Update at 4:43 p.m.: Dallas County Juvenile Department director Terry Smith sends her response: "Actually the county is ready to go and I am unaware of any issues."
Original post: Ground on the Letot Girls' Residential Therapy Center, the $9.8 million facility planned in Northwest Dallas for child ... More >>
Ashton and Demi's charity guru says sex trafficking is, like, the new Darfur. In this week's Paper Version of Unfair Park, you'll find a story about underage sex trafficking from the Village Voice, our big sister in New York (she's very sharing, that sister). The story details the recent fascinat ... More >>
Traffick911.comNot up for driving out to Mansfield (Hi, Mom and Dad!) tonight in Friday-evening traffic to talk about children who are bought and sold into sexual slavery and will probably live an average of seven years before dying as a result of the danger and trauma of the industry? No? Not yo ... More >>
A sobering stat: The National Human Trafficking Resource Center receives more calls from Texas than any other state, and 15 percent of those calls come from Dallas-Fort Worth, according to Sara Taylor with DFWTraffick, a local organization dedicated to combating sexual exploitation in the area. I ... More >>
This weekend marks 97.9 The Beat's sixth annual custom car show, which will take place on Sunday, August 22, at the Dallas Convention Center. This year, the event's headliners are Gucci Mane, Ice Cube, Waka Flocka Flame, Plies, Bun B, Trina, Slim Thug and a man who will definitely show off his ic ... More >>
At a press conference at Dallas City Hall this morning, Dr. Bob Sanborn, president and CEO of the Houston-based Children at Risk, ticked off the tragic statistics: Of the reported cases of human trafficking in the U.S., 25 percent of victims were from Texas. During the final few months 2007 alone ... More >>
Paul Dano and Zooey Deschanel in Gigantic, which premiered in Toronto last year and screens this year at AFI DallasThe AFI Dallas International Film Festival just released its first list of films selected for this year's shindig, which runs March 26 through April 2 -- with, as noted last month, most ... More >>