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Shocking crimes and restaurant shutdown top 5 most popular stories

Shocking crimes and restaurant shutdown top 5 most popular stories

Bonchon Chicken restaurant in Dallas
BonChon Chicken has been jammed with young foodies who crave its crispy fried chicken. Photo courtesy of Bonchon Chicken
Frisco Gun Club
The Frisco Gun Club had an unfortunate shooting accident on opening weekend. Frisco Gun Club/Facebook
Meatballs at Mot Hai Ba Vietnamese restaurant in Dallas
Mot Hai Ba was named one of the most important restaurants of 2013 by Zagat. Photo courtesy of Mot Hai Ba
Dallas police car
Three people have been pulled over by men posing as Dallas-area police officers since November. Dallas Police/Facebook
Bonchon Chicken restaurant in Dallas
Frisco Gun Club
Meatballs at Mot Hai Ba Vietnamese restaurant in Dallas
Dallas police car

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. Daily Mail unearths horrifying information about family of affluenza teen Ethan Couch. New developments have emerged on the family history of Ethan Couch, the 16-year-old from Burleson who got probation for driving a truck that killed four people and left two others critically wounded. Ethan's parents, Fred and Tonya Couch, have their own arrest-ridden path of destruction.

2. Frisco Gun Club opening goes awry when employee accidentally shoots himself. The grand opening of the Frisco Gun Club didn't go exactly as planned. The $12 million facility celebrated with a ceremonial ribbon shooting on December 13. Twenty-four hours later, one of its employees shot himself in the hand.

3. Yet another fake police officer attempts to attack Dallas woman. Three separate incidents involving fake police officers in Dallas, Carrollton and Denton have yet to be solved — or even connected. Suspect descriptions indicate there are at least two different suspects at large. Both are using vehicles equipped with flashing lights.

4. BonChon Chicken in Dallas shuts down temporarily under weight of hype. Newly opened BonChon Chicken has shut down temporarily to address what it perceives as problems in consistency and wait times. The Greenville Avenue spot issued a letter to its fans, announcing the shutdown with an apology.

5. Dallas hot spot ranks among America's 25 most important restaurants. According to a new end-of-year roundup by dining survey king Zagat, Mot Hai Ba in East Dallas is one of the most important restaurants in the entire country, thanks to an innovative menu that stands out nationally.