11 months ago | Longform
Is there another Dallasite who has made the national news as often as Dr. Robert Jeffress this year? The 60-year-old pastor of 12,000-member Dallas First Baptist has become the most prominent evangelical leader supporting Donald Trump, earning him...
11 months ago | Politics
If we ever needed proof, we got it when Donald Trump opened his mouth at Liberty University and made his infamous reference to “2 Corinthians.” After wiping off the drool from laughing so hard, evangelicals knew with certainty that he was not one ...
1 year ago | Courts
John Wilson, who leads the McLennan County chapter of the Cossacks Motorcycle Club, was in the Waco Twin Peaks parking lot when shooting broke out on May 17 between the Bandidos and Cossacks. His son Jake Wilson was also there. John Wilson owns Le...
1 year ago | Crime
Rattle Can was a real person. His family wants you to know that. He was a “big ol’ bear” of a man, tall and strong and slightly rotund, with a long, ginger beard hiding a strong-jawed, handsome face. His given name was Jacob Lee Rhyne, though most...
1 year ago | Longform
Dorothy Newton knew she and her unborn child were going to die. The sense of doom forced a frigid clarity of mind. So first, she stopped at her best friend’s house and drafted a letter to secret away, to open in the event of her murder. It named h...
9 years ago | Religion
Its a famous passage in Scripture, the story of the woman caught in adultery. The Pharisees and religious leaders have dragged her before Jesus in an attempt to trap him, and they ask if she should be stoned to death, in accordance with the ...