Senator Ted Cruz may be the pied piper of the government shutdown, but it's the House Republicans following behind him like some sort of maniacal conga line who have actually thrown the wrenches in the gears. And none of them is congaing quite as maniacally as Tyler Congressman Louie Gohmert. Gohme ... More >>
Quitting now on city's anti-immigrant court fight would be pricey.
Horse racing may be a dying sport,, but it's apparently enough of a going concern to be used by Mexico's most powerful cartel to launder millions in drug profits. According to an indictment unsealed yesterday, Los Zetas, the notoriously ruthless organization that effectively controls large swaths o ... More >>
In a strange about-face, the President tries to hack medical marijuana off at the knees
And why are cholos always wearing such white shirts, shoes and socks?
Lest there still remained any doubt about the cool factor backing up Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights and, specifically, it's icy-cool, blues jam freak-out "Devil's Basement," some pretty solid arbiters of cool--among them HBO, Martin Scorsese and, uh, Al Capone--have given the band and song ... More >>
Big Al's Burger Hut3211 S. Hampton Rd. (recently moved from 4950 W. Illinois)214-333-7767The first thing you see walking into Big Al's Burger Hut is a sign with an illustration of a revolver and the slogan "Warning - I don't dial 911." The sign is, of course, intended to caution to would-be holdup ... More >>
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The man who gave us Young Vader returns with a Young Indy boxed set
North Texas gets schooled on the nasty politics of dirty air
Cops ignore rampant drug trade, crack down instead on squeegee guys
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Criminal swipes its story from a far superior movie
For some one-time dot-com rich kids, it's easy come, easier go
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Chicago dances its way through the origins of the celebrity crook
Hanks and Newman are on the bloody and brilliant Road to Perdition
Ty Thomas bets his future on his infamous con man pop and some high school sweethearts
The South's mythical Mafia finds a home in Elmore Leonard's imagination--and new novel
The DMA's Henry Moore show leaves no multi-ton stone unturned
After 26 years of fighting crooks and facial hair, a renowned landlord hangs it up
Comptroller Carole Keeton Rylander wants to take the state into the 21st century -- and herself into higher office -- with her vision of "e-Texas"
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