Wade Goodwyn appears in the following:
Thursday, May 08, 2014
Most of the country became aware of issues with the state's capital punishment protocols last week after Clayton Lockett's bungled execution, but his lawyers had been worried for months.
Monday, April 14, 2014
Some lawmakers say a deadly fertilizer plant explosion in West last year could be the state's best opportunity to pass needed safety measures. But it's going to be an uphill battle.
Monday, April 07, 2014
Huge HD TV screens have changed the stadium experience, meaning that many fans who paid big bucks for a seat at the game will still be watching the action on TV.
Monday, March 31, 2014
While much of Dallas has benefited from a wave of development, South Dallas has not. The predominately African-American neighborhood has been losing population and viability.
Monday, March 24, 2014
Thousands of gallons of fuel oil spilled from a barge in Galveston Bay, Texas, over the weekend. The spill disrupted shipping and threatens wildlife in the area, and the containment effort has begun.
Thursday, March 06, 2014
Several Texas abortion clinics are shutting down Thursday, in part due to restrictions passed by state lawmakers. They join a growing list of clinics that have closed since the law was passed.
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn is ahead of his leading challenger Steve Stockman, heading into Tuesday's Republican primary. Stockman was once a Tea Party favorite but he no longer enjoys their support.
Monday, March 03, 2014
In the Texas lieutenant governor campaign, current Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst is in a tight race with Dan Patrick, a state senator. They're vying for the Republican nomination in Tuesday's primary.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
State Senator Wendy Davis is the Democratic hopeful. She's challenging Republican Greg Abbott, the state's attorney general. Both are expected to easily win their primaries.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Plans for man-made islands — designed by Rice University architecture students — have attracted the attention of one of the world's largest oil companies as a way to house way-offshore oil workers.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
After collapsing on her kitchen floor, Munoz was hospitalized and kept on life support despite her wishes. A Texas law protects a hospital from liability as long it keeps a pregnant patient on life support.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Dallas became known as the "City of Hate" after President John F. Kennedy was killed there. But the city has changed, and it hopes that the 50th anniversary of the assassination on Friday will be a chance to show the extent of that transformation.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
A strict voter ID law being tested in Texas is having unexpected consequences. It requires the name on voters' official ID to match with the name on their voter ID card. That's causing problems for some women, whose names changed because of marriage or divorce.
Monday, October 28, 2013
A federal judge has invalidated parts of a Texas abortion regulations law that were set to take effect Friday. The state vows to appeal the ruling to the federal Fifth Circuit appellate court.
Monday, August 26, 2013
At the Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge in Texas is where 97-year-old Karl Haller has been counting birds for decades. Haller says he plans to keep going for as long as he can. He already has been counting birds for more than 50 yers.
Thursday, August 22, 2013
The court martial of Army Major Nidal Hasan is heading into its final phases at Fort Hood in Texas. Hasan has elected to offer no defense. Closing arguments begin Thursday morning, and then the case is set to go to the jury. Hasan faces the death penalty, accused of massacring 13 people and shooting 32 others.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
The prosecution has wrapped up its case against the former psychiatrist accused of opening fire at Fort Hood, killing 13 people. Army Maj. Nidal Hasan, who is representing himself, will present his case beginning tomorrow.
Monday, August 19, 2013
A new generation of BBQ chefs is making its mark in Texas. We check out a few with Texas Monthly barbecue critic Daniel Vaughn. (This piece originally aired on Morning Edition on July 23, 2013.)
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
The U.S. Justice Department is suing to stop the proposed merger of American Airlines and U.S. Airways. The government says the merger would hurt competition and raise costs for consumers.
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
The proposed merger of U.S. Airways and American Airlines ran into major turbulence on Tuesday as the Justice Department and six state attorneys general filed an antitrust suit aimed at blocking the deal. Justice Department officials said the merger would eliminate competition and put consumers at risk of higher prices.