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  • Mexican consulate shooting
    FBI investigating motive in shooting at Mexican Consulate
    The FBI and law enforcement officials in Austin, Texasare searching for the motive of the shooter who opened fire on the Mexican Consulate, the Federal Courthouse, and the Austin Police Department Headquarters earlyFriday morning before he was...
  • Fischer & Wieser food products
    Best Christmas gifts for kitchen chefs: Fischer & Wieser gourmet food products
    Ever wonder why it is so difficult to Christmas shop for the cooks and chefs among your family and friends? They either have all the latest gadgets or don't have the room in the kitchen to store them. So, what better gift to give than a food...
  • Molly  Ivins
    Molly Ivins could say that
    How much I looked forward to "Red Hot Patriot: The Kiss-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins" which is in run at Berkeley Rep's Roda Theatre through Jan. 4. For tickets and other information, see www.berkeleyrep.org. I spent two hours in traffic...
  • Hop
    Independent rescuer died and over 45 dogs are now in need of help
    An independent rescuer who lived in Troup, Texas, recently died and the 45+ dogs who had been in her care are now in need of help. According to an individual who is trying to assist with the sad situation, the burden of caring for the dozens of...
  • Moses with the Tablets of Commandments
    Texas textbook controversy puts Moses in the spotlight
    On November 21, 2014, the Texas state board of education voted to accept controversial social studies textbooks promoting what analysts consider to be false and biased information about religion, among other issues. Predictably, the vote followed...
  • The Patio on Guerra
    Deep south Texas dining with a history - McAllen, Texas
    When traveling, it is a double delight to come across an eatery that provides world-class dining with a true sense of the history of the area in which it is located. The Patio on Guerra in McAllen, Texas is just such an establishment.Whether one...
  • Sheriff goes to federal prison for illegal immigrant scam
    Ex-sheriff gets prison time for illegal alien benefit money bribery scheme
    On Friday, a former county sheriff in Texas was sentenced to prison because he took bribes from illegal aliens to secure federal money on their behalf and pocketing it for himself.Former Jarrell, Texas Police Chief Andres Tomas Gutierrez received...
  • U.S. Rep. Bill Young (R-FL) (R) talks with Subcommittee Chairman Rep. John Abney Culberson (R-TX) (L)
    Culberson as chair of NASA funding subcommittee makes Europa mission more likely
    As many have expected, Rep. John Culberson, R-Texas has been elevated to chair the House Appropriations Subcommittee for Commerce, Justice, and Science, according to a Thursday story in Roll Call. The subcommittee has charge of NASA funding,...
  • Texas family Disney World: Sad end via car crash, family killed in accident sans seatbelts
    Texas family Disney World: Horrific end to trip, no seatbelts in fatal car crash
    A Texas family was killed on their way to Disney World in a horrific crash that brought a sudden end to their trip. A total five people were killed in the fatal car accident; all of the victims killed were not wearing seatbelts at the time, said...
  • Working Ranch Cowboys rodeo
    Amarillo, still the real Texas
    By Bob & Sandy NesoffMembers: North American Travel Journalists Association American Society of Journalists and AuthorsThe perception of most Americans of Texas and the Old West relies on B-movies and television shows. The reality is that the...
  • Texas mom charged in bludgeoning murders of her two baby daughters
    Texas mom charged in bludgeoning murders of her two baby daughters
    Daphne Elizabeth McDaniels, a 24-year-old mother from Quitman, Texas, was arrested on Nov. 17 by officers with the Quitman Police Department and charged with two counts of capital murder in the deaths of her two baby daughters, three-year-old...
  • Zoe Campos
    Was Zoe Campos murdered?
    The search for Zoe Campos has turned one year old, and the investigation is in the same place now as it was the day she disappeared. This is indicative of her loved ones' worst fears -- that she may be the victim of foul play. Of course the...
  • Absolute Battle 2014
    Results from Absolute Battle 5 in Dallas, Texas
    The last major fighting game tournament in Texas has concluded, and California proved to be too strong for our hometown heroes. Featuring a multitude of tournaments for their event, Texas represented hard and Houston locals played very well at...
  • Chris DeGweck
    Texas Travel: Renaissance Austin Hotel Welcomes Executive Chef Chris DeGweck
    AUSTIN, TX – November 17, 2014 – Chris DeGweck has been appointed Executive Chef of the Renaissance Austin Hotel, it was announced by Rob Gillette, General Manager.Chef DeGweck, has actually been with Marriott for 16 years, coming to...
  • States in United States that have produced the most NFL players thru 2014
    States in United States that have produced the most NFL players thru 2014
    The following is a list of the ten states in the United States that have produced the most NFL players through 2014. By produced, I mean where the players where born.I've also listed some of the greatest players that were born in each state....