A severely autistic teenager wandered away from Conrad High School in Vickery Meadow on Friday afternoon. The boy, who police say functions on the level of a 3-year-old, was located four hours later wandering near Skyline High School -- 10 miles to the southeast of Conrad, in the general vicinity o ... More >>
It's getting to be time to focus on 2014: A year we think will be a good one in North Texas music. Here are 12 of the artists and bands we expect to be on everyone's year-end highlight roundups this December. See also: Five Local Rappers to Watch in 2013
Chef April Barney might be the busiest chef in Dallas. Her primary staff includes students at Skyline High School, but her clientele in the evening and on weekends can vary, depending on which local chef has swooped her up to help with an event. During the summer she helped orchestrate the kitchen m ... More >>
More than a year after its fight became public, Dallas ISD is still struggling to cut ties with unscrupulous tutoring companies it's required to contract with under federal law. A report set to be delivered Thursday to the board of trustees details the Texas Education Agency's findings against two ... More >>
A 1-year-old child died after being left in a locked car in the parking lot of Frank Guzick Elementary School in Pleasant Grove. The child's mother is a teacher at the school, according to a statement from Dallas ISD. A statement from the Dallas Police Department says that a witness observed the c ... More >>
Ona Marie Hendricks' theory on urban sartorial choice is more developed than most. "There are two types of saggers," she explained to Fox 4's Steve Eagar a few months ago. "There is the ridiculous, nasty, disrespectful type where, like, everything is showing up under, where you can see everything, ... More >>
It was pretty much guaranteed that Dwaine Caraway's "Saggin' Pants Forum," held Saturday in City Hall chambers, was going to be weird. This was, after all, almost a full afternoon devoted to the City Council member and former mayor's ongoing crusade against men who don't belt their pants at the wais ... More >>
This is not the first time Dwaine Caraway has stood up for Skyline High School. Three years ago, back when the Dallas ISD first toyed with tinkering with its magnets, the District Four council member -- and Roosevelt grad -- went to the board of trustees and demanded they keep their hands off Sky ... More >>
Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Doomsday scenario for Monday Night Football: Quarterback Jon Kitna. Running back DeMarco Murray. Receivers Kevin Ogletree, Jesse Holley and Dwayne Harris. Center Kevin Kowalski. Left guard ... More >>
Perhaps you've seen the promotional materials -- they've been everywhere during the past five years, as the Dallas Independent School District (and superintendent Michael Hinojosa, especially) eased on down that Road to Broad, so named for the $2 million award given to urban school districts who ... More >>
Patrick Michels From DISD trustee Carla Ranger this morning, in a note to teachers: "May your lives be blessed in spite of the unjust price you now pay for the mistakes of others." Briefly this morning, a dispatch from the front lines of the DISD teacher layoffs coming down today -- Skyline High Sc ... More >>
The school district decides not to mess with Skyline's magnet programor Caraway
Dallas hoops legend comes home to spread good in the 'hood
Kitchen 1924 fulfills its promise of unpretentious food that tastes good
The life and times of John Soldier
Investigators find a suspect in a vicious arson fire that killed five dallas kids 15 years ago
An aging Buzz finds little to celebrate in the year gone by. What did you expect?
CompUSA and Latin America's richest man get a $450 million lesson from a Dallas jury: Friendship and business don't mix.
With public housing under assault from Congress, the Justice Department, and HUD, Dallas tenants' advocate Alice Basey is part of a grassroots movement fighting to keep poor families from going homeless
Don't let accusations of overtime fraud by low-level employees distract you. The real money disappears from the Dallas Independent School District through sleazy contracts awarded by top administrators.
With Hispanics the majority among Dallas schoolchildren and a Latino superintendent in their corner, Jesse Diaz and other activists say
When young love ended in a rape allegation, the juvenile justice system left a Dallas teen's life in limbo.