Austin-based director Jason Neulander and two Texas actors bring a play about homelessness, police violence, and illness to the screen.
John, a nervous chatterbox with a child’s innocence, retches under a tree on the side of the road. “Dust in the lungs,” he says. His companion, the downhe...Read More
Two native Texans teamed up to produce a just-released podcast that tells the story of an innovative group of Houston homicide detectives.
In 1977, a handsome young veteran named Jose Campos Torres was arrested at a Houston cantina after getting into a fight. Police hauled him, still drunk and angr...Read More
Lawmakers gathered for the start of the 140-day session Tuesday as the coronavirus continues to rage in Texas.
This story was originally published by the Texas Tribune. The Texas Tribune is a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans—and engages w...Read More
An uncontrolled pandemic. An economic crisis. A bruising loss for Democrats. The Texas Legislature is back in session.
Lege in the Time of Coronavirus An uncontrolled pandemic. An economic crisis. A bruising loss for Democrats. The Texas Legislature is back in session. By Justin...Read More
The GOP-controlled state Legislature reconvenes next week. But Democrats flipped seemingly obscure seats, from justice of the peace to county sheriff, that have outsized impacts on Texas families.
After the 2020 election, it’s time for Texas Democrats to stop setting unrealistic expectations about top-ticket races and instead start focusing on the down-...Read More
Sixteen-year-old climate organizer Chanté Davis on how change could start with young people in Texas.
Chanté Davis, a 16-year-old New Orleans native, knows that climate change is urgent and personal. In 2005, she and her family evacuated right before Hurricane ...Read More
A wild horse chase, an alligator with a big appetite, and a cloned cat made this year a little stranger—in a good way.
As we near the end of 2020, we can only hope this cursed year has no more curve balls to throw our way. After all, we’ve weathered a global pandemic that has ...Read More
How one reporter followed a notorious jailhouse snitch into one of the ugliest parts of the criminal justice system.
Pamela Colloff’s story “False Witness” may begin like a piece of true crime journalism, but it doesn’t focus on criminal capers and colorful characters ...Read More