Editor's note: Another week has come and gone, and there's a lot we all probably missed. But we're looking out for you, kid. Here are the most popular stories from this past week:
1. J. Black's founder arrested in FBI sex-trafficking sting. Judson V. Sutherland, an Austin attorney and founding partner of J. Black's Feel Good Kitchen & Lounge in Dallas, was arrested for prostitution during an FBI-led sting last week. Sutherland's arrest came as part of nationwide crackdown on the sexual trafficking of minors.
2. Dallas police department makes heroic rescue of German shepherd from freeway. Police took heroic steps to rescue a German shepherd that was found wandering on I-35 during rush hour traffic on Wednesday morning. The dog was first spotted on the Illinois exit at about 7:30 am and was safely in the care of Dallas Animal Services an hour later.
3. Dallas sports pub deemed best U.S. bar to watch World Cup. Sports fans across the globe are currently enraptured by the World Cup, so the Travel Channel smartly assembled a list of the 10 best U.S. bars to watch the action. Turns out, one of them is in Addison.
4. Ten Dallas hot spots to see and be seen in summer 2014. Yes, the Dallas social swells have been frequenting a slew of new places, and, yes, we're all over it. Here's a fresh batch of places to frequent this summer. See you out there, boys and girls.
5. 68-year-old woman admits to stealing $2.5 million from Plano ISD in elaborate fraud scheme. A second person has taken responsibility for an elaborate fraud scheme at Plano ISD that netted close to $7 million in a nine-year period. Carol Ann LaRue, 68, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit fraud on June 24. She faces up to five years in federal prison.