Late Friday night, Kevin Koudelka arrived home to discover that one of the windows of his Lake Highlands house had been shattered by a brick, and that whoever had thrown the brick had stepped through the broken window, and had done so numerous times en route from the car to the house. No surprise th ... More >>
There was some good news in the crime statistics presented to the City Council's Public Safety Committee a few moments ago. Burglaries, the bane of the Dallas Police Department in recent years, are down by double-digits thanks to ongoing efforts to shut down fencing operations through which thieves ... More >>
We know a lot more about the string of recent armed robberies at the Katy Trail since the Dallas Police Department initially released some details on the incidents yesterday. We know, for example, that police think all were committed by a pair of black men in their 20s who were driving a silver, fou ... More >>
The City Council's getting briefed this week on "community policing," the Dallas Police Department's ongoing effort to get residents involved in preventing crime in their neighborhoods. This last came up in December, when Chief David Brown and McGruff the Crime Dog came to visit council members and ... More >>
There's just one thing that will get us out of bed the day after the editorial staff's holiday party, on what is (ahem) supposed to be a day off: a City Hall press conference concerning organized retail theft. Mayor Mike Rawlings, Dallas Police Chief David Brown and Dallas County District Attorney C ... More >>
...is not currently open.The building occupied by Elm Street Bar must have been built on some kind of old Indian burial ground or something, right? Maybe: This week, only two months after opening, Elm Street Bar seems to be shut down yet again. Big surprise.We've spent a lot of time talking and j ... More >>
Click to embiggen to see where cars have been broken into in DPD Beat 142 during the last monthWhilst I await some call-backs, some loose ends, odds and sods and other desiderata with which to end the work day:The Dallas Police Department sends word: Car break-ins are up -- way up -- in Beat 142, ... More >>
The council's Public Safety Committee's got a noon meeting on Monday, and even before Dallas Police Chief David Kunkle's surprise retirement announcement yesterday, they had plenty on their plates, including a look at the car burglary stats. There's even a Top 10 List, with the truck stop at 7425 ... More >>
Your national music news for Friday, January 2, 2009...
Prince said he plans on releasing three albums this year. The first will be an electro-pop record tenitively titled MPLSOUND and Lotus Flower. He also said he didn't vote this year because of his religion. Right, Prince. Right.
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