2 days ago | Courts
Dallas oil heiress/philanthropist/bridge-to-somewhere's namesake Margaret Hunt Hill died in 2007 at the age of 91. Shortly after, her grandson Al Hill III became sort-of famous for filing a lawsuit against his own father, his aunts and h...
3 days ago | Healthcare
Essure is a birth control device designed to stay inside a woman's body forever. "There is no good way, from the company, from the manufacturer, to take it out," an Austin-based doctor told us in last week's cover story about the device. Tho...
5 days ago | Drugs
In Colorado, adults can now legally grow Marijuana. In Arlington growing marijuana is reason enough for the SWAT team to raid one's home. Two years ago, officers stormed a hippie commune called the Garden of Eden early in the morning on a no-knock...
6 days ago | Environment
When Texas isn't suing for the right to dump crap in the water, we're using the water we have to drill for natural gas, a process that may contribute to contaminating the water, in an endless water-crap cycle. The U.S. Geological Survey...
9 days ago | News
As far as Change.org causes go, the petition to "Discontinue Plan to Cease Package Acceptance at All Camden Properties" sounds like it's about as minor a problem as they come. It's not about freeing an imprisoned journalist, or asking for a federa...
10 days ago | Healthcare
Congressman Michael Burgess, representing Denton and Tarrant Counties, is a former gynecologist, but that won't stop him from defending a medical device that's been known to spread cancer in women. The device is a tool called the power morce...