Do you know who this is? Police release sketch to help ID body.

Body ID remains mystery A decomposing corpse found in White Rock Creek last week has yet to be identified. Police released a sketch, hoping for the public’s help.


Alleged murderer arrested Police arrested a man who has admitted to the May 9 killing of 26-year-old Carla Patricia Flores-Pavon in her North Dallas apartment. A 24-year-old black male, Jimmy Eugene Johnson III, is being held in Walker County. Police there found him in possession of the victim’s property, they said during a press conference.

Survey says, what? “Why are black people so loud?” and “Do black people hate America?” The two questions were part of a survey distributed at Southern Methodist University’s Cultural Intelligence Initiative that went public.

Dallas named ghost town Reader’s Digest magazine named White Rock Lake one of the world’s most haunted bodies of water. Read about this and other dark secrets of the White Rock area in this feature.

High priority: Take Sessions’ house seat, legalize pot New super PAC faces off against marijuana-opposing U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions, the Observer reports.

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Photo by Danny Fulgencio

Getting bike-ier We didn’t make the top ten, but we are among the top five cities with the largest bike score increase. Redfin, explain.

 Animal cruelty A Dallas Animal Service officer killed a kitten, investigators say.

 Holy history The fascinating backstory of Oak Cliff’s Stamps-Baxter Music Co. building at 207-209 N. Tyler, which recently was remodeled for office spaces. “This was like music central of Oak Cliff,” says David Spence whose company Good Space led renovations.