Digital rights advocates cheered yesterday after the state House passed a measure requiring police to obtain a search warrant before collecting personal cell phone data. Groups as diverse as the ACLU of Texas and the arch-conservative Texas Eagle Forum have expressed concern that current law, which ... More >>
The Nasher Sculpture Center has been feuding with Museum Tower, its shiny new neighbor in the Arts District, over light, heat and reflectivity for going on six months now. At the end of July, we published a story showing that the tower isn't the only risky real estate project the pension fund has ... 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 >>
"Cocksucker?" "Asshole?" You're working for the wrong paper, Tanya.The Black Police Association of Greater Dallas, which represents the area's black police officers, is waging a serious PR campaign against The Dallas Morning News and journalist Tanya Eiserer, a longtime criminal justice reporter ... More >>
Via.Speaking of...too early? No. Never.It'll be a shame to see this mayoral campaign season come to an end a week from Saturday now that it's getting so...campaigny. Take, for instance, this email that just arrived in the in-box with the all-caps subject header: "RAWLINGS PLEDGES TO SUPPORT THE R ... More >>
I was looking for something completely unrelated on the Dallas County Civil District Court website this afternoon when I came across the petition you'll find after the jump, which was filed one week ago today. In it, attorney Haakon Donnelly -- on behalf of, among others, the Dallas Police Associ ... More >>
Photos by Sam MertenDallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins accused Republican challenger Danny Clancy of lying and attempting to be the next Henry Wade at a debate last night at Friendship-West Baptist Church in South Dallas, where Watkins and his family attend church. While Watkins cl ... More >>
Between the weather and the Rosh a few things fell through the cracks yesterday. Like, oh, former FBI agent Terence Hart's report to City Manager Mary Suhm concerning the funeral procession for Dallas Police Chief David Brown's son. City Hall sent the 11-page doc, and Suhm's accompanying memo, la ... More >>
I know nobody asked me. But the latest development in the story of the police chief's son is just too much to ignore. Under relentless hectoring by Dallas police unions, City Manager Mary Suhm has hired attorney Terry Hart, a respected former federal prosecutor who worked on Don Hill's gag-order ... More >>
Dallas' mayoral wannabes are all nice guys. Where's the fun in that?
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Get served at Spikefest
Changes to workers' comp law and city policy hit wounded police officers
Terrell Bolton didn't get much help when dealing with the media
Laura, Mary says you're a phony! Now now, girls.
It's good news for bad people as low morale saps Dallas cops' will to work
Nobody believes Terrell Bolton anymore--except his friends at Dallas City Hall
Is it possible for Dallas police to behave any worse than this?
If Dallas cops are so destitute, how come police station parking lots look like the auto show?
A humongous lawsuit knocks on the door at City Hall, and we're gonna end up paying--one way or the other
Dallas' new police Chief Terrell Bolton walks through a minefield as he tries to reshape the department. His strategy? Wear combat boots.
Highland Park officers would like to get rid of their chief, if they could only figure out how
Even in these boom times, Dallas is broke, thanks to a city council that has been giving away the store
Buzz remembers the year that might have been and proves that not only the winners write the history
Republican Bill Hill is running against Democrat Rick Reed for district attorney. Don't think you have a choice.
How does the Dallas police's "Teflon Chief" Willard Rollins skate past scrapes that could wreck other officer's careers?
Dallas turns down federal millions that would put more cops on the street
Inside the secret City Hall files: A tale of dupes and deception