Subject:

Mike McMahan

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    The State Never Could Execute Ronald "Buffalo" Chambers. But He's Dead Now.

    A then-21-year-old Ronald "Buffalo" Chambers was sentenced to be executed in 1976.‚ÄčI cannot count the number of stories Observer editor Mark Donald and I have written about Ronald "Buffalo" Chambers, who, on April 10, 1975, kidnapped 22-year-old Texas Tech student Mike McMahan and 20-year-old Dei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2007

    Buffalo Chambers Spared, This Time by the U.S. Supreme Court

    More than three decades ago, a then-21-year-old Ronald "Buffalo" Chambers was sentenced to die. Today, he got yet another reprieve -- this time, from the Supreme Court. On April 10, 1975, Ronald "Buffalo" Chambers and another man kidnapped 22-year-old Texas Tech student Mike McMahan and 20-year-old ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2007

    The Buffalo Will Not Die This Week

    Buffalo Chambers will not die on Thursday, thanks to a Supreme Court justice. Many years ago, Mark Donald and I wrote about a man named Ronald "Buffalo" Chambers for the paper version of Unfair Park. I thought this item, from December 13, would be the last (or next-to-last) thing I would write about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2006

    The Buffalo Will No Longer Roam

    This is Ronald "Buffalo" Chambers when he was 21 and sentenced to die the first time. That was 30 years ago. Ronald Chambers has been on death row for 30 years, making him the longest-serving inmate waiting to die in Texas. He's there for kidnapping, robbing and killing one college student at the Tr ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 16, 2001

    Bait Snag

    Chris Svalesen is still waiting to rock and roll

  • Dining

    June 25, 1998
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