Dallas Police Chief David Brown announced this afternoon he has ordered aggravated assault charges against 52-year-old Bobby Gerald Bennett to be dropped. Bennett is the mentally ill man shot on Monday by Dallas police officer Cardan Spencer. In an affidavit, DPD said that Bennett had approached of ... More >>
From the start, something about Michelle Williams' story just didn't add up. She told police that a man, dressed in black and carrying a wrench, had broken into her Keller home one October morning and shot her husband, 40-year-old Gregory Williams, in the temple. But there was no sign of a break in, ... More >>
Last January, an FBI agent based in Maryland was cruising through a peer-to-peer file-sharing network in search of child porn. There, he stumbled upon a user named "Classybitch," who offered him access to several hundred videos and images with file names like "Taboo Incest - Grampa Fucks Sleeping Gi ... More >>
Gorge on this year's Oscar-nominated short films.
An early-morning police standoff that brought out the SWAT team and shut down DART's Westmoreland Station is now officially over: RT @keatonfoxnbc5: #BREAKING: Dallas Sheriff's Office confirms suspect took his own life in this standoff in Oak Cliff.— NBC DFW (@NBCDFW) January 2, 2013
On the afternoon of September 6, police officers came to the door of an apartment in the 4300 block of Wyoming Street. They were following a man who lived there, who had just received a disturbing call: his one-year-old child was dead. The police were met at the door by a woman who was crying and ... More >>
Erika Perdue, the 41-year-old University Park woman indicted in May for collecting and sharing child pornography, has been kicked out of a rehab facility for attempting suicide, court records show. Last week, U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul D. Stickney ordered that Perdue be detained until trial, deeming ... More >>
Without a doubt, all of the depression- and suicide-related songs released in recent memory have meant well. Unfortunately, the singer-as-motivational-speaker thing is a but impulsive and contrived. Has been for some time, too: The late-'80s film Heathers even lampooned the trope with a hokey anti-s ... More >>
James Huffer Jr.A week ago Sunday, the Dallas Police Department sent word that officers had lost James Huffer Jr., who was arrested earlier that morning near Cedar Springs and the Dallas North Tollway following a family violence call. Huffer, as you'll recall, managed to steal a Dallas PD squad c ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, October 20, 2010...Kanye West apparently felt so bad from the backlash he received from one-upping Taylor Swift he thought about killing himself. Bon Jovi will receive the global icon prize at the European VMA's. Caleb Followill hates you.
Your daily dose of national music news for Monday, August 23, 2010...A man intentionally leaped to his death at a Swell Season show.Turns out Wyclef won't have to worry about what will happen to him if he were president. Charles Haddon jumped to his death after his band's set at the Pukkelpop festiv ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *I'm setting the over/under on Tiger Woods saying the word "sorry" in this morning's sanitized statement at 4.5, and I'm taking the under. I'll also be shocked if he cries. At some point he will, b ... More >>
It was 15 years ago last week when a landscaper found Kurt Cobain's body sprawled out on the floor of his garage apartment. Time flies when you're dead, huh? His suicide will always be a shining example of why an aspiration to celebrity is such a vacuous exercise in ego. The guy could never admit ... More >>
First Sergeant Jeffrey R. McKinney died in Adhamiyah, Iraq, on July 11, 2007. Officially, the Garland soldier's cause of death was listed as "injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident." But, as recounted in this July 2008 story from the Army Times, McKinney killed himself in front of his ... More >>
Laugh openly at Robert Hawkins
Folds stops by Dallas with a new set list
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Berdoll signs her Austen fanfic follow-up
Heather Hays signs her inspiring work
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