The Jeff Ward Show

On Sunday, criminal justice professor Adam Lankford stood in front of a crowd of sociologists to explain how American culture contributes to the all-too-frequent American mass shootings. It’s not just that we have a lot of guns, he said — though he does believe that the high...
The Ashley Madison hack has revealed a lot of interesting things about the men who used the extramarital-dating site, including which cities, states, and universities they're from. But what about the women? It turns out, there may not have been very many women. As in, almost...
Austin traffic is the fourth-most congested in America? Not so fast. Texas A&M transportation researchers, in the latest of their periodic looks at U.S. traffic in more than 400 cities and towns, now rank Austin’s rush hour delays as the 10th worst in the nation. The Austin...
Good day Austin: On Monday, Sam Clovis announced he was no longer chairman of Rick Perry’s presidential campaign in Iowa. On Tuesday, he introduced Donald Trump at his big rally in Dubuque. He was now national co-chairman of the Trump campaign and senior policy adviser. Wow...
Thanks to Donald Trump's 6-page campaign immigration reform plan, two big things have changed. One is political. The other is economic. First, the pundits were proven wrong. The Trump plan is no puff piece. It’s substantive as any other candidate has produced. It educates any...
China's richest man lost $3.6 billion in a single day after global stock markets tanked and Chinese markets erased all their gains for the year. Wang Jianlin, chairman and founder of property and entertainment company Dalian Wanda, lost more than 10 percent of his total wealth...
As Baylor's athletic department and head football coach face tough questions after they allegedly allowed a player with a history of domestic abuse to transfer to the Bears football team, University of Texas' head football coach reacts to the widespread issue of domestic...
Some people look at a stock market plunge as a buying opportunity. Real estate mogul-turned Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump sees it more as a campaigning opportunity, going so far as to warn about the possibility of a looming economic depression. His solution? You...
It took Michael Jordan nearly six years , but he's finally come out victorious in the long-running Chicago court case over the use of his identity without permission in a grocery store advertisement. A jury of Jordan's peers — ha! — ruled Friday in favor of the Chicago Bulls...