Most people have no idea what getting convicted of a crime really would do to them. Really. Not like on TV. As a reporter you catch glimpses. The real damage does not have to do with cops or courthouses. It's not even prison. It's the kid in the window. A man I know told me once about a moment of e ... More >>
A Dallas County jury has found Donald Cuba not guilty of rape, The Dallas Morning News' Melissa Repko is reporting. Cuba, a 20-year-old junior, was accused of raping a fellow student in a dorm room early on the morning of February 10, 2012. As we wrote this morning, the trial has offered a few glim ... More >>
On February 3, Clay Carpenter and two golfing buddies went to hit around at The Golf Club at the Resort in Fort Worth. They made it through the front nine okay, but ran into a group of four golfers on number 12. Carpenter's group was fine with waiting behind the foursome, but they were soon approac ... More >>
Aftermath Inc. refers to itself as a "biohazard restoration company", more commonly known as crime-scene cleanup: The company's employees go in after murders, suicides, injuries, hoarding cases and other seriously unpleasant situations. But now three of their Texas employees are being sued in Dallas ... More >>
In pancake-related news that's already gone national, four Muslim men of Arab descent are suing IHOP, claiming they were all fired from their managerial positions at DFW-area locations because of their ethnicity and religion. In the suit, filed Tuesday in federal court, Hussein Chamseddine claims ... More >>
A Dallas-based strip-club chain facing a class-action lawsuit tried to compel its dancers not to join that legal action -- and even fired a woman who wouldn't comply, or so the strippers claim. In a motion filed earlier this month, the dancers also claim that the clubs foisted the agreements on the ... More >>
In courthouses across the country, lawyers are fighting for strippers' rights -- and winning. But dancers are worried the lawsuits will cut into their cash flow.
The Lord doesn't always watch over fools.
Via.Back to the Dr Pepper-on-Dr Pepper lawsuit ...Early this morning we posted Dublin Dr Pepper's response to the lawsuit filed in June by Plano-based Dr Pepper Snapple Group, which is trying to limit Dublin's real-deal Imperial Sugar-spiked soda pop to a six-county area and alleges the oldest Dr ... More >>
Patrick MichelsDallas City Attorney Tom PerkinsYesterday, you'll recall, those firefighters, police officers and assorted other first responders filed four amended lawsuits related to the 1979 referendum that gave 'em all pay raises (for how long's the billion-dollar question). We're still waitin ... More >>
Nine companies have joined the proposed class action lawsuit against Yelp, the San Francisco-based Internet giant, attorneys in Miami and California announced this morning. The new plaintiffs are located everywhere from Tujunga, California, to Washington, D.C. They include businesses rangi ... More >>
A couple of weeks back, we mentioned that the U.S. Trustee handling Bob's Steak & Chop House's Chapter 11 reorganization wanted Judge Harlin D. Hale to appoint a Chapter 11 trustee to replace owner Bob Sambol. Because, see, as far as Willliam Neary's concerned, Sambol -- operating here as Sil ... More >>
Texas leading workers comp insurer says we dont need courts and juries watching over them. Yeah, right.
The railroad tie plant that gave birth to tiny Somerville may now be killing the town, residents claim
The prison gang member and killer stands ready to clear his wife for his crimes
Emily Dowdy gets off the Oklahoma railroad
When big-city lawyers appear in the courtroom of Judge Gene Knize, they better be prepared to duck and cover
A B-actress, computer mayhem and families feudin'! Making a movie with your rich friends is just courting disaster.
Houston had one of its most shocking race murders 45 years ago. But exactly whose tragedy was it?
It's a man's world at Plano-based Rent-A-Center, a lawsuit alleges
A lawsuit complaining about election fraud could bust things wide open
Texas consumers take on the whirlpool business--and that mysterious black crud shooting out of their bathtub jets
It is 6:07 p.m. John Albert Burks salutes the Oakland Raiders and says goodbye to his friends. Minutes later, he is a dead man. This year's 21st execution.
Odell Barnes awaits execution on March 1 -- despite new evidence that he didn't commit the crime
After ignoring a 1979 ordinance guaranteeing pay parity among firefighters and police officers, Dallas may owe as much as $150 million
A cast of Fellini-esque characters claiming they possess new evidence keep the Routier murder case in the national spotlight
Republican Bill Hill is running against Democrat Rick Reed for district attorney. Don't think you have a choice.
From the mayor of Atlanta, who was unjustly accused of graft, to a California man wrongly sentenced to life in a Texas prison, polygraph examiner Eric Holden found the truth that helped set them free
The race for judge in Dallas' domestic-violence court raises questions of bias
A legal loophole lets illegal immigrants get out of jail nearly free
To the grief of his children and his wife's family, Walker Railey is resurrecting his story
Liquor and lawsuits keep flowing at the legendary Crystal Chandelier
Idaho's potato king accuses a dead Dallas oilman and his sons of a multimillion-dollar scam
How a giant lawsuit against General Motors could leave lawyers with millions - and Texas truck owners breathing fumes
How the Feds let S&L swindler Clifford Sinclair get away with millions
Sam Krasniqi was acquitted of sexual abuse. So why won't the state let two children have their parents - or their religion?