The Dallas City Council yesterday voted to spend some $7 million of your money to cover the latest cost overruns for the second Calatrava suspension bridge over the Trinity River. The city already had to cheap down the first Calatrava suspension bridge so much that now it's not even a real suspensi ... More >>
Dallas County Sheriff's DepartmentKelvin O'BrienMoments ago, Dallas Police spokesman Senior Corporal Kevin Janse sent out a handful of over-the-weekend updates. Among them was this brief concerning an arrest made early Sunday morning:On 9/25/2011 at 1:45 a.m., Dallas Police Officers received info ... More >>
A couple of weeks ago, on an otherwise familiar route home from the gym, an unfamiliar sign caught my eye.
There, next to the Potbelly and Starbucks on the corner of Lemmon Avenue and Inwood Road, was a Grand Opening sign for Ming's Place China Bistro. Hmm...
While I will admit that a high ... More >>
This morning in D.C., Attorney General Eric Holder met with the media to discuss Operation Broken Trust, a wide-ranging crime-bustin' effort conducted by an alphabet soup's worth of agencies intended to "protect American investors, to ensure the strength of our markets, and to prevent financial f ... More >>
So, driving while texting is 23 times more dangerous than just, ya know, driving; 88 percent of Texas teens do it anyhow; with the growed-ups, the number's probably closer to 104 percent; and some states are proposing legislation outlawing the practice altogether. To which an Irving-based company ... More >>
In July 2008, federal authorities arrested a Carrollton man named Joseph Kelly Lara, whom the feds had accused of creating a phony name (Nick DeAngelis Mancuso) and a fake job (securities attorney and investment professional), which he then used to sell securities (including Google stock) he claimed ... More >>