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John Wiley Price Suggests Race A Factor In Dallas Ebola CaseDallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price was blunt. He said Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital originally sent Thomas Duncan home three days before ‎he was diagnosed with Ebola because he's African-American and uninsured.
Dallas County DA's Office Creating Animal Abuse UnitThe abused animal situation in Dallas County is acute enough that commissioners are thinking about creating a special unit within the District Attorney’s office specifically to prosecute animal abuse cases.
Political Clout Turns Into Parking Perks For Two Tarrant County OfficialsFor most of us, downtown parking can be a pain. However, CBS 11 News has found two North Texas politicians who have found a way to escape the hurt – all at the expense of the rest of us looking for a meter to plunk a quarter in.
Ropes Block John Wiley Price From Public After MeetingFor the first time in memory, officials in the Dallas County Commissioners Court restricted public access to commissioners between the end of the open session and the beginning of executive session.
Dallas County Says Ankle Monitors Are Economic, EffectiveDallas County's Department of Justice director is defending ankle monitors, saying few clients tamper with them and it saves the county up to $125,000.
Dallas County Judge Felt 'Completely Helpless' During Tornado ThreatWhile most of North Texas escaped serious injuries in Tuesday's tornado outbreak, some Dallas County district judges housed in the Frank Crowley Courts Building were concerned their facility wasn't prepared for the emergency.
Dallas Judge Won't Perform Marriages Until Gays Can WedDallas County Judge Tonya Parker says she won't perform marriage ceremonies until homosexuals can marry.
Dallas County Commissioner Moves To Dissolve Committee To Find New Director Of Homeland SecurityThe controversial appointment of a founder of the New Black Panthers to a committee meant to find a replacement for the county's director of homeland security is on hold.
Dallas County Redistricting Plan Approved By Commissioner's CourtThe U.S. Supreme Court may have put state redistricting plans on hold, but Dallas County residents are a big step closer to being able to vote in a primary election in 2012, at least for county offices such as commissioner or Justice of the Peace.
DA's Use Of Confiscated Vehicle Spurs Discussion During Commissioners CourtAn often-overlooked item on the Dallas County Commissioners Court agenda caused a flap at Tuesday’s meeting.
Anderson Out As CEO Of Parkland HospitalAfter 30 years, Dr. Ron Anderson is out as chief executive officer at Dallas' Parkland Hospital. The hospital board made the decision Tuesday night.
Judge Blocks Dallas County's Attempt To Lay Off Deputy ConstablesA federal judge has blocked Dallas County’s plan to save money by laying off a number of deputy constables.
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