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.
2 days ago | DFW Music News
Sitting in a hospital room in Irving, 54-year-old Bruce Corbitt prepares to announce the end of his dream as the frontman for local metal band Warbeast. His hair ratted, black heavy-metal T-shirt replaced with a loose-fitting hospital gown, Corbit...
3 days ago | News
The Denton County Sheriff's Office set out to find victims of human trafficking using Backpage.com. Instead, it nabbed 11 people for prostitution, compelling prostitution and a couple of drug charges. The three men arrested were Micah Freeman, Jam...
5 days ago | News
It started with a phone call March 29. Two University of North Texas students, 33-year-old Brian Emerson Johnson and 23-year-old Derail Jarvis Green, called a female student to set up an appointment for paid sex. Unfortunately for them, the w...
10 days ago | News
Collin County Sheriff Jim Skinner calls the weeklong, multi-agency investigation that led to 15 arrests May 15 “Operation Medusa.” The charges included possession of child pornography, invasive visual recording, online solicitation of a minor and ...
10 days ago | DFW Music News
Gabe Reed opened the door to the house he shares with his daughter, grandchild and a couple of younger roommates in a middle-class neighborhood on the east side of McKinney. The modest house on Legend Drive is a far cry from the mansion, yacht and...
12 days ago | News
The National Trust for Historic Preservation issued a list on Wednesday of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places, a list that they want to serve as a catalyst for the preservation of threatened historic sites around the country. The Nationa...