Slain Dallas Officer Michael Krol honored in his Michigan hometown 

Originally published July 19, 2016 in The Dallas Morning News. This story was part of coverage that was a finalist for breaking news reporting for both the American Society of News Editors and Texas Associated Press Managing Editors competitions. It was also part of coverage that was named a finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize […]

Boy meets ‘real heroes’ — Dallas cops — on night off in Detroit 

Originally published July 18, 2016 in The Dallas Morning News. This story was part of coverage that was a finalist for breaking news reporting for both the American Society of News Editors and Texas Associated Press Managing Editors competitions. It was also part of coverage that was named a finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in breaking […]

In morning light Dallas tries to process ambush: ‘I don’t know what safe is’ 

Originally published July 8, 2016 in The Dallas Morning News. This story was part of a packet that was a finalist for breaking news reporting for both the American Society of News Editors and Texas Associated Press Managing Editors competitions. It was also part of coverage that was named a finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer […]

Why I own an AR-15: Four Texans say how they use the most popular rifle in America 

Originally published July 1, 2016 in The Dallas Morning News. When senators want to ban it, gun enthusiasts jump to defend it. Some say it’s too powerful for civilian use. Others say it’s the most user-friendly rifle around. Politico recently dubbed it “the most political gun in America.” The NRA calls it “America’s rifle.” The […]