Muriel L. Sims

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  • 17 years ago

    The woman in manager Reginald Giles' office at Frankford Townhomes was looking for a nice apartment to rent in North Dallas--clean, safe, and miles from the inner city. Little did she know when she approached Giles last week that she was standing ...

  • 17 years ago | Longform

    Erica Sheppard had decided she wanted to die. For three years, she had been on death row, convicted of the murder of Marilyn Sage Meagher, a Houston real estate agent and mother of two. Although Sheppard would later claim that she didn't receive a...

  • 17 years ago | Longform

    Behind a glass wall in the high-tech North Dallas offices of ABC Radio Networks is what pretends to be a live broadcast featuring a large cast of characters all interacting with each other in the same studio. But the radio players who are doing po...

  • 18 years ago

    What began as an old-fashioned family feud in JP court culminated last week in U.S. District Court when jurors found that controversial Oak Cliff Justice of the Peace Thomas G. Jones conspired with Oak Cliff funeral operator Sandra Clark to arrest...

  • 18 years ago | Longform

    Head south out of Dallas, drive about an hour down I-35, and take a right once you get to Hillsboro. About 14 miles out of town on the pristine shores of Lake Whitney at the edge of the Hill Country sits the White Bluff Resort, a sanctuary of sort...

  • 18 years ago

    When tenant organizer Dina Levy ventured out to Regis Square Apartments to inform residents that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development might cancel the complex's federal rental-assistance contract, she expected some resistance from ...