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Final Encore

In the eyes of the law, Gregory Charles McCain put a gun to the head of the 14-year-old daughter of his girlfriend a half-hour...

If The Newtown Massacre Doesn’t Change Us, No Shooting Ever Will

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine -- who teaches freshmen English at Texas State University -- noticed a new sign installed near...
Tarrant County Courthouse. COURTESY OF KEN LUND.

Texas Tribune: Tarrant County A ‘Bellwether’ For Texas Politics

Tarrant County's presidential election results are near identical to the state as a whole, and that's making media outlets from the Texas Tribune to...

Judge Rules Against FWISD, Whistleblower Suit Moves Forward

The long, complicated saga of former Fort Worth assistant principal Joe Palazzolo took another turn this week when a Wise County judge ruled against...

Tarrant County Prosecutor: Picking Jurors Is A Lot Like Taming Horses

Katie Woods hasn't always been an assistant district attorney for Tarrant County. As Texas Lawyer magazine pointed out in a recent profile of Woods, who...

One More Turkey: Star-Telegram’s Undercooked Turkey Awards

The Turkey Awards paper has long been one of the most beloved traditions among Weekly staffers, second only to hourly cigarette breaks and lunches...

Perry Insinuates He’ll Run Again for Governor… And President

Well, the evidence has arrived: Mr. Goodhair will in all likelihood run again in two years for Texas governor -- and possibly for president...

Study: Reading ‘Maxim’ Makes You A Target For Car Wash Thieves

I love stories about scientific research. Where else can you find painfully obvious facts presented as novel information? I'm talking about headlines like "Study: Eating...

Fort Worth High School Students Not Big Fans of Mitt Romney

This election dragged on so long that everyone and their dog knows that Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney didn't won because he couldn't get...

Texas GOP Loses House Super- majority, Ensures Nasty 2013 Session

Just a year and a half ago, Texas Republicans enjoyed almost total control of the state government. Their 102-48 supermajority in the House --...