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.
4 days ago | DFW Music News
Yesterday the state representatives advanced a bill to the House Culture, Recreation and Tourism Committee seeking to establish a Texas State Music Museum and Texas Music Foundation, both to be based in Austin. The state Senate also has a com...
6 days ago | DFW Music News
Pulse Dallas celebrates a year paying street musicians to busk downtown at Pegasus Plaza. It's a program they're hoping to expand to several other locations.
8 days ago | News
More than a month has passed since Robert Fabian was arrested for trying to conceal his girlfriend Zuzu Verk’s skeletal remains in a shallow grave in Brewster County. Now a Brewster County Grand Jury has indicted him for Verk’s murder, setting a b...
13 days ago | News
The Dallas County Republican Party treated Donald Trump Jr. like a celebrity on Saturday night at their 2017 annual Reagan Day Dinner at the Omni Hotel. More than a thousand Republicans from all across Texas filled the third-floor ballroom, all dr...
13 days ago | DFW Music News
Bruce Corbitt sits in his "Bat Cave" in the heart of Irving, discussing the cardiac calcium screening that may have prolonged his life. He’s spent most of his life on stage as the frontman for Texas thrash metal bands Rigor Mortis and Warbeast. Bu...
17 days ago | News
Joe Bain called Denton police to report a murder. He’d shot and killed his wife Ruth Bain on that early Saturday afternoon at their home in south Denton. He told the 911 operator what he’d done, said “goodbye” and hung up the phone. The 911 o...