• Calendar

    March 15, 2007

    Killing Hate

    Matthew's mother speaks

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2007

    Greg Brady Owes SEC $8.3 Million, But Still Gets To Keep Room in Attic

    Frankly, I don't have the time or the smarts to thoroughly explain what Dallas-based i2 Technologies Inc. is or what happened to its former chief executive officer, Gregory Brady. For the former, all you need to do is go to the company's Web site, where you'll find the company describes itself as a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2006
  • News

    November 9, 2006

    Highway Robbery

    Crime doesn't pay? Tell that to truck cargo thieves.

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2006

    Penal Colonies?

    Richardson has just passed an ordinance banning registered sex offenders from living on all but 2 percent of the city's real estate. Those convicted of molesting minors under 17 are now unable to live within 2,000 feet of schools, daycare centers or parks. The only other place in North Texas with su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2006

    Knock Off the Knock-Offs

    You know, sweatshops have really come a long way since their inception as a friendly, safe environment in which workers celebrated their jobs manufacturing wearables for the masses. Most people who purchase fake Prada bags and knock-off Luis Vuitton luggage probably don't associate their new wares w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2006

    It's a Crime How There's No Crime

    Read over the weekend that Sherry Jacobson, Metro columnist at The Dallas Morning News, had an explanation for why Dallas tops the FBI's list of crime-ridden cities: We're just too good at reporting our crimes. So, see, no reason to pay attention to the F.B.I.; no reason to even look at the Total Cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2006

    Crime Happens (Or: You Could Be Next)

    According to the F.B.I., if you live in Dallas you might wanna buy one of these. Might save you and the cops a lot of time down the road. Saw this story in the morning paper about yesterday's F.B.I. report on the rise in violent crime last year. Lots of numbers, hard to add 'em all up: "The Dallas P ... More >>

  • News

    July 13, 2006

    Old School

    DISD trustee Ron Price does everything you expect from a politician. These days that's a problem.

  • Calendar

    April 27, 2006


    A wall of Bush slams into Dallas

  • News

    March 30, 2006

    Missing Links

    Is a serial killer stalking gays in the Dallas area?

  • Home Entertainment

    November 10, 2005

    Street Fighters

    The Warriors nicely complements the bloody cult classic that inspired it.

  • News

    September 22, 2005

    Jesus in a Mullet

    Del Hendrixson's uncertain journey from convict to Dallas gang guru

  • News

    September 1, 2005

    All the Pretty Horses...

    Plus: Gone FIshing

  • News

    June 2, 2005

    Death for a Killer

    Plus: Off the List, Maybe

  • News

    May 26, 2005


    Frank Rodriguez faces a lifetime on Texas’ sex offender registry for having sex with a 16-year-old—who is now his wife. He’s not alone.

  • News

    November 18, 2004

    Call 911

    Trying to report a crime in Dallas is almost worse than the crime itself

  • News

    March 11, 2004

    Good Joe

    Confessed serial killer Coral Eugene Watts gets charged with murder--finally

  • News

    September 18, 2003

    Out of the Ashes

    Investigators find a suspect in a vicious arson fire that killed five dallas kids 15 years ago

  • News

    August 7, 2003

    MADD Again

    With Texas No. 1 in DWI deaths, MADD gets down to business

  • News

    July 31, 2003

    No. 1 With a Bullet

    Welcome to America's crime capital

  • News

    June 19, 2003

    Evil Eyes

    Coral Eugene Watts is a serial killer. He says he'll murder again. Why can't Texas stop him?

  • News

    March 6, 2003

    Faked Out

    Looking for counterfeit goods, sheriff's deputies go bargain hunting

  • News

    February 20, 2003

    American Sex Tourist

    Caught in the act of molesting young boys in Thailand, Coppell businessman Nicholas Bredimus came up with a last-ditch defense: obstruct justice

  • News

    October 31, 2002

    Likely Suspect

    Three years after his conviction for rape, local DJ Gary "Babyfase" Faison speaks out to proclaim his innocence. What are the odds he's right? One in 300 million.

  • News

    August 15, 2002

    Bad News, Good News

    The Texas-bred Amber Plan for missing kids works and is spreading

  • News

    April 11, 2002

    Whistling Dixie

    The South's mythical Mafia finds a home in Elmore Leonard's imagination--and new novel

  • News

    March 28, 2002

    12-year-old Killer

    The story of Edwin Debrow Jr., one of the youngest Texans ever convicted of murder, in his own words

  • News

    November 15, 2001

    The Way of the Gun

    The untold story of why Lenell Geter was freed

  • News

    February 8, 2001

    Big Murk's Kids

    Politics and mismanagement closed the books on the city's anti-gang program, but try telling this South Dallas fixture the problem's solved

  • News

    February 1, 2001


    Rhymes with Asso, Ready to Rumble, Not a Pedophile

  • News

    January 25, 2001


    Sex Offenders

  • News

    January 11, 2001

    Hello, My Name is Pervert

    Outcasts among us, sex offenders struggle to find treatment and lead normal lives in a justice system that gives them little of either

  • News

    September 28, 2000

    Killer Smile

    Tommy Lynn Sells claims to have murdered dozens, and Texas Rangers fear he's telling the truth

  • News

    July 13, 2000

    Burden of proof

    Serial killer Faryion Wardrip would have gotten away with murder if bricklayer-turned-investigator John Little hadn't stolen his coffee cup

  • News

    June 22, 2000


    A jealous ex-lover tries to torh the Other Man. He would have gotten away with it, if not for our underwear-clad-hero.

  • News

    May 18, 2000


    Top-ranked boxer Jesus "El Matador" Chavez pummels opponents in the ring, but he's losing his biggest fight against a real heavyweight -- the INS

  • Film

    August 19, 1999

    Blue in the face

    Hugh Grant plays at being a goombah, and it's an offer you can refuse

  • Music

    November 26, 1998

    A mighty roar

    Los Tigres del Norte have become legends by singing the immigrant's song

  • Music

    November 19, 1998

    The road to hell

    A Fort Worth crime-prevention group is warning parents about Goth-rock, but is that such a good idea?

  • News

    May 7, 1998

    Robbing 'em blind

    For burglar Carnell Johnson, willing fences, indifferent neighbors, and friendly dogs ame for an easy living

  • News

    May 7, 1998

    The "g" word

    An uneasy mix of stereotypes and commerce helps prompt Deep Ellum's cruising ban

  • News

    April 9, 1998

    Dallas Confidential

    The Texas Troubadour's Fatal Rendezvous and other amazing stories from the police department's cold case squad

  • News

    March 5, 1998

    Choosing sides

    The race for judge in Dallas' domestic-violence court raises questions of bias

  • News

    November 13, 1997

    No joke

    County Commissioner Ken Mayfield isn't laughing anymore about sexual harassment charges

  • News

    December 5, 1996

    The Hare, The Tortoise

    Channel 5's Marty Griggin and Channel 8's Robert Riggs race for ratings as their stations struggle for dominance of local television news

  • News

    August 8, 1996

    A Minor Affair

    When young love ended in a rape allegation, the juvenile justice system left a Dallas teen's life in limbo.

  • News

    July 4, 1996

    Playing Hardball

    The Feds pitch a shutout in the area's first 'three strikes' case

  • News

    March 21, 1996

    Against all odds

    Defense attorney girds for battle against U.S. Attorney Coggins

  • News

    October 19, 1995

    Rogue Yogurt

    When you buy that double-swirl cone from ICBIY, you may not be licking what you think

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