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Greyhound Lines Inc.

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2014

    The Yardbirds' Jim McCarty: "There Were Several Layers of Discontent"

    The Yardbirds hold a special place in the history of rock and roll. Over the course of some fitful years in the mid- to late-1960's, the band featured the talents (separately) of Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page. During that time, the Yardbirds made several classic albums and even managed to h ... More >>

  • News

    December 19, 2013

    Burning Injustice

    Shaky evidence sent Sonia Cacy to prison for burning her beloved uncle to death. Now she's destitute and fighting the state to clear her name.

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    Civil Rights Leader Peter Johnson Excoriates Council for Proposal to Bus Out Homeless

    Last week, as they City Council was being briefed on the still very incomplete effort to end chronic homelessness in Dallas, a frustrated Dwaine Caraway proposed a surefire solution: Why not round up the homeless people, stick them on a Greyhound bus, and send them back to where they came from? Most ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2012

    City Staff's Complaint Against Judges: They're Too Damned Fair

    Every time City Hall sets about reforming its own court system through the judicial appointments process, I see that same old bad penny coming around again. They want municipal court judges who will do what a bunch of 23-year-old city prosecutors tell them to do. Been there myself. Let me come back ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2012

    The Mother of Jakadrien Turner, the Oak Cliff Teen Deported to Colombia, is Suing the Feds

    It was unusual when Jakadrien Turner's grades in high school began to falter after the death of her grandfather nearly two years ago. She was typically a good student and didn't look for trouble. But after her grandfather's death, she began acting out, according to legal documents, and in this perio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    Greyhound Drivers Union Says Texas Buses Are Being Driven by Crappy Drivers. Huh?

    Anyone who has ridden cross-country on a Greyhound bus, and who walked by the bus station on Lamar Street yesterday, would have assumed that the group of protesters gathered there were speaking out against the inhumane conditions suffered by its passengers. On the contrary, the picketers were m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    Security Guard Sues DPD and the City, Claims He was Unduly Pistol-Whipped By Off-Duty Cop

    Photo by Anna MerlanMichael Kloever​Meet Michael Kloever. Again. The 33-year-old security guard was all over the news back in August, when he said he was pistol-whipped by an off-duty Dallas cop in a strip club parking lot after trying to break up what he thought was a fight between club customers ... More >>

  • News

    October 7, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 2, 2008

    Buses, Trains and Automobiles, or: Canucks Amok in Texas!

    What happens when one Vancouver Sun columnist and her aunt decide to see the great state of Texas from a car, a Greyhound bus and a train? Well, nothing terribly exciting, though Susan Riley's recounting of her trip through Texas, including stops in Dallas and Austin and elsewhere, provides a intrig ... More >>

  • News

    November 27, 2008

    DISD: Hitting Bottom, Then Reaching for a Shovel to Dig Deeper

    Explanations be damned. There is only one justifiable response to the worst fiscal disaster in DISD history.

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2008

    In Canada, Not the Best of Nights for Dallas-Based Greyhound Lines

    Dallas-based Greyhound Lines isn't having a very good morning, following news that last night, on a bus traveling from Edmonton to Winnipeg, one passenger attacked another in front of some 36 fellow travelers. And it was a particularly gruesome incident: Notes The Windsor Star this morning, the atta ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 28, 2007

    Spamalittle

    Not exactly Dead Parrot: The Musical, but close; new season lineups promise star turns

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2007

    Greyhound Has Its Own Iraq Conflict

    On Monday, a Michigan man filed a federal discrimination suit against Dallas-based Greyhound Lines, alleging that a driver booted him off a bus because he's an...Arab. Indeed, according to 42-year-old Faroq Alfatlawi -- an Iraqi native, no less -- that's just what the driver told him: "Get away, Ara ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2006

    Get On the Bus

    Since 2004 Dallas-based Greyhound Lines Inc. has eliminated service to hundreds of small towns across the country; in Texas, for instance, you can no longer hop the bus from Dallas, home of Greyhound's seventh-busiest terminal, to, oh, White Deer or Alpine or Pampa or 23 other rural outposts once on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2006

    Airline Tickets for the Wright Price

    American Airlines execs, standing alongside Mark Cuban, gave away some 19,000 airline tix to everyone at last night's Dallas Mavericks game at the American Airlines Center. The kicker: The vouchers are for American flights at Love Field, the same airport I am pretty sure American wants shuttered in ... More >>

  • News

    December 8, 2005

    Bus Gestapo

    DART cops put a guy in jail 11 days for jaywalking

  • News

    January 23, 2003

    Tracks of His Tears

    His wife murdered their five children, but Rusty Yates was the one labeled a villain. He says don't believe everything you read.

  • 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 14, 2000

    Home Again

    Horace Caraker got what he wanted: jail time

  • Culture

    June 1, 2000

    Stalker fiction

    Camden Joy turned Cracker's David Lowery into fiction. Too bad he's quite real... and really angry.

  • Culture

    April 6, 2000

    What's in a name?

    Even without her startling moniker, artist Merry Fuhrer's work deserves a second look

  • Music

    February 3, 2000

    A church supreme

    After three decades of feeding the homeless, the world's only church devoted to John Coltrane now finds itself without a home

  • Culture

    October 21, 1999

    Magnificent obsession

    Painter Stephen Anderson has no choice but to make his art

  • News

    July 1, 1999

    Prison sweet prison

    Horace Caraker doesn't belong in federal prison. But he likes it there, and he'll threaten a president if it means going back.

  • News

    October 29, 1998

    Caught in the crossfire

    Denied his day in court, a former Waco TV reporter, falsely accused of setting up federal agents, becomes the last casualty of the Branch Davidian siege

  • News

    August 6, 1998

    Rocket man

    Former NASA engineer Tom Moser dreams about launching the next generation of spacecraft from Texas soil

  • News

    May 7, 1998

    Robbing 'em blind

    For burglar Carnell Johnson, willing fences, indifferent neighbors, and friendly dogs ame for an easy living

  • News

    June 26, 1997

    What makes Sammy run?

    Huge and helpless, schizophrenic and hypertensive, Sammy Allen has fallen between the administrative cracks of a local mental health system that can't seem to get its ACT together

  • News

    May 8, 1997
  • Film

    November 16, 1995

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX

  • News

    January 19, 1995

    One Scared Puppy

    Why Dallas' Greyhound Lines is fighting for its life

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