Dallas County Commissioners Court
As the Dallas County Commissioners Court convened for the first time since Commissioner John Wiley Price and three others were arrested and charged in a federal corruption probe, it was business as usual.
Supporters say Price is unapologetic and unwavering in what he believes, and they believe that often makes him a target.
Dallas County Sheriff’s Department has thrown a ring of security around top county officials, especially District Attorney Craig Watkins, who feels his office is especially vulnerable. “What we’ve seen basically is a chilling effect on our ability to do our jobs,” he told reporters outside the Dallas County Commissioners Court Tuesday.
It involved a lot of finger pointing and name-calling and no, in this case, we’re not talking about a reality television show. These were the antics Tuesday during a meeting of the Dallas County Commissioner’s Court.
The Dallas County Commissioners Court approved a special unit for investigating animal cruelty cases. Prosecutors are ready to go after people who abuse animals. But money is an issue.
A CBS 11 News investigation has uncovered nearly $50 million in cash or planned investments for construction projects that were OK’d by the Tarrant County Commissioners Court with little or no public input in the midst of an uneasy economy.
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says fired county Homeland Security Director Lisa Chambers was a “loafer” and a “drunk.”
After only 15 months as Dallas County’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director, Lisa Chambers was fired Tuesday.
Dallas County Commissioners spent more than an hour discussing the ongoing search for communications equipment thought to be missing or misplaced during Tuesday’s meeting.
In a stunning about-face, Dallas County now acknowledges someone hacked into the computers of Commissioner John Wiley Price and his assistant, Dapheny Fain.
As FBI and IRS agents investigate Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price, legal experts say it always comes down to following the money. FBI agents are looking for any evidence of theft or bribery, money laundering, fraud, and tax evasion.
When FBI agents searched Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price’s house and county office last week, court documents obtained by CBS 11 News show investigators were casting a wide net.