Now that Dallas has officially made it through Icemageddon 2013, there are plenty of totally legitimate questions to ask about the storm and its response. Here are a few: -Did TxDOT do an adequate job of staving off carmageddon? -Can DART not shut down the entire light rail system next time?
Arnold Troy Crayton has matured a lot in the past decade. Back then, he was "Lil' Arnold," a 21-year-old junior member of a Fort Worth-based crack distribution ring busted by the feds in 2002. Now, according to federal prosecutors, Crayton's moved on to marijuana, apparently smuggled to him straigh ... More >>
Austin City Limits' lineup for 2013 was just announced: Headliners include Depeche Mode, The Cure, Muse, Kings of Leon and noted teenage-girl-advice-givers Atoms for Peace. Tickets go on sale May 7 -- early bird passes are sold out but VIP is available if you just can't wait. See also: -50 Don't ... More >>
Late last month, 27-year-old Sondra Scarber and her girlfriend Hillary Causey headed to a Mesquite elementary school's playground, to take Causey's 4-year-old son Jaxon to play. The couple later told police that soon after they arrived, some much bigger boys started pushing Jaxon around. "Can you p ... More >>
The Dallas Police Department is continuing to explain away -- and maybe overcompensate for -- their initial silence concerning the armed robberies on the Katy Trail and the dozen-or-so incidents police believe they're linked to.A pair of press releases from police hit the inbox yesterday evening, on ... More >>
Question: Is Jim Schutze a prophet, or does does the city just go to him for its marching orders? Just a few short hours ago, he was grousing about the piddling response by the Dallas Police Department to a string of armed robberies on the Katy Trail.Immediately DPD officers, who we presume were bre ... More >>
We're almost sure it was a coincidence.
The Dallas Police Department sends word this morning that it's looking for the man you see in the video above, who's suspected of having gone on a "three-hour crime spree" January 29 during which, police say, he robbed three different massage parlors at gunpoint. Among the businesses hit was the Bl ... More >>
Check how gangster Tame Impala looksAlthough to an American ear the name "Tame Impala" may sound like some sort of ironic hip-hop group, it actually refers to a species of antelope. Which is a lot more fitting for a western Australian psychedelic rock quartet who, in 2008, topped the Australian I ... More >>
The Dallas Police Department sends word: At around 4 this morning, officers got the call that the alarm was going off at Modes Inc., a longtime wholesale jeweler at 2629 Stemmons Freeway. Around the same time, says the DPD, someone walking to and from a nearby 7-Eleven called 911 to report the busin ... More >>
Lee McLaneHis name is Lee McLane, and, according to the Dallas Police Department's "Endangered Missing Person" bulletin sent to media outlets a short time ago, he was last seen 25 hours ago at his home on the 4900 block of Terry Street, near the S. Fitzhugh Avenue intersection. Says the DPD bulle ... More >>
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport Police DepartmentYasmine VillasanaThe first person I called yesterday after receiving that video in which the drunk driver of a Chevy Impala flew outta Dallas-Fort Worth Airport the wrong way was David Magaña, DFW's manager of public affairs. And he confir ... More >>
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