Stephen Young has written about Dallas news for the Observer since 2014. He's a Dallas native and a graduate of the University of North Texas.
3 days ago | Immigration
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton continues to do everything in his power to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, which allows undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children to live and work in the United States without...
3 days ago | Housing
Anyone renting or looking to rent in Dallas won't be surprised by this news, but the confirmation is nice at least: Apartments across DFW have gotten smaller and significantly more expensive over the last 10 years, according to new analysis from&n...
3 days ago | Politics
There aren't many things, or people, capable of making Fox News apologize. The network is happy to let its on-air personalities and guests shill for conspiracies about the migrant caravan, Benghazi or Robert Mueller's witch hunt. Thursday morning,...
4 days ago | Legal Battles
A national civil rights nonprofit sued Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and four Texas Department of Public Safety officials Wednesday in an effort to kill a controversial Texas program that the group says has caused the suspension of 1.4 million Texans' dr...
4 days ago | Sports
Major League Baseball is seriously considering banning infield shifts that put more than two players on either side of second base as early as the 2019 season, according to a lengthy new report from The Athletic's Jayson Stark. While banning the s...
5 days ago | Dallas County
The Dallas County Commissioners Court on Tuesday approved a $120,000 payment to settle a lawsuit brought against the former head of Dallas County Health and Human Services. The vote came 11 months after the county fired longtime health department ...