Former Dallas Morning News star reporter Olive Talley has a piece in the paper today saying Walker Railey killed his wife and got away with it. Not in so many words. Forgive me if you're under 100 years old and this is all Greek to you. Railey was a certain local archetype -- the very promin ... More >>
In 1989, two years after the attack that left her in a vegetative state, People described Peggy Railey's existence as "death-in-life." Our Mark Graham documented as much years later when he visited her in the Tyler nursing home where she has spent the last two decades; today, he told me, spending ... More >>
Via.Randall Dale Adams's mugshot for the crime he did not commit"It's an Everyman's story. It's the story of someone slipping through the cracks -- if you like, a nonfiction Twilight Zone episode." That was filmmaker Errol Morris talking, in 1988, about his documentary The Thin Blue Line -- other ... More >>
A terrible crime plus skaky evidence tempts prosecutors to play a secret game of "let's make a deal"
How did Dallas convict so many innocents? With faulty eyewitnesses, sloppy police work and overzealous prosecutors.
Darrell Jordan wants to be mayor. And he has the wallet to prove it. Darrell Jordan insists that, at long last, it's his turn to be the mayor. He lost in 1995 to Ron Kirk, but Jordan has always figured he was the right guy in the right place at the wrong time; when Dallas wanted and needed an Africa ... More >>
The don of Dallas criminal lawyers, Charles Tessmer reshaped justice through decades of hard-fought cases and hard drink
A cast of Fellini-esque characters claiming they possess new evidence keep the Routier murder case in the national spotlight
Republican Bill Hill is running against Democrat Rick Reed for district attorney. Don't think you have a choice.
Wealthy Waco businessman Brian Pardo spends his time and money helping death-row inmates he believes are innocent. His efforts on behalf of Darlie Routier have raised suspicions about her husband--and about Pardo's motives.
How County Commissioner Jim Jackson and his right-wing Republican cronies have Dallas' judges running scared
Unpaid Taxes, missing money, and a bitter business divorce threaten the empire of fitness guru Larry North
To the grief of his children and his wife's family, Walker Railey is resurrecting his story