Jesus Ventura's strange and very public criminal saga began back in March, when the 37-year-old firefighter and paramedic walked into a firehouse and started waving a pistol around. The gun went off, although no one was injured, and Ventura fled; he was arrested a week or so later at his home. But ... More >>
Delonte West, the Mavericks guard and most interesting man in basketball, has been suspended for "conduct detrimental to the team," ESPN reports. Coach Rick Carlisle isn't specifying why, nor has he laid out a timetable for West's return. The suspension came after the Mavs' preseason win over Houst ... More >>
After rocky careers off the field, two local bad boys rehab their reps.
It seems like it was only yesterday that Demi Lovato burst out of Colleyville and onto the national scene -- or, to be more precise, the Disney scene. But it wasn't yesterday: It was three years ago that Demi Lovato entered the forever-rotating Disney star machine to become primped, prodded and m ... More >>
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These are some of the people served by Joel Pulis' ministry for the severely mentally ill in Oak Cliff. It's pretty much the last place I expected to find a story about the Well Community, an Oak Cliff church that ministers to the severely mental ill living on little income in the southern sector. B ... More >>
Already dogged by mental illness, Paul Bear ended his life after a mean-spirited outing by a small-town newspaperman
Susan Diamond learned that it doesn't pay to annoy your kids' psychiatrists, even if you're a doctor
Critics of a private prison firm that ran two juvenile boot camps in Dallas wonder where the love is at these "tough love academies"