Mark White

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    July 26, 2011

    Five Decades Into His Career, Gary P. Nunn Talks The Past and Present of Texas Music

    Singer-songwriter Gary P. Nunn has been making music for nearly half a century. In that time, Nunn has played with a Who's Who of Texas country musicians. Best known for writing "London Homesick Blues," the theme song for Austin City Limits, Nunn has worked with, among others, Jerry Jeff Walker, Mi ... More >>

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    March 11, 2011

    Nigerian Soccer Star Buried in Africa, As Family Challenges Little Elm PD's Suicide Ruling

    Uche Okafor, a soccer star in Nigeria, played for Major League Soccer's Kansas City Wizards in the late '90s.​In the two months since Nigerian soccer star and Major League Soccer alum Uche Okafor was found dead in his Little Elm home, press from his home country has followed the blow-by-blow betwe ... More >>

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    December 17, 2010

    Ladies and Gentlemen, Stephen Sondheim

    Photos courtesy the Dallas Indepedent School District​The boy and I were listening to Tom Waits's rendition of "Somewhere" the other day -- over and over and over again, my bad. Still. A personal favorite, has been for years. There's a reason Stephen Colbert gushed over the Broadway great earlier ... More >>

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    August 20, 2010

    Federal Alphabet Soup Reviewing Yesterday's Love Field Gate-Crashing Before Filing Charges

    ​So now we know what the Dallas Police Department is charging Michael Laurence Browne with following yesterday's slow ride that landed on the Love Field runway: evading arrest in a vehicle, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, criminal mischief, aggravated robbery and an outstanding traffic ticket ... More >>

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    July 28, 2010

    FBI Confirms It's Investigating, With Arlington PD, a Series of Recent Attacks on Mosque

    ​The Council on American-Islamic Relations just sent word of that a handful of incidents at the Dar El-Eman Islamic Center in on Mansfield Road in Arlington in recent days have sparked an investigation involving the Arlington Police Department and the FBI. Says the release, on Sunday someone set i ... More >>

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    January 15, 2010

    Mexican Authorities, FBI Round Up Four Locals Indicted for Cybercrimes Last Week

    ​Turns out, reports of Michael Faulkner's death were highly exaggerated. Special Agent Mark White, the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Dallas spokesman, tells Unfair Park today that the Southlake resident -- who was among the 19 indicted by a federal grand jury last week for a "massive cybercrim ... More >>

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    November 23, 2009

    In a Report Released Today, FBI Says Hate Crimes Are Up in U.S., Down in Dallas

    ​New statistics collected by the FBI show fewer hate crimes being committed in Dallas in 2008 compared with 2007. According to 2008 Hate Crime Statistics, which was released today, Dallas reported 17 hate crimes, which include crimes motivated by race, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    A Week Later, More Questions Than Answers Concerning FBI's Data Center Raids

    Less than a week after that FBI raid at a 2323 Bryan Street data center that left dozens of innocent companies and Internet service providers in the dark, Wired's Threat Level offers the most complete picture of what went down. From information gleaned from court docs (including the 39-page affidavi ... More >>

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    February 3, 2009

    U.S. Attorney Set to Announce Arrest in "Amarillo White Powder Letters" Investigation

    Last night, the U.S. Attorney's Office sent word that at 11 a.m. today there would a media conference at the Earle Cabell Federal Building downtown "to announce developments in a pending investigation." This morning, a second missive arrived with further details: Acting U.S. Attorney James Jacks; Ro ... More >>

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    June 25, 2008

    During FBI Sweep, Eight Arrested -- And a "High-Risk Child" Was Returned Home

    FBI Director Robert Mueller, announcing the arrests and recoveries made during Operation Cross Country The Federal Bureau of Investigation today announced that from June 18 to 23, it had law enforcement agencies from across the country involved in a so-called "national enforcement action" called Ope ... More >>

  • News

    June 5, 2008

    Phony Heroes

    Fakers find they can easily get license plates reserved for military heroes

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    November 29, 2007

    Better Than a Post Office Wall

    Courtesy Dallas Is My Home, I've just spent the last too long browsing Bandit Tracker, where local and federal law-enforcement agencies are posting surveillance-cam photos taken during bank robberies. It's been around since the spring, Mark White, the FBI's local media relations coordinator, tells U ... More >>

  • News

    September 30, 1999

    Maverick rides again

    Democratic media whiz Mark McKinnon left partisan politics behind until George W. Bush swept him off his feet

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    March 25, 1999

    Fatal Perfection

    Don Crowder was obsessed with being the best--as a lawyer, family man, and friend. So why did he kill himself?

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    September 17, 1998

    Smoke-filled room

    When Dan Morales brokered Texas' $17.3 billion tobacco settlement, he blew away Governor Bush. He also made sure his friends got a few puffs.

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    June 18, 1998

    Mr. Mellow

    John Wiley Price, the man who once toted a bullhorn in protests outside Mayor Ron Kirk's home, learns that it helps to have friends in high places

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    February 16, 1995

    Pickup Games

    How a giant lawsuit against General Motors could leave lawyers with millions - and Texas truck owners breathing fumes

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    November 3, 1994