James St. Peter is the hippie and creator behind Dallas' very own Hypnotic Donuts. His dream of making doughnuts started out with Spanish-based baking lessons in the wee hours of the morning, then grew to selling doughnuts from the back of a Ford Expedition, and eventually led to a retail spot near ... More >>
The prosecutor asked Alan VanHoozer how he knew Heather. "I'm Heather's father," Alan said, his voice struggling to finish the sentence. Not long after, he broke down and cried. Heather VanHoozer was 24 when she was killed by a drunk driver almost a year ago. She was supposed to start nursing sch ... More >>
After surviving the drunken-driving accident that killed his girlfriend, a local sports-talker takes his pain on the air.
A little while ago I came across the video you'll find after the jump, in which a man can be seen breaking into Observer staff favorite Sal's Pizza on Wycliff Sunday morning. Police report says the man, driving an '02 Ford Expedition, popped the deadbolt and got off with $200 in cash -- not to me ... More >>
Sam MertenDarlene Ewing said Danny Clancy's tire incident last week "looks really fishy."Dallas County Democratic Party chair Darlene Ewing said it's her party's "belief and suspicion" that Republican Danny Clancy's reported theft of four tires from his Ford Expedition on Thursday was a "stun ... More >>
Photos by Sam MertenRepublican DA candidate Danny Clancy chats with a DPD officer this morning after reporting the theft of four tires from his black Ford Expedition.Much like everyone else in Dallas media, I received a call this morning from Dallas County Republican Party chair Jonathan Neer ... More >>
Adrian Estaban Sanchez Heredia After the jump, a media release from the U.S. Attorney's Office -- this one, involving today's guilty plea of 49-year-old Adrian Estaban Sanchez Heredia, a cocaine trafficker who smuggled the drugs from Mexico to Dallas via Laredo. As in: In documents filed in Court, H ... More >>
Forty-year-old Monique Blasko of Frisco is a school crossing guard; she and her husband, who have three children, also run a business buying other folks' garage-sale items to sell on eBay. Fact is, I learned a great deal about Blasko today, as this morning she's "the commuter" featured at some lengt ... More >>
Tony Romo makes a short, sweet journey from anonymous backup to A-list celebrity
McDonalds serves up a rodent, then scurries for cover
Our fear of the unknown appears unfounded. So far.
Inside the mind--and suitcase--of Sandra Bridewell, religious charlatan
If Dallas cops are so destitute, how come police station parking lots look like the auto show?
Coit Road exit on Central, bypassing LBJ interchange
Phil Tippett and his studio--creators of Starship Troopers' murderous bugs--are envisioning the digital future of creature features
Wishbone's Dallas creator prepares to follow Barney down the PBS path to riches