5 years ago | Police
Lieutenant Thomas Glover, President of the Black Police Association, sat down with the Observer last week and gave some insight as to why the BPA asked for Chief David Brown’s resignation this past March. While many media outlets painted the ...
5 years ago | Immigration
After nearly ten years of marriage, Marlena’s husband left her. This would not be the first time he had left her and their two young children — many times he had disappeared for days with no explanation. He was always in and out of jail. But this ...
5 years ago | Transportation
“So a guy walks into a bar downtown and asks, ‘Where’s the closest subway station?’ ‘Sorry buddy, the closest thing you’ll find to a subway here is a Quiznos,’” the bartender replies. That’s how Amanda Austin, downtown resident and owner of Dallas...
Last Thursday afternoon, 58-year-old Patrick Ward waited outside Austin Street Center, an emergency homeless shelter for men ages 45 and up and women 18 and up. He walked past the other men crowded under the shade of a tree on the corner of H...
If the mosquitoes in Dallas County are able to transmit the Zika virus, we won't know it until a patient is diagnosed. The main surveillance for the disease will have to involve a human case, said Dallas County Health and Human Services Direc...
A pickup pulls up to the corner of Churchill Way and Hillcrest Road, near a quiet residential community in northwest Dallas. The bright green truck, adorned with an evil-looking image of a mosquito atop the back tire and the words “Fight the Bite”...