The so-far bloodless battle between open carry advocates and the city of Arlington continued Tuesday evening with a debate over whether guns should be banned at City Council meetings. Open Carry Tarrant County members, who showed up at Arlington City Hall by the dozens, said no. The Arlington City ... More >>
This weekend, heavily armored police, SWAT teams, bomb squads, and paramedics will descend upon 20 sites in North Texas--Irving's Stipes Elementary, Tarrant County College's Northwest Campus, Baylor hospital in Dallas, and some barns in Duncanville among them--for the region's inaugural Urban Shield ... More >>
Just south of Dallas along Highway 67 in Midlothian is perhaps the country's largest concentration of cement plants. TXI, Holcim, and Ash Grove all operate facilities within a couple of miles of each other, and the emissions they pump into the air tend to waft over Dallas when the winds are right, a ... More >>
Photos by Leslie MinoraA from-the-street view of the proposed Camp Wisdom XTO drilling site, pending SUP approvalThis afternoon, the Dallas City Council-approved gas drilling task force will take a field trip out to where gas wells are more abundant than Tex-Mex joints and compressor stations ... More >>
Photos by Leslie MinoraA panel of TCEQ reps maintained their poker faces for about two hours as citizens took the mic, almost all demanding tighter fracking regulations.Shortly after the release of that Fort Worth air study, three reps from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality took a ... More >>
Freddy Haynes seemed a shoo-in to lead the NAACP. Then Obama's ex-pastor came to town.
Ministers want Arlington to clamp down on witches