crime

Tarrant County JP Indicted on Property Tax-Related Felonies

By Bethany Erickson / September 21, 2018 / 0 Comments
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Longtime Tarrant County Justice of the Peace Jacquelyn Wright has had her fair share of controversy in the 28 years she’s served in that position. But that controversy may be outpaced by Wednesday’s news that a grand jury indicted Wright, 77, on four felony charges related to homestead exemptions she claimed. It is alleged that […]

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Ballsy Armed Robbery Sunday Afternoon at North Dallas Costco: No Injuries, Lots of Freaked Out Shoppers

By Candy Evans / July 2, 2018 / 6 Comments

If you live in North Dallas, you have probably been to the “new” Costco on Churchill Road, the one built on vacant land edging LBJ, Coit Road, and North Central Expressway. The one built with $3 million of our taxpayer dollars.  I was there Saturday afternoon, in fact, and ran into many friends. On Sunday […]

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Showing Your Work: Does Affordable Housing Always Mean More Crime?

By Bethany Erickson / October 6, 2015 / 8 Comments

After someone sent me a story about the mindset behind a certain email circulating regarding Highland Park ISD’s bond election, you know what stuck out to me? Besides the fact that it felt like a prop from recent HBO miniseries “Show Me a Hero,” which unspooled the whole mess Yonkers, N.Y., found itself in regarding […]

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One More Reason to Love East Dallas: Munger Place Neighbors Nab Burglar Together

By Joanna England / September 24, 2015 / 2 Comments

It was so cool to see my old neighborhood in the news, and for a good reason. Neighbors on Reiger Avenue had been plagued by teenage burglars and vandals breaking into their cars and relieving them of their property, but one thief was caught in broad daylight by a bunch of fed-up Munger Place residents. […]

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For Sale By Owner: Safety Tips for Selling Without a Realtor

By Cassie Evans / August 8, 2014 / 0 Comments

I came across a terrific post this morning by the wise and vigilant Lydia Player and thought I would share in the hopes that it may save someone, anyone from being a victim of crime. Though I am super cheap and an attorney, even I used a Realtor to sell our condo because I knew […]

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Illegal Tomfoolery, or rather JOHNfoolery, in The Colony, Texas ?

By Cassie Evans / July 24, 2014 / 1 Comment

I’ve been know to make jokes about what Highland Park police do all day. It’s always in jest, as they were very quick to respond when I saw a dog left of on hot tar concrete and its paws were so hot it was shifting weight every two seconds. (Yes, that happened in Snider Plaza). […]

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