By now, you're probably sick of year-end lists. Too bad. New Year's is still a day-and-a-half away, there's very little happening news-wise, and, most important, journalists have not yet exhausted their onanistic need to rehash their old work. So, here's our contribution. Part best-of, part most-cl ... More >>
The Texas Brahmas, Fort Worth's 16-year-old minor league hockey team, no longer exists, at least not in any meaningful sense. Over the summer, the Central Hockey League announced that the club would not play in the 2013-14 season and declared its entire roster unrestricted free agents while it searc ... More >>
If you're in Fort Worth and you head down Loop 820 until you're just about in North Richland Hills, you'll find a little place called Redneck Heaven. The name is a self-conscious, somewhat tongue-in-cheek reappropriation of a term often used to disparage white Southerners -- on the bar's website, yo ... More >>
You probably noticed that today is December 12, 2012, or 12/12/12, which depending on who you ask is the Gregorian calendar's last repeating date this century or the last date. Period. We'll go ahead and assume Brent Troy Bartel falls into the latter camp. Police were dispatched to Bartel's Richlan ... More >>
Jennifer Ciravolo woke early Wednesday morning, knowing that day she would look into the face of the man accused of killing her brother in a Tarrant County jail. She got her sons dressed and packed for elementary school. Instead of the uniform she wears to her job as a cashier at a Valero gas statio ... More >>
Steven Lawayne Nelson was found guilty Monday morning in the slaying of Clint Dobson, a 28-year-old pastor who was discovered in Arlington's NorthPointe Baptist with a plastic bag clinging to his face. Investigators say Nelson wielded a Daisy air pistol during the March 2011 robbery that ended in Do ... More >>
Two deaths will be answered for in a trial only intended to account for one. See also: - Imaginary Monsters Chased Jonny Holden All His Life, Then a Real One Caught Him First, starting Monday, Steven Lawayne Nelson, a deeply troubled 25-year-old, will be tried for the murder of Clinton Dobson, a 2 ... More >>
Kimberly ThorpeSome of the drugs and money seized by law-enforcement officials in the fall of 2009â€‹We were there in October of last year, when the Drug Enforcement Administration, the FBI, the I.R.S., the U.S. Secret Service and Texas Air National Guard -- and every other law-enforcing acronym -- ... More >>
When you're 23 years old, it's all about smoking dope out of an empty beer can, having sex in the backseat of your car, and watching Soul Train the next morning with a hammer-to-the-forehead hangover. At least, it would've been for me, if I had actually owned my own automobile. That period of my lif ... More >>
A program for fallen warriors' families feels the economic pinch
The problems of pointing a laser where the sun don't shine
With Terrell Owens, which comes first--the Super Bowl ring or the explosion?
Adrift in a sea of psychotropic pharmacology, it's easy for a kid to drown.
Thanks to TV, crime scene investigating is the new hot profession, but Max Courtney knows it's more science than art
David Cohen, matrimonial investigator
Soak the Middle Class; Double Exposure; Ruscha's Mirror
Overpaid, Over Here; Best What ?; Free Dr. Laura
Coaches and parents in the area's elite youth hockey league say the Dallas Stars are trying to ice anyone who threatens their control of the kid hockey business
December 31, 1998 - January 6, 1999
August 20 - 26, 1998
Tarrant County Sheriff David Williams lusts for helicopters, Chevy Tahoes, and machine guns, but in the hands of used car parts baron Ed Max, Williams is the ultimate cop toy
Why no one is winning the battle of the baby superstores
Cornell Dupree is the ultimate un-showoff
After a Southwestern Bell manager saved a woman's life, the phone company celebrated him as a hero. After he complained about what he alleges were racist billing practices, it fired him.