Joe Pappalardo is editor in chief of the Dallas Observer.
4 days ago | Crime
At 8 a.m., it's a common sight to see elementary and middle school students walking to school in northeast Dallas. For one man, it's also an opportunity. On Nov. 7, a Chevy Malibu pulled up next to a schoolgirl and the man behind the wheel asked f...
4 days ago | News
Late Sunday afternoon, staff at the Dallas County Medical Examiner's office confirmed the death of high-profile Texas attorney Brian Loncar. An examination to determine cause of death will occur during the late afternoon. They could not confi...
David Brown Gets a TV Job, The Race for the City Manager's Gig Starts and an Aston Martin Takes a Plunge: The News Week in Review5 days ago | News
We know you're busy, so here's a recap of the week from the news desk of the Dallas Observer. Couple Sues Grapevine Car Dealership Claiming Salesman Shared Their Photos on a Swingers Site A lawsuit alleges that a routine transaction for a vehicle ...
11 days ago | Transportation
Plans to double the lanes of a section of State Highway 161 in Irving is reawakening a national debate over the prevention of traffic jams. Somehow this five-mile stretch of Dallas County roadway has become a talking point surrounding the&nbs...
A Kidnapping Ends in Dallas, A Pastor Comes Under Fire And Rick Perry Meets The Naked Cowboy: The News Week In Review12 days ago | News
We know you're busy, so here's a recap of the week's news. Rick Perry Makes Time for the Naked Cowboy, But Not the Media, During Trump Tower Visit The former governor met the Times Square icon during a visit to Trump tower to visit the president-e...
14 days ago | Crime
Police are warning the public about a man who has been lurking near Dallas schools and exposing himself to students. There has been at least four offenses reported in the past year anmd in one recent case, the man rubbed a victim's breasts and gen...