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Animals seized in Cleburne adopted or recovering well

Most of the starving horses, donkeys and a mule that were seized from a pasture in February near Cleburne have regained their health and found new homes.


Related Topix: Denton County, TX

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Gang with heavy DFW presence called the worst in Texas

Tango Blast, the most significant and rapidly growing gang in the state, has a heavy presence in Dallas-Fort Worth, according to the Texas Gang Threat Assessment released Thursday by the Texas Department of Public Safety.


Related Topix: Texas, Prison, Mafia, Tarrant County, TX

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Places to go for April 12-18: Earth Day celebration in Arlington, spring plant sale in Cleburne

Celebrate Earth Day 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Arlington's River Legacy Parks. Activities will be held at the Living Science Center, 703 N.W. Green Oaks Blvd., and include a story time and GM "green" car display as well as animal observations, nature hikes and Earth Day pledges.


Related Topix: Cleburne, TX, Arlington, TX, Fort Worth, TX

D Magazine

Conan O'Brien Plays Video Games on Jerry Jones' Big-Screen TV

Conan O'Brien may no longer be broadcasting his show from the Majestic Theatre downtown , but he's not quite done sharing his adventures in Dallas/North Texas .


Related Topix: Dallas, TX


Good Morning

Good morning, it's Thursday, April 10, the 100th day of 2014. There are 265 days left in the year.


Related Topix: Weather, Alvarado, TX, DeSoto, TX, Dallas County, TX

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Laughing Squid

Conan O'Brien Gets Deputized in Johnson County, Texas

The Conan O'Brien Texas road show continues as the late night host is deputized in Johnson County .


Mon Apr 07, 2014

D Magazine

Andrews Distributing Extends Reach With Fort Worth Acquisition

Dallas-based Andrews Distributing Co. has snapped up Fort Worth's Coors Distributing Co., likely boosting Andrews' beer and Red Bull sales from about 28 million cases to 33 million cases annually.


Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Dallas, TX, Tarrant County, TX

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Day 4: Farewell, Conan O'Brien. We hardly knew ye

But, apparently, he sorta, kinda got to know us or, at least, our many fine hasheries .


Related Topix: Conan, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Dallas, TX, Texas

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Sheriff Bob Alford: Crime fighter, star of late night comedy

So Conan O'Brien was doing his show from Dallas Monday night and he wanted to do a bit on Texas law enforcement.


Mon Mar 31, 2014

Rodeo Insider: Horse, rider reunited after auction

Mary Walker of Ennis and the barrel racing horse Latte, the duo that won the 2012 Women's Professional Rodeo Association world title, have become a big hit with fans.


Related Topix: Ennis, TX, Cleburne, TX

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Off the Kuff

Endorsement watch: DMN goes Kinky

Since pretty much every newspaper endorsed Hugh Fiztsimons for the Democratic nomination for Ag Commissioner in the primary, they now have the choice of picking a new candidate for the runoff or ignoring it and hoping it goes away.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Healing for heroes on 2 wheels

Riding a bicycle nearly 500 miles in six days isn't easy for even the most fit cyclist.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Texas, Weather

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Dallas Morning News

45 roosters seized, 77 euthanized after police break up Pleasant Grove cockfight

Dallas police say they broke up a cockfighting operation in Pleasant Grove Sunday afternoon, just one day after Johnson County sheriff's deputies busted one in Alvarado .


Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Alvarado, TX

Reporter with Johnson County ties recognized for articles and books on fallen Vietnam War hero

Reporter John Flores was so deeply affected by Dolia Gonzalez's story about her only son that he researched Marine Sgt.


Related Topix: Texas, Alvarado, TX

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Birds Seized at Cockfight

Johnson County deputies and workers with Humane Society of North Texas seized 97 birds on Saturday night at a cockfight.


Related Topix: Texas

Jury awards Johnson County landowner $1.6 million for pipeline easement

A Johnson County judge last week last month ordered a pipeline company to pay more than $1.6 million for a property easement that had previously been valued just under $80,000.


Related Topix: Eagle Ford, TX

CBS Local

17 People Arrested In Cockfighting Bust

Sheriff's deputies in Johnson County arrested 17 people late on Saturday night for taking part in a cockfighting exhibition.


Related Topix: Alvarado, TX