Posts Tagged ‘lawsuit’
THE DILLOW HOUSE AS IT APPEARED EARLIER THIS YEAR BEFORE A FIRE DESTROYED IT THIS MORNING (photo by Jeff Prince).

Fire Destroys Dillow House

Jeff Prince
The historic Dillow House is no more (“Classy House,” March 13, 2013). A fire destroyed the house shortly after midnight. The century-old house became embroiled in controversy after Texas Wesleyan University leaders...


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Residents Sue Tarrant Regional Water District

Jeff Prince
Remember when the Tarrant Regional Water District board in 2012 voted to change elections from even-numbered years to odd-numbered years, which had the effect of giving several board members an extra year to serve on their four...



HOT CROSS BUNS, ANYONE?

Jerry Jones Chaps Another Ass

Jeff Prince
Cleburne resident Jennelle Carrillo, who sued the Dallas Cowboys after she sat on a hot bench and burned her butt, is gambling by requesting a jury trial. Numerous versions of the story are published online, and comments are ab...


Palazzolo Files Second Whistleblower Lawsuit

betty.brink
“This case is bigger than Joseph Palazzolo in that the Fort Worth ISD is going to have to decide if it wants to allow altering student attendance records to justify state funding and performance scores, and whether white ...



La Familia’s Lawyer Responds to Lawsuit

Anthony Mariani
Al and Lanette Cavazos, father-and-daughter co-owners of the popular West 7th corridor Tex-Mex restaurant La Familia, still aren’t talking. But while they have formally denied the allegations in a lawsuit filed by three forme...


La Familia Sued by Ex-Employees

Anthony Mariani
To many regulars, La Familia restaurant co-owner Al Cavazos seems like one of the nicest guys in town, often greeting customers with a handshake when they enter his beloved Tex-Mex eatery in the West 7th Street corridor. But th...



Keeping the Light On

Static
 Static is glad to see that Attorney General Greg Abbott is back in court defending the Texas Open Meetings Act. The law, which essentially ensures that the public’s business be done in the light of day and not in back r...


Ted Pillsbury Sued Bill McDavid, Spencer Taylor

Jeff Prince
Ted Pillsbury’s suicide – or not – is examined in this Dallas Morning News article that reveals the former director of the Kimbell Art Museum bought a .357 Ruger not long before his death. The gun was found beside the bod...



The War on Sunshine

Officials in some cities are trying to gut Texas’ open meetings law.
Peggy Venable
A war against open government is being fought in Texas. Cities and public officials — including some in Arlington and Hurst — are using public money to go to court to try to gut the Texas Open Meetings Act, which prohibits ...