Maybe you've had a bad week. Maybe work sucked. Maybe your car broke down or you were dumped by your significant other or your cat died. Maybe you experienced all of that. Even if you did, you had a better week than Reginald Keith Zackery Jr. Zackery's misery began last Friday afternoon at the Good ... More >>
Tyrone and Patrick Weatherall had a number of bad habits. Besides the obvious one, their fondness for selling crack, the brothers had lavish, attention-getting taste, which is probably ill-advised when you're in the drug-selling business. According to street lore, when the Weatheralls first united s ... More >>
It all began quite simply enough. As the PVC Street Gang was finishing up their set at this year's Lumberjack Fest in Denton at Dan's, venerable guitarist and all-around goofball, Ryan Thomas Becker, began grinding suggestively against a slim, petite brunette just near the front door. He slithered ... More >>
Homeless people often get a bad rap, but when you're about to get your ass kicked by a PCP-crazed attacker, an unemployed former Crip living on the street can be handy to have around. Dallas police officer Billy Taylor learned that first-hand last Tuesday in front of The Bridge homeless shelter. He ... More >>
The Indigo on Forest is, per its website, a wonderful community located in "prestigious North Dallas" that still manages to offer apartments at the low, low price of $440 per month. It would be almost idyllic if it weren't for the contingent of MS-13, a.k.a. Mara Salvatrucha, a.k.a. the brutal Lati ... More >>
Thursday, September 13, at Good Records
Saturday, February 18, at Dan's Silverleaf
Thursday, December 29, at Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios
Not all open-mic rap competitions are as friendly as the ones down in Deep Ellum these days, apparently: Multiple guns were reportedly fired and eight different people were injured by gunfire late on Friday night during a "Rap-Off Contest" taking place at Rolls Royce Club in North Dallas, near th ... More >>
viaKrayzie: "Let's ride. Let's ride. Let's ride. Come on and ... " Bizzy: "Get high, get high, get high."So your friendly neighborhood feds had a big day yesterday. In an "early-morning takedown" announced late Tuesday, they rounded up 28 people they say are affiliated with a variety of moto ... More >>
The family of a dead teenage girl might disagree, even if the justice system didn't.
Heath HarrisLess than a month ago, the Dallas County District Attorney's Office dropped a small bomb shell amongst those who follow courthouse doings: Terri Moore, Craig Watkins's first assistant, and Mike Ware, head of the Conviction Integrity Unit, would be stepping down July 1. At which point, ... More >>
Don Hardge says he bought his AK for $50 from a crackhead.On Fourth of July weekend in 2008, Don "Dunn" Hardge, an 18-year-old member of Dallas's DFW Mafia gang, stashed his AK-47 in his friend's trunk and walked into an Oak Cliff club. It was a sticky night, made stickier by the presence of near ... More >>
Two days ago we received an e-mail from a "email@example.com" that insisted, "The gang activity at NorthPark sounds like an escalating problem thats not under control yet and could get worse." The missive also contained a link to this page at something called Park Cities iPhone Reporter ... More >>
Back in September, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced that it had arrested several alleged members of "violent local street gangs," which included the Highland Hills Posse and the NFL Boyz. Among those snapped up during "Operation Greedy Grove" was 31-year-old Ronald Alexander, otherwi ... More >>
Click to embiggen to see where some of the West Dallas Gator Boys' drug houses wereBack in August Sam told you all about Tyrone Weatherall, a leader of the West Side Gator Boys -- and an exotic animal collector -- who pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to possess with the intent to distrib ... More >>
It's a great day for Rangers fans and a crappy one for Cowboys fans. Fortunately, there are at least a couple musical offerings this evening that seem bound to either continue your euphoria or ease you out of the doldrums...
We're thinking the kiddos at Pinkston High School weren't having a tough time getting high last year. (The markers are streets where drug houses were located.)Tyrone Weatherall, the 35-year-old leader of the "West Side Gator Boys," pleaded guilty today to one count of conspiracy to possess wi ... More >>
This just in from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement: The agency, along with the Office of Homeland Security Investigations National Gang Unit and an alphabet's soup worth of local law enforcement agencies, spent the last five days sweeping Dallas-Fort Worth for gang members and their a ... More >>
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