Update, 3:52 p.m.: The Dallas Morning News' Jennifer Emily tweets that the case against Hill has been dismissed. Judge Levario cited Watkins' refusal to testify as part of her basis for dismissal. Original post: Craig Watkins wasn't sick today, and contrary to the inexplicably wrong tweets from o ... More >>
Sam MertenBetween the four of them -- from left to right: D'Angelo Lee, Sheila Hill, Darren Reagan and Don Hill -- you're looking at 55 years of federal prison time.And speaking of the U.S. Attorney's Office ...Jim and Sam were otherwise occupied this morning and couldn't make it back to the Earl ... More >>
FBIDon Hill's testimony about the fax machine found at his residence in June 2005 tickled juror Nedra Frazier so much that she may have let it slip that she either was talking about the case before deliberations or listening to others talk about it.When we spoke with juror Nedra Frazier hours after ... More >>
If the Morning News considers itself the "conscience" of southern Dallas, it has a lot of explaining to do.
Two down, 12 to go, Don Hill! This just in from the U.S. Attorney's Office: Andrea Spencer, among those named by the feds in the low-income housing development corruption case at Dallas City Hall, pleaded guilty this morning in a federal courtroom to one count of conspiracy to commit bribery concern ... More >>
You're still No. 1, Ex-Mayor Pro Tem Don Hill! Breaking news this afternoon from the U.S. Attorney's Office: Allen J. McGill -- one of the 14 folks indicted in the City Hall corruption case that also involves former Mayor Pro Tem Don Hill, State Rep. Terri Hodge and former city planning commissioner ... More >>
I came to praise Laura Miller, not to...screw it, toss me a shovel
State Representative Rafael Anchia Don't tell FrontBurner, because they'll think he's a racist, but Representative Rafael Anchia belongs to the Mexican American Legislative Caucus of the Texas House of Representatives. And last week, Anchia was named vice-chair of MALC's newly formed task force on i ... More >>
Laura, Mary says you're a phony! Now now, girls.
Bill Hill's office helped jail dozens of innocent people, and he's a shoo-in for re-election. Huh?
Is anything actually against the law in Texas elections?
The DA was hot to do something about it until his own campaign got going
A GOP state redistricting plan targets a longtime Democrat and others
East Dallas residents rally to buy time against Haskell Avenue bulldozers
The search for a new federal judge reaches the lowest common denominator