In the wake of last month's hunt for a serial rapist targeting South Dallas, the smart money said that the first lawsuit would come from Alan Mason, the mild-mannered insurance salesman whose name and picture were plastered across the media after he was mistakenly identified by police as a "person o ... More >>
David Hartman's death at the hands of Highland Park police back in June was weird. For starters, there was the shooting itself. The 32-year-old had already been searched and was handcuffed in the back of the squad car when police say he managed to pull out a handgun and shoot out one of the rear wi ... More >>
Inside First Baptist of Sunnyvale, Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland lay in a flag-draped coffin alongside the ashes of his wife, Cynthia. That was fitting in a sad way, their friends said, because they knew one wouldn't want to go on without the other. Hundreds of friends, colleagues ... More >>
As the sun sank and the cold set in, Dallas PD mobile command centers idled in an empty lot behind a McDonald's off Lancaster Road and I-20, a stopover on a trucking line for long haulers. Plainclothes and uniformed officers massed near one of the trailers, walled in by the Dallas County Sheriff's O ... More >>
Agents of nearly a dozen federal and local law enforcement agencies busted a large drug ring this week, arresting a dozen people and seizing 600 marijuana plants and 25 pounds of hydroponic weed. The sweep -- conducted by Dallas PD, the Dallas County Sheriff's Office, Homeland Security and the IRS, ... More >>
Two armed men held up the 7-Eleven on Zang and Colorado Sunday afternoon. As they made their getaway, Dallas Police were fanned out, searching for a vehicle matching the description given by witnesses. A police helicopter crisscrossed the area. It didn't take long for officers to find them. What f ... More >>
Last September, the Dallas County Sheriff's Office began investigating what appeared to be discrepancies in traffic tickets tickets written by its deputies. Specifically, it looked at whether they had falsified information on traffic tickets written during officers' normal shifts to make it appear t ... More >>
At around 9:05 Wednesday night, Dallas police say, Luis Escalante, 23, and Carlos Cipriano, 37, approached a customer in front of Smoke For Less in the 2900 block of Esters Boulevard in northwest Irving, brandished a weapon -- possibly a pellet gun -- and made off with a vehicle equipped with LoJack ... More >>
Andrea GrimesThat photo you see at top is Dallas Police Department Senior Corporal Theadora Ross, in the middle, being escorted out of DPD HQ yesterday by FBI agents. Andrea was out there Wednesday morning, but at the time, DPD and the feds refused to comment on Ross's arrest. They promised all w ... More >>
Go to prison, lose your rights
The stakes are low in Constable Mike Dupree's re-election campaign--so are the blows
Got a missing relative? Maybe you should look in the jail--and good luck with that.
What a disturbing new lawsuit says about the county jail
Plus: The Father Returns
Eight years ago, Kim Sullivan turned to the state for help collecting overdue child support. She's still waiting.
A reporter's tip helped detectives identify a mutilated body dumped along the Trinity, but finding the man's name led to a deeper mystery -- the disappearance of atheist gadfly Madalyn Murray O'Hair