When a tiny hippie co-op refused to clean up its yard, the city of Arlington came down hard -- and brought the SWAT team with it.
Officer Craig Hermans hasn't been arrested or charged in the federal investigation into an alleged steroid ring at the Arlington Police Department that's already led to the indictment of one colleague and the suicide of another. But he was questioned in connection with the investigation and remains ... More >>
The news hit the Arlington Police Department like a ton of bricks: On Tuesday afternoon, a three-year veteran named Danial Vo shot and killed himself in the woods near his home on Tuesday. Some time earlier a fellow officer, Thomas Kantzos, had been arrested by the FBI. Both were the target of a cri ... More >>
Last year, the Arlington Police Department bought a pair of teeny tiny adorable drones, which the FAA gave them the go-ahead to fly back in March. The APD was stoked, dubbing their new toys their "Aviation Unit" and issuing an FAQ about how the drones would never be used for "routine patrols and su ... More >>
The Arlington Police Department recently got permission from the FAA to use the two small, battery-operated drones they purchased last year using grant money from Homeland Security. Presumably, the drones will mostly be used to hover over Jerry Jones while he's at work, clipping him in the head with ... More >>
Last month, we told you that the Arlington Police Department submitted an application to the Federal Aviation Administration in 2012, asking to please be allowed to use the two small remote control drones they bought. The drones were purchased for a little over $200,000 from Leptron Industrial Robo ... More >>
Last week, the Federal Aviation Administration released a list of all the city and state entities who have applied for a license to fly unmanned aerial drones. That list was released in response to a Freedom of Information Act request from the Electronic Freedom Foundation (EFF), an organization tha ... More >>
It's Colby v. McCarthy tonight. Hang on.Nice to see our sports columnist thinks the race for the AL West is "over." Still, though, coulda sworn the Rangers have 18 games left on the schedule, including three against the Angels at season's end; the magic number remains a far-from-over 17. Guess th ... More >>
Last July, you may recall, the FBI and Arlington Police Department confirmed that they were investigating a series of incidents at the Dar El-Eman Islamic Center on Mansfield Road in Arlington, where a playground was set on fire and "explicit images" were spray-painted on the parking lot. Said an ... More >>
The Council on American-Islamic Relations just sent word of that a handful of incidents at the Dar El-Eman Islamic Center in on Mansfield Road in Arlington in recent days have sparked an investigation involving the Arlington Police Department and the FBI. Says the release, on Sunday someone set i ... More >>
The Enclave at Arlington apartment complex touts itself as "within walking distance of the Texas Rangers Ballpark, Hurricane Harbor, and Six Flags," and is now more or less a next-door neighbor of Jerry Jones's Enormodome. And, courtesy the Courthouse News Service, we find that the owners of the com ... More >>
Only a few days ago, The Dallas Morning News ran a piece about Texas' Tango Blast gang, which was formed within the confines of the state's penitentiaries and "could change the Dallas landscape because it rejects old notions of prison gang exclusivity and lifelong commitments," wrote Tanya Eiserer. ... More >>
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