In 2005, Hurricane Katrina not only almost destroyed New Orleans and wreaked havoc on the Gulf Coast. The hurricane may also have opened the door for human trafficking for one company, according to lawsuits filed in Texas and Mississippi on Tuesday.
The swathe of destruction Hurricane Katrina cut ... More >>
Cradle of Filth is a band that we absolutely hated when we first heard them, but have become a dedicated fan of in recent years. Part of it is because when interviewed Dani Filth a while back we discovered that he is one of the nicest, most personable people we've ever met in the music indust ... More >>
Foreign military officer killed in carjackingA man was killed in a robbery near Reliant Park as he was taking his father home from treatments at the Texas Medical Center.
Salem Saif Al Mazrouei, 28, is an officer in the army of the United Arab Emirates, reports UAE publication The National. ... More >>
Photo by Amit GuptaDublin Dr Pepper: the highly-coveted Dr Pepper version of Mexican Coca-Cola.In the long history of entities suing themselves -- Wells Fargo in 2009, the government of Thailand in 2006 -- none have been as disheartening to Texans as the latest news that Dr Pepper Snapple (DP ... More >>
Golfer Cristie Kerr knows how Michael Brown feelsWe don't know how we missed this, but cocaine-using, wife-beating, medical-license-losing ex-hand surgeon Michael Brown was detained in Dubai earlier this year when authorities there confiscated "sexual paraphernalia, sex videos, and other objects" ... More >>
Vanity plates, thy name is TexasEver since the state privatized its vanity license plate business a while back, the company that's taken it over has gotten more and more creative.They greatly expanded the variety of plates you could grossly overpay for, and offered a groovy online app where you c ... More >>
"Bill's not worth a shit, I love him....not worth a shit, but I
wanted...they were on my ass so bad. They said J's gotta have a 'Yes Man,'
so to get this fucking stadium, I need to bring his ass in."
-- Jerry Jones, Owner, Dallas CowboysI'm about to vent a little bit and be part of the problem I'm ... More >>
I'm not a huge UFC guy. I enjoy getting together with friends to watch the
pay-per-view shows occasionally. I've gone on record saying that the first
Frank Mir-Brock Lesnar fight at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas is one of the
five best sporting events I've ever been to live. Plus, BONUS, there i ... More >>
A federal lawsuit filed here by a local businessman is threatening to derail a multi-billion-dollar nuclear-power deal between the US and the United Arab Emirates.Why? Because one of the parties in the deal engaged in cruel, barbarous torture. Surprise!! It's not the US!A 45-minute video smuggled ou ... More >>