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Family Files Lawsuit Against CenterPoint After Children Shocked, Burned by Power Wire

By Rucks RussellKHOU – CBS Channel 11 Houston – khou.comFebruary 26, 2013Houston, TX   SPRING. Texas — Ten days after a 5-year-old and her 3-year-old old brother were shocked and severely burned by a dangling power pole guy wire, an attorney has filed a lawsuit on the family’s behalf. “I don’t think this family is […]

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Galveston Jury Awards Verdict in ’09 Fire

Harvey RiceHouston ChronicleMarch 4, 2013Galveston, Texas A jury has ordered a Houston welding company to pay $30 million for starting a fire that burned 74 condominiums in Galveston. The jury of nine women and three men deliberated less than three hours Friday before delivering a verdict against subcontractor Adam’s Welders, plaintiff’s attorney Tony Buzbee said. […]

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Perry names attorney Anthony Buzbee to A&M Board of Regents

By: T.J. AuldsGalveston Daily NewsMarch 16, 2013Friendswood, TX Gov. Rick Perry announced Friday that attorney Anthony Buzbee will be the next member of the Texas A&M University Board of Regents. Buzbee, 44, is the first Galveston County resident to be named as a regent to the board that was founded in 1876. “A&M honestly did […]

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In Politics, Never Say Never to an Aggie

Ross RamseyNew York Times/Texas TribuneMarch 28, 2013 Link to stories at the websites for the New York Times and the Texas Tribune. PDF of Story: NYTimes Article 3.2013 Familiar with the “never-always” problem? That’s when you lay down a hard and fast rule, and then eat your words when an exception comes along. Consider the case of Gov. Rick […]

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Sudie’s settles Deepwater Horizon oil spill claim

Jeff NewpherThe Friendswood JournalApril 9, 2013 Link to Story Paul Bailey, owner of Sudie’s restaurants, and Friendswood attorney Tony Buzbee have announced resolution of Bailey’s claim related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. “The spill created a perception that seafood from the Gulf wasn’t safe to eat. Any business […]

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Millionaire artist who paid boys cash, drugs and cars for sex before settling out of court faces grand jury

DAILY MAIL REPORTERApril 10, 2013 • Evidence against 75-year-old Stanley Marsh 3 is to be presented before a Texas grand jury • Police have said their evidence corroborates ‘the accounts of sexual exploitation of minors’ • Marsh 3 settled out of court with 10 teens in February • Known for putting Amarillo on the map […]

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Texas Refinery Neighbors Sue BP for Billions

BP sold its Texas City refinery for $2.4 billion after making hundreds of people sick in a 15-day release of toxic chemicals that BP denied were harmful, 474 plaintiffs claim in court. Lead plaintiff Samuel Charles Boyd Jr. sued BP Products North America and refinery manager Keith Casey for more than $1 billion in punitive […]

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Tony Buzbee Sworn in as Texas A&M University System Regent

In March 2013, Governor Rick Perry appointed Tony Buzbee as a member of the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents.  The Texas Senate approved the appointment in April 2013. On April 29, 2013, Governor Perry formally swore Mr. Buzbee in as a regent at a ceremony in the Governor’s Reception Room at the Texas […]

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Darkness on the Plains

Skip HollandsworthTexas MonthlyMay 1, 2013 Link to Story at texasmonthly.com Had I been part of the problem? I first met Stanley Marsh more than thirty years ago, when I was a young newspaper reporter on assignment in Amarillo. He was in his early forties then and one of the most celebrated men in Texas. Reporters […]

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Lawsuit Filed in Marathon Leak

T.J. AuldsGalveston Daily NewsJune 15, 2013Texas City, Texas Marathon Petroleum’s Texas Division refinery is back at full power following a leak that forced the shut down of the refinery last week. That news was greeted by a lawsuit against the company over the leak. Marathon spokeswoman Angelia Graves said that the fluidized catalytic cracking unit […]

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