38 minutes ago | City Hall
Ray Hunt has done many good things for the city of Dallas. He built Reunion Tower, without which the Dallas skyline would just be a bunch of boring rectangles. He was an early financial backer of D Magazine, without which we would be una...
6 days ago | Police
Early Saturday afternoon, nine days after he and a friend allegedly carjacked 37-year-old Sarah Hoff in her downtown Dallas parking garage before taking her car and credit card to a Pleasant Grove McDonald's, DART police found 17-year-old Ira Book...
7 days ago | City Hall
When Deputy Chief Gary Tittle formally announced the Dallas Police Department's new downtown panhandling crackdown on Monday, he was careful to define the target of the operation as "that aggressive panhandler, the one approaching an ind...
8 days ago | Police
Darryl Davis is something of a celebrity in downtown Dallas. He's been roaming the streets for years, hounding passersby for money with an intensity and tenacity that other neighborhood panhandlers can't or won't muster. In the past nine months, h...
9 days ago | Education
On Thursday night, after a couple of months of discussion and one scaldingly hot take by Dallas Morning News columnist James Ragland ("I vote YES on recess"), Dallas ISD trustees on Thursday night required all district elementary schools to p...
12 days ago | City Hall
It was a crisp but bright day in late December, and James was taking advantage of the sunshine to dry his pants on a chain-link fence paralleling St. Paul Street just south of downtown. At the bottom of a small embankment, squeezed between the Int...