Jeff Kaplan

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    City's Spending Millions Fighting Dallas Fire-Rescue Sexual Harassment Suit

    Leanne Siri​The case of Leanne Siri v. City of Dallas, Texas, et al. is alive and well in Dallas federal court, with discovery scheduled to wrap up by no later than November 18, according to a doc filed with the court only last week. For those who've somehow forgotten all about this long-smolderin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Federal Grand Jury Indicts DPD Senior Corporal Who Headed Dallas Crime Stoppers

    Andrea Grimes​That photo you see at top is Dallas Police Department Senior Corporal Theadora Ross, in the middle, being escorted out of DPD HQ yesterday by FBI agents. Andrea was out there Wednesday morning, but at the time, DPD and the feds refused to comment on Ross's arrest. They promised all w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Woodrow Wilson English Teacher Arrested, Charged For Possessing Child Pornography

    ​The U.S. Attorney's Office just sent word that 44-year-old Jon Leslie Lyons, who has been teaching English at Woodrow Wilson High School for three years, was arrested and charged yesterday with possessing child pornography, some involving children under the age of 5. According to an affidavit fil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2009

    Eugene Lockhart Indicted: Feds Accuse The Former Hitting Machine of Mortgage Fraud

    ​The U.S. Attorney's Office just sent word that former Dallas Cowboy hitting machine, 48-year-old Eugene Lockhart, is among nine people indicted by a federal grand jury. They're accused of a running a mortgage scheme out of Dallas between 2001 and '05 under such monikers as America's Team Mortgage ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Dallas DPS Officer Arrested by Feds in Complex Phony ID Scam for Illegal Immigrants

    The U.S. Attorney's Office has just sent word that Alvaro Ivan Adame -- a 40-year-old lieutenant with the Texas Department of Public Safety who's worked in the Drivers License Division as a supervisor at offices on Northwest Highway in Dallas and in Wichita Falls -- was arrested this morning at DPS ... More >>

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    November 20, 2008
  • Blogs

    October 19, 2006

    Not MADI Anymore

    The ugly lawsuit between the owner and creator of the MADI Museum in Uptown has been settled. I know, you can breathe now. Seemed like every day, or every hour, in May we were running items about the federal lawsuit involving artist Volf Roitman and the MADI Museum. Maybe you remember it: Roitman's ... More >>

  • News

    March 30, 2006


    Wading in the city's dirty water

  • News

    August 4, 2005

    If You Can't Argue the Facts...

    Plus: Every Picture Tells a Story

  • News

    August 19, 1999

    Reno vs. Belo

    The U.S. attorney general accuses WFAA of violating anti-wiretapping laws in the Peavy case

  • News

    March 26, 1998

    Liar, liar

    A federal magistrate rules that real estate baron Vance Miller says things that "are not true"

  • News

    January 15, 1998

    Cancel that

    An about-face over release of the Peavy Tapes puts DISD trustees opposite Sandy Kress

  • News

    November 27, 1997

    Feds do a flip-flop on Peavy Tapes

    If the government has its way, no one else will know the contents of these controversial chats

  • News

    March 21, 1996

    The House of Cottrell (Part II)

    The untold story of bitterness and betrayal in black Dallas' royal family