During a seven-year law enforcement career as a Dallas County deputy constable and Dallas City marshal, Tyler Atkins says he protected the public from fake security guards. "I used to take people to jail who used to run security companies without a license," he says. But for the past several month ... More >>
Mayor Rawlings calls this South Dallas business a blight. People earning a living there call it family.
It's September 28, 1963, and the mood in the visitor's locker room of Ann Arbor's Michigan Stadium is somber. SMU's undersized Mustang football players hang their heads, mourning their season-opening 27-16 defeat at the hands of the Wolverines. There are few words as the players prepare for the trip ... More >>
"Vintage Silvertone Acoustic guitar," "1977 Dobro Duolian," "Martin 00X1 Auditorium Acoustic Guitar (14 Fret)" are just some of the headlines advertising guitars on Craigslist, but how are you supposed to play them, hear them, feel them? When you order a guitar online, you're missing an important p ... More >>
Pamela Kay Cobb was systematic about how she stole. The branch manager of the Bank of America in Red Oak targeted only those customers with whom she had a longstanding relationship. When she took money from their accounts, she would fill out a fake withdrawal slip, sometimes forging a customer's sig ... More >>
Before I get to the lame joke that's required by my job description, here's something really cool: Researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas and Virginia Tech have designed and built a robotic jellyfish powered by dissolved gasses. No, really, they have. They have video of it swimming in a ... More >>
Perhaps there's some proud Woodrow Wildcat out there in need of a '67 Shelby GT Fastback.On Christmas Eve we bid farewell to the Pate Museum of Transportation just outside of Fort Worth, the first museum I can recall my classic-car-rebuilding, auto-parts-selling father taking me to when I was a b ... More >>
Lone Star Park offers serious fireworks
Don't have a green thumb? Maybe a bloody red one is for you.
This cowgirl has a need... a need for speed (but not too fast)
For her next trick, Carly Patterson attempts to trade in somersaults for singing
The Palace offers a chase-filled double feature
Tripsichore strikes a pose
Jack Farr's performance-car playground redefines the country club
Figaro Cafe keeps us waiting...and waiting
Mantra twists the mold of traditional Indian fare
The descendants of a former housemaid lay claim to one of Texas' grandest ranch fortunes
Even in the great beyond, no one is safe from identity theft
The high-speed sequel 2 Fast 2 Furious delivers more noise and more flash
For the Dangerous Performance crew, a night at the races is anything but a drag
Intersections of Parker and Independence, Coit and Park, Plano
The untold story of Dallas' bigest-ever police corruption scandal. Part two of a special report.
When Randy Angle disappeared, he left behind a multimillion-dollar fortune in a two-way radio -- and an ugly secret
Someone take the wheel, 'cause Cage don't know where he's going
On the prosecution-biased Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, justice isn't blind. It's dumb.
What do you get when you cross a horse with a white elephant? The Las Colinas Equestrian Center.
February 11 - 17, 1999
Arena shills say only tourists will get soaked by a new tax on rental cars. They're lying.