There was a brief time, not all that long ago, when discountmedspa.com was the Internet's go-to place for gray market botulinum toxin, that Mansfield's Laurie D'Alleva could call herself the Botox Queen. Then, Wired stumbled upon her site -- and the how-to videos featuring D'Alleva injecting the pr ... More >>
Almost a year ago, Erika Perdue, a 41-year-old "socialite" from a tony University Park neighborhood, was arrested and indicted on charges of distributing lots and lots of child pornography. As we reported that July, she was released to a rehab center in Argyle two days after her arrest, but was boot ... More >>
On February 5, U.S. Postal Inspectors customs agents were doing a routine inspection at the North Texas Processing and Distribution Center when they spotted a package freshly arrived from Singapore and destined for a home address in Crowley. The customs agents opened the mail -- they have the autho ... More >>
There must be easier ways to make a living than faking car accidents and submitting false insurance claims for those fake car accidents. It also sounds like a ton of work to set up fake chiropractic clinics to generate fraudulent medical records and bills to submit with those fake insurance claims. ... More >>
Linda KoopLast Friday, Robert offered a first look at some of the big names that had applied to sit on the city's gas drilling task force: Margaret Keliher, Royce West II, Betty Culbreath, the train-bedeviled Chico Grimes and more. This morning, Linda Koop and the handful of other members on the ... More >>
Back in July, WFAA-Channel 8's Byron Harris spent quite some time digging into the doings of the Kennedale-based United States Fallen Heroes Foundation, which said it was a nonprofit raising funds to construct a memorial in Tarrant County to servicemen and women killed in action since September 1 ... More >>
Flickr user: HooverStreetStudiosThe rumor's been circulating for days that John Rhadigan would replace ousted-in-October Josh Lewin as the teevee play-by-play man for the Texas Rangers, pairing him with analyst Tom Grieve. The team just made it official in a release that follows in full. But long ... More >>
Rhett MillerRhett Miller's solo career has had its ups and downs, but overall, he's one of the most successful artists to come out of Dallas. His most recent self-titled album is his third solo effort, released last year to mixed reviews. He's still touring in support of it, and he'll be at the G ... More >>
Bob PerryI've left messages for attorneys Van Shaw (in depositions) and Dan Hagood (in a meeting), so instead we'll have to go with the Associated Press's account of yesterday's court-ordered mediation session between Bob and Jane Cull and Perry Homes' reps. No doubt you recall: On March 1 we bro ... More >>
Bob PerryNow this is breaking news. By now, surely you know the story of Bob and Jane Cull, which has been around for a decade -- when the twosome sued Perry Homes, claiming their house in Mansfield went to hell shortly after they bought it for $233,730 in 1996. At almost every turn, folks found ... More >>
Photos by Danny FulgencioFormer New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, among those praying for motivation in Fort Worth MondayDespite the Monday-morning rain that littered surrounding freeways with wrecked cars, by 8 a.m. yesterday the Fort Worth Convention Center was packed with some 15,0000 people ... More >>
The Fort Worth preacher is accused of beating, threatening and assaulting women for more than 20 years
Two murders and two life sentences won't alter one convict's allegiance to the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas
Andrea Grimes, seeking a warm, cozy place in which to curl up before moving south for the winter, is currently at City Hall for those specific use permit yays or nays. Her report, ever-updating, begins here and continues after the jump. 3:56 p.m.: Property owner Billy McCloud is talking. Something ... More >>
Wait, you can teach kids without boring them? Since when?
A self-portrait from Chelsea Richardson's Web site A few new developments in an old story: I was an intern when Glenna Whitley and I wrote about the brutal murder of a Mansfield couple named Rick and Suzanna Wamsley in 2003. Their son, Andrew Wamsley, and his girlfriend, Chelsea Richardson, have bee ... More >>
The difference between passion and compassion? Throbbing members and refugee kids.
This week, Davina Kelly details her allegations of abuse against Pastor Sherman Allen. A 33-year-old mother of three named Davina Kelly is at the center of the abuse allegations against Pastor Sherman Allen, and she is already the subject of much controversy in local black church circles. The questi ... More >>
Pastor Sherman Allen of Shiloh Institutional Church of God in Christ offered advice on proper sex techniques, a source says. In what kind of church atmosphere would a woman submit to the unthinkable -- allowing her pastor to paddle her repeatedly in various states of undress, sometimes causing bru ... More >>
A WASP in bling mines comedy gold
Girl leaves the grind behind for a li'l two-stepping where the dry turns wet
Inside the Terry Hornbuckle case
Bizarre fibers. Black sweat. Bugs under the skin. Welcome to the controversial world of Morgellons disease.
Blind Lemon Jefferson: Ya know, he's not just the namesake of a failing club in Deep Ellum. Over the weekend, a friend wondered precisely what good reason this city had for not having a Dallas music museum in, say, Deep Ellum, where Blind Lemon Jefferson and Leadbelly hopped off the train some 80 ye ... More >>
You've got to have balls to sell BioPerformance's hot product--mothballs
Jimmy Buffett transcends the father-daughter gap
Kenny Rogers and his favorite cameraman reach a settlement--and common ground
Plus: Home, Bitter Home
Plus: Off the List, Maybe
Plus: The Next Wave; Strand of Evidence
With Texas No. 1 in DWI deaths, MADD gets down to business
The killer Unicorn is corralled
With statues, crosses and Christmas ornaments, parents mourn and celebrate the memory of children taken by violence
Looks like Domingo Garcia will coming to a ballot near you.
Critics of a private prison firm that ran two juvenile boot camps in Dallas wonder where the love is at these "tough love academies"
Or: Oh, look...it's another end-of-the-century list
Despite regional rivalries and hard times, the Fall Gallery Walk has picked up its pace
After an infant died in a Cedar Hill foster home, state investigators turned up evidence of neglect and greed. The worst thing is, they already knew.
in Belgium, anyway. But some West-Coast horse lovers have Texas' meat men--the guys who supply the little-known equine slaughter industry--on the run.
June 25 - July 1, 1999
He's violated the public trust and betrayed his own ethical standards. But is Dallas' perpetually annoying councilman guilty of fraud, perjury, and extortion?
Texan Ella Mae influenced rock, then she crawled under one