Sam MertenCraig WatkinsIn an attempt to keep Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins's schedule private, his office has asked for an opinion from the Texas attorney general regarding a public records request for Watkins's calendar dating to his first day in office. In a May 6 letter to Atto ... More >>
In Texas, shoot as many feral pigs as you like. Just don't let your dog bite them.
Finally catching up with the late, great Nate
A pro-business black Democrat who appeals to white voters, Ron Kirk is the sport utility vehicle of Senate candidates. But will voters buy him?
Eight years ago, Kim Sullivan turned to the state for help collecting overdue child support. She's still waiting.
When heavyweight Southwestern Bell gets into a brawl with AT&T at the Legislature, consumers--that's you--are the ones who get beat up
Pushy, driven, and fearless, Texas Secretary of State Elton Bomer is Bush's big man on the border. But is he tough enough to cut through the red tape snarling efforts to help the poor people living in the colonias?
Dan Morales' pal faces questions over his demand for millions in tobacco-suit fees
Disgruntled homeowners take to the Web to battle a giant homebuilder over complaints of shoddy workmanship
When Dan Morales brokered Texas' $17.3 billion tobacco settlement, he blew away Governor Bush. He also made sure his friends got a few puffs.
Despite shoddy science, bad economics, and catastrophic health risks, a West Texas border community may become the nation's nuclear dumping ground
While Erica Sheppard sits on death row, penniless and convicted of a gruesome murder, her cadre of elite Dallas lawyers tries to prove that the justice system has gone fatally awry
A jet-settin', Scotch-sippin' Robert Tilton washes up in South Florida--and he still wants your money
Lawyer Kenneth Mayfield racks up a winning record in the courts he helps oversee as a county commissioner
Blue Conch brings Florida fare to Dallas
U.S. Attorney Paul Coggins loves feeding his name to the papers. But what's he done that's news?
The Enloes are Republic of Texas stalwarts, but they don't go for hostage-taking. They prefer using bogus money orders to battle "the eight banking families that control the world."
AG's office makes the last call of the season
An Aggie wonders whether we all should get to see the Longhorn playbook
He's a nice guy. He drives a pickup truck. But Victor Morales doesn't belong in the U.S. Senate.
Morales anoints himself hero
How a giant lawsuit against General Motors could leave lawyers with millions - and Texas truck owners breathing fumes