At first, Mineral Wells police were stumped by Shannon Herrin Huddleston's death. How could a grown woman, her home and person bearing no sign that she'd been attack, wind up locked in her own freezer? Things became clearer when the autopsy report came back in October and speculated that Huddleston ... More >>
For David Tran, October 29 was a very good day. He beat a drunk-driving rap he picked up in Arlington three years earlier, when he was 17 years old and blew a .095 into the Intoxilyzer -- just a shade over the .08 legal limit. The offense could be expunged from his record, and a young life could con ... More >>
A word of advice to all you new dads out there: Do not, under any circumstances, get drunk and drive around with your kid in the back. If you somehow forget this rule, drive carefully, taking extra care to avoid other vehicles. If you also choose to ignore this piece of advice and can't help but plo ... More >>
After this month's city elections, we repeated a quote that District 14 candidate Bobby Abtahi gave to the Morning News alluding to Philip Kingston, his opponent in next month's runoff, as "someone who sues their neighbors." Kingston wasn't pleased. He called shortly after to offer a barbed response ... More >>
The budget ax brought down by the state legislature in 2011 gouged a huge chunk from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, which lost more than a fifth of its funding. The result was layoffs and a reduction in staffing and hours of operation at a number of state parks. The initial spending propo ... More >>
A couple of weeks ago, we told you how Red Dirt stud Stoney LaRue decided to follow other big names and host a charity golf and poker tourney in Grapevine, with the help of some his famous friends from the world of sports and music. That specific event, which benefited the Cook Children's Recording ... More >>
Apparently, the entire city -- not to mention nearby counties -- is trying to get in one last deep hacking breath before the smoking ban goes into effect at midnight tonight. To those Friends of Unfair Park wondering why the city appears to be smoldering, the National Weather Service says, well, yea ... More >>
Ron Chapman Well, today was the big day that KTYS-FM (96.7) -- the so-called "Texas Twister" in Citadel Broadcasting Corp.'s inventory -- switched formats, ditching its new-country format for ... music my mom will love, love, love. (At least, she loved this stuff back when it was known as KVIL's pla ... More >>
Bill Everett thanks Jesus he's behind bars, for real.
The story of Edwin Debrow Jr., one of the youngest Texans ever convicted of murder, in his own words
Spurred by a horrifying wave of teen violence in the '90s, Texas today spends more money than ever to lock up young criminals. Are we getting our money's worth?
Accused of bribery, ineptitude, and cattle rustling, rookie constable Aurelio Castillo can't tell his friends from his enemies anymore