One bad Memorial Day followed by one good oneA year ago, U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Chris Stokes was tubing in New Braunfels. His vehicle, parked at the Landa Park Rec Center, was broken into while he and his wife were on the river.Among the items stolen -- Stokes' Marine honor medals. Bummer o ... More >>
The first time Rocks Off the Younger truly heard "Happy," we were loading a case of Dannon yogurt into the display case at the Kroger in Pearland we worked at from 1999 until he first left home. It would have been September 2002, and we had just signed the papers that would mark our entry into the ... More >>
A Houston sailor was killed at Camp Pendleton in San Diego Tuesday.Here, verbatim, is the version of the AP report the Houston Chronicle is running on it: Houston sailor killed at Camp PendletonCAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -- Navy officials say the death of a 29-year-old Camp Pendleton sailor is being inv ... More >>
Call of Duty 4 hits maybe a little too close to home
In the profound Jarhead, a soldier can be his own worst enemy
A bad reaction to a drug trial sparks an investigation into Houston's Fabre Clinic and its founder
Ernie Manouse chitchats with visiting stars
When these soldiers became writers, the pen becomes very mighty indeed
Neil Burger fabricates Kennedy's Assassin, and he's mostly on target
Some are ready to die. Others aren't -- they just want a chance at a better life. But even the most careful of local teens who enlist in 2003 may find their plans for a desk job interrupted by war.
Was Jeffery Prible the cold-blooded murderer of an entire family? Or the gullible target of an opportunistic jailhouse informant?
Nicolas Cage plays the real protagonist in World War II epic about Navajo codetalkers
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.
Funding cuts kill work programs as well as treatment services
Less than two years after Billie Bob Harrell Jr. took the $31 million lottery jackpot, he took his own life