A quick glance at Rode Don Simmons' Facebook page is enough to tell you that the 21-year-old enjoys guns, but that's par for the course in semi-rural North Texas. A young man can't very well shoot ducks and feral hogs without a trusty gun or two. But Simmons' passion for firearms has reached unheal ... More >>
Typically, Dallas saves its wilder side for the weekend. That's when, once the booze and drugs are flowing in earnest, the weird crimes tend to happen. But the weekend arrived early, with police reporting an armed diaper bag robbery, a Craigslist heist and a low-budget movie production scaring the b ... More >>
In late 2008 and early 2009, the Five Points area was put on edge by the news that two girls there, one 12, the other 14, had been bound with tape and sexually assaulted by a suspected serial rapist. Detectives, after combing through police calls and incident reports, zeroed in on one describing an ... More >>
A Dallas County grand jury has declined to indict a prominent Highland Park High School student who was accused of raping a 16-year-old girl after a concert last fall. Ryan Romo, 18, was arrested in October, accused of raping a younger female acquaintance in the back of his Chevy Tahoe after a Ghos ... More >>
Around 4 p.m. yesterday, a Dallas County grand jury declined to indict 18-year-old Ryan Romo, who was accused of raping a younger fellow student in the back of his Chevy Tahoe following a concert in late October. At a sparsely attended press conference this afternoon, the Romo family's civil attor ... More >>
Last Thursday, an agent with the Drug Enforcement Agency received a tip from someone in Brownsville, Texas: A Dallas-bound freight shipment described on shipping manifests as a collection of scales and metal plates actually seemed to contain something else entirely. The shipment was picked up that ... More >>
On Tuesday, Ryan Adam Romo, an 18-year-old Highland Park High School senior and star baseball player, was charged with sexual assault of a child, a second-degree felony. Romo is accused of raping a HPHS classmate after a Ghostland Observatory concert at the Palladium Ballroom Saturday night. Given ... More >>
How greedy speculators bought politicians and drove up the price of oil.
In one of America's wealthiest suburbs, an unlikely band of drilling opponents helped drive away the world's biggest energy companies. Did they save the town or ruin it?
Dallas Is Banking On Ethanol, But Is It The Fuel Of The Future Or A Barrel Of Pork?
Corporate Tuscan fails to impress at Brio
The Minutemen are ready to patrol Texas' border. Are we ready for them?
If Dallas cops are so destitute, how come police station parking lots look like the auto show?
As downtown's upscale residents find themselves surrounded by an army of street people, many wish these 'dopers and crackheads' would move on -- or at least find a toilet
Tarrant County Sheriff David Williams lusts for helicopters, Chevy Tahoes, and machine guns, but in the hands of used car parts baron Ed Max, Williams is the ultimate cop toy
A jet-settin', Scotch-sippin' Robert Tilton washes up in South Florida--and he still wants your money
La Mirabelle serves up fine French fare and holds the snootiness