Woman Is Shot and Arrested After Opening Fire at Dallas Love Field

The shooting sent travelers scrambling for cover inside the airport, but no other injuries were reported, the authorities said.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #airport-security, #airports, #dallas-tex, #dallas-love-field-dallas-tex, #delays-transportation

With Roe Overturned, Austin’s Loss Could Be Brooklyn’s Gain

Cities around the South have challenged the supremacy of coastal supercities, drawing a steady flow of creative young people. Will new abortion bans put an end to that?

#abortion, #austin-tex, #boston-mass, #dallas-tex, #frisco-tex, #houston-tex, #lawton-okla, #new-york-city, #relocation-of-business, #san-antonio-tex, #women-and-girls

For Beto O’Rourke, Talk of Gun Control Has Become Both a Political Risk and Reward

Mr. O’Rourke is returning to an issue that had haunted his campaign for Texas governor for months.

#abbott-gregory-w-1957, #dallas-tex, #democratic-party, #elections-governors, #gun-control, #mass-shootings, #orourke-beto, #republican-party, #robb-elementary-school-uvalde-tex, #texas, #uvalde-tex-shooting-may-24-2022

Dallas Salon Shooting May Be Linked to Wider Attacks on Asian Businesses

The police said that a burgundy minivan that was spotted fleeing the salon shooting, which wounded three women, resembled vehicles seen at other recent shootings around Asian businesses.

#asian-americans, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #dallas-tex, #garcia-eddie-dallas-tex-police-officer, #hate-crimes, #korean-americans, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-department-dallas-tex

When Texas Went After Transgender Care, Part 2

The story of a custody battle that helped raise the political storm in Texas.

#abbott-gregory-w-1957, #audio-neutral-informative, #child-custody-and-support, #dallas-tex, #texas, #transgender-and-transsexuals

11 Hours of Fear, Negotiation and Finally, Relief

The F.B.I. identified Malik Faisal Akram, a British national, as the man who took hostages in a Texas synagogue on Saturday. He was killed during the rescue operation.

#akram-malik-faisal, #colleyville-tex, #dallas-tex, #deaths-fatalities, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #homeland-security-department, #jews-and-judaism, #kidnapping-and-hostages, #rabbis, #synagogues

A Flea-Infested Former Convent: How Could They Resist?

The 1926 building owned by the Catholic Church looked as if it hadn’t been updated in decades. One Dallas family was charmed.

#dallas-tex, #furniture, #home-repairs-and-improvements, #interior-design-and-furnishings, #lighting, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #restoration-and-renovation

Inside the Mind of Kyler Murray

He is the N.F.L.’s Gatsby, mysterious and magnetic, with a brain hard-wired to win. Ask him about the touchdown pass he meticulously mapped out in his mind five days before he threw it.

#arizona, #arizona-cardinals, #content-type-personal-profile, #dallas-tex, #football, #mccoy-colt, #murray-kyler-1997, #national-football-league, #ronaldo-cristiano, #wilson-russell-1988

The Rise of E-Sports Has Big Implications for Traditional Sports

Kids were already drifting away from traditional sports before the pandemic, with ramifications for the entire sports industry. The trend has accelerated in the pandemic.

#athletics-and-sports, #children-and-childhood, #computer-and-video-games, #content-type-personal-profile, #dallas-tex, #e-sports, #frisco-tex, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #young-mens-christian-assn-ymca

Discovering a Secret Wonderland of Architecture in Dallas

A new generation of architects is arguing that postmodern cityscapes deserve re-evaluation.

#architecture, #berlin-germany, #buildings-structures, #dallas-tex, #mies-van-der-rohe-ludwig, #tempelhof-airport-berlin-germany, #venturi-robert

Everyone’s Moving to Texas. Here’s Why.

We studied 16,847 places to find out why Dallas is so popular.

#california, #dallas-tex, #global-warming, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #texas, #urban-areas, #wildfires

Allen Brooks, Victim of a 1910 Lynching, Is Remembered in Dallas

A historical marker will commemorate the intersection where a mob paraded Brooks’s body after he was savagely killed while awaiting trial.

#allen-brooks, #dallas-tex, #elks-arch, #equal-justice-initiative, #lynching, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #remembrance-project, #stevenson-bryan-a-1959, #texas

Texas Radio Host Who Bilked Listeners Out of Millions Is Sentenced to Life

William Neil Gallagher, 80, took at least $23 million from more than 190 people to fuel a Ponzi scheme using their retirement savings, according to court records.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #brown-university, #dallas-tex, #ponzi-and-pyramid-schemes, #securities-and-exchange-commission, #tarrant-county-tex, #texas, #william-neil-gallagher

11 Days After Driveway Killing, Texas Man Is Arrested

Terry Turner, a 65-year-old Texas man, told a 911 dispatcher that he “killed a guy” who was sitting in a car in his driveway, an affidavit said. A grand jury is deciding on charges, his lawyer said.

#adil-dghoughi, #austin-tex, #dallas-tex, #firearms, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #self-defense, #terry-turner

The Market for Single-Family Rentals Grows as Homeownership Wanes

House hunters are attracted to the hassle-free living and lack of down payments, but there’s a trade-off: They give up the investment of owning a home.

#avilla-homes, #communities-at-shearwater, #dallas-tex, #denver-colo, #deridder-la, #freehold-communities, #generation-x, #invitation-homes-lp, #jacksonville-fla, #millennial-generation, #nexmetro-communities, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

Texas Man Is Sentenced for Using Grindr to Target Gay Men

The man, Daniel Jenkins, was part of a group that used the app Grindr to lure gay men to an apartment complex in Dallas to rob and assault them, prosecutors said.

#dallas-tex, #grindr-com, #hate-crimes, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #jenkins-daniel-december-2017-assault, #online-dating

A Year After ‘Defund’, Police Departments Get Their Money Back

The abrupt reversals have come in response to rising levels of crime, the exodus of officers and political pressures.

#adams-eric-l, #crime-and-criminals, #dallas-tex, #garcia-eddie-dallas-tex-police-officer, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #guyger-amber-1988, #jean-botham-shem, #johnson-eric-1975, #police-department-dallas-tex, #police-reform

When Will Texas Say Enough’s Enough to Greg Abbott?

Voters should take “personal responsibility” and find a better person to run Texas.

#abbott-gregory-w-1957, #austin-tex, #census, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dallas-tex, #houston-tex, #masks, #paxton-ken, #politics-and-government, #republican-party, #state-legislatures, #texas

High School Valedictorian Takes Aim at Texas Abortion Law

In a graduation speech, Paxton Smith, 18, of Dallas said the new law, which bans abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, was “a war on my body and a war on my rights.”

#abortion, #commencement-speeches, #dallas-tex, #lake-highlands-high-school, #law-and-legislation, #smith-paxton-2003, #texas, #women-and-girls

Lost Lead Reminds Mavericks Fans of 2006 Collapse

Fifteen years ago, the Mavericks lost the N.B.A. finals after winning the first two games of the series. Now they have blown a 2-0 series lead over the Clippers.

#basketball, #beverley-patrick-1988, #dallas-tex, #dallas-mavericks, #doncic-luka-1999, #leonard-kawhi, #los-angeles-calif, #los-angeles-clippers, #mann-terance-1996, #playoff-games, #porzingis-kristaps-1995

Retired FBI Agent Is Accused of Swindling Woman Out of $800,000

The former agent told the woman she was on “secret probation” over drug crimes and at one point proposed marriage, federal prosecutors said.

#austin-tex, #dallas-tex, #drug-enforcement-administration, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #frauds-and-swindling, #granbury-tex, #inspectors-general, #justice-department, #texas, #united-states

Ex-Prosecutor Who Withheld Evidence in Murder Case Gives Up Law License

Two men who spent 15 years behind bars in the 1999 murder of a Texas pastor were later released and declared “actually innocent.”

#allen-dennis, #black-people, #dallas-tex, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #false-arrests-convictions-and-imprisonments, #innocence-project, #jackson-richard-e, #legal-profession, #mozee-stanley, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #national-registry-of-exonerations, #prosecutorial-misconduct, #texas, #witnesses

In Rebuke to NRA, Federal Judge Dismisses Bankruptcy Case

The N.R.A. filed for bankruptcy this year as it sought to end run regulatory action in New York, but a judge rejected the strategy.

#attorneys-general, #bankruptcies, #dallas-tex, #firearms, #gun-control, #james-letitia, #lapierre-wayne, #national-rifle-assn, #new-york-state, #texas

With 23 Candidates, Special Election in Texas Is Headed for Runoff

The front-runner was Susan Wright, who was endorsed by Donald J. Trump and is the widow of Representative Ron Wright, who died of Covid-19 in February.

#arlington-tex, #dallas-tex, #democratic-party, #elections-house-of-representatives, #fort-worth-tex, #republican-party, #texas, #united-states-politics-and-government, #wright-ron-1953-2021, #wright-susan-1962

Ole Anthony, Scourge of Televangelists, Dies at 82

After working as a well-paid Republican operative, he gave up a lavish lifestyle to live in poverty as a self-proclaimed Jeremiah, calling out fraud in the name of God.

#anthony-ole-1938-2021, #bible, #briggs-joe-bob, #dallas-tex, #deaths-obituaries, #frauds-and-swindling, #religion-and-belief, #trinity-foundation

Here’s What $2 Million Buys You in Illinois, Hawaii and Texas

A 1910 Tudor Revival house in Evanston, a home near the beach on Maui and a steel-and-glass showplace in Dallas.

#dallas-tex, #evanston-ill, #maui-hawaii, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

Turn the Lights Out. Here Come the Birds.

Buildings, landmarks and monuments are turning off lights to prevent fatal impacts as birds set off on spring migration.

#academy-of-natural-sciences, #animal-behavior, #animal-migration, #audubon-society-national, #birds, #canada, #conservation-of-resources, #cornell-lab-of-ornithology, #dallas-tex, #florida, #fort-worth-tex, #lighting, #new-york-city, #windows

As Mask Mandates Lift, Retail Workers Again Feel Vulnerable

“It’s no different now than it was a year ago,” one Kroger employee said, as states like Texas and Mississippi end mask requirements.

#abbott-gregory-w-1957, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #dallas-tex, #kroger-company, #masks, #mississippi, #supermarkets-and-grocery-stores, #united-food-and-commercial-workers-union, #vaccination-and-immunization, #walmart-stores-inc

A List of Recent Mass Shootings in the United States

In the last five years, there have been at least 29 shootings with four or more fatalities, according to a database compiled by the Violence Project.

#annapolis-md, #atlanta-ga, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #aurora-colo, #borderline-bar-and-grill-thousand-oaks-calif-nightclub, #boulder-colo, #capital-gazette, #charleston-sc, #colorado, #dallas-tex, #dayton-ohio, #dayton-ohio-shooting-2019, #deaths-fatalities, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #el-paso-tex, #el-paso-tex-shooting-2019, #florida, #fort-lauderdale-fla, #fort-lauderdale-hollywood-international-airport, #gilroy-calif, #gilroy-calif-shooting-2019, #las-vegas-nev, #las-vegas-nev-shooting-october-2017, #louisiana, #mandalay-bay-resort-and-casino, #marjory-stoneman-douglas-high-school-parkland-fla, #maryland, #mass-shootings, #midland-tex, #midland-odessa-tex-shooting-2019, #minnesota, #newtown-conn, #orlando-fla, #parkland-fla, #parkland-fla-shooting-2018, #pittsburgh-pa-shooting-2018, #police-department-dallas-tex, #san-bernardino-calif, #santa-fe-tex, #santa-fe-tex-shooting-2018, #school-shootings-and-armed-attacks, #springfield-mo, #sutherland-springs-tex, #sutherland-springs-tex-shooting-2017, #thousand-oaks-calif, #thousand-oaks-calif-shooting-2018, #tree-of-life-pittsburgh-pa-synagogue, #virginia-beach-va, #virginia-beach-va-shooting-2019, #virginia-polytechnic-institute-and-state-university, #walmart-stores-inc, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Scenes From a Record-Setting Winter Storm

The coast-to-coast storm brought heavy snow and frigid temperatures as well as prompted rolling blackouts.

#dallas-tex, #mississippi, #ohio, #oklahoma, #photography, #power-failures-and-blackouts, #snow-and-snowstorms, #texas, #washington-state, #winter-season

$200,000 Settlement for Texas Man Pepper-Sprayed While Recording Son’s Traffic Stop

An alleged racial profiling of a Latino man quickly escalated and led to the demotion of a police sergeant.

#dallas-tex, #davis-robert-j, #fines-penalties, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #puente-marco, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #texas

What’s Playing in Dallas? With Streaming, I Could Find Out

Open-air shows. Joint productions. Filmed dress rehearsals. Here’s a faraway close-up on how one theater community has stayed reasonably robust in adversity.

#dallas-tex, #dallas-theater-center, #fort-worth-tex, #main-stage-irving-las-colinas-theater-co, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #stage-west-theater-theater-co, #teatro-dallas-theater-co, #theater

Motel 6 and Home Depot Drop Ad Agency After Its Founder Calls Ad ‘Too Black’

Stan Richards, the 87-year-old founder of the Richards Group, criticized the diversity of a proposed Motel 6 ad and commented on white supremacists.

#advertising-and-marketing, #black-people, #dallas-tex, #home-depot-inc, #hotels-and-travel-lodgings, #motel-6, #richards-group

Texas Police Officer Charged With Murder in Fatal Shooting of Black Man

Officer Shaun Lucas was arrested by the Texas Rangers, which said his actions were “not objectionably reasonable.”

#dallas-tex, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #public-safety-department-tex, #texas

Tyler Amburgey, Devoted Hockey Player and Coach, Dies at 29

A physical defenseman, he loved hockey enough to be excited at the sight of a new pair of skates or shin guards. He died of the novel coronavirus.

#amburgey-tyler-1991-2020, #chronic-traumatic-encephalopathy, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dallas-tex, #deaths-obituaries, #hockey-ice, #southern-professional-hockey-league

Dallas Police Chief Resigns in Wake of Policing Protests

The chief, U. Reneé Hall, faced eroding support on the City Council stemming from the department’s handling of public protests over African-Americans and policing.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #dallas-tex, #floyd-george-d-2020, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #police, #police-department-dallas-tex, #texas

Nurses Who Battled Virus in New York Confront Friends Back Home Who Say It’s a Hoax

After aiding coronavirus patients in New York City, nurses face relatives and friends who refuse to wear masks or don’t believe the virus is real.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #dallas-tex, #masks, #new-york-city, #nursing-and-nurses, #oklahoma-city-okla, #phoenix-ariz, #rumors-and-misinformation, #social-media, #texas

Welcome to Applebee’s! Can I Get You Started With Some Disinfectant?

Chain restaurants are rethinking food for diners who fear the virus — and each other.

#applebees-international, #california, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #dallas-tex, #hygiene-and-cleanliness, #new-england-states-us, #restaurants, #tgi-fridays-llc, #waiters-and-waitresses

Trump Defends Police, but Says He’ll Sign Order Encouraging Better Practices

Joseph R. Biden Jr., his Democratic opponent, accused the president of dividing the country.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-lives-matter-movement, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dallas-tex, #floyd-george-d-2020, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

For Bookstore Owners, Reopening Holds Promise and Peril

Across the country, booksellers are wrestling with how to safely open their stores. Some are racing ahead. Others feel it’s too risky.

#barnesnoble-inc, #book-trade-and-publishing, #books-and-literature, #books-a-million-inc, #california, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dallas-tex, #shopping-and-retail, #small-business, #texas

Texas Court Orders Release of Dallas Salon Owner Jailed for Reopening

The salon owner, Shelley Luther, had become a symbol of conservative outrage over state lockdowns and stay-at-home orders.

#abbott-gregory-w-1957, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dallas-tex, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #luther-shelley, #shutdowns-institutional, #texas

Dallas Salon Owner Is Jailed for Defying Order to Stay Closed

Shelley Luther tore up a cease-and-desist letter after she reopened Salon À La Mode on April 24.

#abbott-gregory-w-1957, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dallas-tex, #quarantines, #texas

Texas Bus Hijacking Leaves 2 Officers Wounded and Gunman Dead

The bus, which had one other passenger on board, traveled through several cities during an hourlong police chase, the authorities said.

#attacks-on-police, #buses, #dallas-tex, #dallas-area-rapid-transit, #garland-tex, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-dallas-tex, #richardson-tex

Dallas Homeless Shelter Evacuated After 38 Contract Coronavirus

City officials said 164 residents at the privately run shelter, Dallas Life, were taken by bus to a hotel. They will be isolated in individual rooms for two weeks while the shelter is cleaned.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dallas-tex, #dallas-life, #homeless-persons