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    November 14, 2008

    Wanted in Dallas for Sexual Assault, Designer Anand Jon's Guilty in L.A.

    Anand Jon with one of his famous former clients Several Friends of Unfair Park who quite vividly recall the sordid story of fashion designer Anand Jon have sent this update: Yesterday, Jon was convicted in Los Angeles of raping and sexually assaulting aspiring models as young as 14. The conviction, ... More >>

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    June 12, 2008
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    April 16, 2008

    The Doctor is Way Out

    Yesterday, the Texas Medical Board released an “agreed order” signed on April 11 by Dr. Richard Buch, the brilliant but nutty orthopedic surgeon who has a reputation for going off on nurses and cursing hospital personnel. He was, of course, the subject of the cover story in last week's paper ver ... More >>

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    November 8, 2007

    Down the Commode! A Glimpse Into Ole Anthony's Case Against Televangelists

    Ole Anthony, not sitting on a commode of any kind As we noted Tuesday morning, Sen. Charles Grassley's investigating six top televangelists: Paula and Randy White, David and Joyce Meyer, Creflo and Taffi Dollar, Eddie L. Long, Wise County couple Kenneth and Gloria Copeland and Irving-based Benny Hin ... More >>

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    October 26, 2007
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    October 15, 2007

    The Jesus Guy

    Peripatetic New Testament scholar Darrell Bock, professor at Dallas Theological Seminary and senior editor at Christianity Today, has a new book out this fall. Apparently, Bock travels the country for three months touting one book, then nine months later gives birth to another one. That’s a heck o ... More >>

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    October 5, 2007

    If Anand Jon Comes Back to Dallas, He Might Not Be Leaving

    Anand Jon, who designs for Paula Abdul, is a wanted man in Dallas. Must be the week for unsealed indictments. Only, we had an idea these were coming, as three arrest warrants on sexual assault charges have been issued in Dallas for New York-based fashion faux pas Anand Jon. The 33-year-old designer ... More >>

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    October 1, 2007

    Signed, Unsealed, Almost Delivered

    U.S. Attorney Richard Roper's throwing his annual kickoff-to-fall this morning at the Earle Cabell Federal Building. The parade's begun, reports The Dallas Morning News, which is on Indictment Watch at the Earle Cabell Federal Building and Courthouse. Unfair Park has its own team on the way -- by wh ... More >>

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    October 1, 2007

    The Other Three Indictments

    Turns out former city council member James Fantroy's indictment is a spin-off from the City Hall corruption investigation -- kind of like Rhoda was to The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Alas, no perp walks or indictees vowing to fight the charges while holding back tears. Except for the allegations that for ... More >>

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    September 18, 2007

    Former UTD Student Gets Six Years

    Former UTD electrical engineering student Syed Maaz Shah got more than six years in prison last week. On Friday, in a court ruling that went with little local notice, a federal judge sentenced a former student at the University of Texas at Dallas to six and a half years in prison for his involvement ... More >>

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    September 7, 2007

    Leprechaun Bandit Admits Stealing

    This week, the so-called “Leprechaun Bandit,” 27-year-old Richard Earl Kemp of Fort Worth, pleaded guilty in federal court to two counts of bank robbery. He faces up to 40 years in prison, where he’s sure to get plenty of ridicule from bank robbers who thought ahead and ended up with cool nick ... More >>

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    August 2, 2007
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    August 2, 2007
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    July 24, 2007

    Lawyer Cannibalism? Mmm, Tasty.

    Legal clients everywhere owe Dallas lawyer Coyt Randal “Randy” Johnson a great debt. And some steak sauce. A few days ago, an arbitration panel ordered famed Houston trial lawyer John O’Quinn to pay almost $36 million to former clients, in a trend that Johnston calls lawyer cannibalism."When I ... More >>

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    July 19, 2007

    You Might Be a Terrorist If ...

    KTVT-Channel 11 Why can't a gun-keepin', kiddie-porn-collectin' tenant just be left alone, y'all? A Web site called Northeast Intelligence Network has a few more details on an odd story today in The Dallas Morning News about a maintenance man calling authorities after finding a large cache of weapo ... More >>

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    July 17, 2007

    Camouflage Is So Last Year

    If I was taking a poll right now for most bizarre story in Dallas in 2007, I would have to go with the tale of two Muslim women who keep drawing attention to themselves by acting as if they have jihad on their minds. It started after midnight on Monday morning. Steve Thompson at The Dallas Morning ... More >>

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    June 12, 2007

    Dark Ages

    Open the airplane door, HAL. There’s a fascinating story about American Airlines and its innovative use of technology in Dallas' Only Daily this weekend. It’s nothing short of a “revolution,” says writer Terry Maxon. Mechanics are using laptops and “a wireless network that can call up repa ... More >>

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    May 24, 2007
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    May 16, 2007

    Dallas Does Tony

    Park Cities-raised Doug Wright is among those with local ties nominated for a Tony Award, which is, you know, quite a tony award. The announcement of the 2007 Tony Awards nominations yesterday thrilled three folks with Dallas ties. Dallas actress Julie White, bright and brassy in The Little Dog Laug ... More >>

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    April 25, 2007
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    April 19, 2007
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    March 21, 2007

    That's One Halo a Book

    Wow, so this is cool. I just got my copy of Halo Effect: An Unauthorized Look at the Most Successful Video Game of All Time, an anthology published by Dallas-based BenBella Books. Editor Glenn Yeffeth has pulled together 13 essays on the video game Halo. Yeffeth calls it the "first-person shooter th ... More >>

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    March 8, 2007

    Black Widow Feels the Sting of the Long, Long Arm of the Law

    The Black Widow, whose bond was set this week at $1.5 million, has seen better days. When Sandra Camille Bridewell -- you recall, the Black Widow? -- appeared in the court of State District Judge Tom Aldridge yesterday, she appeared "very calm, almost like she was going to a doctor's office," says L ... More >>

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    February 27, 2007

    The Meaning of a Charged Word

    The Dallas Morning News has a story today in the Metro section headlined, "Review sought in judge's recusal in double slayings." It's about the contretemps in Ellis County that erupted when Dallas lawyer David Finn got on the wrong side of District Judge Gene Knize. The whole thing is very entertain ... More >>

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    December 11, 2006
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    November 8, 2006

    Night of the Living Dead

    Mark Graham Craig Watkins is the new Dallas County District Attorney. You think you're shocked, imagine how Toby Shook feels. People are walking around like zombies at Dallas County courthouses today as incumbent judges who looked invincible last week began contemplating the prospect of looking ... More >>

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    October 12, 2006

    Fashions by Foley (Mark Foley, That Is)

    You gotta love that entrepreneurial spirit that's so much a part of the Dallas zeitgeist. With the latest news from Congress comes a press release informing us that "Dallas designer" Terri Wilkerson is peddling "FoleyGate" merchandise. And I quote: "'FoleyGate' could soon be dubbed the biggest cat ... More >>

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    October 12, 2006
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    August 2, 2006

    Crossfire

    He brought down Robert Tilton, W.V. Grant and Larry Lea, three of Dallas' high-flying televangelists in the early 1990s. And when he wasn't diving in dumpsters to pick through preachers' trash, he was entertaining journalists from around the world at "The Block," Trinity Foundation's collection of h ... More >>

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    May 26, 2006
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    May 19, 2006

    Doyle on the Brain

    Looks like Doyle Davidson read about himself in the Dallas Observer, according to the latest of his "Messages to Lisa," which was posted yesterday. You might also note that he confuses God and himself in his quotation of Scripture--something that happens fairly frequently in his messages, at least i ... More >>

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    May 17, 2006

    Running With the Devil

    On newsstands this morning in the Dallas Observer: Glenna Whitley reports on Doyle Davidson's bizarre world of demons and doom in her cover story on the Dena Schlosser case. Davidson, you might remember, was pastor of the Plano church Schlosser attended before she cut off the arms of her 11-month-ol ... More >>

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    April 20, 2006
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    March 2, 2006
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    October 27, 2005
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    October 13, 2005

    What's in store?

    Plus: Rescued from the Reich

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    September 15, 2005
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    June 9, 2005

    Letters

    Conor's Crying Game Sinful Stem Cells A Mother's Loss

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    February 17, 2005

    Mighty and Young No More

    Plus: Time To Talk; Only Rock and Roll

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    November 11, 2004

    The Missing People's Agenda

    Plus: The Turkey Test; New Sheriff in Town

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    November 4, 2004
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    July 22, 2004

    Free at Last

    Charges against infamous dildo saleswoman dropped in Johnson County

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    July 1, 2004
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    June 3, 2004
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    April 15, 2004

    Get Out

    Kids show off their extracurricular activities

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    April 8, 2004

    Godspeed, Goodspeed

    Plus: John Cocktoastin'; Kick ASSCAR

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    April 1, 2004

    Fair Play

    A reason to visit Deep Ellum during the daytime

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    July 17, 2003
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    January 2, 2003

    Drugged and Raped

    Plus: One Less Load of Hype, No News Is Bad News

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    February 16, 1995
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