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Bold New Astrodome Plan
In light of Harris County Judge Ed Emmett’s most recent proposal for saving the Astrodome, the question arises:  Why have so many of the proposed solutions for the future ...
Unusual Lawsuits
A North Texas family is suing a child care provider for allegedly duct taping their toddler son during naptime. The lawsuit against Heart 2 Heart Montessori Academy in Willow Park ...
Slippery cargo
Neither David Copperfield nor Siegfried and Roy could have pulled off the disappearing act that has $100 million worth of Kurdish crude vanishing from the hold of an oil tanker ...
Keep Austin Weird
One Austinite is keeping things weird with a bizarre Goodwill donation. On Wednesday, the Austin Police Department issued a statement asking for the public's assistance in locating a person ...
Really Bad Decisions
Five years after faking a freak "pelican accident," an East Texas man has pleaded guilty to fraud for his role in a watery car crash that totaled his $1 million ...
New Plan for Astrodome
With rolls of Astroturf lying on carts and seats scattered about like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle, the Astrodome has obviously seen better days. But standing in the middle of ...
Big Honor
Two Texas universities are getting high marks from Washington Monthly magazine for enrolling low-income students, and encouraging academic research and public service. Texas A&M University and the University of ...
Homestate Shame
Texans have a lot to boast about, but this certainly isn’t one of them. According to a new survey by WalletHub, the Lone Star State ranks among the five ...
Rough Morning
A school bus slammed into a tree Tuesday morning, sending 19 students and the bus driver to the hospital. The Houston Fire Department said the bus driver lost control of ...
Campus Trouble
KVUE — University of Texas students were among the dozens of residents displaced by an overnight fire in Austin. It happened in the 3200 block of Helms Street near Speedway. Just ...
Contraband Tamales
A man traveling from Houston to New York on Aug. 20 aroused suspicion when he failed to disclose he was carrying 200 tamales in his luggage. While there's nothing ...
Pucker Up
If you're looking to better your chances for love, experts say working on your smile is a good place to start. According to one survey, men and women sizing ...
Ranking It
We might normally ignore rankings with little to no data to support them, but a recent roundup stroked our Texas egos — and tickled our funny bones — a little bit. Supercompressor ...
Houston's New Park
It's been a long time coming, but neighborhood persistence and the help of some Houstonians with deep pockets has resulted in the creation of the city's newest park ...
Rick Perry News
Gov. Rick Perry, who was indicted last week for abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public servant, announced that he will not pay for his high-priced defense with ...
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