Alan Carter is one of a dying breed. The 53-year-old's a newspaper carrier who plies his trade every morning well before dawn, delivering some 400 copies of The Dallas Morning News to the diminishing segment of the population that still gets its news printed on paper. It's a lonely job and, like del ... More >>
Two public officials dead and a third behind bars: Politics turn bloody in a small town.
The community of maternal marijuana legalization activists was rocked this past weekend when a cannabis quilt, the product of two years and more than 70 pairs of hands, was stolen from atop a Ford Explorer parked at the CVS on Thornton Lane in Irving. The quilt, self consciously modeled on the more ... More >>
A while back, Patrick Kinkade, the chair of TCU's criminal justice department, drove a filthy Ford Explorer to several full-service car washes in Fort Worth. Each time, he left behind a large amount of loose change in plain view. Often, about a third of the time, some of the money would be missing. ... More >>
At 11:30 Saturday night, Mark Yeh, 19, was walking behind the Auto Zone on Park Lane, about a block from his home, when a green Ford Excursion stopped beside him. Yeh was grabbed and forced into the SUV by a handful of Hispanic men -- maybe four, maybe five -- who were armed with 9 mm pistols and AK ... More >>
Early this morning, just after the bars closed, Elia Beltran, 20, and a friend were walking from Club Rio along S. Walton Walker Boulevard. They were nearing Beltran's SUV, a dark green Ford Explorer when a 20-something Hispanic man approached carrying a pistol. The man forced Beltran and her frien ... More >>
On January 6, 2007, Linoshka Torres, 18, and her boyfriend, 20-year-old Luis Campos, parked his dad's car in the driveway of an Oak Cliff mechanic's house and vanished, keys still in the ignition of the red Ford Explorer, cell phones on the seat. It was supposed to have been a quick trip. Campos had ... More >>
The video you see above was taken in the wee small hours of Saturday morning at the 7-Eleven located at 5123 W. Lovers Lane, just off Inwood -- you know, the one next to Neighborhood Services, which, according to Dallas PD records, has been robbed more than 70 times in the past five years. Reason DP ... More >>
An alleged coke trafficker used this Knox-Henderson-area apartment as his stash house.If, by any chance, you spent the first few months of this year blowing lines in the bathroom of various clubs around town, there's a decent chance the source of your cocaine was Christian "Cri Cri" Ocana, wh ... More >>
First there was the jewelry heist; then, the safe boost. Now, courtesy the Dallas Police Department, we're inside the Home Depot on N. Central Expressway and Forest Lane -- from which the man seen in the photo here, and in the video on the other side, schleps "two armloads of weed eaters to his w ... More >>
PosteritatiAccording to the U.S. Department of Transportation, via this New York Times story about today's cash-for-clunkers deadline, I'm the proud owner of one of the most popular trade-ins: a Jeep Cherokee, which is starting to drive like today's its expiration date as well. So, how'd it go fo ... More >>
Two murders and two life sentences won't alter one convict's allegiance to the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas
The prison gang member and killer stands ready to clear his wife for his crimes
In a bungled hunt for a killer, police wreck the life of an innocent
Texas' Valerie Mahfood--last seen getting clobbered by Laila Ali--could change the pretty face of women's boxing
If Dallas cops are so destitute, how come police station parking lots look like the auto show?
Somebody on the Dallas City Council skipped school the day they taught the U.S. Constitution
Two people took part in the shotgun murder of Michael Hierro. Prosecutors got one.
As downtown's upscale residents find themselves surrounded by an army of street people, many wish these 'dopers and crackheads' would move on -- or at least find a toilet
Investors in the Dragonfly Bar & Restaurant say they were fleeced by partner Steve Kahn, but he claims his accusers had him framed
A shortage of workers spells happy times for job-seekers and college graduates
Roy Tarpley was once the NBA's best--till he stumbled and took the Mavericks down with him
Elected by no one, John Scovell and a clique of Dallas business leaders brought you DISD's most infamous cast of characters: Yvonne Gonzalez, Dan Peavy, Bill Keever, and Sandy Kress. Thanks a lot.
Bill Simpson is eager to dig up dirt on you. He'll even write down your license plate number if you visit a topless bar. But the self-appointed guardian of Dallas morals doesn't want you to know anything about him.
Gregory Morris has nothing but his musical talent. He gives back more then he gets on the streets of Dallas
Little League officials meant well, but their raffle was a crime