DorroughIn Dorrough's words, his day yesterday "started off fucked up." But that's just how things tend to go when your home earns an unannounced visit from the Drug Enforcement Agency.Yesterday morning, a group of DEA agents raided the Dallas rapper's home on suspicions of drug trafficking. The ... More >>
University of Notre DameBob Davie, then coach at Notre Dame, with a freshman Kurt Vollers back in '97 In April 2009, John Patrick Newton was arrested by Drug Enforcement Administration agents for growing, storing and selling marijuana out of an apartment on N. MacArthur Boulevard inIrving. Said t ... More >>
Back in September, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced that it had arrested several alleged members of "violent local street gangs," which included the Highland Hills Posse and the NFL Boyz. Among those snapped up during "Operation Greedy Grove" was 31-year-old Ronald Alexander, otherwi ... More >>
A Downtown Dallas 360 rendering, which also graces today's Complete Streets briefing. Because they are, you see, related. Very.Afternoon, Friends. Thanks for tuning into today's liveblog of the Transportation and Environment Committee meeting up here in City Hall, during which we'll hear about pl ... More >>
This just in from the U.S. Attorney General's Office: From the summer of '05 till December '08, five locals were running out of three Northwest Dallas houses an "elaborate marijuana growing operation" that was eventually busted up by the Drug Enforcement Agency. They had three houses -- one each ... More >>
Kimberly ThorpeSome of the drugs and money seized by law-enforcement officials in the fall of 2009We were there in October of last year, when the Drug Enforcement Administration, the FBI, the I.R.S., the U.S. Secret Service and Texas Air National Guard -- and every other law-enforcing acronym -- ... More >>
Photos by Kimberly ThorpeYou're looking at 220 pounds of methamphetamine, 4.5 kilos of cocaine and $660,000 in cash; there was also quite the assortment of machine guns hauled in. The whole stash was seized in North Texas yesterday from more than 80 members of a violent Mexican drug cartel known ... More >>
The following is a prime example of my curse here on Earth. A fleeting thought sprouts into a mild observation, only to bloom into a thesis that eventually flourishes into a blog item with sports branches. My apologies ... Got a text the other day, the salutation of which was LOL ... More >>
Only a few days ago, The Dallas Morning News ran a piece about Texas' Tango Blast gang, which was formed within the confines of the state's penitentiaries and "could change the Dallas landscape because it rejects old notions of prison gang exclusivity and lifelong commitments," wrote Tanya Eiserer. ... More >>
Harvesting peyote is legal for only three people, and all of them live in Texas
A Trinity River vote, the return of the Citizens Council, a corruption case at City Hall. Buzz is confused. Was this 2007 or 1997?
Sanchez's family thought they'd left the lawlessness of Mexico behind. But somehow it caught up with them.
DEA agents see Mexican cartels behind huge pot farms here
Rubber Gloves has survived a decade of decadence
A dozen men were tortured, killed and buried in a small house in Juarez. Three years later, the U.S. government is still trying to cover up what happened.
Evil spirits walk in the criminal world
Violent shoot-outs and dangerous love in Mann's visceral cop-series update
Local marijuana growers cash inon well-heeled tokers' love of fine weed
Adrift in a sea of psychotropic pharmacology, it's easy for a kid to drown.
Call me Ishmael. Just give me the damn audit!
What you get when a fake panel investigates fake drugs
Border drug lords get rich while attorney Mike Barclay gets worn out defending the poor smugglers
Who's to blame for the fake-drug scandal rocking Dallas police? Virtually everyone.
"Aging hippies" team with the desperately ill and one lawmaker to fight for medical marijuana in Texas. Is that just a smoke screen?
With Traffic, Steven Soderbergh takes on the unwinnable drug war
Until his arrest, Sandy Pofahl was the king of Dallas' '80s ecstacy scene. Then why did he serve only four years while his "blindly loyal" wife, Amy, was sentenced to 24? Because she asked for it.
Baylor grad Keith Bishop played in three Superbowls. Ten years later, he's become a star again -- this time, by fighting Dallas drug dealers.
Federal court records reveal the connection between city council ethics and dry-humping
How can we miss you...; And take Julio with you; Penny pinchers; Bad timing; Turnabout is fair play
When investigators uncovered the bodies of a Dallas mother and her young son in a makeshift Oklahoma grave, FBI agent Tase Bailey swore to bring the killer to justice
As anguished Plano watched heroin pick off its children one by one, a cry went up for police to do anything to stop the deadly plague. Months later, some parents say they went too far.
Julio Mercado is Dallas' brand-new DEA boss, and he's inherited kilos of trouble. His city is about to be declared a drug disaster zone, but all his narcs seem to care about is snitching on each other.
Bruckheimer production comes complete with all his Con-temptible traits
Drugs from Bolivia. Cash to Panama. Arms to Nicaragua. Bo Abbott says the CIA called - and he delivered.