Photo by Leslie MinoraMayor Mike Rawlings, former "homeless czar," introduces the Greater Dallas Homeless Policy Alliance.This morning marked a turning point in the local approach to homeless care. Mayor Mike Rawlings, city and county officials and leaders of local non-profits took turns at t ... More >>
Photo by Sam MertenCity Manager Mary Suhm answers questions at today's TRCP Committee meeting.At the behest of City Manager Mary Suhm, the city council's Trinity River Corridor Project Committee this morning unanimously approved a revised $8 million contract with architect Santiago Calatrava ... More >>
Patrick MichelsDallas County's "Car Czar" Bob McGrath, alongside County Commissioner Clay Jenkins and Sheriff Lupe Valdez. Dallas County Commissioner Clay Jenkins rounded up reporters this morning to help spread the good word about the county's plan to help owners get reunited with cars impounded a ... More >>
Dr. Lauren McDonaldâ€‹A few weeks back we took a look at the back-and-forth between The Dallas Morning News and Parkland Memorial Hospital, which, in recent months, has been the subject of numerous investigative pieces detailing patients put at risk and "needlessly harmed," in the words of News Depu ... More >>
For more than 40 years, Dallas County Constable Jaime Cortes says, he led an exemplary life, rising up through the ranks of law enforcement in the last decade without running into trouble. But over the course of the last nine months, Cortes claims his reputation has been "smeared tremendously ... More >>
Cortes says Ken Mayfield's admission that he's helping his opponent reinforces his latest campaign e-mail.When Republican Ken Mayfield admitted to us that he's been recruiting volunteers to help Democrat Beth Villarreal defeat Precinct 5 Constable Jaime Cortes in Tuesday's upcoming Democratic ... More >>
Three weeks ago, we briefly mentioned Tiffinni Young's name in a story about Mayor Tom's potential bid to replace Kay Bailey Hutchison if she decides to run for governor. If Leppert leaves office early, the mayor pro tem would take his place, with either Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway or Voncie ... More >>
Starring that new breed of politician who wants to root out your crack houses, close down your whorehouses and pull up your pants
Leppert and Oakley show that what you think about Dallas politics could be wrong
Yet another deputy alleges misdeeds by Constable Mike Dupree
Buzz gets his jollies keeping tabs on 2005's naughty and nice guys. OK, mostly naughty.
South Dallas' history is in danger of being demolished, so why are so few protecting it?
Plus: No News
Inside the monster battle over strong mayor
Forget political science. The strong-mayor debate is about Laura on the sofa.
Plus: Date Book
Plus: Never Been Kissed; Wanted
Why does everybody want to eat WRR?
Mayor's plan commission appointee asked to resign amid ethics complaint
Feudal grudges and an imprisoned holy man in the Dallas mayoral race
The next city election will separate the good aginners from the evildoers
A lawsuit complaining about election fraud could bust things wide open
County officials hope reforms will prevent absentee-ballot trickery
One side or the other broke the law in a messy city council race, Dallas' top election official says
Forget talk of a settlement. Bachman Lake homeowners vow to fight their war against bare nipples to the bitter end.