| Mar 10, 2010
Joshua Maxwell was portrayed with his girlfriend as living out the violence-glorifying 1990s film "Natural Born Killers." Now he's winding up the title character in a for-real version of the prison movie "Dead Man Walking."
His final scene could be...
| Jan 27, 2010
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A tip about a Texas death row inmate's photo online led investigators to determine he took the snapshot with a smuggled cell phone and sent it via the Internet.
John Moriarty with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice says the...
| Mar 1, 2010
Two condemned Texas inmates set to die this month have lost appeals at the U.S. Supreme Court.
The justices on Monday refused a petition from 31-year-old Joshua Maxwell. He is set to die next week for abducting, robbing and fatally shooting off-duty...
| Mar 20, 2011
| 10:00 PM
The Texas Tribune
HONDO — From Marcy G. Rothe’s hillside home, she can see oaks and grasses and a creek bed spread out, looking much the same as when her grandfather first arrived here in the 1920s. In June, she sold a conservation easement...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 1:09 PM
You can tell it gets Jerry Weaver irritated just by talking about it. “I’ll be honest, it is all about the money,” said Weaver from his Lyon County home. “I’m not greedy, I just want what’s mine.”
| Sep 8, 2011
| 10:42 AM
Bastrop, Texas -- A huge wildfire raging near Austin has destroyed nearly 1,400 homes and is still spreading, officials said Thursday.
Victoria Koenig, spokeswoman for the Texas Forest Service, said the Bastrop County fire has destroyed 1,368 homes --...
| May 26, 2011
| 10:00 PM
In a state that bans same-sex marriage, it would seem to be easy to know who can legally marry. Texas county clerks will tell you it is not.
A two-year-old state law says a court order recognizing a sex or name change is acceptable for...