Sam MertenDon and Sheila Hill left the courthouse Tuesday afternoon in good spirits.An admittedly nervous Steve Williams spent all of Tuesday afternoon on the stand discussing his eight-year tenure as Don Hill's administrative assistant, pushing the anticipated debut of developer Brian Potashnik to ... More >>
How Michael Hinojosa escaped blame in the DISD credit card scandal
The following comes from a July 31, 2006, story in The Dallas Morning News, shortly after the paper published a series of stories revealing that some Dallas Independent School District employees had used district-issued credit cards to run up more than $6 million in purchases that either violated di ... More >>
The Dallas City Council does a comedy campaign for its critics
Plus: Coming Attractions; Torah, Torah, Torah!
City Hall created its own fine mess in the police department
It ain't because they're electing a pope
Call me Ishmael. Just give me the damn audit!
What you get when a fake panel investigates fake drugs
Now let's look for the real villains in fake drugs
The city council weighs a serious new sex law
Club owners fear the city may put a stop to dancing the night away
Nobody believes Terrell Bolton anymore--except his friends at Dallas City Hall
Federal judge strikes down Dallas' two-rubs-and-you're-out rule for strip clubs
Dallas' long-running battle with a slumlord grinds to a murky end
Forget talk of a settlement. Bachman Lake homeowners vow to fight their war against bare nipples to the bitter end.
DMN security compromised by computer whizzer
Somebody on the Dallas City Council skipped school the day they taught the U.S. Constitution
In municipal court, they'll plead you guilty when you don't even know you're on trial
The silence is deafening at City Hall over expanding Love Field, but Jim Schutze has some advice for airport neighbors: Buy earplugs.
You have the right to remain silent...later
Taxes go up, services come down, and the billionaires stay happy
A Dallas titty bar strikes back in the city's war against SOBs
What happens when you no longer need the levee taxpayers voted to pay for? Why, you just spend the money on some other big dumb project.
A humongous lawsuit knocks on the door at City Hall, and we're gonna end up paying--one way or the other
Was it a conspiracy or city bungling that let Baby Dolls keep its license? Guess.
An assistant city attorney unfairly targeted by cops files suit
Dallas' new police Chief Terrell Bolton walks through a minefield as he tries to reshape the department. His strategy? Wear combat boots.
Dallas' rooster ban gets a man thrown into the INS tank
The city's ordinance governing topless clubs is a joke. But Bachman Lake-area residents are determined to get rid of the clubs by any means necessary.
Dallas' African-American cops say they are being unfairly disciplined by a racist department. The numbers suggest they're right.
When people started asking why Dallas' finest were losing the war on slumlords, someone reached for the bag of dirty tricks
It was reformers vs. the business-as-usual crowd on Dallas' ethics task force. Somehow the reformers won. Sort of.
An arena foe sets her sights on what she claims are unlawful tax exemptions
Dallas gets blamed for doing too little to stop an illegal dump from choking a neighborhood
Truth hurts; What's in a name?
The feds got a conviction against a DISD contractor, but they may have been gunning for Matthew Harden