There's something in the air this week besides Wintery Mix. It's almost Valentine's Day, that magical time of year where even really solid romantic gestures seem tacky and contrived. But hey: Everyone deserves a little love. And a whole bunch of bands are choosing North Texas this year. So open up ... More >>
Dozens of teenage Explorers have been sexually assaulted by the cops they hoped to emulate.
Back in October, the Dallas Police Department launched iWatch Dallas, its spin on LAPD's "virtual crime watch" intended to use citizen alerts to deter anything and everything from car burglaries to prostitution to terrorism. DPD says it's working as planned and that iWatch has "led to several imp ... More >>
On Monday, FOX News's Gretchen "Still on MySpace" Carlson -- a former KXAS'er, for those who've forgotten and how could you? -- reported that the Los Angeles Police Department has ordered 10,000 jetpacks, which sounds totally ... what's the opposite of reasonable? Problem is, as Raw Story and Gaw ... More >>
Andrea's decided to spend some time at the city council's Public Safety Committee briefing this afternoon, where she'll learn a little more about iWatch Dallas, the DPD's just-launched "virtual crime watch" that allows the citizenry to type in tips from their computers and cell phones. Says the D ... More >>
Bradley WhitfordJanis Burklund, head of the Dallas Film Commission, breaks the big news: "We have landed the Fox TV Studios production Jack and Dan." Which, for those who don't read The Hollywood Reporter, is the latest series from Burn Notice creator and exec producer Matt Nix. And it's set to s ... More >>
Angelina Jolie takes on a serial killer and the system in Clint Eastwood's latest
Racial tension, above and below the surface, in Neil LaBute's Lakeview Terrace
Something to look forward to in 2008: Clint Eastwood'sChangeling
The third time's the guilty pleasure for Tucker and Chan's buddy cop franchise
Former Mr. America, Dallas' Mike Scarella, died of GHB use four years ago. The 2007 International GHB and Chemical Drug Conference will take place in Arlington next week. But Trinka Porrata, organizer of the event and president of Project GHB, says it appears that attendance by law enforcement and e ... More >>
On Tuesday, D magazine editor and publisher Wick Allison made invidious comparisons between Los Angeles police chief William Bratton and our own chief, David Kunkle. Based on his belief that L.A. crime rates have been plummeting while ours have not, Allison wrote on FrontBurner: "David Kunkle may b ... More >>
True-crime noir goes searching for Hollywood's heart of darkness
Showbiz noir investigates TV Superman's real-life tragedy
I hear the best stuff in the most unlikely places. Last week, I was fighting off a heavy case of the Zs at the back of a room in City Hall, waiting for the item I was interested in to come up. Meanwhile, a bunch of police and fire officials were addressing the city's "Productivity Commission" on the ... More >>
Five years after the publication (well, self-publication) of his book O.J. Is Guilty, but Not of Murder, local private detective Bill Dear is moving his search for Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman's killers to the big screen. On March 27 at the Angelika Film Center, 275 locals handpicked by Dear will ... More >>
Accused of killing a cop's son, Emily Dowdy learns the hard way that in Oklahoma City justice isn't blind. It works for the prosecution.
For a little, they get a lot
Ron Shelton tries to mock the L.A. cop buddy movie
Ellroy + Ayer = a familiar bad-cop movie in which L.A. burns
Eastwood's got an infusion of new Blood, but is his ticker up to it?
A sleep-deprived Al Pacino tangles with a psycho Robin Williams in Insomnia
De Niro and Murphy play it by the numbers in Showtime, but that's not a bad thing
Protected by a badge, Denzel swaggers through L.A.'s mean streets
Don't Rush to see Chan and Tucker in this warmed-over rehashing
High-profile P.I. Bill Dear believes he knows who killed Nicole Simpson. It's not who you think.
The untold story of Dallas' biggest-ever police corruption scandal
Magnolia buries a radiant Tom Cruise beneath three hours of brilliant nothing
Fight crime and stay away from Blue Streak
Dead Kennedys, Alternative Tentacles, and the lawsuit that proves there isn't always room for Jello
Living on the sidewalk for a month. Sleeping with Wookiees. Thousand-dollar action figures. Think the new Star Wars is just a movie? You poor fool.
Jackie's latest trots out some familiar moves while avoiding traffic problems
Justice may be blind, but Dallas jurors aren't--particularly when it comes to race
The terrific L.A. Confidential captures our worst suspicions of how the world works
Strange Days spikes your popcorn with entertaining sleaze