Teaching journalism at the University of North Texas is just one aspect of his life. Christian is also an award-winning feature writer whose work has appeared in The Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Star-Telegram and San Francisco Chronicle as well as in alt weeklies such as the Dallas Observer, Fort Worth Weekly and Houston Press. A former regional reporter at the Denton Record Chronicle, Christian is an investigative reporter whose interests range from environmental news to courts and law.
4 days ago | News
For nearly two years, Dominique Alexander has been organizing protests in Dallas as the founder of the Next Generation Action Network. Now Alexander is going to prison. He was sentenced on Friday afternoon to two years for violating his proba...
6 days ago | LGBTQ
Ever since her Facebook battle over transgender bathroom rights with local officials in late April, former candidate for Denton City Council Amber Briggle has become a prominent defender of transgender children who she claims are being unfairly ta...
9 days ago | News
It's Saturday afternoon in Farmer's Branch. Inside a two-story house, family, friends and police gather to remember the life of Kelli Cox, murdered by a serial killer in 1997. “We wanted to have something for people to have an opportunity to share...
11 days ago | Music History
"Dimebag" Darrell Abbott would've been 50 this Saturday if a deranged fan hadn't ended his life in 2004. Every year since, friends, family and fans have gathered for the Ride for Dime, which takes place this year on the Pantera guitarist's 50th bi...
13 days ago | News
Eight months have passed since the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced plans to repair a 161-footlong slide affecting the upstream side of the Lewisville Lake Dam. As heavy rains fall across the region, sources tell the Observer that...
15 days ago | Crime
Kenny Martin stood next to his wife’s driver side window, pointing a Colt .45-caliber revolver at her as she waited in her Jeep at a stoplight at the intersection of Central Avenue and Southlake Boulevard. Linda Martin was speaking ...