Mark and Charlie's Blog

A student who is an illegal immigrant has received a great deal of pushback for bragging about getting an all tuition paid free ride to the University of Texas. She not only took to Twitter to blow her own horn about her self-accessed “nice legs” and her “13 cords/medals,” “4...
Black Sabbath and Ozzy Osbourne have threatened retirement many times, but this time they apparently mean it. Five years after re-forming, the doomy metal band pledges that its Nov. 12 show in the AT&T Center will be its last San Antonio concert. And its last American...
A roomful of marijuana has gone up in smoke during a fire at a house on High Street in a New York town. The Wayne County sheriff's office says firefighters were called to the house in Walworth shortly after 5 a.m. Tuesday. They found smoke coming from a locked office upstairs...
The people of California have spoken. A Superior Court judge who was censured for having sex with two different women in his chambers easily won reelection on Tuesday. Scott Steiner toppled veteran prosecutor Karen Schatzle 56% to 44%, according to unofficial results from the...
A tourist from North Carolina was arrested after police say she poured vodka into a 7-year-old boy's eyes at a hotel pool on Monday. Rosanne Maria Kiser, 23, was lounging by the Sheraton Sand Key Hotel in Clearwater Beach when police say she became agitated with another guest –...
A Houston man was just convicted of drunken driving for the ninth time since 1980, and this time, the judge decided enough was enough. On Tuesday Judge Kathleen Hamilton of the 359th District Court in Texas sentenced Donald Middleton to life in prison, according to the...
If the Austin police chief has his way, city council will OK a contract with Vigilant Solutions for automatic license plate readers on Thursday. "This tool is for solving crimes and that is it," Chief Art Acevedo maintained. "Technology is absolutely key to being able to keep...
For the first time, consumers say they bought more of their purchases on the web than in stores, according to an annual survey of more than 5,000 online shoppers by United Parcel Service Inc. The shoppers now made 51% of their purchases on the web compared with 48% in 2015 and...
A day that could have been another victory lap for Donald Trump veered into more chaos for the new Republican standard-bearer, as he faced fury from top party leaders Tuesday and the defection of a GOP senator over racially charged comments calling into question the impartiality...