Will Dallas Isd Turn to Charter Schools to Avoid the State’s Accountability Hammer?


Dallas ISD Superintendent Michael Hinojosa wants to close down two schools and convert two others to charter schools to avoid harsh punishment from the state for their poor performance. He declined to say which of the four failing campuses would be closed or change under his plan, which will be presented to trustees at a […]

Ex-Dallas Man Gets 7 Years for Insurance Scam of London Firm

Claude Makelele

DALLAS (AP) — A former Texas businessman was sentenced to seven years in prison and ordered to repay nearly $4 million in an insurance scam targeting a British company. Federal prosecutors say 66-year-old Wesley Michael Woodyard was sentenced Friday in Dallas. Investigators say the 66-year-old defrauded ACE European Insurance Company of London from 2002 through […]

Lawyer with Cybersecurity Expertise Primed to Become Dallas’ New U.S. Attorney


Dallas’ likely new top federal prosecutor brings with her a career battling cybercrime. That happens to be one of the fastest-growing and most damaging crimes in Texas and across the nation. Which is why those in the local criminal justice community think Erin Nealy Cox is a good pick to lead the office. Cox, a […]

Take A Look At These Fixer-Upper Homes In Dallas

Sparks Real Estate

DALLAS, TX — Spurred by the rise of HGTV and a lucrative housing market, investors everywhere are trying their hands at project homes. Here’s your chance to channel your inner Chip and Joanna Gaines and turn these affordable Fixer Upper homes into money-magnet mansions. 1. 4-bed, 2-bath project at 3231 Pacesetter Dr. Take a chance […]

Hall Group’s Richardson Project Includes Office, Apartments and Retail

Long Island City

Developer Craig Hall – who built the biggest office development in Frisco – is working on a mixed-use project in Richardson. The Hall Park at Richardson would contain two office buildings, a small shopping center and seven apartment buildings on almost 30 acres on the Bush Turnpike at Custer Parkway. The mixed-use project is planned […]

West Dallas Push to Tackle Gentrification, Affordable Housing Issues

Zumtobel Group

DALLAS – With all of the new development happening across West Dallas, there are some community stakeholders fighting to keep affordable housing a priority. It is a fight. It is a fight that has its fair share of challenges between West Dallas and Austin. There is a lot of momentum in West Dallas, right now. […]