Last night in Oak Cliff, at about 8 p.m., two Dallas police officers watched a dark-colored Cadillac speed through a red light. The car did stop at the next red light, at Hampton Road and Illinois Avenue, which is where the cops caught up with it. At first, it seemed like it would be a run-of-the-m ... More >>
It started out as an ordinary transaction: A man walks into the LBJ Freeway outpost of Sara's Secret just before 9 p.m. Wednesday and asks to see their selection of fetish swings. The employee goes and retrieves an available model and shows it to the customer, who seems impressed. He'll take it, he ... More >>
Police had a weird and somewhat wild Wednesday. Here are some highlights from yesterday's police activity: Dining In: At some point between 1 and 7 a.m., someone broke into the banquet hall of Skyline Ranch on Wheatland Road and helped themselves to $30 worth of food. They dined in, then proceeded ... More >>
Some of the attendees were of questionable nature, with a variety of tattoos and T-shirts expressing various viewpoints that are, shall we say, somewhat extreme. No doubt rural Oklahoma, with its various billboards on abortion, meth addiction and Christianity prominently displayed outside of the rea ... More >>
After surviving the drunken-driving accident that killed his girlfriend, a local sports-talker takes his pain on the air.
Maybe Jamie Elias and Adan Zermeno were stoked that their Dallas Stars would soon return and couldn't wait to hit the ice to celebrate. Or maybe it was mere coincidence that their burglary spree came just as the NHL lockout was coming to an end. Either way, they found themselves escaping from a stra ... More >>
Sixto Salinas and his 18-year-old daughter were about to enter Sunny Food Mart at 9 p.m. Tuesday when they were nearly knocked over by two men rushing out of the store. They gleaned from a witness inside that the two men had just robbed the store (police classified it as theft), knocking over a cust ... More >>
Last Wednesday night, police say, Justin Jones, 19, was being driven around Dallas in a stolen tan Nissan, occasionally getting out to rob people at gunpoint. One of the stops, in the early hours of Thursday morning, was at a Chinese food restaurant on Park Lane near Central Expressway. The driver, ... More >>
Rudolph Dinwiddie had a rough night on Monday. As he withdrew cash from a Bank of America ATM in the 3900 block of Cedar Springs Road, a car pulled up behind him, and three people stepped out. One was pointing a submachine gun. "If you don't cooperate, we are going to kill your fucking ass," they t ... More >>
On April 1, 2011, Dallas Police Officer Eric Watts went to check out a report that vehicles were racing in an area near Stemmons and Northwest Highway. Watts reportedly saw an orange Nissan peel out of a parking lot, narrowly missing another car, turned on his lights and siren, and gave chase in v ... More >>
Rock CunananDPS has determined what led to Wednesday morning's crash on the tollway.Didn't intend to end the day with three (or four, if you will) auto-related items, but that's how we roll:First, this breaking news courtesy KTVT-Channel 11: Former Dallas mayor Ron Kirk, now President Obama's tra ... More >>
As if the fear of wrong-way drivers, fiery crashes and wheelie-poppers wasn't enough to put you in the bike lane, the North Texas Tollway Authority has released video from a Wednesday-morning crash near the Belt Line Road exit in which no one, astoundingly, was seriously hurt. Yet one more reason n ... More >>
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