The feds say these people aren't in the labor force. That doesn't mean they're not working hard.
The family of a dead teenage girl might disagree, even if the justice system didn't.
Sam MertenBetween the four of them -- from left to right: D'Angelo Lee, Sheila Hill, Darren Reagan and Don Hill -- you're looking at 55 years of federal prison time.And speaking of the U.S. Attorney's Office ...Jim and Sam were otherwise occupied this morning and couldn't make it back to the Earl ... More >>
Sam MertenDon Hill had quite the, um, rough day yesterday. And now he's got Jim to contend with.Judge Barbara Lynn, Ms. Punctuality, is 15 minutes late getting the Dallas City Hall federal corruption trial started at the Earle Cabell this morning. Usually she keeps the jury informed about every ... More >>
Teachers get axed and parents fret as Dallas' school leaders scramble to cover a budget hole
With Dallas Democrats' return from the dead, state Senator Royce West is poised for bigger things, like maybe paychecks
Uncle Sam wants you--especially if you're Latino
Dallas hoops legend comes home to spread good in the 'hood
Cowboy's body and story are full of holes
A preacher uses tithing to build a Latino megachurch
Sam Gross does, but despite his claims to the contrary, he's only about a billion or so short of his goal.
The strange tale of a man and his Chinese bride that has Dallas talking
Cantankerous, proud and devoted to helping immigrants, Father Justin Lucio's singleminded sense of duty led to overblown charges of "scandal"
Even in the great beyond, no one is safe from identity theft
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.
Ron Davis' wife disappeared 13 months ago. So why isn't he telling police everything they want to know?
In just a few years, David Wells has eaten a big slice of Dallas' bail-bond business. His secret? It depends on whom you ask.
Revisiting the story of the 1937 New London gas explosion--the worst tragedy involving schoolchildren in American history
When Lancaster's school superintendent ordered a lenient sentence for two white kids caught with shotguns, black parents said it was one more example of the suburb's bigotry
Alex Ross, painter of supermen and superwomen, makes it easy to believe in heroes
Deep Ellum developer Lou Reese bilked a savings and loan, bled his creditors, and walked away from federal prision a rich man. Bragging about it was is one big mistake.
The Dismemberment Plan's Travis Morrison talks about major labels, modern R&B, and...Steely Dan?
The INS is asking the impossible of a Laotian refugee who believes he's an American
Former Dallas police officer and onetime X-rated movie star Jordan Lee finds herself hunted by two ex-cops who say she did them wrong
1998 was not a very good year, but it's still worth the bother
John Wiley Price, the man who once toted a bullhorn in protests outside Mayor Ron Kirk's home, learns that it helps to have friends in high places
Dallas attorney Darrell Jordan wants to cover the Cotton Bowl--anyone got $150 million to spare?
She's the toughest superintendent DISD has ever had. But Yvonne Gonzalez's administration has already developed a dangerous tendency for bulldozing the facts.
Texas Industries wants permission to burn 270,000 tons of hazardous waste each year at a concrete plant 30 miles from Dallas. That would make it the nation's largest incinerator of toxic waste. Despite stunning ignorance about what this will do to your he
A Dallas jury is forced to sift through the wreckage of a family destroyed by the infamous Norplant rape case
In the black business community, Alphonso Solomon's promise isn't worth much anymore
For city Councilman Al Lipscomb, taking handouts from power brokers has become a way of life. Is there a problem?
The untold story of bitterness and betrayal in black Dallas' royal family
A tale of bitches and betrayal
Relatives take in homeless boys under single woman's care
City Hall's top brass use taxpayer-provided mobile phones to call sweethearts, power brokers, and Pizza Hut.