American banks are on a massive crime spree. The Presidential candidates hope you won't notice.
Via.Marisol Valles became an instant media star last October, when she took over as police chief of Práxedis G. Guerrero, a town near Juarez. She was just 20 years old, a criminology student and a mother, and the job she was taking only opened up when her predecessor was beheaded. Two weeks ago, ... More >>
Hey, Don Hill, how many weekdays left till your trial starts, anyway?And the press releases keep coming from the Don Hill camp: Only a few days after inviting us to a Sunday-eve prayer vigil for Don Hill and Sheila Farrington in advance of Monday's start date in the City Hall corruption case, Ken Ca ... More >>
We always kind of knew Dallas County Judge Jim Foster didn’t do a whole lot, but now we have proof. Last week, the county belatedly released Foster’s 2007 schedule of public appointments and appearances, and, as it turns out, one of the top elected officials in North Texas puts in as many hours ... More >>
Ingrid Mattson's group is listed as a co-conspirator in the feds' case against Richardson-based Holy Land Foundation. The Islamic Society of North America says its main purpose is to "be an exemplary and unifying Islamic organization in North America that contributes to the betterment of the Muslim ... More >>
Nancy Brinker -- though you can call her "ambassador." As it's unlikely you saw this press release from the White House yesterday, perhaps you missed the announcement that President Bush has nominated two Texans (one of whom is very local) for some gigs currently open in his administration. Fine -- ... More >>
Byron Nelson's departure doesn't leave his tournament empty
If you wanna know what Attorney General Alberto Gonzales' Thursday looks like, here's the schedule for his trip to Dallas (according to the Federal News Service). For political junkies only, or people with questions about whether Gonzales' family settled in Texas legally. 8:30 a.m.: Addresses the N ... More >>
U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, who's as (R) as they come and who keeps homes in Ennis and Arlington when he ain't doing Big Business' bidding in D.C., has a pretty lousy rep among lefties on a number of issues; they don't call him "Smokey Joe" because he's against companies filling the air with noxious fume ... More >>
A Mexican diplomat tells suspects to run, but Susana Loera won't stand for it
Dallas Hispanic Republicans fight historic allegiances -- and a few slashed tires
Pushy, driven, and fearless, Texas Secretary of State Elton Bomer is Bush's big man on the border. But is he tough enough to cut through the red tape snarling efforts to help the poor people living in the colonias?
When Dan Morales brokered Texas' $17.3 billion tobacco settlement, he blew away Governor Bush. He also made sure his friends got a few puffs.