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  • Blogs

    April 29, 2014

    Jay Z and Beyoncé's "On the Run" Tour Coming to Dallas July 22

    Last December, the tours Carter and Knowles just missed intersecting each other in Dallas by a couple weeks. At the time, Jay Z played it low-key and Bey went big time. Then this happened. And now, at last, the worlds of "Magna Carter" and "Mrs. Carter" will collide in DFW for the newly announced "O ... More >>

  • News

    January 9, 2014

    Dallas City Hall versus The Car Wash

    Mayor Rawlings calls this South Dallas business a blight. People earning a living there call it family.

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2013

    Calatrava "Bridge" No. 2: We're Spending an Extra $7 mil to put Lipstick on a Pig

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    March 22, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    Dallas PD Nabs Watauga Man Suspected of Taking Part in Dozens of Mammoth Jewel Heists

    Dallas County Sheriff's DepartmentKelvin O'Brien​Moments 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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    Ming's Place: Great Fried Rice in the Heart
    Of a Tex-Mex Zone

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    As Feds Reveal Results From Operation Broken Trust, a Look at the Local Greatest Hits

    ​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 >>

  • Calendar

    May 27, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    Irving Company Creates Technology That Allows Car to Do Your Texting For You

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    Fake Local Attorney Looking at Real Federal Prison Time For Securities Fraud

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2008
  • Blogs

    April 21, 2008

    Dallas Loses Latino Ad Agency to Austin

    Cultura Advertising, a Bryan Street-based agency that markets such clients as Mercedes-Benz, Presbyterian HealthCare System and M&Ms to a Spanish-language audience, is shutting down -- and moving about 200 miles down the highway. Today, downtown Austin-based LatinWorks announced that it has bought C ... More >>

  • Music

    December 27, 2007
  • News

    June 21, 2007

    Fatal Web

    The arrest of Dallas' "Black Widow" lights a fire under a cold murder case

  • News

    September 21, 2006

    The Reverend Freak

    Inside the Terry Hornbuckle case

  • News

    November 25, 2004

    Modern Times

    Plus: School Spirit; Evil Eyes Averted

  • News

    November 6, 2003

    Grave Robbers

    Even in the great beyond, no one is safe from identity theft

  • News

    August 7, 2003

    Porn Pawns

    The kings of smut escape while the feds cook up small fry like former Dallas cop Garry Ragsdale

  • Film

    October 11, 2001

    Hairy Situation

    Bandits holds out for a hero and gets two: Willis and Thornton

  • News

    July 6, 2000

    The truth is way out there

    Jim Marrs believes that Kennedy was murdered as part of a vast conspiracy, that aliens vist us regularly, and that the Trialateral Commission controls our governement. So, what if he's right?

  • Film

    June 8, 2000

    Going, Gone

    Someone take the wheel, 'cause Cage don't know where he's going

  • Dining

    February 3, 2000

    Patio furniture

    Lou's offers a room without a view

  • News

    June 3, 1999

    Danny Fry's last days

    An IRS agent's affidavit details an alleged kidnapping plot that led to four murders

  • News

    May 13, 1999

    Fowled Out

    Does City Hall's rooster ban signal the end of old Oak Cliff? Rose Farley goes to the front lines of a cultural war that threatens to turn the 'hood into something truly heinous...North Dallas

  • Film

    May 6, 1999

    Romancing the '60s? Not quite

    Another look at that celebrated era of excess

  • News

    February 18, 1999

    The Case of the Headless, Handless Corpse

    A reporter's tip helped detectives identify a mutilated body dumped along the Trinity, but finding the man's name led to a deeper mystery -- the disappearance of atheist gadfly Madalyn Murray O'Hair

  • News

    May 14, 1998

    Fly away, little jailbird

    Reports of Steven Russell's death were greatly exaggerated, but they were enough to spring him from a Texas prison

  • News

    January 8, 1998

    The Comeback of Harvey Martin

    Eighteen months ago, the former Cowboys hero was drinking and drugging his way to disaster. Now he's clean, sober, and planning to stay that way.

  • News

    November 6, 1997

    Second Coming

    A jet-settin', Scotch-sippin' Robert Tilton washes up in South Florida--and he still wants your money

  • Music

    August 7, 1997

    Bandleader at bay

    Arranger-conductor Onzy Matthews proves that only the strong survive

  • Music

    July 31, 1997

    Get it while you can

    Jerry Ragavoy and the ghost of Janis Joplin

  • News

    October 3, 1996
  • News

    December 28, 1995

    The new Civil War

    Tax breaks for corporations are about to tear us in half

  • News

    November 30, 1995
  • Film

    June 8, 1995

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX

  • News

    November 24, 1994

    Crime Pays

    How the Feds let S&L swindler Clifford Sinclair get away with millions

  • News

    November 17, 1994

    'Tell Mama Why You Cry' (Part I)

    Sam Krasniqi was acquitted of sexual abuse. So why won't the state let two children have their parents -or their religion?