Christian McPhate is an award-winning journalist who specializes in investigative reporting. He covers crime, the environment, business, government and social justice. His work has appeared in several publications, including the Dallas Morning News, the Fort Worth Star Telegram, the Miami Herald, San Antonio Express News and The Washington Times.
6 hours ago | DFW Music News
A Perfect Circle Verizon Theatre, Grand Prairie Sunday, April 23, 2017 Standing atop a dais at the back of center stage at Verizon Theater on Sunday night, Maynard James Keenan put on an emotional show filled with dark rhythms and an occasional sc...
6 days ago | Crime
Muffled by a silencer, the gunshots from the killer's 9mm made no more noise than a six-pack opening as he fired into a parked Range Rover. Wearing a hoodie, his face covered by a bandanna, the drug cartel hit man tattooed the front passenger side...
6 days ago | News
What happened to Dallas Fire Station 57? Dallas Fire-Rescue announced its closure in early April after an inspection by the city revealed asbestos in the floor tiles. City officials claimed that it was a precautionary measure until further testing...
11 days ago | DFW Music News
It’s the ultimate battle of the bands. Metal bands from North Texas submitted their videos to 97.1 the Eagle this month in hopes of being selected to open for Metallica during five dates of their upcoming worldwide stadium tour. Only two Dallas ba...
14 days ago | News
The FBI calls it a “virtual kidnapping,” and typically involves callers who contact victims via telephone and demand a wire transfer of money for the return of a “kidnapped” family member or friend. Sometimes they represent themselves as a members...
15 days ago | News
A local mayor organized a group of transgender people to position themselves in front of bathrooms at the state capitol on Thursday as the House of Representatives met to vote on the budget bill. The protesters said the budget bill is littered wit...