt

    He cheated a family out of $120,000. It took four years in jail to make him the victim.

  • Dining

    August 30, 2001

    Getting Stomped

    Texas boasts the soil, the climate and the grapes for a strong wine industry. So what stands in its way? Bad taste and politicians.

  • News

    December 30, 1999

    Downing

    Brentwood's protests have given way to a calmer acceptance of AIDS patients living there

  • Music

    June 18, 1998

    "Think" Not

    A Texas housewife/songwriter claims country hunk Collin Raye stole her song

  • News

    April 16, 1998

    Tales From the IRS

    Three stories of taxman terror

  • News

    March 26, 1998

    Situational Ethics

    As Jew Don Boney has moved upward in public life, have his values changed to meet his needs rather than those of his constituents?

  • News

    August 3, 1995

    Helpless Hands

    GCCS was supposed to help the poor. But after letting $15 million in anti-poverty funds slip away, the question is whether it can help anyone -- even itself.

  • News

    August 11, 1994

    The Private Life and Public Death of Frank Koury

    Frank Koury wanted to keep his gay life at home and his legal life at Fulbright & Jaworski separated. But when he died, everything was revealed.

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