At 2:15 a.m. on Wednesday, March 27, local DJ, longtime musician and father of three John Walker had just left his job at Rockit Lab Studios and was traveling on Lemmon Avenue, near the intersection at Oak Grove Avenue. He collided with a taxi cab. Exact details of the accident are still unclear, ev ... More >>
After surviving the drunken-driving accident that killed his girlfriend, a local sports-talker takes his pain on the air.
The last time friends saw Damien Falgoust conscious was about 1:30 a.m. Friday, when he was sharing post-game drinks with his kickball teammates at the Knox Street Pub. He left the bar, got into a taxi and set off for his condo near the intersection of Matilda Street and La Vista. He never made it. ... More >>
The incident report on DPD's public access website regarding Marshall Moreno's death is bare-bones. Yesterday at 4:47 p.m., the 43-year-old died at Baylor Hospital of unknown causes, and his body was taken to the medical examiner's office for an autopsy. But the cause of Moreno's death isn't quit ... More >>
Former city council woman and intermittent Unfair Park commenter Sandra Crenshaw was arrested in August after she allegedly failed to return a rental car to Budget. Court records show that she was indicted on felony theft charges last week. We accidentally broke the news of her indictment to Crensha ... More >>
Drive around Dallas -- not the suburbs, Dallas -- and what do you see? You see a nice kind of new well-kept Dallas toward the northern end of the city, with a few glitches here and there. But anywhere south of Mockingbird you're likely to see a bunch of crapped-out streets and busted curbs. If you g ... More >>
Yes, there's another Dallas burger joint worth a visit. Apologize in advance to your arteries.
By 1 a.m. this morning, at least one attendee at Saturday night's Electric Daisy Carnival in Fair Park had been declared dead. At least another two dozen had been hospitalized.After a first year in Dallas that had been deemed a "phenomenal event" by city officials, the second Dallas installment o ... More >>
It took four years and $1.8 million to complete the longest light-rail construction project in U.S. history -- says DART -- but a little more than one month since DART's Green Line opened, it's been for all intents and purposes a success. While the full line was officially opened on December ... More >>
Dallas Area Rapid Transit was awful happy with the outcome of April's test run of the "reconfigured" Green Line, intended to alleviate the f-bomb that was last year's Texas-OU train ride to nowhere. For the first time since its opening, DART had the Green Line going in one direction -- clockwise, ... More >>
Outside the Theatre Gallery in Deep Ellum a quarter-century ago.It was the summer of 1984 and the city of Dallas was in the midst of a serious makeover. The Republican National Convention was coming to town and Big D was trying to put a conservative foot forward as the media spotlight fixated on our ... More >>
UT SouthwesternDr. Bill PetersonCouncil member Angela Hunt has nominated Dr. Bill Peterson, a professor of biochemistry at UT Southwestern Medical Center, to replace term-limited Neil Emmons on the city plan commission. Peterson's term as Hunt's appointee to the city's senior affairs commission exp ... More >>
Patrick MichelsA DART official strolls past one of the "Traveling Man" sculptures across from the Green Line's new Deep Ellum Station Tuesday morning. Tomorrow, Unfair Park will feature a video from today's sneek peak.Check out more photos from the Green Line tour in this photo set.With less than ... More >>
Alexa SchirtzingerWhere the Santa Fe Trail ends ... at Hill AvenueThis weekend marked a quiet little victory for East Dallas: the opening of a section of raised street crossings on the Santa Fe Trail, from South Carroll Avenue southwest to Hill Avenue, which means cyclists can now ride from Woodrow ... More >>
Imagine a city with flowing creeks, walkable neighborhoods and greenery. No, not Seattle, dummy.
Some call Dr. Buch a troubled genius. His ex-patients and hospital bosses call him trouble.
Local lawyer suspected in drunken Labor Day shooting
Central Dallas Ministries helps the poor find their own bootstraps
Even Buzz finds something to smile about in 2006
Love doesn't have to hurt, but steal my beer and I'll kill you
With Trees' fate nearly sealed, we look back at its brave beginnings--and, of course, the blood
Plus: Big Idea
Tailing downtown Dallas' pack of pampered canines
Build a better fake boob, and women will beat a path to your door, along with the occasional lawsuit
Eight years ago, Kim Sullivan turned to the state for help collecting overdue child support. She's still waiting.
A journey of army-navy stores
Dallas police say Herbert Lee Madison caused the death of an exemplary officer. But an eyewitness who saw the entire incident unfold says Madison is no cop killer.
Bobby Soxx, local punk-rock legend, died last week. Finally.
The don of Dallas criminal lawyers, Charles Tessmer reshaped justice through decades of hard-fought cases and hard drink
Federal prosecutors get tough with an escape artist
The Deep Ellum Center for the Arts is celebrating its first year. If it can't figure out what it wants to be, it may also be its last.
Horace Caraker doesn't belong in federal prison. But he likes it there, and he'll threaten a president if it means going back.
Tim and Emilie Sherrod, parents of twin autistic boys, will do anything to find a cure -- even spend $14,000 to inject their sons with a hormone from pig entrails
Wealthy Waco businessman Brian Pardo spends his time and money helping death-row inmates he believes are innocent. His efforts on behalf of Darlie Routier have raised suspicions about her husband--and about Pardo's motives.
Thirty years ago, Curtis Cokes was the world-champion welterweight. Now, he trains young boxers and just wants to be recognized in his hometown.
As the sole survivor of his family's ring dynasty, Kevin Von Erich struggles to keep a painful past alive.
East Dallas residents rally to buy time against Haskell Avenue bulldozers
To the grief of his children and his wife's family, Walker Railey is resurrecting his story
Paul "Mouse" Millender is in hiding after being stabbed 24 times. He says his old skinhead running buddies did it. But he swears he's not a rat.
She hasn't got money or connections. But straight-shooting Linda Terrell is helping dying grownups live their dreams.
Booze, baseball, and broads: A tarnished hero's deathbed regrets--and final redemption Exclusive Observer excerpt from David Falkner's new biography
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