Some of Biggest Crimes in Texas History, Illustrated

A few months ago, I was reading through a random crime story in a magazine when something distracted me. The courtroom illustration next to the story was pretty incredible. Until that moment, I had never really thought about courtroom illustrations. It occurred to me: courtroom illustrations are strange. In an age of ubiquitous cellphone cameras, […]

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Leading Off (1/10/12)

Dallas Crime Drops for Eighth Consecutive Year. Do you feel safer? You ought to. For the first time in the 130-year history of the DPD, we’ve managed eight straight years of improving crime stats. Overall crime was down 4.1 percent from 2010, with an 8.8 percent drop in violent crime and a 3.5 percent decline […]

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