Ford Explorer

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2013

    A Morning News Delivery Man Was Beaten and Run Over During Early-Morning Carjacking

    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 >>

  • News

    May 2, 2013

    The Killings in Kaufman

    Two public officials dead and a third behind bars: Politics turn bloody in a small town.

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    Moms for Marijuana Thrilled at Return of Stolen Weed-Advocacy Quilt

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    TCU Researchers Say Thieves Have Hearts, Are More Likely to Steal from Lawbreakers

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2012

    In Vickery Meadows, a Kidnapping, AK-47s, and a Pair of Stolen Air Jordans

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2012

    Police Searching For 20-Year-Old Kidnapped This Morning As She Left Club

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2012

    Nicolas Monarrez, the Cartel Op Accused of Murdering a Pregnant Teen and Her Boyfriend, Arrested Five Years Later

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    Dallas PD Asks: Do You Know The Gunman Who's Been Holding Up 7-Elevens This Week?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    According to the Feds, the (Repetitive) Life and (Precarious) Times of a Coke Kingpin in Dallas

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    And This Is What It Looks Like When a Dude Steals a Ton of Tools from Home Depot

    ‚ÄčFirst 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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2009

    Of Rusty Wrecks and Fake Insurance Cards: Local Dealers Say Adios to Cash for Clunkers.

    Posteritati‚ÄčAccording 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 >>

  • News

    May 29, 2008
  • News

    January 31, 2008

    Still an Aryan Blood Brother

    Two murders and two life sentences won't alter one convict's allegiance to the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas

  • News

    November 29, 2007

    For Love, Aryan Brotherhood Killer Confesses

    The prison gang member and killer stands ready to clear his wife for his crimes

  • News

    March 4, 2004

    The Wrong Guy

    In a bungled hunt for a killer, police wreck the life of an innocent

  • News

    November 28, 2002

    A Girl Named Suicide

    Texas' Valerie Mahfood--last seen getting clobbered by Laila Ali--could change the pretty face of women's boxing

  • News

    October 10, 2002

    Those Poor Starvin' Cops

    If Dallas cops are so destitute, how come police station parking lots look like the auto show?

  • News

    January 11, 2001

    Legal Learning Differences

    Somebody on the Dallas City Council skipped school the day they taught the U.S. Constitution

  • News

    November 30, 2000

    Catch Me if You Can

    Two people took part in the shotgun murder of Michael Hierro. Prosecutors got one.

  • News

    September 30, 1999

    Bum's rush

    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

  • News

    April 1, 1999

    Lord of the Fly

    Investors in the Dragonfly Bar & Restaurant say they were fleeced by partner Steve Kahn, but he claims his accusers had him framed

  • News

    March 11, 1999
  • News

    May 21, 1998

    Help wanted

    A shortage of workers spells happy times for job-seekers and college graduates

  • Culture

    January 1, 1998

    Top to bottom

    Roy Tarpley was once the NBA's best--till he stumbled and took the Mavericks down with him

  • News

    November 20, 1997

    One Fine Mess

    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.

  • News

    August 14, 1997

    Mr. Nobody

    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.

  • News

    February 6, 1997

    Poor ol' Foots

    Gregory Morris has nothing but his musical talent. He gives back more then he gets on the streets of Dallas

  • News

    October 24, 1996

    Accidental scam

    Little League officials meant well, but their raffle was a crime