Patrick Williams is editor-in-chief of the Dallas Observer.
18 days ago | City Hall
Just three years after becoming the first woman to lead the Dallas Police Department, U. Renee Hall has become the first woman to resign from the DPD chief's job, City Manager T.C. Broadnax just announced. "Dallas City Manager T.C. Broadnax has ac...
1 month ago | Coronavirus
Dallas Independent School District will not have in-person classes or sports training until at least Oct. 6, Superintendent Michael Hinojosa said just minutes ago. Speaking at a news conference broadcast live on Facebook, Hinojosa said the board o...
2 months ago | Politics
Take a glance at those two photos above of Texas Democratic Senate candidate MJ Hegar. While they're quite similar, discerning eyes might detect slight differences between them. For instance, in the photo on the left, she looks like a 44-year-old ...
2 months ago | Coronavirus
East Texas U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, who has shunned mask-wearing during the pandemic because he's Louie Gohmert, has tested positive for the coronavirus. Gohmert was due to travel back to Texas on a campaign trip with President Donald Trump on Wed...
2 months ago | Crime
Dallas police will no longer be allowed to fire "less lethal" weapons into crowds nor use tear gas to herd peaceful protesters on city streets, police Chief U. Renee Hall announced Wednesday morning. The chief issued a general order restricting th...
6 months ago | Coronavirus
As a former conservative talk radio host and current elected official, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick surely must know the prime directive for American politicians: Do NOT screw with the olds. They vote. Maybe he forgot. He is, after all, getting on i...