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  • Blogs

    August 14, 2013

    Sam Brown, a Wounded Army Vet Profiled by GQ, is Running for the Texas House

    Here's how The Dallas Morning News' Gromer Jeffers Jr. introduced the new candidate for North Texas' state House District 102 in a blog post this afternoon: Retired Army Capt. Samuel Brown announced Wednesday that he's seeking the GOP nomination to replace Stefani Carter in the Texas House. And he ... More >>

  • News

    July 4, 2013

    Living a Dream of Murder

    An ex-Marine spun elaborate fantasies about being a hit man. One day they came true.

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    DPD Officer, Injured in Iraq, In Need of Help

    DPD Officer Andrew Litz​This morning, KDFW ran a piece on Dallas Police Officer Andrew Litz, a 30-year-old assigned to the Southeast Patrol Division who came this close recently to having his utilities cut off. The reason: Litz hasn't been able to work for weeks, and, according to the department, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2009

    He Worked for the U.S. Military in Iraq. Now, He Suffers Alone in an Arlington Apartment.

    The motto of the 89th Military Police Brigade, with whom Hadi worked in Iraq​This morning's Los Angeles Times visits Arlington to the story of Malek Hadi, an Iraqi who lost all of his right leg, some of his left leg and several of his fingers in September 2006. At the time the explosive shattered ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    Scenes from Yesterday's Glorious Veterans Day Parade Through Downtown Dallas

    Photos by Patrick MichelsCheck out our slide show for more photos from the parade.​Jesse Luna, a welder whose father Miguel served in World War II and Korea, has wanted to stand along the parade route and wave for veterans like his dad, but could never get away from work on weekday mornings. Now t ... More >>

  • News

    October 2, 2008

    Soldier Suicides

    Two Texas brothers fall in the war on terror—one in combat, one by his own hand

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 2, 2007
  • Blogs

    June 18, 2007

    Kristy Kruger: 10 States in to a 50-State Tour Honoring Her Late Brother

    In February, Dallas Observer Music Award-winner Kristy Kruger launched a 50-state tour to honor her brother, Lt. Col. Eric Kruger, an SMU graduate who was killed in Iraq on November 2, 2006. Eric was assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division out of Fort Carson, Colorado, and he ... More >>

  • News

    March 1, 2007

    Patriot Acts

    Far from his Kurdish home, Adnan Kirkuki seeks out soldiers to defend his new one in the United States

  • Music

    January 11, 2007

    The War at Home

    Kristy Kruger copes with her brother's death the only way she knows how

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2007

    Another Local Soldier Killed in Iraq -- on New Year's Day

    Richard Smith, pictured here with his wife and high-school sweetheart Amber, was killed outside Baghdad on New Year's Day. He was 20. As we've mentioned twice before, on Christmas Day 29-year-old Spc. Aaron Preston, who was from Dallas, was killed in Baghdad when an improvised explosive device deton ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2006

    Kristy Kruger's Brother Killed in Iraq

    Eric Kruger, the brother of singer-songwriter Kristy Kruger, was killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq last week. A Friend of Unfair Park who introduced us years ago to 2006 Dallas Observer Music Awards-winner Kristy Kruger sends sad news. Kruger, who took the trophy for Best Female Singer, posted on h ... More >>

  • Music

    June 3, 2004

    Jay Farrar

    Stone, Steel & Bright Lights (Transmit Sound/Artemis)

  • Music

    November 20, 2003

    Fade to Black

    Jay-Z previews his latest opus, The Black Album

  • News

    October 30, 2003

    Tattoo You

    Plus: Are You in or Out?; In the Army Now

  • News

    October 9, 2003

    Back From Babylon

    He's just one Marine, but this returning trooper saw no quagmire in Iraq

  • News

    April 10, 2003

    Me and My Beaver

    Plus: Where's Newy?

  • Film

    September 30, 1999

    War is heck

    The revisionism of Three Kings kicks the Vietnam rut

  • Film

    September 30, 1999

    No guts, no glory

    David O. Russell gets to the heart of the matter, down to the last detail

  • Film

    August 12, 1999

    Get me outta here

    Desert Blue offers up a sweet picture of mordant teens bursting to bust loose

  • News

    January 14, 1999

    Stormy weather

    Hot new computer game maker ION Storm appears to have all it needs for success -- top talent, plenty of money, and legions of anxious fans. So why is its future so cloudy?

  • Film

    December 19, 1996

    Proctor and Ramble

    The cinematic version of The Crucible is soap opera with a message