Thomas Korosec

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  • 4 years ago | Longform

    Piper McCraw received her grand jury summons with just a day's notice. She didn't have to travel far to answer it considering her job was in the same building, the Collin County Courthouse in McKinney. The vaguely neoclassical hulk with its column...

  • 6 years ago | Longform

    Fort Worth's drowsiness more than a century ago led to an urban myth of sorts that a panther had wandered up from the Trinity River bottoms and was spotted sleeping on a downtown street. Even today, this carefully rebuilt and shiny place always se...

  • 6 years ago | Longform

    Tim Marshall and his wife, Kay, were bickering like seagulls when the cow dung flew inside their pickup's passenger-side window and splattered across his face. "Put the vehicle in drive," Marshall said in a hectoring tone that any spouse would fin...

  • 12 years ago | Longform

    There's no foie gras at El Primero, or manicured lawns. No Arab oil sheiks or international playboys loiter at the rail sipping vintage champagne. The glamorous world of European horse racing couldn't seem farther away from this Thoroughbred train...

  • 12 years ago

    Hassles at the doctor's office and threats to the household budget have made heroism a dicey proposition for Dallas police lately. Sergeant Michael Flusche, a 20-year veteran assigned to patrol in the southwest division, was shot last month as he ...

  • 12 years ago

    If Jurassic Park had a fishing hole, it probably would have been stocked with peacock bass. Native to the Amazon River and its tributaries, the greenish-yellow, large-lipped freshwater fish has a reputation of hitting a fishing lure like a raptor ...

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