Stephen Young has written about Dallas news for the Observer since 2014. He's a Dallas native and a graduate of the University of North Texas.
1 day ago | City Hall
Dallas City Manager T.C. Broadnax issued Dallas' five dockless bike-share operators a warning Thursday night. The companies, Broadnax wrote in a letter to LimeBike, ofo, Spin, VBikes and MoBike, need to relocate all bikes violating a new set of ru...
2 days ago | Courts
Of the excuses typically asserted by establishment conservatives for their continued support of President Donald Trump, perhaps the most common is that the president is doing a good job with judicial appointments. Whether it's the nomination of ar...
2 days ago | Celebrities
The world learned Thursday morning that journalist and author Michael Wolff has sold the TV rights to his searing, maybe factual, exposé of the Trump administration, Fire and Fury, for more than $1 million. For that kind of money, one can expect a...
2 days ago | News
Thursday morning, Amazon announced that it has trimmed the list of 238 communities that applied to host its second North American headquarters to 20. North Texas' regional bid made the cut. So did Austin's, but two other Texas cities, Houston and ...
3 days ago | Sports
As far as counterfactuals go, it's one to which Cowboys fans hadn't given much thought before the 2017 season: What if the Cowboys hadn't drafted Ezekiel Elliott with the fourth pick of the 2016 draft and had taken the player many experts thought ...
3 days ago | City Hall
The Dallas City Council agreed Wednesday afternoon to pick up the tab for the now defunct Dallas County Schools' school crossing guard program through the end of the 2017-18 school year. The city will pay $2.4 million out of its general and reserv...