Just two weeks after former Dallas PD senior corporal Theadora Ross was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison for pocketing $250,000 from North Texas CrimeStoppers, which she was charged with overseeing, the Feds are again alleging fraud in the program. On Tuesday, the local U.S. Attorney's ... More >>
Friends of Unfair Park who followed the federal City Hall corruption trial in 2009 may recall the name Sarah Saldaña; she was among the more prominent prosecutors on that team. But till I glanced at her U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary questionnaire, I had no idea, for instance, that from ... More >>
Patrick MichelsMayoral hopeful David Kunkle, backed by his squadron of crime-fighting supporters. Backed by a new group of law-enforcing backers calling themselves "Crime Fighters for Kunkle," former Dallas police chief and mayoral hopeful David Kunkle took a minute this morning to cast himself as ... More >>
First he leaves At the Movies; now, he's no longer the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas. As of tomorrow, Richard Roper's back in the private sector, working for Thompson & Knight, after four years spent as U.S. Attorney. Course, this was inevitable: Barack Obama will pick a new p ... More >>
How did that happen?
Department of Justice officials have concluded that conditions at the Lew Sterrett Justice Center amount to a house of horrors. It was even worse than anyone expected. Just more than a year after it launched its investigation of the Dallas County jail, the U.S. Department of Justice on Saturday sent ... More >>